Twitter is adding another safety control to help curb abuse and harassment on its social network. Users will soon be able to limit the group of people that can reply to their tweets.
The Twitter CEO said in a post last week that he’ll spend three to six months somewhere on the continent next year. But investors have appeared less convinced of the executive’s intentions over the following days.
Twitter has started warning users who have been inactive on its platform for more than six months that their account risks being deleted as part of a huge “clean-up”.
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has labelled social media companies “the greatest propaganda machine in history”, accusing Facebook, Google and others of facilitating hate on their sites.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on Wednesday that the company will ban all political ads, delivering a jab to Facebook, which has come under fire for the way it’s handled advertising by candidates.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has spoken about his decision to invest in artificial intelligence as part of a project which aims to create “a new type of media”.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called out his counterpart at Facebook, saying Mark Zuckerberg has a “major gap and flaw” in his argument for free speech on social media.