Tag: Twitter

YouTube to Stop Automatic Sharing of Activity to Twitter, Google+

Video-sharing giant YouTube has announced that it will kill the feature that allows users to automatically share their YouTube Activity on micro-blogging site Twitter and its own social network Google+ after January 31. Twitter currently allows users to share their YouTube activity via options such as going to YouTube Settings, then to Connected apps and choosing “Share your […]

Dormant Twitter Accounts Being Hacked to Spread IS Propaganda: Report

Exploiting a decade-old flaw, hackers are taking control of dormant Twitter accounts to spread Islamic State (IS) propaganda, a media report said. Although Twitter has suspended many of these accounts, some are still active, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. Some of these accounts are tweeting messages supporting violence. To take control of the accounts that have remained inactive for years, […]

Twitter Accounts Still Vulnerable After Reported Fix, Say Experts

Despite claims of a fix by Twitter, researchers at a Britain-based security firm who earlier hijacked accounts of several celebrities and journalists to expose a vulnerability have said that the loophole still persists at the popular social media platform. Insinia Security last week said it successfully hijacked the accounts of a number of celebrities, including […]

Facebook, Google, Twitter Accused of Democrat Bias by Trump

US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America’s tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account. “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased toward the Dems it is ridiculous!” Trump tweeted. “Twitter, in fact, has made it much more difficult for people to join […]