'Step up': Twitter's apology over photo angers Indian activists

Activists call apology over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s photo holding a sign critical of patriarchy ‘disappointing’. New Delhi, India – Women journalists and activists in India have hit back after Twitter apologised for a photo of its top official holding a placard that criticised the patriarchy propped up by India’s caste system. The placard that read “smash Brahminical patriarchy” referred to […]

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Meet the REAL John Lewis bombarded with tweets from British Christmas shoppers

A fed-up teacher called John Lewis is again frustrated with the barrage of tweets by confused shoppers – days after the chain’s famous Christmas advert hit our TVs. The teacher, whose Twitter username is simply @johnlewis, posted online "The only thing I contributed to this ad was to buy every Elton John album throughout my life". But no one took […]

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Midterm Elections: Are Facebook, Twitter Doing Enough to Stop Misinformation and Fraud?

Facebook and Twitter were hauled before Congress to explain how their platforms were weaponized in the 2016 U.S. election by Russia-linked trolls to try to sway the results. Since then, they’ve pledged to clean up their platforms. Leading up to the pivotal Nov. 6 midterm elections in the U.S., Facebook and Twitter have publicized their efforts to eliminate bogus accounts and […]

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Twitter Like Button To Be Removed ‘Soon,’ Some Users Remain Skeptical

Twitter hopes that its plans to remove the “like” button from its platform will help improve the quality of debates that occur on the popular social media platform. The Telegraph reported that Twitter founder Jack Dorsey does not love the platform’s heart-shaped button that indicates a user “likes” a tweet. The heart has been around since 2015 when it replaced […]

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Kanye Reactivates Twitter, Live Streams From Uganda

Kanye West reactivated his Twitter account on Saturday, October 13, after arriving in Uganda with Kim Kardashian. The rapper, who plans to work on his new album, Yandhi, in Africa, posted several live stream videos on Twitter on Saturday evening, a little over a week after he deleted his social media accounts. In the first video, titled “Aha,” he offered […]

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Facebook Controls 87% of U.S. Social Video Ad Spending (Study)

Even as Facebook’s disclosures of massive user-data breaches this year have damaged its reputation, the social giant’s revenue juggernaut doesn’t show signs of slowing down. In 2018, Facebook — including Instagram — will rake in $6.81 billion in video-ad spending in the U.S. alone, capturing about one-fourth of digital video-ad spending in the United States this year, according to the […]

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Twitter is hiring an intern based on a single CV tweet – and some are hilarious

According to Twitter around 70 per cent of 18-24-year-olds feel that a CV doesn’t show employers who they really are. Twitter has decided that the traditional CV needs a makeover and it’s inviting people to apply for internships using a single tweet with the hashtag #OneTweetCV instead. There’s a total of five jobs on offer and the company says you’ll […]

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Twitter users horrified after finding out why Mario Kart is trending

Why IS Mario Kart trending? Twitter reacts with horror after finding out it has nothing to do with the Nintendo game and everything to do with Trump and Stormy Daniels Twitter users were excited to find Mario Kart trending on Tuesday and hoped it might mean a new installment of the classic Nintendo game  But joy quickly turned to horror […]

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