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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....

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter

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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....
19:15, 2019-07-11

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 viewing her account because of “opinions he e...
02:30, 2019-07-10

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......
02:15, 2019-07-11

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 York is facing two federal lawsuits for blocking us...
10:45, 2019-07-11

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 have common ground — including easier access to bir...
04:01, 2019-06-14

‘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 him on the social media platform. “Libs sue...
05:00, 2019-07-13

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....
20:30, 2019-07-09

Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account, which has 61.8......
08:45, 2019-07-10

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....
22:30, 2019-07-09

'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....
20:45, 2019-07-10

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....
01:45, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 4-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....
00:45, 2019-07-10

Appeals court bars Trump from blocking critical Twitter followers President Trump has frequently accused social media companies of violating constitutional free-speech protections. When he blocked Twitter followers for criticizing him, he ran afoul of the same standard, a federal appeals court says....
22:00, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 3-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -US 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....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
20:45, 2019-07-09

Megan Rapinoe accepts Twitter invite from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to visit House of Representatives Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) tweeted "no doubt the food & the company would be much better," an allusion to the U.S. star's remarks about not wanting to visit The White House....
05:45, 2019-06-29

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 fun...
16:15, 2019-07-16

Who Destroyed the Great Library of Alexandria? The destruction of the great library of Alexandria has been lamented as one of the biggest losses of the ancient world. Nearly one million documents from across Assyria, Greece, Persia, Egypt, India and many other powerful civilizations at the time graced its shelves. No traces of the library have e...
07:45, 2019-06-02

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a successful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) on Black ...
18:45, 2019-05-29

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo. bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian faith, is being sued again by Autumn Scardina, a tra...
23:30, 2019-06-11

Apple Sued by 2 Developers Over App Store Practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the US Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
08:15, 2019-06-05

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
23:45, 2019-06-03

Gun Manufacturers Sued Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of the AR-15 style rifles used by the gunman....
23:30, 2019-07-03

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a social network and not somewhere you can make friends....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
23:15, 2019-07-04

Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year. (June 18)        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Why I’m climate striking against Fox News on Friday | Alexandria Villaseñor The news media is society’s alarm clock – it needs to wake us upThis past Saturday, I was among hundreds of activists with the group Extinction Rebellion NYC who protested outside the New York Times headquarters in midtown Manhattan to demand better coverage of the climate crisis. Protesters lay dow...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez challenger once supported Obama A 38-year-old Queens woman seeking the GOP line to run against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is under fire from fellow Republicans for previously praising the Democratic socialist superstar as well as voting for Barack Obama for president. Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens ...
04:15, 2019-07-20

Brave web browser is really fast at blocking ads Google recently unveiled "Manifest V3," a new suite of proposed Chromium browser changes that would make it a lot harder to block ads. Now, the third-party browser Brave, which uses Chromium technology, has essentially defied Google by unveiling ext......
19:45, 2019-07-01

The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome) As if we didn’t have enough reasons to move away from Chrome, Google has doubled down on changes that negatively affect how content-blocking browser extensions—including ad blockers—work in Chrome....
01:15, 2019-05-31

How to Opt Into AT&T's Free Robocall-Blocking Service Robocalls are annoying, but combating them is messy and uneven at best. You have some ammunition against this annoyance on your Android or iOS device, but that’s a reactionary tactic, not a proactive one....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Samsung is getting sued in Australia for ‘misleading’ Galaxy phone ads The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking South Korean electronics giant Samsung to court, alleging the smartphone maker has misled consumers about the water resistance of Galaxy handsets.According to the ACCC, "Samsung has widely advertised on social media, online, TV, bil...
09:30, 2019-07-04

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women announced they intended to sue Hill after a special pr...
16:45, 2019-06-19

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
21:15, 2019-06-04

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
20:30, 2019-07-09

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable to Alexa’s voice recording and transcription techn...
00:45, 2019-06-14

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eric Brion of making sexually explicit remarks to her...
17:30, 2019-05-30

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
15:15, 2019-07-04

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
23:15, 2019-06-05

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
00:15, 2019-07-10

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities or injuries associated with this phenomenon."...
23:00, 2019-06-13

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez learns to play the insider’s game In Queens, she’s a storm-the-barricades political outsider. But back in Washington, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working the system. Ocasio-Cortez once again confronted the powerful New York Democratic machine this week and won — helping propel a little-known, left-wing candidate to likely victory i...
23:45, 2019-06-27

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met Greta Thunberg: 'Hope is contagious' One is America’s youngest-ever congresswoman, the other a Swedish schoolgirl. Two of the most powerful voices on the climate speak for the first timeAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez enters a boardroom at her constituency office in Queens, New York, after a short delay which, a political aide hopes, hasn’t b...
11:30, 2019-06-29

Pelosi shuts down questions on feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to address claims by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that she’s singling out women of color for criticism, saying she will not discuss the simmering feud further in public. “I said what I’m going to say in the caucus. That’s where this is appropriate,” Pelosi said at her...
19:30, 2019-07-11

Four restaurants in the Bronx feel the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez effect An uptick in visitors follows after New York congresswoman recommends Bronx restaurantsAurora Cerrato says it took all of one day for the AOC effect to take hold at her restaurant in Little Italy in the Bronx.When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – the New York congresswoman, progressive rising star in the ...
10:45, 2019-06-24

