Twitter CEO Says Term Whistleblower’s Claims ‘False’; Firm Repeats Spam User Counts SEC: Report

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Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal told the company’s employees in an internal meeting that the allegations made by former employees and whistleblowers are false. The company was rocked by its former security chief. Twitter is preparing to engage in a legal battle with Tesla CEO Elon Musk over the latter’s takeover bid for the microblogging service. According to a report, the company has reported its spam and bot counts to the US regulator.

According to A Report According to Reuters, based on audio of an internal meeting posted on Twitter, the company’s CEO Parag Agarwal addressed employees at a meeting on Wednesday and said the claims made by whistleblower and former security chief, Peter ‘Mudge’ Zatko, were “fundamentally, technically and historically incorrect.”

Twitter’s CEO also told employees that the company would have to “focus our attention” on fewer things, to be proportional to the population at the company, according to the report, which currently has an attrition rate of 18.3 percent. .

Ahead of the company’s upcoming legal battle with Elon Musk, who claims Twitter misrepresented the number of bot and spam users on its platform, the service also told the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 22 that only 5 percent of its users had spam accounts, according to another Report Based on regulatory filings.

The US SEC asked the microblogging service in June for details on its methodology to calculate the percentage of these users.

Elon Musk has alleged that Twitter has misrepresented the number of spam and bot accounts on its platform, as it tries to pull itself out of its $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,51,000 crore) takeover bid for the platform. Musk and Twitter are set to face off in a court battle in October, which will determine whether the Tesla CEO must meet the terms of the deal to buy Twitter.


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