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The Debate: Can Politicians Block You on Social Media?

Point: Officials Who Block People on Social Media Violate the First Amendment In the social media age, numerous politicians have come under fire for blocking critics from following them on Twitter. The latest is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, who recently settled a lawsuit brought by Dov Hikind, a former...

Trump's Next Tweet Could Get a Warning Label

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump's next tweet might come with a warning label. Starting Thursday, tweets that Twitter deems to involve matters of public interest, but which violate the service's rules, will be obscured by a warning explaining the violation and Twitter's reasons for publishing it anyway. Users will...

Trump Can't Block You on Twitter, Judge Rules

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter because of their political views, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan stopped short in her written decision of ordering Trump or a subordinate to stop the practice of...