Twitter spinoff Bluesky hits 1 million users

Bluesky, one of the most notable alternatives to the platform formerly known as Twitter, has just hit a million users. That’s admittedly tiny compared to the number of users on … Read More

Scientists are pulling back from Twitter and looking for alternatives

Earlier this year, Pew Research reported that a majority of US Twitter users reported spending less time on the platform since Elon Musk’s takeover last year. Now, new data suggests … Read More

January 6th riot investigators obtained Trump’s Twitter DMs and deleted posts

Despite having trouble obtaining former President Donald Trump's records from Twitter (now X), the special counsel investigating the events of January 6th, 2020 was ultimately able to get his hands … Read More

Twitter’s apps are breaking following Elon Musk’s decision to cap tweet rates

Over the last few days, Twitter not only stopped showing tweets unless you’re logged in, but also started capping the number of tweets users can ready each (“rate limiting”) — … Read More

Meta’s Oversight Board urges Facebook to suspend Cambodia’s Prime Minister

Meta’s Oversight Board has called for a six month ban on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Facebook and Instagram accounts for inciting violence, it wrote in a news release. It’s … Read More

YouTube is reportedly testing online games for mobile and desktop

Google is looking at online games as a new possible source of income for YouTube, according to a new report by the Wall Street Journal. The video hosting platform has … Read More

Elon Musk says Twitter will introduce per-article charging in May

Twitter might provide publishers with a new way to earn from their content outside of the typical recurring subscription option. According to company chief Elon Musk, Twitter will allow media … Read More

Every link on Twitter is broken right now

Links are completely busted on Twitter at the minute across the company’s website and mobile apps. Clicking on one brings up an error message that reads “Your current API plan … Read More

Twitter bans links and username mentions relating to Facebook, Instagram and other rivals

While many people were turning to Twitter on Sunday to watch the World Cup finals unfold, the company introduced a new policy banning “free promotion” of competing social media websites. … Read More

Bizarre Instagram outage leaves some thinking they’re banned

You’re not alone if you’re unable to check your Instagram feeds. Instagram has confirmed that some users are “having issues” accessing their accounts. The social network hasn’t identified a cause … Read More

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