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…

The LEGO Group and Epic Games Team Up to Build a Place for Kids to Play in the Metaverse

“Epic Games has already outlined ambitious plans for the metaverse and Thursday the “Fortnite” maker announced it intends to build part of it with Lego. Epic and the LEGO Group have entered a long-term partnership to “shape the future of the metaverse” by constructing a digital experience where children can play safely…

After Elon Musk Bought a 9.2% Stake in Twitter The Company Added him to the Board and Limited His Potential Ownership to Under 15%

“Elon Musk’s rocketship ride to Twitter leadership lit its second stage on Tuesday, when CEO Parag Agrawal welcomed the Tesla and SpaceX founder to the social media platform’s board of directors. […] On Monday, news broke that Musk had taken a 9.2% stake in Twitter to become the company’s biggest…

How Advertisers Feel Now That They Can Pursue Class Action Over Facebook Ad Rates

According to Reuters U.S. District Judge James Donato in San Francisco ruled yesterday that a lawsuit accusing Meta (Facebook’s parent company) of deceiving advertisers about “potential reach” of ads may proceed as a class action. The lawsuit was first filed in 2018. Ad agency DZ Reserve and other advertisers accused Facebook of inflating…