Hello fellow citizens of the internet! Tiffany here, filling in for Andrew. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr.
Today, we’ve got a few stories centered around the midterm elections: a look inside a secr
We also have the weekly “Problematic on TikTok” column from reporter Tricia Crimmins. Scroll down for a story about how Elon Musk is cracking down on parody accounts making fun of him.
⚡ Today’s top stories
The Look Ahead America Discord channel is going through voter rolls in swing states and trying to convince clerks to revoke people’s voter registration.
A QAnon caucus within the party could lead to an increase in vengeful rhetoric, outlandish conspiracy theories, and more.
Even if the Republicans only take the House, and Democrats hold the Senate, any bills to reform big telecom stand no shot at passing.
A Republican House will likely be laser-focused on retribution against everyone from Meta to Google to TikTok.
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😬 Problematic on TikTok
TikToker accuses male influencers of ‘pretending to be gay’ for clout
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🕸️ Crawling the web
Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.
A woman went viral on TikTok after sharing how working retail in college has hindered her from finding another job.
🌡️ Universal Studios employee says company tried to fire her for being sick.
📸 Woman says impostor used fake nudes of her to create an Instagram porn account.
🐦 Elon Musk cracks down on Twitter parody accounts, suspending Kathy Griffin.
👩 Gen Z woman says she’s ‘too pretty’ to work.
🔇 Customer service worker shares what they say when they are on mute.
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