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Twitter not ruling out suspending Trump's account

Jun 05, 2020 - 11:23 AM

Trump's account can be suspended if he doesn't start behaving according to the platform's content policies. The US president's account is now under the same review process as Twitter has for all other verified public figures.

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on April 27, 2020. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Twitter conceals Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

May 29, 2020 - 4:25 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Twitter says it is placing a 'public interest notice' on a Trump message about protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of the police

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office about the widening Coronavirus crisis on March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. File photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images/AFP

Facebook, Twitter place warning labels on altered Biden video

Mar 09, 2020 - 4:53 PM

(UPDATED) The edited video, which appears to show Joe Biden endorsing Donald Trump, is marked "partly false" by Facebook and "manipulated media" on Twitter.

TRUMP. In this file photo taken on March 6, 2020 US President Donald Trump speaks after touring tornado damage in Cookeville, Tennessee. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Justice chief blasts Trump's tweets for making job 'impossible'

Feb 14, 2020 - 8:58 AM

'I think it's time to stop the tweeting about Department of Justice criminal cases,' says US Attorney General Bill Barr

Twitter announces action against politicians' rule-breaking tweets

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:53 AM

'In the past, we've allowed certain tweets that violated our rules to remain on Twitter because they were in the public's interest, but it wasn't clear when and how we made those determinations,' the company says

TWITTER. A woman holds a smartphone with the logo of US social network Twitter, on May 2, 2019 in Nantes, western France.  Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Trump accuses Twitter of gagging conservatives

Jun 09, 2019 - 11:18 PM

United States President Donald Trump's rant comes as Twitter and other social media platforms recently move to block personalities accused of inciting violence and promoting anti-semitism, among others

US President Donald Trump speaks to the media prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on May 20, 2019, as he travels to Pennsylvania for a campaign rally. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Trump complains about Twitter removing his followers

Oct 27, 2018 - 12:13 AM

Trump, who has some 55 million Twitter followers, revived his argument about 'bias' by internet firms in a morning tweet that suggested growth in his network was slowing

Trump unblocks more critics on Twitter as ordered by court

Aug 30, 2018 - 2:54 PM

The Knight First Amendment Institute argues that it is incumbent on the White House to immediately unblock any Twitter users shut off from the president's account because of political viewpoints

Trump attacks British PM after criticism of anti-Muslim videos

Nov 29, 2017 - 10:41 PM

(UPDATED) Trump retweets 3 anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy head of a British far-right group who has been convicted of a hate crime

LOOK: Trump misspells 'Philippines' in tweet

Nov 12, 2017 - 11:58 AM

US President Donald Trump tweets that he was soon coming to the Philippines – except he misspelled the name of the host country

MISSPELL. US President Donald Trump misspells 'Philippines' ahead of his trip to the country. File Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump backs U.S. spy agencies on poll meddling but slams Putin 'haters'

Nov 12, 2017 - 11:30 AM

(UPDATED) Trump returns to the subject in an early morning Twitter storm, which also sees him take a sarcastic dig at North Korea's 'short and fat' leader Kim Jong-Un

IN HANOI. US President Donald Trump attends a joint press conference with his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on November 12, 2017. Luong Thai Linh/Pool/AFP

Trump jumps over China's 'Great Firewall' with first tweet

Nov 09, 2017 - 8:02 AM

The US President posts messages on Twitter during his visit to the country, which has banned the website

'NI HAO,' TWITTER. Donald Trump's first tweet while in China.

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Nov 03, 2017 - 7:03 PM

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Twitter employee 'inadvertently' deactivates Trump's account on last day

Nov 03, 2017 - 11:08 AM

(UPDATED) President Donald Trump's Twitter account was deactivated for 11 minutes. After it was restored, Trump tweets on other topics.

