Elon Musk Stepping Down As Twitter CEO
In a Tweet on late Could 11, the expertise billionaire mentioned Twitter has since employed a CEO whom she is going to take over in six weeks.
Excited to announce that I’ve employed a brand new CEO for X/Twitter. She will likely be beginning in ~6 weeks!
My position will transition to being exec chair & CTO, overseeing product, software program & sysops.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 11, 2023
In the meantime, DOGE, like the remainder of the crypto market, is down 32% from its April 2023 peak and prone to slide even decrease following this announcement.
Musk is an ardent supporter of cryptocurrencies and has particularly expressed his admiration for DOGE, the meme token. In quite a few situations, DOGE costs have rallied following feedback from Musk, principally posted on Twitter.
Like most meme cash, some argue that DOGE has no basic worth, with supporters eager on driving the coin’s bullish and bearish cycles. Over the past bull cycle, DOGE rallied to over $0.70, peaking when Elon Musk appeared on Saturday Night time Dwell (SNL) present saying he was the “Doge grasp.”
Over the previous few months, DOGE has crashed by over 85%, slumping to $0.05 in This autumn 2022. Nonetheless, this didn’t forestall Elon Musk from tweeting concerning the challenge.
In April, DOGE costs rocketed when Twitter, the corporate Musk presently leads, briefly modified its brand to the Shiba Inu canine related to the meme challenge.
In response, DOGE spiked, including as a lot as $4 billion, surging from round $0.07 to $0.10. Musk mentioned he delivered on his promise by briefly changing the blue chicken brand representing Twitter with Shiba Inu.
As promised pic.twitter.com/Jc1TnAqxAV
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 3, 2023
Sued For Supporting Dogecoin
Final month, the billionaire requested a United States court docket to dismiss the $258 billion racketeering lawsuit. Within the case, Musk is accused of working a scheme to help DOGE.
An extract from the lawsuit reads:
Defendants had been conscious since 2019 that Dogecoin had no worth but promoted Dogecoin to revenue from its buying and selling. Musk used his pedestal as World’s richest man to function and manipulate the Dogecoin Pyramid Scheme for revenue, publicity, and amusement.
How DOGE reacts within the days forward is but to be seen, with Elon Musk stepping down because the CEO of Twitter.
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