An outage has hit Twitter, preventing some users from tweeting, receiving notifications and viewing direct messages.
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Twitter has launched a new filter tool which can hide spam and abusive messages that are sent to users via the platform’s direct messages feature.
Facebook and WhatsApp will be forced to share users’ encrypted messages with British police under a new treaty between the two countries, according to a person familiar with the matter.
China has become a major player in global social media manipulation campaigns, researchers say, amid an overall increase in the number of countries sharing misinformation online.
Facebook posts by MPs can break the usual rules on the social network because they are newsworthy, according to the technology giant’s communications head Nick Clegg.
Facebook has said it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook has said it expects to name the first members of a new quasi-independent oversight board by the end of the year.
Facebook users suing over the social network’s worst-ever privacy scandal gained leverage to pry into its internal records to back up their claims that it failed to safeguard their personal data.
Facebook is considering a test to stop showing the number of “likes” that posts get in an effort to reduce the competitive pressure of social media.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account has been hacked, sending racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers.