- 18,000 tweets in just a day following the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s ideas on how share his vast fortune with the needy people.
- Jeff Bezo is considered as the 3rd richest person in the world with $72 billion net worth.
- Other responses to Bezos’s request of ideas to help him in his philanthropic activity focused on health care, pollution and inequality.
Around 18,000 tweets came up in just a day following the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s announcement broke off last Thursday June 16 about soliciting “ideas” on how to unload his vast fortune through sharing it with the needy people around the world.
Considered as the 3rd richest person in the world with $72 billion net worth, Bezos revealed his “philanthropic strategy” after he divulged the Amazon’s plan to acquire the Whole Foods Market for $13.4 billion before year 2017 ends.
“I believe my companies have contributed much to the society and civilization in their own ways so I am thinking of helping people’s urgent needs with lasting impact on their lives,” he posted in his tweeter account.
Various responses- from whimsical to serious ideas- have been drawn in the 18,000 tweeters coming from around the world since Friday.
One of the tweeters suggested to the multimillionaire about “food assistance to East Africa which has been facing the biggest humanitarian disaster since WWII.
A tweet on global concern about drought saying that starvation is now affecting 20 million lives. “Food aid is urgent,”a reply of a tweeter to Amazon founder request message.
Another tweeter also highlighted the opioid addiction crisis proliferating in the Unites States. “Saving tens of thousands of lives can make a difference with the use of more effective and targeted treatment for pain relievers.”
Other responses to Bezos’s request of ideas to help him in his philanthropic activity focused on health care, pollution and inequality.
Many tweeters, however, have taken the message lightly by asking the Amazon founder to pay off his $5,000 student loan debt.
One tweeter had even made a request to help him out produce his new album which according to him not so expensive.”