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Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts but not anti-government ones

Sep 17, 2018

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts but not anti-government ones

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of "real" Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by the United States. In August, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc. collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda ...

Facebook, Twitter again face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Sep 5, 2018

Facebook, Twitter again face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Top Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg will acknowledge to the Senate Intelligence ...