TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 22:00

Twitter is down. Outage appears worldwide

Twitter is experiencing an outage that has knocked out the service around the world. No cause has been revealed.       ...

Twitter is down. Outage appears worldwide

Source: usatoday.com

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere reported not being able to access the platform.The co...
2019-07-11 22:51

Twitter is back after a brief outage (updated) Twitter is back online for some people after being down for an hour or so Thursday afternoon. Tweets weren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, while Down Detector had a massive spike in outage reports....
2019-07-12 04:51

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interfac...
2019-07-15 22:51

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
2019-05-21 17:51

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
2019-05-21 16:00

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that you’ll die from a stroke, you could end up being handicapped. According to Tucson Neurologist M...
2019-06-01 06:34

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday....
2019-07-05 09:01

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
2019-05-21 17:51

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
2019-06-19 09:51

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical rela...
2019-05-31 23:00

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
2019-06-19 17:17

5G speeds and coverage aren't just patchy where you are, it's worldwide 5G is here, but even if you live in one of the few cities around the world which have the next generation of mobile network switched 'on', you'll likely find the coverage (and speeds) far from spectacular right now.The good news is, yo...
2019-07-06 17:34

There are 2 must-get items from McDonald's new Worldwide Favorites menu Having recently eaten through much of the menu at McDonald’s in Hong Kong, it made me realize McDonald’s was like music, film, or another form of pop culture—some of it exported from America worldwide, with the remaining filled with local stars and c...
2019-06-14 16:17

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer an...
2019-06-03 05:34

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcom...
2019-06-20 00:34

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
2019-07-10 18:00

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
2019-06-08 13:00

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refug...
2019-06-19 09:51

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 07:34

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
2019-07-03 22:34

EU legal expert says online defamation enforceable worldwide BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union legal adviser says social media networks like Facebook could be ordered to take down anywhere in the world any text, photo or other material judged defamatory by a court. The case concerns a Facebook user who shar...
2019-06-04 14:51

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
2019-06-12 00:34

Worldwide PC Market Bounces Back in Q2 2019: Gartner, IDC After witnessing two quarters of decline, the global PC market grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, showed a preliminary report released by Gartner....
2019-07-12 22:00

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
2019-06-22 00:00

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s ...
2019-06-05 17:17

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to develop Tetris games built for mobile devices worldw...
2019-06-28 18:34

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
2019-06-04 23:51

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
2019-06-14 18:00

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two...
2019-06-28 09:17

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
2019-05-21 21:17

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
2019-06-19 06:17

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
2019-05-21 17:51

McDonald’s Worldwide Favorites menu is a greasy, putrid trash fire McDonald’s new Worldwide Favorites menu — a roundup of the chain’s purported top hits abroad — proves that the world’s worse off than we knew. Each of five items, launched this week and inspired by different countries, is awful in its own way. ...
2019-06-06 07:51

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian Sewing Nils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank started slashing thousands ...
2019-07-09 02:17

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
2019-05-21 15:00

Fitbit Pay rolls out access to seven transit systems worldwide, including New York's MTA Fitbit is one of the world's most popular wearable brands and I see them on wrists during my commute every day. In addition to 24/7 activity tracking, Fitbit devices function as mobile payment devices and with today's release can even be used in lieu...
2019-05-29 18:51

Last Month Hottest June On Record Worldwide: European Satellite Agency Last month was the hottest June ever recorded with soaring temperatures worldwide capped off by a record-breaking heatwave across Western Europe, satellite data showed Tuesday....
2019-07-02 18:00

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on June 21st. The company has announced the much-awaited mobile game's launch ...
2019-06-19 06:51

Power outage affecting more than 1,300 TEP customers TUCSON – More than 1,300 Tucson Electric Power customers are experiencing power outages on Tucson’s east side Monday morning. According to TEP’s outage map, crews are working to restore power to 1,348 customers. Power in the area is expected to be r...
2019-07-08 19:17

Cloudflare suffers another major outage Web hosting provider Cloudflare has suffered a major outage that has taken many popular websites offline.According to web monitoring service DownDetector, Cloudflare has been experiencing issues within the past hour. Major online services such as Dis...
2019-07-02 17:34

Slack Technologies down 1% after service outage Shares of Slack Technologies were down about 1% in extended trade on Friday after the messaging software company said it was still working to resolve reports of downgraded performance from some users....
2019-06-28 23:34

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look to date at the value of GPS technology relative to the US economy as a whole. The results also shed s...
2019-06-15 15:34

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the ou...
2019-07-03 11:34

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated agains...
2019-07-16 06:51

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the Uni...
2019-06-14 23:51

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where an hours-long outage caused dozens of planes to be...
2019-06-06 07:51

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the perfect time to read our review. In other news, Fac...
2019-07-04 18:17

LAX flights grounded, cancelled because of power outage LOS ANGELES (AP) — A power surge at Los Angeles International Airport has prompted flight delays and cancellations and some passengers found themselves stuck in their planes. LAX says a power “bump” caused the airport to automatically swi...
2019-06-06 07:51

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
2019-06-14 09:34

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from making purchases (including in self-checkout lines) rig...
2019-06-16 21:17

All Of Argentina, Uruguay Without Electricity After Massive Outage Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay, leaving around 48 million people without electricity, power companies said....
2019-06-16 20:17

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
2019-06-20 19:01

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the ou...
2019-07-03 20:34

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
2019-07-03 18:17

Preliminary report shows likely cause of NYC power outage Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, according to preliminary findings from the company....
2019-07-16 03:00

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the industry's IT problems is hard to calculate....
2019-06-13 13:51

Thousands of popular websites affected by Cloudflare outage Thousands of popular websites briefly dropped offline on Tuesday due to an issue affecting Cloudflare, an American business that provides content distribution network (CDN) services....
2019-07-02 17:34

Power outage affecting Sierra Vista, Whetstone SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – The City of Sierra Vista experienced a power outage Wednesday afternoon. According to SSVEC, power was out from the north of Whetstone to south of Sierra Vista due to a blown arrestor in a substation. Cochise County Sheriff’s Of...
2019-06-13 05:00

Target outage: Shoppers reporting registers down nationwide Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
2019-06-15 21:34

Hit By Huge Power Outage, Manhattan Plunges Into Darkness Subway stations plunged into darkness and the billboards of Times Square suddenly flicked off as New York's Manhattan was hit by a power outage on Saturday....
2019-07-14 05:51

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and ev...
2019-07-14 19:17

Power outage at LAX grounds flights and strands travelers A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport grounds more than 50 flights and causes other travel disruptions. TSA is rescreening travelers after the disruption....
2019-06-06 20:34

Power Outage Forces Newport Aquarium To Close For The Day CINCINNATI (WLWT) —The Newport Aquarium is currently closed due to a power outage, aquarium officials said. Newport Aquarium is CLOSED for the day due to a power outage. All backup generators are working and our animals are safe. — Newport Aqu...
2019-06-16 18:34

