An appeals court said Tuesday that President Donald Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking users on Twitter.
The president tweeted or retweeted more than 50 times in 24 hours.
Attorney General William Barr just attempted a “mine-is-bigger-than-yours” power play in an ongoing government lawsuit with Twitter. The move pits national security directly against the First Amendment, and the impending drama promises to be high.
Our political discourse is shrinking to fit our smartphone screens. The latest evidence came on Monday night, when Barack Obama turned himself into the country’s Instagrammer-in-Chief. While en route to Alaska to promote his climate agenda, the president took a photograph of a mountain range from a window on Air Force One and posted the shot on the popular picture-sharing network. “Hey everyone, it's Barack,” the caption read. “I'll be spending the next few days touring this beautiful state and meeting with Alaskans about what’s going on in their lives. Looking forward to sharing it with you.” The photo quickly racked up thousands of likes.
Twitter users are calling out the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for failing to include non-white actors in the recently announced 2015 Oscar nominations. All 20 nominees for this year's best acting awards are white, and many say the omissions reflect a race problem in Hollywood. The Academy last nominated an all-white acting group in 2011, and before that in 1998. The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite trended on Twitter immediately after the nominees were announced. It has received more than 16,000 mentions so far.
Monica Lewinsky's self-described campaign to end cyber-bullying began with a small act of courage. She joined Twitter. The long-ago White House intern signed up for the hugely popular, but often vitriolic, medium on Monday just a short while before she gave a speech at a Forbes summit in which she described herself as "Patient Zero" of the Internet shaming age.
Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) sued the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday, intensifying its battle with federal agencies as the Internet industry's self-described champion of free speech seeks the right to reveal the extent of U.S. government surveillance. The lawsuit, which Twitter said follows months of fruitless negotiations with the government, marks an escalation in the Internet industry's battle over government gag orders on the nature and number of requests for private user information.
Did you happen to watch Thursday’s much-hyped U.S. vs. Germany World Cup match on your computer or mobile device? You weren’t alone. ESPN said viewership on its WatchESPN app peaked at more than 1.7 million concurrent users during the match.
The CIA posted its first tweet on Friday -- at least as far as we know. Within an hour of popping up on the social network, @CIA gained more than 67,000 followers.
Man-of-the-moment Narendra Modi's tweet after he led the BJP to a landslide victory in the world's biggest elections created history by becoming India's 'most-shared tweet'.
US Airways has apologized after a pornographic image was mistakenly sent out from its Twitter account.
Wrap them up and stick them under the tree! With a successful new holiday album under her belt and a baby on the way, Kelly Clarkson is in the holiday spirit -- and it certainly shows.
Kelly Clarkson took to Twitter to blast rumors her husband, Brandon Blackstock, has been cheating on her.
Twitter follows in footsteps of Google and Facebook, adding layer of security to protect data from prying eyes.
Although it has yet to make a dime, share buyers valued Twitter's IPO at $25 billion. Harvard Business School senior lecturer Chet Huber discusses why.
Critics haven't always been on Miley's side lately, and now, she's lashing out in a mini Twitter-tirade that is clearly directed at the media. Miley Cyrus should probably be focusing on her impendi...
Twitter worked hard to make sure that its initial public offering didn’t turn into the kind of debacle that Facebook experienced when it started out as a publicly-traded company.
Miley Cyrus's performance on the MTV Video Music Awards is stilling stirring up a storm on Twitter.
After high-school football stars were accused of rape, online vigilantes demanded that justice be served. Was it?
ever has social media been so fin-tastic. Twitter is awash in the bloody aftermath of "Sharknado" -- the latest Syfy channel disaster flick, which made its bow Thursday night. The title says it all. It's the story of a menacing storm that spews hungry man eaters on Southern California.