Some of Elon Musk’s fans are furious newly appointed Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino chairs a World Economic Forum committee

Elon Musk hired Linda Yaccarino, right, as the new CEO of Twitter.
Elon Musk announced the hire of Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter Friday.
Some conservatives are upset over her ties to the World Economic Forum, where she chairs a committee.
Liberal Twitter users have pointed out that she follows and likes tweets from prominent conservatives.

After Elon Musk officially announced the appointment of Linda Yaccarino as Twitter CEO on Friday, users across the political spectrum quickly took to the platform to voice perceived flaws in the exec’s former work and online behavior.

Responses to Musk’s tweet announcing the hire included skepticism from conservative users taking issue with Yaccarino’s involvement in the World Economic Forum, as well as her work as advertising chief at NBCUniversal, from which she resigned on Friday. Some spoke out about her previous comments praising NBC’s efforts on diversity and social justice, and her stances in favor of masks and vaccines during…

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