Items tagged with social media

Hundreds of Twitter employees are said to be exiting the company following an ultimatum from Musk to work "long hours at high intensity" or leave. Elon Musk already fired half of the workforce, including top management, and introduced a new Twitter Blue subscription plan in a bid to make the company profitable since taking over. Twitter's Read more...
Musk's Twitter saga continues to evolve, as the company undergoes an extremely raucous 48 hours. The billionaire has been making some questionable changes in what he says are attempts to make the social media platform profitable. Since Elon Musk took over as Twitter CEO a little over two weeks ago, it seems as though each new day brings Read more...
Billionaire Elon Musk has only owned Twitter for a few weeks, but there are already big changes afoot. Musk has been open about his dislike for Twitter's verification setup, which he referred to as a "lords & peasants system." His vision for the blue checkmark is starting to appear on the service, but not in a... Read more...
Elon Musk follows up his $44 billion buyout of Twitter by announcing his plans for charging more for Twitter Blue, a new video paywall feature, as well as teasing a possible Vine comeback. The billionaire is searching for ways to make the social media platform profitable. Musk finalized the deal to buyout Twitter... Read more...
YouTube is making it easier to find a content creator's Shorts, as it gives the category its own tab. The streaming service said it was listening to viewer's feedback, and made the decision to make it easier to discover the kind of content you are most interested in. Google's YouTube rolled its Shorts option out a... Read more...
Twitter has rolled out a test that presents a pop-up when some users attempt to screenshot a tweet. The prompt asks if the person would rather share the tweet or copy the link, instead of taking a screenshot. It's curious how the platform actually knows what you're doing on your phone though, isn't it?  Twitter... Read more...
It appears that the Elon Musk and Twitter drama may finally be coming to a close. In a tweet, Twitter announced that Musk intends to close the deal at $54.20 per share. Elon Musk announced his intention to buy Twitter back in April of this year for over $41 billion, or $54.20 per share. At the time of the proposal... Read more...
YouTube wants a larger piece of the vertical video pie, as it looks to add the ability to watch YouTube Shorts on TVs. Along with the addition of Google's version of TikTok, the company is aiming to give better support for its music service on smart TVs, and its paid TV service with a split-screen viewing option for its subscribers. TikTok, Read more...
The Twitter drama continues, as Elon Musk scores a small victory in court. A judge has determined that Musk has the right to view documents pertaining to Twitter's ex-general manager, Kayvon Beykpour. Twitter and Elon Musk have been embroiled in a battle over the last several months concerning whether or not the... Read more...
One of the best bits of advice is to be comfortable in your own skin. That can be difficult in this day and age of social media and so-called influencers, but it remains a key to happiness. Its oddly fitting, then, that Instagram finds itself in a bit of an identity crisis of its own as it attempts to emulate Tiktok... Read more...
Much to the horror of social media users around the world, Twitter was inaccessible for around an hour this morning, marking the service's lengthiest outage since 2016. Users in need of their social media fix had to resort back to Facebook (*gasp*!) or any number of other services, though not anymore—Twitter is back... Read more...
Secret Service Director James Murray has left his post in order to take over as the Chief Security Officer for Snap Inc. The 27-year veteran will serve his last day with the storied security service on July 30, 2022. The Secret Service is the cream of the crop when it comes to security. It undertakes protecting the... Read more...
According to people familiar with the Twitter buyout, the deal may be in jeopardy due to Elon Musk's team concluding that Twitter's numbers on spam accounts are not verifiable. Those speaking on the condition of anonymity, stated that Musk's team has stopped engaging in certain discussions surrounding the funding for... Read more...
Facebook does not have the best track record when it comes to its privacy. However, there are a few things you can do as a user which can help protect your account and personal information from other users. Social media apps have become the hub where people go to connect to both old and new friends alike. Being... Read more...
Elon Musk confirmed his plan to reinstate Donald Trump's Twitter account if the sale of the social media platform goes through. The tech mogul currently has a $44 billion bid to buy Twitter. The potential of Trump's account being reinstated has been the source of ire for some, and jubilation for others. While... Read more...
Twitter may finally be warming up to a couple of long-awaited features users have been clamoring for. Earlier this week Twitter announced its plans to test out an edit button on its Twitter Blue paid plan, and now it is saying it will be letting some web users test out an “unmention” feature as well. Twitter users... Read more...
Elon Musk sent Twitter into a frenzy last month with several tweets that seemed to hint at the billionaire either buying the social media platform or starting his own. What only few knew, however, is that the billionaire had already become the largest shareholder of Twitter already. Musk took to Twitter last month... Read more...
Having trouble getting TikTok to load on your smartphone? It's not just you. The social networking service that turns videos into viral sensations (some more worthy than others) suffered some kind of outage this morning, as panicked users went in search of answers on Twitter. The good news is, it appears to be back online for most people. Looking Read more...
The launch of the Truth Social media platform may be closer than was originally thought. Donald Trump Jr., the son of former president Donald Trump, posted a screenshot of his father’s first post on Truth Social. The post stated, “Get Ready! Your favorite President will see you soon!” Liz Willis, VP of operations... Read more...
Downvotes is a feature many have considered omitted from some social media platforms. However, recently adding support for Web, iOS and Android, Twitter has been testing a downvote feature and it is now rolling that test out globally to testers. While there are probably many who wish to see Twitter add an edit... Read more...
Remember what life was like before the advent of social media? Such a time feels like ancient history, and many people these days juggle multiple social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and a host of others. They're all super popular, and so it's no surprise that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)... Read more...
In a startling announcement, Twitter co-founder and now-former chief executive officer Jack Dorsey is leaving the social media service pretty much in wholesale fashion. He has already handed the reins to Parag Agrawal, who today assumed the role of CEO, and will also depart his spot on the board after his current term... Read more...
1 2 3 4 Next