Twitter is cracking down on bots after it announced changes to its API that will massively reduce the impact of services that allow links and content to be shared across multiple accounts, i.e. the software that powers Twitter bots. So that means…Read more
(Reuters) — Twitter said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral. The San Francisco-based social network also said it would not allow people to use software to […]Read more
Twitter is stepping in to deal with the “targeted abuse and harassment” facing many of the survivors of the Parkland shooting.
Since the teens have emerged as powerful voices on social media following last week’s shooting, they’ve had to face what ma…
Twitter will soon suspend scheduling apps that allow users to send out mass tweets in an attempt to purge bots and the social media platform is applying those same changes by removing a TweetDeck feature, too.
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Some Twitter users woke up to an unpleasant surprise this morning: Upon attempting to access their Twitter accounts, they were told they were temporarily locked out of their accounts. Shortly after this, the hashtag #TwitterLockout began trending, as u…Read more
Right-wing tweeters see thousands of followers purged for â€œsuspicious account behavior.â€�Read more
Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.Read more
Twitter, which is constantly criticized for not doing enough to prevent harassment, has updated its guidelines with more information on how it handles tweets or accounts that encourage other people to hurt themselves or commit suicide. Read More
So, you live and breathe online and couldn’t be happier about it. But maybe, just maybe, your daily digital interactions across the social web aren’t quite as authentic as you thought.
No, this time around it’s not the algorithm’s fault, but ra…
Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.Read more