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December 1, 2022, 8:04 PM

Twitter to expand exposure on personal timeline

Twitter is updating the timeline to allow users to see recommended tweets from accounts that are not being followed.
December 1, 2022, 8:04 PM
Twitter to expand exposure on personal timeline
December 1, 2022, 6:07 AM

EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules

A top European Union official has warned Elon Musk that Twitter needs to beef up to protect users from hate speech, misinformation and other harmful content to avoid violating new rules
December 1, 2022, 6:07 AM
EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules
November 30, 2022, 2:23 AM

Twitter ends enforcement of COVID misinformation policy

Twitter is no longer enforcing its policy against misinformation about COVID-19
November 30, 2022, 2:23 AM
Twitter ends enforcement of COVID misinformation policy
November 28, 2022, 10:05 PM

Elon Musk attacks Apple for allegedly threatening App Store removal

"What's going on here?" Musk asked in a tweet directed at Apple CEO Tim Cook.
November 28, 2022, 10:05 PM
Elon Musk attacks Apple for allegedly threatening App Store removal
November 26, 2022, 4:24 PM

Elon Musk sparks concern from Twitter users and advertisers

Major advertisers cite concerns at the current state of Twitter and its new owner Elon Musk's controversial moves, including the new "Verified" $8 monthly service.
November 26, 2022, 4:24 PM
Elon Musk sparks concern from Twitter users and advertisers
November 25, 2022, 5:44 PM

Musk says granting 'amnesty' to suspended Twitter accounts

Twitter owner Elon Musk says he is granting “amnesty” for suspended accounts.
November 25, 2022, 5:44 PM
Musk says granting 'amnesty' to suspended Twitter accounts
November 25, 2022, 5:40 PM

Musk plans to relaunch Twitter premium service, again

The service will offer different colored check marks to accounts.
November 25, 2022, 5:40 PM
Musk plans to relaunch Twitter premium service, again
November 23, 2022, 11:49 AM

Twitter faces serious legal threat from ex-employees, experts say

Elon Musk exposed Twitter to legal peril, experts told ABC News.
November 23, 2022, 11:49 AM
Twitter faces serious legal threat from ex-employees, experts say
November 21, 2022, 10:47 PM

Elon Musk reactivates Trump’s Twitter account

Twitter owner Elon Musk reinstated former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account after posting a poll asking if he should return following his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
November 21, 2022, 10:47 PM
Elon Musk reactivates Trump’s Twitter account
November 21, 2022, 5:01 PM

Twitter CEO Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump’s Twitter account

The move comes after Musk asked users in a poll if the former president should be welcomed back.
November 21, 2022, 5:01 PM
Twitter CEO Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump’s Twitter account
November 20, 2022, 4:40 PM

Elon Musk reinstates Trump’s Twitter account

Former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was suspended after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
November 20, 2022, 4:40 PM
Elon Musk reinstates Trump’s Twitter account
November 20, 2022, 3:50 PM

Elon Musk reinstates Trump's Twitter account

Elon Musk shared on Twitter that he will be reinstating the Twitter account of former President Donald Trump.
November 20, 2022, 3:50 PM
Trump’s Twitter account restored by Musk
November 19, 2022, 4:21 PM

Public safety accounts urge caution on Twitter after changes

Across the country, government agencies, especially those tasked with sending messages during emergencies, have embraced Twitter over the last decade
November 19, 2022, 4:21 PM
November 19, 2022, 4:19 PM

Twitter HQ closes until Monday as Senate Dems urge FTC to investigate the company

Elon Musk continues to shake up Twitter as the social network faces one of its biggest technical challenges, a massive amount of traffic due to soccer’s World Cup.
November 19, 2022, 4:19 PM
Twitter HQ closes until Monday as Senate Dems urge FTC to investigate the company
November 19, 2022, 4:02 PM

Elon Musk promises hate tweets will be demonetized; reinstates Kathy Griffin

Twitter owner Elon Musk announced a new content moderation policy Friday.
November 19, 2022, 4:02 PM
Elon Musk promises hate tweets will be demonetized; reinstates Kathy Griffin
November 19, 2022, 1:36 AM

Twitter turmoil continues with mass resignations

Twitter's turmoil under new owner Elon Musk continued after scores of employees reportedly chose to resign over Musk's new policies.
November 19, 2022, 1:36 AM
Twitter turmoil continues with mass resignations
November 18, 2022, 9:39 PM

'It was OUR dumpster fire': Twitter users keep tweeting amid chaotic Musk takeover

Amid a chaotic takeover by controversial billionaire Elon Musk, one thing has stayed steady: the tweets.
November 18, 2022, 9:39 PM
'It was OUR dumpster fire': Twitter users keep tweeting amid chaotic Musk takeover
November 18, 2022, 3:11 PM

