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  1. US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceNov 07 2:14 AM

    The Saudi government, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to gather confidential personal information on thousands ...

  2. Twitter CEO Dorsey Bans Political Ads in Swipe at Facebook

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 30 23:33 PM

    “We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought,” Dorsey wrote on Twitter. The decision, which doesn’t appear to represent a major financial sacrifice for Twitter ...

  3. Twitter bans political ads ahead of 2020 election

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 30 22:40 PM

    Twitter, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spread on social media, is banning all political advertising from its service. Its move strikes a sharp contrast with Facebook ...

  4. Twitter Will No Longer Accept Political Advertising

    Benzinga via Yahoo FinanceOct 30 21:00 PM

    Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey announced in a series of tweets Wednesday that the platform will "stop all political advertising on Twitter globally." He cited politicians ...

  5. The pressure is now on Facebook to ban political ads, too

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 31 21:06 PM

    Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up pressure on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to follow suit. Facebook's policy is to accept paid political ads from candidates without ...

  6. Twitter pulls back on political ads, but pitfalls await

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 31 18:10 PM

    Twitter announced an end Wednesday to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation. Among those ...

  7. 'A bold step': Democrats laud Twitter for political ad ban

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 31 1:03 AM

    Democratic presidential candidates largely praised Twitter's decision Wednesday to ban all political advertising, while President Donald Trump's reelection campaign decried the move as ...

  8. Twitter Upstages Facebook With Ban on Political Ads

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 31 15:30 PM

    Twitter Inc. is a relative nobody. On Wednesday, though, Twitter won a round. Just as Mark Zuckerberg’s company reported quarterly earnings, Twitter Chief Executive Officer ...

  9. The company will immediately “stop all political advertising on Twitter globally,” Dorsey said in a tweet-storm. He laid out his reasoning in 10 more tweets, the most direct of which ...

  10. Twitter’s Political Ad Ban Is Disingenuous

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 31 13:08 PM

    A political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet. It’s the opposite of the stand Facebook has taken: It uses third-party fact-checkers to verify messages that ...

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