Like many of you, I was enthralled by #TheStory. Unfolding over the course of 148 tweets, this was a batshit crazy first-person account of an epic saga between a black woman dancer named "Zola" (our fearless narrator) and a skinny white girl Hooters customer named Jessica who invites her on a road trip to work a club in Florida. There are a multitude of morals that emerge during this story, but the first one might be the most important: "Don't get into a car with strangers". Insanity ensues. According to this Rolling Stone article, some of the original story, like Jarret's suicide attempt, were embellished, but many of the key elements – a brutal pimp, a tormented boyfriend, gaslighting, kidnapping, sex trafficking – remain tragic, wild, and true. And has now been adapted into a new film, written and directed by Janicza Bravo.
It's unfortunate that Space Karen was tricked into buying Twitter at a vastly inflated price, but it's even more concerning that Twitter is now no longer enforcing its Covid misinformation policy. "Effective November 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing the COVID-19 misleading information policy," it states on its website. From CNN: Between January 2020… READ THE REST
Marjorie Taylor Greene isn't just using Twitter to sucker her fans (or fan her suckers) out of $700,000 — she's also, predictably, back on the platform to troll the libs by promoting her usual, thinly veiled white nationalist rhetoric. "Come to my house, Juanita!" she tweeted yesterday in response to a post by anti-vaxxer Juanita… READ THE REST
The Washington Post reports that a third of Twitter's top 100 advertisers haven't placed ads on Twitter in over two weeks. Among the companies that don't want their brand associated with Musk's trollish behavior are Jeep, Mars, Merck, Kellogg, Verizon, and Boston Beer. From The Washington Post: Matthew Quint, director of the Center on Global… READ THE REST
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