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Brazil’s Culture Wars Make a Graphic Appearance in Bolsonaro’s Twitter Feed

RIO DE JANEIRO — As millions of Brazilians enjoyed the last few hours of Carnival, Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s far-right president, denounced what he said was the debauchery of the festivities, and posted a video on Twitter that he [...]

How Trump Got Bad at Twitter

*/ ]]> The late-December tweet from @RealDonaldTrump was brief and absurd: “Farm Bill signing in 15 minutes! #Emmys #TBT.” It was accompanied by a clip from the 2005 Emmy awards in which the future leader of the free world, wearing a [...]

Trump’s Twitter year of outrage and braggadocio

Methodology: *POLITICO collected  @realDonaldTrump tweets from Donald Trump’s Twitter or the Trump Twitter Archive from Jan. 1, 2018, through midnight Dec. 29, 2018.  Tweets per day were grouped according to Eastern Standard Time. Retweets [...]

Judd Apatow pushes Tucker Carlson advertiser boycott on Twitter

The director of “Knocked Up” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” doesn’t want Tucker Carlson to have any advertisers. Over the weekend, Judd Apatow took to Twitter to troll companies who advertise on the Fox News Channel program “Tucker [...]

Jack Dorsey, Posting About Myanmar on Twitter, Is Accused of Being Tone Deaf

HONG KONG — Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, fresh off a silent-meditation retreat in Myanmar, was so smitten with his visit that he posted a series of glowing tweets about the country and its people, urging others to travel [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Mike Huckabee, Sarah Huckabee Sanders ‘false statements’ on Twitter

Rep.-elect Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez got into a Twitter spat with former Gov. Mike Huckabee — and then went after his daughter. The former Arkansas governor was mocking the 28-year-old democratic socialist for comparing her election this November [...]

Trump blasts ‘little Adam Schitt’ on Twitter

Rep. Adam Schiff is poised to take the helm of the powerful House Intelligence Committee. | Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Rep. Adam Schiff — along with “Crooked Hillary Clinton,” “Cryin’ [...]

Why Is Twitter Cursing a British Conservative Politician?

LONDON — On the day that Prime Minister Theresa May presented her draft plan for Britain’s exit from the European Union, also known as Brexit, worries about the country’s future spiked across the land and a fellow Conservative [...]

Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider

Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he was sleeping. He would see the work of an army of Twitter trolls, ordered to attack him and other influential Saudis who had [...]

Massive Twitter data release sheds light on Russia’s Trump strategy

Twitter and Facebook have been widely criticized since the 2016 election for not doing more to stem the abuse of their platforms by Russians and other foreign actors hoping to manipulate the American political landscape. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty [...]