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Bezos responds to Musk’s tweet on converting Twitter HQ into homeless shelter


Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s suggestion of turning Twitter’s headquarters into a homeless shelter received a response from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

Musk had posted a Twitter poll asking his followers if Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco should be converted into a homeless shelter, “since no one shows up anyway,” referring to the company’s current work-from-home policy.

Musk had recently bought a 9.2% stake in the company, which made him Twitter’s biggest shareholder.

The poll received around 2 million votes with more than 91% of the users responding with a “Yes,” to the idea. The poll also got a response from not just his followers but from fellow billionaire Bezos, who wrote: “Or do portion. Worked out great and makes it easy for employees who want to volunteer.”

Amazon has converted a part of its Washington headquarters into a homeless shelter. The shelter was opened in 2020 and has the space to accommodate up to 200 people every night, according to a report in GeekWire.