Instagram is set to overtake Twitter as a news source, as more people, media and political figures have opted for it as a broadcast platform, research suggests.
Social media companies are pulling more of the tens of thousands of the foreign propaganda accounts notorious in interfering in elections around the world.
Yorkshire Tea has shown it’s support for the Black Lives Matter movement by telling a right-wing YouTuber ‘please don’t buy our tea again’, resulting in much support and controversy amid global protests over racial discrimination.
Bristol Gin has faced a social media backlash after it tweeted that rioters favoured its gin due to its flammability.
Twitter has flagged down one of Donald Trump’s tweets after the president wrote “When the looting starts, shooting starts” in response to violent protests over the death of a black man in Minneapolis.
Donald Trump has threatened to “strongly regulate” or close down social media companies after Twitter flagged two of his tweets to a fact-checking page.
Twitter has flagged a tweet from Donald Trump for the first time in its history, leading to the US President criticising the social media platform of “interfering in the 2020 presidential election”.
Twitter will let its employees work from home permanently following the COVID-19 pandemic, and won’t reopen until September 2020 with few exceptions.
Lord Alan Sugar has been found in breach of advertising guidelines, with the UK ad watchdog forcing him to remove a tweet promoting a teeth whitening product.
Twitter saw a first-quarter usership surge, but a growth in ad revenue did little to boot its bottom line.
The number of people that can be reached on Facebook via ads is now 2.02 billion, compared to 970 million on Instagram, 398 million on Snapchat and 386 million on twitter, according to new research.
Twitter CEO and founder Jack Dorsey is committing 28% of his personal wealth to coronavirus relief through his philanthropic fund.
Twitter has begun testing “fleets,” tweets that self-destruct after 24 hours, a format first popularised by Snapchat’s Stories and later Instagram.
Chocolate bar brand Snickers has apologised after sending out a tweet this week comparing Welsh place names to ‘someone sitting on a keyboard’.
Twitter is considering new labels for identified misinformation, with large tags on ‘harmfully misleading’ reports, and links to reference material to cross-check.
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Twitter has given data around its daily user numbers for the first time, as the social network continued its comeback with strong revenue and profit growth at the end of 2018.
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