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Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
In a heated argument, US Congresswoman Lauren Borbert on Wednesday lambasted the former executives Vijaya Gadde, and Yoel Roth over conspiracy with the FBI and shadow banning her Twitter account.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Taibbi revealed the US government's mounting and endless pressure on Twitter to work hand-in-hand with Congress to hunt for Russian meddling on the platform, reported Fox News.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Twitter CEO Elon Musk revealed on Tuesday (local time) that the United States government paid 'millions of dollars' to censor information from the public on multiple social media platforms, including Twitter.
Independent journalist and author Matt Taibbi called the treatment of Twitter by the FBI a "subsidiary" and said that the institution's contact with micro-blogging sites was "constant and pervasive."
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Twitter CEO Elon Musk shared a series of cryptic tweets, including one where he referred to the microblogging platform 'a crime scene'.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Taking to Twitter Elon Musk announced a new update to the micro-blogging platform after the second instalment of the so-called "Twitter Files" revealed how the company build blacklists and actively limited the visibility of certain accounts.
Even though previous management denied reports of a shadow ban, Weiss said Twitter executives and employees used a powerful tool like "Visibility Filtering or VF" to block searches of individual users and to limit the scope of a particular tweet's discoverability.
This set of documents were mainly Twitter's internal communications to disclose links with political actors and with a focus on how the social network blocked stories related to Hunter Biden's laptop in the lead-up to the 2020 US Presidential election.
Musk tweeted a link to the account of independent journalist and author Matt Taibbi, who began posting a series of tweets revealing the inner story about the decision behind the censorship of Hunter Biden's laptop story. "The Twitter Files, Part One: How and Why Twitter Blocked the Hunter