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Twitter risks EU ban over moderation lapses, Musk told

Twitter risks EU ban over moderation lapses, Musk told

The European Union (EU) has warned Elon Musk that Twitter risks fine, and perhaps a ban, if it doesn’t adhere to its stringent guidelines for content moderation. The warning could be the beginning of a regulatory battle over how the social media platform will operate across Europe. According to the FinancialTimesThierry Breton, the EU’s commissioner …

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Data of 5.4 mn Twitter users leaked online through an internet bug

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As Elon Musk goes gaga over transforming Twitter, at least 5.4 million Twitter user records have been stolen via an internal bug and leaked online on a hacker forum. In addition to the 5.4 million records for sale online, there were an additional 1.4 million Twitter profiles collected using a different Twitter application programming …

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Elon Musk says he would make his own smartphone if app stores ban Twitter

Elon Musk says he would make his own smartphone if app stores ban Twitter

Elon Musk said he would make his own smartphone if Google and Apple were to ban Twitter from their app stores. Musk said in tweeted responding to conservative podcaster Liz Wheeler that he hopes the situation does not come to that but that he will make that decision if necessary. “I certainly hope it does …

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Mariah Carey performs at the Macy’s Parade — and the Internet’s reaction is hilarious

Mariah Carey performs at the Macy's Parade — and the Internet's reaction is hilarious

The self-anointed “Queen of Christmas” Mariah Carey performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, and the Internet is having a field day with her show. Donning a massive pink dress with an umbrella, Mariah sang her iconic tune “All I Want for Christmas” while flanked by dancers. As usual, Mariah stood still during …

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The ‘rancid’ food odor that’s dividing the internet

The 'rancid' food odor that's dividing the internet

Do you smell what I smell? A disgruntled partner has been arguing with their significant other about a “rancid” smell coming from their dishes — the boyfriend swears it’s wafting from every piece of crockery they own but the Reddit user who posted about it can’t get a whiff of the mystery aroma. “He says …

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The Cartoon Mystery That Stumped the Internet

The Cartoon Mystery That Stumped the Internet

Over a fifth-anniversary dinner with my girlfriend recently, conversation turned to a mystery that has driven us both mad for almost the entire duration of our relationship. It is an image of a cartoon character, who appears on a clunky TV set in the background of an old family photo. The character is an elf-like …

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As Donald Trump’s Account Gets Reinstated, Internet Flood Twitter With Funny Memes And Polls

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Previously, Donald Trump stated that he will not return to Twitter. (Queue) Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s Twitter account after putting the decision up to a poll on the micro-blogging website. “The people have spoken. Trump will be reinstated,” Mr Musk tweeted, shortly after the 24-hour Twitter poll on his account ended. More than 15 …

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Why deleting something from the internet is ‘almost impossible’

Why deleting something from the internet is 'almost impossible'

CNN Business — Most people may live out their digital lives with the assumption they can delete their posts, messages and personal data from services whenever they choose. But a tech hearing this week threw that core assumption into question. Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the former security chief at Twitter, told a Senate committee on Tuesday …

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