World Apr 02

Russia fines Twitter for not taking down calls to protest

A court in Moscow has fined Twitter 8.9 million rubles — about $117,000 — for not taking down calls encouraging minors to take part in unauthorized rallies. The ruling Friday is the latest development against the social media giant that…

Jan 10

EXPLAINER: Can social media companies boot Trump? Yes

Social media companies decided this past week they had finally seen enough from President Donald Trump. Twitter ended a nearly 12-year run and shuttered his account, severing an instant line of communication to his 89 million followers.