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August 10, 2022, 4:30 PM

Social media offers parents more controls. But do they help?

The new tools do offer some help, but they also share some deeper flaws.
August 10, 2022, 4:30 PM
August 8, 2022, 3:17 PM

Twitter confirms vulnerability that may have affected 5.4 million accounts

The company said the vulnerability discovered in January didn't compromise user passwords, but some personal information may have been exposed.
August 8, 2022, 3:17 PM
Twitter confirms vulnerability that may have affected 5.4 million accounts
August 7, 2022, 2:31 PM

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate

This latest war of words follows Musk’s decision to pull his offer to buy the social media platform over concerns over “bots.”
August 7, 2022, 2:31 PM
Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate
August 6, 2022, 3:36 PM

Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info

The billionaire has been trying to back out of his agreement to buy the company.
August 6, 2022, 3:36 PM
August 6, 2022, 12:11 AM

Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners

Twitter says vulnerability in its software that exposed an undetermined number of owners of anonymous accounts to potential identity compromise last year was apparently exploited by a malicious actor
August 6, 2022, 12:11 AM
Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners
August 5, 2022, 5:55 PM

Musk countersuit accuses Twitter of fraud over 'bot' count

Elon Musk accused Twitter of fraud in a countersuit over his aborted $44 billion deal for the social media company, which he said held back necessary information and misled his team about its true user base
August 5, 2022, 5:55 PM
Musk countersuit accuses Twitter of fraud
August 5, 2022, 12:57 AM

Twitter responds to Musk's claims, calls them 'excuses'

Twitter denied in a court filing that it had deprived its would-be acquirer, billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, of necessary information or misrepresented details about its business
August 5, 2022, 12:57 AM
July 27, 2022, 3:32 PM

Twitter to hold shareholder meeting on $44B takeover by Elon Musk

After Musk backed out of the deal, Twitter filed a lawsuit against the billionaire.
July 27, 2022, 3:32 PM
Twitter to hold shareholder meeting on $44B takeover by Elon Musk
July 27, 2022, 4:11 AM

Twitter sets September shareholder vote on Elon Musk buyout

Twitter has set September 13 as the date for its shareholders to vote on the company’s pending buyout by Tesla CEO Elon Musk
July 27, 2022, 4:11 AM
Musk attorneys say Twitter stalling on document production
July 22, 2022, 3:37 PM

Twitter, in Musk fight, posts surprising drop in revenue

Twitter is reporting a quarterly loss as revenue slipped even as user numbers climbed
July 22, 2022, 3:37 PM
Twitter, in Musk fight, posts $270M quarterly loss
1 month ago

Judge limits lawyer's tweets about prison firm he's suing

A federal magistrate judge has ordered an attorney suing a private prison firm over an inmate’s death to delete certain tweets and restrict his public commentary
1 month ago
Judge limits lawyer's tweets about prison firm he's suing
1 month ago

Twitter trial against Elon Musk set for October

The lawsuit would force Elon Musk to complete his acquisition of Twitter.
1 month ago
Twitter trial against Elon Musk set for October
1 month ago

Elon Musk reacts to Twitter’s $44 billion lawsuit

Elon Musk asked a Delaware court on Friday to reject Twitter’s attempt to put the $44 billion merger case on trial in September.
1 month ago
Elon Musk reacts to Twitter’s $44 billion lawsuit
1 month ago

Is Twitter down? Service appears to return after outage

Twitter appears to be returning for some users after experiencing an hourlong outage that affected both its app and website on Thursday
1 month ago
Is Twitter down? Service appears to return after outage
1 month ago

A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition attempt

Here is a timeline of major events in Tesla CEO Elon Musk's abandoned Twitter bid.
1 month ago
A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition attempt
1 month ago

Twitter sues to force Musk to complete his $44B acquisition

Twitter sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday to force him to complete the $44 billion acquisition of the social media company
1 month ago
1 month ago

