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Twitter User Replaces Word ‘White’ With ‘Black,’ Gets Banned

A Twitter user conducted an interesting experiment to sniff out double standards in the site’s censorship policy concerning race. The person wrote the same comment on two different accounts with only two words changed, then…

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US internet disrupted as key firm gets hit by cyberattack

Reports of online disruption cropped up across the East Coast of the United States after a key internet firm was hit by a cyberattack Friday. Manchester, New Hampshire-based Dyn, Inc. said its server infrastructure was…

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ISIS threatens Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey

ISIS threatened Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey on Wednesday with promises that its hackers are fighting back against efforts to wipe social media platforms of accounts promoting terrorism. Twitter said earlier this month…

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Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters, suspends 125,000 ISIL accounts

Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting “terrorist” activity, and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. The effort signaled…

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Facebook, Google, Twitter agree to delete hate speech in 24 hours: Germany

Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis….

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Twitter suspends Zimmerman’s account

Twitter has suspended George Zimmerman’s social media account after inappropriate photos appeared on his page Thursday. “This is Heather. She cheated on me with a dirty Muslim,” read one tweet from Zimmerman’s account. Her phone…

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