Tag: Twitter

YouTube is completely missing the point by hiding dislikes

Photo Courtesy of Christian Wiediger, Unsplash YouTube released a statement notifying users of the company’s decision to hide dislike counts from videos on Nov. 10. The new guideline comes after complaints surrounding online harassment were made by small creators who are more prone to “dislike mobs,” according to the Google-owned […]

Twitter’s new abusive behavior policy is under scrutiny

Photo courtesy of Franmarie Metzler; U.S. House Office of Photography, Wikipedia An account run by Twitter’s spokespeople posted on Friday that "tweets that wish or hope for death, serious bodily harm or fatal disease against anyone are not allowed and will need to be removed."  This policy was clarified after President Donald […]

Chick-fil-A faces backlash for anti-LGBTQ+ support

Photo courtesy of Elvert Barnes, Flickr Chick-fil-A has been known for their association with Christian organizations that are historically anti-LGBTQ+. They faced serious backlash in 2012 for donating to various Christian charities, such as The Marriage and Family Council. At the time, Chick-fil-A released a public statement saying, "Going forward, […]

Facebook bans white nationalism and white supremacy

Photo courtesy Anthony Quintano, Flickr Facebook announced that they will begin banning those who support and represent white nationalism and white separatism on both Facebook and Instagram on March 27. This decision came 13 days after a white nationalist opened fire on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 […]

America shouldn’t worry about what Trump tweets

Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead, Wikipedia Donald Trump is no stranger to tweeting some of the most nonsensical statements ever seen by human eyes. Even with the increased character count on Twitter, he still tweets sentences that are so poorly written, they sound like something a second grader wrote in […]