Jack Dorsey, the company’s co-founder, will be taking on the role of interim chief executive under a new successor is decided.
One thing’s clear, though: if CEO positions were democratically elected, Snoop would certainly be the front-runner.
The tweets that spawned two viral hashtags (#SnoopforCEO and #IfSnoopWasTwitterCEO) were short and simple.
On Friday afternoon, #IfSnoopWasTwitterCEO was trending and was full of awesome puns, particularly as they related to Snoop’s unabashed love for weed.
“If @SnoopDogg takes over Twitter, will they serve gin and juice in the corporate cafeteria? #SnoopforCEO” CNN digital correspondent Paul R. La Monica tweeted.
Toronto Mayor Tom Ford also jumped into the action, with a glorious side-by-side photo of him and Snoop Dogg in similar outfits with the caption “we could launch our own clothing line.
— Rob Ford (@TorontoRobFord) June 12, 2015
”While it is unknown whether or not it was related, Twitter did see a short lived 8% rise in their stocks after Costolo and Snoop Dogg’s announcements. Perhaps this might be something the company should consider when selecting its new head. Because after all, who doesn’t want the ability to send 420 character tweets?