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Mike Huckabee's air travel jokes crash and burn on Twitter

It was one of those annoying snafus that air travelers encounter, and when it happened to former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee on Thursday, he took to Twitter to make light of it. But hundreds of his readers were not amused.

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Top Facebook, Twitter executives to testify in Sept. on U.S. election meddling

WASHINGTON Top executives at Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have agreed to testify at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in September as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections, a person briefed on the matter said on Thursday.

Twitter warns fake account purge to keep erasing users, shares drop 19 percent

NEW YORK Twitter Inc on Friday said it lost 1 million monthly active users from the previous quarter and warned the closely watched figure could keep falling as it deletes more phony accounts, causing the biggest one-day decline in its shares since 2016. | Video


Trump accuses Twitter of stifling Republicans, offers no evidence

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump accused Twitter Inc on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent U.S. Republicans, without providing evidence, and the avid user of the social media platform promised to investigate.