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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: trouble for Tesla? 
Elon Musk
Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: trouble for Tesla? 

It’s hard to find a solid business case for the billionaire’s buyout of the social media platform
29 Apr 2022
‘More tears and tantrums on Twitter are guaranteed’
Elon Musk
Instant Opinion

‘More tears and tantrums on Twitter are guaranteed’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
27 Apr 2022
The pluses and minuses of Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout
Elon Musk
Pros and cons

The pluses and minuses of Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout

Tesla CEO wants to rid the social media platform of spam bots and censorship
26 Apr 2022
Will Elon Musk manage to take over Twitter?
Elon Musk Twitter page
In Brief

Will Elon Musk manage to take over Twitter?

The world’s richest man has launched a hostile takeover bid worth $43bn
21 Apr 2022
Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Elon Musk alert
Elon Musk looks at his phone
Behind the scenes

Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Elon Musk alert

The 9.2% stake in Twitter has potential to be ‘a serious distraction’ from Musk’s day job
7 Apr 2022
Elon Musk and Twitter’s edit feature experiment
Elon Musk at the opening of a new Tesla plant in Gruenheide, Germany
Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk and Twitter’s edit feature experiment

Social media giant admits idea is in the works – and claims it did not come from Tesla billionaire
6 Apr 2022
Why Politics for All was banned from Twitter
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In Depth

Why Politics for All was banned from Twitter

Social media expert says news account’s suspension is ‘one of the shadiest things I’ve ever seen’
5 Jan 2022

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The top social media posts of 2021
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In Depth

The top social media posts of 2021

Users gave weddings, K-pop and Twitter wit the thumbs up
28 Dec 2021
Jack Dorsey resigns: Twitter needs ‘more than a part-time chief’
Jack Dorsey
Profile

Jack Dorsey resigns: Twitter needs ‘more than a part-time chief’

Personal interest in crypto suggests he ‘may have been more focused’ on Square
2 Dec 2021
‘A nationalistic approach to global issues does not work’
Nigel Farage and Donald Trump
Instant Opinion

‘A nationalistic approach to global issues does not work’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
30 Nov 2021
German minister ridiculed over ‘Willygate’ dispute
Andy Grote
Stranger than fiction

German minister ridiculed over ‘Willygate’ dispute

Social Democrat Andy Grote’s complaint about offensive tweet triggered police raid
29 Oct 2021
‘Can Andy Burnham ‘do a Boris’?’
Andy Burnham
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‘Can Andy Burnham ‘do a Boris’?’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 Jul 2021
Will China’s crackdown end Hong Kong’s big tech hub?
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The latest on . . .

Will China’s crackdown end Hong Kong’s big tech hub?

Facebook, Twitter and Google threaten to leave over proposed data legislation
6 Jul 2021
‘The Tories are seeking short-term wins without any hint of a wider strategy’
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden
Instant Opinion

‘The Tories are seeking short-term wins without any hint of a wider strategy’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 Jun 2021
‘Donald Trump should be given back his access to social media’
Donald Trump
Instant Opinion

‘Donald Trump should be given back his access to social media’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
17 May 2021
Should Twitter have the power to ban Trump?
Donald Trump pockets his phone
Getting to grips with . . .

Should Twitter have the power to ban Trump?

Critics describe the move as ‘censorship’ based on ‘political preferences’
12 Jan 2021
Security expert ‘reveals Trump’s Twitter password’
Donald Trump
In Brief

Security expert ‘reveals Trump’s Twitter password’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
23 Oct 2020
Republicans claim social media is censoring Biden leak story
Democratic candidate Joe Biden wearing a face mask during a town hall event
In Brief

Republicans claim social media is censoring Biden leak story

Trump-supporting senators are accusing Twitter and Facebook of ‘election day interference’
16 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘next year should spell new Tory leader’
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘next year should spell new Tory leader’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 5 October
5 Oct 2020
New BBC chief warns ‘partisan’ staff of Twitter crackdown
BBC
In Brief

New BBC chief warns ‘partisan’ staff of Twitter crackdown

Director-general Tim Davie says ‘campaigners’ not welcome at the corporation
4 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘English education rewards the rich’
Eton
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘English education rewards the rich’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 18 August
18 Aug 2020
Quiz of The Week: 25 - 31 July
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In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 25 - 31 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
31 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about the 48-hour Twitter boycott
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In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about the 48-hour Twitter boycott

Social media users stage 48-hour ‘walkout’ in protest against platform’s response to anti-Jewish tirade
29 Jul 2020
Museum calls on curators to enter battle of the bums
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In Brief

Museum calls on curators to enter battle of the bums

The competition has been welcomed by visitors unable to ‘ogle the buns’ in person
23 Jul 2020
Playstation 5 launches to mixed online reviews
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In Brief

Playstation 5 launches to mixed online reviews

Sony says new console is ‘most striking yet’
12 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘sacrificed too much’ for Cummings
Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘sacrificed too much’ for Cummings

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 29 May
29 May 2020
Donald Trump: should social media companies fact check?
Donald Trump
In Depth

Donald Trump: should social media companies fact check?

Trump has gone to war with Twitter following the site’s push towards flagging false information
29 May 2020
Why has Stephen King quit Facebook?
Stephen King
In Brief

Why has Stephen King quit Facebook?

Horror author protests social network's policy on political ads
4 Feb 2020
Katie Hopkins suspended from Twitter
Katie Hopkins names
In Brief

Katie Hopkins suspended from Twitter

Controversial commentator is locked out of her account following complaints
31 Jan 2020
Alastair Stewart quits over Twitter ‘errors of judgement’
Alastair Stewart
In Brief

Alastair Stewart quits over Twitter ‘errors of judgement’

Broadcaster speaks of ‘regret’ after using ‘angry ape’ Shakespeare quote in online row
30 Jan 2020
Sport on Twitter in 2019: top tweets, trends and hashtags
Twitter
In Review

Sport on Twitter in 2019: top tweets, trends and hashtags

Cristiano Ronaldo reigns as the most-followed sports star on Twitter
30 Dec 2019
What everyone has been talking about on Twitter in 2019
Twitter
In Depth

What everyone has been talking about on Twitter in 2019

Donald Trump has posted a constant stream of tweets - and provoked a flood of responses
11 Dec 2019
Why Twitter is backtracking on its inactive account purge
Twitter
In Depth

Why Twitter is backtracking on its inactive account purge

Social media giant had planned to begin the cull in the coming weeks
28 Nov 2019
Google’s 2019 general election political ad ban explained
Google Stadia
In Depth

Google’s 2019 general election political ad ban explained

Search giant follows Twitter’s lead by drastically reducing political power online
21 Nov 2019
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