• With Trump's Twitter megaphone gone, Silicon Valley's power rings loud

    8 days ago - By Washington Post

    It may take historians years to grasp the full implications of the social media hurricane that Trump conjured from the moment he announced his intention to run for president five and a half years ago. But it took a single week, underscored by a single remarkable day, to hear what happened when that storm headed out to sea.
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  • There's a basic problem with calling Facebook and Twitter 'platforms' - and it took Trump for us to see it

    There's a basic problem with calling Facebook and Twitter 'platforms' - and it took Trump for us to see it

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement After years of poisoning the civic well with his unique brand of lies, insults, distortions, narcissism, and overall poor manners, Donald Trump has found himself deplatformed .
    My spellchecker doesn't like this word, and I don't like it either, at least in reference to the actions Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others have taken to silence, ban, suspend, penalize, and otherwise restrict the soon-to-be-ex-President and others from publishing on their respective properties.
    Deplatforming, in contrast to these plain-English descriptions of Trump's plight, is a...
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  • Celebrities Took To Twitter To Share Reactions Of Second Trump Impeachment

    8 days ago - By Forbes

    It didn't take long after the impeachment was announced for the reactions to trend on social media. Numerous celebrities took to Twitter to share their feelings.
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