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Shootings leave 5 dead in Texas, including 3 at nursing home

Texas authorities say five people have been killed following separate shootings that included a nursing home in a Corpus Christi suburb.

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Twitter shares fall on worries about user base

Twitter shares tumbled Monday on concerns the social media’s efforts to crack down on fake accounts would affect its user base, and potentially its finances.

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Twitter rooting out fake accounts at record rate

Twitter has been suspending more than one million fake and dubious accounts per day, according to The Washington Post, in an aggressive bid to stem the flow of false information.

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Benetton condemned for using rescued migrants in ads

French charity SOS Mediterranee has lashed out at clothing giant Benetton over an advertising campaign featuring a photograph of migrants being rescued at sea.

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Kremlin says won’t take part in Trump’s ‘Twitter diplomacy’

The Kremlin said on Wednesday it would not take part in “Twitter diplomacy”, after US President Donald Trump tweeted that “missiles will be coming” to Syria.

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Twitter won’t block world leaders, citing need for discourse

Twitter announced Friday it would not block the accounts of world leaders even if their statements are “controversial,” citing a need to promote a “public conversation” on political issues.

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Facebook, Twitter face deadline in Brexit fake news probe

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter are facing a deadline in Britain to cooperate with an inquiry into so-called fake news in the Brexit referendum campaign, a parliamentary committee chairman said Friday.

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Twitter Debuts First-Ever #HolidayIsHappening Insights Campaign

Twitter is partnering with leading social intelligence company, Brandwatch (@Brandwatch) and Cheddar live news network, to keep holiday enthusiasts up to date on what’s hot and what’s not this season.

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Twitter Doubles Character Limit to 280

Twitter says it’s ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters.

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Netflix places ‘House of Cards’ final season on hold following Kevin Spacer harassment allegations

On Monday, Netflix said it would end “House of Cards” after its upcoming sixth and final season, although the streaming network said the decision was made before the BuzzFeed News report on Spacey last weekend.