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Twitter, Olympic GIF and copyright conundrum: Here’s what happened

Past few months, social sites like Twitter and Facebook have been strengthening their leash on trolls and terrorists. However, looks like, those aren’t the only reasons why Twitter would block your account.Here’s the new story. It all started when Jim Weber posted a GIF of American gymnast Aly Raisman to Twitter, …

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube blocked in Turkey

The Turkish government apparently blocked social media sites Facebook, Twitter and YouTube briefly in response to an attempted military coup, a media report said. Turkey Blocks, a Twitter account that regularly checks if sites were being blocked in the country, reported at 11.04 p.m., that Facebook, Twitter and YouTube were …

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Twitter dives into ar and vr, hires ex-apple clothier to steer new crew

Twitter has hired a user interface designer who used to work for Apple according to a report in Upload VR. Alessandro Sabatelli has joined Twitter as the Director of AR and VR. Sabatelli was the CEO of a company he founded known as Ixomoxi, which created an augmented reality app for music festivals – called Lucy – targeted …

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Twitter planning to sell its NFL ad spots for over $50 mn

Micro-blogging website Twitter is planning to sell the ad packages linked to US National Football League (NFL) games streaming — which it purchased for $10 million back in April — for nearly $50 million, a media report said. Twitter paid for the right to stream 10 of the NFL Thursday …

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Study finds that on Twitter, women are more abusive than men

Half of explicitly aggressive and misogynistic tweets containing abusive words are posted by women in the UK, a new study has found. The study, which specifically monitored the use of the words ‘slut’ and ‘whore’ by UK Twitter users over a three-week period, found 6,500 unique users were targeted by …

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