- After longtime Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that he stepped down from his position, Musk created an extra-special tweet to commemorate the news.
- The photo has two images — one with new Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal’s face photoshopped in Stalin’s place and Jack Dorsey’s face in Nikolai Yezhov’s place, and another with Dorsey “disappeared” into the river.
- Many have speculated on what he meant by his anachronistic tweet, as there is no text included to clarify. Perhaps it was simply his need to remain relevant that day?
Daisy Maldonado from Indy100 writes:
“Elon Musk loves sharing cryptic tweets.
And after longtime Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced he has stepped down from his position, it was only fitting that Musk would have a special tweet in mind to commemorate the news.
With no words as the caption, Musk tweeted out a sole image, leaving many raising an eyebrow or two.
In the photo, there are two images – one with new Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal next to a photoshopped snap of a distressed Jack Dorsey, and one with the former social media mogul removed.
The original image depicted Stalin and his pal Nikolai Yezhov, who was the man pictured to the right of Stalin. Years later, however, Stalin apparently made the decision to remove Yezhov from this photograph at the Moscow Canal. In addition to editing out Yezhov, photo retouchers also inserted a new level of water to cover up the space where Yezhov once stood…”
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