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Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet

Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notificati...

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet

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Los Angeles Lakers' Moritz Wagner apologizes for liking tweet defending George Zimmerman Los Angeles Lakers rookie Mortiz Wagner apologized Wednesday for appearing to like a tweet that defended George Zimmerman over the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012....
2019-06-21 01:32

Twitter says Trump’s tweet didn’t violate its rules against racism but won’t say why Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to their countries —...
2019-07-16 02:48

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
2019-05-31 15:32

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
2019-07-16 13:32

Zion Williamson already liking this NBA offense-friendly rule Zion Williamson knows he has a lot to learn starting when he makes his NBA Summer League debut. That said, he’s already picked up a few things. The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft by the New Orleans Pelicans is in Las Vegas, where his first g...
2019-07-03 11:32

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhov...
2019-07-18 04:16

Want To Ditch Junk Food? These 5 Tips Can Help You To Start Liking Healthy Food! Aspiring to eat healthy is much easier than actually doing it. So how does one practice 'mind over matter' and get themselves to opt for the healthier food every single time?...
2019-05-26 16:16

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interface to bring it more in line with the design and func...
2019-07-15 21:48

CDC: Pig ear dog treats are making people sick The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and local health officials are investigating salmonella outbreaks in 13 states that may have been caused by pig ear dog treats....
2019-07-06 05:00

This looks like the car you use to tear ass around Heaven until they all get sick of you doing cloud This looks like the car you use to tear ass around Heaven until they all get sick of you doing cloud-donuts and kick you out, where you have to hoon around in Purgatory in a metallic tan Saturn Vue....
2019-06-11 16:16

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, the CDC released a report encouraging Americans to use caution when taking advantage of public pools b...
2019-07-01 20:48

‘sMothered’ mom and daughter: It’s ‘sick,’ but we’re each other’s real husbands And you thought your mom was a lot! “SMothered,” a new TLC series co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close mother-daughter relationships. Emphasis on close. The reality show, which airs Sundays at 10 p.m., features four mom-daughter pairs...
2019-06-06 05:16

Family Asks For Cards For A Sick Loved One MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One month ago, a Mount Sterling woman was given two months to live after being diagnosed with lung cancer. Now, Sandy Thomas’ family is rallying around her and asking for your support by sending her cards....
2019-06-04 14:32

Stop the Bruins: We’re sick of this Boston run of titles Look, we like to be open and honest and completely transparent here at Open Mike, so I will warn you: If you are from New England, or if your sporting proclivities include any or all of the professional sports teams under the umbrella and the auspice...
2019-05-26 04:16

Over 200 sick after eating at Imelda Marcos party Philippine officials say more than 240 people have been brought to hospitals with suspected food poisoning in an event celebrating the 90th birthday of former first lady Imelda Marcos. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03 23:32

Students face prosecution over 'Doc Holiday' sick notes German prosecutors are mulling action against university students suspected of using sick notes that were illegally issued. Dozens of examinees quit a test midway through — later citing uncannily similar health reasons....
2019-06-06 08:32

New president pledges to cure 'sick child' El Salvador El Salvador's new President Nayib Bukele took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a "sick child" following years of violence and migration that has strained relations with the United States....
2019-06-02 02:16

‘I’m sick of that crap:’ Baker Mayfield rips Texas and its QB Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, who is the face of the franchise in Cleveland, can’t quite move on from his Oklahoma days and the Red River Rivalry. Mayfield, who won the 2017 Heisman Trophy while with the Sooners, slammed rival Texas and it...
2019-06-20 11:32

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
2019-07-22 13:16

Jarred Kelenic’s mother is sick of Mets stories about her son Jarred Kelenic will always be tied to the Mets and that doesn’t sit well with the former first-round draft pick’s mother. “It still surprises me seeing him in New York newspapers after all this time,” Lisa Kelenic told Basebal...
2019-07-23 07:48

More dogs are getting sick as climate changes pushes diseases into new parts of the US From heartworms to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to Lyme disease, climate change means more dogs are getting sick.        ...
2019-06-15 19:48

‘Everyone started crying’: Sick boy walks mom down the aisle on wedding day Maxine Connolly didn’t know if her son would live long enough to ever see her get married, which made it extra special when the 8-year-old walked her down the aisle at her wedding. Maxine, from Scotland, married the boy’s father, Michael, after being...
2019-07-11 21:16

Netflix horror movie ‘The Perfection’ is making people sick Netflix’s new movie “The Perfection” is sick — and not in the good way. Viewers are reporting headaches, nausea and even vomiting after watching the 90-minute horror flick’s particularly gory scenes. In the thriller, which sta...
2019-05-29 08:16

Flour sold at ALDI recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-lb. bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli....
2019-05-25 16:16

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis in five locations wit...
2019-05-21 17:32

Woman stabs herself because she’s sick of living in ‘Trump’s country’: cops A Florida woman took Trump Derangement Syndrome to an extreme level — stabbing herself repeatedly in the abdomen and telling cops, “I’m tired of living in Trump’s country.” Police found the unidentified 46-year-old woman outside her home in Palmetto ...
2019-06-06 19:00

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
2019-06-07 16:32

Ex-NFL QB Jared Lorenzen 'still very sick' as he battles multiple health issues Former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen was “fighting for his life” while battling kidney and heart issues as well as an infection and his family offered an update on his condition Tuesday....
2019-07-03 20:32

Hundreds fall sick after Imelda Marcos's birthday party Guests at celebration for former first lady of Philippines rushed to hospital with suspected food poisoningMore than 200 guests fell ill with suspected food poisoning after a meal at a birthday party for Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Ph...
2019-07-03 21:16

David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein play is a sick joke LONDON — David Mamet has done it again! By which I mean that the out-of-his-mind playwright has appalled, offended and perplexed a packed house of hundreds of people — this time with his comedy about Harvey Weinstein. You read that right. Mamet wants...
2019-06-08 16:32

People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the 'sober curious' Getaway in Brooklyn was comfortably full for a Saturday night, when I came in to try my first "shrub" — an acidic beverage made from vinegar, fruit, sugar, club soda and zero alcohol....
2019-06-10 16:48

Pope Francis Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
2019-05-26 13:00

The Trailer: Michael Bennet is sick of watching Democrats lose In this edition: The fed-up centrism of Michael Bennet, the impeachment bubble, and a talk with the anti-abortion Democrat who could be governor of Mississippi....
2019-05-31 06:32

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera started working at the Tesla Giga factory in Sparks, Nevada. A few months into her employment she was pro...
2019-07-09 11:48

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known ...
2019-05-23 12:48

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a miserable return flight filled with passengers suffering from similar symptoms. Tracy McCraw, of Madison...
2019-06-18 22:16

New Twitter Still Has Old Twitter's Problems This week, Twitter unveiled a redesigned version of its website, greeting desktop users with a new appearance and added features including dedicated pages for bookmarks and exploring topics....
2019-07-20 15:00

