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The President Versus Twitter and Social Media

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

President Trump's taking aim at Twitter for fact-checking his tweets is part of a long tradition upheld by aggrieved internet trolls. The stakes are high.
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Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday, accusing him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence" in a message that said looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.
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Why Twitter labeled Trump's tweets as misleading and Facebook didn't

Why Twitter labeled Trump's tweets as misleading and Facebook didn't

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office before signing an executive order related to regulating social media on May 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. | Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images
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Oh boy, there's an executive order! About social media! And also the entire internet! And the president signed it, reports Chris Megerian at the Los Angeles Times :
The order directs Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to request new regulations from the Federal Communications Commission to determine whether a social media company is acting “in good faith” to moderate content.
In theory, that...
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Twitter Warns that Trump Tweet Could Spur Violence

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The move by the social media platform is likely to spur more threats from the White House and criticism from the president's supporters.
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Twitter hides Trump's tweet on Minnesota for ‘glorifying violence'

Twitter hides Trump's tweet on Minnesota for ‘glorifying violence'

1 month ago   |   By Digital Trends

It's also limiting engagement with the tweet
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Twitter hides Trump's Minnesota tweet, saying it ‘glorifies violence'

Twitter hides Trump's Minnesota tweet, saying it ‘glorifies violence'

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

Twitter has just hidden US President Donald Trump‘s tweet about the situation in Minnesota, saying it “glorified violence.” The company didn't delete the tweet as it thought “it may be in the public interest for the tweet to remain accessible.” In the tweet, Trump was addressing civil unrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and threatened that law enforcement would open fire in response. This comes hours after Trump signed an executive order that holds social media companies liable for content hosted on their platform. The order aims to remove Section 230, which provides a safe harbor to social...
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Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Warning on ‘when looting starts, shooting starts' post risks further escalation of row between firm and president Twitter has hidden one of Donald Trump's tweets behind a warning that it “glorifies violence”, further escalating the social media company's row with the US president. The US president's tweet, posted on Thursday night Washington time, warned people in Minneapolis protesting against the killing of a black man, George Floyd , by a white police officer that he would send the military to intervene if there was “any difficulty”.
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Twitter hides Trump 'shooting' tweet over 'glorification of violence'

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

Twitter has hidden one of two recent tweets from US President Donald Trump, saying it “violated the Twitter rules about glorifying violence.” The tweet in question referred to protests in Minnesota over the death of George Floyd, with Trump saying th...
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Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

1 month ago   |   By BBC

For the first time, Twitter has hidden a tweet on the president's profile behind a warning.
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