A social media site launched on Sunday by Jason Miller, a senior adviser to former U.S. President Donald Trump, was briefly hacked, and more than 500,000 people have registered to use the site, Miller said. GETTR, a Twitter-style platform with posts and trending topics, has advertised itself on the Google and Apple app stores asContinue reading “Pro-Trump social media app hacked on launch day as half million sign up”
“If you want to preserve your power indefinitely, you have to get the consent of the ruled” – Aldous Huxley Interview by Mike Wallace on May 18, 1958, from the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. “This is Aldous Huxley, a man haunted by a vision of hell on earth. Mr.Continue reading “Aldous Huxley on Technodictators- Blank on Blank”
Once again, Democratic leadership is smearing Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar over her completely accurate statement.
British finance minister Rishi Sunak is pushing for financial services firms to be exempt from a new global tax system which was agreed last week by the Group of Seven (G7) economies, sources familiar with the negotiations said. One of the officials said Britain – home of Europe’s biggest financial hub – had put aContinue reading “UK pushes for financial services to be exempt from G7 global tax plan”
Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis complained just months ago that Twitter and other social media sites were ‘enforcers of preferred narratives.’ Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday hailed Twitter’s decision to suspend the account of Rebekah Jones, a former employee of the Florida Department of Health who criticized his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. But overContinue reading “DeSantis cheers Twitter suspension of critic after slamming the site for banning Trump”
Facebook, Alphabet unit Google and other tech giants will have to commit to curb the monetisation of disinformation through advertisement placements under the European Commission’s beefed up code of practice against fake news. Facebook, Alphabet unit Google and other tech giants will have to commit to curb the monetisation of disinformation through advertisement placements underContinue reading “Tech giants told to stop making money from disinformation in EU fake news fight”
As Palestinians took to social media to protest pending evictions, some found their posts removed or their accounts blocked Instagram and Twitter have blamed technical errors for deleting posts mentioning the possible eviction of Palestinians from East Jerusalem, but data rights groups fear “discriminatory” algorithms are at work and want greater transparency. It came asContinue reading “Instagram, Twitter blame glitches for deleting Palestinian posts”