I Found Nicole Mincey, Trump’s Biggest Twitter Fan. She Isn’t a Bot, But She Has a Ton of Secrets.

Even though she’s been wiped clean from the web, I still found Nicole Mincey. The Nicole Mincey who was personally thanked by President Trump on Twitter over the weekend. The one everyone thinks is a bot. She’s a real person—with a slightly different name—living in Newark, New Jersey. The online phone number listed for the […]

Why Are Neo-Nazis on Twitter So Scared of Being Called Neo-Nazis?

Baked Alaska on the left (identified by the AP as a “white nationalist demonstrator”) and his bodyguard (right) at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017 (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Yesterday’s rally of neo-Nazis, Klansmen, and so-called “alt-right” activists predictably devolved into violence. One anti-fascist protester and two police officers are […]

Melania Trump Ditches Opposition to Cyberbullying to Cheer on Donald’s Latest Sexist Attack

Getty Remember when First Lady Melania Trump was going to make her pet cause a campaign against cyberbullying? She doesn’t either. After her husband, President Donald Trump, tweeted Thursday morning to claim “low I.Q. Crazy Mika” Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, rolled into his Mar-a-Lago club with her face “bleeding badly from a […]

This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account

Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that the bureau’s director, James Comey, would dip his toe into the digital torrent with a Twitter account. It also makes sense, given Comey’s high profile, […]

Everyone Seems Ready to Rip ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ to Shreds – Waypoint

In the few days since Electronic Arts and BioWare let fans start playing the first 10 hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda, I suspect things haven’t gone according to their internal marketing plan. Instead of people sharing the cool moments they’re having in space, they’re retweeting the awkward animations and various examples of a lax attention to detail. […]

In One Rocky Week, Trump’s Self-Inflicted Chaos on Vivid Display – The New York Times

President Trump planned a weekend of relaxation at Mar-a-Lago, his Palm Beach, Fla., resort, this weekend. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Minutes before President Trump was to take the stage in Nashville last week to make his case for the health care overhaul he had promised, he received some unwelcome news that […]

For One Glorious Tweet, McDonald’s Was Woke

Photo: Instagram/Donald Trump Ronald McDonald has had enough of Donald Trump’s bullshit, and he’s taken to McDonald’s official corporate Twitter account to let him hear it. What finally tipped Ron over the edge? Was it Trump’s second failed attempt at a Muslim ban, his proposed 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency, or maybe […]