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Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook for the very first time on Thursday revealed numbers on the incidence of hate speech on its stage, stating that from every 10,000 content viewpoints in the third quarter, ...

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‘More power than traditional media’: Facebook and Twitter policies attacked

Republican senators have attacked the executives of both Facebook and Twitter for what they called censorship of both President Trump and his allies during the US election while De...

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Twitter stepped up search to fill top security job ahead of hack

Twitter had stepped up its search for a chief information security officer in recent weeks, two people familiar with the effort told journalists, before the breach of high-profile ...

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Mexican president to invite Twitter boss to talk about fighting fake news

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he would invite the head of Twitter Inc Mexico to talk about controlling bots and fighting the spread of fake news on ...

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Twitter slaps another warning on tweet by President Trump

Twitter has placed another warning notice on a tweet by President Trump threatening “serious force” against protesters in the US capital, the second time it has used th...


Twitter disables Trump video tribute to George Floyd over copyright complaint

Twitter Inc has disabled US President Donald Trump’s campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform, citing a copyright complaint.

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With fact-checking move, Twitter takes on a new kind of task

In addition to disputing claims made by US President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots, Twitter has added fact-checking labels to thousands of other tweets since introducing the a...

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Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media platforms

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter  and Facebook, in what many declar...


Twitter says it is not removing Trump tweets on deceased Scarborough staff member

Twitter has said it would take no action at this time on tweets from US President Donald Trump about the 2001 death of a former congressional staff member for Joe Scarborough, afte...


Twitter will let some employees work from home permanently

Twitter has become the first major tech company to allow employees who can work remotely to do so indefinitely, as the coronavirus outbreak forces unprecedented changes in work cul...


Twitter ad sales hit by coronavirus but active users soar

Twitter pulled its first-quarter revenue outlook and forecast an operating loss on Monday as the coronavirus outbreak crimped ad sales, but said the pandemic boosted the number of ...

Twitter, Elliott in deal for Dorsey to stay CEO and add directors

Twitter, Elliott in deal for Dorsey to stay CEO and add directors

Twitter Inc on Monday reached an agreement with Elliott Management that lets Jack Dorsey stay as chief executive and adds three new directors a few days after Elliott’s plan ...

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Musk tweets his support for Dorsey remaining as Chief Executive of Twitter

Elon Musk said late on Monday he supported Jack Dorsey remaining as Twitter Inc’s chief executive officer, two days after reports that activist investor Elliott Management Co...