"Wire" Creator David Simons Rips Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

David Simon returned from his Twitter suspension with a fury on Friday, calling out CEO Jack Dorsey for what he sees as the platform’s hypocrisy in how it deals with trolls.“Die of boils, @jack. Yup. There it is. As @jack and @twitter were comfortable hosting @RealAlexJones and his unevidenced assertion of Mr. Bourdain's murder by Deep-State liberals … Continue reading "Wire" Creator David Simons Rips Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Get Verified And Maybe Twitter Will Answer Your Harassment Report

Life Hacker has reported that the Daily Beast recently explained why Twitter is horrible at fighting harassment. The Beast quoted anonymous former employees who blame understaffed support teams, inadequate training, and a catch-all response flowchart that doesn’t allow for common sense or individual judgment. They also revealed that reports from verified users get moved to a … Continue reading Get Verified And Maybe Twitter Will Answer Your Harassment Report

Bring Back The Twitter Egg, Cry Loyalists

The Twitter egg cannot be broken. On Friday, Twitter quietly removed the egg as the default avatar, replacing it with a silhouette on a gray background. The egg avatar had become synonymous with trolls, a problem that continues to haunt Twitter. Twitter wanted to move away from the egg's negative imagery, so it introduced the new … Continue reading Bring Back The Twitter Egg, Cry Loyalists

Twitter Suspended its own CEO from the Platform

Credits: TechWormThe social media site, Twitter, had a slight internal hiccup. The company's CEO, Jack Dorsey was accidentally banned from his own site. For about 15 minutes Tuesday night, Dorsey was cut off from Twitter and his 1.42 million followers. Dorsey was Twitter's first user back in 2006. In a tweet referencing the internal mistake, he … Continue reading Twitter Suspended its own CEO from the Platform

Twitter Probably won’t end up like MySpace

Twitter has been undergoing some tough times lately with some 10% of their employees being laid off and struggling to find a CEO before settling on co-founder Jack Dorsey. I believe that Twitter has some unassailable competitive moats that will allow it to maintain its current standing as the go to source for breaking news:Celebrities … Continue reading Twitter Probably won’t end up like MySpace

Twitter Is Testing A Polling Feature for Its Website and Mobile Apps

Twitter is getting ready to test a polling feature that the company has been working on for some time. The company has made the feature available to a subset of users. Twitter CFO Anthony Noto posted simple question for his followers Thursday: “Boxers of briefs?” Entertainment Weekly also tweeted out a poll. Twitter has been working … Continue reading Twitter Is Testing A Polling Feature for Its Website and Mobile Apps

Twitter facing new class action Suit for Scanning Messages

Twitter is facing a new possible class action suit that accuses the company of violating user privacy. The lawsuit states that the company has been "systematically intercepting, reading, and altering" direct messages, most likely a reference to Twitter's long-standing practice of automatically shortening and redirecting any in-message links. The practice could be used to monitor or … Continue reading Twitter facing new class action Suit for Scanning Messages