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The Easiest Way To Get Banned From Twitter

Getting banned from Twitter can be incredibly easy or hard as hell. Breitbart blogger Milo Yiannopolous, for instance, only got banned last month after years of encouraging his followers to harass people. He eventually messed with the wrong person when he incited a barrage of racist harassment against Leslie Jones. After Jones said she was quitting Twitter, a lot of websites (including this one!) wrote about the incident and Yiannopolous was removed from the site. Did it have to do with all the bad press? Who knows!


Why You Should Follow Your Roommate On Social Media (Hint: Murder)

If you’re not following your roommate on Twitter, stop everything you’re doing and start following them right now. It could save your life.


'Swear Trek' Provides The Cursing Star Trek Crew We All Deserve

I think we all know that the crap the crews of Federation starships go through would provoke some pretty hardcore cursing from even the most stoic of people. Who isn’t going to let out a giant F-bomb when their best friend is eaten by a salt vampire? Thankfully, a Twitter account has stepped up to fix the problem TV censors caused.


Everyone Panic (Or Not) Twitter Is Down (And Back Up, And Down)

In a move that has shocked everyone following #sorryjustinweloveyou the number one platform for both @-ing people you don’t know about a thing they said you don’t like and revealing horrific human right abuses (how does it do both) is down. Right this second. It might be back up again by the time you read this, though.


Steven Universe Artist Quits Twitter Over Fan Harassment

Steven Universe storyboard artist Lauren Zuke has left Twitter and deleted her account after days of harassment from an aggressive subsection of Steven Universe fans.


Subtweeting Is Good

Subtweeting is something people generally consider to be mean and thus bad. For those unaware, subtweeting is tweeting about an individual without naming them. While this might sound bad on principle, subtweeting contains multitudes.


Twitter CEO Secretly Forced Censorship Of Abusive Tweets During Obama Q&A: Report

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo secretly ordered employees to create an algorithm to filter out abusive and hateful language during a company-sponsored Q&A with President Obama in 2015 according to a Buzzfeed report.


Influencers Beware: The Feds Are Cracking Down On Paid Social Media Posts

Sponsored posts from celebrities — or worse yet, “influencers” — are bad when it’s not clear they’re actually ads. That’s why, according to a report from Bloomberg, the Federal Trade Commission wants to crack down on these fuzzily-labelled posts.


Why Instagram's Plans To Combat Online Harassment Won't Work On Twitter

Since the beginning of the internet, online harassment has been a problem. We created this big, beautiful digital landscape that lets people be completely unfiltered and we all do different things with this freedom. I, for example, use my platform to make sex memes and lightly neg Silicon Valley billionaires.


Kanye West Tweets Out Hot Tech Gossip

In June, Apple was rumoured to be in talks to purchase Tidal, although a Tidal spokesperson denied those claims. This afternoon the king of tech, Kanye West, suggested those claims might be true on his Twitter account, urging Apple to “give Jay his check for Tidal”.


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