Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media After Twitter Fact-checking Controversy

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes away legal protections enjoyed by social media platforms. Trump’s move comes a day after he threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to fact-check his “false … Read more…

“If You Know A Racist, Don’t Be Shy:” Skai Jackson Is Exposing Racist White Teens And Their Respective High Schools On Twitter

Source: Amy Sussman / Getty While a number of celebrities have disappointed us with their commentary on the current fight for racial justice this week, Skai Jackson is not one of them. In fact, it’s not so much what Skai … Read more…

President’s Reaction to Twitter Fact Check Is ‘Slapped Together,’ Says Stanford’s DiResta

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Trump expected to sign executive order that could threaten punishment against Facebook, Google and Twitter over allegations of political bias

The move comes two days after Twitter took the rare step of labeling one of the president’s tweets and linking viewers to news articles that fact-checked his claims. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick bashes Twitter, Dems over mail-in voting: ‘If they get it, it’s the end of democracy’

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick admonished Democrats for pushing mail-in voting Tuesday, telling “The Ingraham Angle” Tuesday that such measures would be “the end of democracy” if they were ever enacted. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

‘The worst night sleep that I’ve gotten in the last 10 weeks is when he has attacked me on Twitter,’ Michigan Gov. Whitmer says

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Lori Loughlin Is Going to Prison & Twitter Bots Spread Fake News | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Twitter Works From Home Forever & McConnell Insults Obama | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Twitter Works From Home Forever & McConnell Insults Obama | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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On Twitter, almost 60 percent of false claims about coronavirus remain online — without a warning label

A study by Oxford University researchers examined 225 pieces of content that independent fact checkers had rated false or misleading between January and March. They found that 59 percent remained on Twitter, 27 percent, on YouTube and 24 percent, on … Read more…

‘It Takes My Mind Off This Crazy World.’ A Quarantined World Is Here for Rex Chapman’s Twitter Feed

Former NBA player Rex Chapman, who spent a dozen seasons in the league from 1988-2000 with the Charlotte Hornets, Washington Bullets, Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns before holding various front office positions, hit rock-bottom some six years ago. He was … Read more…

Facebook, Reddit, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube issue joint statement on misinformation

In an unprecedented move to reassure customers and flag the potential for misinformation about COVID-19 on their platforms, all of the major social media companies and their parent corporations issued a joint statement on their efforts. Last week, U.S Chief … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter suspend Russian-linked operation targeting African Americans on social media

Facebook and Twitter have disabled a Russian operation designed to stoke racial tensions among African Americans in the United States, the companies announced Thursday, raising fresh alarms that the Kremlin may seek to interfere in the 2020 presidential election and … Read more…

Seth Meyers Mocks Mike Bloomberg’s Terrible Twitter Jokes About Bernie Sanders

NBC Seth Meyers spent a few minutes Tuesday night going after the “truly strange tweets” Mike Bloomberg’s campaign posted containing fake quotes from Bernie Sanders praising real dictators like Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad. Bloomberg was ultimately forced to delete … Read more…

Trump Aide Cuccinelli Asks Twitter For Help Finding Coronavirus Info | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Twitter reacts to Balenciaga’s bizarre fake news broadcast

Breaking news: Balenciaga’s brand new, broadcast-inspired campaign spills satirical stories about society.  The boundary-pushing video went viral upon its release on Tuesday. Complete with an ominous, spine-chilling soundtrack (courtesy of noise musician Wolf Eye), the luxury fashion brand’s dystopian evening … Read more…

Twitter rejects Sanders’ suggestion that Russia may be behind ‘Bernie Bro’ behavior

Twitter is saying nyet to Bernie Sanders’ theory that Russia could be responsible for the bad reputation of his “Bernie Bro” supporters. The Democratic presidential hopeful — besieged by opponents during Wednesday’s debate over allegations of online bullying tactics by … Read more…

A Famous White Director Called “Black Panther” “Utter Bulls–t” & Twitter Reminded Him To Watch His Mouth

Source: Liliane Lathan / Getty Almost two years after the blockbuster and cultural success of Marvel’s Black Panther, one white Hollywood producer put his foot in his mouth over the revered film. In an interview with IndieWire, Terry Gilliam, who … Read more…

Facebook and YouTube block spread of supposed whistleblower’s name and photo. Twitter allows both.

Facebook and YouTube said they would block references to the supposed whistleblower’s name under their policies against “coordinating harm.” But Twitter said it would permit such references, including posts that both name the person and show pictures supposedly depicting the … Read more…

Cleveland Browns Cut Jermaine Whitehead After ‘Unacceptable and Highly Inappropriate’ Twitter Rant

(CLEVELAND) — Jermaine Whitehead’s disturbing social media rant cost him his job. The Browns cut the safety Monday, hours after the team reprimanded Whitehead for “totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate” posts following a 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos on … Read more…

Maria Butina says she doesn’t think her Russian contact was close with Putin, her Twitter message…

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Chatham County Sheriff’s Office employee fired after this video on Twitter | AJC

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Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content

The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparked heightened interest on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are expected to unveil legislation to probe the matter in … Read more…

Defense Department freaks out Twitter with cryptic tweet, ‘Stranger Things’ reference

The defense department’s technology wing asked the Twitterverse for help in finding privately owned underground space for testing purposes — and then made a “Stranger Things” joke amid a flurry of replies from freaked out users. DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research … Read more…

Proud Boys Declare Portland Rally a Success: ‘Go Look at President Trump’s Twitter’

Jim Urquhart/Reuters Hundreds of far-right protesters swarmed downtown Portland on Saturday with many of them looking as if they were ready to do battle against the anti-fascist demonstrators who’d gathered to confront them. But the “potentially dangerous and volatile” situation … Read more…

Twitter Curates Virtual Food and Conversation Experience Between Harlem and Lagos, Nigeria

In addition to connecting millions of social media users each day, Twitter is bringing people around the world together for real-life conversations through #Tweetups, its first-ever global experiential activation series. The purpose of the live curated events is to connect people … Read more…

Bernie Sanders’ speechwriter didn’t disclose campaign role while writing Twitter attacks on other Dems: report

David Sirota, a journalist and speechwriter officially brought into Sen. Bernie Sanders presidential campaign on Tuesday, failed to disclose his previous work with Sanders while blasting his Democratic opponents online in recent weeks, according to a report. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…