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Meta
Zuckerberg sacks 11,000 employees, extends hiring freeze at Meta

The company also removed access to most Meta systems for people leaving, given the amount of access to sensitive information, "keeping email addresses active throughout the day so everyone can say farewell".

8 alternative platforms for the ‘Bird App’
Bored of Twitter? Here are 8 alternative platforms for the ‘Bird App’

Recently, supermodel Gigi Hadid quit Twitter after Elon Musk bought the platform for $44 billion.

Meta brings new monetisation tool for Facebook creators
After Twitter, now Meta plans to lay off 'thousands' of employees

The Facebook and Instagram parent company reported over 87,000 employees (as of September).

Google Drive
Google to expand free Drive storage from 15 GB to 1TB

The search engine major has informed in its blog post that every account will be automatically upgraded from their existing 15 GB of storage to 1 TB and the user don't have to do anything.

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Elon Musk, Twitter
$8 Twitter Blue with verification in India in less than a month: Musk

The company has already started testing Twitter Blue subscription plan for Apple iOS users, which provides verification and other benefits.

Twitter to let users post long-form tweets, help creators monetise: Musk
Twitter to let users post long-form tweets, help creators monetise: Musk

The feature will be like Twitter Notes where people will be able to post longer tweets than the current 280-character limit.

Elon Musk starts testing $8 Twitter Blue with verification on iOS
Elon Musk starts testing $8 Twitter Blue with verification on iOS

The updated app displayed a redesigned notifications page with tweets from verified users by default appearing in the first tab.

Elon Musk
Twitter saw massive revenue drop as activist groups pressured advertisers: Musk

In a tweet, the new Twitter CEO who is firing at least half of its workforce globally, including in India, said these activist groups are destroying free speech.

Twitter
Twitter faces class-action lawsuit over mass layoffs without notice

The lawsuit has been filed in the US District Court in the Northern District of California, in violation of worker protection laws including the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act as well as the California WARN Act

Kitchen appliances
Here are top 3 kitchen appliances which ease life for working women

As working women we are constantly juggling time between work deadlines, demanding kids and families and overall hectic lives. Time always seems short, and there are always chores waiting to be completed. In such a scenario, don’t you wish you had some great appliances which would ease your work in the kitchen, cutting down on time and effort both?

Elon Musk
Musk's job cut hits Twitter India, unaffected employees living in constant fear

Some of the employees who lost their jobs at Twitter India and did not wish to be named told IANS that when they logged in to their systems from home (Twitter is still in the work-from-home mode) on Friday, they were denied access.

iPhone 14 Pro Max vs Google Pixel 7 Pro
iPhone 14 Pro Max VS Google Pixel 7 Pro: Which one should you pick?

Both Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max and Google Pixel 7 Pro closely resemble their predecessors in terms of design.

Want to become a successful youtuber, start with these steps
Want to become a successful YouTuber, start with these steps

Given the success of previous YouTube influencers, marketers are reconsidering how they may possibly reach their audience, thus it's a really relevant goal to have for your own channel.

Elon Musk, Twitter
Elon Musk announces Twitter Blue subscription plan, check here

The verified accounts will get priority in replies, mentions and search, which is essential to defeat spam/scam. They will also be able to post long video and audio and half as many ads.

UPI ID
Transferred the amount to the wrong UPI ID? This is what you can do to get your money back

Unified Payment Interface or UPI for short, has simplified digital money transfers. With modern technology, focus has now shifted to digital payments. Since the pandemic and now, there has been substantial growth in digital transactions. Digital wallets, NEFT/RTGS, UPI, PayTM, Google Pay, the BHIM app, and other technologies have made money transfers easier than ever before. These are among the simplest methods of sending and receiving money.

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