Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for 'tone deaf' tweets
Patriotic internet users in Myanmar have rushed to defend Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose tweets following a visit to the "beautiful" country drew global scorn for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging US vote participation
Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to sit out Tuesday's crucial midterm elections, according to media reports.
Is Twitter Removing Its "Like" Option?
This is not the way we imagined it (or not.) There were indications earlier in the day that Twitter’s like option was going to be removed. This story which propagated by the belief that Twitter has been "considering" removing the button. To heighten this belief, its CEO Jack Dorsey has talked about it more than…
Twitter tops earnings estimates, lifting shares
Twitter reported Thursday stronger-than-expected profits and revenues in the third quarter, igniting a strong rally in shares of the key social network.
Twitter to ban 'dehumanizing' comments with user help
Twitter on Tuesday reached out to users for help crafting a ban on comments that dehumanize people and set the stage for real-world violence.
FG should prosecute Adeosun to prove integrity, says poll
Days after Kemi Adeosun resigned as Nigeria’s finance minister over the forgery of her National Youth Service Youth Corps exemption certificate, a majority of respondents to a recent poll wanted the Nigerian government to prove it is serious about its anti-corruption drive by prosecuting the former minister. In her resignation letter, Adeosun claimed she was…
Twitter to offer users option to go back to 'chronological' feed
Twitter is preparing an option for users to go back to its original chronological news feed, responding to complaints about its algorithmic system implemented two years ago.
Chronicle of Adeosun’s certificate saga
PART OF The Guardian’s Editorial Of July 25 … Adeosun was never entitled to an exemption because, in the words of a former director-general of the NYSC, Brig-Gen. Maharazu Tsiga (rtd), ‘in as much as you have not served…in as much as you were not mobilised to serve at the time you were supposed to…
Time for true confession…
Before most of us joined Facebook, they said it’s where one can reconnect with old friends and even trace ‘long lost family’. Truth is… some people’s impulse (on joining Face book) was far from those. Friends… one can always look up -with an eye closed. Someone like me, my first move was to look up…
Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill
The European Union on Wednesday proposed steps to force social networks and websites to remove terrorist propaganda within an hour of receiving the order from authorities, or companies like Facebook and Twitter could face massive fines.
Most Americans get news from social media, despite doubts
Two-thirds of American adults get at least some of their news from social media, even though many are skeptical about the accuracy of that information, a survey showed Monday.
Watch Husband Ohanian's Touching Celebration Of Serena's Run To US Open Final
Serena Williams's husband Alexis Ohanian celebrated her return to the US Open final with a touching Twitter tribute interspersing video of her on-court exploits and the first days of their daughter Olympia a year ago. Williams suffered life-threatening complications after the birth on September 1 of last year, requiring four surgeries to deal with blood…