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Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 16, 2023
Splitting up social media may be its only hope
Keeping different groups away from each other could be the best way to prevent a total meltdown of digital society.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 14, 2023
BBC reaches deal with Gary Lineker after Twitter row
The former England star was suspended on Friday after using Twitter last week to compare the language used to launch the new policy to the rhetoric of Nazi-era Germany.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 4, 2023
‘Teflon’ Elon wins again as jury rejects fraud claim over tweets
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was cleared of claims by investors that he defrauded them when he tweeted that he was considering taking the company private and had 'funding secured” to make it happen.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 29, 2023
Police warnings of shady job posts linked to crimes jump in 2022
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department issued warnings for 3,480 offers of 'yami baito' — or shady part-time jobs — posted to Twitter in 2022, up nearly 1.5-times from the 2,246 in 2021.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 18, 2023
SpaceX prepares for a breakout year with Elon Musk focused on Twitter
While Tesla has withered since Musk embarked on his takeover of Twitter, SpaceX is flourishing.
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JAPAN
Jan 11, 2023
Tokyo police's Twitter account for disaster info turns 10 years old
Tokyo police created the account after it became aware of the need to send out accurate information following the March 2011 major earthquake and tsunami.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 9, 2023
Second coming of once-banned conspiracy theorists after Twitter amnesty
Twitter has turned into what campaigners call a cesspool of misinformation, hate-filled conspiracies and racial slurs.
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WORLD
Dec 28, 2022
Images of 2022: World news
One event stood over all else this year: Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The conflict ushered in rapid shifts on defense, energy and business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 25, 2022
Twitter restores suicide prevention feature
Twitter head of trust and safety Ella Irwin confirmed the removal and called it temporary. CEO Elon Musk called the news of its removal 'false.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 24, 2022
Elon Musk orders removal of Twitter suicide prevention feature, sources say
An ad had been shown at the top of specific searches contacts for support organizations in many countries related to mental health, HIV, vaccines and child sexual exploitation.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 23, 2022
Twitter is said to have struggled over revealing U.S. influence campaign
The situation began in 2017 when an official working with U.S. Central Command requested that Twitter verify some of the military's accounts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 22, 2022
Elon Musk 'not suited’ to running Twitter, Tesla investor says
Ross Gerber says if Musk remains involved with the platform it should be with the underlying technology rather than as the 'front-facing CEO.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 21, 2022
Elon Musk to step down as Twitter CEO ... in due time
In a tweet, billionaire Elon Musk said he plans to retain control over the company's engineering teams.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 20, 2022
Twitter users vote to oust Elon Musk as CEO
A total of 57.5% of more than 17 million accounts voted for Musk to step down in a poll he posted to his account.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 19, 2022
Elon Musk asks Twitter users to decide if he should step down
Twitter's billionaire owner will abide by the results of the poll, he pledged in a tweet Sunday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 18, 2022
How to define 'doxxing' when the data is public
Last week Twitter owner Elon Musk suspended an account that posted the location of private jets, suggesting that it was tweeting out 'assassination coordinates.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / ANALYSIS
Dec 17, 2022
In suspending journalists on Twitter, Musk flexes his media muscle
Elon Musk's decision to abruptly suspend several journalists underscored the role of a simpler, more enduring element of American life: the press baron.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 17, 2022
After poll, Elon Musk restores suspended Twitter accounts of journalists
Following a Twitter poll, Elon Musk tweeted that the journalists whose accounts had been temporarily disabled 'will have their suspension lifted now.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 16, 2022
Twitter suspends prominent journalists covering Elon Musk
The accounts of reporters from various publications were listed as blocked and their tweets were no longer visible.
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JAPAN
Dec 9, 2022
Yusaku Maezawa picks K-pop star TOP and DJ Steve Aoki to join SpaceX moon trip
Maezawa bought every seat on the maiden lunar voyage by SpaceX, which has been in the works since 2018 and would follow his trip on a Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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