Elon Musk will attend a hands-on meeting this week on Twitter Inc. and will answer employee questions for the first time since it announced its takeover of the $ 44 billion company.
Business Insider first reported the meeting on Monday. Twitter TWTR,
confirmed with MarketWatch that this meeting was taking place. The meeting will be held virtually Thursday morning and Musk will address employees and answer previously submitted questions.
Musk, who signed a legally binding contract to buy the company and gave up due diligence, recently challenged Twitter about the number of bots in its service, prompting speculation that he was trying to withdraw from the deal. or renegotiate the price. Last week, Twitter said it would provide Musk with a “fire sleeve” of internal data about bots and spam accounts.
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Many Twitter employees have been on the sidelines since Tesla Inc.’s TSLA,
The CEO and the richest individual in the world launched his bid to buy the social media company. Musk has harshly criticized Twitter executives and operations, saying all Tesla employees must return to the office full-time, which could lead to a clash with Twitter workers. Earlier this year, Twitter He reiterated CEO Parag Agrawal company policy that employees can work from home, or wherever they feel most productive, “forever”.