Twitter said it will reopen applications for its famous blue checkmark verification process early next year after a more than three-year hiatus. The bright blue badge is Twitter’s way of showing that accounts belonging to public figures have been verified
Twitter is doubling down on stopping the spread of misinformation following the US Presidential election, adding even more hurdles to stop misleading tweets from going viral. The social network said Tuesday that it would begin taking users who attempt to
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Twitter is hiring one of the world’s best-known hackers to secure its platform from security breaches. The social network this week named Peiter Zatko, better known by his hacker handle Mudge, as head of security. Zatko will have a broad
Isaiah Washington took to Twitter on Monday to reignite past drama with his former “Grey’s Anatomy” co-star Katherine Heigl. Posting a photo of the actress, Washington, 57, wrote, “This woman once proclaimed that I should ‘never’ be allowed to speak
Twitter is starting to look a lot more like Instagram. On Tuesday, the social-media giant is rolling out a new function called fleets, which allows their users to publish temporary musings, which will then go away in a short amount
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey | AP file Criticism of the companies’ policies, and their handling of disinformation tied to the election, has come from Democrats as well as Republicans. WASHINGTON — The CEOs of Facebook and Twitter are being summoned
It is an internet battle cry: Stop the Steal has swept across inboxes, Facebook pages and Twitter like an out-of-control virus, spreading misinformation and violent rhetoric — and spilling into real life, like the protest planned for DC this weekend.
Twitter says it slapped warning labels on about 300,000 “potentially misleading” tweets about the presidential election in just two weeks. Those posts accounted for 0.2 percent of all the election-related tweets sent from Oct. 27 to Nov. 11, a period
Matthew Perry has “Friends” fans very excited. The actor, 51, announced Thursday on Twitter that the highly-anticipated “Friends” reunion special will be debuting in March 2021 on HBO Max. Castmates Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Courteney Cox, and Lisa
On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence said on Twitter that the news came “thanks to the public-private partnership forged” by Mr. Trump. In July, Pfizer got a $1.95 billion deal with the government’s Operation Warp Speed, the multiagency effort to
President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has fired Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and that Christopher Miller, who serves as director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become acting secretary "effective immediately." #CNN #News
On Twitter and in interviews, President Trump and his supporters have alleged that his campaign observers were blocked from ballot-counting rooms, hindering their ability to witness and report several instances of what the Trump campaign has baselessly claimed was widespread
WASHINGTON — Twitter flagged all of President Trump’s early-morning tweets on Saturday as disputed and potentially misleading after he made baseless claims about election irregularities. In a series of posts, Mr. Trump focused his ire on Pennsylvania, where a loss
Twitter said it has suspended several fake accounts pretending to be the Associated Press as it enters its third day of battling election-related misinformation. Four accounts were taken down after appearing to make calls on the results of close swing
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Twitter Follow our live coverage of the unprecedented 2020 U.S. election here. 6:43 p.m. Lightfoot confronted over decision to endorse Toomin Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended her decision to back Judge Michael Toomin Tuesday in an encounter with a woman that
A frustrated Drue Tranquill took to Twitter on Sunday night to express his disappointment. Watching the Chargers lose 31-30 to the Denver Broncos by relinquishing a double-digit lead for the fourth time this season, the injured linebacker posted a widely
Twitter on Monday outlined a battle plan for the US presidential election as the social network braces for a deluge of mail-in ballots that might cause a delay in final results. Beginning on election night through the inauguration, Twitter said
The modern athlete bids farewell on social media, with a few kind thoughts on Twitter or Instagram. That wouldn’t quite do for pitcher Jon Lester. The Chicago Cubs signed Lester as one of the final pieces to a championship puzzle.
Chrissy Teigen has honored her late son Jack in a heartwarming way. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Teigen posted a photo of a “Jack” tattoo written in script on her wrist, weeks after announcing her pregnancy loss. The ink is
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers hammered the chief executives of Twitter, Facebook, Google and one another at a Senate hearing on Wednesday, with Republicans claiming the companies were suppressing conservative views while Democrats accused their colleagues of holding a “sham” hearing for
Twitter held a Chris-off — and Chris Pratt proved the crowd’s least favorite contender. On Saturday, screenwriter and television producer Amy Berg gave Twitter a challenge. “One has to go,” the Oakland-born showrunner wrote in a post with headshots of
Cardi B has deleted her Twitter account. The rapper, 28, took to Instagram — where her account, which has over 77 million followers, is still live — on Saturday to explain her decision to leave the other social media platform.