Feds Charge 3 In Massive Twitter Hacker Attack Targeting Biden, Obama, Gates, Bezos AccountsThree individuals including a juvenile were charged Friday with masterminding a Twitter hacking attack that compromised accounts belonging to VIPs ranging from former President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to billionaire businessmen Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.
Twitter Suspends Account of Former KKK Leader David Duke San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter announced Friday it has permanently suspended the account of outspoken white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke as part of its crackdown on hate speech.
'You Don't Need Masks'; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Remove Video Containing Fake COVID-19 ClaimsA video featuring a group of doctors making false and dubious claims, telling people they don't need to wear masks during the current surge in coronavirus cases, was removed by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube after going viral online Monday.
2 San Francisco Supervisors Join Movement to Remove Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Name From City HospitalTwo San Francisco supervisors announced Thursday that they support a growing movement to remove Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's name from the city-operated public hospital.
TikTok Reportedly Could Be Sold To American Investors To Avert US BanUS investors are reportedly considering buying the video sharing app from Chinese parent company ByteDance in an effort to save TikTok's sizeable foothold in America.
Twitter Looking At Subscription Options As Ad Revenue Drops SharplyTwitter is actively exploring additional ways to make money from its users, including by considering a subscription model, CEO Jack Dorsey said Thursday.
Twitter Takes Down 7,000 Accounts Linked To QAnonTwitter has removed thousands of accounts linked to QAnon, a group known for spreading conspiracy theories and disinformation online.
Facebook Begins Labeling, But Not Fact-Checking, Posts From Trump, BidenThe response is part of Facebook's new policy, announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg last month, to label posts about the November election.
LinkedIn To Cut 6% Of Workforce As COVID-19 Pandemic Slams RecruitmentLinkedIn is cutting about 960 jobs — roughly 6% of its global workforce — as the coronavirus pandemic takes a toll on the job market.
Report: Disney Company Slashes Advertising on Facebook, InstagramThe Walt Disney Co. has “dramatically” slashed its advertising budget on Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram in the latest setback for the social network, which is facing a growing advertising boycott over its policies and actions on hate speech on its platforms.
Twitter Hackers 'Successfully Manipulated A Small Number Of Employees'; Stole Personal Data From At Least 8 Targeted AccountsSan Francisco-based social media giant Twitter revealed late Friday night that hackers had downloaded personal data, possibly including private messages, from up to eight of the 130 accounts that were targeted.