Yesterday Elon Musk launched Another one of his well-known Twitter policy polls. This time, he was putting his leadership on the line. “Should i step down as chief of Twitter?” He tweeted, “I will abide to the results of this survey.” The poll just ended and 57.5 percent of users voted “Yes,” compared to 42.5 percent who voted no (with 17,502,391 votes) — a decisive 15-point margin.
Musk has not yet commented on the poll’s results so it remains to be seen if he will follow his lead. Musk tweeted shortly after publishing the vote, when the trend was already in favor of “Yes”, “as the saying goes: be careful what your wish, because you might get it.” Musk was spotted at the World Cup in Qatar along with Jared Kushner (former White House adviser), live-tweeting both the Argentina and France finals.
After a torrent of activity on Twitter, the vote was taken. Yesterday, social media site Twitter was abuzz with activity. announced A rule change was made that prohibited users from linking to other platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter rival Mastodon. This resulted in multiple users being banned, including Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator and an early supporter for Musk’s Twitter acquisition.
An enormous backlash followed, leading to an apology Musk. Twitter removed a blog post outlining the new policy shortly thereafter. Yesterday’s poll showed that @TwitterSafety was also present. asked users “Whether it should have a policy that prevents the creation or use of existing accounts solely for advertising on other social media platforms.” The No vote has a currently 87 percent share of 224,365 users. There are 14 hours remaining.