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Twitter Tells Widower It Won't Delete Trump Tweets

New York, NY (WABC) - Twitter says it will not remove president Trump's controversial tweets about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. The social media company still says it's sorry about the pain the tweets are causing. And it's working on…

Elon Musk Calls Stay-At-Home Orders 'Fascist'

(CNN) - Elon Musk is not holding back what he thinks of the current stay-at-home orders around the country. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX railed against the orders claiming that they were unconstitutional and "fascist." He also likened…

Twitter Testing Disappearing Tweets

(CNN) - Twitter is hopping on the disappearing content bandwagon. The social network is testing a new feature called 'fleets,' which are posts that disappear after 24 hours. It's currently only available in Brazil. Unlike normal tweets, fleets do…

JPMorgan Tracking How Trump's Tweets Move Markets

(CNN) - JPMorgan has created an index to track how president Trump's tweets affect financial markets. It's called the "Volfefe Index;" an apparent combination of the words volatility and Trump's mysterious "covfefe" tweet from 2017. The investment banking company's…

Twitter doubles character limit to 280 for (nearly) everyone

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it's ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters. Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit. That's because writing in those languages uses fewer…

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users. The policy…

White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a "white supremacist" and "a bigot." "I think that's one…