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'Blatant censorship': Kaspersky Lab demands public explanation from Twitter after ads ban

Twitter banned Kaspersky Lab ads from its platform and, two months on, has failed to explain the decision. The head of the Moscow-based cybersecurity firm is now demanding public answers about an apparent act of censorship. On Friday, Eugene Kaspersky, the head of Kaspersky Lab, revealed in a blog post that Twitter has banned the adverts of the Russian company. ...

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Twitter banned Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

The U.S. government isn’t the only one feeling skittish about Kaspersky Lab. On Friday, the Russian security firm’s founder Eugene Kaspersky confronted Twitter’s apparent ban on advertising from the company, a decision it quietly issued in January. No matter how this situation develops, we won’t be doing any more advertising on Twitter this year. The whole of the planned Twitter ...

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Twitter is down again for some

Rough week to be in Twitter support. Three days after the site experienced downtime across the globe, the site was hit by another outage. Status.io’s service site is currently listing an “active incident,” leaving many users unable to tweet. In other cases, the site isn’t loading at all, instead serving up internal server errors or messages stating that the service ...

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Twitter doesn’t care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia

Facebook’s lack of attention to how third parties are using its service to reach users ended up with CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking questions from Congressional committees. With that in mind, you’d think that others in the social media space might be more attentive than usual to potentially malicious actors on their platforms. Twitter, however, is turning the other way and insisting ...

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Twitter doesn’t care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia

Facebook’s lack of attention to how third parties are using its service to reach users ended up with CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking questions from Congressional committees. With that in mind, you’d think that others in the social media space might be more attentive than usual to potentially malicious actors on their platforms. Twitter, however, is turning the other way and insisting ...

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Twitter is down [UPDATE: It’s back]

Reports of Twitter being down are coming in from across the globe. The homepage and mobile app are currently down. The desktop API still works so users can connect to the service through apps like Tweetdeck and Tweetbot. According to downdetector.com, users are experiencing an outage across the world. The issue appeared at 9:50 AM EDT. Twitter has yet to comment ...

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Twitter hit by outages across Europe, North America & Asia

Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 14:17 Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 14:49 Twitter has experienced an outage in parts of Europe, North America and Asia. The micro-blogging website went down about 14:00 GMT, according to Down Detector, a website which tracks technical problems on social media. Users took to another social media giant, Facebook, to report outages on the east ...

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Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

“Other companies suck in your data too,” Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web. Facebook product management director David Baser wrote, “Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services. Google has a popular analytics service. ...

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Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

“Other companies suck in your data too,” Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web. Facebook product management director David Baser wrote, “Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services. Google has a popular analytics service. ...

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Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

“Other companies suck in your data too,” Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web. Facebook product management director David Baser wrote, “Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services. Google has a popular analytics service. ...

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