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Musk shocks tweeters and grants "blue sign" holders a reprieve

Musk shocks tweeters and grants "blue sign" holders a reprieve   Elon Musk gave the employees of Twitter, which became its owner, an ultimatum requiring them to meet the deadline for operating the paid documentation service on the network, or packing and leaving the company.    The new directive is to change "Twitter Blue", the company's optional subscription estimated at $4.99 per month and opens additional features to users, to a more expensive subscription.
 


Musk shocks tweeters and grants "blue sign" holders a reprieve


Elon Musk gave the employees of Twitter, which became its owner, an ultimatum requiring them to meet the deadline for operating the paid documentation service on the network, or packing and leaving the company.


The new directive is to change "Twitter Blue", the company's optional subscription estimated at $4.99 per month and opens additional features to users, to a more expensive subscription.


Twitter is currently planning to collect $19.99

for the new "Twitter Blue" subscription.



Under the current plan, users whose pages have been documented will have 90 days to subscribe and pay the new amount, or lose their blue tag. Staff working on the project were told on Sunday that they needed to meet the 7 November deadline to launch the feature, otherwise they would be fired.


Musk was clear in the months leading up


to the Twitter acquisition that he wanted to renew the method of verifying Twitter accounts. He tweeted on Sunday: "The entire verification process is now being renewed."


Although he was only 3 days into the post of Executive Director of Twitter, Musk moved quickly to make changes to the network, first by changing his homepage to users who were logged out with the help of Tesla engineers who he brought to Twitter as advisers.



Secondly

  • collective redundancies are also planned
  • targeting middle managers
  • and engineers who have not recently contributed
  • to the code's base.


These reductions are expected to begin this week, with managers already creating rosters of staff to be dismissed.



The "Twitter Blue"


subscription was widely launched nearly a year ago as a way of displaying ad-free content from some publishers, and making other modifications to the app.


Everyone felt their footprint

 How was Musk's first day as president of Twitter?


  1. On Elon Musk's first full day
  2. as the new owner of Twitter
  3. the company immediately began to feel his footprint.


The senior executives of


  • Twitter were made redundant and its board was dissolved.
  • The company said its shares will cease trading o
  •  the New York Stock Exchange on November 8.


Musk also announced that he intends to form a board to handle Twitter content questions, and will not immediately return users who have previously been barred from writing on Twitter.


He had sought the help of close associates, and had set up a Twitter "war room" to review its products and policies.


On the same site

  • some Republicans and conservative media figures
  • celebrated the new owner.
  • The number of followers of several right-wing
  • Twitter accounts has risen significantly.


The American businessman Musk described


  1. his Twitter profile as "Twitter boss",
  2. and media sources confirmed that he visited
  3. the network's headquarters on Friday.


A video posted by Musk on his Twitter account showed him entering her headquarters carrying a laundromat, which could be a reference to the structural changes he had previously announced he would make upon acquiring the company.


The world's richest man completed his Twitter acquisition deal for $44 billion late last Thursday, and did not hesitate to announce it.


Musk, 51 

promised to relax the rules of content stewardship, integrate new technology, and make its algorithm more transparent.


But he faces myriad challenges in leading Twitter, as well as his responsibilities at Tesla and SpaceX and many of his startups.


Europe's regulators immediately said they would examine how it changed the service, while advertisers and disinformation researchers decried the potential for an increase in toxic content and lies on the platform.


On Friday

Musk indicated that he was ready to challenge. "Let the good times turn," he wrote on Twitter.



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