Elon Musk polls customers about stepping down as head of Twitter

Twitter proprietor Elon Musk posted a ballot on Sunday asking customers whether or not he ought to step down as the top of Twitter amid a slew of controversies surrounding the favored social media platform. 

“Ought to I step down as head of Twitter?,” Musk wrote in a tweet.

“I’ll abide by the outcomes of this ballot,” he added.

As of Sunday, about 58 p.c of Twitter customers had voted for Musk to step down, whereas 42 p.c wished him to remain. The ballot is ready to run out early Monday morning.

“Because the saying goes, watch out what you want, as you may get it,” Musk jokingly tweeted after posting the ballot. 

Musk took Twitter personal along with his multibillion-dollar buy of the corporate earlier this yr, continuing to fireside most of its executives and dissolve its board of administrators. He nonetheless owes billions of {dollars} to collectors who helped fund the acquisition.

The ballot got here amid the newest uproar over his mercurial dealing with of the platform, in response to a brand new coverage prohibiting customers from selling different social media platforms on Twitter. Earlier this week, Musk suspended accounts of tech journalists who’ve lined him critically.

The 51-year-old CEO additionally tweeted that transferring ahead, polls will probably be taken to determine on main firm insurance policies sooner or later. 

“My apologies. Gained’t occur once more,” he wrote of constructing such adjustments earlier than polling customers.

After suspending the journalists, Musk lifted the bans after conducted a poll wherein 59 p.c of Twitter customers known as for these accounts to be restored instantly.

The brand new restrictions on selling different social platforms come as many liberal Twitter customers wrestle to search out another.