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A very unusual news cycle ... Monday October 31st 2022

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Peter Burgess COMMENTARY

Peter Burgess
THINK ABOUT THIS ... OK. Elon Doesn't Get It. Written by Shelly Palmer MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2022 Welcome to the 'Elon Channel,' where it's 'All Elon, All The Time.' (Hopefully this will not be true tomorrow!) My Sunday essay was about What Twitter Sells, a primer about the core product of every social media platform (including Twitter). I wrote it so that you could draw your own conclusions about whether Elon is smart enough to know he's not smart enough. This morning's nonsense about charging for Twitter verification offers greater support for the Elon is 'cuckoo-for-cocoa-puffs' theory of the case. Let's review in more detail. P.S. Are you planning to attend CES 2023 in person or online? We've got you covered either way. Learn more about our Tech Briefings. Today's Most Interesting Stories The 2022 midterms will be a major test for TikTok TikTok was a blip in 2018, and still growing in 2020. How will it handle misinformation around the 2022 midterms, especially with high turnover in its trust and safety teams? Read More · Protocol Shelly's Blog: What Twitter Sells Elon Musk recently wrote, 'Twitter obviously cannot become a free-for-all hellscape, where anything can be said with no consequences,' he followed with, 'Twitter aspires to be the most respected advertising platform in the world.' Twitter cannot serve two masters. So, which will it be, 'a free-for-all hellscape,' or 'the most respected advertising platform in the world.' Read More · Shelly Palmer Musk: Twitter to create new council before 'major content decisions' Twitter will develop a 'content moderation council' before making any 'major content decisions or account reinstatements,' Elon Musk tweeted Friday. Read More · Axios Elon Musk Is Said to Have Ordered Job Cuts Across Twitter The billionaire planned to begin layoffs as soon as Saturday, people with knowledge of the matter said. Read More · NYTimes Elon Musk wastes no time changing Twitter Less than 24 hours after completing his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk decided to change its homepage. Read More · The Verge Twitter is planning to start charging $20 per month for verification Now that he owns Twitter, Elon Musk has given employees their first ultimatum: Meet his deadline to introduce paid verification on Twitter or pack up and leave. Read More · The Verge Sign Up for Metacademy Metacademy is a free-to-use, risk-free, hands-on educational platform designed to teach practical applications of blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFTs, smart contracts, Web3, and other associated technologies using an 'engage to earn' model. Start learning now. Working with Shelly Palmer & Metacademy To complement Metacademy, we offer various live and online Web3 literacy packages for executive education, leadership training, and strategic planning. We would welcome the opportunity to schedule a lunch and learn, lecture, lab, or speaking engagement to help you and your organization achieve your Web3 goals. Contact us. Comcast wants Internet users to pay more because customer growth has stalled New sign-ups are scarce, so Comcast says revenue per user drives broadband growth. Read More · Ars Technica This oil giant and Hertz are building a massive fast-charging network for EV rentals starting at LAX Bp Pulse, the global oil leader’s charging infrastructure unit, is teaming up with Hertz to build a network of EV fast chargers in high-demand locations such as airports. Read More · Electrek What Are Nouns? The Ethereum NFT DAO Building Open-Source IP These pixel art NFTs drop at a rate of one a day, and have built a decentralized brand worth millions of dollars. Read More · Decrypt Need a Keynoter, Host or Moderator? I would welcome the opportunity to speak at your next event. Learn more.

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