Why is Twitter called X now?

[ad_1] Twitter is now called X, and it’s causing some commotion. Since launching 17 years ago (nearly to the date at the time of writing), Twitter has been adorned with a blue bird. Now, it’s a rather cryptic X brought on by the new owner of the social media platform, Elon Musk. Even though elements […]

Twitter is now giving money to some of its creators

[ad_1] Some Twitter users are now earning money via ads in the replies to their tweets. New Twitter owner Elon Musk announced the revenue-sharing program in February, and on Thursday some of those involved have been sharing details of their first payments. Writer Brian Krassenstein, who has around 750,000 followers, said Twitter paid him just […]

Twitter CEO claims platform had best day last week

[ad_1] Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino tweeted on Monday that despite the current fuss over Meta’s new and very similar Threads app, Twitter had its largest usage day last week. Subtly including the name of the Meta’s new app, which launched to great fanfare last Wednesday, Yaccarino did her best to sing Twitter’s praises, tweeting: “Don’t […]