Real fake news: Elon Musk threatens to release news source’s account if he doesn’t behave


As if he was taking advantage ~$11 million from Twitter Blue at the price of losing tens of millions in opportunity costs from advertisers no longer seeing the long-term viability of the platform was not a good enough idea, the “man” “running” Twitter has a new idea. I put the man and the leader in … Read more

Elon Musk made a ‘big mistake’ with Twitter Blue marketing

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Mark Cuban is pissed off about Twitter’s new follow protocol. The billionaire investor and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks recently took to Twitter to air his grievances and pitch his ideas, after the platform removed blue checkmarks from countless previously verified accounts. Cuban wrote that Twitter CEO Elon Musk missed a marketing opportunity and … Read more

Twitter verified confusion leaves checkmark badge of dishonor

In this photo illustration tweets from Stephen King and Elon Musk are seen on a mobile phone on April 21, 2023 in Knutsford, UK.

Tweets from Stephen King and Elon Musk seen on a cellphone on Friday. Photo illustration: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Twitter users oppose by Elon Musk new pay-for-verification policy, with many journalists and celebrities choosing to cancel their subscriptions instead of keeping their blue checks out of embarrassment. Why is this important: Internet verification was once a … Read more

‘Elon Musk’s greatest contribution is not Tesla or SpaceX, but…’:Anand Mahindra

Anand Mahindra (L) and Elon Musk.  (To file)

Anand Mahindra Friday, while reacting to a video of the SpaceX spacecraft exploding during its first test flight, praised Elon Musk for his ability to take risks. Praising the SpaceX owner for not being demotivated by “failures,” he said treating every experience as a lesson would ultimately increase learning and progress. He also added that … Read more

Elon Musk Backs Off ‘Legacy Checkmark’ Purge, Re-Verifies Platform’s Biggest Celebs

Elon Musk Backs Off ‘Legacy Checkmark’ Purge, Re-Verifies Platform’s Biggest Celebs

After about two days of purge the “inherited checkmarks”, Twitter CEO Elon Musk appears to be waving the white flag. On Twitter on Saturday, some of the biggest names on the platform, from Stephen King to Chrissy Teigen, expressed surprise when their fickle checkmarks suddenly reappeared. “Friends told me my blue verified check has been … Read more

Musk removes blue checks, Twitter shrugs

Illustration of a blue Twitter check mark with the check mark changing to an x.

Artwork: Brendan Lynch/Axios Elon Musk Thursday said that he personally pays to keep certain users verified on Twitter, even when those users have indicated they don’t want that status under his new blue checkmark system as a subscription benefit. State of play: Earlier Thursday, Twitter finally began removing most blue ticks from hundreds of thousands … Read more