30 Hilarious Reactions To Trump Declaring A National Emergency

February 22, 2019

Saturday Night Live replied in a classic Alec Baldwin parody sketch of the notice and then Twitter took it from there. Online customers tweeted out how the issue is surviving since the ominous testimony with the hashtag #NotesFromNationalEmergency and it is clear the commonwealth is suffering from nothing short of a zombie apocalypse. Scroll down below to see how people are handling the end of days and don’t forgotten to…


Twitter turned this massive fried rice prank into a pretty great meme All the Memes

February 14, 2019

Twitter is experimenting a new direction to surface report . Image: Alvin Chan/ SOPA Images/ LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter is testing a new aspect that stimulates it easier to catch up on report first thing in the morning. The update, which is currently being tested in the company’s Android app, places report tales at the top of your timeline, together with with a prompt that says “catch up on…


Patton Oswalt Gets Attacked By Troll On Twitter, Turns His Life Upside Down After Seeing His Timeline

February 1, 2019

Patton Oswalt has an active and outspoken online presence, with his amusing and often controversial tweets attracting a fair share of admirers as well as critics. And while some celebrities prefer to remain aloof from their fans, Oswalt seems to relish engaging with people reaching out to him, particularly his trolls. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: are complex, but there are usually some deep-seated psychological…


Facebook, Google and Twitter told to do more to fight fake news ahead of European elections

February 1, 2019

A first batch of monthly progress reports from tech giants and advertising companies on what they’re doing to help fight online disinformation have been published by the European Commission. Platforms including Facebook, Google and Twitter signed up to a voluntary EU code of practice on the issue last year. The first reports cover measures taken by platforms up to December 31, 2018. The implementation reports are intended to detail progress…


This song addresses what it’s like to grow up surrounded by social media

January 30, 2019

Image: Getty Images As 2018 comes to a close, it’s only a matter of time before New Year’s resolution posts start rolling into your timelines.  But the barrage of empty promises and half-hearted resolutions on social media just make me want to scale back on my social media usage altogether. Forget hitting the gym more or learning new skills. From subtweeting less to toning down my finsta, here are 10…


5 things we’ll miss about 2018

January 10, 2019

President Barack Obama with an inspirational tweet to get 2019 started . Image: Kevin Mazur/ Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Barack Obama doesn’t just saying much to stimulate the masses. A simple message like the one the former chairman tweeted on New Year’s Day often does the trick. “In 2018 people strengthened in and presented up like ever been, ” Obama wrote. “Keep it up in 2019….


Facebooks got 99 problems but Trumps latest bias tweet aint one

January 3, 2019

By any measure, Facebook hasn’t had best available of years in 2018. But while toxic difficulties keep piling up and, well, raining acidly down on the social networking monster — from election intervention, to fake reports, faulty metrics, security shortcomings, ethics failures, privacy outrages and much more besides — the silver lining of having a core business now widely perceived as hostile to democratic processes and civilized feeling, and the…


Facebook and Twitter remove accounts spreading fake news ahead of Bangladeshs elections

December 24, 2018

Twitter and Facebook announced this morning they’ve removed a combined total of 30 reports that were working to spread misinformation in Bangladesh, 10 days before the country’s general elections. According to Facebook, the company removed nine Facebook Pages and six Facebook reports “thats been” engaging in” coordinated inauthentic behavior .” Twitter said it removed 15 reports that were doing the same. Both companies said the accounts had government ties. ”…


Twitter widens its view of bad actors to fight election fiddlers

October 30, 2018

Twitter has announced more the alteration of its rules to try to make it harder for people to use its platform to spread politically charged disinformation and thereby erode democratic processes. In an update on its” elections integrity study” yesterday, the company flagged several brand-new changes to the Twitter Rules which it said are intended to provide “clearer guidance” on behaviors it’s cracking down on. In the problem area of”…


Tech employees can make up for executives

October 13, 2018

Jared Moore Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey — representing Facebook and Twitter, respectively — recently testified before Congress, this time sidestepping questions about bias on their platforms. We often turn to tech executives to answer for such issues because they have the agency to make changes. But they are not alone. Not simply does the reach of employees recommend force, so do their actions. In the autumn of 2017, Mark…


Presidential alerts we really hope Trump wont send

October 8, 2018

Move over Twitter, President Trump now has the power to send every phone in the land a simultaneous message — thanks to the new “presidential alert”, tested by FEMA yesterday. What’s it for? The idea is to enable the president of the United States to warn the nation of major threats — such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack. FEMA did already have the power to mass text US phones,…


Donald Trump used a noticeably out-of-date photo to commemorate 9/11. Ugh.

September 29, 2018

WHAT, ME WORRY ? Image: Getty Images Time to add another item to the listing of baffling decisions the White House established on 9/11. On Tuesday, the below tweet was transmitted from Donald Trump’s Twitter account as he and First Lady Melania Trump departed the White House for the September 11 remembrance liturgy in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, area of the crash of United Flight 93. . @RealDonaldTrump is an Orwellian manufacturer…


Facebook and Twitter’s Biggest Problems Follow Them to Congress

September 27, 2018

Bloviating conspiracy theorist Alex Jones whispered loudly in the front row with far-right media personality Jack Posobiec. Banned Twitter troll Chuck Johnson sat a few seats down giggling intermittently at who knows what. A man in a black shirt with the words “FBI used toddler for SEX" printed in red block print meandered in and out of the room. The internet’s biggest problems quite literally took a front-row seat at…


Trump rage-tweets Google alleging search bias

September 24, 2018

While several tech giants have found themselves in President Trump’s crosshairs since he took office, he has just loosed what seems to be his most maintained attack on Google to date — firing off a couple of tweets at~ 5.30 am Washington DC time to rail against what he claims is algorithmic bias in the results the search engine serves up when a person is types in “Trump News”. No,…


Highlights from the Senate Intelligence hearing with Facebook and Twitter

September 21, 2018

Another day, another political grilling for social media platform giants. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s fourth hearing took place this morning, with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey present to take questions as bearded wiseman CEO Jack Dorsey (whose experimental word of the month appears to be “cadence” — as in he frequently said he would like a greater “cadence” of meetings with intelligence tips from law enforcement). But…


@sweden signs off after seven years as Twitter voice of nation

September 16, 2018

Curators of Sweden project will fall silent at intention of month after 200,000 tweets by 365 citizens The fought with Denmark and why some people don’t like Jews, and declared they’d rather be having sex. After almost seven years of disarray, dispute and slapstick, organisers have said. Launched in 2011 to” increase those who are interested in Sweden … and show in practice it is an open and democratic country”,…


Its time for Facebook and Twitter to coordinate efforts on hate speech

September 13, 2018

Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, there has been burgeoning awareness of the abhor speech on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. While activists have pressured these companies to improve their content temperance, few groups( outside of the German government) have outright sued the platforms for their actions. That’s because of a legal differences between media publications and media platforms that has stirred solving abhor speech online…


Inside the Left-Wing Harassment Campaign Against Ruby Roses Lesbian Batwoman

September 11, 2018

While shitty white men are hyper-visible everywhere–that’s kind of their thing–genre fandoms have earned bad reputations imposing their outdated appreciates. According to these extremely vocal devotees, there’s no home in the galaxy for people of color and empowered female supporters. Facilitated by social media, these racist meninists have banded together, planning under hashtags like #BoycottStarWarsVII and #DumpStarWars. It would be one thing if these detractors were just extending their litter…


Speed Read: The Be Best Bits From NYTs New Melania Trump Profile

August 30, 2018

A New York Times quietly defiant, of both her haters and her husband. Here are the juiciest excerpts from the approximately 2,000 -word piece. Melania ignored her husband’s warnings and travelled ahead with her” Be Best” campaign : ” The president were of the view that Mrs. Trump choose a different topic to avoid a matter of how the wife of a notorious Twitter bully could produce awareness-raising campaigns to…