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Report: Twitter COO Resigns

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  by Eric Lieberman Twitter COO Anthony Noto is resigning from his post at the social media company and heading to the helm of a growing personal finance company. After a career on Wall Street, Noto joined Twitter as CFO in 2014, then took over as head of operations in 2016, according to Bloomberg, which was the first to report the move. ...

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Watch: Twitter ‘direct messages’ aren’t as private as you thought

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Twitter employees admitted to shadow banning Conservative viewpoints in a video that aired last week and this week they let it be known that nothing posted on Twitter, even direct messages (DM’s), is private. “Everything you send is stored on my [Twitter’s] server… So all your sex messages and you, like, d*ck pics are on my server now,” Twitter Direct ...

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Heil Twitter: Social media fascism on display

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Twitter and its big brother, Facebook, proclaim they are “platforms”, not content providers, but as they continue to curate, mold and, in some cases, hide certain traffic, they look more like heavy-handed censors every day –  and it’s dangerous. Twitter and Facebook have taken every precaution to avoid the label “media company” or “content provider.” Instead, they both assert that ...

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Crap I saw on Twitter today

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As part of the editorial team here at CDN, I pay way too much attention to the stuff people post to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and all sorts of other social media sites. The good stuff is inserted into articles, suggested as starter material to contributors or given their own showpiece posts. The rest of it .. well, I’ll just leave these ...

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Assange disappears … from Twitter – Update: He’s back

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The Twitter account for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, @JulianAssange disappeared – then re-appeared a shadow of its former self. While the account went missing, those trying to go to his official Twitter page get this: The account was wiped from Twitter sometime Christmas Eve leaving many to guess whether the social media company deleted his account before a supposed new blockbuster ...

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Pentagon retweets post demanding Trump step down

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The Defense Department admitted Thursday that its press operation had “erroneously” retweeted a message calling for the resignations of President Donald Trump and Senator Al Franken. The tweet was quickly un-retweeted, but not before being noticed by Twitter users that follow the Pentagon account. One of the people operating the DoD’s Twitter account was at fault according to a quick ...

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Trump to tweet from China despite social media ban

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President Donald Trump will “tweet whatever he wants” while in China despite Twitter, and most western social media platforms, being banned in the Asian nation. An administration official told reporters Wednesday that the president would be tweeting as usual while in China. Twitter, Facebook and many other social media outlets are banned by the so-called Chinese firewall. “The president will tweet ...

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More Racism Where There Is None

Well, here we go again, Liberals fall back on the only argument that they seem to have in their arsenal. In this country when a black person doesn’t get what they want or things don’t go their way – it must be racism. The Miami Dolphins took some heat over the weekend after they announced they were signing 34-year-old Jay ...

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Trump reveals ‘covfefe’ to the world

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Social media lit up early Wednesday morning when just after midnight he tweeted a word no one can define. “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” the incomplete and confusing tweet read. The tweet was deleted shortly before the posting of this article. It is unclear whether someone ripped the president’s iPhone from him as he tried to get a late ...

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Users experience Twitter Issues Wednesday

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Twitter users across the northeastern United States, western Europe and Japan experienced issues using Twitter Wednesday for about 90 minutes. Desktop web access to the social media microblogging site Twitter.com loaded tweets without images or video in the northeastern U.S. and direct message capability was reported to be down in parts of the European Union. The issues became widespread around 6 ...

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Did Trump just create a new Twitter feature?

Tweets are fleeting things unless you’re President Donald Trump. The president found a new way to sort of pin a tweet. He took a tweet about former Director Clapper and the Russian collusion store and quoted over a picture of his administration and then made that his profile picture. The original tweet was posted at 6:41 pm Monday. Director Clapper ...

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Trump: ‘Twitter is a way to circumvent’ the media

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Donald Trump uses social media to get his message out when he feels that traditional media isn’t getting the job done. When asked by reporters about his tweeting on foreign policy, the commander-in-chief said that Twitter is “the way to go.” Donald Trump is besieged by a media that is intent on destroying his presidency. Despite his accomplishments, the media ...

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Three of My Favorite Twitter Accounts Covering the Music Industry

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These are some of my favorite Twitter accounts for keeping up with the happenings in the music world. Loudwire Loudwire follows hard rock and heavy metal from the early days, hair bands and up to today. Tweets by Loudwire Idolator Idolator is a touch of snark and a whole lot of variety. From Celine Dion to J-Lo this twitter account ...

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As Trump tweets, so goes the market

To paraphrase a famous cliché, “As Trump tweets, so goes the stock market.” Last Thursday, Japanese car maker Toyota’s stock plummeted following a Donald Trump tweet critical of the company’s announcement it was opening a plant in Mexico which would produce Corollas to be sold in the U.S. This was only the latest incidence of various companies’ stocks rising or ...

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