Army secretary says wreath-laying event at Arlington back on Donald Trump Arlington Social Media Arlington Tempemail Cemetery Ryan McCarthy- Tempemail

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy has reversed the COVID-related cancellation of an annual wreath-laying event at Arlington Tempemail Cemetery next month, following criticism on social media and pleas to the White House. President Donald Trump said later Tuesday it was he who had reversed “the ridiculous decision” to cancel the event. Continue Reading

After Trump march: Arrests, accusations and COVID-19 fines arrests Peter Newsham Violence Donald Trump charges- Tempemail

After a weekend with dozens of arrests and scattered clashes between supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump both sides took to social media to accuse the other of instigating violence. Meanwhile, a long-standing D.C. bar stands in danger of losing its liquor license after becoming a haven for Trump Continue Reading

UK should revisit 5G ban now Trump is defeated, says Huawei | Technology

The UK should revisit its decision to ban the Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei from the 5G network in the post-Trump era and recognise it will worsen the north-south divide, the vice-president of Huawei told the Guardian. Victor Zhang’s intervention comes as Boris Johnson prepares on Monday to meet the Continue Reading

Twitter flags ballot conspiracy theory shared by Trump – after it is shared widely | US news

Twitter took more than an hour to flag a highly misleading video shared by Donald Trump, which baselessly pushed claims of ballot fraud and was retweeted more than 70,000 times before the platform took action. The president, who lost the US election to Joe Biden last week, shared a video Continue Reading

TikTok asks US court to intervene after Trump administration leaves app in limbo | Technology

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter The popular video-sharing app TikTok says its future has been in limbo since Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall and is asking a federal court to intervene. Trump in August signed an executive order to ban TikTok if Continue Reading

TikTok says Trump Administration has Yet to Review Ban Deadline – Tempemail

Sourced from Cosmico TikTok has called for the US Court of Appeals to review the ban by Trump administration’s Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The social media platform says that it has been weeks since it received an update about the deadline for ByteDance – TikTok’s Continue Reading

False claims of voting fraud, pushed by Trump, thrive online Facebook claims claims Donald Trump Twitter- Tempemail

It started months before Election Day with false claims on Facebook and Twitter that mail-in ballots cast for President Donald Trump had been chucked in dumpsters or rivers. Now, a week after the final polls closed, falsehoods about dead people voting and ballots being thrown out by poll workers are Continue Reading

Ryanair trolls Donald Trump after US election defeat- Tempemail

Ryanair may be an Irish airline but it’s been getting involved in American politics of late. Europe’s biggest budget carrier took to social media to make fun of President Donald Trump several times during the US election. After Mr Trump posted a compilation video of clips of himself dancing, set Continue Reading

Trump backers tricked into joining ‘Gay Communists for Socialism’ on Facebook | Facebook- Tempemail

Thousands of Donald Trump supporters have unwittingly found themselves in a Facebook group called “Gay Communists for Socialism”, after being tricked by its creators into joining what they thought was a pro-Trump election group. On Thursday, a Facebook group called “Stop the Steal”, a reference to the president’s false claims Continue Reading

Did social media actually counter election misinformation? Social Media Twitter Google results Donald Trump- Tempemail

Ahead of the election, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube promised to clamp down on election misinformation, including unsubstantiated charges of fraud and premature declarations of victory by candidates. And they mostly did just that — though not without a few hiccups. But overall their measures still didn’t really address the problems Continue Reading