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Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms decide to allow politicians including President Donald Trump extra leeway to their rules, seeking to avoid stifling political debate and leaving 'newsworthy' content online
'When you provided an email address or phone number for safety or security purposes this data may have inadvertently been used for advertising purposes,' Twitter says
On Twitter, people express their appreciation for the app-enabled transportation service
The United States embassy apologizes in a tweet, saying the posting had been 'liked by accident'
HKMap is used by Hong Kongers to map locations and points of interest, such as road or railway closures, as well as locations where police activity is occurring
(3rd UPDATE) A cause for the downtime has not yet been revealed
The direct message filter is rolling out to everyone on iOS, Android, and the Web
Gutoc says her account was last accessed in Pasay City
The information release is part of the company's push to improve understanding of how its platform is used by state actors to manipulate public opinion
'Don't mess with perfection!' Fans of 'The Princess Bride' are furious at the proposal of remaking the 1980s cult classic
'Improving election security and countering information operations are complex challenges that no organization can solve alone,' says Facebook's Nathaniel Gleicher
'We're temporarily turning off the ability to Tweet via SMS, or text message, to protect people's accounts,' Twitter's support team writes on the platform
The senator believes the suspension is due to 'malicious reporting'
Dorsey is a victim of the 'SIM swap' fraud which lets fraudsters trick a mobile carrier into transferring a number, potentially causing a big security hole
Tweets containing racial slurs and suggestions about a bomb appear on the @jack account of Twitter's founder before being deleted after about 30 minutes
The 4chan post called for members of the /pol board to pose as Jews to spread propaganda and disinformation. They would also accuse people correcting them of being anti-Semites.
(3rd UPDATE) The tech giants announce they had suspended nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to the campaign. Twitter says it shut down about 200,000 more before they could inflict any damage.
'We are basically rewriting the entire conversation service,' Twitter product team leader Kayvon Beykpour says
The revamp comes as the San Francisco-based company seeks to ramp up engagement while managing abusive content
The report is based on a survey of 2,388 US adults who use Twitter and gave Pew permission to review their personal public-facing accounts between December 2018 and July 2019
'We were down... and now slowly coming back up. Sorry! Grateful for our operations and engineering teams for getting us flying again,' Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey writes
Twitter says it will require hateful tweets targeting specific religious groups to be removed, though accounts tweeting such content before the new rules were in place will not be suspended
Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the Republican People's Party (CHP)'s Istanbul branch, is accused of 'insulting' President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish state in tweets posted between 2012 and 2017
'In the past, we've allowed certain tweets that violated our rules to remain on Twitter because they were in the public's interest, but it wasn't clear when and how we made those determinations,' the company says
Filipinos use jokes and memes to visualize Philippine historical figures in modern or alternative settings
United States President Donald Trump's rant comes as Twitter and other social media platforms recently move to block personalities accused of inciting violence and promoting anti-semitism, among others
Twitter says it may have made 'errors' in its ongoing effort to clear up accounts 'engaging in various forms of platform manipulation'
A network of English-language social media accounts misrepresenting who was behind them was evidently orchestrated to promote Iranian political interests, says California-based cybersecurity firm FireEye
When senator-elect Bong Revilla's wife tweeted demanding Good Manners and Right Conduct and respect toward her husband, she didn't know what was coming
Fans of Alden Richards tweet #ForAlden to show their appreciation for the actor
Being woke should emphasize how we understand a particular issue and then translate this to offline action
Executives from Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft meet with leaders of France, New Zealand and other countries in Paris to unveil the 'Christchurch Call' of voluntary commitments for online platforms
Chel Diokno's supporters pour out their heartbreaks and gratitude the morning after the election
Platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are once regarded as the last holdouts of dissenting voices, but now that has changed
The laws have sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could stifle online discussion, tech companies with major bases in the financial hub and journalists' organizations
'Avengers: Endgame' brought in over 50 million tweets since the start of the year! Who were the most talked about MCU characters?
The settlement between Musk and the SEC sets out clearer guidelines on topics Musk should avoid on Twitter or other social media, including statements about acquisitions, mergers, new products and production numbers
Twitter's global user base appears to show modest growth even as the company transitions to a different way of measuring it
The total number of accounts that can be added to a user's list was cut to 400 from 1,000, Twitter says
Under the proposals, a new regulator will have the power to force platforms and others to publish annual transparency reports
The Asia Internet Coalition, whose members include Facebook, Google, and Twitter, says there may be 'significant risks to freedom of expression and speech'
Australia considers new laws in the wake of the New Zealand massacre
The House Committee on Homeland Security ask for a briefing by tech executives regarding the online proliferation of the 'horrific' Christchurch video
The incident has once again called into question major social media platforms’ ability to police harmful content
A Facebook tweet says: 'We're aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.'
Scores of prominent Pakistani journalists and activists have received email warnings from Twitter informing them their tweets are in violation of Pakistan’s laws. The consequences for press freedoms could be dire.
Rivarol's Twitter account 'called for racial hatred and sympathized with crimes against humanity,' a spokesman for the French government's racism, anti-Semitism, and discrimination body says
'The falloff in monthly active users is likely a continuation of Twitter's efforts to remove questionable accounts,' says analyst
The tag should make it easier to determine which posts are from the thread-starter, as well as help weed out copycat posters trying to usurp a thread
Additional features of the Twitter web redesign include picture cropping, better search, and an easy-to-find emoji interface