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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 7, 2023
Meta’s Threads app draws millions seeking a Twitter alternative
Meta’s apps in the past have competed indirectly for user attention with Twitter by courting news publishers, politicians and other high-profile people.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 6, 2023
Instagram unveils Threads app, a threat to Musk’s Twitter
The app is the most serious threat yet to Elon Musk’s struggling social-media site.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 4, 2023
Instagram launch of Twitter rival ‘Threads’ expected on Thursday
With the launch, parent company Meta seeks to take advantage Twitter’s problems since it was taken over by Elon Musk last year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / ANALYSIS
Jul 3, 2023
Elon Musk's Twitter rate limits could undermine new CEO, ad experts say
Musk announced Saturday that Twitter would limit how many tweets per day various accounts can read, to discourage 'extreme levels' of data scraping and system manipulation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 2, 2023
Musk says Twitter will limit how many tweets users can read
Executive Chair Elon Musk said the move was intended to discourage 'extreme levels' of data scraping and system manipulation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 22, 2023
Modi meets Elon Musk and Ray Dalio in U.S. as India draws global investment
The nation of 1.4 billion people stands out amid a slowing global economy, with its appeal burnished by China’s tepid post-pandemic recovery and Beijng's tensions with the West.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 22, 2023
Australia gives Twitter 28 days to clean up 'toxicity and hate'
E-safety commissioner Julie Inman Grant — a former Twitter employee — says the platform is now responsible for one-in-three complaints about online hate speech reported in Australia.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 24, 2023
Climate scientists flee Twitter as hostility surges
Researchers have documented an explosion of hate and misinformation on the platform since Elon Musk took the helm in October 2022.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
May 12, 2023
Elon Musk says he has found new CEO for Twitter
Tesla shares closed 2.1% higher on Thursday and analysts said the announcement helped alleviate some investor concerns around Musk's active involvement at Twitter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 10, 2023
Tucker Carlson plans show on Twitter, calling it last big free speech platform
Carlson was ousted last month from Fox News after evidence was found during court proceedings that he had insulted management, colleagues and guests.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital
Apr 29, 2023
TikTok, Twitter and more now at risk of huge EU fines
Social media conglomerates could be on the hook for up to 6% of annual sales if they don't adequately police certain types of content.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 27, 2023
Tweets become harder to believe as labels change meaning
The elimination of check marks that helped authenticate accounts has convulsed a platform that once seemed indispensable for following breaking news.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 23, 2023
Twitter blue checks for dead celebrities add to verification confusion
People are confused after seeing the Twitter profiles of celebrities who have been dead for years still holding paid blue tick verifications for their accounts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 21, 2023
Twitter’s legacy blue checks are gone, stirring confusion
New owner Elon Musk changed the policy to include the icon in a paid subscription service instead.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Apr 17, 2023
'Monetizing hate': Unease as misinformation swirls on Twitter
Experts say content moderation at the company has been gutted after mass layoffs, while a paid verification system has served to boost conspiracy theorists.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 12, 2023
Twitter company ‘no longer exists’ and is now part of Elon Musk’s X Corp.
It’s unclear what the change means. In the past, Musk suggested that buying Twitter would be an 'accelerant” for creating X — which he dubbed an 'everything app.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 6, 2023
Twitter’s blue check apocalypse is upon us. Here’s what to know.
Changes on the social media site are likely to make it harder for users to discern real people from impersonators, while making posts from accounts that don't pay less visible.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 1, 2023
Elon Musk defends paid Twitter as blue tick ultimatum looms
The billionaire defended his controversial pay model for Twitter, claiming that any social media platform that didn't follow suit would fail because they would be swarmed by bots.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 27, 2023
Twitter says parts of its source code were leaked online
The leak adds to the challenges facing the Elon Musk-owned company, which is trying to identify the person responsible and any other people who downloaded the code.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 24, 2023
Twitter to begin culling legacy verified marks from April 1
The move is one of the earliest policy changes announced by owner Elon Musk, who described the existing program as 'corrupt' shortly after taking over late last year.

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