Tweets

As Protest Images Spread, Twitter "Restricts Engagement" With Tweets That "Risk Violence"

As images of the US Capitol under siege (as the media proclaims) shock many around the world, Twitter has decided that – for our own good – these images should be “restricted”… In addition, we have been significantly restricting engagement with Tweets labeled under our Civic Integrity Policy due to the risk of violence. This…

Trump Tweets Surprise Threat To Iran After Latest Attack On Baghdad Embassy

President Trump in a surprise late Wednesday tweet has directly blamed Iran for the Sunday rocket attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad, which according to prior reports involved eight ground-fired rockets targeting the compound.  It comes as the USS Georgia nuclear submarine is currently deployed to the Strait of Hormuz in very open signaling…

Twitter Blocks Users From Liking, Replying-To Trump Tweets As President Rages Over SCOTUS, Barr, & ‘RINO’ Governors

Twitter on Saturday temporarily blocked users from ‘liking’ or replying to tweets made by President Trump, who spent much of the morning on a tirade against the US Supreme Court, Attorney General Bill Barr, and “RINO” (Republican-in-name-only) governors of Georgia and Arizona. Twitter is now preventing users from liking and replying to some of President…

Chicago Teachers Union Tweets Reopening Schools Would Be “Racist, Sexist, And Misogynistic”…And Then Deletes It!

UPDATE: After getting pummeled on Twitter, the CTU attempts a backpedal. No one’s buying it… Fair enough. Complex issue. Requires nuance. And much more discussion. More important, the people the decision affects deserve more. So we’ll continue give them that. Appreciate the feedback of those truly in the struggle. — ChicagoTeachersUnion (@CTULocal1) December 6, 2020 “…in…