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
02:45, 2019-06-04

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed....
03:15, 2019-06-12

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientati...
21:45, 2019-06-05

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it was announced Friday. Under ex-Chancellor Carmen ...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 where Broner was arrested for allegedly attacking and...
02:45, 2019-06-05

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon quickly solidified an entrenched market leadership...
22:00, 2019-06-13

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that was sold on behalf of PinkNews. According to court filings, Pride Media sold advertising for PinkNews ...
21:00, 2019-06-19

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
16:45, 2019-06-10

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
07:30, 2019-06-18

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
23:15, 2019-06-12

Michael Avenatti sued for allegedly ripping off paraplegic client Michael Avenatti was sued on Thursday by a paraplegic former client who claimed the once presidential hopeful siphoned away a $4 million settlement he had won. The former client, Geoffrey Johnson, is seeking at least $9.5 million from Avenatti, who also represented porn star Stormy Daniels before he...
12:30, 2019-06-14

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
12:15, 2019-06-06

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
19:45, 2019-06-15

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
07:30, 2019-07-04

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brou...
10:30, 2019-07-04

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
20:30, 2019-05-24

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Shortly Rahul Gandhi will appear in a court in Mumbai shortly in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS......
08:30, 2019-07-04

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs fellow democratic socialist for Queens DA Justice may be blind — but it’ll be seeing red if Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has anything to say about it. The rising lefty star, whose district straddles the Bronx and Queens, endorsed long shot candidate and fellow democratic socialist Tiffany Cabán on Wednesday in the upcoming Queens Dis...
07:01, 2019-05-23

Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."...
22:15, 2019-06-17

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” to endorse the frontrunner, Joe Biden, in the Democ...
03:15, 2019-05-22

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even be the oldest known Church in Egypt and is likely t...
19:01, 2019-05-28

Here are 5 psychological reasons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bartender past gets brought up again and again Getty Images Some conservative pundits use the fact Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez worked as a bartender to discredit her. Psychologically, the rich are more likely to see themselves as "better" than working-class people to justify their status. Most Americans also perceive white-collar wor...
04:15, 2019-07-04

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Opens Up About The Online Death Threats She Receives From Men “I‘ve had mornings where I wake up and the first thing I do with my coffee is review photos of the men (it’s always men) who want to kill me,” she says...
17:00, 2019-05-30

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'encouraged' by work with Ted Cruz's legislative team Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says a ban on former lawmakers becoming lobbyists, which prompted her unlikely alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz, is one step closer to becoming a reality....
19:30, 2019-06-07

U.S. senator says he's blocking USDA nominees over biofuel waivers Senator John Kennedy of oil refining state Louisiana is blocking the confirmation of three senior appointees to the Department of Agriculture until the department butts out of parts of the administration’s biofuels policy, according to a letter he sent this week to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue...
17:00, 2019-06-28

Lebanon telecom authorities order blocking of Grindr BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Telecommunications Ministry has ordered the blocking of the popular dating application Grindr, used mainly by gay men and trans men, saying it facilitates meetings between bisexuals or people of the same sex. Amnesty International on Wednesday called the decision “...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:15, 2019-06-13

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working efficiently and despite overwhelming negative feed...
23:30, 2019-05-30

Try Our a Pair of Blue Light Blocking Gunnar Glasses for Just $36 While Gunnar glasses are marketed towards gamers, they can be effective at reducing eyestrain for anyone that spends their day staring at a screen. The problem is that they’re typically pretty expensive. Today though, you can grab a pair on Amazon for $36....
21:15, 2019-05-30

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Why I’m sitting in a box blocking the entrance to BP’s headquarters | Jane Hayes BP says its business plan is consistent with the Paris agreement to limit global heating, but this just isn’t trueThe container I’m currently inhabiting has everything I need to keep going for quite a while, so I don’t want to sound too self-pitying, but it is, nevertheless, a box. It’s got a chemic...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default Mozilla turned on Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox, improved Facebook Container, rebranded Lockbox to Lockwise, and updated Firefox Monitor.Read More...
18:30, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill have gone unmet...
12:15, 2019-06-22

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
23:30, 2019-06-11

Sandra Muller, Woman Who Led France's #MeToo Campaign Sued For Slander The woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign exposing abusive behaviour by men was to appear in court on Wednesday accused of slandering a media executive who she said had made lewd......
21:15, 2019-05-29

Oregon bar sued for serving too much alcohol to man who wounded neighbor, killed his dog and a camel An Oregon bar is being sued for allegedly serving too much alcohol to a man who subsequently went on a shooting spree, wounding his neighbor, killing his dog and a camel from a nearby wildlife preserve....
05:45, 2019-07-06

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-29

Societe Generale sued for $792 mln by heirs of Cuban bank seized by Castro The family of the former owners of a Cuban bank seized by Fidel Castro's government nearly six decades ago sued Societe Generale for approximately $792 million, saying the French bank owes damages for circumventing U.S. sanctions against Cuba....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
04:15, 2019-06-20

