Computex, the annual computer expo that emanates from Taipei, Taiwan, begins tonight, May 31, at 10p Eastern / 7p Pacific. According to AMD's Twitter account, you can catch the livestream from the conference on the manufacturer's website,...Show More Summary
If on June 23rd there are major movements on the betting and currency markets this is why. https://t.co/cKY5lx3Xtl pic.twitter.com/Q9GcWfQZMh — TSE (@TSEofPB) May 31, 2016 A private exit poll could trigger a run on Sterling and impact the outcome of the referendum The FT are reporting that Hedge funds and investment banks have commissioned private […]
Tech Companies to Crack Down on Hate Speech by Miriam Rafferty May 31, 2016 (San Diego) – A lawsuit filed against Twitter, Facebook and Google by a Jewish youth group in France in April has resulted in major social media and Internet companies pledging to remove hate speech in 24 hours or less after a [...]Show More Summary
In a move to combat hate speech, counter terrorism, or […]
Whoops! Francisco Lindor had a rough go in the Indians' game against the Rangers on Tuesday. He ended up grounding out to second base on this play, because you know. There’s a stick there, somebody should move it! pic.twitter.com/2w5uQsBUlH — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) May 31, 2016 At least he can laugh about it!
The Twitter master speaks.
What's in a name? Lots, when you're revving too fast and furious to verify a Twitter handle and attack Captain America by mistake.
A picture cropped up on Twitter showing what at first appears to be just another Honda Civic driving for Lyft—until you notice it has Congressional license plates. Read more...
havent listened big thief’s masterpiece in its entirety, but i am in the middle of it as i type. i am digging what i have heard thus far. check it out. like em on facebook, follow em on twitter The post big thief “masterpiece” appeared first on captains dead.
Let’s take this bit by bit. The Financial Times: Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have signed up to new EU rules on taking down illegal hate speech as lawmakers and internet giants try to cope with violent racist abuse and technically savvy terrorists online. Show More Summary
Hm. Well, French is one of my favorite writers on the entire right. I've quoted him enough times. A few months ago I was talking with someone about actual thought leaders -- not like the Twitter people who think they're...
Good morning friends. As you can see most of my posts are about my children. Yes, they are growing up to be Facebook, Twitter, and blog babies. I wish I could of had a day to day picture of what my life was like 43 years ago. So, with...Show More Summary
A new code of conduct has been accepted by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube which means the sites would have to review (and potentially remove) the majority of content flagged as hate speech within 24 hours. The new rules, announced...Show More Summary
The mainstream media has finally caught on to the obvious: Twitter's turnaround strategy isn't working, and TWTR stock isn't worth your money. The post No Kidding – Hope Is Not a Viable Investment Strategy for Twitter was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
(AP) — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson has married a biotechnology entrepreneur who is running for his congressional seat at the same time he is running for the U.S. Senate. Grayson posted a beachside wedding photo of the couple on Twitter with a quote from Maya Angelou: "Yet if we are bold, love strikes away the chains of fear from our souls."
Chris Evans, actor who plays Captain America in movies, is not Chris Evans, radio man who shouts on Top Gear. But thanks to their identical names and similar Twitter handles, people are tweeting horrible things at the former rather than the latter over the TV show. It’s pretty funny. Read more...
This weekend, tragedy was averted when a 4-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo was rescued safely. Tragedy was averted for the 4-year-old and his family, that is—but gorilla tragedy happened big time when zoo staff shot and killed the gorilla. Show More Summary
Mitigating abusive behavior on the Internet is a herculean task, but the European Union (EU) and four major media companies want to try. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Microsoft have all signed an EU code of conduct that looks to combat...Show More Summary
She can shut down an argument in seconds or keep it going for the sake of good television.
The new rules require social media companies to remove posts or disable accounts, when necessary, that reference violence or hatred targeting individuals or groups based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, or nationality. The post The EU Says Goodbye To Racist Comments On Twitter, Facebook, And YouTube appeared first on ThinkProgress.