November 15, 2022

Elon Fired This Twitter Engineer

Elon Musk

in a series of tweets fired a Twitter employee.

On November 13, Elon Musk tweeted and apologized “ Twitter being super slow

in many countries.”


Eric Frohnhoefer

quote retweeted Musk’s tweet and wrote, “I have spent ~6yrs working on Twitter for Android and can say this is wrong.”

Following this Elon Musk asked him “Then please correct me. What is the

right number ?”

In between, a user pointed out Eric and said he should have informed his boss


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Eric replied, “Maybe he should

ask questions privately ” via Slack or E-Mail.

Elon Musk ended the conversation with just posting,

“He’s fired”.