Twitter delays release of its new API platform by “a few more days”
The announcement marks the third such extension since the plan was announced.
Twitter is once again delaying the rollout of its paid API. In a tweet on Monday, the Twitter Developer Account explained it needs more time to complete work on the redesign, and developers would have to wait "a few mo... Read more
Twitter seeks licenses for payment services
Twitter is reportedly in the process of applying for permits for payment services, sources confirm to the Financial Times. With this, the social media giant probably wants to take a step toward a much broader platform than just social media, as envisioned by owner Elon Musk.
According to the sou... Read more
Meta threatens to remove news from its platforms
Meta threatened to stop publishing news on its social media platforms in the face of a controversial media bill in the United States. According to the tech giant, the bill thwarts the traffic and subscriptions of local media.
The US House of Representatives will soon vote on the Journalism Comp... Read more
Twitter accepts offer from Elon Musk, but now what?
The Twitter board has changed its mind. They have accepted the offer of 44 billion dollars. Earlier, it seemed that they would fight the acquisition tooth and nail, but the offer is too good to ignore. Elon Musk will soon have full ownership of Twitter. The big question is, what happens now?
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Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter for 41 billion dollars
Elon Musk is indeed planning to buy Twitter, this was just announced by a publication of the regulator. Last week Musk already bought 9 percent of the Twitter shares, now he has made an offer of 41 billion dollars for the rest of the stock, about 38 billion euros. This comes down to 54.20 dollars p... Read more
‘Social media fraudsters pocketed 690 million euros’
95,000 US residents fell victim to social media fraud in 2021. The total damage amounts to 770 million dollars (690 million euros).
The Federal Trade Commission (US market watchdog) shares the news in a report. One in four of all fraud victims was misled by an ad or post on social media. The com... Read more
Adobe acquires social media marketing startup ContentCal
Adobe expands its portfolio into social media marketing by acquiring British startup ContentCal. The technology allows customers to set up b2b marketing campaigns via social media.
Financial details of the ContentCal acquisition are not known, but insiders tell Bloomberg that Adobe is paying mor... Read more
Twitter launches Twitter API v2 to provide its data to developers
Twitter launched an update to provide developers more access to its social media platform's data. The process of developing solutions for conducting secure Twitter conversations and content management stands to benefit.
For several years, Twitter has wanted to make it easier for end users to dec... Read more
Social media must remove terrorist content within the hour
The European Parliament has adopted a new law concerning terrorist content on the Internet. Platforms will have to remove any terrorist content within an hour of being notified.
According to the law, providers serving users within the EU must respond within one hour to a notification from the au... Read more
Parler sues Amazon for taking down website
Parler has filed a lawsuit against Amazon. AWS was until recently the party that provided the hosting for the social medium but stopped doing so after the commotion surrounding the storming of the Capitol.
In the 18-page complaint, the social medium writes that Amazon's decision to stop hosting ... Read more