Donald Trump: Incompetent - Irresponsible - Insecure - Illiterate - Irrelevant - Ignominious
Subject Index Chronlogical Index
Subject: SOCIAL MEDIA
Trump-Endorsed Candidate Appears to Be Paying for Followers on Extremist Platform
Jul 15 2022 Nikki Mccann Ramirez. Rolling Stone.
Opinion: The breathtaking cluelessness of Elon Musk
May 12 2022 Holly Thomas. CNN.
Democrats warn potential Trump return to Twitter could foment more violence
May 13 2022 Mike Lillis. The Hill.
Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump
May 10 2022 Matt O'Brien, et al. Associated Press.
Greene offers bill to abolish Section 230
Apr 28 2022 Emily Brooks. The Hill.
The strange new political rivalry between Truth Social and Twitter
Apr 27 2022 Philip Bump. Washington Post.
Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right's outrage machine
Apr 19 2022 Taylor Lorenz. Washington Post.
Trump, Putin and their kind are still dangerous - but their time is almost up
Apr 14 2022 Brian Karem. Salon.
Elon Musk, free-speech absolutist, may be Trump's Twitter ticket
Apr 10 2022 Joe Concha. The Hill.
Donald Trump's New Social Network Has a Surprising Rival
Feb 23 2022 Aaron Mak. Slate.
Opinion | Twitter's First Year Without Trump Was a Lot Like Its Last With Him
Jan 22 2022 Derek Robertson. Politico.
Far-right extremists shift online strategies
Jan 7 2022 Rebecca Klarr. The Hill.
The online world still can't quit the `Big Lie'
Jan 6 2022 Mark Scott, Rebecca Kern. Politico.
Facebook Hosted Surge of Misinformation and Insurrection Threats in Months Leading Up to Jan. 6 Attack, Records Show
Jan 4 2022 Craig Silverman, Craig Timberg, Jeremy B. Merrill. ProPublica/Washington Post.
Trump blasts 'low-life Twitter' after Greene's account suspended
Jan 3 2022 Sarakshi Rai. The Hill.
Justice Department defends Section 230 protections in Trump suit
Nov 22 2021 Chris Mills Rodrigo. The Hill.
Amid the Capitol riot, Facebook faced its own insurrection
Oct 23 2021 Alan Suderman, Joshua Goodman. Associated Press.
Internal Alarm, Public Shrugs: Facebook's Employees Dissect Its Election Role
Oct 22 2021 Ryan Mac, Sheera Frankel. New York Times.
Not stopping 'Stop the Steal:' Facebook Papers paint damning picture of company's role in insurrection
Oct 22 2021 Donnie O'sullivan, et al. CNN.
Inside Facebook, Jan. 6 violence fueled anger, regret over missed warning signs
Oct 22 2021 Craig Timberg, et al. Washington Post.
Facebook Is Reportedly Planning To Change Its Company Name
Oct 20 2021 Siladitya Ray. Forbes.
Facebook is planning to change its name, report says
Oct 20 2021 Charles Riley. CNN.
Analysis: Zuckerberg goes after the Facebook whistleblower, but he flounders
Oct 6 2021 Donie O'sullivan. CNN.
Facebook is letting Trump's PAC run ads implying he is the "true president"
Oct 4 2021 Kayla Gogarty. Media Matters.
Whistle-Blower Says Facebook `Chooses Profits Over Safety'
Oct 4 2021 Ryan Mac, Cecilia Kang. New York Times.
Whistle-Blower to Accuse Facebook of Contributing to Jan. 6 Riot, Memo Says
Oct 2 2021 Mike Isaac. New York Times.
Trump asks judge to force Twitter to lift ban
Oct 2 2021 Jordan Williams. The Hill.
YouTube is banning prominent anti-vaccine activists and blocking all anti-vaccine content
Sep 29 2021 Gerrit De Vynck. Washington Post.
Trump opposes YouTube change of venue request in platform ban case
Sep 24 2021 Celine Castronuovo. The Hill.
DHS: Extremists used TikTok to promote Jan. 6 violence
Sep 16 2021 Betsy Woodruff Swan, Mark Scott. Politico.
Trump Insiders Are Quietly Paying Teen Memers For Posts
Sep 9 2021 Jesselyn Cook. Huffington Post.
The Strange Tale of the Freedom Phone, a Smartphone for Conservatives
Sep 6 2021 Jack Nicas. New York Times.
