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Twitter calls Donald Trump's 'they are trying to steal the election' tweet 'misleading'

Washington/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter has called US President Donald Trump's tweet claiming the Democrats were stealing the country's election "misleading", at a time the Republicans are trailing behind their challenger Joe Biden.

Twitter says investigating massive outage, tens of thousands of users report complaints

Washington/Sputnik: Twitter is experiencing a massive outage that is being investigated, the company said in a statement on its API page.

Twitter launches campaign motivating US users to register to vote - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Twitter will be sending push alerts and timeline notifications to users in the United States on Tuesday to encourage them to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, USA Today daily reported.

Twitter places public warning on 2 of Trump's tweets about Mail-In Voting - Statement

Washington/Sputnik: Twitter has placed a warning on two of President Donald Trump's tweets that potentially encourage US citizens to vote twice in the November election, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Facebook, Twitter Remove 13 Russia-Linked Accounts

Washington/Sputnik: Facebook has removed 13 allegedly Russia-linked accounts focused on affairs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Algeria and Egypt, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

US lawmakers demand briefings from Twitter CEO Dorsey on massive hack

Washington/Sputnik: US lawmakers on Thursday called on Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey to provide briefings on an extraordinary intrusion into personal accounts of some of the most prominent Americans.

Twitter says it removed over 32,000 Chinese, Russian, Turkish accounts linked to govt propaganda

New York: Micro-blogging site Twitter on Friday announced it has suspended over 32,000 accounts from its platform following an investigation that found ties to state-run propaganda and disinformation operations by China, Russia and Turkey.

COVID-19 episode unveils China's local censorship story 

The COVID-19 outbreak may have opened a major Pandora's box in China where people are facing censorship if they try to reveal the truth behind the disease that has now spread globally.

Twitter CEO hits back at Trump saying site will continue to flag misleading information

Moscow/Sputnik: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the social networking site will continue to flag misleading information amid a fact-checking spat with US President Donald Trump.

Trump accuses Twitter of election interference for fact-checking him on mail-in vote fraud

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump in a statement said Twitter is interfering in the 2020 presidential election after the social media platform fact-checked a previous tweet criticizing mail-in ballots.

After Twitter halts in Pakistan for hours on Sunday, digital rights group demands answer from govt

Islamabad/IBNS:  Amid doubts of media censorship, the Media Matters for Democracy, a digital rights group, has asked the Pakistan government to issue a statement to clarify if micro-blogging site Twitter was blocked in the country recently.

Twitter suspends 200 Pakistani handles for posting about Kashmir

Islamabad: Micro-blogging site Twitter has suspended 200 Pakistani handles for posting about Jammu and Kashmir in the last one week, a Dawn News report said.

Majority of millennials do not like Donald Trump, Twitter: Survey

New York, Jan 17 (IBNS): President Donald Trump, his Twitter habit and Twitter in general are not popular with millennials, according to the results of a new national poll released in the US on Wednesday.

Twitter bots played disproportionate role spreading misinformation during 2016 US election: Study

New York, Nov 21 (IBNS): An analysis of information shared on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential election has found that automated accounts -- or "bots" -- played a disproportionate role in spreading misinformation online.

Twitter considers removing 'Like' button, but not very soon

New York, Oct 30 (IBNS): Micro-blogging site Twitter on Tuesday said it is considering removing the heart-shaped 'Like'.