Carl Icahn joins Twitter

Jun 20, 2013

Dan Primack was a senior editor at Fortune from 2010 to 2016. He was also the author of Term Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter about deals and dealmakers.

FORTUNE -- Famed activist investor Carl Icahn joined Twitter earlier today, apparently hoping that the rhetorical brickbats of his shareholder letters can be conveyed in 140 characters.

Hopefully this goes a bit better than Icahn's earlier blogging attempts back in 2008, which were ultimately foiled by overactive lawyers.

Here was his opening salvo:

Icahn assistant Susan Gordon confirmed the account's legitimacy to Fortune. Could be interesting to see if @MichaelDell chooses to respond...

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