Articles Tagged 'social media'
Jewish centers report bomb threats in several U.S. states
Jewish community centers in several U.S. states were evacuated on Monday after they reported receiving bomb threats, according to the organizations’ social media accounts and… READ MORE
Merry Christmas Infidels…
The Islamic State published the names and addresses of thousands of churches in the United States and called on its adherents to attack them during… READ MORE
Will Silicon Valley play nice with the Trump Administration?
For all its technical muscle, Silicon Valley is far from politically neutral. During the most recent election cycle, the entire tech industry seemed to focus… READ MORE
All the News That’s Facebook/Snopes Approved to Print
Facebook is going to start fact-checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in its News Feed, the company said Thursday.
The decision comes after… READ MORE
God, Guns & Trump
Kid Rock is taking this year’s historic election straight to the bank.
The “All Summer Long” singer has released a line of current events merchandise… READ MORE
Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use
The Department of Justice is concentrating on “far-right” groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combatting violent extremism.
The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year.
“There is currently limited knowledge of… READ MORE
Dept. of Homeland Security Forced to Release List of Keywords Used to Monitor Social Networking Sites
By Reuven Cohen, Contributor Forbes
If you are thinking about tweeting about clouds, pork, exercise or even Mexico, think again. Doing so may result in… READ MORE
Voters Warned Not to Tweet Ballot
From FOXNews.com/Associated Press
MILWAUKEE â€“ High-ranking members of both political parties were unaware that posting photos of completed ballots on Facebook or Twitter is illegal in Wisconsin, and they promised to quickly take down the posts Friday after election officials reminded voters of the law.
The law bars voters from showing their completed ballots to anyone. The… READ MORE
Susan G. Komen flap spurred on by social media
ByÂ KEACH HAGEY, Politico
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundationâ€™s reversal of its decision that would have cut off funding for Planned Parenthood is likely to go down as a textbook case of the political power of social media.
For the second time in this very young year, following the social media-fueled stalling of the… READ MORE
Republicans Embrace Twitter for â€™12
ByÂ JENNIFER STEINHAUER, The New York Times
WASHINGTON â€” President Obamaâ€™s image projected from one of the many television screens that hang in Representative Eric … READ MORE