After less than 24 hours, Elon Musk chose to alter its homepage. He asked that logged-out users seeing Twitter.com be turned to the Explore page that shows trending tweets and information stories, according to employees familiar with the case who demanded anonymity to say without the company’s consent. Though Musk didn’t widely eloquent a reason for the difference, to the employees who watched it, the message was clear: no more holy cows. Inside the old Twitter, such a conclusion would have been opposed by groups for weeks. But this was the latest Twitter. Workers tasked with finishing tasks from Musk have performed late into the night and the weekend while their leaders draw up lists of team members to lay off. When Musk fired ex-CEO Parag Agrawal and other top execs last week, he did so for cause in an endeavor to evade paying out the tens of millions in stock they would otherwise obtain, said a person acquainted with the situation.
Meanwhile, Musk is counting on his inner circle to help him better comprehend what he simply bought. He has been holed up in a sectioned-off area of Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters with a caravan of Teslas parked outdoors and new safety protection manning the entrance. Kayvon Beykpour, Twitter’s former director of development who was fired by Agrawal in May, was also caught in the office last Friday, flashing rumors that he could produce. Confusing that idea is the fact that Twitter’s current head of development, Jay Sullivan, is still at the group.
Musk’s first order of business has been gathering out who he likes to keep in Twitter’s engineering organization. On Friday, architects were asked to publish their recent code assistance from the last 30 to 60 days and bring them to be checked by Musk and Tesla engineers. They were then fast told to slice their printouts and show them the principal on their computers rather. Some engineers have been glued to a Twitter report that tracks the whereabouts of Musk’s personal jet, anticipating him and the Tesla engineers to visit the organization’s New York City office on Monday to resume code reviews.