Yes, there are thousands of people in the viral image. Unfortunately for far-right Twitter, they're sports fans, not Trumpkins.
Ben CollinsAlways funny to me the very last act of @Ten_GOP, a prominent part of Mueller's indictment, was getting relentlessly trolled by the guy who created the Browns 0-16 parade in its last day on Twitter.
A week after the Wikileaks founder tried to DM Sean Hannity with “news about Warner,” another Fox star tried to gin up scandal about the Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman
Ben CollinsNew from me: A week after the Wikileaks founder tried to DM Sean Hannity with “news about Warner,” another Fox star tried to gin up scandal about the Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman
Police identified 20-year-old Tahj Deondre Speight as the man who broke into the YouTube suicide forest wanderer’s home, police told The Daily Beast.
Ben CollinsScoop, predictably, from @TaylorLorenz: She found the man who spent this morning yelling AM I BEING DETAINED!?!?!?!? at Logan Paul, who successfully performed a citizens arrest at his house.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) counted over 100 people killed or injured by alleged perpetrators influenced by the so-called "alt-right" — a movement that continues to access the mainstream and reach young recruits.
Ben CollinsThe alt-right has killed or injured at least 100 people. I've reported on a bunch of them.
It's a public health crisis, and there has to be a better way to identify and help kids vulnerable to this message before they're co-opted by hate.
Ben CollinsIt's white teen boys who feel rejected and usually leave years-long paper trails online.
We first need to realize this is an enormous problem that affects that demographic alone—then help them, even or especially when they don't want help.
Ben CollinsImportant to remember: Julian Assange tried to offer Sean Hannity "news" on the top Senate Intelligence Democrat investigating Trump and Russia this week through "other channels."
Now, Hannity is advising the president on the memo.
Facebook once again surfaced wild conspiracy theories about ‘commie-lib resisters’ and Hillary Clinton staging terror attacks on Amtrak in a part of its Trending News section.
Ben CollinsMark Zuckerberg promised "a series of updates to show more high quality, trusted news" 48 hours ago.
Today, random people's posts about how Hillary Clinton staged the Amtrak crash showed up in a curated Trending section.
Ben CollinsNew from me: Julian Assange privately told Sean Hannity's secret Twitter account to use "other channels" so he could tell him "news about (Mark) Warner," the Dem leading the Senate's Russia investigation.
It wasn't Sean Hannity. It was a woman in Texas.
But a flagrantly anti-Semitic post on Russia Insider has RT publicly denouncing a pro-Kremlin blogger.
Ben CollinsUpdate: A day after a @thedailybeast exposé, the viral network around Russia Insider, whose owner was caught in leaked emails begging a pro-Putin oligarch for cash, is starting to crack.
Overnight, it changed its YouTube channel name to "Russia Insight."
The country’s embrace of the cryptocurrency has led to some old-school precautions against fraud.
Ben CollinsI found the only good Bitcoin story: Millions of Nigerians were roped into a Russian ponzi scheme in 2015 that forced them how to use and understand Bitcoin. Now some of the victims are rich.
Ben CollinsEric Garland believes that the Hulk Hogan-Gawker trial was an elaborate ruse concocted as part of a large disinformation campaign to aid Donald Trump.
Both the Pizzagate people and Garland/Mensch types believe in some sort of extrajudicial lizard court.