Lawyers Had to Force the Border Patrol to Send 4 Sick Toddlers to the Hospital More and more horror stories are emerging about the abusive conditions migrant children are being subjected to at U.S. Border Patrol facilities. The latest news from McAllen, TX, is equally devastating, confirming once again that the U.S. government ...
2019-06-22 22:48

Two thieves stole a package meant for a sick 5-year-old. Then they tearfully returned it A saga that started with a 5-year-old autistic child getting his WWE belt stolen ended with the thieves returning the belt with a tearful apology.        ...
2019-07-01 12:16

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Trump immigration proposal may mean sick kids lose health benefits A Trump administration proposal to increase the odds that immigrants will be deemed "public charges" ineligible for government health benefits may result in millions of kids becoming uninsured, a study suggests....
2019-07-02 08:00

Blue Bell looking for ice cream-licking prankster in sick viral video Not cool. Ice cream maker Blue Bell says it’s looking into a now-viral video of a woman licking its ice cream at a grocery store and then placing the tainted tub back on the shelf. “This type of incident will not be tolerated,” the company told...
2019-07-02 10:32

Ask The Salty Waitress: I’m afraid my neighbor’s cookout food could make me sick Dear Salty,I’m a germaphobe in general, and summer cookouts can make me nervous. Last year I went to my neighbors’ Fourth Of July party and saw they’d already set out the burgers, hot dogs, salads, etc. who knows when, and left them in the sun. I stu...
2019-05-24 19:32

‘Sick and twisted’: Blogger Tiffany Jenkins opens up about her dark past Beneath her high-functioning exterior, Tiffany Jenkins was a desperate junkie, spending an average of $200 a day on her opioid habit — and exchanging sexual favors for pills....
2019-07-07 04:48

Third-grader with cancer in remission donates birthday gifts to sick kids In a touching gesture, a California third-grader whose cancer is in remission donated her birthday presents to the hospital where she received treatment. Zoe Figueroa requested friends and family celebrate her eighth birthday by donating toys to the ...
2019-07-13 05:32

Julian Assange is too sick to make court appearance using video link: lawyer Julian Assange was too sick to appear at an extradition hearing Thursday, his lawyer said in court. Attorney Gareth Pierce said the WikiLeaks founder was “not very well” and couldn’t appear via video link from prison. Assange, 47, has been behind bar...
2019-05-30 15:16

'Sick journalism': Trump condemns New York Times revelations on migrant deal Story said Mexico agreed concessions months agoAttacks on press are subject of new book by CNN’s AcostaDonald Trump on Monday returned to the offensive over criticism of his immigration deal with Mexico, accusing the New York Times of “sick journalis...
2019-06-10 17:16

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 years ago....
2019-07-04 06:48

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange too sick to appear by video link for U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks' founder was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.        ...
2019-05-30 17:16

Tyra Banks' Top Model meltdown is now a sick house track courtesy of King Princess Memes come and go at a very fast pace, but some stand the tests of time and never get old. Tyra Banks has proven to be one of those memes—quite a few times, actually—with her unpredictable behavior on America’s Next Top Model. There’s that time she f...
2019-05-21 14:38

Ex-‘SNL’ star and leukemia survivor Vanessa Bayer wrote a book to comfort sick kids When someone is very sick, it can be difficult to know what to say. Sometimes people get so uncomfortable, they don’t say anything at all. It’s even more confusing when the person who’s sick is a child. It’s something actress Vanessa Bayer experience...
2019-07-13 20:48

Doctors are sick and tired of at-home ‘cancer screening’ kits that send people into a panic over nothing There are probably a lot of things that annoy doctors. Patients diving into symptom-tracking websites like WebMD and convincing themselves they have a dire illness is probably near the top of the list, but a more recent development is also raising th...
2019-07-23 15:48

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoma...
2019-07-19 15:32

How to read your first tweet (and all your other old ones) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Whether you’re looking for that hilarious joke you tweeted last year, or worried that some of your old tweets mi...
2019-07-06 18:48

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
2019-06-18 13:00

Kevin Smith won't let That Tweet die As Kevin Smith’s career has evolved, so has our nostalgia for earlier iterations of the filmmaker, whose name was once synonymous with indie flicks like Clerks and Chasing Amy. But with each new phase comes a begrudging escalation in that nostalgia: ...
2019-07-09 19:48

Trump targets AT&T in tweet over CNN U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T in a pair of tweets on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN....
2019-06-03 13:48

How far can a viral tweet get you? Be careful what you wish for Adam Koszary’s ‘absolute unit’ sheep led to a job at Tesla, but his new boss, Elon Musk, has had less social media success – with one missive landing him in courtTwitter is a game with two objectives. The first is to scream your opinions at people wh...
2019-05-22 18:16

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
2019-07-11 03:32

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
2019-06-19 13:16

Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Hero’s Welcome at Minnesota Airport; Jealous Trump Says It Was Staged, Claims Media Has ‘Sick Partnership’ With the Squad After all of the threats and fighting with the president of the United States, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) arrived home and was greeted with a hero’s welcome at Minnesota airport on Thursday....
2019-07-19 20:00

Pelosi scolds AOC, progressives: Don’t tweet, talk to me! Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday warned progressive members of Congress to stop tweeting insults at their moderate colleagues — as one of the apparent objects of her ire, Bronx/Queens Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, said the House speaker was giving her “bus...
2019-07-11 06:16

Bill Cosby says he is still ‘America’s Dad’ in Father Day’s tweet Despite serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, Bill Cosby stays active on social media. On Sunday, he posted a Father’s Day message on Twitter that social media users said fell flat. “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…,” the disgraced act...
2019-06-17 21:32

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third s...
2019-06-19 03:48

The Londoner: Racism row over Brexiteer's tweet Anti-Brexit campaigner Femi Oluwole responds to Leave.EU figure's comments / Labour's biscuit bother / Jurgen Klopp wades into politics / Andrea Jenkyns's twitter gaffe...
2019-05-31 15:32

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month eve...
2019-06-02 20:32

KLM blasted for sharing tweet about fatalities based on seats The Dutch airline KLM took a social media beating this week after its India team shared a tweet about the seats where passengers are most likely to die, according to a new report. The tweet in question, posted by @KLMIndia along with the hashtags #Tu...
2019-07-18 17:16

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against His ‘Racist Tweet’ President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
2019-07-16 18:16

May calls Trump 'go back' tweet 'completely unacceptable' Theresa May has called comments by Donald Trump about oppositon congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds "completely unacceptable"....
2019-07-15 17:16

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
2019-06-11 19:00

You Got Complaint? Talk To Me, Do Not Tweet: Nancy Pelosi To Democrats US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements......
2019-07-11 07:16

John Cusack apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet Actor John Cusack is apologizing for tweeting an anti-Semitic cartoon and quotation after defending the post, then deleting it. The image showed a blue Star of David above a hand pushing down on a group of people accompanied by a quote frequently mis...
2019-06-19 01:48

