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Elon Musk takes over Twitter: Fires CEO Parag Agrawal

As Musk is notorious for teasing other Twitter users, the prospect of Musk owning Twitter has upset activists who worry about increased harassment and false information

Elon Musk takes over Twitter, fires CEO Parag Agrawal (Picture credit: Wiki Commons)

Elon Musk took control of Twitter in a move that places one of the leading forums for international dialogue in the hands of the world's richest man. It ousted its top executives, according to US media reports late Thursday.

Elon Musk dismissed the organization's CEO, Parag Agrawal, as well as its CFO and head of legal policy.

Agrawal moved to court to enforce the provisions of a takeover agreement that the Tesla CEO had attempted to elude.

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