Elon Musk

Twitter’s hidden shadowban code not known to anyone in Company, says Musk

No one was exempt from its grasp, not even the influential Elon Musk himself, whose tweets were stifled and barred from gaining traction on the platform.

Meta eyeing Dalai Lama, Oprah as users for its Twitter-like platform

An internal communication at Meta unveiled the company's plan to create a Twitter alternative that would be characterized by its commitment to being "sanely run".

Threat to YouTube, Netflix as Musk rolls out 2 hour long Twitter video feature?

This strategic move seems like a clever way to capitalize on the buzz generated on Twitter around OTT content. With a significant overlap in audience between Twitter and OTT platforms, Elon Musk's initiative can be seen as an attempt to attract and engage viewers with original content on Twitter.

Top celebs, politicians lose blue ticks as Twitter ends legacy system

Accounts of BJP, RSS, Congress, CMs Mamata Banerjee & Yogi Adityanath, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone and others.

Musk strips NYT of blue tick; ridicules its content as unreadable and uninteresting

The New York Times, a leading American newspaper, has been stripped of its verified blue check mark on Twitter after announcing that it would not pay for Elon Musk’s new subscription-based verification system. The move is set to bring catastrophic changes in the way media organisations have used Twitter’s reach to grow their unchecked business […]

Twitter to remove legacy blueticks from April 1

Twitter on Thursday announced it would stop the legacy verified blue check mark service for both individual as well as organisation profiles from April 1. Only the paid subscribers  will have verified marks on their profiles. “On April 1, we will begin winding down our legacy verified program and removing legacy verified check marks. To […]

Musk lambasts ex-employee in Twitter exit interview for playing ‘disability’ card

Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday conducted an impromptu online exit interview with an ex-employee and castigated him for playing the “disability” card for not doing his work. The employee in question is Icelandic entrepreneur Haraldur Thorleifsson, who launched the “Ramp Up Reykjavík” project in 2021. Thorleifsson, 45, joined Twitter in 2021 after selling his […]

Exc: Twitter suspends ‘verified’ handle of Bangladesh PM Hasina

Former aide says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina does not have an account, page or handle on social media, including Twitter

On Twitter, Indians and Afghans vie for Musk’s investment in Lithium

Indians and Afghans on Saturday were seen competing with each other to attract Tesla founder Elon Musk's attention, apprising the billionaire of the abundance of lithium reserves in their respective countries

‘Felt like I was dying’: Elon Musk tweets about Covid booster shot side-effects 

A covid booster shot has resulted in major health side effects for Elon Musk, said the billionaire businessman in a tweet today.  “I had major side effects from my second booster shot. Felt like I was dying for several days. Hopefully, no permanent damage, but I dunno.” read his tweet.  He also cited the health […]