Posts Tagged ‘social’

Ivanka Trump stays silent on social media as Rubio warns she’ll have ‘tough’ fight if she goes for his seat

Ivanka Trump is remaining silent as rumours swirl about her own possible run for office.  The former first daughter, and adviser to Donald Trump during his presidency, last posted a message on Twitter and Instagram on 19 January saying that it had been “the honour of a lifetime to serve our nation”. Her last public […]

Iran social media implies its drones could target Trump

Former US President Donald Trump is preparing his defense for a second impeachment trial in the US Senate, but he may also be facing threats from Iran and other hostile actors. Trump was widely hated by the Iranian regime and also faced adversaries in China, Turkey, Russia as well as among extremists in the Middle […]

What’s really Behind the Recent Social Media Purge?

Story at-a-glance In recent days and weeks, we’ve seen an unprecedented wave of censorship sweep across the internet. The only solution will be decentralized platforms that virtually eliminate censorship In what appears to be a coordinated attack, Google, Apple and Amazon destroyed Parler, a main competitor to Twitter and Facebook, literally overnight by yanking it […]

Republican Legislators in New Hampshire Under Fire Over Antisemitic Social Media Postings

Kalen Ockerman’s antisemitic mural is seen prior to its removal from a wall in east London. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Republican speaker of the New Hampshire legislature is under fire for allegedly shielding two GOP representatives accused of spreading antisemitic propaganda, while harshly disciplining a Democratic representative over a post on social media concerning the […]

FBI Profiler Says Banning People on Social Media Makes it Harder to Fight Terrorism

A lobbyist group is suing Apple in an effort to get free speech messaging platform Telegram removed from the app store, claiming that it allows ‘extremists’ to spread ‘hate speech’. Telegram has seen a surge in users since Twitter and Facebook permanently suspended President Trump. Last week the service gained more than 25 million new […]

French Workers Angrily Reject Social Distancing ‘Collars’

A coalition of big tech companies, including Microsoft is developing a COVID passport, with the expectation that a digital document linked to vaccination status will be required to travel and get access to basic services. The group is calling itself the Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI), and includes Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle. The US health provider Mayo Clinic is also […]

Telegram Turns Liberal Begins Mass Bannings of Former Social Media Members

    As millions of former social media members who were banned from Facebook and Twitter, migrated to Telegram and other places since they didn’t have anywhere else left to go, the liberal media began paranoically slandering Telegram for being a encrypted and “harboring terrorists”. Shortly after that, Telegram complied with the mainstream media requests […]

Poland slams social media deplatforming of Trump as government readies anti-censorship law

The Polish government has decried social media platforms’ (mis)handling of US President Donald Trump’s accounts as Warsaw prepares to pass its own legislation to stop ideological censorship. Facebook’s decision to remove Trump’s account was politically motivated, hypocritical, and “amounts to censorship,” Deputy Justice Minister Sebastian Kaleta told local media.  Under the country’s new anti-censorship law, […]

Protests as a marker of Social change

From time immemorial protests have been a very significant way to argue for one’s rights. In British India Mahatma Gandhi introduced the non-violent way of protesting publicly which is bhuk hartal or public gathering where people quietly protest by fasting and not drinking water. Shouting slogans is another way to show resistance and disagreement. Candle […]

Aboriginal artists who went viral on social media

Let’s take a look at 18 Aboriginal artists who’s art went viral on social media. When their Aboriginal artworks get posted, they are swamped by thousands of likes/loves/re-tweets and shares. Let’s dive in and explore who’s really making a name for themselves out there. Michelle Possum Nungurrayi – Showcases the beautiful colours of the central […]

Uganda in spotlight of social media and elections interfering

The US announced on Wednesday that it had canceled its observation of Uganda’s presidential election. Some have mocked the US decision, arguing it is Uganda that should be observing the US elections considering the chaos in Washington. However the issues taking shape in Uganda are less about the local election and more about the symbolism […]

Uganda Shuts Down All Social Media Ahead of Election Due to US Meddling

    President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda president has blocked Facebook from operating in his country, just days after the social media company removed “fake accounts” linked to his government ahead of a hotly contested general election set to take place on Thursday. Note that we have no idea or evidence that these were “fake […]

Social Media Ban: President Trump Addresses Capitol Hill Chaos & Social Shutdown | NewsNOW From FOX

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Conservative Commentator Says AIG Canceled His Insurance Over His Social Media Posts

Falling into line with the ongoing purge, YouTube has suspended President Trump, claiming he uploaded a video that violates its polices. Trump will be banned from the platform for a week, effectively until the end of his presidency, with comments on all other videos on his channel also disabled indefinitely due to ‘safety concerns’. YouTube […]

