News tagged with tweets

Protests at 'dictatorial' Philippine cyber law

The Philippine government faced a barrage of protests on Wednesday as a cybercrime law went into effect that critics said had imposed dictator-style monitoring and policing of the Internet.

Sep 27, 2012
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Obama convention speech sets Twitter record

Barack Obama's prime-time address to the nation accepting the Democratic presidential nomination for 2012 broke a new Twitter record Thursday for political traffic, the site said.

Sep 07, 2012
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Twitter files appeal in Occupy Wall Street case

Twitter on Monday filed an appeal of a court order to turn over tweets from one of its users being prosecuted over Occupy Wall Street protests, in a case being watched for free-speech implications.

Aug 27, 2012
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Obama outpacing Republicans in Internet race

US President Barack Obama's campaign team is proving again in 2012 to be more conscious than rival Republicans are of the power of the Internet, particularly Twitter, a study released Wednesday said.

Aug 15, 2012
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Usain Bolt rules Twitter during Games

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt dominated Twitter during the Olympics, the social networking site has revealed, with his gold in the 200 metres inspiring a staggering 80,000 tweets per minute.

Aug 13, 2012
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Fake online editorial fools New York Times

The New York Times, which famously insists on the accuracy of its reports, was red faced Sunday after being fooled by a hoax online editorial posted under the name of ex-boss Bill Keller.

Jul 29, 2012
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