BENGALURU (REUTERS) – Two of the world’s richest individuals are pitching in concepts to sort out the problem of homelessness, suggesting that Twitter convert its headquarters to a shelter dwelling.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos on Sunday (April 10) backed an concept put forth by Mr Elon Musk, who just lately turned Twitter’s largest shareholder, to convert the social networking agency’s San Francisco headquarters right into a homeless shelter as few individuals are working there throughout the pandemic.
Mr Bezos tweeted an article by expertise targeted weblog GeekWire from May 2020 about Amazon’s eight-floor household homeless shelter connected to its Seattle headquarters, saying the initiative labored out nice and made it straightforward for workers who wished to volunteer.
Mr Bezos additionally steered converting not less than a portion of Twitter’s headquarters, if not all of it, right into a homeless shelter. Mr Musk agreed in one other tweet, calling it a “great idea”.
Mr Musk, who has greater than 81 million followers on Twitter, began a ballot on Saturday, asking customers to vote if the constructing ought to be transformed. The ballot gained greater than 1,000,000 votes in lower than a day, with extra that 90 per cent saying sure.
The chief government of electrical automobile maker Tesla, who incessantly tweets about his firm and different subjects, has been recognized to depart individuals confused as to whether or not he’s joking. However, Mr Musk clarified this time he was not joking.
“I’m serious about this one by the way,” he tweeted, following up on the subject on Sunday.