Elon Musk documentary in works with Alex Gibney attached to direct

[ad_1] Elon Musk | Photo Credit: NTB Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney is directing a documentary on Elon Musk, the multi-billionaire CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter. According to Deadline, Jigsaw Productions is backing the film alongside Closer Media, Anonymous Content and Double Agent. Gibney is known for making hard-hitting documentaries such as Taxi to the […]

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Satire | Word of the Year (part 1): forget ‘goblin mode’ and ‘gaslighting’, here’s some inspiration to make your own list

[ad_1] ‘I don’t care because I am in gobbling mode.’ | Photo Credit: Getty Images It’s true that only dictionaries typically come out with ‘Word of the Year’. But that makes no sense. Milan Kundera, in  The Unbearable Lightness of Being — a novel that ruined an entire generation of literature students by propelling them into […]

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Satire | Forget goblin mode and gaslighting here’s some inspiration to make your own ‘words of the year’ list

[ad_1] ‘I don’t care because I am in gobbling mode.’ | Photo Credit: Getty Images It’s true that only dictionaries typically come out with ‘Word of the Year’. But that makes no sense. Milan Kundera, in  The Unbearable Lightness of Being — a novel that ruined an entire generation of literature students by propelling them into […]

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Morning Digest | After dismal first round, ECI asks people to vote in large numbers in second phase in Gujarat; Court discharges Umar Khalid, Khalid Saifi in Delhi riots case, and more

[ad_1] A scene at a polling station on the eve of MCD polling at Civil Lines, in New Delhi on Saturday. | Photo Credit: Sushil Kumar Verma U.S., U.K. special envoys on Afghanistan to visit Delhi this week Days after U.S. and EU representatives met with former Afghan leaders at an anti-Taliban conference in Dushanbe, […]

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‘Twitter is very slow in India’, says Elon Musk

[ad_1] Elon Musk has been called out by Twitter employees numerous times over the past week. Musk recently claimed that the platform was not functioning at the level it should in many regions of the world. In a new tweet, Musk now says that Twitter is much slower in regions like India and Indonesia compared […]

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Elon Musk publicly fires Twitter engineers who call him out online

[ad_1] Twitter Inc. owner Elon Musk, who has called himself a “free speech absolutist,” has resorted to firing company engineers who publicly criticize him on the social-media service.In one case, Musk announced the firing in a tweet. In another, the former employee said he was fired after he openly rebuked Musk. Engineer Eric Frohnhoefer, who […]

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Twitter reportedly cuts thousands of contract workers without notice

[ad_1] Twitter has reportedly fired thousands of contract workers as Elon Musk continues to implement aggressive measures to bring the social media giant back on its feet. According to Platformer, an estimated 4400 out of 5500 contact workers have been impacted by job cuts. Other outlets, including Axios and CNBC, claim the staff were not […]

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Fake Tesla to Lockheed Martini: Twitter Blue verification leads to flood of fake accounts

[ad_1] “Usage of Twitter continues to rise. One thing is for sure: it isn’t boring! Hit all-time high of active users today,” tweeted Elon Musk last night and one can surely agree with the ‘not boring’ statement. The platform is currently facing a flood of fake accounts thanks to Musk’s new ‘Twitter Blue verification’ program […]

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Twitter’s gray ‘Official’ labels return for some accounts

[ad_1] Twitter is once again adding gray “official” labels to some prominent accounts. The company, in its second chaotic week after billionaire Elon Musk took over, had rolled out the labels earlier this week, only to kill them a few hours later. But on Thursday night they were back again, at least for some accounts […]

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Fake ‘Blue Check’ Twitter accounts flourish under Elon Musk’s new plan

[ad_1] There’s a new breed of users posing as celebrities and politicians after the launch of Twitter’s $8-a-month verification service. People using false identities were awarded blue check marks on the website after the social media site changed its policy on verification after Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of the company last month. In one […]

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