X CEO Linda Yaccarino Says over 10 Million Users Joined Platform in December

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X CEO Linda Yaccarino revealed this week that “10 million people have signed up for X so far this December,” which appears to be a new record since Elon Musk bought the platform last year.

However, while the figure for this month’s sign-ups was reported, Yaccarino did not disclose year-over-year or monthly averages.

Chief executive Linda Yaccarino said in a post on Thursday that social media platform X will start hiring engineers in Japan.

Earlier this week, the X CEO announced the company would begin hiring new engineers in 2024 to advertise new products for the Japanese market, Reuters reported.

The team is set to create low-cost ads to explore demand from small and medium-sized businesses in Japan,

In July, Elon Musk revealed the platform has 540 million monthly users.

He posted:

“Guess we’re not dead yet,” referring to X traffic data on Google, surpassing both Instagram and Facebook.

Despite reports of exponential growth, corporate media networks reported that the platform was struggling.

Musk went viral last month after telling advertisers, “…if someone wants to blackmail me with advertising, they can go f*ck themselves.”

Billionaire Bill Ackman weighed in on Musk’s comments, saying he “is entirely correct that he and @X are treated unfairly and inconsistently by advertisers.”

Ackman also noted that TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and others have “enormous amounts of problematic content, antisemitic and otherwise, but the advertisers don’t boycott those platforms.”

Last week, Musk suggested he was considering welcoming InfoWars host, AlexJones, back onto the platform, who was banned in 2018, Mashable reported.

“Will consider,” Musk posted.

“In general, since this platform aspires to be the global town square, permanent bans should be extremely rare.”

“Also, if he does say something false on this platform, then @CommunityNotes will correct him, whereas that would not be the case elsewhere. Let’s hold a poll:”

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