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Twitter is down worldwide

Twitter is currently out of order with nary a fail whale in sight. Tweets aren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, while Down Detector had a massive spike in outage r...

Twitter is down worldwide

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Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interface to bring it more in line with the design and fun...
23:26 2019-07-15

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that you’ll die from a stroke, you could end up being handicapped. According to Tucson Neurologist Mateja De Leonni Stanonik, a stroke is a clot to th...
06:26 2019-06-01

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent – were able to be resettled in 2018....
16:00 2019-05-21

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused to identify the locations of the 38 stores earmarke...
16:26 2019-05-21

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical relay fitted to 5020 vehicles built between November 2...
16:26 2019-05-31

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
09:26 2019-06-19

5G speeds and coverage aren't just patchy where you are, it's worldwide 5G is here, but even if you live in one of the few cities around the world which have the next generation of mobile network switched 'on', you'll likely find the coverage (and speeds) far from spectacular right now.The good news is, you're not alone. We've already tested the...
23:52 2019-07-06

There are 2 must-get items from McDonald's new Worldwide Favorites menu Having recently eaten through much of the menu at McDonald’s in Hong Kong, it made me realize McDonald’s was like music, film, or another form of pop culture—some of it exported from America worldwide, with the remaining filled with local stars and catered for local tastes. Like, Beyonce is a megast...
16:39 2019-06-14

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-07-04

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
15:52 2019-05-21

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
18:39 2019-06-19

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
10:13 2019-06-19

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The group, entitled “Jeunes pour la séparation entre Re...
17:52 2019-07-10

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
20:13 2019-06-21

Worldwide PC Market Bounces Back in Q2 2019: Gartner, IDC After witnessing two quarters of decline, the global PC market grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, showed a preliminary report released by Gartner....
20:00 2019-07-12

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
09:39 2019-06-19

EU legal expert says online defamation enforceable worldwide BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union legal adviser says social media networks like Facebook could be ordered to take down anywhere in the world any text, photo or other material judged defamatory by a court. The case concerns a Facebook user who shared an online article on their personal page about ...
11:39 2019-06-04

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
02:39 2019-07-04

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer and Jaclyn Smith — says she lost her life savings wh...
04:39 2019-06-03

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
11:26 2019-06-08

World Oceans Day: Beach cleanups held worldwide With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
23:39 2019-06-08

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pokém......
20:26 2019-06-11

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcome, asked more than 140,000 people in 140 countries...
19:39 2019-06-19

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to develop Tetris games built for mobile devices worldwide -......
18:26 2019-06-28

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, told The Guardian that world governments should look into addressing inequality and discrimination as ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
11:26 2019-06-28

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
19:52 2019-06-14

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s Go – don’t) for Nintendo Switch, and now we ...
17:52 2019-06-05

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us to a pair of soccer matches—one men’s, one women’s...
00:01 2019-06-05

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
18:13 2019-05-21

Fitbit Pay rolls out access to seven transit systems worldwide, including New York's MTA Fitbit is one of the world's most popular wearable brands and I see them on wrists during my commute every day. In addition to 24/7 activity tracking, Fitbit devices function as mobile payment devices and with today's release can even be used in lieu of your transit card....
18:52 2019-05-29

McDonald’s Worldwide Favorites menu is a greasy, putrid trash fire McDonald’s new Worldwide Favorites menu — a roundup of the chains alleged top hits abroad — proves that the world’s worse off than we knew. Each of five items, launched this week and inspired by different countries, is awful in its own way. But hideous qualities they all share make it convenient to ...
02:13 2019-06-06

Last Month Hottest June On Record Worldwide: European Satellite Agency Last month was the hottest June ever recorded with soaring temperatures worldwide capped off by a record-breaking heatwave across Western Europe, satellite data showed Tuesday....
20:00 2019-07-02

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
00:13 2019-06-19

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
22:13 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian Sewing Nils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank started slashing thousands of jobs in the City of London and in New York only...
04:13 2019-07-09

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday....
16:00 2019-05-21

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on June 21st. The company has announced the much-awaited mobile game's launch date outsi......
07:13 2019-06-19

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-06-04

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated against diseases like Measles, Diphtheria and Tetanus la...
08:52 2019-07-16

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Other new movies in theaters this holiday weekend -- the horror "Brightburn” and the critically acclaimed teen comedy "...
03:13 2019-05-27

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic information and get alerts about speed cameras and speed limits indications.Surprisingly, the feature didn't make it to Google Maps yet, even after the search ...
08:26 2019-05-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated this Friday; an update on global food prices; updates on the education and farmland situation in Iraq; and a new UN allocation o...
23:13 2019-06-06

No, it’s not just you: Twitter is down Yet another social network has experienced a major outage, following similar problems experienced in recent days by Facebook and Instagram. This time it’s Twitter, which apparently went down Thursday afternoon such that many users aren’t able to access either the mobile or web versions o...
02:13 2019-07-12

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: ‘This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
03:52 2019-06-16

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: 'This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
01:39 2019-06-16

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."...
00:26 2019-06-16

How to Write a Professional Twitter Bio Should your Twitter account reflect your personal life, or your professional expertise? Arguably, the answer is “both”—but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to balance the two identities....
19:01 2019-06-18

LG may have just trolled Huawei and its US ban on Twitter Huawei has been having a pretty tough time lately and, while fanboys of certain brands may be enjoying the situation, very few people are laughing about it due to the serious consequences that could arise later on. If the situation continues unchanged, this week could potentially mark the beginning ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Twitter will let you pin your favorite lists in its app The lists feature hasn't received a ton of love from Twitter over the years outside of Tweetdeck, but lists can be extremely useful for organizing accounts by interest or to quickly see the latest tweets from your closest friends. Last month, though,......
00:26 2019-07-11

Men on Twitter are still very, very mad about Captain Marvel When Marvel released an extended scene from Captain Marvel last week, the studio likely had no idea they were giving misogynists a weird new hill to die on. What should’ve been nothing more than a delightful bonus for fans quickly morphed into a lightning rod for a bunch of hypocritical men, who wer...
18:00 2019-05-28

O.J. Simpson may have finally joined Twitter The Juice is loose on Twitter — maybe. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by O.J. Simpson popped up on the social media site late Friday night, and it darkly promises to settle old scores. The handle @TheRealOJ32 includes a video with Simpson speaking to a camera. “Coming soon to Twitter y...
18:26 2019-06-15

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Twitter account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Oh, and Instagram? Yep, here’s how to delete that too.  Social platforms like Twitter walk a fine line between ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, with users across the US and elsewhere reporting not being able to access the platform throughout the day.Access was restored on Thursday afternoon, with ...
02:26 2019-07-12

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will hold......
10:39 2019-06-13

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:52 2019-06-07

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
17:52 2019-06-02

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the...
17:26 2019-06-20

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst, which lets......
02:13 2019-06-04

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. “We will keep you updated on what’s happenin...
22:39 2019-07-11

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
23:39 2019-07-11

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from viewing her account because of “opinions he e...
01:13 2019-07-10

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
18:00 2019-07-16

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then it got ugl......
23:13 2019-07-11

Good luck sliding into anyone's Twitter DMs right now Facebook isn't the only internet behemoth suffering from serious downtime. As of mid-day on July 3rd, Twitter is experiencing "some issues" with direct message delivery and notifications. We've asked Twitter if it can clarify what happened, but you......
01:13 2019-07-04

