In celebration of Twitter’s ninth birthday today, Jack Dorsey thanked journalists for being the second group to adopt the platform. And he opined about the importance of journalism to a functioning democracy.
On Saturday, veteran San Jose police officer Phillip White committed social media suicide. In the process, he may have also tweeted himself out of a job.
In the shadow of #gamergate*, here’s a refreshing story of empowerment and focused anger. And another way your smartphone is your friend. Nude photos, rape threats, mass shooting scares: Welcome to the disturbing chaos of #Gamergate http://t.co/4Hd5ZgLz5r pic.twitter.com/5SfMKCD0M6 — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) October 16, 2014