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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., a close ally of President Donald Trump, arrives at the Capitol in Washington. Nunes is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. The suit filed Monday, March 18, 2019, in Virginia accuses Twitter of "knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 18, 2019 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. The defendants include two anonymous parody accounts, "Devin Nunes' Mom" and "Devin Nunes' Cow." The suit filed...
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Elon Musk
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February 25, 2019 - 5:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk's tweeting habits have triggered another legal challenge from stock market regulators worried about him using his Twitter account to mislead investors. The latest dust-up emerged late Monday when the Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal court...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, actor James Woods poses at the premiere of the film "Bleed for This" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out on July 20, 2018, that was found to be in violation of Twitter’s rules. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 23, 2018 - 4:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules. The tweet was posted July 20 and includes a hoax meme that said it came from Democrats and encouraged men not to vote in the...
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USA Today
Matt Bigler
September 20, 2018 - 10:11 am
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry says it's time to break up social media giants Google, Facebook and Twitter.
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Alex Trebek (Photo credit: USA Today)
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September 11, 2018 - 4:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek sported a beard as he launched the 35th season of "Jeopardy!" and the look has led to a poll. The bearded host appeared in a video on Instagram under the caption, "It's time to embark upon a magical journey." He opened the first show of the season by saying, "No need...
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Social Media Hearing
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Matt Bigler
September 05, 2018 - 11:20 am
Google was a no-show at Wednesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing to consider whether regulatory changes are needed to check foreign actors on social media sites.
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FILE- This Nov. 19, 2015, file photo shows Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey being interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Dorsey says the company isn't biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 04, 2018 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing Wednesday, Jack Dorsey says he wants to be clear about one thing: "...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
August 15, 2018 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their services to spread false information. Twitter had been resisting the move despite public pressure, including some from its own employees. But the holdout...
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8/13/2018 - File photo dated 06/06/17 of Ruby Rose, has deleted her Twitter account after receiving abuse following the announcement she will play the first openly gay superhero lead role in an upcoming TV series. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
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August 13, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Days after it was announced that lesbian, Australian actress Ruby Rose was cast as the new CW heroine 'Batwoman', many made their disapproval known via social media...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, April 14, 2015, actor Idris Elba poses for photographers during the MIPTV, International Television Programme Market, in Cannes, southern France. British actor Idris Elba has stoked speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post Sunday Aug. 12, 2018, saying "my name's Elba, Idris Elba,’’ fuelling the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond. (AP Photo/FILE)
August 12, 2018 - 5:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond. The star of shows such as "The Wire" and "Luther" on Sunday posted an...
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