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People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier responds to reporters' questions after launching his campaign during a press conference at a hotel in Saint-Georges, Que., Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Twitter requires Maxime Bernier to delete tweet sharing reporters’ emails

Bernier called three journalists from mainstream news outlets ‘idiots’

 

The Twitter logo is displayed outside the company’s headquarters in San Francisco. (Bloomberg/David Paul Morris)

Nigeria suspends Twitter over president’s deleted tweet

The company deleted a controversial tweet President Muhammadu Buhari made about a secessionist movement

 

The Twitter Canada office in Toronto is shown in this undated handout photo. Twitter Inc. will be bulking up on Canadian talent this year with a hiring spree meant to add dozens of engineers in the country to its staff. The San Francisco, Calif.-based social media giant said Thursday that it plans to form its first Canadian engineering hub with at least 24 new workers it will soon hire. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Twitter Canada

Twitter to launch engineering hub in Canada with dozens of hires this year

Several of Twitter’s senior hires in the U.S. and other markets have come from Canada

 

The icon for the social media app Clubhouse is seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark Schiefelbein

Canada’s C-Suite flocks to emerging audio app Clubhouse, but long-term appeal unclear

‘It’s like reimagined talk radio with calls, but we are the producer’

The icon for the social media app Clubhouse is seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark Schiefelbein
Instagram Reels is displayed on a mobile phone on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 in New York. Facebook’s Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok — Instagram Reels. The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second videos with audio, and will let users add visual effects. Users will be able to share Reels with followers in Instagram in a dedicated section called Reels in Explore, or in the Story feature where posts disappear after 24 hours. (AP Photo/Tali Arbel)

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook has a long tradition of cloning competitive services

Instagram Reels is displayed on a mobile phone on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 in New York. Facebook’s Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok — Instagram Reels. The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second videos with audio, and will let users add visual effects. Users will be able to share Reels with followers in Instagram in a dedicated section called Reels in Explore, or in the Story feature where posts disappear after 24 hours. (AP Photo/Tali Arbel)
Average daily user growth on Twitter spiked 34 per cent in the second quarter, in a July 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

Daily user growth spiked 34 per cent

  • Jul 24, 2020
Average daily user growth on Twitter spiked 34 per cent in the second quarter, in a July 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power
Twitter said a tweet by President Donald Trump violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence” in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet

Twitter flags another Trump tweet

  • May 29, 2020
Twitter said a tweet by President Donald Trump violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence” in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
UPDATED: Racist slurs lead to school hold and secure at Ponoka school

UPDATED: Racist slurs lead to school hold and secure at Ponoka school

Ermineskin Cree Nation Chief Makinaw responds

UPDATED: Racist slurs lead to school hold and secure at Ponoka school