In a shocking turn of events, billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has announced that he will be stepping down as the head of Twitter, citing concerns over the platform’s negative impact on his sleep schedule.
Musk, who has been known to tweet up to 20 times a day, admitted in a recent interview that the constant barrage of notifications was taking a toll on his health and well-being.
“I just can’t keep up with it anymore,” he lamented. “It’s like this never-ending stream of information, and it’s always there, just staring at me. I’m starting to feel like I’m living in some sort of dystopian nightmare.”
Despite Musk’s vocal complaints about the negative effects of social media, many industry insiders speculate that there may be other reasons behind his decision to step down.
Some have suggested that Musk may be feeling the pressure of increased scrutiny over his use of the platform to promote his various business ventures, including SpaceX and Tesla.
Others have pointed to his recent run-ins with regulatory authorities over tweets that have been deemed misleading or potentially market-manipulative.
Regardless of the true motivations behind his decision, many Twitter users have expressed their disappointment at the news of Musk’s departure.
“Who else is going to meme-ify the internet and talk about Dogecoin all day?” tweeted one user.
Another lamented, “Now who am I going to tweet at in the middle of the night when I can’t sleep?”
Despite the outpouring of support, Musk remains firm in his decision to step down and has indicated that he plans to focus his energy on other endeavors, including his efforts to colonize Mars and build a high-speed underground transportation system.
As for the future of Twitter, it remains to be seen who will step up to fill the void left by Musk’s departure. But one thing is for sure: the world of social media will never be the same without him.