Samsung Deletes Tweet That Warned Its QLED TVs Can Get Viruses Samsung's US Support Twitter account deleted a tweet in which it reminded its followers that it is imperative to regularly scan their QLED TVs for viruses and malwares....
2019-06-19 02:16

"Sunny, My Son", Says Dharmendra In Tweet That Leaves Users Wondering Newly-elected BJP parliamentarian Sunny Deol received some fatherly advice from Dharmendra today morning, in the form of a confusing social media post...
2019-07-04 09:16

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to ...
2019-05-22 23:16

We're not well after watching "Sick Song," the latest from the "Johny Johny Yes Papa" monsters The Billion Surprise Toys (BST) video of “Johny Johny Yes Papa” is a uniquely horrifying creation. Though it seems to have been wiped from the internet except in small, memed-up instances and BST-approved variations, it lingers on in cultural memory ...
2019-07-19 19:32

Kylie Jenner salutes 'moms with sick babies' after taking Stormi to the hospital Jenner shared a snap to her Instagram Stories Sunday showing 1-year-old Webster sleeping peacefully with a blanket and pacifier.        ...
2019-06-03 17:32

Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump’s ‘bluff’ in tweet on impeachment In the latest installment of her spat with President Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out his “bluff” after he used comments the progressive darling made about mounting calls to impeach him. “Mr. President, you’re from Queens. ...
2019-06-17 14:16

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
2019-06-05 07:01

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “came from.”...
2019-07-16 15:32

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
2019-07-04 08:48

Samsung tweet suggests scanning your smart TV for malware every few weeks This morning a Samsung customer support account tweeted an odd warning that, to prevent malicious software attacks on your smart TV, you should scan it for viruses every few weeks. It even included an instructional video to help you do so. The tweet,...
2019-06-17 18:32

Samsung Deletes Frightening Tweet Warning That Its Smart TVs Can Get Viruses The internet of things, in which all of our gadgets are plugged into data connections, will bring some terrible downsides along with its conveniences. We were blessed with a reminder of this uneasy future this morning when Samsung’s Twitter account f...
2019-06-17 18:48

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:32

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is not bothered by North Korea’s recent missile tests....
2019-05-26 13:00

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
2019-07-17 08:01

Actress Payal Rohatgi Stirs Row With Shivaji Tweet, Then Apologises Payal Rohatgi, after tweet on Chhatrapati Shivaji, clarified, "I apologise with folded hands to all those who thought I was speaking ill about their maharaj."...
2019-06-04 08:48

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” ch...
2019-07-16 09:16

Susan Collins tells Trump to delete ‘way over the line’ tweet The storm of criticism surrounding President Trump’s incendary Sunday morning “go home” tweets grew louder Monday as a crucial moderate Republican senator, Maine’s Susan Collins, blasted the social media barrage as “way ...
2019-07-16 00:48

Bleacher Report Deletes Tweet Containing God-Awful USWNT Graphic Whenever an American team is in the championship of an international tournament of any kind, the ensuing victory or defeat can become a vital content farm for sports publications everywhere—present company included. With this in mind, Bleacher Report...
2019-07-08 08:16

In Congratulatory Tweet To Naveen Patnaik, PM Modi Assures Cooperation Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Naveen Patnaik this morning soon after took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth time and assured him "complete cooperation from the......
2019-05-29 10:16

Ted Cruz slams Ilhan Omar over now-deleted tweet on immigration Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex, called out Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, over a deleted tweet that suggested having a merit-based immigration system would disadvantage Latino migrants....
2019-05-29 08:48

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested for tweet NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom. Prashan...
2019-06-11 22:32

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
2019-06-12 02:00

Rich Energy shareholders say "rogue" individual behind Haas F1 tweet The shareholders behind the Rich Energy brand have described the claim that it had terminated its deal with the Haas Formula 1 team as "the rogue actions of one individual"...
2019-07-11 18:00

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" t...
2019-07-13 18:16

Anand Mahindra's Tweet Proves That Nobody Can Beat Indians At 'Jugaad' The Hindi word 'jugaad' can be roughly translated as a "hack" or an innovative work-around - and now a tweet by Anand Mahindra proves, yet again, that nobody can beat Indians at jugaad....
2019-05-22 07:48

'Do not tweet': Pelosi scolds progressives in closed-door meeting Speaker Nancy Pelosi chided progressives in a closed-door meeting Wednesday, calling on them to address their intra-party grievances privately rather than blasting their centrist colleagues on Twitter.Pelosi’s comments, which were described as stern,...
2019-07-10 23:48

"No Longer Acceptable": Trump's New Tweet Attack On India Over Tariffs US President Donald Trump lashed out at India once again on Tuesday, saying that the country "has long had a field day" with tariffs and it was "no longer acceptable". Mr Trump's tweet was the latest......
2019-07-09 19:16

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
2019-06-08 02:32

Hank Haney deletes US Women’s Open tweet: ‘I knew a Lee would win’ When Jeongeun Lee6 was finishing up her US Women’s Open victory on Sunday, Hank Haney was still hacking away. On Sunday, the SiriusXM PGA Tour host and former Tiger Woods swing coach attempted to clarify the statements that earned him a suspens...
2019-06-03 22:16

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
2019-05-26 06:32

John Cusack under fire for antisemitic 'follow the money' tweet Actor posts message alongside popular far-right motto before backtracking amid barrage of criticismJohn Cusack has apologised after coming under fire for an antisemitic tweet.Cusack retweeted a quotation, accompanied by a Star of David image, popular...
2019-06-18 19:00

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Crew says aide’s tweet about her father’s re-election campaign violates rule limiting political activity by federal employeesIvanka Trump was accused on Thursday of violating the Hatch Act that bans government workers from speaking out on political c...
2019-06-20 17:00

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The president was met by the U.S. Ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and ot...
2019-06-03 11:16

Trump slammed for tweet about hunting down Mumbai attack mastermind U.S. President Donald Trump faced criticism for saying Pakistan's arrest of the alleged mastermind of the 2008 attacks on Mumbai had come after a 10-year search, as the suspected militant had been living in plain view....
2019-07-18 09:32

UK Restaurant Owner's Tweet After Manager Serves $5,000 Wine By Mistake Restaurant work is demanding and intense, and managers are not always known for their kindness and understanding. So when one steakhouse in Manchester, England, tweeted a "chin up" message to a server......
2019-05-21 14:48

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking....
2019-07-20 00:00

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop’s tweet PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. The Boston Globe reports th...
2019-06-03 19:48

IAS Officer Trolled After "Sarcastic" Tweet On Mahatma Gandhi, Godse A Maharashtra IAS officer landed in trouble after her tweet that appeared to question the celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary. While the Nationalist Congress Party demanded that she be......
2019-06-02 11:48

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
2019-06-04 13:00

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Har...
2019-06-19 21:48

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places from which they came.”...
2019-07-15 08:48

A teacher opens his home to students with deported parents. The tweet went viral. It reads like a feel-good story, but James Tilton — a freshman English teacher at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California — says it isn't.        ...
2019-06-19 23:16