Meteorologist takes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task about climate change message Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, DC, and tried to connect the event to climate change — prompting a meteorologist to call her out for not knowing “the difference between weather and climate.” The freshman New York lawmaker shared a v...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Amazon’s attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is corporate gaslighting | Arwa Mahdawi The tech giant’s PR chief has accused the congresswoman of ‘making stuff up’, but its audacity in positioning itself as a benevolent activist is jawdroppingFor the love of cheap consumer goods and next-day delivery, can we all just give Amazon a break? I don’t mean a tax break; it has had enough of ...
19:01, 2019-06-18

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....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "cruelty" of Trump administration's treatment of migrants....
06:30, 2019-07-13

Fresno Grizzlies apologize to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Memorial Day tribute video The Fresno Grizzlies apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Memorial Day tribute video that contained "misleading and offensive editing."        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Rosie O'Donnell defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after Sarah Sanders slam Rosie O’Donnell defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Sarah Sanders after the freshmen congresswoman criticized Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
15:30, 2019-07-02

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
00:30, 2019-05-30

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....
16:15, 2019-07-20

AT&T’s robocall-blocking expansion won’t block spam calls unless you pay extra Enlarge / AT&T's Call Protect and Mobile Security apps for Android. (credit: AT&T) AT&T yesterday said it will add "automatic fraud blocking and suspected spam-call alerts" to mobile phone lines for no added cost, but the carrier still imposes limits on blocking of spam calls unless customers pay ...
00:45, 2019-07-11

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
22:45, 2019-05-28

SpiceJet plane blocking Mumbai runway moved: airport A SpiceJet aircraft has been moved after blocking the main runway at Mumbai international airport this week, but it was not clear when the runway would resume operations, an airport spokeswoman said on Friday....
11:30, 2019-07-05

Apple introduces new call blocking software with iOS 13 to combat robocalls Apple is looking to help users receive fewer robocalls with new call blocking tools included with iOS 13.        ...
23:45, 2019-06-06

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its warnings. Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block nine major VPNs, including ExpressVPN and NordVPN, f......
00:30, 2019-06-08

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be enabled and configured for existing users, though peo...
00:45, 2019-06-05

Google will let enterprise users escape Chrome's ad-blocking restrictions Google announced Manifest V3 earlier this year -- a proposed change to Chrome's extension system that would essentially stop ad-blockers from working effectively. Despite the significant backlash Google faced in the aftermath of this decision, it's n......
18:15, 2019-05-30

G2A proposes blocking tool to deal with shady game key resales G2A still has a problem with sketchy game key resales, to the point where developers like Mike Rowe have suggested that it would be better to pirate games instead. The site thinks it has a way to mitigate the problem, though. It's proposing a tool......
10:30, 2019-07-14

Chelsea transfer ban explained: What we know so far about Fifa blocking new signings for two windows Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
14:45, 2019-06-23

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following her murder for his mistakes in another domestic violence case....
18:15, 2019-07-03

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, career-ending head and brain injuries over the cour...
05:30, 2019-05-22

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of these customers are trying to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company for the shady practice, but the telecom giant is using another shady pr...
03:15, 2019-07-11

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
23:30, 2019-07-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used air horns to emphasize her LGBTQ policy points at Bronx Pride REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made an appearance at Bronx Pride on Sunday to give a speech about LGBTQ policies – along with some air horn sound effects. Her policy points included making PrEP free for all, tackling the LGBTQ youth homelessness crisis, and...
02:45, 2019-06-24

Megan Rapinoe accepts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s invite to visit House of Representatives Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) tweeted "no doubt the food & the company would be much better," an allusion to the U.S. star's remarks about not wanting to visit the White House....
00:00, 2019-06-30

Here's a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restaurant Days Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bartending career has been widely discussed by people who believe there is something inherently undignified about working in the service industry, a sector in which some 102 million Americans collect paychecks. That many of the indignities women face while s...
01:00, 2019-05-31

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway Trade Barbs Over Conditions at Southern Border After what by all accounts was a harrowing visit to immigrant detention facilities, the last thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably had time for was commentary from the peanut gallery, aka someone who wasn’t there: in this case, one Kellyanne Conway....
08:45, 2019-07-03

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01:15, 2019-05-31

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never surrender, not the parts about shrinking the feder...
18:30, 2019-05-28

Migrants held in ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas border facility: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez First-term Democratic Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter after leaving the main border patrol station in El Paso that she had seen women in cells with no water who had been told to drink out of toilets....
09:15, 2019-07-02

Fresno Grizzlies losing sponsors after fallout from video featuring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez After the Fresno Grizzlies ran a video that depicted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as "an enemy of the people," Dos Equis and Tecate beers said they would no longer sponsor the Class AAA affiliate of the Washington Nationals.        ...
11:15, 2019-06-02

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up on bill to help those with criminal records get housing Sen. Kamala Harris and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up to introduce legislation aimed at helping people with criminal records fairly obtain housing....
23:45, 2019-07-10

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, things are radically different. Insofar as net neut...
08:30, 2019-06-12

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men who didn't get this treatment, a large U.S. study finds....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Dozens of protestors arrested for blocking Philadelphia Fourth of July parade Protestors participating in a demonstration against ICE were arrested for blocking Philadelphia's Fourth of July parade.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Joe Biden flipped out on Dem colleague for blocking his anti-busing bill: memoir Joe Biden lashed out at a Democratic colleague in 1977 for blocking his anti-busing measure in the Senate Judiciary Committee, referring to him as a “dirty bastard” and threatening never to support any of his future bills, according to the former senator’s memoir. James Abourezk, o...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Colorado crew blow up massive boulder blocking highway: video This is the moment a Colorado Department of Transportation crew blasted apart a 2.3 million-pound boulder that blocked and destroyed a section of a local highway. The video, posted to Facebook by the department, shows the massive rock, weighing 1,150 tons, sitting in the middle of Highway 145 betwee...
02:00, 2019-05-28

