‘Wechat of the West’ – Serena Williams’s Husband Alexis Ohanian Expects Twitter to Undergo Rapid Transformation Under Elon Musk

Published 05/07/2022, 11:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 06: Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Reddit, and Partner at Y Combinator, Alexis Ohanian speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 – Day 3 at The Manhattan Center on May 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

The husband of tennis star Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian is one of the most active social media celebrities. The Reddit co-founder always makes it a point to keep sharing a glimpse of his life with his followers. His posts largely encompass his personal as well as professional life. Many times, the 39-year-old also uses his social media handles to put forward his views.

An example of the same was seen yesterday. Being an entrepreneur himself, Alexis yesterday put up a piece of advice for Elon Musk who recently made a major announcement that left the whole world talking.

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Elon Musk gets advice from Alexis Ohanian

Elon Musk is the richest man in the world right now. As per Forbes, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX currently sits on a whopping net worth of $255.8 billion. Recently, after several rounds of talk between Musk and the top leaders of Twitter, Musk acquired Twitter in a whopping $44 billion deal.

Following the announcement, Alexis put out a tweet congratulating Elon on the successful deal. Almost a month after his congratulatory post, Alexis yesterday put up another tweet to offer his advice to Elon related to Twitter.

Since the announcement of the deal, Musk has been highly vocal about his vision for the social media organization. Musk wants to make Twitter the largest social media platform. Learning about Elon’s vision, Alexis has advised him to make Twitter a platform like WeChat. He wrote, “Twitter can absolutely become the WeChat of the West (with privacy).”

WeChat is Chinese Instant messaging app launched in 2011. Offering a number of features to its users since the start, the app in no time gained popularity. Working on a growing trend, today WeChat is the second most popular app in the world in terms of user base. As per reports, in January 2022, WeChat had a userbase of 1.2 billion.

Serena Williams ruling the business world

Talking about business, one cannot forget the legendary tennis player Serena Williams. The 40-year-old is one of the most successful tennis athletes in the history of the sport. However, apart from tennis, she is also a highly successful business lady.

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Since 2014, Serena has been helping young entrepreneurs to build on their startups by funding them through her venture capital firm Serena Ventures. After working in the field for 8 years, the firm, in March this closed its first round of funding, raising a whopping $111 million. Apart from that, she also has her own clothing line by the name of ‘S by Serena’.

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Meanwhile, on the tennis front, Serena has left her fans in sheer excitement after dropping a hint of a potential comeback at this year’s Wimbledon.

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Ahmar Wasif

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Ahmar Wasif is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a national level tennis player and has a number of titles to his name. His experience on the court allows him to incorporate a deeper understanding in his coverage of the sport.

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