The White House has been reaching out to social media companies including Facebook , Twitter and Alphabet Inc's Google about clamping down on Covid misinformation and getting their help to stop it from going viral, a senior administration official said.
Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it would not fully comply with orders from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to take down some accounts as it does not believe the orders are consistent with Indian law.
Twitter Inc's refusal to comply with an Indian government directive to block more than 250 accounts and posts has put the social media giant at the centre of a political firestorm in one of its key markets.
An increasingly isolated and angry President Donald Trump, cut off by Twitter in the waning days of his term, faces a renewed drive by Democrats to remove him from office after he incited his supporters to storm the US Capitol.
Twitter Inc on Friday deleted new tweets posted by US President Donald Trump on official government account @POTUS and suspended the account of his presidential campaign, after booting his personal account off the platform permanently.
The chief executives of Twitter and Google defended a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday, a topic that has split US lawmakers on ways to hold Big Tech ...
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Twitter said Tuesday it had withdrawn a video retweeted by President Donald Trump in which doctors made allegedly false claims about the coronavirus pandemic, after Facebook took similar action.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 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 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.