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Twitter reportedly lays off product manager Esther Crawford

  • Elon Musk reportedly cuts Twitter’s workforce for the fourth time.
  • According to sources, Twitter laid off “dozens” of employees on Saturday evening.
  • It is estimated that around 50 employees were affected, although this number is likely much higher.

US Supreme Court considers lawsuit against Twitter for 2017 Istanbul Massacre

  • Relatives of Nawras Alassaf have filed a lawsuit against Twitter.
  • The lawsuit accuses Twitter of aiding and abetting the Islamic State group.
  • The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the January 1, 2017 Istanbul attack that killed Nawras Alassaf and 38 others.
  • The lawsuit accuses Twitter of failing to police the platform for its accounts or posts.

Elon Musk announces Twitter will open source its algorithm

  • Elon Musk announces that Twitter will open source its algorithm.
  • Musk polled Twitter users last year to gauge support for open sourcing the algorithm.
  • Musk believes open sourcing the algorithm will “solve both trust and efficacy.”
  • The open source algorithm will be available next week.