Snapchat said Wednesday it would no longer promote President Donald Trump’s content in its Discover section, a move that brings the messaging company closer to Twitter’s approach in the ongoing debate over political speech. From a report: The company s… Continue reading Snapchat To Stop Promoting Trump’s Content
Instagram users are flooding the platform with black squares in support of black victims of police violence as part of a Blackout Tuesday protest. CNBC reports: As of 11:45 a.m. ET, more than 14.6 million Instagram posts used the hashtag #BlackoutTuesd… Continue reading Instagram Users Flood the App With Millions of Blackout Tuesday Posts
Social media has become a central battleground for the protests across the U.S., with tech platforms amplifying tensions while also providing a real-time chronicle of the riots and police responses that might not have otherwise gained widespread attent… Continue reading Social Media Becomes Battleground Over Days of Street Protests
Twitter placed a notice on a tweet from President Trump, shielding it from view for breaking what the company said are its rules about glorifying violence [Editor’s note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From a report: Mr. Trump’s tweet … Continue reading Twitter Flags Trump and White House Tweets About Minneapolis Protests for ‘Glorifying Violence’
Twitter placed a notice on a tweet from President Trump, shielding it from view for breaking what the company said are its rules about glorifying violence [Editor’s note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From a report: Mr. Trump’s tweet … Continue reading Twitter Flags Trump Tweet About Minneapolis Protests for ‘Glorifying Violence’
President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday designed to limit the legal protections that shield social media companies from liability for the content users post on their platforms. Axios reports: “Currently, social media giants like Twitter r… Continue reading Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Platforms
President Trump will sign an executive order later today that mandates a review of a law that shields companies like Twitter, Google and Facebook from being held liable for the content appearing on their platforms after fact checks for the first time w… Continue reading Trump To Order Review of Law Protecting Social Media Firms After Twitter Spat
Michael Andor Brodeur, writing for The Washington Post: As covid-19 forces more and more classical musicians and organizations to shift operations to the Internet, they’re having to contend with an entirely different but equally faceless adversary: cop… Continue reading On Facebook and YouTube, Classical Musicians Are Getting Blocked or Muted
According to a new study from Carnegie Mellon University, researchers have found that bots may account for between 45 and 60% of Twitter accounts discussing covid-19. The normal level of bot involvement for U.S. and foreign elections, natural disasters… Continue reading Nearly Half of Twitter Accounts Pushing To Reopen America May Be Bots
Twitter’s new “retweets with comments” feature lets you see all the quotes to a tweet, and is now available on all native Twitter apps.
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