Slashdot Items Tagged "twitter"

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Friday April 13, 2018 @10:44PM Jailed Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Sneaks Online, Threatens More 'Swats'
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Monday April 09, 2018 @12:16PM Two-Thirds of Tweeted Links Come From Bots, Report Says
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:37PM Twitter Bans 270,000 Accounts For 'Promoting Terrorism'
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @02:52PM Twitter Will Break Third-Party Clients in June
Monday March 26, 2018 @12:44PM Twitter Moves To Ban Crypto Ads
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @07:21PM Twitter CEO Says Bitcoin Will Be the World's 'Single Currency' In 10 Years
Monday March 19, 2018 @02:33PM Twitter Will Ban Most Cryptocurrency-Related Ads
Monday March 19, 2018 @10:55AM Hackers Are So Fed Up With Twitter Bots They're Hunting Them Down Themselves
Sunday March 11, 2018 @04:14AM Twitter Suspends Numerous Popular Accounts That Are Known For Stealing Tweets
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @10:06AM Twitter Exploring Letting Everyone Get a Blue Tick For Verification, CEO Jack Dorsey Says
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @03:56PM Scientists Prove That Truth is No Match For Fiction on Twitter
Thursday March 01, 2018 @02:14PM Twitter Asks For Help Fixing Its Toxicity Problem
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:03AM Twitter Updates Developer Rules in the Wake of Bot Crackdown
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @01:10PM Why Decentralization Matters
Saturday February 17, 2018 @05:55AM Twitter Kills Its Mac App
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:52AM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @06:55PM Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Monday February 12, 2018 @05:54PM Sued for giving nutritional advice on twitter
Saturday February 10, 2018 @08:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Thursday February 08, 2018 @11:03AM Google Executives Are Floating a Plan To Fight Fake News on Facebook and Twitter
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @12:06PM Twitter Bans Notorious Bitfinex and Tether Critic Bitfinex'ed
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:28PM Twitter Can't Be Blamed For 2015 ISIS-Linked Killings, Court Rules
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:29AM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:41PM Florida Firm Sells Twitter Followers and Bots That Retweet Celebrities, Executives, and 'Influencers'
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @10:46AM Hawaii Governor Didn't Correct False Missile Alert Sooner Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
Sunday January 21, 2018 @08:31PM Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Saturday January 20, 2018 @01:50AM Twitter Says It Exposed Nearly 700,000 People To Russian Propaganda During Election
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @10:35AM Twitter Hits Back Again at Claims That Its Employees Monitor Direct Messages
Friday January 05, 2018 @06:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:40PM Ex-NSA Hacker Is Building an AI To Find Hate and Far-Right Symbols on Twitter and Facebook
Saturday December 30, 2017 @10:02PM Ars Technica Puts Twitter, Uber On '2018 Deathwatch'
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:23PM A Reporter Built a Bot To Find Nazi Sock Puppet Accounts. Twitter Banned the Bot and Kept the Nazis
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:08PM Russia-Linked Twitter Accounts 'Tried To Divide UK' After Terrorist Attacks
Monday December 18, 2017 @11:38AM Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules On Abusive Content
Sunday December 17, 2017 @08:49PM Ajit Pai Taunts Net Neutrality Critics. Mark Hamill Taunts Ajit Pai
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @06:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:01PM Twitter Says It Accidentally Banned A Bunch Of Accounts
Thursday November 30, 2017 @07:46PM Vine Co-Founder Dom Hofmann Says He's Working On 'a Follow-Up To Vine'
Thursday November 16, 2017 @05:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:50PM Twitter Bans, Removes Verified Status of White Supremacists
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:29PM Twitter Officially Expands Its Character Count To 280 Starting Today
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:06PM Twitter Exploit Let Two Pranksters Post 30,000-Character Tweet
Sunday November 05, 2017 @07:12PM 'Panama Papers' Group Strikes Again with 'Paradise Papers'
Sunday November 05, 2017 @06:12PM 'Panama Papers' Group Strikes Again with 'Paradise Papers'
Saturday November 04, 2017 @02:39PM Advice To Twitter Worker Who Deactivated Trump's Account: 'Get A Lawyer'
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:15PM 9.6% of Facebook's Users 'May Be Fakes'
