Trump social media merger approved by DWAC shareholders

This photo illustration shows an image of former President Donald Trump next to a phone screen that is displaying the Truth Social app, in Washington, DC, on February 21, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Shareholders in Digital World Acquisition Corp. voted Friday to approve a merger with Donald Trump’s social media company, … Read more

DOJ sues Apple over iPhone monopoly in landmark antitrust case

The Department of Justice sued Apple on Thursday, saying its iPhone ecosystem is a monopoly that drove its “astronomical valuation” at the expense of consumers, developers and rival phone makers. The lawsuit claims that Apple’s anti-competitive practices extend beyond the iPhone and Apple Watch businesses, citing Apple’s advertising, browser, FaceTime and news offerings. “Each step … Read more

Tim Scott’s Totally Confusing Trump Pitch On Fox News Is Mocked On Social Media

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) stumped hard for Donald Trump on Fox News Tuesday ― and at one point made no sense whatsoever to confused critics on social media. Host Sean Hannity asked Scott how Republicans can “fight back” against the left’s treatment of Trump, the presumed GOP presidential nominee. Scott revved up into campaign speech … Read more

George Lucas backs Disney CEO Bob Iger in Nelson Peltz proxy fight

Filmmaker and Hollywood legend George Lucas is throwing his support behind Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger in the bitter proxy battle between the company and activist investor Nelson Peltz. Lucas, who received 37.1 million Disney shares as part of Disney’s $4.05 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012, is currently the largest individual investor in the … Read more

King Charles III Spotted After False Russian Media Death Claims

Two appearances by King Charles III have swiftly put to bed false claims by Russian media that Britain’s monarch had died. The 75-year-old king was spotted on Tuesday leaving Windsor Castle and arriving at Clarence House, hours before hosting an audience with veterans at Buckingham Palace to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean War. … Read more

China’s military, state media slam U.S. after Reuters report on SpaceX spy satellites

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese military and state-run media on Sunday accused the United States of threatening global security, days after a Reuters report which found Elon Musk’s SpaceX was building hundreds of spy satellites for a U.S. intelligence agency. SpaceX’s Starshield unit is developing the satellite network under a classified $1.8 billion contract with the … Read more

Supreme Court defines when it’s illegal for public officials to block social media critics

In an opinion signed by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the Supreme Court established a test to determine when a public official can be considered to be engaging in state action in blocking someone from their social media account. The official must have both “(1) possessed actual authority to speak on the State’s behalf on a … Read more

Gypsy Rose Blanchard Breaks Silence On Clearing Social Media

Gypsy Rose Blanchard has finally answered one of fans’ burning questions— why she deleted her Instagram account. According to the child abuse survivor, she came to the decision after having an in-depth conversation with her father, Rob Blanchard. Blanchard’s candid confession comes after she was released ahead of schedule from her ten-year prison term for the … Read more

US Supreme Court sets free-speech test for officials who block social media critics

By John Kruzel WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday in a decision on free speech in the digital age set a stringent new standard for determining if public officials acted in a governmental capacity when blocking critics on social media – a test to be applied in lawsuits accusing them of violating the … Read more

CIA allegedly made fake social media accounts to troll the Chinese government

The CIA allegedly launched a secret operation to troll Chinese officials and turn public opinion against them through leaked intelligence and negative news on social media.  Reuters reports the operation began in 2019 and was also aimed at causing paranoia within Xi Jinping’s government. CIA agents reportedly made fake social media accounts to spread rumors, … Read more