Misinformation on Facebook got six times more clicks than factual news during the 2020 election, study saysthe 2020 election, study says
Sep 3 2021 Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
How Jason Miller is trying to get Trump back on the Internet
Aug 19 2021 Kara Swisher. New York Times.
YouTube suspends Rand Paul for seven days
Aug 11 2021 Donnie O'sullivan. CNN.
It Sure Looks Like Marjorie Taylor Greene Is About to Get Permanently Banned from Twitter
Aug 10 2021 Inae Oh. Mother Jones.
Twitter suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for 7 days over vaccine misinformation
Aug 10 2021 Davey Alba. New York Times.
Trump's 'Big Tech' Lawsuits Are Ludicrous
Jul 30 2021 Steven Greenhut. Reason.
Twitter timeout for Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene COVID tweets
Jul 20 2021 Associated Press. Associated Press.
Fact check: Trump's nonsensical op-ed on his lawsuit against social media companies
Jul 9 2021 Daniel Dale. CNN.
Trump plunges GOP's anti-tech crusade deeper into the courts
Jul 7 2021 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Trump on Big Tech lawsuit: 'If they can do it to me, they can do it to you'
Jul 8 2021 Mychael Schnell. The Hill.
Trump's meritless lawsuits don't stand a chance
Jul 7 2021 Kara Alaimo. CNN.
Trump expected to announce plans to sue major social media companies
Jul 7 2021 John Santucci, et al. ABC.
Trump to sue Facebook, Twitter CEOs: report
Jul 7 2021 Rebecca Klarr. The Hill.
The Trump Team's New Social Media Platform Is Already Flooded With Hentai
Jul 1 2021 Ali Breland. Mother Jones.
Team Trump quietly launches new social media platform
Jul 1 2021 Meridith Mcgraw, et al. Politico.
What Happened When Trump Was Banned on Social Media
Jun 7 2021 Davey Alba. New York Times.
Facebook wanted to escape the Trump trap. So much for that
Jun 4 2021 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
On Trump, Facebook Kicks the Can-Again
Jun 4 2021 Jack Shafer. Politico.
Facebook suspends Trump until at least 2023
Jun 4 2021 Chris Mills Rodrigo, Rebecca Klar. The Hill.
Facebook gives Trump path to return - but not until at least 2023
Jun 4 2021 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Facebook to end a longtime exception made for politicians who break its rules
Jun 3 2021 Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
Trump adviser says former president will return to social media within months
Mar 21 2021 Aris Folley. The Hill.
Donald Trump thirsts to be heard
Mar 24 2021 Julian Zelizer. CNN.
Trump faces a narrow path to victory against Facebook suspension
Apr 9 2021 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
In secret Facebook groups, America's best warriors share racist jabs, lies about 2020, even QAnon theories
Apr 16 2021 Carol E. Lee. Nbc News.
The Facebook Ban Hurt Trump in Surprising Ways
May 5 2021 Michael Kruse. Politico.
Facebook upholds Trump ban but will reassess decision over coming months
May 5 2021 Lauren Feiner, Salvador Rodgriquez. Cnbc.
Trumpland thought he'd get back on Facebook. Now, they're anxious and scrambling
May 5 2021 Meridith Mcgraw. Politico.
Trump's not back on Facebook, and Republicans are even angrier
May 5 2021 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Deplatforming Trump Is Already Having a Huge Impact
Jan 17 2021 Madison Pauly. Mother Jones.
In calling out Trump, Nikki Haley warns of a more sinister threat
Jan 16 2021 Douglas Mackinnon. The Hill.
We're better off without Trump on Twitter. And worse off with Twitter in charge
Jan 14 2021 Zephyr Teachout. Washington Post.
Misinformation dropped dramatically the week after Twitter banned Trump
Jan 16 2021 Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg. Washington Post.
Sheryl Sandberg, Resign
Jan 13 2021 Melissa Gira Grant. The New Republic.
YouTube is suspending President Donald Trump's channel
Jan 12 2021 Brian Fung. CNN.
Twitter blocks 70,000 QAnon accounts after US Capitol riot
Jan 12 2021 Associated Press. ABC.
Facebook says it's now removing content containing the phrase 'Stop the Steal'
Jan 11 2021 Aris Folley. The Hill.
Parler Is Gone, But Hackers Say They Downloaded Everything First
Jan 11 2021 David Gilbert. Vice.
