The Twitter feed of the President of the USA Donald Trump is seen displayed on a phone screen on August 2, 2020. (Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Over the weekend, viral postscriticized Twitter owner Elon Musk for using a Twitter poll—through which users vote directly on the platform—to determine if former President Donald Trump could return to Twitter.
Alec Dent is the culture editor and a staff writer for The Dispatch. He is a graduate of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at UNC Chapel Hill, and previously oversaw The Dispatch's fact checking team.