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Obama says book coming in November two weeks after election

Obama says book coming in November two weeks after election

Former US president Barack Obama today announced the publication in November of the first half of his memoirs, "A Promised Land" – two weeks after the election pitting Donald Trump against Joe Biden.

Twitter removes virus 'misinformation' video posted by Trump

Twitter removes virus 'misinformation' video posted by Trump

Twitter said Tuesday it had withdrawn a video retweeted by President Donald Trump in which doctors made allegedly false claims about the coronavirus pandemic, after Facebook took similar action.

Twitter says attackers downloaded data from up to 8 non-verified accounts

Twitter says attackers downloaded data from up to 8 non-verified accounts

Twitter Inc said on Saturday that hackers were able to download account information for up to eight accounts involved in the hack of its systems this week, but said none of them were verified accounts.

Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter hid a tweet by US President Donald Trump behind a warning for the first time on Friday, accusing him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence" in a message that said looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.

Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network

QMC launches 'Covid19qatar' Twitter account

QMC launches 'Covid19qatar' Twitter account

Qatar Media Corporation (QMC) has launched a Twitter account, covid19qatar, to disseminate authentic news regarding novel coronavirus (Covid-19), it was announced on Wednesday.

Twitter removes accounts critical of Qatar, Turkey

Twitter removes accounts critical of Qatar, Turkey

Twitter said on Thursday it has removed thousands of accounts critical of Qatar and Turkey. "We removed 2,541 accounts in an Egypt-based network, known as the El Fagr network ...

Twitter labels edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump as manipulated media

Twitter labels edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump as manipulated media

Twitter Inc on Sunday used its new ‘manipulated media’ label for the first time on a video clip of US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump.

Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

Former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton said the White House denied him access to his Twitter account after his dismissal in early September ...

Twitter suspends Saudi royal adviser Qahtani, fake Gulf accounts

Twitter suspends Saudi royal adviser Qahtani, fake Gulf accounts

Twitter suspended the account of former Saudi royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani on Friday, nearly a year after he was sacked over his suspected role in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of HK discord campaign

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of HK discord campaign

Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and sow political discord in the city.

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared online.