Four US senators are scrutinizing Twitter’s privacy practices and questioning whether the platform under CEO Elon Musk may have flouted consumer protection laws following widespread layoffs and resignations — an inquiry that could highlight vast... — read more
What kind of bird lives in a cesspool?
Musk + Tucker, po-n, white supremacy, conspiracy theories...how much lower can Twitter go?
Have any former Twitter employees applied for jobs at BlueSky Social? Is there an advantage to having been a Twitter employee or not?
EM on Fox (Tucker Carlson)
Twitter beats two lawsuits stemming from mass layoffs, for now
Twitter admits to ‘security incident’ involving Circles tweets
Musk’s Twitter Layoffs Generate Thousands of Legal Headaches
Twitter Inc.’s legal battles over its mass layoffs last fall continue to grow, with two more former workers filing class action complaints and approximately 2,000 ex-employees pursuing claims in individual... — read more
'Monetizing hate': Unease as misinformation swirls on Twitter
When the iconic U.S. diaper company Huggies was swamped with false p--ophilia allegations last month, the conspiracy was traced to a once-banned influencer reinstated to Twitter by Elon... — read more
Anybody wants to bet on the final end of Twitter?
I say it'll be gone within 12 months.
Twitter becomes X Corp.
Twitter has announced a significant development, stating that it has merged with everything app called 'X', owned by Elon Musk. In a court filing in the US, Twitter quietly disclosed that it no longer exists. "Twitter Inc. has been merged into X... — read more
Sad end to once a great app
Survival of the fittest stock options?
If Elon values the company at $20 billion now and says that he sees a "clear but difficult path" for it to become a $250b company, I'm curious what miracle needs to happen to make his vision come true? It sounds too unrealistic.
Is this guy for real?
I guess we're finally seeing the true Musk - when he has no assigned handlers who make sure that any/all of his id--tic moves happen (but have to make sure he believes it was his idea not to do it). I can't believe there was a time when I believed in... — read more
Office is optional!!
People will take their talents somewhere better where they are respected and will not accept bullish corporate dictators!!
Tech layoffs cause a jump in number of startups
Did Twitter help set off the Silicon Valley Bank crisis?
Anyone from Twitter to Meta
And get layoffs again?
Twitter and the Bank Runs
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-17/wall-street-billionaires-tweet-through-a-banking-crisis Oh, and by the way..."A new academic study on 2023 bank fragility concludes that 186 U.S. banks remain vulnerable to a run on deposits that... — read more
Twitter no longer able to protect users from trolls as layoffs continue
The BBC investigation also revealed that child se-ual exploitation is on the rise on Twitter and not being sufficiently raised with the law enforcement agencies as it used to be... — read more
Every anecdote of WWM is a pleasure. Here's dissing disability and apologizing.
Layoff or firing or purgatorying - our wonder warthog all the best ways. This is the story I read (you can 'maybe later' the article if needed) that has finally convinced me: EM is a bot. or an helminthes sort of... — read more
How many of those who were laid off have managed to find new roles already? You had a head start since Twitter is the first company that had major layoffs and I'm guessing there were plenty of open positions at that time. I'm just curious since it's... — read more
Another 50 bite the dust
The first real glitch that happens is going to bring the site down for good. There aren't enough people left who know how to fix it and nobody will want to join that mess any time soon. I feel bad for the people being let go but I have to admit that... — read more
Elon Musk’s cost cutting at Twitter reaches the next level after layoffs and stiffing landlords. Now he wants to dump pricy software used by his
The extent of Musk’s penny-pinching has been closely followed in the media. And on Twitter, it has raised many eyebrows. Musk stopped paying rent on Twitter’s offices, leading to lawsuits. He stiffed vendors including for private jet flights by... — read more
Musk King of Welfare
https://www.thestreet.com/technology/elon-musk-attacked-by-an-old-and-powerful-enemy SKIP TO MAIN CONTENT Save this Presidents Day with our AAP Sale! PRESIDENTS DAY SALE TheStreet home Tech EV Biotech Streaming Video Games Social... — read more
Keep talking, big guy. Won't be long now until Twitter dies under you.
If Tesla can organize, why can't Twitter?
Twitter Layoffs Now Impact Employees From Sales Team: Report
Before the news of these mass layoffs at Twitter surfaced, the social media giant also reportedly shut its offices in Delhi and Mumbai and sent the staff home... — read more
Plans for a payments feature
I'll just leave this here: https://www.nationalworld.com/lifestyle/tech/twitter-super-app-elon-musk-paypal-online-payments-system-4008709 Elon Musk has announced plans for a payments feature to be introduced on Twitter, similar to the PayPal... — read more
Twitter’s Wednesday outage was reportedly because an employee accidentally deleted data and the team that could fix it left in November: ‘It’s c
Is EM a "petulant oligarch"?
"Big Tech Using Layoffs to Rein In Workers"
“Controlling labor costs via periodic layoffs is like breathing for Silicon Valley: cyclical, necessary for life,” Malcolm Harris, author of the forthcoming book “Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism and the World,” told me. The layoffs... — read more
Former employees suing Twitter over layoffs score an early victory
A group of former employees suing Elon Musk’s Twitter scored an early win Wednesday when a judge ordered the company to inform any laid-off staffers of the pending lawsuit. The move ensures workers will be better informed before they are required to... — read more
I'm up for it
A team of former Twitter employees is working on a new social media platform. They plan to launch sometime in early 2023. This is what I was hoping would happen. Now we need to see if it takes off. I think this is the best decision they could have... — read more
Anyone from Twitter to Google and Microsoft
And gets layoffs again? there will be more layoffs for you if you have engaged X-X in 2021
Inside Elon Musk’s “extremely hardcore” Twitter
Twitter’s staff spent years trying to protect the social media site against impulsive billionaires who wanted to use the reach of its platform for their own ends, and then one made himself the... — read more
A question for laid off employees
I'm not sure how many actual Twitter employees (current and former) post here, but if there are some, I'm wondering if you could share if you were able to find a new job yet? And how long did it take you? I know it hasn't been that long since the... — read more
Under the Federal Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, an employer must give you 60 days written notice before you are laid off, and must pay you for these 60 days. The WARN money is in addition to any severance payments you may... — read more