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
02:52 2019-06-08

Twitter Reacts To The Budget With Hilarious Memes Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman first Budget has created a huge buzz on social media. Many used humour to register their disappointment with the Budget. Take a look at some of the memes it led to....
22:39 2019-07-05

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280......
23:13 2019-06-06

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
19:13 2019-07-04

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
18:39 2019-07-15

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
03:13 2019-06-14

Twitter rebuilds website for ‘write once, run everywhere’ philosophy Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, which impacts the front end and the back end, and has been years in the making.Read More...
19:26 2019-07-15

Twitter to use warning labels for harassing tweets President Trump and other politicians' tweets might come with a warning label. Twitter says the new labels would be applied to tweets that may be threatening violence, engaging in "targeted harassment," or inciting others to do so. (June 27)       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
18:26 2019-06-08

This starfish ‘ravioli’ is not edible — but Twitter is still craving it This sea star is making waves. A starfish which resembles ravioli has found viral fame far beyond its ocean home. Plinthaster dentatus or “The Spongivorous Cookie Star,” as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration refers to the stuffed-looking star species, has enraptured Twit...
04:39 2019-07-13

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
08:26 2019-06-17

OJ Simpson reportedly joins Twitter with 'a little gettin' even to do' Account appears in former football star’s name days after 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdersDays after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, OJ Simpson has reportedly launched a Twitter account.In the accou...
02:39 2019-06-17

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
04:39 2019-06-16

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’s gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propaga...
23:52 2019-07-12

Incredibly, Jar-Jar Binks is Trending on Twitter, So Now's My Chance to Do This Look, like most of you, I’m not happy at all that Jar-Jar Fucking Binks is trending on Twitter and social media right now. Like the rest of the population of sentient beings on Earth, I’ve been enjoying the 20 or so years of not having to remember that Jar-Jar Binks was ever a thing, at all, and now...
06:39 2019-07-09

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking him on the social media platform. “Libs sue...
01:39 2019-07-13

Keanu Reeves has basically broken Twitter Keanu Reeves is everywhere. With so many current and upcoming releases—John Wick, Toy Story 4, his amazing Always Be My Maybe cameo, his upcoming role in Cyberpunk 2077—and heartwarming tales of him just being a good dude, he’s evolved into everyone’s favorite meme. There’s been so many that Reeves ...
02:00 2019-06-11

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
21:39 2019-06-10

| Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting....
12:00 2019-07-14

Don Jr. Owns Roy Moore in Depressing Twitter Feud Tonight on Twitter, Donald Trump Jr. warned failed Senate candidate and alleged pedophile Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama race for Senate. The tweet came after a series of interactions between Alabama GOP figures goading each other about the upcoming race....
06:00 2019-05-29

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidents Twitter has apologised for suspending accounts which have criticised the Chinese government on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests....
14:26 2019-06-03

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public followers of Juul’s Twitter account (@JUULvapor) with at l...
14:39 2019-05-21

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
20:13 2019-05-24

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday night. Drake, of course, already has grabbed headlines for massaging a head coach mid-game, getting...
07:00 2019-05-26

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny amount of value with anyone else within minutes, ...
15:52 2019-06-03

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, undermine democracies and bolster authoritarian regim...
20:39 2019-05-23

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about 9 p.m. after a long day of back and forth between...
08:39 2019-05-24

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
06:26 2019-07-09

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
01:52 2019-07-07

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
22:39 2019-07-09

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
23:39 2019-07-06

Twitter slams helicopter joyriders who jammed sky during NYC fireworks It wasn’t just the fireworks lighting up the sky Thursday night. Helicopters swarmed the skies of lower Manhattan, annoying grounded New Yorkers — but giving a select few a spectacular view of the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display. Tempers flared as unhappy fireworks watchers took to Twi...
23:13 2019-07-05

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2018 lower court ruling that said President Donald Trump could not block people from following him on Twitter....
17:00 2019-07-09

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
18:00 2019-07-09

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
15:00 2019-06-14

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
21:39 2019-07-09

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched last year to track its battle against government-link...
17:13 2019-06-13

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president’s...
20:39 2019-07-09

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
20:26 2019-06-13

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
19:39 2019-07-09

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
17:52 2019-07-07

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:13 2019-07-09

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative have common ground — including easier access to bir...
00:13 2019-06-14

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins......
05:52 2019-06-14

Jordan Spieth rips his caddie, gets destroyed on Twitter Jordan Spieth is having a rough start to the 119th U.S. Open, and so is his caddie. Spieth was at even par when his tee shot on the par-4 eighth rolled – and rolled – down the fairway until it ran out of grass, tumbled over the cliff and down to the rocks below. After......
06:13 2019-06-14

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parliament....
17:52 2019-05-31

Facebook, Cloudflare, Microsoft, and Twitter suffer outages Enlarge / The internet this week, more or less (credit: torange.biz (modified)) Last week, Verizon caused a major BGP misroute that took large chunks of the internet, including CDN company Cloudflare, partially down for a day. This week, the rest of the internet has apparently asked Verizon to hol...
02:00 2019-07-04

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
16:00 2019-07-03

Trump Tagged the Wrong ABC on Twitter, and Got a Koala in Response The Australian Broadcasting Corporation stirred national pride with its response after President Trump confused it with the ABC News based in New York....
18:13 2019-06-18

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules....
20:26 2019-06-27

OJ Simpson asks fantasy football question on Twitter Since O.J. Simpson joined Twitter over the weekend he declared he has “got a little getting even to do” and reportedly threatened a parody account with knife emojis....
21:00 2019-06-18

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw a change. His Twitter and Facebook handles were......
00:00 2019-05-31

Twitter introduces feature to provide clarity on certain tweets Twitter Inc said on Thursday it was introducing "notice", a new feature that will provide more clarity to tweets by certain users that violate the social media company's rules....
19:26 2019-06-27

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
22:39 2019-05-27

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
04:39 2019-06-24

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-23

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
05:39 2019-06-28

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it's e......
23:26 2019-06-27

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
00:13 2019-06-28

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
00:13 2019-06-28

"Even Messi Can't...": Cow Leaves Twitter Impressed With Football Skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely touted as the greatest footballers in the world. But the two deadly attackers may have met their match in a muddy field in Goa, where a cow took a......
21:52 2019-07-02

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new v...
07:13 2019-06-16

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
06:52 2019-07-02

5 Times Sushma Swaraj Proved She Was A Rockstar On Twitter Veteran BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has received an overwhelming response after she tweeted a "thank you" message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening for "all the opportunities" she was......
11:39 2019-05-31

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes "Daddy DotCom" on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
15:52 2019-06-17

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes 'Daddy DotCom' on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
15:52 2019-06-17

Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see....
17:13 2019-06-17

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account threatens man with knife emojis The shocking threats were contained in a pair of videos posted on the "@KillerOJSimpson" Twitter page on Monday, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the infamous slow-speed police chase of a white Ford Bronco....
01:26 2019-06-18

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:26 2019-06-28

Twitter removes precise geo-tagging option from tweets Twitter has announced it will be removing the ability to tag your precise location from tweets. In a tweet from its support account, the company explained that most users didn't use the location-tagging feature and removing it would "simplify" the tw......
23:26 2019-06-19

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
17:00 2019-06-12

"Remember When I Said...": Trump On Love-Hate Relationship With Twitter Several minutes into President Donald Trump's social media summit at the White House Thursday, the president grew nostalgic, reminiscing on some of his greatest Twitter hits....
05:26 2019-07-12