Chrissy Teigen apologizes for spoiling 'The Voice' finale with premature tweet Model Chrissy Teigen apologized for spoiling "The Voice" finale this week after she mistakenly tweeted out the results before the show had aired in some places....
2019-05-23 13:48

Ethics committee to probe Rep. Matt Gaetz tweet about Michael Cohen The House Committee on Ethics announced Friday it's opening an investigation into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz attempted to threaten Michael Cohen with a tweet about his marriage in February....
2019-06-29 04:32

Trump's half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."...
2019-06-22 00:16

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
2019-05-31 23:32

Sergeants union chief rips NYPD for tweet about cops ‘cooling off’ “Sometimes you just need to cool off!” Videos posted online Monday — showing NYPD cops being drenched with buckets of water by residents in Harlem and Brooklyn — were being blasted as “reprehensible” and “dis...
2019-07-23 08:00

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
2019-06-09 14:16

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
2019-07-05 02:32

Zomato's Viral "Ghar Ka Khana" Tweet Triggers Hilarious Responses On Wednesday, food delivery platform Zomato shared an amusing tweet, asking customers to eat home-cooked food for a change. That bit of advice, coming from a food delivery app, left people chuckling -......
2019-07-08 16:32

Trump holds historic meeting with Kim with a tweet, handshake and 'flowers of hope' U. S. President Donald Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday, drawing on his penchant for showmanship and surprise to pull off talks with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that divides the two Koreas....
2019-06-30 15:32

Castro calls Trump Jr. a 'coward' for tweet about Harris' racial heritage 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday for questioning fellow Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris’ racial heritage, calling the president’s son a “coward” and saying his tweet last week was “disgusting.”...
2019-06-30 19:16

Pete Alonso doubles down on ‘hurtful’ tweet reply, push to play Pete Alonso played better defense than the rest of the Mets on Friday night. His defense just happened to initially come on Twitter. The first baseman fought back against the idea that his lobbying to keep Thursday’s game going through the rain led t...
2019-06-15 11:32

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
2019-05-21 16:16

Police apologize for Father’s Day tweet that asked followers to turn in bad dads A Kansas police department has apologized for a tweet it put out on Father’s Day that encouraged parents to turn in dads with any outstanding warrants — sparking a backlash. The since-deleted tweet by the Topeka Police Department read: “Does yo...
2019-06-18 20:32

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to...
2019-06-05 18:00

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
2019-05-27 12:16

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
2019-06-29 04:48

Saudi Arabia rejects U.N. report in Khashoggi case as baseless: minister tweet Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs rejected on Wednesday a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
2019-06-19 17:16

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media pl...
2019-05-22 15:48

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
2019-06-18 09:16

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the goo...
2019-06-19 21:48

Donald Trump Jr. Shares, Then Deletes, a Tweet Questioning Kamala Harris’s Race But the original tweet that questioned the racial background of a presidential candidate of Indian and Jamaican descent had already gone far and wide....
2019-06-29 01:32

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
2019-06-28 16:00

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks cringeworthy tweet by Democratic National Committee A tweet from the official account for the Democratic National Committee raised some eyebrows over the weekend, including those of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-06-19 23:16

British wrestling champion Adrian McCallum dies at 36 after haunting final tweet British wrestler Lionheart today died aged 36 – hours after posting a haunting message online. The world heavyweight champion said: “One day you will eat your last meal, you will hug your friend for the last time”. His message ̵...
2019-06-20 02:32

"Trump Has Taught Us Good Lesson," Quips Farooq Abdullah On Tariffs Tweet Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that United States President Donald Trump has taught India a "good lesson" while referring to his recent comments asking India to withdraw "unacceptable" tariffs on......
2019-06-28 16:00

Dick Vitale Breaks Huge NBA Trade, Walks It Back, Probably Misread A Tweet This afternoon, ESPN basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale praised the New Orleans Pelicans for flipping the fourth pick in the NBA Draft for Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner. The alleged trade also somehow involved the Atlanta Hawks, who have the 10t...
2019-06-21 07:48

Elon Musk Doesn't Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet We’re not even a year on from Tesla founder Elon Musk’s settlement in a case over using an aritst’s work without credit and we’re back here again, this time over some fan art of Nier Automata’s star 2B....
2019-06-17 03:48

Booker dodges question about spokesperson's Biden 'senate judiciary hearing' tweet 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker was unable on Sunday to clarify a tweet his spokesman sent out about former Vice President Joe Biden getting “his own Senate Judiciary Hearing.”...
2019-07-21 19:32

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump appeared unbowed Sunday night, suggesting it was "so sad" to see Democrats sticking up for the lawm...
2019-07-15 05:48

Stanley Druckenmiller sold everything and bought Treasurys after Trump's tweet threatening China Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller says he sold nearly all of his investments and piled into Treasurys following Trump's China tweet in May....
2019-06-04 15:16

Ana Navarro unloads on 'self-righteous' hypocrite Marco Rubio for Trump 'chant' tweet "View" co-host Ana Navarro had a fiery rebuke for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Friday, suggesting that he should look in the mirror before accusing others of "self-righteous hypocrisy."...
2019-07-19 21:16

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
2019-07-13 13:48

Teens behind octogenarian Gravel's long-shot 2020 campaign tweet from debate sidelines After former Senator Mike Gravel failed to make the Democratic debate stage this week, the two teens running the 89-year-old's long-shot U.S. presidential campaign used their spot on the sidelines trying to attract new supporters through social media...
2019-06-29 02:32

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending he...
2019-07-11 20:16

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We ...
2019-07-04 01:32

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
2019-07-04 19:00

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
2019-06-19 05:16

Topeka police apologize for Father's Day tweet encouraging people to turn in dads with outstanding warrants Police in Topeka, Kan. apologized Monday for posting a Father's Day message on Twitter that encouraged citizens to turn in fathers with outstanding arrest warrants....
2019-06-18 05:00

F1 Sponsor Rich Energy Now Blames Rogue Employee for Yesterday’s Bizarre 'PC Attitude' Tweet [UPDATE] Here I was, deeply sad that we might be seeing the end to the saga of extremely suspicious energy drink company Rich Energy as a sponsor of a Formula One team. It was a fun ride while it lasted, I supposed, but doomed to end with a tweet saying the d...
2019-07-11 20:48

Donald Trump kicks off British visit with tweet against London mayor: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London's mayor....
2019-06-03 18:16

Skip Bayless Falls For A Fake Woj Tweet About Chris Paul Mocking James Harden's "Manboobs" Have you heard the news? If you watched FS1's Second Take this morning, you did: the Rockets backcourt’s toxic situation got so bad in part because Chris Paul repeatedly berated James Harden about his “manboobs,” to the point that Harden left tea...
2019-06-20 06:16

MLB slams umpires union over tweet accusing Padres' Manny Machado of committing 'violence in the workplace' Major League Baseball and its umpire’s union are publicly feuding after the latter accused San Diego Padres star Manny Machado of committing “violence in the workplace” following his ejection over the weekend during a game against Colorado....
2019-06-19 21:01

