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Elon Musk firing thousands of outsourced content moderators shows his blasé attitude towards harmful content.- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov 14, 2022 10:57:49 IST Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk is further gutting the teams that battle misinformation on the social media platform as outsourced moderators learned over the weekend they were out of a job. Twitter and other big social media firms have relied heavily on contractors to track hate and enforce …

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‘Working remotely is ok if…’: Elon Musk clarifies on Work From Home policy at Twitter, Tesla, SpaceX

Billionaire Elon Musk, on Sunday, said that his Twitter, Tesla and SpaceX staff can work from home if it is not logistically possible to come into the office. Musk made this statement while responding to a message on the microblogging site Twitter from an Irish-based worker who said they had been told to return to …

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Indian iOS users can get ‘verified’ on Twitter by paying more than $8, but won’t get access to key features- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 11, 2022 14:56:09 IST Indian iPhone and iPad users now finally have the option of buying their own “verified” badges, however, they will have to pay more for the privilege, as compared to people in the US. When Elon Musk announced that the price of Twitter Blue subscriptions would vary from country …

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How Elon Musk plans on turning Twitter into a payment service like Paytm- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 11, 2022 17:22:15 IST With many of the top advertisers temporarily suspending their ad-spends on Twitter, Elon Musk is desperately looking for new ways for the social media platform to make money. While subscriptions are a huge part of Musk’s vision for Twitter, apparently, he also plans on making Twitter a bank …

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Difficult times ahead for Twitter, survival at stake as key staff quits, says Musk- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov 11, 2022 18:15:46 IST Elon Musk believes with key staff leaving the platform owing to the massive changes that are being made to the corporate culture at Twitter, the future of Twitter may be at stake, so much so that they may have to file for bankruptcy within a year. Elon Musk …

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ESG funds should give weightage to people policies too

Meta Platforms Inc., widely known as Facebook Inc., recently fired 11,000 employees. Last Wednesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a letter to employees, “Today I’m sharing some of the most difficult changes we’ve made in Meta’s history. I’ve decided to reduce the size of our team by about 13 per cent and let more than …

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Twitter “verifies” ‘Jesus Christ’, ‘Satan’ and ‘God’ on Twitter- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 11, 2022 13:23:30 IST Twitter may have had some serious issues in the past, but there were certain accounts or profiles on the platform, that made the platform a rather humorous place to be on. The Twitter account of a user, impersonating Jesus Christ, was one such account.  To give you an …

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Verified Twitter accounts impersonating LeBron James, George W. Bush and others send out fake tweets

Several Twitter users have already begun exploiting the revamped Twitter Blue by receiving the blue check mark and pretending to be celebrities and politicians. Twitter Blue, which now costs $8 a month, is stirring confusion about which of the platforms’ accounts are real. A verified Twitter account that had Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James’ name …

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Elon Musk’s current plans for Twitter’s ‘verification’ programme is a hot mess- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 10, 2022 13:19:07 IST Twitter has already started implementing its blue tick for “verified users” in certain countries. Up until now, Twitter’s Blue Tick for verified users basically meant that the accounts which had the blue tick, were verified profiles of “people of prominence.” Now though, it basically means that the user, …

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Biden says Elon Musk’s foreign investors in Twitter are “worth being looked at”

President Biden said on Wednesday that the role of foreign investors in funding Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of Twitter is “worth being looked at.” Mr. Biden made the comment in response to a question at a press conference about whether Musk’s actions — including securing the backing of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi …

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