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Congressional Republicans might want to say spasibo to the thousands of Russian bots working to make #SchumerShutdown a trending hashtag. The Alliance for Securing democracy, a bipartisan project led by former top national security officials, says that on Sunday night, Russian twitter bots and trolls ...
That at least holds true for Taquito, the Tex-Mex-speaking, twitter-famous Chihuahua from McAllen, who has become one of the latest canines to steal the internet's heart. He's self-described in his twitter bio as "chiquito pero picosito," and his profile photo of him with flaming sunglasses adds merit to that ...

Los Angeles: ABC's prime-time political soap Scandal launched mid-season with little fanfare in the spring of 2012, to tepid reviews and disappointing ratings. Following the exploits of Emmy-nominated Kerry Washington as Washington, DC crisis manager Olivia Pope and her team of problem-solving ...
As the effort lead by some Republicans to curtail special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the election meddling has heated up, Russian-linked accounts helped amplify a twitter hashtag calling for the release of a memo the group hopes will discredit Mueller's work, according to Hamilton 68, ...
On a quiet Sunday morning (Jan. 21) Ciara's name began to trend on twitter -- for all the reasons a celebrity doesn't want their name trending. On Saturday evening, Mrs. Wilson took to Instagram to post a 2016 clip from John Gray's sermon in which he speaks to women about what they can do to find a ...
the White House wants the public to know that President Trump was working hard over the weekend amid a partial government shutdown. To that end, it released a photo of Trump sitting at a desk, with a phone to his ear, in the Oval Office and "receiving the latest updates from Capitol Hill on negotiations to ...

the White House press team might want to ask for a mulligan on this one. One day into the U.S. government's first shutdown since 2013, the White House sent out a press blast featuring photos of Donald Trump at work. The message was simple: Look at our president working so hard to end this shutdown.
Anthony Noto, twitter's COO and the most important full-time executive at the company, is considering leaving. Noto, who joined twitter as CFO in 2014 and moved to COO in late 2016, is considering the open CEO role at finance startup SoFi, according to multiple sources. The Wall Street Journal first ...
twitter says it will notify nearly 700,000 users who interacted with accounts the company has identified as potential pieces of a propaganda effort by the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. The company on Friday also disclosed thousands of accounts that it said were associated with ...
Seven months before his shock election victory, Donald Trump promised a crowd in Rhode Island he would not use twitter if he became president. Why? "Not presidential," he said in April 2016. Fast forward to the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. Not only has he continued using twitter since ...
We have our first confirmed federal twitter judge, Judge Don Willett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. More than 500 legal scholars both young and old, as well as sophisticated practitioners, use twitter to comment, analyze and argue. From a practical perspective, legal twitter is thriving.
Spike TV Is Off The Air, So Its twitter Went Off The Rails ... After 15 years, Spike TV has rebranded as Paramount Network, but the former cable channel's twitter page did not go gently into that good night. ... However, strange things started on Tuesday when the Spike TV twitter account posted this tweet.
The frontrunner in Mexico's presidential campaign said Thursday he'll personally respond on social media after President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere ...
twitter sucks. twitter was once great. It was exciting and weird and small and capable of aiding and abetting literal revolutions. And now, people are leaving twitter In favor of safer spaces -- not just away from people who completely disagree with them, or trolls, but from people who will pounce on any ...
Website Down Detector said there were hundreds of incidents of users unable to login or tweet. Hundreds of twitter users expressed concern after the app appeared to lose service for about 20. Getty - Contributor. 3. Hundreds of twitter users expressed concern after the app appeared to lose service for ...
Johannesburg - The third instalment of Mzansi Magic's Uyang'thanda Na has tongues on twitter wagging. Watch #UyangthandaNa tonight as Ayanda goes for his crush Musa! Tune in at 20:00! pic.twitter.com/DRy799LPXk. -- Mzansi Magic (@Mzansimagic) January 17, 2018. Today #UyangthandaNa ...
The Netherlands has declared code orange - with some parts rising the emergency to code red - as the country is currently getting blown away by winds as strong as 120 killometers per hour. Indeed, the situation is so terrifying people have taken to twitter to share footage under the hashtag #Storm.

