A grim new reality is setting in across the tech landscape: A heady, decadeslong era of rapid sales gains, boundless jobs growth and ever-soaring stock prices is coming to an end.
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Twitter has been in a state of limbo since the company accepted an offer from Musk in late April. Musk has continued to criticize Twitter and its policies despite agreeing to the deal.
Everyone from employees to investors in Twitter are itching to know how Musk plans to run the company, which will be privately held once his $54.20-per-share transaction closes.
It is a seminal moment for the 16-year-old company, which emerged as one of the world's most influential public squares but now faces a string of challenges.
Facebook researchers struggle to understand why some of its app experiences cause users pleasure while the same content sometimes inflicts pain.
In the five years since Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, Facebook and Twitter have built systems to ensure they wouldn’t be blindsided the next time.
The misses come at a critical juncture for the company, which is fighting regulatory battles on multiple fronts and also trying to justify a costly shift in corporate strategy.
The name change is the most definitive signal so far of the company’s intention to stake its future on a new computing platform — the "metaverse."
The rebranding would come at a time when Facebook is under fire from regulators, lawmakers and activists.
Climate change has emerged as a key priority in Facebook’s quest to stomp out misinformation, an effort that involves policing user posts while simultaneously defending free speech.