Twitter Will Allow Only Blue Subscribers to Vote on Policy Related Polls

  • Twitter users voted in an opinion poll on Monday to fire the social media company’s CEO, Elon Musk.
  • Following this, Musk said that from now on, only paying Twitter Blue subscribers will be able to vote on policy-related issues.
  • He was responding to a suggestion that only paid members should be allowed to vote in such polls.

Hours after an opinion poll on Twitter voted to dismiss Elon Musk as CEO of the company, he said only paying subscribers — namely Twitter Blue members — will be able to vote on policy-related issues.

Twitter CEO was responding to a question: blue member‘s proposal to allow only paying members to vote in policy-related polls, because “we actually have skins at play.”

“Twitter will make this change” Musk He tweeted on Monday.

Twitter Blue is a paid subscription service that charges users for a blue checkmark next to their account name and provides early access to certain features. The program costs $8 a month for web users in the US and is one of the strategies for monetizing the platform, which Musk says is losing $4 million a day.

Of the more than 10 million or 17.5 million Twitter users surveyed, 57.5% voted for Musk to step down as CEO.

“Should I resign as Twitter head? I will abide by the results of this poll,” Musk said. tweeted When submitting the survey on Sunday.

Musk’s quick lead on Twitter

Since buying Twitter for $44 billion in late October, Musk has initiated sweeping changes at the company – including mass layoffs and reinstating former President Donald Trump’s account after he took part in a poll.

The past week has been particularly turbulent for Twitter users after a series of abrupt changes to the platform.

Last Wednesday, Twitter suspended accounts that tracked private jets, including Musk’s own private plane, using publicly available information. Musk cited security concerns behind the move.

Twitter on Friday suspended the accounts of several journalists after Musk accused him of exposing them. Some accounts have since been reinstated.

Twitter also announced last week that users can no longer promote their accounts on other social media platforms – but has since removed the page detailing the policy.

Monday, Twitter Security The team surveyed users about whether it would have a policy that prevents “creating or using existing accounts for the purpose of advertising other social media platforms.”

Twitter did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment, which was sent outside of normal business hours.

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