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Twitter Suspends Wordle-Ruining Bot

Twitter has banned @wordlinator, a bot that replied to people's Wordle posts with rude messages that include spoilers for the next day's game. The Verge reports: The account's spoilers appeared to be accurate (the key is easily accessible in the game.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 25th, 2022

Valve finally answers Team Fortress 2 fans’ cry for help

In response to the #SaveTF2 campaign that ran yesterday on social media, Valve finally released its first Twitter status update in two years......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

Elon Musk faced SEC questions over his timing in disclosing Twitter stake

Elon Musk has faced questions from the US Securities and Exchange Commission about how and when he disclosed his large stake in Twitter last month, prior to agreeing to buy the social media company......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Musk"s Twitter stake purchase being reviewed by SEC

The U.S. stock regulator asked Musk why it appears he did not file required paperwork within 10 days of the Twitter acquisition, and to provide more information about his public statements on the platform......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Twitter fined $150m in US for selling users" data

Federal investigators say the social media company broke rules on giving personal data to advertisers......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Twitter investor sues Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid

The lawsuit alleges the multi-billionaire's "wrongful conduct" has caused Twitter shares to plunge......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

The Arctic"s tricky quest for sustainable tourism

Home to polar bears, the midnight sun and the northern lights, a Norwegian archipelago perched high in the Arctic is trying to find a way to profit from its pristine wilderness without ruining it......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Twitter investors sue Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid

The lawsuit alleges the multi-billionaire's "wrongful conduct" has caused Twitter shares to plunge......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Lawsuit: Musk manipulated Twitter stock price in attempt to renegotiate sale

Investor alleges Musk posted false tweets in scheme to kill deal or renegotiate price. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eccolo74) Elon Musk was sued by a Twitter investor who alleges that he broke the law in a scheme to drive d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Twitter pays $150M fine for using two-factor login details to target ads

Twitter targeted ads with phone numbers and emails collected for security purposes. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Peter Dazeley) Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million penalty for targeting ads at users with phone numbers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Twitter accused of selling your phone number to advertisers

The FTC has accused Twitter of gathering its users' contact information and then allowing advertisers access to it, without users' knowledge......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Musk drops plan to use Tesla margin loan to buy Twitter

The new structure could reduce the risk of the deal for both Musk and his lenders, particularly given the recent slide in Tesla’s stock price......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

FTC Fines Twitter $150 Million For Using 2FA Phone Numbers For Ad Targeting

Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million fine after federal law enforcement officials accused the social media company of illegally selling advertisements based on an improper use of personal data over six years. NPR reports: In court documents made.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Latest Twitter for Mac update adds support for ‘Circle’ feature

Twitter this month officially launched its “Circle” close friends feature to the public, so that users can have an “alternative timeline for trusted friends.” While Circle was only available in Twitter’s mobile app and website, the feature.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Jack Dorsey Steps Down From Twitter"s Board

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey stepped down from Twitter's board of directors Wednesday. TechCrunch reports: Dorsey had already begun to distance himself from the social media platform he co-founded, leaving Twitter's chief executive role late last y.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Twitter agrees to pay millions in fines after US government alleges privacy violations

Twitter has agreed to pay $150 million in fines after the US government sued the social media company on Wednesday, alleging that it misled consumers about how it protects their personal data......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Jack Dorsey steps down from Twitter’s board amid Elon Musk deal

Twitter will look a bit different on the inside from now on. Co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has stepped down from the company’s board of directors. more… The post Jack Dorsey steps down from Twitter’s board amid Elon M.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

US government sues Twitter as it claims company misled users about data privacy

Twitter has been going through a lot of internal changes recently, but this is only part of the company’s crisis. The US government on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Twitter as it claims that the company misled and failed to tell its users how.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Twitter holds annual shareholder meeting amid uncertainty with Elon Musk deal

Twitter on Wednesday held what could be its last annual shareholder meeting as a public company for a long time after Elon Musk agreed to take it private in a $44 billion deal......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Apple notifies Swift Student Challenge winners, updates WWDC COVID precautions

As WWDC 2022 nears, Apple has begun notifying the winners of its latest Swift Student Challenge, and has updated its coronavirus protections for attendees.As students begin getting their notifications, some are taking to Twitter to share the news —.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

Florida Law on Social Media Unconstitutional, Appeals Court Rules

A Florida law intended to punish social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, dealing a major victory to companies who had been accused by GOP Gov. Ron.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2022