Trump applauds far-right social media provocateurs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views.Trump, who has weaponized social media to eviscerate opponents and promote himself, led a “social media summit” of like-minded critics of Big Tech, excluding representatives […]

California governor wants users to profit from online data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state’s consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make by capitalizing on personal data they collect. The new governor has asked aides to develop a proposal for a “data dividend” […]

Montgomery County Animal Shelter, Advisory Board fail to address civil rights violations director imposes against volunteers

The Woodlands and Conroe, November 18 – On Thursday, November 15, 2018, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack led a meeting of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter (“MCAS”) Advisory Board. During most of the meeting, Noack discussed his success as the interim operator of MCAS during the suspension of Director of Aaron Johnson and […]

Editorial: Shame on democrat party for encouraging social media censorship of conservative beliefs

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer For a long time, social media was very much the domain of liberals who sought to shove political correctness and socialist doctrine down the throats of anyone who would listen. In recent years, however, modern conservatives have begun to learn how to utilize social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, and other […]

Tech companies find more signs of Russian election activity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.Facebook, for instance, says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after the election, potentially reaching as many as 126 million users. […]

In tweet blitz, Trump defends his use of social media

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated an intensely personal feud with two high-profile talk show hosts Saturday, suggesting without evidence that their network is biased against him. The president’s stream of insults has pained politicians from both parties who have appealed to him, without apparent success, to stop the 140-character bursts of character […]