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YouTube, Meta Will Expand Policies, Research to Fight Online Extremism
Major tech companies said on Thursday they will take fresh steps to combat online extremism by removing more violent content and promoting media literacy with young users, as part of a White House summit on...
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Twitter Counters Musk’s Third Termination Notice of Buyout Deal
On Sunday, Sept. 12, Twitter fired back at Elon Musk in response to the tech mogul’s third termination notice to pull out of his purchasing deal with the company. The social media platform deemed the...
Majority of Twitter Shareholders Vote in Favor of Sale to Musk: Sources
A majority of Twitter Inc's shareholders have voted in favor of the social media company's $44 billion sale to Elon Musk, people familiar with the tally said on Monday, Sept. 12. Though the deadline for...
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Twitter Whistleblower Reveals Employees Concerned China Could Collect User Data
Disclosures from a former Twitter Inc executive turned whistleblower show that at least one Chinese agent is working at the company, Senator Chuck Grassley said in his opening remarks during a Senate hearing on Tuesday...
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Elon Musk Cites Whistleblower Claims in Latest Letter of Termination of Twitter Deal
In his attempt to terminate his $44-billion deal to purchase Twitter, on Aug. 30 Elon Musk issued a new letter of deal termination to the social media company, citing recent claims by a Twitter whistleblower....
Governments are demanding Twitter takedown posts and ban accounts at an increasing rate, a new transparency report states.
Twitter Transparency Report Shows Governments are Requesting More Censorship, Data Disclosure
Twitter’s 20th Transparency Report revealed that the company had conceded to an increasing number of government information requests, while at the same time posturing to the public that they are opposed to the practice. The...
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In Ominous Move for Independent Media, Twitter Labels All Epoch Times Links as ‘Unsafe’
The founders of The Epoch Times, who originally set up the outlet as a means of circumventing the censorship of Communist China, probably never guessed in 2000 that they would face challenges to their freedom...
Twitter has onboarded at least a dozen FBI and CIA agents, including Atlantic Council-trained members. Many have been given very high positions in the company.
Twitter Has Onboarded at Least a Dozen FBI and Intelligence Agents Since 2019
Twitter, a soon-to-be jewel in the world’s richest man’s crown, has taken in a minimum of 12 FBI and other U.S. intelligence agents since 2019 — and mostly to very high positions — according to...
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In Japan, Insulting Someone Online Could Now Land You in Jail for a Year
On Monday, June 13, the Japanese parliament passed legislation that would make online insults punishable by up to one year in prison.  The new legislation, which amends the country’s penal code, is poised to come...
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Elon Musk Asks Why Twitter Hasn’t Taken Action on Accounts Spamming Popular User With Death Threats
On June 13, Twitter user Chaya Raichik, the woman behind the popular Twitter profile, Libs of TikTok, revealed that she has been enduring an onslaught of death threats by who she calls “radical leftists,” prompting...
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Twitter Poll, Intended to Expose a Poll by Elon Musk as ‘Phony’ and ‘Ridiculous’ Backfires Spectacularly
On May 26, controversial billionaire Elon Musk polled his 95.5 million followers via Twitter asking “who do you trust less” politicians or billionaires? After garnering almost 3.4 million responses the results indicated that 75.7 percent...
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Elon Musk’s Mother Is Concerned for Her Son’s Safety
Elon Musk’s mother, Maye Musk, during a recent appearance on CBS Mornings said that she has concerns for her son’s safety amidst his takeover bid of social media giant, Twitter. “When I see all the...