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Elon Musk Takes Ownership of Twitter, Fires Top Executives

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Elon Musk Takes Ownership of Twitter, Fires Top Executives

Elon Musk Takes Ownership of Twitter, Fires Top Executives

Elon Musk Takes , Ownership of Twitter, , Fires Top Executives.

Elon Musk Takes , Ownership of Twitter, , Fires Top Executives.

Musk finalized the $44 billion acquisition of the social media platform on Oct.

27.

Immediately after the sale was complete, the businessman tweeted, "the bird is freed.".

Despite proclaiming himself as a free speech absolutist, .

The Tesla and SpaceX founder has also stated that he doesn't want Twitter to become a platform for hate and division.

.

Twitter obviously cannot become a free-for-all hellscape, where anything can be said with no consequences!, Elon Musk, Letter to Advisers, via Reuters.

Musk said that he purchased Twitter in order "to try to help humanity, whom I love.".

He immediately fired Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal and head of legal affairs and policy Vijaya Gadde.

Musk has named himself interim CEO.

Other layoffs of Twitter's 7,500 employees are likely to follow.

While many describe Musk's approach to running Twitter as vague.

'Bloomberg' did report that he will likely reverse any permanent bans on users that Twitter currently has in place.

Musk stated in May that he would reverse the ban on former President Donald Trump.

Trump was permanently banned after thousands of his followers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan.

6, 2021.

Upon entering Twitter's headquarters once the deal was finalized, Musk updated his Twitter profile description to read "Chief Twit."


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