Twitter will also stop accepting ads paid for by state-run news agencies.
Twitter is far from the only factor influencing voters, but given how much President Trump has relied on the social network, it's worth looking at how the other candidates perform relative to the current occupant of the Oval Office.
Businesses are expected to lose $1.3 billion this year in online ad spending because of fake influencer followers.
Do you spend money on improving your shopping app, using paid search, or simplifying your website? A new study shows you where to invest.
AWS launches a chatbot dedicated to getting its system alerts to developers, through Slack and its own Chime app.
Meanwhile, Facebook shares were up in after-hours trading as the company exceeded Q2 revenue expectations.
As part of the record-breaking settlement, Facebook has agreed to conduct a massive overhaul of its consumer privacy practices.
Facebook's effort, aside from also benefiting from mapping data, is designed to work with the open source community to map millions of miles that haven't been mapped.
Opens expression of interest for the two-year project.
Twitter has looked the same for almost seven years, but now, brace yourself, it's being redesigned from the ground up.
If you think you are an influencer – and want to earn cash for your efforts - be warned. You might not earn as much as you expect.
The settlement would easily surpass the FTC's largest financial penalty to date.
In a new series of tweets, US President Donald Trump has said Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency "are not money".
Twitter said the outage was due to an internal configuration change.
The Apple co-founder believes the privacy tradeoff just isn't worth it.
A look back at some of the successes and victories, the bad times and controversies, and the downright ugly failures by Twitter and by its users, during 2012.
While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.
Check out these mobile apps to track the progress of Hurricane Sandy, and update you on the travel situation as the storm approaches
Some brands are really successful at gathering fans on Facebook. These brands top the league tables in terms of Likes
After release on social media, some odd advertising stunts manage to attract worldwide fame.
Social networking company shows off its Singapore office which recreates an old-time coffeeshop ambience and industrial-looking workspace.
Dreamforce 2012 is about to start and rumors abound about what will happen, what will be said and which will be the greatest party. Here is a selection of some of the latest and greatest.
Having trouble typing with one hand and eating with the other? Sr. Technology Editor and infamous foodie Jason Perlow has you covered.
The explosion of malware attacks and high-profile password and data breaches serve as confirmation that resourceful hackers are determined to break into your computer and online accounts. It's time to pay attention to these issues and follow some basic steps to stay secure while using your PC and surfing the web.
Anyone can fail, but to really fail big time there's nothing quite like a major technology conference, a big product release, and a live audience of tens of thousands.
Check out these 10 little-known tips and tricks that will have you using YouTube in a completely different way!
Social media can be a double-edged sword.. how have some companies impaled themselves?
With iOS 6 set to be announced at WWDC 2012 in June, what can we hope to see in the next-generation iPhone and iPad operating system?
How can the social networking site Twitter be used to further your job search?
It's still a work in process -- what's with the huge swatch of white space Google? -- but the new Google Plus makes the social network for grown-ups even more interesting than it has been before.
Olof Mathe, co-founder and CEO of Mixmax, discusses how 5G will help make person-to-person communication a richer experience.
RSA Conference panel takes hard look at current issues.
A little-known data firm was able to build 48 million personal profiles, combining data from sites and social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Zillow, among others -- without the users' knowledge or consent. Read more: https://zd.net/2EYXe6G
Here's Facebook privacy settings explained. Don't let your personal information get into the wrong hands.
The social media company says the changes were in the works before Cambridge Analytica made the headlines.
The Russian-linked Cambridge Analytica scammed 50 million US Facebook users for their data. The right-wing, voter-profiling company then used their information to target Americans with personalized anti-Clinton and pro-Trump propaganda.
SXSW Contributor Paul Cabellon, corporate communicator at Intellectual Ventures, offers insight into handling corporate crises in a world where people are quick to run with incomplete information.
Big business could pull tens of billions of dollars from Facebook and Google if they cannot prevent fake news and harmful content
The company is emailing 677,775 users who either followed, retweeted or liked a tweet from the more than 50,000 Russia-linked election bots. Read more: http://zd.net/2o7Jb8u
Ryan Holmes, founder and CEO of Hootsuite, discusses emerging trends in the digital transformation of the B-to-B-to-C value chain. He also recounts his story of learning to program on a farm without electricity.
A major overhaul of what Facebook lets users see will mean big changes for brands that rely on the social media giant for promotion -- and also change how Facebook users view the world.