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Heavy Rain studio launches Twitter account ahead of Sony E3 conference

French developer Quantic Dream has officially opened its Twitter account, leading to rumours ahead of Sony’s E3 briefing. The outlet’s last high-profile appearance was at E3 two years ago, where it teased the ‘Dark Sorcerer’ concept in a 12-minute video. The year previous, it also had an on-stage presence, showing …

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Trolls under pressure as both Reddit and Twitter take action to limit hate

The internet’s reputation as a hatred free-for-all is being increasingly challenged, and now two of its leading networks have taken steps to limit people’s freedom to abuse. Having outlined a new anti-harassment policy last month, Rediit has today taken the unprecedented step of completely banning five hate-led subreddits – r/fatpeoplehate …

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Twitter suspends Internet Archive’s game embedding

Twitter has suspended tweets containing embedded playable games from the Internet Archive’s MS-DOS collection. Games Industry reports previously posted tweets containing games now only show a link to the game on Internet Archive’s website. No word from the social site on the specific reason for disabling the feature, but the …

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Games can now be embedded directly into Twitter

A number of classic video games can now be played directly via Twitter. This isn’t due to any functionality that the social media platform has introduced, The Guardian reports, but is instead as a result of The Internet Archive’s release of 2,600 MS-DOS games. These were actually designed to e …

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HBO accuses Periscope of ‘mass copyright infringement’

Twitter-owned live video streaming app Periscope has been targeted by HBO following the weekend’s premiere of Game of Thrones series five. Periscope allows users to stream directly form their smartphone camera, and many users used it as an opportunity to stream the episode as it was broadcast. The Hollywood Reporter …

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Mortal Kombat X producer quits Twitter after family threats

Another member of the video games industry has decided to abandon Twitter after growing tired of the abuse being directed toward him and his family. So to be clear. The reason I don’t want to do this twitter anymore is not fans asking for characters or hints or whatever. I …

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Twitter boss admits company ‘sucks’ at dealing with abusive trolls

The CEO of Twitter has in an internal communication admitted that his company has failed to take adequate action to tackle the abusive behaviour of some users. We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years,” Dick Costolo said, as reported …

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