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Twitter Bars Intelligence Agencies from Using Its Analytics Service

PERSONAL TECH | May 12
Twitter is banning U.S. intelligence agencies from using its analytics service, Dataminr.

Melania Trump Says Husband Knows the Perils of Twitter

PERSONAL TECH | By Jonathan Lemire | Apr 14
Melania Trump controls what her 10-year-old son can do on social media - but her husband, Donald, is another matter.

Disappearing Act: Twitter Reports Flatlining User Growth

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Feb 14
Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as the masses flock to other services that strike a more personal chord.

Turkey Fines Twitter for Content Allegedly 'Praising Terror'

PERSONAL TECH | Dec 15
Turkey's state-run news agency says the country's communications authority has imposed a 150,000 Turkish Lira (US$51,000) fine on Twitter for failing to remove content it said praised terror and incited violence.

Women Whip Out Their Tits -- For Feminism!?

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
In solidarity with an Icelandic high-schooler mocked for her online nip slip, women across the world are going topless -- for feminism!

Ind. Gov Get's Twitter-Slapped By Broadway Diva Over Anti-Gay Law

POLITICS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Leave it to a six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to add some major theatrics to the scene playing out over social media in response to Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's signing of a "license to discriminate" bill Thursday.

Savage's Duggar Family Slam Unleashes Anti-Gay Rhetoric in Twitchysphere

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Nov 7
Sex columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage put himself in the hot seat this week by inviting users of the conservative Twitter aggregate site Twitchy to read his latest slam on the Duggar clan.

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 15
A 19-year-old GOP hopeful for Wisconsin state assembly is facing backlash over a Christmas tweet he sent saying "fags need 2 leave my favorite state alone."

J.K. Rowling Squashes Homophobic Twitter User

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
J.K. Rowling shut down a homophobic Twitter user this week with just a few well-chosen words.

Hacker Takes Over Popular Factoid Twitter, Sends Anti-Gay Tweets

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | May 22
The hugely popular factoid Twitter account UberFacts was hacked Wednesday evening and the person behind the cyber attack sent out a series of strange, racist and anti-gay tweets, including a White House petition to "deport the gays."

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