All News on 'The Twitter Times: smyles' https://tweetedtimes.com/smyles The Twitter Times is a real-time personalized newspaper generated from your Twitter account en-us Fri, 3 Feb 2023 08:00:17 +0000 Fri, 3 Feb 2023 08:00:17 +0000 <![CDATA[Trump campaign staff on 2020 election lies: ‘fan the flame’ | AP News]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 07:56:06 +0000 apnews.com
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A newly released audio recording offers a behind-the-scenes look at how former President Donald Trump’s campaign team in a pivotal battleground state knew they had been outflanked by Democrats in the 2020 presidential election.
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@AP: A newly released audio recording offers a behind-the-scenes look at how former President Donald Trump’s campaign team in a pivotal battleground state knew it had been beaten by Democrats in the 2020 presidential election. apnews.com/article/biden-…
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@jason_kint on Twitter
@jason_kint: “The operative is not authorized to speak publicly about what was discussed and did not want to be identified out of concern for personal and professional retaliation, but said they came forward because Trump is mounting a third attempt for the White House.” twitter.com/ap/status/1621…
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<![CDATA[Pentagon tracking suspected Chinese spy balloon over the US | CNN Politics]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 07:56:06 +0000 edition.cnn.com
The Pentagon is tracking a suspected Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon over the continental United States, a senior defense official said on Thursday.
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@davidriecks on Twitter
@davidriecks: China has changed its tone and wants to work together with the U.S. That's why it sent a slow moving spy balloon to hover over U.S. nuclear weapons facilities in Montana. cnn.com/2023/02/02/pol…
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@matthewstoller on Twitter
@matthewstoller: China has changed its tone and wants to work together with the U.S. That's why it sent a slow moving spy balloon to hover over U.S. nuclear weapons facilities in Montana. cnn.com/2023/02/02/pol…
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<![CDATA[Is Niger Trump's Benghazi? Four U.S. Soldiers Died and It Took Him 12 Days to Respond]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 05:56:40 +0000 newsweek.com
Senator John McCain said the Trump administration is not being upfront about what happened in Niger.
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@davidriecks on Twitter
@davidriecks: @JoyceWhiteVance @HC_Richardson When the servicemen died in Niger in 2017, I asked myself the same question Newsweek asked. Four servicemen died and yet there was NO Benghazi-like hearing! newsweek.com/niger-trumps-b…
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@jsundmanus on Twitter
@jsundmanus: @JoyceWhiteVance @HC_Richardson When the servicemen died in Niger in 2017, I asked myself the same question Newsweek asked. Four servicemen died and yet there was NO Benghazi-like hearing! newsweek.com/niger-trumps-b…
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<![CDATA[Tether Ownership and Company Weaknesses Revealed in Documents - WSJ]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 05:56:40 +0000 wsj.com
A group of four men has controlled 86% of Tether Holdings, a company that operates a stablecoin at the heart of crypto’s alternative financial universe.
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@WSJ: Tether operates a $68 billion stablecoin at the heart of crypto’s alternative financial universe. Yet the company’s founders and owners are an unusual bunch with scant experience at that scale of finance, according to trove of documents reviewed by WSJ. on.wsj.com/3jmsl6x
@davemcclure on Twitter
@davemcclure: Tether operates a $68 billion stablecoin at the heart of crypto’s alternative financial universe. Yet the company’s founders and owners are an unusual bunch with scant experience at that scale of finance, according to trove of documents reviewed by WSJ. on.wsj.com/3HSbZMl
@cfarivar on Twitter
@cfarivar: "Tether declined to comment on the company’s shareholders or how the company is managed. Its executives didn’t respond to a request for comment." wsj.com/articles/tethe…
@robinwauters on Twitter
@robinwauters: Tether operates a $68 billion stablecoin at the heart of crypto’s alternative financial universe. Yet the company’s founders and owners are an unusual bunch with scant experience at that scale of finance, according to trove of documents reviewed by WSJ. on.wsj.com/3HSbZMl
@WSJ on Twitter
@WSJ: Tether operates a $68 billion stablecoin at the heart of crypto’s alternative financial universe. Yet the company’s founders and owners are an unusual bunch with scant experience at that scale of finance, according to trove of documents reviewed by WSJ. on.wsj.com/3HSbZMl
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<![CDATA[https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/02/02/misinformat...]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 05:56:40 +0000 washingtonpost.com
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@daveweigel on Twitter
@daveweigel: I’m confused how it took Harvard until 2023 to realize the project—started in 2019—was not led by a faculty member (which is the at-least-official reason for shuttering it). I mean, it just got a $5M grant, and still no one noticed that it wasn’t led by a faculty person? twitter.com/josephmenn/sta…
@jason_kint on Twitter
@jason_kint: This is absolutely bonkers. Fix it, Harvard. twitter.com/josephmenn/sta…
@washingtonpost on Twitter
@washingtonpost: Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government said that in 2024 it will shut down a prominent research center that studied online misinformation, marking the latest turning point for the study of social media’s impact on American society and politics. wapo.st/3WUrPdC
@jerrymichalski on Twitter
@jerrymichalski: Harvard is shutting down prominent social media influence scholar Joan Donovan's project at a time when such research is getting both more essential and more difficult. washingtonpost.com/technology/202…
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<![CDATA[Harvard Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Forced to Leave by Kennedy School Dean, Sources Say | News | The Harvard Crimson]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 05:56:40 +0000 thecrimson.com
Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf is forcing out online misinformation expert Joan M. Donovan from her role at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and ending her research project, according to three HKS staff members with knowledge of the situation.
