Category: The Twittersphere

TROLOLOLO: CNBC Claims Twitter’s “Troll Problem” Was a Big Reason They Didn’t Get Sold

As I mentioned several times, I was out of town yesterday. Late last night, Seattle4Truth messaged me the latest to come out about Twitter’s failed sale. I have to admit, this made me laugh more than it probably should have. I’ll explain why after I...

ADL Vow’s to #SavePepe With Help of Cartoon’s Creator

This won’t backfire at all. No siree… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is joining forces with the artist who created “Pepe the Frog” in an effort to take back the popular internet meme from racists and use the frog’s likeness as a force for good. Pepe...

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Twitter’s Stock Tanks Again After Rumored Salesforce Purchase Falls Through

Twitter took another beating on Wall Street today after Salesforce’s CEO said they were no longer pursuing a purchase of the social media company… Salesforce has ruled out a bid for Twitter, sending shares of Twitter’s stock to their lowest level since August. “In this...

UPDATE: Ricky Vaughn was Suspended From Twitter Over “Targeted Abuse”

Our biggest story last week concerned alt-right icon Ricky Vaughn and his suspension from Twitter. Many of you asked me why he got suspended in the first place. I would have answered you, the only problem was I didn’t know what Twitter’s reasoning was. Now,...

Martin Shkreli Gives Brianna Wu a Twitter Beatdown

I wrote about Martin Shkreli back when he got arrested. Like most commentators, I wasn’t too kind. But in the time since his arrest, he’s grown on me a lot. I’m still not all that thrilled with the way he jacked up the price of...

Twitter Stock Down 20% at Midday on Concerns That It Won’t be Sold

No one really knows what’s going on with the rumored sale of Twitter. In fact, I’m now starting to wonder if it’s even going to get sold at all, given all the names that have dropped out the last day or so. Disney is done,...

#FreeRicky: Alt-Right Icon Ricky Vaughn Suspended From Twitter

More on this breaking news as we get it… 🙊🙊🙊 pic.twitter.com/KfjdPWwVYr — Jared Taylor Swift🐸 (@JaredTSwift) October 5, 2016 Ricky is over on Gab as we speak. He’s linked his Facebook page and he’s also stated that an appeal is in the works.   UPDATE:...

Heat Street’s Louise Mensch Lives Off Convicted Pedophile’s Profits

Louise Mensch’s history of hypocrisy in her political and journalistic career has been well-documented, but her damage control on the behalf of her husband’s pedophile client has been all but buried over the years. Louise’s husband Peter is the founder of Q Prime which managed the...

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Twitter Sale ACCELERATING, Disney & Microsoft Seen as Top Suitors

Twitter is barreling towards a sale, and something could be announced within the next 30-45 days, according to a published report from CNBC. I’d already heard Microsoft mentioned, as well as Google and Salesforce.com. But one company I hadn’t heard about being interesting in a...

Charlotte Gripped By Unrest In Wake of #KeithLamontScott’s Death at Hands of Black Officer

There’s been another shooting by police and as is usually the case, the situation is murky at this point. What we do know is that this was not a black man getting killed by a white officer. Instead, Keith Lamont Scott died at the hands...

Heat Street’s Louise Mensch Gets Dragged by Your Friendly Neighborhood Fatso Blogger

Louise Mensch and the site she runs, Heat Street, have been sperging out about Pepe the Frog for the past couple days. Needless to say, this is pure insanity. Despite the article she ran under her byline yesterday being one of the most idiotic things...

CENSORSHIP: @Ricky_Vaughn99 Twitter Account Shadowbanned and Locked (He’s Back Now)

(Update: Ricky is back on Twitter.) Ricky’s known as being an aggressively outspoken critic of regressive left politics and a proponent of Donald Trump. His @Ricky_Vaughn99 account has been a crucial node of weaponized tweeting and his voice has been influential throughout the Alt Right. I...

Aging & Irrelevant Cher Gets Triggered by, You Guessed It, Pepe the Frog (UPDATE)

I had to get up early today because of some personal commitments, but I planned on going right back to sleep. However, I said “Hey, let’s check out Twitter for a minute.” As usual, my curiosity was rewarded with hilarity. It seems that Cher has...

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I Got Verified on Twitter Yesterday, And Man Did the Salt Flow

Longtime readers of this site know that I love Twitter…maybe a little too much. There’s something about the service that keeps pulling me back in. The way you can read news as it happens, the instant analysis on said news from people you love and...

DESPERATE: Twitter Now Trying To Quarantine Alt-Right After Failure To Destroy It

Over the last couple weeks I’ve noticed something a little fishy every time I browse the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag. Every time I looked, the hashtag would be absolutely overrun with tweets critical of BLM — tweets that could generally be described as ‘alt-rightish‘ in nature. What’s...

BuzzFeed Hack Bernstein Has Epic Twitter Meltdown Courtesy of Our Own WildGoose (UPDATE)

Good morning readers, I hope your Saturday is going well. I’ll have info on the #Killstream for tonight coming up soon, but first let’s examine Joe Bernstein’s meltdown from last night. Now, you might be asking yourselves one simple question… Who the fuck is Joe...