Former U.S. President Donald Trump says not interested in returning to Twitter

Donald Trump on Saturday said he had no interest in returning to Twitter even as a slim majority voted in favor of reinstating the former U.S. president, who was banned from the social media service for inciting violence, in a poll organized by new owner Elon Musk. Slightly over 15 million Twitter users voted in… Read More Former U.S. President Donald Trump says not interested in returning to Twitter

Elon Musk starts Twitter poll to reinstate account of former U.S. President Donald Trump

Elon Musk started a Twitter poll late on Friday asking followers to vote on whether to reinstate former U.S. President Donald Trump’s account on the platform, with early results showing roughly 60% voting yes. “Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Musk tweeted, a Latin phrase that roughly means meaning “the voice of the people is the voice… Read More Elon Musk starts Twitter poll to reinstate account of former U.S. President Donald Trump

Twitter employees begin mass exit following work ultimatum

Hundreds of Twitter Inc employees are estimated to have decided to quit the beleaguered social media company following a Thursday deadline from new owner Elon Musk that staffers sign up for “long hours at high intensity,” or leave. The departures highlight the reluctance of some of Twitter’s 3,000 or so employees to remain at a… Read More Twitter employees begin mass exit following work ultimatum

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk informs co-investors of plans to close Twitter deal by October 28

Elon Musk has notified co-investors who committed to help fund his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter Inc that he plans to close his buyout of the social media firm by Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Equity investors, including Sequoia Capital, Binance, Qatar Investment Authority and others have received the requisite paperwork… Read More Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk informs co-investors of plans to close Twitter deal by October 28

Twitter reviews policies around permanent user bans

Twitter Inc is reviewing its policies around permanently banning users, possibly bringing its content moderation in line with Elon Musk’s vision for the social media platform, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. Twitter has been exploring if there are other content moderation tools that could replace a ban, its harshest penalty for violating rules, the… Read More Twitter reviews policies around permanent user bans

Twitter, Instagram restricts Kanye West’s accounts following anti-Semitic posts

Kanye West’s Twitter and Instagram accounts were restricted over the weekend, with the social media platforms saying they removed the rapper’s posts after online users condemned them as anti-Semitic. He was first locked out of his Instagram by Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc on Friday after which he took to Twitter, where he tweeted on… Read More Twitter, Instagram restricts Kanye West’s accounts following anti-Semitic posts

Twitter to depose billionaire Elon Musk on September 26-27

Twitter Inc will question Elon Musk under oath in Delaware next week as part of the litigation in the billionaire’s bid to walk away from his $44 billion deal for the social media company. A Tuesday filing in Delaware’s Court of Chancery said Musk’s deposition is scheduled for September 26-27 and may stretch into September… Read More Twitter to depose billionaire Elon Musk on September 26-27