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Area Man Wants You To Check Out His Blog

After threatening for months to disrupt social media with a bespoke platform that would allow him to bypass community guidelines (and the embarrassingly long list of platforms he’s been banned from), our big patriotic boy has finally made good on his promise. Folks, the wait is over — the future is now, and it’s a…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Instagram, Software, Computing, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Donald J Trump, Brad Parscale, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Far Right Politics In The United States, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda


Read Facebook's Internal Report on How Badly It Screwed Up Stopping 'Stop the Steal'

BuzzFeed has posted the entirety of internal Facebook documents outlining in detail the results of the company’s investigation into its role in the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol, during and after which at least five people died.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Buzzfeed, Articles, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Capitol, QAnon, Amy Kremer, Joan Donovan, Ali Alexander, Politics Of The United States, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States, Storming Of The United States Capitol


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Told Us What He Would Do If Someone Said There Were Knives in His Pillows

Many weird and wild things are coming out of Mike Lindell’s 48-hour bananathon livestream today—Ted Nugent, a crank call from a “reporter,” another crank call from “Donald Trump”—and somehow, I, too, was there. After a press request this morning to MyPillow, which has ignored my emails on two previous occasions, my…Read more...
Tags: Science, United States, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Frank, Ted Nugent, Alan Dershowitz, Mike Lindell, My Pillow, Smartmatic, Bill Barr, Chris Krebs, QAnon, Dominion Voting Systems, Politics Of The United States, Conservatism In The United States


White Extremists Sought Murders of Politicians and Cops After Capitol Siege

In mid-January, U.S. intelligence analysts began quietly notifying local police departments about a host new violent, criminal threats surfacing in the wake of the Capitol riot. At only number six on their list, the analysts warned that voices emanating from one of the internet’s most malignant corners had begun…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, Violence, Jihadi John, Hate Crime, Donald Trump, Adolf Hitler, Trumpism, Domestic Terrorism, Mike Pence, Roger Stone, Anders Breivik, Ryan Shapiro


Man Who Swears He's 'Not a Dumbass' Arrested for Attempting to Murder the Internet

A Texas man who, according to court documents, recently stated that he is definitely “not a dumbass,” is now potentially facing decades in prison for plotting an alleged terrorist attack to “blow up” the internet.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Texas, Science, Government, Articles, 24, Amazon Web Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trumpism, Alt Right, QAnon, Far Right Politics In The United States, Storming Of The United States Capitol, Agencies Of The United States Government, Terrorism In The United States


HBO's Q: Into the Storm Lays Out Its Case That 8Chan Admin Ron Watkins Is Q

The final episodes of HBO’s Q: Into the Storm aired on Sunday evening, and it’s put all its cards on the table.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Articles, Into the Storm, Donald Trump, Internet Culture, Trumpism, Goldwater, Watkin, Rita Katz, Matt Gaetz, Steve Bannon, 8chan, QAnon, Political Ideologies, Jim Watkins


These Text Message Receipts Reportedly Led Feds to Rep. Matt Gaetz

Federal investigators began looking into Florida U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz following a mysterious after-hours visit to a Florida tax agency where a former local official was allegedly churning out fake IDs, the Daily Beast reports. Little did they know that was just the tip of the iceberg. Gaetz now faces a…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Articles, Att, Donald Trump, Natural Environment, Amy, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz, Greenburg, Florida Republicans, Joel Greenberg, QAnon, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States


Parler Says It Warned the FBI of Violent Posts Threatening the Capitol Before Jan. 6 Insurrection

Parler, the online safe haven for bigots and far-right extremists, claims it repeatedly alerted the Federal Bureau of Investigation about “specific threats of violence being planned at the Capitol” ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection, the company’s lawyers said in a letter to lawmakers . Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trumpism, Carolyn Maloney, Antifa, Parler, QAnon, Alt Tech


Twitter-Banned Clown Seeks New Posting Crown

Donald Trump has been retired from the U.S. presidency for a good two months now, but the urge to post has only gotten stronger by the day. Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Gary Vaynerchuk, Deception, Jason Miller, Dan Scavino, Business Finance, QAnon, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States, Fringe Theory


House Republican Falls for Joke Article by 'Dick Scuttlebutt' at Hearing on Extremism in Military

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing with expert testimony on extremism in the U.S. military after dozens of veterans and at least two active duty troops were involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. Republicans on the panel seemed more interested in debunking the need for such a hearing at…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, House, Nancy Pelosi, Extremism, Mike Rogers, Bernie Sanders, Trumpism, Alt Right, Pepsi, SPLC, Southern Poverty Law Center, Austin Scott, House Armed Services Committee, Mike Gallagher


Facebook Missed 10.1 Billion Opportunities to Stop Juicing Hoaxes and Propaganda in 2020, Study Finds

