Elon Musk opens up to ‘special’ Twitter staff working from home as he outlines plans to reach one billion users | Science & Technology News
Elon Musk spoke to Twitter employees for the first time and outlined new details about his vision for the company, including a plan to allow some employees to work from home.
Although before Ask Tesla employees to leave the company if they don’t want to spend 40 hours a week in the officeThe billionaire told Twitter employees he was willing to make some exceptions.
He said the inclination should be “towards working in person, but if someone is special, then working remotely can be fine”.
Twitter employees now have relatively free will to decide where they work, and went to Slack to ask Musk for his views during a wide-ranging question and answer session led by an executive. censorship company.
Speaking of his plans for the social media giant once his $44 billion (£36 billion) takeover is complete, Musk told them he wants to grow. the platform to a billion users – almost four times its current user base – and says that advertising is “very important” to the company.
Earlier, he made a comment saying that he believes Twitter should not have ads.
“I am not against advertising,” he said.
“I would probably talk to advertisers and say, like, ‘hey, make sure the ads are as interesting as possible.”
He mused about the existence of aliens and other space civilizations, saying that Twitter should help “civilization and consciousness”.
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During the session, Twitter employees posted memes and complained that Musk didn’t give helpful answers about business plans and employee compensation.
Musk pointed to the possibility of job losses, anticipating the need to “rationalize headcount.”
When he turned off his video at the end of the Q&A, his avatar appeared as hands with the number 69, which appeared to imply a sex position, according to a source.