Commit 'hardcore' or leave, Elon Musk tells Twitter employees

Twitter employees have to commit to being "extremely hardcore" or accept three months of severance, Twitter's new owner Elon Musk wrote in a company-wide email.
November 18, 2022, 3:11 PM
Commit 'hardcore' or leave, Elon Musk tells Twitter employees
November 18, 2022, 12:46 PM

Mass resignations at Twitter as employees reject Musk's demand for 'hardcore' work

In an email to staff on Wednesday, new owner Elon Musk said employees who refuse to work "long hours at high intensity" and be "hardcore" will receive three months of severance.
November 18, 2022, 12:46 PM
Mass resignations at Twitter as employees reject Musk's demand for 'hardcore' work
November 17, 2022, 7:34 PM

Elon Musk gives ultimatum for Twitter employees

In an email, the new Twitter owner gave his employees until 5 p.m. on Thursday to decide whether to stay with the company and work long hours or accept three months of severance and quit.
November 17, 2022, 7:34 PM
Elon Musk gives ultimatum for Twitter employees
November 16, 2022, 8:33 PM

Social media companies prioritizing profit over harmful content: Senate report

Social media companies prioritizing profit over harmful content: Senate report
November 16, 2022, 8:33 PM
Social media companies prioritizing profit over harmful content: Senate report
November 16, 2022, 5:40 PM

Balenciaga says goodbye to Twitter amid Elon Musk's takeover

Balenciaga has left Twitter following Elon Musk's takeover of the popular social media platform, though it's retained its official Instagram account, for now.
November 16, 2022, 5:40 PM
Balenciaga says goodbye to Twitter amid Elon Musk's takeover
November 16, 2022, 4:23 PM

Twitter fires employees after critical messages on Slack, workers say

Twitter has fired "dozens" of employees over comments they made on an internal Slack channel criticizing new owner Elon Musk, two former employees told ABC News.
November 16, 2022, 4:23 PM
Twitter fires employees after critical messages on Slack, workers say
November 15, 2022, 4:45 PM

How to identify fake Twitter accounts amid flood of impostors

Twitter offers many hints and one surefire way to suss out impersonators.
November 15, 2022, 4:45 PM
How to identify fake Twitter accounts amid flood of impostors
November 14, 2022, 8:04 PM

Ex-Twitter employee discusses layoffs and harassment on 'Start Here'

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has made massive staffing cuts at the social media platform.
November 14, 2022, 8:04 PM
Ex-Twitter employee discusses layoffs and harassment on 'Start Here'
November 14, 2022, 7:05 PM

Spotting fake Twitter accounts amid flood of imposters

With Twitter's new “Twitter Blue” subscription verification badge, experts fear the spread of misinformation from fake “verified” accounts.
November 14, 2022, 7:05 PM
Spotting fake Twitter accounts amid flood of imposters
November 14, 2022, 3:54 PM

More job cuts at Twitter

Thousands of contract workers were reportedly let go from the company on Saturday, many without notice.
November 14, 2022, 3:54 PM
More job cuts at Twitter
November 14, 2022, 1:45 AM

Musk's latest Twitter cuts: Outsourced content moderators

Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk is further gutting the teams that battle misinformation on the social media platform as outsourced moderators learned over the weekend they were out of a job
November 14, 2022, 1:45 AM
November 12, 2022, 4:54 PM

Exclusive audio: Musk talks potential Twitter bankruptcy, return to office in meeting

Twitter began layoffs last Friday, the company announced in an email.
November 12, 2022, 4:54 PM
Elon Musk tells Twitter employees return to office or 'resignation accepted'
November 12, 2022, 4:53 PM

A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition

Here is a timeline of major events in Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition.
November 12, 2022, 4:53 PM
A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition
November 12, 2022, 3:16 PM

Twitter staff meeting reveals Musk's return to work or 'resignation accepted' demand

ABC News has obtained exclusive audio from Elon Musk's meeting, demanding employees head back to the office.
November 12, 2022, 3:16 PM
Twitter staff meeting reveals Musk's return to work or 'resignation accepted' demand
November 12, 2022, 2:01 AM

New audio reveals bankruptcy is 'not out of the question' at Twitter

New audio reveals Elon Musk saying filing for bankruptcy is "not out of the question" at Twitter after he laid off roughly half the company’s workforce.
November 12, 2022, 2:01 AM
New audio reveals bankruptcy is 'not out of the question' at Twitter
November 11, 2022, 10:49 PM

