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Major U.S. Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among many prominent U.S. figures targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The official accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested …

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Ankara accuses Twitter of bias

A top Turkish official on Friday slammed Twitter's decision to suspend thousands of accounts from Turkey, calling it an attempt to smear the government, Anadolu Agency reports. Twitter announced overnight the suspension of over 7,000 accounts …

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Social media and YouTube blocked in Turkey - reports

Social media platforms across Turkey winked out after an airstrike in Syria killing dozens of Turkish soldiers. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and YouTube were all reported down. Twitter was the first to go, with national …

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Iran's Supreme Leader speaks in Russian now

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei now has a Twitter account in Russian to post his statements and speeches. "In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful," the first message says in …

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Twitter to allow users to limit replies

Twitter has said it will test new features that allow users to control who can reply to their posts - or block replies entirely. "We want to help people feel safe participating in the conversation on Twitter," BBC cited the …

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Erdogan administration launches Russian Twitter account

The Russian language account was also added to the presidential corporate Twitter accounts that broadcast in Turkish, English, Arabic and French to approximately 10 million followers, during the ceremony that was attended by President …

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Iran may unblock Twitter and Youtube

Iran’s new communications minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi said that negotiations were underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which has been banned for years. "(Twitter) has announced that it is …

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Twitter blocks Iranian Khamenei's account

Social network Twitter has suspended Arabic account of spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei which was publishing news about him. Twitter has not provided any response on the reasons behind the act so far. …

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Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite ban

Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has joined Twitter, despite having been instrumental in getting it banned in the country. One of Ahmadinejad’s first tweets from his personal account was a video …

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