Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) for $44 billion cash on Monday in a transaction that will shift control of the social media platform populated by millions of users and global leaders to the world’s richest person.
It is a seminal moment for the 16-year-old company, which emerged as one of the world’s most influential public squares and now faces a string of challenges.
Square, the mobile payments company co-founded by Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, is acquiring a majority stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal.
Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter last month, and the company has now confirmed he’ll remain banned even if he runs for president again.
Despite not fighting in over a year, Conor McGregor lost against Dustin Poirier in short time.
The UFC 257 main event saw Poirier defeat McGregor in the second round.
The Boy continues to make history.
According to a tweet from Chart Data, Drake has become the first artist in history to generate 50 billion total streams on Spotify.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey finally gave this thoughts on Wednesday about the decision to ban President Donald Trump from the platform, explaining that the move wasn’t easy and that he takes no pride in banning anyone. But Dorsey acknowledged there can be real harm from speech that happens online and he believes permanently suspending Trump’s account was the right decision during a time of “great uncertainty” even if it sets a “dangerous” precedent.