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Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

02 February, 2020 11:15 am 11:15 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked. The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further details. … Read More

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Twitter tightens bans on political ads and causes ahead of 2020 US election

11 November, 2019 8:34 am 8:34 am

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc said its political advertising ban will include references to political candidates or legislation, and it will not allow ads that advocate for a certain outcome on social and political causes. The popular social media site, which first announced its political ads ban last month, had not previously provided details on the … Read More

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Twitter wants your feedback on its deepfake policy plans

11 November, 2019 8:57 am 8:57 am

(Reuters) – Social media platform Twitter unveiled its plan for handling deepfake videos and other manipulated media, and called for feedback from the public. In the run-up to the US presidential election in November 2020, social platforms have been under pressure to tackle the threat of manipulated media, including deepfakes, which use artificial intelligence to … Read More

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Twitter to ban political ads in apparent swipe at Facebook

10 October, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally,” said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a statement here … Read More

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Twitter will not unilaterally suspend Pakistani users’ accounts

10 October, 2019 2:33 pm 2:33 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (92 News) – Fierce blow to Indian monopoly on social media as social media micro-blogging website Twitter will not unilaterally suspend Pakistani users’ accounts. This was announced after an agreement between Pakistan and Twitter administration. Pakistan and Twitter administration have reached an agreement over the issue of accounts’ suspension over echoing the voice … Read More

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Twitter apologizes after inadvertently user data for advertising

10 October, 2019 9:46 am 9:46 am

SAN FRANCISO (AFP/Reuters) – Twitter apologized after inadvertently using phone numbers and email addresses for advertising even though the personal data was provided for account security. Twitter users’ phone numbers and email addresses — submitted to allow for account authentication — were matched with advertisers’ own data to enable targeted ads. “When you provided an … Read More

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Imran Khan becomes 6th most popular world leader on Twitter

10 October, 2019 5:43 pm 5:43 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has become the 6th most popular world leader on Twitter. The followers of prime minister have been increased more than 10 million on twitter and became 6th most popular world leader. It is pertinent to mention here that 10.5 million (10,471,650) people followed Imran Khan on the … Read More

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Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain

09 September, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of “abuse and hateful conduct” related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and promised on Wednesday to continue its efforts to curb the menace.  Manchester United’s Paul Pogba was a target of racist abuse online after missing a … Read More

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#KashmirHour becomes globally top trend on Twitter

08 August, 2019 4:12 pm 4:12 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – #KashmirHour on Friday became the globally top trend on Twitter as Pakistan observed ‘Kashmir Hour’ to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people. With over 151,000 tweets at the time this report was filed, #KashmirHour was trending at the number two spot globally. People on Twitter used the hashtag to share pictures … Read More

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Twitter sends notice to President Alvi for supporting Kashmir on Indian com...

08 August, 2019 2:27 pm 2:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Social media micro-blogging website Twitter sent a notice to President Dr Arif Alvi in reference to his tweet which supported Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) on India’s complaint. The president received an email from Twitter for his tweet which supported IoK after India imposed a curfew and annexed the disputed region. In … Read More

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Elton John blasts relentless character assassination of Harry and Meghan

08 August, 2019 9:16 am 9:16 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres spoke out in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media. Elton John recalled his friendship with Harry’s mother, the late Princess Diana, in a series of tweets in which he … Read More

Twitter shares jump 10% on solid user growth, revenue beat

07 July, 2019 10:39 am 10:39 am

WEB DESK (Reuters) – Twitter Inc has reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue as design changes to its microblogging website attracted more users and advertisers, sending its shares up 10%. Twitter’s revenue and number of users have been in focus since the social media platform started deleting millions of spam or fake accounts promoting hate speech or … Read More

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PM’s historic public address in Washington becomes top trend on Twitter

07 July, 2019 10:04 am 10:04 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The hashtags #PMIKInUSA and #PMIKJalsaInUSA top trended on Twitter with thousands of the people tweeting about historic address of Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Washington to Pakistani large gathering. The massive reception in public gathering for Prime Minister Imran Khan became the top trend #PMIKJalsaInUSA on Twitter in World. Live … Read More


Twitter suspends Iran news agencies over ‘harassment of Baha’is...

07 July, 2019 10:46 am 10:46 am

(Web Desk) – Twitter has suspended several Iranian news accounts over alleged harassment of people who follow the Baha’i faith. Young Journalists Club (YJC), run by state broadcaster IRIB, state-run IRNA, and Mehr were among the Farsi-language accounts suspended on Saturday. Some agencies, including Fars agency and English-language Press TV, remained active on the site. … Read More