Since Elon Musk‘s announcement, the world has been waiting to hear from the new Twitter boss Linda Yaccarino. The former global marketing head at NBCUniversal has finally addressed the netizens in her first tweet as the CEO of the popular microblogging platform. Millions of users flocked to hear what she had to say.
Linda Yaccarino thanks her cohort Elon Musk as she looks to work hand in hand with him. It’s an optimistic tweet that conveys her excitement about the new role However, her lack of engagement with users and past comments with comments have left some users frustrated.
Linda Yaccarino’s First Tweet Mentions Elon Musk
In her first official Tweet as the CEO of the microblogging platform, Linda Yaccarino gives a word of thanks to Elon Musk. She praised him as a visionary, saying, “I’ve long been inspired by your vision to create a brighter future. I’m excited to help bring this vision to Twitter and transform this business together!”
After the news of her appointment hit the news, Yaccarino noticed a spike in follower growth which she acknowledged in a follow-up tweet, “I see I have some new followers… I’m not as prolific as @elonmusk (yet!), but I’m just as committed to the future of this platform. Your feedback is VITAL to that future. I’m here for all of it. Let’s keep the conversation going and build Twitter 2.0 together!”
I see I have some new followers👀…👋 I’m not as prolific as @elonmusk (yet!), but I’m just as committed to the future of this platform.— Linda Yaccarino (@lindayacc) May 13, 2023
Your feedback is VITAL to that future. I’m here for all of it.
Let’s keep the conversation going and build Twitter 2.0 together!
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Concerns Over Elon Musk’s Hiring Linda Yaccarino
Twitter users were quick to voice their concerns raised by the induction of Linda Yaccarino as the CEO. Elon Musk insists on Twitter being the last stronghold of freedom of speech. However, people wonder if the former head of NBCUniversal’s global advertising will spend time appeasing the advertisers.
Elon Musk, who will spend more time running Tesla, asked for users’ support and patience, saying he remains as committed to freedom of speech as ever. He responded to @BillboardChris’s concerns: “I hear your concerns, but don’t judge too early. I am adamant about defending free speech, even if it means losing money.”
I hear your concerns, but don’t judge too early. I am adamant about defending free speech, even if it means losing money.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 12, 2023
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