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Three-quarters of Americans lack confidence in tech companies’ ability to fight election interference

A significant majority of Americans have lost faith in tech companies’ ability to prevent the misuse of their platforms to influence the 2020 presidential election, according to a new study from Pew Research Center, released today. The study found that nearly three-quarters of Americans (74%) don’t believe platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google will be able to prevent election interference. What’s more, this sentiment is felt by both political parties evenly. Pew says that nearly identical ...
Tags: Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Elections, Government, Russia, Tech, Hack, Pew, Nyt, Pew Research Center, Platforms, Facebook Twitter


Blackhawks’ Lucas Carlsson Makes His Debut

In 2015, the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. This season, they’re last in the Central Division. Something needs to change.  In the Feb. 23 game against the Dallas Stars, well-seasoned players like Patrick Kane swarmed the ice with typical high energy, but something was off. Five minutes into the second period, he gained possession of the puck and began charging the goal, but was forced to flip the puck at the last second, right into Dallas goalie Anton Khudobin.  Related: Top 5 Cap...
Tags: Twitter, Sport, Chicago, Dallas, Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars, Kane, Keith, Blackhawks, Hawks, Patrick Kane, American Hockey League, Anton Khudobin, Duncan Keith, Rockford IceHogs


Trump Accuses Sotomayor of Using ‘Shame’ to Turn Conservative Justices against His Administration

President Trump defended the critical tweets he directed at Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor during a press conference in India Tuesday, calling her dissent in the Court’s public-charge ruling “so inappropriate.”Sotomayor accused the Supreme Court’s conservative majority of “putting a thumb on the scale in favor of the party that won" following a 5-4 ruling which allowed the Trump administration to implement its “public charge” rule, which limits access to legal status for immigrants who ar...
Tags: Twitter, News, Supreme Court, India, Court, Trump, Sonia Sotomayor, Donald J Trump, Sotomayor, United States Supreme Court


Fake news from 2015, circulated and debunked in 2018, is making the rounds on social media once again.

Are you seeing this thing?The violent imagery is causing some tingles among Trump haters, but it's fake news. If you see it, it's very easy to drop this link to Snopes.On 5 February 2018, Shaun Usher, the owner of the blog “Letters of Note” posted an image on Twitter that purported to show Donald Trump opining that any president presiding over the United States during a stock market crash of more than 1,000 points should be “shot out of a cannon.”... Apparently quickly remorseful for the rapid s...
Tags: Twitter, Law, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Shaun, Snopes, Ann Althouse, Trump rhetoric, Fake News


No, President Trump: You’ve Weakened America's Soft Power

Armed forces aren’t the only power America projects. Its values stir admiration around the globe. But they’re taking a beating in the White House.
Tags: Twitter, Europe, News, Obama, China, America, Social Media, United States, Xi Jinping, State Department, Freedom Of The Press, Barack, Great Britain, Trump, Mick, United States Agency for International Development


Bloomberg May Be Taking Hits in the Polls, But He's Crushing the Social Media Cringe Finals

Former New York City mayor and billionaire oligarch Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign hasn’t had the best week since the Feb. 19 Democratic primary debate in Nevada, where he was more or less mechanically separated into meat byproducts by the rest of the field on everything from his support for stop-and-frisk…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Elections, Science, Technology, Instagram, New York City, Social Media, Bloomberg, Nevada, 2016 Election, Michael Bloomberg, Mike Bloomberg, Pobodys Nerfect This Mess Is A Place


In True Star Wars Style, a Very Silly Hashtag May Have Just Revealed an Intriguing Clone Wars Secret

Only a franchise as gleefully dumb as Star Wars could drop a major tease via the medium of...secret emojis?Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Emoji, Lucasfilm, Hashtags, Darth Maul, Star Wars The Clone Wars, 100 Soft, Mandalorians, Disney Plus