Facebook’s image outage revealed how it uses AI to catalog our photos A Facebook outage on Thursday revealed what may be a surprising development to some users: the company uses artificial intelligence to catalog the contents of every photo you upload to its servers....
2019-07-06 02:51

Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook hit with media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues faced by users on several of its services, mainly in Europe and USFacebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including ...
2019-07-03 23:00

Travel woes linger at Los Angeles airport after power outage LOS ANGELES (AP) — Travel problems have persisted at Los Angeles International Airport following a power outage that darkened the entire facility and caused flight diversions, delays and cancellations. Terminal 1 handles Southwest Airlines Co. flight...
2019-06-06 16:51

Google resolves cloud outage that took down YouTube, Snapchat, and Discord Gmail, YouTube and other services that rely on Google’s backend technology were disrupted for more than four hours on Sunday by what the company blamed on “high levels of network congestion.” Apple iCloud, Snapchat, Nest, Discord, Vimeo, and a number...
2019-06-03 11:17

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I...
2019-07-15 17:34

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
2019-06-28 00:00

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.       ...
2019-06-14 02:17

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
2019-07-14 11:17

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service For the second time in two weeks, a huge chunk of the internet is inaccessible due to a sudden outage. Whereas last week’s outage was traced back to Verizon, this seems to be a Cloudflare issue, as the Cloudflare status page reveals that the co...
2019-07-03 02:34

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set...
2019-06-03 09:00

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid ...
2019-06-17 08:00

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. As reported by The Verge, Google products like Gmail and YouTube are being affected, but so are other ...
2019-06-03 00:17

Power outage suspends some New York-Philadelphia trains: Amtrak A power outage on Wednesday temporarily suspended some local and regional passenger trains traveling between New York and Philadelphia, Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad operator, reported....
2019-06-20 00:17

Two lovemaking kookaburra birds caused a power outage in Australia Sparks flew a little too intensely for these two kookaburras, which caused a power outage affecting 1,000 homes.        ...
2019-06-16 19:00

"Son of Mirai" botnet appears While the Mirai IoT botnet primarily targeted consumer devices using default credentials, a spiritual successor has emerged which could potentially infect devices running on enterprise networks.Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42...
2019-06-15 01:51

It Appears That No One Wants DeMarcus Cousins The pool of NBA free agents available as of July 3 is shockingly small. The vast majority of marquee names settled within a few hours of the official kickoff of free agency Sunday afternoon; a huge number of rotation guys and role players have alread...
2019-07-04 02:00

Power outage partially halts Toshiba Memory's chip plant Toshiba Memory Corp, the world's No. 2 producer of NAND flash memory chips, said on Friday production at its plant in central Japan has been partially suspended for nearly a week since a brief power outage last Saturday....
2019-06-21 11:34

Sask. senator says Regina power outage a ‘preview of Canada’s future’ Sask. Sen. Denise Batters says said a major power outage in Regina is a sign of what's to come if Justin Trudeau “continues to implement his terrible anti-energy industry agenda.”...
2019-06-10 21:17

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
2019-07-14 06:51

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2's June network outage Sweden launched an inquiry on Friday into a national network outage at telecoms company Tele2 in June that knocked out voice calls for a many private customers and companies for several hours....
2019-07-06 03:51

Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
2019-06-16 04:00

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an era of noxious “tough on crime” politics. Another...
2019-07-14 06:51

Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat (updated) No, it's not just you -- many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some regions on June 2nd (they're still affected as ...
2019-06-03 03:51

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
2019-07-14 18:17

Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Experts say that overconfidence in the capacity of a single transmission line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay in the dark three days ago. Argentina&...
2019-06-20 05:17

Rep. Jerrold Nadler appears to faint in NYC U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday after he appeared to swoon during a news conference in New York City. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Don’t believe the naysayers: Capitalism is healthier than it appears Populist prophets of doom are wrong. The capitalist system is working for AmericansThis is a strange time to be debating whether capitalism is broken, at least in the United States.The economy has added jobs every month since October 2010 for a total...
2019-06-12 16:00

Sony appears to register three new cameras Is the Sony A7S III finally on its way? News of three cameras being registered for wireless certification has once again fueled speculation that Sony's long-awaited full-frame mirrorless camera is on the way.Of the raft of ways in which informat...
2019-07-05 04:17

'Thought I made it obvious': Lil Nas X appears to come out as gay Lil Nas X has said he wanted to open up about his sexuality before the end of Pride Month by sharing a message on Twitter appearing to confirm he is a member of the LGBTQ community....
2019-07-01 20:34

UPDATE 2-Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
2019-06-16 04:17

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.       ...
2019-06-16 07:51

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellation, delay and diversion of flights....
2019-06-06 13:17

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
2019-06-16 00:51

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police say that around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2,  they ...
2019-06-13 23:34

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery should yield more light on the mysterious Mittani Empire....
2019-06-29 07:01

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a game against the Nets—but after the buzzer sounded last night and the Raptors became NBA champions, ...
2019-06-14 18:00

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been kille...
2019-05-23 03:17

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the humpback has remained in the waters near Alameda for more than two weeks. Biologists say t...
2019-06-17 05:34

Kim Kardashian appears to have a new blunt bob and it's the perfect summer cut Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx/AP Kim Kardashian stepped out with a new blunt bob. Celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton shared a photo of the reality star's sleek new cut on Instagram. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Even if you're "Ke...
2019-05-31 04:00

Cat filter appears during Pakistani official’s briefing PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. A regional minister was giving a briefing that was live-streamed on social media last week when viewers noticed officials appeared as cats. Someone...
2019-06-17 17:00

Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases.       ...
2019-06-17 01:34

Power restored at New York Penn Station after outage temporarily halted all train service All trains traveling in and out of New York Penn Station have been halted because of an Amtrak overhead wire issue, New Jersey Transit said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:51

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-MPLX to restart Ozark crude pipeline on Thursday after outage -traders MPLX LP said on Wednesday that it would restart early on Thursday its 360,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois, traders told Reuters, citing a shipper notice....
2019-05-29 22:34

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic information and get alerts about speed cameras and speed limits indications.Surprisingly, the feature didn't ...
2019-05-28 08:34

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County...
2019-06-28 02:51

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
2019-06-03 18:34

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
2019-05-23 08:34

Shakira Appears in Spanish Court Over Tax Evasion Allegations Shakira is denying any wrongdoing with regard to her tax evasion case in Spain. In December, prosecutors charged the 42-year-old Latin pop star for allegedly failing to pay 14.5 million......
2019-06-06 22:00

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with...
2019-06-13 06:00

Juwan Howard appears to be ending Michigan’s Fab Five fight Jalen Rose and Chris Webber finally agreed on something last week, and Wednesday afternoon, they got it. Michigan hired Juwan Howard as its basketball coach, and a Fab Five reunion soon could follow, Rose said Thursday morning on ESPN. “People ...
2019-05-23 18:00

