Latest Twitter Files tackle 'Great Covid-19 Lie Machine' flagging true content as 'disinformation'
Independent journalist Matt Taibbi went viral with the newest Twitter Files taking aim at Stanford University's Virality Project that it said was meant to 'mitigate' false narratives.foxnews.com
Sen. Josh Hawley confronts local reporter over 'vitriolic' Elon Musk tweets: 'Why all the hate?'
Video first obtained by Fox News Digital show Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., laying into KDSK News political editor Mark Maxwell over tweets attacking supporters of Twitter owner Elon Musk.foxnews.com
Ben Shapiro mocked after he trashes ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once' on Twitter
Twitter users mocked conservative commentator Ben Shapiro for his "failed" screenwriting career after he shared his take on “Everything Everywhere All at Once” ("EEAAO"), describing the Oscar-winning film as “meh.” Shapiro, the 39-year-old co-founder of conservative news site The Daily Wire, described the movie as "confused and generally bizarre" in a tweet on Monday.news.yahoo.com
NPR slammed for tweeting Michelle Yeoh the ‘first person who identifies as Asian’ to win Best Actress Oscar
Twitter users are calling out NPR for its tweet announcing Michelle Yeoh’s historic Best Actress win at the 95th Academy Awards. The media organization posted a tweet on its account Sunday announcing the 60-year-old Malaysian actor as “the first person who identifies as Asian to win the award.” Twitter added community notes to NPR’s tweet soon after the post went viral, garnering over 5.5 million views as of this writing.news.yahoo.com
Japanese authorities warn Ghibli Park visitors away from taking lewd photos with characters
Aichi Governor Hideaki Omura wants Studio Ghibli Park’s operating company to stop visitors from taking lewd photos with character statues. Last month, photos of men pretending to sexually assault female character statues in the Studio Ghibli theme park went viral on Twitter, eliciting disgust and anger from social media users. In the photos, men can be seen groping life-size figures of Marnie, a character from the 2014 film “When Marnie Was There,” and Teru from the 2016 film “Tales From Earthsea.”news.yahoo.com
FTC probes Twitter data practices after Elon Musk's layoffs
The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Elon Musk’s mass layoffs at Twitter and trying to obtain his internal communications as part of ongoing oversight into the social media company’s privacy and cybersecurity practices, according to documents described in a congressional report.
Twitter's plan to charge for crucial tool prompts outcry
In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, thousands of volunteer software developers have been using a crucial Twitter tool to comb the platform for calls for help — including people posting their location inside collapsed buildings — and connect people with rescue organizations to help them.
Elon Musk's tweeting style seizes spotlight in Tesla trial
Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s impulsive and sometimes inflammatory usage of Twitter has taken center stage in a trial focused on whether he misled investors with his 2018 tweets indicating he had lined up financing to take the electric automaker private, a proposal that rapidly unraveled.
Twitter leak exposes 235 million email addresses from hack
Personal emails linked to 235 million Twitter accounts hacked some time ago have been exposed according to Israeli security researcher Alon Gal — making millions vulnerable to having their accounts compromised or identities exposed if they have used the site anonymously to criticize oppressive governments, for instance.
NFL, sports world reaction to injury to Bills' Damar Hamlin
Many fellow NFL players and teams and others in the sports world and beyond quickly offered their support and prayers on social media for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who the NFL said was in critical condition at a hospital after collapsing on the field during Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.