Before the holidays and the start of the new year, Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor who is well known for his commitment to privacy and his role as a whistleblower, offered to take over as Twitter’s new CEO after “Chief Twit” Elon Musk announced his resignation. Michael Burry, the hedge fund manager who starred in “The Big Short,” claimed that audits of cryptocurrency exchanges like FTX and Binance are “meaningless” in other news from this week. Catch up on these trending stories and many more in the most recent edition of the Bitcoin.com News Week in Review, which is provided below.
Elon Musk Promises to Step Down as Head of Twitter — Edward Snowden Throws His Name in the Hat for CEO
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and the head of Twitter, has declared his intention to leave his position. Edward Snowden, a privacy advocate who accepts bitcoin as payment, entered his name into the running to be the new CEO of the social media platform while the billionaire is looking. Finding a CEO is not the issue; rather, Musk clarified, “the issue is finding a CEO who can keep Twitter alive.”
Over the weekend, Elon Musk posted a poll on Twitter asking his 122.3 million followers if they thought he should step down as CEO of the social media site. The billionaire added that he would follow the poll’s findings, which showed that 57.5% of the more than 17.5 million participants wanted him to resign.
Musk clarified in response to a remark that he has already chosen a new CEO and will retire to serve as chairman of the Twitter board: “No one wants the job who can actually keep Twitter alive. There isn’t a replacement. The Tesla CEO outlined this in a subsequent tweet:
The question is not finding a CEO, the question is finding a CEO who can keep Twitter alive.
Musk received a lot of advice not to give up. “I will delete my account if Elon Musk leaves Twitter. One exclaimed, “He’s the reason I opened it in the first place. “Remember, Elon Musk, that the crowd also decided to crucify Jesus. The majority may not always be right. Another person remarked to the billionaire, “Leaders LEAD, they don’t bow. “Be a champion of free speech. You are necessary to the First Amendment, a third user emphasised.
“I expect to reduce my time at Twitter and find somebody else to run Twitter over time,” Musk said in court in November when asked if he wanted to be the CEO of the social media platform.
Musk’s tweet was inundated with responses from people who claimed they could take over as the new CEO of Twitter. Whistleblower Edward Snowden, a supporter of free speech and privacy who has been living in exile in Russia since he revealed a National Security Agency (NSA) spying programme that affected millions of Americans in 2013, was one of those who responded. I accept bitcoin as payment, he wrote.
As the CEO of Twitter, Musk was asked if he was “strong enough to be despised.” Snowden responded by pointing out that Musk’s main issue is that he is “being steered by right-wing crazies away from what he wanted Twitter 2.0 to be.”
Oh, I think I’ve weathered a little criticism in the past.
Some people expressed regret over missing Musk’s poll in time to cast their vote. Many users believe the majority of voters were automated. This time of year, like me, most people are busy getting ready for the holidays and haven’t even been able to log in, so I didn’t even see the poll until the very last day. Additionally, I believe that the majority of the votes on this poll are coming from fictitious Democratic accounts.
It’s foolish to conduct a poll like this when you are now the deep state’s number one enemy, Kim Dotcom advised Musk. They possess the largest Twitter bot army. They have 100,000 “analysts” who are all voting against you, each with 30–40 accounts. After we tidy up, we should retake this poll. Most people believe in you.
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