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White nationalists use Twitter with ‘relative impunity’

White nationalists and self-identified Nazi sympathizers located mostly in the United States use Twitter with “relative impunity” and often have far more followers than militant Islamists, a study being released on Thursday found. Eighteen prominent white nationalist accounts examined in the study, including the American Nazi Party, have seen a sharp increase in Twitter followers

PayPal pulls North Carolina plan after transgender bathroom law

PayPal Holdings Inc on Tuesday canceled plans to open a global operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina and invest $3.6 million in the area after the state passed a controversial law targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens. The digital payment company’s protest is the first by a major business after North Carolina became the

Restless Workers on the Hunt in U.S. Exploit Social Media

 When Mark Gozzo got a request from a stranger to connect on LinkedIn, he considered it just another chance to expand his professional network. In a month’s time, the invitation had turned into a new job. “I wasn’t super-actively looking, but somebody happened to reach out to me and I hopped over,” said 24-year-old Gozzo,