Elon Musk takes control of Twitter and fires top executives

Elon Musk is the new owner of Twitter. Yes, Twitter is finally officially becoming an Elon Musk company.

And true to the style that Musk has already shown in various situations, he has begun to take control of Twitter with some decisions that have sparked controversy. And this is just the beginning of a new phase for Twitter.

Elon Musk is already the new owner of Twitter

The deadline for resolving the conflict between Twitter and Elon Musk was Friday. Either they made the purchase or they went to court to continue the litigation. But it hasn’t been necessary since Musk started taking control of Twitter.

And while the whole buying, regret, and litigation process was a great novel, Elon Musk’s Twitter launch wasn’t without drama either.

One of his first decisions was to fire Parag Agrawal, the former Twitter CEO, Ned Segal, Chief Financial Officer, Vijaya Gadde, Legal Affairs and other senior executives. And as Reuters noted, it wasn’t a friendly goodbye.

And with these measures begins a new phase on Twitter. Yes, OK Elon Musk issued a letter to investors to try to calm things down, the truth is that there is a lot of uncertainty.

Over the past few months, we’ve been reading about some of the changes Musk plans to introduce on Twitter, from loosening the moderation rules to his fight against bots and open source algorithms. However, he didn’t mention any strategies or plans to make radical changes to the platform.

Aside from his manifestation of interest and commitment, no one yet knows how Musk intends to bring about the radical change he craves on Twitter:

The reason I bought Twitter is because it is important for the future of civilization to have a shared digital public space where a wide range of beliefs can be discussed in a healthy way without resorting to violence. There is currently a great danger that social networks will split into echo chambers of right-wing extremism and left-wing extremist, which will generate even more hatred and divide our society.

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