Heading into the first joint all-hands meeting with Elon Musk and Linda Yaccarino at X (formerly Twitter) on Thursday, employees were asked to submit questions ahead of time.
Since Musk walked into the building literally carrying a kitchen sink exactly one year ago, companywide communication from him has been nearly nonexistent at X, save for his random, terse emails asking for things to be fixed in the middle of the night. The all-hands Thursday was the first time that both Musk and Yaccarino had addressed employees together. They didn’t answer any of their questions.
Instead, they spent most of the call, which I listened to, going through the features the company launched over the last year, along with Musk’s ideas for where the platform will go next. The only Q&A portion started toward the end of the 45-minute call, when Musk started reading public replies to a post on X he made minutes before: “Company all-hands happening rn. Post questions below!”
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