Parler has now been booted by Amazon, Apple and Google, and it may have to go off line temporarily
Jan 9 2021 Brian Fung. CNN.
After Capitol Riot, Reddit Bans the Pro-Trump Community That's Flouted Rules for Months
Jan 8 2021 Ali Breland. Mother Jones.
Hey, Twitter, Are You Sure About This?
Jan 9 2021 John F. Harris. Politico.
Twitter bans President Trump permanently
Jan 8 2021 Brian Fung. CNN.
Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Jan 8 2021 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Facebook bans Trump from posting for remainder of his term in office
Jan 7 2021 Brian Fung. CNN.
Facebook extends Trump ban indefinitely and Shopify shuts sites in wake of Capitol chaos
Jan 7 2021 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Why social media hasn't been able to shut down vaccine misinformation
Dec 21 2020 Alexandra S. Levine. Politico.
On Parler, MAGA's post-election world view blossoms with no pushback
Nov 22 2020 Tina Nguyen. Politico.
Facebook bans `STOP THE STEAL' group Trump allies were using to organize protests against vote counting
Nov 5 2020 Tony Romm, Isaac Stanley-becker. Washington Post.
How Big Tech is planning for election night
Nov 3 2020 Heather Kelly. Washington Post.
Trump allies, largely unconstrained by Facebook's rules against repeated falsehoods, cement pre-election dominance
Nov 1 2020 Isaac Stanley-becker, Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
Despite cries of censorship, conservatives dominate social media
Oct 26 2020 Mark Scott. Politico.
Former Google CEO: Social networks serving as 'amplifiers for idiots and crazy people'
Oct 22 2020 Joe Concha. The Hill.
Twitter removes fake accounts posing as Black Trump supporters
Oct 13 2020 Tal Axelrod. The Hill.
Fake Twitter accounts posing as Black Trump supporters appear, reach thousands, then vanish
Oct 13 2020 Craig Timberg, Isaac Stanley-becker. Washington Post.
Twitter accused of double standard with Trump death wish posts
Oct 6 2020 Catherine Thorbecke. ABC.
NYT editorial board presses for plan if Trump tweets he won election
Sep 28 2020 Dominick Mastrangelo. The Hill.
Pro-Trump youth group enlists teens in secretive campaign likened to a `troll farm,' prompting rebuke by Facebook and Twitter
Sep 15 2020 Isaac Stanley-becker. Washington Post.
Facebook Is Failing in Global Disinformation Fight, Says Former Worker
Sep 14 2020 Sheera Frenkel. New York Times.
Violent memes and messages surging on far-left social media, a new report finds
Sep 14 2020 Craig Timberg, Isaac Stanley-Becker. Washington Post.
Facebook removes QAnon-supporting candidate's 'squad' post for inciting violence
Sep 4 2020 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Facebook, Twitter seek to limit spread of Trump remarks on voting twice to test system
Sep 3 2020 Chris Mills Rodrigo. The Hill.
Big Tech's QAnon problem is just beginning
Aug 21 2020 Brian Fung. CNN.
Facebook bans some, but not all, QAnon groups, accounts
Aug 19 2020 Barbara Ortutay. ABC.
Health misinformation has been viewed nearly 4 billion times on Facebook over last year: study
Aug 19 2020 Chris Mills Rodrigo. The Hill.
Social media dodges blame for spreading hate
Aug 17 2020 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Facebook beefs up anti-misinfo efforts ahead of US election
Aug 13 2020 Barbara Ortutay. ABC.
Facebook, Twitter penalize Trump for posts containing coronavirus misinformation
Aug 5 2020 Heather Kelly. Washington Post.
Facebook removes Trump post falsely claiming children are 'almost immune' to Covid-19
Aug 5 2020 Donie O'sullivan. CNN.
Americans Who Mainly Get Their News on Social Media Are Less Engaged, Less Knowledgeable
Jul 30 2020 Amy Mitchell, et al. Pew Research Center.
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube scrub platforms of viral video making false coronavirus claims
Jul 28 2020 Jon Passantino, Oliver Darcy. CNN.
Twitter hack triggers investigations and lawmaker concerns
Jul 16 2020 Rachel Lerman. Washington Post.
Reddit closes long-running forum supporting President Trump after years of policy violations
Jun 29 2020 Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
Canadian companies Lululemon, MEC and Arc'teryx join Facebook ad boycott
Jun 29 2020 Tera Deschamps. Canadian Press, via CBC.