NASA invites tourists to space station, while a Trump tweet casts doubt on his own administration’s moon plan Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days, with the first mission coming as early as next year....
2019-06-08 06:48

World Cup hero and Golden Boot winner: Megan Rapinoe's emphatic response to Donald Trump tweet After the United States won the Women's World Cup, social media users did not waste time in reminding Donald Trump of a tweet he had directed toward star player Megan Rapinoe earlier in the tournament....
2019-07-08 03:48

Kotaku Elon Musk Doesn’t Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet | Gizmodo Huawei CEO Dodges Kotaku Elon Musk Doesn’t Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet | Gizmodo Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event | Jalopnik The 503-HP 2020 BMW X4 M Competition Is a Real M Car Whether You Like...
2019-06-17 18:32

'It's so sick!' Urn with man's cremains stolen, loved ones plead for its return Samuel Abreght's loved ones took to Facebook, pleading for the thief to return the urn, but to no avail.        ...
2019-06-20 12:00

Former Kentucky QB Jared Lorenzen 'still very sick' but 'remains a fighter' The family of Jared Lorenzen has issued a statement updating the former Kentucky quarterback's status as he battles serious health issues.       ...
2019-07-03 17:48

Stephen King slams President Trump in scathing tweet: 'The armbands come next right?' The "master of horror" is horrified. Author Stephen King took to Twitter Sunday to denounce President Donald Trump.        ...
2019-07-16 19:32

Justin Bieber explains THAT tweet about challenging Tom Cruise to 'fight in the octagon' "It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes," explained Justin Bieber of his post about wanting to throwdown with Tom Cruise.        ...
2019-06-13 16:48

Tweet by Oklahoma City's mayor about Russell Westbrook and Paul George didn't age well Oklahoma City mayor David Holt tweeted on June 30 about how great it was to have Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the Thunder.       ...
2019-07-12 12:00

'Go back' tweet row: Trump hits back after accusations of racism Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
2019-07-15 07:48

No, it’s not just you: Twitter is down Yet another social network has experienced a major outage, following similar problems experienced in recent days by Facebook and Instagram. This time it’s Twitter, which apparently went down Thursday afternoon such that many users aren’t ...
2019-07-11 21:32

Ali Krieger explains her Trump 'grope' tweet: It showed USWNT's support for Megan Rapinoe Ali Krieger tweeted about Donald Trump so she could show the world that the USWNT supported Megan Rapinoe, who was the target of angry Trump tweets.       ...
2019-06-30 05:00

Twitter is resurrecting its Mac desktop app It's been a year since Twitter killed off its app for Mac, but it's now fallen back in love with the desktop and is releasing a new version for macOS Catalina.The new app will feature keyboard shortcuts, desktop notifications, support for m...
2019-06-17 11:48

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: ‘This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
2019-06-16 07:32

OJ Simpson on Twitter: ‘I got a little gettin’ even to do.’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Satur...
2019-06-15 23:48

LG may have just trolled Huawei and its US ban on Twitter Huawei has been having a pretty tough time lately and, while fanboys of certain brands may be enjoying the situation, very few people are laughing about it due to the serious consequences that could arise later on. If the situation continues unchange...
2019-05-23 17:48

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."...
2019-06-16 00:32

Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good Like approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying levels of awfulness until I surface around 6 or 7 pm from a platform that’s unwilling or unable to improve its us...
2019-07-17 22:48

Sorry @realDonaldTrump, but @BarackObama is Twitter's top cat He’s not a big Twitter guy and hasn’t even clicked the “tweet” button in 7 days, but when compared to the “tweeter-in-chief,” former President Barack Obama is the social media platform’s king, not President Trump....
2019-07-17 17:00

Twitter will let you pin your favorite lists in its app The lists feature hasn't received a ton of love from Twitter over the years outside of Tweetdeck, but lists can be extremely useful for organizing accounts by interest or to quickly see the latest tweets from your closest friends. Last month, th...
2019-07-11 00:32

How to Write a Professional Twitter Bio Should your Twitter account reflect your personal life, or your professional expertise? Arguably, the answer is “both”—but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to balance the two identities....
2019-06-18 21:16

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst, which ...
2019-06-04 05:48

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere reported not being able to access the platform.The co...
2019-07-11 23:00

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccess...
2019-07-12 01:32

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from v...
2019-07-10 00:48

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then ...
2019-07-12 04:00

Twitter is back after a brief outage (updated) Twitter is back online for some people after being down for an hour or so Thursday afternoon. Tweets weren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, while Down Detector had a massive spike in outage reports....
2019-07-12 04:00

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
2019-06-02 19:00

Twitter is down. Outage appears worldwide Twitter is experiencing an outage that has knocked out the service around the world. No cause has been revealed.       ...
2019-07-11 22:16

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
2019-07-16 17:16

Good luck sliding into anyone's Twitter DMs right now Facebook isn't the only internet behemoth suffering from serious downtime. As of mid-day on July 3rd, Twitter is experiencing "some issues" with direct message delivery and notifications. We've asked Twitter if it can clarify what happene...
2019-07-04 06:16

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Twitter account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Oh, and Instagram? Yep, here’s how to delete that too.  Socia...
2019-07-08 13:32

O.J. Simpson may have finally joined Twitter The Juice is loose on Twitter — maybe. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by O.J. Simpson popped up on the social media site late Friday night, and it darkly promises to settle old scores. The handle @TheRealOJ32 includes a video with Simpson spe...
2019-06-15 19:32

How to Clean Up and Archive Your Twitter Account I used to save my data on services forever—in case I ever needed to take a trip down memory lane—but I’ve recently found lots of relief and joy in purging my Twitter account of old tweets....
2019-07-22 17:48

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
2019-06-07 20:01

Twitter Reacts To The Budget With Hilarious Memes Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman first Budget has created a huge buzz on social media. Many used humour to register their disappointment with the Budget. Take a look at some of the memes it led to....
2019-07-05 19:16

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosin...
2019-05-24 15:48

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny...
2019-06-03 14:32

Twitter to use warning labels for harassing tweets President Trump and other politicians' tweets might come with a warning label. Twitter says the new labels would be applied to tweets that may be threatening violence, engaging in "targeted harassment," or inciting others to do so. (June 27) &...
2019-06-28 04:16

OJ Simpson reportedly joins Twitter with 'a little gettin' even to do' Account appears in former football star’s name days after 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdersDays after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, OJ Simpson has ...
2019-06-17 00:00

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a ...
2019-06-11 01:16

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
2019-06-17 07:32

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
2019-07-04 22:00

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidents Twitter has apologised for suspending accounts which have criticised the Chinese government on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests....
2019-06-03 19:48

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public follower...
2019-05-21 16:00

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday night. Drake, of course, already has grabbed head...
2019-05-26 07:32

