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Back to the future: how Mastodon is restoring the lost art of online conversation | John Naughton
The new social network with its interconnected ‘fediverse’ is a welcome alternative to blustering rival Twitter and Elon Musk

John Naughton

21, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Twitter hit by 40% revenue drop amid ad squeeze, say reports
More than 500 advertising clients have reportedly paused spending since Elon Musk’s takeover in October

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

18, Jan, 2023 @8:33 PM

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TechScape: TikTok has been spying on reporters – exactly no one is surprised
In this week’s newsletter: Inside the social video app’s new scandal. Plus, Musk continues to Trump tech and Apple might finally make the metaverse interesting

Chris Stokel-Walker

10, Jan, 2023 @12:16 PM

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I’m horribly addicted to Twitter. Will Elon Musk save me from myself this year? | Joel Snape
If only Musk would sacrifice his fortune and reputation and close the site, people like me could get back to doing something useful with our time

Joel Snape

05, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Hack’ of UK cabinet minister’s Twitter account changes profile picture to Elon Musk
Education secretary Gillian Keegan’s account was completely altered, with profile picture showing Elon Musk

Jessica Murray

26, Dec, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Twitter restores suicide prevention feature
Move follows criticism of Elon Musk after #ThereIsHelp feature disappeared from searches

Nadeem Badshah and agency

24, Dec, 2022 @7:30 PM

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Twitter’s CEO post is a non-job if Elon Musk can’t vacate it | Nils Pratley
Tesla shareholders hoping for the full attention of their distracted CEO are likely to be disappointed

Nils Pratley

21, Dec, 2022 @6:29 PM

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Firefox and Tumblr join rush to support Mastodon social network
Elon Musk admits banning links to Twitter rival was a mistake

Alex Hern

21, Dec, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Twitter users voted Elon Musk out. But CEO or not, he’ll still call the shots | Sarah Manavis
Even if the multi-billionaire owner accepts his user poll and stands down, his machinations seem likely to ruin the company, says tech writer Sarah Manavis

Sarah Manavis

20, Dec, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Go out in flames or fade away? Rightwing Twitter rant rekindles dilemma for ageing rockers
Former Napalm Death drummer Mick Harris has sparked debate among musicians about how to tackle senior years

Vanessa Thorpe

18, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Elon Musk sells new $3.6bn tranche of Tesla shares
Latest selloff takes total sale this year to $23bn and follows loss of world’s richest man title

Dan Milmo

15, Dec, 2022 @10:41 AM

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TechScape: I read Elon Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’ so you don’t have to
In this week’s newsletter: The leaks don’t reveal a hotbed of leftwing bias at the social media company – just a thin-skinned billionaire rehashing culture wars of years past

Alex Hern

13, Dec, 2022 @11:54 AM

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