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:56AM Twitter Employee Blamed For Deleting President Donald Trump's Account
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @02:51PM Facebook, Twitter and Google Berated by Senators on Russia
Sunday October 29, 2017 @02:45AM TechCrunch Argues Social Media News Feeds 'Need to Die'
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:22PM Twitter Says It Overstated Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @05:01PM Justice Department Demands Five Twitter Users' Personal Info Over an Emoji
Monday October 23, 2017 @10:47PM Tech Firms Seek Washington's Prized Asset: Top-Secret Clearances
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:52PM Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two
Thursday October 19, 2017 @05:10PM Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political Ads
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Thursday September 28, 2017 @07:44PM EU Gives Ultimatum To Facebook and Twitter: Obey Us Or We'll Start Regulating
Thursday September 28, 2017 @05:42PM Twitter Suspends Hundreds of Accounts Linked To Russian Operatives
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:04AM Twitter Tests Doubling Character Limit For Tweets To 280
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @05:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:50AM Why RSS Still Beats Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:40PM 67% of Americans Use Social Media To Get Some of their News
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Sunday September 03, 2017 @02:01AM Some Instagram Employees Sell Verification For Thousands of Dollars
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:21PM Google Explains Why It Banned the App For Gab, a Right-Wing Twitter Rival
Monday August 14, 2017 @05:34PM Trump Can Block People On Twitter If He Wants, Administration Says
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:21PM Twitter Added Zero New Users Last Quarter Despite Trump Tweets
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:25PM Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:04PM Twitter Users Blocked By Trump Sue, Claim @realDonaldTrump Is Public Forum
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @03:49PM CNN Warns It May Expose An Anonymous Critic If He Ever Again Publishes Bad Content
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:22AM Twitter Detects Riots Faster Than Police, Study Says
Monday June 26, 2017 @05:42PM New Study Explains Why Trump's 'Sad' Tweets Are So Effective
Monday June 26, 2017 @03:58PM Social Media Giants Step Up Joint Fight Against Extremist Content
Saturday June 17, 2017 @02:45PM Tableau Software Drops Its 'Twitter Crowd Favorite' Data Viz Contests
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:49PM 'COVFEFE Act' Would Make Social Media a Presidential Record
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:54PM The Public Is Growing Tired of Trump's Tweets, Says Voter Survey
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Monday June 05, 2017 @02:00AM Can Twitter Survive By Becoming A User-Owned Co-Op?
Saturday June 03, 2017 @02:57PM Twitter Isn't Removing Enough Hate Speech, Complains The EU
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:26PM A Bug in Twitter's Old Vine App May Have Exposed Your Email
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @05:18PM Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Is Returning to the Company
Saturday May 06, 2017 @05:27PM 'Weaponized' Twitter Bots Spread Info From French Campaign Hack
Monday April 24, 2017 @11:29AM Some of the Biggest Economies Aren't a Big User Of Social Media
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:41PM Twitter Allegedly Deleting Negative Tweets About United Airlines' Passenger Abuse
Friday April 07, 2017 @01:53PM The Trump Administration No Longer Wants Twitter To Reveal the Owner of an Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @05:15PM Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Is Selling 30 Percent of His Stock For 'Personal' Reasons
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:27PM Twitter Sues US Government Over Attempt To Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @11:45AM Twitter To Developers: Please Love Us Again
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:13PM Twitter Is Ditching the Egg
Friday March 31, 2017 @09:17AM 'Verified' Is Now a Derogatory Term on Twitter
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:52PM Twitter Will No Longer Count Usernames Against a Tweet's 140-Character Limit
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:47PM UW Professor: The Information War Is Real, and We're Losing It
Thursday March 23, 2017 @08:49PM Twitter Considers Premium Version After 11 Years As a Free Service
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:20AM Hundreds of Verified Twitter Accounts Compromised, Post Swastikas, Pro-Erdogan Content
Sunday March 12, 2017 @04:32PM Nick Denton Predicts 'The Good Internet' Will Rise Again
