BREAKING NEWS | Twitter Suspends Trump From Tweeting For 12 Hours Over Violations

MILAN – – Twitter said on Wednesday it had temporarily locked the account of U.S. President Donald Trump for 12 hours over ‘repeated and severe violations’ of the social media platform’s civic integrity rules and threatened permanent suspension. Twitter said it required the removal of Trump’s tweets ‘as a result of the unprecedent  and going … More BREAKING NEWS | Twitter Suspends Trump From Tweeting For 12 Hours Over Violations

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Planning To Create Label For Automated ‘Bot’ Accounts

MILAN – – Twitter Inc. is planning to create a new type of account for bots next year that will identify them as automated, the company said in a blog post on Thursday finalizing plans for a reboot of its long – paused verification program. The company said bot accounts ‘can bring a lot of … More SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Planning To Create Label For Automated ‘Bot’ Accounts

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter, Tumbler, Vimeo Push Back Against EU Rules On Illegal Online Content

Twitter and three other U.S. tech companies have urged the EU to take a flexible approach towards harmful and illegal online content instead of blanket rules requiring takedown, saying this would preserve an open internet. U.S. internet media group IAC/InterActiveCorp – owned online video platform Vimeo, nonprofit browser maker Mozilla and Automattic, owner of online … More SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter, Tumbler, Vimeo Push Back Against EU Rules On Illegal Online Content

BUSINESS | Twitter Release Plans To Relaunch New Verification Program Early Newt Year

Twitter Inc. on Tuesday released plans for its new policy on how people are ‘Verified’ on the site, an area the company has long promised to revamp to address confusion and criticism over the blue check-mark badges it uses to authenticate the identity of prominent accounts. The social media company said in a blog post … More BUSINESS | Twitter Release Plans To Relaunch New Verification Program Early Newt Year

NEWS ALERT | Twitter, Facebook Face Labeling Test On Trump’s Election Posts

MILAN – – Facebook and Twitter flagged some of President Donald Trump’s posts on the U.S. election as votes were still being counted, in a real-time test of their rules on handling misinformation and premature claims of victory. The two companies have been under fierce scrutiny over they police rapidly spreading false information and election-related … More NEWS ALERT | Twitter, Facebook Face Labeling Test On Trump’s Election Posts

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter to label candidate tweets that claim early U.S. election victory

MILAN | ITALY – Twitter said on Monday it would place warning labels on tweets tweets from certain accounts, including candidates and campaigns, that claim victory in U.S. elections in advance of official declarations of results. In an updated blog on this issue, the company laid out in more detail how the policy would apply … More SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter to label candidate tweets that claim early U.S. election victory

NEWS ALERT | Facebook, Twitter Take Action Against Misleading Trump Comparison Of COVID-19 To Flue

MILAN – Facebook Inc and Twitter took action on post from U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday for violating their rules against coronavirus misinformation by suggesting the COVID-19 was just like flu. Facebook took the post down but not before it was shared about 26,000 times, data from the company’s metric tool CrowdTangle showed. ‘We … More NEWS ALERT | Facebook, Twitter Take Action Against Misleading Trump Comparison Of COVID-19 To Flue

BUSINESS | Trump Urges Goodyear Tire Boycott After Report Company Bars Political Attire

WASHINGTON – U.S President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for a boycott of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co following a local news report in Kansas that the company had deemed political attire including that of the Trump campaign unacceptable for the workplace. ‘Don’t buy GOODYEAR TIRES – They announced a BAN ON MAGA HATS’, Trump … More BUSINESS | Trump Urges Goodyear Tire Boycott After Report Company Bars Political Attire

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Labels State Media, Government Officials’ Account

MILAN – Twitter Inc. will label the accounts of state-affiliated media outlets, their senior staff and some key government official, the company said in a blog post on Thursday. The accounts of Russia’s Sputnik, RT, and China’s Xinhua News are among the media organizations that will be labeled, according to a Twitter spokesman. He declined … More SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter Labels State Media, Government Officials’ Account

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook, Twitter Pull Trump Posts Over Coronavirus Misinformation

MILAN | ITALY – Facebook Inc. on Wednesday took down a post by U.S. President Donald Trump, which the company said violated its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus. The post contained a video clip, from an interview with Fox & Friends earlier in the day, in which Trump claimed that children are ‘almost … More SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook, Twitter Pull Trump Posts Over Coronavirus Misinformation