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With Passage of Respect for Marriage Act, Searches Surge for 'Gay Superheroes'

With Passage of Respect for Marriage Act, Searches Surge for 'Gay Superheroes'

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 4, 2022

The internet lit up after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which provides protections for same-sex and interracial couples. People were searching for information on... gay superheroes?

As Musk is Learning, Content Moderation is a Messy Job

As Musk is Learning, Content Moderation is a Messy Job

By David Klepper and Matt O'Brien | Dec 4, 2022

Neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin, the founder of an infamous neo-Nazi website, was reinstated to Twitter Thursday; the following day, recording artist Ye was banished for posting a swastika.

FBI Director Raises National Security Concerns about TikTok

FBI Director Raises National Security Concerns about TikTok

By Eric Tucker | Dec 3, 2022

FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese government "that doesn't share our values."

Musk Says Twitter has Suspended Rapper Ye over Swastika Post

Musk Says Twitter has Suspended Rapper Ye over Swastika Post

Dec 3, 2022

Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. It is the second time this year that Ye has been suspended from the platform over antisemitic posts.

EU Warns Musk to Beef Up Twitter Controls Ahead of New Rules

EU Warns Musk to Beef Up Twitter Controls Ahead of New Rules

By Kelvin Chan | Dec 1, 2022

A top European Union official warned Elon Musk on Wednesday that Twitter needs to beef up measures to protect users from hate speech, misinformation and other harmful content.

San Francisco will Allow Police to Deploy Robots that Kill

San Francisco will Allow Police to Deploy Robots that Kill

By Janie Har | Nov 30, 2022

Supervisors in San Francisco voted Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations.

Twitter Ends Enforcement of COVID Misinformation Policy

Twitter Ends Enforcement of COVID Misinformation Policy

By David Klepper | Nov 30, 2022

Twitter will no longer enforce its policy against COVID-19 misinformation, raising concerns among public health experts and social media researchers.

Out NFL Star Carl Nassib's Rayze App Lands Investment to Connect Volunteers, Nonprofits

Out NFL Star Carl Nassib's Rayze App Lands Investment to Connect Volunteers, Nonprofits

Nov 23, 2022

Out Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Carl Nassib dreamed of a different kind of social media app for years — one that celebrates positivity and community.

Taylor Swift Ticket Trouble could Drive Political Engagement

Taylor Swift Ticket Trouble could Drive Political Engagement

Nov 22, 2022

Some of Taylor Swift's fans want you to know three things: They're not still 16, they have careers and resources and, right now, they're angry. That's a powerful political motivator, researchers say.

Amid Musk Twitter Chaos, Athletes & Celebs Cope Just Like Us

Amid Musk Twitter Chaos, Athletes & Celebs Cope Just Like Us

By Howard Fendrich and Kristin M. Hall | Nov 22, 2022

Yes, athletes and celebrities from the entertainment world are just like us: They're monitoring the chaos and uncertainty surrounding Twitter since its new owner came aboard.

How to Invest in Bitcoin Technology

How to Invest in Bitcoin Technology

Nov 21, 2022

With the current Bitcoin value, generating significant income within a short period is possible.

Understanding Bitcoin Dust and Crypto Dusting Attack

Understanding Bitcoin Dust and Crypto Dusting Attack

Nov 21, 2022

Everyone, including scammers, rushed to the cryptocurrency sector to at least try their luck. And as a result, criminal acts such as Bitcoin and cryptocurrency dusting emerged.

Gay Twitter Reacts to Grindr Going Public on New York Stock Exchange

Gay Twitter Reacts to Grindr Going Public on New York Stock Exchange

Nov 19, 2022

After launching 13 years ago, the LGBTQ dating app Grindr has gone public on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday...and Gay Twitter has thoughts.

Watch: Grindr Goes Public and Takes Over New York City in Gay Display

Watch: Grindr Goes Public and Takes Over New York City in Gay Display

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 19, 2022

Grindr goes public in a perfectly gay takeover in New York City.

Ticketmaster Canceling Next Taylor Swift Concert Ticket Sale

Ticketmaster Canceling Next Taylor Swift Concert Ticket Sale

By Kristin M. Hall | Nov 18, 2022

Ticketmaster says it is canceling Friday's planned general public sale for Taylor Swift's upcoming stadium tour because it doesn't have enough tickets.

Facebook Still Banning Trump — for Now — Despite Campaign

Facebook Still Banning Trump — for Now — Despite Campaign

By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 17, 2022

The social media platform has no plans to reinstate Trump's account following the former president's announcement that he will seek a second term in the White House.

Twitter Drama Too Much? Mastodon, Others Emerge as Options

Twitter Drama Too Much? Mastodon, Others Emerge as Options

By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 14, 2022

Twitter has been a bit of a mess since billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the helm. Lesser-known sites Mastodon and even Tumblr are emerging as new (or renewed) alternatives.

Report: Tweets with Racial Slurs Soar Since Musk Takeover

Report: Tweets with Racial Slurs Soar Since Musk Takeover

By David Klepper | Nov 11, 2022

Instances of racial slurs have soared on Twitter since Elon Musk purchased the influential platform, despite assurances from the platform that it had reduced hateful activity.

Report: Tweets with Racial Slurs Soar Since Musk Takeover

Report: Tweets with Racial Slurs Soar Since Musk Takeover

By David Klepper | Nov 11, 2022

Instances of racial slurs have soared on Twitter since Elon Musk purchased the influential platform, despite assurances from the platform that it had reduced hateful activity, a digital civil rights group reported Thursday.

U.S. Vote Counting Unaffected by Cyberattacks, Officials Say

U.S. Vote Counting Unaffected by Cyberattacks, Officials Say

By Nomaan Merchant and Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 10, 2022

No instances of digital interference are known to have affected the counting of the midterm vote after a tense Election Day in which officials were closely monitoring domestic and foreign threats.

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