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Twitter suspends account that shared video of teens and Native American elder  CNET

Twitter has taken action against an account that shared a video of teenagers wearing "Make America Great Again" hats confronting a Native American elder.

Twitter bug may have exposed private tweets of Android users for years  We Live Security

If you use Twitter for Android you should check your settings as the latest Twitter bug may have been exposing private tweets for years.

We Live Security
People can predict your tweets—even if you aren't on Twitter  Science Magazine

Deleting your account doesn't prevent 'shadow profiles'

Science Magazine
Russia Opens Civil Cases Against Facebook and Twitter  Billboard

Russia's communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, said Monday that it was opening civil proceedings against Twitter and Facebook.

Huawei promises it isn't deleting photos downloaded from Twitter  TechRadar

Huawei has released a statement after multiple users have been shown a notification telling them that Twitter has been deleting their photos. Advertisement.

Jeffrey Gundlach to Delete Twitter Account on Suspicious Activity  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- DoubleLine Capital LP Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Gundlach said in a tweet that he will be deleting his Twitter account “due to suspicious ...

Yahoo Finance
How do you draw an X? Twitter is divided over it.  Mashable

The question of how folks instinctively draw an X has gone viral, thanks to a Twitter thread. We haven't seen this division since the Yanny/Laurel debate.

Twitter Responds To Complaints About Reza Aslan’s ‘Punchable Face’ Tweet  The Daily Caller

Twitter said that Reza Aslans tweet about Covington boys face being punchable did not violate its rules.

The Daily Caller
Bill O'Reilly Says Kamala Harris Lost His Vote, And Twitter Users Are Laughing  HuffPost

The disgraced former Fox News host is still simmering over the Brett Kavanaugh hearings.

New England Patriots win rocks internet: How Twitter reacted to spectacular AFC Championship game  MassLive.com

The Patriots clinched a 37-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Here is what social media users had to say.

IDF comically responds to Iranian attack from Syria in Twitter post  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

The IDF posted a comic photo on their official Twitter page on Monday afternoon depicting a map of the Middle East, explaining "where Iran belongs" in contrast ...

The Jerusalem Post - Israel News
State agency under fire over 'useless' Twitter post  The Standard

Who handles the Twitter page of a key state agency in the education sector. Yesterday a section of internet users was enraged after it appeared that whoever ...

The Standard
A Professor, Doctor and a Businessman Met on Twitter - Anonymously  News18

What do a professor of political science, a doctor, a businessman and a brand manager have in common? They all run highly successful parody accounts on ...

Tony Romo's prescient broadcast leaves Twitter in awe  MLive.com

CBS analyst shines during AFC Championship game broadcast.

Trump Jr. calls on Twitter to ban Kathy Griffin calling for 'doxing' of teens  Washington Examiner

President Trump's oldest son on Monday called out Twitter for allowing high-profile users to publicly shame minors involved in a weekend episode on the steps ...

Washington Examiner
Twitter Gives Rudy Giuliani Hell For His Imagined Talk To St. Peter  HuffPost

People on Twitter unleashed their devilish sense of humor after Rudy Giuliani said he could explain to St. Peter why “He lied for Trump” might be his epitaph.

Terps Twitter: MSU-UMD Chatter | Curry Range | Turgeon COY?  247Sports

Chatter on tonight's big game, a big-time throwdown and more from Terps Twitter.

Tomi Lahren on Cardi B Remarks: Twitter Attacks on Me Show 'The Famous Democrat Double Standard'  Fox News Insider

Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren responded to critics on Twitter -- including a few famous ones -- who have made threats or made derogatory statements about her.

Fox News Insider
Florida State Seminoles recruiting account blasted over strange MLK Jr tweet  Fox News

Florida State Seminoles football recruiting's Twitter account was blasted after the handle's Martin Luther King Jr. Day tweet.

Fox News
I Guess Twitter Is the New Tumblr, Baby!  TheStranger.com

It's been a little over a month since Tumblr banned adult *content* on its platform. The rules went into effect and all nudity—or anything that the malfunction-prone ...

People are sharing their professional 'greatest hits' on Twitter  BreakingNews.ie

A new meme has people sharing the things they constantly have to tell people due to their chosen profession.

NOPD claps back at LAPD on Twitter after Saints joke  WWLTV.com

NEW ORLEANS — Apparently, the Los Angeles Police Department thinks they have jokes on Twitter. After a Sunday's controversial finish to the NFC ...

