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Elon Musk To Meet With Triggered Twitter Employees

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A week after becoming Twitter’s largest shareholder, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is now planning to meet with several staffers at the social media platform who are “concerned.”

Musk is reportedly planning to sit down for a “town hall” style meeting with several Twitter staffers so they can discuss different topics with him, The Washington Post reported.

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal sent an email to staff announcing an AMA, or “Ask me Anything” session.

“We say that Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. Often, we [at] Twitter are what’s happening and what people are talking about. That has certainly been the case this week,” he said in the email on Thursday in which he invited staff to the AMA.

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“Following our board announcement, many of you have had different types of questions about Elon Musk, and I want to welcome you to ask those questions to him,” he said.

Perhaps some of these staffers are worried because Musk promised earlier this week that “significant improvements” will be coming to the left-leaning social media platform.

Earlier this week, Agrawal released a statement on Musk and his future role with the company.

“The Company will appoint Mr. Musk to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) to serve as a Class II director with a term expiring at the Company’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders,” the filing says. “For so long as Mr. Musk is serving on the Board and for 90 days thereafter, Mr. Musk will not, either alone or as a member of a group, become the beneficial owner of more than 14.9% of the Company’s common stock outstanding at such time, including for these purposes economic exposure through derivative securities, swaps, or hedging transactions.”

Musk responded, “Looking forward to working with Parag & Twitter board to make significant improvements to Twitter in coming months!”

However, many liberals who work for Twitter were not happy about it.

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It was revealed on Monday that Musk bought a 9.2% stake in Twitter, making him the largest shareholder of the platform.

“Musk owns 73.5 million Twitter shares, valuing his passive stake in the company at up to $2.9 billion based on the stock’s Friday close. The shares are held by the Elon Musk Revocable Trust,” Newsmax reported.

“Musk, a prolific user of Twitter, has over 80 million followers on the site since joining in 2009 and has used the platform to make several announcements, including teasing a go-private deal for Tesla that landed him in regulatory scrutiny. He, however, has been critical of the social media platform and its policies of late and has said the company is undermining democracy by failing to adhere to free speech principles,” the report added.

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