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Posted: Jan 19, 2023 - 7:03pm





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Posted: Jan 18, 2023 - 3:11pm

Extremely Hardcore
Twitter’s trust and safety team compiled a seven-page document outlining the dangers associated with paid verification. What would stop people from ­impersonating politicians or brands? They ranked the risk a “P0,” the highest possible. But Musk and his team refused to take any recommendations that would delay the launch.

Twitter Blue’s paid verification system was unveiled on November 5. Almost immediately, fake verified accounts flooded the platform. An image of Mario giving the middle finger from what looked like the official Nintendo account stayed up for more than a day. An account masquerading as the drug manufacturer Eli Lilly tweeted that insulin would now be free; company executives begged Twitter to take down the tweet. The marketing team tried to do damage control. “You build trust by being transparent, predictable, and thoughtful,” one former employee says. “We were none of those with this launch.”

Days after the subscription service debuted, Twitter canned it. Yoel Roth, the head of the team whose warnings had been ignored, resigned. In an all-hands meeting, Musk vowed not to relaunch Twitter Blue until the company had gotten a handle on impersonators. (Shortly after he did, in mid-December, ostensibly with defenses in place, a columnist for the Washington Post managed to get a fake account for a U.S. senator verified.)

Musk’s blundering left a deep scar. ­Twitter Blue was meant to begin shifting Twitter’s sales away from ads toward subscriptions. But while chasing a relatively paltry new cash stream, Musk torched the company’s ad business — the source of the vast majority of its billions in revenue. The Blue disaster accelerated a rush of advertisers abandoning the platform, including Eli Lilly, and by December, what was left of Twitter’s sales team began offering hundreds of thousands of dollars in free ad spend to lure back ­marketers. (It did not work.)

In a series of tweets, Musk blamed the company’s “massive drop in revenue” on “activist groups pressuring advertisers.” To Musk, it was anyone’s fault but his own.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2023 - 1:56pm

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Elon Musk hasn't been invited to World Economic Forum in years, organizers claim
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Posted: Jan 16, 2023 - 8:54pm


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Posted: Jan 12, 2023 - 2:11pm

‘Industry’ and the State (Twitter Files 11 & 12)
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Posted: Dec 31, 2022 - 2:19pm

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Yeah; it couldn't have happened to a bigger asshole.
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Posted: Dec 31, 2022 - 2:10pm

Greta’s great Twitter smackdown


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Posted: Dec 24, 2022 - 6:12pm


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Posted: Dec 23, 2022 - 6:40pm

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Elon would never let him work remote.


Lol
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Posted: Dec 23, 2022 - 6:06pm

Elon Musk ‘orders Twitter to remove suicide prevention feature’
Sources say new owner sought removal of #ThereIsHelp feature that appeared at top of certain searches
The removal of the feature, known as #ThereIsHelp, has not been previously reported. It had shown at the top of specific searches contacts for support organisations in many countries related to mental health, HIV, vaccines, child sexual exploitation, Covid19, gender-based violence, natural disasters and freedom of expression.

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Posted: Dec 21, 2022 - 8:43am

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Posted: Dec 21, 2022 - 8:27am

A Boebert/MTG feud a-brewin'!
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Posted: Dec 21, 2022 - 6:55am

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i say we get ed snowden to step into the big shoes at twitter!
what do you say ed? let's give it a go!




Elon would never let him work remote.
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Posted: Dec 21, 2022 - 5:14am

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TikTok isn't going to collaborate with the US government, by order of the Chinese government... which limits child engagement to 40 mins per day.  

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Posted: Dec 21, 2022 - 5:08am

i say we get ed snowden to step into the big shoes at twitter!
what do you say ed? let's give it a go!

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Posted: Dec 20, 2022 - 7:36pm


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Posted: Dec 20, 2022 - 7:17pm



List of websites blocked in mainland China





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Posted: Dec 20, 2022 - 7:16pm

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Actually, at least one is worried that you can buy dildos and butt plugs at Target.

right?

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Posted: Dec 20, 2022 - 7:12pm

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They are worried about the Chinese state sending subliminal messages through Tik Tok commanding Americans to overthrow their government and install a communist dictatorship.  


Actually, at least one is worried that you can buy dildos and butt plugs at Target.
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Posted: Dec 20, 2022 - 7:12pm

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US lawmakers are not worried about privacy violations.   

They are worried about the Chinese state sending subliminal messages through Tik Tok commanding Americans to overthrow their government and install a communist dictatorship. 

"Not wittingly."

I found one...
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