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Mexican presidential candidate threatens Twitter tit-for-tat with Trump

The frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential campaign said Thursday he’ll personally respond on social media after President Trump called Mexico the “number one most dangerous country in the world” on Twitter. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a populist, left-wing former mayor of Mexico City, said that, as president, he would demand fair treatment from Trump, Mexico’s Reforma newspaper reported. “Without disrespecting [Trump],

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Facebook, Google tell Congress how they’re fighting extremist content

Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress Wednesday that they’ve gone beyond screening and removing extremist content and are creating more anti-terror propaganda to pre-empt violent messages at the source. Representatives from the three companies told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation that they are, among other things, targeting people likely to be swayed by extremist messages and pushing

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HUNDREDS of Twitter Employees Paid to View “Everything You Post Online” Including Private “Sex Messages”

Project Veritas has released undercover footage of Twitter Engineers and employees admitting that Twitter employees view all of your private messages on their servers and analyze it to create a “virtual profile” of you which they sell to advertisers. The footage features four current Twitter software engineers–Conrado Miranda, Clay Haynes, Pranay Singh, and Mihai Alexandru Florea. Haynes, who was featured

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Twitter Engineers To “Ban a Way of Talking” Through “Shadow Banning,” Algorithms to Censor Opposing Political Opinions – Project Veritas

(San Francisco) In the latest undercover Project Veritas video investigation, current and former Twitter employees are on camera explaining steps the social media giant is taking to censor political content that they don’t like. This video release follows the first undercover Twitter exposé Project Veritas released on January 10th which showed Twitter Senior Network Security Engineer Clay Haynes saying that

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Trump: I have a ‘much bigger’ button than Kim Jong Un 

–President Trump on Tuesday said that the nuclear launch button on his desk is “much bigger” and “more powerful” than that of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – and that his button actually “works.” “North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times,’” Trump tweeted. “Will someone from his depleted

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Twitter crackdown sparks free speech concerns 

– Twitter’s verification program put the company at the center of another political headache this week, with the social media giant stuck between liberals who demand stricter rules about hate speech and misinformation and conservatives who fear the site will target them for their political views. Twitter’s “blue checkmark” verification program is meant to authenticate the identities of high-profile users.

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Twitter’s New Tool to Crack Down on Politically Incorrect Language

Twitter has launched a new way to punish users for bad behavior, temporarily “limiting” their account. Some users are receiving notices their accounts are limited for 12 hours, meaning only people who follow them can see their tweets or receive notifications. When they are retweeted, people outside their network can’t see those retweets. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT

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