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and abhorrent violent content online.This proposal com...
03:45, 2019-07-02

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your most intimate data, but highlights their ability to piece all of this data together to figure out w...
23:00, 2019-06-27

NYC District Attorney Candidate Backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims Democratic Primary Victory In what will be a major upset to the Democratic Party machine and old-guard Democrats if it holds, a progressive and openly queer Latina attorney appears to have narrowly defeated the party’s pick in the primary election to become the next district attorney for the borough of Queens in New York City...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez now has her own Wonder Woman-style comic book that's being sold for $100 online, and DC Comics isn't happy about it Jack Plunkett/AP US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is the subject of a new comic book: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis? In one limited-release edition of the cover sent to a Bronx comic store in Ocasio-Cortez's home district, the congresswoman nicknamed "AO...
17:45, 2019-05-21

Report: Secret Border Patrol Facebook group mocked migrant deaths, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Screenshots reportedly from a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents, with thousands of members, show posts that joked about the deaths of migrants and discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress visiting a detention facility in Clint, Texas, on Monday. The t...
00:45, 2019-07-02

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be butt-hurt about the comparison....
13:45, 2019-06-19

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed making this a requirement and is leaving it up to carri...
15:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
22:45, 2019-05-22

Tesla Is Blocking Its Employees From Accessing an Anonymous Social Network for Workplace Complaints Blind is an anonymous social network that has been used by tech workers to speak freely about grievances related to the workplace, among other concerns. Thousands of Tesla employees have signed up for the service, but now the company is reportedly trying to suppress its workers from joining the netw...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Cleaners Find Abandoned Foetus Blocking Plane's Toilet In South Africa Cleaners found an abandoned foetus blocking the toilet of an plane in South Africa today, the domestic FlySafair airline said, prompting the offloading of passengers and a police investigation....
19:00, 2019-06-21

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
05:30, 2019-06-21

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business and cap prices for consumers....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused border patrol officials of forcing migrant women to drink out of toilets while detained JEENAH MOON/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused US Customs and Border Patrol agents of forcing detained migrant women to drink water out of toilets at a Texas facility. Ocasio-Cortez accused CBP of "systemic cruelty w/ a dehumanizing culture that treats [detained migrants] like animals" ...
01:15, 2019-07-02

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggressive proposal, according to new INSIDER polling. 42% of Democrats said they prefer a plan that aims to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 by an...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
09:15, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
18:30, 2019-05-22

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint....
03:45, 2019-06-24

UPDATE 2-Zambian court lifts order blocking disposal of Vedanta unit assets A Zambian court on Friday lifted an order blocking a provisional liquidator at Vedanta's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business from disposing of assets or making arrangements with creditor until a July 4 hearing....
18:45, 2019-06-28

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers indefinitely while they await court dates. “The decision only incentivizes...
20:30, 2019-07-03

Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question from census: 'Significant defeat' for President Trump Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that President Trump and his administration suffered a "significant defeat" with the Supreme Court blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census. ...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s appeal and declined to review a lower court ruling ...
23:45, 2019-06-28

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the money without congressional approval....
09:45, 2019-07-04

Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart's size, access to rivals' data in blocking app deal Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc's deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field for rival retailers, whose customers use the app to order groceries and other goods, according to an official document and an interview with the top competition regul...
03:45, 2019-06-15

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will hear debate and vote o...
00:45, 2019-06-20

Protect Your Offsprings' Eyes With Felix Gray's New Blue Light-Blocking Glasses For Kids I don’t have kids, but from what I understand, parents these days are pretty concerned about the amount of screen time their tots are logging. I get it! There are a lot more screens to look at now than there were when I was a kid, and also, the internet is a terrible place. Best to protect the child...
01:45, 2019-06-19

Brexit: MPs debate cross-party move to allow them to pass bill blocking no-deal – live news The day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal‘Brexit delay means defeat’: Boris Johnson launches campaignLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson’s campaign launch - Snap verdictBor...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:15, 2019-06-20

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-07

Donald Trump tells Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other female Democratic progressives to 'go back where they came' Donald Trump has told high-profile Democratic congresswomen including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to "go back where they came" in a new Twitter tirade which has been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
19:15, 2019-07-14

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Washington will do the same for him....
10:15, 2019-06-20

FBI sued by 16 women claiming agency’s training program is ‘good old boy network’ 16 women have sued the FBI, saying they were the victims of sexual harassment during training from their male instructors.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-30

An anonymous Democratic group leaked a poll that shows swing voters deeply dislike Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the left-wing, widening the party's rift Susan Walsh/AP Images An anonymous Democratic group leaked an internal poll to Axios on Sunday that shows "swing voters" deeply dislike prominent progressive lawmakers, deepening a public rift within the party. The poll found that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a 22% approval rating and Rep. Ilh...
10:30, 2019-07-16

