Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: Twitter

‘Elon, there are rules’: EU says Twitter must comply with new...

"If [Twitter] does not comply with our law there are sanctions—6% of the revenue and, if they continue, banned from operating in Europe."

What is a public forum?

How a platform operates should not depend upon whether it is owned by a private company or not.

The spread of global hate

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter helped right-wing populists take power. Can they now help rein them in?

Trump tweets another t*rd

Can you see where we’re headed? Down a slippery slope to where true liberty dies.

Tribe Thumps Trump’s Tweet

Trump uses tweets as a means of keeping his image out in the public without paying a dime.

President rages as Twitter labels White House disinformation

Trump has come to depend on his Twitter feed as a way to circumvent the press and directly share his unfiltered thoughts with the public.

Should Facebook and Twitter stop Trump’s lies?

If they are unwilling to protect the public against powerful lies, they shouldn’t have so much power to spread them to begin with.

Power and lies

We now have a president who lies through his teeth and two giant uncritical conveyors of those lies.

Study: Major media outlets’ Twitter accounts amplify false Trump claims on...

News outlets are still failing to grapple with a major problem that media critics highlighted during the Trump transition.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

Tell social media platforms to stop the spread of hateful content online.

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.