Teen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Hacking Celebrity Twitter AccountsA Florida teenager was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for his role in hacking the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scamming people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin.
Twitter Sues Texas AG Over Alleged Retaliation For Banning Trump's Account After Capitol RiotTwitter filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to retaliate against it for banning the account of former President Donald Trump following the U.S. Capitol riot.
COVID: Twitter Cracks Down On Coronavirus Misinformation With 'Strike System' To Remove ViolatorsTwitter says it has begun labeling tweets that include misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and using a “strike system” to eventually remove accounts that repeatedly violate its rules.
Twitter Announces 'Super Follows,' Will Let Users Charge Followers To See Premium PostsTwitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or regular people.
Jay-Z, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Announce Bitcoin Development FundBitcoin's big week got bigger with an announcement from rapper Jay Z and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the pair are establishing a bitcoin development fund.
Apple CEO Calls Out Rival Tech Companies Ahead of Privacy UpdateApple CEO Tim Cook criticized social media companies Thursday, accusing them of prioritizing user attention and data collection at the cost of allowing and even rewarding dangerous conspiracies, extremism and polarization.
Twitter Launches Crowdsourced Fact-Checking ProjectTwitter is enlisting its users to help combat misinformation on its service by flagging and notating misleading and false tweets.
Pro-Trump Demonstration At Twitter Headquarters Appears To Be A BustA demonstration by supporters of President Donald Trump to protest his ban from the Twitter social media platform outside the company's San Francisco headquarters appeared to be a bust Monday morning.
Conservative Platform Parler Goes Offline; Booted By Amazon, Apple And GoogleSilicon Valley tech giants have continued to take action following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump last week as Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, found itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms.
Farewell To @realDonaldTrump Twitter Handle -- Gone After 57,000 Tweets @realDonaldTrump, the feed from San Francisco-based Twitter that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of an American president, died Friday. It was not quite 12 years old.
UPDATE: Twitter Suspends Trump's Account PermanentlyTwitter announced Friday afternoon it permanently suspended the account of President Donald Trump over concerns his tweets could incite violence.