Social Media

Elon Musk to scrap lifelong user bans as he takes control of Twitter

A stream of executives have left as the billionaire completed his takeover of the social media firm

Elon Musk arrives at Twitter’s headquarters. Picture: Getty

Elon Musk plans to assume the role of chief executive officer at Twitter. after completing his $44 billion acquisition, taking the helm of the social media giant on top of leading Tesla and SpaceX.

Musk intends to replace Parag Agrawal, who was fired along with other major executives upon completion of the takeover, a person familiar with the matter said, asking not to be identified discussing internal deliberations.

The billionaire is expected to remain CEO ...