The micro-blogging platform began showing a warning before the 2020 US presidential election when the users tried to retweet a flagged tweet.
The POTUS US government account currently has more than 32.8 million followers. The current tweets posted during the Trump administration will be archived, and the account will be reset to zero tweets.
Twitter immediately flagged this tweet, saying “some or all of the content shared in this Tweet is disputed and might be misleading about an election or other civic process”.
Alex Ackerman-Greenberg who is product manager for DMs at Twitter, said the company is going to test voice DMs soon, The Verge reported on Thursday.
The Aatmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge selected the best apps from around 7000 entries across India. These were from different categories like gaming, entertainment, business, utilities, social media, fitness, etc.
The micro-blogging platform that reimagined its biannual transparency report site into a comprehensive Twitter Transparency Centre said that the aggregate number of accounts specified in these requests increased by nearly 63 per cent.
Twitter accounts that pose as another person, brand or organisation in a confusing or deceptive manner have seen a meteoric rise in India, tweeting misinformation to change the narrative of the day.
Twitter also took the unprecedented measure of preventing verified accounts from tweeting.
As per the recommendations from the team, the term “whitelist” could be replaced by “allowlist” and “blacklist” by “denylist”.
According to the BBC, Twitter emailed its business customers including advertisers “to warn that their information may have been compromised in a security lapse”.
Rosen said that European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova and Commissioner Didier Reynders recognized the Facebook’s progress in fighting hate speech on its platform.
Voice tweets are a new feature that is available for users of the Twitter for iOS app.
If a user decides to retweet a write-up without opening the link and reading it, Twitter would prompt him or her to read it first before sharing.
The Fleets can not be retweeted or embedded. The reaction feature just like IG stories are available for fleets.
Trump tweeted after the video, posted from @TeamTrump and @TrumpWarRoom accounts which was a four-minute tribute to African American George Floyd, was disabled on the micro-blogging platform.
While Twitter disabled the video, Facebook and Instagram removed posts with the video on Trump campaign accounts, reports Vox.
Scheduling seems to be currently available only to some users on Twitter for desktop and will be available for all soon, reports the Next Web.
Twitter describes it as a limited experiment, and is currently only available for the iOS users.
In September last year, Twitter said that it was temporarily turning off the ability to Tweet via SMS, or text message, to protect people’s accounts.
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Twitter is testing on a new feature which will allow the user to publicly share posts that disappear after a certain period of time.
Twitter has told its 5,000-strong workforce globally to work from home – making it mandatory for employees based in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea offices – as new coronavirus (COVID-19) spread in new territories.
Twitter said the people may not deceptively share synthetic or manipulated media that are likely to cause harm.
It is similar to the functionality that Facebook added to Messenger back in 2017, which enables users to allocate an emoji response to each specific message.