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Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

It seems almost unfair that he is good at this too.
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Elon Musk, when he isn’t launching rockets, making cars to attach to said rockets, planning to drill holes underneath our most heavily trafficked cities or playing with flamethrowers, can often be found being fairly sassy on social media.

The SpaceX, Tesla and the Boring Company founder has a whopping 18.7 million followers on Twitter and a casual 5 million on Instagram, and frequently uses his social media presence to announce milestones, interact with fans and showcase his sense of humor.

Read on for 10 social media moments that could only come from the mind of Musk and why we enjoy them.

Related: The Real Reason Why Elon Musk Is a Twitter Power User

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

1. He embraces the ridiculous.

And for the kicker.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

2. He’s self-aware.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

3. He takes people up close to the action.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

4. He engages with his customers.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

5. He knows what people are talking about

Regarding that pre-Christmas test launch that felt a little too Close Encounters of the Third Kind. And of course …

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

6. He takes the opportunity to play Willy Wonka.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

7. He keeps his promises.

 

Case in point …

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

8. He dreams big.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

9. He takes fans to work with him.

Elon Musk's 10 Best Social Media Moments and Why They're Awesome

10. He’s not afraid to reveal his inner teenage dork.