Twitter to Take 10 Percent Cut on Content Subscriptions After 12 Months

Twitter CEO Elon Musk said on Friday that the social media platform will take a 10 percent cut on content subscriptions after the first year, as the company looks to monetize content on the website in a bid to diversify its revenue sources. Earlier this month, billionaire owner Musk said users of the social media platform … Read more

Elon Musk Ordered to Be Questioned Under Oath Over Autopilot Statements in Tesla Crash Lawsuit

A California judge on Wednesday tentatively ordered Tesla CEO Elon Musk to be interviewed under oath about whether he made certain statements regarding the safety and capabilities of the carmaker’s Autopilot features. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by the family of Walter Huang against Tesla in Santa Clara Superior Court, over a car … Read more

Twitter Blue Subscribers’ Verified Accounts Are Now ‘Prioritised’, Elon Musk Says

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has made an important announcement regarding the accounts which are blue tick verified. The changes which Musk has made on Twitter after his takeover have been wide-ranging. Adding another pointer to his updates is about getting verified accounts prioritised. The information came on Tuesday as Elon Musk tweeted, “Verified accounts are … Read more

Twitter’s Blue Tick Seemingly Back for Several Accounts With Millions of Followers

In a surprising turn of events, Twitter has restored verification badges on several high-profile celebrity accounts with millions of followers, just days after the microblogging platform culled the legacy blue checkmarks for non-paying users. The move assumes significance as Indian celebrities and top politicians from Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan to Congress leader Rahul … Read more

Amitabh Bachchan Posts Hilarious Request to Twitter as Celebs Bid Adieu to Legacy Blue Ticks

Under Elon Musk’s orders, Twitter has begun pulling away the legacy blue tick marks that once verified public figures, celebrities, and politicians to authenticate their profiles. As several global celebrities woke up to a badge-less Twitter, the ‘Shehenshah’ of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan posted a hilarious request to Twitter. Within minutes of the senior actor posting … Read more

SpaceX Starship Explodes Minutes After Liftoff; Elon Musk Says ‘Learned a Lot’

SpaceX’s next-generation Starship spacecraft exploded minutes after liftoff in an uncrewed test flight from South Texas on Thursday, cutting short a key step in Elon Musk’s development of a rocket vessel to eventually take humans to the moon and Mars. The flight test was the first for Starship mounted atop the company’s new Super Heavy … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to Make Second Bid to Launch Starship Rocket on Test Flight

SpaceX is to make a second attempt on Thursday to carry out the first test flight of Starship, the most powerful rocket ever built, designed to send astronauts to the Moon, Mars and beyond. A planned liftoff Monday of the gigantic rocket was aborted less than 10 minutes ahead of the scheduled launch because of … Read more

Twitter Launches User Content Subscriptions; Elon Musk Says Platform Won’t Take Cut for 12 Months

Twitter-owner Elon Musk said on Thursday users of the social media platform will be able to offer their followers subscriptions to content, including long-form text and hours-long video. Users offering the subscription, a feature they can access through the “Monetization” tab in settings, will get all the money subscribers pay apart from the charges platforms … Read more