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Twitter threads are a blessing and a curse. They can be a great way to share information and engage in discussion but they can also be difficult to follow and just plain too long. There is now a way to streamline these conversations. Twitter is testing a new feature called “Notes” that will allow users to use more... Read more...
Elon Musk and Twitter have both been named in a lawsuit that alleges the Tesla CEO attempted to create doubt about his plans to purchase the social media platform in order to get a lower price. Shareholder William Heresniak from Virginia states in the lawsuit that he is doing so on behalf of all Twitter... Read more...
What a shocker—a social media giant misused its users’ data. It appears that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is not allowing at least one of those giants to entirely get away with its behavior. The FTC is fining Twitter $150 million USD for deceptively collecting users’ data and using it for targeted... Read more...
The Twitter buyout drama continues, as Elon Musk fires off a tweet saying the deal cannot move forward until Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal provides proof of <5% fake/spam accounts. It is just the latest tweet from Musk in the ever-evolving saga of the billionaire trying to close out the multi-billion dollar... Read more...
Elon Musk tweeted that his $44 billion deal for Twitter is "temporarily on hold" pending details that support the social media platform's calculation that spam/fake accounts make up less than 5% of its users. Twitter stock fell more than 20% following his tweet, but since his follow-up tweet stating he was still committed to the deal, the 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...
Do you ever think the internet's forum for public discourse is a little too public? Maybe a conversation with your friends doesn't need prying eyes on it, but you want everyone involved in the conversation. No, not Reddit. Twitter seems to be right there with you, which is why it has introduced Twitter Circle. A... Read more...
The latest Roblox outage has some of its fan base freaking out from their inability of being able to play the popular game. One person posted a reply to Roblox on Twitter saying, "Fix it please I'm shaking." That's probably a tongue-in-cheek tweet, but who really knows. Yesterday Spotify and Roblox announced a... Read more...
The theatrical Twitter and Musk saga continues. However, there may soon be an end in sight—Twitter’s board is reportedly seriously considering accepting Elon Musk’s offer to purchase Twitter. Twitter’s board has been considering Musk’s offer more seriously since he unveiled the financial package he put together to... Read more...
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter becomes more complicated and interesting by the day. The last few days in particular have only deepened the battlelines between Musk and Twitter’s board. Musk has threatened to reduce Twitter’s board member’s salaries to $0 if he successfully purchases... Read more...
Twitter's long-awaited edit button can already be enabled by some, but it won't allow you to edit your errant tweet quite yet. Twitter has been front and center in its own Twitter drama as of late, as Elon Musk continues his quest to buy out the social media platform. One of the things that Musk has brought more... Read more...
Twitter's board of directors announced that it had unanimously adopted a shareholder rights plan, also referred to as a poison pill. This comes in the wake of Elon Musk's offer to buy the social media platform. Elon Musk has been on a mission to shake things up at Twitter since it was announced he had bought 9.2%... Read more...
Could Twitter eventually one day go private? It may if Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has anything to do with it. Elon Musk has offered to purchase Twitter for over $41 billion USD and threatens to sell his stock if his offer is rejected. Musk has offered to purchase 100% of Twitter for $54.20 per share in cash... Read more...
Just over a year ago, a non-fungible token (NFT) of Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey's very first tweet sold for a staggering $2.9 million. It went to Sina Estavi, a crypto investor who proudly lists on his profile he is the "owner of the first ever tweet," and who recently had intentions of selling it... Read more...
Twitter has been in the spotlight over the last few weeks. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently became Twitter’s biggest stakeholder and was offered a seat on their board. Musk refused the appointment and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal naturally posted on Twitter. Most of Agrawal’s comments directly addressed the... 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...
It is rather irritating to publish a post, notice a typo, and be unable to fix that typo. Many Twitter users have long been annoyed that they are unable to edit their tweets once they have been published. Twitter recently announced that an “edit” button is on its way and will be available over the next few... 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...
Twitter has attempted to balance the needs of those who want to see the most popular content and those who want to view the latest content for quite some time. Unfortunately for Twitter, its latest update did not hit the mark. Twitter removed its tabbed timeline feature after receiving feedback from users. Twitter... 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...
A teen who created a bot that tracks Elon Musk's private jetd wants $50,000 to take it off Twitter. The amount was a counteroffer when Musk asked the teen if he'd remove the content from social media for a $5,000 payday. Musk is no stranger to being in the spotlight for all sorts of things. The multi-billionaire... Read more...
Wordle has taken the world by storm. Most people are content to puzzle out the word of the day and then move on with their lives. However, others have taken to showing off their "skills" on social media. A vigilante Twitter bot recently began unveiling the next day's word on the posts of these braggarts to teach them... Read more...
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