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Threads Takes on Twitter

To many users, Twitter had become like a bad boyfriend. Under Elon Musk, the platform could be unreliable and unfiltered. Some users called it toxic. They encouraged their followers to get off the platform in protest of Musk’s leadership, including his algorithm changes and decision to reinstate Donald Trump’s account. Other tech companies, like Substack,

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Musk Says Twitter Is Limiting Number of Posts Users Can Read

Elon Musk said on Saturday that Twitter will temporarily limit the number of posts users can read per day to address concerns over data scraping, just hours after thousands of users reported widespread problems using the site. Many of those users reported that they were getting an error message that they had “exceeded” their “rate

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Tucker Carlson Posts First Installment of New Show on Twitter

Tucker Carlson, the sidelined prime-time Fox News host, on Tuesday released the first installment of what he said would be his new show on Twitter, potentially setting up a confrontation with the cable network, where he remains under contract until early 2025. The 10-minute video, Mr. Carlson’s first extended commentary since Fox took him off

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Twitter Removes ‘Government-Funded’ Labels From Media Accounts

Twitter has removed labels that described prominent news organizations as “government-funded” or “state-affiliated” after NPR and public broadcasters in several countries criticized the labels as misleading and suspended the use of their Twitter accounts. The removal of the labels was the latest shift that Twitter has made abruptly and without explanation under the leadership of

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