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@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: At Harvard, Donovan was a leading force in bringing the study of misinformation and disinformation to prominence in academia. Donovan has testified in front of House and Senate subcommittees on the spread of misinformation online. thecrimson.com/article/2023/2…
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@jason_kint on Twitter
@jason_kint: "Harvard Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Forced to Leave by Kennedy School Dean, Sources Say." By @thecrimson. Disturbing news for anyone who knows her work. thecrimson.com/article/2023/2… via @jeffjarvis
@jayrosen_nyu on Twitter
@jayrosen_nyu: "Harvard Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Forced to Leave by Kennedy School Dean, Sources Say." By @thecrimson. Disturbing news for anyone who knows her work. thecrimson.com/article/2023/2… via @jeffjarvis
@jeffjarvis on Twitter
@jeffjarvis: Journo/academic journos: There is a *great* story to be told in the horrible treatment Harvard's Kennedy Dean Elmendorf is committing against multiple scholars: lately tremendous leaders @bostonjoan & @KenRoth & before that...ask around. Do some digging. thecrimson.com/article/2023/2…
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<![CDATA[Twitter Is Killing Off The Fun Bots]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 03:57:32 +0000 buzzfeednews.com
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@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: Not all bots are bad, in fact some of them are wonderful and they’ll all be gone soon buzzfeednews.com/article/katien…
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@pt on Twitter
@pt: First Twitter let spammers pay $8 to boost content, now it’s killing organic bots & moving to commercial bots only. It’s all just worse ads. People used to complain a Twitter product team that didn’t tweet much, but one that’s broadcast-only to 100M+ people seems much worse. twitter.com/anthony/status…
@Techmeme on Twitter
@Techmeme: Twitter ending free API access could have the unfortunate side effect of effectively killing off many useful bots like @MakeItAQuote, @BigTechAlert, and more (BuzzFeed News) buzzfeednews.com/article/katien… techmeme.com/230202/p45#a23…
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<![CDATA[https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2023/02/02/chin...]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 03:57:32 +0000 washingtonpost.com
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@davemorin on Twitter
@davemorin: China is about to find out what we do with trespassers in Montana. washingtonpost.com/national-secur… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@pt on Twitter
@pt: This is why the right to bear arms should not exclude surface-to-air missiles. If the government doesn’t have the resolve to defend our airspace, the people must. What are we gonna hit in Montana anyway? twitter.com/cfarivar/statu…
@cfarivar on Twitter
@cfarivar: "A senior U.S. defense official...said the Defense Department considered shooting [the Chinese spy balloon] down over Montana on Wednesday but decided against doing so out of concern for what might happen to the debris." washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
@washingtonpost on Twitter
@washingtonpost: Breaking news: China sent a high-altitude spy balloon over one of the most sensitive U.S. military sites to gather intelligence, Pentagon says, just days before Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to Beijing. wapo.st/3JB3BC4
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<![CDATA[@mgm1229_missa: '@neilhimself Ruth Orkin The Comic Book Readers, 1947, NYC Putting paid to the notion girls never liked comics. Thought you’d like this, it’s so charming. ']]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 02:01:10 +0000 twitter.com
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@GreatDismal: What a beautiful photograph, too... twitter.com/mgm1229_missa/…
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@neilhimself: What a beautiful photograph, too... twitter.com/mgm1229_missa/…
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<![CDATA[@APEntertainment: 'Beyoncé is going back on tour for the first time in five years. Fans will need to pre-register through Ticketmaster's Verified Fan system, which was also used for Taylor Swift's "Eras" tour. ']]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 02:01:10 +0000 twitter.com - AP Entertainment
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@AP: Beyoncé is going back on tour for the first time in five years. Fans will need to pre-register through Ticketmaster's Verified Fan system, which was also used for Taylor Swift's "Eras" tour. pic.twitter.com/fhMxGHE0pt
