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Congressional leaders grill tech CEOs over misinformation
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Policy & legislation

Congressional leaders grill tech CEOs over misinformation

Spiky exchanges between lawmakers and tech leaders leave few satisfied
26 Mar 2021
Here’s what big tech CEOs will say at today’s Congressional hearing
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Policy & legislation

Here’s what big tech CEOs will say at today’s Congressional hearing

CEOs of Facebook, Google & Twitter discuss misinformation
25 Mar 2021
Tech employees think big tech is too powerful
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Technology

Tech employees think big tech is too powerful

A new survey of tech workers finds eye-opening results
16 Mar 2021
Twitter sues Texas AG for violating its free speech
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social media

Twitter sues Texas AG for violating its free speech

The fallout from Trump ban continues, as Twitter calls investigation unconstitutional
10 Mar 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
social media

The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation

Social media is a great innovation - but falsehoods and manipulation are rife
11 Dec 2020
Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach
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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
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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
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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"
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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
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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
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 disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues
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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
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