Social Networks Tech & society

Twitter blocks links to Mastodon. Announcement of other blocks is vaporware.

New policy: suspend any account which references a banned account in the account bio or display name. Probably also just Mastodon.

Daily post

Elon Musk suspends and bans journalists. Twitter engineers are failing to honor their code of ethics.

December has been a beacon for advances in communication technology. That record made a hard 180º turn this week.

Politics and civics

Curiouser and curiouser: Trump’s tweet about Flynn and the FBI

Trump’s publishing a controversial tweet isn’t new. The twist is his personal attorney claiming he drafted that tweet for Trump’s social media director.