Source: Daily Mail
New majority Twitter shareholder Elon Musk issued a poll to his millions of followers on the social media platform on Saturday, asking if he should transform the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters into a homeless shelter.
In the post, Musk – who purchased a 9.2 percent stake in the social media giant earlier this week and was subsequently named to the company’s board of directors – seemingly took aim at the company’s lax remote working policies, saying he came up with the plan ‘since no one shows up anyway.’
Trending: BIDENS ‘IN REAL TROUBLE’
So far, the results of the 24-hour poll, posted at 9:30 PM ET by the billionaire businessman, suggests overwhelming support for the prospective undertaking – with 91.1 percent of more than 923,459 respondents voting in favor of the plan within two hours of its posting.
The post from the outspoken Tesla CEO, known for his social media antics, comes weeks after Twitter brass – who offered staffers the option of working from home ‘forever’ during the pandemic – reopened its offices March 15, with remote work remaining an option for staffers.
‘It’s been almost two years since we closed our offices and travel and I’m excited to announce that we’re ready to fully open up business travel and all our offices around the world!’ Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal wrote in a note to employees posted to Twitter March 3.
‘Business travel is back effective immediately, and office openings will start on March 15,’ the exec wrote.