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Elon Musk: Turkey will soon restart all Twitter services


Elon Musk & the Twitter 

Twitter CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet that the Turkish government has informed the company that full access to the social media platform will be re-enabled in the country "soon," CNBC reported.

The NetBlocks Internet Monitoring Observatory, which monitors internet connections around the world, said earlier Wednesday that access to Twitter was restricted two days after a major earthquake killed thousands in southern Turkey and northern Syria.

"The Turkish government has informed Twitter that access will be re-enabled soon," Musk wrote on Twitter, without providing further details on the timing.


NetBlocks previously stated, "Real-time network data shows that Twitter is blocked in Turkey.


American social networking site that provides a micro-blogging service that allows its users to send "tweets" that will get retweets and/or likes from other tweeters, with a maximum length of 280 characters per message. This is done directly through Twitter, or by sending a short text message, instant chat programs, or applications provided by developers such as Facebook and others. These updates appear on the user's page, and friends can read them directly from their home page or visit the user's profile. Replies and updates can also be received by email, RSS feed and SMS using four service numbers that operate in the United States and Canada. And India, in addition to the international number, which all users around the world can send to in the United Kingdom. Twitter has been available in Arabic since March 2012, and “tweet” is the plural of “tweet”.

Twitter was founded in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams and was actually launched in July of the same year. The site was very popular all over the world. By 2012, the site had more than 100 million users, posting more than 340 million tweets per day, while the search queries reached 1.6 billion per day. in 2013; Twitter was one of the top 10 most visited websites in the world. as of 2016; Twitter has more than 319 million monthly active users. Its popularity skyrocketed during the 2016 US Presidential Election as the site truly proved to be the source for breaking news with more than 40 million election-related tweets posted as of 10pm ET.

On April 25, 2022, Twitter's board of directors approved Elon Musk's offer to acquire the platform in a deal valued at $44 billion.

Elon Musk takeover

Elon Musk bought a 9.1% stake in Twitter for $2.64 billion on April 4, 2022. In response, Twitter shares rose 27%, their biggest one-day rise since Twitter's IPO in 2013. Introduced to Musk A seat on the board of directors as part of the deal that prevented Musk from acquiring more than 14.9% of the company's shares, but the American billionaire decided not to join the board of directors before his accession becomes effective from April 9, 2022.

Musk made an "unsolicited offer" on April 14 of the same year to acquire Twitter for $43 billion and make it a private company. In the context of restrictions on online platforms put in place by governments around the world, Musk said that "Twitter must comply with the laws of the country" and focused on Twitter's broker policy and recommendation algorithms. Twitter's board of directors activated a "poison pill" strategy on April 15, which would allow shareholders to buy additional shares in the event of a hostile takeover as a way to prevent a Musk takeover. On April 20, Musk made an actual takeover offer of $46.5 billion, then the board of directors announced on the 25th of the same month the acceptance of Musk's offer. Musk talked about his intention to make the tweet algorithm open source with the aim of enhancing transparency, banning bots and fake accounts, and amending the account verification policy.

Jane English, or as she is known on social media (Education English), Journalist. I graduated from Memorial University in Journalism. She writes in several fields: work - entertainment - sports - health - science She currently lives in the Middle East, Egypt, and works on creating educational content for the English language