on thursday elon musk pack the deal of twitter ownership at $44 billion.
Elon Musk reportedly fired several executives at Twitter including CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, legal head, Vijaya Gadde, who got Twitter to ban Donald Trump, got them to ban political ads, and censor the Hunter Biden story have all been FIRED, and general counsel, Sean Edgett. At least one of the fired executives were escorted out of Twitter’s office .
he saying, “There is currently great danger that social media will splinter into far right wing and far left wing echo chambers that generate more hate and divide in our society.”
He continues, “In the relentless pursuit of clicks, much of traditional media has fueled and catered to those polarized extremes, as they believe that is what brings in the money, but, in doing so, the opportunity for dialogue is lost.”
He says, “That is why I bought Twitter. I didn’t do it because it would be easy. I didn’t do it to make more money. I did it to try to help humanity, whom I love. And I do so with humility, recognizing that failure in pursuing this goal, despite our best efforts, is a very real possibility.”
There’s been a lot of talk about what Elon might aim to change at Twitter now that he’s in charge. You’ll recall, this all started with his gripes about free speech being severely limited on the platform — and all signs point to him loosening the rules a bit as far as what’s acceptable to tweet … much to the chagrin of many critics, including current employees.