Dec. 7, 2017

The “gay Twitter wrist thread” highlights the utter absurdity — and poignance — of gay Twitter

I'll show you mine if you show me yours.

Dec. 4, 2017

After a tweet asks to name a “badder bitch than Taylor Swift,” the internet offers a history lesson

An example: Franceska Mann, a ballerina who led a riot in Auschwitz.
Dec. 3, 2017

Trump blasts FBI in Sunday tweets following official’s removal from Mueller investigation

Trump took to Twitter Sunday with a series of tweets about the FBI, James Comey and ABC anchor Brian Ross.
Nov. 29, 2017

A video of Victoria’s Secret angels singing a racial slur has sparked a massive backlash

The video was taken backstage, and Cardi B just retweeted about it, too.
Nov. 28, 2017

FCC chair argues Twitter bans, not net neutrality, are the real threat to the internet

FCC chairman Ajit Pai argued Tuesday that net neutrality isn't necessary because sites like Twitter can already "discriminate against content they don’t like.”
Nov. 24, 2017

Thanksgiving is over. The season for awkward political conversation isn’t.

A new poll has revealed that you aren't alone in avoiding talking about politics this Thanksgiving.

Nov. 22, 2017

12-year-old Tamir Rice was killed by police three years ago today

Twitter users reflect on the somber anniversary.
Nov. 17, 2017

The alt-right threw a fit after Twitter unverified its top personalities. Now they’re regrouping.

Now alt-right figures are trying to regroup by direct their followers to pro-white nationalist social sites.
Nov. 16, 2017

Twitter removed its “verified” check from some white nationalists — but is that enough?

Richard Spencer, Laura Loomer and others just lost their blue check marks — but is that a meaningful step towards vanquishing hate speech on Twitter?
Nov. 15, 2017
Nov. 12, 2017

George Takei just blamed Russia for spreading the sexual assault accusation against him

In a now-deleted tweet, the Star Trek actor attempted to shift the blame for a sexual assault allegation against him onto the Russians.

Nov. 9, 2017

Twitter suspends verifications after giving blue check mark to alt-right Charlottesville organizer

Jason Kessler — who organized August's deadly Unite the Right white nationalist rally in Virginia — was verified Tuesday.
Nov. 5, 2017

Kushner investor also invested in Facebook and Twitter with Kremlin money, Paradise Papers show

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner — who holds a stake in a company Jared Kushner co-owns — made Kremlin-backed contributions worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Facebook and Twitter.
Nov. 2, 2017

Rogue Twitter employee deletes Trump’s twitter account

President Donald Trump's Twitter account briefly vanished from the website Thursday night, sparking questions about what led to the disappearance.
Nov. 2, 2017

5 things to know about how Russia may have used Facebook, Google and Twitter to hack our election

"Our claims were blown off by the leadership of your companies," one senator said.
Oct. 31, 2017

The alt-right fell for a Twitter joke about “antifa supersoldiers” and now it’s total chaos

Have you heard about the left’s plans to launch a civil war on Nov. 4? Yeah, it's a lie. Here's how a small conspiracy theory spread out of control.

Oct. 28, 2017

Trump attacked Hillary and the media ahead of Mueller news. Of course he did.

Trump has a pattern of going after Clinton and others when a major development is about to break in the Russia probe.
Oct. 27, 2017

How “soy boy” became the alt-right’s favorite new insult

The meme speaks volumes about the alt-right's troubled relationship with masculinity.
Oct. 25, 2017

How establishment Democrats turned the #Resistance into a punchline

It's become "a joke about the hollowness of liberal politics," @pixelatedboat said. Liberals "will happily side with people who are just as bad or worse than Trump, but more polite about it.”
Oct. 22, 2017

5 key takeaways from Trump’s interview with Maria Bartiromo

Trump discussed his Twitter usage, tax reform, North Korea and more in the wide-ranging interview.

Oct. 17, 2017

“First of all,” the newest Twitter meme, celebrates the art of the self-own

Sometimes, the best way to roast someone else is to bravely charge into the flames yourself — to face, embrace and defiantly remind everyone how messy you truly are.
Oct. 16, 2017

Gay men, please hold your “Well, actuallys” in the wake of #MeToo

"Queer cis men, before you see a chance to jump on a trending hashtag, take a second to think about who’s steering this narrative."
Oct. 13, 2017

#WomenBoycottTwitter is another example of the disconnect between white feminists and women of color

Critics of the hashtag say solidarity is still for white women.
Oct. 9, 2017

Blitter: There’s finally an app where Black Twitter can escape online harassment

The app shows a lot of promise, but it's unclear if it'll catch on.
Oct. 9, 2017

Kellyanne Conway calls GOP Sen. Bob Corker’s tweets “incredibly irresponsible.”

"I find tweets like this to be incredibly irresponsible," Conway said.

Oct. 3, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Halloween Terror: Blizzard teases new skins for McCree and Reaper

Hype alert! Halloween Terror is back, baby.
Oct. 1, 2017

Trump tweets against Tillerson’s push for diplomacy with North Korea: “We’ll do what has to be done”

Trump defied his Secretary of State to push for military action against North Korea and "little Rocket Man."
Sept. 27, 2017

White House admits Trump blocked Twitter users because they criticized him

The concession is related to a lawsuit brought on behalf of several Twitter users who allege their First Amendment rights were violated when Trump blocked them on Twitter.
Sept. 27, 2017

Trump deletes tweets about Luther Strange following primary loss — which may be against the law

Trump tried to distance himself on Twitter from the failed candidate — and may have broken the law doing so.