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Twitter Says 5.4 Million User Accounts Exposed Through Zero-Day Exploit

Twitter on Friday confirmed a December 2021 security breach that stole data from more than 5.4 million user accounts using a zero-day exploit — reports BleepingComputer. The hack exploited a vulnerability in the mechanism that Twitter lets users link email addresses and phone numbers to their accounts. Threat actors were able to submit an email...

Twitter Rolls Out New Location Spotlight Feature

Twitter has just introduced a new Location Spotlight feature, that makes it easier for customers to grab directions via Google Maps and chat with businesses via Direct Messages. According to the social media network, any professional around the world can add a Location Spotlight to their profile to help customers find their biz location and...

Elon Musk Files Countersuit Against Twitter, But Details Confidential

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Friday filed a countersuit against Twitter, details of which are yet to be made public — reports CNBC. The two parties have been embroiled in a legal battle after Musk announced earlier this month that he was "terminating" his bid to buy Twitter for $44 billion USD. According to Musk's...

Twitter-Elon Musk Trial to Kick Off October 17

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is scheduled to meet Twitter in the Delaware Court of Chancery in October for a trial over his agreement to acquire the social media company for $44 billion USD — reports The Verge. Musk announced earlier this month that he was "terminating" his bid to purchase Twitter due to disagreements...

Twitter Blue Pricing in Canada Jumps to $6.49/month

Last year, the Twitter Blue subscription debuted in Canada for CAD $3.49/month, offering a bunch of extra features for its subscribers, and today, that price has gone up to CAD $6.49/month. For those who aren’t familiar, the Twitter Blue subscription offers the following features: Bookmark Folders – organize saved content Undo Tweet – customizable undo timer of up...

Twitter Blames Disappointing Q2 on Elon Musk Takeover

Twitter has said its less than stellar second-quarter financials are a result of ongoing uncertainty around Tesla, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's proposed $44 billion USD acquisition of the social media company — reports The Guardian. The company reported $1.18 billion USD in revenue for Q2, down 1% year-over-year. Twitter attributed the decline to "advertising industry headwinds...

Twitter Testing Custom Timelines Feature in U.S. and Canada

[caption id="attachment_377543" align="aligncenter" width="1390"] Image: Twitter[/caption] Twitter may be taking celebrity billionaire Elon Musk to court after the latter terminated his $44 billion USD bid to purchase the company, but that doesn't mean it will stop pushing out new features for its users. According to TechCrunch, the social media company is testing a new feature that...

Twitter Sues Elon Musk to Follow Through on $44 Billion Deal

Twitter has officially sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday, according to a filing in Chancery Court in Delaware, reports the New York Times. The social network wants Musk to follow through on his $44 billion offer to purchase the company. “Musk refuses to honor his obligations to Twitter and its stockholders because the deal...

Twitter’s Unmentioning Feature is Now Available to All Users

Twitter has today announced that the unmention feature, which allows users to remove themselves from conversations they don’t want to be a part of, is now rolling out to all users on all devices. “Sometimes you want to see yourself out,” Twitter said. “Take control of your mentions and leave a conversation with Unmentioning, now rolling...