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@APEntertainment: Beyoncé is going back on tour for the first time in five years. Fans will need to pre-register through Ticketmaster's Verified Fan system, which was also used for Taylor Swift's "Eras" tour. pic.twitter.com/fhMxGHE0pt
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<![CDATA[@JoshuaPHilll: 'Yes. Get his ass. ']]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 02:01:10 +0000 twitter.com
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@davidriecks: Yes. Get his ass. pic.twitter.com/2SuigDqkea
@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: Yes. Get his ass. pic.twitter.com/2SuigDqkea
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<![CDATA[Everybody relax: Marie Kondo isn't a fraud. She's simply as worn-out as the rest of us | Salon.com]]> Fri, 3 Feb 2023 02:01:10 +0000 salon.com
People angry at the decluttering expert for her latest admission never understood her in the first place
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@davidriecks: The ugliness towards Marie Kondo genuinely angers me. She couldn't present a nicer, less judge-y vibe. People are just projecting all their own guilt about being disorganized and messy onto her, and blaming her for it. Sexism and racism definitely factor. salon.com/2023/02/01/mar…
@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: The ugliness towards Marie Kondo genuinely angers me. She couldn't present a nicer, less judge-y vibe. People are just projecting all their own guilt about being disorganized and messy onto her, and blaming her for it. Sexism and racism definitely factor. salon.com/2023/02/01/mar…
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<![CDATA[@APEntertainment: 'Ahead of her #Grammys performance with @SamSmith, @KimPetras talks about her years as a "club kid" — and what's next on her musical journey. Read the full story by @krystafauria here: https://t.co/MWNc7CLZG9 ']]> Thu, 2 Feb 2023 21:56:28 +0000 twitter.com - AP Entertainment
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@AP: Ahead of her #Grammys performance with @SamSmith, @KimPetras talks about her years as a "club kid" — and what's next on her musical journey. Read the full story by @krystafauria here: apnews.com/article/kim-pe… pic.twitter.com/mkDuKPXOCJ
@APEntertainment on Twitter
@APEntertainment: Ahead of her #Grammys performance with @SamSmith, @KimPetras talks about her years as a "club kid" — and what's next on her musical journey. Read the full story by @krystafauria here: apnews.com/article/kim-pe… pic.twitter.com/mkDuKPXOCJ
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<![CDATA[Kim Petras talks religion, trans community ahead of Grammys | AP News]]> Thu, 2 Feb 2023 21:56:28 +0000 apnews.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For Kim Petras, 2022 was a big year: The German singer-songwriter received her first Grammy nomination , made her acting debut with the HBO series “Los Espookys” and released a single with acclaimed pop music producer Max Martin.
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@AP: Ahead of her #Grammys performance with @SamSmith, @KimPetras talks about her years as a "club kid" — and what's next on her musical journey. Read the full story by @krystafauria here: apnews.com/article/kim-pe… pic.twitter.com/mkDuKPXOCJ
@APEntertainment on Twitter
@APEntertainment: Ahead of her #Grammys performance with @SamSmith, @KimPetras talks about her years as a "club kid" — and what's next on her musical journey. Read the full story by @krystafauria here: apnews.com/article/kim-pe… pic.twitter.com/mkDuKPXOCJ
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<![CDATA[TechCrunch is part of the Yahoo family of brands]]> Thu, 2 Feb 2023 18:02:32 +0000 techcrunch.com
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@tomcoates: End of an era So many memories tied to the Twitter API and its vibrant dev community. While we made many missteps along the way all those years ago, I have nothing but fond memories from it and the people I got to meet. Sad to see it go down this way techcrunch.com/2023/02/01/twi…
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@luissantos on Twitter
@luissantos: End of an era So many memories tied to the Twitter API and its vibrant dev community. While we made many missteps along the way all those years ago, I have nothing but fond memories from it and the people I got to meet. Sad to see it go down this way techcrunch.com/2023/02/01/twi…
@thomaspower on Twitter
@thomaspower: End of an era So many memories tied to the Twitter API and its vibrant dev community. While we made many missteps along the way all those years ago, I have nothing but fond memories from it and the people I got to meet. Sad to see it go down this way techcrunch.com/2023/02/01/twi…
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