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing ‘Human error’ blamed for livestreamed briefing in which officials appeared as catsAs a veteran journalist Shaukat Yousafzai was used to press conferences. He had also served as regional health minister, representative of the ruling Tehreek-e-Insaf pa...
2019-06-17 18:34

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears Astronomer and author Marco Langbroek managed to capture an incredible image of Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites after they were shortly deployed, showcasing them in a "train-like" formation....
2019-05-28 20:34

Texts between Manafort and ally who appears to be Hannity released Messages, which were previously filed as a secret attachment to a sentencing memo, were unsealed in Manafort’s federal court caseThe Fox News host Sean Hannity discussed Donald Trump’s legal strategy with Paul Manafort while Manafort was awaiting tri...
2019-06-22 03:51

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since being ousted Ex-president is taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutorSudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown, as he was taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corr...
2019-06-16 21:34

Indian billionaire jeweler Modi appears in UK court Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi appeared in a London court on Thursday where he heard that no date could yet be set for a full hearing over his possible extradition to India....
2019-05-30 19:17

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe....
2019-06-16 20:17

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe. Al-Bashir’s appearance on Sunday comes as ...
2019-06-16 18:34

Tesla driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel A driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel of an autopilot Tesla while other motorists desperately honk to try to wake him. Footage posted to Reddit’s Idiots In Cars section shows a white Tesla moving slowly through at least three la...
2019-06-16 16:00

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI predicti...
2019-06-19 03:00

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery....
2019-06-18 16:17

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of his ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
2019-06-22 15:34

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated this Friday; an update on global food prices; updates on the education and far...
2019-06-06 21:51

Major Google Outage Hits YouTube, G Suite, and Third Party Apps Including Discord and Snapchat [Updated] Google suffered major outages with its Cloud Platform on Sunday, causing widespread access issues with both its own services and third party apps ranging from Snapchat to Discord.Read more......
2019-06-03 06:01

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com ha...
2019-07-03 13:51

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
2019-06-19 23:34

Massive Ocean Liner Appears from the Fog and Almost Crashes Into a Venice Dock The Giardini della Biennale is a parkland area of Venice, Italy, that was created by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, and is known for the Venice Biennale Art Festival and the many cats that prowl around there. What it’s less known for are massive...
2019-07-09 01:00

"Jyotiraditya Scindia For Chief" Poster Appears, Then Vanishes In Bhopal A poster demanding that Jyotiraditya Scindia be made Congress president after Rahul Gandhi's resignation was seen outside the Madhya Pradesh Congress office in Bhopal for a few hours on Monday......
2019-07-08 22:51

Video appears to show second Neymar encounter with rape accuser A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of rape attacked him in a Paris hotel room, video purportedly shows. A 45-second clip circulating on social media and WhatsApp groups in Brazil appears to show the Paris Saint-German striker defend...
2019-06-06 18:17

‘Dead baby’ found in Queens park appears to be hoax Cops claimed to have found a dead baby Tuesday morning outside Crocheron Park in Queens — but police sources now say it was just an “extremely realistic” doll. “The doll was created to look like it was decomposing,” a source told The Post...
2019-06-18 19:17

Officer fired after video appears to show him choking teen LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a white Florida police officer who appears to be choking a black teenager on video has been fired. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Largo police announced the termination Tuesday of 43-year-old Brian L...
2019-06-20 02:51

Trump associate Sater appears for testimony before House panel Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, appeared on Tuesday for testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee....
2019-07-09 20:51

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
2019-06-29 11:34

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of the president’s ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
2019-06-23 05:17

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
2019-07-05 22:34

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
2019-07-08 07:34

Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court PHOENIX (AP) — A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee has had his initial court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared Sunday in Maricopa ...
2019-05-26 23:17

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang state media....
2019-06-03 15:17

Hank Haney appears to double down on insensitive LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach for Tiger Woods and current host on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel, appeared to double down on his insensitive remarks that landed him in hot water last week....
2019-06-03 21:51

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
2019-06-04 14:00

Rudy Giuliani's Brain Appears to Be Slowly Dripping Out of His Ears The fun (?) thing about Trump administration septuagenarians and related olds on social media is that every now and again they reveal just how liquid their brain has become and post something so incomprehensible that one must ask, “Are they having a ...
2019-05-25 04:00

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that she had been temporarily demoted following the......
2019-06-04 09:17

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “will keep his promise to me.”...
2019-05-26 06:34

Microsoft's purple Fortnite edition Xbox One S appears in leaked images A special edition Xbox One S is apparently on the way, specifically designed to appeal to Fortnite fans – and we just got an early preview of it thanks to a bunch of leaked images.WinFuture has the gallery, which shows off the console in a ver...
2019-05-26 15:00

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust ...
2019-06-28 18:51

Ex-Sudan leader Bashir appears before prosecutor to face corruption charges Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir was brought before a prosecutor to face corruption charges. It was the first time he has been seen in public since being toppled in an April coup....
2019-06-17 01:34

Algeria ex-PM Ouyahia appears in court in second alleged corruption case: state TV Algerian former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in a court in Algiers on Sunday to be questioned over alleged corruption involving the partner in Algeria of Germany’s Volkswagen, state TV said....
2019-06-16 14:51

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official......
2019-06-03 11:34

A wild 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processor leak appears We've seen plenty about AMD Zen 2 recently, but word on the street is that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processors (CPUs) will feature up to 64-cores and 128-threads.Now, right out of the gate: this is an unsubstantiated rumor from Wccf...
2019-06-13 22:17

Teen appears in court in connection to east side triple-homicide TUCSON – A 16-year-old appeared in court Monday for his involvement in an east side shooting that resulted in three deaths in November. Back on Nov. 8, Tucson Police Department responded to a shooting at Lakeside Park, located at 8201 E. Stella...
2019-06-04 03:00

Kevin Spacey accuser appears for first time in public at hearing, then pleads the 5th Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser testifies in court for the first time, then invokes his 5th Amendment rights.        ...
2019-07-09 02:00

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Republican Harrison Floyd shows images of the progressive darlings, then a clip of himself firing a rifle...
2019-05-25 23:34

St. Louis Blues' Zach Sanford appears to puke on himself during victory parade Partying hard after winning the Stanley Cup can take a toll on the average human let alone and athlete and that notion stayed true during the St. Louis Blues’ victory parade Sunday....
2019-06-19 07:00

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
2019-06-28 20:51

Jagger appears healthy as Rolling Stones rock Soldier Field CHICAGO (AP) — Mick Jagger appeared healthy and energetic as he ran and skipped along a narrow stage that jutted out into the crowd at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The Rolling Stones took the stage to a sold-out crowd Friday night after postponing ...
2019-06-22 08:34

Metro Exodus appears on Microsoft Store, is no longer an Epic exclusive Metro Exodus won’t be an Epic Games Store exclusive for much longer, as the game has appeared on the Microsoft Store. Although you can’t buy it yet, the title is marked with a release date of June 9.Metro Exodus has been out for almost ...
2019-06-06 13:17

