Apple pulls social media support on several popular platforms


Apple will be ending support roles on social media sites like Twitter and more. The @AppleSupport account launched in 2016 and won praise due to its high engagement level. However, a recent report claims that Apple will be cutting back on human support from various media outlets, namely YouTube, X, and its own Apple Support […]

Twitter is now known as X


Twitter’s rebranding to ‘X’ has now gone live. Twitter CEO Elon Musk recently announced that the social media platform will be rebranded to ‘X’, which has now gone to fruition. The change took effect on July 24, with the web version showing a brief ‘X’ logo before it loads. However, on the official app the […]

Twitter ad revenue down by half


Twitter owner Elon Musk recently confirmed that the social media platform has lost half its ad revenue. Musk replied to a refactoring debt question, saying that the company is in ‘negative cash flow due to a 50% drop in advertising revenue’ and said that Twitter has not had any cash flow positive. In March, the […]

Text-Based social media app ‘Threads’ appear in App Store


Instagram’s ‘Threads’ has gone live on the App Store for preorders. The Instagram team is preparing to launch ‘Threads’, a Twitter-like social media app that focuses on text. Currently, the app is available to download as a preorder, with the App Store saying that it will show up on users’ iPhones when it goes live. […]

Unregistered Twitter users blocked to prevent data scraping


Twitter CEO Elon Musk recently went on the social media platform to say that unregistered data scrapers have been slowing the service down. Twitter updated its web version on Friday to prevent users from browsing without logging in with an account. Musk responded to concerned tweets, saying that the slowdown was caused by scraping. The […]

First episode of Apple TV+ ‘Silo’ is available for free on Twitter


Apple today shared the first full episode of its Apple TV+ show ‘Silo’ on Twitter. As part of its promoting the show, Apple TV+ has made the first episode of sci-fi series ‘Silo’ available to watch on Twitter. The video can also be watched on the Apple TV+ app and Apple TV+ website, although a […]

Elon Musk appoints new Twitter CEO

Elon Musk

Elon Musk recently tweeted that he has hired a new CEO for the social media platform. Musk mentioned in the post that the upcoming CEO will be managing the role while he will become an executive chair, CTO, and oversee system operations, software, and product. It’s only been revealed that former NBCUniversal advertising executive Linda […]

Twitter personality hacker guilty of cryptocurrency scam


The Guardian recently reported how British native Joseph O’Connor, a hacker of popular Twitter accounts, was found guilty of several counts. In July 2020, several high-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Kanye West, and Apple posted cryptocurrency-related offerings. O’Connor was arrested in Spain a year later and sent to the US […]

Musk and Spotify CEO speak out versus App Store rules

Musk and Spotify CEO

Elon Musk and Daniel EK recently had a Twitter exchange that has them joining forces against Apple’s App Store rules. The online thread began with Musk following up on a subscription offer announcement, explaining that subscriptions might take longer on iOS compared to the web due to Apple having to provide a manual approval. The […]

Twitter to remove Text-Based 2FA


Social media platform Twitter will be doing away with SMS-based verification. Twitter declared in February that it was changing two-factor authentication for users by phasing out text-based 2FA for all users except Twitter Blue subscribers. In today’s deadline, Twitter users will have to change their two-factor authentication preference to one that’s approved by the company. […]

Twitter makes ‘For You’ timeline the default screen on iOS


Social media platform Twitter has changed iOS users’ default feed to the ‘For You’ timeline. Twitter recently removed the star-shaped icon at the top right part of its interface that allowed users to switch between ‘Latest’ and ‘For You’ sections, replacing them with ‘Following’ and ‘For You’ tabs. It’s worth noting that Twitter tested this […]

Twitter Blue resumes today

Twitter Blue

Social media platform Twitter recently took to the internet to announce its Twitter Blue subscription. Twitter users can upgrade to the Twitter Blue status, which gives them a blue checkmark sign right next to their name or handle after a phone number and account verification. Other features for Twitter Blue subscribers include Reader Mode for […]

Twitter Blue feature resumes at $11 monthly for iOS

Twitter Blue Feature

Twitter Blue is set to relaunch at a higher subscription rate for iPhone users. After being paused in November due to subscribers impersonating famous personalities, Twitter Blue is coming back with a higher subscription fee for iOS. The Information reports that the pricing is higher compared to the web version (which only costs $7) because […]

Twitter CEO Elon Musk supports leaks as “Twitter Files Part 2”


Twitter CEO Elon Musk has shown support for the leaks shared by Bari Weiss, founder and editor of The Free Press. Weiss shared a number of secrets about Twitter in a series of tweets, which she referred to as “TwitterFiles2” or “Twitter Files Part Two.” Among the secrets shared by Weiss were details about the […]