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
2019-06-20 04:48

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the powe...
2019-06-08 02:48

| Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting....
2019-07-14 10:32

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
2019-06-06 22:16

This starfish ‘ravioli’ is not edible — but Twitter is still craving it This sea star is making waves. A starfish which resembles ravioli has found viral fame far beyond its ocean home. Plinthaster dentatus or “The Spongivorous Cookie Star,” as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration refers to the...
2019-07-13 05:32

Don Jr. Owns Roy Moore in Depressing Twitter Feud Tonight on Twitter, Donald Trump Jr. warned failed Senate candidate and alleged pedophile Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama race for Senate. The tweet came after a series of interactions between Alabama GOP figures goading each other about th...
2019-05-29 09:00

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking...
2019-07-13 03:32

Keanu Reeves has basically broken Twitter Keanu Reeves is everywhere. With so many current and upcoming releases—John Wick, Toy Story 4, his amazing Always Be My Maybe cameo, his upcoming role in Cyberpunk 2077—and heartwarming tales of him just being a good dude, he’s evolved into everyone’...
2019-06-11 07:16

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’...
2019-07-12 18:48

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
2019-06-14 03:32

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
2019-06-08 14:16

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn't readable. Whi...
2019-07-20 00:32

Incredibly, Jar-Jar Binks is Trending on Twitter, So Now's My Chance to Do This Look, like most of you, I’m not happy at all that Jar-Jar Fucking Binks is trending on Twitter and social media right now. Like the rest of the population of sentient beings on Earth, I’ve been enjoying the 20 or so years of not having to remember th...
2019-07-09 07:32

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
2019-06-16 01:00

Twitter rebuilds website for ‘write once, run everywhere’ philosophy Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, which impacts the front end and the back end, and has been years in the making.Read More...
2019-07-15 19:48

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
2019-05-23 21:16

Trump tweet row: BBC's Naga Munchetty praised for sharing 'fury' at 'racist' comments BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty has been praised for speaking out against racism, saying that she has also been told to "go back where she's come from"....
2019-07-18 02:32

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
2019-06-27 22:48

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it...
2019-06-27 19:00

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
2019-05-21 16:16

How House Democratic factions ended their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to deescalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the caucus’ moderate and progressive wings released a rare...
2019-07-19 03:00

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account s...
2019-06-27 23:00

This thread about peeing in space is the best thing on Twitter today It’s not often I’m glued to my screen while someone talks about the intricacies of urination. Twitter, for all its problems, sometimes delivers a thread too good to pass up. These tales, often spun as threads, offer genuine insight into the human exp...
2019-07-20 03:32

London Police's Twitter Account Was Hacked. Then Trump Got In The Act The London police force's official Twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or appeals for information. In the event of a terrorist attack, the police use......
2019-07-21 11:01

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 14:32

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
2019-06-28 01:48

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
2019-06-24 07:16

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
2019-07-20 12:32

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in on the act. LONDON — The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strangely. The force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or a......
2019-07-21 01:16

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
2019-06-27 19:00

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules. Read more......
2019-06-28 00:32

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
2019-07-18 11:32

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2018 lower court ruling that said President Donald Trump could not block people from following him on Twitter....
2019-07-09 16:48

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
2019-07-09 17:32

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
2019-07-09 19:00

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit ...
2019-07-09 19:16

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
2019-05-23 14:16

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump...
2019-07-09 20:48

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan,...
2019-07-09 21:32

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
2019-07-10 03:32

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
2019-07-11 04:16

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
2019-07-11 14:00

Didi Gregorius has started spreading the news again on Twitter The Yankees’ first win of the second half produced Didi Gregorius’ first emoji-filled tweet of the 2019 season. Gregorius, who started the year on the injured list as he rehabilitated from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, had enthralled Yankees...
2019-07-13 09:32

Twitter Loves This Mom Who Organised Daughter's Fridge Before Leaving An Indian-Canadian woman shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her and where it was left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions......
2019-05-22 13:00

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
2019-07-12 23:48

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
2019-07-09 05:00

CBOE And C2 To List Options On Twitter (TWTR) On November 15 CHICAGO, IL, November 14, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) announced that they will list options on the stock of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, November 15. The contract specifications and Designate...
2019-05-21 22:48

Twitter removes precise geo-tagging option from tweets Twitter has announced it will be removing the ability to tag your precise location from tweets. In a tweet from its support account, the company explained that most users didn't use the location-tagging feature and removing it would "simplify" t...
2019-06-20 01:32

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
2019-07-02 09:16

"Even Messi Can't...": Cow Leaves Twitter Impressed With Football Skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely touted as the greatest footballers in the world. But the two deadly attackers may have met their match in a muddy field in Goa, where a cow took a......
2019-07-02 21:48

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
2019-07-03 18:48

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
2019-07-16 19:48

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
2019-07-16 11:00

Starting today, everyone’s desktop version of Twitter will look completely different If you open Twitter on the web today and are greeted with a completely new look, don’t be surprised. The company is starting to roll out an all-new user interface today for the desktop version of the social network, and there’s a lot that...
2019-07-16 05:32

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to ...
2019-07-16 03:48

Twitter slams helicopter joyriders who jammed sky during NYC fireworks It wasn’t just the fireworks lighting up the sky Thursday night. Helicopters swarmed the skies of lower Manhattan, annoying grounded New Yorkers — but giving a select few a spectacular view of the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display. Temper...
2019-07-05 21:32

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about...
2019-05-24 07:16

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
2019-07-06 21:16

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
2019-07-07 02:48

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
2019-07-07 16:48

"Remember When I Said...": Trump On Love-Hate Relationship With Twitter Several minutes into President Donald Trump's social media summit at the White House Thursday, the president grew nostalgic, reminiscing on some of his greatest Twitter hits....
2019-07-12 06:16

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacist...
2019-05-30 12:32

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw a change. His Twitter and Facebook handles were......
2019-05-30 22:48

Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see....
2019-06-17 22:32

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched las...
2019-06-13 16:48

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
2019-05-28 02:16

OJ Simpson asks fantasy football question on Twitter Since O.J. Simpson joined Twitter over the weekend he declared he has “got a little getting even to do” and reportedly threatened a parody account with knife emojis....
2019-06-19 01:32

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
2019-06-06 17:48

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes 'Daddy DotCom' on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
2019-06-17 15:48

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
2019-06-14 14:32

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative h...
2019-06-14 00:16

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
2019-06-13 21:32

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account threatens man with knife emojis The shocking threats were contained in a pair of videos posted on the "@KillerOJSimpson" Twitter page on Monday, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the infamous slow-speed police chase of a white Ford Bronco....
2019-06-18 02:48

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
2019-05-31 13:16

Jordan Spieth rips his caddie, gets destroyed on Twitter PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open first round appeared to be spiraling out of control Thursday on the par-4 eighth hole, where his tee shot rolled off the cliff to the right of the fairway to the rocks below. He then compounded his pro...
2019-06-14 09:48

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 20:01

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parliament....
2019-05-31 17:16

