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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’s Free Speech Utopia

By Eric Heinze Elon Musk is the planet’s number one billionaire. If anyone can turn cyberspace into heaven—or hell—of free speech “absolutism” via a US$44 billion (£35 billion) Twitter takeover, then surely he’s the man. Right? When free-market elephants like Musk...

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 Jokes About Smoking Cannabis at Twitter Board Meetings

Elon Musk has jokingly implied that he would be smoking cannabis at Twitter’s upcoming board meetings after Tesla’s billionaire boss became the social network’s biggest shareholder. The eccentric billionaire posted a meme Thursday with a screenshot of himself smoking a...

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...

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...

Russia Passes ‘Fake News’ Law Giving Offenders up to 15 Years in Prison

Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a fake news law punishing those who spread it  with up to 15 years in prison