Saturday March 11, 2017 @02:32PM Report: Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Bots
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:17PM Blogger Wins Libel Damages Over Columnist's Tweets
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @11:31AM Twitter To Get Even Harsher On Trolls
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Saturday February 18, 2017 @10:20PM Web Comic 'Pokey The Penguin' Celebrates Its 19th Anniversary
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Saturday February 11, 2017 @11:44PM Magic Leap CEO Defends His AR Company After Leaked Photo
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:55AM Twitter Announces (More) Hate-Speech Fighting Tools (Again)
Friday February 10, 2017 @09:37AM How Tech Ate the Media and Our Minds
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:43PM Maybe It's Time For Jack Dorsey To Pick a Company
Thursday February 09, 2017 @01:09PM Tor's Ooniprobe, Now Available On Android and iOS, Helps People Track Internet Censorship
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:19AM 97 Tech Companies Including Apple, Google, Microsoft Call Travel Ban Unlawful In Rare Coordinated Legal Action
Friday January 27, 2017 @08:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Thursday January 26, 2017 @01:44PM Twitter Scrambles For Next Big Feature, Bets On Merging Tweets, Hashtags, Moments
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @06:01PM Researchers Discover Massive Networks of Fake Twitter Accounts
Thursday January 19, 2017 @04:20PM Tech Firm Creates Trump Monitor For Stock Markets
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @03:30PM Twitter Just Sold Its Developer Platform To Google
Friday January 13, 2017 @08:26AM App.net is Shutting Down
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Thursday January 05, 2017 @06:04PM Obama Administration Releases Searchable Archive of Social Media Posts
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:31PM Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Needs An Edit Function
Monday December 26, 2016 @10:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Saturday December 24, 2016 @09:27PM GamerGate Critic Brianna Wu To Run For Congress
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:42AM Twitter Admits It Recently Overcharged For Ads
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:24PM White Hat Security Group Hacks Marvel Twitter Accounts
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:21AM Twitter Is 'Toast' and the Stock Is Not Even Worth $10, Says Analyst
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @03:38PM Twitter Will Hand Over Data On the User Who Sent a Seizure-Inducing Tweet To a Journalist
Friday December 16, 2016 @06:21PM Twitter Blocks Government 'Spy Centers' From Accessing User Data
Thursday December 15, 2016 @11:37AM Twitter Built a Messaging App But Never Released It
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @09:26PM Twitter Cut Out of Trump Tech Meeting Over Failed Emoji Deal, Says Report
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:10PM Snowden: 'The Central Problem of the Future' Is Control of User Data
Sunday December 11, 2016 @06:58PM Twitter Reinstates White Nationalist Leader's Account
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:31PM Inside the NYPD's Attempt To Build Community Trust Through Twitter
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:06PM Twitter Cuts API Access For Media Sonar, Spy Tool Used To Target Black Lives Matter
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @07:54PM Weather Channel To Breitbart: Stop Citing Us To Spread Climate Skepticism
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @05:27PM Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Makes Game For Third Annual Hour of Code
Monday December 05, 2016 @10:07PM YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft Will Create 'Hash' Database To Remove Extremist Content
Monday December 05, 2016 @01:51AM EU Threatens Twitter And Facebook With Possible 'Hate Speech' Laws
Saturday December 03, 2016 @03:32PM Drupal Event Apologizes For Giving Out Copies Of Playboy
Friday December 02, 2016 @09:21PM Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:48PM Reuters Built An Algorithm That Can Identify Real News On Twitter
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @07:50PM Twitters Says It Will Ban Trump If He Breaks Hate-Speech Rules
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:46PM Social Media Is Killing Discourse Because It's Too Much Like TV
Saturday November 26, 2016 @01:06PM False Porn-on-CNN Report Shows How Quickly Fake News Spreads
Friday November 25, 2016 @11:25PM Advertising Company AppNexus Bans Breitbart News Over Hate Speech
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:55PM China Says Terrorism, Fake News Impel Greater Global Internet Curbs
Monday November 21, 2016 @12:26PM 'Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.'
