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Twitter To Remove Photos Tweeted Without Permission

Privacy overstep? Personal photos and videos of private individuals tweeted without the consent of the person(s) depicted will be removed

6 hours ago

Bye Jack. Twitter Co-Founder And CEO Jack Dorsey Steps down

End of the road for Jack. Twitter's Jack Dorsey steps down from CEO role for a second time, and is…

1 day ago

Elon Musk Realises $1bn, After Another Tesla Share Sale

Half way there. Elon Musk sells another tranche of Tesla shares worth $1.05 billion, as he continues to honour Twitter…

1 week ago

Twitter Backs Elon Musk Selling 10 Percent Of Tesla

What SEC scrutiny? Elon Musk asks Twitter users whether he should sell 10 percent of Tesla, and majority back share…

3 weeks ago

Donald Trump Loses Bid To Sue Twitter In Florida

Judge rules Donald Trump has to sue Twitter over his suspension not in Florida, but rather in the platform's home…

1 month ago

Twitter Finds Algorithms Give More Prominence To Political Right

Twitter finds its own news-feed algorithms give more amplification to mainstream political right than left, as social media firms face…

1 month ago

Sphere Chat App Acquired By Twitter

Second startup purchase by a big name tech firm for young British entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio, as Twitter acquires Sphere

1 month ago

Donald Trump To Launch ‘TRUTH Social’ Media Platform

Third time the charm? After indefinite ban on Twitter, and closure of short-lived website, Donald Trump is to launch a…

1 month ago

Twitter Sells Mobile Ad Platform MoPub

Nice little earner. Eight years after Twitter acquired MoPub for $350m in 2013, it sells the mobile ad company for…

2 months ago

Donald Trump Asks US Judge To Reinstate Twitter Account

Former President Donald Trump really wants to get his Twitter account back, and asks US judge to force Twitter to…

2 months ago

Twitter Offers $800m To Settle Investor Lawsuit

Twitter offers to pay $809.5m to settle class action lawsuit which accused it of allegedly deceiving investors over user engagement

2 months ago

Twitter Introduces Labels For ‘Good’ Bots

Twitter to allow accounts to add label indicating if they are automated, in effort to give users more context –…

3 months ago

Twitter Targets Trolls And Abuse With ‘Safety Mode’

Making Twitter a little bit less toxic? Micro blogging platform unveils 'Safety Mode' designed to crack down on abuse and…

3 months ago

Twitter Tests ‘Misleading Tweet’ Reporting Option

Limited numbers of users in the United States, South Korea and Australia will be allowed to report misleading tweets, in…

4 months ago

Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene, Again

Third suspension from Twitter for Republican far-right conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene, who tweeted misinformation about Covid vaccines

4 months ago

Twitter Offers ‘Bug Bounty’ Contest For AI Biases

Twitter offers 'bug bounty' contest with cash prizes of up to £2,500 to help locate biases in image-cropping algorithm amidst…

4 months ago

Briton Arrested Over Twitter Hack Of Public Figures

Another arrest over the hack of high profile Twitter accounts of Joe Biden, Barak Obama, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and…

4 months ago

Twitter To Shut Down Disappearing ‘Fleets’

Experiment with disappearing tweets is to end, after Twitter confirms “it’s time to say goodbye and take flight with other…

5 months ago

Twitter Hiring To Comply With New Indian Rules

Local fall guys? Twitter appoints interim chief compliance officer and seeks two other executives for troubled Indian office

5 months ago

Trump Sues Twitter, Facebook, Google, And Their CEOs – Update

Former US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook and Google, as well as their…

5 months ago

Tech Giants Could Withdraw Services Over Hong Kong Doxxing Bill

China's bill that will clampdown on 'doxxing' in Hong Kong, could force Facebook, Google, Twitter and others tech giants to…

5 months ago

Twitter Loses Protection Liability Over User Content In India

Tense standoff for Twitter in India continues, after government strips the platform of its user content liability protection

5 months ago

Trump Supporting Social Media App Hacked

Arrival of Gettr social networking app, from former senior advisor to Donald Trump, is impacted by hack on its 4th…

5 months ago

Russia Bill To Force US Tech Firms To Open Local Offices

First servers, now offices. Lawmakers in Russia pass legislation requiring US tech giants to open local offices in the country

6 months ago

Indian Minister Accuses Twitter Of Non-Compliance

Twitter stand-off with Indian authorities continues as technology minister says firm deliberately failed to comply with new rules

6 months ago

Apple Seeks Staff Return To The Office

Remote working setback? CEO Tim Cook wants Apple staff to return to the office by September for at least three…

6 months ago

Donald Trump Shuts Comms Website After Just One Month

'From the desk of Donald Trump' communications website closes after just one month of operation, and will not be returning

6 months ago

Tech Groups File Lawsuit Against Florida Social Media Law

Court challenge by NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association against Florida social networking law

6 months ago

‘Twitter Blue’ Subscription Service Appears On App Stores

'Twitter Blue' subscription service expected to offer features such as 'Undo' button for tweets, 'Reader Mode' and 'collections' of bookmarks

6 months ago

Twitter Concerned For Staff Safety, Alleges ‘Intimidation Tactics’ By Indian Police

Twitter concerned for the safety of its staff in India, after law enforcement visits local offices, which it says is…

6 months ago