Government Issues Notice to Twitter After Recent Hack

[ad_1] India’s cybersecurity nodal agency CERT-In has issued a notice to Twitter asking the micro-blogging platform for full details of the recent global hack targeting high-profile users, as it sought complete information on number of Indian users affected as well as impact on data, a source said. The source privy to the development told PTI […]

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Crypto hack latest in a history of high-profile Twitter breaches

[ad_1] Some of the highest-profile Twitter accounts, including former President Barack Obama and Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, were subject to a breathtaking hack on Wednesday involving a Bitcoin-related scam. Twitter Inc. temporarily blocked all verified accounts from posting or even changing their passwords while it investigated and sought to resolve the issue. […]

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Tech Giants Suspend Review Of Requests For Hong Kong Users’ Data

[ad_1] Facebook said in a statement it was pausing reviews for all of its services Facebook, Google and Twitter have suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China’s establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city. Facebook, which also owns WhatsApp and Instagram, said […]

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Donald Trump, Joe Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms

[ad_1] On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that many posts to an audience of just 2 million. The numbers are similarly skewed in other spheres of the social media landscape. On Twitter, […]

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JPMorgan Drops Terms ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ From Internal Tech Code, Materials

[ad_1] JPMorgan Chase is eliminating terms like “blacklist,” “master” and “slave” from its internal technology materials and code as it seeks to address racism within the company, said two sources with knowledge of the move. The terms had appeared in some of the bank’s technology policies, standards and control procedures, as well in the programming […]

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Twitter removes image tweet by Donald Trump over New York Times copyright complaint

[ad_1] Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweeted by the US President Donald Trump from its platform, after receiving a copyright complaint from the New York Times. The original tweet by Trump issued on June 30, showed a meme that read “In reality they’re not after me they’re after you I’m just in the […]

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#BoycottNetflix Trends on Twitter Over Telugu Film Krishna and His Leela

[ad_1] #BoycottNetflix is trending on Twitter in India today as several users are not happy with a Telugu film Krishna and His Leela that dropped on Netflix last week. While the majority of tweets that are a part of #BoycottNetflix hashtag are memes making fun of the hashtag itself, some users said they were offended […]

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US Asks Tech CEOs to Ensure Online Platforms Aren’t Used to Spur Violence

[ad_1] The US Department of Homeland Security sent a letter to chief executives of five large tech companies asking them to ensure social media platforms are not used to incite violence in the wake of nationwide protests following George Floyd’s death. “I am writing to ask you to do your part to put an end to […]

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Twitter Hides “Abusive” Trump Tweet Targeting Protestors

[ad_1] Twitter has recently labeled other Donald Trump tweets as misleading (File) Washington: Twitter on Tuesday hid a tweet from President Donald Trump in which he threatened to use “serious force” against protestors in the US capital, saying it broke rules over abusive content. The move appeared to be the first by Twitter against the […]

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