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TWITTER

Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 4, 2022
Putin's propaganda machine undercut by social media blackout
In the five years since Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, Facebook and Twitter have built systems to ensure they wouldn't be blindsided the next time.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2022
Japanese judge on trial over inappropriate social media posts about victims
The suspended judge wrote publicly about the case of a murdered schoolgirl — the bereaved family and others were insulted.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 28, 2022
As Russia invades Ukraine, Moscow battles Big Tech to control the narrative
As Russian missiles rained down on Ukrainian cities, another battle to control the narrative took place online and over the airwaves.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 6, 2022
Meet the 'fanyus,' the passionate yet chaotic force behind Yuzuru Hanyu
The two-time Olympic champion's fandom, which spans borders, cultures and generations, is one of figure skating's most passionate — and polarizing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 26, 2022
Japan leads pack as Twitter sees record number of government demands to remove content
The platform said governments made 43,387 legal demands for the removal of content from 196,878 accounts over a six-month period.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 6, 2022
Twitter creates monitoring team to prepare for Capitol riot anniversary
Major social media platforms were accused of enabling extremists on Jan. 6, 2021 — now they're claiming to watch their platforms more carefully for threats.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 4, 2022
Shopping through social-media platforms expected to hit $1.2 trillion by 2025: study
More than half of so-called social buyers surveyed said they are likely to support small businesses over larger retailers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 22, 2021
Amazon and Twitter scrap CES plans in Las Vegas after COVID-19 surge
The annual CES technology conference is still scheduled to get underway in early January. But efforts to return to normal have been hindered by the omicron variant.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 21, 2021
Buying influence: How China manipulates Facebook and Twitter
Swarms of accounts are amplifying Beijing's brash new messaging as the country tries to shape the global narrative about the coronavirus and much else.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / Longform
Dec 20, 2021
How Twitter moderates content in Japan
Japan's top social media platform is drawing increased scrutiny about its operations, particularly in the wake of several high-profile cyberharassment incidents.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 20, 2021
What the Modi Twitter breach tells us about hackers
Pitching bitcoin has become the Rick Roll of the hacking community — a funny prank rather than a nasty attack.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 30, 2021
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey steps down from CEO role
Dorsey's exit marks a significant shift at the company, which has navigated years of pressure from investors who thought it did not make enough money and criticism from Washington.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 29, 2021
'Like the Stasi': Online volunteers in India silence critical voices
The suspension of dozens of social media accounts deemed to be critical of the government came shortly after the launch of a cybercrime volunteers program.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 15, 2021
YouTube's moves against election misinformation were potent
Stricter policies resulted in sharp drops in false and misleading videos on Facebook and Twitter, underscoring YouTube's power across social media.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 30, 2021
Soul food photo boosts Twitter profile of Japan's next leader
The politician set to become Japan's next prime minister may not be all that savvy on social media — but a photo of his favorite food struck a chord with Twitter users.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 30, 2021
YouTube bans all anti-vaccine misinformation, nixing high-profile activists
The platform found that many videos about COVID-19 vaccines spilled over into general vaccine misinformation, making it necessary to address the broader issue.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / BLACK EYE
Sep 27, 2021
You can’t feign ignorance in a connected world
The lecture circuit is its own thing, but you can give your own presentations on a smaller scale and still have an impact.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 23, 2021
Twitter's business reboot is off to a troubling start
CEO Jack Dorsey vowed that Twitter was on a new course, headed for rapid-fire innovation and game-changing product rollouts. Still, nothing much has changed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Sep 12, 2021
In Japan politics, social media savvy Taro Kono is a rarity. His party isn't fully on board.
Kono's unorthodox communication style is a double-edged sword and has made him a polarizing figure among some of the Liberal Democratic Party's influential old guard.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2021
Vaccine chief Taro Kono draws flak for blocking Twitter critics
The move led to a hashtag meaning 'I've been blocked by Mr. Kono' in Japanese to trend with more than 33,000 tweets.

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