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Twitter to pay millions to shareholders for misrepresenting growth data

TOPICS: lawsuit, securities fraud, settlement, shareholders, Twitter

According to a report recently published by Variety, the original lawsuit dates back to 2016, when a Twitter shareholder targeted Twitter’s board of directors, including its CEO and founder, for concealing data related to Twitter’s slowing user growth. The class action lawsuit against Twitter, which is categorised as an allegation of securities fraud, has as […]

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Twitter unveils ‘Safe Mode’: how it works to reduce insults and other unwanted interactions

TOPICS: harassment, hate speech, insults, safe mode, Twitter

One of the big problems of social networks is the heavy harassment that takes place on them, which even causes some of them to launch with an emphasis on good vibes. This has led companies to start thinking about how to protect users, and one of the latest fruits on Twitter is the new ‘Safe […]

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Russia to block Twitter in a month if the social network does not remove banned content

TOPICS: ban, banned content, Roskomnadzor, Russia, Twitter

Russia will block Twitter within a month if the social networking giant does not remove banned content, the TASS news agency reports today, citing a senior official at Russia’s communications supervisor Roskomnadzor. Russia said last week it was slowing down Twitter in retaliation for what it described as a failure to remove banned content. It […]

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Super Follow, Twitter’s new payment model?

TOPICS: business model, Super Follow, Twitter

A few weeks ago we started to hear rumors that Twitter might be working on a payment model for its subscribers. They have now confirmed what was an open secret: the implementation of subscriptions in the social network. For $4.99 per month, it will be possible to access exclusive content from certain users, which will […]

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Latest Twitter celebrity hack alleged “mastermind”, finally arrested (and he’s younger than you)

TOPICS: Bitcoin, FBI, hackers, scam, Twitter

Famous accounts like Apple’s, Bill Gates or Kanye West were victims of a massive hack that took place on Twitter in the middle of last month. The FBI has been able to arrest all three suspects, as they have been “extremely careless”. We recall that in that hack, the affected accounts posted tweets with the […]

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Hack into the Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates and other celebrities to defraud with crypto currencies

TOPICS: Apple, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Bitcoin, crypto currency, Elon Musk, hackers, Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Kanye Wers, Michael Bloomberg, scam, Twitter, Uber

They hacked into the Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, Kanye Wers, Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Michael Bloomberg, among others, to try to scam their followers with crypto currency; unfortunately they are succeeding. In the aforementioned profiles, messages were published that encouraged people to transfer a certain amount into Bitcoin […]

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Coca-Cola also temporarily stops its ads on Facebook and other social networks

TOPICS: advertising, Coca-Cola, Dove, Facebook, Hellmann’s, Instagram, Knorr, Lipton, Mark Zuckerberg, Popsicle, St. Ives, Twitter, Verizon

Coca-Cola is another company that is slowing down its Facebook ad campaign. However, the beverage brand will also temporarily abandon its advertising on all other social platforms, including Instagram and Twitter. The decision will take effect on July 1 and will be in effect for at least one month, according to a statement on its […]

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Trump threatens to regulate or shut down social networks after questioning Twitter on two of his messages

TOPICS: censorship, conservatives, Donald Trump, election, propaganda, Twitter

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to “strongly regulate” or “shut down” social networking platforms after Twitter first singled out two of his tweets as “deceptive” and treated them as disseminators of unsubstantiated information. The move sparked the anger of the president, who used the same platform to express his rejection of alleged censorship: […]

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Twitter labels a Trump tweet as misleading and the president accuses them of “interfering” in presidential election

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, elections, fact-checking, fake news, Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused the social networking site Twitter of “interfering” in the November presidential election, after the social network first labeled two of its tweets as misleading. “Twitter now interferes with the presidential elections of 2020,” the Republican leader tweeted. .@Twitter is now interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election. They are […]

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Twitter will allow its employees to telework forever

TOPICS: business trips, coronavirus, events, Jack Dorsey, telework, Twitter

Some Twitter employees will never return to their offices. Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, sent an email to his employees this past Tuesday assuring them that if they so desired they would be allowed to work from home permanently. Even after the blockade caused by the coronavirus pandemic passes, Twitter workers will have the option to […]

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