Twitter's communications email went dark after mass layoffs late last year. CEO Elon Musk announced this weekend (and NPR confirmed) that it now responds to press inquiries with a single poop emoji.
The billionaire owner of Twitter apologized after publicly questioning a Twitter employee's query about whether he had been laid off and speaking dismissively of that employee's disability.
The war in Ukraine is also playing out online, where Russia is using propaganda, fake accounts, and manipulated videos and images to deflect blame and undermine support for Ukraine.
Instagram and Facebook are launching a new paid verification service, Meta Verified. Here's what it means — and how it compares to Twitter Blue.
Users who don't pay a fee for Twitter Blue within the next 30 days will lose SMS two-factor authentication. But there are ways to work around this without signing up for a Twitter subscription.
At a contentious House committee hearing, Republicans aired long-held grievances over what they say is Silicon Valley's bias against conservatives.
Two tweets in 2018 led to a class-action lawsuit alleging Musk misled investors, pulling him into court for about a half hour to deliver sworn testimony in front of a nine-person jury.
The 631 lots include mid-century modern furniture, an assortment of office supplies, high-end kitchen appliances and company memorabilia. The de facto fire sale lasted for 27 hours.
In 2018, Musk tweeted he had secured enough funding to take Tesla private, but a deal never materialized. A trial over the risk he brought to shareholders could further tarnish the CEO's reputation.
From Facebook's troubled pivot to the metaverse to Twitter's management chaos to industry-wide layoffs, social media companies have had a rocky 2022
"I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job!" Musk tweeted after most respondents to his Twitter poll said he should step down.
The United Nations and the European Union are among the groups that condemned Musk's sudden decision to suspend several journalists from the social media platform.
Press advocates said the move sets a dangerous precedent and worried about future moves against journalists who cover the billionaire.
As artificial intelligence becomes more widely available, bad actors are turning to computer-generated faces in their attempts to manipulate social media networks.
Twitter on Wednesday suspended an account that used publicly available flight data to track Elon Musk's private jet, despite his pledge to keep it up because of his free speech principles.