Musk: Elon Musk says Twitter algorithm ‘manipulates users’

SAN FRANCISCO: Tech billionaire Elon Musk said Sunday that microblogging site Twitter’s algorithm could be manipulating users and also suggested a fix for that. Musk, in a series of tweets, mentioned that it is very important to fix the Twitter feed and shared how it can be done. “You are being manipulated by the algorithm … Read more

Elon Musk puts Twitter buyout on hold, casting doubt on $44 billion deal – CBS Detroit

DETROIT (AP) – Tesla billionaire Elon Musk has temporarily put his plan to buy Twitter on hold, raising fresh questions about whether he will proceed with the $44 billion acquisition. Musk tweeted early Friday that he wanted to identify the amount of spam and fake accounts on the social media platform. He has been outspoken … Read more

Elon Musk Has Wrong Approach To Counting Fakes And Spam On Twitter: Experts

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent shares of Twitter tumbling on Friday when he said he was suspending his $44 billion acquisition of the social network while he investigates the proportion of fake and spam accounts on the platform. Although Musk later clarified that he remains committed to the deal, he continued to dwell on the … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 53 Starlink satellites from California

A SpaceX rocket launched 53 satellites for the Starlink Internet constellation into orbit on Friday after lifting off from California. The Falcon 9 booster blasted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 3:07 p.m., and minutes later, the first stage landed a drone in the Pacific Ocean, while the second stage continued toward low Earth … Read more

NFL Schedule Leaks was just another troll job

Screenshot: Twitter: @NFLGameLeaks Legends are not born, they are made. The @NFLGameLeaks Twitter account is no different. NFL schedule leaks published his first tweet on May 9, writing: “Hello Twitter; The NFL schedule it [sic] will officially launch on Thursday, May 12. However, schedules have already been sent to all 32 NFL teams. Games will … Read more

Twitter CEO expects Musk deal to close, but prepares for all scenarios

Parag Agrawal was named CEO of Twitter on November 29, 2021. Courtesy: Twitter Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said on friday that he still hopes the sale to Elon Musk will go through, but continues to run the company in case it doesn’t. “While I look forward to the deal closing, we must be prepared for … Read more

Musk sends mixed messages on Twitter deal, putting pressure on stocks

Elon Musk sent mixed messages on Friday about his proposed takeover of Twitter, putting pressure on shares of the microblogging platform amid skepticism over whether the deal will close. “While I look forward to the deal closing, we must be prepared for all scenarios and always do the right thing for Twitter,” Agrawal said. Originally … Read more

Elon Musk Can’t Just Walk Out Of The Twitter Deal By Paying $1 Billion

Elon Musk cannot simply walk out of his deal to acquire Twitter by paying an agreed-upon $1 billion breakup fee. It is not so simple. Musk tweeted Friday that he has decided to put his Twitter acquisition “on hold” while he investigates whether the number of fake/spam accounts on Twitter is actually just 5%, as … Read more

Musk sends mixed messages on Twitter deal, putting pressure on stocks

Elon Musk sent mixed messages Friday about his proposed takeover of Twitter, sending shares of the microblogging platform lower amid skepticism over whether the deal will go through. While the reliability of user numbers is an important benchmark for evaluating the revenue of Twitter and other social media companies, analysts have generally interpreted Musk’s messages … Read more