Trump Twitter: Republicans and Democrats split over freedom of speech | US news- Tempemail

Twitter’s decision to permanently suspend Donald Trump’s account in the wake of the storming of Capitol Hill on Wednesday continues to stoke fierce debate, supporters and critics split on partisan lines as they contest what the suspension means for a cherished American tradition: freedom of speech. Republicans – many using Continue Reading

Rebekah Vardy explains why she’ll ‘never’ quit social media despite Wagatha Christie scandal- Tempemail

In October 2019, Coleen Rooney accused Vardy of leaking news about her to the tabloid press using information gleaned from following Rooney’s private Instagram account. Vardy has since issued a claim of libel against Rooney over their widely publicised social media fallout. Court listings show that Vardy filed a claim Continue Reading

Bitcoin boom threatens to turn it into pure gold | Technology

Bitcoin is back, along with the debate over its value. The price of the digital currency is soaring and last week it hit more than $40,000 for the first time, having doubled in less than a month. Its price has jumped by more than 700% since the pandemic was first Continue Reading

How FarmVille and Facebook helped to cultivate a new audience for gaming | Zynga

Two deaths you may have missed last week – for the simple reason that you have better things to do with your time than monitoring the tech industry. One was the end of FarmVille, a simplistic, time-wasting online game that consumed the attention of millions of Facebook users over the Continue Reading

Bill Gates joins Blackstone in bid to buy British private jet firm | Bill Gates

Bill Gates has joined a £3bn bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator just as he prepares to publish his new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. Cascade Investment, the fund that manages much of Gates’s $134bn personal fortune, announced on Friday it had teamed up Continue Reading

Asia Today: China asks residents in 2 cities to stay home China Cities residents Cities Hebei- Tempemail

Chinese authorities have asked residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out a COVID-19 outbreak in which more than 300 people have tested positive in the past week. The cities of Shijiazhuang and Xingtai in Hebei province are restricting Continue Reading

Trump has lost Twitter, his biggest political megaphone. Now what? | Donald Trump- Tempemail

From his first executive tweet on the morning of inauguration day 2017 to his final tweet on Friday, announcing that he would not attend his successor’s inauguration, Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account has served as the president’s official platform. For four years, the @realDonaldTrump Twitter feed was both public square Continue Reading

Google suspends Parler social network app over incitement to violence | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

Google has suspended the Parler social networking app from its Play Store until the platform popular with many supporters of Donald Trump adds “robust” content moderation. As Twitter suspended the US president’s account permanently over the risk of further incitement to violence”, the search engine said it was blocking Parler Continue Reading

Pressure mounts on social platforms to ban Trump for good Facebook Social Media Twitter Trump company- Tempemail

In the wake of Wednesday’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, calls are mounting for Twitter Facebook and other social platforms to suspend President Donald Trump s access to social media — permanently. Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, on Thursday suspended Trump’s account for at least two Continue Reading