UPDATE: Twitter Finally Removes Tweet Promoting Violence Against Catholic Teenagers  The Daily Wire

UPDATE: After publishing this article, the tweet from William Leitch has been deleted. Below is a screenshot of the now-deleted tweet.

The Daily Wire
The Daily Twitter: 21 January 2019  Hogs Haven

News, links to articles, updates and more from DC area writers and national sports journalists.

Hogs Haven
Virat Kohli sweeps ICC Awards, Twitter erupts in joy  Hindustan Times

India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday became the first player to sweep all the top honours in the annual ICC Awards. Kohli, who had a great 2018 as a batsman ...

Hindustan Times
Rob Kardashian's Most Adorable Twitter Photos Of His Daughter  The Cheat Sheet

Though Rob Kardashian doesn't utilize Instagram, the former reality star showcases his oh so adorable 2-year-old on Twitter for all his fans to see.

The Cheat Sheet
Covington Catholic students, Native Americans standoff blows up Twitter  Courier Journal

Covington Catholic High School students in Northern Kentucky have sparked national outrage after a video posted Saturday of the students intimidating a group ...

Courier Journal
K-pop group BTS thanks Singapore on Twitter  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - South Korean boyband BTS charmed tens of thousands of fans during their sold-out show at the National Stadium on Saturday (Jan 19).. Read ...

The Straits Times
UT Vols basketball: On Twitter, Admiral Schofield says 'Let the hate begin' for No. 1  Knoxville News Sentinel

After the poll was released making Tennessee No. 1, senior forward Admiral Schofield tweeted, "Let the hate begin."

Knoxville News Sentinel
NBA Officials To Interact With Fans On Twitter During Lakers Vs. Warriors Game  LakersNation.com

NBA officials will interact with fans on Twitter during the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Golden State Warriors Monday night.

Eagles teammates defend Carson Wentz on Twitter following PhillyVoice report  PhillyVoice.com

On Monday morning, PhillyVoice released a report citing several sources within the Eagles locker room painting quarterback Carson Wentz as "selfish," ...

Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years  BBC News

A security flaw meant many private messages were readable for years said Twitter.

BBC News
This rural Colorado State Patrol Twitter account wants you to live your best life  9News.com KUSA

It's hard not to get a case of the "Mondays" - clichés are clichés for a reason. Whether it's lamenting your time in the mountains over the weekend or being able to ...

9News.com KUSA
The Verge 2018 tech report card: Twitter  The Verge

Twitter may be the most stagnant of the big social networks. The *service*, which has largely stopped adding users, is more of a static communication and ...

The Verge
IN MEMES | Goodness' rape aftermath triggers Twitter hard!  TimesLIVE

Watching The Queen's Goodness breakdown in tears after the man she's supposed to marry raped her and then continued with life as if nothing happened left ...

How Trump Got Bad at Twitter  POLITICO

Once he ruled the medium, but read his feed now and you can see something has gone very wrong.

Jack Dorsey says he never anticipated ‘the abuse and harassment’ on Twitter  MarketWatch

Twitter Inc. and its leader Jack Dorsey have taken heat lately for the social network's role in spreading hate speech and misinformation, and the chief executive's ...

Knec caught flatfooted on Twitter thanks to clueless 'admin'  Nairobi News

The administrator of Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) Twitter account was on Monday caught flatfooted after exposing ignorance on basic online ...

Nairobi News
San Francisco fans mock Trump Twitter jab at city  Sacramento Bee

President Donald Trump on Sunday suggested House Speaker Nancy Pelosi do more to clean up the streets of San Francisco, prompting an avalanche of ...

Sacramento Bee
President Donald Trump congratulates Patriots for advancing to Super Bowl  USA TODAY

After the Patriots advanced to Super Bowl LIII with a thrilling win vs. Chiefs, they received congratulations on Twitter from President Donald Trump.

Kentucky Democrat crushed by Twitter ratio for 'joke' about banning teens from wearing MAGA hats  Washington Examiner

A Democratic lawmaker from Kentucky said Sunday he was only joking after he faced intense backlash for suggesting a ban on teenagers wearing "Make ...

Washington Examiner
President Trump criticizes San Francisco on Twitter  KRON4

The stalemate continues in Washington, as the partial government shutdown is now in its 30th day.

Houston dad mocks son's robotics tournament, sets off Twitter  KHOU.com

Many are lashing out against a father and radio host who apparently was not happy about going to his son's robotics tournament over the weekend.

