The social network Twitter is celebrating its 10th birthday. It has proven to be a must-have tool for journalists, politicians, activists and celebraties alike. But the company hasn't been able to expand beyond its devoted "Twitterati."
Germany's right-wing populists said they sought to celebrate the contributions of white men, who faced "rampant discrimination" in society. The calendar was promoted with the hashtag "yes to white men" on Twitter.
A man who killed 11 people in a synagogue was a frequent user of the social media site Gab, which he used to post anti-Semitic messages. Companies such as PayPal have begun banning the site from using their services.
A federation representing more than 100 mosques in the Netherlands has called on Twitter to block the account of anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders. The group says it will take legal action if the platform fails to act.
A social network popular with the far right and touted as the "free speech" alternative to Twitter has been ostracized by major tech companies. The main synagogue shooting suspect used Gab hours before the attack.
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