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
06:26 2019-07-11

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to brows......
21:00 2019-07-15

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
15:13 2019-07-11

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
08:52 2019-06-03

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet [Updated: It's Back] Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notifications.Read more......
00:00 2019-07-12

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure, President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the great promise of our Country. They can continue t...
23:00 2019-05-22

Didi Gregorius has started spreading the news again on Twitter The Yankees’ first win of the second half produced Didi Gregorius’ first emoji-filled tweet of the 2019 season. Gregorius, who started the year on the injured list as he rehabilitated from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, had enthralled Yankees fans in prior years by celebrating wins with twee...
10:00 2019-07-13

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
14:52 2019-06-07

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
10:26 2019-06-07

Twitter Loves This Mom Who Organised Daughter's Fridge Before Leaving An Indian-Canadian woman shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her and where it was left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions......
09:13 2019-05-22

CBOE And C2 To List Options On Twitter (TWTR) On November 15 CHICAGO, IL, November 14, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) announced that they will list options on the stock of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, November 15. The contract specifications and Designated Primary Market Makers (DPMs) for the options are...
04:52 2019-05-22

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Trump Delivers an Unhinged Twitter Rant for the Ages It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve been subjected to a good, ol’ fashioned Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump, doesn’t it? You know the kind I’m talking about: an hour’s worth of deranged non-sequiturs, self-aggrandizement, and enough random parentheticals to lower the grade on a ...
15:26 2019-07-11

Starting today, everyone’s desktop version of Twitter will look completely different If you open Twitter on the web today and are greeted with a completely new look, don’t be surprised. The company is starting to roll out an all-new user interface today for the desktop version of the social network, and there’s a lot that’s new — from making navigation easier...
04:39 2019-07-16

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
10:52 2019-07-16

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
18:13 2019-06-04

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
20:00 2019-07-12

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacists use......
02:39 2019-05-30

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are widely co......
20:13 2019-07-16

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
10:00 2019-07-10

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
00:26 2019-06-28

The best Twitter reactions around the NBA to the Clippers getting Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The NBA had already been through a dramatic night because of an earthquake, but then the league was shook figuratively hours later.       ...
22:13 2019-07-06

This Twitter User's Unique Way Of Peeling Garlic Is Winning The Internet! Garlic Peeling Video: While a lot of us have figured our own hacks to peel them faster, this particular twitter user can get the job done in a matter of seconds!...
07:52 2019-06-20

Twitter to De-Emphasise, Label Politician Tweets That Break Rules "We'll now clearly label any tweets which violate our terms of service but decide to keep up due to public interest," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said....
09:13 2019-06-28

Shah Rukh Khan Sets Twitter On Fire Astride A BMW G 310 R Shah Rukh Khan wasn't riding the BMW G 310 R! In fact, BMW Motorrad sent him a G 310 R and a G 310 GS to try out. But Shah Rukh Khan is passionate about wheels and in the video, he says that he cannot......
19:52 2019-06-28

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
17:26 2019-06-22

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which specializes in content from independent adult filmmakers....
17:13 2019-07-16

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
21:00 2019-07-14

Twitter says Trump’s tweet didn’t violate its rules against racism but won’t say why Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to their countries — prompting widespread allegations of racism agains...
22:13 2019-07-15

Twitter Will Quarantine Politicians’ Tweets If They Violate Rules—Finally The company has been criticized for ignoring when tweets by government officials, namely President Trump, appear to violate its policies on hateful conduct....
20:13 2019-06-27

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on “abusive behavior.” The new warning label — which ...
21:52 2019-06-27

Move Over Trump: Chinese Diplomats Take To Twitter In Propaganda Fight Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda......
13:52 2019-07-16

Nicki Minaj gets in Twitter spat with Wendy's over spicy nuggets Wendy's revealed their very popular Spicy Chicken Nuggets menu item will return to restaurants in August, but rapper Nicki Minaj was still frustrated the fast food chain removed them to begin with....
18:39 2019-06-27

Viral: This Math Equation Has Twitter Confused. Can You Make Sense Of It? A Twitter user recently shared a seemingly simple math equation with the answer already provided, and asked netizens to make sense of it. "A maths meme that is actually funny rather than stupid,"......
15:26 2019-07-16

A toast to the Guardian's Simon Ricketts, a Twitter folk hero When the Guardian journalist died recently, it triggered a torrent of grief on social media. People felt they knew him, even if they hadn’t met. Ian Martin understands whyWe lost someone special when the journalist and writer Simon Ricketts died just over four months ago. He was a 24-carat mensch. A...
15:52 2019-05-21

Make Twitter a More Pleasant Place By Muting Notifications From Some Accounts Twitter can be a wonderful place to connect with people from around the world. It can also be a great place for bots and garbage accounts to spam you with tweets you wish you hadn’t seen in the first place....
18:39 2019-07-15

Accounts posing as Dominic Raab and Liam Fox among Twitter takedowns MoD, DExEU and DHSC lodged complaints requesting removal of fake accounts pretending to be associated with governmentTwitter accounts masquerading as official outlets for Dominic Raab and Liam Fox were revealed as among those the UK government succeeded in shutting down after complaining to the soci...
00:52 2019-07-15

Democratic presidential contender offers $1,000 per month to Twitter follower Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang announced that his campaign will be giving $1,000 per month for a year to one lucky Twitter follower on July 4....
20:13 2019-06-27

Marianne Williamson's eclectic Twitter history: 'You're a lamp; God is the electricity.' Spiritual self-help author-turned-presidential candidate Marianne Williamson made her mark during the second night of the 2020 Democratic debate at several moments on Thursday night in Miami. While the candidates battled through issues such as tax cuts, healthcare for undocumented immigrants, and ho...
22:00 2019-06-28

Taylor Swift says she shaves her legs daily, Twitter is ‘offended’ Sh-sh-shave it off! On the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday, Taylor Swift weighed in on a delightfully mundane Twitter controversy about whether or not people should wash their legs in the shower. What she revealed left fans shocked. “Did you say you wash them or not?” DeGene...
22:26 2019-05-21

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
23:26 2019-05-21

Trump's blocking of Twitter foes is unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-09

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas......
18:52 2019-07-09

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New York is facing two federal lawsuits for blocking us...
23:52 2019-07-10

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
18:52 2019-07-09

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
22:13 2019-07-10

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
21:52 2019-07-10

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
20:39 2019-07-10

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
10:26 2019-07-10

Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account, which has 61.8......
10:00 2019-07-10

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-07-09

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
02:00 2019-07-10

A Trump Twitter-style diatribe — live from the Rose Garden The president angrily shuts down infrastructure talks after Pelosi accused him earlier in the day of managing a ‘coverup’ in probes of his conduct and administration....
03:52 2019-05-23

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter Two critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who were blocked by the lawmaker on Twitter are now suing her. New York congressional candidate Joseph Saladino and former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hinkind on Tuesday filed separate lawsuits against......
00:26 2019-07-11

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
18:13 2019-07-09

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, 6 Top Sangh Leaders Join Twitter The key leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor, are now available on Twitter - part of a makeover of the organisation that's about to turn 95. The RSS today said......
09:26 2019-07-01

Payal Rohatgi Hits Out At Mumbai Police After Being Blocked On Twitter Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi alleged Thursday that Mumbai Police had blocked her on Twitter, prompting Maharashtra Chief Minister's wife, whom she had tagged, to request the cops to look into the......
01:39 2019-07-12

