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'Let that sink in': Elon Musk trolls #RIPTwitter trend, claims usage 'hit another all-time high'

Elon Musk has shared memes again, this time following mass resignations at Twitter
UPDATED NOV 18, 2022
Elon Musk shared a meme showing a gravestone with the Twitter logo on it (Maja Hitij/Getty Images and @elonmusk/Twitter)
Elon Musk shared a meme showing a gravestone with the Twitter logo on it (Maja Hitij/Getty Images and @elonmusk/Twitter)

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Just two days after Elon Musk issued an ultimatum to Twitter employees to either sign up for "long hours at high intensity" or quit on November 16, the "#RIPTwitter" trend began as hundreds of employees decided to resign. With one of many writing, “It’s been a pleasure tweeting with y’all for the past 13 years.” Following this, Musk reacted by saying, “we just hit another all-time high in Twitter usage lol," and added, “Let that sink in…”

Several reports indicated that Musk abruptly shut down the offices on Thursday, November 17, due to mass resignations. As per BBC, the memo the company sent out to staff announcing the office closure read, “Effective immediately, we are temporarily closing our office buildings and all badge access will be suspended. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 21st. Thank you for your flexibility. Please continue to comply with company policy by refraining from discussing confidential company information on social media, with the press or elsewhere. We look forward to working with you on Twitter’s exciting future.”


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In response to a question about concerns that Twitter was on the brink of shutting down, Musk replied, "The best people are staying, so I'm not super worried." In a separate tweet, he tweeted a skull and cross bones emoji and a meme showing a gravestone with the Twitter logo on it.




However, netizens were quick to bombard him. The owner of the meme wrote, "sir that is my meme. can you confirm that you will implement measures to avoid meme stealing in twitter 2.0?" Another wrote, "Titanic moment for Twitter," while one said, "I have no moral compass. And its been a dream since I was a kid to be a henchman for a super villain. So if your hiring." "That’s it that seals the deal. I’m no longer a twitter user. I’ve been a user since 2018 and have never been more disgusted. I officially will be deactivating my account. I’m going to Instagram where they know how to run a platform." said a user. Another user said, "Because it’s a laugh a minute . FYI , usage doesn’t pay the bills , advertising does . How’s that going??" A user chimed in, "Ruined the best social media app and you’re making jokes on the TL…" 








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