Category: The Twittersphere

FAIL: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Just Got Suspended From His Own Service!

File this under the weirdest thing I’ve heard all year…and that’s saying an awful lot for the wild and wacky 2016. Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, has been suspended from his own service. I’m quite certain he will be reinstated later, but I think...

Twitter Holocaust: SPLC Has Dozens of Alt-Right Accounts Deleted, Then Brags About It

Twitter has entered a new phase in their war against free expression. The same place that once claimed to represent the “free speech wing of the free speech party” has now decided to wipe out numerous alt-right accounts at the behest of the Southern Poverty...

Sorry Joss Whedon Hopes for Trump’s Murder?: “Trump cannot CANNOT be allowed a term in office”

Hollywood types just can’t seem to accept reality: Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. They’re coming up with all sorts of schemes to cheat him out of his win, including Electoral College shenanigans. It’s not going to work, of course, but...

Cernovich Challenges Fox Business Failure Charlie Gasperino to a Boxing Match

The other day I had a great time trolling Charlie Gasperino over on Twitter. The funny thing is, I used to see him on CNBC all the time back when I used to watch the network. Now, I hardly watch cable news at all, but...

After Trump Win, Zoe Quinn is Worried About Important Things…Like How Much Money She Can Extract Off Kickstarter

Today, many so-called progressives are whining all over the place. As misguided as some of them may be, I do believe that many of them have reall worries about the forthcoming Trump administration. But sometimes, the real face of a scammer will lay itself bare...

Twitter Suspends Ricky Vaughn AGAIN After CEO Jack Dorsey Personally Intervenes

I wasn’t oringally going to write this up immediately, since Ricky Vaughn (the alt-right one, not Charlie Sheen) getting suspended from Twitter isn’t exactly breaking news given their grudge against him. But, when I saw that Jack Dorsey personally intervened in order to give him...

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...