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Ali Alzabarah and Ahmed Almutairi are suspected of acting as spies for the Saudi government
FBI
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.
Kirsten Sze
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
Elon Musk (Photo credit: PA/Sipa USA)
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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