- Jack Dorsey stated Elon Musk had been the “solely various” to Twitter falling into the flawed fingers.
- His takeover was the one strategy to cease hedge funds and activist buyers proudly owning it, Dorsey stated.
Jack Dorsey stated Elon Musk was the “solely various” to Twitter being taken over by “Wall Road activists” even when he did not end up because the “very best” chief for the corporate.
The Twitter co-founder made the feedback in posts on Bluesky, dubbed by customers as “skeets”, a social media platform backed by Dorsey.
He stated the Tesla CEO hadn’t “acted proper” when he realized the “unhealthy” timing of the acquisition.
However in response to a query from Insider’s Thomas Maxwell, Dorsey stated: “The corporate would have by no means survived as a public firm. Would you reasonably have had it owned by hedge funds and Wall Road activists?”
Dorsey was additionally requested by Maxwell what he did to attempt to restore Twitter’s fortunes.
He replied: “We did the whole lot to avert. In the end the failure was not having twin class shares. That is not one thing that may be fastened. Are you able to clarify intimately one other answer? We grew the corporate once more after it practically died. All launches you see immediately had been issues workforce constructed able to go. Please enlighten us.”
Dorsey has beforehand made hotter feedback about Musk. In 2016 the 46-year-old stated Musk’s Twitter account was one among his favorites. “He is very open and utilizing it to appropriate press and if folks aren’t centered on the suitable issues. I feel he is a extremely good mannequin of use it properly,” Dorsey stated at a commerce present on the time.
Solely final yr Dorsey stated he was “actually joyful” about Musk becoming a member of Twitter’s board after the SpaceX cofounder took a stake within the firm. He additionally stated in a tweet that Musk “deeply cares” concerning the world and the function Twitter performs in it.
Twitter responded to a request for remark from Insider with an automatic e mail that did not handle the question.