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Twitter bans Bollywood star for 'abusive behaviour'

Twitter bans Bollywood star for 'abusive behaviour'

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's Twitter account was "permanently suspended" Tuesday for violating policies on hateful conduct and abusive behaviour, the social media giant said.

White House working with Facebook and Twitter to tackle anti-vaxxers

White House working with Facebook and Twitter to tackle anti-vaxxers

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 says will not fully comply with India govt orders to take down some accounts

Twitter says will not fully comply with India govt orders to take down some accounts

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's India snub sparks debate on compliance, free speech

Twitter's India snub sparks debate on compliance, free speech

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 isolated Trump, cut off from Twitter, faces a new drive for impeachment

An isolated Trump, cut off from Twitter, faces a new drive for impeachment

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 deletes new Trump tweets on @POTUS, suspends campaign account

Twitter deletes new Trump tweets on @POTUS, suspends campaign account

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.

Twitter launches disappearing 'fleets' worldwide

Twitter launches disappearing 'fleets' worldwide

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Facebook's photo-sharing app Instagram.

Twitter, Google CEOs defend key Internet law before US Senate panel

Twitter, Google CEOs defend key Internet law before US Senate panel

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 ...

Twitter experiences service outage

Twitter experiences service outage

Twitter experienced a brief service outage on Thursday, but the company denied that it was a result of a security breach or hack.

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.