Wednesday night saw Khanyi Mbau's reality show, The Big Secret air for the last time, and twitter went down memory lane to reflect on some of the secrets the show revealed that left them shook. The show, which helps participants tell their families the truth about their lives, is hosted by Khanyi Mbau and ...
He is also a man whose twitter aesthetic is best described as "19th-century village drunk tries to send a telegraph." Concision reigns. Typos flower. Words cling together, as if for safety. He once tweeted an anecdote about hitting a deer, presumably with a car. "Assume deer dead," he concluded.
twitter Inc. will inform users who may have seen posts covertly crafted by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign, the company's director of U.S. public policy told a Senate committee Wednesday. The company is "working to identify and inform individually the users" who could have come across ...
MoonPie's relatively new twitter presence has validated the effect social media can have on a business. "We had a social [media] effort for years … [but we were] not trying to think outside the box much, and we weren't getting much traction," said Tory Johnston, vice president of marketing at Chattanooga ...
Representatives for facebook, YouTube, and twitter faced questions from lawmakers today about how terrorist content is detected and removed from the internet. "The companies that our witnesses represent have a very difficult task." The hearing, in front of the Senate Committee on commerce, science, ...
Haynes says that rather than relying on robots to trawl twitter for dodgy content, twitter pays staffers to do the job instead. "There's teams dedicated to it," he claims. "I mean, we're talking three or four...at least, three or four hundred people." A DM engineer called Pranay Singh is quoted as saying: "All your ...
In a series of illicitly filmed videos with current and former twitter employees, the right-wing provocateur claims to have exposed partisan bias at the social network. The offensive may have been inevitable. While O'Keefe's Project Veritas has mostly focused on the media and liberal institutions, recent moves ...
When Kay Madati was talking to twitter COO Anthony Noto about joining the company earlier this year, he made clear what job one had to be were he to take the position. "We have to talk with clarity and purpose about where we want to be and where we want to go," recalled Madati, who brought a unique ...
... for 'serious case of amnesia' after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE's twitter account should be shut down, saying it will make the country "less safe" moving forward.
President Trump on Thursday took aim at legislation the House was hoping to pass Thursday that would reauthorize a controversial surveillance tool, one that Trump says the Obama administration used to justify the "unmasking" of members of his campaign who were caught up in the surveillance of foreign ...
In a tweet, twitter shared a sample of the new in-app notification users will receive on the progress of any submitted reports, cheekily using Super Mario villain Waluigi as an example. With the update, users will see the results of any reported tweets, as well as listing what rules the user violated.
On Monday, Johnson filed a lawsuit against twitter, arguing that the company banned him for his political beliefs in what he believes is a clear violation of free speech. It asserts that twitter is "a privately owned public square," and that political speech expressed in that public forum ought to receive First ...
Those qualities make twitter a lively, diverting forum for daily conversation--and render it particularly ill-suited to world leaders, as I recently argued. The unparalleled power that the words of world leaders carry make it singularly fraught for them to broadcast unprompted, spontaneous, unfiltered thoughts.
twitter, facebook and Google are to be hauled in front of the US Congress again, to give testimony to the Senate Committee on commerce, science and Transportation for extremist content. On 17 January, the three companies are required to give evidence on the steps they are taking to combat the spread ...
These automated accounts don't have all the advantages of human posts, but if you find one that fits your field, level, and location, you can tell twitter (in the dropdown under the "Follow" button) to notify you every time it tweets. For example, @mediargh posts UK media jobs, and @GetNursingJobs and ...
What can you glean from a bunch of tweets? For 20th Century Fox, twitter has helped provide a better on read on its highest-value customers: people who purchase tickets to see the studio's biggest releases. Over a year ago, 20th Century Fox Film came to twitter with a vision for how it wanted to use ...
In a recent blogpost, twitter wrote that: "Blocking a world leader from twitter or removing their controversial tweets would hide important information people should be able to see and debate." In addition, twitter management argued that blocking politicians such as Trump, "would also not silence that leader ...
