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Texas Republican lawmaker Joe Barton apologizes for lewd photo on Twitter

November 22, 2017 11:05 am
Texas Republican lawmaker Joe Barton apologizes for lewd photo on Twitter

US House Representative Joe Barton Texas Republican lawmaker Joe Barton has apologized after release a nude photo of him on Twitter, further acknowledging that he has been engaged in sexual relations but only with “mature adult women.” US House Representative Barton said Wednesday that he wished he had used “better […]

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Twitter purists mourn end of 140-character limit on posts to gaudy 280

November 9, 2017 1:28 am
Twitter purists mourn end of 140-character limit on posts to gaudy 280

The logo of Twitter (file photo) It was a sad day for Twitter purists, dismayed that the 140-character limit restricting users on the social media platform to crisp, succinct posts had been doubled to a gaudy 280. And they have been expressing their outrage — how else? — with short tweets and […]

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US President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account vanished for 11 minutes

November 3, 2017 10:00 pm
US President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account vanished for 11 minutes

File photo of US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account disappeared from the site for several minutes on Thursday night before returning to normal. In a few tweets posted by its Government and Elections team, Twitter first blamed “human error,” then attributed the move to an […]

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US President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account vanished for 11 minutes

10:00 pm
US President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account vanished for 11 minutes

File photo of US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account disappeared from the site for several minutes on Thursday night before returning to normal. In a few tweets posted by its Government and Elections team, Twitter first blamed “human error,” then attributed the move to an […]

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Russia to take measures against Twitter for banning Russian media

October 26, 2017 8:00 pm
Russia to take measures against Twitter for banning Russian media

This file photo taken on September 11, 2013 shows the logo of the social networking website Twitter on a computer screen in London. (Photo by AFP) Russia has decided to take measures against Twitter after the US online news and social networking company banned adverts from two Russian news agencies. […]

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Facebook, Google, Twitter invited to testify before US Senate panel in Russia probe

September 28, 2017 6:30 am
Facebook, Google, Twitter invited to testify before US Senate panel in Russia probe

This AFP file photo taken on May 10, 2017 shows a protester holding a placard in front of the White House during a protest demanding an independent investigation into Trump-Russia ties after the firing of FBI Director James Comey in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Facebook, Google, and Twitter have […]

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European Union authorities puts pressure on Facebook, Twitter, Google

July 25, 2017 3:25 pm
European Union authorities puts pressure on Facebook, Twitter, Google

This combination of photos created on July 10, 2017 shows a file photo taken on December 12, 2007 of the logo of social networking website ‘Facebook’ displayed on a computer screen in London, and a file photo taken on December 28, 2016 in Vertou, western France, of logo of US […]

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Twitter users sue US President Donald Trump for blocking them

July 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Twitter users sue US President Donald Trump for blocking them

US President Donald Trump (Photo by AFP) A group of Twitter users have filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump for blocking them on the social networking website, saying the move violates their right to free speech. The claimants said in their lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, that Trump had […]

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Saudi activist given 2-year jail term over tweets

November 16, 2016 6:20 pm
Saudi activist given 2-year jail term over tweets

This file photo shows the entrance to the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has handed down a 2-year prison sentence to an activist on charges that he used Twitter to encourage protests against the ruling Al Saud regime and to urge the release of political prisoners. […]

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Why popular websites like Twitter, Spotify, Paypal, New York Times, Netflix, Airbnb, Reddit, Etsy, Sound Cloud and other major services were down in the United States

October 22, 2016 11:12 am
Why popular websites like Twitter, Spotify, Paypal, New York Times, Netflix, Airbnb, Reddit, Etsy, Sound Cloud and other major services were down in the United States

A key part of the internet’s infrastructure was hit by a series of attacks today in the United States, causing major services such as Twitter, Spotify and PayPal to be inaccessible for many users around the world. The attacks targeted Dyn, a company that helps people connect to websites, with […]

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