It probably won’t surprise you that Twitter’s a bit of a mess right now. Last week, billionaire Elon Musk made a play to buy the whole company, stating that his goal was to turn it into a bastion for free speech absolutists. Regardless, Twitter is also in the process of undergoing some changes that are posed to shake up the platform, with or without Musk’s involvement.
This week on Gadget Lab, we’re joined by Casey Newton, the journalist and writer of the Substack newsletter Platformer. Casey comes on the show to talk all about Twitter, Elon, and the always controversial edit button.
Casey Newton can be found on Twitter @CaseyNewton. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the main hotline at @GadgetLab. The show is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Solar Keys.
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