The person behind the account says it's a coping mechanism for dealing with trauma.
"They sure added a lot of burgers to The Shining."
Many people, upon receiving an obviously scammy message, would ignore it, or block the account it came from, or click the "This is SPAM" button. Not Popehat's Ken White.
Laura Loomer is a far-right provocateur and activist who made the news most recently for receiving a permanent ban from Twitter. And she wants back in.
The 26-year-old is many things: New York Knicks center, devout Muslim, star of #NBATwitter, and enemy of the Turkish state. To Kanter, basketball is far more than a paycheck or even a passion. It’s a pathway to something he’s lost: family.
"This is MY son," she wrote. "He graduated #1 in boot camp... He is a gentleman who respects women. He won't go on solo dates due to the current climate of false sexual accusations by radical feminists with an axe to grind. I VOTE."
Twitter is a hellhole. Mastodon isn't trying to replace the trashcan fire that is Twitter, but it is offering its users something different.
Activists said the tweet, posted by a group called Dawoodi Bohra Women for Religious Freedom, promoted female genital mutilation.
Meet my new friends. I found them on Free Speech YouTube.
He says his second book "will make the first book look like sesame street and barney."
It's become more and more clear the extent to which discussion across the largest platforms for expression online is broken.
A viral Twitter thread tells one of the most horrifying true stories about online dating we've ever heard.
Twitter is terrified of making tough calls
An online community at this scale has perverse and dangerous consequences.
In the seemingly wholesome world of castles, brutalism and before-and-after landscapes, white supremacy is hiding in plain sight.
It's the end of an era for social media influencers and wannabe-influencers.
From "Lorde and Jack Antonoff — An Emotionally Broken Journey" to "LEA MICHELE IS ILLITERATE," we can't stop turning pop culture into PowerPoint.