Twitter prepares to hand over presidential accounts to Biden’s team

As President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on Inauguration Day, Twitter will be at work transferring its institutional “@POTUS” account to him, the company announced Thursday. Twitter’s other institutional White House accounts — @WhiteHouse, @VP, @FLOTUS, and @PressSec — will … Read more…

‘Jeopardy!’ guest host Ken Jennings pays tribute to Alex Trebek, Twitter reacts

Alex Trebek received a tribute from “Jeopardy!” guest host Ken Jennings. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please … Read more…

Twitter suspends over 70,000 QAnon accounts after attack on U.S. Capitol

Twitter has suspended over 70,000 accounts since Friday in an attempt to scrape off its crust of festering QAnon conspiracy gunk. It’s laughably too late, but at least it’s something. Numerous high profile QAnon figures were unceremoniously booted from Twitter … Read more…

‘Bean Dad’ Apologizes For Viral Twitter Thread About His Daughter Using A Can Opener

John Roderick’s now-deleted thread about his child attempting to open a can of beans was lambasted as “abusive” and “unhinged.” Entertainment – Latest News, Photos And Videos BEST MUSIC DEAL UPDATE: Save Up to 77% On Select Musical Instruments and … Read more…

Fair or Cap?: Some Folks On Twitter Were Not Feeling Tina Fey’s Casting In ‘Soul’

Source: Walt Disney Studios / Pixar Soul Of course, some folks have found something to complain about when it comes to Disney’s Pixar’s latest animated film, Soul. The phenomenal Disney+ exclusive that features an African American protagonist, a first for … Read more…

Twitter Billionaire Jack Dorsey Gives U.S. Mayors $15 Million To Fund Basic Income

The mayors will distribute the money as no-strings-attached cash payments to hundreds of residents in their cities. Creating change SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your … Read more…

Quando Rondo Shuts Down Instagram and Twitter After Accused of Lying About Canceled Show

The ‘I Remember’ rapper deactivates his social media accounts after people notice that the evidence he shares to support his claim about being forced to call off his concert by police is dated January 2018. Aceshowbiz.com – Music News BEST … Read more…

Sia Engages in Fiery Twitter Debate With Disability Activists Over Autism-Themed Film

Sia has not let accusations that she was “ableist” in the making of her upcoming movie, “Music,” go by without comment, and the pop star-turned-filmmaker spent the early hours of Friday tangling with disability activists who took issue with her … Read more…

Twitter Is Still Tickled That Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris And Montel Williams Once Dated

Source: Ron Galella, Ltd. / Getty There’s something about vintage tea that is always especially amusing. While nothing about Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ former relationship with daytime TV host Montel Williams is particularly salacious, it’s just one of those random … Read more…

Twitter Slaps Warning Label on Trump’s Post Charging Democrats With Trying to ‘Steal’ Election

Just minutes after President Trump baselessly alleged in a Twitter post that Democrats were trying to “steal” the election, the social network hid the tweet behind a message warning that his tweet was “disputed” and “might be misleading.” “We are … Read more…

Twitter Slaps Warning Label on Trump Post Charging Democrats With Trying to ‘Steal’ Election

Just minutes after President Trump alleged in a Twitter post that Democrats were trying to “steal” the election, the social network hid the tweet behind a message warning that his tweet was “disputed” and “might be misleading.” “We are up … Read more…

Twitter Wants Allison Janney to Play the Voter Named Paulette Who Just Called Donald Trump “So Handsome”

If you thought you’d seen it all, think again. The 2020 presidential election has been filled with more viral moments than any of the past elections combined–and that’s no… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL DEAL UPDATE:

With Election Day looming, Twitter imposes new limits on U.S. politicians — and ordinary users, too

Twitter will impose new warnings on political lies, restrict premature declarations of victory and block calls for polling violence or other disruptions, the company announced Friday as it rolled out a wide-ranging package of revisions designed to harden the platform … Read more…

Trump falsely claims there’s ‘a cure’ for COVID-19 in rambling Facebook, Twitter posts

Donald Trump is spreading dangerous misinformation — again — about the coronavirus on both Facebook and Twitter.  Late Wednesday afternoon the president posted a rambling video to both social media platforms in which he claims, falsely, that there is “a … Read more…

As QAnon grew, Facebook and Twitter missed years of warning signs about the conspiracy theory’s violent nature

QAnon posts began threatening violence in 2018. But it would be 2020 before Facebook and Twitter would make major moves to curb QAnon’s presence on their platforms, allowing it to become the major presence it is today. Technology BEST DEAL … Read more…

Twitter scraps foreign accounts for attempting to ‘disrupt’ debate conversation

Twitter on Wednesday said it had removed 130 foreign accounts that tried to “disrupt the public conversation” during the first 2020 presidential election debate. The social media giant trashed the accounts — which appeared to originate in Iran — “based … Read more…

Keke Palmer Tried To Show Love To Tyler Perry But Twitter Wasn’t Having It, So She Set Them Straight: “I Don’t Care If You Disagree”

Source: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images / Getty Keke Palmer isn’t having any of the Tyler Perry shade. The 27-year-old actress experienced it for herself after taking to Twitter to show some love to the writer, director, producer and actor. “I want … Read more…

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

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest … Read more…

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…