Once a replacement is found, Elon Musk intends to step down as Twitter’s CEO, the erratic billionaire said on Tuesday night.
“As soon as I find someone naive enough to accept the CEO position, I will step down!
He tweeted, “. “After that, I’ll merely be in charge of the servers and software teams.”
Since the end of October, 51-year-old Musk has been in command of Twitter.
Shortly after taking control, he fired the entire board of directors of the corporation, in addition to making several other contentious changes.
Should I step down as Twitter’s CEO?, Musk posed to users in a Twitter poll on Sunday.
I’ll follow the findings of this poll.
With 57.5% of the vote, “Yes” appeared to have predicted Tuesday night’s announcement.
When Musk first assumed control of the social media platform, he appeared to like it.
He initially listed his title as “Chief Twit” but soon changed it to “Twitter Complaint Hotline Operator.”
One of his first significant improvements, allowing users to buy blue verification checkmarks, led to issues with parody accounts and received much negative feedback.
Since taking over the business, Musk has conducted several Twitter polls. His first significant decision was whether to reactivate former President Donald Trump’s account, suspended following the siege of the United States on January 6, 2021. Capitol.
Trump was permitted to return, but he hasn’t tweeted since.
Users voted in support of his return.
Musk recently threatened to sue 20-year-old Jack Sweeney over Sweeney’s @ElonJet account, which tracked Musk’s private jet, in another moment of public attention.
Musk claimed to be a defender of free speech when he first took control of Twitter, yet he banned several reporters who covered the controversy.
After another poll, he later turned them back on.