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Twitter Will Now Warn You Before You Like a Tweet Containing Misleading Information

Twitter Will Now Warn You Before You Like a Tweet Containing Misleading Information

Photo: Leon Neal / Staff (Getty Images) Expanding upon an existing feature that warns users who attempt to retweet content that has already been flagged as “misleading information,” Twitter will now issue the same warning when users attempt to like content that has been similarly designated. Advertisement In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, …

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Snoop Alert: Twitter Bug Lets People See Fleets Past Their Expiration Dates

Snoop Alert: Twitter Bug Lets People See Fleets Past Their Expiration Dates

Twitter can’t catch a fleeting break.Photo: Lionel Bonaventure / AFP (Getty Images) It looks like Twitter just can’t catch a fleeting break. Days after the company unveiled Fleets, its new Instagram Stories-like posts that are theoretically supposed to disappear after 24 hours, a bug has basically made them pretty useless. Even worse, the bug could …

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It Doesn’t Matter If Trump Never Concedes, Twitter Is Giving @POTUS to Biden

It Doesn’t Matter If Trump Never Concedes, Twitter Is Giving @POTUS to Biden

The official presidential Twitter account.Screenshot: Twitter Outgoing President Donald Trump is set to receive a rude awakening on Jan. 20, 2021 on his favorite social media platform: Twitter. That day, Trump will no longer see a picture of himself on the popular @POTUS account—the official presidential Twitter account, although Trump prefers to use his own …

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How To Make Your Twitter Account Private

How To Make Your Twitter Account Private

The internet is full of trolls and people who have seemingly nothing better to do than to leave offensive comments on publicly-posted social media posts. This has become such a huge problem that many big-name celebrities have actually been bullied off social media platforms where they’d rather close their social media accounts rather than deal …

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Twitter's “Misleading Information” Labels May Soon Affect Users' Ability to 'Like' Tweets

Twitter’s “Misleading Information” Labels May Soon Affect Users’ Ability to ‘Like’ Tweets

Photo: ERIC BARADAT / Contributor (Getty Images) After rolling out several new features ahead of the 2020 presidential election designed to make it harder for users to retweet and quote tweets containing “misleading information,” Twitter may now be gearing up to similarly hinder users’ attempts to ‘like’ content with the same designation. Advertisement The new …

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Donald Trump's First Tweets Since Finding Out He's Fired Are, of Course, in ALL CAPS and Full of Lies

Donald Trump’s First Tweets Since Finding Out He’s Fired Are, of Course, in ALL CAPS and Full of Lies

U.S. President Donald Trump golfs at Trump National Golf Club, on November 7, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. News outlets projected that Democratic nominee Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States after a victory in Pennsylvania.Photo: Al Drago (Getty Images) After getting through all the feelings—Hallelujah, thank God—that came up once former …

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Civil Rights Watchdogs Call for Twitter to Suspend Trump's Account Already

Civil Rights Watchdogs Call for Twitter to Suspend Trump’s Account Already

Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) Two national, nonpartisan civil rights groups are calling on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to suspend President Donald Trump’s account as state election officials finish tallying votes. Their reasoning… well, that should be evident to anyone who’s been doomscrolling these past few days while waiting for this seemingly neverending presidential election …

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Steve Bannon Might Regret Calling for Acting Government Officials to Be Murdered

Steve Bannon Might Regret Calling for Acting Government Officials to Be Murdered

Screenshot: WAR ROOM: Pandemic via Media Matters (Fair Use) Washed-up former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon isn’t taking Donald Trump’s increasingly certain ouster from the presidency well. In an episode of his interminable WAR ROOM: Pandemic podcast on Thursday, he called for the nation’s top infectious disease official and the director of the FBI …

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Twitter Blocks Controversial Trump Tweet By Limiting Likes and Retweets

Twitter Blocks Controversial Trump Tweet By Limiting Likes and Retweets

Photo: Getty (Getty Images) With just hours to go until the 2020 general election gets underway, Twitter has slapped a “disputed” label on one of President Donald Trump’s tweets, limiting users’ abilities to interact with content the platform has deemed “misleading about an election or other civic process.” Advertisement In the censored tweet, Trump makes …

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The Big Winner of the Big Tech Senate Hearing Was Google's Sundar Puckeye(sp?)

The Big Winner of the Big Tech Senate Hearing Was Google’s Sundar Puckeye(sp?)

Sundar Pichai testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee via video chat.Screenshot: Gizmodo/C-Span There was a big hearing in the Senate today regarding the future of online speech and the law that allows the web-as-we-know-it to function. Of the three big witnesses at the hearing, Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have expected to be in the …

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