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Twitter, Inc.: American defunct social media company
Twitter, Inc. was an American social media company based in San Francisco, California. The company operated the social networking service Twitter and previously the Vine short video app and Periscope livestreaming service. In April 2023, Twitter merged with X Holdings and ceased to be an independent company, becoming a part of X Corp.


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Musk's giant flashing X on Twitter headquarters sparks investigation as officials say it may break rules

San Francisco's Department of Building Inspection has said it is investigating a giant flashing X on top of Twitter's headquarters, amid a series of complaints.
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Musk jokes about Twitter's new reading limits after users vent fury

Elon Musk has joked about Twitter's temporary daily reading limits after users vented their fury over the site's new limitations.
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Jack Dorsey's farmers protest claim sparks political row; Congress demands answer from Centre

The claims of former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about Centre trying the "suppress" information regarding the farmers' protests which kicked off during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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'We'll shut you down, raid homes': Ex-Twitter CEO Dorsey on pressure from India

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'Outright lie, no one was raided or sent to jail': Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar slams Jack Dorsey over former Twitter CEO's 'pressure' allegation

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that the allegations was an 'outright lie' be Jack Dorsey - perhaps an attempt to brush out that very dubious period of Twitter's history.
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Elon Musk emails staff as Tesla stocks reach two-year low

elon musk emails staff as tesla stocks reach two-year low
Tesla stocks have slid to their lowest value in more than two years as the electric car maker plans to reduce its production cycle and investors worry how much time Elon Musk is dedicating to managing..
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Elon Musk says he will resign as Twitter CEO 'as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job'

Elon Musk has said he will resign as CEO of Twitter "as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job".
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Govt to set up appellate panels to redress grievances of social media users

The Union government will set up appellate panels to redress the grievances the users may have against social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook on hosting contentious content following..
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Elon Musk to quit as Twitter boss - if he abides by poll he launched himself

Elon Musk will step down as Twitter boss - if he stands by his pledge to abide by the results of a poll asking users for their verdict on his tenure.
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Elon Musk Offers to Step Down as Twitter CEO in New Poll

Elon Musk seems to have heard all the Twitter criticism loud and clear -- which is why he's leaving his position at the company in the hands of the people ... quite literally. The Chief Twit took to.. - Published

Elon Musk Reinstates Reporters' Twitter Accounts After Suspending Them

Elon Musk has let several prominent journalists out of Twitter jail ... he just reinstated their suspended accounts for doxxing him -- or so he claimed. The Twitter honcho released a statement late.. - Published

Elon Musk Says 'Crazy Stalker' Attacked His Car While Son Was Inside

Elon Musk claims a "crazy stalker" put his son in danger, and now the Twitter honcho's threatening to take legal action against someone who's publicly exposing his location ... which he believes led to.. - Published

Symba Says Elon Musk Was Life of Party Backstage at Dave Chappelle Show

San Fran's boo-fest for Elon Musk at Dave Chappelle's show is not the takeaway from that night ... not for Symba, who says the Twitter CEO was all fun and games when they linked backstage!!! TMZ Hip.. - Published

Elon Musk Booed During Dave Chappelle's S.F. Comedy Show

Elon Musk is getting a frigid shoulder in San Francisco -- as if the Twitter sitch wasn't bad enough -- he got onstage with Dave Chappelle, and was practically shouted out of the arena. The comedian.. - Published

Elon Musk Threatens to Sue Twitter Employees Who Break NDAs Amid Leaks

Elon Musk is sick of all the leaks plaguing Twitter lately -- so he's threatening to enforce the company's NDAs with his workforce ... at the risk of potential litigation. The Chief Twit reportedly.. - Published

Former employees sue Twitter, claiming more women have been laid off than men

former employees sue twitter, claiming more women have been laid off than men
Two women who lost their jobs at Twitter after Elon Musk took over are suing the company, claiming recent lay-offs disproportionately affected female employees.
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Elon Musk Blasts City of S.F. for Investigating Twitter's Alleged Office Bedrooms

Elon Musk has reportedly been turning Twitter's office space into sleeping spaces for employees putting in extra time -- and he's pissed the city of S.F. is looking into whether or not the new setup.. - Published

