Twitter’s Board Says It Will ‘Enforce The Merger Agreement’ With Elon Musk

“Who wants to own Twitter? Maybe Elon Musk doesn’t. Sure, maybe he is causing chaos to extract a lower price from the Twitter board, but he just as well may walk away altogether and create a Twitter clone. There is a “60%+ chance from our view Musk ultimately walks from…

Uber CEO Says Company Will Treat Hiring As A ‘privilege’ In An Email According To CNBC

“Uber will cut back on spending and focus on becoming a leaner business to address a “seismic shift” in investor sentiment, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email obtained by CNBC.” Via CNBC “We will treat hiring as a privilege and be deliberate about when and where we add headcount,” he added.…

Twitter bans ads that promote climate change denial and contradict the “scientific consensus”, using the United Nations’ IPCC reports to inform its decisions  

“Twitter is tackling climate denialism as an Earth Day treat. The social media platform announced on Friday that it will now ban ads that spout climate change denial and propaganda. That means blocking ads that are misleading and “contradict the scientific consensus on climate change.” That consensus is underscored by…

According Dubious Research Elon Musk Uses A Twitter Botnet To Pump Stock Prices

Yesterday, LA Times published an article arguing that Twitter botnets helped Elon Musk build the cult of Tesla. Even speculating that Musk may have created or operated these botnets. However, experts were skeptical of the research. The article uses a tool called Botometer to determine what accounts are bots. The…