Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

Social media giant Twitter has begun implementing a new policy which many have criticized as unfairly targeting highly conservative accounts. Twitter, in response, has stated that their new policy is an attempt to combat “hate speech” on the platform. Richard Spencer, one of the accounts that has been removed, stated, […]

Texas Elected Official Calls Clinton C-Word in Tweet

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller (R-TX) tweeted a misogynist epithet in place of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s name on Tuesday before deleting the tweet. ┬áThe tweet read, “PENNSYLVANIA: NEW AUTO ALLIANCE POLL TRUMP 44 C*** 43 Go Trump Go!” The tweet seems to be in reference to a three […]

The Toast Closes After Three Years

The Toast, a popular blog run by┬áNicole Cliffe and Mallory Ortberg, officially shut down on Friday, even though the owners say that the website will stay up “basically eternally.” Cliffe and Ortberg announced the decision back in May explaining that revenue has been down and that Cliffe had to use […]