An odd social media meltdown, mental health collapse and the perils of trusting anything on social media
BethAnn McLaughlin invented @Sciencing_Bi, a Hopi anthropologist who died of COVID-19. Source: #MeTooSTEM founder admits to creating Twitter persona who…Continue reading »
TV news producer says all “news” is driven by ratings
A national TV news producer says all news is basically driven by ratings - not importance or value to the…Continue reading »
17 year old arrested for hack that took over Twitter
Twitter was hacked and taken over by a 17 year old.Continue reading »
Where do we stand on new Covid-19 cases?
Recent news reports emphasize the spike or surge in new Covid-19 cases, and often continue to focus on that narrative…Continue reading »
By hiding behind Section 230 exemption: Social media companies aid and abet cryptocurrency scams
Woz sues Youtube over the proliferation of Youtube channels where criminals use old videos of him speaking about crytocurrencies to…Continue reading »
One guy creates viral social media hoaxes, stirring up the right-wing
Like duh! "...in an era of heightened sensitivity about disinformation campaigns carried out by foreign nations, bad-faith actors with far…Continue reading »
Twitter hack is threat to all humanity
Twitter's hack into its administrative tools reveals the potential power of social media to destroy life on earth. Imagine if…Continue reading »
False: Full-time low income wage earners cannot afford a 2 bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S.
This claim comes out every year, from the same activist lobbying organization. They use misleading language and obfuscated definitions to…Continue reading »
I attended a Covid-19 party and you won’t believe what happened next
Stories about people attending Covid parties and then getting sick are poorly sourced and in general, probably never happened.Continue reading »
This does not reflect well on the NY Times. Or much of media.
An editor at the NY Times resigns and offers her thoughts on the de-evolution of the NY Times into a…Continue reading »