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Guess Where Roy Moore Got His 20,000 Twitter Followers From?

Over the weekend, Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore received a Twitter bounty many can only dream of – he nearly doubled his number of followers. 20,000 more people than before hit the “follow” button to read the thoughts of a man who lost his first judgeship in 2003 when he refused to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Flying Lotus apologizes for comments surrounding Gaslamp Killer controversy

On October 12, Chelsea (who has asked to have her last name withheld) took to Twitter to allege that she and her best friend were drugged and raped at The Standard in Los Angeles by William Benjamin Bensussen, better known by his stage name, The Gaslamp Killer.The Gaslamp Killer faced widespread backlash since the allegations were […]

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Low End Theory releases The Gaslamp Killer residency with the series

Low End Theory, an LA localized “weekly party series” that fosters hip-hop, experimental, and electronic aesthetics has released William Bensussen from his residency with brand.Known by his stage name, The Gaslamp Killer, Bensussen’s discharge from Low End Theory arrives in the wake of the sexual assault allegations alleged against the artist just yesterday on Twitter […]

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The Gaslamp Killer accused of alleged sexual assault in Twitter post

Better known by his stage name The Gaslamp Killer, William Bensussen has been accused of rape in a recently published Twitter post that situates the alleged assault occurred four-years agoin 2013. According to the written account posted by a Twitter user named Chelsea (@chelseaelaynne), whose full name has not been disclosed, The Gaslamp Killer is said […]

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The Infamous Szechuan sauce: a chronicle from April Fool’s Day to McDonald’s riots

Just when the hype began to settle down after the third season of Rick & Morty came to an end, police were called to various McDonald’s locations across the United States to subdue rioting fans demanding more Szechuan sauce — the show had brought the obscure, promotional sauce back to the public consciousness with a joke from […]

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Donald Trump goes EDM in new parody Twitter account

Donald Trump isn’t afraid to throw shade on Twitter, as the 45th POTUS has defined his campaign and administration via outbursts and belligerence on the site. Politics aside, Donald Trump’s bold tweets have inspired a parody account that has become popular in the dance music community for it’s satirical digs at DJs and producers.Some of the […]

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Black Activist Suspended in the Wake of Susan Sarandon Tweet

Last week, I wrote about Susan Sarandon’s retweeting a meme made by Queen Bravenak, an African-American woman, that led the Purity Left to turn her mentions into a garbage fire. The same thing happened to me – after my article went live, I spent 24 hours blocking and reporting the trolls who …Continue reading Continue […]

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Susan Sarandon Sics Her Twitter Bullies on a Black Female Activist

The worst members of the Purity Left love insisting that they’re being victimized (see: the Nina Turner donut incident) and then deny all wrongdoing when they’re caught releasing the hounds on anyone who calls them out for exactly who they are. This happened yesterday when Hillary Clinton hating …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Here’s the Deal with Twitter’s New 280 Character Limit—and How to Use it Right Now

Twitter has always been defined by its brevity: the 140 character restriction was originally mandated by SMS data limits. But Twitter users have also always found ways around that limit, from threaded “tweetstorms” to tweets sharing larger chunks of text as a screenshot. Now, the social network is finally giving into…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Deal With All the Bullshit on Social Media

Social media is a firehose of bullshit, because it’s a firehose of everything. Essential oils cure all diseases! Sharks are swimming on Houston’s freeways! Okay, not really. Here’s why we see so much garbage on social media and what to do about it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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While the Nation Mourned 9/11, Ted Cruz Was Watching Porn on Twitter

In an era of weird headlines, like “Trump Bombshell: There Were Fine People Among Nazis,” and “Behold! Donald Trump and the Mysterious Glowing Orb,” we now have one of the weirdest, and most unintentionally hilarious news stories in recent months…as the headline says, Ted Cruz “liked” a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Susan Sarandon Tweets in Support of Dreamers; It Does Not Go Well

In March 2016, Susan Sarandon went on All In with Chris Hayes to voice her support for her primary candidate of choice, Bernie Sanders, against frontrunner Hillary Clinton. The interview was filled with anti-Hillary talking points, but it was this exchange that made her a noxious symbol of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How To Turn on Twitter’s New Night Mode

When you’re sitting in a dark conference room or cozy in your bed about to go to sleep, cracking open your laptop to look at Twitter can feel akin to looking directly into the sun. Sometimes the white background is great, other times, something a little darker would be a welcome change.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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