Kawhi Leonard-Paul George blockbuster explodes Twitter Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are heading to the Clippers to form their own superteam, according to an ESPN report. As expected, Twitter reacted as only it can to the blockbuster moves that came out early Saturday morning:...
10:13 2019-07-06

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critique....
23:26 2019-07-11

Tom Brady owns Twitter troll whining about Madden rating Tom Brady isn’t tolerating any Twitter disrespect. Madden NFL 20 released its player ratings Monday, prompting ample discussion and disagreement from fans. Brady is rated 96, the highest quarterback rating behind reigning MVP and Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes. Twitter user Matt Harrington, who uses th...
20:52 2019-07-16

'Outnumbered': Trump trashing Justin Amash on Twitter is him 'at his best and worst' The folks on the Outnumbered couch weighed in on President Trump slamming Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who announced Thursday that he was leaving the Republican Party....
05:26 2019-07-06

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
15:13 2019-07-11

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-07-09

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in ‘Twitter world’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the Twitter-dependent influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues for voting against an emergency aid package for the southern border. “All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world,” the California Democrat tol...
02:26 2019-07-08

UK defense minister thanks Royal Navy for upholding international law: Twitter British defense minister Penny Mordaunt said on Thursday the Royal Navy had upheld international law by helping a merchant oil tanker pass through the Strait of Hormuz....
14:39 2019-07-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter in violation of his First Amendment rights....
12:13 2019-07-11

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
00:26 2019-07-10

"You Brought In Emotions": Why Twitter Will Miss 'Minister' Sushma Swaraj Hundreds of people wished and thanked Sushma Swaraj on Twitter, after it became clear on Thursday that she is sitting out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. She served as the Foreign......
11:39 2019-05-31

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
21:00 2019-06-12

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating about her sexuality. “Is Taylor Swift gay yet?,” ...
00:13 2019-06-15

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:52 2019-06-03

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
00:13 2019-06-18

How 'Sign in With Apple' Improves on Google, Facebook, and Twitter's Options Amongst the reveals we saw at WWDC 2019 was a new technology for apps and the web: “Sign in with Apple.” It’s supposedly a more private way to sign into apps and services, according to the company. But if Apple’s version is more private, what are you actually giving away when you sign in with a comp...
18:39 2019-06-11

Twitter Furious Over Pakistan Channel's World Cup Ad On Pilot Abhinandan A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many......
05:39 2019-06-12

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

OJ Simpson Joins Twitter, 25 Years After Murders Of Ex-Wife, Her Friend Just days after the 25th anniversary of the gruesome double murder of which he was accused but acquitted, OJ Simpson has opened a Twitter account with a vow to do "a little getting even."...
01:39 2019-06-16

Chinese Cartoonist Slams Twitter For Refusing Tiananmen Emoji Chinese artist Badiucao, whose anonymous political satire infuriated Beijing and earned him comparisons to Banksy, on Thursday announced a protest campaign against Twitter over what he says is its......
11:26 2019-06-06

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
20:52 2019-06-06

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife and her friend, has spurred sharp critici...
17:52 2019-06-17

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
21:39 2019-06-06

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledge. The world, however, is a noisy place. In 2019, ...
01:52 2019-06-11

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
03:00 2019-05-24

Justin Bieber inexplicably challenges Tom Cruise to a fight via Twitter When Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight on Twitter, people had thoughts of their own on Twitter.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
11:52 2019-06-08

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
20:52 2019-06-10

Siddaramaiah, BJP Exchange Twitter Fire Over No Dalit Lawmaker In Cabinet Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnataka in the Union cabinet, saying "upliftment" of the community will not......
16:00 2019-06-05

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
18:26 2019-06-18

Mac n cheese: Twitter brings the jokes as Apple introduces Mac Pro at WWDC Details about the new Mac Pro were released at WWDC. Despite its added features, consumers are focused on its resemblance to this kitchen utensil.        ...
01:39 2019-06-04

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
07:26 2019-05-29

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interference and misinformation on the platform, the company...
21:39 2019-06-13

Condolence Messages Flood Twitter As Survivors Ruled Out In An-32 Crash Political leaders cutting across party lines today took to social media to express their condolences for India's "air warriors" in the hours following the Air Force's announcement that nobody on the......
15:13 2019-06-13

Special Gift For Differently-Abled Delivery Man Brightens Up Twitter Twitter was all smiles on Tuesday after a differently-abled delivery executive for Zomato received an electric vehicle as a gift from the food delivery platform....
10:52 2019-05-29

Twitter now lets guests join your live video broadcasts Twitter will start letting broadcasters on its app open up their livestreams to guests, similar to what it brought to Periscope in February. The new feature, which is now rolling out to Twitter's iOS and Android app, is going to allow up to three peo......
23:13 2019-05-29

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
01:13 2019-06-05

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it’s suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U.S. citizens. The department says the work done by...
20:00 2019-06-01

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
04:39 2019-06-19

On World Day Against Child Labour, Leaders Share Thoughts On Twitter This year's World Day Against Child Labour theme is "children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams." According to International Labour Organisation, today 152 million children are still in child......
10:52 2019-06-12

UPDATE 4-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-07-09

Twitter apologizes for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
17:00 2019-06-02

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the milestone in Amethi, the parliamentary seat that......
07:52 2019-07-10

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for...
21:13 2019-05-24

Congress's Divya Spandana Leaves Twitter, Days After Post For BJP Leader Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana is no longer on Twitter. Her profile page on the microblogging website says "This account doesn't exist", days after she posted a congratulatory tweet to BJP......
08:00 2019-06-02

Pakistani News Anchor Confuses Apple Inc With Fruit, Twitter In Splits A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc - the tech giant - with apple the fruit, live on air recently. The error did not go unnoticed on social media, where the video of the faux pas went viral after......
05:39 2019-07-08

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
02:52 2019-07-10

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
22:52 2019-06-13

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival....
13:26 2019-05-31

Donald Trump Jr. takes on Justin Amash on Twitter over impeachment comments Donald Trump Jr. took on Republican Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter Thursday and floated the idea of a primary challenge, after Amash became the first GOP House member to call for the impeachment of President Trump. ...
22:13 2019-06-13

RPT-Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
22:26 2019-06-02

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
16:39 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Trump's blocking of Twitter foes is unconstitutional-U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-09

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Continues Sushma Swaraj's Twitter outreach Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
11:39 2019-06-02

Twitter Recorded 400 Million Lok Sabha Election Related Tweets in 2019 Twitter India said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 percent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
13:00 2019-05-24

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground....
19:52 2019-06-11

Appeals court bars Trump from blocking critical Twitter followers President Trump has frequently accused social media companies of violating constitutional free-speech protections. When he blocked Twitter followers for criticizing him, he ran afoul of the same standard, a federal appeals court says....
22:52 2019-07-09

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
07:13 2019-07-07

After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami's Twitter Account Hacked and Defaced Singer Adnan Sami's Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Tuesday by Ayyildiz Tim, the same Turkish hacker group that attacked megastar Amitabh Bachchan's microblogging page a day ago....
17:52 2019-06-11

#Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that things are a bit less resistance-y over there. That’s due in large part to Twitter’s recent decision to permanently ban brothers Ed and Brian Krassenstein, who, since the election of Donald Trump, have built a cottage industry...
18:00 2019-05-24

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid [Corrected] As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-being of people everywhere. But this time, the righteo...
20:26 2019-07-05

