Social Media


A Troublesome Mix

In June 2016, a British man named Tommy Mair shouted “Britain First!” before fatally shooting British Parliamentarian Jo Cox near the northern English city of Leeds. Britain First is the…

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Abbas Curbs Social-Media Expression

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social-media and news websites — the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank — with a vaguely worded…

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House ‘Covfefe’ Bill Would Save Presidential Tweets

A Democratic congressman from Illinois has introduced a bill named for President Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet with the goal of ensuring presidential social media posts are archived. U.S. Rep.…

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