Trump to Lose Special Twitter Protections in January

Trump to Lose Special Twitter Protections in January

U.S. President Donald Trump will be subjected to the same Twitter rules once president-elect Joe Biden takes the position officially on January 20, according to Twitter.
Twitter Imposes Tough New Rules Ahead of US Election

Twitter Imposes Tough New Restrictions Ahead of US Election

Twitter is enforcing new rules that prohibit candidates from declaring early victory.
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Twitter's 'Birdwatch' Feature Allows Users to Combat Online Misinformation

Twitter confirmed that is working on a new feature called "Birdwatch" that lets users warn each other about online misinformation.
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Twitter Receives Backlash After Warning About Tweets on Trump's Death, Rules on User Suspension

Twitter said tweets wishing for President Donald Trump's death from COVID-19 violates their policies and can result in user suspension.
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Twitter Shows Racial Bias in Photo Algorithm, Leads to Probe

Twitter said on Sunday that it would do an investigation on whether the neural network favors showing white people's face over Black people.
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Oracle Enters Race to Buy TikTok US Operations, Reports Say

Oracle has expressed intent to buy off TikTok's U.S. operations, seeking a rival out of Microsoft Corp. to acquire the viral video-sharing app, reports said.
Twitter FTC fine

Twitter Could Pay up to $250M for Using Users' Data for Ads

Twitter announced that it could face up to $250 million as a fine to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for using users' phone numbers and email addresses for advertising gains, according to a CNN report.
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Trump Threatened to 'Close Down' Social Media Platforms Following Twitter's Fact-Check Response

The United States' President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday to limit the legal protection that federal law currently grants social media companies and other online platforms.

Twitter Deletes 20,000 Fake Accounts Linked to Honduras and Other Governments

Twitter recently deleted about 20,000 fake accounts linked to has deleted 20,000 fake accounts associated with the governments of Honduras, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Egypt, and Serbia, claiming the governments violated Twitter's policy.

Twitter to Ban Political Ads in 2020

Due to misinformation and fake news, Twitter will ban all paid political ads globally. CFO Ned Segal stressed that this decision was made by principle and not by money.
Navy SEAL Who Shot bin Laden Slams Deputy White House Press Secretary for Praising VA

Navy SEAL Who Shot bin Laden Slams WH Press Secretary for Praising VA

O'Neill fires "VA is a damn insult to vets!!" at Huckabee Sanders.
Navy SEAL Who Shot bin Laden Slams Deputy White House Press Secretary for Praising VA

Navy SEAL Who Shot bin Laden Slams WH Press Secretary for Praising VA

O'Neill fires "VA is a damn insult to vets!!" at Huckabee Sanders.

Social Media Sunday: Zuckerberg Talks Trending Topics, Messenger Accused of Privacy Violations, and Twitter May Free Up the Character Limit (a bit)

This week in social media, Facebook tried to reassure conservatives, Reddit introduced post embedding, and Twitter may stop counting photos and links against its character limit.

Social Media Sunday: WhatsApp's Recurring Brazil Ban, Facebook's Faceprint Privacy Issue, & Snapchat's Shoppable Ads

This week in social media, a judge in Brazil ordered WhatsApp to be blocked throughout the country (again) and that order was overturned within a day (again).

Social Media Sunday: Facebook Dominates Wall Street, Twitter Shifting to News & Snapchat Video is Exploding

This week in social media, Facebook released its (amazing) quarterly earnings, Twitter released its (terrible) quarterly earnings. Meanwhile, Snapchat is apparently crushing it in online video.

Social Media Sunday: Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook Messenger Apps Get Updates Integrating New Features, Upgrades

This week in social media, Facebook announced it was rolling out group voice chat to Messenger, while Snapchat upped its popular face swap feature by adding the iPhone's camera roll as an image source. Meanwhile, Twitter added Yelp integration, at least overseas, in an effort to make the platform more useful for users looking for information while they're out and about.
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