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  1. pivot
    The Kindler, Gentler TwitterKara Swisher and Scott Galloway think Donald Trump’s absence has already made the platform a healthier place.
  2. extremely online
    The Capitalist Case for Overhauling TwitterWe know it’s terrible for society. But it’s also a terribly run company.
  3. extremism
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Trying to Impeach the Biden FamilyNobody drives the crazy train like Greene, who may represent where the MAGA movement is going.
  4. log off
    Does Ted Cruz Truly Have Nothing Better to Do?The senator has been trying, and failing, to win a Twitter beef with actor Seth Rogen … for days.
  5. extremely online
    Okay, You Can Unmute @POTUS NowThe Twitter handle is under new management.
  6. end-times
    The Most Important Takeaways From Big Tech’s Deplatforming of TrumpBetween San Francisco and Washington, the power shifts by the day.
  7. platform wars
    Why Deplatforming Might Be Useless — Or Worse — in Combating Right-Wing ViolenceThe science isn’t clear yet — but there might be a moderating effect to more public forums like Facebook and Twitter
  8. president trump
    In Twist Ending, Trump Presidency Revealed to Be Morality TaleBy putting victory above all else, the greedy old man lost what he valued most.
  9. conservatism
    As ‘Woke Capital’ Turns on Trump, the GOP Turns on ‘Small Government’The movement for “small government” is starting to realize that it has more influence over the state than it does over the corporate sector.
  10. the swamp
    The Silence of the DamnedWithout his tweets, it’s like Trump’s presidency is already over.
  11. politics
    Twitter Bans Trump for LifeThe president got banned from his personal account, then got busted using the White House and campaign accounts.
  12. politics
    Will Donald Trump Try to Take His Act to TikTok?I asked the company whether he’d be welcome on the platform. Its silence raises some interesting questions.
  13. vision 2020
    The Swing State Experts to Follow on Election NightA guide to the voices on Twitter that can help make sense of the scene on the ground in the key states that could decide the election.
  14. unfriend
    If Republicans Hate Silicon Valley, Why Don’t They Do Something About It?Republicans complain that Twitter and Facebook are out to get them, but it’s liberal customers who have the real power.
  15. vision 2020
    Twitter Backs Down After Squelching New York Post’s Hunter Biden StoryAfter two days of backlash, the platform announced new rules for dealing with possibly hacked materials. But the damage had been done.
  16. vision 2020
    2020’s Top Election Forecasters Are Fighting on TwitterNate Silver and G. Elliott Morris are trying to make sense of 2020 — and each other.
  17. white house outbreak
    Trump Brags About His COVID-19 Immunity, Feuds With FauciHe’s heralding the “protective glow” of his immunity, but antibodies can’t shield him from the political consequences of his incompetence.
  18. social media
    Twitter Adds ‘Friction’ to Limit Election Chaos, But Is It Enough?With one eye on President Trump, the company introduced a raft of changes to prevent dangerous misinformation from going viral on Election Night.
  19. vision 2020
    Social-Media Platforms Will Discourage Premature Election Victory ClaimsWhat Twitter and Facebook are doing should be emulated and expanded by all broadcast and cable networks before Election Night.
  20. coronavirus
    Twitter, Facebook Delete Video Trump Tweeted Over COVID-19 MisinformationThe video, in which doctors decry masks and call hydroxychloroquine a COVID-19 cure, had millions of views and a Trump retweet before it was removed.
  21. regret
    Trump Admits Regret (for Some of His Tweets)The president explains in a new interview that “you find out a lot of things” after sending problematic tweets and retweets.
  22. conspiracy theories
    Twitter Bans Thousands of QAnon AccountsThe platform will suspend accounts pushing the conspiracy theory, along with other measures meant to limit its spread.
  23. twitter
    Twitter Accounts of Bloomberg, Obama, Apple and Others Hacked in Bitcoin ScamThe accounts of Mike Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Kanye West, and Bill Gates all posted messages encouraging followers to give to the same Bitcoin wallet.
  24. trump tweets
    Trump Likes Tweet Praising ‘Stripper’ Vibes in New Summer Walker SongThe president baffles with another late-night Twitter “like.”
  25. mistaken identity
    7 Times Internet Detectives Got the Wrong GuyWhen online sleuths jump to conclusions to find a villain, they sometimes create a new victim instead.
