With Election Day looming, Twitter imposes new limits on U.S. politicians — and ordinary users, too

Twitter will impose new warnings on political lies, restrict premature declarations of victory and block calls for polling violence or other disruptions, the company announced Friday as it rolled out a wide-ranging package of revisions designed to harden the platform … Read more…

“Insubstantial, Frivolous”: A Washington Post Columnist Was Triggered By Kamala Harris Dancing In The Rain And Then Got Washed On Twitter

Source: Orlando Sentinel / Getty Who else is counting down the days until the presidential election is over? Every week there is some new attack on Blackness or Black womanhood that makes us all immediately incensed at the blatant racism … Read more…

Facebook and Twitter block ‘highly suspicious’ story about Joe Biden’s son Hunter

Facebook and Twitter are preventing users from sharing a story about Hunter Biden, which was published in circumstances an expert in foreign interference described as “highly suspicious”. Tech News – Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Twitter has ‘more analysis to do’ after algorithm shows possible racial bias

Twitter is learning first-hand about the challenges of eliminating racial bias in algorithms. The social network’s Liz Kelley said the company had “more analysis” to do after cryptographic engineer Tony Arcieri conducted an experiment suggesting Twit… Engadget RSS Feed BEST … Read more…

Pro-Trump youth group enlists teens in secretive campaign likened to a ‘troll farm,’ prompting rebuke by Facebook and Twitter

The sprawling operation by Turning Point Action, led by conservative activist Charlie Kirk, evades guardrails put in place to prevent the spread of online disinformation, experts said. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

As Biden prepared to accept Democratic nomination, a furious Trump took to Twitter

President Donald Trump took aim at Joe Biden and mail-in voting on Twitter. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost … Read more…

Twitter and TikTok Have Held Merger Talks as Trump Ban Looms (Report)

Could a Twitter-TikTok tie-up transpire? The social network and TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance, have engaged in “preliminary” discussions about merging TikTok’s U.S. operations with Twitter, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous individuals. Twitter declined to comment. A TikTok … Read more…

Facebook y Twitter acusan a Trump de difundir información falsa sobre el coronavirus

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Tampa Teen Arrested for Being ‘Mastermind’ of Huge Twitter Hack Targeting Famous Users

Thomas White/Reuters A Tampa teenager was taken into custody Friday, accused of being the “mastermind” behind a huge Twitter hack that targeted some of the world’s most wealthy and influential people, authorities said. The Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office filed 30 … Read more…

Kim Kardashian and her kids celebrate her grandma’s birthday as Kanye West continues Twitter rant from Wyoming hideout

KIM Kardashian celebrated her grandmother’s birthday with her children as her husband Kanye West continued his Twitter rants. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star took to Twitter to share photos of the birthday meet-up which included her grandma, her … Read more…

Twitter reveals exactly how bitcoin scammers hacked Elon Musk’s, Kim Kardashian’s accounts

Twitter just released an update on the massive hack that prompted the Great Blue Tick Silence of 2020, letting us know exactly how many accounts were actually impacted. On July 15, hackers posted tweets from several prominent, verified Twitter users’ … Read more…

Chrissy Teigen blocks 1 million Twitter accounts driving conspiracy theory that links her to Jeffrey Epstein

Chrissy Teigen conducted a massive overhaul of her Twitter account on Tuesday as conspiracy theorists who continue to link her to the late convicted felon Jeffrey Epstein. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Justin Bieber Files $20 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Two Twitter Users Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Justin Bieber is seeking to collect at least $ 20 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit filed against two Twitter users who alleged in posts on the social network that the singer sexually assaulted them — claims that Bieber … Read more…

Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media After Twitter Fact-checking Controversy

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes away legal protections enjoyed by social media platforms. Trump’s move comes a day after he threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to fact-check his “false … Read more…

“If You Know A Racist, Don’t Be Shy:” Skai Jackson Is Exposing Racist White Teens And Their Respective High Schools On Twitter

Source: Amy Sussman / Getty While a number of celebrities have disappointed us with their commentary on the current fight for racial justice this week, Skai Jackson is not one of them. In fact, it’s not so much what Skai … Read more…

Twitter CEO Donates $3 Million To Colin Kaepernick’s Legal Defense Initiative

Twitter’s CEO is making a massive contribution to Colin Kaepernick’s cause — dedicating millions to the QB’s fund to pay legal costs for protesters who get arrested while fighting for justice for George Floyd. Jack Dorsey announced the donation… TMZ.com … Read more…

President Donald Trump Continues To Escalate On Twitter: Hans Nichols | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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President’s Reaction to Twitter Fact Check Is ‘Slapped Together,’ Says Stanford’s DiResta

