Twitter's Improvements: Algorithms, Long Form Tweets, Video Capabilities, and More
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TLDR Twitter is improving financially and in quality through improved algorithms, long form tweets, video capabilities, and subscriber programs, while also addressing concerns about free speech, misinformation, and hate speech, and the importance of user time and feedback, with potential revenue streams from verification labels, and the need to combat bots and ensure Twitter remains a source of truth.
Twitter is doing well with improved algorithms, long form tweets, video capabilities, and subscriber programs, despite drama surrounding its initial bid and concerns about overpaying and bots on the platform.
Twitter faced financial challenges due to a drop in revenue, resulting in layoffs and criticism towards the CEO.
Free speech is a complex issue with potential dangers of misinformation and hate speech, but limits can be set through laws and moderation, while the BBC's handling of misinformation is questioned.
Twitter CEO discusses potential TikTok ban and importance of maximizing user time, while Twitch sees potential cash flow positivity and Twitter remains a strong advertising platform.
Speaker acquitted despite concerns of unfair trial in San Francisco. 💰 Buying Twitter was necessary despite pain, but company improving financially and in quality. 👎 Constant criticism draining, but important to have feedback loop and not block anyone. 📰 Elon Musk has love-hate relationship with media, values free media but acknowledges hurtful criticism. 🔍 Verification labels could create revenue stream, but allowing anyone to pay for verification could fuel misinformation. 📝 Citizen knowledge often more reliable than journalists lacking expertise and firsthand experience.
Removing legacy verified blue ticks, paid verification is necessary to combat bots and ensure Twitter remains a source of truth, with the public having the power to choose the narrative.
Twitter had to shut down a service center, resulting in the loss of functionality and 8,000 employees, and it's important to be accurate and avoid impulsive tweets.
There is no evidence of the alleged emerald mine owned by the speaker's father, but community notes and Twitter can help tackle misinformation.