Dirty birds

So... Twitter admits their platform spreads right-wing lies and vitriol more than anything from the left. Gasp! Twitter Algorithms Amplify Right-leaning Political Content More Than Left-leaning, Company Says Citing Own ResearchTwitter is publicly sharing research findings today that show that the platform's algorithms amplify tweets from right-wing politicians and content from right-leaning news outlets more than people... Continue Reading →

That’ll teach ya to emote on Twitter

Teen Arrested at Pink Concert for Tweeting Lyric from Pink's ‘Timebomb’ In a since-deleted message, 16-year-old David King, Jr. tweeted at the singer, "I’m ready with my Bomb. Time to blow up #RodLaverArena. Bitch." Security staff at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, used the boy's Twitter profile pic to track him down among... Continue Reading →

The world’s infinite blathering

Social networking sites used to be kind fun.  It was an easy and free way to let old friends find you, a way to possibly find a mate, or just to keep in touch with your online buddies without having to email everybody.  Then MySpace came along, and suddenly every single person on the planet... Continue Reading →

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