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Twitter does not believe in free speech, we're Commie as F***, reveals leaked employee video

A man, who has been described as an engineer in Twitter, has said in a video that the micro-blogging site does not believe in free speech and the culture of the company is "extremely far left".

Elon Musk puts Twitter deal on hold

New York: Tesla chief Elon Musk on Friday announced  his $44bn deal to buy micro-blogging site Twitter  is on hold after he queried the number of fake or spam accounts on the social media platform.

Twitter may charge commercial and government users: Tesla chief Elon Musk

Washington:  Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted that once he fully acquires Twitter, the service might cost a bit for commercial and government users.

Elon Musk buys Twitter, US President Joe Biden worried about social media power

Washington: US President Joe Biden is more concerned about the power of large social media platforms than about who owns them, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters when asked about Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter.

Twitter adopts 'poison pill' plan to prevent hostile takeover by Musk

Washington: Twitter announced that its board of directors adopted a shareholder rights plan that would reduce the likelihood that any person, entity or group would be able to gain full control over the company without paying a premium.

Elon Musk will not join Twitter board of directors, confirms Parag Agrawal

Washignton: SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk will not join the Twitter board of directors, the company's CEO Parag Agrawal confirmed.

Twitter suspends U.S. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene's account permanently

San Francisco/UNI/Xinhua: Twitter on Sunday permanently suspended an account of the U.S. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, for "repeated violations" of the company's COVID-19 misinformation policies.

Micro-blogging platform Twitter bans unconsented sharing of photos, videos

New York/UNI/Sputnik: Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced on Tuesday that it will stop immediately the sharing of photos, videos and personal media of any of its users by another without the permission of the person depicted.

More people than usual used the platform, Twitter tells users following outrage

New York: The problems that Twitter users experienced earlier on Monday have been caused by an unusually high number of people using the social media company's services after a score of US social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, went down.

Donald Trump moves court trying to get Twitter account reinstated

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Former US President Donald Trump has filed a complaint with a federal court, asking Twitter to temporarily restore his account while he pushes forward with efforts toward permanent reinstatement.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari orders conditional lifting of the ban on Twitter

Abuja/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday directed the government to lift the suspension of Twitter if the social media networking giant complies with national regulations.

Twitter removes blue verified badge from accounts of several Afghan ministries: Reports

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: Twitter has taken away blue verification checkmarks from the accounts of several Afghan ministries, the Pajhwok news agency reported on Sunday.

Twitter, Google, TikTok fined by Russian court for failing to comply with Moscow's directive

Moscow: A court in Russia has fined social network site Twitter 19 million rubles (USD 259,000) for not deleting content the country views as illegal, according to reports.

Russian court fines Twitter for not pulling down posts violating regulations

Moscow/IBNS: A court in Moscow has slapped a fine of about $117,000 on microblogging site Twitter for not removing posts encouraging minors to participate in unauthorised rallies, said an AP report.

Twitter blocks account of Russia's delegation to Vienna security talks

Moscow/Sputnik : Twitter has blocked the account of the Russian delegation to the Vienna talks on military security and arms control, the delegation's head, Konstantin Gavrilov, said on Saturday.