In text messages released in legal documents last week, dozens of powerful people held Elon Musk's ears

Elon Musk Discussed what he should be doing – and who he should be hiring – when he works on Twitter

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Another who publicly denounces his embracing immigration views suggested former Uber executive Emil Michael.

Conservative German media magnate Mathias Döpner stepped down in the cloud of scandal and enrolled himself to run the site.

Which advisors, if any, Musk will take note of as the new owner of Twitter remains to be seen.......

But if Musk does take over the social network - an outcome that now looks probable, though not yet certain.

One thing is clear The platform for influencers, politicians, and social debate is in for a change...

Musk has said he plans to relax the rules, with many employees likely to be fired, while others will jump ship.