‘Sabotage’-Shy Elon Musk Boards Up Twitter Offices: Report

Hours after new “Chief Twit” Elon Musk issued an “extremely hardcore” ultimatum to work hard or get out, thousands of Twitter employees have beelined for the exits, with the social media company disabling badge access and shuttering its brick-and-mortar spaces for at least the next 72 hours, according to multiple Thursday night reports. The devolution […]

Worst Twitter Performer Ever Issues Hilariously Un-Self-Aware Ultimatum

Twitter will only have room for “extremely hardcore” employees who put in long hours at high intensity, the company’s new owner Elon Musk told staff Wednesday morning. “Going forward, to build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, we will need to be extremely hardcore. This will mean working long hours […]

‘Parody’ Doug Ford account verified on Twitter suspended | Globalnews.ca

A “parody” Doug Ford account that was verified on Twitter, complete with a blue checkmark, has been suspended. The Twitter account, with the handle @DougFord_ON, was one of the latest in a number of accounts that have received verification through purchase after billionaire Elon Musk took over the social media platform. The platform’s blue check […]

Musk Threatens To Boot Twitter Account Impersonators

BOSTON (AP) — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another. The platform’s new owner issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter display names — not their account names — and tweeted as ‘Elon Musk’ in reaction to the billionaire’s decision to […]

A Twitter Employee’s Account of Surviving Layoff Day

Since Elon Musk took over Twitter, last week, employees at the company have described an atmosphere of persistent chaos. News about their jobs has been more likely to come from journalists than from company leadership. Musk had been clear that he intended to lay off a large portion of the staff (though he denied early […]

Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey Launching Test Of Rival Social Network

The app, Bluesky, is gearing up for a test run just after Musk plunked down $44 billion to buy Twitter. It already has a waiting list of users waiting to try out the app’s beta version. It’s not yet clear what Blueksky will eventually look like or how it will function, but it has been […]

Judge Delays Twitter Trial, Gives Elon Musk Time To Seal Buyout

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has delayed a looming trial between Twitter and Elon Musk, giving the Tesla CEO more time to close his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months spent fighting to get out of it. Musk had asked to halt the upcoming Delaware court trial, where the Tesla billionaire […]

Elon Musk Offers To End Legal Fight, Pay $44 Billion To Buy Twitter

Elon Musk is abandoning his legal battle to back out of buying Twitter by offering to go through with his original $44 billion bid for the social media platform. The mercurial Tesla CEO made the offer in a letter to Twitter, which the company disclosed in a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange […]

Musk Cites Whistleblower As New Reason To Exit Twitter Deal

Elon Musk and Twitter lobbed salvos at each other Tuesday in the latest round of legal filings over the billionaire Tesla CEO’s efforts to rescind his offer to buy the social media platform. Musk filed more paperwork to terminate his agreement to buy Twitter, this time based on information in a whistleblower complaint filed by […]