15 Pieces Of News That Fried Our Frontal Cortex
Twitter has recently announced that it abruptly had to suspend its brand new Twitter Blue subscription service after users created imposter accounts to impersonate brands and famous people. The paid subscription service was only available for a short time before pranksters took advantage of the platform, leaving it even more ripe for misinformation.
In Tennessee, slavery has been officially banned after voters approved a ballot measure that removes language allowing slavery and involuntary servitude as forms of punishment for those convicted of crimes. This amendment to the state's constitution closes a loophole that had been left by the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery in 1865 but included similar language allowing for involuntary servitude as punishment for crimes.
In Columbus County, North Carolina, racist ex-sheriff Jody Greene won reelection with over 10,000 votes despite resigning weeks ago in the face of significant controversy after making racist comments about black employees.