Starbucks is the latest company to pause advertising across social media platforms
Jun 28 2020 Megan Graham. CNBC.
Facebook Tightens Controls on Speech as Ad Boycott Grows
Jun 25 2020 Suzanne Vranica, Deepa Seetharaman. Wall Street Journal.
Facebook boycott gains momentum
Jun 24 2020 Chris Mills Rodrigo. The Hill.
Twitter again slaps warning on Trump after he threatens 'serious force' against protestors
Jun 23 2020 Thomson Reuters. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
What's Facebook's Deal With Donald Trump?
Jun 21 2020 Ben Smith. New York Times.
Facebook, Twitter take down Trump's toddler video over copyright complaint
Jun 19 2020 John Hendel. Politico.
Facebook removes Trump ads with symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisioners
Jun 18 2020 Isaac Stanley-Becker. Washington Post.
Facebook fires employee in Black Lives Matter dispute
Jun 13 2020 Jazmin Goodwin. CNN.
Facebook's earliest employees say Zuckerberg's inaction on Trump posts is 'cowardly'
Jun 3 2020 Brian Fung. CNN.
Twitter CEO responds to Trump: 'Not true' that removing campaign video was illegal
Jun 6 2020 Lisa Connley. The Hill.
Facebook employees said they were `caught in an abusive relationship' with Trump as internal debates raged
Jun 5 2020 Elizabeth Dwoskin, Nitasha Tiku. Washington Post.
Twitter takes down Trump campaign videos over copyright complaint
Jun 4 2020 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Facebook employees plan to stage a virtual walkout over Zuckerberg's inaction on Trump posts
Jun 1 2020 Kaya Yurieff, Donie O'Sullivan. CNN.
Facebook employees blast Zuckerberg's hands-off response to Trump posts as protests grip nation
Jun 1 2020 Rachel Siegel. Washington Post.
Think Outside the Box, Jack
May 30 2020 Maureen Dowd. New York Times via DNYUZ.
Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil
May 30 2020 Niall Stanage. The Hill.
Twitter Adds Warnings to Trump and White House Tweets, Fueling Tensions
May 29 2020 Davey Alba, et al. New York Times.
While Twitter Confronts Trump, Zuckerberg Keeps Facebook Out of It
May 29 2020 Mike Isaac, Cecilia Kang. New York Times.
Trump's Order on Social Media Could Harm One Person in Particular: Donald Trump
May 29 2020 Peter Baker, Daisuke Wakabayashi. Washington Post.
Twitter flags Trump for `glorifying violence' after he says Minneapolis looting will lead to `shooting'
May 29 2020 Allyson Chiu. Washington Post.
Trump is set to announce an executive order against social media companies
May 28 2020 Brian Fung. CNN.
Appeals court rejects claims that Facebook, Twitter suppress conservative views
May 27 2020 Justin Wise. The Hill.
Trump to sign executive order on social media amid Twitter furor
May 27 2020 Cristiano Lima. Politico.
Twitter Comes Under Attack From Trump's Supporters
May 27 2020 Kate Conger, Davey Alba. New York Times.
Trump threatens to crack down on social media platforms after Twitter labels his tweets
May 27 2020 Brain Fung. CNN.
Trump threatens to 'regulate' social media platforms. His options may be limited
May 27 2020 Brian Fung. CNN.
Twitter Refutes Inaccuracies in Trump's Tweets About Mail-In Voting
May 26 2020 Kate Conger, Davey Alba. New York Times.
Twitter labels Trump's tweets with a fact check for the first time
May 26 2020 Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
Twitter says it won't remove Trump's tweets about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough˙˙
May 26 2020 Jason Abbruzzese. NBC News.
Twitter remains silent about Trump's appalling attack against Joe Scarborough
May 24 2020 Brian Stelter. CNN.
Conspiracy theorists, far-right agitators head to White House with social media in their sights
Jul 10 2019 Ben Collins, Monica Alba. NBC News.
Study: Russia's manipulation of Twitter was far vaster than believed
Jun 5 2019 Tim Stark. Politico.
`Sustained and ongoing' disinformation assault targets Dem presidential candidates
Feb 20 2019 Natasha Korecki. Politico.
What connects Trumpish figures around the world? The Internet is the best answer
Dec 31 2018 Megan McArdle. Washington Post.
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Withheld Russia Data, Reports Say
Dec 18 2018 Shira Frenkel. New York Times.