Twitter $8 verification appears inaccessible

Impostor accounts posed as LeBron James and Rudy Giuliani, among other figures.
November 11, 2022, 10:49 PM
Twitter $8 verification appears inaccessible
November 11, 2022, 10:40 PM

Twitter tumult continues as company ends paid verification

ABC News senior reporter Emmanuelle Saliba breaks down the chaos inside Twitter headquarters as new owner Elon Musk reverses course on the social media network’s paid verification program.
November 11, 2022, 10:40 PM
Twitter tumult continues as company ends paid verification
November 11, 2022, 10:12 PM

Twitter's $8 verification option appears to be unavailable for some users

Impostor Twitter accounts posed as LeBron James and Rudy Giuliani, among other figures.
November 11, 2022, 10:12 PM
Twitter's $8 verification option appears to be unavailable for some users
November 11, 2022, 8:44 PM

Twitter Blue signups unavailable after raft of fake accounts

Twitter’s relaunched premium service — which grants blue-check “verification” labels to anyone willing to pay $8 a month — is unavailable after the social media platform was flooded by a wave of imposter accounts approved by Twitter
November 11, 2022, 8:44 PM
November 11, 2022, 5:43 PM

Some users misusing Twitter Blue's new verification feature

Elon Musk tweeted that “accounts engaged in parody must now include parody in their name.”
November 11, 2022, 5:43 PM
Some users misusing Twitter Blue's new verification feature
November 11, 2022, 1:38 PM

Exclusive audio: Musk tells Twitter staff return to office or 'resignation accepted'

Audio excerpts from an all-hands meeting Thursday were obtained first by ABC News via a lawyer representing former Twitter employees in a lawsuit against the company.
November 11, 2022, 1:38 PM
Exclusive audio: Musk tells Twitter staff return to office or 'resignation accepted'
November 11, 2022, 1:01 PM

Musk tells Twitter employees they must return to office

Exclusive audio excerpts obtained by ABC News hear the company’s new owner telling staff in an all hands meeting that they need to return to the office full-time or resign.
November 11, 2022, 1:01 PM
Musk tells Twitter employees they must return to office
November 11, 2022, 1:57 AM

Senior members of Twitter's privacy, security teams exit company

Senior members of Twitter's privacy and security teams have exited the company, according to an internal company message obtained by ABC News.
November 11, 2022, 1:57 AM
Senior members of Twitter's privacy, security teams exit company
November 11, 2022, 1:25 AM

Musk warns Twitter's survival is at stake as staff quits

Elon Musk is warning Twitter employees to brace for “difficult times ahead” that might end with the collapse of the social media platform if they can’t find new ways of making money
November 11, 2022, 1:25 AM
November 11, 2022, 1:16 AM

Senior members of Twitter's privacy, security teams exit after warning about Elon Musk

Senior members of Twitter's privacy and security teams have exited the company, according to an internal company message obtained by ABC News.
November 11, 2022, 1:16 AM
Privacy, security heads exit Twitter after warning about Elon Musk
November 10, 2022, 4:38 PM

Elon Musk to start charging for Twitter Blue

Musk told advertisers during a livestream that he’s filed paperwork that will allow the company to charge users for a monthly Blue subscription.
November 10, 2022, 4:38 PM
Elon Musk to start charging for Twitter Blue
1 month ago

Musk seeks to reassure advertisers on Twitter after chaos

Elon Musk is seeking to reassure big companies that advertise on Twitter that his chaotic takeover of the social media platform won’t harm their brands
1 month ago
1 month ago

How Twitter's $8 verification plan works and why it's facing criticism

Elon Musk says the plan makes Twitter's signature blue checks more accessible.
1 month ago
Twitter's $8 verification plan stoked controversy. Here's why.
1 month ago

How Twitter's $8 verification plan works and why it's facing criticism

Elon Musk says the plan makes the site's signature blue checks more accessible.
1 month ago
How Twitter's $8 verification plan works and why it's facing criticism
1 month ago

Elon Musk moves forward with Twitter layoffs

Musk is announcing more changes just days after taking over the social media platform.
1 month ago
Elon Musk moves forward with Twitter layoffs
1 month ago

What Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition means for the midterm elections

The arrival of Musk may fuel harmful speech on Twitter in the days before the election.
1 month ago
Possible election impacts of Musk acquiring Twitter
1 month ago

Chaos at Twitter after mass layoffs

While nearly half of Twitter’s workforce was laid off on Friday, some workers were reportedly being invited back by Elon Musk's team.
1 month ago
Chaos at Twitter after mass layoffs
1 month ago

Musk threatens to boot Twitter account impersonators

Musk says Twitter will permanently suspend any account that impersonates another
1 month ago