FBI warned Twitter during 'weekly' meetings of Hunter Biden 'hack-and-leak operation’ before censoring NY Post
The FBI was deeply involved in debunking the Hunter Biden laptop story even before the New York Post's bombshell scoop in October 2020. New revelations show how extensive this was.foxnews.com
German governor quits Twitter, Scholz still mulling options
BERLIN — (AP) — The governor of Germany's state of Lower Saxony said Monday he is quitting Twitter because the microblogging site is increasingly being used to spread "hatred and incitement." Experts have warned of a rise in anti-semitic vitriol if Twitter's new CEO Elon Musk grants "amnesty" to suspended accounts. Governor Stephan Weil of Lower Saxony, a state of about 8 million inhabitants in the north of Germany, said his account would be deleted in the course of Tuesday. “I don’t need to be part of that.”The state government's Twitter account will also be deleted, German news agency dpa reported. A spokesman for Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the federal government was still considering its options.wftv.com
Hunter Biden laptop repairman touts vindication after Musk's bombshell Twitter report: 'I knew the whole time'
The Hunter Biden laptop repairman touted vindication after Musk revealed an internal effort by Twitter to censor the New York Post’s bombshell story by labeling him a hacker.foxnews.com
River Baptism Ceremony Ends in Tragedy After Flash Flood Kills 14
TwitterFourteen people have been found dead after a congregation of 33 attending a river baptism were caught in sudden flash flooding in South Africa’s Jukskei River on Saturday afternoon. At least one person had been rescued from the rising stormwaters while several others from a church in Alexandra were able to make it to safety on their own, according to Spokesperson of the City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services Robert Mulaudzi.“Total number of bodies recovered today is 12 includinews.yahoo.com
Trump calls for ‘termination’ of election rules in Constitution to overturn 2020 election
Former President Trump called for the termination of the Constitution’s rules regarding elections to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election following the release of more detailed information about Twitter’s role in suppressing a story about Hunter Biden. “A Massive Fraud of this type and magnitude allows for the termination of all rules, regulations,…news.yahoo.com
Matt Taibbi, tapped to share Elon Musk's 'Twitter Files' on Hunter Biden story, agreed to 'certain conditions'
Ahead of his viral Twitter thread, Substack journalist Matt Taibbi disclosed to readers that he had to agree to "certain conditions" to get the major scoop from Elon Musk.foxnews.com
Sussexes ‘took photographer into Buckingham Palace without late Queen’s permission’
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been accused of taking a private photographer into Buckingham Palace without permission during their farewell tour in Britain, after a behind-the-scenes image was broadcast to millions in their new Netflix trailer.news.yahoo.com
Musk restores Trump's Twitter account after online poll
Elon Musk has reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress was poised to certify Joe Biden’s election victory.
Twitter drama too much? Mastodon, others emerge as options
Twitter has been a bit of a mess since billionaire Tesla CEO took helm, cutting the company’s workforce in half, overhauling the platform’s verification system, sparring with some users and acknowledging that “dumb things” might happen as he reshapes one of the world’s most high-profile information ecosystems.
Musk's partisan tweets call Twitter neutrality into question
Elon Musk used his Twitter megaphone to appeal to “independent-minded voters” on Monday, urging them to vote Republican in Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections, stepping into the country’s political debate that tech company executives have for years worked to stay out of so their platforms wouldn’t be seen as favoring one side over the other.
Twitter’s pared-down staff struggles with misinformation
Twitter is struggling to respond to political misinformation and other harmful posts on the social media platform after Elon Musk fired roughly half of its workforce just days before the U.S. midterm elections, according to employees who survived the cuts and an outside voting rights group.
Musk took over Twitter. Then some users began testing chaos
Shortly after Elon Musk took control of Twitter, some conservative personalities wasted no time to jump on the platform and recirculate long-debunked conspiracy theories in a tongue-in-cheek attempt to “test” whether Twitter’s policies on misinformation were still being enforced.