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Donald Trump of 'relying on racism to consolidate power' amid race row Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has accused Donald Trump of "relying on racism and division to consolidate power" in the latest salvo in an ongoing race row....
06:30, 2019-07-16

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
00:45, 2019-07-03

Rights of light explained: can we prevent neighbours from blocking the light into our home with their extension? Our neighbours want to build an extension but this would mean blocking off the light into our kitchen and home office. What rights do we have and can we object?...
09:15, 2019-06-24

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran.        ...
23:01, 2019-06-28

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 able to access either the mobile or web versions o...
21:30, 2019-07-11

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....
05:30, 2019-06-16

Men on Twitter are still very, very mad about Captain Marvel When Marvel released an extended scene from Captain Marvel last week, the studio likely had no idea they were giving misogynists a weird new hill to die on. What should’ve been nothing more than a delightful bonus for fans quickly morphed into a lightning rod for a bunch of hypocritical men, who wer...
18:30, 2019-05-28

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."...
23:15, 2019-06-15

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 Saturday. Simpson said in a phone interview it will be ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

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 user experience in any meaningful way. Call it an oc...
21:45, 2019-07-17

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....
19:15, 2019-06-18

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, though,......
02:15, 2019-07-11

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....
14:15, 2019-07-17

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 unchanged, this week could potentially mark the beginning ...
21:45, 2019-05-23

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. “We will keep you updated on what’s happenin...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, with users across the US and elsewhere reporting not being able to access the platform throughout the day.Access was restored on Thursday afternoon, with ...
23:45, 2019-07-11

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 it got ugl......
22:30, 2019-07-11

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 speaking to a camera. “Coming soon to Twitter y...
21:15, 2019-06-15

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 inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
02:45, 2019-07-12

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...
22:45, 2019-06-07

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 lets......
00:01, 2019-06-04

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....
22:30, 2019-07-11

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....
15:00, 2019-07-16

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 happened, but you......
21:00, 2019-07-03

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 the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
22:30, 2019-06-02

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the...
19:00, 2019-06-20

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.  Social platforms like Twitter walk a fine line between ...
12:45, 2019-07-08

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will hold......
21:30, 2019-06-12

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, undermine democracies and bolster authoritarian regim...
20:15, 2019-05-23

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’s gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propaga...
20:15, 2019-07-12

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 the upcoming race....
08:00, 2019-05-29

‘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 amount of value with anyone else within minutes, ...
13:45, 2019-06-03

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.       ...
05:15, 2019-06-20

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 reportedly launched a Twitter account.In the accou...
21:45, 2019-06-16

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. While Tw......
23:00, 2019-07-19

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 that Jar-Jar Binks was ever a thing, at all, and now...
09:15, 2019-07-09

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 choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
16:45, 2019-05-24

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....
08:15, 2019-06-17

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....
04:00, 2019-06-16

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, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
00:30, 2019-06-14

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....
22:45, 2019-07-05

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 headlines for massaging a head coach mid-game, getting...
09:15, 2019-05-26

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......
22:00, 2019-07-04

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 power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
03:45, 2019-06-08

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
00:15, 2019-07-16

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....
19:45, 2019-06-08

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 celebrity news account.Read more......
23:45, 2019-06-10

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’s favorite meme. There’s been so many that Reeves ...
01:30, 2019-06-11

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)       ...
01:30, 2019-06-28

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 followers of Juul’s Twitter account (@JUULvapor) with at l...
16:30, 2019-05-21

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...
00:45, 2019-07-16

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....
17:30, 2019-06-03

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......
05:00, 2019-06-07

| 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....
10:30, 2019-07-14

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 stuffed-looking star species, has enraptured Twit...
05:15, 2019-07-13

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....
05:30, 2019-07-02

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 supremacists use......
02:15, 2019-05-30

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......
16:30, 2019-07-03

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 violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
22:45, 2019-07-09

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....
13:45, 2019-05-31

"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......
06:45, 2019-07-03

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 9 p.m. after a long day of back and forth between...
06:45, 2019-05-24

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 ...
05:00, 2019-07-10

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" the tw......
20:45, 2019-06-19

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......
13:45, 2019-05-31

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's e......
19:30, 2019-06-27

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
07:45, 2019-06-03

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....
00:30, 2019-06-28

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 Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:15, 2019-07-09

Twitter introduces feature to provide clarity on certain tweets Twitter Inc said on Thursday it was introducing "notice", a new feature that will provide more clarity to tweets by certain users that violate the social media company's rules....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Twitter to put notice on 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....
20:00, 2019-06-27

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....
06:15, 2019-07-09

| 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....
21:45, 2019-07-06

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....
10:30, 2019-07-07

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. Tempers flared as unhappy fireworks watchers took to Twi...
00:30, 2019-07-06

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....
21:30, 2019-06-27

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....
03:00, 2019-06-24

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....
23:30, 2019-05-27

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 suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
22:45, 2019-06-27

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......
23:00, 2019-06-27

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....
18:45, 2019-07-07

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....
18:15, 2019-05-31

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....
16:45, 2019-07-09

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....
17:15, 2019-07-09

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....
18:30, 2019-07-09

"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....
19:00, 2019-06-27

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.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-06