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
09:39 2019-07-05

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
13:39 2019-06-02

#JohnMcCainDay: How people on Twitter are commemorating Trump's 73rd birthday On Friday, President Donald Trump was criticized by people on Twitter using the hashtag #JohnMcCainDay in honor of the late Senator.       ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to the president’s Twitter tirades, were permanently ba...
20:26 2019-05-24

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
09:39 2019-07-04

UPDATE 5-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-07-10

Crop tops for men? Twitter users express mixed feelings about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Donald Trump sent a barrage of strange tweets during his flight to the UK overnight, but one of the weirdest tweets instructed Americans to stop using and subscribing to AT&T’s services. CNN, which the president hates because the network will sometimes accurately describe his crimes, i...
17:01 2019-06-03

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white liberals on Twitter."...
02:26 2019-06-18

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter allegedly threatened parody account using knife emojis O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account allegedly sent a series of menacing direct messages — including a string of 16 knife emojis and the warning that “I WILL FIND YOUR ASS AND CUT YOU” — to a parody account that skewers the disgraced football star over his acquittal in the 1994 slayings of ex-wife Nicole ...
11:26 2019-06-18

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
16:13 2019-05-21

O.J. Simpson Joins Twitter Just After 25th Anniversary of Ex-Wife Nicole's Murder O.J. Simpson has finally joined social media...and he's apparently going to use it to settle some scores. The 71-year-old retired NFL star and actor posted his first tweet on Friday......
00:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 2-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:39 2019-06-27

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
20:52 2019-06-27

Garlic peeling: four techniques put to the test after Twitter melts down over viral video A video of an innovative way to peel a whole head of garlic has spread across social media, making many question whether they have been doing it wrong their entire culinary lives. The Twitter video made it look simple enough so Guardian Australia decided to put this new technique plus three of the m...
01:13 2019-06-19

Twitter launches its faster, cleaner design, including new color themes We’ve been hearing rumblings of a redesigned Twitter.com for months, but it’s finally here. The social network today revealed its new look – designed to better line up with its mobile apps – is rolling out to users today. Woah, what’s this? A shiny new https://t.co/q4wnE46fGs for desktop? Yup. IT’S ...
23:26 2019-07-15

London Isn’t an English City? John Cleese Opens the Twitter Floodgates Those who found a post from the comedian disturbing included Mayor Sadiq Khan of London. “Londoners know that our diversity is our greatest strength,” he said....
17:39 2019-05-30

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini's husband veteran actor Dharmendra Deol is the latest to join the troll army against her over her attempt at sweeping in Parliament premises on Saturday as part of a......
18:26 2019-07-16

Tom Brady claps back at Twitter troll with hilarious response about his speed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady responded to a Twitter troll's criticism about his speed Monday, saying, "I'm so much faster than you."       ...
23:52 2019-07-15

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one hitch in that plan is that he has struggled to peacefully interface with the public....
00:26 2019-05-30

Women's World Cup Twitter trends: Brazil's Marta most popular player Brazil's Marta edged U.S. stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe as the most popular player on Twitter during the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
03:39 2019-06-22

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
08:39 2019-07-16

Twitter will de-list, not delete politicians’ bannable tweets of ‘public interest’ Twitter revealed today it will be adding a special label to certain tweets — namely those that violate Twitter’s terms of service, but which somehow serve public interest by remaining up. To be clear, Twitter’s been leaving such tweets up for quite some time — now it’s just managed to find a happy m...
00:26 2019-06-28

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
01:39 2019-06-28

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible year left, making him an attractive trade deadline ta...
15:13 2019-07-11

Mamata Banerjee Updates Facebook, Twitter Profile Pic Amid Slogan Row West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday changed her profile picture on Twitter and Facebook to 'Jai Hind, Jai Bangla' amid war of words with the BJP, which she has accused of......
10:52 2019-06-03

Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Police Clash On Twitter Over Reports Of 5 Murders Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's tweet on the national capital's law and order situation after five murders were reported in a day, prompted a sharp reply from the Delhi Police which said crime......
01:13 2019-06-15

Twitter Restores Indian Army's Chinar Corps Handle After Suspension After facing massive outburst of Twitteratis following the suspension of Indian Army Chinar Corps' handle on Friday, the social media platform restored the account the same day....
09:26 2019-06-08

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
08:39 2019-07-16

Sacha Baron Cohen blames Twitter for getting Trump elected, and yeah, duh Sacha Baron Cohen is a man who always has something to say about something, even if he usually does it under pounds of prosthetics and a phony accent, but now he’s using his real face (as far as we can tell) to drop a hot take that is actually pretty lukewarm. Speaking with Don Cheadle as part of Va...
01:39 2019-05-31

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
10:39 2019-05-25

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Twitter to mark politicians' rule-breaking tweets with warning message Twitter users might find it more cumbersome to find and read tweets by politicians such as US President Donald Trump. The president had accused the company of bias against him....
04:39 2019-06-28

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but teens may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018, according to a new report.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

UPDATE 4-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
03:01 2019-06-28

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
16:13 2019-07-13

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
10:00 2019-07-10

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking users on Twitter based on their personal viewpoints, following a federal appeals court ruling barring President Trump from doing the same....
22:26 2019-07-09

Twitter ‘accidentally’ blocked accounts of China dissidents ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter has apologized after it suspended hundreds of accounts that were critical of the Chinese government, merely days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4. The microblogging service said it suspended “a number of accounts” as part of its efforts to curb various...
15:52 2019-06-03

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipulation."...
01:13 2019-06-03

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates to Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, according to newly released documents from the Federal Election Commission. Dorsey donated $2,800 to Gabbard’s primary campaign fund and $2,800 to her general election f...
14:13 2019-07-16

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Claps Back at Luke Parker in Heated Twitter War The drama between Hannah Brown and Luke Parker didn't end after Monday's episode of The Bachelorette. After fans watched the Alabama native eliminate the contestant over his......
15:52 2019-07-16

17-year-old NASCAR driver discusses her meteoric rise and dealing with Twitter haters Hailie Deegan, the soon-to-be 18-year-old NASCAR driver, talked about her racing goals and funny social media personality.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Unhappy with Twitter, thousands of Saudis join pro-Trump social network Parler A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
03:26 2019-06-14

Ravens’ Hayden Hurst turns to Twitter to find ‘gorgeous’ mystery woman Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst is putting his love life in the hands of the Twitterverse. After failing to connect on a recent flight to Baltimore, Hurst tweeted a note to a “gorgeous” mystery woman, who he believes may be “the one that got away.” “To the gorgeous tall b...
16:26 2019-05-21

Trump follows up social media summit by attacking Paul Ryan on Twitter – live President called Ryan a ‘lame duck failure’ after the former House speaker said the nation had grown ‘numb’ to Trump in the book American CarnageSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.39pm BST Donald Trump, the first president to routinely bully critics on social media, followed up ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is not as important, or as powerful, as Social Media" and criticizing what he said was unfairness by some firms....
18:26 2019-07-11

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak the sensitive documents, The Baltimore Sun reports....
16:39 2019-06-05

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid late yesterday, a new record for the annual aucti...
08:52 2019-06-05

Ocasio-Cortez continues Twitter spat with Trump, links GOP to white supremacy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her Twitter feud with President Trump on Monday and accused him of turning the GOP into a racist party, through his support of white supremacism. ...
20:39 2019-07-15

