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Twitter bans climate change ads that contradict scientific consensus

Such advertisements will be categorised as inappropriate content. Microblogging platform Twitter on Friday announced that it will ban advertisements that “contradict the scientific consensus” on climate change. “We believe that climate denialism shouldn’t be monetized on Twitter, and that misrepresentative ads shouldn’t detract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” …

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Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter

The offer comes after Musk, who owns nine percent of Twitter’s shares, said he will not be joining the company’s board of directors. Elon Musk is offering to buy Twitter. The revelation on Thursday came just days after the Tesla CEO said he would no longer be joining the social …

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Elon Musk sued over Twitter

A Twitter investor claims Elon Musk has gained millions of dollars by ‘deflating’ share prices through delayed disclosure A Twitter investor, Marc Rasella, has accused the SpaceX founder and the world’s richest man, Elon Musk of causing him to lose money through “misleading statements” about his purchase of a large …

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to step down

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey will step down from his role and Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal will become his successor, Twitter announced on Monday. Dorsey’s departure marks the end of his second CEO stint at the social networking site, and he leaves at a time when Twitter …

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Twitter flags US lawmaker’s anime video on Biden, Ocasio-Cortez for violating policy

Twitter Inc added a warning label on Tuesday to an anime video shared by US Republican lawmaker Paul Gosar, depicting him swinging swords at President Joe Biden and killing Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Twitter said the video violated its “hateful conduct” policy and restricted engagement with the tweet, blocking the …

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down in global outage

Facebook Inc’s suite of apps, including popular photo-sharing platform Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp, were down for tens of thousands of users, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com. Reuters could not immediately confirm the issue affecting the services. However, the error message on Facebook’s webpage suggested a Domain Name System …

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