Twitter had ‘secret blacklists’ to restrict users, journalist claims | News on social media

Twitter has created “secret” blacklists to limit the visibility of “disapproved tweets” and certain right-wing accounts, independent journalist Bari Weiss claimed, citing an investigation based on internal company documents. Weiss, a former New York Times opinion editor who now runs The Free Press, said Friday that the social media platform’s previous management limited the reach … Read more

Mel Dzeldeath: Husband pays tribute to South Australian radio star

Celebrated Australian radio personality Mel Dzelde has passed away in a hospice in Adelaide after battling cancer and motor neuron disease. Her husband and fellow radio heavyweight, Chris Dzelde, said the “world got a little darker this morning” after Mel “passed away peacefully in her sleep”. During her lifetime, the veteran radio producer worked on … Read more

Former Nazi ‘Secretary of Evil’, 97, apologizes for first time at trial

The former Nazi death camp secretary on trial for her complicity in the murder of more than 10,000 people broke her silence for the first time this week, saying she was “regretful” for the horrors inflicted on prisoners. “I’m sorry for everything that happened,” Irmgard Furchner told the Itzehoe court on Tuesday New York Post … Read more

Harry and Meghan Netflix documentary: Duchess of Sussex lashes out at William and Kate

Meghan Markle has taken a subtle swipe at Prince William and Kate Middleton, hinting at their awkward reaction to her hug the night she first met them. The Duchess of Sussex went into detail about their first meeting in the highly anticipated Netflix docu-series, Harry and Meganexplaining that she was “in ripped jeans and barefoot” … Read more

FTX Founder Bankman-Fried Facing Market Manipulation Investigation: Report | Business and economics news

Investigation is focused on whether Sam Bankman-Fried manipulated the market for two cryptocurrencies, says the New York Times. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is under investigation by authorities in the United States to determine whether he manipulated the market for two cryptocurrencies, leading to their collapse and the implosion of his own cryptocurrency exchange, according to … Read more

Theranos’ Balwani gets nearly 13 years in prison for blood test hoax | Business and economics news

Former chief operating officer of a blood-testing startup was found guilty of conspiracy and fraud in July. Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former Theranos executive and business partner of disgraced biotech entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for defrauding investors and patients. Balwani, 57, was sentenced to 12 years and … Read more

Hilary Duff stuns in a bathing suit on the cover of Women’s Health magazine

Hilary Duff has posed for the cover of a magazine in a swimsuit, showing off her collection of body tattoos. The former Disney star, 35, rocked a blue bathing suit for the January issue of Women’s Health Australiawhere she also talked about her struggles with body image growing up on screen. The mother of three … Read more

Harry Styles and Chris Pine reunited after spitting video went viral

Harry Styles and Chris Pine have reunited months after their ‘Spitgate’ video went viral. The Don’t worry honey co-stars were photographed hugging in Brazil in a video posted to TikTok on Tuesday, after Styles was accused of spitting on Pine’s lap during the film’s disastrous September premiere in Venice. New York Post reports. Styles, 28, … Read more

Xi Jinping: Chinese president lands in Saudi Arabia amid tensions with US

CNN — Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh on Wednesday for a multi-day visit, China’s official news agency Xinhua reported, amid frayed ties between the two countries and the United States. Saudi state television showed Xi descending the steps of his presidential plane at King Khalid International Airport, where … Read more