Twitter finally boots hate group that Trump retweeted off its platform

Yesterday Twitter said it would begin enforcing new hate speech rules to shutter accounts that promote violence against citizens to further their causes. The same day it suspended the accounts of the far right British hate group, Britain First, along with the accounts of its leader Paul Golding, and deputy … More…

So why oh why is Twitter doing #280?

Late yesterday Twitter announced the unthinkable for time-pressed journalists everywhere by revealing it is testing doubling the character length of tweets. Farewell sweet brevity of 140chars. Hello pointless extra blah-blah-blah #280. Let’s do this! https://t.co/JUT8oemc9g — Ed Ho (@mrdonut) September 26, 2017 But why oh why is Twitter doing this? … More…

Lyft surges to the top 10 on Apples App Store following the #DeleteUber campaign

Lyfts app has surged in the App Store thanks to the Delete Uber campaign which took place via social media over the weekend. People were angry that Uber appearedto be taking advantage of a taxi strike at JFK in order to promote its car-hailingservice. The companyhad tweeted that surge pricing … More…