News tagged with tweets

Twitter threats highlight blight of online trolls

If Twitter is the chirping chatterbox of the Internet, trolls are its dark underground denizens. The collision of the two is driving a debate in Britain about the scale of online hatred and the limits of ...

Aug 01, 2013
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Twitter gives France data in anti-Semitic posts

Twitter has given French authorities information that can help identify the authors of a series of racist and anti-Semitic tweets that carried French hashtags, and the social media site also has agreed to work with a Jewish ...

Jul 14, 2013
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Dangers and delights of digital diplomacy

Amid the explosion of social media and new networking tools, governments and businesses are grappling with balancing their security needs against their wish to join the online conversations.

Jun 14, 2013
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Spanish police leverage Twitter to fight crime

Spain's national police has built up an army of over half a million followers on Twitter, using them to help swoop on fugitives and get tip-offs on drug dealers in an open dialogue that has helped bring the ...

Jun 12, 2013
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