Banning them would mean banning some US Republicans
The reason that Twitter cannot treat white-supremacist groups in the same way as Isis and ban them is that it would mean banning some Republican politicians.
Spreading Fake news
Hopes that Twitter might police its network for fake news were dashed when it a new report revealed that a small number of bots could overwhelm its fact checkers.
Take down will have to be rapid
The European Union’s chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour.
News is a tricky business
Donald Trump has taken a swipe at giant search engine Google, accusing it of being the peddler of what he likes to describe as fake news.
Intel found its sense of humor and offered to send @AMDRyzen twitter account, a brand-new Core i7 8086K.
Once more into the breach
Twitter urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as “hashing”.
Tax Twitter and Facebook?
The CEO of Salesforce thinks that social media should be treated as severely as some countries treat smoking tobacco, he said today at the World Economic Forum in exclusive Swiss resort Davos.
Interviewed by a British "royal", he spills the beans
The ex president of the United States of America has hit out at what he described this morning as the "irresponsible" use of social media.
No net benefit to American society could be the next thing to go
Comedy Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai thinks that there is a conspiracy by ISPs to rule the world and is dismantling net neutrality to put them in their place, but now he has another cunning plan – getting rid of social media.
Opinion Well, let’s take that with a pinch of salt
The leading social media companies in the world - all American mega corporations - have pledged to suppress so-called “fake news” and replace the stories with “geek news”.