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27 Jan
In the last couple of months, tsunamis of layoffs have hit the tech ecosystem. From Twitter to Meta, and then Amazon, the once glittering ecosystem where most young people desire to work is now facing a new threat.
10 Dec
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.
24 Nov
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.
23 Nov
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.
19 Nov
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.
19 Nov
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.
18 Nov
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.
18 Nov
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.
16 Nov
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.
14 Nov
We look at the fallout from Elon Musk’s pet project, Twitter’s new blue checkmark. The old blue tick was designed to mitigate the spread of disinformation.
11 Nov
Images circulating on social media from a Ukrainian film production do not prove that Ukraine is staging the war, but neither do they prove "Russian illiteracy". We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
10 Nov
Half of the social media giant's staff were reportedly laid off, some advertisers pulled their ads and US President Joe Biden said the platform "spews lies all across the world."

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