Twitter Blasted with 2 Issues

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Has Twitter become the “credit score” for sites in that they are now guilty until proven innocent?”
Slashdot post by starglider29a:
‘This morning, a website (which I maintain) that has a Twitter presence encountered an “unsafe” warning when clicking on the tweets. “This link has been flagged as potentially harmful.” After scanning the site, its database, checking with Google, and 3rd party site scanners, I found no evidence of harm. At noon, The Atlantic posted this article (link below) which describes the same issue with the Philadelphia City Paper.

‘If they are incorrect, how does Twitter justify this slander/libel (IANAL)?…’

Twitter’s New Photo Previews Prompt Outrage
“’…These rich Tweets can bring your followers closer to what’s happening, and make them feel like they are right there with you,” Twitter said. “We want to make it easier for everyone to experience those moments on Twitter.”

‘For many on Twitter, however, the addition of photos directly into the news stream was basically a crime against humanity. “Why must Twitter shove cat photos, selfies, and brunch photos down our throats?!” they cried. Does Twitter not realize that it has ruined thousands of jokes that rely on a big reveal? Clearly not…’


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