One Twitter wag joked about lights flickering on and off at the White House being Donald Trump signaling to his followers in Morse code after Twitter and Facebook squelched the president for inciting rebellion.
The Twitter feed that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of an American president, has died. It was not quite 12 years old.
Twitter announced Friday it has permanently suspended President Donald Trump's Twitter account.
Citing fears of further violence, social media platforms are temporarily blocking posts by Donald Trump.
Ann Rubin reports.
Once President-elect Joe Biden assumes office on Inauguration Day, Twitter could remove President Trump’s special privileges as a high-profile world leader and treat his account as a normal one.
The @POTUS Twitter account will automatically be given to President-elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, according to Twitter.
While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.
The post read, “Congratulations Amy Coney Barrett on becoming the 5th woman appointed to the Supreme Court since its inception in 1789.”
Allie Rasmus reports.
Lawmakers of both parties, citing the companies' tremendous power to disseminate speech and ideas, are looking to challenge their long-enjoyed bedrock legal protections for online speech.
Twitter announced a new “pre-bunk” feature which will present users with a series of prompts and reliable sources to combat misinformation ahead of the presidential election.
Scott Atlas, who joined the White House in August as a science adviser, had tweeted “Masks work? NO,” and said widespread use of masks is not supported.
Team Save America organized the rally to protest Twitter, which it said squelches conservative speech.
The Google-owned video platform said Thursday it will now prohibit material targeting a person or group with conspiracy theories that have been used to justify violence.
The anonymous tweets said Hill had not been held accountable and is “not a hero.”
Gay men took over the “Proud Boys” hashtag after the president’s “stand back, stand by” comment during the first presidential debate sparked praise from the hate group.
The interruptions — including one by a user who shared a screen and took over the hearing with a porn video — forced Hillsborough County Judge Christopher C. Nash to temporarily halt the session for Graham Ivan Clark, 17.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice conducted a complex nationwide investigation, locating and apprehending the suspect in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Some individuals identified in a lawsuit filed in 2017, along with dozens of others who were blocked on the basis of viewpoint, have been unblocked, the lawsuit said.