Tag: Twitter

According to Bloomberg, a feature that has been the subject of internal debate for years, the edit button is finally being introduced by Twitter for subscribers that pay $4.99 per month.
Many of us with a libertarian frame of mind presume as a matter of theory that the interests of business are at odds with those of government. That’s generally true for businesses of a certain size. The regulations and taxes one faces in running an enterprise in the “land of free” are utterly shocking, as any small business owner can tell you. Even gaining the legal right to pay an employee is an arduous undertaking.
The MeiTY provided Twitter with a letter outlining grave repercussions of noncompliance, including the possibility of commencing criminal proceedings against Twitter's Chief Compliance Officer. In response, twitter said that its business will close if accounts are blocked without reasons.
Nearly a year ago, former New York Times Journalist Alex Berenson was permanently banned from Twitter for writing the following lines about the Covid shot: “It doesn’t stop infection. Or transmission. Don’t think of it as a vaccine. Think of it - at best - as a therapeutic with a limited window of efficacy and terrible side effect profile that must be dosed IN ADVANCE OF ILLNESS. And we want to mandate it? Insanity.”
A US Army General has been suspended over making a mocking tweet to Jill Biden. Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky published the tweet on June 24, and subsequently deleted it.
The physicians said that they were suing Twitter for permanently suspending them for posting truthful information about COVID and also failing to provide them with verified badges.
Retweets are not endorsements, as many Twitter users frequently state in their bios. Can one be protected from criminal culpability by this disclaimer? Can retweeting, sharing or forwarding offensive posts attract criminal liability?
As officials insist it must abide by the law, Twitter has filed a lawsuit against the Indian government, contesting a recent ruling requiring it to ban accounts and remove certain content.
Twitter has been on a recruitment drive of late, hiring a host of former feds and spies. Studying a number of employment and recruitment websites, MintPress has ascertained that the social media giant has, in recent years, recruited dozens of individuals from the national security state to work in the fields of security, trust, safety and content.
A crowdsourced question Elon Musk asked shows how fake Twitter user data is, saying that almost 20% of the total users are fake.