Manny Pacquiao Vs. Adrien Broner Results: Winner, Decision, Twitter Reaction, Money And Analysis  Forbes

Manny Pacquiao made relatively easy work of Adrien Broner on Saturday night, but the Problem swears "I beat him."

Kylie Jenner teases 'exciting' new secret project on Twitter... but insists she is NOT pregnant  Daily Mail

The reality star, 21, insisted she wasn't pregnant while teasing an 'exciting' new venture with Twitter followers. Fans quickly started speculating what exactly the ...

Daily Mail
Salman Khan lookalike spotted in Karachi, Twitter wants to know what Bhai is doing in Pakistan. Watch...  Hindustan Times

Twitter has found a Salman Khan lookalike wandering the streets of Karachi. Check out the video here.

Hindustan Times
Chris Brown & R Kelly in 'Same Boat': Twitter on Fire Over Paris 'Rape Arrest'  Sputnik International

US singer Chris Brown was arrested in Paris on Monday with two other people on suspicion of rape, Closer magazine reported. Twitter users have been quick to ...

Sputnik International
Twitter brings the reverse-chronological feed to Android  The Verge

Twitter brought its traditional reverse-chronological timeline back to iOS last month, and now the optional feature is available to Android users in a new update.

The Verge
Aussie Man Reported To Twitter For Death Threat Against Shapiro. Twitter's Response: Crickets.  The Daily Wire

On Friday night, an Australian man, responding to Daily Wire-Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro's comments at the March For Life in which he said it would be immoral ...

The Daily Wire
Twitter pans Oilers, Peter Chiarelli after placing Ty Rattie and Ryan Spooner on waivers  Sporting News

Peter Chiarelli might be the biggest uniting force among hockey fans. On Monday, the Edmonton Oilers made the unexpected decision to waive forwards Ty ...

Sporting News
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave her Democratic colleagues Twitter training  CNN

Washington (CNN) Freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who frequently captures national attention with her social media posts, gave her ...

Sara Ali Khan reveals when she’ll make her Twitter debut and it is sooner than you think  Times Now

Sara Ali Khan first made her Instagram debut, then she made her Bollywood debut with Kedarnath and now, her first blockbuster with Simmba. But when will she ...

Times Now
Trump envoy, top PLO official feud on Twitter over US peace plan  The Times of Israel

Greenblatt argues with Hanan Ashrawi over administration's credibility in negotiations, charges Palestinian leadership with failure to engage in talks.

The Times of Israel
Watford issue apology to Gary Lineker after Marco Silva Twitter row  Mirror Online

The Match of the Day host responded to a retweet from the clubs social media account highlighting comments he had made previously.

Mirror Online
SA Twitter Attacks Wrong Gavin Watson – Enter The Memes  2oceansvibe News

Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson has had his name dragged through the mud during the Zondo Commission. Some bloke in the UK learnt that the hard way.

2oceansvibe News
Watch: Saints' Drew Brees throws TD pass to Taysom Hill and Twitter loves it  Deseret News

The New Orleans Saints have regained momentum early in the second half and widened their lead to 20-10 on a short touchdown catch by versatile third-string ...

Deseret News
UP CM welcomes PM Modi. Fake Yogi Adityanath on Twitter gets credit  India Today

Two tweets from the official Twitter handle for UP Chief Minister Office have tagged an unverified fake account in place of the official account of UP CM Yogi ...

India Today
RTÉ cut out during 'Dancing with the Stars' last night and Twitter had a field day with it  Entertainment.ie

As usual of a Sunday night, a good chunk of those watching the box were tuned into 'Dancing with the Stars' on RTÉ (or watching Netflix's Fyre Festival ...

Hackers are spreading Islamic State propaganda by hijacking dormant Twitter accounts  TechCrunch

Hackers are using a decade-old flaw to target and hijack dormant Twitter accounts to spread terrorist propaganda, TechCrunch has learned. Many of the affected ...

Energy Mutodi, Jonathan Moyo clash on Twitter over Mnangagwa 'ritual' image - Zimbabwe News Now  ZimLive.com

HARARE – Deputy Information Minister Energy Mutodi suffered Twitter humiliation on Monday after wrongly claiming an unflattering picture of President ...

Twitter Suspends Mysterious Account That Helped Spread Covington Catholic Video  The Daily Beast

Twitter has suspended an account that fueled the spread of the Covington Catholic video after CNN inquired about its suspicious characteristics.

