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Elon Musk suspends and bans journalists. Twitter engineers are failing to honor their code of ethics.

December has been a beacon for advances in communication technology. That record made a hard 180º turn this week.

Politics and civics

Curiouser and curiouser: Trump’s tweet about Flynn and the FBI

Trump’s publishing a controversial tweet isn’t new. The twist is his personal attorney claiming he drafted that tweet for Trump’s social media director.

Social Networks

Twitter will relax its 140-character limit

The big news in today’s announcement from Twitter: media attachments (images, video, links, polls) will no longer “count” against the 140-character limit that is the platform’s defining characteristic.