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# twitter - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Elon Musk's €41 billion bid to buy Twitter gets unanimous approval from shareholders
# World's Richest Man
# World's Richest Man

Elon Musk's €41 billion bid to buy Twitter gets unanimous approval from shareholders

Tue 3:55 PM 11,212 Views 18 Comments

The Tesla chief executive bought 9.2% of the social media company in early April.

# twitter - Friday 17 June, 2022

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'
# Takeover
# Takeover

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'

Jun 17th 2022, 8:57 AM 20,703 Views 21 Comments

According to multiple reports, Musk also addressed possible layoffs at the company

# twitter - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Musk accuses Twitter of withholding data and threatens to withdraw bid
# Social Buy Up
# Social Buy Up

Musk accuses Twitter of withholding data and threatens to withdraw bid

Jun 7th 2022, 2:04 PM 9,796 Views 14 Comments

The mercurial Musk agreed a deal in late April to purchase Twitter.

# twitter - Friday 20 May, 2022

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

May 20th 2022, 6:39 PM 28,881 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

# twitter - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post
# Turkish Retweets
# Turkish Retweets

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post

May 18th 2022, 10:33 PM 30,625 Views 25 Comments

A tweet from the health minister yesterday racked up hundreds of retweets from accounts that appeared to be based in Turkey.

# twitter - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts
# Twitter
# Twitter

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Updated May 17th 2022, 9:40 AM 24,781 Views 19 Comments

Musk yesterday responded with a poo emoji after the Twitter CEO defended the social media platform’s handling of bots.

# twitter - Friday 13 May, 2022

Elon Musk 'still committed' to $44 billion Twitter takeover despite putting deal 'on hold'
# Twitter Takeover
# Twitter Takeover

Elon Musk 'still committed' to $44 billion Twitter takeover despite putting deal 'on hold'

Updated May 13th 2022, 2:20 PM 23,666 Views 15 Comments

The Tesla chief executive tweeted the news this morning.

# twitter - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Twitter announces hiring freeze and top executives' exit ahead of Elon Musk takeover
# Social Media
# Social Media

Twitter announces hiring freeze and top executives' exit ahead of Elon Musk takeover

May 12th 2022, 10:07 PM 19,625 Views 25 Comments

Musk’s $44-billion deal to buy Twitter was announced last month but still needs the backing of shareholders and regulators.

# twitter - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Donald Trump
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Donald Trump

May 11th 2022, 7:06 AM 15,027 Views 35 Comments

Trump has stated publicly that he would not come back to Twitter if permitted.

# twitter - Monday 9 May, 2022

‘Very worst’ banned Twitter trolls rear up amid Elon Musk buyout bid
# Twitter
# Twitter

‘Very worst’ banned Twitter trolls rear up amid Elon Musk buyout bid

May 9th 2022, 8:00 AM 17,514 Views 3 Comments

For the past three years, volunteers have been monitoring 120 of the most persistent banned users who repeatedly ‘respawn’ profiles on the site.

# twitter - Saturday 7 May, 2022

US judge dismisses Trump lawsuit over Twitter ban
# California
# California

US judge dismisses Trump lawsuit over Twitter ban

May 7th 2022, 8:39 AM 20,549 Views 27 Comments

The judge said the suit’s argument that Twitter had “censored” Trump in violation of free speech rights was weak.

# twitter - Thursday 5 May, 2022

President Higgins hits out at attempts of billionaires to control online discussion
# Social Media
# Social Media

President Higgins hits out at attempts of billionaires to control online discussion

May 5th 2022, 1:55 PM 18,161 Views 52 Comments

Billionaire Elon Musk last week began the process of acquiring Twitter for $44 billion.

Facebook and Twitter offering supports for TDs and Senators who experience online abuse
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook and Twitter offering supports for TDs and Senators who experience online abuse

May 5th 2022, 1:17 PM 3,714 Views 7 Comments

The platforms provided briefings to politicians earlier this year and promised enhanced facilities for reporting harassment.

# twitter - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Poll: Would you pay to use a social media platform?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay to use a social media platform?

May 4th 2022, 10:23 AM 36,501 Views 61 Comments

Governments and businesses may have to pay a fee to use Twitter in the future.

Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter
# Changes
# Changes

Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter

May 4th 2022, 9:39 AM 22,875 Views 17 Comments

The billionaire prospective owner of the platform has suggested a number of changes to the site.

# twitter - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
# The Good Fight
# The Good Fight

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?

Apr 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,538 Views 17 Comments

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?

# twitter - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’

Apr 28th 2022, 6:47 AM 16,325 Views 10 Comments

The world’s wealthiest person has been accused of ‘bullying’ Twitter’s senior executives.

# twitter - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal
# Known Unknowns
# Known Unknowns

Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal

Apr 26th 2022, 5:25 PM 16,468 Views 20 Comments

What has Musk said about his vision for the social media platform and what do experts think is actually going to happen?

EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter will still have to obey its new Big Tech laws
# Twitter
# Twitter

EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter will still have to obey its new Big Tech laws

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 12:30 PM 32,933 Views 45 Comments

It comes as Twitter founder Jack Dorsey welcomed Musk’s takeover, saying that “Twitter is the closest thing we have to a global consciousness.”

# twitter - Monday 25 April, 2022

Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion
# Silly Money
# Silly Money

Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion

Updated Apr 25th 2022, 8:44 PM 73,975 Views 82 Comments

Tesla CEO Musk said on Thursday he had secured funding to finance the purchase.

# twitter - Friday 22 April, 2022

Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science
# Earth Day
# Earth Day

Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:55 PM 10,995 Views 40 Comments

“Now more than ever, meaningful climate action, from all of us, is critical,” Twitter global sustainability manager Casey Junod said.

# twitter - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'

Apr 19th 2022, 11:33 AM 13,704 Views 12 Comments

Twitter co-founder and board member Jack Dorsey has signalled his unhappiness with the board’s handling of the situation.

# twitter - Friday 15 April, 2022

Lawsuit accuses Elon Musk of breaking law while buying Twitter stock
# New York
# New York

Lawsuit accuses Elon Musk of breaking law while buying Twitter stock

Apr 15th 2022, 11:06 AM 24,546 Views 5 Comments

The complainant has accused Musk of violating a regulatory deadline to reveal he had accumulated a stake of at least 5%.

# twitter - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion

Apr 14th 2022, 12:50 PM 29,705 Views 50 Comments

Musk previously turned down an opportunity to join the Twitter board late last week

# twitter - Monday 11 April, 2022

Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors
# Social Media
# Social Media

Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors

Apr 11th 2022, 6:56 AM 22,372 Views 28 Comments

Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal revealed the news, which followed a weekend of tweets from Musk suggesting possible changes to the site.

# twitter - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Twitter confirms it is testing an edit button
# Send Tweet
# Send Tweet

Twitter confirms it is testing an edit button

Apr 6th 2022, 9:11 AM 9,908 Views 16 Comments

The inability to tweak tweets after posting has been a key complaint among users of the online platform.

# twitter - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake

Apr 5th 2022, 2:56 PM 11,777 Views 14 Comments

Musk will not be allowed to own more than 14.9% of Twitter’s outstanding stock as long as he’s a board member.

# twitter - Monday 4 April, 2022

Elon Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter

Apr 4th 2022, 2:19 PM 17,322 Views 18 Comments

Musk purchased approximately 73.5 million shares, according to a regulatory filing.

# twitter - Monday 21 March, 2022

Newcastle midfielder charged over '12 men’ tweet
# Outburst
From The42
# Outburst

Newcastle midfielder charged over '12 men’ tweet

Mar 21st 2022, 7:50 PM 14,712 Views 3 Comments

Isaac Hayden has been punished for a social media post after the Chelsea game.

# twitter - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Teenager admits racially abusing Marcus Rashford after Euro 2020 final
# UK
# UK

Teenager admits racially abusing Marcus Rashford after Euro 2020 final

Mar 17th 2022, 8:15 PM 21,865 Views 0 Comments

Justin Lee Price, 19, directed a slur at the 24-year-old striker after England’s defeat in a penalty shoot-out against Italy last summer.

# twitter - Friday 11 March, 2022

UK's Russian Embassy tweet about bombed Ukrainian hospital removed by Twitter
# Social Media
# Social Media

UK's Russian Embassy tweet about bombed Ukrainian hospital removed by Twitter

Mar 11th 2022, 1:30 PM 18,072 Views 14 Comments

The tweet suggested the hospital attacked in the port city of Mariupol was ‘long non-operational’.

# twitter - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

‘Trove of racial hatred’ exposed by investigation into online platforms
# Research
# Research

‘Trove of racial hatred’ exposed by investigation into online platforms

Jan 12th 2022, 9:05 AM 13,700 Views 18 Comments

The director of the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right said its findings “makes it seem that platforms just don’t care enough” to address online abuse.

# twitter - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Twitter suspends account which mocked death of DUP MLA’s disabled son
# Diane Dodds
# Diane Dodds

Twitter suspends account which mocked death of DUP MLA’s disabled son

Jan 6th 2022, 10:35 PM 28,358 Views 0 Comments

Diane Dodds welcome the move but said Twitter must act to protect users from online abuse.

# twitter - Monday 20 December, 2021

Barcelona's €75 million man struggling to live up to price tag
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Barcelona's €75 million man struggling to live up to price tag

Dec 20th 2021, 4:25 PM 25,006 Views 5 Comments

Frenkie De Jong’s performances have been up and down, and mostly somewhere in between.

# twitter - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Club captain Aubameyang dropped by Arsenal for 'disciplinary issue'
# Hot Water
From The42
# Hot Water

Club captain Aubameyang dropped by Arsenal for 'disciplinary issue'

Dec 11th 2021, 3:13 PM 6,568 Views 14 Comments

The star was not among the substitutes at the Emirates Stadium.

# twitter - Friday 3 December, 2021

FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?

Dec 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 53,782 Views 5 Comments

The highly publicised trial has attracted false internet-based claims before so let’s take a look at the latest allegations.

# twitter - Monday 29 November, 2021

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO
# Moving On
# Moving On

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Nov 29th 2021, 4:58 PM 32,094 Views 13 Comments

Twitter’s chief technical officer Parag Agrawal will replace Dorsey in the top post.

# twitter - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle
# PHONE ADDICTION
# PHONE ADDICTION

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,657 Views 7 Comments

The Stanford professor examines how social media is driving our digital dependence, and what we can do to break the habit.

# twitter - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restore his account
# Banned
# Banned

Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restore his account

Oct 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 25,730 Views 66 Comments

Twitter declined to comment.

# twitter - Friday 17 September, 2021

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media

Sep 17th 2021, 2:15 PM 25,783 Views 48 Comments

Most of the complaints, 739, related to posts on Twitter.

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