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......
23:45, 2019-06-13

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......
03:00, 2019-06-14

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
13:45, 2019-06-04

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 fans in prior years by celebrating wins with twee...
07:45, 2019-07-13

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....
14:15, 2019-06-14

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....
17:15, 2019-05-21

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......
17:15, 2019-07-12

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet [Updated: It's Back] 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 notifications.Read more......
06:30, 2019-07-12

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......
05:00, 2019-07-16

"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....
06:30, 2019-07-12

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 brows......
22:30, 2019-07-15

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....
14:30, 2019-06-12

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
09:15, 2019-06-12

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......
09:45, 2019-07-21

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 what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
13:15, 2019-06-07

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 manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
15:30, 2019-06-07

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in the act. LONDON -- The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strange. The London police force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on......
18:15, 2019-07-20

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?"...
07:45, 2019-07-20

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 experience: the play-by-play of a breakup by a curiou...
02:45, 2019-07-20

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 joint statement that reads like a political truce...
03:01, 2019-07-19

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....
02:15, 2019-07-18

China's envoys try out Trump-style Twitter diplomacy Beijing’s representatives abroad are harnessing social media to confront critics Chinese envoys are experimenting with a new kind of Trump-style public diplomacy – Twitter spats.Twitter is banned in China, but Chinese diplomats abroad, not traditionally known for being outspoken, have started to use...
14:45, 2019-07-17

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 widely co......
22:15, 2019-07-16

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

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. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new v...
06:00, 2019-06-16

Elon Musk claims he’s deleting his Twitter account PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Elon Musk says he’s deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators. The Tesla CEO changed his Twitter display name to Daddy DotCom on Father’s Day. Daddy.com is an existing website that pro...
16:00, 2019-06-17

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....
01:15, 2019-06-18

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....
14:15, 2019-07-11

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure — President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the great promise of our Country. They can continue ...
21:45, 2019-05-22

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......
11:15, 2019-05-22

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....
22:01, 2019-06-18

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....
14:45, 2019-06-18

Trump Delivers an Unhinged Twitter Rant for the Ages It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve been subjected to a good, ol’ fashioned Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump, doesn’t it? You know the kind I’m talking about: an hour’s worth of deranged non-sequiturs, self-aggrandizement, and enough random parentheticals to lower the grade on a ...
16:30, 2019-07-11

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....
07:15, 2019-07-11

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 Designated Primary Market Makers (DPMs) for the options are...
15:30, 2019-05-22

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’s new — from making navigation easier...
06:15, 2019-07-16

#ModiTsunami, #ModiAaGaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being......
11:30, 2019-05-23

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....
15:01, 2019-05-23

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"....
17:15, 2019-06-17

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 Mahomes. Twitter user Matt Harrington, who uses th...
20:15, 2019-07-16

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."...
03:15, 2019-07-18

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,"......
18:01, 2019-07-16

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....
11:45, 2019-05-29

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."        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, 6 Top Sangh Leaders Join Twitter The key leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor, are now available on Twitter - part of a makeover of the organisation that's about to turn 95. The RSS today said......
10:15, 2019-07-01

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 using......
04:15, 2019-07-10

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....
15:15, 2019-07-11

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....
02:00, 2019-07-21

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......
04:15, 2019-07-10

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."...
03:30, 2019-07-10

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 three peo......
21:00, 2019-05-29

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....
06:15, 2019-05-23

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
22:30, 2019-05-23

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....
08:15, 2019-05-29

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 specializes in content from independent adult filmmakers....
17:30, 2019-07-16

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. “Did you say you wash them or not?” DeGene...
21:15, 2019-05-21

#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....
18:30, 2019-05-24

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.       ...
00:45, 2019-07-07

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....
16:45, 2019-05-21

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....
20:45, 2019-07-09

| 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....
18:30, 2019-07-09

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......
20:45, 2019-07-11

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....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Twitter war of words erupts between Pelosi’s pals and AOC’s chief of staff Progressives in Congress trained more public criticism on the Democratic Party’s centrists, and the House’s official Twitter account hit back with a late-night tweet attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) blamed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi f...
20:00, 2019-07-13

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:...
13:15, 2019-07-06

'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....
04:00, 2019-07-06

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 over four months ago. He was a 24-carat mensch. A...
16:15, 2019-05-21

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......
23:00, 2019-05-28

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......
13:45, 2019-07-16

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 — prompting widespread allegations of racism agains...
06:45, 2019-07-16

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 their Twitter world,” the California Democrat tol...
13:45, 2019-07-08

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 succeeded in shutting down after complaining to the soci...
06:30, 2019-07-15

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....
05:01, 2019-07-15

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
19:45, 2019-07-14

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 critique....
23:45, 2019-07-11

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.S. citizens. The department says the work done by...
19:45, 2019-06-01

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....
23:00, 2019-06-27

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....
09:30, 2019-06-03

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.”...
21:30, 2019-06-17

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....
14:30, 2019-06-08

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....
05:15, 2019-06-05

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......
02:30, 2019-06-12

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....
21:45, 2019-06-27

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......
10:15, 2019-06-12

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 about her sexuality. “Is Taylor Swift gay yet?,” ...
22:00, 2019-06-14

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......
16:30, 2019-06-22

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 ex-wife and her friend, has spurred sharp critici...
21:15, 2019-06-17

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....
21:01, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Twitter to put notice on 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....
20:01, 2019-06-27

