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

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter team up on open source Data Transfer Project to ease your data moving woes

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/20/data-transfer-project/ Four giants of the technology world have joined forces in an attempt to make it easier for people to move data between services. The collaboration between Google, Facebook, Microsoft … 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

Twitter is suspending more suspicious accounts than ever — over 70 million in the last two months

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/07/twitter-kills-70-million-accounts/ Twitter has revealed that in May and June it suspended more than 70 million accounts as it continues its battle against trolls, fake profiles, bots and abuse. Closing down … Read more

Twitter tries to fight spam by forcing new users to verify their email or phone number

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/27/twitter-fights-spam-with-user-verification/ Twitter — like many social media platforms — has its fair share of problems, including trolling, spam, abuse and fake accounts. The company has fought something of a losing … 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

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