Cher reminds ‘haters’ that she can hold hands with whoever she wants

Cher reminds ‘haters’ that she can hold hands with whoever she wants

CNN — Twitter might not be old enough to remember that Cher does whatever she wants. The icon, who is 76, was recently photographed holding hands with rapper and music executive Alexander “AE” Edwards, 36, in West Hollywood. People on social media had questions, and Cher had plenty of answers. The singer replied with a … Read more

Musk threatens to launch copycat Twitter accounts

Musk threatens to launch copycat Twitter accounts

BOSTON (AP) — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another. The platform’s new owner issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter screen names – not their account names – and tweeted as ‘Elon Musk’ in response to the billionaire’s decision to … Read more

While building Truth Social, Trump talked to rivals about competing partnerships

While building Truth Social, Trump talked to rivals about competing partnerships

The TRUTH Social website is seen on a mobile device with an image of former US President Donald Trump in the background in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on February 23, 2022. Nurphoto | Getty Images Months after Donald Trump began building his social media platform, Truth Social, he considered jumping ship and backing … Read more

Russia, China and Islamic State Jump on Musk’s Twitter Bandwagon – POLITICO

Russia, China and Islamic State Jump on Musk’s Twitter Bandwagon – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Elon Musk has gained some new superfans: Russia, China and the Islamic State. After the world’s richest man bought Twitter for $44 billion last month, officials and journalists with ties to Russia and China — and even some jihadists — urged him to lift restrictions on their use … Read more

Twitter Investor Chris Sacca Says Elon Musk Is ‘Alone Right Now’

Twitter Investor Chris Sacca Says Elon Musk Is ‘Alone Right Now’

Billionaire Chris Sacca Courtesy of Collision Conference The venture capitalist Chris Sacca, one of the first investors in Twitter and an early evangelist of the place, Elon Musk says he needs people around him who are willing to “speak some truth to power” because the company’s problems are too big for him to solve on … Read more

Musk threatens to launch copycat Twitter accounts

Musk threatens to launch copycat Twitter accounts

BOSTON (AP) — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another. The platform’s new owner issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter screen names – not their account names – and tweeted as ‘Elon Musk’ in response to the billionaire’s decision to … Read more

Trump-linked SPAC shares surge 66% as former president hints at 2024 run

Trump-linked SPAC shares surge 66% as former president hints at 2024 run

The social media app will be developed by the Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG). Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp., the company poised to go public with Trump Media and Technology Group, rose Monday after former President Donald Trump hinted at a 2024 presidential run. Shares of … Read more

Meta is stocking up on the report, mass layoffs are set to begin

Meta is stocking up on the report, mass layoffs are set to begin

The Meta Platforms Inc. pavilion on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, May 23, 2022. Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Facebook owner Meta rose 6.5% on Monday after a Wall Street Journal report over the weekend said the company could start layoffs as soon … Read more

Twitter layoffs begin 1 week after Elon Musk takes over

Twitter layoffs begin 1 week after Elon Musk takes over

Twitter began sweeping layoffs Friday as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the company, raising serious concerns about chaos engulfing the social media platform and its ability to combat disinformation just days before the US midterm elections. The speed and size of the cuts also opened Musk and Twitter to lawsuits. At least one complaint was … Read more

Twitter to delay verification changes until after midterms, NYT says

Twitter to delay verification changes until after midterms, NYT says

Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Twitter will wait to introduce changes to its verification process and Twitter Blue subscription service until after the midterm elections, according to a report by The New York Times. The social media company began rolling out updates to its platform to some users on Saturday in preparation for … Read more