Social Media

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Twitter changes hacked content rules after Biden story furor

Twitter initially banned users from sharing links to article

  • Oct 16, 2020

 

President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Dominic LeBlanc speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. LeBlanc says there is no magic legislative bullet to control objectionable content on social media. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

No ‘magic bullet’ to solve toxic social-media content, LeBlanc says

Internet and social-media platforms must be a home for free speech

 

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

 

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

LONDON — The global pandemic and U.S. protests are forcing a pullback…

  • Jul 24, 2020
A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter
UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power
Twitter said a tweet by President Donald Trump violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence” in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet

WASHINGTON — Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald…

  • May 29, 2020
Twitter said a tweet by President Donald Trump violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence” in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
TikTok has been the focus of U.S. national-security concerns because of its Chinese ownership, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Video app TikTok names top Disney streaming exec as new CEO

TikTok, the popular short-video app that has also drawn national-security and privacy…

  • May 19, 2020
TikTok has been the focus of U.S. national-security concerns because of its Chinese ownership, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)