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledge. The world, however, is a noisy place. In 2019, ...
01:45, 2019-06-11

Nicki Minaj gets in Twitter spat with Wendy's over spicy nuggets Wendy's revealed their very popular Spicy Chicken Nuggets menu item will return to restaurants in August, but rapper Nicki Minaj was still frustrated the fast food chain removed them to begin with....
18:45, 2019-06-27

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."...
02:30, 2019-06-16

How 'Sign in With Apple' Improves on Google, Facebook, and Twitter's Options Amongst the reveals we saw at WWDC 2019 was a new technology for apps and the web: “Sign in with Apple.” It’s supposedly a more private way to sign into apps and services, according to the company. But if Apple’s version is more private, what are you actually giving away when you sign in with a comp...
18:30, 2019-06-11

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!...
07:30, 2019-06-20

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break 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....
00:15, 2019-06-28

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....
23:15, 2019-06-06

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 interference and misinformation on the platform, the company...
00:45, 2019-06-14

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 course, Twitter and the sporting world exploded at the...
02:15, 2019-06-16

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....
16:30, 2019-06-12

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 the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
23:45, 2019-06-18

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 “abusive behavior.” The new warning label — which ...
04:30, 2019-06-28

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....
04:30, 2019-06-19

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 cuts, healthcare for undocumented immigrants, and ho...
09:45, 2019-06-29

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.        ...
22:15, 2019-05-31

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......
12:45, 2019-06-06

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.        ...
15:30, 2019-06-04

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......
19:30, 2019-06-28

#Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that things are a bit less resistance-y over there. That’s due in large part to Twitter’s recent decision to permanently ban brothers Ed and Brian Krassenstein, who, since the election of Donald Trump, have built a cottage industry...
22:15, 2019-05-24

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini's husband veteran actor Dharmendra Deol is the latest to join the troll army against her over her attempt at sweeping in Parliament premises on Saturday as part of a......
19:00, 2019-07-16

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....
02:00, 2019-06-22

O.J. Simpson Joins Twitter Just After 25th Anniversary of Ex-Wife Nicole's Murder O.J. Simpson has finally joined social media...and he's apparently going to use it to settle some scores. The 71-year-old retired NFL star and actor posted his first tweet on Friday......
19:30, 2019-06-15

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....
14:15, 2019-06-02

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid [Corrected] As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-being of people everywhere. But this time, the righteo...
22:00, 2019-07-05

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white liberals on Twitter."...
06:15, 2019-06-18

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....
12:30, 2019-06-02

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......
09:45, 2019-06-02

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter allegedly threatened parody account using knife emojis O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account allegedly sent a series of menacing direct messages — including a string of 16 knife emojis and the warning that “I WILL FIND YOUR ASS AND CUT YOU” — to a parody account that skewers the disgraced football star over his acquittal in the 1994 slayings of ex-wife Nicole ...
11:15, 2019-06-18

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to the president’s Twitter tirades, were permanently ba...
19:15, 2019-05-24

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 broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
12:45, 2019-07-10

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, according to a new report.Read more......
14:38, 2019-05-21

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......
08:00, 2019-07-10

"Dhoni Instead Of Kartik?" Babul Supriyo's Live Match Analysis On Twitter After India got off to a fledgling start against New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup's semi-finals, social media users including Union Minister Babul Supriyo and many from the cricketing fraternity,......
19:30, 2019-07-10

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 year left, making him an attractive trade deadline ta...
16:00, 2019-07-11

Tom Brady claps back at Twitter troll with hilarious response about his speed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady responded to a Twitter troll's criticism about his speed Monday, saying, "I'm so much faster than you."       ...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Mamata Banerjee Updates Facebook, Twitter Profile Pic Amid Slogan Row West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday changed her profile picture on Twitter and Facebook to 'Jai Hind, Jai Bangla' amid war of words with the BJP, which she has accused of......
08:45, 2019-06-03

Twitter launches its faster, cleaner design, including new color themes We’ve been hearing rumblings of a redesigned Twitter.com for months, but it’s finally here. The social network today revealed its new look – designed to better line up with its mobile apps – is rolling out to users today. Woah, what’s this? A shiny new https://t.co/q4wnE46fGs for desktop? Yup. IT’S ...
06:45, 2019-07-16

Garlic peeling: four techniques put to the test after Twitter melts down over viral video A video of an innovative way to peel a whole head of garlic has spread across social media, making many question whether they have been doing it wrong their entire culinary lives. The Twitter video made it look simple enough so Guardian Australia decided to put this new technique plus three of the m...
19:01, 2019-06-18

President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Donald Trump sent a barrage of strange tweets during his flight to the UK overnight, but one of the weirdest tweets instructed Americans to stop using and subscribing to AT&T’s services. CNN, which the president hates because the network will sometimes accurately describe his crimes, i...
15:15, 2019-06-03

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
04:15, 2019-07-16

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....
01:45, 2019-06-12

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....
15:00, 2019-06-02

Twitter users baffled as Elon Musk claims he has 'deleted' his account 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....
16:45, 2019-06-17

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....
21:00, 2019-06-11

London Isn’t an English City? John Cleese Opens the Twitter Floodgates Those who found a post from the comedian disturbing included Mayor Sadiq Khan of London. “Londoners know that our diversity is our greatest strength,” he said....
17:30, 2019-05-30

