‘When you realize you’re the 75 percent…:’ Twitter employees seethe following Elon Musk’s vow to fire 3/4 of the company’s workforce – after the billionaire admitted he is ‘paying too much’ in $44billion deal

  • Elon Musk told prospective investors in his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter that he plans to get rid of three-quarters of its 7,500 workers
  • That would leave the company with just a skeleton crew of just over 2,000 employees, which experts say is not enough to tamp down on misinformation
  • Current management had already been planning to layoff a quarter of its employees after spending $1.5 billion on personnel last year
  • Musk has previously said that he spent too much to buy the company