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The new Indian CEO of Twitter Fingered on racist Tweets

IT alumnus Parag Agrawal is the new CEO of Twitter and the virtual world is celebrating yet another Indian leading a tech giant after the likes of Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai. However, an old tweet by the new CEO has gone viral and conservatives are already expressing their displeasure over the new development.

In one of the tweets that have resurfaced so far, he tweeted a derogatory word that is meant to insult black people together with his two friends. In another tweet, he said " If they are not gonna make a distinction between Muslims and extremists, then why should I distinguish between white people and racists"

But Mr Agrawal, 37, soon shut these and several other conservative voices. He responded to a tweet and said that: “I was quoting Asif Mandvi from The Daily Show.” He added, in a separate tweet: “I am amused by people that pass judgement on people for passing judgement. I was attempting to do the same to amuse myself.”

Sources:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/twitter-parag-agarwal-republicans-racism-b1966568.html

https://twitter.com/davidwebbshow/status/1466447472121765894

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