Twitter CEO tells employees company isn’t ‘hostage’ to Elon Musk bid: record
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal tried to reassure employees at a community meeting on Thursday that the company was not arresting the company via a message from Elon’s bid Musk, a source familiar with the matter said. Reuters case.
When Agrawal responded to questions sent by employees in the company’s Slack messaging service, he urged employees to focus and tell them “we as employees are in control of what is happening.” The source, who declined to be named, said. found out because he was not authorized to do so. he will speak in public. The meeting came after reports that Tesla’s chief executive had given permission to buy a media company for $ 43 billion. what it can share with employees.
As part of the Q&A session, the employee asked how the company came to the decision to give Musk a chair and board. “Shall we start calling all the billionaires on the board?” as part of the meeting Reuters heard.
Agrawal responded that the board acted in the best interests of the owners. “I have a strong opinion with critics of our work, their voices are what we need to make clear so that we can learn and improve,” he said.
Another user posted a question asking Agrawal to explain how he viewed Musk’s interpretation of free speech and whether it fits in with the way Twitter influences the idea. Agrawal did not immediately respond to a request for comment, saying that many companies focused on improving the “health of the conversation” on Twitter.
Earlier in the Q&A, Agrawal said he thought “Twitter represents more than anyone, anyone.”
A Twitter spokesman declined to comment at the meeting.