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. ...
2019-06-16 09:16

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
2019-06-07 18:32

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
2019-06-12 17:00

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins...
2019-06-14 05:48

Trump Tagged the Wrong ABC on Twitter, and Got a Koala in Response The Australian Broadcasting Corporation stirred national pride with its response after President Trump confused it with the ABC News based in New York....
2019-06-18 12:48

5 Times Sushma Swaraj Proved She Was A Rockstar On Twitter Veteran BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has received an overwhelming response after she tweeted a "thank you" message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening for "all the opportunities" she was......
2019-05-31 13:16

Theresa May brands Donald Trump's 'go home' tweet 'completely unacceptable' Theresa May has branded Donald Trump's tweets about congresswomen going back to their "broken and crime infested" countries "completely unacceptable"....
2019-07-15 20:00

Taylor Swift says she shaves her legs daily, Twitter is ‘offended’ Sh-sh-shave it off! On the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday, Taylor Swift weighed in on a delightfully mundane Twitter controversy about whether or not people should wash their legs in the shower. What she revealed left fans shocked. R...
2019-05-21 19:01

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
2019-07-09 20:00

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which special...
2019-07-16 18:16

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
2019-07-10 19:16

Klay Thompson's injury and return sends Twitter into a frenzy Klay Thompson headed to the locker room after suffering a scary knee injury in the third quarter, but not before making a heroic comeback to shoot his free throws in a bizarre turn of events at Oracle Arena....
2019-06-14 06:00

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating...
2019-06-14 20:32

US Army Twitter Question Highlights Toll Of America's Wars Days ahead of an annual holiday when Americans remember those who died while serving in the armed forces, the US Army's Twitter account asked people how their time in the military affected them and......
2019-05-29 02:01

Lindsey Graham tells Trump to ‘knock it down a notch’ on Twitter Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday suggested President Trump “knock it down a notch” when it comes to tweeting about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues in the House moments before he launched into a full-scale attack ...
2019-07-15 20:00

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
2019-05-21 21:01

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday....
2019-05-21 19:48

Kawhi Leonard-Paul George blockbuster explodes Twitter Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are heading to the Clippers to form their own superteam, according to an ESPN report. As expected, Twitter reacted as only it can to the blockbuster moves that came out early Saturday morning:...
2019-07-06 09:48

'Outnumbered': Trump trashing Justin Amash on Twitter is him 'at his best and worst' The folks on the Outnumbered couch weighed in on President Trump slamming Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who announced Thursday that he was leaving the Republican Party....
2019-07-06 10:16

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
2019-05-29 07:16

The best Twitter reactions around the NBA to the Clippers getting Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The NBA had already been through a dramatic night because of an earthquake, but then the league was shook figuratively hours later.       ...
2019-07-07 04:01

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 21:16

Anthony Davis-to-Lakers trade sends Twitter into shock Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers. On Saturday, Los Angeles agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks – including the No. 4 pick in 2019 – in exchange for the All-Star big man. Of cour...
2019-06-16 03:00

Viral: This Math Equation Has Twitter Confused. Can You Make Sense Of It? A Twitter user recently shared a seemingly simple math equation with the answer already provided, and asked netizens to make sense of it. "A maths meme that is actually funny rather than stupid,"......
2019-07-16 08:00

In-N-Out burger seen in mint condition in New York City street, Twitter ask: How did it get there? The popular West Coast burger chain In-N-Out said Monday it could not solve the mystery of a New York man who discovered one of its burgers sitting untouched on Queens street....
2019-07-23 16:32

Move Over Trump: Chinese Diplomats Take To Twitter In Propaganda Fight Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda......
2019-07-16 13:32

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in ‘Twitter world’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the Twitter-dependent influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues for voting against an emergency aid package for the southern border. “All these people have their public whatever and...
2019-07-08 13:32

#SidhuQuitPolitics Trends On Twitter After Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Debacle Rahul Gandhi's day of reckoning in Amethi, losing the Uttar Pradesh seat that has been a family stronghold for four decades, has put another senior Congress leader in a spot....
2019-05-24 17:48

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
2019-07-09 20:48

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
2019-06-13 03:48

Twitter Furious Over Pakistan Channel's World Cup Ad On Pilot Abhinandan A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many......
2019-06-12 00:32

A Trump Twitter-style diatribe — live from the Rose Garden The president angrily shuts down infrastructure talks after Pelosi accused him earlier in the day of managing a ‘coverup’ in probes of his conduct and administration....
2019-05-23 10:16

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critiq...
2019-07-12 14:16

On World Day Against Child Labour, Leaders Share Thoughts On Twitter This year's World Day Against Child Labour theme is "children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams." According to International Labour Organisation, today 152 million children are still in child......
2019-06-12 08:48

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter, he says for violating his right to free speech....
2019-07-11 15:16

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
2019-07-11 16:32

Payal Rohatgi Hits Out At Mumbai Police After Being Blocked On Twitter Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi alleged Thursday that Mumbai Police had blocked her on Twitter, prompting Maharashtra Chief Minister's wife, whom she had tagged, to request the cops to look into the......
2019-07-11 18:48

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a ...
2019-06-11 06:32

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
2019-06-10 17:48

Special Gift For Differently-Abled Delivery Man Brightens Up Twitter Twitter was all smiles on Tuesday after a differently-abled delivery executive for Zomato received an electric vehicle as a gift from the food delivery platform....
2019-05-29 16:32

Twitter now lets guests join your live video broadcasts Twitter will start letting broadcasters on its app open up their livestreams to guests, similar to what it brought to Periscope in February. The new feature, which is now rolling out to Twitter's iOS and Android app, is going to allow up to thre...
2019-05-29 20:32

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New Y...
2019-07-11 00:48

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter Two critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who were blocked by the lawmaker on Twitter are now suing her. New York congressional candidate Joseph Saladino and former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hinkind on Tuesday filed separate lawsuits against....
2019-07-11 00:32

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 20:32

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 22:32

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 23:48

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interferen...
2019-06-13 22:48

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
2019-07-10 02:32

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials ...
2019-07-10 02:32

Chinese Cartoonist Slams Twitter For Refusing Tiananmen Emoji Chinese artist Badiucao, whose anonymous political satire infuriated Beijing and earned him comparisons to Banksy, on Thursday announced a protest campaign against Twitter over what he says is its......
2019-06-06 15:32

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters rela...
2019-07-10 08:16

Accounts posing as Dominic Raab and Liam Fox among Twitter takedowns MoD, DExEU and DHSC lodged complaints requesting removal of fake accounts pretending to be associated with governmentTwitter accounts masquerading as official outlets for Dominic Raab and Liam Fox were revealed as among those the UK government succee...
2019-07-15 05:01

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
2019-07-10 10:00

Make Twitter a More Pleasant Place By Muting Notifications From Some Accounts Twitter can be a wonderful place to connect with people from around the world. It can also be a great place for bots and garbage accounts to spam you with tweets you wish you hadn’t seen in the first place....
2019-07-15 03:48

