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Twitter says post from Rep. Matt Gaetz on Antifa violates rules on glorifying violence

Twitter has flagged a post from Rep. Matt Gaetz about Antifa, saying the Florida Republican’s tweet violates the platform’s rules about glorifying violence. “Now that we clearly see Antifa as terrorists, can we hunt them down like we [...]

Twitter responds to Trump social-media executive order

Twitter hit back Thursday evening on President Trump’s order to crack down on social-media bias, calling his executive order from earlier in the day “reactionary and politicized.” Mr. Trump had signed an order telling federal agencies [...]

How Covid-19 pushed Twitter to fact-check Trump’s tweets

Twitter says the coronavirus outbreak prompted it to re-evaluate its approach to some gray-area tweets and treat some of them as potentially dangerous. | Bethany Clarke/Getty Images */ ]]> It was the pandemic, Twitter says, that [...]

Trump to sign executive order on social media amid Twitter furor

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order aimed at social media companies on Thursday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday evening, a move that comes as the president and [...]

Trump and Musk unite over Twitter, the moon and sticking it to the establishment

*/ ]]> He’s questioned mainstream scientific research and reporting on Covid-19. He promoted the drug hydroxychloroquine to fight it. He’s attacked state and local virus lockdowns, asserting they violate Americans’ constitutional [...]

Twitter takes a first stand against some Trump tweets — but ignores most others

*/ ]]> Twitter took a small stand against a pair of unsubstantiated President Donald Trump tweets about voting fraud on Tuesday by adding fact-check warnings, but the move was unlikely to stem the onslaught of criticism the company [...]

Trump’s 2020: Rallies, Twitter and an expected Super Bowl push

President Donald Trump’s flurry of activity comes as Democratic voters begin choosing a nominee to face him in November. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images */ ]]> President Donald Trump is back in town — and he’s plotting to make his case [...]

Hillary Clinton’s Long, Strange Twitter Afterlife

*/ ]]> If there’s one moment that captures Hillary Clinton’s social media voice—and the way her fiercest followers perceive it—it came in late November at the end of a marathon week of impeachment hearings. CNN commentator Bakari [...]

Impeachment day for Trump: A bruised ego, a Twitter eruption and constant calls

*/ ]]> His chief spokeswoman said he would be “working all day,” but President Donald Trump spent much of the day tweeting and retweeting about impeachment. He holed up in the White House residence in the morning before coming down [...]