Experts are calling it one of Iran's largest internet blackouts, as connectivity returns, we look at how the government implemented a near total blackout.
A Twitter spokesperson said: "Any further attempts to mislead people by editing verified profile information - in a manner seen during the UK Election Debate - will result in decisive corrective action."
Far from being a safe haven where diverse voices can be heard and respected, new media platforms are often reflecting the worst prejudices of the older media when it comes to minorities - including women.
A complaint unsealed in a U.S. court detailed a coordinated effort by Saudi officials to recruit Twitter employees to look up users' private data.
"We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey wrote on the platform.
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Th social media giant is looking at what to do once deepfakes are detected, including whether to label the videos or take them down.
A deepfake video developed by French charity Solidarité Sida features US President Donald Trump saying ''AIDS is over''. But should fake news be used in this way?
On 3 October 2019, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel and US Attorney General William Barr signed a bilateral agreement paving the way for UK and US law enforcement agencies to obtain data more quickly from electronic service providers operating in each jurisdiction.
The People's Party said that it had never created false accounts on Twitter.
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Brazilians have taken to social media to "apologise" to Brigitte Macron after their president made "extraordinarily disrespectful" comments towards her.
Brazil's President, his son and his agriculture minister attacked the French leader on social media over the weekend after Macron put the Amazon on the official G7 agenda.
Twitter suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
The move appears to be the latest development in Donald Trump’s war on what he claims is a bias against Conservative views on sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Several French NGOs called out the old Spanish tradition of setting a bull's horns on fire after footage of a bull with his horns on fire went viral on social media.
Some US citizens tweeted their condolences and messages of support after Boris Johnson's victory on Monday.
It means social media networks will have to remove offending content within 24 hours.
Twitter has announced that it has removed thousands of accounts in its latest purge of bad actors on the site and released information relating to state-backed content.
Twitter has been central in getting underdog candidate Nayib Buele elected President of El Salvador. Now, the leader is taking some of his first actions in office via Twitter, including letting officials go.
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"When people found out I was behind Stalingagulag there were millions of comments. How can you use profanities? Like, if you’re in a wheelchair, you can't do anything, you just have to pray, ask for someone's help and look at the world from the window of your apartment."
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French government ministers have tweeted their support for the teenager after some social media users called for him to be decapitated.
The platform claimed it risked violating France's fake news law, which was introduced in December last year and aims to combat the "manipulation of information".