Ceasefire appears to take hold in Gaza, ending deadly weekend of hostilities Israel and militant factions in Gaza appear to have reached a ceasefire after a violent weekend that saw the some of the worst fighting between the two sides since 2014, when full-blown war broke out....
2019-05-21 19:51

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
2019-05-22 03:00

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity around the globe....
2019-06-05 04:51

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before Midtown crash Dramatic cellphone video — which was captured by a woman walking her dog — appears to show the pilot involved in Monday’s deadly helicopter crash in Manhattan flying erratically as he attempts to stop the aircraft from falling out o...
2019-06-11 07:51

Prince Harry appears to 'ignore' Meghan Markle during MLB game in London Meghan Markle had another awkward encounter with her husband Prince Harry while attending the first Major League Baseball game held in London on Saturday....
2019-07-03 06:34

MPs in a spin as games chief appears to deny Fortnite makes money Epic bosses admit ignoring data protection rules and claim not to know how long users play forA Commons committee was left baffled as video game executives appeared to deny making money from their own games, admit to ignoring regulations governing da...
2019-06-20 11:34

Viral photo appears to show a starfish with a big butt. An expert disagrees The pink sea star, which was found at the Aquarium of the Pacific, went viral on Twitter. Fish curator Nate Jaros explains that it's not a butt.        ...
2019-07-03 01:51

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
2019-05-31 10:00

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
2019-06-29 11:34

Stan Lee's ex-manager appears in court after charge he defrauded the Marvel legend Keya Morgan, former manager of late Marvel icon Stan Lee, made his court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after charges of elder abuse.        ...
2019-05-27 19:51

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 'disintegrated into confetti,' captain appears to have run ‘amok,' report says The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a captain who was often "lonely and sad" and experimented with a flight profile which nearly matched the aircraft's doomed path that a new report reveals left a slim chance of finding remains ...
2019-06-17 18:00

India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms....
2019-05-21 20:00

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Astros-Cubs Game During the fourth inning of tonight’s Astros-Cubs game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora, Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was ...
2019-05-30 03:34

Oakland Athletics' ad in Australian newspaper congratulating All-Star appears to have derogatory meaning Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks appeared in his first All-Star Game on Tuesday and to celebrate the team took out a full-page ad in The Australian newspaper to congratulate him -- but something went awry....
2019-07-12 20:00

Trump’s hard line approach appears to soften in meetings with world leaders President Trump has dismissed criticism that he is failing to make big deals, arguing his patience and relationship building will pay off for the country....
2019-07-02 06:17

Raptors superfan Drake appears to have Warriors tattoos and a beef with Smash Mouth The Toronto native and hip-hop superstar, who was numbers inked in his arm that correspond to the jerseys of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, was derided as a "glorified mascot" by the San Jose-based "All Star" band....
2019-05-27 19:17

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
2019-06-10 11:34

Fred VanVleet needs stitches, appears to lose tooth after taking elbow to the face Fred VanVleet had to get stitches but did not suffer a concussion following a nasty collision with Shaun Livingston in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-08 07:51

Miley Cyrus appears as her 'Black Mirror' character in sultry live performance Miley Cyrus appeared as her "Black Mirror" character Ashley O at Glastonbury as she credited the festival with changing her life in an expletive-laden speech during her set....
2019-07-01 16:34

Leaked 'Jeopardy!' footage appears to show reigning champion James Holzhauer's defeat A video surfaced Sunday night on Twitter purporting to show "Jeopardy!" reigning champion James Holzhauer's win streak coming to an end. The episode is reportedly supposed to air Monday night....
2019-06-03 19:17

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer more questions Thursday from the Senate banking committee....
2019-07-11 22:51

Donald Trump appears to breach royal protocol at state banquet by touching Queen on the back Donald Trump appeared to breach royal protocol by touching the Queen on the back as she stood for his toast at the state banquet to mark his UK visit....
2019-06-04 05:00

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
2019-06-03 01:00

Facebook and Instagram back up after global outage reports; WhatsApp still 'being buggy' Instagram and Facebook apps were down for several hours for some users in the United States and Europe Wednesday. WhatsApp users also seeing issues.       ...
2019-07-04 09:34

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
2019-06-03 01:34

Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message.       ...
2019-06-18 20:17

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social m...
2019-06-15 23:17

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns compete in Battle Royal to face Brock Lesnar, Bray Wyatt appears Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and eight other superstars competed in a Battle Royal on Raw to determine who would face Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam....
2019-07-16 14:34

Deadspin Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] | The Root The 10 Bigg Deadspin Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] | The Root The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History | Jezebel Moby’s Book Tour Is Officially Canceled | Splinter Trump Makes Rare Foray Into Accidental Intelligence ...
2019-05-30 20:51

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
2019-06-18 17:17

Carmelo Anthony video conveniently appears after Anthony Davis trade As the Lakers look to build the rest of their team following the blockbuster trade that landed them Anthony Davis, a certain exiled forward may want to throw his hat in the ring. A video of 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony in the gym conveniently sur...
2019-06-19 01:17

E. coli ground beef outbreak 'appears to be over' after sickening 209 people in 10 states The CDC says the E. coli outbreak tied to ground beef that sickened 209 people in 10 states "appears to be over."       ...
2019-06-21 02:00

Former 'House of Cards' star Kevin Spacey appears in court for groping case Kevin Spacey's appearance comes somewhat as a surprise as he was not required to attend the hearing and has typically stayed away from the courthouse.        ...
2019-06-03 16:34

Accuser of Brazil's soccer star Neymar appears in TV interview: 'I was the victim of rape' On same day Neymar suffered an apparent injury, the woman accusing the Brazilian soccer star of rape appeared in a TV interview.        ...
2019-06-06 07:34

No, it’s not just you: Twitter is down Yet another social network has experienced a major outage, following similar problems experienced in recent days by Facebook and Instagram. This time it’s Twitter, which apparently went down Thursday afternoon such that many users aren’t ...
2019-07-12 01:34

LG may have just trolled Huawei and its US ban on Twitter Huawei has been having a pretty tough time lately and, while fanboys of certain brands may be enjoying the situation, very few people are laughing about it due to the serious consequences that could arise later on. If the situation continues unchange...
2019-05-24 08:51

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: ‘This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
2019-06-16 08:00

Twitter is resurrecting its Mac desktop app It's been a year since Twitter killed off its app for Mac, but it's now fallen back in love with the desktop and is releasing a new version for macOS Catalina.The new app will feature keyboard shortcuts, desktop notifications, support for m...
2019-06-17 11:51

OJ Simpson on Twitter: ‘I got a little gettin’ even to do.’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Satur...
2019-06-15 23:51

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."...
2019-06-15 23:00

How to Write a Professional Twitter Bio Should your Twitter account reflect your personal life, or your professional expertise? Arguably, the answer is “both”—but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to balance the two identities....
2019-06-18 20:00

