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Twitter is an American online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets". Tweets were originally restricted to 140 characters, but on November 7, 2017, this limit was doubled for all languages except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Registered users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through its website interface, through Short Message Service (SMS) or its mobile-device application software ("app"). Twitter, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, and has more than 25 offices around the world.

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Democrats on Twitter cry #FakeTrumpEmergency after White House declaration

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday, but many Democrats on Twitter declared it a #FakeTrumpEmergency.
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Football recruiting services get catfished by fake prospect in Tennessee

Fake Twitter account of Knoxville athlete led to inaccurate college football prospect recruiting profile. 247 Sports has changed composite because of it.
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Kaepernick, Reid settle collusion grievances [Video]Kaepernick, Reid settle collusion grievances

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have decided to settle their collusion grievances with the NFL, according to a joint statement released by their attorneys and the league on Friday. Gavino Garay reports.

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Gunman apprehended in Aurora, Illinois -officials [Video]Gunman apprehended in Aurora, Illinois -officials

City officials in Aurora, Illinois said on Twitter on Friday that a gunman had been apprehended after police responded to an "active shooter" situation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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China's most popular boy band member wows fans at Berlinale [Video]China's most popular boy band member wows fans at Berlinale

Wang Yuan delighted fans at the premiere of "So Long, My Son", a decades-spanning Chinese saga that opens in the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution, directed by Wang Xiaoshuai. Rough cut (no reporter..

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Russia Urges Turkey & Iran To Devise Plan To Crush Militants In Syria's Idlib [Video]Russia Urges Turkey & Iran To Devise Plan To Crush Militants In Syria's Idlib

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkey and Iran that he wanted to devise a plan to wipe out what he called 'a hotbed of terrorists' in Syria's Idlib..

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Putin Says Militants In Syria's Idlib Should Not Be Tolerated [Video]Putin Says Militants In Syria's Idlib Should Not Be Tolerated

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Turkish and Iranian counterparts that the presence of terrorist groups in Syria's Idlib region should not be..

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Ryan Adams Apologies After NYT Sexual Misconduct Allegations [Video]Ryan Adams Apologies After NYT Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Grammy-nominated musician Ryan Adams apologized for "many mistakes," following a New York Times report that detailed numerous allegations of sexual misconduct and manipulative behavior from several..

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Elon Musk Compliments Teen Who Made Car Go Backwards [Video]Elon Musk Compliments Teen Who Made Car Go Backwards

Elon Musk just gave a social media shoutout to a Russian teenager who hacked their car to drive backwards. NTV, a Russian TV station, posted a Twitter video of the teen’s refitted vehicle on Monday...

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Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo To Pay For The Border Wall With Forfeited Assets [Video]Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo To Pay For The Border Wall With Forfeited Assets

Senator Ted Cruz wants to use the forfeited assets of cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" to pay for a wall along the US-Mexico border. Through Twitter, Cruz urged Congress to pass his Ensuring Lawful..

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Twitter boss: we failed big-time on online abuse [Video]Twitter boss: we failed big-time on online abuse

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says his company's efforts to stop online abuse have been a 'huge fail'.

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Trump: Omar should resign over 'Benjamins' tweet [Video]Trump: Omar should resign over 'Benjamins' tweet

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he believes that Democratic U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar should resign after apologizing for her tweeted comments about the pro-Israel lobby in the United..

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NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid [Video]NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid

Retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of wounded former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona that was held by the late John McCain. Linda So reports.

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Gabby Giffords' husband to run for U.S. Senate [Video]Gabby Giffords' husband to run for U.S. Senate

Retired U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly, whose wife former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, plans to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Jovan Hill makes up to ÂŁ5,000 a month by "begging" for money from his 110,000 followers on Twitter. He makes five times his previous monthly salary of ÂŁ965 and compares himself to reality TV stars..

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California to Pull Troops From U.S.-Mexico Border In Rebuke to Trump [Video]California to Pull Troops From U.S.-Mexico Border In Rebuke to Trump

According to Reuters, California Governor Gavin Newsom said that he is ready to withdraw hundreds of the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border. In his State of the State address..

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Elon Musk Talks About Low-Cost Travel To Mars [Video]Elon Musk Talks About Low-Cost Travel To Mars

Elon Musk went on Twitter to talk about how cheap it would be to move to Mars. He said people in “advanced economies” could easily sell their homes on Earth and move to Mars. Musk tweeted the trip..

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Former Obama Health Official Blasts Trump Physician, Saying 'No doctor can predict someone's future health' [Video]Former Obama Health Official Blasts Trump Physician, Saying 'No doctor can predict someone's future health'

A lawyer and former Obama administration official blasted the doctor who gave President Donald Trump a clean bill of health. White House physician Sean Conley said in a statement on Friday that the..

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Trump announces second North Korea summit [Video]Trump announces second North Korea summit

President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S. diplomats had a “very productive meeting” with North Korean officials, and he announced his summit later this month with North Korean leader Kim Jong..

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Trump Fumes Over Who Schiff Hired For Oversight Panel [Video]Trump Fumes Over Who Schiff Hired For Oversight Panel

According to CNN, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has hired officials with experience at the National Security Council to help with oversight of President Donald Trump's..

