The Twitter Files Revealed One Thing: Elon Musk Is Trapped | WIRED

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Moderating social media platforms is hard. Just ask the former Twitter employees whose decision to block a 2020 New York Post story about Joe Biden’s son Hunter was picked over yesterday in tweets from Substack writer Matt Taibbi.
Or ask Elon Musk, Twitter’s owner and self-declared Chief Twit, who hyped Taibbi’s tweets, which were littered with screenshots claiming to show internal company messages. Despite their […]
The Twitter Files Revealed One Thing: Elon Musk Is Trapped | WIRED

Hate speech dramatically surges on Twitter following Elon Musk takeover, new research shows

New Twitter owner Elon Musk declared last month that “hate speech impressions” had dramatically fallen on the platform since he took over.

It was a remarkable claim, given that Musk has executed mass layoffs and chased away hundreds of employees, draining the company of much-needed resources to enforce content moderation policies, which the billionaire has also publicly criticized.

Twitter must comply with Europe's platform rules, EU digital chief […]
Hate speech dramatically surges on Twitter following Elon Musk takeover, new research shows

Hate Speech's Rise on Twitter Under Elon Musk Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find

Sheera Frenkel writes about misinformation and social media platforms. Kate Conger reports on Twitter and Elon Musk.
Before Elon Musk bought Twitter, slurs against Black Americans showed up on the social media service an average of 1,282 times a day. After the billionaire became Twitter’s owner, they jumped to 3,876 times a day.
Slurs against gay men appeared on Twitter 2,506 times a day on average before Mr. Musk took over. Afterward, their use rose to 3,964 times a day.
And antisemitic […]
Hate Speech's Rise on Twitter Under Elon Musk Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find

Elon Musk Reveals Twitter Will Soon Release a New Feature – Entrepreneur

The surprise announcement was a reply to a Twitter user who complained that nobody read his tweets.
Elon Musk continues to reach out directly to Twitter users to get feedback on his newly acquired platform.
In a tweet earlier today, the billionaire/Chief Twit turned his focus on lurkers who consume the content but don’t contribute. He politely encouraged these so-called ‘doom scrollers’ to get involved.
“I meet so many people who read twitter every day but almost never tweet,” he wrote. “If I […]
Elon Musk Reveals Twitter Will Soon Release a New Feature – Entrepreneur

Elon Musk Accuses Twitter of Election Interference – TheStreet

Since Elon Musk became the owner of Twitter on October 27 in exchange for $44 billion, the billionaire has been working to reshape the platform in his image.
To mark the break with his predecessors, he calls his Twitter, Twitter 2.0.
Within a month, the Techno King pretty much tried to get rid of everything he disliked on the platform when he was an outsider. He fired many of the top executives, including CEO Parag Agrawal and the senior managers in charge of the content management […]
Elon Musk Accuses Twitter of Election Interference – TheStreet

Ron DeSantis backs Elon Musk, warns Apple against axing Twitter from App Store

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blasted Apple on Tuesday over Elon Musk’s allegations that it has threatened to boot Twitter from its App Store — and took a dig at the iPhone maker over its history of cooperating with the Chinese Communist Party.
DeSantis came to Musk’s defense hours after the billionaire Twitter CEO alleged that Apple has “threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why.” […]
Ron DeSantis backs Elon Musk, warns Apple against axing Twitter from App Store

Elon Musk Might Need a Refresher on His Own Twitter Policies | Vanity Fair

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Elon Musk seemingly either lost track of his own revised Twitter policies or thinks they don’t pertain to him. The billionaire on Monday posted literal fake news to his platform with what looked like a screencap of a CNN broadcast—but was really a photoshopped image—featuring anchor Don Lemon and a chyron that read, “Elon Musk could threaten free speech on Twitter by allowing people to speak freely.” It didn’t take […]
Elon Musk Might Need a Refresher on His Own Twitter Policies | Vanity Fair

Musk Tweets Photo of a Gun on His Bedside Table – TheStreet

Elon Musk is visionary and controversial. 
He completely changed the way the world views the automobile, and forced one of the world's most important industries to transform, in order to address climate change. 
Musk, the whimsical CEO, has also helped rekindle the dream of conquering and inhabiting Mars with SpaceX, his aerospace company. 
He has taken on a new challenge since Oct. 27: to build an everything app based on Twitter, a social network that did not earn money, […]
Musk Tweets Photo of a Gun on His Bedside Table – TheStreet

Billionaire Mark Cuban Challenges Elon Musk – TheStreet

Mark Cuban and Elon Musk are two of the most popular billionaires. 
Their success in business has made them stars, adored by many entrepreneurs and investors who hope to copy their respective recipes for success.
The Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise owner is disrupting the pharmaceutical industry with Mark Cuban CostPlus Drug, the only company which bears his name in more than a dozen companies he founded. The firm "fills and delivers prescriptions at cost plus a fixed 15% […]
Billionaire Mark Cuban Challenges Elon Musk – TheStreet

Twitter is less safe due to Elon Musk's management style, says former top official – CNN

Twitter owner Elon Musk’s dictatorial management style risks driving the company headlong into unforced business blunders, content moderation disasters and the degradation of core platform features that help keep vulnerable users safe, according to a former top Twitter official who led the company’s content moderation before abruptly resigning this month.

The social media company’s botched rollout of a paid verification feature “is an example of a disaster that […]
Twitter is less safe due to Elon Musk's management style, says former top official – CNN