Feb. 23, 2018

Gucci gets called out for showing turbans on white models at Milan Fashion Week

The turbans look similar to those worn by Sikhs.

Feb. 7, 2018

Trump stock market tweet: Is the president right that “good news” caused stocks to drop?

President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted that when good news was reported in the “old days,” the stock market would go up, today that’s not the case and it’s a “big mistake.” Is that true?
Feb. 3, 2018

How would Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” play out in 2018?

Odds are, the onetime teen heartthrob wouldn't get away unscathed.
Jan. 11, 2018

‘Harry Potter’ fans and Black Twitter join forces to make #BlackHogwarts. Here are the best tweets.

These tweets will have you dead, or worse: expelled.
Jan. 7, 2018

Nikki Haley says Trump’s “button” tweet was part of a strategy to keep Kim Jong Un ‘on his toes’

The U.N. ambassador didn't disparage Trump's widely criticized tweet — but wouldn't deny that nuclear war remains a possibility.
Jan. 5, 2018

It’s official: Twitter isn’t going to ban Donald Trump

Trump can continue tweeting about the size of his "nuclear button" unabated.

Jan. 3, 2018

Trump’s favorite fast food brand just mocked his threats of nuclear war on Twitter

According to a KFC spokesperson, "we were just clowning around."
Dec. 31, 2017

Trump ends 2017 by suggesting that a President Hillary Clinton would’ve sunk the stock market

It’s about to be 2018 — but you wouldn’t know that from President Donald Trump’s Twitter, which seems to be stuck in the 2016 presidential election.
Dec. 18, 2017

Twitter Stock Price: Why TWTR is up after the site booted some alt-right users — but spared others

Twitter’s stock price just got a big boost after the platform banned some alt-right users for hate speech. But major business challenges — that all TWTR investors should know about — remain.
Dec. 18, 2017

Twitter has begun banning white nationalists, the “alt-right” and other hate groups

In the midst of mounting public pressure to take decisive action against its most toxic users, Twitter announced it had enacted new policies to stem harassment on its platform.
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 “bitch badder 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.”