Musk will restore Twitter accounts banned for harassment, misinformation

A Twitter poll posted by Elon Musk shows 72 percent support granting “general amnesty” to accounts suspended for harassment, abuse and misinformation.

Comment on this story Elon Musk plans to reinstate nearly all previously banned Twitter accounts to the alarm of activists and online trust and safety experts. After posting a Twitter poll asking, … [+8209 chars]

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Twitter alternatives for the Musk-averse

If you want to continue following social networking but no longer want to deal with Twitter, you can try Mastodon, Reddit, Cohost, or other alternatives.

Twitter is now an Elon Musk company

Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of Twitter is complete, the company has confirmed. Former CEO Parag Agrawal, along with CFO Ned Segal and policy chief Vijaya Gadde have reportedly been fired.

Elon Musk says Twitter Blue verification is coming back November 29th

Elon Musk has set a new date for Twitter Blue’s paid verification to return: November 29th. The new date comes just a few days after the company paused the roll out and halted new sign-ups after the site was overrun by pranksters and scammers impersonating br…

Senator asks Elon Musk to explain Twitter impersonators

Twitter's rash of impersonators is attracting scrutiny from politicians. Senator Ed Markey has sent a letter to company chief Elon Musk demanding answers regarding imposters on the platform. Markey wants to know how Twitter not only let a reporter for The Was…

Elon Musk begins reinstating banned Twitter accounts, starting with Jordan Peterson and the Babylon Bee

As new owner and CEO of Twitter, Elon Musk has promised “free speech” on Twitter — but it’s still unclear whether he will reinstate former President Donald Trump.

Elon Musk is firing Twitter employees even when they criticize him in private

Twitter owner Elon Musk confirms he’s firing employees after they speak out on Twitter and Slack. Platformer reports 20 people have been fired for Slack posts so far.

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