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.