Owner of X formerly known as Twitter, Elon Musk has announced that the social media app will be getting audio and video calls feature very soon. He also specified that the new feature will be compatible with Android, iOS, PC, and Mac and that audio and video calls can be made without any phone number. In his post on Wednesday, Read More
Twitter owner, Elon Musk, has replaced the bird logo with a new “minimalist art deco” logo X as part of a rebrand of the platform. Musk revealed plans to rebrand the platform and do away with the iconic brand logo. In a tweet on Sunday, Elon Musk said, “X.com now points to twitter.com”. “Interim X logo goes live later today”. Read More
Elon Musk’s platform will now ‘help people earn a living directly on Twitter’ as it announced plans to kickstart monetisation features just last night. This scheme is only available to notable Twitter Blue subscribers, as creators will need to prove they received at least five million impressions on posts in the last three months. Impressions are a total tally of Read More
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
On Thursday the popular Mark Zuckerberg’s Threads, a new social media platform for Instagram users, went live and is taking aim at Twitter as a new option for people who don’t like the changes Elon Musk has made since he bought Twitter in October 2022. Threads has More than 30 million people signed up as of Thursday. It’s available in Read More
Thirty million users have signed up for Meta’s newly launched Threads app on its first day, the company’s chief Mark Zuckerberg says. He pitched the app as a “friendly” rival to Twitter, which was bought by Elon Musk in October.Experts say Threads could attract Twitter users unhappy with recent changes to the platform. But Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino said though Read More
Ten million users signed up for Meta’s newly launched Threads app in its first seven hours, the company’s chief Mark Zuckerberg says. He pitched the app as a “friendly” rival to Twitter, which was bought by Elon Musk in October. Experts say Threads could attract Twitter users unhappy with recent changes to the platform. Threads allows users to post up Read More
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
Thousands of Twitter users are reporting issues with both the website and the app. Reports started coming in that users were experiencing issues from around 12.20pm UK time on Saturday, according to Downdetector. Reacting to the issues, one social media user wrote: ”IS TWITTER DOWN?!” While a second said: ”huh? Twitter is down or something is wrong with my account?” Read More
Popular micro blogging platform Twitter on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 revoked the verification tab of President Bola Tinubu’s account. The distinctive badge typically granted to individuals holding the position of ‘Government officials’ is conspicuously absent from Tinubu’s account. This is coming barely 24 hours after the same action was carried out on former Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s account.
Micro blogging application, Twitter, Monday, May 29, 2923, revoked the verification tag attached to the account of former Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. However, that of former President Muhammadu Buhari has been retained. This move by Twitter has sparked intrigue and raised questions about the reasons behind this disparity in badge removal between the two prominent Nigerian figures.
Elon Musk said he has hired Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal’s former head of advertising, as Twitter’s new chief executive. The billionaire has been Twitter chief executive since his $44bn acquisition of the company in October but signalled his position would be temporary. Without naming a successor, Musk wrote on Twitter on Thursday: “Excited to announce that I’ve hired a new CEO Read More
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 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
Some Twitter accounts with more than one million followers have had their blue tick badges re-instated by Twitter without paying to subscribe. Beyoncé, Harry Kane, Richard Osman Victoria Beckham, Wizkid, Davido are among those to have their blue tick back. Some media accounts have gotten their gold badge back, but that of @Blueprint_ng is yet to be restored.
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
Businesses and organizations in Nigeria that want to get the verified badge on Twitter will have to pay s sum of N460,500 every month, the microblogging site has said. In addition, the organizations will also pay an extra N23,030 monthly for each business or individual affiliated with them to get verified. While the prices vary from country to country, Twitter Read More
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
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
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 Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Elon Musk, has set up an online poll on either to retain the ownership of the micro blogging application or not. In a tweep on his verified handle Monday, the Twitter boss wrote, “Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will abide by the results of this poll.”
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
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
Donald Trump on Saturday said he had no interest in returning to Twitter even as a slim majority voted in favor of reinstating the former U.S. president, who was banned from the social media service for inciting violence, in a poll organized by new owner Elon Musk. Slightly over 15 million Twitter users voted in the poll with 51.8% voting Read More
Twitter has shutdown it’s offices globally after an undisclosed email from Twitter, Friday, informed employees that all offices will be temporarily shut down and that they will be reopened on November 21, 2022. According to reports, less than 50% of the company’s remaining 4,000 staff signed up to work under the new condition. The development has led to Twitter users Read More