Twitter’s ‘Super Follow’ creator subscription takes shots at Substack and Patreon – ITPro.works

It’s been an all-around more ambitious year for Twitter. Following activist shareholder action last year that aimed to oust CEO Jack Dorsey, the company has been making long-overdue product moves, … Read More

Twitter’s Birdwatch fights misinformation with community notes – ITPro.works

Twitter is launching what it calls “a community-based approach to misinformation.” The Birdwatch project first came to light last fall thanks to product sleuth Jane Manchun Wong. Now Twitter has … Read More

Talking tech’s exodus, Twitter’s labels, and Medium’s next moves with founder Ev Williams – ITPro.works

Earlier today, we had the chance to talk with Twitter and Medium cofounder Ev Williams, along with operator-turned investor James Joaquin, who helps oversee the day-to-day of the mission-focused venture … Read More

Twitter’s new Stories feature ‘Fleets’ is struggling under the load – ITPro.works

Twitter’s new Stories feature, “Fleets,” appears to be struggling under the load. Launched this morning to Twitter’s global user base, Fleets appear at the top of the Twitter app, allowing … Read More

Watch Facebook, Google, and Twitter’s CEOs defend the law that created social media to Congress – ITPro.works

The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google will appear before the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday in big tech’s latest showdown with Congress. The Senate hearing will have a narrower, … Read More

Twitter’s rules address worries over ‘peaceful transfer of power’ in U.S. election – TechCrunch

Twitter announced expanded efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the U.S. election — with at least a few hair-raising lines that throw November’s stakes into sharp relief. The company is … Read More

A hacker used Twitter’s own ‘admin’ tool to spread cryptocurrency scam – TechCrunch

A hacker allegedly behind a spate of Twitter account hacks on Wednesday gained access to a Twitter “admin” tool on the company’s network that allowed them to hijack high-profile Twitter … Read More

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