'It's a free country' : Musk on potential exodus of Twitter employees after his takeover

After the billionaire signed a deal to buy Twitter, everyone has got  inquisitive to know what changes Musk would like to bring on Twitter. At the event, Musk said: "Twitter is sort of niche, and I want a much bigger percentage of the country to be on it, engaging in dialogue," news agency Reuters reported.

Responding to a question over possible exodus of twitter employees after his takeover, Elon Musk on Monday said that if any employee feels like leaving the company, they can go somewhere else, it's up to them.

"It's a free country, Certainly if anyone doesn't feel comfortable with that, they will on their on accord go somewhere else. That's fine," Musk said.

The Tesla CEO was talking to mediapersons at Met Gala on 2 May where he was accompanied by his mother Maye Musk, a model.

After the billionaire signed a deal to buy Twitter, everyone has got  inquisitive to know what changes Musk would like to bring on Twitter. At the event, Musk said: "Twitter is sort of niche, and I want a much bigger percentage of the country to be on it, engaging in dialogue," news agency Reuters reported.

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According to a recent earnings report, Twitter has about 40 million daily active users in the United States.

Musk also said that he would make Twitter more transparent about how tweets are promoted or demoted.

On Tuesday, Tesla Inc CEO said the microblogging site has the potential to be the most "trusted and broadly inclusive forum" in the world. Responding to a tweet that praised Elon for succeeding in any sector he stepped in and later asked What impact Elon will have on social media, post twitter takeover.

Musk had earlier said that Twitter has extraordinary potential and he would like to unlock it.

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Musk has claimed that he wants to promote free speech on Twitter, wants twitter algorithm to be open source, has called for end-to-end encryption and aims to get an edit button on the microblogging site.

Elon Musk has sealed a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion.