Elon Musk is going to charge a “small monthly payment’ from all X (Twitter) users and the social media platform would not be a free place anymore soon. In a live-streamed interaction with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the X owner floated the idea that the social network may no longer be a free site, in a bid to deal with the problem of bots on the platform.
Elon Musk, the owner of X (formerly Twitter), on Thursday announced that the micro-blogging platform will soon add video and audio call feature, which will be supported on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC. He also said that no phone numbers would be needed to make the call.
Fresh out of the first Republican primary debate, Indian American candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has suggested that he would want to have billionaire Elon Musk on as an advisor if he wins the 2024 presidential election. Ramaswamy said he wants to bring in people with “a blank fresh impression”, after a voter at a town hall in Iowa asked the 38-year-old entrepreneur last week where he would seek guidance if elected, The Hill reported, citing NBC News.
Billionaire Elon Musk praised Vivek Ramaswamy yet again, calling him “increasingly compelling”, as the Indian American entrepreneur faced his first political debate in Wisconsin to select GOP’s 2024 presidential nominee. “Vivek is increasingly compelling,” Musk said in response to a post and video shared by journalist and tech entrepreneur Brian Krassenstein on X.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday praised Indian American Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, calling him a “promising candidate”. Sharing a video of Ramaswamy’s interview with political commentator and talk show host Tucker Carlson on X (formerly Twitter), Musk said: “He is a very promising candidate.”
Following several complaints, Elon Musk’s X sign has been removed from his social media company, formerly known as Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters on Monday in the afternoon hours. Citing several media reports, The Hill stated the workers removed the luminous sign after receiving complaints from city residents and officials. It had been put up last week during the company’s rebranding.
Twitter’s bird logo will soon be extinct as ‘X.com’ now redirects users to the micro-blogging platform. “X.com now points to https://twitter.com/. Interim X logo goes live later today,” CEO Elon Musk tweeted late Sunday.
Elon Musk-run SpaceX now controls 60% share of the global launch business, as he aims to bring Starlink, which uses low-orbit satellites to provide broadband internet connections, to India. This year, the company had already put more than 1,000 satellites in orbit till June, Nikkei Asia reported on Monday.
In what may be the clearest sign yet that Twitter sees Meta as a competitive threat, the former has threatened the latter with a lawsuit following the successful launch of Meta’s new Twitter rival, Threads. An attorney for Twitter on Wednesday sent a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg accusing Meta of stealing trade secrets by employing former Twitter employees. Semafor was the first to report on the letter. The veracity of the letter was confirmed to CNN by a source with knowledge of the situation.