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Crypto Fan Elon Musk Has Purchased Twitter

Elon Musk – the South African billionaire and entrepreneur known for both Tesla and SpaceX – has purchased Twitter from Jack Dorsey. The irony of the situation is that one of the world’s biggest social media platforms is being sold by one of the largest crypto fans to one of the largest crypt fans. Elon Musk Is Now Twitter’s New Owner Elon Musk has sworn up and down that his ownership of Twitter will bring about a new level of free speech that many users have not been...

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Decentralized Social Media Project BlueSky Says it Is Independent of Twitter

BlueSky, a project funded by Twitter to build a decentralized standard for social media, has stated that the company is not controlled by the company following Elon Musk’s purchase. BlueSky Operates Independent of Twitter In a tweet thread on April 25, BlueSky stated that although it was funded by Twitter, the social media platform does not hold any controlling stake in the platform. BlueSky also clarified that Twitter’s funding came with one condition, that the project...

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Elon Musk kauft Twitter und Crypto Twitter ist in aller Munde

Eigentlich galt Elon Musks Angebot an Twitter als primär politisch motiviert. Musk positionierte sich als Free Speech Aktivist, der Twitter übernehmen wolle, um den freien Austausch von Ideen wieder möglich zu machen. Kurz nachdem die Übernahme offiziell wurde, reagierte auch die Crypto Community euphorisch. Crypto News: Elon Musk kauft Twitter und Crypto Twitter ist in aller MundeUnter dem Begriff „Crypto Twitter (kurz: CT)“ zirkuliert gerade der Glaube an eine Chance für die Mass Adoption...

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Twitter Accepts Elon Musk’s $44B Buyout Offer 

The rumors were true: Twitter has accepted Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to take over and privatize the entire company. Twitter and Elon Strike the Deal According to the Wall Street Journal, Twitter worked through the night hashing out the deal, which polarized many over the ethics of such a hostile takeover of a social media giant. Initially, Twitter appeared to lean against the offer, with a major Saudi Arabian investor (and prince) rejecting Musk’s bid in...

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Stripe Announces Crypto Payout on Twitter via the Polygon Network

San Francisco-based fintech giant Stripe announced its latest advance into cryptocurrency by partnering with Twitter. According to the new pilot program, Stripe will let a small group of creators send and receive payments in USDC via its payment platform, Connect. Creators can thus directly manage their account details through the Stripe Express app. Stripe’s Crypto Payment Push The company stated in a blog post that Twitter will be the first company to integrate the new...

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Vitalik Buterin’s Take on the Musk-Twitter Takeover

Besides generating a lively discussion among Twitter users across the globe, Elon Musk’s bid to acquire the social media platform for $43 billion in cash has also galvanized the blockchain’s billionaire club. In the latest, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has made his mind public on the issue. In a tweet on Saturday, he said he doesn’t oppose Elon Musk running Twitter, but he doesn’t quite approve of wealthy people or organizations taking over social media firms through...

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Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Won’t Fix Centralization, says BlockTower CIO

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has offered to completely buy out Twitter with a $43 billion offer, in the name of free speech. He’s offering $54.20 per share for all 800,641,166 shares of Twitter’s common stock. However, one crypto investment firm doesn’t believe this is a meaningful development for freedom, given the inherent weaknesses of centralization. Elon Musk’s Grand Twitter Plans Musk’s offer – announced publicly over Twitter today – represents a 38% premium over Twitter’s...

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Hacked Indian Official Twitter Accounts Posted NFT Advertisements

A series of cyberattacks breached multiple Twitter accounts associated with the administrative and legislative bodies of India in the past few days. NFT-related content that promoted a project called “Azuki” was posted on the compromised accounts, making people speculate that the hackers were conducted by the same individuals or entities. The most recent victim came from the Twitter account owned by the Punjab unit of the Indian Congress – Punjab Congress. The breach rendered...

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New Twitter Board Member Elon Musk Suggests Adding Dogecoin Payment Option

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, purchased a 9.2% stake in Twitter, which became known recently, and was appointed to the board of directors shortly after. Now, the billionaire made several propositions to the social media giant’s paid subscription plan, one of which sees the implementation of Dogecoin payments. As reported by CryptoPotato earlier this month, Musk filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission showing that he purchased over 70 million...

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Twitter Fully Incorporates Ethereum Tipping And Wallet Support

Twitter is delving a step further into the crypto ecosystem, now allowing users to tip each other in Ethereum, alongside Bitcoin. The feature is currently only available on mobile. According to Twitter’s updated tipping policy, users who agree to it can “copy someone’s Bitcoin or Ethereum address and paste their address into whatever wallet [they] use.” In September, the platform introduced Bitcoin tipping over the lightning network, allowing users to connect their lightning...

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