• Elon Musk says he will grant 'amnesty' to suspended Twitter accounts

    8 days ago - By NPR

    Online safety experts say the move is likely to spur a rise in harassment, hate speech and misinformation.
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  • Twitter verification: new gold and grey badges to debut, blue checks for everyone else

    Twitter verification: new gold and grey badges to debut, blue checks for everyone else

    8 days ago - By Fast Company

    The topsy-turvey Twitter merry-go-round hasn't taken a break over the Thanksgiving holidays. Today Elon Musk gave an update on his plans for the new verification system that is “tentatively” launching on Friday, December 2nd. In a tweet, Musk said that there will now be three different tiers of verified status, each designated by a unique...
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  • US stocks will slump, inflation will cool, and a recession will hit as a global downturn takes hold, top UBS strategist says

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    A pair of traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Drew Angerer/Getty
    US stocks could rally in the short term but haven't bottomed yet, Bhanu Baweja said.
    The top UBS strategist sees underlying inflation cooling, and the US economy suffering a recession.
    Earnings pressure, higher bond yields, and a global downturn will likely weigh on stocks, he said.
    Stocks will slump, inflation will slow, and the US economy will suffer a recession, the chief strategist of UBS Investment Bank told CNBC on Wednesday. "I don't think the lows are in," Bhanu Baweja said about the US stock market...
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  • Twitter has lost 50 of its top 100 advertisers since Elon Musk took over, report says

    Twitter has lost 50 of its top 100 advertisers since Elon Musk took over, report says

    8 days ago - By NPR

    Half of Twitter's top 100 advertisers appear to no longer be advertising on the website. A new report states that these 50 advertisers have spent almost $2 billion on Twitter ads since 2020. (Image credit: Constanza Hevia/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Elon Musk announces his newest Twitter verification plan

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Gold checks for companies, gray for government, and blue for everyone else.
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  • Elon Musk says Twitter's new multicoloured verification will launch next week

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    After messing up the first launch of Twitter's “power to the people” verification system, Elon Musk said that the social network will tentatively roll out a new multicolored verification system next week.
    The owner of Twitter said that, under this scheme, companies will get a gold checkmark, government officials will get a grey checkmark - probably similar to the “official” checkmark it's currently trying out with some prominent accounts - and the blue checkmark will be dedicated to individuals even if they are not celebrities. That would mean that the blue check mark will be used with...
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