“Thank you for your support”: 73% of users want Elon Musk to buy Twitter
distance Elon MuskCEO of Tesla Space X said it offered to pay $54.20 per share TwitterAnd is called, $41 billion to buy the entire social network, There were all kinds of comments and reactions, Memes even Surveys To find out the opinion of users of the social network. Supposedly 73% support the completion of the billionaire’s purchase.
This afternoon, in the midst of the suspense of taking over the podium, Elon Musk He tweeted thanking the support of thousands of people.
“thanks for the support!”
In his post on Friday afternoon, I attached a survey he conducted bitcoin archive, An account with nearly a million followers that specializes in providing news and opinions about cryptocurrency and technology. In this survey, users answered if they agreed with Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter.
The question was answered by 19,494 people 73% in favor of Elon Musk Be the new owner and 27% said they disagree. Viewing the results, the billionaire shared a Bitcoin Archive survey on his account and thanked the support he received.
It should be noted that this is not a survey conducted by professionals in the field of statistical measurement. This was done at random, which is mainly seen by the followers of the account, that is, its value lies in the fact that Elon Musk quoted the tweet to thank the result and does not represent the opinion of the entire platform.
In addition to the result, many users commented on the post, stating that the South African billionaire should not spend a lot of money on acquiring a social network and that That money should be used to fight world hunger or build homes for people in vulnerable situations.
Don’t. One user said: “You should use the money for something more useful like fighting world hunger, helping the homeless, or something more important.” Likewise, there have been opinions saying that in They don’t want Twitter to become Facebook or 4chan.
Musk’s move comes after he asked on Twitter on Saturday whether the social network was “moribund” and called out users such as singer Justin Bieber, who are widely followed but rarely post. “Most of these ‘top’ accounts seldom tweet and post very little content,” the Tesla chief wrote, illustrating a list of the 10 profiles with the most followers – including himself at number eight, with 81 million. of followers-
The billionaire who currently owns approximately 73.5 million shares in the messaging company, He has become a critic of the social network and questioned whether its rules adhere “strictly” to the principle of free speech.
These criticisms have raised suspicion in some sectors, even among Twitter employees themselves Concerned that Musk would exercise excessive power at the company to alter its ethical standards for publicationincluding the suspension of the account of former US President Donald Trump, whose messages were deemed to have instigated the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Musk has amassed more than 80 million followers since joining the site in 2009, and has used the platform to make several announcements, including announcing a Tesla privatization deal that landed him in trouble with regulators.