Twitter attack highlights need to better protect admin accounts, experts say

Twitter's embarrassing admission that its employees were inadvertently responsible for the take-over of celebrity accounts Wednesday and used to spread...

July 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon

ITWC Morning Briefing, July 16, 2020 – Twitter’s weird bitcoin promo hack, plus a chat with ServiceNow’s Chris Pope

To keep up with the firehose of news and press releases, we’ve decided to deliver some extra news to you...

July 16th, 2020 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Unlimited sick days for Amazon workers; Twitter forcing employees to work from home; U.S. bill threatens privacy

Amazon announces unlimited sick days for its workers, Twitter asks its employees to work from home, and a new U.S....

March 13th, 2020 Staff

Social media reacts to Windows 7 end of life

As of today, Windows 7 is officially dead. The ex-operating system had a good 10-year run, and while Microsoft is...

January 14th, 2020 Alex Coop

Twitter says it will no longer accept political advertising on its platform

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey made a surprise announcement this afternoon, telling the world on Twitter that the social...

October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Twitter says bugs in ad system led to data leaks

After revealing that a bug in its advertising system led to users' location data being inadvertently leaked to advertisers back...

August 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Facebook the target of international lawmakers at Ottawa hearing

A testy group of international lawmakers peppered officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter at a parliamentary committee meeting Tuesday, trying...

May 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Twitter won’t ban white supremacists; Amazon’s robo-firing; UBC engineers develop anti-ice windshield material

Twitter won't ban white supremacists for fear of hurting Republican politicians; automated firing systems in place at Amazon; Engineers at...

April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

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Hashtag Trending – YouTube flags Notre Dame; 3D printed prosthetics; Your first computer

YouTube flags the Notre Dame fire as misinformation, a 24-year-old engineer is changing lives with his 3D printed prosthetic limbs,...

April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop