May 18, 2022

Angry Nerd: Bill Gates Worries that Elon Musk Will Make Twitter ‘Worse’

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently gave his opinion on Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, stating that he is unsure of Musk’s motives and that he could make misinformation on the platform worse. The Wall Street Journal reports that speaking at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Summit earlier this week, Microsoft founder Bill Gates weighed in…

Elon Musk Trolls AOC For Whining About Twitter Buyout

Elon Musk trolled Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez via Twitter on Friday for complaining about his recent buyout of the platform.“Tired of having to collectively stress about what explosion of hate crimes is happening bc some billionaire with an ego problem unilaterally controls a massive communication platform and skews it because Tucker Carlson or…

Capitol Report (April 26): How Twitter Impacted 2020 Elections and Beyond

The nation’s highest court took up a Texas-led immigration case that challenges the White House’s border policy. Now that Twitter is swapping hands, we take a look at the platform’s impact on politics both past and future. Did Twitter play a role in the 2020 election, and what role might it play in 2022? Secretary…

Twitter Buoyed by Elon Musk’s Acquisition Plans: Here’s What Lies Ahead for the Stock

Twitter Inc. spiked up over 5 percent higher at one point on Friday and was holding stronger intraday than the general markets, with the S&P 500 plunging almost 2 percent. The stock’s comparative strength is likely due to Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk’s tender offer to acquire Twitter for $46.5 billion, which was revealed through…

Elon Musk Explores Tender Offer for Twitter

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is reportedly exploring a tender offer for Twitter, and has secured financing for the deal including $25.5 billion in loans from major banks. However, analysts warn that the Twitter board’s “poison pill” defense may still prevent a takeover. A tender offer is an open offer to the shareholders of…

Bill O’Reilly: “Harsh punishment” will stop crime in American cities | ‘Eric Bolling The Balance’

Bill O’Reilly slams leaders of Chicago and New York for the violent crime surge and says the solution is “harsh punishment” so criminals face real consequences and stay behind bars – via. ‘Eric Bolling The Balance’ on Newsmax. Watch Newsmax on Directv 349, Xfinity 1115, Dish 216, Spectrum (see channels), Cox, Optimum, U-Verse 1120, FiOS […]

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Free Speech Battle Sparked by Elon Musk Twitter Bid; The Durham Trial Begins

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, offered to buy Twitter for $43 billion and to make the social media company private. His offer has sparked a national debate on free speech, with establishment news outlets and others claiming that censorship is necessary for an alleged democracy to survive. The issue has gone beyond just a…

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Elon Musk Trolls Saudi Royals over Free Speech Record After Prince Rejects Twitter Bid

The Kingdom Holding Company, the investment arm of Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud, a prince of Saudi Arabia’s ruling House of Saud, rejected SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter earlier today. In response, Musk trolled the Saudi royal on the Kingdom’s free speech record. “I don’t believe that the proposed offer…

Tucker Carlson, Charlie Kirk, Babylon Bee Still Locked Out of Twitter

Christian satire site Babylon Bee, Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, and Fox News’s Tucker Carlson are all still locked out of their Twitter accounts for posting that transgender Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) assistant secretary Rachel Levine is a biological male. The Babylon Bee, Kirk, and Carlson remain defiant after getting suspended…

Reports: ‘Stand with Putin’ Twitter Hashtag Trends in India amid Ukraine War

The hashtag “#IStandWithPutin,” referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin, was among the trending topics on Twitter in India on Thursday, China’s state-run Global Times reported on Friday. “As of Thursday [March 3], #IStandWithPutin had become a trending topic on Twitter in 12 countries, including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, the US, Australia, Pakistan, Canada, the UK…

CNN’s Brian Stelter schooled on Twitter for visiting classroom to discuss ‘misinformation’

Media top headlines January 24 In media news today, Bill Maher panics about 2024 Democratic presidential prospects, The New York Times says Biden is contributing to his own ‘political woes’ by downplaying inflation, and voters sound off on the economy under Biden. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! CNN’s left-wing media correspondent Brian […]

AOC says she’s taking a break from Twitter, then resumes tweeting

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was back on Twitter less than a day after saying she was taking a hiatus from the social media platform. Ocasio-Cortez ended a brief break from Twitter with posts Tuesday, one targeting Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., for his opposition to President Biden’s Build […]

