Twitter and US National Archives scandal over Trump's tweets

In January 2021, Twitter permanently blocked 45th President Donald Trump. The company now refuses to archive @realDonaldTrump tweets on its platform, even for the National Archives and Records Administration. Mashable writes about it. The National Archives (NARA) is working to create an official archive of all ...

Twitter began to slow down in Russia: why and how they do it

At the first stage, access to Twitter from half of computers in Russia and from all mobile devices will be slowed down. This measure is being applied for the first time. In the future, Roskomnadzor may block access to the service, writes RBC. From March 10, the speed of work of the microblogging service Twitter ...

Twitter definitively blocked Trump's account

The leadership of the microblogging Twitter announced that it decided to finally block the account of US President Donald Trump. The social network fears that he will use it to incite violence, writes the BBC. Twitter temporarily blocked Trump's account back on January 6 for publishing posts in which he ...

Biggest Twitter Attack: 17-Year-Old From Florida Hacked

In the United States, a 17-year-old was arrested on charges of organizing the largest hacker attack on Twitter, during which the accounts of pop stars, politicians and top businessmen were hacked. Writes about this BBC. Attorney Andrew Warren brought charges against the teenager for 30 ...

Gates, Musk, Apple: hackers hacked Twitter accounts of celebrities and large companies

Hackers hacked Twitter accounts of celebrities and offered to transfer bitcoins to them, writes BBC. During the time that the messages remained on the pages of public people and large companies, ordinary users managed to transfer more than 100 thousand dollars to the accounts of fraudsters. The Twitter accounts of many famous people have been ...

Twitter adds Trump tag to trump: president is furious

US President Donald Trump accused Twitter of meddling in the presidential campaign after his post was tagged with a check on the president's allegations. Writes about this "Voice of America". “Twitter completely suppresses free speech, and as president, I will not allow…

How Trump and Coronavirus inadvertently made a man from Saudi Arabia popular

In his Twitter post about a research institute that began developing reusable personal protective equipment to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, US President Donald Trump tried to mention the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but by accident instead this ...

'It's just a game': why Trump needs racist tweets

For several days, a scandal has been raging in American politics around President Donald Trump's remarks about four women politicians who have been officially declared racist by the US Congress. Commentators are almost unanimous in the opinion that Trump is deliberately fanning the scandal with an eye to the elections, but diverge on ...

The court deprived Trump of the ability to block critics on Twitter

US President Donald Trump's habit of blocking critics on Twitter runs counter to the First Amendment to the US Constitution (which guarantees freedom of speech and access to information). This decision was made on July 9 by a federal appeals court in New York. Speaking as a member of the board ...

The State Department explained how social network data will affect US visa issuance.

The consulates will study the pages on social networks of applicants for a US visa. From now on, applicants for a US visa will be screened more thoroughly. In particular, the consulates will examine their pages on social networks. The new rules were first proposed in 2018, but visa applications ...

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