Musk suggests stepping down as Twitter's head pending user poll results

Musk suggests stepping down as Twitter's head pending user poll results

Updated on December 19, 2022 15:25 PM by Laura Mendes

According to sources, Elon Musk is considering stepping down as "Head of Twitter" as soon as a Sunday poll is completed. The Twitter CEO asked his followers to vote "yes" or "no" on whether he should step down as head of the company.

He says you might get what you wish for if you wish hard enough. This poll's results would be abided by him. Within an hour of the poll's posting, Musk had been dethroned as Twitter boss by 15 points.

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  • Following Twitter's announcement to prohibit the "free promotion" of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Mastodon, and Post, many media figures and users mocked the new policy.
  • Musk mentioned in November that he plans to reduce his time at Twitter and find someone else to run it.
  • Tesla's board of directors awarded him a compensation package, which was being challenged in a Delaware courtroom.

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The suspended policy will be revised

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  • The new policy prohibits linking out with a URL to any of the prohibited platforms - including Facebook, Instagram, Mastodon, Truth Social, Tribal, Nostra, and Post." - and provides a handle without a URL.
  • It won't happen again. My apologies. In the future, major policy changes will be voted on." Musk tweeted following the backlash.
  • Musk tweeted that the policy would be revised to suspend accounts only for the promotion of rivals two hours after it was announced.

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A poll could be used to reinstate it

  • After the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Musk suspended former President Donald Trump's Twitter account in 2021 for violating Twitter guidelines, using polls to reinstate it.
  • A few days ago, he also held a poll to determine whether to restore the accounts that have been doxed in real-time, although deciding to do it again instead.

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