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Twitter also permanently banned the Trump campaign’s account @TeamTrump after the account shared the same four-tweets from account @POTUS.
“We appreciate the swift actions of law enforcement in this investigation and will continue to cooperate as the case progresses,” Twitter said
Voice feature will be available for those using Twitter via iOS devices
In previous years, Facebook witnessed a wide range of global feminist initiatives that discussed several important societal issues, such as combating harassment, encouraging sports, supporting victims of violence, patients with chronic diseases, early detection of breast cancer, and others.
Globally, more than 70% of people who use Twitter said “taking no action” on misleading altered media would be unacceptable. Respondents were nearly unanimous in their support for Twitter providing additional information or context on Tweets that have this type of media.
Mo Salah tops most mentioned footballers in tweets, Game of Thrones most tweeted about TV Show
We value increasing ad revenues, but not at expense of platform users’ safety, health of conversation, says Ampen
Salah was the most mentioned athlete in Egypt in 2017
“Vast majority of tools and features rolled out are entirely controlled by the users themselves”
The micro-blogging service plans to offer an advanced Tweetdeck experience with more powerful options for businesses and power uses under efforts to broaden its revenue base in view of dwindling advertising income.The plan to monetize Tweetdeck came to light on Thursday when screenshots started appearing on Twitter showing a mock-up of the proposed service. An …
In the wake of the London attack, there was an outpouring of concern on social media, especially via the #Prayfor hashtag used also after the Paris, Nice, Brussels and Berlin terrorist attacks.A European metropolis was again the target of an attack when on Wednesday afternoon a man drove a car into a group of passersby …
Egypt comes in third place after Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in engaging with published Ramadan-related content
Social media websites incite violence, says lawyer
The social media giant says it has closed nearly a quarter of a million accounts with links to terrorism since February. The action follows growing criticism that Islamist extremists are winning a “digital jihad.”
Automated social media accounts – bots – have become part of our political communication. Bot armies can influence online discourse and pick fights with users. But are all bots bad? Thomas Baerthlein reports from London.
After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey’s government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country – and how Turks react to it.
The US election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is increasingly being fought on social media platforms like Twitter where the candidates boast millions of followers. But not all of them are human – or benign.
The father of a victim of the “Islamic State” (IS) is suing the companies, claiming they empower terror groups. DW talks with an expert about what role these platforms play in the spread of terrorism.
Death threats against German parliamentarians on social media in Turkey are raising concerns. Experts looking at threats and hate speech in Turkey, say this mob mentality is part of the dominant political culture.
Major Internet companies Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube have teamed up with the European Commission to combat the spread of hate speech online. They agreed to tackle flagged posts or videos within 24 hours.
Merely 14 hours before the dual terror attacks in Brussels, a Belgian police Twitter account posted an image of the man who would soon become a suspect in the airport bombings: Najim Laachraoui.
It has become an essential part of the Internet: The popular microblogging platform Twitter turns 10 on March 21, 2016. From politics to entertainment, here are some of the tweets that made it big.
We plan to increase presence on the local and regional levels, says Shaghalni CEO
Twitter has changed its rules of conduct to prevent users from harassing and intimidating others through “abusive behavior and hateful conduct.” The online service now plans to suspend users who engage in such practices.
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is quitting social media, well, for now anyway. With more than 16 million Twitter followers, Sheeran says he wants to stop ‘seeing the world through a screen and not my eyes.’ Making the announcement via his Instagram account, Sheeran wrote he was “taking a break from [his] phone, emails and all …
The international hacking network Anonymous has “declared war” on the “Islamic State” following Friday’s fatal attacks in Paris. Now the movement reports that more than 5500 Twitter accounts of ISIS are down. They attack websites, crack servers and take down extremists’ social media accounts. In a video posted on YouTube# on Saturday, the hacktivist group …
After the terror in Paris, desperate people are searching for missing friends or relatives. During the night, a number of city residents offered shelter to stranded compatriots and tourists. “Alarm! If anybody knows anything about Lola, 17, white, this evening in #Bataclan, please let me know!” Or: “I’m looking for my little sister Souad”; “My …
Twitter co-founder and Chief Executive Jack Dorsey wants to devote a third of his personally-held shares to the firm’s employee equity pool, in an apparent bid to enhance corporate identity amid difficult times. Amid a major downsizing drive announced by Twitter earlier this month, Jack Dorsey announced Thursday he would devote the shares to the …
Social networking site Twitter has appointed former Google executive Omid Kordestani as its chairman, in hopes that he would support CEO Jack Dorsey to turn around the financially struggling company. Twitter on Wednesday named Kordestani as its executive chairman. The company’s CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the decision, saying that Kordestani is a proven and experienced …
US President Barack Obama has invited a 14-year-old Muslim boy from Texas to the White House after he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. Police said it could have been mistaken for an explosive. The US president praised Ahmed Mohamed on Twitter late on Wednesday, after Ahmed’s story spread across the internet. …