Elon Musk attacks San Francisco mayor in row over Twitter bedrooms for 'tired employees'

elon musk attacks san francisco mayor in row over twitter bedrooms for 'tired employees'
Elon Musk has questioned the mayor of San Francisco's "priorities" as he alleged the city is more concerned about Twitter staff sleeping in the office than about children suffering accidental..
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Elon Musk Promises New Batch of #TwitterFiles on Hunter Biden Laptop

Elon Musk is doing a new file dump that he says reflects Twitter's alleged efforts to suppress stories about Hunter Biden's laptop in 2020 ... causing a lot of outrage in right wing circles. The Twit.. - Published

Kanye West's Twitter Account Suspended for Posting Swastika

Kanye West is back in Twitter's doghouse for spreading more antisemitic hate ... but this time his account was PERSONALLY suspended by the platform's new CEO -- Elon Musk. The rapper ran afoul of.. - Published

Antisemitic Film Kyrie Irving Shared Not Coming Down, Says Amazon CEO

The controversial, antisemitic film Kyrie Irving shared on Twitter -- "Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America!" -- is not being removed from Amazon ... says company CEO Andy Jassy. "As a retailer of.. - Published

UP Police follows Musk's lead, uses Twitter to try to solve problems, see how netizens reacted

The newly appointed Twitter CEO tweeted, "Wait, if I tweet, does it count as work?"
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Elon Musk's 'chainsaw' strategy 'does not bode well' for Twitter's future

elon musk's 'chainsaw' strategy 'does not bode well' for twitter's future
Elon Musk's strategy "does not bode well" for the future of Twitter, an early backer of the billionaire's SpaceX firm has warned.
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Elon Musk Says Twitter Hits All-Time High During Shutdown Panic

Elon Musk will tell ya the reports of Twitter's death are greatly exaggerated -- in fact, although news spread quickly the app's on the verge of shutdown, Elon says it had one of its best days ever... - Published

Twitter reportedly closes offices over 'sabotage fears' as 'more employees resign'

twitter reportedly closes offices over 'sabotage fears' as 'more employees resign'
Twitter employees have been told that all office buildings have been temporarily closed as more of them are estimated to be leaving the social media firm, according to reports.
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Musk hopes to eventually find new Twitter boss - as he gives staff 'hardcore' ultimatum

musk hopes to eventually find new twitter boss - as he gives staff 'hardcore' ultimatum
Elon Musk has said he plans to reduce his time at Twitter and eventually find someone else to run the company.
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Twitter very slow in India: Elon Musk

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Barnes & Noble Pulls Antisemitic Book Kyrie Irving Shared On Twitter

Barnes & Noble has pulled the controversial book "Hebrews to Negroes: Wake up Black America" off its shelves ... while Kyrie Irving continues to face backlash for promoting it. Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO.. - Published

Vikas Divyakirti news: Why is #BoycottDrishtiIAS is trending on Twiiter

Dr. Vikas Divyakirti is among the most well-liked educators in the nation who owns the Drishti IAS coaching facility in Delhi.
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Elon Musk Appears In Strange Video Shrouded In Darkness

The life of Elon Musk is so strange ... even he is perplexed by it, and obviously amused!! Twitter's new honcho beamed into the B20 business conference in Indonesia Monday ... and was engulfed in.. - Published

Elon Musk Might've Inadvertently Sparked a Senate Investigation Into Twitter

Elon Musk may have just put his own foot in his mouth regarding his new baby, Twitter -- because he pissed off a U.S. Senator ... who has the power to investigate him, officially. The Chief Twit got.. - Published

Elon Musk Gives Twitter Employees a Back-to-Work Ultimatum

Return to the office or resign!!! Elon Musk was secretly recorded giving that ultimatum to remote-working Twitter employees while discussing plans for a 40-hour work week during a recent staff meeting... - Published

Elon Musk's Twitter verification plan backfires with string of distasteful posts from 'Tony Blair', 'OJ Simpson' and 'Nintendo' accounts

elon musk's twitter verification plan backfires with string of distasteful posts from 'tony blair', 'oj simpson' and 'nintendo' accounts
Twitter's new verification model appears to have backfired after a number of distasteful posts from the seemingly official accounts of famous figures.
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Twitter reveals yet another twist in its new verification policy

twitter reveals yet another twist in its new verification policy
Twitter will mark the accounts of government officials, media outlets, and other public figures with an "official" label once changes to the platform's blue checkmarks come into force.
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Jack Dorsey says sorry for Elon Musk's lay-off drive, says 'realise many are angry with me...'

