Elon Musk meets Netanyahu over Israel-Gaza crisis

November 27, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Elon Musk met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday in Israel, where the pair toured the Kfar Azza kibbutz, one of the Jewish communities attacked by Hamas militants during their Oct. 7 cross-border assault. After touring the scene of the violence, Musk was shown a video documenting some of the atrocities that took place, according to a conversation Read More

Within 4 days, Threads hits 100 million users

July 10, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Threads app launched by Instagram as a rival to Twitter has signed up more than 100 million users in less than five days, data tracking websites said on Monday, smashing the record of AI tool ChatGPT for the fastest-growing consumer app. While ChatGPT took two months to hit the 100 million user mark and video-sharing app TikTok took nine Read More

Revealed! New daily Twitter limitations for unverified users

July 2, 2023 AFP 0

Twitter is putting “temporary limits” on the number of posts users can read per day, with restrictions depending on account status. Accounts that have been “verified” on the platform will be allowed to read 8,000 posts per day, tweeted Musk, who owns the site. Unverified accounts will be limited to 800 posts per day. On the most restrictive end, newly Read More

Breaking: Elon Musk bounces back as world richest man *Full list

June 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Twitter owner, Elon Musk, has dethroned French multi-billionaire Bernard Arnault to become world richest man. Bloomberg Billionaires tally reveals that, Elon Musk net worth is now about $192 billion, compared to LVMH (LVMHF) CEO Bernard Arnault’s $187 billion. This feat became possible after surpassing the French luxury brand tycoon on Wednesday after shares of Mr Arnault’s LVMH fell 2.6 Read More

At last, Elon Musk surrenders, ‘steps down as Twitter CEO’

May 12, 2023 CNBC 0

Elon Musk said Thursday that Twitter is getting a new CEO and that he will move to a product and technical role. Musk said via Twitter that the new CEO, an unnamed woman, would start in about six weeks. He added that he would transition “to being exec chair & CTO, overseeing product, software & sysops.” Tesla shares jumped more Read More

Elon Musk issues new verification payment plan

May 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Twitter owner, Elon Musk, has said that the company will soon come up with lower charges for small businesses that want to get verified on the platform. This is coming in response to complaints by Twitter users that the $ 1,000-a-month subscription fee for businesses is too high. Reacting to the complaints, Musk said the $1,000 charge will be for Read More

Twitter announces fresh charges

May 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has announced on Saturday, April 30, 2023 that the social media platform will allow media publishers to charge users on a per-article basis with just one click, beginning in May. Musk called it a win for both the public and media organizations. The feature will allow users who do not wish to “sign up for a Read More

Breaking: ‘Legacy’ verified badges yanked off Twitter

April 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Twitter has removed accounts with verified legacy badges belonging to public organizations and high-profile users. The platform had initially said it would wind down the system on April 1, 2023, but the date passed and nothing happened. Then last week, CEO Elon Musk announced a new date of April 20. As of early Thursday afternoon, celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Read More

Starship: Elon Musk SpaceX firm postpones launch of biggest rocket ever

April 17, 2023 BBC 0

An attempt to launch the most powerful rocket ever into space has been postponed for at least 48 hours. The vehicle, known as Starship, has been built by US entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX company. The uncrewed mission on Monday was called off minutes before the planned launch from Boca Chica, Texas Starship stands almost 120m (400ft) high and is designed Read More

Artificial intelligence AI: Elon reveals bumper plans

April 15, 2023 CNBC 0

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning to launch an artificial intelligence startup that would go head-to-head with OpenAI, the Financial Times reported Friday. Musk — the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter — has been building a team of researchers and engineers and has been in conversation with multiple investors, the Financial Times reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Read More

Twitter introduces new charges

March 25, 2023 Admin III 0

Social media giant Twitter is likely to charge businesses a sum of USD 1,000 per month for their golden verified check mark, along with an additional $50 per month for each affiliated account. According to the reports, the charges by the Elon Musk-backed company come as a part of Twitter’s efforts to be ‘the most trusted place on the internet’. Read More

Breaking: Twitter suffers outage

March 1, 2023 Metro UK 0

Thousands of Twitter users were unable to access the micro-blogging application on Wednesday, and had reported to the Downdetector outage monitoring website. The outage seems to be primarily affecting the app, while some users have reported issues with the website as well. The unexplained collapse follows Elon Musk’s latest round of layoffs this week where he fired around 200 product Read More

Elon Musk bounces back as World richest man

February 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Elon Musk has reclaimed the title of the richest person in the world, per Bloomberg’s tally. The Tesla CEO was unseated from the top spot by Bernard Arnault, CEO of French luxury brand LVMH (LVMHF), in December of last year, making Musk No. 2 on the list for more than two months. As of Monday, however, Bloomberg reports that a Read More

Twitter users want Elon Musk out as CEO

December 19, 2022 Admin III 0

Millions of Twitter users have asked Elon Musk, to step down as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the microblogging application. Musk who earlier put up a poll on Monday, asking if he should retain the ownership of Twitter. Reacting to his poll, 57.5 per cent of the 17,502,391 votes recorded against Musk’s ownership.

Twitter suspends account tracking Musk’s jet

December 15, 2022 Admin III 0

Twitter has suspended an account that tracked flights of Elon Musk’s private jet on Wednesday. Confirming the report, Twitter Cheif Executive Officer (CEO), Elon Musk posted on his account about the suspension. He said, “ Any account doxxing real-time location info of anyone will be suspended, as it is a physical safety violation. This includes posting links to sites with Read More

New world richest man emerges as Elon Musk loses out

December 8, 2022 Admin III 0

After selling Tesla stocks to fund the $44 billion purchase of Twitter, Elon Musk, has lost his world’s richest person title. According to Forbes, the chief executive of luxury brand Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH, Bernard Arnault and his family have taken the ‘world richest’ title with a personal wealth of $185.4 billion. Musk, who has held the top spot Read More

Again, Twitter suspends Kanye West

December 2, 2022 Admin III 0

Kanye West has been suspended from Twitter and accused of “inciting violence” over offensive tweets – just two months after his last ban. The US rapper, who now goes by the name Ye, posted a series of erratic tweets – one of which appeared to show a symbol combining a swastika and a Jewish star. Twitter’s new boss Elon Musk Read More

Elon Musk announces new change on Twitter

November 25, 2022 Admin III 0

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Elon Musk, has announced that the platform would be launching different colored badges to distinguish between accounts. Musk shared a post on his Twitter account Friday that all verified accounts will be manually authenticated before check activated. He said, “Sorry for the delay, we’re tentatively launching Verified on Friday next week. “Gold check for companies, Read More