The ePhone? Musk Vows ‘Alternative’ Smartphone If Apple, Google Battles Go Awry

Elon Musk said Friday he’d create an “alternative” smartphone if Apple and Google remove Twitter, which he bought for $44 billion last month, from its app stores. “I certainly hope it does not come to that, but, yes, if there is no other choice, I will make an alternative phone,” the billionaire tweeted in response … Read more

Elon Musk to relaunch Twitter premium service for a second time amid a rise in imposter accounts

Elon Musk said Friday that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer different colored check marks to accounts next week, in a fresh move to revamp the service after a previous attempt backfired. The video above is ABC13 Houston’s 24/7 livestream. It’s the latest change to the social media platform that the … Read more

Half of Twitter’s top advertisers appear to leave platform within a month of Musk’s takeover, report says

The few weeks since Elon Musk took the reins of Twitter have been filled with chaos – including a launch, takedown and relaunch of premium services as well as the unbanning of controversial figures. And this week, a new report showcases the impact the management change may be having on the social media giant’s finances. … Read more

Twitter Will ‘Tentatively’ Relaunch Paid Verification System Next Friday: Musk

Elon Musk announced Twitter will “tentatively” make available its updated paid verification service to users next Friday. Musk said that the platform will start adding a different color of check mark for verified users based on the type of account. Individuals will continue getting a blue check, while companies will have a gold check and … Read more

Musk says Twitter to launch gold, grey checks alongside blue verified mark

Twitter will roll out verified gold and grey check marks as it relaunches the coveted blue check service next Friday, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in a tweet, after holding off the rollout earlier this week. “Gold check for companies, grey check for governments, blue for individuals (celebrities or not). Painful, but necessary,” Musk … Read more

Biden vows to push for stricter gun laws after latest shootings: CBS News Flash Nov. 25, 2022

Biden vows to push for stricter gun laws after latest shootings: CBS News Flash Nov. 25, 2022 – CBS News Watch CBS News After mass shootings in Colorado and Virginia, President Biden says he wants Congress to ban “assault weapons” by the end of the year. Twitter boss Elon Musk says he’s granting an “amnesty” … Read more

Stephen King Swats Elon Musk In ‘MyPillow’ Fight On Twitter

Bestselling horror novelist Stephen King and new Twitter owner Elon Musk went head-to-head again on the faltering social media platform this week over the exodus of advertisers. “Pretty soon the only advertiser left on Twitter will be My Pillow,” King wrote in a mocking tweet Tuesday, referring to the bedding company owned by zany “MyPillow … Read more

Oh Look, Elon Musk Is Letting More Banned Accounts Back On Twitter

Twitter overlord Elon Musk announced Thursday that he would allow more suspended accounts back on the site following the results of a poll he posted the day before Thanksgiving, claiming this to be the will of the platform’s users. Musk made his decree alongside a Latin phrase translating approximately to: “The voice of the people … Read more

Elon Musk says he is granting

New Twitter owner Elon Musk said Thursday that he is granting “amnesty” for suspended accounts, which online safety experts predict will spur a rise in harassment, hate speech and misinformation. The billionaire’s announcement came after he asked in a poll posted to his timeline to vote on reinstatements for accounts that have not “broken the … Read more