'Embrace Death' Twitter Trend Baffles Everyone, Turns Out To Be Video Game Marketing Yesterday evening, the hashtag “#EmbraceDeath” began trending on Twitter, to the alarm of people who had not heard of the fighting game Samurai Shodown. The grim marketing motto sparked a variety of reactions from baffled non-fighting game fans....
07:52 2019-07-12

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
23:00 2019-07-09

Klay Thompson's injury and free throw return sends Twitter into a frenzy Klay Thompson headed to the locker room after suffering a scary knee injury in the third quarter, but not before making a heroic comeback to shoot his free throws in a bizarre turn of events at Oracle Arena....
07:13 2019-06-14

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indicate the likes of Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and Pa...
21:26 2019-06-17

Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account, months after tweets got him in trouble Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators.       ...
02:26 2019-06-18

"Dearest Bhabhi...": Veena Malik, Sania Mirza Fight On Twitter, Trend A bitter Twitter war broke out between ace tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani actress Veena Malik on Monday after Veena Malik questioned the sports icon, who is married to Pakistan cricketer Shoaib......
12:39 2019-06-18

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with Pre...
13:52 2019-07-08

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
20:00 2019-06-17

Black Twitter Explodes After Lakers Trade Me, You, Your Mama and Your Cousin, Too for Anthony Davis The Los Angeles Lakers was either fleeced out of a roster of young ballers or gained a superstar in a blockbuster trade that landed Anthony Davis’ eyebrows in the City of Angels, much to the delight of Black Twitter and the dismay of Laker Haters....
17:52 2019-06-16

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
18:26 2019-07-07

‘Call Me Tish’: After Trump Goes After Her in Twitter Rant, NY Attorney General Letitia James Says He Better Say Her Name If you’re going to come for New York state’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Letitia James, know that she is no one’s “tool” and that you had better say her name: “Tish.”...
04:00 2019-07-02

Meet Karen Wickre, the editor who helped Twitter and Google find their voice We often think of tech companies as faceless platforms; social networks where we imprint our personalities, empty documents we fill, and conduits for communicating. But tech giants do have their own voices, carefully crafted by editors, designers, and product developers. Karen Wickre is one such edi...
10:00 2019-05-24

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of insults....
22:26 2019-06-19

Adidas social media campaign for new Arsenal jersey hijacked by Twitter trolls Adidas kicked off a humiliating social media campaign to promote its new jersey for a British soccer team – by inadvertently tweeting out images of the shirt bearing anti-Semitic and racist messages. The German sportswear goliath launched its #DareToCreate campaign on Monday to market the shirt for ...
00:39 2019-07-03

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from reproducing and even developing normal social behavio...
01:13 2019-06-20

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
01:13 2019-05-31

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-20

Twitter to start flagging public figures' tweets it says violate policy, won't remove them Twitter announced Thursday that it would start flagging and reducing the reach of public figures' tweets that violate the social network's rules, but added that it would not remove such tweets due to "public interest."...
23:00 2019-06-27

Appeals court rules Trump violated 1st Amendment by blocking Twitter users A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that President Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over statements he does not like, affirming a lower court’s decision that declared the president’s account a “public forum.”...
18:26 2019-07-09

The Trump rule? World leaders that violate Twitter rules will get warning label Move is a shift in efforts to balance its ideological commitment to free expression with rules against harassment and hate speechCall it the Trump rule.Twitter will attach a special label to tweets by major political figures if their content violates the site’s rules but the deleting them is not in ...
21:13 2019-06-27

And now, a Twitter bot that collects phrases you can sing to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme In the mid-‘90s, when consumer internet began spreading to homes across the world—back before corporations figured out how to exert control over every aspect of this technology they could think of—the web was a weird, sometimes wonderful place filled with bizarre jokes and unexpected subcultures. Ev...
20:13 2019-06-17

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
07:52 2019-07-02

Today in self-owns: Guy picks wholly unnecessary Twitter fight with one of the world's most dangerous gangs There’s an oft-repeated Online Age proverb that goes something like this: “Every day, the internet picks a protagonist. Try not to let it be you.” It’s a bit like the old “May you live in interesting times” curse, except as applied to fucking up on Twitter, and today’s chosen protagonist is what we,...
05:13 2019-05-25

‘So Great Looking and Smart.’ President Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House “Social Media Summit” gathering of mostly conservative groups. Trump tweeted Thursday morning against social media companies, the press and his Democratic rivals, w...
16:52 2019-07-11

Twitter exec: ‘Jail,’ ‘impeachment’ for Trump, calls social media chief ‘racist d--k’ A senior Twitter manager who has called for jailing and impeaching President Trump and slammed the White House social media chief with four-letter slurs is raising concerns that the platform isn’t serious about policing hate posts....
17:52 2019-07-15

Taylor Swift merchandise mistake sets Twitter ablaze: ‘A typo isn’t a cute Easter egg’ Some Taylor Swift fans are upset over a misplaced apostrophe on the singer’s merchandise after someone noticed the typo and posted it on social media....
00:39 2019-06-07

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read More...
15:39 2019-06-03

Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book and Twitter has title ideas — that his siblings love After it was announced that Donald Trump Jr. is planning a book, his critics came armed with title ideas like "Hop on Pop's Coattails."        ...
21:26 2019-05-22

Rapper Killer Mike and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey work to inspire future entrepreneurs Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey teamed up with rapper Killer Mike for Square's "Self Made" event for aspiring entrepreneurs in Atlanta.        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Twitter will label tweets from Trump, world leaders who break the platform's rules Twitter will start displaying a new notice in front of tweets from public figures who break its community guidelines.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Fifa forced to apologise for Twitter blunder over Women's World Cup tickets allocation Fifa have been forced to apologise after a series of tweets from their Twitter account caused confusion among supporters who had purchased tickets for the Women's World Cup in France....
23:00 2019-05-21

A man is accused of sending a Twitter threat to lynch a Muslim state senate candidate. He's now been charged Last year, a Twitter user threatened Muslim lawyer and now Virginia Senate candidate Qasim Rashid with the words "view your destiny" attached to a picture of a lynching....
15:13 2019-07-03

Texas teacher asked Trump to deport ‘illegal students from Mexico’ in Twitter tirade A tech-challenged Texas teacher who apparently thought she was communicating directly with President Trump on Twitter asked for his help in booting “illegal students from Mexico” from her school. Georgia Clark, an English teacher at Carter-Riverside High School in Fort Worth, sought out assist...
17:26 2019-06-05

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19:39 2019-06-03

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter Account Hacked, Profile Photo Shows Imran Khan Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked today, with the hackers completely changing the veteran actor's biodata; including his profile photo, cover photo and Twitter bio....
23:39 2019-06-10

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
10:13 2019-05-24

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that she would take to Twitter, much like the president, ...
23:13 2019-06-04

Bachelorette star sends contestant home after sex before marriage spat, feud spills into Twitter Sparks flew Monday night on the Fantasy Suites week episode of "The Bachelorette" between star Hannah Brown and Luke Parker. And it even spilled over onto Twitter and Instagram....
20:13 2019-07-16

Appeals Court Rules That President Troll Can’t Block People on Twitter Just Because They Say Stuff That Makes Him Mad The president of the United States is a Twitter troll. He often uses his social media pulpit to call Congress members derogatory nicknames while defending his draconian administration....
20:52 2019-07-09

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database launched last year....
19:13 2019-06-13

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. After choking away a ninth-inning two-run lead with......
04:13 2019-06-15

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the removal of the USS McCain during President Trump's trip to Japan, sending out its first tweet in over five years. ...
13:26 2019-05-30

