Tag: Twitter

The Taliban and its supporters have a massive presence on Twitter since the launch of the Twitter Blue service in December, as they began purchasing blue ticks on Twitter. 
According to the New York Times, Twitter is considering auctioning off user names to generate new revenue after Elon Musk's $44 billion takeover, with a demand for so-called "OG" user names.
The duties of Ella Irwin, the new Twitter VP appointed by Elon Musk as head of trust and safety, include reducing harmful content like hate speech, offering opinions on account suspensions and bans, and occasionally acting as the platform's de facto spokesperson.
Twitter has been accused of collaborating with the FBI to censor users and spy on those who posed a threat to the Biden campaign. Court documents show that the social media company worked with the DOJ to intercept the communications of certain users and provided the FBI with access to personal data and behavior of its users. This is how the FBI hacked twitter.
From the Twitter Files, a story about media, that also sketches the origins of Twitter’s surrender to the intelligence community:
It’s January 4th, 2023, which means Twitter Files stories have been coming out for over a month. Because these are weedsy tales, and may be hard to follow if you haven’t from the beginning, I’ve written up capsule summaries of each of the threads by all of the Twitter Files reporters, and added links to the threads and accounts of each. At the end, in response to some readers (especially foreign ones) who’ve found some of the alphabet-soup government agency names confusing, I’ve included a brief glossary of terms to help as well.
Recently, after the Twitter layoffs in November, Justine De Caires is planning to make Elon Musk pay for his Twitter sins.
According to former White House adviser Dr. Scott Atlas, Twitter’s COVID-19 censorship led to the loss of life by preventing people from making the appropriate use of caution.
Elon Musk called Twitter "a plane with the engines on fire" and averted a $3 billion crash by letting go of 5,000 of its 7,500 employees.
According to Aston University researchers, cloud servers are running out of space, which the experts warn will result in a global data shortage.