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Elon Musk named Linda Yaccarino as the new Twitter CEO and the former NBC Universal advertising executive is finally breaking her silence on the social media platform.
“I’ve long been inspired by your vision to create a brighter future. I’m excited to help bring this vision to Twitter and bring this business together! Thanks to Musk for this opportunity,” Yaccarino tweeted.
After making global news as the new Twitter boss, Yaccarino noticed his follower count growing exponentially and acknowledged the improvement.
“I see I have some new followers… I’m not as prolific as @elonmusk (yet!) but I’m confident in the future of this site,” he added. “Your feedback is critical to that future. I’m here for all of that. Let’s continue the conversation and build Twitter 2.0!”
Earlier, Musk announced Yaccarino’s hiring and explained how their roles at the top of the company will differ.
“I’m excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as Twitter’s new CEO!” Musk He tweeted that. @LindaYacc will focus primarily on business operations, while I will focus on product design and new technology. I look forward to working with Linda to transform this platform into X, an all-in-one app.
Following Musk’s message, some users expressed concern that their “freedom of speech” was being violated Yaccarino interviewed the Twitter owner weeks before. Twitter user Yaccarino believes that efforts to limit users’ speech to appease advertisers will continue.
Musk responded, “I hear your concerns, but don’t be too quick to judge. I’m committed to protecting free speech, even if it means losing money.”