Musk’s all-nighters at Twitter raise concern for Tesla investors

Musk’s all-nighters at Twitter raise concern for Tesla investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – In 2018, Elon Musk was working through the night and sleeping at Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) factories in California and Nevada as the company struggled to ramp up production of the Model 3. On Monday, Musk said he had worked through the night at Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters and would … Read more

FTC watching Twitter security execs exits with ‘deep concern’

FTC watching Twitter security execs exits with ‘deep concern’

Nov 10 (Reuters) – The US Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was watching Twitter with “deep concern” after the social media platform’s top privacy and compliance officers quit, potentially putting it at risk of violating regulatory orders. The company’s chief security officer Lea Kissner on Thursday in a tweet said that she quit. … Read more

Oreo maker Mondelez pulls ads off Twitter, citing hate speech -CEO

Oreo maker Mondelez pulls ads off Twitter, citing hate speech -CEO

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Mondelez International Inc CEO (MDLZ.O) Dirk Van de Put said in a Reuters Newsmaker interview on Tuesday that the maker of Oreo cookies has pulled its ads off Twitter after Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) boss Elon Musk acquired the social media site. “What we’ve seen recently since the change on … Read more

Biden says Twitter spews lies across the world

Biden says Twitter spews lies across the world

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov 4 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said on Friday that Elon Musk had purchased a social media platform in Twitter that spews lies across the world. Twitter laid off half its workforce on Friday but said cuts were smaller in the team responsible for preventing the spread of misinformation, as advertisers … Read more

TikTok immune from lawsuit over girl’s death from ‘blackout challenge’ -judge

TikTok immune from lawsuit over girl’s death from ‘blackout challenge’ -judge

Oct 26 (Reuters) – TikTok Inc won dismissal of a lawsuit accusing it of causing the death of a 10-year-old girl by promoting a deadly “blackout challenge” that encouraged people to choke themselves on its video-based social media platform. US District Judge Paul Diamond in Philadelphia ruled Tuesday that the company was immune from the … Read more

Exclusive: Twitter is losing its most active users, internal documents show

Exclusive: Twitter is losing its most active users, internal documents show

Oct 25 (Reuters) – “Is Twitter dying?” billionaire Elon Musk mused in April, five days before offering to buy the social media platform. The reality, according to internal Twitter (TWTR.N) research seen by Reuters, goes far beyond the handful of examples of celebrities ghosting their own accounts. Twitter is struggling to keep its most active … Read more

Facebook threatens to block news content over Canada’s revenue-sharing bill

Facebook threatens to block news content over Canada’s revenue-sharing bill

OTTAWA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Facebook warned on Friday that it may block sharing of news content on its platform in Canada over concerns about legislation that would compel digital platforms to pay news publishers. The Online News Act, introduced in April, laid out rules to force platforms like Meta’s (META.O) Facebook and Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) … Read more

Musk says excited by Twitter deal despite overpaying

Musk says excited by Twitter deal despite overpaying

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct 19 (Reuters) – Elon Musk on Wednesday said he was excited about his pending acquisition of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), although he and other investors were overpaying for the social media company. Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, was answering a question during a call after the electric vehicle maker’s quarterly report. The … Read more

Musk and Zelenskiy in Twitter showdown over billionaire’s Ukraine peace plan

Musk and Zelenskiy in Twitter showdown over billionaire’s Ukraine peace plan

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk on Monday asked Twitter users to weigh in on a plan to end Russia’s war in Ukraine that drew immediate condemnation from Ukrainians, including President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who responded with his own poll. “Which @elonmusk do you like more?,” Zelenskiy tweeted, offering two responses: one who … Read more

Indonesia sets up team to prove soccer stampede; police use of tear gas in focus

Indonesia sets up team to prove soccer stampede;  police use of tear gas in focus

Human rights commission issues use of tear gas Thirty-two children among 125 killed in stampede Funerals take place for the dead in town of Malang MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia has set up an independent team to investigate a crowd crush at a soccer stadium that killed 125 people, including 32 children, authorities … Read more