As Twitter tries to figure out how to lock down the parts of its platform that enable harassment, as well as the spread of misleading information and illicit content, there have been … Continue reading Meet the man who deactivated Trump’s Twitter account
Twitter changed its verification guidelines and removed authenticating check marks from the accounts of Jason Kessler, Richard Spencer and other prominent white nationalists. The check marks are a visual cue that the company gives to prominent accounts to help readers ensure they are authentic. Verification helps promote the accounts, lending them a … Continue reading Twitter un-verifies various accounts – The Washington Post
Twitter has been under fire lately (slash always) for its methods to deal with harassment and abuse on its platform. In an effort to provide some insight into its thinking, Twitter has … Continue reading Twitter details how it reviews and enforces rules around hate speech, violence and harassment
The area below the president’s tweets is the most valuable real estate on the internet. You probably won’t be seen by Trump, but the top spots replying to Trump’s tweets can be … Continue reading Meet The People Who Battle To Be The Top Reply To A Trump Tweet
U.S. Withdraws Summons for Twitter Records on Account Critical of Trump’s Muslim Ban, So Twitter Drops Lawsuit Phew.. close call.. an attempt by the government to unmask a twitter account probably by … Continue reading U.S. Withdraws Summons for Twitter Records on Account Critical of Trump’s Muslim Ban, So Twitter Drops Lawsuit
The tracking siphons data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other sites and has taken place largely out of the public eye. This is why people need to download the shit outta Underground’s … Continue reading Police are spending millions of dollars to monitor the social media of protesters and suspects
“Some of those who tweeted the photo on Thursday may have made a mistake, thinking the picture they shared was in-context. At least one of them was called out for it and … Continue reading So, What’s Happening in This Photo From the White House?
Twitter cut off U.S. intelligence agencies from access to a service that sifts through the entire output of its social-media postings, in the the latest example of tension between Silicon Valley and … Continue reading Twitter Bars Intelligence Agencies From Using Analytics Service
“We were sort of invited to answer the phone for Sweden and I thought I had to sign up,” said David Lamm, one resident who has heard from several callers, including two … Continue reading ‘Hello, Sweden speaking’: Official hotline connects you with a random Swedish resident
“Bernie Sanders supporters on Twitter have taken over the medium once again, this time to use Hillary Clinton’s own words to protest her policies.” Hillary’s had it. I think she’s unravelling. She … Continue reading Twitter Just Reacted to Hillary Clinton Flipping Out on Climate Activist
Two services that tracked deleted tweets by politicians and other diplomats in an effort to maintain a transparent, public record of statements made on social media, Politwoops and its sister site… Source: … Continue reading Twitter Shuts Down Services That Tracked Politicians’ Deleted Tweets In 30 Countries | TechCrunch
Twitter announces new country-by-country censorship. Last week Twitter announced that it can now block certain tweets from appearing in a country if asked by that country’s government. On the surface this sounds … Continue reading Twitter announces new country-by-country censorship.