Twitter will let you pin your favorite lists in its app The lists feature hasn't received a ton of love from Twitter over the years outside of Tweetdeck, but lists can be extremely useful for organizing accounts by interest or to quickly see the latest tweets from your closest friends. Last month, th...
2019-07-11 00:51

O.J. Simpson may have finally joined Twitter The Juice is loose on Twitter — maybe. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by O.J. Simpson popped up on the social media site late Friday night, and it darkly promises to settle old scores. The handle @TheRealOJ32 includes a video with Simpson spe...
2019-06-16 02:34

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
2019-06-02 21:17

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
2019-06-08 08:00

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multip...
2019-06-20 19:17

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notifications.Read more......
2019-07-11 21:17

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then ...
2019-07-12 04:51

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will ...
2019-06-12 22:17

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst, which ...
2019-06-04 00:17

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccess...
2019-07-12 01:51

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from v...
2019-07-10 02:17

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
2019-07-16 18:00

Good luck sliding into anyone's Twitter DMs right now Facebook isn't the only internet behemoth suffering from serious downtime. As of mid-day on July 3rd, Twitter is experiencing "some issues" with direct message delivery and notifications. We've asked Twitter if it can clarify what happene...
2019-07-04 07:51

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. ...
2019-07-11 23:51

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’...
2019-07-12 20:17

Twitter rebuilds website for ‘write once, run everywhere’ philosophy Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, which impacts the front end and the back end, and has been years in the making.Read More...
2019-07-15 22:17

| Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting....
2019-07-14 14:51

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday night. Drake, of course, already has grabbed head...
2019-05-26 06:51

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosin...
2019-05-24 19:00

Don Jr. Owns Roy Moore in Depressing Twitter Feud Tonight on Twitter, Donald Trump Jr. warned failed Senate candidate and alleged pedophile Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama race for Senate. The tweet came after a series of interactions between Alabama GOP figures goading each other about th...
2019-05-29 04:17

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
2019-06-17 07:17

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
2019-05-23 19:51

OJ Simpson reportedly joins Twitter with 'a little gettin' even to do' Account appears in former football star’s name days after 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdersDays after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, OJ Simpson has ...
2019-06-16 21:34

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the powe...
2019-06-08 00:17

Twitter Reacts To The Budget With Hilarious Memes Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman first Budget has created a huge buzz on social media. Many used humour to register their disappointment with the Budget. Take a look at some of the memes it led to....
2019-07-05 18:17

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
2019-07-04 21:17

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking...
2019-07-13 02:00

This starfish ‘ravioli’ is not edible — but Twitter is still craving it This sea star is making waves. A starfish which resembles ravioli has found viral fame far beyond its ocean home. Plinthaster dentatus or “The Spongivorous Cookie Star,” as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration refers to the...
2019-07-13 02:34

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidents Twitter has apologised for suspending accounts which have criticised the Chinese government on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests....
2019-06-03 15:17

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
2019-06-16 00:51

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
2019-06-14 01:17

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
2019-06-06 19:51

Keanu Reeves has basically broken Twitter Keanu Reeves is everywhere. With so many current and upcoming releases—John Wick, Toy Story 4, his amazing Always Be My Maybe cameo, his upcoming role in Cyberpunk 2077—and heartwarming tales of him just being a good dude, he’s evolved into everyone’...
2019-06-11 02:51

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public follower...
2019-05-21 15:17

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a ...
2019-06-11 00:34

Incredibly, Jar-Jar Binks is Trending on Twitter, So Now's My Chance to Do This Look, like most of you, I’m not happy at all that Jar-Jar Fucking Binks is trending on Twitter and social media right now. Like the rest of the population of sentient beings on Earth, I’ve been enjoying the 20 or so years of not having to remember th...
2019-07-09 12:00

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
2019-06-20 08:17

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
2019-06-08 13:51

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny...
2019-06-03 18:34

Twitter to use warning labels for harassing tweets President Trump and other politicians' tweets might come with a warning label. Twitter says the new labels would be applied to tweets that may be threatening violence, engaging in "targeted harassment," or inciting others to do so. (June 27) &...
2019-06-28 01:17

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
2019-07-15 18:34

Twitter introduces feature to provide clarity on certain tweets Twitter Inc said on Thursday it was introducing "notice", a new feature that will provide more clarity to tweets by certain users that violate the social media company's rules....
2019-06-27 18:51

"Even Messi Can't...": Cow Leaves Twitter Impressed With Football Skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely touted as the greatest footballers in the world. But the two deadly attackers may have met their match in a muddy field in Goa, where a cow took a......
2019-07-03 07:34

OJ Simpson asks fantasy football question on Twitter Since O.J. Simpson joined Twitter over the weekend he declared he has “got a little getting even to do” and reportedly threatened a parody account with knife emojis....
2019-06-19 07:00

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it...
2019-06-27 19:00

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
2019-06-27 20:00

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
2019-05-21 15:34

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
2019-06-27 20:00

Trump Tagged the Wrong ABC on Twitter, and Got a Koala in Response The Australian Broadcasting Corporation stirred national pride with its response after President Trump confused it with the ABC News based in New York....
2019-06-18 11:51

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
2019-07-03 18:51

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
2019-07-17 00:17

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account s...
2019-06-27 23:00

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
2019-07-16 16:51

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to ...
2019-07-15 22:34

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
2019-06-06 20:17

#ModiTsunami, #ModiAaGaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being......
2019-05-23 10:17

CBOE And C2 To List Options On Twitter (TWTR) On November 15 CHICAGO, IL, November 14, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) announced that they will list options on the stock of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, November 15. The contract specifications and Designate...
2019-05-23 08:00

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
2019-05-23 11:34

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
2019-07-10 05:34

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
2019-05-23 17:17

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure, President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the...
2019-05-23 00:17

Twitter Loves This Mom Who Organised Daughter's Fridge Before Leaving An Indian-Canadian woman shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her and where it was left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions......
2019-05-22 11:34

Starting today, everyone’s desktop version of Twitter will look completely different If you open Twitter on the web today and are greeted with a completely new look, don’t be surprised. The company is starting to roll out an all-new user interface today for the desktop version of the social network, and there’s a lot that...
2019-07-16 04:00

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
2019-07-02 05:00

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
2019-07-10 11:17

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about...
2019-05-24 08:34

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 15:34

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
2019-06-24 03:51

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
2019-06-28 00:51

Twitter removes precise geo-tagging option from tweets Twitter has announced it will be removing the ability to tag your precise location from tweets. In a tweet from its support account, the company explained that most users didn't use the location-tagging feature and removing it would "simplify" t...
2019-06-20 02:00

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
2019-07-11 17:17

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
2019-06-13 02:17

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott...
2019-06-04 17:17

Twitter slams helicopter joyriders who jammed sky during NYC fireworks It wasn’t just the fireworks lighting up the sky Thursday night. Helicopters swarmed the skies of lower Manhattan, annoying grounded New Yorkers — but giving a select few a spectacular view of the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display. Temper...
2019-07-05 21:51

