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1 month 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
1 month ago
Teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Twitter says it’s facing a fine for privacy violations
2 months ago

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

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

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

The July 15 hack impacted Joe Biden, Barack Obama and other prominent accounts.
2 months ago
Florida teen 'mastermind' arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack
2 months 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
2 months ago
Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke
2 months 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
2 months ago
2 months 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
2 months ago
2 months ago

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

Among those was an elected official in the Netherlands.
2 months ago
Twitter says direct messages of 36 accounts were compromised in massive hack
2 months 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.
2 months ago
House Republicans call on Twitter CEO to join hearing with tech leaders
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Twitter to crack down on accounts espousing far-right conspiracy theory 'QAnon'
2 months 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
2 months ago
Twitter: Hack hit 130 accounts, company 'embarrassed'
2 months 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."
2 months ago
Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted in hack as FBI launches probe
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Twitter confirms 130 accounts were targeted in hack as FBI launches probe
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Hackers attack Twitter accounts of Joe Biden and more
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin
2 months ago

Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin

Joe Biden was among the accounts hacked.
2 months ago
Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Twitter says it will add edit button if everyone wears a mask
2 months 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."
2 months ago
Want to be able to edit your Tweets? Convince 'everyone' to wear a mask
3 months ago

Twitter makes election day company holiday

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

Twitter is testing 'voice tweets'

Plus, proposed double-decker seating on planes, and a new dating app for dog lovers.
3 months ago
Twitter is testing 'voice tweets'
3 months 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
3 months ago
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey makes Juneteenth a company holiday
4 months ago

Twitter removes account of white nationalist group posing as antifa online

The move comes as disinformation spreads online amid protests and unrest.
4 months ago
Twitter removes account of white nationalist group posing as antifa online
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Twitter cracks down on misinformation with new fact-checking labels
4 months ago

What to know about Twitter's fact-checking labels

The feature was used to fact-check one of President Donald Trump's tweets.
4 months ago
What to know about Twitter's fact-checking labels
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Twitter adds fact check warning
4 months 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
4 months ago
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Twitter to allow employees to work remotely even after pandemic
4 months 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."
4 months ago
Twitter says it will allow employees to work from home 'forever'
4 months ago

Twitter allows employees to work from home forever. Will other companies follow?

Twitter joins companies such as Facebook and Google, who are allowing employees to work from home for the rest of the year.
4 months ago
Twitter allows employees to work from home forever. Will other companies follow?
4 months ago

Twitter to add message warnings to tweets containing misleading information about COVID-19

Plus, new leaks on the iPhone 12 and Apple reportedly developing new smart headphones called AirPod Studios.
4 months ago
Twitter to add message warnings to tweets containing misleading information about COVID-19
4 months ago

Twitter test lets you reword potentially offensive replies

The new feature is part of ongoing efforts by the social media company to rid its platform of abuse and bullying.
4 months ago
Twitter test lets you reword potentially offensive replies
4 months ago

Twitter stock slips amid pandemic-caused revenue uncertainty

Twitter’s stock has tumbled after the company failed to show that it’s weathering the pandemic-borne digital advertising slump the same way its bigger rivals Facebook and Google are
4 months ago
Twitter swings to 1Q loss despite revenue growth as costs up
5 months ago

High school senior asks Obama on Twitter to make national commencement address

High school senior Lincoln Debenham tweeted at Barack Obama asking him to do a nationwide commencement for 2020 high school seniors who won't have an in-person ceremony.
5 months ago
High school senior asks Obama on Twitter to make national commencement address
5 months ago

'Quarantine House' is Twitter's new game for those of us bored out of our gourds

Introducing "Quarantine House," an unofficial Twitter game that has sprung up as weeks of stay-at-home order threaten to drive us all around the bend.
5 months ago
'Quarantine House' is Twitter's new game for those of us bored out of our gourds
6 months ago

Twitter meme shows what March did to all of us

Lenin once wrote there are "weeks when decades happen." This past March was more like a half-century.
6 months ago
Twitter meme shows what March did to all of us
6 months ago

Twitter's 1st 'manipulated media' post? It came from the White House.

The first post labeled "manipulated media" by Twitter came from the White House.
6 months ago
Twitter's 1st 'manipulated media' post? It came from the White House.
6 months ago

1st 'manipulated media' Twitter post comes from White House

Dan Scavino, assistant to the president and director of social media at the White House, tweeted an edited clip of Joe Biden, seen speaking at this event.
6 months ago
1st 'manipulated media' Twitter post comes from White House
6 months ago

Twitter tests new 'fleets' feature

Twitter is testing a new feature called “fleets,” starting in Brazil on Thursday, that allows users to automatically remove messages on its platform after 24 hours.
6 months ago
Twitter tests new 'fleets' feature
6 months ago

Twitter testing disappearing Tweets, dubbed 'Fleets'

Twitter is rolling out a test of disappearing messages on its platform for those who want to share their thoughts without having them exist online forever.
6 months ago
Twitter testing disappearing Tweets, dubbed 'Fleets'
7 months ago

Possible corporate coup underway at Twitter

Multiple reports say a major investor wants to force CEO Jack Dorsey out of his job by taking over the board.
7 months ago
Possible corporate coup underway at Twitter
7 months ago

Bloomberg video with added crickets would be 'Manipulated Media' under new Twitter rules

Bloomberg posted an edited video of his Democratic rivals during the debate, which Twitter's new policy would label "misleading."
7 months ago
Bloomberg video with crickets would be 'Manipulated Media' under new Twitter rules
7 months ago

Twitter's new approach to combating misinformation

Plus, Apple's legal battle with a former employee, and the richest towns in the country.
7 months ago
Twitter's new approach to combating misinformation
7 months ago

Twitter exploring ways to address misinformation before 2020 election

Images of tweets flagged by Twitter as "Harmfully Misleading" were leaked to NBC News and are making rounds on social media.
7 months ago
Twitter exploring ways to address misinformation before 2020 election
7 months ago

Iowa released 62% of caucus results, so the internet made Great Gatsby jokes

Many sped to social media to mock the idea that a narrative could be formed off just-under two-thirds of anything.
7 months ago
Twitter goofs on Iowa's incomplete caucus results
8 months ago

Japanese billionaire gives away $9M for happiness study

The move is part of the billionaire’s social experiment on Twitter to determine if giving people money makes them happier.
8 months ago
Japanese billionaire gives away $9M for happiness study
8 months ago

Twitter attempts to crack down on harassment

The social media site is testing a feature that allows users to limit who can reply to their tweets.
8 months ago
Twitter attempts to crack down on harassment
9 months ago

Twitter warns users to update app due to vulnerability

The social media giant says the old version of their Android app could be vulnerable to hackers.
9 months ago
Twitter warns users to update app due to vulnerability
9 months ago

Twitter releases their top moments of 2019

The social media giant revealed that “Game of Thrones” was the most tweeted about TV show followed by “Stranger Things”.
9 months ago
Twitter releases their top moments of 2019
10 months ago

Twitter to delete accounts that haven’t been used in 6 months

The process will take a few months, and affected users are being notified.
10 months ago
Twitter to delete accounts that haven’t been used in 6 months