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Trump expected to sign executive order that could threaten punishment against Facebook, Google and Twitter over allegations of political bias

The move comes two days after Twitter took the rare step of labeling one of the president’s tweets and linking viewers to news articles that fact-checked his claims. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Trump Threatens To Shut Social Media Platforms Following Twitter Alerts

President Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to “fact-check” his tweets. “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Disputing the accuracy … Read more…

Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick bashes Twitter, Dems over mail-in voting: ‘If they get it, it’s the end of democracy’

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick admonished Democrats for pushing mail-in voting Tuesday, telling “The Ingraham Angle” Tuesday that such measures would be “the end of democracy” if they were ever enacted. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

‘The worst night sleep that I’ve gotten in the last 10 weeks is when he has attacked me on Twitter,’ Michigan Gov. Whitmer says

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Lori Loughlin Is Going to Prison & Twitter Bots Spread Fake News | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Twitter Works From Home Forever & McConnell Insults Obama | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Twitter Works From Home Forever & McConnell Insults Obama | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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On Twitter, almost 60 percent of false claims about coronavirus remain online — without a warning label

A study by Oxford University researchers examined 225 pieces of content that independent fact checkers had rated false or misleading between January and March. They found that 59 percent remained on Twitter, 27 percent, on YouTube and 24 percent, on … Read more…

‘It Takes My Mind Off This Crazy World.’ A Quarantined World Is Here for Rex Chapman’s Twitter Feed

Former NBA player Rex Chapman, who spent a dozen seasons in the league from 1988-2000 with the Charlotte Hornets, Washington Bullets, Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns before holding various front office positions, hit rock-bottom some six years ago. He was … Read more…

Facebook, Reddit, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube issue joint statement on misinformation

In an unprecedented move to reassure customers and flag the potential for misinformation about COVID-19 on their platforms, all of the major social media companies and their parent corporations issued a joint statement on their efforts. Last week, U.S Chief … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter suspend Russian-linked operation targeting African Americans on social media

Facebook and Twitter have disabled a Russian operation designed to stoke racial tensions among African Americans in the United States, the companies announced Thursday, raising fresh alarms that the Kremlin may seek to interfere in the 2020 presidential election and … Read more…

Seth Meyers Mocks Mike Bloomberg’s Terrible Twitter Jokes About Bernie Sanders

NBC Seth Meyers spent a few minutes Tuesday night going after the “truly strange tweets” Mike Bloomberg’s campaign posted containing fake quotes from Bernie Sanders praising real dictators like Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad. Bloomberg was ultimately forced to delete … Read more…

Trump Aide Cuccinelli Asks Twitter For Help Finding Coronavirus Info | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Twitter reacts to Balenciaga’s bizarre fake news broadcast

Breaking news: Balenciaga’s brand new, broadcast-inspired campaign spills satirical stories about society.  The boundary-pushing video went viral upon its release on Tuesday. Complete with an ominous, spine-chilling soundtrack (courtesy of noise musician Wolf Eye), the luxury fashion brand’s dystopian evening … Read more…

Twitter rejects Sanders’ suggestion that Russia may be behind ‘Bernie Bro’ behavior

Twitter is saying nyet to Bernie Sanders’ theory that Russia could be responsible for the bad reputation of his “Bernie Bro” supporters. The Democratic presidential hopeful — besieged by opponents during Wednesday’s debate over allegations of online bullying tactics by … Read more…

Tesla’s leaked employee handbook is exactly as ridiculous as Elon Musk’s Twitter

An alleged copy of Tesla’s self-titled “Anti-Handbook Handbook” for new employees leaked and, like Elon Musk himself, it’s absolutely desperate to sound cooler than it actually is. Reading like the worst – or best? – of Musk’s Twitter feed, the … Read more…

A Famous White Director Called “Black Panther” “Utter Bulls–t” & Twitter Reminded Him To Watch His Mouth

Source: Liliane Lathan / Getty Almost two years after the blockbuster and cultural success of Marvel’s Black Panther, one white Hollywood producer put his foot in his mouth over the revered film. In an interview with IndieWire, Terry Gilliam, who … Read more…

Facebook and YouTube block spread of supposed whistleblower’s name and photo. Twitter allows both.

Facebook and YouTube said they would block references to the supposed whistleblower’s name under their policies against “coordinating harm.” But Twitter said it would permit such references, including posts that both name the person and show pictures supposedly depicting the … Read more…

Cleveland Browns Cut Jermaine Whitehead After ‘Unacceptable and Highly Inappropriate’ Twitter Rant

(CLEVELAND) — Jermaine Whitehead’s disturbing social media rant cost him his job. The Browns cut the safety Monday, hours after the team reprimanded Whitehead for “totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate” posts following a 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos on … Read more…