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. ...
2019-06-16 08:00

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins...
2019-06-14 02:17

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
2019-07-11 02:17

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
2019-06-12 07:51

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw a change. His Twitter and Facebook handles were......
2019-05-30 23:00

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
2019-07-07 01:00

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
2019-06-14 14:17

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative h...
2019-06-14 02:00

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
2019-06-13 22:34

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
2019-06-03 08:17

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
2019-07-09 20:00

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched las...
2019-06-13 18:00

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
2019-07-08 03:34

Jordan Spieth rips his caddie, gets destroyed on Twitter Jordan Spieth is having a rough start to the 119th U.S. Open, and so is his caddie. Spieth was at even par when his tee shot on the par-4 eighth rolled – and rolled – down the fairway until it ran out of grass, tumbled over the cliff and ...
2019-06-14 05:17

Trump Delivers an Unhinged Twitter Rant for the Ages It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve been subjected to a good, ol’ fashioned Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump, doesn’t it? You know the kind I’m talking about: an hour’s worth of deranged non-sequiturs, self-aggrandizement, and eno...
2019-07-11 20:51

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
2019-07-12 22:00

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacist...
2019-05-30 05:00

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
2019-06-07 16:17

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parliament....
2019-05-31 19:17

Trump cannot block Twitter opponents: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump cannot block critics whose views he dislikes from following his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 17:00

Didi Gregorius has started spreading the news again on Twitter The Yankees’ first win of the second half produced Didi Gregorius’ first emoji-filled tweet of the 2019 season. Gregorius, who started the year on the injured list as he rehabilitated from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, had enthralled Yankees...
2019-07-13 09:51

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan,...
2019-07-09 21:51

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump...
2019-07-09 22:00

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
2019-07-09 17:51

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes 'Daddy DotCom' on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
2019-06-17 16:34

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account threatens man with knife emojis The shocking threats were contained in a pair of videos posted on the "@KillerOJSimpson" Twitter page on Monday, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the infamous slow-speed police chase of a white Ford Bronco....
2019-06-18 01:51

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 10:51

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules....
2019-06-27 21:51

Elon Musk claims he’s deleting his Twitter account PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Elon Musk says he’s deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators. The Tesla CEO changed his Twitter display name to Daddy DotCom on Father̵...
2019-06-17 15:51

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
2019-07-09 05:51

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
2019-05-31 14:51

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
2019-07-07 05:34

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which special...
2019-07-16 18:51

Trump's blocking of Twitter foes is unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 18:17

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, 6 Top Sangh Leaders Join Twitter The key leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor, are now available on Twitter - part of a makeover of the organisation that's about to turn 95. The RSS today said......
2019-07-01 08:51

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-07-10 20:51

Tom Brady owns Twitter troll whining about Madden rating Tom Brady isn’t tolerating any Twitter disrespect. Madden NFL 20 released its player ratings Monday, prompting ample discussion and disagreement from fans. Brady is rated 96, the highest quarterback rating behind reigning MVP and Chiefs star Patrick ...
2019-07-17 01:34

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter in violation of his First Amendment rights....
2019-07-11 12:00

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-28 03:51

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters rela...
2019-07-10 11:51

Marianne Williamson's eclectic Twitter history: 'You're a lamp; God is the electricity.' Spiritual self-help author-turned-presidential candidate Marianne Williamson made her mark during the second night of the 2020 Democratic debate at several moments on Thursday night in Miami. While the candidates battled through issues such as tax cu...
2019-06-28 20:17

Shah Rukh Khan Sets Twitter On Fire Astride A BMW G 310 R Shah Rukh Khan wasn't riding the BMW G 310 R! In fact, BMW Motorrad sent him a G 310 R and a G 310 GS to try out. But Shah Rukh Khan is passionate about wheels and in the video, he says that he cannot......
2019-06-28 19:17

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
2019-07-09 18:17

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on ...
2019-06-28 05:00

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
2019-07-11 16:17

Move Over Trump: Chinese Diplomats Take To Twitter In Propaganda Fight Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda......
2019-07-16 16:51

'Outnumbered': Trump trashing Justin Amash on Twitter is him 'at his best and worst' The folks on the Outnumbered couch weighed in on President Trump slamming Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who announced Thursday that he was leaving the Republican Party....
2019-07-06 05:51

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critiq...
2019-07-12 03:17

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-bein...
2019-07-05 17:51

Twitter says Trump’s tweet didn’t violate its rules against racism but won’t say why Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to their countries —...
2019-07-15 21:01

Lindsey Graham tells Trump to ‘knock it down a notch’ on Twitter Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday suggested President Trump “knock it down a notch” when it comes to tweeting about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues in the House moments before he launched into a full-scale attack ...
2019-07-15 18:51

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter Two critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who were blocked by the lawmaker on Twitter are now suing her. New York congressional candidate Joseph Saladino and former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hinkind on Tuesday filed separate lawsuits against....
2019-07-11 00:51

Make Twitter a More Pleasant Place By Muting Notifications From Some Accounts Twitter can be a wonderful place to connect with people from around the world. It can also be a great place for bots and garbage accounts to spam you with tweets you wish you hadn’t seen in the first place....
2019-07-15 04:01

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
2019-07-14 22:00

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New Y...
2019-07-11 01:17

Kawhi Leonard-Paul George blockbuster explodes Twitter Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are heading to the Clippers to form their own superteam, according to an ESPN report. As expected, Twitter reacted as only it can to the blockbuster moves that came out early Saturday morning:...
2019-07-06 12:34

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials ...
2019-07-09 18:17

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 18:17

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:51

Payal Rohatgi Hits Out At Mumbai Police After Being Blocked On Twitter Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi alleged Thursday that Mumbai Police had blocked her on Twitter, prompting Maharashtra Chief Minister's wife, whom she had tagged, to request the cops to look into the......
2019-07-11 21:00

Viral: This Math Equation Has Twitter Confused. Can You Make Sense Of It? A Twitter user recently shared a seemingly simple math equation with the answer already provided, and asked netizens to make sense of it. "A maths meme that is actually funny rather than stupid,"......
2019-07-16 10:34

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
2019-07-10 21:17

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
2019-07-10 07:00

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
2019-07-10 21:51

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in ‘Twitter world’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the Twitter-dependent influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues for voting against an emergency aid package for the southern border. “All these people have their public whatever and...
2019-07-08 04:00

Accounts posing as Dominic Raab and Liam Fox among Twitter takedowns MoD, DExEU and DHSC lodged complaints requesting removal of fake accounts pretending to be associated with governmentTwitter accounts masquerading as official outlets for Dominic Raab and Liam Fox were revealed as among those the UK government succee...
2019-07-14 22:00

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
2019-07-09 20:34

The best Twitter reactions around the NBA to the Clippers getting Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The NBA had already been through a dramatic night because of an earthquake, but then the league was shook figuratively hours later.       ...
2019-07-06 22:17

