Weibo CEO says Twitter censorship ‘has gone too far,’ causing anger

Media 11/01/22, 15:32

Recently, Elon Musk, the new CEO of Tesla and founder of the aerospace company Space X, surprised the world by purchasing one of the largest and oldest social platforms on the Internet. After six months of back and forth, Musk completed the purchase. Several top Twitter executives were fired, including ...

Former hacker who worked for Twitter denounces Chinese infiltration

Media 09/15/22, 16:58

This Tuesday, Sept. 13, Peiter Zatko testified before a Senate Committee as part of a complaint he filed warning about Twitter's security failures. In his testimony, Zatko said Twitter's security precautions were so deficient that if an intelligence agency had not infiltrated the company, "most likely it's not doing its job." "I ...

Elon Musk tweets: Truth Social app beats Twitter and TikTok in Apple Store

U.S. 04/27/22, 18:33

Truth Social, the social network owned by former President Donald Trump, surpassed Twitter in ranking as the best free app in Apple's app store. SpaceX CEO and new Twitter owner Elon Musk tweeted, "Truth Social is currently outperforming Twitter and TikTok in Apple Store," Musk tweeted, quickly receiving "likes" from more ...

Twitter users urge Musk to end censorship, reinstate Trump account

Trending 04/07/22, 08:08

After hearing the news that entrepreneur Elon Musk joined Twitter's board of directors on April 4, the most conservative users have placed all their hope that he will allow Donald Trump to return to the social network and end its censorship policy. The 45th president of the United States has suffered censorship on ...

Unexpected: Elon Musk becomes Twitter’s largest shareholder

Tech 04/04/22, 14:47

Elon Musk, has just acquired a nearly 10% stake in Twitter, worth $3 billion, shortly after questioning the social network's handling of free speech. On Monday, April 4, it became known that Tesla's CEO, a fervent generator of controversial tweets, acquired 9.2% of Twitter, thus becoming the largest shareholder of the ...

Facebook & Twitter delete thousands of accounts pushing Chinese propaganda

China 12/06/21, 02:49

According to RFA, Facebook and Twitter have deleted thousands of Chinese regime propaganda accounts. Facebook deleted 600 accounts from their Facebook and Instagram platforms, while Twitter removed nearly 2,000 users. Facebook said on Dec. 1 that one fake account belongs to a fictitious Swiss biologist named Wilson Edwards. This account spread ...

Twitter to pay more than $800 million for misleading investors with false data

U.S. 09/21/21, 18:47

Following a large class-action lawsuit, Twitter has agreed to an $809.5 million payout to settle a dispute stemming from claims that the social networking powerhouse "provided misleading information" to its investors. As reported by The Hill, the complaint alleges that Twitter provided "unrealistic growth projections" during an event in November 2014 to ...

‘Social networks allow terrorists to thrive,’ denounces Parler CEO

U.S. 08/26/21, 00:33

The CEO of the expanding social network, Parler, during a television interview on Wednesday, August 25, was highly critical of the hegemonic social networks whom he accused of giving "free rein" to Middle Eastern terrorist groups, including the Taliban while continuing to censor representatives of conservative values just for not ...

Taliban accounts remain on Twitter

U.S. 08/18/21, 05:12

Twitter, which fosters anti-glorification of violence and threats policies, has not suspended Taliban-affiliated accounts and does not intend to do so. According to Newsweek, a Twitter spokesperson said the company was committed to staying watchful in following its regulations, which include those prohibiting the promotion of violent content. But he had ...

Twitter suspends Arizona and other election audit accounts

U.S. 07/28/21, 05:42

Twitter has suspended several accounts that have pushed for “audits” to find evidence of election frauds, including Arizona Audit. @ArizonaAudit, the official Twitter account of the Arizona election audit, was suspended on Tuesday, July 27. The Republican-led audit in Arizona is reviewing how Maricopa County, the state’s largest county, handled the ...

House GOP leader McCarthy proposes guidelines to fight Big Tech bias

Washington 06/28/21, 23:20

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has revealed a new framework to help combat major technology companies that restrict freedom of speech and exhibit anti-competitive behavior. McCarthy is sick of "overwhelmingly liberal executives" at Big Tech companies limiting or preventing competition and silencing people for sharing conservative views. "Examples of conservative censorship ...

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