Slashdot Items Tagged "twitter"

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Friday October 13, 2017 @09:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:50AM Why RSS Still Beats Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:40PM 67% of Americans Use Social Media To Get Some of their News
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:21PM Twitter Added Zero New Users Last Quarter Despite Trump Tweets
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:25PM Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:22AM Twitter Detects Riots Faster Than Police, Study Says
Monday June 26, 2017 @03:58PM Social Media Giants Step Up Joint Fight Against Extremist Content
Saturday June 17, 2017 @02:45PM Tableau Software Drops Its 'Twitter Crowd Favorite' Data Viz Contests
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Monday June 05, 2017 @02:00AM Can Twitter Survive By Becoming A User-Owned Co-Op?
Saturday June 03, 2017 @02:57PM Twitter Isn't Removing Enough Hate Speech, Complains The EU
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:26PM A Bug in Twitter's Old Vine App May Have Exposed Your Email
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Saturday May 06, 2017 @05:27PM 'Weaponized' Twitter Bots Spread Info From French Campaign Hack
Monday April 24, 2017 @11:29AM Some of the Biggest Economies Aren't a Big User Of Social Media
Friday April 07, 2017 @01:53PM The Trump Administration No Longer Wants Twitter To Reveal the Owner of an Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @11:45AM Twitter To Developers: Please Love Us Again
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:13PM Twitter Is Ditching the Egg
Friday March 31, 2017 @09:17AM 'Verified' Is Now a Derogatory Term on Twitter
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:20AM Hundreds of Verified Twitter Accounts Compromised, Post Swastikas, Pro-Erdogan Content
Sunday March 12, 2017 @04:32PM Nick Denton Predicts 'The Good Internet' Will Rise Again
Saturday March 11, 2017 @02:32PM Report: Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Bots
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @11:31AM Twitter To Get Even Harsher On Trolls
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Saturday February 18, 2017 @10:20PM Web Comic 'Pokey The Penguin' Celebrates Its 19th Anniversary
Saturday February 11, 2017 @11:44PM Magic Leap CEO Defends His AR Company After Leaked Photo
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:55AM Twitter Announces (More) Hate-Speech Fighting Tools (Again)
Friday February 10, 2017 @09:37AM How Tech Ate the Media and Our Minds
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:43PM Maybe It's Time For Jack Dorsey To Pick a Company
Thursday February 09, 2017 @01:09PM Tor's Ooniprobe, Now Available On Android and iOS, Helps People Track Internet Censorship
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:19AM 97 Tech Companies Including Apple, Google, Microsoft Call Travel Ban Unlawful In Rare Coordinated Legal Action
Thursday January 26, 2017 @01:44PM Twitter Scrambles For Next Big Feature, Bets On Merging Tweets, Hashtags, Moments
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @03:30PM Twitter Just Sold Its Developer Platform To Google
Friday January 13, 2017 @08:26AM App.net is Shutting Down
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:31PM Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Needs An Edit Function
Monday December 26, 2016 @10:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Saturday December 24, 2016 @09:27PM GamerGate Critic Brianna Wu To Run For Congress
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:42AM Twitter Admits It Recently Overcharged For Ads
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:21AM Twitter Is 'Toast' and the Stock Is Not Even Worth $10, Says Analyst
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @03:38PM Twitter Will Hand Over Data On the User Who Sent a Seizure-Inducing Tweet To a Journalist
Thursday December 15, 2016 @11:37AM Twitter Built a Messaging App But Never Released It
Sunday December 11, 2016 @06:58PM Twitter Reinstates White Nationalist Leader's Account
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:31PM Inside the NYPD's Attempt To Build Community Trust Through Twitter
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:06PM Twitter Cuts API Access For Media Sonar, Spy Tool Used To Target Black Lives Matter
Monday December 05, 2016 @01:51AM EU Threatens Twitter And Facebook With Possible 'Hate Speech' Laws
Saturday December 03, 2016 @03:32PM Drupal Event Apologizes For Giving Out Copies Of Playboy
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:46PM Social Media Is Killing Discourse Because It's Too Much Like TV
Saturday November 26, 2016 @01:06PM False Porn-on-CNN Report Shows How Quickly Fake News Spreads
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:55PM China Says Terrorism, Fake News Impel Greater Global Internet Curbs
Monday November 21, 2016 @12:26PM 'Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.'
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:56AM EFF Report Finds 74% Of Censorship News Stories Are About Facebook
Sunday November 20, 2016 @03:31PM Spammers Compromised Popular Twitter Accounts Including Viacom And Microsoft Xbox
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @12:50PM Twitter Suspends American Far-Right Activists' Accounts
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @12:24PM The FBI Got Its Hands on Data That Twitter Wouldn't Give the CIA
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:22AM Twitter Says It's Cracking Down on Hate Speech
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:44AM Twitter May Save Vine by Selling it
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:20AM Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook
Sunday October 30, 2016 @05:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Thursday October 27, 2016 @02:55PM Twitter is Shutting Down Its Video App Vine
Thursday October 27, 2016 @10:12AM Twitter Is Cutting 9% of Its Global Workforce
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:51PM Amid Major Internet Outages, Affected Websites Have Lessons To Learn
Saturday October 15, 2016 @07:24AM No One Wants To Buy Twitter
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Sunday October 09, 2016 @02:22PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:15AM Judge: Lawsuits Now Can Be Served Using Twitter
Saturday October 01, 2016 @05:55PM Multiple Linux Distributions Affected By Crippling Bug In Systemd
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:48AM Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Verizon Are In Talks With Twitter For a Potential Acquisition
Monday September 19, 2016 @04:52PM Twitter No Longer Counts Photos, GIFs, Videos Toward 140-Character Limit
Monday September 12, 2016 @12:51AM Firefox 49 Postponed One Week Due To Unexpected Bugs
Sunday August 21, 2016 @01:53PM Twitter Announces New Blocking and Filtering Features
Thursday August 18, 2016 @02:05PM Twitter Has Suspended 235,000 Accounts Since February For Promoting Terrorism
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:55AM Former Twitter Employees: 'Abuse Problem' Comes From Their Culture Of Free Speech
Sunday August 07, 2016 @12:57PM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:01PM Stopping Trolls Is 'Now Life and Death For Twitter', Argues Backchannel
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @12:01PM British Spy Agency GCHQ Used URL Shortener To Honeypot Arab Spring Activists
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @12:41PM Olympics Committee Says Non-Sponsors Are Banned From Tweeting About the Olympics
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @12:38PM Notorious Group OurMine Hacks TechCrunch
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:49AM Pop Star Tells Fans To Send Their Twitter Passwords, But It Might Be Illegal
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:04PM Twitter, a 10-Year-Old Company, Is Still Explaining What Twitter Is
Sunday July 24, 2016 @03:06PM Programming Language Gurus Converge on 'Curry On' Conference
Saturday July 09, 2016 @07:02PM Yahoo and Twitter CEOs Have Their Twitter Accounts Compromised
Sunday July 03, 2016 @01:11AM Self-Driving Tesla Owners Share Videos of Reckless Driving
Friday July 01, 2016 @10:00AM Why Twitter Can't Even Protect Tech CEOs From Getting Hacked
Thursday June 30, 2016 @09:57AM Hacker Takes Over Oculus CEO's Twitter Account, Announces New CEO
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:10PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:27PM Twitter Pays $150 Million For Magic Pony Technology
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:55PM Now Advertisers Are Watching Your Emojis On Twitter
Sunday June 12, 2016 @12:47PM Anonymous Posts Pornography To Hijacked ISIS Twitter Accounts
Saturday June 11, 2016 @05:19PM How Activist DeRay Mckesson's Twitter Account Was Hacked
Saturday June 11, 2016 @04:42PM Twitter Denies Breach of 32 Million Accounts
Monday June 06, 2016 @08:59AM Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest Accounts Hacked
