Facebook, Google, Twitter open up to Congress about Russian misinformation

Congress on Thursday published responses by Facebook, Twitter and Google to questions about how Russia used their platforms to spread misinformation amidst the 2016 presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/28/facebook-google-twitter-open-up-to-congress-about-russian-misinformation.html

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Twitter notifies 677G users of Russian election propaganda

Over 677,000 people in the US liked, retweeted or followed Twitter accounts possibly tied with Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/22/twitter-notifies-677g-users-russian-election-propaganda.html

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Twitter suspends more than 1,000 Russia-linked accounts

Twitter announced Friday that it has suspended more than 1,000 new accounts linked to Russian-controlled accounts which shared information meant to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/19/twitter-suspends-more-than-1000-russia-linked-accounts.html

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Facebook, YouTube and Twitter warned about new type of extremism as lawmakers grill them

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter were warned about an insidious new form of online extremism on Capitol Hill as they sought to push back on the notion that they aren’t doing enough to rid their platforms of terrorists and hate-filled content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/18/facebook-youtube-and-twitter-warned-about-new-type-extremism-as-lawmakers-grill-them.html

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Is Twitter doing enough to crack down on porn links?

Last year Twitter took steps to clamp down on tweets featuring non-consensual explicit sexual images and videos, but experts say that the platform still needs to tackle the issue of porn links.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/18/is-twitter-doing-enough-to-crack-down-on-porn-links.html

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The Satanic Temple is thinking about suing Twitter over 'religious discrimination'

The Satanic Temple is considering suing Twitter for religious discrimination after a tweet appeared on the platform to burn down the Temple and was retweeted by several users, including by former child actor Corey Feldman.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/12/satanic-temple-is-thinking-about-suing-twitter-over-religious-discrimination.html

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Twitter responds to Project Veritas allegation that it can share Trump's direct messages

Twitter pushed back on a Project Veritas video in which one of its engineers claims that the tech giant is “more than happy” to help investigators probing connections between President Trump and Russia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/twitter-responds-to-project-veritas-allegation-that-it-can-share-trumps-direct-messages.html

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Twitter's purge of far-right accounts sparks backlash, praise and confusion

Twitter began enforcing its new rules on hate speech and abuse on Monday, suspending a number of far-right accounts including those linked to prominent white nationalists and neo-Nazis, prompting responses that range from defiance to praise and bafflement.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/20/twitters-purge-far-right-accounts-sparks-backlash-praise-and-confusion.html

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Twitter begins purge of far-right accounts as new hate speech rules take effect

Twitter has begun enforcing new rules to combat hateful and abusive content today and a number of well-known far-right organizations and users were suspended.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/18/twitter-begins-purge-far-right-accounts-as-new-hate-speech-rules-take-effect.html

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Obama beat Trump in 2017's most retweeted tweets

On Tuesday, Twitter released its lists of the most shared/retweeted and liked tweets in 2017 and former President Barack Obama had a significant presence on both lists, whereas tweets from President Trump were nowhere to be found.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/05/obama-beat-trump-in-2017s-most-retweeted-tweets.html

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Knocking Trump off Twitter was a 'mistake,' ex-employee says

A former Twitter employee who stunned the world earlier this month by deactivating President Donald Trump’s account for 11 minutes has now stepped forward.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/30/knocking-trump-off-twitter-was-mistake-ex-employee-says.html

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Twitter targets white nationalists and far-right activists in de-verification purge

Twitter removed the “verification” check marks from a number of white nationalists and far-right activists at a purge on Wednesday, a week after the platform came under fire for verifying an open white nationalist who organized fatal white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in August.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/16/twitter-targets-white-nationalists-and-far-right-activists-in-de-verification-purge.html

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Twitter apologizes for 'bisexual' technical glitch

Twitter on Tuesday apologized for barring the word “bisexual” from its search results and reportedly said the word was incorrectly included in an “out of date” list of terms that appear alongside adult content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/08/twitter-apologizes-for-bisexual-technical-glitch.html

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Twitter error removed '#bisexual' from news and photo search results

Twitter has been slammed after an error prevented the search term ‘#bisexual’ from yielding news, photo and video results.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/06/twitter-error-removed-bisexual-from-news-and-photo-search-results.html

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Twitter revamps internal security after rogue employee deactivated Trump's account

Twitter says that it has revamped its internal security after a rogue employee briefly deactivated President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/twitter-revamps-internal-security-after-rogue-employee-deactivated-trumps-account.html

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Twitter suspension: Here are a few accounts that have been deactivated

Under the handle @nero, the technology editor at Breitbart was permanently banned from Twitter after his repeated tweets against Ghostbuster actress Leslie Jones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/twitter-suspension-here-are-few-accounts-that-have-been-deactivated.html

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