Twitter must do more to stamp out racist and misogynistic abuse on its site by taking down offensive posts within 24 hours, a senior Labour MP has said.
US president Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers".
President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying "he's a fascist".
A renowned paediatrician and comic book fan has seen his own 'origin story' become an online hit after revealing how he witnessed Raigmore doctors save his sister's life as a child.
The Home Secretary has urged tech giants in Silicon Valley to "unite" as she warned that terrorists are using their platforms to "weaponise vulnerable people in their homes".
The Home Secretary will warn internet giants that terrorists are misusing their platforms when she visits Silicon Valley on Tuesday.
An Aberdeen takeaway has become an online hit after a local resident shared their eye-catching new light display on social media.
Twitter has made it clear that it will not ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the US president follows its rules against harassment or not.
Twitter reported a revenue drop and a slowdown in user growth as the social media giant announced its latest financial results.
The Royal Opera House is to use emoji to tell the story of well-known operas and ballets to mark World Emoji Day.
Online criticism of Hillary Clinton over documents posted by WikiLeaks played a key role in her failed US presidential campaign, research has suggested.
Donald Trump Jr is promoting a new mock video of his father attacking CNN.
John Terry's move to Aston Villa might seem surprising to some, but even more unexpected was the fashion in which the Championship club announced the signing.
Four internet giants have teamed up to tackle terrorism, pledging to make their services hostile to violent extremists.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she does not really do Twitter, but sometimes visits the site to check out what US President Donald Trump has to say.
Google has ramped up its efforts to tackle online terrorism with the introduction of four new steps to address the problem.
Donald Trump has hailed his own social media following, saying he can deliver his message directly to voters instead of going through the "fake news media".
Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he is under investigation for obstruction of justice, claiming he is being probed for firing FBI director James Comey by the man who told him to do it.
Thousands of passengers departing from Heathrow Airport have had to fly without checked luggage due to a system failure.
Brexit talks will start next week and the timetable remains on course, Theresa May has said following a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron.
Facebook and Twitter have failed to take down a number of misleading videos posted by nationalist group Britain First despite them having received hundreds of thousands of views, the Press Association has found.
A Conservative has topped a list of Westminster politicians who faced the most hostility on Twitter.
Hackers allied to Shiite militants in Bahrain have seized control of the foreign minister's Twitter account, posting threats against the royal family and promising to "make castles of your skulls".
Hillary Clinton has a hunch about Donald Trump's mysterious tweet, "covfefe".
MPs received almost 190,000 abusive tweets over a three-month period, new research has shown.
Three out of five Twitter users in the UK tweet while watching television.
Twitter is to stop people who have been suspended from the social media site creating new accounts as part of a clampdown on abuse, the technology firm has said.
Scottish dad-of-three inundated with abusive tweets… After people world-wide confused him with Trump’s right hand man
A golf obsessed dad-of-three has been inundated with abusive Tweets after hundreds of trolls world-wide confused him with Trump's right-hand-man.
Terrorism investigation sparked after political activist threatened to “blow Queen’s brains out” on Twitter
A self-styled political activist sparked a major terrorism investigation after posting tweets threatening to kill the Queen during the Common Wealth games.
Professor Sarah Pedersen: Twitter can be a powerful communication tool… But it has dangers for us all
It has become obvious very quickly that the new President of the United States has no intention of ceasing his Twitter activity or indeed of restricting himself to the official @POTUS Twitter account.
If you've been on Twitter today, you've no doubt seen quite a number of posts about the biggest news story of the day - Donald Trump officially becoming the 45th President of the United States of America.
Twitter is considering introducing an edit button, the social media site’s boss Jack Dorsey has said, calling it the site’s most requested feature.