Anti-fascists say police post mugshots on Twitter to 'intimidate and silence'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US policing Doxing arrested protesters has become common, and can have lasting consequences even after the charges are dropped The strategy can lead to intense online abuse for ‘antifa’, Black Lives Matter activists and other protesters. Photograph: Shawn Goldberg/Rex/Shutterstock Michelle Higgins was protesting a Läs mer…

Twitter Temporarily Restricts InfoWars’ Alex Jones Account

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Inc. is the latest social network to take action against far-right commentator Alex Jones, temporarily limiting his account after he tweeted a link to a video that violated company policies against abusive behavior. The ban is not extensive. Jones will still be able Läs mer…

Twitter suspends Infowars' Alex Jones for abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Far-right conspiracy theorist will not be able to tweet, retweet or favourite tweets for seven days A Twitter spokesperson said the action was taken for a video that was in violation of the company’s rules on abusive behaviour and inciting violence. Photograph: Tamir Läs mer…

Anna Kendrick Throws Award for Great Tweets in Ryan Reynolds’ Face

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Anna Kendrick won the Choice Comedy Movie Actress for her performance in Pitch Perfect 3 at Sunday’s Teen Choice 2018 awards, but that wasn’t the prize she was most excited about. On her way to the stage, Kendrick learned that she had also won Läs mer…

Why does Twitter let Alex Jones break its rules with his rants? Well, money rules | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Twitter Twitter is the last major host for Alex Jones’s rants. Why does he get to break their rules? Hannah Jane Parkinson The tech giant is scared of losing power, yet as a media platform it must be responsible for its content Alex Läs mer…

Twitter suspends Proud Boys on eve of deadly Unite the Right rally anniversary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Platform bars rightwing ‘western chauvinist’ group for violating its policy against violent extremists A rally in Portland on 4 August in which the Proud Boys took part. Photograph: Kainoa Little/Sopa Images/REX/Shutterstock Twitter suspended numerous accounts associated with the rightwing “western chauvinist” group the Läs mer…

Peak social media? Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat fail to make new friends

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Social networking Peak social media? Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat fail to make new friends As the market matures and young people share elsewhere, growing pains hit Silicon Valley More than 3 million under-25s are expected to abandon Facebook in the UK and US by Läs mer…

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Defends Stance on Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones in Sean Hannity Interview

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facing mounting scrutiny for allowing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to remain on the platform, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gave an exclusive radio interview to Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday, explaining how such decisions are made. Dorsey said that when considering whether to Läs mer…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends failure to ban Alex Jones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Jack Dorsey refuses to follow Apple, Facebook and YouTube in banning Jones, saying he will be guided by principles rather than pressure Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has defended allowing Alex Jones to remain on the platform. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters Twitter founder Jack Dorsey Läs mer…

The trillion-dollar question: can the tech giants keep growing?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology sector The trillion-dollar question: can the tech giants keep growing? A startling stock-market landmark for Apple has been offset by big falls for Facebook and Twitter. Is this tumultuous period just a blip, or the first sign of trouble? Apple’s chief Läs mer…

New York Times racism row: how Twitter comes back to haunt you

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Sarah Jeong is the latest public figure to pay the price for postings on Twitter that are resurfaced years later The controversy emerged shortly after the New York Times hired Sarah Jeong. Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex Features Less than 24 hours after it was Läs mer…

Ignore Zuckerberg. With skill and imagination we can drive the haters offline | Zoe Williams

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Technology Ignore Zuckerberg. With skill and imagination we can drive the haters offline Zoe Williams The idea that tech’s vast reach makes it too big and complicated to control might suit the social media giants, but it’s just not true Protests in India Läs mer…

Twitter Shares Plunge After Company Loses 1 Million Active Users

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. shares plunged the most in two years after the social media company said monthly users dropped by 1 million in the second quarter from the first and predicted further declines as it continues to fight against spam, fake accounts and Läs mer…

Tech firms fear regulation nightmare if MPs get their way

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Report into fake news could put legal burden on firms such as Twitter and Facebook to remove harmful and illegal content The report is expected to call for the creation of a new legal framework for regulating technology firms. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Facebook, Läs mer…

Twitter share price tumbles after it loses 1m users in three months

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Firm says fall in users is linked to action to delete fake accounts to improve the ‘health of the platform’ More than $6bn (£4.6bn) was wiped off the market value of Twitter on Friday. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP More than $6bn (£4.6bn) was wiped Läs mer…