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Growth, trade worries sink stocks [Video]Growth, trade worries sink stocks

Wall Street stocks sank on Thursday as worries that the United States and China would not be able to reach a trade deal by a March 1 deadline intensified earlier concerns about slowing global economic..

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Twitter shares tumble on higher expense forecast [Video]Twitter shares tumble on higher expense forecast

Twitter shares fell as much as 11 percent Thursday after the social media company warned higher expenses will lead to lower-than-expected revenues in the current quarter. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Gucci Apologizes For Sweater Resembling 'Blackface' [Video]Gucci Apologizes For Sweater Resembling 'Blackface'

CNN reports Gucci has apologized and discontinued selling a sweater that social media users said resembles blackface because of its design. In a Twitter post Wednesday, the Italian luxury brand said it..

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Former John House Representative John Dingell Put In Hospice Care [Video]Former John House Representative John Dingell Put In Hospice Care

The Associated Press recently reported that former Rep. John Dingell is in hospice care. According to Broadcasting & Cable, Dingell was the longest-tenured House member before retiring in 2014. Dingell..

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Marie Kondo-esque Twitter Unfollow Plugin Sparks Joy [Video]Marie Kondo-esque Twitter Unfollow Plugin Sparks Joy

You don't have to wait until the weather warms up to start your Spring cleaning—especially when it comes to Twitter. Julius Tarng, a former Facebook product designer, launched "Tokimeki Unfollow."..

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Plane Crashes And Starts Fires In Orange County [Video]Plane Crashes And Starts Fires In Orange County

Gizmodo reports a small plane crashed into Yorba Linda in California’s Orange County on Sunday. A resident of the area shared the scene of the crash on Twitter. A home was completely engulfed in..

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Officer shot in Dallas police ambush sues social media giants

Transit police officer Jesus Retena claims Twitter, Facebook and Google aided in radicalizing the gunman who opened fire in July 2016
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National emergency plan announced via iPhone Notes app? Twitter noticed

Notes, known for its textured background and sans serif font, has long been used for celebrity apologies and shopping lists.
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Norwegian Epic cruise ship crashes into dock in Puerto Rico

The Norwegian Epic cruise ship crashed into the dock in San Juan, Puerto Rico, an incident which was captured in a video posted on Twitter.
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Hectic moments after 'crazy turbulence' on Delta flight

A Delta passenger captures the mess made in the aisle of the plane after 'crazy turbulence and injuries' during the flight. On his Twitter account, he said that the Delta crew handled the situation and..
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'Like a rover in the wind': One Mars rover pays tribute to another on NASA Twitter account

The tribute poem, invoking Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," was tweeted by Curiosity Rover's Twitter account after news broke that Opportunity, a 15-year-old Mars rover, had been declared dead.
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Instagram bug causes celebrities like Kylie Jenner, other users to suddenly lose followers

Instagram users including notable personalities said they're suddenly losing followers. Instagram responded on Twitter.
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Grammys 2019: Twitter is shocked that 21 Savage was hardly mentioned at all

The biggest names in music gathered in Los Angeles Sunday for the Grammy Awards, but one musician was noticeably missing: Rapper 21 Savage.
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Grammys 2019: Drake says awards don't matter, Twitter howls when he gets cut off

On Sunday night, Drake won best rap song for "God's Plan," and shocked fans by actually appearing to accept his Grammy award. Then he got cut off.
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Trump appears to mock Trail of Tears in tweet about Senator Warren's campaign announcement

President Donald Trump was highly criticized on Twitter Saturday for appearing to make a joke about the Trail of Tears.
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Amazon's Bezos & Twitter winners of week; Apple Store, InstaCart losers

Busy week dominated by Bezos v. National Enquirer via Twitter & Medium; GoPro, Snapchat & podcasts also winners; not so Apple Store or InstaCart
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Twitter praises Ariana Grande's new album 'thank u, next': 'An album of 12 unskippable songs'

Ariana Grande's new album "thank u, next" is the break-up album we all need right now, and apparently Twitter can't get enough.
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John Dingell was a Twitter superstar. Here are his greatest hits.

Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell died Thursday at 92. We remember his legacy on Twitter as one of the funniest personalities on social media
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Michigan's John Dingell, longest-serving member in Congress, dies at 92

The Dearborn Democrat helped write some of Congress' most iconic laws and became a Twitter sensation in retirement for his sharp wit
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Trump accuses Democratic committees of "stealing" White House staffers

President Trump lashed out at House Democrats who have re-launched investigations into him, accusing them on Twitter of "stealing people who work at the White House." CBS News intelligence reporter..
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Twitter earnings climb as monthly user base falls

It said user numbers were lower at partly because of its efforts to cut down on malicious accounts
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Dwayne Johnson says he was 'first choice' for Oscars host, but was too busy on 'Jumanji 2'

Dwayne Johnson says on Twitter that he was the "first choice" to be Oscar host. But he was too busy with "Jumanji 2"
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'She knows': Nancy Pelosi's daughter reacts to mother's viral clap at Trump during SOTU

Christine Pelosi posted to Twitter Wednesday that the viral image, widely described as a condescending clap, reminded her of her teen years.
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