Despite GOP outcry, Cassidy ‘at peace’ with impeachment vote Donald Trump impeachment vote peace GOP Bill Cassidy- Tempemail

Trashed on social media and censured by Louisiana Republicans, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy described himself Wednesday as “at peace” with his vote to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial and dismissed the scorching GOP backlash he’s received. Louisiana’s senior Republican senator said he does not believe the Continue Reading

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Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All Times EST. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom ap.org. COVID-DISINFORMATION — The rumors began almost as soon as the disease itself. Claims that a foreign adversary had unleashed a bioweapon emerged Continue Reading

It’s taken Donald Trump to show social media giants the meaning of moderation | Social media- Tempemail

The enforcement of policies on content moderation by popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, is a continuously contentious topic. Particularly so following the booting out of Donald Trump by the aforementioned companies in early January, just before he exited the White House in disgrace. Facebook’s decision was Continue Reading

Checked by reality, some QAnon supporters seek a way out Children QAnon Donald Trump boyfriend beliefs- Tempemail

Ceally Smith spent a year down the rabbit hole of QAnon spending more and more time researching and discussing the conspiracy theory online. Eventually it consumed her, and she wanted out. She broke up with the boyfriend who recruited her into the movement, took six months off social media, and Continue Reading

YouTube extends ban on Trump amid concerns about further violence | Donald Trump

Donald Trump is suspended from posting to YouTube indefinitely after the video platform’s parent company Google extended a ban put in place this month. “In light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, the Donald J Trump channel will remain suspended,” a YouTube spokesperson said. “Our teams are staying Continue Reading

Judge says Amazon won’t have to restore Parler web service Parler Amazon judge Social Media Donald Trump- Tempemail

Amazon won’t be forced to restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app favored by followers of former President Donald Trump U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein in Seattle said she wasn’t dismissing Parler’s “substantive underlying claims” against Continue Reading

Should we celebrate Trump’s Twitter ban? Five free speech experts weigh in | Donald Trump

Last week, as Twitter permanently banned Trump from its platform, critics from the right have been quick to blame a “leftist” culture within tech companies for a crackdown on free speech. That is not without its contradictions – many people have expressed concerns about the decision, including Alexey Navalny and Continue Reading

Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans Mexican Social Media President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Donald Trump- Tempemail

Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s administration is reaching out to other government to form a common front on the Continue Reading

Rightwingers flock to ‘alt tech’ networks as mainstream sites ban Trump | Donald Trump- Tempemail

Following the banning of Donald Trump and many prominent followers on mainstream social media platforms, and Amazon’s withdrawal of web hosting from Parler, rightwingers have fled to an archipelago of smaller “alt tech” sites and services that promise less content moderation or a refuge from the prying eyes of their Continue Reading

Now that he’s been banned we can say it: Donald Trump was a genius at Twitter | Donald Trump- Tempemail

On 8 January, Twitter indefinitely suspended the account of one Donald J Trump, president of the United States. Banning Trump from Twitter is a little like banning E coli from your large intestine: even if he never comes back, the memories will be enough. Trump used the social media platform Continue Reading