• Trump accuses Twitter and Facebook of censoring him and conservative commentators during bizarre 'social media summit'

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Trump led a free-wheeling press conference following the White House's first social media summit on Thursday.
    Trump's speech touched on everything from his Twitter follower count decreasing to his insistence that social media companies are making it difficult for his supporters to follow him.
    A handful of conservative commentators and lawmakers spoke at the event as well, including Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri, an anti-abortion activist named Lila Rose, and a lawyer who represents conservative clients like former Google employee James Damore.
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  • Twitter suffers global crash on White House Social Media Day

    Twitter suffers global crash on White House Social Media Day

    6 days ago - By Fast Company

    On the day Trump hosts right-wing media at the White House, his go-to social media site Twitter crashes.
    Twitter is down for millions of users around the world. The cause, for now, is unknown, as is the exact number of users affected.
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  • The White House social-media summit doesn't have Facebook or Twitter, but it does have conservative conspiracy theorists - here's who was reportedly invited

    The White House social-media summit doesn't have Facebook or Twitter, but it does have conservative conspiracy theorists - here's who was reportedly invited

    6 days ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump is hosting a social-media summit at the White House on Thursday, but social-media companies like Twitter and Facebook aren't invited.
    Instead, the White House invited a variety of controversial right-leaning figures .
    From an anonymous pro-Trump meme maker to a popular conspiracy theorist, these are some of the people confirmed to attend Thursday's event.
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    The White House is hosting what it's calling a "social-media summit" on Thursday, but the event won't include any social-media...
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  • Did Obama Remove the Citizenship Question From the U.S. Census? Fact Check

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    Former President Barack Obama did not eliminate a question about citizenship from the 2010 census, as blogs and social media posts have falsely reported in recent days.
    The inaccurate claims have spread widely online since the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against the Trump administration in its push to add the proposed citizenship question on the 2020 form.
    The inaccurate posts ask why President Donald Trump needs permission to query households about citizenship status on the 2020 census and blames Obama for scrubbing the question from the 2010 survey.
    Obama, however, was not in office when the...
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