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CEO Elon Musk Applauds Tucker Carlson's Twitter Show: A Digital Media Revolution

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr In an age where traditional media landscapes are constantly evolving, Tucker Carlson, the renowned television host and political commentator, has taken a bold leap into the world of digital media. Following his departure from Fox News, Carlson introduced a new show, "Tucker on Twitter," which has garnered extraordinary attention and viewership on the social media platform. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently highlighted the impressive impact of Carlson's transition to the digital realm. In a tweet, Musk addressed those contemplating sharing their work on the X platform, drawing a compelling comparison between Carlson's past and present viewership. He pointed out that while Tucker Carlson's show on TV had a respectable viewership, it was within the single-digit million range by traditional news standards. However, since Carlson's move to Twitter, his show's viewership numbers have skyrocke

AOC Calls Out Impersonation on Twitter: Fake Account Raises Concerns | AOCPress

Photo credit: nrkbeta/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr In a recent Twitter post, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) expressed her concern about a fake Twitter account impersonating her and spreading false policy statements. The account, named @AOCPress , has gained significant visibility, thanks in part to Twitter CEO Elon Musk engaging with its content. As AOC and her team assess the situation and consider their next steps, she warns the public to exercise caution and critically evaluate information encountered online. This incident highlights the challenges posed by online impersonation and the need for vigilance in navigating the digital landscape. The Rise of Impersonation: The prevalence of social media platforms has given rise to a multitude of challenges, one of which is the proliferation of fake accounts impersonating public figures. AOC, a prominent political figure known for her progressive policy positions, has been a frequent target of impersonators seeking to exploit h

Elon Musk Wants To Charge $20 Per Month For The Twitter Verification? Here are the rumours spread about the update.

  Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Does Elon Musk Want To Charge $20 Per Month For The Twitter Verification Blue Badge? Here are the rumours spreading about the update:  Would you pay every month to remain verified on Twitter? That is rumoured to be the newly revamped verification process coming to Twitter. So let me go through the rumours. The main rumour is that if you are verified, you have 90 days to start paying once this feature goes into effect. The feature is due November 7th, and if the employees don't get it done in time, they will be fired. The cost will be twenty dollars ($20) a month for a more expensive winter blue version. Of course, it is worth remembering why verification exists on Twitter, to begin with because Twitter got sued. I get the feeling that Twitter might end up back in court over impersonator accounts if they're trying to say, well, you only get a verified account if you pay him every month. We'll see how that actually end