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After backlash, Elon Musk is staking his leadership on a Twitter poll

By Faiz Siddiqui

19 Dec 2022 · 5 min read

After a new Twitter policy drew criticism on Sunday, Elon Musk promised to let users vote on major policy changes. Then he launched a poll on whether he should quit as CEO.

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Elon Musk apologized and launched a poll asking whether he should step down as head of Twitter on Sunday night after the company launched a new policy that would suspend accounts linking to certain other platforms, a move that ignited massive backlash from individuals including some of Musk's own supporters.

Musk apologized after putting the policy in place and wrote: "Going forward, there will be a vote for major policy changes. My apologies. Won't happen again."

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