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
2019-07-10 18:32

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-07-10 20:32

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
2019-06-08 10:32

OJ Simpson Joins Twitter, 25 Years After Murders Of Ex-Wife, Her Friend Just days after the 25th anniversary of the gruesome double murder of which he was accused but acquitted, OJ Simpson has opened a Twitter account with a vow to do "a little getting even."...
2019-06-16 10:32

Shah Rukh Khan Sets Twitter On Fire Astride A BMW G 310 R Shah Rukh Khan wasn't riding the BMW G 310 R! In fact, BMW Motorrad sent him a G 310 R and a G 310 GS to try out. But Shah Rukh Khan is passionate about wheels and in the video, he says that he cannot......
2019-06-28 19:00

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
2019-06-19 04:16

Trump says he is ‘enjoying’ ongoing fight from Twitter attack on congresswomen “I’m not relishing in the fight, I’m enjoying it because I have to get the word out to the American people," he said. "And you have to enjoy what you do."...
2019-07-18 03:16

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
2019-07-21 06:48

Twitter Will Quarantine Politicians’ Tweets If They Violate Rules—Finally The company has been criticized for ignoring when tweets by government officials, namely President Trump, appear to violate its policies on hateful conduct....
2019-06-27 19:48

Democratic presidential contender offers $1,000 per month to Twitter follower Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang announced that his campaign will be giving $1,000 per month for a year to one lucky Twitter follower on July 4....
2019-06-27 20:32

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
2019-06-18 00:32

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on ...
2019-06-27 20:48

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27 21:48

A toast to the Guardian's Simon Ricketts, a Twitter folk hero When the Guardian journalist died recently, it triggered a torrent of grief on social media. People felt they knew him, even if they hadn’t met. Ian Martin understands whyWe lost someone special when the journalist and writer Simon Ricketts died just...
2019-05-21 15:16

Howard Stern tells Kim Goldman: O.J. Simpson should be thrown off Twitter While speaking to Kim Goldman during Wednesday's episode of his SiriusXM radio show, Howard Stern called O.J. Simpson's account "maddening."        ...
2019-07-18 12:16

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, 6 Top Sangh Leaders Join Twitter Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is now on Twitter. The right-wing organisation isthe ideological mentor of the ruling BJP....
2019-07-01 07:00

Twitter to De-Emphasise, Label Politician Tweets That Break Rules "We'll now clearly label any tweets which violate our terms of service but decide to keep up due to public interest," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said....
2019-06-28 07:16

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-28 03:16

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
2019-06-03 12:48

Marianne Williamson's eclectic Twitter history: 'You're a lamp; God is the electricity.' Spiritual self-help author-turned-presidential candidate Marianne Williamson made her mark during the second night of the 2020 Democratic debate at several moments on Thursday night in Miami. While the candidates battled through issues such as tax cu...
2019-06-28 22:32

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
2019-06-18 17:48

Mac n cheese: Twitter brings the jokes as Apple introduces Mac Pro at WWDC Details about the new Mac Pro were released at WWDC. Despite its added features, consumers are focused on its resemblance to this kitchen utensil.        ...
2019-06-04 03:16

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it’s suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U...
2019-06-01 19:48

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
2019-06-01 00:16

Tom Brady owns Twitter troll whining about Madden rating Tom Brady isn’t tolerating any Twitter disrespect. Madden NFL 20 released its player ratings Monday, prompting ample discussion and disagreement from fans. Brady is rated 96, the highest quarterback rating behind reigning MVP and Chiefs star Patrick ...
2019-07-16 22:16

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
2019-06-22 22:16

Twitter Blocks Accounts of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
2019-07-22 09:32

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today. ...
2019-06-04 21:00

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
2019-06-17 21:48

This Twitter User's Unique Way Of Peeling Garlic Is Winning The Internet! Garlic Peeling Video: While a lot of us have figured our own hacks to peel them faster, this particular twitter user can get the job done in a matter of seconds!...
2019-06-20 08:32

UPDATE 4-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-28 02:16

Twitter Restores Indian Army's Chinar Corps Handle After Suspension After facing massive outburst of Twitteratis following the suspension of Indian Army Chinar Corps' handle on Friday, the social media platform restored the account the same day....
2019-06-08 14:16

Twitter will de-list, not delete politicians’ bannable tweets of ‘public interest’ Twitter revealed today it will be adding a special label to certain tweets — namely those that violate Twitter’s terms of service, but which somehow serve public interest by remaining up. To be clear, Twitter’s been leaving such tweets up for quite s...
2019-06-28 03:48

Twitter apologizes for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
2019-06-02 15:48

RPT-Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
2019-06-02 17:32

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-08 02:32

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first brok...
2019-07-10 08:48

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
2019-07-13 13:48

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the milestone in Amethi, the parliamentary seat that......
2019-07-10 08:00

Viral Video Of Passenger Using Feet On In-Flight Screen Horrifies Twitter A video currently going viral has horrified netizens. Shared by crime novelist Alafair Burke, the footage, taken during a flight, shows a man using his feet to swipe through in-flight entertainment......
2019-07-18 10:48

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
2019-06-02 17:32

Scotland Yard's Twitter account breached in series of bizarre posts Met police say people should ignore posts ‘until we verify that it is back under official control’ Scotland Yard’s principal Twitter account, which is followed by more than 1.2 million people and is used to provide important alerts in times of crisis...
2019-07-20 03:16

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but teens may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018,...
2019-05-21 14:48

Indian Army's Chinar Corps Twitter Handle Restored After Suspension A day after the Twitter handle of the Indian Army's Srinagar-based Chinar Corps was suspended, the social media giant restored the account today, an official said....
2019-06-07 14:32

Twitter Recorded 400 Million Lok Sabha Election Related Tweets in 2019 Twitter India said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 percent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
2019-05-24 12:16

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground....
2019-06-11 20:16

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible yea...
2019-07-11 15:48

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one hitch in that plan is that he has struggled to pea...
2019-05-30 10:32

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has ...
2019-06-27 20:32

Women's World Cup Twitter trends: Brazil's Marta most popular player Brazil's Marta edged U.S. stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe as the most popular player on Twitter during the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-22 05:16

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
2019-06-27 20:48

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
2019-05-21 14:48

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
2019-05-25 12:32

After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami's Twitter Account Hacked and Defaced Singer Adnan Sami's Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Tuesday by Ayyildiz Tim, the same Turkish hacker group that attacked megastar Amitabh Bachchan's microblogging page a day ago....
2019-06-12 03:48

Congress's Divya Spandana Leaves Twitter, Days After Post For BJP Leader Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana is no longer on Twitter. Her profile page on the microblogging website says "This account doesn't exist", days after she posted a congratulatory tweet to BJP......
2019-06-02 06:48

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Continues Sushma Swaraj's Twitter outreach Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
2019-06-02 11:48

Twitter to mark politicians' rule-breaking tweets with warning message Twitter users might find it more cumbersome to find and read tweets by politicians such as US President Donald Trump. The president had accused the company of bias against him....
2019-06-28 09:00

UPDATE 5-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 01:48