Max Q: How to build a Starship

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. Busy week for SpaceX – across funding, space tourism, and next-gen spacecraft. There’s also a space station resupply mission coming up that it’s getting ready for, and signs (this time literally) continue to suggest that its first human spaceflight mission is imminent. Lots of other news, too, including our own: We announced this week that NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is goin...
Tags: TC, Twitter, Space, Japan, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, La, Toronto, America, Los Angeles, Tech, Ceo, Nasa, Earth


OnlyFans star handing out free subscriptions to anyone who donates to Elizabeth Warren’s campaign

Gay adult film performer Kenny Benjamin is giving out free subscriptions to his OnlyFans page in exchange for donations to Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. “If you send me a screenshot of you donating to Elizabeth Warren I will give you my alt and if you already have my alt I’ll give you a month of OnlyFans,” Benjamin told his 8K followers on Twitter last week. IF YOU SEND ME A SCREENSHOT OF YOU DONATING TO ELIZABETH WARREN I WILL GIVE YOU MY ALT AND IF YOU ALREADY HAVE MY ALT ILL GIVE YOU A MON...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, White House, Elizabeth Warren, Lifestyle, Warren, 20/20, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Benjamin, Gay Star News, Kenny Benjamin, Kyle Gasaway, Hilary Clinton America


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #481

The IRS sues Facebook for $9 billion  This one’s gonna hurt! The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for $9 billion, which it claims the social network owes in unpaid taxes. At the heart of the case is a 2010 deal between Facebook and an Irish subsidiary, during which the IRS alleges that Facebook undervalued the intellectual property it sold to the subsidiary – dodging billions in taxes. Workplace from Facebook gets an upgrade Facebook has added som...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, UK, Seo, Bank Of England, National Gallery, Tate Britain, Mashup, Irs, Turner, Jmw Turner, United States Internal Revenue Service IRS, Snapchat AR Lens, AR Lens, Chroma Labs, Facebook Admins


Johnny Manziel returns to Twitter, says he has “zero desire” to play football

In the six years since he was selected by the Browns in round one of the draft, Manziel has stirred up more controversy than he has played football. As the story goes, the XFL wanted him to commit to the XFL last year in lieu of joining the ill-fated AAF — and that once Manziel opted to play in 2019 for a league that was supposed to be the XFL's top competitor the XFL decided it didn't want Manziel at all.
Tags: Twitter, News, NFL, Johnny Manziel, Browns, Manziel, AAF, XFL


Resources for Small Business

The good news is we’re living in the Information Age. The bad news is there’s so much information it can be overwhelming and difficult to find. Luckily, many there are plenty of resources, including industry trade associations, that provide access to helpful statistics and other information. If you are not a member of your industry’s trade association, I recommend you strongly consider joining. Here are a few stats and resources you should know about. Social Media All small business owners kno...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Business, Trends, National Restaurant Association, Right Now, National Retail Federation NRF, Rawpixel, Wunderman Thompson, Instagram Instagram The U S, Twitter for Business Beauty Industry If, Nation 's Restaurant News


Tweety Pro iPhone iPad – Tout Twitter en Widget (gratuit)

Source : Tweety Pro iPhone iPad – Tout Twitter en Widget (gratuit) MaxiApple.com Si vous êtes accro à Twitter, alors il faut vite installer sur votre iPhone et iPad, Tweety Pro, un widget qui va mettre tout Twitter … The post Tweety Pro iPhone iPad – Tout Twitter en Widget (gratuit) appeared first on MaxiApple.com.
Tags: Iphone, Ipad, Twitter, Seo, Applications, Ipod Touch, AppStore