twitter has distanced itself from comments by an employee about providing the Justice Department with President Trump's tweets and direct messages which were caught on video and published by Project Veritas. "The individual depicted in this video was speaking in a personal capacity and does not ...
We all know twitter is a platform filled with abuse, harassment, and other modern nightmares, but it seems the people at the top are finally listening to our desperate pleas for change. Behold, twitter posted actual evidence of its commitment to change today as part of a safety rollout: known Mario ...
We've reached out to Nintendo as an expert character witness on Waluigi's behalf and will, like twitter, update you as our investigation unfolds. Update 1/10/18 4:22pm ET: Thoroughly tossing their second-most memorable villain under the bus, Nintendo's only reply to Gizmodo was "we have nothing to ...
twitter says that while it's committed to keeping "elected world leaders" like President Donald Trump on the service, there's at least one thing that could cross the line: tweets that reveal a private address or phone number. Bruce Daisley, twitter's VP of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, laid out the details ...
twitter, the magical social media platform where rules are implemented and changed as quickly as hyenas appear in the night, seems to have gone about-face on one of its more recent policy changes. Late last year, the company announced it would pause its verification process. The rationale was that the ...
The US Army's official twitter account "inadvertently" liked Mindy Kaling's tweet on Saturday that seemed to be making fun of President Donald Trump's rage-tweets earlier in the day, Lt. Col. Jason Brown, a US army spokesperson, told Business Insider. "An operator of the Army's official twitter account ...
When twitter user Tim Sinnott wrote that the policy was awesome "because recognition is awesome," Finley responded, "All recognition? Any recognition, Tim? What if someone said it's awesome they are going to recognize pedophiliacs on licenses? I'm not being snarky, I'm just asking. Not all recognition ...
It wasn't immediately clear if an employee running the army's twitter had liked the tweets or if the account had been broken into. The Army did not immediately respond to The Hill's request for comment. The tweet from Kaling featured a screenshot of her character from NBC's "The Office," Kelly Kapoor, with ...
By default, the things you mute will be removed from your timeline and notifications forever. twitter's settings allow the duration of muted options to be changed (24 hours, seven days, and 30 days are its options) and when muting notifications it's possible to mute them from anyone or just from people you ...
"Elected world leaders play a crucial role in that conversation because of their outsized impact on our society," twitter said a statement posted on its site. "Block a world leader from twitter or removing their controversial tweets would hide important information people should be able to see and debate.".
Since twitter appeared in July 2006, people have asked the same question about it. An incredulous Daily Mail asked it and received no satisfactory answer. I mean to say, what possible utility could attach to a service enabling people to publish 140-character "tweets"? The very word tweet suggested that ...
Brussels -- Since the first of the year, President Trump has attacked a variety of countries in twitter posts, urging protesters to overthrow the Iranian government, threatening to blow up North Korea and calling for cuts in aid to the Palestinians. In bluster and tone, he has begun 2018 where he left off.
It looks like twitter will keep its most famous user on the platform -- no matter how many terms of service he violates in his tweets to Kim Jong Un. On Tuesday, President Trump took to twitter to brag about the size of his "Nuclear Button," which he claimed is "much bigger & more powerful" than North ...
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump wants people to know he's "like, really smart" and "a very stable genius." He's taking to twitter to defend his mental fitness and boast about his intelligence. It's his latest pushback against a book that portrays him as a leader who doesn't understand the weight of ...
It made no mention of his name, but twitter appears to have offered an explanation Friday for refusing to ban President Trump despite outcry from some users of the social media service. In a short blog post, the company said blocking a world leader would undermine its role as a service advancing what it ...
Amid vocal calls for the company to act, twitter today offered its first explanation for why it hasn't banned President Donald Trump -- without ever saying the man's name. "Elected world leaders play a critical role in that conversation because of their outsized impact on our society," the company said in a ...


 

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