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Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal Falls In A Controversy As His Old Tweets Are Resurfaced

Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal Falls In A Controversy As His Old Tweets Are Resurfaced

Twitter’s new Indian-American CEO Parag Agarwal straightaway landed into controversy on day 1 after right-wing trolls and media retailers claimed to have unearthed a decade-old tweet, which they mentioned, appeared to counsel he believed all white individuals are racist.

The tweet, published on October 26, 2010, when Agarwal had not even joined Twitter as an employee, says “If they don’t seem to be gonna make a distinction between Muslims and extremists, then why ought to I distinguish between white individuals and racists?”

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However, Agarwal himself clarified within the thread that he was solely quoting the comic Aasif Mandvi who had mentioned one thing on these strains on the Everyday Present.

Nonetheless, The right-wing trolls, who’ve constantly accused Twitter of censoring them and see Agarwal as Dorsey’s foot follower, laboured themselves right into controversies, questioning if the social media platform would get even tougher on them. Many right-wing followers have become strangers to the platform of tweets after Twitter blocked out former president Donald Trump.

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Nevertheless, the tech group at massive marvelled at Agarwal’s rise in the Silicon Valley tech ecosystem, the place he has risen from a software program engineer to CEO in just less than 11 years.

In an e-mail he dispatched to his colleagues, Agarwal said this whereas expressing gratitude to Dorsey for his steerage and counsel.“I joined this firm 10 years in the past when there have been fewer than 1,000 workers. Whereas it was a decade in the past, these days really feel like yesterday to me,” he wrote, telling Dorsey, “I’ve walked in your sneakers, I’ve seen the ups and downs, the challenges and obstacles, the wins and the errors. However then and now, above all else, I see Twitter’s unbelievable effect, our continued progress and the thrilling alternatives forward of us.”

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