Three things we learned from the Premier League

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was firmly back in the spotlight in the Premier League this weekend as Manchester United and Arsenal showed signs they are finding form as the race for Champions League places heats up. Just 10 points separate fourth-placed Chelsea from Southampton in 12th spot, with most of the pretenders for the European […] The post Three things we learned from the Premier League appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Twitter, Sport, Article, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Arsenal, Everton, Frank Lampard, UEFA Champions League, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Theme Park Bits: Cinderella Castle Makeover, Frozen in Disneyland Paris, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: More details about Disneyland’s new parade are available. Take a look at the proposed layout for a Frozen-themed land in Disneyland Paris. The Cinderella Castle is getting a questionable makeover. And more! We’re still about 18 months away from the 50th anniversary of the Magic Kingdom in Orlando. The landmark symbol of the Orlando theme park is the Cinderella Castle, and as the old saying goes, make it blue! Oh, sorry, I was too busy looking at this con...
Tags: Twitter, Movies, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Epcot, Orlando, Disneyland Paris, Mickey Mouse, Mike, Minnie, Mickey, Rafferty, Adventureland, Disneyland Park, Monsters Inc


Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating rules

Twitter began suspending 70 pro-Mike Bloomberg accounts on Friday for breaking its rules, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to CNN.
Tags: Twitter, Bloomberg, Cnn, Mike Bloomberg


#MansplainingIn5Words.

A Twitter trend this morning.Examples:How else will they learn? #MansplainingIn5Words pic.twitter.com/iJrMxG6IuE— Mister Race Bannon (@MrRaceBannon) February 23, 2020 This is how it’s done #MansplainingIn5Words pic.twitter.com/oIpGUMESno— Mandy Amory (@LilMissMystic) February 23, 2020 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Twitter, Law, Conversation, Bannon, Masculinity, Ann Althouse, Mandy Amory


Twitter Moderators Might Become Arbiters of Truth

Twitter has been “testing one possible iteration” for a new system meant to prevent “misinformation”, which consists of moderation teams being able to decide which tweets are true or false and bound to be horribly misused. Moderators in the future might soon be able to label tweets they take issue with as being “harmfully misleading”, […]
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Internet, Censorship, International, Leak, Anime, Twitter Moderators Might Become Arbiters of Truth


Digital Edits, a Paid Army: Bloomberg Is ‘Destroying Norms’ on Social Media

His campaign is testing the boundaries of what platforms like Twitter and Facebook allow in politics. They’re having trouble coming up with an answer.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Social Media, Bloomberg, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Political advertising, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R, Instagram Inc


Mike Bloomberg's social media strategy is under fire as Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for platform manipulation

A Twitter spokesman said the identical posts violated its policy against manipulation and spam that was created in response to the 2016 election.
Tags: Twitter, News, Bloomberg, Mike Bloomberg


Mike Bloomberg's social media strategy is under fire as Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for platform manipulation

On Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported that Twitter had suspended 70 accounts for violating its terms. The accounts in question were tweeting support for in identical messages. Bloomberg's campaign has come under scrutiny for its unconventional tactics on social media, including and an edited video clip from Tuesday's debate that many called misleading. A Twitter spokesman told Business Insider that the accounts had violated the social media company's policies around platform manipulatio...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Taylor Swift, Softbank, Trends, Bloomberg, Nevada, Los Angeles Times, Singh, Mike Bloomberg, Sabrina Singh


Twitter Suspends Dozens of Pro-Bloomberg Accounts for “Platform Manipulation and Spam”

Twitter began suspending 70 accounts supporting Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday, claiming that the accounts violated its rules against “platform manipulation and spam.” The social media company stated that some suspensions would be permanent. In other cases, Twitter will ask account…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Social Media, Michael Bloomberg, 2020 Presidential Election, Pro Bloomberg


Et tu, Wendy? 9 allies who betrayed their LGBTQ followers

Self-proclaimed LGBTQ ally Wendy Williams is in the middle of a PR nightmare. It all started last week when she launched into what can only be described as an antigay tirade on her show. In a pre-Valentine’s Day rant, Williams went after gay men, demanding they “stop wearing our skirts and our heels.” “Looky here now, gay men, you’ll never be the women that we are,” Williams said. “No matter how gay.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Related: Wendy ...
Tags: Twitter, Life, Lifestyle, NFL, Summer, Los Angeles, Cnn, Williams, Psa, Graham, Atlantic City, Wendy Williams, Bette Midler, Terry Crews, Terry, Steve