Dramatic rise in social welfare cases in Israel since pandemic’s onset

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Israel Critics Celebrate Death of Sheldon Adelson on Social Media

IfNotNow supporters at a rally in New York City. Photo: IfNotNow via Facebook. News of the death of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who gave hundreds of millions of dollars to Jewish charities and political causes in the US and Israel, was celebrated Tuesday by some progressive Twitter users. “A present for my birthday,” tweeted Rebecca […]

Congressman Announces Indefinite Social Media Leave, Inspired by Shabbat

US Congressman Chip Roy speaking with attendees at the 2019 Young Americans for Liberty Convention at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore. Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas announced in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Monday that he will be taking an indefinite “social media sabbatical” […]

Trump supporters compare social media crackdown on far right to Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom against Jews

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Parler Social Media completely DEAD after total Hack DOX, all Private Data Stolen and Posted Online

Recently shutdown social media app Parler is at the center of a yet another controversy, after allegations surfaced that the totality of its users’ personal data was leaked in the wake of the network going offline. Truth be told we advised against Parler since the beginning and that’s why we didn’t even had an account […]

Trump loyalists ‘driven deeper into internet’ after social media bans

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Gab Social Media Crashing Down, Barely Loads Pages because of 750% Increase in Traffic after Trump Ban

Gab.com, the free speech friendly social network, says traffic has increased by more than 750 percent in the past few days, following the blacklisting of President Donald Trump from most mainstream tech platforms. “Our traffic is up 753% in the past 24 hours. Tens of millions of visits,” said Gab in response to a question […]

As bad as Angela Merkel is, at least she Just Condemned Social Media for interfering with Free Speech by Banning Trump

World’s biggest liberal and pro-invasion of Europe advocate, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has concerns that Twitter’s “problematic” suspension of Donald Trump’s account, in the wake of last week’s assault on the Capitol, is an encroachment on freedom of opinion, her spokesman said. As bad as she is, well at least she once in her lifetime […]

Amazon suspends Parler, social media affiliated with far Right

Amazon is kicking Parler off its web hosting servers, potentially taking the controversial social media platform off permanently unless it finds a new web host.First reported by BuzzFeed, the news was confirmed Saturday night in a post by Parler CEO John Matze.In the post, Matze explained that the site will go off Sunday at midnight as […]

NFL Disburses over $4 Million is Social Justice Grants

• The Association for Enterprise Opportunity, which is based in D.C. and provides strategic and developmental assistance to Black-owned businesses and targets the wealth gap that exists between Black and white American families. • Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which plans to use the funding to help create the TLC Youth Advocacy process, an […]

The Debate Between Violence and Non-Violence in Social Movements

In history there has been a long debate between violence and non-violence in the context of social movements. Some very great persons who brought very beneficial and durable change chose the path of non-violence and peace. Some very courageous and capable leaders and their followers, on the other hand, had no hesitation in using violent […]

POTUS Addresses Nation: Social Media Censorship Will NOT Prevail

President Trump breifly bypassed his ban from Twitter on Friday night to address the nation, warning that the unconstitutional social media censorship will not prevail. The tweets quickly disappeared from the @POTUS account he tweeted from. In the posts, Trump revealed that he was in talks with other free-speech social media platforms and is also […]

How Social Movements Can Make Durable, Wider and Definite Contribution to Creating a Better World

Social movements have a very important role in society, a role that has to assume  even more significance if our deeply troubled world has to find a way out of the survival crisis in which it is entangled very badly at the moment. Of course we are  here talking of only sincere movements, and not […]

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT On Social Media Censorship

President Donald Trump tweeted from the official @POTUS account following his permanent ban from Twitter, condemning the company’s censorship and signaling that he intends to move to a new social network, or build a replacement. The tweets promptly disappeared from the account. The message from the President briefly appeared on the @POTUS account before disappearing. […]

Gretchen Whitmer Taunts Political Opponents on Social Media — Then Calls to ‘Unify’

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer posted two photos on social media this week to taunt her political opponents. On Thursday, upon the news Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had resigned, Whitmer posted a photo of herself wearing an anti-DeVos shirt: 👋 pic.twitter.com/nfDBO8kAou — Gretchen Whitmer (@gretchenwhitmer) January 8, 2021 In the photo, which was accompanied by a […]

Wider Social Benefits Apart, Ecologically Protective Farming Can Also Be Economically Attractive

While the social benefits of ecologically protective, organic and/or natural farming are so obvious, it is sometimes said that in economic terms this may not be so beneficial for farmers and this thinking becomes a big hurdle in the spread of ecologically protective farming. However the advocates of ecologically protective farming and low external input […]

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