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Test case challenges a politician's right to block people from Twitter account - Richmond News

Paul Champ, the lawyer representing the trio, says Watson uses his Twitter account to communicate with Ottawans about municipal issues and it is, therefore, profoundly undemocratic for him to prevent certain residents from seeing his tweets or ...

Twitter's Russian troll problem: There's good news and bad news - Fast Company

Twitter on Wednesday released a collection of more than 10 million tweets related to thousands of accounts affiliated with Russia's Internet Research Agency propaganda outfit, as well as hundreds more troll accounts, including many based in Iran.

Reevely: My Twitter account is personal, Watson says in response to charter challenge, and I can block who I want to - Ottawa Citizen

“This is my personal Twitter account,” he said in a statement relayed by spokesman Mathieu Gravel. “I have the right not to be attacked and harassed by the same individuals on a regular basis. I believe in civility in public discourse, and this type of ...

Twitter Posts Millions of Tweets Linked to Russia, Iran - Bloomberg

Twitter Inc. has published data sets comprising millions of tweets, images and videos and thousands of accounts linked to operatives based in Russia and Iran, shedding light on how bad actors outside the U.S. sought to manipulate social-media discourse ...

Twitter releases 'motherlode' of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operation - WLS-TV

The social media giant previously disclosed the operations and lawmakers released hundreds of suspected account names that Twitter said were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a St. Petersburg-based "troll farm" that worked day and night to spread ...

Twitter releases 'motherlode' of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operations - ABC News

Twitter has released data on more than 10 million tweets from nearly 4,000 accounts it said were linked to Russia and Iran, which paint a more nuanced portrait of the nations' purported online influence operations.

Twitter Makes it Easier to See When People Break the Rules - Gizmodo

Scheduled to roll out over the next week or so, Twitter's new guidelines state that after a tweet has been deemed to be in violation of its rules, Twitter will display a notice on the tweet and the offending account for two weeks after the tweet gets ...

Twitter's release of 10 million Russian, Iranian influence campaign tweets shows US vulnerability - Fox News

The Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab, which is working with Twitter, analyzed the archive in advance and took away several key lessons. JACK DORSEY SAYS WE SHOULD 'ALWAYS QUESTION' TWITTER, DOES NOT WANT FREEDOM OF ...

Lawrence Taylor takes to Twitter after getting Bill Belichick's praise - Patriots Wire

Lawrence Taylor seemed to enjoy seeing Bill Belichick pump the breaks on comparisons between Taylor and Chicago Bears defensive end Khalil Mack. Belichick said Taylor was in a league of his own and that Taylor was without comparison. Taylor ...

Love-struck passenger's pic of Chinese AirAsia crew sends Twitter into a frenzy - The Sun

A LOVE-struck air passenger believes this stewardess is the most beautiful in the world — and thousands agree. Social media was sent into a frenzy a Facebook-user snapped a pic of Mabel Goo, 24, dishing out snacks to customers on a flight last week.

Mayor sued for blocking residents on Twitter -

In what may be the first case of its kind in Canada, three local activists are suing Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson for blocking them on Twitter, arguing that by doing so he's violating their charter rights. Watson was served with the suit on Tuesday night ...

Twitter releases massive data trove on Russian, Iranian foreign influence campaigns -

Twitter on Wednesday released a massive trove of data associated with foreign influence and misinformation campaigns spanning nearly a decade — just three weeks before the U.S. midterm elections. The social media company said in a blog post ...

Schmear campaign? Apple adds cream cheese to bagel emoji after uproar -

The company's Twitter account changed #SadBagel to #HappyBagel when news broke on Monday that Apple had updated the emoji in response to the backlash. The updated bagel emoji featured greater detail and a cream cheese spread, a design that was ...

Twitter Releases Tweets Showing Foreign Attempts to Influence US Politics - Voice of America

Twitter has released a collection of more than 10 million tweets it says are related to foreign efforts to influence U.S. elections going back a decade, including many tied to Russia's digital efforts to sow chaos and sway the 2016 election in favor of ...

Russian trolls sent thousands of pro-Leave messages on day of Brexit referendum, Twitter data reveals -

The data from Twitter showed Russian and Iranian internet trolls sent more than 10 million Tweets in an effort to spread disinformation and discord in the West, including a day-long blitz on the day of the Brexit vote. Russian “troll factory” the ...

Twitter's 'Russia-Iran' troll tweet trove made public - BBC News

More than 10 million tweets posted by suspected state-backed Russian and Iranian "troll farms" have been shared online by Twitter. It has published more than 360GB of material to aid studies into how its platform has been used to try to influence the ...

CeeLo Green's return to 'The Voice' sparks protest on Twitter due to rape allegation - USA TODAY

CeeLo Green isn't getting a warm welcome back to "The Voice." After the NBC singing competition announced Tuesday that the original judge, 43, would be returning to the show as a mentor for Adam Levine's team, people on social media were quick to point ...

Twitter releases data from 'state-backed information operations' -

Twitter has released a huge cache of pictures, videos and other information related to "potentially state-backed information operations" on the social network. The data, comprising hundreds of gigabytes of tweets and media, are linked to thousands of ...

Twitter will soon indicate when a reported tweet was taken down - The Verge

Twitter is bringing some much-needed clarity to its reporting process. In an update outlined this morning on the company's blog, Twitter will now clearly highlight when a reported tweet had an enforcement action taken against it. The goal, writes ...

Twitter will show users when tweets are removed for policy violations - Engadget

Twitter is making a couple of changes in regards to how it handles reported tweets. First, users have told Twitter that they don't necessarily want to see tweets that they've reported. So now, anytime you report a tweet, it will be hidden behind a ...

Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can post and read tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world.

Twitter, Inc.
Twitter bird logo 2012.svg
Type of business Public
Type of site
News and social network service
Available in Multilingual
Traded as NYSETWTR
Founded March 21, 2006; 10 years ago (2006-03-21)
Headquarters San Francisco, California, U.S.
Coordinates 37°46′36″N 122°25′00″W / 37.7768°N 122.4166°W / 37.7768; -122.4166Coordinates: 37°46′36″N 122°25′00″W / 37.7768°N 122.4166°W / 37.7768; -122.4166
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Jack Dorsey
Noah Glass
Biz Stone
Evan Williams
Key people Omid Kordestani

Jack Dorsey
Industry Internet
Revenue Increase US$2.21 billion (2015)
Net income Increase US$-521 million (2015)
Employees 3,860 (June 2016)
Subsidiaries Vine
Alexa rank Negative increase 10 (December 2016)
Registration Required to post, follow, or be followed
Users 313 million active users (June 2016)
Launched July 15, 2006 (2006-07-15)
Current status Active
Written in Java, Ruby, Scala, JavaScript

Twitter (/ˈtwɪtər/) is an online news and social networking service where users post and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can post and read tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world.

Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July, whereby the service rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013, it was one of the ten most-visited websites and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet". As of March 2016, Twitter had more than 310 million monthly active users. On the day of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Twitter proved to be the largest source of breaking news, with 40 million tweets sent by 10 p.m. (East Coast Time) that day.

Twitter Bans NPC Meme Users for Election Interference, Thus Proving the Meme Inadvertently

The pinnacle of ironic satire is the banning of ironic satire by outsourced foreign moderators hired by a billionaire who has been spurred on by the same people ...

Twitter Tutorial For Beginners

Twitter is one of the biggest social networks on the Internet, but if you haven't joined it yet, you might have some questions. In this tutorial we'll go over all the ...

Twitter Bans 1,500 Accounts For Using NPC Meme Avatars (REACTION)

The new “NPC” meme mocks leftists by depicting them as unthinking and reflexive automatons. The meme has upset the left so much that Twitter is now banning ...

Twitter Colossus Racial Consciousness (RC) Breaks his Silence | The After Party | NWG | TGO

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Facebook & Twitter Purge 800 Anti-Establishment Alt-Media Accounts

With less than one month left before the midterm elections, Facebook has announced it has removed 559 politically oriented pages and 251 accounts, all of ...

Stormy Daniels just broke Twitter with a devastating response to Trump’s “horseface” attack

Title: Stormy Daniels just broke Twitter with a devastating response to Trump's “horseface” attack Synopsis: President Trump finally unleashed his ...