Twitter employees claim layoffs have begun after Elon Musk’s takeover

Twitter employees have begun to post online that they believe they have been laid off, ahead of a company announcement later on Friday. The social media behemoth says it will notify employees whether they are still employed following Elon Musk’s takeover. Employees are leaving by tweeting with the hashtag #LoveWhereYouWorked and a saluting emoji. Working for Twitter was “the greatest privilege ever,” according to Yash Agarwal, who worked in public policy. The BBC is not liable ...[Read More]

Twitter pulls slamming tweet of Queen Elizabeth II

Twitter pulls vile tweet by Carnegie Mellon’s critical race theory professor who said she hoped Queen died ‘an excruciating death’ – after Jeff Bezos led an avalanche of condemnation Twitter has removed a series of vile tweets written by a critical race theory professor mocking Queen Elizabeth II just hours before her death, prompting thousands of people to criticise her, including Jeff Bezos. Uju Anya is an ‘anti-racist’ teacher and associate professor at Car...[Read More]

Elon Musk strikes a $44 billion deal to takeover Twitter

Twitter’s board of directors has agreed to Elon Musk’s $44 billion (£34.5 billion) takeover bid. Mr Musk, who made the surprise bid less than two weeks ago, stated that Twitter has “tremendous potential” that he intends to unlock. He also advocated for a number of changes, ranging from loosening content restrictions to eliminating fake accounts. The company initially rejected Mr. Musk’s offer, but it will now put the deal to a vote among shareholders. According to F...[Read More]