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Criticism of Elon Musk's work & sleep habits backfires on Huffpost founder

HuffPost’s Arianna Huffington has added her two cents to the fact that Elon Musk works 120 hour weeks and is often faced with the choice of “no sleep or taking Ambien.” She told him to relax, but Twitter wasn’t having it. Musk revealed in a recent interview to The New York Times that he has […]


‘Your ignorance is stunning’: Tory MEP’s Commonwealth Day tweet backfires (VIDEO)

A Tory MEP’s Commonwealth Day tweet about members being “bound together by a dream of liberty” backfired on Monday. Daniel Hannan’s message celebrating the history of the union was labelled “ignorant.” His tweet comes as the rich and famous descend on Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the annual Commonwealth Day with representatives from […]


#UnfollowMcCain: Senator’s plea for Twitter followers backfires

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 17:31 Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) lost thousands of followers after he tweeted asking for more in order to reach three million. Reactions to the call focused on his vote in favor of the tax reform bill, as well as the launch of the #UnfollowMcCain hashtag. “We’re only 74 Twitter followers […]


Germany's homeless population explodes as refugee policy backfires

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 13:40 The latest report published by Germany’s Federal Association for Assistance for the Homeless shows the number of people living on the streets has surged by 33 percent in the two years through 2016. “In 2016 an estimated 52,000 people were living on German streets, an increase of a third […]


‘Got cancer? Get treatment, keep working’: BBC journo’s tweet backfires spectacularly

Published time: 27 Oct, 2017 12:15 Cancer patients can “get treatment and carry on working,” according to the BBC’s former political editor Nick Robinson. He was tweeting in support of civil-service chief Sir Jeremy Heywood, who was diagnosed with cancer in June. However, the Tweet has backfired spectacularly. Robinson, who himself had a tumor removed […]

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