10 Things in Tech: Twitter staff concerns


Happy Friday, readers. We’re taking a look at Twitter staff reactions to the Elon Musk takeover bid, and are showing you Mercedes-Benz’s EV concept car.

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1. Twitter employees are expressing concern about the company’s future. After Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter outright, workers at the social media company told Insider they’re feeling frustrated and left out of the loop:

  • Musk offered to buy the company in a deal that values it at $43 billion, saying he’d “unlock” the company’s “extraordinary potential,” and positioning himself as a free-speech advocate.

  • But some employees said the only thing they know for sure is that the future is uncertain, and an all-hands meeting on Thursday afternoon offered few clues: CEO Parag Agrawal offered little “of substance,”…

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