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Tag Archives: Twitter

Tweets ‘hired’ to seed dissent

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: MP Saleh Ashour said some people are paid to operate accounts on Twitter and that their job is to create confusion, bankruptcy and weaken the system. He called on all parties to work in the interest of the nation and “abstain from stirring sedition and destabilizing …

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Cassation upholds death against woman for murder; 5 for tweeter

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict of the Court of Appeals, which sentenced a Kuwaiti woman to death for killing a fellow compatriot at Sabah Al-Salem after a misunderstanding. The case file indicated the defendant allegedly stabbed another Kuwaiti woman to death during a reconciliation …

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Twitter said to close all fake accounts

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The social networking website Twitter has informed account holders in the Arab world particularly in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia that it is going to close all fictitious and fake accounts from April 1, reports Al-Shahed daily. “We are trying to make Twitter a safe and effective …

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Six PAAET experts say received threats of probe and punishment

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: Six academics from the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) revealed that they have received threats of investigation and punishment due to their posts on their Twitter accounts, reports Al-Qabas daily. In an interview with a number of academics, they said such moves by …

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Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has suspended the accounts of several prominent members of the so-called “alt-right” in an apparent crack down on accounts tied to hate speech or threats of violence. Twitter declined comment, but noted that its policies forbid violent threats, hate speech or harassment and promise to …

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Twitter Adds New Ways to Block, Report Abusive and Racist Trolls

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Twitter is finally addressing one of its biggest pain points — introducing new tools to curb hateful and abusive attacks on the service — although it remains to be seen if the efforts will help the social-media player jump-start growth in its user base. Over the …

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Twitter Is Shutting Down Vine

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Twitter is shutting down its Vine video service: The company will discontinue the Vine mobile app in the coming months, it announced in a blog post Thursday. The Vine website will stay up and running, and the company said that it was going to wind down …

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Court orders release of blogger on KD 500 bail

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: The Misdemeanor Court has fixed Oct 27 for the hearing of a State Security case filed against a female Kuwaiti blogger Sarah Al-Darees who has been accused of posting statements considered malicious against His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on her Twitter account. The …

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Saudi jailed – Blogger caught

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Public Prosecution decided to detain Twitter user, Sarah Al-Durees, for a day to question her in relation to her posts on her Twitter account as these posts were deemed offensive to HH the Amir and his authority. Sources disclosed Al-Durees turned herself to the police …

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AMIR ORDERS AMNESTY FOR PRISONERS – ‘No plan to block Twitter’ – Kuwait to prosecute medical ‘tourism’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on the occasion of the forthcoming Eid Al-Adha, has ordered amnesty for remaining duration of imprisonment for some prisoners. He has also ordered commuting sentences for some of the convicts, said the Acting Deputy Amiri Diwan …

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