Rolling Stones announce rescheduled dates as Mick Jagger dances in new Twitter video In the clip posted to his official Twitter page on Wednesday, the Rolling Stones frontman can be seen dancing to the Wombats' 2011 song "Techno Fan."        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Indian court orders release of journalist held for Twitter post on Hindu leader India's top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom....
12:00 2019-06-11

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account allegedly hacked by Turkish group Last night, a group of Turkish hackers took over Bollywood actor and Indian cultural icon Amitabh Bachchan‘s Twitter account, and posted tweets about the purportedly harsh treatment Turkish soccer players have faced at the hands of Iceland recently. Bachchan’s account has more than 37 million follow...
10:00 2019-06-11

AOC hits out on Twitter at 'shrieking Republicans' criticizing her comparison of border facilities to concentration camps Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken aim at "shrieking Republicans" who criticized her for comparing border facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border to concentration camps....
19:26 2019-06-18

Larry Wilmore Welcomes Mosque Shooter's Favorite Twitter User To His Ringer Podcast What is there to gain from having Ben Shapiro on your platform of choice? Is it the possibility that he shares his appearance with his audience, and hopefully some of that traffic drips down to you? Is that tradeoff worth it? On the latest episode of his podcast for The Ringer, Larry Wilmore chose t...
00:00 2019-06-14

Wiki Titles You Can Sing To The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Theme Is Good Twitter In 2014, webcomic XKCD introduced readers to the joy of Wikipedia article titles that can be sung to the tune of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song. Now there’s a Twitter bot spitting out fresh examples on a regular basis, turning even the most horrible eight-syllable tragedies int...
21:13 2019-06-20

AOC takes aim at Rahm Emanuel on Twitter amid reports he's joining Wall Street investment bank Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took aim at fellow Democrat and former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on Wednesday after news surfaced that he would join a Wall Street investment firm....
01:26 2019-06-06

Anthony Davis gave up a $4 million bonus to help the Lakers and fans on Twitter believe it's part of a grand conspiracy Jeff Chiu/AP Anthony Davis is waiving his $4 million trade kicker, according to ESPN. Davis is also keeping the No. 23 as a gift from teammate LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers will now have $32 million to spend towards free agency and bringing in another star player. They may also decide to d...
06:13 2019-06-28

Mariah Carey sees, annihilates the premise of your viral Twitter challenges with bottle cap-blasting scream Mariah Carey is one of the few celebrities who understands how to use Twitter. The majority of her timeline is made up of self-promotion peppered with corny jokes. Sometimes she posts some photos of herself or responds to fans tagging her on tweets about the importance her music has had on their liv...
18:26 2019-07-08

'Two and a Half Men' star Jon Cryer lays out reasons to impeach Donald Trump in response to Twitter troll Actor Jon Cryer responded in detail to a Twitter user that took issue with the former “Two and a Half Men” star’s call to impeach President Donald Trump....
19:00 2019-05-28

The knitting website Ravelry banned support for President Donald Trump. Here's how Twitter reacted An online knitting and crafting community has banned posts and projects in support of President Donald Trump and his administration.        ...
03:39 2019-06-24

‘You Are a Racist Disgrace.’ Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice Chides ‘Ignorant’ Diplomat on Twitter (Bloomberg) — Former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice sparred with a senior Chinese diplomat on Twitter in an unusual and heated dispute over race in Washington. In a series of Tweets apparently aimed at making a broader point about diplomatic divisions over the mass detention of Musl...
18:00 2019-07-15

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-06

The Saga Continues: J.K. Rowling Has Revealed That Ron Eventually Loses His Job For Calling Busy Philipps A Mudblood On Twitter If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’re going to want to check out this fascinating new update to the series that J.K. Rowling just announced: The Harry Potter author has revealed that Ron Weasley eventually loses his job for calling Busy Phillips a mudblood on Twitter!...
23:26 2019-07-10

Week after debate, Biden and Harris campaigns engage in nasty Twitter feud over school busing High-level campaign staffers for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris engaged in a fiery exchange on Twitter on Wednesday over the candidates' positions on school busing. ...
09:00 2019-07-04

Opinion: Donald Trump picked the wrong time for a Twitter rift with Megan Rapinoe, USWNT After the USWNT won their semifinal match at the World Cup, Donald Trump didn't tweet about the win. That's because he staked out the wrong position.       ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Fake Adrian Wojnarowski Twitter account dupes fans with Kawhi Leonard-to-Lakers report A verified Twitter account briefly bearing Adrian Wojnarowski's name posted that Kawhi Leonard had agreed to a $144-million contract with the Lakers.       ...
16:26 2019-07-02

Donald Trump becomes first US President to step into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un arranged on Twitter Donald Trump has become the first US President to step into North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un at the border in a last-minute meeting arranged via Twitter....
10:00 2019-06-30

Celebrities, politicians, and sports superstars celebrate the United States Women's World Cup victory on Twitter VI-Images / Getty Images The United States Women's National Team defeated the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday. It was their second-consecutive FIFA Women's World Cup Title and fourth overall. Politicians, celebrities, and sports superstars showed the team their support on Twitter. Follow all of our Women...
03:52 2019-07-08

Selby sends good luck message to Twitter follower Halep ahead of Wimbledon final "Wimbledon finalist Simona Halep has received a good luck message from three-time world snooker champion Mark Selby, one of only two people the Romanian follows on Twitter."...
20:13 2019-07-12

Megan Rapinoe accepts Twitter invite from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to visit House of Representatives Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) tweeted "no doubt the food & the company would be much better," an allusion to the U.S. star's remarks about not wanting to visit the White House....
05:52 2019-06-29

Ed Miliband makes hilarious Twitter name change mocking the Tories hours after Theresa May announces resignation Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has rebranded his Twitter handle to poke fun at the Tories after Theresa May announced she was stepping down on Friday....
14:39 2019-05-25

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to be an instruction from Liberian authorities in a ...
10:26 2019-06-12

Trump Posts Fake News on Twitter, Shares Spliced Video of Nancy Pelosi Stumbling Over Her Words President Trump is so scared of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that he had to post a spliced video of her stumbling over her words because he doesn’t know how to deal with powerful women who think he’s a damn idiot....
00:00 2019-05-25

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03:39 2019-06-01

Fake Steve Berthiaume Twitter Account Leads To Random Family Crashing Diamondbacks' Booth During Game Arizona Diamondbacks broadcaster Steve Berthiaume doesn’t use Twitter, but someone on the site is pretending to be him. The account @BertDbacks is clearly fake—and also rude—but it convinced a family of D-Backs fans that they could come visit the Fox Sports Arizona booth during Thursday’s game again...
22:52 2019-05-31

Andy Cohen shuts down Twitter troll who implied he didn't send condolences to Lisa Vanderpump Andy Cohen sets the record straight after Twitter critic accuses him of not reaching out to Lisa Vanderpump following her mother's death.        ...
20:39 2019-06-21

The Twitter account for Megan Rapinoe's brand appeared to be taken over by a pro-Trump troll amid the player's barbs with the president LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images A Twitter account for United States Women's National Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe's personal brand appeared to be hacked Saturday. The account's change in appearance came after the midfielder traded public barbs with President Donald Trump over a viral video tha...
01:13 2019-06-30

