‘Sociopaths’ on Twitter are turning to ‘social proof’ to gain access to politicians and top officials: report

A study of Twitter users’ behavior suggests some of the social media giants’ algorithms are being abused by people seeking access to political officials.In a new paper, researchers found some users were using Twitter to post links to news stories, while others used it to promote their own websites.It was unclear whether these individuals used […]

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Editorial: ‘I’ve got a very large inbox’ to manage the ‘bigger picture’ of @realDonaldTrump’s Twitter feed

Executive Editor Jeff Bercovici said his job now is to do “whatever it takes” to keep the president’s account “the best in the business.”“There’s a lot of pressure, because I’m the editor of a news organization that is owned by the president of the United States,” Bercics told “CBS This Morning.”“And that’s what I’m going […]

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