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
2019-07-10 01:00

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 19:51

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
2019-06-10 19:17

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
2019-05-31 22:17

Justin Bieber inexplicably challenges Tom Cruise to a fight via Twitter When Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight on Twitter, people had thoughts of their own on Twitter.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

This Twitter User's Unique Way Of Peeling Garlic Is Winning The Internet! Garlic Peeling Video: While a lot of us have figured our own hacks to peel them faster, this particular twitter user can get the job done in a matter of seconds!...
2019-06-20 12:51

Twitter now lets guests join your live video broadcasts Twitter will start letting broadcasters on its app open up their livestreams to guests, similar to what it brought to Periscope in February. The new feature, which is now rolling out to Twitter's iOS and Android app, is going to allow up to thre...
2019-05-29 22:51

Special Gift For Differently-Abled Delivery Man Brightens Up Twitter Twitter was all smiles on Tuesday after a differently-abled delivery executive for Zomato received an electric vehicle as a gift from the food delivery platform....
2019-05-29 07:34

US Army Twitter Question Highlights Toll Of America's Wars Days ahead of an annual holiday when Americans remember those who died while serving in the armed forces, the US Army's Twitter account asked people how their time in the military affected them and......
2019-05-29 03:51

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledg...
2019-06-11 03:00

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating...
2019-06-14 23:34

OJ Simpson Joins Twitter, 25 Years After Murders Of Ex-Wife, Her Friend Just days after the 25th anniversary of the gruesome double murder of which he was accused but acquitted, OJ Simpson has opened a Twitter account with a vow to do "a little getting even."...
2019-06-16 01:17

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
2019-06-19 07:00

Chinese Cartoonist Slams Twitter For Refusing Tiananmen Emoji Chinese artist Badiucao, whose anonymous political satire infuriated Beijing and earned him comparisons to Banksy, on Thursday announced a protest campaign against Twitter over what he says is its......
2019-06-06 13:34

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
2019-06-17 18:34

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday....
2019-05-21 14:39

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
2019-05-29 08:00

Mac n cheese: Twitter brings the jokes as Apple introduces Mac Pro at WWDC Details about the new Mac Pro were released at WWDC. Despite its added features, consumers are focused on its resemblance to this kitchen utensil.        ...
2019-06-04 01:17

How 'Sign in With Apple' Improves on Google, Facebook, and Twitter's Options Amongst the reveals we saw at WWDC 2019 was a new technology for apps and the web: “Sign in with Apple.” It’s supposedly a more private way to sign into apps and services, according to the company. But if Apple’s version is more private, what are you...
2019-06-11 17:51

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
2019-06-03 10:00

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
2019-06-08 10:34

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
2019-06-22 17:34

Twitter Furious Over Pakistan Channel's World Cup Ad On Pilot Abhinandan A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many......
2019-06-11 23:34

A Trump Twitter-style diatribe — live from the Rose Garden The president angrily shuts down infrastructure talks after Pelosi accused him earlier in the day of managing a ‘coverup’ in probes of his conduct and administration....
2019-05-23 11:17

Nicki Minaj gets in Twitter spat with Wendy's over spicy nuggets Wendy's revealed their very popular Spicy Chicken Nuggets menu item will return to restaurants in August, but rapper Nicki Minaj was still frustrated the fast food chain removed them to begin with....
2019-06-27 21:34

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
2019-06-17 22:51

A toast to the Guardian's Simon Ricketts, a Twitter folk hero When the Guardian journalist died recently, it triggered a torrent of grief on social media. People felt they knew him, even if they hadn’t met. Ian Martin understands whyWe lost someone special when the journalist and writer Simon Ricketts died just...
2019-05-21 16:00

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
2019-06-18 20:34

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
2019-05-22 06:51

Condolence Messages Flood Twitter As Survivors Ruled Out In An-32 Crash Political leaders cutting across party lines today took to social media to express their condolences for India's "air warriors" in the hours following the Air Force's announcement that nobody on the......
2019-06-13 18:34

Taylor Swift says she shaves her legs daily, Twitter is ‘offended’ Sh-sh-shave it off! On the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday, Taylor Swift weighed in on a delightfully mundane Twitter controversy about whether or not people should wash their legs in the shower. What she revealed left fans shocked. R...
2019-05-21 17:51

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interferen...
2019-06-13 21:51

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
2019-05-23 22:17

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
2019-06-04 22:34

Catch Train At Churchgate: Search For Congress MPs Has Twitter In Splits A tweet by a BJP legislator from Gujarat that made fun of the Congress losing territory after territory to the BJP received thousands of 'likes' and was re-tweeted as many times for painting a picture......
2019-05-24 10:17

#SidhuQuitPolitics Trends On Twitter After Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Debacle Rahul Gandhi's day of reckoning in Amethi, losing the Uttar Pradesh seat that has been a family stronghold for four decades, has put another senior Congress leader in a spot....
2019-05-24 17:00

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
2019-06-13 03:34

Twitter Will Quarantine Politicians’ Tweets If They Violate Rules—Finally The company has been criticized for ignoring when tweets by government officials, namely President Trump, appear to violate its policies on hateful conduct....
2019-06-27 19:34

Democratic presidential contender offers $1,000 per month to Twitter follower Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang announced that his campaign will be giving $1,000 per month for a year to one lucky Twitter follower on July 4....
2019-06-27 20:00

Smriti Irani Defeats Rahul Gandhi In Amethi, And Twitter Can't Even... BJP leader Smriti Irani has emerged as a giant-killer in this Lok Sabha election. She defeated Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, a three-term parliamentarian from the Nehru-Gandhi family pocket borough,......
2019-05-24 10:17

UPDATE 1-Twitter to put notice on politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27 21:00

Indian Army's Chinar Corps Twitter Handle Restored After Suspension A day after the Twitter handle of the Indian Army's Srinagar-based Chinar Corps was suspended, the social media giant restored the account today, an official said....
2019-06-07 15:17

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
2019-06-14 00:17

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-07 23:17

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
2019-07-08 15:00

Appeals court bars Trump from blocking critical Twitter followers President Trump has frequently accused social media companies of violating constitutional free-speech protections. When he blocked Twitter followers for criticizing him, he ran afoul of the same standard, a federal appeals court says....
2019-07-09 21:34

"Blatantly Illegal, High-Handed": Twitter Reacts To Journalist's Arrest Many have taken to Twitter to condemn the arrest of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia for for sharing what was considered an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath,......
2019-06-09 16:34

Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment c...
2019-07-09 19:17

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground....
2019-06-12 00:17

Twitter Restores Indian Army's Chinar Corps Handle After Suspension After facing massive outburst of Twitteratis following the suspension of Indian Army Chinar Corps' handle on Friday, the social media platform restored the account the same day....
2019-06-08 08:51

After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami's Twitter Account Hacked and Defaced Singer Adnan Sami's Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Tuesday by Ayyildiz Tim, the same Turkish hacker group that attacked megastar Amitabh Bachchan's microblogging page a day ago....
2019-06-11 19:51

