After Elon Musk Offers To Build Ventilators, NYC Mayor de Blasio Asks For HelpIt didn't take long for a high-profile official to ask for Elon Musk's help after the Tesla and Space X CEO tweeted that his company could build ventilators currently in serious shortage as hospitals struggle to treat coronavirus patients.
Facebook, Twitter Describe Russia Trolls' Sophisticated Election InterferenceFacebook and Twitter revealed evidence Thursday suggesting that Russian efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect.
City Of Austin Cancels Massive SXSW Music Festival Due To CoronavirusThe organizers of the annual South By Southwest music and tech festival on Friday announced that the city of Austin has cancelled the events scheduled to take place starting next week.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To 'Reevaluate' Plan To Spend Months In Africa Over CoronavirusTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey is putting his plans to live in Africa for several months this year on hold over concerns about the coronavirus.
Netflix, Apple Join Silicon Valley Exit From South By Southwest Festival Over Coronavirus FearsSilicon Valley tech giants Apple and Netflix have joined social media mainstays Facebook and Twitter in citing coronavirus fears for cancelling plans to send its employees to and take part in the annual lifestyle, tech, entertainment and music festival -- South by Southwest -- in Austin later this month.
Twitter Preps Ephemeral Tweets That Disappear After 24 Hours, Starts TestingTwitter is starting to test tweets that disappear after 24 hours.
Twitter, Facebook Pull Out Of South By Southwest Festival Over Coronavirus ConcernsBay Area social media giants Facebook and Twitter have cancelled plans to send its employees to and take part in the annual lifestyle, tech, entertainment and music festival -- SXSW -- in Austin later this month.
Twitter Shares Jump On Rise In User Numbers, RevenueShares in Twitter jumped Thursday after the social media company said revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts in the latest quarter.
Twitter To Label Altered Media, Remove If It May Cause HarmTwitter will begin to label and in some cases remove doctored or manipulated photos, audio and videos that are designed to mislead people.
49ers Coach Sowers Quotes Ellen After Super Bowl Loss: 'Be Kind'On Monday, 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers had a post-Super Bowl message for the public: be kind.
Multiple NFL Team Twitter Accounts Hacked, Including 49ers And ChiefsOver a dozen NFL teams had their Twitter accounts hacked as of Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports.
Facebook Again Refuses To Ban Political Ads, Even False OnesDespite escalating pressure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Facebook reaffirmed its freewheeling policy on political ads Thursday, saying it won’t ban them, won’t fact-check them and won’t limit how they can be targeted to specific groups of people.
Pelosi Impeachment Tactics Trigger Trump Twitter FuryThe holiday vacation Pres. Trump once viewed as the precursor to a vindictive Senate trial has turned into a deadlocked interlude as he battles House speaker Nancy Pelosi over the time and place for his symbolic day in court.
Twitter Removes Nearly 6,000 Saudi Accounts For Platform ManipulationTwitter has identified and removed nearly 6,000 accounts that it said were part of a coordinated effort by Saudi government agencies and individuals to advance the country's geopolitical interests.
Twitter Cyberattack On Epilepsy Foundation Posted Strobing Images That Could Trigger SeizuresAttackers sent videos of flashing and strobing lights to people on Twitter last month as part of a cyberattack which deliberately targeted people with epilepsy.