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    Trump threatens to shutter social media

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:36am on May 28, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets,...

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    Twitter deletes Egypt, Saudi accounts over 'pro-govt direction'

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco, United States | Updated at 09:21pm on April 03, 2020

    Twitter said Thursday it has removed thousands of accounts in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Indonesia and Serbia that allegedly took direction from governments or pushed...

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    Twitter staff ordered to work from home over virus fears

    Agence-France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:04pm on March 12, 2020

    Twitter has ordered all staff globally to work from home in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly new coronavirus epidemic. The outbreak...

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    Facebook, Twitter place warning labels on altered Biden video

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:03pm on March 10, 2020

    Facebook and Twitter both added tags denoting false or manipulated content to a video reposted by US president Donald Trump of his Democrat rival Joe...

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    Twitter takes action against 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 03:00pm on February 22, 2020

    Twitter said Friday it suspended 70 accounts for spam-like posts supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg, whose campaign has hired hundreds of people to promote...

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    Trump faces fire storm after identifying whistleblower

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:10pm on December 30, 2019

    Donald Trump faced calls from his own party to show more restraint on Twitter amid a storm of outrage Sunday over the president revealing the...

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    Twitter, FB target state-linked accounts made to manipulate

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:18pm on December 21, 2019

    Facebook and Twitter on Friday said they had blocked multiple government-backed manipulation operations around the world, several of which favoured US president Donald Trump, as...

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    Twitter funds ‘Bluesky’ combatting disinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 02:57pm on December 12, 2019

    Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is funding research aimed at changing the way information circulates on social media — with the goal of combating online violence,...

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    Ex-Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:21pm on November 23, 2019

    Former Trump National Security advisor John Bolton said the White House denied him access to his Twitter account after his dismissal in early September, in...

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    Twitter spy case highlights risks for big tech platforms

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    The allegations of spying by former Twitter employees for Saudi Arabia underscore the risks for Silicon Valley firms holding sensitive data which make the platforms...