'She knows about torture…perfect for Browns!': Twitter meltdown as Cleveland want Condi as coach

Thought you’d seen it all when Donald Trump became US President? If reports are to be believed, you could be in for another shock, as NFL team Cleveland Browns want former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as head coach. The name Rice in America’s NFL evokes retro images of iconic wide receiver Jerry in a bright red […]

FYI, saying ‘men aren’t women’ now qualifies as ‘hateful conduct’ on Twitter

Twitter’s crusade against “hate speech” has vanquished yet another meany face. A prominent Canadian feminist says that the company flagged a tweet she wrote which meekly suggested that men aren’t women. Isn’t Twitter fun? Meghan Murphy, editor of Canada’s leading feminist news portal, Feminist Current, was recently informed by Twitter that two of her tweets […]

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 […]

Umbrella troubles? Twitter mocks Trump as he bails on WWI commemoration over light rain

As if Donald Trump needed to give his haters more ammunition, the US President has now been accused of trampling on the memory of the US Marines killed in WWI after he canceled a memorial cemetery trip due to rain. Trump was due to travel some 50 miles (85 km) east of Paris on Saturday […]

Russian figure-skating 'Empress' says she wants to 'kick Trump's ass' on Twitter & on ice

Russian figure skating sensation Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, fresh from securing a coveted place in the Grand Prix Final, has said that she would like to meet US President Donald Trump to tell him she has superior Twitter skills. Read more Tuktamysheva, though not quite as prolific a Tweeter as the US leader, says she makes up […]

‘Dear David’ Movie, Based on a Creepy Twitter Thread, Coming from New Line

Hollywood has decided to turn to Twitter for inspiration. What could go wrong?! New Line Cinema has snapped up the rights to Dear David, a ghost story that was originally told in a series of tweets by former BuzzFeed writer Adam Ellis. Ellis presented the tweets as true, detailing the story of a ghost haunting his […]

Twitter: It was a ‘mistake’ not to suspend bomb suspect for threats

Hours after FBI Director Christopher Wray announced the arrest of Cesar Sayoc in connection with sending 13 IEDs, Twitter finally suspended two accounts tied to Sayoc. Once he was identified, internet users quickly found posts of his showing videos and pictures taken at rallies for President Donald Trump, as well as a number of social […]

Mail bombing suspect repeatedly threatened Democrats on Twitter

Enlarge / The images accompanying a tweet authorities believe was sent by the recently alleged package bomber, Cesar Altieri Sayoc. (credit: Twitter) Cesar Altieri Sayoc, the suspect in the nationwide bombing campaign against critics of President Trump, regularly took to Twitter to make thinly veiled death threats against other users and peppered some of the […]