If Facebook had moved sooner to restrict hoax, toxic, misleading, or other content attempting to interfere with the 2020 elections, it could have limited its reach by around 10 billion views, according to a report by the advocacy group Avaaz.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Human Behavior, Donald Trump, Misinformation, Deception, Alt Right, Avaaz, Methodology, Fake News, Disinformation, Andy Stone, QAnon, Fadi Quran


Encrypted Chats, Parler Posts Indict Proud Boys Leaders for Capitol Rioting

The FBI has amassed a tranche of social media posts and encrypted text messages implicating four senior members of the Proud Boys in a Jan. 6 plot to storm police barriers at the U.S. Capitol and stop members of Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory.Read more...
Tags: Science, Congress, Articles, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, Mike Pence, United States Capitol, Gilbert Garcia, Proud Boys, Parler, QAnon, Joseph Biggs, Enrique Tarrio, Elijah Schaffer, Joe Biggs


Marjorie Taylor Greene Temporarily Suspended by Twitter as Congress Considers Expulsion

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, commonly known as the QAnon Congresswoman, was temporarily suspended from Twitter on Friday. The social media crackdown coincided with the introduction of a resolution to expel the congresswoman from Georgia from the House, but Twitter claims its enforcement was an error. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Science, Congress, Articles, Social Media, Georgia, Software, Social Issues, House, Gizmodo, Jack, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Jimmy Gomez, Marjorie Taylor


Twitter Stands By, Lets OANN Link to Reporter's Phone Number, Encourage Users to Harass Her

More than four hours had passed after Twitter was informed on Wednesday that a far-right news network had used its platform to encourage the harassment of a New York Times journalist, going as far as to provide 1.5 million followers easy access to her cellphone number—a clear breach of Twitter’s private information…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Articles, Software, New York Times, Operating Systems, Trump, Univision, George, Stephen Miller, One America News Network, Doxing, OANN, QAnon, Far Right Politics In The United States, Entertainment Culture


Twitter Stands By, Lets OANN Link to Reporter's Phone Number, Encourage Users to Harass Her [Updated]

[Editor’s note: After publication, OANN’s tweet was deleted, six or so hours after being published. “This tweet violated the Twitter Rules,” a new message says.]Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Articles, Software, Operating Systems, Trump, Univision, Stephen Miller, One America News Network, Doxing, OANN, QAnon, Far Right Politics In The United States, Entertainment Culture


Postal Service Report Confirms 'Whistleblower' Mail Carrier Alleging Election Fraud Made It All Up

Shocking: The feds have determined that the Donald Trump-loving Pennsylvania mail carrier that made over $236,000 on a Christian crowdfunding platform after claiming to have overheard a U.S. Postal Service plot to steal the state for Joe Biden made it all up.Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, US Postal Service, Donald Trump, James, Lindsey Graham, United States Postal Service, U S Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, Project Veritas, James Okeefe, William Barr, Bill Barr


9 Conspiracy Theories We Wish QAnon People Would Obsess Over Instead

QAnon is, unfortunately, one of the most popular conspiracy theories in town these days. But let’s not forget that there are conspiracy theories that are way more interesting and far less of a threat to American democracy.Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Articles, Barack Obama, Tesla, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Nelson Mandela, Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, Particle physics, Donald Trump, US Geological Survey, Higgs, Denver International Airport


YouTuber Tim Pool Sounds Like He's Doing Great Except for Alleged Cat Hostage Thing

Tim Pool’s plan to found a media company is allegedly collapsing amid infighting over footage of the Jan 6. Capitol riots and allegations he held a cat hostage for leverage over one of his partners in the venture, the Daily Beast reported on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Alex Jones, Youtubers, Donald J Trump, United States Capitol, Beast, United States Capitol Police, Ian Crossland, Wefunder, Tim Pool, Politics Of The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States, Electoral Violence, Scnr, Fascism In The United States


QAnon Is a Dangerous Echo of Conspiracies Past

As the tragic events of January 6th, 2021 played out in glaring clarity on our televisions, laptops, and phones, it became remarkably obvious how disparate the goals were of the separate groups involved. Some of the insurrectionists seemed more than happy to wave TRUMP 2020 flags and snap selfies in the Capitol, while…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Pope, Christian, John, William, Martin Luther King, Donald Trump, Conspiracy Theory, Radical Right, Deception, Capitol, Barry Goldwater, Charles II, John Birch Society, Constantine


Parler Drops One Lawsuit Against Amazon, and Files Another

Alleged domestic terrorist haven/free speech network Parler has bowed out of its antitrust lawsuit against Amazon. For a blessed moment it seemed we might get a break from conservative bitching and moaning about unfairness. No such luck.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Science, Buzzfeed, Linkedin, Software, Computing, Amazon Web Services, Real Time Web, Elaine Chao, Tea Party Patriots, Mobile Applications, Mark Meckler, Rebekah Mercer, Stacey Abrams, Parler


