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Elon Musk tells Twitter employees headcount will be rationalised

At a virtual meeting, he told Twitter staff he wants to raise the service's user numbers to at least a billion people and said advertising would remain important for the company

Elon Musk. Photo: Bloomberg
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Elon Musk addressed Twitter employees for the first time on Thursday, projecting a need for "rationalisation of headcount" but offering few other new details about his $44 billion takeover of the social media company.
 
Musk appeared via video call 10 minutes late to what turned out to be a freewheeling question and answer session moderated by a Twitter executive, in which Musk mused about the existence of aliens and other space civilizations and his view that Twitter should help "civilization and consciousness."

He told Twitter staff he wants to raise the service's user numbers to at least a billion

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First Published: Jun 16 2022 | 11:21 PM IST

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