Twitter went down this morning for users across the globe

If you had trouble loading tweets this morning, you’re not the only one. Starting around 8 AM ET, tens of thousands of users reported outages on Downdetector, a site chronicling web outages. Abo

Twitter will mark tweets with links to Russian state-backed media and limit their reach

Twitter announced on Monday new measures to prevent disinformation tied to the Russian government from spreading in light of the country’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The company will begin add

Microsoft Teams goes down — just as everyone starts working from home

Microsoft Teams, the collaboration software that rivals Slack, is currently down. A lot of workers are staying at home because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Countries are shutting borders, enti

Microsoft officially outs another AI chatbot, called Zo

What are chatbots for? I asked Zo, Microsoft's officially launched chatbot, currently available on the Kik Messenger app, what she does -- and she was remarkably coy in answering this question, initia

Microsoft AI bot Tay returns to Twitter, goes on spam tirade, then back to sleep

Near a week after being silenced because the internet taught her to be racist, Microsoft's artificial intelligence bot "Tay" briefly returned to Twitter today, whereon she went on a spam tirade and th

Microsoft apologizes for hijacked chatbot Tay’s ‘wildly inappropriate’ tweets

The colossal and highly public failure of Microsoft's Twitter-based chatbot Tay earlier this week raised many questions: How could this happen? Who is responsible for it? And is it true that Hitler di

Microsoft silences its new A.I. bot Tay, after Twitter users teach it racism [Updated]

Microsoft’s newly launched A.I.-powered bot called Tay, which was responding to tweets and chats on GroupMe and Kik, has already been shut down due to concerns with its inability to recognize