Elon Musk will meet with Twitter employees to answer questions

Twitter has not given details about the meeting that businessman Elon Musk will hold with working groups.


Elon Musk , owner of Tesla and SpaceX who recently acquired just over 9% of the capital of Twitter , will meet in the coming days.

The group’s staff in a question and answer session, a spokesman for the company confirmed to AFP on Friday. business. Twitter did not want to specify where , when and in what format the meeting would take place.

On Tuesday, a day after he became the platform’s largest shareholder, Musk joined its board of directors. “I look forward to working with Parag and the Twitter board to implement significant improvements…in the coming months!” the world’s richest man tweeted in response to a welcome message from Twitter boss Parag Agrawal.

Musk had launched a poll of his 81 million followers a few hours earlier, asking them if they would like to see an “edit” button added to Twitter (which would allow a tweet to be edited after it was posted online). An overwhelming majority (73.6%) voted “yes”. According to the Washington Post, several Twitter employees raised concerns after Musk joined the board, saying in particular that the billionaire’s values ​​were not in line with the social network’s corporate culture.

Twitter: Elon Musk is not well received

“We know it has harmed employees, the trans community, women and other less powerful people around the world,” an employee wrote in an internal discussion message, quoted by the Washington Post.

“How are we going to reconcile this decision (to add Musk to the board of directors, NDE) with our values? Does innovation take precedence over humanity?” he asked. The Washington Post claims that Twitter executives were quick to reassure employees about Musk’s future role, promising that he would not be responsible for major company decisions.

On Thursday, Musk posted a photo on Twitter of himself holding a joint, surrounded by a halo of smoke. The image, taken from one of his appearances on host Joe Rogan’s podcast, is accompanied by the caption: “Twitter’s next board of directors will be exhilarating.”

– With information from AFP –