Twitter: CSR & Sustainability News

Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, with additional servers and offices in New York City, Boston, and San Antonio. Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”.

Is Twitter’s ‘Progress’ on Trolling Too Late?

Twitter says it's making “progress” on halting online abuse and harassment via an expansion of the mute feature. But critics say this Hail…

Social Media Firms Hand Reams of Data on Law-Abiding Citizens to Law Enforcement

Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) slammed America's top three social networks for willingly providing law enforcement officials with special access…

Twitter Chat Recap: #CitCaesars3p

To follow up our Twitter chat, Caesars Entertainment answers the audience questions we didn't have time for and shares more about its citizenship…

An Ivanka Jewelry Buy Becomes a Gift That Keeps on Giving for Anti-Trump Causes

A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s…

Twitter Struggles as Trolling Continues to Turn Users Away

Twitter established a policy on reporting abuse several years ago. But the trolling keeps getting uglier, and more prominent users are closing their…

The First Amendment is a Check on Government, Not a Cover for Trolls

The level of trolling on social media once again reached disturbing heights this week, as "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones became the target of…

Elon Musk and Tesla Twitter Outbursts Smack of a Cover-Up

Some aren't happy with the way Tesla and its co-founder, Elon Musk, are responding to a fatal accident involving the company's autonomous-driving technology.…

B-Lister’s Memoir of ‘Gap Year’ in Africa Makes the Case Against Voluntourism

Unfortunately for Louise Linton's future career prospects, the reception of her self-published book about a voluntourism stint in Zambia did not go well.…

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.

Trump Bans Washington Post from Campaign Events

“We are hereby revoking the press credentials of the phony and dishonest Washington Post,” Trump announced on Monday via Facebook. This latest attack…

Unilever Pushes ‘Rethink Recycling’ Campaign to the Bathroom

Apparently many of us are still too lazy to carry those empty bottles from the bathroom to the kitchen recycling bin. So, Unilever…

Olive Garden Targeted Over Treatment of Workers, Animals and Environment

Led by Friends of the Earth, 51 organizations are trying to use social media activism to showcase their grievances against Darden Restaurants and…

Twitter Chat Recap: #Ag4thefuture – Fighting Climate Change with Agriculture

Today, Monsanto’s CEO, Hugh Grant, along with Dr. Nick Goeser (National Corn Growers Association’s Soil Health Partnership) and Pradip Das (Principal Researcher of…

Twitter Chat Recap: #PartnersNow — COP21 is Over, Now What?

Today, Mondelēz International, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), World Resources Institute (WRI) and TriplePundit came together for a conversation about cross-sector partnerships and…

How Does a Twitter Chat Work?

So, you've learned about one of our Twitter Chats and RSVP'd? Excellent! Now, how in the world do these work? This is a…