Musk to Meet with Twitter Employees, Field Questions

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    The Facts

    • Space X and Tesla CEO Elon Musk will attend a virtual meeting with Twitter on Thurs. to take questions from employees amid his ongoing bid to purchase the company.

    • Employees will submit questions in advance of the meeting, most likely regarding potential changes in company culture and employee compensation under a privately-owned Twitter. Portions of salaries are currently in company stock.

    The Spin

    Narrative A

    Musk should be aware that, while disgruntled Twitter employees are probably in the minority, he should grant everyone equal credence. In the grand scheme, Musk must keep his promises to earn the respect of the company's labor force.

    Narrative B

    Regardless of what's said in this meeting, or what Musk says in public, there's no reason to trust him at this point. His actions are what matter, and his tweeting history predicts a dim future for him as the owner of the company.

    Nerd narrative

    There is a 50% chance that Elon Musk will become CEO of Twitter before 2025, according to the Metaculus prediction community.

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