‘The Queen of timing’: Twitter reacts to Tiffany Trump’s engagement news- Tempemail

Donald Trump’s youngest daughter, Tiffany, announcing that she is engaged (with pictures from the White House no less) on her father’s last full day in office has tickled social media. On Tuesday, Ms Trump, 27, posted a photo on Instagram of herself and her fiancé Michael Boulos standing in one 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

The Guardian view of Trump’s populism: weaponised and silenced by social media | Editorial | Opinion

Donald Trump’s incitement of a mob attack on the US Capitol was a watershed moment for free speech and the internet. Bans against both the US president and his prominent supporters have spread across social media as well as email and e-commerce services. Parler, a social network popular with neo-Nazis, Continue Reading

Mark Hamill, Cardi B and more celebrities react to Trump’s second impeachment- Tempemail

Donald Trump’s impeachment, for the second time, has led to elation in the celebrity world. On Wednesday (13 January), the House of Representatives voted to impeach the US president for inciting an “insurrection” in last week’s attack on the Capitol. The decision has made Trump the first president in the Continue Reading

Twitter and Facebook lock Donald Trump’s accounts after video address | Donald Trump

Twitter and Facebook took unprecedented moves to address the spread of misinformation and the incitement of violence by Donald Trump on their platforms on Wednesday, after supporters of the president stormed the US Capitol. Both companies locked Trump’s accounts and removed several posts from the president that cast doubt on Continue Reading

Hackers Using Fake Trump’s Scandal Video to Spread QNode Malware – Tempemail

Cybesecurity researchers today revealed a new malspam campaign that distributes a remote access Trojan (RAT) by purporting to contain a sex scandal video of U.S. President Donald Trump. The emails, which carry with the subject line “GOOD LOAN OFFER!!,” come attached with a Java archive (JAR) file called “TRUMP_SEX_SCANDAL_VIDEO.jar,” which, Continue Reading

Joe Biden won’t inherit Trump’s millions of Twitter followers | Technology

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Joe Biden will not inherit Donald Trump’s millions of followers on the official president of the United States and White House Twitter accounts when he assumes the presidency, marking a departure from past social media practice, the Democratic president-elect’s team said on Continue Reading

The misinformation media machine amplifying Trump’s election lies | US news- Tempemail

The networks have made their calls, world leaders have begun paying their respects, and even Fox News and Rupert Murdoch’s other media outlets appear to have given up the ghost on a second term for Donald Trump. But in a video posted on Facebook on 7 November and viewed more Continue Reading

Trump’s vote fraud claims go viral on social media despite curbs | US elections 2020- Tempemail

False or misleading claims of electoral fraud are going viral on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, even as the platforms continue to implement special measures aimed at reducing the spread of misinformation around the US presidential election. Major social media platforms are nominally cracking down on misinformation, prominently displaying election results Continue Reading

Twitter flags Trump’s claims of voter fraud | US news

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Twitter on Monday evening flagged a tweet from Donald Trump, which baselessly claimed a recent supreme court decision would lead to voter fraud, as misinformation. Mere hours before election day, Trump tweeted without merit that the decision last week leaving in place, Continue Reading