The social media company has expanded the character limit to 4,000 for blue subscribers.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was unsuccessful in his bid to move his trial over a misleading tweet about a potential buyout, saying that negative coverage since his Twitter purchase has poisoned the jury pool in San Francisco.
If a move isn’t possible, Elon Musk’s lawyers want the trial postponed until negative publicity regarding Musk’s purchase of Twitter has died down.
Twitter banned all political advertising in 2019, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spreading on social media.
Elon Musk previously held the title of the world's richest person.
Elon Musk had launched a 12-hour poll asking if he should step down as head of Twitter. “I will abide by the results of this poll,” he added.
“We will no longer allow free promotion of certain social media platforms on Twitter,” the company originally tweeted.
Musk’s decision to suspend several journalists from Twitter has raised concerns that his actions could have a “chilling effect” on criticism of Twitter’s new owner and CEO.
Musk accused journalists of sharing private information about his whereabouts, but provided no evidence for that claim.
Twitter has suspended an account that used publicly available flight data to track Elon Musk's private jet, despite a pledge by the social media platform's new owner to keep it up because of his free speech principles.
Elon Musk’s abrupt suspension of several journalists who cover Twitter widens a growing rift between the social media site and media organizations that have used the platform to build their audiences.
The suspension came just weeks after Elon Musk wrote that he had not banned the ElonJet account due to his "commitment to free speech."
“He said this is free speech and he’s doing the opposite,” the 20-year-old college student who started the flight-tracking account said.
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Blue checks? Gold checks? Twitter’s new CEO Elon Musk is rolling out multiple tools to help verify accounts and protect against fraud.
Elon Musk asked in a poll to vote on reinstatements for accounts that have not “broken the law or engaged in egregious spam.” The yes vote was 72%.
Musk would not rule out adding a second Twitter HQ in Texas, according to the tech website The Verge
Musk made the announcement in the evening after holding a poll that asked Twitter users to click “yes” or “no” on whether Trump's account should be restored.
The newest round of departures means the platform is continuing to lose workers ahead of the World Cup, one of the busiest events on Twitter.
For advertisers, the fake accounts could be the last straw as Musk’s rocky run atop the platform — laying off half the workforce and triggering high-profile departures — raises questions about its survivability.