A group of lawmakers has asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to order Twitter to remove the accounts of multiple U.S.-designated terrorist groups from the micro-blogging site and warned that Twitter’s failure to do so could be a violation of U.S. law.
A mid-level staffer named Larry Schwartz is responsible for a series of statements and Twitter messages from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo that sparked a political firestorm Tuesday over America’s response to the attacks on its consulate, according to Foreign Policy.
The White House Twitter feed seems to agree with Vice President Joe Biden that there are elements in the country who want to “put ya’ll back in chains.”
The New York Times reports that on the phenomenon of fake Twitter accounts. As it turns out, a large majority of accounts following some of the world’s biggest celebrities, such as Lady Gaga and President Obama, are fake.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) rescinded her praise for the Nation magazine’s controversial blogger, Lee Fang, following a Free Beacon report revealing Fang’s history of filing error-riddled stories.
Homicidal Twitter users took to the social networking site last night to lambast Gov. Scott Walker and call for his death.
President Obama’s campaign will send your mommy a cutesy tweet in return for multiple campaign donations, according to a campaign fundraising email.
A Democratic member of Congress who has a history of encouraging civility in politics promoted a filthy message of derision from one hate-filled Twitter user.
An Obama campaign staffer who accused Mitt Romney of not appealing to women is following several notorious misogynists and woman beaters on Twitter.