Why Canada summoned Russia’s ambassador to complain—again

Why Canada summoned Russia’s ambassador to complain—again

Canada summoned and scolded Russia’s ambassador in Ottawa on Monday for the fifth time since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, the Star has learned. A government official said Tuesday that Oleg Stepanov was called in for a meeting with Global Affairs Canada officials after a provocative Twitter post accusing Ottawa of believing Ukrainian “disinformation” … Read more

House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

CNN — House Republicans say they will seek congressional testimony from top Twitter employees who oversaw the company’s handling of a New York Post report on Hunter Biden’s laptop in public hearings when Republicans officially reclaim control of the House in the next Congress, indicating that probes into digital content moderation will figure prominently. On … Read more

The Callisto Protocol CEO Blames Stutter Issues On Wrong Patch

The Callisto Protocol CEO Blames Stutter Issues On Wrong Patch

Image: Striking Distance Studios Aggravated Steam reviewers are likely enough indication that The Callisto Protocol has been having a pretty painful opening week. However, if you couldn’t tell from the choral cries of unplayable PC performance and console bugs, game director and Striking Distance Studios CEO Glen Schofield confirms it himself in a series of … Read more

Donald Trump rebuked after calling for ‘termination’ of parts of the US Constitution

Donald Trump rebuked after calling for ‘termination’ of parts of the US Constitution

Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Nov. 15.Rebecca Blackwell/The Associated Press Former US President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the “termination” of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election … Read more

Musk ‘wanted to punch’ Ye after rapper’s ‘incitement to violence’

Musk ‘wanted to punch’ Ye after rapper’s ‘incitement to violence’

Elon Musk explained on Saturday why he suspended Kanye West’s Twitter account on Friday following an anti-Semitic post from the rap mogul. The suspension occurred just days Musk allowed West back on Twitter. A few months earlier, West had been locked out of his account because of hate speech toward Jews. Musk has described himself … Read more

Elon Musk speaks out on ‘Twitter Files’ release about platform inner workings

Elon Musk speaks out on ‘Twitter Files’ release about platform inner workings

CNN — Twitter owner Elon Musk spoke out on Saturday evening about the so-called “Twitter Files,” a long tweet thread posted by journalist Matt Taibbi, who had been provided with details about behind-the-scenes discussions on Twitter’s content moderation decision-making, including the call to suppress a 2020 New York Post story about Hunter Biden and his … Read more

Apple Buying More Twitter Ads Despite Elon Musk Claims: Report

Apple Buying More Twitter Ads Despite Elon Musk Claims: Report

Photo: XanderSt (Shutterstock) On Monday, Elon Musk picked a public fight with Apple, accusing the company of freezing its advertising on Twitter and wondering aloud if the alleged pause was because “they hate free speech in America.” In fact, Apple spent $84,615 on Twitter ads that very same day, according to data from Pathmatics, a … Read more

Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records had been patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once held such an easily exploitable flaw that hackers managed to grab 5.4 million user details. Now, according to … Read more

Elon Musk Will Make a New Phone If Apple and Google Ban Twitter

Elon Musk Will Make a New Phone If Apple and Google Ban Twitter

Now Elon may or may not want to fix phones.Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro / AFP Twitter’s new ruler Elon Musk makes so many pronouncements on the platform, it’s hard to keep track. This week alone, Musk polled Twitter users over whether he should provide “general amnesty” to suspended accounts and got into a public fight over … Read more

Musk says new color-coded verified system at Twitter will roll out in a week

Musk says new color-coded verified system at Twitter will roll out in a week

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk is ready to try his troubled new verification system for Twitter once again. This time, in color. The CEO of Twitter announced – via a tweet of course – that Twitter will roll out its tentatively launching Verified on Friday next week. There’s changes to the program that … Read more