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After year-long lockout, Twitter is finally giving people their accounts back

Twitter is finally allowing a number of locked users to regain control of their accounts once again. Around a  year after Europe’s new privacy laws (GDPR) rolled out, Twitter began booting users out of their accounts if it suspected the account’s owner was underage — that is, younger than 13. But the process also locked ...

Twitter adds option to report attempts to mislead voters

04.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation and voter manipulation. In a blog post, Twitter announced a new reporting feature for tweets that attempt to spread false information about the electoral process. The new feature appears as a de... ...

Twitter confirms a new ‘Subscribe to Conversation’ feature for following tweets of interest

In addition to testing out a new format for conversations within a prototype app called twttr and other features like a “Hide Tweet” button, Twitter today confirmed it’s also developing a feature that would allow users to subscribe to individual conversations taking place on its platform. The new option was first spotted by Jane Wong, ...

Good tweet from Tom Brokaw’s account after bad ideas about hispanics

Late-evening Twitter poetry from Tom Brokaw after blurting out his opinions concerning hispanic immigrants' "failure" to "assimilate". There's speculation that he's been hacked – "This cannot be real," writes Soledad O'Brien – but a look at his timeline suggests that Brokaw is just at the perihelion of boomer twitter. The light and ...

Twitter bug that made your private tweets public went unnoticed for over 4 years

01.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter users with an Android device should double- check their accounts, especially if they sent a tweet sometime between 2014 and 2019. We’ve become aware of and fixed an issue where the “Protect your Tweets” setting was disabled... ...

Twitter bug revealed some Android users’ private tweets

Twitter accidentally revealed some users’ “protected” (aka, private) tweets, the company disclosed this afternoon. The “Protect your Tweets” setting typically allows people to use Twitter in a non-public fashion. These users get to approve who can follow them and who can view their content. For some Android users over a period of several years, that may ...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says follower counts don’t matter, edit button may come soon

11.12.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

We didn't expect this! Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said at a fireside chat in New Delhi on Monday that the number of followers a person has on Twitter is basically meaningless, according to a Slashdot report. He said that founders Noah Glass, Biz Stone, ... ...

Washington Examiner’s twitter account: Trump going to ****

They almost certainly got hacked, but some of those guys are on the strong stuff and you just never know what happens when you mix high-proof conservatism with Jesus and give everyone unlimited access to the Twitter account.

Does anyone else get the Washington Examiner as the token right-wing pick in the highest echelon of ...