A look back at Elon Musk’s chaotic first month at Twitter

CNN — Sunday officially marks one month since the world’s richest man took the helm at Twitter. At that time, Elon Musk initiated mass layoffs and gave remaining employees a cryptic ultimatum, reinstated the accounts of controversial figures including former President Donald Trump, and launched – then punted – a plan to charge for Twitter’s … Read more

Half of Twitter’s top advertisers appear to leave the platform within a month of Musk’s takeover, report says

The few weeks since Elon Musk took the reins of Twitter have been filled with chaos – including a launch, takedown and relaunch of premium services as well as the unbanning of controversial figures. And this week, a new report showcases the impact the management change may have on the social media giant’s finances. Nonprofit … Read more

Kanye ‘Ye’ West Releases Bombshell Campaign Video for 2024 Presidential Election, Talks Trump, Kim Kardashian

Kanye ‘Ye’ West continued on his path of complete self-destruction Thursday night, releasing a string of videos including a two-minute campaign promo dissing Donald Trump. The rapper, 45, announced last week that he plans to run for president again in 2024. “The thing that Trump was most disturbed about [is] me asking him to be … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter Fiasco Is the Twilight of the Tech Bro

Beloved pseudonymous Weird Twitter philosopher dril once wrote, “’im not owned! im not owned!!’, i continue to insist as i slowly shrink and transform into a corn cob” [sic] That tweet, from 2011, spawned the phrase “corn cobbing,” which in internet parlance means to claim victory in the face of obvious, humiliating defeat. Now, it … Read more

Marvel’s Avengers Spokesperson Loses Role Over Offensive Tweets

Image: Crystal Dynamics It’s a tale as old as Twitter itself: Person says stupid, offensive stuff in the past, person comes to prominence, old tweets get dug up, person apologizes, the internet holds court. The whole performance has just taken place once again, this time featuring Crystal Dynamics’ spokesperson and game design lead on Marvel’s … Read more

Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton are set to co-host Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party in Miami

Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton will team up to co-host Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party live in Miami, and the former Disney channel star excitedly announced the news on her Twitter and Instagram pages earlier Monday. The Hannah Montana actress, 29, and the country icon, 76, appear to be more than thrilled to work together … Read more

Apple Executive Phil Schiller Deactivates Twitter Account

Sunday November 20, 2022 8:55 am PST by Sami Fathi Apple’s Phil Schillerresponsible for Apple events and the App Storehas deactivated his Twitter account following recent developments on the platform. Schiller often used his account to promote new Apple products, services, software, and initiatives and interact with customers. As noted on Twitter by Bloomberg‘s Mark … Read more