Dorsey quit as Twitter CEO last year. He made Indian-American Parag Agrawal the CEO.
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Twitter's head of safety says jobs cuts affected about 15% of trust and safety dept

Twitter's head of safety says that jobs cuts have affected about 15% of the trust and safety department, as opposed to approximately 50% of cuts company-wide.
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Elon Musk-led Twitter begins lay-offs in India, marketing and communications team sacked: Report

Elon Musk-led Twitter has started laying off the workforce in India after triggering job loss concerns among all global employees. As per early reports, the company has sacked the entire marketing and..
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Elon Musk and AOC Trade Jabs Over His Plan to Charge Twitter Users

Elon Musk got into a big 'ol Twitter fight with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, trading jabs over the billionaire's intent to charge verified users a fee to maintain their status on the social media.. - Published

'Power to the people!': Twitter's blue tick will cost $8 a month, says Musk

Twitter's new owner Elon Musk has announced the platform's coveted 'blue tick' will now cost users $8 (£7) a month, and criticised the current system as "bulls***".
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The celebrities weighing up their future on Twitter after Elon Musk's takeover

the celebrities weighing up their future on twitter after elon musk's takeover
Elon Musk pledged to make getting rid of spam accounts one of his main priorities after buying Twitter - but there's another mounting exodus that he perhaps did not intend.
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Elon Musk Goes to Heidi Klum's Halloween Party Dressed in Red

Heidi Klum's annual party brought out all the big celebs, but none were more in the spotlight than Elon Musk ... who had everyone seeing red. The new Twitter chief showed up Monday night to the Moxy.. - Published

Twitter's Elon Musk Era Will Be Chaotic Says Tech Columnist Kevin Roose

Twitter is now on a rollercoaster ride, courtesy of its new owner Elon Musk ... and technology columnist Kevin Roose says the ride could lead to a whole new app within a matter of days. Kevin joined.. - Published

Elon Musk fires entire Twitter board and makes himself sole director

Elon Musk has fired Twitter's board of directors and appointed himself its sole member - as he tests the waters by asking users if they would pay for verification on the social media platform.
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Elon Musk denies report he is laying off Twitter workers early to avoid severance payouts

elon musk denies report he is laying off twitter workers early to avoid severance payouts
Twitter's new owner Elon Musk has denied a report he plans to lay off employees before the start of next month to avoid having to make special payouts as part of their compensation deal.
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Elon Musk Deletes Tweet Pushing Conspiracy Theory Over Paul Pelosi Attack

Elon Musk used his new social media platform to perpetuate an unfounded conspiracy theory about the Paul Pelosi attack -- and he did it in response to Hillary Clinton, no less. The Twitter chief.. - Published

Elon Musk About to Announce Layoffs at Twitter Ahead of Stock Grants

Elon Musk is about to throw down the guillotine at Twitter -- with layoffs expected to be announced soon ... this ahead of a crucial date when employees are due to cash in. The NYT reports that EM may.. - Published

Rahul Gandhi hopes Twitter will 'act against hate speech' as he congratulates Elon Musk

In a cryptic tweet, Rahul Gandhi showed alleged Twitter followers manipulation data in an image he attached with the congratulatory message directed to Elon Musk.
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Twitter Layoffs Hoax, Duo Posing As Laid Off Employees Trick Reporters

No, Rahul Ligma is NOT among the Twitter employees axed by the bird app's new owner, Elon Musk ... some media outlets were simply duped by 2 men posing as laid off employees. Two men carrying cardboard.. - Published

Musk takes over Twitter: Rahul Gandhi now hopes company will take action against 'hate speech'

Musk completed the massive $44 billion (almost Rs. 3,62,400 crore) buyout of Twitter and tweeted, 'The bird is freed,' as soon as the deal was done.
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Rahul Gandhi hopes Twitter will now act against hate speech, not stifle voice of opposition in India

Gandhi's Twitter handle was temporarily locked after he shared a picture of a rape victim and received a notice from the national commission for protection of child rights (NCPCR). He had not used his..
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