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#Tweetspotting: When you have just won the US Election and racism comes knocking at your door from Northern Ireland.2 min read
Former Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), Northern Irish MP and life peer John David Taylor has posted an openly racist tweet on Monday morning, referring to Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris as “the Indian”.
How journalists with inside knowledge drove the narrative over building safety after the tragedy at Grenfell Tower.
Will Facebook and Twitter be able to counter the tsunami of misinformation that could affect the election result? It is unlikely.
Trump’s reliance on communicating via Twitter has become more evident over the past year as he has ratcheted up his activity on the platform, especially in recent months.
A 2019 Emerson poll found that 5% of Americans believe in QAnon. This might seem like a small number. But elections can serve as important platforms to expand movements.