On Twitter, almost 60 percent of false claims about coronavirus remain online — without a warning label

A study by Oxford University researchers examined 225 pieces of content that independent fact checkers had rated false or misleading between January and March. They found that 59 percent remained on Twitter, 27 percent, on YouTube and 24 percent, on … Read more…

‘It Takes My Mind Off This Crazy World.’ A Quarantined World Is Here for Rex Chapman’s Twitter Feed

Former NBA player Rex Chapman, who spent a dozen seasons in the league from 1988-2000 with the Charlotte Hornets, Washington Bullets, Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns before holding various front office positions, hit rock-bottom some six years ago. He was … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter suspend Russian-linked operation targeting African Americans on social media

Facebook and Twitter have disabled a Russian operation designed to stoke racial tensions among African Americans in the United States, the companies announced Thursday, raising fresh alarms that the Kremlin may seek to interfere in the 2020 presidential election and … Read more…

Twitter reacts to Balenciaga’s bizarre fake news broadcast

Breaking news: Balenciaga’s brand new, broadcast-inspired campaign spills satirical stories about society.  The boundary-pushing video went viral upon its release on Tuesday. Complete with an ominous, spine-chilling soundtrack (courtesy of noise musician Wolf Eye), the luxury fashion brand’s dystopian evening … Read more…

Tesla’s leaked employee handbook is exactly as ridiculous as Elon Musk’s Twitter

An alleged copy of Tesla’s self-titled “Anti-Handbook Handbook” for new employees leaked and, like Elon Musk himself, it’s absolutely desperate to sound cooler than it actually is. Reading like the worst – or best? – of Musk’s Twitter feed, the … Read more…

Ashton Kutcher Carries Jimin & Jin During Intense Game Of Hide & Seek With BTS: Twitter Freaks Out

It’s a sight many fans ‘never’ thought they’d witness: Ashton Kutcher lifting multiple members of BTS during a wild game of hide and seek. Ashton even startled one member so bad, the video is now making its rounds on Twitter! … Read more…

A Famous White Director Called “Black Panther” “Utter Bulls–t” & Twitter Reminded Him To Watch His Mouth

Source: Liliane Lathan / Getty Almost two years after the blockbuster and cultural success of Marvel’s Black Panther, one white Hollywood producer put his foot in his mouth over the revered film. In an interview with IndieWire, Terry Gilliam, who … Read more…

Facebook and YouTube block spread of supposed whistleblower’s name and photo. Twitter allows both.

Facebook and YouTube said they would block references to the supposed whistleblower’s name under their policies against “coordinating harm.” But Twitter said it would permit such references, including posts that both name the person and show pictures supposedly depicting the … Read more…

Cleveland Browns Cut Jermaine Whitehead After ‘Unacceptable and Highly Inappropriate’ Twitter Rant

(CLEVELAND) — Jermaine Whitehead’s disturbing social media rant cost him his job. The Browns cut the safety Monday, hours after the team reprimanded Whitehead for “totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate” posts following a 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos on … Read more…

Maria Butina says she doesn’t think her Russian contact was close with Putin, her Twitter message…

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Chatham County Sheriff’s Office employee fired after this video on Twitter | AJC

Atlanta Journal-Constitution 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 goal yet of donating … Read more…

Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content

The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparked heightened interest on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are expected to unveil legislation to probe the matter in … Read more…

Defense Department freaks out Twitter with cryptic tweet, ‘Stranger Things’ reference

The defense department’s technology wing asked the Twitterverse for help in finding privately owned underground space for testing purposes — and then made a “Stranger Things” joke amid a flurry of replies from freaked out users. DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research … Read more…

Proud Boys Declare Portland Rally a Success: ‘Go Look at President Trump’s Twitter’

Jim Urquhart/Reuters Hundreds of far-right protesters swarmed downtown Portland on Saturday with many of them looking as if they were ready to do battle against the anti-fascist demonstrators who’d gathered to confront them. But the “potentially dangerous and volatile” situation … Read more…

Twitter Curates Virtual Food and Conversation Experience Between Harlem and Lagos, Nigeria

In addition to connecting millions of social media users each day, Twitter is bringing people around the world together for real-life conversations through #Tweetups, its first-ever global experiential activation series. The purpose of the live curated events is to connect people … Read more…