Nov 2018

Twitter can’t be fixed because it isn’t broken

Jazz Shaw Nov 01, 2018 12:31 PM

The only thing broken is the user base

Oct 2018

“In what other aspect of journalism do we believe that hiding information from the public serves the public?”

We’re all meddlers one of these days

Did Twitter ruin journalism or simply expose it?

Jazz Shaw Oct 10, 2018 10:41 AM

It’s a poor carpenter who blames his tools

Sep 2018

“I witnessed something here today that I never thought I’d witness.”

“They do feel silenced…and I don’t think that’s fair or right.”

Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones

John Sexton Sep 06, 2018 7:21 PM

“Jones posted a video on Wednesday that violates the company’s policy against ‘abusive behavior.'”

“Don’t touch me again.”

Aug 2018

“mobs of people, acting in bad faith, can make people they don’t know and will likely never meet miserable…”

Hate speech for me, but not for thee

Your policies are not immune to bias

Just say, “No” to government regulation of Big Tech

Taylor Millard Aug 18, 2018 4:01 PM

Cronyism and disaster.

Twitter should not have suspended Gavin McInnes

Taylor Millard Aug 12, 2018 8:01 PM

Still covered under First Amendment.

“…the sort of free speech absolutism that says absolutely anything goes”

Here we go again.

No violations of terms of service

A bit of clarity on the Alex Jones situation

Jazz Shaw Aug 07, 2018 6:41 PM

Nothing’s as easy as it sounds

Congressional candidate calls First Lady a ‘hoebag’

Karen Townsend Aug 06, 2018 8:41 PM

Sinking even deeper into the gutter.

Sauce for the gander?

When did Trump start watching CNN again?

“Conservatives seized” again!

Disney to Guardians cast: James Gunn is moot?

Ed Morrissey Aug 02, 2018 10:01 AM

Weaponized mob mentality.

“Trump quintupled down on his commitment to white nationalists.”

Jul 2018

Light reading

The GOP’s abandonment of free speech is almost complete

Taylor Millard Jul 29, 2018 6:31 PM

‘Fixing’ the problem to make it worse.

“Consistent liberals were the most likely group to block or unfriend someone because they disagreed with their political postings”

Mueller is now investigating Trump’s tweets

John Sexton Jul 26, 2018 2:41 PM

“None of what Mr. Mueller has homed in on constitutes obstruction, Mr. Trump’s lawyers said.”

“Many complaints.”

“We are aware that some accounts are not automatically populating in our search box and shipping a change to address this.”

The ‘new rules’ are just mob rule

Taylor Millard Jul 22, 2018 8:01 PM

Screw ’em.

Twitter? Or quitter?

Obsession isn’t just a Calvin Klein brand

Digital graveyards

Chelsea Handler apologizes to world for Trump on July 4

Karen Townsend Jul 05, 2018 8:41 AM

“We’re sorry about our president.”

Jun 2018

Social media and cowardice before the mob

Jazz Shaw Jun 26, 2018 2:31 PM

Perhaps we don’t need so many heroes on Twitter after all

“Justin Gaertner is a combat wounded U.S. Marine who continues to serve his country as an ICE computer forensics analyst…”

It’s come to this

I have a little shadow, it goes in and out with me.

May 2018

“ABC knew it was playing with fire…”

“…blocking of the individual plaintiffs as a result of the political views they have expressed is impermissible under the First Amendment.”

“Too inconvenient.”