Elon Musk Begins New Twitter Ballot

'Should I Step Down?': Elon Musk Starts New Twitter Poll

“I’ll abide by the outcomes of this ballot,” Elon Musk requested


After making a flurry of coverage modifications on Twitter prior to now few days, Twitter Chief Government Officer Elon Musk has began a ballot on the microblogging web site asking hundreds of thousands of customers “ought to I step down as head of Twitter?”

“Ought to I step down as head of Twitter? I’ll abide by the outcomes of this ballot,” Musk requested in one of many tweets.

“Going ahead, there shall be a vote for main coverage modifications. My apologies. Will not occur once more,” he stated in one other tweet.

In a 3rd tweet, he stated, “Because the saying goes, watch out what you want, as you would possibly get it.”

This ballot comes after Twitter Sunday introduced it could ban accounts used to advertise different accounts on different particular social media platforms, together with Fb, Instagram and Mastodon.

“We recognise that lots of our customers are lively on different social media platforms. Nevertheless, we’ll not permit free promotion of sure social media platforms on Twitter,” Twitter Assist tweeted.

“Particularly, we’ll take away accounts created solely for the aim of selling different social platforms and content material that accommodates hyperlinks or usernames for the next platforms: Fb, Instagram, Mastodon, Fact Social, Tribel, Nostr and Put up,” it added.

Furthermore, Twitter stated that it nonetheless permits cross-posting content material from any social media platform. “Posting hyperlinks or usernames to social media platforms not listed above are additionally not in violation of this coverage.”

The change in Twitter guidelines comes at a time when Musk has confronted some criticism for main coverage modifications on the platform.

On Friday, United Nations Secretary-Normal Antonio Guterres stated he was ‘very disturbed’ by Elon Musk’s suspension of journalists from Twitter and calls it a harmful precedent.

“We’re very disturbed by the arbitrary suspension of accounts of journalists that we noticed on Twitter,” Guterres’ spokesperson Stephane Dujarric stated throughout a press briefing.

He stated media voices shouldn’t be silenced on a platform that professes to be an area for freedom of speech. The UN spokesperson stated this transfer units a harmful precedent at a time when journalists everywhere in the world are dealing with censorship, bodily threats and even worse.

On Thursday, Elon Musk-led Twitter suspended the accounts of a number of journalists with the positioning exhibiting “account suspended” notices for them. After extreme public backlash, the accounts have been restored.

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