Anyone who listened to Mark Maheney's downgrade of TWTR - noted earlier - and either sold or shorted the company overnight, is having an especially unpleasant day, because moments ago CNBC's David Faber reported that the company is moving closer to a sale.
Social media shares are not "liking" their stock price this morning, with both Facebook and Twitter under pressure, the former on a WSJ report that the company has been inflating the amount of time users spend watching video ads by 60-80%, the latter on an RCB downgrade to "underperform" with a $14 price target.
The latest massive data breach, one which may or may not be blamed on Putin, came overnight when ReCode reported that Yahoo is poised to confirm that a hacker has exposed approximately 200 million user accounts.
So it’s not a surprise to see many claiming their content is being censored by Google’s YouTube. After all, with the amount of power the company holds in Washington, it’s as if Google - or Alphabet - is an actual wing of the government.
They may not live at the level of Victor Hugo’s “Les Misérables,” but it was only a matter of time before les déplorables - our own writhing mass of unheard Americans - rebelled against the intellectual elites’ ancien régime of political correctness.
What do you do when the economy isn't growing the way you want it to but you need to win an election in the very near future? Well, one option is to have the Census Bureau change its data collection methodology to goal seek the desired income growth.
Beyond the incredible torrent of factual revelations that have emerged which should disqualify her from being considered President, there’s something else going on. That something else is the mainstream media.