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Twitter

Twitter now allows its users to disable replies
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social media

Twitter now allows its users to disable replies

Twitter combats toxicity by allowing users to choose who can respond to tweets
29 May 2020
Does Trump have the power to shut down social media companies?
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Policy & legislation

Does Trump have the power to shut down social media companies?

Trump claims he can shut down social media companies, but that isn’t necessarily true
29 May 2020
Trump’s leaked executive order targets social media companies
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social media

Trump’s leaked executive order targets social media companies

Trump drafts executive order in response to Twitter’s labeling of misleading tweets
28 May 2020
Twitter hires former Google VP and AI expert Fei-Fei Li
social media

Twitter hires former Google VP and AI expert Fei-Fei Li

Twitter expects Li to attract AI talent and innovation
12 May 2020
Twitter bans 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts
social media

Twitter bans 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts

The social media network accused supporter accounts of ‘platform manipulation’
23 Feb 2020
How to use Twitter analytics: start sharing like the pros
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analytics

How to use Twitter analytics: start sharing like the pros

Here’s how to make the most of Twitter’s data analysis tools - and why you need to
21 Feb 2019
Media and telco consortium calls for social media regulation
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Policy & legislation

Media and telco consortium calls for social media regulation

Companies including Channel 4, BT and the BBC urge the government to place firms like Facebook under greater oversight
3 Sep 2018
Twitter: 'We do not shadow ban'
social media

Twitter: 'We do not shadow ban'

The social media site responds to President Trump's inflammatory tweet with an explainer
27 Jul 2018
How to get more followers on Twitter - and why you should
social media

How to get more followers on Twitter - and why you should

Having a social media profile is essential for any business - here's how you can grow yours
23 Jul 2018
Twitter alerts uses after finding password-revealing bug
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Security

Twitter alerts uses after finding password-revealing bug

The company is advising users to reset their passwords 'in the interests of caution'
4 May 2018
Twitter clamps down on abuse and hate
Network & Internet

Twitter clamps down on abuse and hate

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has promised a "more aggressive stance” on abusive tweets - and he's already made his first culls
19 Dec 2017
A penny for your tweets
Business strategy

A penny for your tweets

Barry Collins comes up with a likeable way Twitter can solve its cash crisis
4 Nov 2017
Rogue Twitter employee deactivates Donald Trump's account
public sector

Rogue Twitter employee deactivates Donald Trump's account

The US President's personal Twitter account seemingly disappeared on Thursday
3 Nov 2017
Russia Today and Sputnik banned from advertising on Twitter
Network & Internet

Russia Today and Sputnik banned from advertising on Twitter

The ban follows alleged interference in the US election
27 Oct 2017
National Lottery apologises after social media mishap
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Business strategy

National Lottery apologises after social media mishap

Users exploit Twitter stunt to leave messages like "Justice for Saville"
15 Aug 2017
Facebook launches UK initiative to tackle online hate speech
public sector

Facebook launches UK initiative to tackle online hate speech

The Online Civil Courage Initiative will help organisations fight extremist content
23 Jun 2017
Twitter launches a “lite” mobile website
business apps

Twitter launches a “lite” mobile website

New site will use up to 70% less data
6 Apr 2017
Twitter ditches egg profile pictures to crack online abuse
Business strategy

Twitter ditches egg profile pictures to crack online abuse

Company hopes that whisking the old option away will scramble trolls
3 Apr 2017
Twitter considers premium features for business users
cloud computing

Twitter considers premium features for business users

A paid tier would add enhanced analytics tools to its TweetDeck platform
24 Mar 2017
McDonald's blames anti-Trump tirade on "hacked" Twitter
Security

McDonald's blames anti-Trump tirade on "hacked" Twitter

Security experts warn against unsecured social media after "hacked" twitter account blasts Trump's "tiny hands"
17 Mar 2017
Hootsuite CEO caught in reporter spat
Business strategy

Hootsuite CEO caught in reporter spat

Misjudged joke leads to public apology
1 Mar 2017
Twitter reverses decision on anti-bullying tool
Business strategy

Twitter reverses decision on anti-bullying tool

Twitter restores the ability for users to see what lists they have been added to
14 Feb 2017
Twitter admits it "didn't move fast enough" to fight abuse
Business strategy

Twitter admits it "didn't move fast enough" to fight abuse

Company promises more tools to combat online harassment
1 Feb 2017
Twitter apologises for forcing people to follow Trump
President Donald Trump at Capitol Hill
Business strategy

Twitter apologises for forcing people to follow Trump

Company blames technical error
23 Jan 2017