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  • Followers on Twitter count may drop…Here’s why

    Twitter will stop including accounts that have been locked for bad behavior in publicly posted follower counts, the company said today. Accounts are locked for violating the company’s standards remain frozen unless the owner logs back in and resets their password. From now on, those locked accounts won’t be...
  • Here’s why Trump and Obama could loose a lot of social media followers

    From Donald Trump to Barack Obama, the bragging rights of Twitter’s most powerful are about to get seriously humbled. As Twitter stops counting tens of millions of followers to crack down on fraudulent and suspicious activity, everyday folks will take a hit to their follower counts, a measure of online popularity...
  • Twitter users blocked by Trump since he’s taken office

    A professor, a surgical resident and a police officer  – these are just a few of the Twitter users President Trump has blocked since he took office. While Trump’s staff argued the president has the right to remove trolls from his Twitter feed, others disagreed, including a New York...
  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump returned to the White House in “high spirits” on Saturday following a weeklong hospitalization for kidney treatment, a lengthy stay that raised questions about whether the first lady’s condition may have been more complicated than first revealed. President Donald Trump heralded her homecoming with...
  • Twitter Users Sent 4.2 Million Anti-Semitic Tweets Last Year, Anti-Defamation League Says

    Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the social media platform, according to a report Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the data showed many used Twitter as a “megaphone to harass and...
  • Nutella offers facepalm-worthy password advice

    Twitter is telling its 330 million users to change their passwords after discovering a glitch that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log. The company says it fixed the bug and that there’s no indication of a breach or misuse, but it’s encouraging the password update as a precaution....
  • Twitter will be serving up video from ESPN, NBC and Viacom

    Twitter is widening its video partnerships with media companies – both old and new school – by bringing in new shows like SportsCenter Live from ESPN and live video and clips from NBC Universal. As Twitter’s video views have nearly doubled in the last year, the company is almost...
  • Potential No. 1 pick in NFL Draft apologizes for offensive, racist tweets

    DALLAS, Tx. – Josh Allen, a potential No. 1 pick in tonight’s NFL Draft, spent the night before the draftremoving offensive tweets from social media. The former Wyoming quarterback told ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith that he was “young and dumb,” while apologizing. The tweets, which no longer exist on...
  • Kanye West may have love for President Trump…But his social media followers are different!

    Kanye West on Wednesday appeared to lose more than 9 million Twitters followers in the minutes after President Trump retweeted the rapper’s declarations of “love” for the commander in chief. West’s counter showed almost 28 million followers when he tweeted, “You don’t have to agree with Trump but the mob...