Ecuador's foremost pain in the arse can finally stop tweeting in the third person as @Wikileaks, as he's been doing since 2008. Lets give a hearty (if perplexed) congrats to Julian Assange for "joining" Twitter.
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Twitter announced its Q4 2016 earnings on Thursday, and the results weren't great. Despite being the social platform of choice for the leader of the free world, Twitter missed analyst revenue expectations. Even more disturbing, its ad revenue was actually down for fiscal year 2016 from 2015. That's right, in a year where Twitter was in the media more than ever before, its advertising revenues decreased.
Netflix debuted the teaser trailer for their original series Dear White People earlier today, and wouldn't you know it, some very predictable people weren't pleased! A summation of the 34-second teaser might be "blackface is bad!" which most sane, compassionate individuals would agree with. But if the internet were populated only by the sane and compassionate, we'd never have hashtags like #BoycottNetflix.
Hours after announcing changes to make it a better place to post, Twitter is down. But don't panic, here's a handy guide for other things you can do instead.
Yesterday, 96 companies — including Apple, Google, Dropbox, eBay, uBer, Twitter, Spotify and a host of others — filed legal documents that object to President Trump's Muslim ban. But they're not just doing it because it's the right thing to do. The filing makes it clear that Trump is disrupting business.