US says Elon Musk should not be immune to testifying about the former Twitter
The U.S. government says the former Twitter’s request to end oversight of its data privacy and security practices is “meritless” and owner Elon Musk should not be immune to testifying about the company since he has “first-hand knowledge” of the conduct being investigated.
Special counsel got a search warrant for Twitter to turn over info on Trump's account, documents say
Special counsel Jack Smith’s team obtained a search warrant in January for records related to former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account, and a judge levied a $350,000 fine on the company for missing the deadline to company.
Does being in a good mood make you more generous? Researchers say yes and charities should take note
Those ads showing caged dogs and desperate looking cats while Canadian singer Sarah McLachlan’s “Angel” played in the background have been not just effective at making viewers sad, but also remarkably successful at raising money for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals since 2007.
India and Japan look to collaborate in building semiconductors and resilient supply chains
India and Japan are exploring collaboration in critical and emerging technologies, including semiconductors and resilient supply chains, as part of a target of $35.9 billion Japanese investment in the country by 2027.
Reluctant Twitter users, influencers and others are flocking to Meta's new Threads app
Celebrities, lawmakers, brands and everyday social media users are flocking to Meta’s freshly minted app Threads to connect with their followers, including many Twitter refugees tired of the drama surrounding Elon Musk’s raucous oversight of that platform since acquiring it last year.
Australian online safety watchdog demands answers from Twitter on how it tackles online hate
Australia’s online safety watchdog has issued a legal notice to Twitter demanding an explanation of what the social media giant is doing to tackle a surge in online hate since Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the platform.
Elon Musk's 'historic' Twitter event with Ron DeSantis struggles with technical glitches
Elon Musk’s Twitter Spaces event with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis started off with technical glitches the Twitter owner said was due to “straining” servers because so many people were trying to listen to the audio-only event.
San Francisco officials are investigating if Elon Musk's "Twitter Hotel" plan broke laws
San Francisco officials are investigating Twitter after six former employees allege that owner Elon Musk’s leadership team broke laws in turning the company’s headquarters into a “Twitter Hotel” for workers being pushed to stay up late to transform the social media platform.
New Twitter rules expose election offices to spoof accounts
Election administrators across the United States say they’re concerned their offices will be targeted for fake Twitter accounts that'll confuse or mislead voters after the social media platform changed its long-standing verification service.
NYC transit agency ends Twitter alerts, says it's unreliable
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which for 14 years has provided real-time information on subway, train and bus service outages, delays and other important updates for its 1.3 million followers, will stop using Twitter for such alerts.
FTC probes Twitter data practices after Elon Musk's layoffs
The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Elon Musk’s mass layoffs at Twitter and trying to obtain his internal communications as part of ongoing oversight into the social media company’s privacy and cybersecurity practices, according to documents described in a congressional report.
Twitter's plan to charge for crucial tool prompts outcry
In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, thousands of volunteer software developers have been using a crucial Twitter tool to comb the platform for calls for help — including people posting their location inside collapsed buildings — and connect people with rescue organizations to help them.