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June 2, 2021, 2:34 PM

Twitter’s verification process is back in service

Users can once again apply for a blue verified badge on Twitter.
June 2, 2021, 2:34 PM
Twitter’s verification process is back in service
June 1, 2021, 1:54 PM

Twitter warns its users against deceptive information

The social media platform is allowing misinformation warning labels.
June 1, 2021, 1:54 PM
Twitter warns its users against deceptive information
1 month ago

Twitter scraps image-cropping algorithm after allegations of racial bias

After social media exploded with allegations that Twitter's image-cropping algorithm had a racial bias, the company said it decided to drop automated cropping.
1 month ago
Twitter scraps image-cropping algorithm after allegations of racial bias
2 months ago

Twitter mistakenly suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene, again

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was briefly suspended from Twitter Sunday in what the platform called an error
2 months ago
3 months ago

Twitter turns 15: A look back at how the platform changed our lives

History was made 15 years ago when a New York University dropout, using a new platform he helped create, shared a cryptic message online.
3 months ago
Twitter turns 15: A look back at how the platform changed our lives
3 months ago

Florida man who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter as 17-year-old sentenced to 3 years

A Tampa, Florida, teen who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter has been sentenced to three years in prison.
3 months ago
Florida man who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter as 17-year-old sentenced to 3 years
3 months ago

Russia threatens to block Twitter in a month

Russian authorities say they will block Twitter in a month if it doesn’t take steps to remove banned content
3 months ago
Russia threatens to block Twitter in a month
3 months ago

How the far-right group behind AFPAC is using Twitter to grow its movement

A far-right group that's looking to recruit new interns into its youth-oriented movement is turning to one of the last online platforms that has yet to ban them: Twitter.
3 months ago
How the far-right group behind AFPAC is using Twitter to grow its movement
3 months ago

Woman uses power of Twitter to return long-lost family photo

A picture can be worth a thousand words, but for one family, all they have to say is two: "Thank you."
3 months ago
Woman uses power of Twitter to return long-lost family photo
4 months ago

Twitter cracks down on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Twitter is set to implement a five strike system against any account that tweets COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
4 months ago
Twitter cracks down on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
4 months ago

Twitter to expand labels on government accounts, state-affiliated media in transparency bid

Despite controversy, unverified accounts like Iran's ayatollah won't be labeled.
4 months ago
Twitter to expand labels on government accounts, state media in transparency bid
4 months ago

Twitter stock climbs after company reports $1.29 billion in revenue last quarter

Twitter shares climbed more than 7% Wednesday after the company reported earning some $1.29 billion in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2020.
4 months ago
Twitter stock climbs after upbeat earnings report
4 months ago

Twitter considers fees to use its platform

The company confirms it is exploring subscriptions and other features to generate revenue.
4 months ago
Twitter considers fees to use its platform
4 months ago

Twitter launches new emojis for the Super Bowl

In honor of the big game, Twitter created two different “goat” emojis that will be triggered anytime someone uses the hashtags “Brady” or “Mahomes.”
4 months ago
Twitter launches new emojis for the Super Bowl
5 months ago

Twitter plans to stop spread of tweets containing false, misleading information

Instagram adds professional dashboard for business accounts, "Harry Potter" live action series reportedly in the works.
5 months ago
Twitter plans to stop spread of tweets containing false, misleading information
5 months ago

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris send 1st tweets from official White House accounts

After being sworn in, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris issued their first tweets from their official presidential accounts.
5 months ago
POTUS, VP Twitter accounts change from Trump to Biden administration
5 months ago

Jack Dorsey defends banning Trump but admits it sets 'dangerous' precedent

Jack Dorsey opened up about the decision to ban President Donald Trump from the platform in a thread, saying he feels the action sets a "dangerous" precedent.
5 months ago
Jack Dorsey says banning Trump sets 'dangerous' precedent
7 months ago

Twitter introduces disappearing Fleets feature

Fleets allow users to post temporary tweets to their profile, which disappear after 24 hours.
7 months ago
Twitter introduces disappearing Fleets feature
8 months ago

Twitter unveils new efforts to stem election misinformation

Twitter unveiled a slew of updates in an attempt to curb the spread of misinformation on the platform ahead of Election Day.
8 months ago
Twitter unveils new efforts to prevent Election Day chaos
8 months ago

Twitter accused of double standard with Trump death wish posts

A chorus of voices on social media are accusing Twitter of having a double standard after the platform said it would remove posts wishing death upon President Trump.
8 months ago
Twitter accused of double standard with Trump death wish posts
8 months ago

Twitter's new experiment in fighting misinformation

The site is working on a new feature called "Birdwatch" which allows users to attach a note to a misleading tweet.
8 months ago
Twitter's new experiment in fighting misinformation
10 months ago

Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty

A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of politicians, celebrities and technology moguls has pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of fraud
10 months ago
Teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty
10 months ago

Twitter says it’s facing a fine for privacy violations

The FTC is looking into whether the company used phone numbers and emails to target ads.
10 months ago
Twitter says it’s facing a fine for privacy violations
1 year ago

Florida teen behind Twitter hack held on $750,000 bond

Graham Clark, 17, was arrested in Tampa on July 31.
1 year ago
Florida teen behind Twitter hack held on $750,000 bond
1 year ago

Florida teen 'mastermind' arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack

The July 15 hack impacted Joe Biden, Barack Obama and other prominent accounts.
1 year ago
Florida teen 'mastermind' arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack
1 year ago

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rules
1 year ago
Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke
1 year ago

Twitter faces backlash over handling of anti-Semitic posts

Some Twitter users are staging a 48-hour boycott of the platform over its handling of a stream of anti-Semitic comments that were posted on British rapper Wiley’s social media accounts
1 year ago
1 year ago

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

The global pandemic is forcing a pullback by advertisers on Twitter, but it’s also led to an unprecedented surge of users
1 year ago
1 year ago

Twitter says direct messages of 36 accounts were compromised in massive hack

Among those was an elected official in the Netherlands.
1 year ago
Twitter says direct messages of 36 accounts were compromised in massive hack
1 year ago

House Republicans call on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to join hearing with Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google chiefs

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook are already set to testify.
1 year ago
House Republicans call on Twitter CEO to join hearing with tech leaders
1 year ago

Twitter to crack down on accounts espousing far-right conspiracy theory 'QAnon'

Twitter announced Tuesday night it would take action against activities tied to QAnon, a baseless far-right internet conspiracy theory.
1 year ago
Twitter to crack down on accounts espousing far-right conspiracy theory 'QAnon'
1 year ago

Twitter: Hack hit 130 accounts, company 'embarrassed'

Twitter says the hack that compromised the accounts of some of its most high-profile users targeted 130 people
1 year ago
Twitter: Hack hit 130 accounts, company 'embarrassed'
1 year ago

Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted in hack as FBI launches probe

The social media company said in a statement that attackers "successfully targeted some of our employees with access to internal systems and tools."
1 year ago
Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted in hack as FBI launches probe
1 year ago

Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted as FBI launches probe on massive hack

Joe Biden, Elon Musk and Kanye West were among the victims of the hack.
1 year ago
Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted in hack as FBI launches probe
1 year ago

Hackers attack Twitter accounts of Joe Biden and more

Hackers took control of the Twitter accounts of celebrities including Barack Obama, Kanye West and Elon Musk and asked followers to send money.
1 year ago
Hackers attack Twitter accounts of Joe Biden and more
1 year ago

Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin

Among those apparently attacked were presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
1 year ago
Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin
1 year ago

Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin

Joe Biden was among the accounts hacked.
1 year ago
Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked
1 year ago

Twitter says it will add edit button if everyone wears a mask

Users of the social media platform have requested an edit button since Twitter launched in 2006.
1 year ago
Twitter says it will add edit button if everyone wears a mask
1 year ago

Want to be able to edit your Tweets? Convince 'everyone' to wear a mask

Earlier this year, CEO Jack Dorsey said, "we'll probably never do it."
1 year ago
Want to be able to edit your Tweets? Convince 'everyone' to wear a mask
1 year ago

Twitter makes election day company holiday

Plus, unclaimed luggage found at airports now sold online, and Segway will stop production July 15.
1 year ago
Twitter makes election day company holiday
1 year ago

Twitter is testing 'voice tweets'

Plus, proposed double-decker seating on planes, and a new dating app for dog lovers.
1 year ago
Twitter is testing 'voice tweets'
1 year ago

Twitter removes China-linked accounts spreading false news

Twitter has removed a vast network of accounts that is says is linked to the Chinese government and was pushing false information favorable to the country’s communist rulers
1 year ago
1 year ago

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey makes Juneteenth a company holiday

Juneteenth, celebrated as the day when slavery in the U.S. ended, will now be officially commemorated by Twitter and Square.
1 year ago
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey makes Juneteenth a company holiday
1 year ago

Twitter removes account of white nationalist group posing as antifa online

The move comes as disinformation spreads online amid protests and unrest.
1 year ago
Twitter removes account of white nationalist group posing as antifa online
1 year ago

Twitter cracks down on misinformation with new fact-checking labels

The new feature is getting attention after one of President Donald Trump’s tweets was flagged for being potentially misleading.
1 year ago
Twitter cracks down on misinformation with new fact-checking labels
1 year ago

What to know about Twitter's fact-checking labels

The feature was used to fact-check one of President Donald Trump's tweets.
1 year ago
What to know about Twitter's fact-checking labels
1 year ago

Twitter adds fact check warning

President Donald Trump blasted the social media company for attaching the fact check warning to some of his tweets.
1 year ago
Twitter adds fact check warning
1 year ago

Twitter to label disputed COVID-19 tweets

Twitter announced Monday it will warn users with a label when a tweet contains disputed or misleading information about the coronavirus
1 year ago
1 year ago

Twitter to allow employees to work remotely even after pandemic

The social media giant announced that it plans to allow all of its employees to work from home if they choose.
1 year ago
Twitter to allow employees to work remotely even after pandemic
1 year ago

Twitter says it will allow employees to work from home 'forever'

The social media giant said the pat months "have proven we can make that work."
1 year ago
Twitter says it will allow employees to work from home 'forever'