"Blatantly Illegal, High-Handed": Twitter Reacts To Journalist's Arrest Many have taken to Twitter to condemn the arrest of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia for for sharing what was considered an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath,......
14:30, 2019-06-09

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....
12:45, 2019-06-08

#JohnMcCainDay: How people on Twitter are commemorating Trump's 73rd birthday On Friday, President Donald Trump was criticized by people on Twitter using the hashtag #JohnMcCainDay in honor of the late Senator.       ...
19:15, 2019-06-14

Scotland Yard's Twitter account breached in series of bizarre posts ‘Unauthorised access’ led to series of messages being posted and emailed to subscribers 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, tweeted a series of bizarre messages on Friday night after ...
05:45, 2019-07-20

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."...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Donald Trump Jr. takes on Justin Amash on Twitter over impeachment comments Donald Trump Jr. took on Republican Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter Thursday and floated the idea of a primary challenge, after Amash became the first GOP House member to call for the impeachment of President Trump. ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

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....
15:01, 2019-05-21

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....
02:15, 2019-06-28

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 some time — now it’s just managed to find a happy m...
02:45, 2019-06-28

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
14:30, 2019-06-28

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival....
14:15, 2019-05-31

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....
15:15, 2019-06-07

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......
14:15, 2019-07-13

Sacha Baron Cohen blames Twitter for getting Trump elected, and yeah, duh Sacha Baron Cohen is a man who always has something to say about something, even if he usually does it under pounds of prosthetics and a phony accent, but now he’s using his real face (as far as we can tell) to drop a hot take that is actually pretty lukewarm. Speaking with Don Cheadle as part of Va...
21:15, 2019-05-30

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 peacefully interface with the public....
14:00, 2019-05-30

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
06:30, 2019-07-04

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......
11:30, 2019-07-18

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
10:30, 2019-07-07

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....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
23:00, 2019-06-13

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 never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
21:15, 2019-06-27

Pakistani News Anchor Confuses Apple Inc With Fruit, Twitter In Splits A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc - the tech giant - with apple the fruit, live on air recently. The error did not go unnoticed on social media, where the video of the faux pas went viral after......
08:15, 2019-07-08

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Police Clash On Twitter Over Reports Of 5 Murders Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's tweet on the national capital's law and order situation after five murders were reported in a day, prompted a sharp reply from the Delhi Police which said crime......
01:00, 2019-06-15

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
11:45, 2019-07-05

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....
11:15, 2019-05-25

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
03:45, 2019-07-16

Black Twitter Explodes After Lakers Trade Me, You, Your Mama and Your Cousin, Too, for Anthony Davis The Los Angeles Lakers were either fleeced out of a roster of young ballers or gained a superstar in a blockbuster trade that landed Anthony Davis’ eyebrows in the City of Angels, much to the delight of Black Twitter and the dismay of Laker Haters....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Unhappy with Twitter, thousands of Saudis join pro-Trump social network Parler A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
05:00, 2019-06-14

‘Call Me Tish’: After Trump Goes After Her in Twitter Rant, NY Attorney General Letitia James Says He Better Say Her Name If you’re going to come for New York state’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Letitia James, know that she is no one’s “tool” and that you had better say her name: “Tish.”...
10:15, 2019-07-02

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
17:30, 2019-06-17

17-year-old NASCAR driver discusses her meteoric rise and dealing with Twitter haters Hailie Deegan, the soon-to-be 18-year-old NASCAR driver, talked about her racing goals and funny social media personality.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is not as important, or as powerful, as Social Media" and criticizing what he said was unfairness by some firms....
16:15, 2019-07-11

Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account, months after tweets got him in trouble Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators.       ...
21:00, 2019-06-17

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid late yesterday, a new record for the annual aucti...
22:45, 2019-06-04

Ravens’ Hayden Hurst turns to Twitter to find ‘gorgeous’ mystery woman Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst is putting his love life in the hands of the Twitterverse. After failing to connect on a recent flight to Baltimore, Hurst tweeted a note to a “gorgeous” mystery woman, who he believes may be “the one that got away.” “To the gorgeous tall b...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Ocasio-Cortez continues Twitter spat with Trump, links GOP to white supremacy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her Twitter feud with President Trump on Monday and accused him of turning the GOP into a racist party, through his support of white supremacism. ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

'Embrace Death' Twitter Trend Baffles Everyone, Turns Out To Be Video Game Marketing Yesterday evening, the hashtag “#EmbraceDeath” began trending on Twitter, to the alarm of people who had not heard of the fighting game Samurai Shodown. The grim marketing motto sparked a variety of reactions from baffled non-fighting game fans....
00:30, 2019-07-12

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indicate the likes of Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and Pa...
04:45, 2019-06-18

REFILE-Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
23:15, 2019-06-13

"Dearest Bhabhi...": Veena Malik, Sania Mirza Fight On Twitter, Trend A bitter Twitter war broke out between ace tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani actress Veena Malik on Monday after Veena Malik questioned the sports icon, who is married to Pakistan cricketer Shoaib......
10:45, 2019-06-18

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with Pre...
13:45, 2019-07-08

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
14:30, 2019-07-17

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of insults....
19:00, 2019-06-19