Twitter CEO says banning Trump was right but sets 'dangerous' precedent
Jack Dorsey has defended Twitter's decision to ban Donald Trump over his role in inciting violence offline. He added that such a move has "real and significant ramifications."
Why tech giants dropped Uganda and Trump from their platforms
Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
Angela Merkel calls Trump Twitter ban 'problematic'
The German chancellor said although Twitter was right to add warnings to Trump's posts, the move to permanently suspend his account raises concerns about free speech.
Gov. Zulum facilitates enrolment of 1,163 IDP children in school, Twitter drops by 8.5% in early trading over Trump's ban and more
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Reopen on January 18, NUC tells varsities, I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration, says Trump and more
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Twitter, Facebook CEOs defend election handling in Congress
The CEOs of Twitter and Facebook have stood by their handling of misinformation before and during the US presidential election. Lawmakers are concerned about further falsehoods during the Georgia Senate seat races.
UK Prime minister Boris Johnson confirms Covid-19 self-isolation in Twitter video
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirms in a Twitter video that he has been asked to self-isolate for 14 days by the UK's test and trace system after coming into contact with someone who had Covid-19.