Illinois Writer With Disabilities, Melissa Blake, Shuts Down Internet Trolls With Message: ‘You’re Not Going To Get The Best Of MeFive years after GamerGate brought global attention to the scourge of harassment towards women in male-dominated industries, an Illinois writer with a genetic disorder tweeted multiple selfies in defiant response to YouTube commenters who made derogatory and hateful comments about her looks.
Cruz Fires Back At Mayor Lightfoot, Correlates High Murder Rates With Aggressive Gun Control Laws In ChicagoA war of words between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) continued on Twitter Tuesday – with Cruz firing back and insisting that the pro-gun rights policy he favors would be a better idea for Chicago.
Lightfoot Slams Trump After Department Of Labor Proposes 'Religious Exemption' In Hiring For ContractorsMayor Lori Lightfoot slammed President Donald Trump on Twitter Wednesday, after the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule that would allow federal contractors an exemption in which they could make “employment decisions” based on their religious convictions.
Lightfoot Slams Ivanka Trump Over 'Nonsense Tweet' With Incorrect Information About Chicago ViolenceMayor Lori Lightfoot fired back Tuesday after Ivanka Trump issued a factually incorrect tweet about gun violence this weekend in Chicago.
Like Baltimore, Chicago's African Americans Have Been Trump TargetDonald Trump's attacks on an African American congressman's district in Baltimore mirror comments he allegedly made to his former personal attorney about Chicago.
YouTube Updates Hate Speech Guidelines To Prohibit VideosYouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.
Notable Reaction To The Death Of Filmmaker John Singleton"The youngest-ever Best Director nominee and an inspiration to us all. John Singleton, you will be greatly missed."
Twitter Profit Rises As Trump Demands 'Fairer' Social MediaThe company said net income for the first three months of the year rose on strong ad demand. Daily users rose 11% to 134 million for the first quarter of 2019, thanks to both "organic growth as well as ongoing product improvements and marketing."
Elon Musk, SEC Told To Meet For At Least 1 Hour About Tweets"We have always felt that we should be able to work through any disagreements directly with the SEC, rather than prematurely rushing to court."
Woman Sues Northwestern Medicine After Her Medical Information Was Posted On TwitterA woman at the center of a lawsuit said Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group did not inform her of a privacy breach of her medical records until she called after seeing the records posted on social media.
Co-Founder Of HQ Trivia, Colin Kroll, Found DeadKroll also was a founder of Vine, which was an app built around six-second videos, and worked for a period at Twitter.
Musk Unveils Video Of Transit Tunnel Outside L.A., Similar System Planned For ChicagoHe plans to show off the test tunnel with an opening party on December 10 and offer free rides the next day.
Cub's Pitcher Jon Lester Invites Tyler Trent, 20-Year-Old Battling Cancer, To WrigleyJon Lester personally invited Tyler Trent, the 20-year-old Purdue super fan battling bone cancer, to Opening Day at Wrigley Field.
Twitter Airs Election Meddling DataOperators linked to Russia, Iran and likely other nations have posted images, videos and other content that is intended to intensify political discord by promoting extreme views from multiple political angles.
Jemele Hill Announces Departure From ESPNHill drew the attention of the president last year for her criticism of him. In a series of exchanges with other Twitter users, she wrote he was a "white supremacist what has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists."