Followup and TKC FACT CHECK from "news" we considered yesterday . . . Turns out the local Democratic Party leader might be just a bit too sentimental and just as susceptible to memes as the rest of us:
No, Patrick Mahomes did not buy an entire restaurant's meals just because no one asked him for an autograph
On Thursday, former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander shared a heartwarming story on Twitter about Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. I heard a story recently that highlights what's special about #ChiefsKingdom and about our quarterback. A few weeks back, @PatrickMahomes and his girlfriend @brittanylynne8 were having dinner at a pizza place near their Read more...
And so we lament . . .
In this mostly HARMLESS YET REVEALING Twitter incident, Jason Kander sharing fake news in support of the Kansas City Chiefs reminds us why social media crackdowns are flawed and how even highly educated and intelligent people believe things that simply aren't accurate.
The Next Prez Hopes To Rule Social Media And The Internets
Elizabeth Warren's plan to fight disinformation online isn't going to stop your friends from tweeting that pee is stored in the balls, even though some people on Twitter are worried that it might. But her plan is still worrying. The reason why a lot of the internet can legally function is due to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Could artists who use Photoshop be targeted by Instagram's new fake news screeners? The social-media platform rolled out an algorithm to detect fake news last May, but it appears to be getting triggered by digitally manipulated artworks as well.
Arguing With The Richmeister
Rob Schneider takes on Elizabeth Warren over tweet about big tech 'fighting spread of false information'
Rob Schneider is standing up for free speech. The funnyman responded to a series of tweets sent by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Wednesday in which the presidential hopeful urged big tech companies to "fight the spread of false information that disempowers voters and undermines democracy. "The stakes of this election are too high.
You decide . . .