Zoom Last Supper

I don't know who made this, but it's pretty great. Read the rest

Trump to sign social media executive order, after lashing out at Twitter

Always an aggrieved victim, isn't he. Read the rest

Arizona AG sues Google over claims Android user location data was collected even when digital tracking off

• Mark Brnovich (R) sued Google on Wednesday, alleging violation of user privacy.

Arizona's state Attorney General is suing Google over claims the company collected Android users' location data even when users turned digital tracking off. Read the rest

Trump threatens GOP control of Twitter, Facebook: 'We will strongly regulate, or close them down'

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“Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices. We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen.”

Trump flips out on Twitter, right after Twitter fact-checked him for the first time

“Twitter is completely stifling FREE SPEECH, and I, as President, will not allow it to happen!” Read the rest

This french fry board is so perfect

It's a mandala of crispy fried carbohydrates, and I want to worship every bite. Read the rest

Apple says it's reopening ~100 more stores in U.S. this week, walk-in customers OK in some

Apple says it is planning to reopen more than 100 US retail stores this week, and that because the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, most locations will only offer curbside or storefront service. Read the rest

Facebook studied how it polarizes users, then ignored the research

• “Our algorithms exploit the human brain's attraction to divisiveness.”

• “64% of all extremist group joins are due to our recommendation tools”

• GOP operative turned Facebook policy VP Joel Kaplan, who threw a party for Brett Kavanaugh upon his Supreme Court confirmation, killed any action on Facebook's internal findings, reports WSJ Read the rest

Twitter says it won't remove Trump tweets on deceased former Joe Scarborough staffer Lori Klausutis

Twitter said Tuesday it's not taking any action on grotesquely abusive tweets by impeached U.S. President Donald Trump about the 2001 death of a woman who once worked as a congressional staff member for Joe Scarborough, after her husband asked the company to remove the false and personally harassing tweets. Read the rest

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for first time

[Update: Shortly after this post, Trump lashed out at Twitter, on Twitter.]

This is huge. Twitter today for the first time labeled a tweet by the President as misleading. Read the rest

Virgin Orbit fails on first rocket launch attempt, 'next big test ASAP' for Richard Branson’s spaceflight firm

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit failed on its first rocket launch attempt, which took place out of the Mojave Spaceport in Southern California. Read the rest

Trump gives himself 'great reviews' on 'The Chinese Virus' on Memorial Day

The cruelty is the point. Read the rest

Trump adviser Kevin Hassett: 'Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work'

White House adviser Kevin Hassett said the quiet part out loud just now: “Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work.” Read the rest

WHO warns 'immediate second peak' of coronavirus threatens countries that reopen too soon

The World Health Organization said on Monday that parts of the world where coronavirus infection rates are declining may face an “immediate second peak” if they prematurely loosen restrictions to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Read the rest

DOJ investigating shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery as possible hate crime

The U.S. Department of Justice is reported to now be investigating the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery as a possible hate crime. Read the rest

'We're just having a bit of an earthquake here' — New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern in quake on live TV

‘Quite A Decent Shake Here'

U.S. Navy tests a new laser weapon system [VIDEO]

In this U.S. Navy video, the USS Portland (LPD 27) conducts a Laser Weapon System Demonstrator Test in the Pacific Ocean off Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Read the rest

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