Elon Musk fires a top Twitter engineer over his declining view count

February 12, 2023

“Elon Musk dissolving” / Stable DiffusionFor weeks now, Elon Musk has been preoccupied with worries about how many people are seeing his tweets. “You’re fired, you’re fired,” Musk told the engineer. (Platformer is withholding the engineer’s name in light of the harassment Musk has directed at former Twitter employees.) Elsewhere in Twitter: Twitter sent EU regulators an incomplete report on how its tackling disinformation and failed to include commitments that it would empower fact-checkers. Talk to usSend us tips, comments, questions, and view counts for Musk tweets: casey@platformer.news and zoe@platformer.news.