Showing posts with label Twitter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Twitter. Show all posts

Friday, February 26, 2021

Russian Foreign Ministry says Twitter no longer independent social media, but a tool of 'digital diktat' under control of West — RT

a dictatorship over the internet

Twitter is rapidly changing from an independent platform into a tool of Western countries to impose a dictatorship over the internet. That's according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, following a recent ban of Russian accounts.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Anti-gun violence protesters shut down Chicago highway, governor gets blasted for calling it 'chaos'

Anti-gun violence protesters shut down Chicago highway
The governor of Illinois has been accused of living in a “fantasy land” after he condemned Chicago’s mayor on social media for allowing the rally that saw the city’s interstate shut down by anti-violence protesters.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Judge: Trump can't block Twitter users over political beliefs

Trump can't block Twitter users over political beliefs
A federal judge in New York decided Wednesday that President Donald Trump can't block people who disagree with him from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account.

Monday, May 21, 2018

6.9 million interactions on social network: UK royal wedding attracts over 29 million viewers in US

UK royal wedding attracts over 29 million viewers in US
Britain's royal wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and US actress Meghan Markle attracted over 29 million TV viewers in the United States and 6.9 million interactions on social network, according to ratings issued Sunday by US information and measurement company Nielsen Media Research.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Twitter urges 330 million users after ‘internal glitch’

An internal “bug” left millions of Twitter passwords potentially exposed for months in a plain text file, the company revealed, as it urged hundreds of millions of users to change their passwords as a precaution.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

EU fights hate speech

hate speech
Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials announced Friday.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Trump says he won't quit using social media

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he won't quit using social media, as he claimed to have relied on it to get unfiltered messages out to his supporters.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Bundestag passes law to fine social media companies for not deleting hate speech

German lawmakers have approved a controversial law that would impose high fines on social media companies like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube for failing to swiftly delete posts deemed to exhibit hate speech.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Saudi Women Seek Equal Rights in Massive Twitter Campaign

Tens of thousands of Saudi women took to Twitter after Human Rights Watch (HRW) launched a social campaign aimed against cultural paternalism and male guardianship in Saudi Arabia, a country notorious for its oppression of human rights.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

UAE names women ministers for happiness, tolerance

A new Cabinet tasked with building a utopian society, a tolerant environment, educated generations and equal economic opportunities for all was approved by UAE President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Saudi embassy in Tehran attacked by protesters

Reports have emerged saying that Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad have been attacked by Iranian protesters early Sunday following the execution of a Saudi Shiite preacher along with 46 others.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Leader of France's far-right party risks jail over beheading pictures on Twitter

Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right party National Front (FN), could be jailed for three years over pictures of a beheaded Islamic State (IS) hostage she posted on her Twitter account, according to local media reports.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015