Twitter Spies

U.S. Charges Former Twitter Employees

The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia by accessing the company’s information on dissidents who use the platform, marking the first-time federal prosecutors have publicly accused the kingdom of running agents in the United States...

By | November, 7, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Twitter Vs. Facebook

Twitter vs. Facebook

Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. are staking out starkly different positions about how to handle political ads, but it is unclear how either approach will prevent the spread of misinformation. Some social-media websites have banned ads related to candidates, political parties and legislation. But blocking issues-based advertising, such as ads from advocacy groups or trade organizations, can be hard to enforce...

By | November, 1, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tesla Finds Trouble Again

SEC Sues Elon Musk for Fraud

Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, was accused by federal regulators on Thursday of misleading investors with false public statements, a move that could force him out of the company’s leadership. At issue is Mr. Musk’s declaration on Twitter last month that he had “funding secured” to buy out the stock of the electric-car maker...

By | September, 28, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Surprise! Google Finds Russian Ads

Google Discovers Russia-Backed Ads

Google found that Russian-linked entities bought tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of politically motivated ads on its platform around the U.S. presidential election, according to people familiar with the investigation, the first sign that Russia's alleged attempts to influence the 2016 vote spread to the world's largest advertising business...

By | October, 10, 2017|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Twitter Takeover Troubles

The Curious Case of Twitter

Earlier this week, Twitter Inc. began its journey of possibly fielding bids for the company. Marc Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce.com Inc., has been building a case that his company should be the buyer. Benioff is looking to make a splashy acquisition that would secure for Salesforce a treasure trove of data...

By | October, 6, 2016|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments