Elon Musk is set to step down as Twitter CEO after he promised to abide by the results of a poll, the final results of which showed a majority of respondents desiring to see him give up the position.
Musk posted the poll late last night and left it to run for only 12 hours.
“Should I step down as head of Twitter?” asked Musk. “I will abide by the results of this poll.”
Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will abide by the results of this poll.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 18, 2022
The final result showed that a majority of 57.5% to 42.5% wanted to see him vacate the position.
However, Musk followed up the poll with a warning as to who his replacement might be.
“As the saying goes, be careful what you wish, as you might get it,” tweeted the Tesla founder.