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Elon Musk's €41 billion bid to buy Twitter gets unanimous approval from shareholders
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Elon Musk's €41 billion bid to buy Twitter gets unanimous approval from shareholders

Jun 21st 2022, 3:55 PM 11,213 Views 18 Comments

The Tesla chief executive bought 9.2% of the social media company in early April.

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'
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Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'

Jun 17th 2022, 8:57 AM 20,705 Views 21 Comments

According to multiple reports, Musk also addressed possible layoffs at the company

Musk accuses Twitter of withholding data and threatens to withdraw bid
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Musk accuses Twitter of withholding data and threatens to withdraw bid

Jun 7th 2022, 2:04 PM 9,796 Views 14 Comments

The mercurial Musk agreed a deal in late April to purchase Twitter.

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
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Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

May 20th 2022, 6:39 PM 28,882 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post
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Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post

May 18th 2022, 10:33 PM 30,625 Views 25 Comments

A tweet from the health minister yesterday racked up hundreds of retweets from accounts that appeared to be based in Turkey.

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts
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Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Updated May 17th 2022, 9:40 AM 24,781 Views 19 Comments

Musk yesterday responded with a poo emoji after the Twitter CEO defended the social media platform’s handling of bots.

Elon Musk 'still committed' to $44 billion Twitter takeover despite putting deal 'on hold'
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Elon Musk 'still committed' to $44 billion Twitter takeover despite putting deal 'on hold'

Updated May 13th 2022, 2:20 PM 23,666 Views 15 Comments

The Tesla chief executive tweeted the news this morning.

Twitter announces hiring freeze and top executives' exit ahead of Elon Musk takeover
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Twitter announces hiring freeze and top executives' exit ahead of Elon Musk takeover

May 12th 2022, 10:07 PM 19,625 Views 25 Comments

Musk’s $44-billion deal to buy Twitter was announced last month but still needs the backing of shareholders and regulators.

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Donald Trump
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Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Donald Trump

May 11th 2022, 7:06 AM 15,027 Views 35 Comments

Trump has stated publicly that he would not come back to Twitter if permitted.

‘Very worst’ banned Twitter trolls rear up amid Elon Musk buyout bid
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‘Very worst’ banned Twitter trolls rear up amid Elon Musk buyout bid

May 9th 2022, 8:00 AM 17,514 Views 3 Comments

For the past three years, volunteers have been monitoring 120 of the most persistent banned users who repeatedly ‘respawn’ profiles on the site.

US judge dismisses Trump lawsuit over Twitter ban
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US judge dismisses Trump lawsuit over Twitter ban

May 7th 2022, 8:39 AM 20,549 Views 27 Comments

The judge said the suit’s argument that Twitter had “censored” Trump in violation of free speech rights was weak.

President Higgins hits out at attempts of billionaires to control online discussion
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President Higgins hits out at attempts of billionaires to control online discussion

May 5th 2022, 1:55 PM 18,161 Views 52 Comments

Billionaire Elon Musk last week began the process of acquiring Twitter for $44 billion.

Facebook and Twitter offering supports for TDs and Senators who experience online abuse
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Facebook and Twitter offering supports for TDs and Senators who experience online abuse

May 5th 2022, 1:17 PM 3,714 Views 7 Comments

The platforms provided briefings to politicians earlier this year and promised enhanced facilities for reporting harassment.

Poll: Would you pay to use a social media platform?
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Poll: Would you pay to use a social media platform?

May 4th 2022, 10:23 AM 36,501 Views 61 Comments

Governments and businesses may have to pay a fee to use Twitter in the future.

Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter
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Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter

May 4th 2022, 9:39 AM 22,875 Views 17 Comments

The billionaire prospective owner of the platform has suggested a number of changes to the site.

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
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Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?

Apr 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,538 Views 17 Comments

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?

Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’
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Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’

Apr 28th 2022, 6:47 AM 16,325 Views 10 Comments

The world’s wealthiest person has been accused of ‘bullying’ Twitter’s senior executives.

Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal
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Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal

Apr 26th 2022, 5:25 PM 16,469 Views 20 Comments

What has Musk said about his vision for the social media platform and what do experts think is actually going to happen?

EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter will still have to obey its new Big Tech laws
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EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter will still have to obey its new Big Tech laws

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 12:30 PM 32,934 Views 45 Comments

It comes as Twitter founder Jack Dorsey welcomed Musk’s takeover, saying that “Twitter is the closest thing we have to a global consciousness.”

Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion
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Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion

Updated Apr 25th 2022, 8:44 PM 73,976 Views 82 Comments

Tesla CEO Musk said on Thursday he had secured funding to finance the purchase.

Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science
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Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:55 PM 10,996 Views 40 Comments

“Now more than ever, meaningful climate action, from all of us, is critical,” Twitter global sustainability manager Casey Junod said.

The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'
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The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'

Apr 19th 2022, 11:33 AM 13,704 Views 12 Comments

Twitter co-founder and board member Jack Dorsey has signalled his unhappiness with the board’s handling of the situation.

Lawsuit accuses Elon Musk of breaking law while buying Twitter stock
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Lawsuit accuses Elon Musk of breaking law while buying Twitter stock

Apr 15th 2022, 11:06 AM 24,546 Views 5 Comments

The complainant has accused Musk of violating a regulatory deadline to reveal he had accumulated a stake of at least 5%.

Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion
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Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion

Apr 14th 2022, 12:50 PM 29,705 Views 50 Comments

Musk previously turned down an opportunity to join the Twitter board late last week

Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors
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Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors

Apr 11th 2022, 6:56 AM 22,372 Views 28 Comments

Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal revealed the news, which followed a weekend of tweets from Musk suggesting possible changes to the site.

Twitter confirms it is testing an edit button
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Twitter confirms it is testing an edit button

Apr 6th 2022, 9:11 AM 9,908 Views 16 Comments

The inability to tweak tweets after posting has been a key complaint among users of the online platform.

Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake
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Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake

Apr 5th 2022, 2:56 PM 11,777 Views 14 Comments

Musk will not be allowed to own more than 14.9% of Twitter’s outstanding stock as long as he’s a board member.

Elon Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter
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Elon Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter

Apr 4th 2022, 2:19 PM 17,322 Views 18 Comments

Musk purchased approximately 73.5 million shares, according to a regulatory filing.

Newcastle midfielder charged over '12 men’ tweet
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Newcastle midfielder charged over '12 men’ tweet

Mar 21st 2022, 7:50 PM 14,712 Views 3 Comments

Isaac Hayden has been punished for a social media post after the Chelsea game.

Teenager admits racially abusing Marcus Rashford after Euro 2020 final
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Teenager admits racially abusing Marcus Rashford after Euro 2020 final

Mar 17th 2022, 8:15 PM 21,865 Views 0 Comments

Justin Lee Price, 19, directed a slur at the 24-year-old striker after England’s defeat in a penalty shoot-out against Italy last summer.

UK's Russian Embassy tweet about bombed Ukrainian hospital removed by Twitter
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UK's Russian Embassy tweet about bombed Ukrainian hospital removed by Twitter

Mar 11th 2022, 1:30 PM 18,072 Views 14 Comments

The tweet suggested the hospital attacked in the port city of Mariupol was ‘long non-operational’.

‘Trove of racial hatred’ exposed by investigation into online platforms
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‘Trove of racial hatred’ exposed by investigation into online platforms

Jan 12th 2022, 9:05 AM 13,700 Views 18 Comments

The director of the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right said its findings “makes it seem that platforms just don’t care enough” to address online abuse.

Twitter suspends account which mocked death of DUP MLA’s disabled son
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Twitter suspends account which mocked death of DUP MLA’s disabled son

Jan 6th 2022, 10:35 PM 28,358 Views 0 Comments

Diane Dodds welcome the move but said Twitter must act to protect users from online abuse.

Barcelona's €75 million man struggling to live up to price tag
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Barcelona's €75 million man struggling to live up to price tag

Dec 20th 2021, 4:25 PM 25,006 Views 5 Comments

Frenkie De Jong’s performances have been up and down, and mostly somewhere in between.

Club captain Aubameyang dropped by Arsenal for 'disciplinary issue'
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Club captain Aubameyang dropped by Arsenal for 'disciplinary issue'

Dec 11th 2021, 3:13 PM 6,568 Views 14 Comments

The star was not among the substitutes at the Emirates Stadium.

FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?
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FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?

Dec 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 53,782 Views 5 Comments

The highly publicised trial has attracted false internet-based claims before so let’s take a look at the latest allegations.

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO
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Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Nov 29th 2021, 4:58 PM 32,094 Views 13 Comments

Twitter’s chief technical officer Parag Agrawal will replace Dorsey in the top post.

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle
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Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,661 Views 7 Comments

The Stanford professor examines how social media is driving our digital dependence, and what we can do to break the habit.

Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restore his account
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Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restore his account

Oct 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 25,730 Views 66 Comments

Twitter declined to comment.

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media
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The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media

Sep 17th 2021, 2:15 PM 25,784 Views 48 Comments

Most of the complaints, 739, related to posts on Twitter.

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