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Trump returns to Twitter amid interference case

Washington, US | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday returned to the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, after he was banned from the service more than two years ago. Trump on Thursday night posted a mug shot of his with the caption: ELECTION INTERFERENCE, NEVER …

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Elon Musk to auction Twitter signs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Multi-billionaire Elon Musk is putting Twitter building signs and other items from the company up for auction just weeks after the firm’s rebranding as X, BBC reported on Aug.10. Among the 584 lots on offer are coffee tables, outsized bird cages, and oil paintings of …

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Threads versus Twitter

Why Meta’s app is the biggest threat to Twitter yet after gaining 30 million users in less than 24 hours of launch COMMENT | LISA M. GIVEN | The launch of social media app Threads as a competitor to Twitter is a game-changer. Meta, which also owns Facebook and Instagram, launched …

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Elon Musk’s tyranny at Twitter

The Political-Economic implication of surrendering unregulated authority to the whims of an eccentric billionaires COMMENT | NNANDA KIZITI SSERUWGI |  Twitter owner Elon Musk on July 01 announced the “Rate limit exceeded” policy on the online social networking service. This means that you have reached the limit for the number …

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Meta launches social networking app Threads

San Francisco, US | Xinhua |   Meta’s Instagram announced on Wednesday the launch of its new social networking app Threads. As the company’s Twitter competitor, Threads allows Instagram users to authenticate with their existing credentials to post short updates, including photos, links, texts up to 500 characters and videos up …

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Elon Musk introduces new CEO of Twitter

San Francisco, USA | Xinhua | Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced on Friday that Linda Yaccarino, formerly NBC Universal’s top advertising sales executive, will be Twitter’s new CEO. Musk said in a tweet that Yaccarino will focus on business operations and he will focus on product design and new …

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Musasizi defends decision to tax Twitter and Netflix

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance (General Duties) Henry Musasizi, has defended the proposal to impose a 5% tax on the gross income earned by international digital companies in Uganda. Musasizi alongside other officials from the Ministry of Finance appeared before Parliament’s Finance Committee …

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