Tesla CEO Elon Musk clasped control of Twitter and fired its CEO and top executives. This came afore of a Friday deadline to finalize his purchase of the platform.
Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal, policy and trust CFO Ned Segal and the head of legal department Vijaya Gadde are some of the top executives who have been fired, as reported.
Musk’s headmost moves at Twitter’s helm encompassed firing chief executive Parag Agrawal, who went to court to hold the Tesla chief to the terms of a pre-emption deal he had tried to escape, an unknown source reported.
Musk tweeted on Thursday mentioning that he was buying Twitter “The reason I acquired Twitter is because it is important to the future of civilization to have a common digital town square, where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy manner, without resorting to violence. 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 our society.” He even shared a picture of himself at the Twitter headquarters socializing with others.
Following the reports, Elon Musk tweeted “the bird is freed”citing the social media network’s bird logo.
Musk has completed his USD 44 billion to acquire Twitter, according to US media. The new CEO and Twitter are yet to confirm the firings.