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Twitter Circle glitches have users worried about privacy

As more Twitter features break and glitch, users are becoming increasingly concerned about the platform’s stability. We’re about three months into Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter, a

Deconstructing ‘The Twitter Files’

The bombast with which the so-called Twitter Files have been released is incongruous with the mundanity of their content. Even so, as the circus folds up the big top and the barkers return to their Su

Censorship, lockdowns, arbitrary bans — Twitter is turning into the China of social media

For a social media platform that staked its claim on championing free speech, it’s been a remarkably swift turn of events.

On Dropbox, Slack pings and Twitter moderation

The stories behind Dropbox, Slack and now Twitter moderation showcase the massive complexity of building and running digital services.

Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’ offer a glimpse of the raw, complicated and thankless task of moderation

Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, is feverishly promoting his “Twitter Files”: selected internal communications from the company, laboriously tweeted out by sympathetic amanuenses. But

Twitter will reportedly charge $11 on iOS for Blue subscription to offset App Store fees

Twitter Blue plan is on halt right now but when it resumes you will have to pay an increased price of $11 per month if you subscribe from iOS, according to a report from The Information. The report no

Post News, a Twitter alternative, gets funding from a16z

If it seems like Post News launched overnight, that’s because it kind of did. Unlike Mastodon, Hive Social, or other existing social networks being flooded with dissatisfied Twitter users, Post

Elon Musk says Twitter’s new multicoloured verification will launch next week

After messing up the first launch of Twitter’s “power to the people” verification system, Elon Musk said that the social network will tentatively roll out a new multicolored verifica

Musk says Twitter will offer ‘amnesty’ to suspended accounts

Elon Musk said Thursday Twitter will grant “a general amnesty” to accounts that had been suspended from the platform beginning next week. The CEO posted a poll the day earlier over whether

What it would mean for Tesla to buy back shares

Tesla investors are begging CEO Elon Musk and the board of Tesla to consider buying back shares as the company’s stock price slumps to a two-year low. Tesla stock was trading at $183.20 after ho

TechCrunch staff on what we lose if we lose Twitter

While nobody knows what will happen to Twitter, we can't help but consider what we'd miss if it went away.

I volunteer as tribute!

I cannot wait to sign up for Hardcore Twitter (not included in Twitter Blue!) so that I can break my spirit so that a billionaire who made a business whoopsie can save face.

Have you tried turning it off and on again, Elon?

A few days ago, new Twitter owner Elon Musk said that the company will try a lot of dumb things in the coming days. And that seems to be the product strategy of the company — even if it causes utter

FTC warns ‘no CEO or company is above the law’ if Twitter shirks privacy order

The FTC has telegraphed what appears to be a now-inevitable investigation into Twitter’s internal data handling practices, as the company continues to shed important staff and improvise new feat

In his first emails to Twitter staff, Musk talks about ending remote work and battling verified spam

More than 10 days after taking over Twitter, Elon Musk addressed the company’s employees for the first time in a series of emails. He talked about ending remote work and making the fight against

A list of features Elon Musk has promised to bring to Twitter

Elon Musk has completed his takeover of Twitter, and he has lofty plans for this platform. In the short time he has been at the helm of the platform he has promised things like a new verification syst

After laying off half of its staff, Twitter might be asking some employees to come back

Twitter is reaching out to some employees to come back after it engaged in a mass layoff last week, according to multiple reports. The company’s new owner Elon Musk laid off 3,700 people from Tw

Twitter sued in class action lawsuit over mass layoffs without proper legal notice

Twitter is being sued for not giving employees advance notice of a mass layoff that began in earnest early Friday. The lawsuit alleges that Twitter violated worker protection laws, including the feder

Twitter’s mass layoffs have begun

UPDATE: Based on tweets from employees showing that they’ve lost access to their work emails and Slack, layoffs are starting to happen: All your access suddenly shut off in the middle of the nig

Decentralized social network Mastodon grows to 655K users in wake of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover

Open source, decentralized social network Mastodon has been benefiting from the chaotic Twitter takeover by Elon Musk. In addition to seeing a record number of downloads for the Mastodon mobile app th
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