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Twitter taking on Trump’s lies? About time too | John Naughton | Opinion – Blog – Emails

In addition to washing your hands while singing the first two verses of The Internationale, it might be a good time also to clean out your Twitter feed. According to a recent report of a research study by Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems, about 45% of the false […]

‘Are you saying Trump never lies?’: reporters quiz McEnany over White House Twitter feud – video | Global- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Reporters have interrogated the White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, over Donald Trump’s feud with Twitter. ‘The president has clearly said things in these tweets that are not true. Do you acknowledge that?’ Jon Karl, of ABC News, said during the briefing. McEnany said she did not. Earlier, Trump signed an executive order aimed at […]

Social media no longer tolerates toxic lies? Don’t believe a word of it | Opinion- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The tech companies insist that the corona pandemic of 2020 will not be a repeat of the US presidential election of 2016. With millions of lives at stake, economies collapsing and hunger spreading, they will not rake in the advertising revenue generated by fake news and Russian disinformation this time round. They are responsible corporate […]