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President Trump signs an executive order aimed at limiting the broad legal protections enjoyed by social media companies days after Twitter fact-checked two of his tweets.
Tensions between President Trump and Twitter escalate as he threatens to “strongly regulate” or shut down social media platforms, which he accuses of silencing conservative viewpoints.
CEO Jack Dorsey announced that Twitter will stop running political ads, citing online ads’ “significant risks to politics.” Facebook has been criticized for allowing deceptive political ads.
The legislation by a freshman Republican senator would prohibit features like auto-play and infinite scrolling, used by social media companies to keep users on their platform longer.
Canadian Twitter may truly be a nicer place. Researcher Bryor Snefjella says Canadians tend to tweet more positive words compared to their American counterparts.
NEW YORK (AP) — What do a former U.S. president, LeBron James and a guy who really, really likes chicken nuggets have in common? They all made the biggest splash on Twitter this year. Twitter on Tuesday released its top trending people and topics for 2017, ranging from sports to politics to Korean boy bands…. Read More