Coronavirus updates: Robert Redfield touts masks again, this time on Twitter; NCAA basketball sets Nov. 25 start date; 196K US deaths

Donald Trump blames ‘blue states’ for U.S. coronavirus death toll. Big Ten football, NCAA college basketball to return this fall. Latest COVID news.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Pro-Trump youth group enlists teens in secretive campaign likened to a ‘troll farm,’ prompting rebuke by Facebook and Twitter

The sprawling operation by Turning Point Action, led by conservative activist Charlie Kirk, evades guardrails put in place to prevent the spread of online disinformation, experts said. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Trump Ripped On Twitter After Reportedly Calling War Dead ‘Losers’ And ‘Suckers’

Trump’s critics say he’s in “full panic mode” following the publication of the bombshell report. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: My Complete Medicare Save Up to 30% on Medicare Supplement Plans COMPARE PLANS NOW … Read more…

Twitter Removes Trump Video With ‘Electric Avenue’ Song After Copyright Complaint

Twitter has taken down a video tweeted by President Trump that used the song “Electric Avenue” after receiving a copyright complaint. Trump tweeted the video on Aug. 12, which featured an animated train with his campaign logo barreling through a … Read more…

Twitter flags Republican leader's video as 'manipulated' for altering disabled activist's words

Twitter flagged an inflammatory video by House Republican Whip Steve Scalise on Sunday for altering footage of a conversation between progressive activist Ady Barkan and Joe Biden. The video is now labeled as “manipulated media” in a tweet from Scalise, … Read more…

Twitter Crowns Chadwick Boseman’s Last Post Most Liked Tweet Ever: “A Tribute Fit For a King”

The Black Panther, even after his death, continues to rule. On Saturday, a day after Chadwick Boseman lost his battle to colon cancer, Twitter announced that the star’s final post on the social media site it the most liked tweet … Read more…

Twitter suspends ‘Dracula’ botnet pushing pro-Chinese propaganda

Twitter has suspended or restricted nearly all 3,000 accounts linked to a “Dracula” botnet pushing pro-Chinese political propaganda. The network of fake Twitter accounts was first flagged by Graphika, a social media research group. The “Dracula” botnet accounts were so … Read more…

Twitter hides Trump tweet behind notice for potentially dissuading people from voting

Twitter flagged one of President Donald Trump’s tweets on Monday, placing it behind a notice that warns users it violates the platform’s rules against dissuading people from voting. In the tweet, posted on Monday, Trump claimed mail drop boxes are … Read more…

Twitter hides Trump tweet behind notice for potentially dissuading people from voting

Twitter flagged one of President Donald Trump’s tweets on Monday, placing it behind a notice that warns users it violates the platform’s rules against dissuading people from voting. In the tweet, posted on Monday, Trump claimed mail drop boxes are … Read more…

#AlyssaMilanoIsaLie Trends on Twitter as Rose McGowan Goes Nuclear on ‘Charmed’ Co-Star

Spencer Platt/Getty Rose McGowan’s ongoing feud with Alyssa Milano just escalated again with an online spat for the ages. The inciting incident for all this? Some political tweets, naturally. On Thursday McGowan vented her frustration with the Democratic Party: “What … Read more…

Trump’s ‘Completely Berserk’ Sean Hannity Interview Gets The Treatment On Twitter

Trump launched a stream-of-consciousness attack on everything from windmills to Hillary Clinton. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: My Complete Medicare Save Up to 30% on Medicare Supplement Plans COMPARE PLANS NOW To end future … Read more…

Twitter, TikTok Have Held Preliminary Talks About Possible Combination

Twitter has had preliminary talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the popular video-sharing app that the Trump administration has declared a national-security threat due to its Chinese ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter remove Trump coronavirus posts of Fox interview about kids being ‘almost immune’

Facebook took down post from President Trump’s personal page of a Fox News interview in which he said that children are “almost immune” from COVID-19.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Twitter reveals exactly how bitcoin scammers hacked Elon Musk’s, Kim Kardashian’s accounts

Twitter just released an update on the massive hack that prompted the Great Blue Tick Silence of 2020, letting us know exactly how many accounts were actually impacted. On July 15, hackers posted tweets from several prominent, verified Twitter users’ … Read more…

Twitter to crack down on accounts espousing far-right conspiracy theory ‘QAnon’

Twitter announced Tuesday night it would take action against activities tied to QAnon, a baseless far-right internet conspiracy theory. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

