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Twitter Removes 4,800 Accounts Linked to Iranian Government

Twitter announced on Thursday it has shuttered some 4,800 accounts with ties to the government of Iran. The accounts were engaged in spreading disinformation and propaganda that “benefited the diplomatic and geostrategic views of the Iranian state.”

A picture taken on March 13, 2018 shows a member of Iran's Assembly of Experts using his phone while attending a session in the capital Tehran. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hayward: Passive Conservatives Urge Surrender on Social Media

For the passive conservatives — those who prefer losing but remaining “principled” while the left does everything it takes to win, those who believe no hill is worth dying on — the battle for social media is over.

A Sri Lankan man mobile phone user shows an image on Twitter showing that the Facebook site had been blocked in Colombo on March 7, 2018. Telecommunication service providers said they have blocked access to facebook and several other social media platforms on the directive of the government which accused …

Twitter Attempts to Clarify Its Rules

In a series of tweets posted to its own platform, Twitter outlined a number of changes to its rules and policies. Users were skeptical that the company would enforce them fairly.

CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Co-chair / founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey attends the ' #SheInspiresMe: Twitter celebrates female voices & visionaries ' Event at Cannes Lions on June 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images for Twitter)

Report: Google and Facebook May Have to Disclose How Much Your Data Is Worth

A recent report from MarketWatch claims that ahead of suspected antitrust investigations into Silicon Valley, tech giants may have to reveal to users how much their data is worth. User Data is the lifeblood of the Masters of the Universe, providing them with billions in profits based on targeted advertising.

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YouTube Under Fire from Independent Creators over #VoxAdpocalypse

YouTube has begun demonetizing any content deemed to “brush up” against its rules following complaints from Vox journalist Carlos Maza. The backlash by video creators and site users against the Google-owned platform, called #VoxAdpocalypse, became the top trend on Twitter.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Hammers Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for Empowering Trump

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen claims that Donald Trump would not be President of the United States today if he did not have a Twitter account to “spread lies” and corral “racists,” “white supremacists,” and murderous supporters. The actor also acknowledged that he is “a comedian,” adding, “I don’t really know what I’m talking about.”

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures' 'The Brothers Grimsby' at the Regency Village Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Women’s March Campaigns to Ban President Donald Trump from Twitter

Women’s March co-chair Linda Sarsour claims that the President of the United States is putting people’s “lives in danger” when he tweets. Sarsour and other Women’s March activists are now lobbying Twitter to ban President Donald Trump from its platform.

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