UPDATE: Twitter Unlocks Trump Account; Facebook, Instagram Account Lockouts ExtendedWhile President Donald Trump regained access to his Twitter account Thursday, Facebook said it was extending a block of his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely.
UPDATE: Twitter Makes Inflammatory Trump Tweets 'Unavailable,' Temporarily Locks AccountAfter making several of President Donald Trump's inflammatory tweets "unavailable" after his supporters overran Capitol Hill Wednesday, local social media giant Twitter temporarily locked the president's account.
Biden Transition Team Slams Twitter Over Plan To Wipe Followers From White House AccountsPresident-elect Joe Biden's transition team has criticized San Francisco-based Twitter's decision to not allow the millions of followers of the White House Twitter accounts to be automatically retained when the accounts are handed over to the new administration.
Twitter Shutting Down Periscope In Early 2021More than five years after being acquired by San Francisco-based Twitter before it officially launched, Periscope is shutting down.
Feds Order Facebook, Twitter, Other Social Media To Provide Info On Personal Data CollectionFederal regulators ordered Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, TikTok’s parent and other social media companies to provide detailed information on how they collect and use consumers’ personal data.
Twitter Rolls Out 'Fleets,' Tweets That Disappear After 24 HoursTwitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours called “Fleets” globally, echoing social media sites like Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram that already have disappearing posts.
Twitter, Facebook CEOs Defend Actions On Election Disinformation Before Senate Judiciary CommitteeThe CEOs of Facebook and Twitter are being summoned before Congress to defend their handling of disinformation in the 2020 presidential election, even as lawmakers questioning them are deeply divided over the election’s integrity and results.
Twitter Continues To Flag Trump Posts Claiming Election VictoryAs President Donald Trump continued to make false claims on Twitter insisting that he won the election, the San Francisco-based social media site has maintained its policy of flagging his posts.
Mark Zuckerberg: Steve Bannon's Beheading Comments Aren't Enough To Ban Him From FacebookFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a company meeting on Thursday that Steve Bannon suggesting that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded was not enough of a violation of Facebook's rules to permanently suspend him.
Twitter Permanently Suspends Steve Bannon Account After Talk Of Beheading Dr. Fauci, FBI DirectorTwitter permanently suspended an account belonging to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon after he suggested Thursday morning that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded
Facebook, Twitter Flag President Trump's False Claims Of Winning ElectionTwitter and Facebook flagged pronouncements by President Trump early Wednesday morning that falsely claimed a victory in the presidential election and that opponents were stealing the election.