7.16.20 Bitcoin scam hacks prominent Twitter users; Small business bankruptcy tips

Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians and business leaders to send a message about a Bitcoin scam that claimed to double people’s money. It’s easier than ever for small businesses to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Clark … Read more…

Twitter Gets Hacked & Kanye Is On Oklahoma’s Ballot | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Widespread Twitter Hack Reaches Bill Gates, Kanye West, Elon Musk, Joe Biden and Barack Obama

Apple was also apparently hacked. It was latest in a series of security failures on the social-media platform. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Twitter detected ‘coordinated social engineering attack’ after high-profile hacks, company says

After dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked Wednesday, the company said it had detected a “coordinated social engineering attack.” FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Twitter releases statement about crypto scam hack, keeps affected users locked out

Twitter has released an official statement on the hack that saw some of the biggest accounts on the platform pushing a bitcoin scam. On Wednesday, verified accounts including Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Kim Kardashian, and Kanye … Read more…

Twitter bans pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum for copyright infringement

Twitter has permanently suspended user Carpe Donktum, who made pro-Trump memes, due to repeated copyright violations. Carpe Donktum has risen to viral fame among conservatives after several of his videos have been shared by President Trump, most recently a satirical … Read more…

Twitter bans controversial British commentator Katie Hopkins

Social media giant Twitter permanently banned controversial British political commentator Katie Hopkins for violating the platform’s “hateful conduct” policy, a report said Friday. The conservative commentator, who has garnered more than a million followers on the platform, had recently lost … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter remove Trump’s manipulated ‘toddler besties’ video after parent complains

President Donald Trump has practically had free reign on Facebook. Despite whatever misinformation or violent rhetoric Trump posts, the social media giant, particularly its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has defended its decisions to keep the president’s posts on its … Read more…

Trump shared a deceptive video blaming 'fake news.' Twitter just labeled it as fake

The same day that Facebook removed a set of Trump campaign ads for violating the company’s rules against hate symbols, the president continued to push the envelope with his social media presence. On Thursday night, Trump shared a crudely edited … Read more…

Facebook Yanks Donald Trump Campaign’s George Floyd Video Over Copyright Complaint, Following Twitter

Facebook, like Twitter, has pulled down videos centered on the killing of George Floyd uploaded by Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, after Facebook received a copyright-infringement claim on content in the segment. The social-media giant removed the campaign video — … 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…

GOP donor-run hedge fund has seat on Twitter board but can’t say anything about tech firm’s policies

Powerful GOP donor Paul Singer is founder and co-CEO of a hedge fund with a seat on Twitter’s board. But that doesn’t mean he can influence the social media giant’s policies to be more sympathetic to his party. Politics BEST … Read more…

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…

President Donald Trump Continues To Escalate On Twitter: Hans Nichols | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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Sen. Ted Cruz calls for criminal investigation of Twitter over alleged sanction violations

Sen. Ted Cruz called on the Treasury and Justice departments to start a criminal investigation into Twitter for alleged violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran. The call to investigate Twitter comes against the backdrop of an already tense week between … Read more…

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

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Trump targets social media companies with executive order after Twitter fact-checks his tweets

The order came two days after Twitter, for the first time, added warning links to two of Trump’s tweets, inviting readers to “get the facts.” US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

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:

Twitter employees 'very unhappy' the platform won't correct Trump falsehoods about Scarborough and staff member

Twitter employees are outraged by the company’s refusal to stop President Trump from using the platform to promote a conspiracy theory involving Joe Scarborough and a former staffer, according to tech journalist Kara Swisher. Yahoo News – Latest News & … Read more…

Trump Threatens To Shut Social Media Platforms Following Twitter Alerts

President Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to “fact-check” his tweets. “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Disputing the accuracy … Read more…

Twitter Users Mock Trump For Claiming He’s Getting ‘Great’ COVID-19 Reviews

One person joked that The New York Times gave the president’s coronavirus response four stars, but “Pandemic Weekly panned it.” Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … 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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MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

President Trump apparently struck a nerve Wednesday with a Twitter message that referred to MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Alison Roman says ‘stupid’ Chrissy Teigen comments were due to ‘white privilege’ as Cravings founder takes Twitter break

Chrissy Teigen got a comprehensive apology from food writer Alison Roman on Monday, after she had lashed out at the model in an interview. Roman took to Twitter, after first apologizing late on Friday, as she acknowledged her “white privilege” … Read more…