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Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying For Saudi Arabia
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The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees for allegedly spying on behalf of the Saudi government. A third man is also being charged but didn’t work at Twitter. Instead, he allegedly served as an intermediary for the Saudi government and the Twitter staffers. Engadget reports: The Justice Department has charged Ali Alzabarah (the […]

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Former Twitter employees charged with spying on users for Saudis
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Enlarge / While at Twitter, two men allegedly gathered data on users “of interest” to the Saudi Government and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Department of Justice said in an indictment unsealed today. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) In an indictment filed on November 5, the Justice Department has charged two former employees of Twitter […]

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Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times team up to fight digital fakes
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Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times are tired of seeing fake media propagate, and they're teaming up to do something about it. The trio has launched a Content Authenticity Initiative that aims to create a standard for digital media attribution. I…

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Twitter Says No to Campaign Ads; Facebook Sulks
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has once again fueled the debate around political advertisements on social media by suggesting that his company would be removing all such ads from the platform, barring a few exceptions such as a call to inspire voters to register. “We believe political message should be earned, not bought,” Dorsey tweeted from […]

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Twitter Says It's Better at Spotting Abusive Tweets Than Users
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Twitter says it has achieved a major milestone in its attempts to improve the “health” of its platform. From a report: According to the company’s most recent earnings report, 50 percent of abusive tweets removed this past quarter were pulled before a user even flagged the content. That’s up from 38 percent in Q1. Twitter […]

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Jack Dorsey, I still have questions about harassment, Twitter and Donald Trump     – CNET
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Commentary: Social media is at the center of media and politics, but its plan to get ready for what might come in 2020 seems weak. Let’s ask Twitter’s CEO about it — together.

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Twitter transgression proves why its flawed 2FA system is such a privacy trap
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Enlarge (credit: Twitter) If ever there was a surefire way to sour users against a two-factor authentication system that was already highly flawed, Twitter has found it. On Tuesday, the social media site said that it used phone numbers and email addresses provided for 2FA protection to tailor ads to users. Twitter requires users to […]

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Jack Dorsey's Twitter account hacked     – CNET
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Using a SIM swap attack, hackers compromise the Twitter CEO’s account and post racist and sexist remarks.

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Twitter is finally working on search for DMs
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Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests — it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's developing a long-overdue search for direct messages. Although there aren't many specifics at this point, it's…

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