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Top Twitter execs, including heads of revenue and consumer products, are out following Musk deal

Twitter GM of Consumer, Keyvon Beykpour, announced today he will be leaving the company after seven years. Beykpour first joined the social media platform by way of its acquisition of Periscope, which

Elon Musk says he would reverse Trump’s lifetime Twitter ban

Twitter’s future owner weighed in on the social network’s biggest question Tuesday, leaving little room for doubt that if Elon Musk has his way, the platform’s doors will be wide ope

Judge tosses Trump’s lawsuit over his lifetime Twitter ban

A federal judge in California dismissed Donald Trump’s lawsuit against Twitter Friday, dimming at least one avenue the former president and prolific tweeter might have used to get back to his pl

Jack Dorsey says he’s against permanent Twitter bans, with an asterisk

On Friday afternoon, former Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey turned to the platform that he co-created to speak about its future, days after the company was bought for $44 billion by Elon Musk. In

Daily Crunch: Experts say Musk’s open-source vision could make Twitter vulnerable to attack

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Jack Dorsey set to pocket $978M if Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition closes

Twitter’s co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey is poised to receive a significant payday if Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant closes, as his Twitter shares wou

You know damn well that Trump is coming back to Twitter

Have you enjoyed your 473-day reprieve from @realdonaldtrump? Think back for a moment. Allow your mind to wander to January 8, 2021 … How did you feel? Perhaps you welcomed his sudden absence, takin

Jack Dorsey says Elon Musk ‘is the singular solution I trust’

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter and current Block Head, has weighed in on how he feels about Elon Musk buying Twitter. In a tweet thread that starts out with a link to Radiohead’s “Everythi

Bring on the Twitter mafia

Twitter is smaller than you think. The company has around 7,000 employees, compared to other social media platforms like Meta, formerly Facebook, which has nearly 10 times as many employees. It means

Block Head Jack Dorsey tells us what we already knew

Jack Dorsey, the Twitter co-founder and current Block CEO, is no longer the payments firm’s “chief executive officer.” Instead, the executive is choosing to call himself “Block

Stripe launches crypto support in Connect, starting with payouts for creators on Twitter

Back in October 2021, Stripe announced that it would be re-entering the cryptocurrency market — ending a four-year hiatus with hype around crypto definitely not abating. Today, some six months l

Salesforce and Twitter are both lucky their purported $20B deal failed in 2016

What if history gone a bit differently and Salesforce had bought Twitter in 2016? We spoke to some analysts who cover the CRM industry to get their thoughts.

If Elon Musk gets his way, Twitter will lose years of progress

—That escalated quickly. Days after the inexplicably idle mega-billionaire and chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX announced that he had bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter and would join its boar

In major reversal, Elon Musk is not joining Twitter’s board

Elon Musk, the world’s wealthiest man and the largest shareholder of Twitter, will no longer be joining the social media firm’s board, CEO Parag Agrawal said late Sunday, in a surprising r

3 Views: Elon’s Twitter flight of fancy

TechCrunch's Amanda Silberling, Kyle Wiggers, and Alex Wilhelm weigh in on Elon Musk's purchase of nearly $3 billion worth of Twitter stock.

Don’t lose sleep over Elon Musk’s desire to build the next Twitter

Elon Musk tweeted this weekend that he is “giving serious thought” to building his own social media platform. “Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public town square, failing to adhere to

Mark Zuckerberg says NFTs are coming to Instagram soon

Meta wants you to mint in the metaverse. In a conversation at SXSW, Mark Zuckerberg announced that his company plans to introduce NFTs into Instagram in the “near term.” While the Meta CEO

Sorry, Jack, you can send ETH tips via Twitter now

Twitter founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey might be a devout Bitcoin bro, but since he’s abdicated his throne as head tweeter… why not send an ETH tip? Today, Twitter added a number of new

Pearpop introduces dynamic NFTs that gain value as a social media post goes viral

Pearpop, the social media collaboration marketplace, is diving head-first into crypto. With big-name backers like The Chainsmokers, Alexis Ohanian, Mark Cuban and Snoop Dogg, Pearpop is launching Pear

A Twitter slap fight goes wrong

Certain VCs who tweet a lot have grown a little vituperative of late, with some of the most powerful people in the industry lashing out in unprecedented ways. Two who spring to mind are Chris Dixon an
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