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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
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Alexander Zharov, head of Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor, says Facebook and Twitter provided 'no concrete information on localizing the data of Russian users on the territory of the Russian Federation'
Here's what researchers had to say in 2018 regarding 4 online communities that spread political – and sometimes hateful – memes
What happens when public officials mistweet or overtweet?
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Twitter says the bug on Android disabled the protected tweet setting if certain conditions were met, such as changing the email address connected to your account
The reverse-chronological feed option for Android follows its iOS-based launch in December
The features include online status indicators and 'ice breaker' tweets
The ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ star says he is doing it ‘in the interest of my mental health’
We’ve rounded up everything from Elon Musk’s Twitter antics to disinformation campaign in social media
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What’s the point, after all, of bullying the bully?
The toggle button, which looks like a set of sparkles, allows users to change the arrangement of tweets. You can choose to either see the top tweets first or the latest tweets on your feed.
It's time to put the spotlight on Clark and the many things it has to offer. Check out the highlights of our #TatakClark conversation last December 19
After social media platforms were used to manipulate elections around the world, Twitter spends 2018 cleaning up spammy accounts and talking to US legislators and users about how to move forward
Twitter says in a statement it has been working to weed out accounts that hide a user's true identity or seek to manipulate the platform
We 'lava' all these clever memes about newly crowned Catriona Gray and her fellow pageant ladies
Furey and two critics of extremism in Islam say they are 'shocked' to have received notices by the social media giant this past week over alleged violations of Islamabad's laws, despite having no apparent connection to the country
Which trending topics and Pinoy celebs dominated the Philippine Twitterverse this year?
Rappler revives #BeBonifacio Twitter conversation encouraging netizens to tweet how the hero of the revolution would react to 2018 events
Researchers from Indiana University in the US and the National University of Defense Technology in China analyze 14 million messages spreading 400 thousand articles on Twitter during 10 months in 2016 and 2017
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has alerted Twitter to the accounts, which are removed in late September and early October
The new sparkling icon switches the timeline view from showing the latest tweets only to the top tweets on your timeline
Twitter says the typical length of a tweet in English actually dropped by a character to 33
Trump, who has some 55 million Twitter followers, revived his argument about 'bias' by internet firms in a morning tweet that suggested growth in his network was slowing
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Netizens blast yet another increase in the price of basic services
Which of your idols were the most talked about on Twitter?
The social network asks for feedback from users around the world regarding wording to be used in the policy amendment
Twitter says the bug only affected less than 1% of its users and that the bug has been resolved
The Information and Democracy Commission is a global initiative launched by Reporters Without Borders to build a formal multi-sectoral approach to combating misinformation and disinformation in the digital age
Some view the looming anti-trust investigations on the big tech companies as punishment based on political reasons
Takahiro Shiraishi is charged with murder after admitting killing and butchering all 9 of his victims – all but one of whom were women aged between 15 and 26
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The social network has been under pressure to remove Jones following similar moves by fellow tech giants Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Apple last month
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Jack Dorsey: 'We do intend, and this will be an initiative this year, to create a transparency report that will make that data more public so that all can learn from it and we can be held public accountable'
'There's an empty chair next to you for Google, they're not here today – maybe it's because they're arrogant,' says one Republican senator
Days ago, US president Donald Trump, has been accusing the tech giants of being against conservative voices
(UPDATED) 'Social media platforms have the right to determine what types of legal speech they will permit on their platforms,' says IT expert Daniel Castro
Google's reported exploratory foray into China prompts US lawmakers to ask Facebook and Twitter executives if they have similar plans