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:21AM Twitter Ignites Censorship Debate After Removal Of Parody Putin Account
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @01:44PM Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube and Others Agree To Remove Hate Speech Across the EU
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @04:02PM French Inquiry Launched After Live Suicide Broadcast On Periscope
Monday May 09, 2016 @12:42PM Twitter Blocks Feds From Data Mining Service
Monday May 09, 2016 @09:40AM Parents Could Be Sued By Their Kids For Posting Pictures of Them On Facebook
Sunday April 24, 2016 @09:51PM U.S. Goverment Shames Texting Drivers on Twitter
Sunday April 24, 2016 @12:25AM Hacker Collective Attacks KKK Sites
Saturday April 23, 2016 @04:48PM From Uber To Eric Schmidt, Tech Is Closer To the US Government Than You'd Think
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:31AM Stephen Fry Urges Young To Flee 'Dystopian' Social Networks
Monday April 18, 2016 @03:10PM Twitter Appoints Chief In China With Former Chinese Military Ties
Friday April 15, 2016 @09:44AM CIA Is Investing Heavily In Firms That Do Social Media Mining and Surveillance
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:00AM Medium, Twitter Founder on Media: We Put Junk Food In Front Of Them and They Eat It
Monday April 11, 2016 @11:14AM Top Tech Firms Urged To Step Up Online Abuse Fightback
Friday April 08, 2016 @11:15AM Facebook Users Are Sharing Less and It's a Big Problem
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @10:58AM Facebook Guesses What's In Pictures To Help Visually Impaired
Friday April 01, 2016 @02:59PM North Korea Officially Blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Thursday March 31, 2016 @10:40AM Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Endorsed by Major Tech Group
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:46AM Messaging Giant Line Becomes a Phone Carrier in Japan
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:12AM Heavy Social Media Users Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression
Friday March 18, 2016 @07:33PM Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: the 140-Character Limit 'Is Staying'
Thursday March 17, 2016 @12:17AM Algorithm Deduces Drunk Tweets From Geolocation, Behavioral Data
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Saturday March 12, 2016 @12:07AM Twitter Can Predict Hurricane Damage As Well As Emergency Agencies
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:21PM Anonymous Claims Twitter Is Suspending 'OpISIS' Member Accounts
Friday February 26, 2016 @07:32PM Did Twitter Exec Censor #WhichHillary In Advance of Sunday Fundraiser, Key Primary?
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:31PM How Donald Trump Uses Twitter As a Weapon of Fear
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:25AM Turkish Gov't Retaliates After Hackers Release Police Data Via Twitter
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:39PM ISIS Makes Direct Threats Against Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:35PM Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter To Back Apple With Legal Filing In FBI Case
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:55PM How Ugandans Overturned an Election-Day Blackout of Social Media Apps
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @03:19PM Twitter Rolls Out GIF Button
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Monday February 15, 2016 @01:31PM 'The Room Had Started To Smell. Really Quite Bad': Stephen Fry Exits Twitter
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @03:12PM Twitter's Timeline Option Puts Important Tweets Up Top
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:18PM Twitter Launches Trust and Safety Council To Help Put End To Trolling
Saturday February 06, 2016 @10:25AM Twitter Tackles Terrorists In Targeted Takedown
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:17AM How the Raspberry Pi Can Automatically Tweet Complaints About Your Slow Internet
Saturday January 30, 2016 @02:47PM Why Does Twitter Refuse To Shut Down Donald Trump?
