US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage on social media after he called himself “the king,” with a famous quote by American philosopher and writer Ralph Waldo Emerson that “when you strike at a king, you must kill him.”
Twitter has permanently suspended the accounts of one of Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar's political rivals after she accused the Minnesota Muslim congresswoman of treason and suggested Omar should be hanged.
Britain’s Conservative Party was accused Wednesday of trying to deceive voters by changing the name of its press office Twitter account to “factcheckUK” during a televised election debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Twitter has removed the account of Saud al-Qahtani, a close aide to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is implicated in the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as well as fake accounts propagating in favor of Riyadh’s policies.
The account of Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked on Friday afternoon, sending public tweets and retweets including racial slurs and curse words to four million followers before Twitter secured the account.