Elon Musk finalizes deal to buy Twitter, starts firing top execs


Elon Musk accomplished his $44 billion US acquisition of Twitter late on Thursday and his first transfer was to hearth the social media firm’s top management which he accused of deceptive him over the variety of spam accounts on the platform.

Musk terminated Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal and authorized affairs and coverage chief Vijaya Gadde, in accordance to individuals conversant in the matter. Agrawal and Segal had been in Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters when the deal closed and had been escorted out, the sources added.

Twitter, Musk and the executives didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.

More to come. 


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