Twitter responds to Donald Trump’s allegations that Republicans are being shadow banned

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/26/trump-shadow-ban-twitter/ Out of the blue today, Donald Trump took to his favorite medium of Twitter to complain that the company was “shadow banning” prominent Republicans — and it wasn’t long … Read more

Who cares what Trump thinks about Europe’s record fine for Google?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/20/trump-google-fine-europe/ It’s just days since the Europe hit Google with a record fine for what it described as “very serious illegal behavior” in an antitrust case about the company’s abuse … Read more

Microsoft issues statement distancing itself from ICE’s separation of children from parents

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/19/microsoft-ice-child-separation/ The separating of children from parents at the US southern border has created international outrage — and lots of rhetoric from President Trump on Twitter. When Microsoft removed from … Read more

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

Trump says he wants to get ZTE ‘back into business, fast’ despite putting a Denial Order in place

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/14/trump-zte-back-to-business/ Donald Trump has caused confusion after using Twitter to indicate that he would like to get Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE “back into business, fast”. This is despite the US … Read more

Facebook suspends Trump campaign’s data analytics team, Cambridge Analytica, for harvesting private information of 50 million users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/17/facebook-suspends-cambridge-analytica/ Facebook has suffered what has been described as the social networks “biggest ever data breach” after Cambridge Analytica and its parent group Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) harvested data from … Read more

Trump blocks Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm, citing national security

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/trump-blocks-broadcom-qualcomm-takeover/ Donald Trump has signed an executive order that blocks Broadcom from buying Qualcomm. The takeover has been talked about for a number of months, but now the president — … 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