UPDATE 3-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -US appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 21:34

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the milestone in Amethi, the parliamentary seat that......
2019-07-10 10:17

#Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that things are a bit less resistance-y over there. That’s due in large part to Twitter’s recent decision to permanently ban brothers Ed and Brian Krassenstein, who, since the elect...
2019-05-24 21:51

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense,...
2019-05-24 21:34

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to th...
2019-05-24 19:34

Twitter Recorded 400 Million Lok Sabha Election Related Tweets in 2019 Twitter India said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 percent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
2019-05-24 13:34

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but teens may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018,...
2019-05-21 15:01

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
2019-07-16 03:00

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
2019-05-22 03:51

Tom Brady claps back at Twitter troll with hilarious response about his speed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady responded to a Twitter troll's criticism about his speed Monday, saying, "I'm so much faster than you."       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
2019-07-16 07:34

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
2019-05-25 12:00

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
2019-07-13 13:17

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one hitch in that plan is that he has struggled to pea...
2019-05-30 03:34

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first brok...
2019-07-10 13:51

"Dhoni Instead Of Kartik?" Babul Supriyo's Live Match Analysis On Twitter After India got off to a fledgling start against New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup's semi-finals, social media users including Union Minister Babul Supriyo and many from the cricketing fraternity,......
2019-07-10 19:51

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible yea...
2019-07-11 17:34

Crop tops for men? Twitter users express mixed feelings about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
2019-06-03 17:51

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
2019-06-02 16:51

Twitter launches its faster, cleaner design, including new color themes We’ve been hearing rumblings of a redesigned Twitter.com for months, but it’s finally here. The social network today revealed its new look – designed to better line up with its mobile apps – is rolling out to users today. Woah, what’s this? A shiny n...
2019-07-15 23:51

RPT-Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
2019-06-02 16:51

Congress's Divya Spandana Leaves Twitter, Days After Post For BJP Leader Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana is no longer on Twitter. Her profile page on the microblogging website says "This account doesn't exist", days after she posted a congratulatory tweet to BJP......
2019-06-02 06:17

London Isn’t an English City? John Cleese Opens the Twitter Floodgates Those who found a post from the comedian disturbing included Mayor Sadiq Khan of London. “Londoners know that our diversity is our greatest strength,” he said....
2019-05-30 17:51

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini's husband veteran actor Dharmendra Deol is the latest to join the troll army against her over her attempt at sweeping in Parliament premises on Saturday as part of a......
2019-07-16 17:17

Pakistani News Anchor Confuses Apple Inc With Fruit, Twitter In Splits A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc - the tech giant - with apple the fruit, live on air recently. The error did not go unnoticed on social media, where the video of the faux pas went viral after......
2019-07-08 05:51

UPDATE 3-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27 23:51

Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Police Clash On Twitter Over Reports Of 5 Murders Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's tweet on the national capital's law and order situation after five murders were reported in a day, prompted a sharp reply from the Delhi Police which said crime......
2019-06-15 07:34

Women's World Cup Twitter trends: Brazil's Marta most popular player Brazil's Marta edged U.S. stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe as the most popular player on Twitter during the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-22 00:17

O.J. Simpson Joins Twitter Just After 25th Anniversary of Ex-Wife Nicole's Murder O.J. Simpson has finally joined social media...and he's apparently going to use it to settle some scores. The 71-year-old retired NFL star and actor posted his first tweet on Friday......
2019-06-16 01:17

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter allegedly threatened parody account using knife emojis O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account allegedly sent a series of menacing direct messages — including a string of 16 knife emojis and the warning that “I WILL FIND YOUR ASS AND CUT YOU” — to a parody account that skewers the disgraced football star over his...
2019-06-18 14:17

Garlic peeling: four techniques put to the test after Twitter melts down over viral video A video of an innovative way to peel a whole head of garlic has spread across social media, making many question whether they have been doing it wrong their entire culinary lives. The Twitter video made it look simple enough so Guardian Australia dec...
2019-06-18 18:51

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
2019-07-04 13:01

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
2019-07-05 09:51

Twitter users baffled as Elon Musk claims he has 'deleted' his account Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see....
2019-06-17 16:34

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has ...
2019-06-27 21:34

UPDATE 2-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27 22:17

#JohnMcCainDay: How people on Twitter are commemorating Trump's 73rd birthday On Friday, President Donald Trump was criticized by people on Twitter using the hashtag #JohnMcCainDay in honor of the late Senator.       ...
2019-06-14 19:34

Twitter will de-list, not delete politicians’ bannable tweets of ‘public interest’ Twitter revealed today it will be adding a special label to certain tweets — namely those that violate Twitter’s terms of service, but which somehow serve public interest by remaining up. To be clear, Twitter’s been leaving such tweets up for quite s...
2019-06-28 01:51

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white liberals on Twitter."...
2019-06-18 02:17

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
2019-07-07 08:00

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
2019-06-28 05:51

Twitter to mark politicians' rule-breaking tweets with warning message Twitter users might find it more cumbersome to find and read tweets by politicians such as US President Donald Trump. The president had accused the company of bias against him....
2019-06-28 07:00

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
2019-06-27 22:51

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is not as important, or as powerful, as Social Media" and criticizing what he said was unfairness by som...
2019-07-11 19:00

"Dearest Bhabhi...": Veena Malik, Sania Mirza Fight On Twitter, Trend A bitter Twitter war broke out between ace tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani actress Veena Malik on Monday after Veena Malik questioned the sports icon, who is married to Pakistan cricketer Shoaib......
2019-06-18 10:51

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipulation."...
2019-06-02 23:34

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid...
2019-06-04 16:00

Twitter ‘accidentally’ blocked accounts of China dissidents ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter has apologized after it suspended hundreds of accounts that were critical of the Chinese government, merely days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4. The microblogging service said it suspended “a number o...
2019-06-03 18:34

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of ins...
2019-06-19 20:00

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-08 03:17

'Embrace Death' Twitter Trend Baffles Everyone, Turns Out To Be Video Game Marketing Yesterday evening, the hashtag “#EmbraceDeath” began trending on Twitter, to the alarm of people who had not heard of the fighting game Samurai Shodown. The grim marketing motto sparked a variety of reactions from baffled non-fighting game fans....
2019-07-12 01:17

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from rep...
2019-06-20 02:17

UPDATE 1-Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival....
2019-05-31 14:34

Ravens’ Hayden Hurst turns to Twitter to find ‘gorgeous’ mystery woman Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst is putting his love life in the hands of the Twitterverse. After failing to connect on a recent flight to Baltimore, Hurst tweeted a note to a “gorgeous” mystery woman, who he believes may be “the one t...
2019-05-21 15:34

Twitter to start flagging public figures' tweets it says violate policy, won't remove them Twitter announced Thursday that it would start flagging and reducing the reach of public figures' tweets that violate the social network's rules, but added that it would not remove such tweets due to "public interest."...
2019-06-27 23:51