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Snapchat Launches Paid Version Hoping to Boost Profits

Snap Inc. launched on Wednesday a paid subscription version of the Snapchat app in the US priced at $3.99 dollars per month. It is dubbed Snapchat Plus and includes exclusive features that aren't available to standard users. This brings to market...

Elon Musk’s Transgender Child will Change Name, Cut Ties

After recently turning eighteen, the transgender daughter of Elon Musk filed to have her name changed to reflect her new gender identity and to cut all ties with her billionaire father. The former Xavier Alexander Musk said in an April...

Elon Musk Halts Twitter Deal Due to Bots, Fake Accounts

Billionaire Elon Musk has halted his purchase of social network Twitter due to a lack of clarity regarding the number of bots and fake accounts on the platform. On Tuesday, Musk stated that his $44 billion deal to purchase the...

Trump Posts For the First Time on TRUTH Social: “I’m Back”

Former President Trump joined his own TRUTH Social on Thursday, posting on a social media platform for the first time in more than a year with a throwback to his now-infamous 2017 typo "covfefe." "I’M BACK! #COVFEFE," Trump posted on...

Elon Musk Buys Twitter for $44 Billion Promising to “Unlock its Potential”

Elon Musk and Twitter's board agreed late on Monday to a $44 billion offer from the CEO of Tesla to take over the company privately. The world's richest person, who made the bid less than two weeks ago, said Twitter...

Elon Musk Offers to Buy Twitter for $43 Billion

Billionaire Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter for about $43 billion just days after rejecting a seat on the social media company's board. Musk's offer price of $54.20 per share was disclosed in a regulatory filing on Thursday. It represents...

Elon Musk Buys 73.5 Million Shares of Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has taken a 9.2% stake in Twitter, purchasing approximately 73.5 million shares, according to a regulatory filing Monday. Twitter's shares soared higher on Monday after the news emerged. Shares were marked 20% higher in pre-market trading...

Elon Musk Hints at Creating New Social Media Platform

Billionaire Elon Musk is considering creating his own social media platform after expressing his own concerns about free speech on Twitter. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO may expand his business network into the world of social media after stating that...

Ukraine Disinformation Explodes as COVID-19 Falls, Media Body Says

In February, COVID-19-related disinformation fell to its lowest level ever -- just as disinformation related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine exploded, the European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) wrote in a brief published on Tuesday. COVID-19 disinformation falls to its lowest...

Russia Blocks Instagram, Slows Access to Twitter in Media Crackdown

Russia blocked Instagram on Friday, announcing that internet users in that country will be unable to access it, charging that the app was being used to incite violence against Russian soldiers. After its earlier throttling of Twitter and banning of...