• Elon Musk's 2-year-old son ran around Twitter's office and played with toys while his dad talked to advisors about moderation, report says

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk and son X Æ A-12 on stage TIME Person of the Year on December 13, 2021 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIME
    Elon Musk's son X Æ a-Xii was present during Twitter meetings after the purchase went through, WaPo reported.
    Musk and his inner circle took over a room at Twitter HQ to discuss the site's future.
    Two-year-old X Æ a-Xii, Musk's first child with Grimes, ran round while he met with Yoel Roth, per WaPo.
    Elon Musk brought his two-year-old son X Æ a-Xii with him to intense talks at Twitter's HQ in San Francisco, The Washington Post reported. The publication...
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  • Thousands of users mistakenly signed up to a management firm called Hive instead of buzzy Twitter alternative, Hive Social

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Almost 4,000 people signed up for Hive.com on Monday, far above the site's normal average, MarketWatch reported. Hive Social
    Almost 4,000 people signed up for Hive.com on Monday, far above the site's normal average, per MarketWatch.
    Many of those signing up had mistaken the management platform for social-media site, Hive Social.
    Hive.com has also seen a 330% increase in its daily web traffic recently, a spokesperson for the company said.
    Thousands of users mistakenly signed up for a management firm called Hive.com instead of the buzzy Twitter alternative, Hive Social. MarketWatch first...
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  • Almost 140,000 people paid for a Twitter Blue subscription in just 5 days, including far-right influencers and adult performers, report says

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Twitter introduces new official badge for users for free. NurPhoto/Getty Images
    A software developer found over 137,000 people paid for Twitter Blue, the New York Times reported.
    The typical Twitter Blue subscriber had 560 followers and many were far-right accounts.
    Thousands of subscribers were linked to far-right accounts flagged for posting extremist content.
    Almost 140,000 people paid $8 for a Twitter Blue subscription between November 10 and 15, the New York Times reported. The Times cited data from Travis Brown, a software developer in Berlin, who found over 137,000 accounts with...
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