Elon Musk took control Twitter While completing his contract on Thursday 44,000 million dollars to acquire the company.
As one of his first moves, he fired several people Senior executives According to three sources familiar with the matter, the company spoke on condition of anonymity. One of them confirmed that the deal had already been concluded.
General Director Barak AggarwalFinance Director Net Segal Y Vijaya GadeThree sources suggest the head of legal policy, trust and security has been sacked. Sean EdgettThe company’s general counsel was also fired.
Musk’s last-minute moves show his intent to put his personal stamp on one of the world’s most influential social media companies. Musk has publicly criticized Outgoing order of Twitter For product results and content evaluation.
The closing of the deal ended a months-long saga in which the billionaire – the world’s richest man – made a hostile takeover bid to buy the company at inflated prices, walked away from the deal and then swooped in. Fierce legal battle with social network.
In the last days, Musk He seemed resigned and excited about his upcoming purchase. On Wednesday he unexpectedly visited the company’s offices, A sinking According to a photo he posted to his more than 100 million followers, he suggests with his hands that he “sticks” to the news that he will become a franchisee. Twitter.
A general meeting of the billionaire company is scheduled for Friday.
Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter puts him at the helm of one of the world’s most powerful communications platforms just days before key US legislative elections and presidential elections in Brazil.
Musk, the transportation tycoon who is also a director of Tesla and SpaceX, has given few hints about what he would do with his takeover of Twitter, despite his lack of experience running a social media service.
You suggested that Relax the rules for that Harmful content monitoringas Wrong information And this hate speechAnd said that he will bring the former president Donald Trump Back to the stage. He also condemned this callCensorship” from social media companies.
(With information from The Washington Post)