It in all probability will not shock you that Twitter’s a little bit of a large number proper now. Last week, billionaire Elon Musk made a play to purchase the entire firm, stating that his objective was to show it right into a bastion free of charge speech absolutists. Regardless, Twitter can be within the strategy of present process some adjustments which might be posed to shake up the platform, with or with out Musk’s involvement.
This week on Gadget Lab, we’re joined by Casey Newton, the journalist and author of the Substack publication Platformer. Casey comes on the present to speak all about Twitter, Elon, and the all the time controversial edit button.
Read and subscribe to Casey’s publication, Platformer. Here’s how Twitter’s edit button may truly work. Read extra about what precisely Elon’s imaginative and prescient of reality means.
Casey recommends the present Yellowjackets on Showtime. Lauren recommends Goodreads. Mike recommends simplifying your burgers (i.e., cease placing marshmallow Peeps on them).
Casey Newton could be discovered on Twitter @CaseyNewton. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the primary hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Solar Keys.
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