Twitter says it has sued Elon Musk to force him to complete the $44B acquisition he agreed to in April

Twitter says it has sued Elon Musk to force him to complete the $44B acquisition he agreed to in April
1 month ago
1 month ago

Musk responds to Twitter’s threat to sue him

Twitter threatened to sue Elon Musk for pulling out of the deal to buy the company. Musk claims Twitter would not disclose information he wanted about bots and spam accounts.
1 month ago
Musk responds to Twitter’s threat to sue him
1 month ago

Looming Musk-Twitter legal battle hammers company shares

Shares of Twitter are down more than 11% in the first day of trading after billionaire Elon Musk said that he was abandoning his $44 billion bid for the company
1 month ago
Looming Musk-Twitter legal battle drags on company shares
1 month ago

Elon Musk prepares to walk away from Twitter deal

The social media giant’s value has been plummeting with billions of dollars on the line.
1 month ago
Elon Musk prepares to walk away from Twitter deal
1 month ago

Elon Musk to terminate $44 billion Twitter deal

Elon Musk could be on the hook for a $1 billion breakup fee if he walks away from the deal.
1 month ago
Elon Musk to terminate $44 billion Twitter deal
1 month ago

Elon Musk terminating $44 billion deal to buy Twitter

Elon Musk is terminating a $44 billion bid to buy Twitter, according to a new SEC filing.
1 month ago
Elon Musk terminating $44 billion deal to buy Twitter
1 month ago

Elon Musk says he is terminating his deal to buy Twitter

The social media company's board says it will see him in court.
1 month ago
Elon Musk says he is terminating his deal to buy Twitter
1 month ago

Twitter testing new collaboration feature

The CoTweets feature allows two user accounts to co-author a tweet, sharing ownership.
1 month ago
Twitter testing new collaboration feature
1 month ago

Facebook, Twitter remove Shinzo Abe assassination videos

Social media companies scramble to police videos that break content rules.
1 month ago
Facebook, Twitter remove Shinzo Abe assassination videos
1 month ago

Twitter says it removes 1 million spam accounts a day

Twitter said it removes 1 million spam accounts each day in a call with executives Thursday during a briefing that aimed to shed more light on the company’s fake and bot accounts as it tussles with Elon Musk over “spam bots.”
1 month ago
2 months ago

Musk says he wants Twitter to be place of 'free speech'

Addressing Twitter employees for the first time since announcing takeover plans, Musk said he prefers on-site work, but may allow remote work for some "exceptional" employees.
2 months ago
Musk says he wants Twitter to be place of 'free speech'
2 months ago

Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week

Elon Musk will address Twitter employees Thursday for the first time since the billionaire and Tesla CEO offered $44 billion to buy the social media platform
2 months ago
Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week
2 months ago

Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal

Lawyers for the Tesla and SpaceX CEO made the threat in a letter to Twitter.
2 months ago
Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal
2 months ago

A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk's bid to control Twitter

Elon Musk threatened Monday to call off his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter.
2 months ago
A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk's bid to control Twitter
3 months ago

Twitter shareholders sue Musk, say he 'deflated' stock price

Twitter shareholders have filed a lawsuit against billionaire Elon Musk, accusing him of unlawfully sowing doubt about his bid to buy Twitter
3 months ago
Twitter shareholders sue Musk, say he 'deflated' stock price
3 months ago

Twitter to pay $150M penalty over privacy of users' data

Twitter will pay a $150 million penalty and put in new safeguards to settle federal regulators’ allegations that the social platform failed to protect the privacy of users’ data over a six-year span
3 months ago
3 months ago

Twitter shareholders meet amid Elon Musk's takeover drama

Twitter’s regularly scheduled shareholder meeting Wednesday didn't include a vote on Tesla billionaire Elon Musk’s $44 billion bid for the social platform
3 months ago
Twitter shareholders to meet amid Elon Musk's takeover drama
3 months ago

