During a meeting, Agrawal sought to reassure employees the company was not being "held hostage" by news of the Tesla and SpaceX boss’s offer to buy the company, a source told Reuters.
As Agrawal took questions from staff on the company's Slack messaging service, he encouraged employees to remain focused and told them: "We, as employees, control what happens", said the source, who did not want to be identified because they were not authorised to speak publicly on the matter.
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“Twitter has extraordinary potential,” he said. “I will unlock it.”
Others welcomed the move.
“I’m going to leave Twitter if Elon Musk takes over” is the new “I’m going to move to Canada if Trump wins”.
— Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) April 14, 2022
— Anthony B. Bradley, PhD (@drantbradley) April 14, 2022
The fact that the biggest fear in Twitter is losing the ability to ‘moderate content’ says it all. #ElonMusk
— Shivani Gupta (@ShivaniGupta_5) April 14, 2022