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Twitter Announces New Ad Transparency Measures

Twitter announced on Tuesday new transparency measures for advertising served on its platform. Some of the measures, like a new Transparency Center, will affect all advertising while other measures are designed to provide specific information regarding political ads. Electioneering ads, or ads that advocate for a specific candidate, will have a […]


Gizmodo’s Public Pool Inadvertently Breaks Iranian Embargo

On Thursday night, the White House sent out the details of their new Iranian policy, but under embargo until the next morning. However, Public Pool, an automated website run by the Gizmodo Media Group that publishes the White House pool reports and Administration releases, published the report late Thursday night, breaking the embargo […]

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Ambassador Haley’s Retweet Deemed Endorsement by Office of Government Ethics

The online social media platform Twitter is incredibly popular among reporters and politicians alike. President Donald Trump’s tweets regularly spark numerous news articles and the then-White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the President’s tweets should be considered “official statements.” Now the Office of Government Ethics has ruled that […]

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