After Pressure On Twitter, Christine Assange’s Account Is Restored

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Christine Assange, the mother of WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, had her Twitter account restored more than 24 hours after it was abruptly restricted by the social media [...]

Twitter Erupts After 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan Accounts Are Deleted

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A total of 1,196 social media accounts based in Venezuela suspected of “influencing domestic audiences.” Nearly 2,000 pro-Venezuelan Twitter accounts have been removed for “engaging in a [...]

Screws Get Tighter: Twitter Suspends #NoWarInSpace

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The corporate directed screws are getting tighter.  Info has power and Mr. Big is feeling the heat from an increasingly informed and connected global population.  The Internet is now being caged [...]

Mueller Indictment: ‘Russian Influence’ Is Commercial Marketing Scheme

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February 17, 2018 - Yesterday the U.S. Justice Department indicted the Russian Internet Research Agency on some dubious legal grounds. It covers thirteen Russian people and three Russian legal [...]

Twitter & FB Reward Military Violence Over Small-Time Threats

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

In December 2017, Twitter released new rules against violence and physical harm. Included in those rules is a focus on “Accounts that affiliate with organizations that use or promote violence [...]

How ‘Fake News’ Scare Is Marginalizing The Left

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By Julianne Tveten for In These Tmes. In the wake of the 2016 election, pundits pointed their fingers at Facebook, Google and Twitter, accusing them of spreading misinformation about political [...]

This Saturday: #NoNAFTA2 Twitter Storm

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Trade For People and Planet and Popular Resistance are launching Twitter Storms during every round of NAFTA negotiations! To see all the tweets, check this article out. Join us to say [...]

Twitter Joins Pro-Net Neutrality ‘Day Of Action’

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By Ali Breland for The Hill - Twitter announced Thursday that it will join the net neutrality "Day of Action,” giving a high-profile boost to the campaign to preserve Obama-era net neutrality [...]

Twitter Is Suing The Trump Administration

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By Staff of Happy Foxie - The account is just one of the many “alternative” Twitter accounts that surfaced after Trump took office and began silencing certain agencies’ social media pages. (The [...]

#BuyTwitter Should Twitter Become A User Owned Coop

By Danny Spitzberg, -

By Danny Spitzberg for Loomio - Thanks to you, Twitter has a chance to become a user-owned co-op. Imagine if the "people's news network" was democratically owned! In April and May, Twitter [...]

Twitter Erupts With Trump Erasure Of LGBTQ People From Census

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By Graham Gremore for Queerty - The Trump Administration’s attempt to completely erase the LGBTQ community rages on. First, the White House deleted the LGBT rights page from its official website. [...]

Civil Servants Unofficial Twitter Resistance

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By Nancy Scola for Politico - Trump has yet to tweet a response to all the needling. But his team may be realizing months too late that it’s up against a foe it didn’t reckon with. Donald Trump [...]

Did Industry Front Group Create Fake Twitter Accounts Promoting Dakota Access Pipeline?

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By Steve Horn for Desmog - DeSmog investigation has revealed the possibility that a front group supporting the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) — the Midwest Alliance for [...]

Shattering The Myth Of The Leaderless Movement

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By Barbara Ransby in Color Lines - Who gets to tell the story? This is a question implicit in the work I do as a historian. But the question I have been wrestling with lately is more immediate: [...]

Should A Secret Security Court Make Freedom Of Speech Decisions?

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By Hannah Bloch-Wehba and Bruce Brown in The Guardian - Can a case about the freedom of speech be resolved in a secret court? In a widely publicized case, Twitter sued the Obama administration in [...]

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