Twitter

an investigation

Did Trump Show Printed-Out Tweets to Jack Dorsey? We Asked Digital Forensics Experts

President Trump brought a conspicuous stack of papers to his meeting with Jack Dorsey.
Sarah Emerson
an hour ago
Twitter

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Attended Closed-Door Meeting With President Trump

The meeting lasted 30 minutes, and touched on "the health of the public conversation on Twitter," according to an internal Twitter email obtained by Motherboard.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
a day ago
resistance

I Tweeted Like a Member of the #Resistance on Mueller Report Day

I made a #Resistance Twitter account to see if it was easy to join the ecosystem and gain followers. It was, indeed, very easy.
Caroline Haskins
4.18.19
piracy

Twitter Removed Links to News Stories That Mentioned Leaked TV Shows

Starz used the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to force Twitter to kill tweets about its leaked episodes of 'American Gods.'
Matthew Gault
4.15.19
In Moderation

Twitter and YouTube Won’t Commit to Ban White Nationalism After Facebook Makes Policy Switch

Following a Motherboard investigation, Facebook banned white nationalism and white separatism. But Twitter and YouTube, two platforms with their own nationalism problems, won’t commit to following Facebook’s lead.
Joseph Cox
4.2.19
Far right

Web Hosting Companies Shut Down a Series of Neo-Nazi Websites

Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
extremism

The Christchurch Terror Attack Isn’t an 'Internet' Terror Attack

The deaths in Christchurch are a part of a pervasive epidemic of Islamophobia, which can't be blamed on a small white supremacy forum alone.
Caroline Haskins
3.15.19
content moderation

North Korea Advertises Military Hardware on Twitter, YouTube, Defying Sanctions

Glocom is a front company for North Korea to sell sanctions violating military equipment. But, even after some tech companies clamped down, Glocom kept up its presence on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.
Joseph Cox
3.13.19
Hacking

Venezuela’s Government Appears To Be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages

Security researchers and activists exposed a brazen attempt to steal Venezuelan usernames and passwords for popular email and social media websites such as Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Twitter.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.19
KonMari

I Went Marie Kondo on My Twitter Follows to Spark Some Joy Into My Feed

Tokimeki Unfollow helped me KonMari who I follow on Twitter.
Samantha Cole
2.5.19
content moderation

Social Media Is Broken, But You Should Still Report Hate

Users shouldn’t feel obligated to help Facebook, Twitter, and other social media giants police hate. But experts say it’s still worthwhile.
Rachel Chen
1.23.19
environment

The Earth's #10YearChallenge Is Grim

People are co-opting the hashtag to talk about climate change and the environment.
Sarah Emerson
1.17.19
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