In an unusual move from the world’s richest man to Twitter in an unusual takeover bid, Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with employees of the social platform on Thursday, though still hasn’t turned down his $44,000 million offer. Is.
“Confidence builds confidence. I’m being very literal in what I say… you don’t want you to have to read between the lines. You can just read the lines,” Musk said at the meeting, referring to Twitter’s brand experiences and engagement. According to a tweet by Nola Weinstein, global director of
At the moment, Weinstein has not responded to a message seeking further comment. Twitter declined to comment.
According to The Wall Street Journal, Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal announced the meeting with employees in an email on Monday, saying they can submit questions in advance.
The meeting is “a clear step in the right direction towards the prospect of an agreement and a smart strategic move, as Twitter employees have been left in the dark for the past several months and many questions during this period.” volatile uncertainty,” said Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives.
Weinstein tweeted, “One of Musk’s key points in the meeting that started at 9 a.m. PST was to make Twitter “so compelling you can’t live without it.” Musk, who has more than 98 million followers on Twitter and One of the platform’s most prolific users, said that some people “use their hair to express themselves, I use Twitter,” according to Weinstein.
Musk reached an agreement to acquire Twitter in April, but has since clashed repeatedly with the company over the number of bots or fake accounts that existed on the social media platform.