Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or regular people.
Twitter has permanently banned MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account after he continued to perpetuate the false claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Shortly after speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C., President Biden made his first tweet from the @POTUS account.
Actress Kirstie Alley condemned Twitter -- and its CEO Jack Dorsey -- over its decision to permanently ban President Trump and questioned why some Democrats haven’t been banned for their controversial comments.
The president has also been blocked from posting on Facebook and Instagram -- at least until his term ends. ises.
“I don’t like anybody being censored or taking away from the right to post a message on Twitter or Face(book). I don’t agree with that, I don’t accept that,” López Obrador said.
Twitter barred anyone from interacting with some tweets from President Donald Trump on Saturday, disabling the like, reply and retweet features before later reactivating them.
Once President-elect Joe Biden assumes office on Inauguration Day, Twitter could remove President Trump’s special privileges as a high-profile world leader and treat his account as a normal one.
The @POTUS Twitter account will automatically be given to President-elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, according to Twitter.
Facebook and YouTube have also removed a clip of Steve Bannon’s “War Room” show, in which the former Trump adviser called for the beheading of FBI Director Christopher Wray and the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci.
A Twitter spokesperson said the Tweet was flagged for “making a potentially misleading claim about an election.”
With next week’s election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are being scolded by Republicans at a Senate hearing for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies’ social media platforms.
Twitter announced a new “pre-bunk” feature which will present users with a series of prompts and reliable sources to combat misinformation ahead of the presidential election.
Calls for Twitter and Facebook to temporarily halt their respective trending features in the U.S. ahead of the 2020 presidential election are gaining steam with just two weeks until Election Day.
Senate Republicans are moving to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over allegations of censorship related to a New York Post story on Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.
Twitter is imposing tough new rules that restrict candidates from declaring premature victory and tighten its measures against spreading misinformation, calling for political violence and spreading thoughtless commentary in the days leading up to and following the Nov. 3 U.S. election.
Gay men took over the “Proud Boys” hashtag after the president’s “stand back, stand by” comment during the first presidential debate sparked praise from the hate group.
The CEOs of technology giants Facebook, Google and Twitter are expected to testify for an Oct. 28 Senate hearing on tech companies’ control over hate speech and misinformation on their platforms.
The new rule includes attempts at undermining people's faith in the process itself, such as false claims about election rigging or ballot tampering, or about the outcome of the election.
Twitter users must click past a message from Twitter to see the president's tweet.