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Scoot
December 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
“Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” has been part of family TV viewing during the holiday season since 1964. Nowadays, however, social media has become a platform for analyzing, judging and condemning the stop motion holiday classic. Condemnation of “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” sparked last...
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Scoot
November 05, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The Baby Boomer generation has defined every era it has gone through by virtue of the fact that Boomers made up the largest portion of the American population. Naturally, the generation with the most people would be the richest target for marketing and setting societal trends. That was the Baby...
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Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 5:56 am
(AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes competitors...
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Scoot
October 17, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Actress Suzanne Somers, who played the blonde bombshell on the 70s sitcom, “Three’s Company,” surprised many when she celebrated her 73rd birthday by posting on social media a picture of her in her “birthday suit.” Yes, she was nude! I’m sure many of the people who watched “Three’s Company” always...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., speaks to the media at the White House in Washington. Kinzinger is slamming as “beyond repugnant” President Donald Trump’s tweet of a conservative pastor’s comment that removing Trump from office would provoke a “civil war.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning that the Democrat-driven impeachment proceedings and any move to oust him from office amount to "treason" and would spark a civil war, prompting outrage from a Republican congressman. Trump tweeted a conservative pastor's comment that removing him...
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 24, 2019 - 10:08 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 11:05 a.m. President Donald Trump says a few social media platforms are acquiring immense power "over what we can see and over what we are allowed to say." Trump extensively uses social media...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, file photo, law enforcement officials process the crime scene from Saturday's shooting which ended with the shooter, Seth Ator, being shot dead by police in a stolen mail van, right, in Odessa, Texas. Within minutes of media outlets identifying the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account was spreading false information linking the shooter to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. The speed of the misinformation again illustrates the eagerness of some to baselessly blame mass shootings on particular political ideologies. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Associated Press
September 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes after media outlets identified the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account that may be automated began spreading baseless information linking the shooter to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke. "The Odessa Shooter's name is Seth Ator, a...
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Thomas Perumean
September 04, 2019 - 6:29 am
"Social Media provides fertile ground for misinformation to flouirsh and grow wildly." -- Dr. Sheryl Kennedy Haydell, LSU-Manship School of Mass Communications. False information, photoshopped pictures, misinformation, disinformation and agenda driven propaganda masquerading as news and information...
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