The Daily Beast
The Twitter Reaction to Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" Is Even Better Than the Video  Cosmopolitan.com

Ariana Grande just released the new music video for her song "7 Rings" and the Twitter reaction is even better than the vid. See the best memes here.

Zimbabwe blocks Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter amid crackdown  BBC News

Zimbabwe has blocked Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp messaging apps amid a crackdown on days of violent protests. A coalition of local human rights groups ...

BBC News
Falcons Twitter celebrates Saints' loss to Rams  NFL.com

Atlanta's postseason finishes haven't been the easiest to swallow lately. But the Falcons rejoiced Sunday when the New Orleans Saints suffered a ...

Twitter is abuzz after Instagram video appears to show Manny Machado in White Sox hat  CBS Sports

Manny Machado's agent has called reports of a seven-year contract offer by the Chicago White Sox to his client "completely wrong," but does that mean the ...

CBS Sports
A first look at Twitter’s new beta app and its bid to remain ‘valuable and relevant’  TechCrunch

Twitter has made a name for itself, at its most basic level, as a platform that gives everyone who uses it a voice. But as it has grown, that unique selling point has ...

RNC's Shutdown Explainer Gets Mercilessly Fact-Checked On Twitter  HuffPost

The RNC's attempt to paint President Donald Trump as the victim did not go over well.

A popular WordPress plugin leaked access tokens capable of hijacking Twitter accounts  TechCrunch

A popular WordPress plugin, installed on thousands of websites to help users share *content* on social media sites, left linked Twitter accounts exposed to ...

AOC is schooling House Democrats on Twitter, Chuck has some tips of his own  MSNBC

With Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) holding a Twitter 101 course for House Democrats, Chuck feels the need to impart some Tweet tips of his own.

Twitter Is Furious with Noah Centineo for Supporting Controversial YouTuber Logan Paul  Cosmopolitan.com

Twitter is extremely upset and disappointed in actor Noah Centineo for tweeting support of controversial YouTuber Logan Paul—see the reactions here.

Twitter will test new conversation features out in the open  Engadget

Twitter is launching a new program to let users reshape how conversations on its site look and feel, the company announced today in an interview with ...

Twitter will livestream some NBA game footage for the first time  Recode

Twitter doesn't stream NBA games, but soon it will stream parts of NBA games — just not the parts you usually watch on TV from the NBA's traditional broadcast ...

Another Saudi woman takes to Twitter to 'escape abusive family'  Aljazeera.com

Identified as Nojoud al-Mandeel, she posts audio clip alleging her father beat and burned her 'over something trivial'.

Louis Theroux among those hit by Twitter hack exposing security flaw  The Guardian

Louis Theroux and Eamonn Holmes are among celebrities whose Twitter accounts were compromised after a security company was able to post tweets on their ...

The Guardian
Chinese censors go old school to clamp down on Twitter: A knock on the door  The Washington Post

Twitter is officially banned in China. But only recently have Chinese authorities started to worry about the power of tweets.

The Washington Post
Burger King Trolls Trump on Twitter  Bloomberg

Detroit (AP) -- Burger King is needling President Donald Trump for his tweet about ordering more than 1000 "hamberders" for the Clemson University Tigers' visit ...

2018 was the year Facebook and Twitter grew up  CNN

In the wake of Cambridge Analytica and other data scandals, Facebook and Twitter are no longer considered startups run by dorky whiz kids.

#WhiteHouseDinners Is About to Become Your New Favorite Twitter Hashtag  Grub Street

Not even a full day has passed since President Donald Trump's Feast of the Seven Hamburgers. Yet it's already clear that it could be, for all the wrong reasons, ...

Grub Street
Two to Tango: Twitter Fact-Checks the Fact-Checkers  WIRED

Last night an Associated Press tweet claimed that, in placing blame for the government shutdown, "it takes two to tango." Twitter thought otherwise.

Ciara's Ex Future Gets Annihilated on Twitter for Questioning Russell Wilson's Manhood  TooFab

Twitter is going off on Future for saying he has a problem with Russell Wilson allowing Ciara to trash him on social media.

Trump Gets Into Holiday Spirit by Settling Scores on Twitter  The Daily Beast

After a tumultuous week in which he ordered American troops to leave Syria, his Secretary of Defense James Mattis resigned in protest, and he shut down the ...

