Tech

After Trump’s Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and India’s Narendra Modi booted from social media

Trump was banned from Twitter on January 8, and heavily restricted on other platforms. Activists are urging similar action against other populist leaders, The Observer reported. Those leaders include Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and Indian PM Narendra Modi. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Trump’s social media ban […]
After Trump’s Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and India’s Narendra Modi booted from social media
News

Trump went ‘ballistic’ and ‘scrambled’ to figure out what to do next after having his Twitter account banned, senior administration official says

President Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter on Friday night. This was due to fears from the platform that he might further incite violence. Trump went “ballistic” after his account was suspended, a senior administration official told Politico. He was “scrambling” to figure out what his options were, the […]
Trump went ‘ballistic’ and ‘scrambled’ to figure out what to do next after having his Twitter account banned, senior administration official says
News

Twitter updates disclaimers on Trump election tweets to reflect the fact that Joe Biden is the winner of the presidential election

Twitter has updated the disclaimers that appear on Trump’s tweets. Trump’s tweets that falsely claim he won the November election will include a new label that declares Joe Biden as the President-elect. Twitter decided to update the labels after the Electoral College formally affirmed Joe Biden’s election victory. Visit Business […]
Twitter updates disclaimers on Trump election tweets to reflect the fact that Joe Biden is the winner of the presidential election
News

Trump campaign tweeted mugshots of released Black inmates in a callous attempt to smear the Biden campaign, which some said channeled the racist Bush campaign ‘Willie Horton’ ad

The Trump campaign tweeted four headshots of released Minnesotan defendants, blaming the Biden campaign and its staffers for their release. Many saw comparisons between the Trump campaign’s tweets and the infamous “Willie Horton” ads run in support of President George H.W. Bush’s campaign for president against then-Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis […]
Trump campaign tweeted mugshots of released Black inmates in a callous attempt to smear the Biden campaign, which some said channeled the racist Bush campaign ‘Willie Horton’ ad
News

Trump was seemingly tricked into retweeting someone who changed their profile to blast the words ‘F— Donald Trump’ and a Bernie Sanders logo to his millions of followers

President Trump early Wednesday retweeted scores of messages from supporters. But after being retweeted by the president, one account promptly had its name changed to insult the him, and its picture switched to Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign logo. Trump shared the messages after a major firefighters union declared its backing […]
Trump was seemingly tricked into retweeting someone who changed their profile to blast the words ‘F— Donald Trump’ and a Bernie Sanders logo to his millions of followers
News

Trump’s most outlandish, bombastic, and eye-popping tweets of 2017

President Donald Trump did a lot of tweeting in 2017. On many days, Trump’s tweeting provided the headline material for his roller-coaster first year as president. He attacked everyone from former President Barack Obama to actress Meryl Streep. He tweeted about the Russia investigation, “fake news,” 2016 Democratic presidential nominee […]
Trump’s most outlandish, bombastic, and eye-popping tweets of 2017