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False news online travels faster than the truth: study

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“Falsehoods were 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than the truth,” said researchers at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT)

False information on the internet travels faster than the truth, researchers said Thursday. 329 more words

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Twitter finally boots hate group that Trump retweeted off its platform

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Yesterday Twitter said it would begin enforcing new hate speech rules to shutter accounts that promote violence against citizens to further their causes. 657 more words

Technology

‘Bad Santa’ Director: The Weinsteins Blacklisted Mira Sorvino From My Movie Too

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“Bad Santa” director Terry Zwigoff stepped forward to say that Harvey and Bob Weinstein asked him not to even consider Mira Sorvino for his 2003 dark comedy. 277 more words

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Obama has 4 of Twitter's top 2017 tweets. Trump has none.

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Twitter may be considered President Donald Trump’s domain, but it is actually his predecessor who appears to be better at leveraging the platform — and with less effort. 844 more words

Lifestyle

Chicken nugget guy, Obama among most retweeted of 2017


NEW YORK /December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — What do a former U.S. president, LeBron James and a guy who really, really likes chicken nuggets have in common? 20 more words

Trump pilloried for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

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Jayda Fransen, the deputy head of a British far-right group, posted anti-Muslim videos that were retweeted by US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump drew fierce condemnation Wednesday after he retweeted three anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy head of a British far-right group who has been convicted of a hate crime. 564 more words

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Pentagon accidentally retweets call for Trump to resign

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WASHINGTON: The United States Department of Defense had to beat a hasty retreat after “an authorised operator” of its official Twitter account accidentally retweeted a post calling for US President Donald Trump to resign. 303 more words

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