At Twitter’s headquarters, employees confused by Elon Musk’s outbursts

By Armelle Vincent Published yesterday at 7:49 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:31 p.m. The Art Deco building that houses Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco. David Odisho/AFP REPORTAGE – Between chaos, uncertainty and disappointment, the employees who survived the massive layoffs when Elon Musk arrived are working as best they can. Special Envoy to San Francisco … Read more

Elon Musk will finally continue to fund Starlink in Ukraine

SpaceX boss Elon Musk announced on Saturday October 15 that he would continue to fund the Starlink internet network in Ukraine, returning to his calls the day before to the US government to take over. “Never mind… even if Starlink still loses money and other companies get billions of taxpayer dollars, we will continue to … Read more

“The takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk is an opportunity to explore new models of social networks”

As soon as he arrived, Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter, imposed his style: authoritarian. He dissolves the board of directors, dismisses the managers and lays off half of the company’s employees. This mass dismissal could (almost) remain trivial if we did not look at the details of the functions of the people dismissed: … Read more

Elon Musk under fire after chaotic launch of “Blue Twitter” certification – Liberation

After opening all Twitter profiles to paid authentication without verification, the platform has seen the number of fake accounts explode and companies fall on the stock market. Between political attacks, warnings and lawsuits, the pressure is increasing on the American billionaire. For the 30 million Americans with diabetes, the news could have been good. “We … Read more

the midterms, the first democratic test for the social network – Liberation

UNITED STATES Article reserved for subscribers Midterms: 2022 US Midterm Electionscase The holding of mid-term elections on Tuesday will be an opportunity to observe the effects of the dismissals in the moderation or transparency and ethics teams. It will have to be “really careful” on Twitter in the coming days, warned Kate Starbird, associate professor … Read more

Elon Musk assures Emmanuel Macron that children will be protected online

The whimsical billionaire replied to the President of the Republic that Twitter “was going to take action in this regard”. Questioned by Emmanuel Macron, the new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, replied on Friday that “aabsolutely“, children were going to be protected online, while the French president launched a”laboratoryon the issue with international actors. Emmanuel … Read more

Fake Twitter accounts… Elon Musk in the middle of a nightmare

The sorcerer’s apprentice is disillusioned. By selling Twitter certification badges, Elon Musk unwittingly triggered a spiral of creation of fake “certified” accounts and perhaps permanently damaged the business model of the microblogging site, which he bought on October 28. . For several days, smart guys have had fun creating fake profiles of celebrities, companies or … Read more