Jun 5, 2023

Linda Yaccarino replaces Elon Musk as Twitter boss

Twitter has snapped up senior NBCUniversal executive Joe Benarroch, as Elon Musk continues to shake up the social media platform's top team. Late last week, reports emerged that Twitter's second head of trust and safety under owner Elon Musk had resigned. It came a day after Mr Musk publicly criticised a content moderation decision made at Twitter. Since buying Twitter for $44bn, Mr Musk had been under pressure to find someone else to lead the firm and refocus his attention on his other businesses, which include electric carmaker Tesla and rocket firm SpaceX. Mr Musk named Ms Yaccarino as Twitter's new chief executive last month. Mr Musk said he would stay involved in the platform as executive chairman and chief technology officer.

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