  26. mistaken identity
    What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike RidePeter Weinberg didn’t even know what “doxing” was before a Twitter mob falsely accused him of assaulting some kids on a bike trail.
  27. pivot
    Twitter’s Trump Problem Is Just BeginningKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the company’s attempt at fact-checking, Trump’s toothless executive order, and more.
  28. storytime
    Gangs of Californian Children Are Not Actually Stealing BallotsIt’s storytime with President Trump.
  29. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Trump vs. Twitter Is No ContestThe president’s constant lies will overpower any attempt at fact-checking — plus, he gets to play the victim.
  30. the national interest
    Trump Threatens to Close Down Social Media for Challenging His LiesThe president isn’t pretending to have any neutral principles. He wants to control all media.
  31. president trump
    Twitter Fact-Checks Trump Tweet for the First TimeThe platform flagged a Trump tweet on voting by mail as misinformation, raising several practical questions on how to use such a measure.
  32. reply guys
    Steve Mnuchin Came for Axl Rose on Twitter, Mixed Up the U.S. and Liberian FlagYes, the American and Liberian flags are quite similar, but … come on.
  33. pivot
    Kara Swisher, Scott Galloway on Tech Giving: ‘It’s Lipstick, Not Philanthropy’“Anytime you put a press release out for your philanthropy, it should immediately not become tax deductible.”
  34. coronavirus
    Thank God David A. Clarke Isn’t Running a County Jail AnymoreHe really wants you to expose yourself to novel coronavirus.
  35. show fleet sweetie
    Twitter Is Testing Disappearing TweetsThe new feature, Fleets, will be familiar to anyone who has posted a Story on Instagram or Snapchat.
  36. smh/lol
    You’ve Gotta Respect How Lazy the Bloomberg Social Media Recruits AreSome are posting so robotically that Twitter thinks they are bots. They make $2,500 per month.
  37. media
    Can Twitter Fix ‘Misinformation’ Like Mayor Bloomberg’s Manipulated Video?On March 5, Twitter is rolling out new policies around misinformation. Will they work?
  38. andrew cuomo fix the subway
    Resolving the Great Subway Seat DebateWhat seat you choose on the subway says a lot about who you are and whether or not you’re a monster.
  39. choices
    Which Type of Gatsby Party Are You Hosting?You’ve had a year and a half to decide. Now 2020 is upon us.
  40. what were the 2010s?
    The Decade in Internet Culture, in 34 Funny, Stupid, Genius, Emblematic PostsBillions and billions of posts were published this decade. These are the ones that mattered.
  41. interviews
    The True Story Behind the Viral ‘Moves Like Bloomberg’ Video“We really didn’t think it would trick people. In our heads we were just like, This is a dumb comedy bit, and people will know that we’re comedians.”
  42. trump tweets
    The White House Scheduled Trump Tweets to Keep His Afghanistan Trip SecretIf Trump doesn’t tweet for 12 hours, people start asking questions.
  43. twitter
    Trump Deletes Tweet Supporting Sean Spicer After His Dancing With the Stars LossTrump’s pettiness and frequent habit of violating the Presidential Records Act were on display after Sean Spicer exited Dancing With the Stars.
  44. tech boot camp
    How to Block, Mute, and Avoid Your Enemies OnlineCleansing your feed has only grown more granular over time.
  45. reach
    Twitter Bans Political AdvertisingJack Dorsey thinks politicians shouldn’t be able to pay to give their ideas artificial reach.
  46. politics
    Hillary Clinton Curses Comeback Tour With Bad TweetMaybe we don’t need the 2016 Democratic candidate posting mediocre jokes from Jimmy Kimmel involving the phrase “busting my nuts.”
  47. life in pixels
    Coleen Rooney, Instagram SpycatcherThe WAG George Smiley acknowledges the truth: Social media makes spies of us all.
  48. twitter
    Is Kamala Harris Right That Twitter Should Ban Trump?Intelligencer staffers discuss the wisdom of removing the president from his favorite social-media platform.
  49. climate change
    Trump Mocks Greta Thunberg for Emotional Climate Speech“She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!”
  50. data journalism
    Whatever Happened to Pooping Bottles?Charting the rise and fall of an infamous typo.
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