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Twitter vows to take ‘less severe actions’ against rule-breaking accounts
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Twitter vows to take ‘less severe actions’ against rule-breaking accounts

Suppression, not suspension. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is promising that it’ll take “less severe actions” when disciplining accounts that break its rules; it’ll only suspend Twitter accounts that engage in “severe or ongoing, repeat violations” of its rules. The company also says it’ll be letting anyone appeal suspensions starting February...

The best Twitter alternatives worth checking out
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The best Twitter alternatives worth checking out

We’ll be straight with you. There’s no 1:1 Twitter replacement, not yet and possibly not ever. Still, there are plenty of social apps that might still be worth substituting into your obsessive timeline-checking routines if you’re done with Twitter for whatever reason (we can think of plenty). Twitter’s current situation — advertisers leaving, Nazis logging...

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone joins board of audiovisual startup Chroma
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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone joins board of audiovisual startup Chroma

Chroma, a startup working to build a new type of audiovisual entertainment specifically for mobile devices, is now adding a Twitter co-founder to its board. The company announced today that Twitter and Medium co-founder Biz Stone, previously an angel investor in Chroma alongside Pinterest’s founders, will join the company’s board of directors to contribute his...

Twitter, ad verification firms team up to give advertisers tweet-level analysis By Reuters
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Twitter, ad verification firms team up to give advertisers tweet-level analysis By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Twitter logo at its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S. November 18, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (Reuters) -Twitter Inc will team up with digital ad verification companies Integral Ad Science and DoubleVerify Holdings Inc to provide advertisers tweet-level analysis on content appearing next to their ads, the...

Elon Musk thinks Twitter is real life
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Elon Musk thinks Twitter is real life

Laura Normand / The Verge This should come as no surprise, but Elon Musk doesn’t see a downside to being extremely online. Asked whether his recent tweets — spreading tawdry conspiracy theories about the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband, embracing COVID misinformation, mocking trans people, making groan-inducing, jokes, and exposing himself as a right-wing troll...

Elon Musk’s Twitter is caving to government censorship, just like he promised
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Elon Musk’s Twitter is caving to government censorship, just like he promised

Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Getty Images Tech companies — including Twitter — are following the Indian government’s demands to suppress a BBC documentary critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As reported by The Intercept and TechCrunch, Twitter and YouTube both locally blocked The Modi Question, which investigates claims of Modi’s involvement in India’s deadly...