Judge: President Trump blocking people on Twitter is unconstitutional

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/24/trump-twitter-blocks-unconstitutional/ Donald Trump’s use of Twitter has long been controversial, and he has developed something of a penchant for blocking people who dare to question or criticize him. Earlier this … Read more

Twitter warns all users to change passwords after ‘bug’ left credentials stored in plaintext

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/03/change-twitter-password-warning/ Twitter has issued a warning to its 330 million users, urging them to change their passwords. The security announcement comes after the company discovered a bug that left passwords … Read more

Weibo reverses homosexuality policy in China: ‘We’re no longer targeting gay content’

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/16/weibo-reverses-gay-content-ban/ Following a huge backlash over the weekend, Weibo — the Chinese equivalent of Twitter — has announced a reversal of a policy that would have seen gay content banned … Read more

Twitter suspends multiple ‘tweetdecking’ accounts for stealing tweets and spamming content into forced virality

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/11/twitter-suspends-tweetdecking-accounts/ In the latest attempts to clean up its platform, Twitter has suspended a number of accounts for trying to game the system. A number of well-known accounts were hit … Read more

Trump was almost ten times more popular with Russian Twitter bots than Clinton

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/28/russian-twitter-bots-donald-trump/ In the run-up to the 2016 US election, Russian bots shared Donald Trump’s tweets 470,000 times — nearly ten times those of Hillary Clinton. The figures come courtesy of … Read more

Twitter admits that 670,000 people interacted with Russian propaganda bots during US election

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/20/twitter-bots-russian-propaganda/ Twitter has revealed that a total of 677,775 Americans followed accounts or liked tweets associated with Russian propaganda groups during the 2016 US election. The company does not reveal … Read more

Twitter kills anti-Nazi bot Imposter Buster that tried to expose racists

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/29/twitter-bans-anti-racist-imposter-buster-bot/ A Twitter account designed to alter users about racist accounts has been shut down by Twitter. Imposter Buster was a bot created by journalist Yair Rosenberg in an attempt … Read more

How to Disable Android Notifications for Various Social Networks

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/TGg6vBO4qoo/ Knowing how to disable your phone’s notifications can be a real lifesaver. It can mean the difference between enjoying some quiet time or having to deal with … Read more