Tag: Twitter

Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

Yesterday, Twitter accounted that Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be purchasing Twitter for $44 billion with Bloomberg one of the first publications to report the news early on Monday morning this week. This follows on from weeks of drama and rumours, as well as people wondering if Elon would buy Twitter and if so, what would happen to the social media company. Some early reports suggest that the Twitter board have […]

After all that, Elon Musk won’t be joining the Twitter board

After all the drama, Elon Musk now won’t be joining the board of directors at Twitter. This comes a week after Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal announced on the platform that Tesla CEO Elon Musk would be joining the board after he purchased 9.2% of Twitter. Elon has decided not to join our board. I sent a brief note to the company, sharing with you all here. pic.twitter.com/lfrXACavvk — Parag Agrawal […]

Twitter is working on an edit button, will come to Twitter Blue first

Twitter has finally revealed that it is working on an edit button, well it has actually been working on the feature since last year. The company revealed that the feature will come to Twitter Blue subscribers first and eventually roll out to the public. So far, thee is very little information on how the feature works, whether edit revisions and history will be easily visible etc, but more details should […]

Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2% stake in Twitter

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2% in Twitter this week instantly making him the largest shareholder the company has. As a result, the shares of Twitter have increased by 27% since and his stake in the company is worth around $2.89 billion. As a result of acquiring a stake in Twitter, Elon Musk has also joined the board of Twitter giving him the ability to influence some of […]

Russia has now blocked access to Twitter

Twitter looks to have been blocked in Russia, following on from a country wide ban by the government on Facebook. Interfax has reported the news this week. Various news sites have reached out to Twitter who said they are currently not seeing anything different to what was reported earlier this week. Earlier this week, Twitter confirmed that its service might be unavailable for some people in Russia but there have been multiple […]

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Today, Jack Dorsey one of the original founders of Twitter has stepped down as the CEO of the company. This change has effectively come into effect as now and the CTO Parag Agrawal, has now replaced Dorsey. Dorsey founded Twitter around 15 years ago with Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams and hsi reasoning for moving on was: “I’ve decided to leave Twitter because I believe the company is ready to […]

Twitter is now showing Instagram link previews again

This week, Twitter has now finally started to add back link previews for Instagram. Now, like any other website when you share a link to an Instagram post on Twitter it displays a link and a thumbnail preview of that photo. Link previews for Instagram on Twitter used to work, however back in 2012 not long after Instagram become a thing those link previews went away and have been an issue since. […]

Twitter launches Communities, a similar idea to Facebook Groups

Twitter has recently introduced a new Communities feature, which has a similar feature set to Facebook Groups, which is very popular. Twitter has said that for now the new feature is invite only and it is due to be launched sometime in the future. Like Facebook Groups, Twitter Communities are forum like areas for people to go and discuss things they are mutually interested in, be it motorcycles, Apple or […]

Twitter now supports Sign in with Apple on iOS and web

Twitter announced this week that it now supporting account creation using an Apple ID or a Google account. New users can use their Apple ID to sign up on the web, iPadOS and iOS and then choose whether to give Twitter their real email address or hide it by using Apple’s relay service. However, Twitter does require that a date of birth is inputted. However, it seems that there are […]