Twitter said on Wednesday that it would crack down on false posts about COVID-19 vaccines beginning next week, following in the footsteps of Facebook and YouTube.
Twitter has suspended a pro-royalist account linked to the palace.
Facebook and Twitter took aim at US President Donald Trump and his campaign Wednesday over a video post in which he contended that children are “almost immune” to the coronavirus, a claim they said amounted to “misinformation.”
Criminal charges are filed against the suspected mastermind of an epic Twitter hack.
Twitter said Saturday that hackers “manipulated” some of its employees to access accounts in a high-profile attack, including those of Joe Biden and Elon Musk, and apologised profusely for the breach.
Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims Tuesday.
Facebook and Twitter on Friday said they had blocked multiple government-backed manipulation operations around the world, several of which favoured US President Donald Trump, as part of a crackdown on state-sponsored propaganda efforts.
The massive social media platform is considering putting the power of moderation back in the hands of its users.
When Daryl Morey tweeted in support of the violent protests that have raged in Hong Kong for months, he probably did not foresee a huge backlash from China.
It was about how social media, Facebook and Twitter specifically, change how we view relationships and friendships both online and offline. It was about censorship, networking, cutting people in our online world and choosing to speak for yourself not minding how the rest will react to it.
With me being present online, I still do efforts to be present in the real world. As much as work demands me to be holding my phone the entire time, I also make it a healthy habit to put it down for a few hours.
Hate speech, abuse, belittlement: DW contributor Courtney Tenz looks at how #ToxicTwitter is shifting our culture of debate – and wonders why, if we can’t say something nice, we are saying anything at all.
Are you constantly second guessing yourself or do you find it difficult to recall answers to simple trivia questions?
Musk stunned investors last Tuesday by announcing he was considering taking Tesla
Cracking down on fake accounts would affect Twitter’s user base, and its finances.
When was the last time you detached yourself from the world? Wait, let me rephrase my question. Do you still live in the moment?
Twitter said Wednesday it would revamp user timelines as part of an effort to deliver more news and personalised content, the latest effort to attract more users to the platform.
We live in a generation that favours Facebook posts over personal discussions, Instagram stories over actual memories and shallow tweets over deep conversations.
New EU data protection laws take effect on May 25 to protect users’ online information.
Twitter reported its second profitable quarter and topped Wall Street estimates for revenue and monthly active users.
Facebook Inc’s shares fell more than 4 percent in premarket trading.
Twitter’s revenue leaps in Japan, helping lead the company to its first quarterly profit.
Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US presidential election did not usher in a new era of social media, or spell the demise of the traditional press.
Japanese social media outrage to a video by YouTube star Logan Paul.
Twitter-users shall “tweetstorm” by linking posts in “threads” to expound the length of the short-form messaging service.
Donald Trump takes his verbal jousting with Kim Jong-un to a new level, taunting the North Korean leader over his height and weight.
Twitter will double the limit for tweets to 280 characters, a bid to draw in more users.
Actress Alyssa Milano has sparked a huge outpouring with a simple Twitter request that women respond “me too” if they have been sexually assaulted or harassed.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Monday required the US Army to stand ready for military options while the president is seeking diplomatic solutions to the Pyongyang issue.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton faces mounting criticism after making a sexist comment to a female reporter during a press conference.