Facebook, Twitter delete thousands of “disinformation” accounts without proof Social media giants Facebook and Twitter announced recently that between them, they had taken down thousands of accounts they claimed were connected to “attempted influence campaigns” by Iran, Venezuela and Russia. However, their ability to prove those claims is questionable at best.
Twitter’s spam reporting tool now lets you specify type, including if it’s a fake account Twitter is adding more nuance to its spam reporting tools, the company announced today. Instead of simply flagging a tweet as posting spam, users can now specify what kind of spam you’re seeing by way of a new menu of choices. Among these is the option to report spam you believe to be from a fake Twitter account.
These 9 Entrepreneurs Turned Down Acquisitions, and Their Businesses Are Doing Great A startup is like an entrepreneur’s child -- they created it and raised it to become what it is. But when an offer for loads of cash comes for it, it can be difficult to say no. While some entrepreneurs might be ready to let go, others choose to take the risk and hold on.