Technology played a major role in the politics of 2022, from the roller coaster of changes surrounding a certain billionaire's purchase of a social platform to the struggles of cryptocurrency.
Here are the top five tech-centric stories of 2022.
Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter: Musk made news in the spring of 2022 when he announced that he had invested in Twitter. He soon after attempted to purchase the platform, but the SpaceX founder found himself regretting the move by June. Musk spent several months afterward alleging that the company had lied about its user base in an attempt to justify backing out of the purchase.