Posts Tagged ‘social’

Nuke hashtags? Elon Musk takes aim at social media ‘abomination’

The business magnate blasted the rampant tags on Twitter on Saturday, simply declaring: “Hashtags are an abomination.” The message obviously struck a chord with many as it quickly racked up more than 30,000 likes in just a couple of hours. Hashtags are an abomination — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 17, 2019 As is frequently the […]

Blocking Zarif’s access to social networking websites to not affect his influence in intl. community

MNA – FM spokesman Mousavi has said Americans blocked FM Zarif’s accounts on social networking websites for fear of his influence, adding the voice of the top Iranian diplomat will continue to be heard in international community. In a statement on Sunday, the foreign ministry spokesman said that blocking FM Zarif’s accounts on social networking […]

Beto O’Rourke Calls on Social Media to Censor ‘Hate Speech’

Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke has demanded social media companies censor what he considers “hate speech”. Speaking with MSNBC, O’Rourke linked President Trump to “hate speech” while at the same time advocating for total censorship of such speech online. “We must confront hate, no matter where it is or how high up it goes. That […]

Trump Drafting Executive Order Tackling Social Media Censorship

The Trump administration is drafting an executive order that will tackle censorship by social media companies, according to multiple White House officials. Just one month after President Trump vowed to explore “all regulatory and legislative solutions” on anti-conservative bias, it looks like his administration is finally ready to make their move. According to the White […]

Israeli police deny summoning 4-year-old Palestinian boy for questioning after social media uproar

Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem caused a social media storm on Tuesday when they posted photos of a 4-year-old Palestinian boy being taken to an Israeli police station for interrogation, escorted by his family and locals from his hometown of al-Issawiya. The boy, identified by local media as Mohammad Elayyan, was allegedly summoned by Israeli […]

How mindfulness privatised a social problem

   The £3.4trn industry encourages a preoccupation with the symptoms of mental illness, rather than their social causes. In December 2008, while forcibly evicting tenants from a concrete high-rise in south London, Southwark Council pulled off a remarkable feat of complacency. Though residents didn’t know it at the time, every flat in the development that […]

The Federal Government Sold Your Social Security Number for FIVE Dollars

By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Welcome to our Friday roll up, where we highlight the most absurd and concerning stories we are following this week. Equifax fined $700 million… for 147 million person data breach Do you remember back in 2017 when Equifax (the giant consumer credit agency) admitted that it had been breached? Hackers broke […]

Economic and Social Crisis in Puerto Rico: “The Ugly American” and the Puerto Rican National Question

The latest crisis in Puerto Rico involves Gov. Ricardo Rossello and appears to be the accumulation of other crises that now appear to question the legitimacy of the colonial political structure in Puerto Rico. Nearly 900 pages of personal messages on the Telegram app between him and others in his political inner circle were published […]

Chiropractor forced to pay $100,000 in fines for sharing "anti-vaccine" content on social media

(Natural News) A Canadian doctor is being punished for engaging in free speech online because the board that governs her field of practice feels as though the views she expressed “brought the profession of chiropractic into disrepute.” According to reports, Dr. Dena Churchill will now be forced to pay $10,000 per year […]

Israeli spyware firm NSO said to tell clients it can mine data from social media

An Israeli spyware firm thought to have hacked WhatsApp in the past has told clients it can scoop user data from the world’s top social media, the Financial Times reported Friday. The London paper wrote that the NSO Group had “told buyers its technology can surreptitiously scrape all of an individual’s data from the servers […]

With ‘likes’ gone from Instagram, how will all those social media ‘influencers’ cope?

If you’re an Instagram fanatic, don’t freak out yet. The new hidden-likes feature is currently only being tested in a few countries, so you might be safe — for now.  For the uninitiated, “influencers” are people who managed to amass a huge social media following and subsequently catch the eye of brands who then pay […]

President Trump Loses — Government Can’t Block Critics on Social Media

By Camille Fischer In a long-awaited ruling, the Second Circuit has found that the replies section on President Trump’s Twitter @realDonaldTrump is a public forum and that the President cannot block his critics from reading his tweets or participating in the forum merely because his dislikes the views they express. This ruling, along with two […]

Ex-Chiropractor Fined $100,000 For Posting “Anti-Vaccine” Information on Social Media

The Facts: A former chiropractor has been fined $100,000 for posting information about vaccines to her social media pages. Reflect On: How can someone be fined for questioning vaccine safety when a plethora of science already does so? Why does the mainstream use terms like “anti-vax” instead of addressing the actual points made by vaccine […]

Social justice snowflakes won’t quit until US becomes a balkanized battlefield (or is it already?)

In the latest episode of stupid Liberal stunts, we pay a visit to the Starbucks in Tempe, Arizona, where a disgruntled individual reportedly felt uneasy about a heavy police presence inside the coffee shop. Was this anxious person a criminal, perchance, annoyed that his plans for daylight robbery were dashed by Tempe’s finest? Nope. Perhaps […]

Vladimir Putin: A Social Conservative Leader?

The Russian leader reminded the world of his original appeal as one of its socio-conservative leaders during an interview that he gave to the Financial Times late last week in which he spoke out strongly against liberalism and staunchly defended traditional values. Part of President Putin’s original appeal worldwide was that he was one of […]

‘Mini AOC’ Closes Social Accounts After Family Doxxed and Sent Death Threats

Ava Martinez, the 8-year-old Ocasio-Cortez impersonator known as ‘Mini AOC’, has been forced to delete all of her social media accounts after being sent death threats online. Ava’s stepfather, Salvatore Schachter, who goes by “Sicken Tirade” on Twitter, confirmed on Wednesday that the family had been on the receiving end of harassment and death threats. […]

Would the Founding Fathers be banned from social media?

Google has declared war on the independent media and has begun blocking emails from NaturalNews from getting to our readers. We recommend as a free, uncensored email receiving service, or as a free, encrypted email send and receive service. That’s okay. Continue with my Gmail address… […]

Grooming Tripled on Social Media – Pedophiles are Hunting Children as Young as 5 on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook

Children as young as five are being groomed and abused on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, with 5,161 incidents reported in the UK in 18 months. The number of children targeted on Instagram has tripled in just one year. Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram were used to target children in 70 percent of recorded incidents, the National […]

Italian Mayor, Medics & Social Workers Caught Brainwashing Kids to SELL them Into Foster Care (Where Some Have Been Raped)

Italians are reeling from the revelation that a crime ring, which includes a mayor, doctors and social workers, had been brainwashing children to say their parents abused them, so as to easily sell them on to foster families. So far eighteen people, including the mayor of the town of Bibbiano, near Reggio Emilia in northern […]

Popular Movements Are The Invisible Hand Of Social Change

Popular Movements Are The Invisible Hand Of Social Change Above photo: Commondreams. The political consensus in the United States is changing rapidly. While the corporate media is focused on the Democratic Party presidential debates and Trump’s tweets in response, the issues that have been advanced by the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice, as […]

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