In an online meeting witnessed by the New York Times, Musk answered the questions posed to him by meeting with Twitter employees for the first time and said, “I want Twitter to contribute to a long-lived civilization where we better understand the nature of reality.” said.
US business person Musk, in the conversation led by Twitter’s Chief Marketing Officer Leslie Berland, mentioned that he wants to increase the number of members of the social media platform to over 1 billion, which is about 4 times the current number.
In the meeting, which was open to the company’s around 8,000 employees, Musk, “who pretended to be the owner of Twitter,” answered questions about freedom of speech, layoff conditions and plans for the company.
Musk, who is among the richest business people in the world, did not mention whether he would complete the preliminary agreement with the social media platform, while he mentioned that he has big plans for the service to Twitter.
Musk, who has more than 98 million followers on Twitter, has long said that he believes the company’s potential is not being used enough.
The process of selling Twitter to Musk
Businessman Elon Musk announced on May 13 that the deal to buy social media company Twitter for approximately $44 billion was temporarily suspended “due to anticipated details about the calculation that spam and fake accounts account for less than 5 percent of total users.”
Musk, who previously bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter, made an offer of $54.2 per share for the entire Twitter, in his notification to the SEC on April 14.
In the statement made on April 25 on Twitter, it was reported that the agreement was reached to sell the company to Musk for $ 54.2 per share.
If Musk abandons the acquisition of Twitter, he will have to pay $ 1 billion, as per the previously reached agreement.
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