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The perfect team.Image: Latour/Variety/John Milne/SilverHub/REX/Shutterstock By Sam Haysom2017-12-04 11:50:13 UTC Remember earlier this year, when John Boyega and Mark Hamill were gleefully trolling Star Wars fans by tweeting jokey “spoilers” at each other? Well, they’re at it again. It started last Friday, when Boyega tweeted about the start of the…

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Donald Trump’s latest threats over Twitter are pretty shocking, even by his standards. The U.S. president has lashed out at LaVar Ball, father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who were recently detained in China on shoplifting charges. College freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, have…

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In Geographic and demographic correlates of autism-related anti-vaccine beliefs on Twitter, 2009-15 (Sci-Hub mirror), social scientists from U Alabama, U Colorado and the NIH take a data-driven approach to understanding the surge in vaccine denying tweets that blame vaccinations for autism, a totally discredited idea espoused by the President…

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Tweet this.Image: JAAP ARRIENS/NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES By Kerry Flynn2017-09-28 19:55:59 UTC Twitter just provided another line of evidence that Russians were quite aggressive with their attempts to influence on the 2016 election.  Twitter revealed in a blog post on Tuesday that it had discovered about 200 accounts linked to…

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