Trump lets loose on 'Rocket Man' Kim, 'Crooked Hillary'

Sep 17, 2017 - 11:30 PM

US President Donald Trump calls North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'Rocket Man' and also retweets a GIF post with the hashtag #CrookedHillary

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Aug 24, 2017 - 10:41 PM

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Ex-CIA agent campaigns to block Trump from Twitter

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:10 PM

Valerie Plame Wilson wants to raise a billion dollars to buy a controlling interest in Twitter and use that to pressure the social network to ban Trump

Trump's morning Twitter habit takes unfortunate turn

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Donald Trump retweets a message from a man who called him a fascist It took Trump about 20 minutes to delete it

TRUMP TWEETS. This file photo taken on August 8, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump tweets video of him knocking down, beating 'CNN'

Jul 03, 2017 - 1:25 AM

It is a sad day when the president of the United States encourages violence against reporters says CNN slamming Trump for juvenile behavior

Trump announces he's being investigated

Jun 16, 2017 - 9:52 PM

3rd UPDATE This appears to be the first public confirmation that US President Donald Trump is being investigated for obstruction of justice

TRUMP. This file photo taken on February 3, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking with reporters on board Air Force One.  File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Saudi king earns more retweets than Trump, study says

May 31, 2017 - 10:45 PM

The Saudi king only tweeted 10 times during the period covered by the study but those 10 tweets were each retweeted more than 147 000 times on average dwarfing Trump s 13 100 average retweets per tweet

Misteri di balik cuitan 'covfefe' Trump

May 31, 2017 - 5:51 PM

Apa sih covfefe ? Kopi? Kode rahasia dalam bahasa Rusia? Yang jelas Trump menantang warganet untuk mencari tahu makna sebenarnya

COVFEFE? Donald Trump nampaknya menekan tombol 'Tweet' tanpa memerhatikan apa yang ia cuit. Foto oleh Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump vows to catch 'low-life leakers'

Feb 16, 2017 - 10:53 PM

The spotlight has finally been put on the low life leakers They will be caught Trump declares in an early morning tweet This is the latest in a series of Twitter attacks that sees the leaks as part of a campaign to undermine his administration

TRUMP AND FLYNN. This file photo taken on February 06, 2017 shows National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (L) and US President Donald Trump (R) upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to visit the US Central Command and Specials Operations Command. File photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

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Trump: 'I don't like tweeting'

Jan 18, 2017 - 5:59 PM

I have other things I could be doing But I get very dishonest media very dishonest press And it s my only way that I can counteract he says in excerpts of the interview released late Tuesday January 17

TRUMP. US President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Chairman's Global Dinner in Washington, DC on January 17, 2017.Photo by Jim Watson/ AFP

#PugadBaboy: Trump's Tweets

Jan 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM

What Filipinos tweeted during US #ElectionNight

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:15 PM

From fear to humor here s how Filipinos reacted as the US presidential election played out

SHELL-SHOCKED. Filipino Twitter users expressed their thoughts at the unexpected turn of events. Background file photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

Netizens torn over Trump election victory

Nov 09, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Emotions are running high as Republican Donald Trump defeats Democrat Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States of America

VIRAL: Trump booed, son's ballot, Huckabee's racist tweet, and more

Nov 09, 2016 - 1:01 PM

Here s what s making waves online as Americans elect their next president

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Trump lampooned over British killers Twitter gaffe

Sep 30, 2014 - 2:30 AM

Donald Trump one of America s most flamboyant billionaires is lampooned on Twitter after being tricked into posting a picture of notorious British serial killers by a comedian

Donald Trump. File photo by Derek Ironside / EPA

Chrysler exec lashes out at Donald Trump on Twitter

Nov 02, 2012 - 1:20 PM

A top Chrysler executive had a very public colorful go at Donald Trump on Twitter after the billionaire accused the auto giant of wanting to ship American jobs to China

ALLIES. Businessman Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney after announcing his endorsement of Romney at Trump International Hotel & Tower on February 2, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo courtesy of AFP