7 Key Takeaways From Elon Musk's Twitter Town Hall: 'If They're Not Getting Useful Things Done…Why Are They At the Company?'

Since Elon Musk‘s bid to acquire Twitter for nearly $44 billion in April, the billionaire has yet to directly speak to the company’s employees — until now.

Musk, who is the majority shareholder of Twitter, owning roughly 10% of Twitter’s total shares, spoke in a moderated, virtual town hall meeting with Twitter’s employees on Thursday. The meeting lasted one hour.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO reportedly showed up ten minutes late to the meeting before he entered a Q&A forum with Twitter’s CMO Leslie Berland. Employees were encouraged to submit questions ahead of time on Wednesday.

Musk said that he would make Twitter a privately-owned model, where employees would

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