All posts tagged "Twitter"
The Trump-Clinton Twitter war: Bludgeon vs. stiletto
NEW YORK – Back in June, when Donald Trump slammed President Barack Obama’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, the Democrat’s campaign was quick to tweet back a chilly three-word response: “Delete your account .” It was...
- Posted October 26, 2016
US Official: Non-State Actor Likely to Blame for Cyberattack
WASHINGTON — National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a “non-state actor” was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. Clapper says investigators are gathering a...
- Posted October 25, 2016
US Internet Repeatedly Disrupted By Cyberattacks on Key Firm
LONDON – Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. The White House described the disruption as malicious. Members of a...
- Posted October 21, 2016
Periscope Extends Beyond Phones as Twitter Ups Ante on Video
SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter is taking the smartphone shackles off its live-video service Periscope in its latest attempt to broaden its audience. The Periscope Producer feature announced Thursday will let media companies and other users pipe live...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Trump’s ‘Grab ’em’ Comment Unleashes National Conversation
NEW YORK – On Facebook and Twitter, on the phone and on the job, from living rooms to hair salons, Donald Trump’s “Grab ’em by the p—-” comment has unleashed a tsunami of stories from women sharing...
- Posted October 11, 2016
Twitter: 17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever
ST. LOUIS – Twitter says Sunday’s presidential debate was the most tweeted ever, with more than 17 million tweets related to the forum sent. The social media platform says the question of Republican nominee Donald Trump’s treatment...
- Posted October 10, 2016
Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block
NEW YORK — Twitter’s stock is surging following a report that the social media company, forever struggling in Facebook’s shadow, is close to a sale. The business channel CNBC, citing unnamed sources, said Friday that Twitter Inc....
- Posted September 23, 2016
Twitter to launch app on Apple TV, others to stream NFL
SAN FRANCISCO – A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights. The short-messaging service secured the rights to...
- Posted September 14, 2016
Puerto Rican with 300 Twitter accounts to face trial
SAN JUAN — Justice officials say a Puerto Rico man accused of creating 300 Twitter accounts to harass people online will face trial in the first case of its kind for the island. The Justice Department said...
- Posted September 8, 2016
Boom in Live Video Helping some Creators Make a Living
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Casey Cooper is one of the most famous drummers on the planet right now. He has a million followers on YouTube, and his flaming-sticks drumming cover of Ellie Goulding’s “Burn” is insane. But he’d...
- Posted August 8, 2016