Twitter Rant: Harry Styles Is Tweeting That He Wants One Of His Songs To Have A Parentheses At The End Of It Like ‘(Original Song From DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS)’ But Doesn’t Know How To Get It That Way Harry Styles has made a lot of big moves in recent years, but it looks like the singer is ready to take things to a whole new level: Harry Styles is tweeting that he wants one of his songs to have a parentheses at the end of it like “(Original Song from DreamWorks Animation’s ‘TROLLS’)” but doesn’t ...
23:52 2019-06-20

Chuck E. Cheese compares 'fake currency' bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — compared bitcoin to the chain's prize tokens. On Tuesday, Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover tweeted: "Chuck E Cheese tokens are cool and all but I'd rather earn Bitcoin." "To each hi...
23:39 2019-07-03

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, 25 years after Nicole Brown Simpson, Ron Goldman murders O.J. Simpson posted a video to Twitter, announcing his account. He joins same week marking 25 years since Nicole Brown Simpson, Ron Goldman murders.       ...
23:13 2019-06-15

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more expensive.        ...
19:00 2019-06-05

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "the Squad" of freshman congresswomen that includes O...
03:52 2019-07-08

Does President Trump need a better tailor? Twitter sneers at 'ill-fitting' tux Was something wrong with President Trump's white-tie outfit for the state banquet with Queen Elizabeth II? On Twitter everyone's a fashion critic.        ...
20:52 2019-06-04

Twitter is hiring a ‘Tweeter in Chief’ — here’s what the job listing calls for Twitter is hiring a 'Tweeter in Chief' to run its @Twitter account, based on its careers page. Apply if you 'are a master in the art of Twitter.'        ...
00:00 2019-05-29

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of Wales.        ...
17:52 2019-06-13

Joe Biden’s Twitter fight with Amazon perfectly sums up the battle over America’s new tax code Amazon and Joe Biden are in a Twitter spat, and it perfectly captures the controversy over America’s new tax code.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Elon Musk on Twitter: 'Accelerating Starship development to build the Martian Technocracy' Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, posted a series of cryptic tweets hinting at his plans to someday colonize the red planet.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Trump's Racist Tweets Aren't Racist, Twitter Decides President Trump’s attack this Sunday on four first-term congresswomen was widely viewed as one of the most racist he’s ever produced. Not everyone agrees, however. Twitter, whose platform serves as a catapult for Trump’s bigoted attacks on migrants, has ruled internally that Trump’s words on Sunday ...
21:52 2019-07-15

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
02:52 2019-06-06

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an illusion and that his threat of "obliteration" amounted to threatening "genocide"....
19:13 2019-06-27

Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet's 'Little Women' gaze has Twitter fanning itself Greta Gerwig's "Little Women" first look has been unveiled, featuring a reunion between the book's heroine Jo (Saoirse Ronan) and Laurie (Timothée Chalamet).        ...
05:39 2019-06-20

President Trump likens first lady Melania Trump to 'Jackie O' but Twitter objects President Trump likened his wife to "Jackie O," while talking of his dislike of the color scheme for Air Force One chosen by the former first lady.        ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Beyonce's lioness Nala tells Simba to 'come home' in new 'Lion King' teaser, Twitter roars Beyonce just unveiled a teaser for Disney's remake of "The Lion King" that shows her Nala speaking at last. The Internet loved it.        ...
02:39 2019-06-04

'I'm so salty': Twitter reacts to Robert. F. Smith's vow to cover Morehouse grads' debt Morehouse College keynote speaker Robert F. Smith said his family is going to eliminate student loans for the 2019 graduating class. Twitter reacts.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian's plan to trademark 'Kimono' angers Twitter: '#KimOhNo' Kim Kardashian's request to trademark the word "kimono" stirred controversy on Twitter, where users accused her of cultural appropriation.        ...
00:13 2019-06-28

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
13:00 2019-07-16

Trump takes to Twitter to support Home Depot: 'Fight for Bernie Marcus and Home Depot!' President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday night in support of Home Depot after social media calls to boycott the home improvement retailer.       ...
05:00 2019-07-10

'Mac n Cheese': Twitter thinks the new Mac Pro looks like a cheese grater Apple unveiled the new Mac Pro desktop design at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Twitter users thought the design was a little cheesy.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

OJ on Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do." (June 16)        ...
20:26 2019-06-16

Ford, Volkswagen to expand collaboration Ford and Volkswagen are expanding their partnership. Volkswagen says it’ll invest 2.6 billion into an autonomous vehicle company in Pittsburgh that is mainly owned by Ford. The company is called Argo AI and it’s aimed at putting autonomous cars on the road both in the U.S. and Europe. Fo...
07:52 2019-07-13

Somalia attack results in deaths and injuries, reports say; Americans said to be among casualties At least a dozen people, including an unknown number of Americans, died during a more than 14-hour-long siege on a Somali hotel carried out by gunmen with ties to the global Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda, reports said.  ...
12:52 2019-07-13

2 elderly women struck by stray bullets in separate overnight incidents Two elderly women were hit by stray bullets in separate incidents in Queens and Manhattan, police said Saturday. A 76-year-old woman was sitting in her parked car near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in South Jamaica around 10:35 p.m. Friday when she was struck through the p...
16:26 2019-07-13

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
17:39 2019-07-13

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
18:26 2019-07-13

Silverstone F2: Prema's Gelael withdraws hours before feature race Prema Racing driver Sean Gelael has withdrawn from this weekend's Silverstone Formula 2 round citing 'personal reasons', after being given a grid-drop just before the first race...
22:00 2019-07-13

Nobody Had More Fun Watching Wimbledon Than Woody Harrelson Did Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah defeated French duo Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-3 in a match that lasted nearly five hours to become the first Colombian players to win a Grand Slam men’s doubles title. It was arguably the best game played at Wimbl...
03:52 2019-07-14

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Aurora, Col., organized by immigrant rights groups, ...
11:13 2019-07-14

How experts say you can fix your credit over time So your credit rating is horrible. Over the years, you used credit recklessly. You paid bills late. You didn’t keep track of cumulative card debt — or what it was doing to your creditworthiness. The good news is you can fix your credit, regulators and card specialists say, but it will take a long-te...
15:13 2019-07-14

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is helping the group thrive as it never has before....
18:52 2019-07-14

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area....
20:13 2019-07-14

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence. The protest that began ...
22:13 2019-07-14

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy are having some success....
06:39 2019-07-15

Remains found in Oregon likely ‘Seinfeld’ actor Charles Levin: police Human remains found in a remote area of Oregon on Saturday likely belong to missing actor Charles Levin, who was known for his TV roles including “Seinfeld” and “Night Court,” according to police....
06:39 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Day tips: Don’t make these 6 common mistakes Amazon’s Prime Day kicks off at midnight on July 15. In recent years, Prime Day has become one of the most anticipated sales events of the year.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn in shock....
17:52 2019-07-15

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to...
18:26 2019-07-15

Grab this DJI 4K camera/gimbal combo for $319 during this limited time discount When you end up with enough hardware in your luggage to look like you’re a traveling cinematographer on a Scorsese picture, you’re going to want to lighten the load.Instead, you can step up to a perfect travel-friendly accessory in the gimbal stabilizer and 4K camera combination DJI Osmo Pocket Gimb...
18:26 2019-07-15

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I show up. It’s a simple but a tried​-​and​-t...
20:00 2019-07-15

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
20:13 2019-07-15

8BitDo's latest controller has fully customizable buttons The latest controller from the minds of 8BitDo is fully customizable, allowing you to adjust button configurations and sensitivity levels for the joysticks, triggers and vibrations. Using 8BitDo's Ultimate Software, you can also set up macros for the......
21:00 2019-07-15