Kim Chandler, Associated Press Updated 12:56 pm PDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 file photo, Alabama Republican state Rep. John Merrill poses for portrait in Montgomery, Ala. Twitter users blocked by Merrill sued him Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, arguing he’s blocking their right to free speech in the “modern … [Read more...] about Alabama elections chief sued for blocking people on Twitter
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The Department of Justice will appeal a Federal court ruling stating president Donald Trump cannot block people on Twitter. You read that right: A couple weeks back federal Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruled in favor of seven plaintiffs seeking to have their Twitter accounts unblocked by the president. The … [Read more...] about DOJ to appeal court’s ruling that Trump can’t block people on Twitter
Proving we live in bizarre-o world, a federal judge today was tasked with determining the legality of President Trump’s social media use. Or, more specifically, whether he can ban US citizens from viewing his tweets. Today’s hearing is the first step in settling a lawsuit in which numerous co-plaintiffs allege Trump’s blocking them on Twitter is in direct … [Read more...] about Federal judge to decide: Can Trump legally block people on Twitter?
Untruthful news is 70 percent more likely to be retweeted on Twitter than true news, according to new research — and bots may not be to blame. In a paper published today in the journal Science, researchers analyzed the spread of all the stories verified (as either true or false) by six fact-checking organizations from 2006 to 2017. The analysis shows that false political … [Read more...] about People on Twitter like passing on lies better than they like retweeting the truth
KFC is very selective about who it follows on Twitter. This international fast food brand, owned by Yum! Brands, Inc., has strict standards, unlike the people who eat its $5 Fill Ups. SEE ALSO: So yeah, this dude got a KFC tattoo on his body for some reason One dude on Twitter discovered this and couldn't believe it. He's going to need some time to recover, and … [Read more...] about KFC follows only 11 people on Twitter, for one mindblowing reason