Tag Archives: Twitter

Ted Cruz Blames Porn Tweet On Unnamed Staffer

NBC News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz is getting a lot of unwanted attention on social media Tuesday morning after the Texas Republican’s account liked a tweet featuring a pornographic video. Cruz addressed the notoriety Tuesday, even joking about it before answering questions from reporters on Capitol Hill: “This is not how I envisioned waking up this morning.” He said he ...

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OOPS: Ted Cruz “Likes” Porn Clip On Twitter

Newsweek reports: The excuses are almost inevitable, and predictable: The account was hacked, possibly by those pesky Russians. Or some rogue intern got hold of the social media, a secret Democrat intent on sabotage. Whatever the case, it is all but certain that Ted Cruz, the conservative Republican who serves as the junior Senator from Texas, will deny having “liked” ...

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Man Loses Online T-Shirt Store Over His Anti-Semitic History After Trump Retweets His Anti-Obama Meme

Raw Story reports: Life came at Jerry Travone, the author of the eclipse meme, fast. Earlier in the day, he was mocking “libtards” who reacted to the image — but soon found himself locked out of the account for his t-shirt store, Pro Wrestler Tees. Travone, who describes himself as a “YouTube actor and political junkie” on Twitter, claimed the ...

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WaPo Tool Shows You What Trump Sees On Twitter

Ad Age reports: The Washington Post has done a tremendous job keeping readers abreast of what Donald Trump is up to — in its reporting, of course, but also in the various online tools it’s created. In December, for example, it debuted the “Trump Tweet Fact- Checker,” which allowed readers to fact-check any of the then President-Elect’s tweets, right on ...

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CNN Unveils Massive Book Of Trump Tweets [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: There is no question that the @RealDonaldTrump Twitter account has been an integral part to both Donald Trump‘s rise to the White House and the way he’s communicated as president. As such, CNN is airing a one-hour special tonight entitled “Twitter & Trump” and host Bill Weir promoted during an appearance this morning with Jon Berman. Oh, and ...

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Obama Now Owns The Most-Liked Tweet In History

People reports: Barack Obama continues to inspire — and breaks records while doing it. The former U.S. president took to Twitter on Saturday in the aftermath of the violent Charlottesville rally that took the lives of three people, writing a Nelson Mandela quote: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background ...

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Twitter Has Another Mocking Field Day After The Mooch Compares “Lowlife” New Yorker Reporter To Linda Tripp

The New York Daily News reports: The Mooch is living in the past. Ex-White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci blasted The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza Wednesday night for recording their now-infamous phone interview. “@RyanLizza is the Linda Tripp of 2017. People know. And he is up at night not being able to live with himself,” he tweeted. The “Linda Tripp” ...

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Trump: Something Something Fake News

The Washington Post recently busted that 110 million followers number: One can debate whether Trump’s Twitter feed has been terribly effective at making him successful, post-election. But one cannot debate the assertion that Trump has 110 million people following him on social media, because he doesn’t. Trump has at least two accounts on four of the biggest social media platforms. ...

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BLOCKED BY TRUMP: Trump Blocks Supermodel Chrissy Teigen After She Responds “LOL No One Likes You”

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump just got ugly with one of the world’s most beautiful women — he blocked supermodel Chrissy Teigen from seeing his tweets. Teigen — who has repeatedly slammed the commander-in-chief on the site for months — revealed Tuesday that the thin-skinned Leader of the Free World has blocked her on Twitter. “After 9 ...

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ILLINOIS: GOP Governor Fires Just-Hired “Body Man” After Racist And Homophobic Tweets Are Exposed

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Gov. Bruce Rauner’s “body man” — a hand-picked assistant chosen to travel with him — was terminated on his first day of the job after a series of homophobic and racially insensitive comments were found on his Twitter page. The exit is one of at least 20 since last week — when Rauner began a rash ...

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Hear Trump’s Tweets As Read By Gollum [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “Lord of the Rings” actor Andy Serkis read President Trump’s tweets in character as Gollum on “The Late Show” on Tuesday with Stephen Colbert. Serkis brought Trump’s “fake news” tweets to life, channeling the fictional hobbit from “Lord of the Rings” after Colbert said he’d love to hear him read the tweets as one of his characters.

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Twitter Users Blocked By Trump File Lawsuit

The New York Times reports: A group of Twitter users blocked by President Trump sued him and two top White House aides on Tuesday, arguing that his account amounts to a public forum that he, as a government official, cannot bar people from. The blocked Twitter users, represented by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, raised cutting-edge issues ...

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Trump: I’ll Never Stop Tweeting, Social Media Is My Voice And They’re Not Going To Take That From Me

From an interview published today by the New York Times: It was 12:30, but the president was not eating lunch. He was watching a recording of ‘‘Fox and Friends’’ from about four hours earlier on a large TV mounted on the wall. This was one of those stretches when Trump was tweeting a lot, including attacks on the mayor of ...

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Kellyanne Conway: If I Were Shot And Killed Tomorrow, Half Of Twitter Would Explode In Applause [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox & Friends Friday morning, and was quick to link media coverage of President Donald Trump to the shooting at a House GOP baseball practice that wounded Rep. Steve Scalise and four others. After delivering those comments — with the incendiary rhetoric dialed up to 11 — Conway noted that since the tragedy there ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: I Totally Can’t Talk About The President’s Tweets Because I’m Not The President

Raw Story reports: White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Thursday that she was forbidden from discussing things that President Donald Trump has written on Twitter. In a tweet on Thursday morning, Trump accused Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conducting a “witch hunt” after news reports suggested that the president may be under investigation for obstruction of ...

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Trump Blocks Pro-LGBT Veterans Group On Twitter

The Hill reports: President Trump appears to have blocked a veterans group that has been critical of his time in office on Twitter. “The Commander in Chief can block @VoteVets, the voice of 500k military veterans and families, but we will NOT be silenced,” VoteVets.org wrote on Twitter, including a screenshot that shows Trump had blocked the organization’s account. The ...

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Propaganda Minister Conway: The Media Hates Trump’s Tweets Because He Has “Cut Out The Middle Man”

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump’s active Twitter persona by arguing he’s promoting the “democratization of information.” Trump has recently been criticized for taking aggressive positions on Twitter or posting unconfirmed information, but Conway said his messages are about keeping all Americans on the same playing field. “His social media platform is incredibly powerful — ...

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Today We All All Covfefe Muchly

The New York Times reports: And on the 132nd day, just after midnight, President Trump had at last delivered the nation to something approaching unity — in bewilderment, if nothing else. The state of our union was … covfefe. The trouble began, as it so often does, on Twitter, in the early minutes of Wednesday morning. Mr. Trump had something ...

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Is Trump Buying Fake Twitter Followers?

Newsweek reports: Anyone can amass an exorbitant number of Twitter followers. You don’t even have to be famous. All you have to do is pay for them. The comedian Joe Mande currently has a healthy 1.01 million followers, but his bio contains a caveat: “twitter is trash, facebook’s the devil, i bought a million followers for like $400 none of ...

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STUDY: Twitter Sees 600% Increase In Accounts From Self-Identified White Nationalists And Neo-Nazis

The Independent reports: Researchers at George Washington University’s Programme on Extremism analysed 18 accounts belonging to major white nationalist groups and organisations – such as the American Nazi Party and the National Socialist Movement – mostly located in the US. The report underscores the declining influence of Isis on the social media platform as Twitter continues to crackdown on the ...

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