Was the ‘Desert Fox’ a Nazi? German defense ministry official sparks debate with Rommel tweet

A German defense ministry official became the target of an angry Twitter mob after paying tribute to Erwin Rommel, igniting furious debate about whether the German general was a hero or a Nazi war criminal. Peter Tauber, a senior defense ministry official who previously served as the Secretary General of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union […]

‘This is what happens when you elect a moron to the presidency’: Michael Avenatti claps back at Trump’s ‘Horseface’ tweet toward Stormy Daniels

Mary Altaffer/AP Attorney Michael Avenatti fired a warning shot in response to President Donald Trump’s tweets in which he called Avenatti’s client, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, “Horseface.” “I’m a father to two daughters … how do you tell your kids to look up to the president of the United States when he behaves in this […]

Chris Evans Says He Didn’t Spoil ‘Avengers 4’ In A Tweet

Did Chris Evans accidentally spoil Avengers 4 when he recently tweeted about how he was saying goodbye to the character of Captain America? No! Well, at least that’s what he wants us to think. Evans recently appeared at a comic convention in Chicago to clarify his comment and reassure fans that he did not, in […]

SEC Brushes Off Elon Musk’s Tweet, Signs Off on Original Settlement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s brilliant idea to call the Securities and Exchange Commission the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission” in a recent tweet did not land the impulsive executive in any additional hot water. The SEC, which decided that removing Musk from the chairman’s position and fining both him and the company $ 20 million was sufficient […]

Tesla, Musk pay $40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Tesla Musk pays fine, ousted as Tesla chairman. Continue reading Tesla, Musk pay $ 40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman Tesla, Musk pay $ 40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 29 Sep 2018 18:50:00 EDT. Please […]

Jemele Hill and ESPN to Part Ways, One Year After Her Anti-Trump Tweet

Jemele Hill and ESPN are parting ways as of Sept. 1, nearly a year after the commentator got swept up in a two-pronged social-media imbroglio that resulted in her brief suspension. As first reported by “Origins” podcaster James Andrew Miller, the “amicable” split involves a buyout of Hill’s remaining contract, and came on the heels […]

Amazon paying employees to tweet nice things about warehouse working conditions

After a series of horror stories about Amazon workers peeing into bottles to avoid missing their targets, a number of accounts popped up on Twitter praising the company. TechCrunch discovered that all the accounts had Amazon’s smile logo as backgrounds, identical structures to their bios and the title ‘FC Ambassador’ in their name, followed by […]

“A huge outlier”: Musk’s Tesla buyout tweet could get him in legal trouble

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich) Elon Musk left traders scratching their heads last week after tweeting that he was thinking about taking Tesla private for $ 420 per share—and had “funding secured” to do so. Musk finally cleared up some of the confusion on Monday, publishing a blog post saying that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund […]