Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing backlash for encouraging people to visit Myanmar, where social media may have helped fuel a mass genocide

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sparked outrage with his positive Tweets about his recent trip to Myanmar. Social media platforms — including Facebook and Twitter — may have worsened a humanitarian crisis there. Twitter users are responding criticizing Dorsey’s posts for being “tone-deaf.” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently visited Pyin Oo Lwin, […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's birthday meditation in Myanmar is co cringeworthy we can't even

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s trip to Myanmar where he meditated on a “concrete floor” has brought on a barrage of online mockery for being both a cartoonish whim of the super-rich and a ‘tone deaf’ choice of country on top of that. Dorsey, with a net worth of some $ 4.5 billion, felt the righteous […]

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey promotes Myanmar despite genocide reports

Unfortunately, social network leaders still appear to be tone deaf regarding Myanmar’s reported atrocities. Twitter chief Jack Dorsey posted a series of tweets encouraging followers to visit Myanmar after he’d been there for a birthday meditation retreat, seemingly ignoring widespread evidence of the country’s government committing genocide against the Rohingya people and forcing hundreds of […]

The mid-range Google Pixel appears in pictures—complete with headphone jack

Rozetked Rumors of a cheaper mid-range smartphone from Google have been circulating for some time, but now it’s looking like the first pictures of this mythical device have popped up online. The Russian site Rozetked—which leaked the Pixel 3 XL earlier this year—has pictures of a device codenamed “Sargo,” which looks like a cheaper version of […]

Jack Black Doc ‘The Insufferable Groo’, About a Tommy Wiseau-Style Filmmaker, Finds U.S. Distribution

Tommy Wiseau. James Nguyen. Neil Breen. Connoisseurs of “so bad, they’re good” movies are familiar with these infamous directors, but have you heard of Stephen Groo? The Utah-based filmmaker has nearly 200 low- or no-budget credits to his name, and he’s the subject of a new documentary called The Insufferable Groo, which follows the title […]

Jack Dorsey says a Twitter edit function has to be done ‘the right way’

While speaking at the Indian Institute of Technology, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was asked a question that comes up all the time — will Twitter ever roll out an edit feature? Dorsey has acknowledged the possibility of such a function in the past, and like before, his recent comments on the topic noted that while […]

Daily Podcast: Winter Soldier/Falcon, Attack on Titan, Halloween, Flash Gordon, Elm Street, House That Jack Built, Game of Thrones & Netflix

On the October 31, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Winter Soldier/Falcon, Attack on Titan, Halloween, Flash Gordon, Nightmare on Elm Street, The House That Jack Built, […]

Jack Ma says US will ‘suffer more’ if it keeps trying to start Cold War with China

Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma has warned that the US will “suffer more” if it continues its efforts to launch a Cold War against China in an attempt to neutralize the growth of the country’s economy. Speaking via video to the South China Morning Post’s China Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Ma said he believed the […]