Sunday April 22, 2018

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

This college professor is happy ‘racist’ Barbara Bush is dead

A California college professor trashed the late Barbara Bush as an “amazing racist,” added that she was “happy the witch is dead” — and then crowed that because she had tenure, she’d never be penalized for her comments. “I work as a tenured professor. I make 100K a year doing that. I will never be fired. I will always have people wanting to hear what I have to say.”  More…

Ted Cruz Grills Mark Zuckerberg in Senate Hearing

Why millennials will learn nothing from Facebook’s privacy crisis

Last year it seemed Mark Zuckerberg was looking for a way into politics. Now he could be looking for a way out. He told reporters he’d made a “huge mistake” in not prioritizing the protection of user data, but millennials don’t care. Millennials believe that everyone is eventually going to know everything about them anyway.  More…

‘Unsafe to the community’: Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the community.”  More…

Stoneman Douglas students must now use clear backpacks

The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida returned to campus Monday after their spring break, as a slew of new security measures took effect — including a rule requiring clear backpacks.  More…

‘Roseanne’ Revival’s Huge Debut Stuns Hollywood, Prompts Soul-Searching

Roseanne made a triumphant return Tuesday night, blowing past projections with a 5.2 adults 18-49 rating and 18.2 million total viewers for the debut of its revival, which drew 10% more viewers than the original series finale 21 years ago.  More…

NRA: To every Hollywood phony ‘Time’s Up’-inspired ad targeting celebs amid Oscars

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch promoted her new television show with a controversial message on Twitter on Sunday. In a video, Loesch calls out "every lying member of the media," "every Hollywood phony," and "the role-model athletes who use their free speech to alter and undermine what our flag represents." She tells them, "Your time is running out."  More…

Kylie Jenner cause Snapchat’s market value to crash

Kylie Jenner, in just a week wiped out $1.3 billion of Snapchat’s market value with a tweet — saying that she doesn’t use it anymore — and then got a $1.4 million Ferrari as a “push present,” which some speculate was a gift from Instagram and Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg.  More…

Taco Bell cashier fired for putting racial slur on customer’s receipt

Taco Bell says an employee who used a racial slur to refer to an Asian-American customer no longer works for the fast-food chain.  More…

Elon Musk sells 10,000 flamethrowers in 48 hours

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has sold more than $5 million worth of flamethrowers since Sunday through The Boring Company, his infrastructure firm.  More…

Family’s ‘professional’ photo shoot goes hilariously wrong

When Pam Zaring booked a professional photographer to take photos of her family, she was hoping for some simple, smiling pictures of her loved ones. But when Pam received the finished product from the photographer, she found that all of her family’s faces had been bizarrely edited to look like cartoon characters.  More…

Kim Cattrall’s missing brother found dead

The brother of “Sex and the City” star Kim Cattrall – who was reported missing Sunday morning on social media by his worried sister after he disappeared from his Canadian home five days ago – is dead.  More…

‘American people turning against Trump-hating celebrities’

Within minutes of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech, CBS News reported that 75% of Americans approved of the speech. Contrast this reaction with the instant and so tediously predictable blind rage spewed by the world’s liberal celebrities on social media before, during and after the address.  More…

Hawaii governor couldn’t warn public of missile ‘crisis’ because he forgot password

The governor of Hawaii wanted to inform the public that they would not die in a ballistic missile attack — but he forgot his Twitter password — while Hawaiians were reeling after receiving the false emergency missile alert on their cell phones.  More…

Why Apple’s Tim Cook doesn’t want his nephew to use social networks

Although he runs the biggest tech company on the planet, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook is concerned by the risk that technology poses to kids. Speaking at Harlow College in Essex, England, last week, Cook said there should be limits on the use of technology in schools, and said he doesn’t want his young nephew using social media.  More…