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Tech columnist for the New York Times. Reporter of Rabbit Hole podcast, writer of books, former Geocities webmaster.

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Joined Twitter 1/9/09


can we just have one normal thing please https://t.co/pwysfs9Oyn
10/24
2020
@MikeIsaac @kateconger oh nothis is actually a pretty good example of something @kevinroose and i we’re talking about on stream last night whi… https://t.co/kvSDuxcf1u
Retweeted by Kevin Roose(the NewsWhip data also includes Facebook, to be clear)according to @NewsWhip (slightly different data set, includes Twitter/Pinterest engagement), 5 of the top 10 most e… https://t.co/tDlC4ZaDGpeverything's coming up Bongino https://t.co/bdy7h25a77Hopping on stream, come talk about the debate with us (Poor Boys members not invited) https://t.co/5vUAZJ1leMwhat time is the super bowl https://t.co/R3Wntu5Khw
10/23
2020
@TaylorLorenz Ah yes, the famously dignified Twitter personality @MikeIsaacInside the campaign to 'Pizzagate' Hunter Biden. https://t.co/Ejinwh720R New from @oneunderscore__ and me.
Retweeted by Kevin RooseOne of @hasanthehun's fans called me "brunchpilled" in Twitch chat last night and I'm still laughing about it. @TaylorLorenz people who say “passion economy” have never seen the dead look in a YouTuber’s eyes as they grind out… https://t.co/FXvjLsm4vGTaking the (pretty sus) claims of a Dutch researcher at face value is certainly a choice! https://t.co/fG0eSOt7SiWe're streaming! Talking about AOC, Among Us, and whether Twitch is the future of politics. https://t.co/5vUAZJ1leM
10/22
2020
Saw a number of journalists RTing this. It costs zero dollars to check something before you share it, friends! https://t.co/Uf561RMrD0 @pkafka excited for your quicom15/ SCOOP: Facebook ran experiments on an algorithm change in Jan 2018 and when it hurt traffic to right-wing opini… https://t.co/hV5f4Knlri
Retweeted by Kevin RooseA lot of my approach to this stuff comes from the pioneering work that my colleagues @sheeraf @daveyalba @btdeckerhttps://t.co/tBTTLMXB11Have gotten some requests for info on the E.M.A.I.L. method we discussed on The Daily today. It's not an official… https://t.co/Od1g1TUJPO @eringriffith be the take you wish to see in the worldWe're doing this to encourage everyone to read news articles before Tweeting them, regardless of the publication or… https://t.co/NhIWVEyZw0
Retweeted by Kevin RooseSay what you want about Quibi's business model but this scene made me laugh for a solid 10 minutes https://t.co/3goMjo63PNCan't they just liquidate the golden arm? https://t.co/Y3drjzW3cqGiuliani said the woman who interviewed him was "rather young" and that the producers wanted him to get a massage from her (he declined).Rudy talked about the Borat scene on WABC in July. Hosts asked him if he did or said anything regrettable during th… https://t.co/Xo3Q0LlduqBig @PatriciaMazzei and @jennymedina story about a wave of anti-BLM, pro-Trump misinformation making the rounds in… https://t.co/LYXa9VQBiT @CaseyNewton @fmanjoo something about tide podsOn today's Daily: The big social media companies said they would avoid the mistakes of 2016. But in the first big t… https://t.co/KFcZiP4crN
Retweeted by Kevin RooseSo many lies, so much hell. I talked to ⁦@BostonJoan⁩ about her new “media manipulation casebook” and the flavors… https://t.co/54X2BkgHTr
Retweeted by Kevin Roose @GenePark losing my mind @halophoenix sameWhen you’re winning: https://t.co/Fu7CMyCQDA
Retweeted by Kevin Roose @joeljohnson jesus man @ashleyfeinberg fairAt the risk of ruining a genuinely delightful thing by overtheorizing it, two sitting members of Congress streaming… https://t.co/2UC3iXAwK4400,000. Just shuddered thinking about the emergency House GOP Twitch seminar where they're gonna have to teach Dev… https://t.co/0yTjimuz0j @cwarzel we gotta get elected to congress, inspire a generation of young progressives, or play Among Us, not sure whichAOC started streaming 5 minutes ago and has 200,000 live viewers already. (That is, uh, slightly more than @cwarzelhttps://t.co/XWiVjsulF1
10/21
2020
The whole Spygate arc (Fox News blockbuster --> Trump obsession --> ineffective campaign message) basically support… https://t.co/bCU7m0To9TSpygate isn't "over," in the sense that the Durham investigation is still happening. But it's not going to be the O… https://t.co/hhjyoEa6YsSpygate (aka Obamagate) was a huge hit within the right-wing media ecosystem. But it was so hard to follow that it… https://t.co/pgLOxYV8KhI wrote about Spygate, the conspiracy theory that spawned a thousand Hannity segments, which appears to be fizzling… https://t.co/dFVvtNl33IWorth noting that YouTube, unlike Twitter and Facebook, didn't restrict the Post's story. https://t.co/yFQYMQAO65Trump appears to be spending big on YouTube ads about the Hunter Biden emails. These ads, both less than a day old… https://t.co/EOybqEmZad @cwarzel I agree with this take broadly, but it's not like the 2016 "acid-washed emails" stuff was all that compreh… https://t.co/UbanzTw1fJThere have been approximately one billion conference panels and symposiums about how deepfakes will be used to swin… https://t.co/OytfxnLUFu"The machine that moves information through the far-right ecosystem is preparing its audience for the very real cha… https://t.co/dGxhqEvxjU @robleathern @FacebooksTop10 Hi Rob, as your screenshot makes clear, CrowdTangle uses “performing” to mean “getting… https://t.co/Klo7kaQHe1its important to see qanon for what it is: not just a baseless conspiracy theory but a vague belief set meant to de… https://t.co/thlKN1uHae
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10/20
2020
This #Foxconn story about how Wisconsin got absolutely rolled by charlatans and politicians eager to boost Trump is… https://t.co/sdkrPlUL4l
Retweeted by Kevin Roose @travis_view this is immaterial but that is the most pilled bookmark bar i have ever seenI'm not generally super nostalgic for the golden age of local newspapers, but this @daveyalba @jacknicas story illu… https://t.co/fhKQdL92dc @chrislhayes At least 2 Fast 2 Furious had some new plot points!I tried to stay offline this weekend but someone texted me that a Pizzagate rumor was going around. I thought they… https://t.co/N7x6ZRq31KWait, they’re just...doing Pizzagate again?
