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elon musk

Elon Musk Is Creating His Own Reality

The 'real-life Iron Man' is a real American superhero.
Jordan Pearson
8 hours ago
Election Twitter
Election Twitter

A ‘Technical Malfunction’ Made an FBI Twitter Account Seem Anti-Clinton in the Final Days of the Election

A report from the Department of Justice Inspector General revealed a mundane technical glitch was behind the 2016 Twitter beef.
Sarah Emerson
4 days ago
Memes Gone Wrong
Memes Gone Wrong

Did ‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Leave Twitter Because of an LGBTQ ‘In-Joke?’

The teen actress’ departure from Twitter coincides with a meme portraying Brown as a violent homophobe.
Sarah Emerson
4 days ago
digital preservation
digital preservation

Motherboard Made a Bot That Archives Tweets on Demand

In an age of governments, organizations, and individuals sometimes deleting important information from Twitter, @archive_tweet may make it easier to preserve a particular tweet, and then share those mirrors with other people.
Joseph Cox
6.12.18
public forum
public forum

Trump Complies With Court Order to Unblock People on Twitter

Tuesday, the Knight Institute announced that the seven individuals it represented in court were unblocked by the @realDonaldTrump account.
Samantha Cole
6.5.18
Twitter
Twitter

Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13

According to the company, it can't separate content posted before and after the age of 13.
Jordan Pearson
5.30.18
Twitter
Twitter

How to See What Your Twitter Feed Would Have Looked Like in 2008

Technologist Andy Baio shared a search function that lets you see what everyone you are following today was tweeting 10 years ago.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.24.18
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trump tweets

Federal Court Rules Trump Can’t Block People on Twitter

Donald Trump's Twitter feed @realDonaldTrump is a "public forum," the court ruled.
Samantha Cole
5.23.18
punchline
punchline

This Twitter Bot Is Generating Jokes and It's Funnier Than You

Headlinertron is processing comedy specials to create its own jokes.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.22.18
Good Twitter
Good Twitter

An Oral History of the CDC Putting Ticks on a Muffin

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s infamous poppy seed muffin tweet.
Sarah Emerson
5.16.18
audio illusions
audio illusions

This Computer-Generated Voice Saying Either ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’ Is Tearing the Internet Apart

It’s the audio version of “The Dress.”
Kaleigh Rogers
5.15.18
Klout
Klout

Klout Dead

RIP to the "social reputation score" website.
Jason Koebler
5.10.18