Get news and stories from RT on Twitter, which is an international social media network headquartered in San Francisco, California. Twitter was launched in 2006 by American computer programmer Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and American software developer Noah Glass, and became very popular. Find news on Twitter’s founding and the backgrounds of its creators. Registered users post messages called ‘tweets,’ expressing opinions or sharing news. The most famous and important world politicians, like US President Donald Trump, constantly tweet on political and economic matters. Twitter is known for being an advocate of free speech – examples include whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. Users follow Assange’s life in the Ecuadorian Embassy, as well as his ‘embassy cat’s’ appearances at the front window of the building. At the same time, Snowden uses Twitter only to follow the NSA, for the agency to get his messages. Find the news and updates on the activities of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, as well as their most recent posts on Twitter. Most popular outlets are also on Twitter, and RT is not an exception. Follow RT on Twitter to get the most recent news and updates on politics, the economy, etc.
Sometimes Twitter has controversial policies, as there were cases of deleting users who were mistaken for bots. In 2017, Twitter announced its suspension of advertising for all accounts belonging to RT or Sputnik, as US officials accused Russia of interference in the 2016 US presidential election.