In a poll conducted by the CEO of Twitter, a social media platform, he asked if he should step down as the CEO of the platform and over 10 million users, known as Tweeps, voted out for the poll.
DETAILS OF THE ISSUE.
In his tweet, Elon Musk, the CEO asked, “Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will abide by the results of this poll.” The tweet got millions of votes with massive amount of Tweeps picking ‘Yes’ as their vote.
As at Monday afternoon when the poll came to an end, result shows that 57.5 per cent voted out while 42.5 per cent voted in for the CEO to remain in the office.
Although, the final verdict of the CEO is not known yet as the world awaits his decision on the poll.
The poll was followed by an reactions after the CEO made abrupt modifications to policies that affected the users of the platform in the previous week.
For instance, there was an additional social policy on Sunday which restricts its Tweeps from sharing links with some social media accounts. This, was met with criticisms which resulted in the deletion of the clause from its policy.
Since the billionaire took over the micro blogging platform in late October for the sum of $44 billion from its previous CEO, Jack Dorsey, he has met with a lot of controversies ranging from his changes of laying off of massive number of employees including crucial ones to adjustments of the company policies one of which was to make the remaining lucky employees work on-site.
Elon Musk, last week, stated that some dormant accounts would be deleted which numbered up to 1.5 billion. His reason was to create space for more new accounts which the dormant ones are taking up by not being deleted yet as at the time.
He went further to state that there may have been deletions of the accounts by the owners as activities have been dormant on them for years now.
In his tweet, he stated, “Twitter will soon start freeing the namespace of 1.5 billion accounts. These are obvious account deletions with no tweets and no log-in for years,” Musk Tweeted.