After months spent trying to undo the deal he initiated, Tesla founder Elon Musk will pay $44 billion to take ownership of Twitter, honoring an agreement made in April. The news was confirmed this morning by the US Securities and Exchange Commission after a day of high drama at Twitter.
Late yesterday, The Washington Post reported that several top executives had been fired, including CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, chief counsel Sean Edgett, and policy chief Vijaya Gadde, who Musk has suggested caused the platform to favor liberal political views. Reuters reported that the executives were escorted from Twitter’s San Francisco HQ.
Musk changed his bio to read “Chief Twit”
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