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:56AM EFF Report Finds 74% Of Censorship News Stories Are About Facebook
Sunday November 20, 2016 @03:31PM Spammers Compromised Popular Twitter Accounts Including Viacom And Microsoft Xbox
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @12:50PM Twitter Suspends American Far-Right Activists' Accounts
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @12:24PM The FBI Got Its Hands on Data That Twitter Wouldn't Give the CIA
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:22AM Twitter Says It's Cracking Down on Hate Speech
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @12:18AM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Monday November 14, 2016 @04:56PM Google Surfaces Fake News About Election Results
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:44AM Twitter May Save Vine by Selling it
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:45PM Turkey Doubles Down On Censorship With Block On VPNs, Tor
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:20AM Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook
Sunday October 30, 2016 @05:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Friday October 28, 2016 @01:58AM Pornhub Offers To Buy Vine Because 'Six Seconds Is More Than Enough'
Thursday October 27, 2016 @02:55PM Twitter is Shutting Down Its Video App Vine
Thursday October 27, 2016 @10:12AM Twitter Is Cutting 9% of Its Global Workforce
Monday October 24, 2016 @09:34PM Twitter Plans To Cut About 300 Jobs As Soon As This Week: Bloomberg
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:51PM Amid Major Internet Outages, Affected Websites Have Lessons To Learn
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @07:18PM Hillary Clinton's Campaign Creates Way To Make Money From Donald Trump's Tweets
Saturday October 15, 2016 @07:24AM No One Wants To Buy Twitter
Thursday October 13, 2016 @08:44PM Ken Bone May Have Violated FTC Guidelines With Uber Tweet
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Sunday October 09, 2016 @02:22PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:15AM Judge: Lawsuits Now Can Be Served Using Twitter
Saturday October 01, 2016 @05:55PM Multiple Linux Distributions Affected By Crippling Bug In Systemd
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:58PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Friday September 23, 2016 @05:10PM VR Devs Pull Support For Oculus Rift Until Palmer Luckey Steps Down
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:48AM Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Verizon Are In Talks With Twitter For a Potential Acquisition
Monday September 19, 2016 @04:52PM Twitter No Longer Counts Photos, GIFs, Videos Toward 140-Character Limit
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @12:39AM Twitter Will Extend Its 140 Character Limit On September 19th
Monday September 12, 2016 @12:51AM Firefox 49 Postponed One Week Due To Unexpected Bugs
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @07:01PM Revived Lawsuit Says Twitter DMs Are Like Handing ISIS a Satellite Phone
Friday August 26, 2016 @05:54PM Twitter Is Working On Anti-Harassment Keyword Filtering Tool, Says Report
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @07:03PM YouTube Plans To Bring Photos, Polls, and Text To Its Video Service
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @01:10AM Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Scheduling App Genee
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:49PM Sony Tries To Remove News Articles About PlayStation 4 Slim Leak From The Internet
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:02AM US Customs and Border Protection Wants To Know Who You Are On Twitter
Sunday August 21, 2016 @01:53PM Twitter Announces New Blocking and Filtering Features
Thursday August 18, 2016 @02:05PM Twitter Has Suspended 235,000 Accounts Since February For Promoting Terrorism
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:55AM Former Twitter Employees: 'Abuse Problem' Comes From Their Culture Of Free Speech
Thursday August 11, 2016 @08:13PM Cracking The Code On Trump Tweets
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:43PM Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama, Says Report
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:33PM Twitter Is Not Legally Responsible For The Rise of ISIS, Rules California District Court
Sunday August 07, 2016 @12:57PM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:01PM Stopping Trolls Is 'Now Life and Death For Twitter', Argues Backchannel
Monday August 01, 2016 @07:15PM Apple Replaces The Pistol Emoji With A Water Gun