Twitter cracks down on misleading information

The company says it will place warning notices on content deemed to be misleading from highly visible accounts.
3 months ago
Twitter cracks down on misleading information
3 months ago

Musk: Doubt about spam accounts could scuttle Twitter deal

Musk wants proof that less than 5% of the accounts on the platform are fake.
3 months ago
Musk: Doubt about spam accounts could scuttle Twitter deal
3 months ago

Musk puts Twitter buy 'on hold,' casting doubt on $44B deal

Musk is awaiting details on spam and fake accounts on the platform.
3 months ago
Elon Musk says Twitter deal 'temporarily on hold'
3 months ago

Elon Musk says $44 billion deal to buy Twitter is 'temporarily on hold'

ABC News Business Correspondent Deirdre Bolton discusses the hold on Musk’s deal with Twitter after he says he is “still committed to acquisition.”
3 months ago
Elon Musk says $44 billion deal to buy Twitter is 'temporarily on hold'
3 months ago

Why fake accounts have become a sticking point in Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition

Some analysts consider Musk's concern over spam accounts on Twitter a pretext, but the prevalence of such accounts threatens the company's revenue and credibility.
3 months ago
Why fake accounts have become a sticking point in Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition
3 months ago

Twitter executives leave company amid staff shake-up

Two top executives are leaving Twitter as a temporary hiring freeze goes into effect and Elon Musk tries to raise $44 billion to buy the company.
3 months ago
Twitter executives leave company amid staff shake-up
3 months ago

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’

The world’s richest man tweeted that his $44 billion plan to buy the platform is “temporarily on hold” pending details on spam and fake Twitter accounts.
3 months ago
Elon Musk’s Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’
3 months ago

Managers fired from Twitter amid Musk buyout turmoil

Twitter fired two of its top managers Thursday, the latest sign of internal turmoil amid Tesla billionaire Elon Musk’s planned buyout of the company
3 months ago
3 months ago

Running Twitter may be much harder than Elon Musk thinks

There is a steep learning curve awaiting the world’s richest man.
3 months ago
Running Twitter may be much harder than Elon Musk thinks
3 months ago

Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump

Musk said he will reverse Twitter’s permanent ban of Trump.
3 months ago
Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump
3 months ago

Wall Street, tech investors back Musk Twitter bid with $7B

Elon Musk has strengthened the equity stake in his offer to buy Twitter with commitments of more than $7 billion from a range of investors, including Oracle co-founder and Tesla board member Larry Ellison
3 months ago
Musk gets $7B backing for Twitter bid from tech heavyweights
3 months ago

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell gets banned from Twitter, again

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was banned from Twitter for a second time after attempting to use a new account to access the social media platform
3 months ago
3 months ago

Musk thinks Twitter is an under-leveraged asset, likes attention: Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher and Dan Abrams discuss Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover on “This Week.”
3 months ago
Musk thinks Twitter is an under-leveraged asset, likes attention: Kara Swisher
3 months ago

Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion

Deirdre Bolton reports on Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover on “This Week.”
3 months ago
Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion
3 months ago

Elon Musk's big plans for Twitter: What we know so far

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is buying Twitter for $44 billion to take it private, has outlined a mix of vague principles and technical details as he looks to make the platform "maximum fun!”
3 months ago
Elon Musk's big plans for Twitter: What we know so far
4 months ago

Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?

QAnon loyalists, neo-Nazis and a former American president: The list of people banned from Twitter is long, but their exile could soon end if Elon Musk buys the platform
4 months ago
Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?
4 months ago

Musk sells $8.5B in Tesla stock as he readies to buy Twitter

In the three days after he announced he had a deal to buy Twitter, Elon Musk has sold $8.5 billion worth of Tesla to help fund the purchase
4 months ago
Musk sells $8.5B in Tesla stock as he readies to buy Twitter