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X’s latest bot purge sees Musk, Ronaldo and others lose followers
Apr06

X’s latest bot purge sees Musk, Ronaldo and others lose followers

On Thursday X announced that it would purge its platform to get rid of bots. This seems to have affected some major accounts, including that of Elon Musk Cristiano Ronaldo, Barack Obama, and more. A breakdown of the biggest losers according to Social Media Today shows that Elon Musk has lost 43,733, Barack Obama 21,149, Justin Bieber 20,257, and Cristiano Ronaldo 18,388. For Musk who has 179,803,021, losing 43,733 seems like a drop in...

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X has added adult content setting for group users
Apr02

X has added adult content setting for group users

This may sound a bit controversial, but the truth is that it may take a bit of time to really get a grab on X’s latest adult content setting. That said, X (formerly Twitter) has added an adult content setting for its communities. According to Bloomberg, users who create a community within the X app can now specify in the settings that their group contains adult-sensitive content. The X group, according to the report, will then feature...

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X removes all pronoun display options
Mar31

X removes all pronoun display options

Pronoun functionality on profiles is being removed by X, as reported by X user @swak_12, who noticed a new code that the social media behemoth was working on. This will come as a significant blow to the LGBTQ+ community, which will see it as discriminatory. In 2021, Twitter announced plans to enable users to add their personal pronouns to their profiles. The move at the time was part of Twitter’s plans to encourage inclusion on its...

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X expands group chat limit
Mar27

X expands group chat limit

X has expanded its group chat limit to 256. With this, more people can now engage in private DM group chats on the X platform. The new limit, according to X engineer Enrique Barragan, will now enable additional people to join your private DM group. X expanded its group chat member limit to 100 people last June, and again to 200 in August. With the latest expansion, X is on track to achieve its plans to make its platform more engaging...

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Creators question the new X ad revenue share program
Mar25

Creators question the new X ad revenue share program

One thing remains clear: effective communication is paramount. As we’ve witnessed time and time again, X (formerly known as Twitter) is no stranger to controversy, often finding itself embroiled in debates over its policies, practices, and purported shortcomings. And while the platform has made strides in various areas, one glaring deficiency persists: the absence of an official communications department. Let’s delve into...

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X is experimenting on new search filters for Hire
Mar24

X is experimenting on new search filters for Hire

Credit: Nima Owji X continues to expand its job feature, with the social media giant reportedly testing new search filters for Hire. Based on findings by app researcher, Nima Owji, X is adding role seniority filters, along with company name search, role type, and more to Hire. The addition will bring X almost at the same level with LinkedIn, and other job posting platforms, which will enable relevant discovery within the app. #X keeps...

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