Fakhrizadeh-Mahavadi was fatally injured after a reported ambush on his car in Tehran that led to a shootout between unidentified assailants and the nuclear scientist’s bodyguards, local media has reported. Alleged to be the head of Iran’s nuclear program, many have taken to theorizing the Israeli government could have been …Read More »
‘Internet is an evil place’: Twitter explodes over ‘MADONNA death’ after football legend Maradona passes away
Maradona, 60, had been treated for a blood clot earlier this month and undergone brain surgery. He reportedly suffered a heart attack while recovering at home and passed away on Wednesday. While many celebrated the 1986 World Cup winner’s life on Twitter, others proved just how little they knew of …Read More »
Twitter says it will strip Trump of @POTUS handle on January 20, even if he does not concede, touts talks with Biden team
“Twitter is actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” Twitter spokesperson Nick Pacilio said in a statement emailed to reporters on Friday, adding that the tech giant would pass off the @POTUS, @whitehouse, @VP, @FLOTUS and other government-related handles to the …Read More »
“To get the virus under control, we need to pay people to stay home,” tweeted Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials AOC, on Thursday. “Are you suggesting you want to pay people to stay home from the money you take by defunding the police?” replied Nikki Haley, former Republican governor …Read More »
Twitter and Facebook transformed US politics into a shouting match. Has it saved their monopoly status, or doomed it?
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg must have felt a bit like Dr. Frankenstein as they were pulled between Democrats and Republicans during Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on censorship and election meddling in social media. After all, their platforms created the political “monster” that is 2020’s divided America – …Read More »
The December issue of the fashion magazine features One Direction’s Harry Styles, the first male to ever get a solo cover in Vogue. Styles “makes his own rules” the cover stated, backing the blurb with a photo of the star wearing a dress. More photos of gender-bending clothing choices came …Read More »
Zatko joined the social media behemoth as head of security on Monday and is expected to take over “key security functions” after a 45 to 60 day trial period, according to Reuters, which interviewed him about his new role. He will report directly to CEO Jack Dorsey and will reportedly …Read More »
‘MaidenGate’: Twitter warriors allege US election fraud committed by hijacking of changed names… others label claim a ‘conspiracy’
The hashtag #MaidenGate was launched late on Monday to highlight the story of the Donald Trump-supporting blogger ‘Lauren,’ who also goes by the letter ‘L’ online. By Tuesday morning, it had become one of the top American Twitter trends, having prompted tens of thousands of tweets, despite the fact that …Read More »
Twitter and Facebook are smacking down all questioning of US election integrity. What about 4 years of Russiagate?
Twitter, Facebook and YouTube’s crackdown on speculation about voter fraud, “election meddling,” and other “information intended to undermine public confidence in an election or other civic process” (as Twitter put it) represents a stunning about-face from the way they fostered – even bolstered – speculation about alleged Russian interference in …Read More »
Twitter & YouTube pull Steve Bannon podcast after he suggests putting Fauci & FBI director’s ‘heads on pikes’ as ‘warning’
On an episode of ‘Bannon’s War Room’ on Thursday, the conservative political strategist and commentator remarked that as a first matter of business in a hypothetical second Trump term, both Anthony Fauci, a senior health official, and FBI Director Christopher Wray should lose their heads. Bannon, however, indicated that he …Read More »