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Venezuela accuses Twitter of censoring

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Image: bethany clarke/getty images Venezuela is not happy with Twitter, and Twitter is staying silent. President of Venezuela Nicols Maduro accused Twitter of censoring by suspending 180 government-related Twitter accounts, including TV and radio stations, Reuters reported. SEE ALSO: Twitter’s 2-factor authentication has a serious problem President Maduro suggested the suspensions were directed at Twitter users who supported late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, who was his predecessor. “Twitter in Venezuela today deactivated thousands of people’s accounts,” Maduro said at televised rally, according to Reuters. “Simply for being ‘Chavistas.'” Twitter declined to comment to Mashable on the accusations. Twitter’s guidelines…

Beyonc had twins and turned Twitter into a heart eyes emoji

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MomImage: valerie macona/AFP/Getty Images After a few rough days/weeks/months on planet earth, we needed something purely delightful, like the birth of two potentially preternaturally talented and definitely adorable babies. Beyonc kindly delivered, as she does. With the possible exception of Kim Kardashian, seems like pretty much everyone on the internet is just really happy for her and Jay Z. For one precious day, Twitter, a breeding ground for antagonism, is just a party. Thanks, Carters. SEE ALSO: Beyonc just announced that you’ll be $300 poorer soon No one is okay BEYONC HAD HER TWINS & WHY AM I SO EXCITED??!!? […]

Elon Musk shows us how tech moguls celebrate Father’s Day

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Like many dads around the world, Elon Musk is spending his Father’s Day making bad dad jokes and receiving the gift wrapped fruits of being a good parent. SEE ALSO: Watch mesmerizing footage of SpaceX’s historic rocket landing First, Musk took to Twitter to let his kids (who must be sci-fi fans, too) know that he’s not just a space and electric car mogul, he’s also on the dark side of the Force. Don’t be jelly, but I just received a monogrammed iPhone case with a gold-plated chain, cat ears & three-leaved clover pic.twitter.com/7ozYu8xQ1J Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 18, 2017 […]

The controversial Trumped-up production of Julius Caesar was interrupted by protestors, and Twitter went off

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The controversial production of Julius Caesar was hit by alt-right protests.Image: AFP/Getty Images Alt-right figures Jack Posobiec and Laura Loomer attempted to shut down a performance of Shakespeare in the Park’s controversial, Trump-themed production of Julius Caesar by storming the stage and condemning other audience members for their participation in the spectacle. The show was paused, but ultimately, not shut down. Loomer, a writer for right-wing Canadian website Rebel Media, took to the stage, yelling “Stop the normalization against political violence against the right! This is unacceptable!” before being drowned out by the boos of the audience. It should be […]

This week in apps: Twitter’s DM buttons, Instagram’s archive feature, and more news

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The app world got some new updates this week.Image: lili sams/mashable It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the latest and greatest app updates this week considering all the internet buzz around Jeff Session’s testimony. If that’s the case, take a chill pill. We’ve kept up for you. SEE ALSO: 10 classic apps Apple is killing with iOS 11 Each week we round up the most important app news along with some of the coolest new and updated apps to help you stay in the loop with everything you need on your phone. Here’s what caught our eye this […]