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Managers fired from Twitter amid Musk buyout turmoil

By BARBARA ORTUTAY
AP Technology Writer

Twitter fired two of its top managers Thursday, the latest sign of internal turmoil amid Tesla billionaire Elon Musk’s planned buyout of the company. One Twitter general manager, Kayvon Beykpour, is leaving after 7 years; in a series of tweets Thursday, Beykpour said CEO Parag Agrawal “asked me to leave after letting me know that he wants to take the team in a different direction.” Beykpour, was general manager of consumer Twitter, leading design, research, product, engineering and customer service and operations teams, according to his Twitter bio. Bruce Falck, Twitter’s revenue and product lead, was also fired, according to a tweet that has since been deleted.

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