Twitter set to accept Musk’s $43 bln offer – sources
25 April 2022 | 2:27 pm
Twitter Inc. is poised to agree a sale to Elon Musk for around $43 billion in cash, the price the chief executive of Tesla Inc. has called his "best and final" offer for the social media company, people familiar with the matter said.
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Since Elon Musk became CEO of Twitter, data shows a million users have fled the platform. DW rounds up some of the most popular microblogging alternatives — and sees if Mastodon lives up to the hype.
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Twitter has removed its "Twitter Blue" feature, a monthly $7.99 subscription that would have allowed users to have a blue verification check on their account. The paid service backfired after a wave of imposter accounts invaded the social media platform. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Some users are sharing CCTV footage and photos that have nothing to do with the blast that killed six people in Istanbul on November 13. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Some Twitter users are sharing CCTV footage and photos that have nothing to do with the blast that killed six people in Istanbul on November 13. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is defending himself in a shareholder lawsuit challenging a compensation package he was awarded by the company's board of directors that is potentially worth more than $55 billion.
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Hundreds of Twitter employees are estimated to be leaving the beleaguered social media company following an ultimatum from new owner Elon Musk that staffers sign up for "long hours at high intensity," or leave.
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Some users on social media are sharing images that show debris of the alleged S-300 air defence missile that killed two people in Poland this Tuesday. One of the images being shared is actually from projectile remains found in Dagestan in October 2020. We tell you which images to look out for online in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Twitter's new owner Elon Musk said on Monday the social media company is holding off the relaunch of its blue check subscription service, a delay from his initial tentative timeline to bring back the service on the platform.
A distraction campaign is underway on Twitter. If users type location tags of major Chinese cities such as Beijing, their Twitter feed will be flooded with provocative "dating spam", in a bid to distract users away from images of the protests against Covid restrictions. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Media organizations and the German Foreign Office have demanded an explanation over the bans while the EU has threatened sanctions. Elon Musk said the suspensions were due to the tracking of private jets.
In this edition of Truth or Fake we investigate a deepfake video where Elon Musk allegedly admits to being high. As concerns over deepfakes have grown over the years, China is the first country to introduce regulations around this AI technology.
TikTok lives, digital gifts, PayPal and cryptocurrency deposits are some of the main methods used by scammers that claim to raise money for survivors of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. In this edition of Truth and Fake, we go through the donation scams to look out for.
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