Saturday, March 25, 2023

All posts tagged "Twitter"

  • Twitter Disruption Silences Swaths of US, Europe

    Some Twitter users had to do without early Tuesday after sporadic outages knocked the social media site offline in the U.S. and Europe. Reports of malfunctions began to appear in the U.S. as well, but it was...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Legendary Musician David Bowie Dies of Cancer At 69

    NEW YORK – David Bowie, the chameleon-like star who transformed the sound – and the look – of rock with his audacious creativity and his sexually ambiguous makeup and costumes, died of cancer Sunday. Bowie, whose hits...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • US Recruits Tech Leaders to Help Disrupt Islamic State Group

    PALO ALTO, Calif. – With extremists finding fertile ground for recruitment online, the White House is dispatching top national security officials to Silicon Valley to seek the tech industry’s help in disrupting the Islamic State group and...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Internet Firms Warn UK Against ‘Dangerous’ Changes to Law

    LONDON – Major U.S. Internet companies have urged the British government to reconsider a plan to make telecommunications firms help spies hack into computers and phones. The draft Investigatory Powers Bill would require telecoms companies to keep...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Twitter Appears Ready to Expand Beyond 140-character Tweets

    SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter appears ready to loosen its decade-old restriction on the length of messages in a bid to make its service more appealing to a wider audience accustomed to the greater freedom offered by Facebook...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Twitter Revises Policy Banning Threats And Abuse

    SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter has revised its rules of conduct to emphasize that it prohibits violent threats and abusive behavior by users, promising a tough stance at a time when critics are calling for the online service...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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