FILE - In this March 30, 2020 file photo, My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington. Lindell, is weighing a run for governor in Minnesota. Twitter has banned Lindell from its platform for violations of its rules. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) The CEO of MyPillow, Mike Lindell, has been banned from Twitter because of repeated violations of its civic integrity policy. Lindell has continued to
Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow: "They're trying to cancel me out."(Source: MyPillow, CNN) Published: Jan. 26, 2021 at 4:04 AM CST|Updated: moments ago MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Twitter has permanently banned MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account after he continually perpetuated the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election. A Twitter spokesperson said in a statement that it decided to ban Lindell, who founded bedding company MyPillow, due to “repeated violations” of its civic integrity
CNN — Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, was banned from Twitter Monday night, according to a Twitter spokesperson. Twitter made its decision based on a new policy it enacted after the Capitol insurrection whereby people who repeatedly share election misinformation can be permanently banned. "The account you referenced has been permanently suspended due to repeated violations of our Civic Integrity Policy," the spokesperson told CNN. It is not immediately clear which tweets lead to Lindell's ban. Bed Bath
As it does on a regular basis, Twitter has documented the changes and improvements made to its Progressive Web App (PWA). This month, the firm is adding a bunch of new features such as support for the newly introduced Birdwatch feature, the addition of ads in image or video carousel formats, improvements to the hover label, additional information in message requests in DMs, and more. Birdwatch is the micro-blogging site’s new effort in tackling misinformation through the way of a community-based approach.
Source: Windows Central What you need to know Twitter rolled out a large update for its progressive web app. The update includes support for Birdwatch, Carousels, and several other new features. The changes that are available for the Twitter PWA are also available on the Twitter app through the Microsoft Store. A major update is rolling out to Twitter across major platforms, including the progressive web app (PWA) that powers the Twitter app on Windows 10. The update includes support for Birdwatch, the community-driven
Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) shares are trading higher after the company acquired newsletter platform Revue. Twitter is an open distribution platform for and a conversational platform around short-form text. Twitter generates revenue from advertising (90%) and licensing the user data that it compiles (10%). Twitter shares were trading up 3.89% at $49.70 at the time of publication Tuesday. The stock has a 52-week high of $56.11 and a 52-week low of $20.
The service is one of Substack's biggest competitors. This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. This story originally appeared on Engadget Twitter wants a piece of the fast-growing newsletter industry. Today, the company announced that it acquired Revue for an undisclosed sum. The latter is one of the most popular services for creating and managing a newsletter (the other is Substack) that is automatically delivered to subscribers' inboxes.
Twitter has tried a variety of fact-checking measures in the past few years, but these normally only apply to tweets from prominent accounts or popular topics. Now the company wants to add context and labels to more tweets by implementing a community-driven fact-checking system called Birdwatch. To start, a group of contributors will be able to “respond quickly when misleading information spreads, adding context that people trust and find valuable.” Currently, this context will be available on a dedicated
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) today announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to settle the shareholder derivative lawsuits pending in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the "Court") and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against the Company and certain current and former directors and officers. The proposed settlement resolves all claims asserted against Twitter and the other named defendants in the derivative lawsuits
A popular scheduling startup raises a big funding round, Twitter makes a newsletter acquisition and Beyond Meat teams up with PepsiCo. This is your Daily Crunch for January 26, 2021. The big story: Calendly valued at $3B Calendly, which helps users schedule and confirm meeting times, has raised $350 million from OpenView Venture Partners and Iconiq. Until now, the Atlanta-based startup had only raised $550K, but the company says it has 10 million monthly users, with $70 million in subscription revenue last year.
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Tuesday opened free access to its new application programming interface (API) software for academic researchers, enabling them to study public conversations on its platform, but is not providing data from suspended accounts as part of the product. Twitter said, with the new product, academic researchers will be able to tap into all the tools released to date on the new API platform, which will enable them to listen to and analyze public conversations. The data will not, however, include
Birdwatch lets users leave contextual notes on potentially misleading Tweets. Twitter is giving users the power to evaluate misleading Tweets. This new initiative, called Birdwatch, enables users to leave contextual notes on potential misinformation. Birdwatch Lets the Community Handle Misinformation Twitter introduced Birdwatch in a post on the Twitter Blog, describing it as a "community-driven approach to help address misleading information on Twitter." Birdwatch lets everyday users leave notes on a Tweet,
Twitter launches fact-checking program called Birdwatch where ANY member can flag a tweet they think is misleading or inaccurate
Twitter unveiled a feature Monday aimed at bolstering its efforts to combat misinformation and disinformation by permitting users to add notes to tweets they believe are false in an attempt to ‘add context’ for other users. The pilot program unveiled Monday, called Birdwatch, adopts a Wikipedia-like ‘community-driven’ approach to fact-checking, and will first be rolled out as a standalone section of Twitter, for a small, pre-selected set of US-based users. It will allow regular users, called ‘Birdwatchers’,
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2017 The Twitter app icon on a mobile phone. OAKLAND, CALIF. Twitter said today that it had acquired an email newsletter service, Revue. The purchase, for an undisclosed sum, is part of Twitter’s effort to compete with other social media companies that allow users to earn money from their followings, as the newsletter industry enjoys a spike in popularity. Twitter has moved aggressively over the past two months to acquire startups as it expands its offerings beyond its core timeline product.