Twitter Has Reportedly Suspended 70 Pro-Bloomberg Accounts for Violating Its Platform Manipulation Policy

On Friday, Twitter began suspending 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating a company policy put in place in response to the 2016 election, according to the Los Angeles Times. In a statement to TIME, Twitter confirmed that it has “taken enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam.” Some accounts will be permanently suspended and others will have to go through steps to verify their owners. The suspended accounts, first rep...
Tags: Twitter, News, New York City, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Times, Los Angeles Times, Mike Bloomberg, Onetime, 2020 Election, Sabrina Singh, TIME Twitter


Twitter Suspends 70 Accounts With Pro-Michael Bloomberg Tweets

(Bloomberg) -- Twitter Inc. on Friday said it had begun suspending 70 accounts that posted identical messages in support of Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg in a pattern that violates the social-media company’s rules.A Twitter spokesman said in a statement that it had taken “enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam.”Some of the suspensions will be permanent, while in some cases account owners will have to verify t...
Tags: Twitter, News, Bloomberg, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg News, Manchester New Hampshire, Jennifer Epstein, Mark Niquette, Wendy Benjaminson, Bloomberg Twitter Inc, John HarneyFor, Sabrina Singh, Natnicha Chuwiruch, Pro Michael Bloomberg Tweets


Twitter Suspends 70 Accounts With Pro-Mike Bloomberg Tweets

(Bloomberg) -- Twitter Inc. on Friday said it had begun suspending 70 accounts that posted identical messages in support of Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg in a pattern that violates the social-media company’s rules.A Twitter spokesman said in a statement that it had taken “enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam.”Some of the suspensions will be permanent, while in some cases account owners will have to verify t...
Tags: Twitter, News, Bloomberg, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg News, Manchester New Hampshire, Jennifer Epstein, Mark Niquette, Wendy Benjaminson, Bloomberg Twitter Inc, John HarneyFor, Sabrina Singh, Natnicha Chuwiruch


Pokemon Masters Twitter Mocked for Mistweeting Attack on Titan Content

The Twitter account for Pokemon Masters has accidentally tweeted out content for Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) mobile game AoT TACTICS, causing a minor uproar as the mistake was only noticed by the account user an hour later. The tweet in question celebrated the life and death of minor AoT character Mitabi Yarnach and […]
Tags: Twitter, Games, Internet, Bizarre, Pokemon, Anime, Shingeki no Kyojin, Kyojin, Pokemon Masters, Mitabi Yarnach


Twitter Experimenting with Highlighting Lies With Color

Twitter has apparently been experimenting with a new truth awareness feature, and someone leaked screenshots of it to NBC News. The new feature adds "brightly colored labels directly beneath lies and misinformation posted by politicians and other public figures," and it looks like this:Twitter confirmed that the screenshots and the feature are real, and would rely on user participation to function: "This is a design mock-up for one option that would involve community feedback," a Twitter spokesp...
Tags: Twitter, Design, Nbc, Nbc News, Ben Collins, Visual Communication


No spoilers: How to mute words and phrases on Twitter

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Twitter is kind of the wild west of social media. Everything’s thrown together in one big news feed, and even if you’re scrupulous with the use of lists, some things can still sneak through your filters. Twitter allows you to mute hashtags and accounts, but imagine my surprise when I discover you can do this with individual words — and without having to delve ...
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A Quarter of All Climate Tweets Come From Bots—and They're More Likely to Peddle Denial

The bots are taking over, man. Researchers have found that bots are largely fueling climate denial propaganda on Twitter. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Research, Bots, Climate Denial