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Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach
Security

Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach

After a major security breach in July, Twitter has made moves to improve its cyber security
1 Oct 2020
Twitter to make AI algorithm open source to scour for biases
machine learning

Twitter to make AI algorithm open source to scour for biases

Users highlight racial bias in the way Twitter’s automated image-cropping tool selects portions for preview
21 Sep 2020
Twitter to secure high-profile accounts ahead of the 2020 election
Twitter's new in-app notification to enhance security ahead of the presidential election
social media

Twitter to secure high-profile accounts ahead of the 2020 election

Twitter aims to reduce the chances of hackers breaching these accounts as we approach the presidential election
18 Sep 2020
Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election
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social media

Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election

Twitter will remove or label tweets intended to undermine public confidence in civic processes
11 Sep 2020
Twitter tags Rep. Scalise tweet as manipulated media
social media

Twitter tags Rep. Scalise tweet as manipulated media

Activist Ady Barkan tells Scalise, “You owe the entire disability community an apology."
31 Aug 2020
Twitter tags yet another Trump tweet
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Twitter tags yet another Trump tweet

Tweet deemed to be in violation of Twitter’s rules on election integrity
24 Aug 2020
Twitter reveals tags for government and state media accounts
social media

Twitter reveals tags for government and state media accounts

Twitter will start in select countries and expand over time
7 Aug 2020
The Twitter hack, and why we need a better class of criminal
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hacking

The Twitter hack, and why we need a better class of criminal

The bitcoin scammers’ biggest crime isn’t fraud - it’s lack of imagination
18 Jul 2020
You can now check Twitter DMs right from your timeline
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You can now check Twitter DMs right from your timeline

Twitter makes DMs more like Facebook messages, but users aren’t happy
16 Jul 2020
Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports
Policy & legislation

Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports

The European Union already requested this info and received commitments from all three companies
10 Jul 2020
Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform
social media

Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform

Twitter stock jumps 7% after job postings mention new subscription platform
9 Jul 2020
Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"
social media

Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"

Trump tweeted that any “Autonomous Zone” in Washington DC will be ”met with serious force”
24 Jun 2020
Trump tweet hit with a manipulated media warning label
Donald Trump gurning
social media

Trump tweet hit with a manipulated media warning label

Twitter and Facebook take action against social media posts from President Donald Trump
19 Jun 2020
Twitter discloses removal of state-linked information operations
social media

Twitter discloses removal of state-linked information operations

Includes accounts from People’s Republic of China, Russia and Turkey
12 Jun 2020
Twitter disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues
Donald Trump
social media

Twitter disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues

Trump versus Twitter saga continues after Twitter disables video tribute to George Floyd
5 Jun 2020
Tech group challenges President Trump's social media executive
Policy & legislation

Tech group challenges President Trump's social media executive

CDT accuses Trump of violating the First Amendment
5 Jun 2020
Twitter taps ex-Google CFO Pichette as board chairman
social media

Twitter taps ex-Google CFO Pichette as board chairman

Omid Jordestani will remain on the board as director
3 Jun 2020
Researchers attribute most 'reopen America' tweets to bots
social media

Researchers attribute most 'reopen America' tweets to bots

Bots continue to leverage misinformation to sow discord on social media platforms
1 Jun 2020
Twitter now allows its users to disable replies
social media

Twitter now allows its users to disable replies

Twitter combats toxicity by allowing users to choose who can respond to tweets
29 May 2020
Social media and the death of truth
social media

Social media and the death of truth

Facebook and Twitter have corrupted public discourse - it’s their responsibility to put it right
29 May 2020
Does Trump have the power to shut down social media companies?
Trump at press conference
Policy & legislation

Does Trump have the power to shut down social media companies?

Trump claims he can shut down social media companies, but that isn’t necessarily true
29 May 2020
Trump’s leaked executive order targets social media companies
Donald Trump
social media

Trump’s leaked executive order targets social media companies

Trump drafts executive order in response to Twitter’s labeling of misleading tweets
28 May 2020
Twitter hires former Google VP and AI expert Fei-Fei Li
social media

Twitter hires former Google VP and AI expert Fei-Fei Li

Twitter expects Li to attract AI talent and innovation
12 May 2020