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Old 21.11.2022, 17:01
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Hilarious, this is exactly what was missing from Twitter
You mean misogyny, that is typical of the hate speech that you were missing.
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Old 21.11.2022, 19:08
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You mean misogyny, that is typical of the hate speech that you were missing.
Explain how that's misogynistic.

You're on the same nonsensical path as the other time with that inane "homophobic conspiracy theory". At the same time you folks deny that you police others and attempt to control their speech.
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Old 21.11.2022, 19:23
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Hilarious, this is exactly what was missing from Twitter
Hey, that meme based on drawings from the gifted hand of Milo Manara is old, it comes and goes, but has been around the internet for a long time.
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Old 22.11.2022, 08:59
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Hilarious, this is exactly what was missing from Twitter
It is now missing from EF as a moderator found it inappropriate.
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Old 22.11.2022, 11:13
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Instagram?

Oh, hey. I forgot how to turn on notifications of responses for this site. Wait, is that even possible?



At any rate, Instagram has several problems: discoverability, privacy concerns, and a current obsession with copying Tik Tok.


As of yesterday it looks like Hive is the tentative next site, but that will depend on adoption rates and how quickly their two person team can scale up. They currently don't have browser functionality and the Android version is in beta, but artists are desperate to get off Twitter, so we'll see.
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Old 22.11.2022, 12:10
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Explain how that's misogynistic.

You're on the same nonsensical path as the other time with that inane "homophobic conspiracy theory". At the same time you folks deny that you police others and attempt to control their speech.
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It is now missing from EF as a moderator found it inappropriate.
Misogyny as I posted.
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Old 22.11.2022, 12:15
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Misogyny as I posted.
"Jehova"
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It is now missing from EF as a moderator found it inappropriate.
well maybe you should have linked to the tweet and not the actual picture

Anyways it was a good laugh
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Old 22.11.2022, 21:27
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Re: Cancel Culture

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Twitter employees now have to send Elon Musk weekly updates of everything they have worked on to "innovate rapidly", according to reports.
"Perhaps not unreasonable to know if anything was accomplished," Elon Musk said with a heart emoji, responding to a tweet that quoted the Business Insider report
Just daydreaming that someone in the billing dept. had an innovation to add 20% to everyone's bills.
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Old 22.11.2022, 22:12
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It is now missing from EF as a moderator found it inappropriate.
It was reported as being not safe for work (NSFW), not for offending anyone's delicate sensibilities. And the reports had a point.

My Many people use EF from their workplace and images such as that could be grounds for discipline.

Better to link to the tweet with a warning of NSFW.

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Old 22.11.2022, 22:18
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It was reported as being not safe for work (NSFW), not for offending anyone's delicate sensibilities. And the reports had a point.

My people use EF from their workplace and images such as that could be grounds for discipline.

Better to link to the tweet with a warning of NSFW.
That's too funny. Your cool mod colleague could have explained that to me instead of just writing "inappropriate".
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Old 22.11.2022, 23:44
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Re: Cancel Culture

Well, here it is then.

And this is the tweet.
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1594500655724609536
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Old 26.11.2022, 21:36
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Re: Cancel Culture

Ah, those darn European Labour laws

"Twitter VP in Ireland gets temporary court injunction against firing
Ireland’s High Court grants interim order to Sinead McSweeney, Twitter’s global vice president for public policy."

I had expected to see many more such lawsuits, maybe early days yet?

"Nonprofit watchdog group Media Matters for America published a report on Tuesday concluding that Twitter has lost half of its top advertisers since Elon Musk acquired the platform at the end of October.

According to the report, 50 of the platform's top 100 advertisers, which have accounted for about $2 billion in spending since 2020, "have either announced or seemingly stopped advertising" in recent weeks. These companies had brought in over $750 million in advertising just in 2022, said the report, which relied on data current as of November 21."

Elon buying Twitter with borrowed money and then lumbering Twitter with $4M per day interest payments was always a failing business case with no published plan to increase income.

Of course, Elon is rich enough to run Twitter sa a hobby, a bit like Blocher and the SVP except on a larger scale.

"On Friday, the Twitter CEO announced there would be a gold check for companies, a gray one for government accounts and the existing blue one for individuals, whether they are celebrities or not. "All verified accounts will be “manually authenticated” before the check is activated, Musk said."

Whether the alt-right groups Elon hopes to encourage will understand this complex system is not known.

With only about a third of the workers left in Twitter this “manually authenticated” is unlikely to be very comprehensive.
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Old 26.11.2022, 22:52
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That remains to be seen, having a very big number on paper and being able to realise it is a very different thing. I would assume that in order to get the backing he had to pledge very large blocks of his holdings and if it does not go well and the backers decide to start calling in their markers he could very quickly find himself in a squeeze with a free falling share price.

And I expect somewhere there is a group of vulture fund types trying to figure out how to make it happen to there advantage.
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Old 28.11.2022, 21:47
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Re: Cancel Culture

Craziness...Musk has declared war to Apple.

Apple is diversified around the world and most of their revenue comes from people who are not that into the weird part of US politics. Whatever happens, Apple will be OK. twitter...not so much.

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https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/...Ct2f-w2aosAAAA

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https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/...mZVJc_AjawpD3A
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Old 28.11.2022, 21:56
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Craziness...Musk has declared war to Apple.

Apple is diversified around the world and most of their revenue comes from people who are not that into the weird part of US politics. Whatever happens, Apple will be OK. twitter...not so much.
Do Apple advertise? I can't recall seeing an Apple advert on or offline for years.
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Old 28.11.2022, 22:02
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Craziness...Musk has declared war to Apple.

Apple is diversified around the world and most of their revenue comes from people who are not that into the weird part of US politics. Whatever happens, Apple will be OK. twitter...not so much.



https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/...Ct2f-w2aosAAAA



https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/...mZVJc_AjawpD3A
LOL!

Elon wrote that tweet using his iPhone.

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Old 28.11.2022, 22:04
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Do Apple advertise? I can't recall seeing an Apple advert on or offline for years.
It all depends on your search terms. Last time I bough a dual monitor stand for home office setup up, Apple display ads were shown in my twitter feed for 1 or 2 weeks.
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That's too funny. Your cool mod colleague could have explained that to me instead of just writing "inappropriate".
Inappropriate for a site that many people access from work. Not too hard to understand really.

And soon after your post was removed, the forum was hacked. Coincidence?


(Probably).
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Do Apple advertise? I can't recall seeing an Apple advert on or offline for years.
They certainly do! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOHj5kGU4fY
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