how social media is changing politics

how social media is changing politics
Hundreds of Russians plug away at keyboards, spreading pro-Kremlin propaganda on social media sites and masterminding online hoaxes every day. They work in what have come to be known as “troll farms”, named after the derogatory nickname used for …
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Appeals court orders confirms patent troll must pay costs
Following a 2014 verdict, courts may now punish patent trolls with the defense costs that their litigation incurs. An appeals court has now upheld an attorney fees ruling handed to Lumen View, a company that makes nothing of value, yet behaved as if it …
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Nebraska trolls Michigan, Jim Harbaugh with tight ends tweet
Nebraska and Michigan, two of three finalists for three-star tight end Chase Allen, traded blows on Wednesday after Allen told SB Nation that Jim Harbaugh tried to downplay the Huskers' use of their tight ends during an in-home visit this week. "They …

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Bachelor Alum Sean Lowe Shares A Funny Pic Of His 'Freeloading' Baby-To-Be!
The funny post comes on the heels of Sean and Catherine's wedding anniversary on January 26. We still can't believe its been TWO YEARS since the couple tied the knot on television! Also, how nuts is it that the gorgeous momma-to-be is already sporting …

DON'T TRY ANY FUNNY STUFF, ZAHID: Apandi ordered to meet Swiss AG over Najib
KUALA LUMPUR – Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has been asked to meet his Swiss counterpart to get details on the latter's investigation into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi …
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Robert Reich's Seriously Funny Crusade to Save Capitalism
Robert Reich's Seriously Funny Crusade to Save Capitalism and America's Middle Class, Part One. With friends and critics on both sides of the ideological divide, the former labor secretary has become a crusader for knocking America's powerful down a …

Samsung Studio At Sundance To Feature Funny Or Die VR + Film Panels, Supper Clubs
Chief among them: the first ever VR comedy short from Funny or Die, starring Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel. This looks like the next step toward virtual reality's entertainment market takeover of 2016, following the premiere of The Martian VR spinoff that …
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Jane Lynch wings in for her funny new sitcom, "Angel from Hell"
Television. Jane Lynch wings in for her funny new sitcom, "Angel from Hell". Jane Lynch plays a spirited oddball who barrels into the life of a sweet but neurotic young doctor as a "guardian angel." By Frazier Moore The Associated Press. Posted: 01/28 …
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'I Thought It Would Be Funny': Meet the Woman Who Takes Dick Pics for a Living
On her website, she writes, “I thought it would be funny to treat dick pics like a high fashion photo shoot." So she decorates dicks with little outfits, little hats and even little wigs. But here's the thing about playing dress-up with dick: it's much …
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Clemson LB Ben Boulware Calls Out Twitter Troll, 3 Years Later, Regarding His

Clemson LB Ben Boulware Calls Out Twitter Troll, 3 Years Later, Regarding His
Clemson junior linebacker Ben Boulware, a former four-star recruit, has accomplished a great deal in his short career. Monday, he made sure that one of his doubters recognized that fact. Boulware, who was named Orange Bowl defensive MVP after his …
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Shannon Sharpe Trolls Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots Hard
Let it never be said that Shannon Sharpe is meek. As all Denver Broncos fans know, it's quite the contrary. He's cocky. And he always strives to get the last word. In true Sharpe aplomb, the Hall of Fame tight end, who spent 12 seasons with the Broncos …
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Troll sought for Seattle-based artist residency
Seattle's Office of Arts & Culture and Department of Transportation are seeking writers to take part in an unusual artist's residency in the northwest tower of the city's Fremont Bridge. The selected writer will receive US$ 10,000 to work in the space …
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Selling the Last Funny Content Farm

Selling the Last Funny Content Farm
It's rare to think about a website that is just known for 'being funny' now. Most media companies that reach Millennials started in a niche like music, technology, or fashion, but have eventually hedged their coverage into EVERYTHING. These big box …
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Raptors' DeRozan, Lowry share funny story about 3 a.m. McDonalds trip
Raptors' DeRozan, Lowry share funny story about 3 a.m. McDonalds trip. Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry (7) talks to guard DeMar DeRozan (10) against the New York Knicks at Air Canada Centre. Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports. By Bryan …

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Castlegar Nordic Ski Club hosts 29th annual Troll Loppet
The Castlegar Nordic Ski Club held its 29th annual Troll Loppet on Sunday morning and had a record turnout for the 40 km course. There were 149 skiers who showed up to participate in the fun cross country ski marathon, and a record 26 skiers who …
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Clever BYU students troll Utah with hard hats, 'safety first' signs
Twenty-four hours after Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak halted his team's century-old rivalry with BYU out of purported safety concerns for his players, the Cougars student section found clever ways to express their disgust with that decision.
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Final Fantasy Explorers Producer On Making The Game Fun, Interesting, And
Collecting loot is what makes games like Final Fantasy Explorers and Monster Hunter a lot of fun. How did you balance rare item drops? How does the luck stat come into play and what other ways can players increase their chance of getting rare loot …
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January 28 is National 'Fun at Work' Day
According to, we should all try to find a way to enjoy ourselves at the workplace, since it's where we spend most of our days. But there are a few things to consider if you plan on celebrating. “Make sure whatever fun and …
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Comedian David Cross, coming to Monterey, talks politics and other funny business.
Everyone's got their favorite David Cross moments: never-nude wannabe actor Tobias in Arrested Development, head injury faker Slow Donnie on Just Shoot Me ("Chicken pot, chicken pot, chicken pot piiieeee!"), the standup comedy that stands up to bullies.
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Comedian Joe Matarese has the Rx for funny
I like to imagine comedian Joe Matarese moving through his essential life stations the way we all should: with “Gonna Fly Now” (you're not allowed to call it “The Rocky Theme.” Show some respect) building and crashing in the background. You know he …
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Christie's latest critique of Rubio: Snow joke not funny
Chris Christie has launched his latest attack on Marco Rubio — this one over the Floridian's joke about how this weekend's snowstorm shut down the federal government. “Fourteen people died across the country, and that shows a real immaturity from …
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Christie Got THIS Funny Response To His 'Bring A Mop' Blizzard Flooding Comment
Christie Got THIS Funny Response To His 'Bring A Mop' Blizzard Flooding Comment. A N.J. merchant had a funny retort to Gov. Christie's statement: "Do you want me to go down there [blizzard floods] and bring a mop?" …

South Korea to troll Kim Jong Un on his birthday

South Korea to troll Kim Jong Un on his birthday
In this file photo, South Korean soldiers stack loudspeakers used to broadcast propaganda messages at North Korea. Photo: AP. MORE ON: north korea · North Korea detains UVA student after 'hostile act' · US college student arrested in North Korea for …
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Inside Britain's most notorious troll gang: Meet the secretive mob behind
Arguably the most prolific troll in Britain, he leads an online gang which has spent five years shocking the country and sometimes the world with its cruel and bizarre stunts. Mirror Online has spent more than six months winning the troll's trust, as …

Liverpool's Europa league opponents hit peak troll with tweet mocking Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp may have an easier time piecing back his shredded defence tonight for the clash of Stoke then he will face trying to replace the broken glasses suffered in Saturday's manic 5-4 win over Norwich. The German coach had his spectacles taken …
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