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After Twitter What Next For Elon Musk, Is It Coca-Cola Or McDonalds?

Tesla CEO and newfound Twitter owner Elon Musk shook the business world again by announcing that he would buy Coca-Cola next. Elon Musk has just finished the Twitter deal in a hostile $44 billion deal and now he wants to fix the Coca-Cola product.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Elon Musk tweeted about buying Coca-Cola
• He also disclosed his intention of buying McDonald
• Elon Musk is known for sharing his whimsical desires on social media

Let’s First Read Elon Musk’s Tweet About Coca-Cola

He said he was buying Coca-Cola to put the cocaine back. Then came the second tweet where he said that he was going to buy McDonald and fix all the ice cream machines. Also, Elon Musk jokingly responded to his tweets by saying he couldn’t do miracles.

What Elon Musk Wants To Fix In Coca-Cola?

Elon Musk Wants To Fix In Coca-Cola

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Netflix Blames Russian War On Ukraine And Account Sharing By Subscribers For Its Losses

Netflix blamed the suspension of its service in Russia and account sharing as reasons behind its losses in the first quarter of this year. The Silicon Valley tech firm is also facing tough competition from titans like Apple and Disney. The leading streaming television service is planning to take measures to strengthen its market share.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Netflix reported a loss of subscribers in the first quarter of this year
• Its net income dropped from $1.7 billion in the last quarter to $1.6 billion this quarter
• Its shares also dropped by 25% to $262 in after-market trades

Why Is Netflix Facing Losses?

Netflix Facing Losses

The prime reason Netflix sees behind the drop in subscribers is Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which led to the suspension of its services in Russia and the loss of subscribers.

The second reason it gives for slow subscribers is the slow speed of broadband Internet service and the slow growth of smart television. Also, subscribers sharing their accounts with others is also a reason behind its losses.

What Is The Present State Of Its Subscribers?

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Cristiano Ronaldo Mourns The Death Of His Newborn Son

Portuguese footballer and Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez broke the sad news of the death of their newborn baby on a social media post.

HIGHLIGHTS

• The legendary footballer mourns the death of his newborn twin son
• Cristiano Ronaldo says that the birth of a newborn girl gives them strength
• The Portuguese footballer is a father to 4 our children

What Was The Sad News?

Ronaldo and his long-term partner Rodriguez were expecting twins when the doctors broke the news of the death of their twin son to them. Saddened with the news, they took to social media to update their fans and followers about their grief and ask for privacy at this difficult time.

“It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel. Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness”, wrote the Manchester United footballer.

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Why Did Twitter Want Tesla CEO Elon Musk On Its Board?

Elon Musk isn’t joining the Twitter Board. The Tesla CEO was slated to join the micro-blogging site on 9 April Saturday but he informed Twitter the same morning that he won’t join, said Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.

Highlights

• Tesla CEO Elon Musk had many discussions with Twitter over joining its board
• Elon Musk informed the company about his decision not to join the Twitter board on the day of joining
• The micro-blogging site was excited about his entry after his recent tweets
• Elon Musk toyed with radical ideas like converting Twitter headquarters into a shelter home

Why Was Twitter Bringing Elon Musk To Its Board?

Twitter Want Tesla CEO Elon Musk On Its Board

According to the company it considered Elon Musk as a fiduciary of the company and expected him to add value to it with his ideas of radical change. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal formally informed its shareholders about Elon Musk joining the board on April 5 but the Tesla CEO decided not to join the board and remain a shareholder. It is to be noted that Elon Musk is the biggest shareholder in Twitter.

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Police And Army Clash At Protest In Sri Lanka

As anti-government demonstrations intensified in the country, Sri Lankan Army Chief called for an inquiry as police stopped soldiers of special forces at protests in Colombo.

10 Developments In Sri Lanka

Police And Army Clash At Protest In Sri Lanka
  1. Army Chief Shavendra Silva called for an inquiry after police stopped a group of masked soldiers with assault rifles at protests near parliament, where children, women, and the elderly were protesting.
  2. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa revoked the state of emergency he declared on 1 April with immediate effect amid protests against the nation’s worst economic crisis.
  3. 41 lawmakers walked out of the ruling alliance bringing the government to a minority and former allies demanding Rajapaksa’s resignation.
  4. Opposition parties have rebuffed Preside Rajapaksa’s call to join the government. But there are no signs of the opposition toppling the minority government.
  5. Finance Minister Ali Sabry stepped down ahead of a crucial meeting with International Monetary Fund for a loan program.
  6. The UN Human Right Council is closely watching the developments in Sri Lanka which is already under international censure for its deteriorating human rights record.
  7. Sri Lanka temporarily shut its embassies in Norway and Iraq and the Consulate General in Sydney.
  8. The
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Hashtags #Bucha And #Buchamassacare No Longer Trending On Facebook And Instagram

Hashtags related to civilian deaths in northern Ukraine will no longer feature on Facebook and Instagram according to Meta Platforms, the owner of two social media platforms. While Meta Platforms has justified reasons for the action, humanitarian organizations are criticizing the deletion of data.

Highlights:

• Meta Platforms removes violent Ukraine war content from Facebook and Instagram
• Automated systems are activated to block hashtags related to civilian killings
• Facebook and Instagram allow the publication of violent content only to raise awareness but explicit images are deleted
• Meta Platforms stores data only for 90 days but it is looking for ways to preserve the important data

Why Are Hashtags Related To Northern Ukraine Civilian Killings Blocked?

Bodies of civilians shot at close range were discovered in a town seized back from Russian forces. The city is Bucha and the images are titled killings in Bucha. The images are so disturbing that the people have started demanding further sanctions against Moscow. But Russia has clearly denied any accusations of killing the civilian population in Ukraine.

Giving the reason for removal, Meta spokesman Ando Stone … Read the rest