It most likely will not shock you that Twitter’s a little bit of a multitude proper now. Final week, billionaire Elon Musk made a play to purchase the entire firm, stating that his aim was to show it right into a bastion at no cost speech absolutists. Regardless, Twitter can also be within the strategy of present process some adjustments which can 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 at all times controversial edit button.
Learn and subscribe to Casey’s publication, Platformer. Right here’s how Twitter’s edit button may truly work. Learn 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 principle hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Photo voltaic Keys.
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