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Twitter will warn you if you ‘like’ misleading tweets

Twitter started flagging tweets for disputed and potentially misleading content this year ahead of the 2020 Presidential Elections. With the feature in place, the website will show you a warning every time you try to retweet or quote a post that’s been labeled as such in an effort to curb the spread of misinformation. Now, …

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OCC’s Brian Brooks Says China Owns Bitcoin but Crypto World Disagrees: Chinese Crackdown Pushes Miners Away

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-44.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>Bitcoiners on social media have panned remarks by acting U.S. currency comptroller Brian Brooks that bitcoin is owned by China due to the country’s disproportionate share of the crypto’s mining power. The bitcoiners argue that the disproportionate number …

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Twitter users say fleets are ripe for harassment

Twitter Just hours after Twitter’s new fleets feature first launched to most people, some users are questioning whether the company did enough to account for all the ways its new Stories-like feature could be used for harassment.  For example, the feature doesn’t appear to respect users’ block settings, as people have reported being able to …

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Congress wants Facebook and Twitter to change. It can’t agree how.

Pool via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey once again spent hours answering questions from senators who want the CEOs to make fundamental changes to how their platforms are run. The hearing, which marked Dorsey and Zuckerberg’s second multi-hour Congressional appearance in less than three weeks, was supposed to be about “Censorship, Suppression, and …

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FX and Hulu are airing a documentary on the teenage Twitter hacker

Engadget It’s been a busy year, so we’ll forgive you if you’ve forgotten about this one. On July 15th, 2020, Twitter was the target of a widespread, disruptive hacking campaign. More than 100 high-profile accounts — including those of Jeff Bezos, Uber, Apple, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Kanye West — …

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Calling Tops and Bottoms: 2020’s Most Popular Bitcoin Traders and Analysts

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-31.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading is quite popular these days. With the price upswings and volatility in 2020, crypto traders have made and lost a lot of money. In the last few years, a number of digital currency enthusiasts …

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Trump will lose his protection against Twitter bans when he leaves office

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter instituted its policy of refusing to ban politicians in response to President Trump, but the leader won’t enjoy that protection once he’s out of office. The social media giant has confirmed to Engadget and The Verge that Trump will lose “public interest” safeguard on his personal account once President-elect …

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Bitcoin Cash-Fueled Onchain Social Media Platform Memo Launches iOS App

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/398623″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/lottery_major_1456x360_bch-1.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>Two years ago, an onchain social network called memo.cash was launched and the application has developed quite a bit since then. On Tuesday, the Memo team revealed that the platform is now available for iOS phones via the …

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Twitter labels Trump tweet for ‘making a potentially misleading claim’

Joshua Roberts / reuters Twitter slapped a warning label on an election-night tweet from President Donald Trump, for “making a potentially misleading claim about an election.” In the tweet, Trump claimed that “they are trying to STEAL the Election,” and that “Votes cannot be cast after the Polls are closed.” We are up BIG, but …

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