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Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41.39 billion, claiming only he can 'unlock its true potential'
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social media

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41.39 billion, claiming only he can 'unlock its true potential'

If the deal doesn’t work, Musk has hinted that he will reconsider his position as a shareholder in the social media company
14 Apr 2022
Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet
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Network & Internet

Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet

The former Twitter CEO took to the platform he founded to express regret at the 'damaging' development of the internet
4 Apr 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Cyber attack at Ikea, Meta ordered to sell Giphy, new Twitter CEO
IT Pro News In Review: Cyber attack at IKEA, Meta ordered to sell Giphy, new Twitter CEOvideo
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IT Pro News In Review: Cyber attack at Ikea, Meta ordered to sell Giphy, new Twitter CEO

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
3 Dec 2021
Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO
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business management

Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO

CTO Parag Agrawal takes the reins as Dorsey also plans to leave board position
29 Nov 2021
Tesla shares fall after Musk Twitter poll
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business management

Tesla shares fall after Musk Twitter poll

Tesla CEO asked social media users whether he should sell 10% of his shares in the company
8 Nov 2021
Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value
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Acquisition

Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value

The sale will allow the tech giant to focus on its plans of doubling its revenue in 2023 to $7.5 billion
7 Oct 2021
Twitter, LinkedIn reverse course due to climbing COVID cases
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remote access

Twitter, LinkedIn reverse course due to climbing COVID cases

Twitter closes offices while LinkedIn decides to allow remote work after all
29 Jul 2021
Social media companies vow to reduce abuse of women online
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Security

Social media companies vow to reduce abuse of women online

Tech giants announce move at equality forum
1 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
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The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation

Social media is a great innovation - but falsehoods and manipulation are rife
11 Dec 2020
Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach
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Security

Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach

After a major security breach in July, Twitter has made moves to improve its cyber security
1 Oct 2020
Twitter to make AI algorithm open source to scour for biases
machine learning

Twitter to make AI algorithm open source to scour for biases

Users highlight racial bias in the way Twitter’s automated image-cropping tool selects portions for preview
21 Sep 2020
Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election
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social media

Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election

Twitter will remove or label tweets intended to undermine public confidence in civic processes
11 Sep 2020
Twitter reveals tags for government and state media accounts
social media

Twitter reveals tags for government and state media accounts

Twitter will start in select countries and expand over time
7 Aug 2020
The Twitter hack, and why we need a better class of criminal
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hacking

The Twitter hack, and why we need a better class of criminal

The bitcoin scammers’ biggest crime isn’t fraud - it’s lack of imagination
18 Jul 2020
You can now check Twitter DMs right from your timeline
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You can now check Twitter DMs right from your timeline

Twitter makes DMs more like Facebook messages, but users aren’t happy
16 Jul 2020
Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports
Policy & legislation

Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports

The European Union already requested this info and received commitments from all three companies
10 Jul 2020
Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform
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Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform

Twitter stock jumps 7% after job postings mention new subscription platform
9 Jul 2020
Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"
social media

Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"

Trump tweeted that any “Autonomous Zone” in Washington DC will be ”met with serious force”
24 Jun 2020
Trump tweet hit with a manipulated media warning label
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Trump tweet hit with a manipulated media warning label

Twitter and Facebook take action against social media posts from President Donald Trump
19 Jun 2020
Twitter discloses removal of state-linked information operations
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social media

Twitter discloses removal of state-linked information operations

Includes accounts from People’s Republic of China, Russia and Turkey
12 Jun 2020
Tech group challenges President Trump's social media executive
Policy & legislation

Tech group challenges President Trump's social media executive

CDT accuses Trump of violating the First Amendment
5 Jun 2020
Twitter disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues
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social media

Twitter disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues

Trump versus Twitter saga continues after Twitter disables video tribute to George Floyd
5 Jun 2020
Twitter taps ex-Google CFO Pichette as board chairman
social media

Twitter taps ex-Google CFO Pichette as board chairman

Omid Jordestani will remain on the board as director
3 Jun 2020