I KNEW IT!
Elon’s head of sales, Robin Wheeler, and head of safety, Yoel Roth, quit today, which left Elon helpless without the guy(s) who ran interference for his bullshit.
Yoel seemed to come to the rescue for Elon over this whole Blue Check/Impersonation thing, and that lasted four days.
Yoel took a wall today, telling Musk he’s lost his mind and what he wants is impossible. Yoel didn’t want to be there when the lights turned off. A tough look on your resume.
Robin walked last night because advertisers ran for the hills, and it’s hard to sell “Brand Safety When your CEO is doing shit like this”
And the lights MIGHT go out sooner than we all thought.
Elon Musk’s tenure at Twitter got even bumpier on Thursday, as he reportedly told employees during an emergency all-hands meeting that he can’t rule out the company filing for bankruptcy in the next year.
Musk made the announcement during the all-hands meeting after an employee asked about the company’s current run rate, according to both The Information and Platformer managing editor Zoë Schiffer.
Musk also reportedly told employees that if they weren’t physically at the office 40 hours a week, they might as well file their resignation letters. Musk has been adamant about workers returning to the office, even though Twitter previously allowed employees to work from anywhere.
Several Twitter executives have stepped down within the company in recent days including chief information security officer Lea Kissner, who announced that they were leaving the firm early Thursday.
In addition to Kissner, Twitter’s head of ad sales, Robin Wheeler, and head of Trust and Safety, Yoel Roth, have left the company. Wheeler hosted a Twitter Q&A with Musk on Wednesday designed to help assuage advertisers’ concerns that it won’t be able to moderate user content enough to prevent the spread of misinformation and hate speech.
Elon sure knows how to butter up his employees/run a business.
First, he fired half of Twitter’s workforce.
Then he begged for a bunch of them to come back (no one did)
The two remaining employees who had his back, Robin and Yoel, both walked last night because working at Twitter is “untenable.”
Twitter announces they may have to file for Bankruptcy.
So what does Elon do?
He calls an all-hands mtg, cries poor, then demands everyone come into the office for 40-hour work weeks, or they’re fired too.
Now THAT’S OLD-SCHOOL.
Ah good. Elon is talking bankruptcy less than two weeks in. pic.twitter.com/CBdGfQDtyd
— Dean Blundell🇨🇦 (@ItsDeanBlundell) November 10, 2022
I think this is the very definition of rage managing. Elon has gone from an outsider to forcing Twitter into Bankruptcy today because he’s SOOOOO smart.
Every Genius pisses away 44 billion in less than a fortnight.
The ego is a fucking KILLER, huh?
I watched a doc on Elon and wondered how much the demeaning and beatings at the hands of his dad, Errol, are responsible for WHAT Elon is.
Elon says his childhood sucked, and his dad used to beat the shit out of him and his brother. He blames his 120-hour work weeks on his upbringing and embodies the kind of guy trying to prove someone wrong.
For a guy who hates being by himself, he better get used to it.