QAnon, CultTok, and Leaving It All Behind

“I was impressed that it only took four years,” Danielle, self-identified ex-cult member, 34, said on a phone call. This was a few days after Joe Biden’s inauguration, and we were talking about the previous week of SOS social media posts from wide-eyed QAnon followers, like a TikToker propped up on a pillow, pleading,…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Obama, Articles, Joe Biden, Joseph Smith, Jesus, Jezebel, Donald Trump, Marina Abramovic, Kamala Harris, Clinton, Trumpism, Alex Jones, Michelle, Alt Right


Nashville Bombing Suspect Was Anti-Government Extremist, Believed in Lizard People: Report

In the early hours of Christmas Day in 2020, an RV in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, began broadcasting the sounds of gunfire and warnings for anyone in earshot to immediately evacuate. After about 15 minutes, it exploded, killing the perpetrator, wounding at least eight others, and damaging hundreds of buildings.Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Nashville, Conspiracy Theories, Deception, Nashville Tennessee, Alt Right, David Icke, New World Order, Fake News, QAnon, Nashville bombing, Pseudohistory, Far Right Politics In The United States, Terrorism In The United States


Congratulations to Dominion Pillow Systems

Conspiracy theorists, pro-Donald Trump election truthers, the ex-president’s campaign legal team, and other far-right grifters relentlessly pushed a hoax asserting election tech manufacturer Dominion Voting Systems engaged in massive voter fraud, handing Joe Biden victory over Donald Trump. In response, Dominion…Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, United States, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, One America News Network, Mike Lindell, My Pillow, Businesspeople, Dominion Voting Systems, Far Right Politics In The United States, Twitter Suspensions, Dominion Pillow Systems


QAnon Now Getting Banned On Platforms We've Never Even Heard Of

QAnon, the sprawling far-right internet conspiracy theory that asserts the entire Trump presidency was secretly dedicated to waging a shadow war against an omnipresent cabal of Satan-worshipping, pedophilic Democrats, celebrities, and bankers, hasn’t exactly been the belle of the ball lately.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Articles, Software, Real Time Web, Trump, Alt Right, Mobile Applications, Parler, QAnon, Tiktok, Alt Tech, Pseudohistory, Far Right Politics In The United States


Twitter Clarifies That Trump Can't Just Run for President Again to Get His Account Back

Donald Trump’s account is dead, kaput, slain, slaughtered, drawn and quartered, left out to rot and never coming back, according to Twitter.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Articles, Social Media, Software, Donald Trump, United States Capitol, QAnon, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Far Right Politics In The United States, Electoral Violence, Storming Of The United States Capitol, Donald Trump On Social Media


Parler, Which Somehow Failed to Bribe Trump, Facing House Investigation of That

Parler, the social media utopia for people born too late to sign up for Vichy France, reportedly tried to entice Donald Trump into joining by offering him a hefty taste of its operation. Now the House Oversight Committee is investigating.Read more...
Tags: Science, France, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, The Trump Organization, House Oversight Committee, Florida Republicans, Dan Bongino, Brad Parscale, Parler, Alt Tech, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Conservatism In The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States, Storming Of The United States Capitol


The Dangerous Rise of Very Online Politics

Last week, the House voted to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments in large part because of what the new Georgia congresswoman posted on social media.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Science, Articles, Georgia, House, Donald Trump, Antifa, QAnon, Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Politics Of The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States


When QAnon Blows Up Your Friend Group

My ex was the first person to tell me about Q. This was near the end of 2016, and we were in the beginning stages of our relationship. I took it as us having the same, passive interest in conspiracy theories. The kind of interest where you go, “LOL sounds like a Dan Brown novel!” I laughed it off, but he dug deeper…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Articles, Dan Brown, Donald Trump, Deception, Alt Right, Human Interest, Fake News, QAnon, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Pseudohistory, Far Right Politics In The United States, Terrorism In The United States, Conspiracy Theories In The United States


Dominion Tells Facebook, Parler, And Other Sites to Keep the Receipts

Dominion Voting Systems is taking some of the most vocal election fraud conspiracy theorists to court over their toothless claims in a string of billion-dollar defamation lawsuits. But with social media platforms purging far-right commentators and cracking down on election misinformation among other long-overdue…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Science, Software, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Electronic Voting, Sidney Powell, Florida Republicans, Parler, QAnon, Dominion Voting Systems, Far Right Politics In The United States, Conspiracy Theories In The United States, Dominion Tells Facebook Parler


Newsmax Anchor Loses Final Shred of Self-Respect, Apologizes to the MyPillow Guy

Perhaps the only thing more embarrassing than being the Newsmax guy interviewing the MyPillow CEO on election fraud is being the Newsmax guy forced to apologize to the MyPillow CEO about election fraud.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Fox News, Sidney Powell, NewsMax, Mike Lindell, My Pillow, Smartmatic, Mass Media, QAnon, Dominion Voting Systems, Conservatism In The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States, Mass Media In The United States, Newsmax Anchor