Elon Musk should step down as head of Twitter, says poll

Elon Musk in front of the Twitter logo.
Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images

Elon Musk may be close to ending his run as Twitter CEO if he abides by the results of a poll he started on Sunday night.

After haphazardly establishing a ban on links out that put his site at odds with both The Washington Post’s Taylor Lorenz and his own supporters, like Silicon Valley venture capitalist Paul Graham, Elon Musk’s doxxing, banning, and moderation outburst ended — predictably — with an apology and a promise it “won’t happen again.”

All Musk needs from his captive audience is a little more attention, with a promise that there will be votes about “major policy changes” in the future.

The first change put to a vote? Musk’s role as Chief Twit, with nearly 58 percent of the almost 18 million votes saying he should step down…

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Author: Richard Lawler