Zuckerberg at center of new Facebook firestorm
Nov 22 2018 Harper Neidig. The Hill.
I knew about Soros smear firm, says Facebook chief
Nov 23 2018 Tom Knowles. The Times (UK).
Facebook uncovers coordinated disinformation operation ahead of 2018 midter
Jul 31 2018 Elizabeth Dwoskin, Tony Romm. Washington Post.
Trump violated Constitution when he blocked critics on Twitter: Fed Judge
May 23 2018 Brian Fung and Hamza Shaban. Washington Post.
Nikki Haley's Twitter account raises protocol concerns
May 20 2018 Nahal Toosi. Politico.
3,500 Facebook ads show the scale of Russian manipulation
May 10 2018 Tony Romm. Washington Post.
Zuckerberg sorry, but people still using Facebook to mess w Mexico election
Apr 14 2018 Brent Bambry. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Facebook is unfixable. We need a nonprofit, public-spirited replacement
Apr 6 2018 Cory Doctorow. Boingboing.net.
Facebook: `Malicious actors' used its tools to discover identities and collect data on a massive global scale
Apr 4 2018 Craig Timberg, et al. Washington Post.
`Maybe someone dies': Facebook VP justified bullying, terrorism as costs of network's `growth'
Mar 30 2018 Avi Selk. Washington Post.
Facebook's Zuckerberg Vows to Bolster Privacy Amid Data Crisis
Mar 21 2018 Sheer Frenkel, Kevin Roose. New York Times.
Trump's High-Tech Dirty Tricksters
Mar 19 2018 Michelle Goldberg. New York Times.
Data Leak Puts Facebook Under Intensifying Scrutiny on Two Continents
Mar 18 2018 Matt Rosenberg. New York Times.
How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions
Mar 17 2018 Mathew Rosenberg, et al. New York Times.
It's up to us to kill false information. Good luck
Mar 9 2018 David Von Drehle. Washington Post.
How Russian Trolls Crept Into the Trump Campaign's Facebook Messages
Mar 8 2018 Kenneth P. Vogel. New York Times.
Senate investigators want answers from Reddit and Tumblr on Russia meddling
Mar 5 2018 Tony Romm. Washington Post.
On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive
Feb 20 2018 Nicholas Confessore, Gabriel J.X. Dance. New York Times.
Why Facebook is afraid of Robert Mueller
Feb 19 2018 Anne Applebaum. Washington Post.
These Are the Ads Russia Bought on Facebook in 2016
Nov 1 2017 Scott Shane. New York Times.
Facebook's Russia-Linked Ads Came in Many Disguises
Oct 2 2017 Mike Isaac, Scott Shane. New York Times.
To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
Feb 17 2018 Sheera Frenkel, Katie Benner. New York Times.
Soros Calls on EU to Regulate Social Media to Fight Populism
Feb 16 2018 Liam Deacon. Breitbart.com.
After Parkland shooting pro-Russian bots are pushing false-flag allegations
Feb 16 2018 Anne Applebaum. Washington Post.
The disinformation factory threatening national security
Feb 16 2018 David Von Drehle. Washington Post.
How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral
Feb 4 2018 Molly K. McKew. Politico.
Russians got tens of thousands of Americans to RSVP for their phony political events on Facebook
Jan 25 2018 Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
Transparency is the best way to combat Russian propaganda
Jan 23 2018 M. Todd Bennett. Washington Post.
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
Jan 22 2018 Kristine Phillips and Brian Fung. New York Times.
Twitter to tell 677,000 users they were had by the Russians Some signs show the problem continues
Jan 19 2018 Eli Rosenberg. Washington Post.
Trump's tweets central to legal cases on dossier, travel ban and more
Dec 28 2017 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.
Russian content on Facebook, Google and Twitter reached far more users than companies first disclosed, congressional testimony says
Oct 30 2017 Craig Timberg and Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
But it wasn't real. It was Russian Michael Flynn, Nicki Minaj shared content from this Tennessee GOP account
Oct 18 2017 Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin and Adam Entous. Washington Post.
Russian ops used Facebook to exploit America's racial & religious divisions
Sep 26 2017 Adam Entous, Craig Timberg and Elizabeth Dwoskin. Washington Post.
The curious case of `Nicole Mincey,' a Trump fan Who may actually be a Russian bot
Aug 7 2017 By Abby Phillip. Washington Post.