November 18, 2022

Twitter reacts to Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk setting it on fire

Texas-based billionaire and recent Twitter acquirer Elon Musk may be nearing the end of his apparent speedrun to destroy the platform.

After Twitter's remaining employees, post-50% layoffs, rejected Elon Musk's "Twitter 2.0" proposal en masse, the site's fate appears to hang in the balance. As of Friday morning, the company's buildings have been locked down, with staff badge access suspended until Monday.

Naturally, people took to Twitter to celebrate and mourn the platform's seemingly imminent demise — and Musk is posting through it, too. We rounded up the best reactions to — and one prophecy of — Twitter's possible death.
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Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / dril
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / Ron_Nirenberg
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / JustinWolfers
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / elonmusk
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / ben_mckenzie
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / kenchengcomedy
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / DukeOfZamunda
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / elonmusk
Twitter reacts to site's possibly imminent implosion under the leadership of Texas-based billionaire Elon Musk
Twitter / sadmonsters