YouTube Updates Hate Speech Guidelines To Prohibit VideosYouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.
Notable Reaction To The Death Of Filmmaker John Singleton"The youngest-ever Best Director nominee and an inspiration to us all. John Singleton, you will be greatly missed."
Twitter Profit Rises As Trump Demands 'Fairer' Social MediaThe company said net income for the first three months of the year rose on strong ad demand. Daily users rose 11% to 134 million for the first quarter of 2019, thanks to both "organic growth as well as ongoing product improvements and marketing."
Elon Musk, SEC Told To Meet For At Least 1 Hour About Tweets"We have always felt that we should be able to work through any disagreements directly with the SEC, rather than prematurely rushing to court."
Woman Sues Northwestern Medicine After Her Medical Information Was Posted On TwitterA woman at the center of a lawsuit said Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group did not inform her of a privacy breach of her medical records until she called after seeing the records posted on social media.
Co-Founder Of HQ Trivia, Colin Kroll, Found DeadKroll also was a founder of Vine, which was an app built around six-second videos, and worked for a period at Twitter.
Musk Unveils Video Of Transit Tunnel Outside L.A., Similar System Planned For ChicagoHe plans to show off the test tunnel with an opening party on December 10 and offer free rides the next day.
Cub's Pitcher Jon Lester Invites Tyler Trent, 20-Year-Old Battling Cancer, To WrigleyJon Lester personally invited Tyler Trent, the 20-year-old Purdue super fan battling bone cancer, to Opening Day at Wrigley Field.
Twitter Airs Election Meddling DataOperators linked to Russia, Iran and likely other nations have posted images, videos and other content that is intended to intensify political discord by promoting extreme views from multiple political angles.
Jemele Hill Announces Departure From ESPNHill drew the attention of the president last year for her criticism of him. In a series of exchanges with other Twitter users, she wrote he was a "white supremacist what has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists."
Trump Tweets Disapproval Of NFL Before OpenersThe protests were popularized by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who recently became one of the faces of Nike's signature "Just Do It" campaign. Mr. Trump has also criticized Nike for featuring Kaepernick.
Twitter Permanently Bans Alex Jones And InfowarsTwitter is permanently banning right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show, citing abusive behavior.
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs Face Lawmakers Amid Security, Censoring ConcernsFacebook and Twitter executives defended their companies in two congressional hearings Wednesday, arguing they are aggressively trying to root out malicious foreign actors who want to do the United States harm just weeks before the midterm elections — and arguing that they don't discriminate against conservatives.
Paul Ryan On Trump Tweets: 'Justice Should Be Blind'Trump on Monday accused the Justice Department of targeting the Republicans ahead of the midterms.
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs Face Lawmakers Amid Election Security ConcernsCongress has sharply criticized the social media companies over the last year as it has become clear that they were at the forefront of Russia's interference in the 2016 elections.