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Twitter now lets users leave conversations

Despite the ongoing drama surrounding Elon Musk’s proposed takeover of the struggling Silicon Valley-based social media platform, the product development team there have not stoppe...

Elon Musk emerges victorious in the fight for Twitter

News broke late yesterday that the Twitter Board had accepted the offer from Elon Musk of $54.20 per share, a number that values the business at some $44 billion.

Platform News: Twitter stock market and financial performance

Twitter: let the battle for ownership commence

Elon Musk has seemingly been an advocate for what we call ‘logical libertarianism’ for quite some years now.

Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

Can Elon Musk bring tangible change to Twitter?

When news broke that the worlds richest man Elon Musk was buying a >9% stake in Twitter, the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.

Ukraine

More platform players reject Russian aggression, stop sales there

Game publishers such as Epic Games, Ubisoft, Take-Two and Activision-Blizzard are joining the boycott of Russia by pausing the sale of games in the country.

Instagram

Instagram utilizes AI in captions to make videos more accessible

Meta Platforms-owned Instagram has introduced automatic captions to videos in an ongoing effort to make content on its platform more accessible.

Meta Platforms - Facebook

Meta says Ukraine’s military, politicians targeted in hacking campaign

Meta has said a hacking group used Facebook to target a handful of public figures in Ukraine, including prominent military officials, politicians and a journalist, amid Russia̵...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook letting users in Ukraine lock their social profiles for security

Meta Platforms Inc, which owns Facebook, has set up a special operations centre to monitor the conflict in Ukraine, and it launched a feature so users in the country can lock their...

Platform News: Twitter App

Twitter says it mistakenly took down accounts posting on Russian military

Twitter has said it had mistakenly suspended around a dozen accounts that were posting about Russian military movements, and said the action was not due to a coordinated bot campai...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify’s Joe Rogan saga spotlights podcast moderation challenges

At an ad industry conference in New York this month, one of the key architects of Spotify’s podcasting strategy outlined what she saw as the biggest challenge facing platform...

Truth Social - Trumps social media business

Trump’s Truth Social tops downloads on Apple App Store; many waitlisted

Former President Donald J Trump’s new social media venture, Truth Social, has now launched in Apple’s App Store, potentially marking the former president’s return...

Platform News: Social Media businesses

US lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to address social media addiction

US Senators Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat, and Cynthia Lummis, a Republican, introduced a bill aimed at addressing addiction to social media platforms like Meta Platform’s Facebo...

Platform News: Twitter App

Twitter misses ad revenue and user growth estimates; revenue forecast light

Twitter Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly advertising revenue and user growth and forecast revenue short of Wall Street targets, indicating that its turnaround plan has y...

Platform News: Facebook the smartphone app in-front of monitors

Facebook should tighten doxxing rules, says its oversight board

Facebook owner Meta Platforms should not allow users to share people’s private residential information on its platforms even when the information is publicly available, the c...

Jack Dorsey

Twitter-funded social media project Bluesky adds Jack Dorsey to board

Bluesky, a Twitter Inc-funded project that is seeking to rebuild how social media companies operate, said on Monday Twitter co-founder and former chief executive Jack Dorsey will j...