What does Musk want with Twitter? Check out his tweets for clues

May 5 (Reuters) - Elon Musk has secured $7.14 billion in funding from a group of investors that includes Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) co-founder Larry Ellison and Sequoia Capital to fund his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), according to a filing.

Here's a chronology of developments, including some tweets from Musk, that shed some light on his views of the company and free speech:

Compiled by Akash Sriram, Eva Mathews, Chavi Mehta, Tiyashi Datta and Yuvraj Malik in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta, Amy Caren Daniel and Sriraj Kalluvila

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