Apple buys more Twitter ads despite Elon Musk claims: report

Apple buys more Twitter ads despite Elon Musk claims: report

Photo: XanderSt (Shutterstock) Monday, Elon Musk chose a public fight with Apple, accusing the company of blocking its Twitter ad and wondering aloud if the alleged pause was because “in America they hate free speech.” In fact, Apple spent $84,615 on Twitter advertising the same day, according to data from Pathmatics, a digital ad analytics … Read more

Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

The Twitter security hole that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records was patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergei Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once contained a flaw so easily exploited that hackers managed to get hold of 5.4 million user details. Now, … Read more

Elon Musk will make a new phone if Apple and Google ban Twitter

Elon Musk will make a new phone if Apple and Google ban Twitter

Now Elon may or may not want to fix the phones.Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro / AFP of Twitter new ruler Elon Musk makes so many statements about the platform that it’s hard to keep track. Only this week, Musk Twitter users surveyed about whether it should “general amnesty” to suspended accounts and obtained in a public … Read more

Musk says the new color-coded verified system on Twitter will launch in a week

Musk says the new color-coded verified system on Twitter will launch in a week

New York CNN business — Elon Musk is ready to try his new troubled verification system for Twitter once again. This time, in color. Twitter CEO announced – via a tweets of course – that Twitter will roll out its interim verified launch on Friday next week. There are changes to the program that he … Read more

Elon Musk mocks T-shirt made by Twitter to support Black employees – CNN

Elon Musk mocks T-shirt made by Twitter to support Black employees - CNN

Elon Musk teases a T-shirt made by Twitter to support black employeesCnn Elon Musk mocks Twitter T-shirts linked to BLM protestsVancouver sun ‘Stay at work’: Elon Musk shares ‘awesome’ new Twitter merch. Check here | mintmint ‘Burn a lot of it’: No ‘surprise’ Elon Musk discovered awakened T-shirts at Twitter HQSky News from Australia Elon … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter fiasco is the twilight of the tech brother

Elon Musk's Twitter fiasco is the twilight of the tech brother

Beloved weird philosopher alias twitter dril once upon a time he wrote, “’I’m not my property! I’m not my property!!’, I keep insisting as I slowly shrink and turn into a cob of corn” [sic] That tweet, from 2011, spawned the phrase “corn cobbing,” which on the internet means to claim victory in the face … Read more

Of course, Dril gave Elon Musk’s best Twitter interview yet

Of course, Dril gave Elon Musk's best Twitter interview yet

Elon MuskPhoto: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Heidi Klum While Twitter continues to be uncomfortable writhing under the yoke of new owner Elon Musk, The Washington PostTaylor Lorenz made sure what could be the last comment on Musk’s nascent Site leadership: An interview with Twitter user Dril, the one-time online comedian memorably dubbed “the patron saint … Read more

Elon Musk hires a PlayStation 3 jailbreak hacker to fix Twitter

Elon Musk hires a PlayStation 3 jailbreak hacker to fix Twitter

Photo: Carina Johansen (Getty Images) George Hotz is best known for jailbreak iPhone carrier blocking and hacking the Playstation 3. Now Elon Musk has entrusted him with his most important technical challenge: fixing Twitter in three months. Okay, not everything. He was hired to fix Twitter’s current glitch search function. Musk had previously tried to … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter is “holding” the restart of paid verification over impersonation issues

Elon Musk says Twitter is "holding" the restart of paid verification over impersonation issues

CNN business — Elon Musk said so on Monday night Twitter is “holding” the restart of its paid account verification plan for continued concerns of identity theft on the social media platform. “Holding Blue Verified raise until there is high confidence in shutting down representation,” Musk wrote in a tweets. “It will probably use different … Read more