Bears legend Dick Butkus takes shot at Packers’ Aaron Rodgers after getting verified on Twitter

Dick Butkus started a campaign in mid-January making his case to get verified on Twitter. On Friday, the Chicago Bears legend finally got the blue checkmark next to his name. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Former Chicago Bears player Dick Butkus cheers before the NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Philadelphia […]

Here are seven times CNN’s newest hire Rex Chapman peddled misinformation on Twitter

Media top headlines January 19 In media news today, Jennifer Rubin says President Biden ‘needs a reset,’ ESPN avoids on-air coverage of Golden State Warriors owner’s Uyghur comments, and social media lights up CNN for hiring Rex Chapman for its streaming service. CNN prides itself as a network that sticks to the facts and informs […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson ignites a Twitter backlash by calling out Santa and his reindeer on Christmas Eve

Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson got a round of groans on Twitter this Christmas Eve for taking Santa Claus and his reindeer just a tad too literally.  In a series of tweets, Tyson broke down why the story of St. Nick and his companions doesn’t hold up under the scrutiny of science.  Tyson said it […]

GOP’s Elise Stefanik receives Christmas gift as Dem rival makes Twitter gaffe

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! New Yorker. It’s what residents of the Empire State have long called themselves. It’s even the name of a magazine – and for more than a half-century it was the name of a model of Chrysler automobile. So it’s probably no surprise that a Democrat hoping to […]

Jewish groups demand resignation of Twitter Middle East news director after anti-Israel tweets resurface

A former Al Jazeera reporter that was recently hired by Twitter to oversee its news coverage of the Middle East and North Africa was forced to issue an apology after her history of anti-Israel tweets resurfaced on social media last week. Fadah Jassem, a London-based former television producer and editor came under fire after announcing her […]

#ArrestFauci trends on Twitter as doctor faces criticism for controversial virus research, testing on dogs

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The phrase #ArrestFauci was trending on Twitter Sunday afternoon in response to multiple controversies surrounding Dr. Anthony Fauci. Twitter users posted the hashtag calling out Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, over reports that hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars were used […]

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal: ‘Our Role Is Not to Be Bound by the First Amendment’

In an interview last year, the incoming CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, made it clear that free speech is not a priority for the company, and that his platform would not be “bound” by the First Amendment. Agrawal said: “The kinds of things that we do about this is, focus less on thinking about free speech,…

Twitter Halts Verification Process After Giving Fake Accounts Official Approval

Twitter has paused its verification system after mistakenly verifying a number of fake accounts. At the same time the platform was giving bots the coveted blue checkmark of verification, conservatives facing fake copycats were not granted the same privilege. The Verge reports that Twitter has suspended its verification program temporarily after verifying a number of fake…

Twitter Partners with Big Media to Combat ‘Misinformation’

Twitter is partnering with Reuters and the Associated Press in a new scheme to combat alleged “misinformation,” following in Facebook’s footsteps by outsourcing part of the company’s “fact-checking” to corporate media organizations. The goal, according to Twitter, is to help the company feed “reliable content” to its users, although the news organizations will not be…

Director Oliver Stone Slams the Cancel Culture ‘Witch Hunt’ and Twitter for Banning Trump: ‘It’s Shocking!’

Former president Donald Trump has an unlikely ally in his fight against social media censorship — Hollywood director Oliver Stone. The two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker has lashed out at Twitter over its decision to ban Donald Trump, calling the move “shocking” while also criticizing the country’s growing trend toward censorship, which is being carried out by social…

Donald Trump To Sue Facebook, Twitter And Google Claiming Illegal Censorship

Former President Donald Trump plans to sue Facebook, Twitter, and Google, arguing they have wrongfully censored his accounts on their platforms, Trump announced Wednesday. The class action lawsuit, first reported by The Associated Press, will have Trump as the lead plantiff and will demand that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Google…

Lawsuit: California Government Colluded with Twitter on Censorship

Twitter and the Democrat-run government of California are facing a lawsuit alleging that they colluded to suppress the First Amendment rights of Rogan O’Handley, a popular pro-Trump activist who was banned from the platform earlier this year. The complaint includes emails showing California officials directing Twitter to remove political commentary about the 2020 election from…

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