One of Twitter’s leaders, Foad Dabiri, announced his departure a day after Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign launch turned into a minor disaster on the social network. The Twitter leader Elon Musk previously called the form of the campaign launch pioneering, but the platform practically collapsed as soon as the livestream began: many people reported audio errors and interruptions, others could not join the conversation.
? he did not elaborate on the reason for his departure, but he mentions that the transition to Twitter 2.0 was not easy, but at the same time it made his team stronger. He writes that he learned a lot from Musk while working together, and it was exciting to see the billionaire’s vision shape the company.
After almost four incredible years at Twitter, I decided to leave the nest yesterday. The combination of the fantastic community, the impact it has, and its limitless potential sets Twitter apart. So, here is my pseudo-obligatory gratitude thread: #LoveWhereYouWorked— Foad Dabiri (@foaddabiri) May 25, 2023
Musk has already attempted to frame Twitter’s tech meltdown as a victory for the company in recent days, saying there was so much interest in DeSantis’ announcement that it “broke the Internet.” By the way, Platformer knows that Twitter Spaces’ previously one-hundred-person staff has now been reduced to three, which could be one of the explanations for the problems.
DeSantis – whom Viktor Orbán considers to be a good leader, but still prefers to classify himself in Trump’s camp – was not broken by what happened, in recent days he got into Donald Trump in a way that he rarely does with Democrats.
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