The Daily Beast
Stray dog crashes runway at Mumbai fashion show, goes viral on Twitter  Fox News

Cats and dogs are reigning on the runway. A stray dog made her modeling debut during designer Rohit Bal's fashion show this week in Mumbai, India.

Fox News
Who is the ‘real’ USC? A Southern Cal Twitter account asked. It didn’t go well  The Herald-Sun

A Barstool Sports Twitter account for University of Southern California sports fans asked users who the 'real' USC is, and University of South Carolina fans ...

The Herald-Sun
Misspelled Eagles hashtag trends nationally on Twitter - On top of Philly news  Billy Penn

Several Eagles fans using Twitter during the Saints playoff game on Sunday found themselves surprised to be tweeting with a misspelled hashtag.

Billy Penn
The 'Hypersexualized' Mormon Church President Impostor Angering LDS Twitter  The Daily Beast

The person behind the account says it's a coping mechanism for dealing with trauma.

The Daily Beast
‘Pitching Ninja’ is turning Twitter into a digital scouting showcase. MLB teams have noticed.  The Washington Post

Rob Friedman, a pitching coach outside Atlanta, felt unleashed. The man who runs the “Pitching Ninja” social media accounts had been locked in a battle with ...

The Washington Post
Man Utd take swipe at Jose Mourinho with Twitter post during Brighton clash - fans love it  Express

MANCHESTER UNITED have taken a swipe at Jose Mourinho with a tweet about two star men this afternoon.

Cricket South Africa Briefly Falls Victim to $70,000 Bitcoin Twitter Scam  Cointelegraph

News. South Africa's national cricket organization briefly fell victim to scammers on Twitter and began offering a fake Bitcoin (BTC) lottery, Indian daily news ...

Donald Trump ‘sexist’ joke about Melania during government shutdown blasted on Twitter  Express

DONALD TRUMP, 72, has been blasted on Twitter for making a 'sexist' joke about his wife Melania Trump making food during the government shutdown.

Your Old Tweets Give Away More Location Data Than You Think  WIRED

Researchers built a tool that can predict where you live and work, as well as other sensitive information, just by using geotagged tweets.

Former Rep. Ruben Kihuen gets ratioed after announcing next campaign on Twitter  Roll Call

Former Rep. Ruben Kihuen's brief tenure in Congress was defined largely by a sexual harassment scandal. When the former congressman announced his ...

Roll Call
Bruce Arians' comments on Antonio Brown prompts Twitter rebuttal from Steelers receiver  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — New Bucs coach Bruce Arians seemed to pick his words delicately when assessing the situation with disgruntled Steelers wide receiver Antonio ...

Tampa Bay Times
Twitter and BuzzFeed extend ‘AM to DM’ for another year  Digiday

Twitter has renewed BuzzFeed's live morning show, “AM to DM,” for a full year. The daily morning show, which first premiered on Twitter in September 2017 and ...

Flyers beat writer Sam Carchidi owns at Twitter  Broad Street Hockey

Being duped by an obviously fake screenshot? Starting beef with Bob McKenzie? This guy rules.

Broad Street Hockey
7 Carson Wentz trade proposals the Eagles should consider, according to Twitter  For The Win

Nick Foles is playing so well, Twitter is trying to trade Carson Wentz.

For The Win
Blue Jackets troll Capitals on Twitter after pulling even atop Metro Division  Yahoo Sports

A Capitals loss to the Predators Tuesday night moved the Blue Jackets to the top of the Metropolitan division right alongside the Caps, and they made sure they ...

Yahoo Sports
Anonymous Twitter Guy Turns Out To Be Better Reporter Than Jim Acosta  The Daily Caller

This is a thread every journalist should read. Jim Acosta pulled the reporter equivalent of a lawyer asking a question he didn't already know the answer to.

The Daily Caller
My product launch wishlist for Instagram, Twitter, Uber and more  TechCrunch

'Twas the night before Xmas, and all through the house, not a feature was stirring from the designer's mouse . . . Not Twitter! Not Uber, Not Apple or Pinterest!

Twitter tiki torch mob goes after March for Life  Washington Times

Just when you think political discourse in America could not possibly get any dumber. Or more dishonest.

Washington Times
Twitter reactions split over Family Guy portrayal of Trump [Video]  Yahoo Entertainment

In the latest Family Guy, the writers went after President Trump in the second of a two-part episode centered on Peter and Trump. Family Guy has taken shots at ...

Yahoo Entertainment

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