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Twitter removes Giuliani tweet pushing misinformation about coronavirus

03.28.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter removed a tweet from Rudy Giuliani on Friday that contained several pieces of misinformation related to coronavirus. The tweet, which quoted another tweet from right-wing personality Charlie Kirk, falsely claimed that the drug hydroxychloroqu... ...

‘I am saving lives, literally, w my tweets’: Coronavirus is melting down Silicon Valley Twitter

03.27.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

There is no shortage of coronavirus armchair experts on Twitter. Now, prominent Silicon Valley investors and founders are fighting in the mentions. They're taking swings at one another about the alleged promise of treatments, the validity of studies,... ...

Twitter is donating $1M across two foundations to support journalism during the coronavirus pandemic

Social media companies have been hard at work to make sure they play a helpful rather than harmful role in disseminating news and information about the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Twitter took an extra step beyond its own platform to put its efforts into the wider, already under-pressure world of journalism. Twitter announced that it would ...

Trump retweets Dr. Fauci facepalming in an amazing self-own

03.24.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Another day, another large chunk of time spent trying to understand Donald Trump's Twitter account. On Tuesday morning, the president retweeted a video that showed director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fau... ...

‘Animal Crossing’ does public service of cleansing your Twitter feed with wholesomeness

03.21.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter has always been ****. But in the age of coronavirus, it's become a truly unlivable nightmare of devastating (if important) news updates, unending anxiety, and heartbreaking stories. Then, little talking cartoon animals came to save us all. I... ...

This piano tune drowning out a car alarm is the perfect quarantine soundtrack

03.21.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Quarantine is a time for creativity (supposedly). Just ask everyone who can't stop pointing out that Shakespeare wrote King Lear while in quarantine. Well step aside, Will, because writer and critic Andrea Long Chu has given us a coronavirus anthem: ... ...