Twitter fights vaccine misinformation with new search tool

Twitter fights vaccine misinformation with new search tool

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If you search for tweets related to vaccines as of Friday, the first thing you see on Twitter is a post from the United States Department of Health and Human Services pointing you to reliable health information instead of anti-vax misinformation. Last week, Twitter announced that it would be launching a new tool in search that would
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Twitter is all set to show new live, and on demand, premium videos

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NEW YORK: Twitter has announced premium content deals with Univision, The Wall Street Journal, NFL, ESPN, and Viacom for live-streaming videos on its platform. The deals, announced at Twitter’s “Digital Content NewFronts” event on Monday, will showcase new live and on demand premium video programming, offering advertisers new opportunities to connect with influential and receptive audiences, the company said in a statement.
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Network18 Digital CEO Manish Maheswari is new Twitter India MD

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After peer pressure from the government, Twitter has finally filled the seven-month-long vacated post of Managing Director for India. Manish Maheshwari, former CEO of Network18 Digital has joined as India’s head. Twitter has been scouting for India’s head since the departure of Taranjeet Singh who quit the company in September 2018. The Jack Dorsey-led company
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Apple working on new tracking hardware to merge Find My iPhone, Find My Friends

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California: Apple is working on a new smartphone app that will merge the functionalities of its existing ‘Find My Friends’ and Find My Friends apps. The app is codenamed GreenTorch and it is currently under beta. As 9to5Mac reports, the new app will combine the same features as the two existing apps into a unified and
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Facebook will hire new generation of digital-era journalists to battle fake news

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SAN FRANCISCO: In order to better tackle fake news and improve quality of content on its platform, Facebook might hire a new generation of digital-era journalists and news publishers. In a discussion with Mathias Dopfner, CEO of Europe’s largest publisher Axel Springer, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday talked over how the platform should create more high-quality news for its over 2
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Global shutdown, live-streaming of New Zealand shooting: Facebook had the worst week

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has had a very bad week, even in the context of a very bad year. The week of bad news actually started March 8 with a proposal from US senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to break up the company. Then there was the longest-ever outage of Facebook’s social network and services,
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Facebook shares could be on the road to new highs, trader says

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Trader sees new highs ahead for Facebook  9 Hours Ago | 03:42 Facebook shares are rising, and that has one trader hitting the buy button on the stock. The stock is up 15 percent since reporting earnings Jan. 30, leading Todd Gordon, founder of TradingAnalysis.com, to believe new highs could come sooner than investors think. “We have
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Twitter tests new ‘original tweeter’ label to highlight replies in threads

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Twitter is testing a new feature that adds an “original tweeter” label to tweets in a thread, allowing users to easily distinguish which tweets came from the original account at a glance, as reported by TechCrunch. The new feature — which is said to be available to a “small percentage” of both iOS and Android users —
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Twitter is rolling out a new web interface, including an emoji button

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Twitter has started to roll out a new interface for its web users that includes several key features, like a newly designed emoji button. The most important changes are tiny shortcuts to make tweeting easier. A large, dedicated button in the tweet box makes it easier to add an emoji, an updated trending section appears
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New bridge named after Nantyglo World War One hero

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A World War One soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross has had a bridge near his hometown named after him. Company Sgt Maj John Henry Williams – known as Jack – was born in Nantyglo, Blaenau Gwent, in 1886. He served in the 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers and was awarded the VC after
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