Elon Musk names Linda Yaccarino as Twitter’s new CEO

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Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur who currently received Twitter, has officially announced Linda Yaccarino as the brand new chief executive officer of the social media large. Yaccarino, who previously served as the chairman of world advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal, will take over the position from Jack Dorsey, who stepped down remaining month.

According to Musk, Yaccarino will recognition in general on commercial enterprise operations, at the same time as he will recognition on product design and new generation. Musk says that Yaccarino will assist transform Twitter into X, the the entirety app with the intention to integrate e-commerce, amusement, gaming, and social networking functions.

“Twitter has usually been a platform for innovation and creativity, and I’m pleased to sign up for Elon and the team to take it to the subsequent level,” Yaccarino stated in a assertion. “Together, we will make Twitter the last vacation spot for humans to attach, discover, and explicit themselves within the virtual world.”

The announcement comes amid hypothesis approximately Musk’s plans for Twitter and his vision for the destiny of social media. Musk has hinted at introducing new functions which includes tipping, subscriptions, and decentralized moderation to Twitter, as well as integrating it together with his other ventures such as SpaceX, Tesla, and Neuralink.

Musk said that he selected Yaccarino for her revel in and management within the media enterprise, as well as her alignment with his values and desires. “Linda is a visionary leader who is aware the electricity and capacity of Twitter,” Musk stated. “She stocks my ardour for creating tremendous effect and empowering people through technology. I’m assured that she will be able to lead Twitter to new heights of achievement and innovation.”