Jan 26, 2017

Facebook fine-tunes trending topics to better deliver news

Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook changed its system for showing trending topics on Wednesday. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, it will include headlines from articles about the trending subjects along with sources ...

'SNL' writer suspended for tweet about Barron Trump

Jan 24, 2017

'SNL' writer suspended for tweet about Barron Trump

A “Saturday Night Live” writer has been suspended indefinitely after tweeting a poorly received joke about Donald Trump’s 10-year-old youngest son, Barron. A person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly told The Associated Press that Katie Rich was suspended immediately ...

Jan 21, 2017

Trump gets Obama's Twitter handle

Donald Trump built his campaign on early morning tweet storms and hashtag-worthy slogans. Now president, he is in control of the White House’s powerful social media arsenal, including the official @POTUS Twitter account that has nearly 14 million followers. The technological transition came just ...

Trump retweets praise for his daughter, but tags the wrong Ivanka

Jan 18, 2017

Trump retweets praise for his daughter, but tags the wrong Ivanka

His daughter Ivanka may be Donald Trump’s favorite child, but the president-elect apparently doesn’t know her Twitter handle, mistaking her for a British woman from the seaside town of Brighton. On Monday night, the Republican retweeted praise for his daughter from a Twitter user ...