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Matt Bigler
May 28, 2020 - 11:03 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network has no plans to start fact-checking the President, after Twitter made that move this week.
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David Caplan
May 28, 2020 - 6:39 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a historic executive order that will limit the broad legal protection that federal law provides to social media platforms. See the details.
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Doug Sovern
May 26, 2020 - 8:32 pm
California plans to mail every registered voter a ballot for the November election to make sure they can vote safely during the coronavirus pandemic, but that plan is under attack in the federal courts and on Twitter, where President Trump claims it will lead to widespread fraud.
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Jack Dorsey
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Doug Sovern
May 15, 2020 - 9:23 pm
Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey made Oakland’s day on Friday, giving public schools $10 million to ensure that every child that attends a public school in Oakland has a home computer and internet access. Dorsey stepped up less than 24 hours after the school district launched its new campaign.
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Johnny Lopez
May 12, 2020 - 1:03 pm
In an email to staff, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said workers whose functions do not require in-person operations would be able to continue to work remotely indefinitely.
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Ali Alzabarah and Ahmed Almutairi are suspected of acting as spies for the Saudi government
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
November 07, 2019 - 2:35 pm
The FBI is releasing more details of three men accused of participating in a scheme to access private information on Twitter users critical of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on behalf of the Saudi government.
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Steam rising at the Embarcadero Station was wrongly reported by social media users as a smoking fire on Sept. 10, 2019.
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Matt Bigler
September 11, 2019 - 1:28 pm
If you see something, you shouldn't necessarily say something on social media, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.
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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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