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Elon Musk's Twitter is working on a 'high'-risk paid video feature

Elon Musk’s Twitter is working on a ‘high’-risk paid video feature

Comment on this story Comment Elon Musk’s Twitter is pushing ahead with plans to charge for content on the social media site, now with videos. Twitter is working on a feature to allow people to post videos to the site and then charge users to view them, with the social media company taking a cut …

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US exploring whether it has authority to review Musk's Twitter deal

US exploring whether it has authority to review Musk’s Twitter deal

Comment on this story Comment Large foreign investors would have access to confidential information about Twitter’s finances — and potentially its users — under the terms of Elon Musk’s deal to acquire the social media site, people familiar with the matter told The Washington Post. That revelation comes as Treasury Department officials begin looking into …

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After Elon Musk's antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now  CNN Business

After Elon Musk’s antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Hours before news broke on Thursday that he had completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk wrote an open letter to advertisers stressing that he doesn’t want the platform to become a “free-for-all hellscape.” But that attempt at reassuring the advertising industry, which makes up the vast majority …

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After Elon Musk's antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now  CNN Business

After Elon Musk’s antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Hours before news broke on Thursday that he had completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk wrote an open letter to advertisers stressing that he doesn’t want the platform to become a “free-for-all hellscape.” But that attempt at reassuring the advertising industry, which makes up the vast majority …

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Musk's inner circle worked through the weekend to cement Twitter layoff plans

Musk’s inner circle worked through the weekend to cement Twitter layoff plans

Comment on this story Comment SAN FRANCISCO — Members of billionaire Elon Musk’s inner circle huddled with Twitter’s remaining senior executives throughout the weekend, conducting detailed discussions regarding the site’s approach to content moderation, as well as plans to lay off 25 percent of the workforce to start. Alex Spiro, a well-known celebrity lawyer who …

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GM temporarily suspends advertising on Twitter following Elon Musk's takeover

GM temporarily suspends advertising on Twitter following Elon Musk’s takeover

A General Motors sign is seen during an event on January 25, 2022 in Lansing, Michigan. – General Motors will create 4,000 new jobs and retain 1,000, and significantly increase battery cell and electric truck manufacturing capacity. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – General Motors is suspending its advertising on Twitter following …

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Musk's Plan to Gut Twitter Sparks Fury and Lots of Jokes

Musk’s Plan to Gut Twitter Sparks Fury and Lots of Jokes

Elon Musk isn’t even the boss yet, but Twitter employees already have reason to shudder. On Thursday, news broke that the mega-troll billionaire may slash the company’s headcount by nearly 75 percent—assuming his takeover actually goes through. Twitter staffers, already weary from six months of non-stop upheaval, are preparing for the worst. “We heard terrible …

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CNN Exclusive: After Ukraine, Biden administration turns to Musk's satellite internet for Iran |  CNN Politics

CNN Exclusive: After Ukraine, Biden administration turns to Musk’s satellite internet for Iran | CNN Politics

Washington CNN — The White House has engaged in talks with Elon Musk about the possibility of setting up SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink inside Iran, multiple officials familiar with the discussions told CNN. The conversations, which have not been previously reported, come as the Biden administration searches for ways to support the Iranian protest …

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WSJ News Exclusive |  Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover Debt to Be Held by Banks Amid Turbulent Markets

WSJ News Exclusive | Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Debt to Be Held by Banks Amid Turbulent Markets

Banks that committed to help finance Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter Inc. plan to hold all $13 billion of debt backing the deal rather than syndicate it out, according to people familiar with the matter, in another blow to a market that serves as a crucial source of corporate funding. Twitter could have the dubious …

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Critics sound alarm over 'Twitter troll' Elon Musk's company takeover

Critics sound alarm over ‘Twitter troll’ Elon Musk’s company takeover

Elon Musk’s looming Twitter takeover has triggered warnings on the left that under his leadership the platform will be flooded with hate speech and misinformation, especially ahead of upcoming election cycles. Musk hasn’t provided a detailed picture of the version of Twitter he plans to run, but he’s foreshadowed creating a platform focused on what …

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