Lawyer takes on Google, Facebook, Twitter over terror videos

Keith Altman claims that Google, Facebook and Twitter have allowed their social media platforms to be used to recruit jihadists and that these companies have even profited from advertisements on terrorist propaganda.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/lawyer-takes-on-google-facebook-twitter-over-terror-videos.html

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Twitter uncovers $274K in ad spending by Russian operatives tied to 2016 election

Twitter announced it has uncovered several accounts linked to the same Russian activity on Facebook, as well as $274,000 being spent on ads by a company with ties to the Russian government during the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/28/twitter-uncovers-274k-in-ad-spending-by-russian-operatives-tied-to-2016-election.html

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Twitter tests expanding character limit to 280, up from 140

Twitter announced that it would be testing a new feature “with a small group” that would let them send tweets of up to 280 characters, double the current amount.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/twitter-tests-expanding-character-limit-to-280-up-from-140.html

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Twitter explains why Trump's account hasn't been suspended

Twitter for the first time is explaining why President Trump’s tweets don’t get pulled when they seem to at least skirt the site’s rules.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/twitter-explains-why-trumps-account-hasnt-been-suspended.html

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Twitter users identify white supremacists at Charlottesville protests

Twitter users are harnessing the social media platform to identify white supremacists photographed during this weekend’s protests at Charlottesville, Va. that sent shockwaves across the U.S.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/twitter-users-identify-white-supremacists-at-charlottesville-protests.html

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Google mistreats conservative employees, California congressman says

A Republican congressman from California took to Twitter on Thursday, objecting to Google’s recent firing of an employee who criticized the tech giant’s left-leaning corporate culture.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/google-mistreats-conservative-employees-california-congressman-says.html

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Trump may be ordered to unblock Twitter users behind legal spat

President Trump should be ordered to unblock seven Twitter followers suing him for violating their First Amendment right to free speech, the free-speech group heading up the lawsuit argued in court papers Tuesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/trump-may-be-ordered-to-unblock-twitter-users-behind-legal-spat.html

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Covfefe lives: Twitter comes up with amazing memes after Trump tweet

Almost immediately after President Trump tweeted covfefe, sending Twitter into a frenzy, users of the social media platform did their best to poke fun at the situation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/covfefe-lives-twitter-comes-up-with-amazing-memes-after-trump-tweet.html

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Covfefe lives: Twitter comes up with funny memes after Trump tweet

Almost immediately after President Trump tweeted covfefe, sending Twitter into a frenzy, users of the social media platform did their best to poke fun at the situation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/covfefe-lives-twitter-comes-up-with-funny-memes-after-trump-tweet.html

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Twitter has been down for users around the world today

If you’re experiencing a Twitter outage, you’re not alone. This morning, the popular social media network began experiencing technical issues, with users around the world reporting difficulties accessing their accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/19/twitter-has-been-down-for-users-around-world-today.html

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Twitter inks new streaming deal with NFL after losing live games to Amazon

Twitter recently lost its Thursday Night Football coverage to Amazon. But keen to keep fans on side, the social media company has just signed a new deal with the NFL for fresh content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/12/twitter-inks-new-streaming-deal-with-nfl-after-losing-live-games-to-amazon.html

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New Deals Turn Twitter's Content Stream Into a River


Twitter on Monday announced a partnership with Bloomberg Media to launch a 24-hour streaming news service — one of a dozen new content deals Twitter has entered to drive user engagement. CEO Jack Dorsey and a group of top executives announced the slate of programming agreements — which include concerts from Live Nation, sports from Major League Baseball and the WNBA, and a morning news show from BuzzFeed. Starting this fall, Bloomberg will offer a live, streaming 24-hour, exclusive news feed that will include user-generated news content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84499.html?rss=1

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T-Mobile's CEO is trolling Verizon on Twitter after its earnings miss

Ever the loquacious executive, T-Mobile CEO John Legere is trolling Verizon on Twitter after its most recent earnings report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/t-mobiles-ceo-is-trolling-verizon-on-twitter-after-its-earnings-miss.html

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Twitter accused of deleting tweets slamming United Airlines

Twitter is coming under fire for allegedly deleting tweets critical of United Airlines following Sunday’s controversial incident where a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/12/twitter-accused-deleting-tweets-slamming-united-airlines.html

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Twitter yanks lawsuit against US government over anti-Trump account

Twitter has withdrawn its lawsuit against the U.S government over an attempt to reveal the identities of the users behind the anti-Trump @ALT_USCIS account.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/07/twitter-yanks-lawsuit-against-us-government-over-anti-trump-account.html

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Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members


Medium, the online publishing platform launched by Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, has announced a $5 monthly subscription membership upgrade that promises a better reading experience and better content. Medium on Thursday opened the subscription offer to a limited number of people who meet certain criteria. “No matter how skilled or well-intentioned, ad-driven publishers are rewarded on their ability to capture attention and even, at times, to weave a particular corporate-driven narrative,” said Williams, who is Medium’s CEO.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84404.html?rss=1

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