We don’t want you: Twitter users vote to kick out Elon Musk as CEO in poll he created
Twitter users have told Elon Musk to step down as Chief Executive Officer of the microblogging platform.
He had created a poll to seek the users’ opinion, and 57.5 per cent voted for him to step down, while 42.5 per cent wanted him to stay.
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Musk has affirmed that he would comply with the result of the unscientific poll, which started on Sunday evening.
Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will abide by the results of this poll.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 18, 2022
A little more than 17 million votes were cast in the informal referendum on his chaotic leadership of Twitter, which has seen many employees lose their jobs and the re-platforming of accounts that were suspended because they violated Twitter’s rule.
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His poll comes at the heels of the latest uproar regarding a policy that barred users from linking to certain rival social media websites, including Facebook, Mastodon and Instagram.
Musk didn’t immediately respond to the outcome of the vote.