Twitter shares slid late Thursday after a Washington Post report that Elon Musk's $44 billion deal to buy the social media giant is in danger.
The world's richest man has previously expressed misgivings.
Even implied he could walk away from the deal over concerns about what he believes are an abundance of fake accounts.
Musk has been unable to pin down the percentage of Twitter accounts that are not genuine.
Despite being given access to internal data.
"The Twitter deal has clearly caused chaos at Twitter."
Ives expected Musk to reveal details of his fake account concerns in the coming week.
Musk said there were also questions about Twitter's debt.
The chances of Musk buying Twitter as originally negotiated are slim, Ives said.
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