Social media is injurious to your health
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 16:51

Social media is injurious to your health


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.

Obama warns against social media
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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:01

Obama warns against social media


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.

Comedy US FCC boss rants about social media
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Thursday, 30 November 2017 12:31

Comedy US FCC boss rants about 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.

Trust US, social media corporations say
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Thursday, 16 November 2017 20:48

Trust US, social media corporations say

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”.

Twitter will make tweets longer
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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:51

Twitter will make tweets longer


Trump rants to get longer

Microblogging website Twitter which only allows 140 character tweets, said on Tuesday it would roll out 280 character tweets to users across the world.

Exiting employee shut up Donald Trump
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Friday, 03 November 2017 11:30

Exiting employee shut up Donald Trump


Not for long but it was worth it


For 11 minutes a Twitter employee managed to do something that no-one has managed for nearly two years – get Donald Trump to shut up.

Twitter to make a profit - shock
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Thursday, 26 October 2017 16:32

Twitter to make a profit - shock

Must be all that Trump stuff

Social media outfit Twitter said today that it will make a profit for its fourth quarter.  It will be the first time the company has ever had a profitable quarter.

Twitter finds more Russian spooks with pro-Trump accounts
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Twitter finds 200 Russian accounts dedicated to Trump

Twitter says it found some 200 accounts linked to the same Russian groups that bought $100,000 worth of ads on Facebook.

Sexbots invade Twitter
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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Sexbots invade Twitter


More than 90,000 strong botnet


Twitter’s security team has purged nearly 90,000 fake accounts after outside researchers discovered a massive botnet peddling links to fake “dating” and “romance” services.

Trump not allowed to block Twitter users
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:14

Trump not allowed to block Twitter users


Slamming the president is protected “free speech”


The US’s first orange president Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump has been told that he can’t block people who disagree with him on Twitter.