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:26PM A Customer-Driven Business Model For Twitter
Saturday December 26, 2015 @10:31PM Twitter Says It's Beating the Trolls
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @01:52PM Twitter Testing Non-Chronological Timelines
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:42AM An Algorithm To Stop Joke Plagiarists
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:20PM Twitter Yanks Tweets That Repeat Copyrighted Joke
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @04:40AM 2,200 year-old town uses Twitter to run the entire city
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:29PM Dropbox Moves Accounts Outside North America To Ireland
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Saturday February 07, 2015 @03:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:04AM Twitter CEO: "We Suck" At Dealing With Trolls, Vows To Kick Them Out
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:55PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains His Christmas Tweet
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:35PM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:09AM Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet
Monday June 16, 2014 @09:29PM #twatch Open Hardware Networked LCD Screen
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:51PM Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:03AM EFF: Amazon, AT&T, and Snapchat Most Likely To Rat On You To the Gov't
Thursday May 15, 2014 @10:04AM Data Mining Reveals How Wording Influences Tweet Propagation
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @02:07PM Court Orders Turkish Twitter Ban Temporarily Lifted, Twitter Prepares Challenge
Monday March 24, 2014 @04:57PM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Sunday March 23, 2014 @05:45PM Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:04AM Twitter Turns 8; May Drop Hashtags and @replies
Friday February 14, 2014 @09:33PM Venezuelan Regime Censoring Twitter
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @10:07AM Rome Police Use Twitter To Battle Illegal Parking
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:27AM Developer Loses Single-Letter Twitter Handle Through Extortion
Sunday December 29, 2013 @12:16AM Researchers Claim Facebook Is 'Dead and Buried' To Many Young Users
Friday December 13, 2013 @08:07PM UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:28AM Twitter Will Track Your Browsing To Sell Ads
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:09PM Image Lifted From Twitter Leads to $1.2M Payout For Haitian Photog
Saturday November 23, 2013 @11:03PM Twitter Implements Forward Secrecy For Connections
Sunday October 13, 2013 @07:25PM Oil Traders Misread Tweet, Oil Prices Spike
Saturday October 12, 2013 @08:34AM NY Comic Con Takes Over Attendees' Twitter Accounts To Praise Itself
Saturday October 05, 2013 @06:35PM Social Fixer Falls Victim To Facebook Legal Threats
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:20AM Saudi Cleric Pummeled On Twitter For Claiming Driving Damages Women's Ovaries
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @01:21PM China Lifts Bans On Social Media, Foreign ISPs In Free Trade Zone
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @12:19PM Horse_ebooks Is Human After All
Friday August 30, 2013 @04:25PM A Secure, Open-Source Twitter Replacement
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @09:49AM Twitter Buzz As an Election Predictor
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @08:40AM Aussie Public Servant Criticises Gov't On Twitter, Gets Sacked
Saturday August 10, 2013 @10:22AM There Is a Fly In My Tweet: Tracking Food-Borne Illness the Crowd-Sourced Way
Thursday June 20, 2013 @11:17AM Attackers Tweet As They Assault UN Development Program Compound
Monday June 03, 2013 @03:31PM Vine Launches On Android
Sunday June 02, 2013 @04:16PM Turkish PM: "To Me, Social Media Is the Worst Menace To Society."
Friday May 24, 2013 @07:37PM How To Hack Twitter's Two-Factor Authentication
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @08:59AM Syrian Electronic Army Hijacks Guardian Twitter Feeds
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @08:57AM Harvard/MIT Student Creates GPU Database, Hacker-Style
Sunday April 21, 2013 @09:28AM CBS Twitter Feed Compromised
Saturday April 20, 2013 @03:37PM British Woman's Twitter Comments Spark Expensive Libel Claims
Thursday April 18, 2013 @11:24AM Twitter Launches the World's Umpteenth Online Music Site
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @10:35AM Yokohama Accidentally Tweets That NK Missile Is Inbound
Thursday March 21, 2013 @12:53PM Twitter-shaming can cost you your job - whether you're giving or receiving
Thursday March 21, 2013 @11:26AM BBC Twitter Accounts Hacked By Pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army
Thursday March 21, 2013 @11:01AM BBC Twitter Accounts Hacked by Pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army
Wednesday March 13, 2013 @12:22PM Twitter API changes lead to demise of Twit Cleaner
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @05:20PM Live Tweeting the Symphony?
Monday March 11, 2013 @07:36AM Many Watering Holes, Targets In Hacks That Netted Facebook, Twitter and Apple
Sunday March 10, 2013 @07:38PM Iran Blocks 'Illegal' VPNs, Google, and Yahoo
Thursday March 07, 2013 @06:45PM Twitter OAuth API Keys Leaked
Thursday March 07, 2013 @01:25PM Twitter OAuth API Keys Leaked
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @09:57AM Researchers Put Numbers On China's Microblog Censorship