Wasn’t Twitter Supposed To Die By Now Or Something, Asks Elon Musk

Wasn’t Twitter Supposed To Die By Now Or Something, Asks Elon Musk

New Delhi: Elon Musk on Wednesday shrugged off the #RIPTwitter hashtag again, saying that the micro-blogging platform under him is actually growing and is not going to die as projected.Despite too much criticism from several quarters, Musk said Twitter is where the “opinion leaders are”.”Wasn’t Twitter supposed to die by now or something?” Musk tweeted to his more than 118 million followers.

Wasn’t Twitter supposed to die by now or something … ?

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 23, 2022

ALSO READ: Elon Musk Cuts Twitter’s Employee Perks, Says Platform Has Added 1.6 Million Daily Active Users In 1 Week“Maybe we’ve gone to heaven/hell and don’t know it,” he chuckled.The new Twitter CEO is currently busy attending late-night meetings with software teams, with an aim to build a more robust Twitter in days to come.”Twitter is where the opinion leaders are. I am cautiously optimistic that things will work out well,” Musk further posted.Despite the hashtag #RIP Twitter that started to trend on social media amid an earlier exodus of some brands over the uncertain future of the company, Musk had said that “Twitter is ALIVE”.After firing about two-thirds of the micro-blogging platform’s 7,500 employees, the Twitter CEO has said the company is done with layoffs and is hiring again.According to Musk, there are “no plans” to have the company’s headquarters in Texas, as he did with Tesla, although it would make sense to have “dual-headquartered” offices in Texas and California.”If we want to move the headquarters to Texas I think it would play into the idea that Twitter has gone from being left-wing to right-wing, which is not the case,” Musk told employees during a recent meeting.”This is not a right-wing takeover of Twitter. It is a moderate-wing takeover of Twitter,” he added.

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Twitter Adds 1.6 mn Daily Active Users Per Week

Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday said that the micro-blogging platform has added 1.6 million daily active users in the last week.He tweeted: “Twitter added 1.6M daily active users this past week, another all-time high.”Popular YouTube content creator Jimmy Donaldson aka MrBeast commented on Musk’s post, “I wonder what YouTube’s daily actives is”.”Let’s see what happens when Twitter offers good video with higher compensation for creators,” Musk replied.Several users expressed their thoughts on Musk’s post, a user commented, “and it’s revenue is at an all-time low”, while another asked, “any sense for how many are bots?”

Recently, Twitter CEO had said that the company would work on speeding up the upload time on the micro-blogging platform, in which videos will be given top priority.Twitter account, “Tesla Owners Silicon Valley”, which is an official Tesla recognised club, on Monday tweeted in which it asked Musk “to make Twitter live video better”.