More Twitter users vote ‘yes’ in Elon Musk’s stepping down poll, billionaire says will resign upon finding someone foolish
Twitter boss Elon Musk has made remarks on his resignation as CEO of the company on Wednesday.
He tweeted that he would resign from this post as soon he finds someone who was foolish enough to work as the CEO. After that, he would only manage the software and server teams, his tweet reads.
Earlier, in a poll, Musk had asked the Twitter users on December 19 whether he should continue as CEO of Twitter or leave it? In the poll, 57.5 per cent users answered ‘yes’ and 42.5 per cent answered ‘no’. A total of 1.75 crore people took part in the poll. 1.62 crore people had said that Musk should resign.
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Will abide by the results of this poll: Musk
Earlier, Musk conducted a Twitter poll, in which, he asked the Twitter users if he should resign from the post of CEO of Twitter? Along with this, he had written that whatever the result of this poll comes, he would abide by it. Most of the people voted in favour, asking him to leave the post.
Twitter undergoing several changes
Elon Musk bought Twitter in October for $ 44 billion, i.e. Rs 3.58 lakh crore. Since taking charge of Twitter, Elon Musk has been busy making major changes in the company. A few days back, he had fired around 3,700 employees in the first round of layoffs. The layoffs were initiated by him along with CEO Parag Agarwal.
On Sunday, Twitter announced that it will not promote any other social media platform for free. The company had said thta now Twitter handles created for the purpose of promoting other social platforms and their content would be blocked. These include platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Mastodon, Tooth Social. Twitter also suspended the account of the Indian social media platform koo app on Saturday.
Accounts of journalists were blocked, decision withdrawn under UN pressure
Twitter had also blocked the accounts of some journalists. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticised it on Friday. He called this a dangerous example from the point of view of freedom of expression. However, within hours of severe criticism, Musk retracted the decision and resumed the accounts of journalists.
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