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Facebook, Twitter face US Congress over foreign bids to tilt politics

Facebook and Twitter are taking steps to prevent foreign interference in the upcoming crucial elections in the US and around the world, top executives … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/facebook-twitter-face-us-congress-over-foreign-bids-to-tilt-politics/articleshow/65694869.cms&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH-xKnJe9MQPhkUgdCgbo7KnBptQg

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DOJ to explore censorship on Facebook, Twitter

“Pressing Google, Facebook and Twitter on political bias is mostly noise at this point,” said Paul Gallant, an industry analyst at the market research firm … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/doj-to-explore-censorship-on-facebook-twitter/article_2c19f06c-663c-52c1-b933-71ffef032737.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFEiOOaKWvQKpDmuQOj_1RRYyDyqA

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Twitter CEO Charms Lawmakers But Exposes Company’s Shortcomings

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey charmed lawmakers with an introverted demeanor and thoughtful responses to questions on topics … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-06/twitter-ceo-charms-lawmakers-but-exposes-company-s-shortcomings&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNE-mznsHPNmBmD5VG27vonfKU5sXg

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Is Asking the Right Questions. He Might Not Like the Answers

He gave the impression of answering questions candidly, not cagily, and revealed a surprising degree of soul-searching within Twitter. Asked about … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.inc.com/jeff-bercovici/jack-dorsey-twitter-incentives.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNG3UpBChQnN6LHoSsflofQLmjD8XQ

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Republicans Were Mad at Twitter for Banning Alex Jones. Then They Met Him.

Except for one awkward irony: The hearing from which Loomer was forcibly removed was motivated partly by Twitter's alleged censorship of those very … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://slate.com/technology/2018/09/alex-jones-interrupted-jack-dorsey-and-sheryl-sandbergs-congressional-hearings-and-showed-what-trolls-can-do.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFXQ60qzhHlpyzavif9nqUb6Hk9Ag

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How hysteria over Twitter shadow-banning led to a bizarre congressional hearing

But again and again, concerned members of Congress kept returning to one topic: shadow-banning, and the question of whether Twitter is engaging … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.vox.com/2018/9/6/17824652/twitter-dorsey-energy-and-commerce-hearing-shadow-banning&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNG_uudyxqaDzleAJVPCuC25GdhLsA

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Twitter sheds another 6% following CEO Jack Dorsey’s testimony in Washington

Shares of Twitter shed another 6 percent Thursday, adding to the stock's 6 percent dip Wednesday, during CEO Jack Dorsey's week in Washington. from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/06/twitter-sheds-another-6percent-following-ceo-jack-dorsey-testimony.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFXus4uDqwx_nkn_YeTmokOOrL1jg

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Why Twitter Stock Gained 10% in August

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) stock outpaced the market last month, rising 10% compared to a 3% increase in the S&P 500, according to data provided by … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/09/06/why-twitter-stock-gained-10-in-august.aspx&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNE_Fk2kzhTNHT6-t5oVqbN6OBiWoA

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Twitter denies anti-conservative bias as Justice Department plans inquiry

In twin appearances on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey denied charges from President Trump and leading conservatives that his … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/sep/5/twitter-denies-anti-conservative-bias-as-justice-d/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGDBvqjfV8Ek0i-SlGUBRFv3OaK3g

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Twitter’s Dorsey dodges question on whether Trump’s tweets are abusive

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey testifies during a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about Twitter's transparency and … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cnet.com/news/twitters-dorsey-dodges-question-on-whether-trumps-tweets-are-abusive/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFKN6VO-qMYvxsFExU462jEfPZR_w

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