Twitter and Jack Dorsey face mounting backlash for Trump’s tweets about Joe Scarborough

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Twitter users urged Jack Dorsey to do something about Trump implying without evidence that Joe Scarborough was involved in the death of a onetime intern. Twitter users are calling out CEO Jack Dorsey after the company refused to take down tweets by President Trump, who insinuated without evidence that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was somehow involved in a 2001 death. Read Full Story

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Twitter slaps Trump tweet with ‘manipulated media’ label for the first time

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The social media company has been keeping a closer eye on Trump’s tweets as of late. It’s probably fair to say Donald Trump has a love-hate relationship with Twitter. It’s by far his favorite social media platform. However, it’s also the only one that has been stepping up to call out when the president abuses the company’s rules that all users must abide by. Read Full Story

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Bitcoin scammers seize Twitter accounts from Bezos, Biden, Obama, and others in sprawling attack

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A wide range of high-profile Twitter accounts were apparently hacked, sending out scam messages urging readers to send bitcoin. A far-reaching apparent hack on Twitter today affected a Who’s Who of the platform’s most popular users, leading to scam tweets being posted by accounts ranging from tech titans like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to celebrities like Kanye West. Even corporate accounts from Apple and Uber were targeted and temporarily taken over. Read Full Story

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Twitter Q2 2020 earnings: Revenue falls 19% YOY, but daily active users up 39% YOY to 186 million

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Ad revenue took a kicking, but 20 million more users came to Twitter in the last quarter. Twitter has announced its second-quarter earnings for 2020. Unlike prior earnings reports, one thing that loomed large over this one’s was the unprecedented hack of high-profile accounts earlier this month. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did address the incident in a statement released with the earnings. But first, the numbers: Read Full Story

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