A Chinese woman is sentenced to a year in a labour camp after she posted on Twitter, on charges of "disrupting social order".
A woman in China is sentenced to a year in a labour camp after posting a message on the social networking website Twitter.
- China blocks access to such websites as Twitter, Flickr, and Hotmail, ahead of the anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
- Facebook, Google, and Twitter executives have been asked to testify before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in October and the Senate Intelligence Committee on November 1, according to committee sources.
- Twitter is experimenting with doubling its 140 character limit to 280 characters for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean.
- Former businessman Martin Shkreli has his bail revoked for threatening former politician Hillary Clinton, after Shkreli posted on Twitter that he would offer $5,000 to anyone who could directly obtain a lock of Clinton's hair. Shkreli was convicted of fraud in August and is awaiting sentencing.
- At least 36 people die in a bus crash in China's Shaanxi province. The bus was travelling between Chengdu and Luoyang.