Maybe Reexamine Your Life If You Want to Punch a Kid in the Face

The single greatest decision I made this weekend was not tweeting about the viral video of a group of Kentucky students chanting at Native-American activist Nathan Phillips at the March for Life. I felt the same way most Americans did; it was disgusting to watch the kids surround and mock a veteran who did nothing wrong.

The Most Ratio’ed Julia Ioffe Tweets (So Far)


For those not versed in Twitter lingo, a “ratio” occurs when very few people retweet or like a tweet, compared to a far larger number of people who quote-tweet or respond to the tweet. It’s generally a good barometer for how much Twitter agrees or disagrees with a sentiment. The higher the ratio, the more …

You Can’t ‘Fix’ Twitter Without Breaking Twitter


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey evidently signaled in a company event recently that he plans to do away with the “like” button. Dorsey has hinted at such a move before. “Right now we have a big Like button with a heart on it and we’re incentivizing people to want it to go up…” he said in …

Radical Abortion Supporters Campaign to Censor Pro-Lifers

A group of radical abortion supporters are asking Twitter to prevent pro-life activists from promoting their tweets.

Reproaction, an activist group aimed at “increasing abortion access,” is circulating a petition to censor pro-life content on the social media site. The group says Twitter should not have reversed its controversial decision to block a 2017 ad from Tennessee Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) that featured her discussing Planned Parenthood’s organ harvesting operations. The controversy led a Twitter official to apologize to Blackburn during a July House Judiciary Committee hearing on social media bias.