Elon Musk has praised Netflix for asking its employees to quit if they don’t like its content.
This comes after the streaming giant updated its employee policy.
But many disagree with Musk’s comments.
Scroll on to find out what he said…
Now Elon Musk is the ultimate incarnation of the classic eccentric billionaire…
As the founder, CEO and chief designer of not only Tesla but also SpaceX, he an awful lot goes after him.
Tesla is currently the world’s leading electric vehicle company…
In 2020 alone, nearly 500,000 vehicles were bought and sold. The company is pioneering the future of electric vehicle travel, and Musk is its CEO.
And then there’s SpaceX…
Space X became the first private company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft, and the first to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).
And thanks to his accomplishments, Musk has made a serious amount of money since starting his business…
Back in January 2021, according to BBCMusk has finally become the richest man in the world, knocking out Jeff Bezos from 1st place.
A definite achievement, I know!
However, the feud between Musk and Bezos continued throughout the year, with the pair fluctuating between 1st and 2nd place.
Well, until the end of last year…
Musk saw Tesla’s share price jump 4.9 percent at the start of the year — the rally came just days after the end of the first trading session of the year when they saw a 3.4 percent gain.
Shortly thereafter, Musk’s net worth soared to a staggering $188 billion. Bloomberg Billionaire Index.
And with Jeff Bezos’ net worth of $187 billion, Elon Musk eventually became the richest man in the world.
Musk’s affairs only got better, and as of September 7, his fortune was estimated at more than $ 200 billion …
He became the third person in the world to reach this milestone after Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault, CEO of French luxury brands Moët, Hennessy and Louis Vuitton.
A big achievement for Musk!
And, of course, he spoke about the news in the most typical manner for Elon Musk.
In response to the news, he simply tweeted, “How strange”…
Before adding, “Okay, back to work.”
Then, almost a month after he beat Bezos to become the richest man in the world…
He secured his position in 1st place.
On October 25, 2021, Musk left his competitors far behind. reportedly received another 36 million dollars …
Taking it to a whopping $269 billion, according to Forbes.
However, despite being crowned the world’s richest man, not everything was sunshine and rainbows for the CEO…
It wasn’t until 2021 that he broke up with his longtime girlfriend Grimes and also had to pay some unpaid taxes due to unrealized gains from Tesla stock. So overall it has been a volatile year.
Elon really hit the headlines last year.
And it has always been in honor of his success.
This year has also started well. The $11 billion he paid in taxes is definitely a thing of the past because he nearly tripled the amount he paid in 2021, which was just the beginning of 2022.
How? You can ask…
It’s all about his company Tesla.
In 2021, Tesla produced 936,000 vehicles, which, according to the data, led to a rise in share prices. LADbible.
And to appreciate his wealth…
After paying $11 billion in taxes last year, Musk gave away 0.0036% of his income. Yes, you may want to cry before bed, but it’s true.
And recently, Musk showed us all how rich he really is…
By offering $44 billion for Twitter, in which he had already acquired a 9% stake.
Musk wrote in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Committee: “I invested in Twitter because I believe in its potential to become a platform for free speech around the world, and I believe that free speech is a public imperative for a functioning democracy.
“However, after I made my investment, I now understand that the company will neither prosper nor serve this public imperative in its current form. Twitter needs to be turned into a private company.”
Yes, that’s right, Musk met with Twitter executives over the weekend to discuss the possibility of acquiring the company.
In accordance with Wall Street Journalhe got $46.5 billion in funding to make it happen.
And they agreed to make Musk the new owner of Twitter!
As unbelievable as it sounded, there was a reason his offer was too good to pass up…
According to WSJTwitter shareholders wanted a payout from the company, so his offer was made just in time.
Musk has already made it clear he wants to make some changes to the site…
One is longer tweets and the other is an excessive amount of ads that are muted. He also suggested that the site would be better off going private.
Opinions about Musk’s acquisition of the site were very mixed.
While some are celebrating, others are strongly opposed to Musk’s rise to power.
Not only that, many are wondering why Musk didn’t donate the money to charity instead.
People noted that this amount of money could be used to help millions of people around the world.
Musk explained why he did not donate money to charity…
Musk was asked why he didn’t use the money to help others while attending the Met Gala.
Speaking Entertainment tonight on the red carpet, Musk was asked why he didn’t use the money for “charity, philanthropy or whatever.”
To which Musk replied that he was already doing a lot of good “for the future of mankind.”
“Well, I do do a lot of charitable work and actually my companies are meant to benefit the future of humanity,” he told a reporter.
He explained that Tesla is trying to “accelerate the advent of sustainable transportation and energy” while Space X is “bringing internet to the world’s least served people.”
Musk also added that he was able to help Ukraine by providing Starlink terminals.
“I try my best to do good for humanity and the future of civilization,” he said.
And he recently warned Twitter employees that they would face an “emergency” workload when he took over.
And people are ambivalent about his statement …
“So you think you can set the right ethical standard for any person? Why do you? Who do you think you are?” One Twitter user interrogated under his tweet.
While the other said: “Will the expectation of work ethic be extreme? I see an alliance in your future.”
“I’m assuming the pay is EXTREME too?” anyone else started.
“I hope you don’t forget that while you were sleeping in the Tesla factory, you were making $8.8 million an hour (average since 2018). Do you think an engineer making $80 an hour needs to sleep in a factory for just a few milliseconds?” They continuation.
Someone else mentioned that they dated someone who worked for a billionaire…
“I met with one of your managers and asked what you like to work for. She said you’re weird, but the best person she’s ever worked for. Demanding, but provides resources and guidance when needed. No micromanagement. She said she felt free to do her job. Impressive…” they explained.
In a tweet Friday, Musk wrote: “If the acquisition of Twitter is completed, the company will be fully focused on hardcore software development, design, information security and server hardware.”
And, in response to his tweet, he warned employees of the social media platform that he expects them to have a great work ethic.
But he also assured them that their “work ethic” would be “less” than he himself was going to show.
“Also, the expectations for work ethic would be exorbitant, but much less than what I expect of myself,” he said. declared.
And recent comments back up his claims, as he stated that Americans “try not to go to work at all.”
Musk’s comments came in response to a question during interview with the Financial Times about the electric startups he thought should be the best.
He acknowledged that he believes China will create “some very strong companies” because of their workforce.
“There are just a lot of super talented, hardworking people in China who believe strongly in manufacturing,” Musk said before announcing that Volkswagen is currently “doing the most.”
“They won’t just burn oil at midnight. They will burn oil at 3 am,” he said of the Chinese labor force.
“They don’t even leave the factory, and in America people try not to go to work at all.”
Musk himself burned “oil at 3 a.m.” during “production hell” for the Tesla Model 3, where he slept on the factory floor.
“I wanted my circumstances to be worse than anyone else in the company,” he said. said back in 2018. “Whenever they were in pain, I wanted mine to be even worse.”
And now Musk, who is reportedly worth around $224.2 billion. Forbesagain issued a statement that sparked comments from people on social media.
And it comes when he praises Netflix for suggesting that employees quit if they don’t like the content they put out.
In a tweet shared by Tom Fitton, he shares the new Netflix policy.
@Netflix Inc. new message for your employees: be prepared to work with content you may not agree with. And if you don’t like it, you can quit,” he began before speaking that “@ElonMusk seems to have influence beyond @Twitter.”
While most disagree…
“So you don’t agree with all this free speech. Because capitalism. Good to know, one person answered.
“Not really. Smart people want to work for ‘good’ companies that benefit society or at least take meaningful steps to be good corporate citizens. We’re not going to take your orders just because you’re rich and empowered.” , – another man. said.
“Given the way you treat workers, this is not surprising,” said someone else. wrote.
And a lot more people pointed out that people shouldn’t quit their jobs instead of talking about things they don’t like.
It’s safe to say that few agreed with Musk’s support for Netflix’s new policy.
“Nice move @netflix,” he said. written.
What do you think?