Facebook, Google, Twitter To Fight Fake News With 'Trust Indicators'Facebook, Google and Twitter said Thursday they have committed to using new "trust indicators" to help users better vet the reliability of the publications and journalists behind articles that appear in news feeds.
Twitter Issues New Guidelines, Drops White Nationalists' VerificationsThe company announced new guidelines for the verification program, and will remove verification from accounts that fall outside those rules.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Wants More Social Media RegulationIt's unusual to find a Silicon Valley CEO call for more government regulation. Salesforce head Marc Benioff is all for it — at least for Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Trump Jr. Releases Twitter Exchanges Between Himself And WikiLeaksDonald Trump Jr. tweets out his 2016 direct messages with WikiLeaks.
AP: Russia Twitter Trolls Deflected Bad Trump NewsAn Associated Press analysis of deleted Twitter accounts reveals new details of surreptitious Russian activity shortly before last year's presidential election.
Twitter Halts Verifications After White Nationalist's Account VerifiedThe decision comes days after Twitter authenticated an account belonging to the man who organized this summer's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Twitter Increases Character Limits To 280AUDIO: It's an idea that many in the tech world either love or hate...Twitter is doubling the length limit of tweets. Users will now be able to use up to 280 characters.
Silicon Valley's 'Gut-Wrenching' Year Confronting Its Dark SideAfter years of maintaining an unwavering optimism about technology, some who've worked at Twitter, Facebook and Google have spent much of 2017 reckoning with the unintended consequences of the products they built.
Welcome To A World With 280-Character TweetsThe company announced on Tuesday it is doubling how many characters users can cram into a tweet.
Sia Foils Plot To Sell Her Naked Photos By Sharing Naked Photo“Someone is apparently trying to sell naked photos of me to my fans," she wrote. "Save your money, here it is for free. Every day is Christmas!”
Arrested Saudi Prince Built Empire From Riyadh To Silicon ValleyShares in Kingdom Holding, the firm that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal built into a global power, have dropped 12% in two days after the prominent Saudi investor was arrested as part of an anti-corruption drive.
Ex-FBI Director Comey Tweets As Himself After Revealing Secret AccountFormer FBI Director James Comey unveiled his new Twitter handle Monday morning after revealing his secret account late last month.