“The best people are staying, so I’m not super worried,” Musk tweeted on Thursday night in response to the widespread departures. Musk on Friday said he had reinstated certain banned accounts on his site, but said no decision was made on welcoming back Trump.
As of about 1500 GMT on Saturday, nearly 11 million responses were in favour of a return of the former president.. "Fascinating to watch Twitter Trump poll!" Musk said on Saturday morning...
"For the last several months we've been testing a new way to tweet together using CoTweets. We're sad to say that the current experiment is coming to an end," the platform said on its help centre page.
In December last year, Twitter relaunched its Blue subscription service with verification, costing $8 for Android users and $11 for iPhone owners per month.
Whether you view it as a riotously over-covered platform that happens to be an obsession of politicos, journos and all manner of wackos, or if you just think of Twitter as the dagger in the back of a prone civilization as it bleeds out on a cold sidewalk, you have to acknowledge it’s probably never been more topical. Any moment now, Donald
"Same doxxing rules apply to ‘journalists’ as to everyone else," Musk tweeted on Thursday. He later added: "Criticising me all day long is totally fine, but doxxing my real-time location and endangering my family is not.”
Selena Gomez told the leaders of Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube that they’ve allowed "people with hate in their hearts” to thrive and therefore "failed all the American people.”
Trump’s access to social media platforms that he used as a megaphone during his presidency has been largely cut off since a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington last week.
Instagram and Twitter have blamed technical errors for deleting posts mentioning the ransack of Palestinians from East Jerusalem, but data rights groups fear "discriminatory" algorithms are at work and want greater transparency.
Twitter has been involved in a tense battle with the Indian government, which has often asked it to restrict content alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is trying to silence criticism, including of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.