Karen Monahan alleges the Minnesota congressman once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities. Ellison is running for state attorney general in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
In recent days, Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify have removed material published by Alex Jones, reflecting a more aggressive enforcement of hate speech policies in the wake of social media protests.
Twitter and other social media companies are having trouble distinguishing legitimate political die-hards from computer robots that use nefarious tactics to interfere in U.S. elections.
The hashtag becomes a rallying point for scores of second- and third-generation immigrants in the European country, who are taking to Twitter to share their accounts of everyday racism and how they still struggle to be accepted as Germans.
Although the "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director deleted the offending tweets and has apologized, he is another entertainment industry member whose past actions are causing problems in the present.
In 30 of 48 examined countries, Oxford researchers discover evidence of political parties using "computational propaganda" during elections or referendums.
Her decision stops short of ordering the president to quit preventing critics from viewing his Twitter account, saying it is enough to point out that his practice is unconstitutional.
The move has provoked a swift backlash across social media.
National security adviser John Bolton reportedly has authorized distribution of a white paper produced by Jim Hanson, a self-proclaimed expert “practitioner of the art of war.”
Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt says the posts appear to be fueled by far-right extremists as well as the "divisive state of our national discourse.”