10/19
2020
Incredible stuff from @katie_robertson inside the New York Post's newsroom as the bosses rammed a story through on… https://t.co/ZH5kGYhOhC
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10/18
2020
Big day in the "JFK Jr lives" sect of QAnon as the man himself is expected to reveal himself and replace Pence as T… https://t.co/WpQEsMhoiH
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10/17
2020
This is just a magnificent piece of writing and thinking https://t.co/I6s67SoKkS
Retweeted by Kevin RooseI talked to @emmabgo about her story on the Babylon Bee, the right-wing satire site that is outperforming The Onion… https://t.co/Mew6DswNDa @BrandyZadrozny @oneunderscore__ @donie i regret this deep state canoe @chick_in_kiev @donie @oneunderscore__ @BrandyZadrozny i am dying to! @sriramk @donie @oneunderscore__ @BrandyZadrozny It's really not easy. Combination of formal conventions (blocks of… https://t.co/yEyCywSHFzSpeaking from experience, it's really hard to report about internet culture on TV without leaning on visual clichés… https://t.co/1Hl1U93D12This is great reporting, especially the answer about how to bring people out of QAnon and other conspiracy theory m… https://t.co/mnPXcGIdfrWhen FB tweaked its algorithm to minimize political news, executives were concerned about the outsize impact of the… https://t.co/bNYUjQlviO
Retweeted by Kevin Roose @sarahkliff @TaylorLorenz to be fair, sarah, when you think about people's medical bills, they do tend to go away @AlxThomp (Newswhip counts FB + Pinterest + Twitter influencers, not just FB) (sorry my brain is like this) @jacknicas "we are limiting the distribution of the chonky boy until our third-party fact-checking partners can ver… https://t.co/pYn8rNPq5u @CaseyNewton do you need a tweeting mentorCongratulations to Drax, the "Chonky Dog" who "Realizes It's Time To Go On A Diet When He Breaks The Doggy Door," f… https://t.co/r2sMMBAmVMNot great, Bob! https://t.co/aBitkwesrl
10/16
2020
YouTube's QAnon crackdown appears to be hitting many/most of the movement's biggest channels. Some of these had hun… https://t.co/QFl94DsaOoSidenote: what would be *really* useful from YouTube is a searchable database of historical performance data, simil… https://t.co/YksJpntLm9Well, I guess that answers that. https://t.co/v3nPMOKqrZYouTube claims that changes to its recommendations algo months ago cut views on QAnon content, but the movement was… https://t.co/lTC2PhPE0BYouTube has been a major asset for QAnon since the early days, when redpill videos like "The Plan to Save the World… https://t.co/ly4HXy85yPYouTube's updated policies will prohibit "content that threatens or harasses someone by suggesting they are complic… https://t.co/FyzuVcZzkEBreaking: YouTube is cracking down on QAnon and Pizzagate, citing the threat of offline violence. https://t.co/liXPCZScTIIs the American First Amendment the best way to protect free speech? For @NYTMag, I argue that the answer is ... ma… https://t.co/q0X7q4tYiv
Retweeted by Kevin Roose @karaswisher also, let's be clear, i push this crap much more often than *weekly*
10/15
2020
@CalWells (they were always publishers)Really regretting that day in 2016 when I wished upon an enchanted lamp to be cured of my niche and useless obsessi… https://t.co/EkZcFc6SkX @AnnaDubenko as the underboss of The Horse Mafia, i accept responsibility for this errorTIL I should not do interviews on the radio before 8am. https://t.co/vk1yWzxGjYThis is related to today's Biden story: A few months ago the fact-respecting portion of the internet was outraged… https://t.co/IuYxwaMc3L
Retweeted by Kevin Roose @MikeIsaac @eringriffith @ShiraOvide @daiwaka accio sherman act @gregorybrothers judicial banhammer @boztank @karaswisher @MikeIsaac @alexstamos @evelyndouek decent burn tbh @andrewmarantz it's goin great!Folks, we are not a Red America and a Blue America. We are a Dan Bongino America and a “obituary for the housekeepe… https://t.co/XAOdyHnBQo @AlxThomp @The_DailyWire @NewsWhip https://t.co/KTubULtlmIWe're live, talking about the QAnon conspiracy and how those that believe it are trying to reach new audiences. M… https://t.co/CKFBjGlf9P
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10/14
2020
Don't miss @emmabgo's recent piece on the rise of the Babylon Bee, the religious right's answer to The Onion. https://t.co/0g6j6fBjNCThe most-engaged URLs of the last 24 hours, per @NewsWhip. The Babylon Bee (#1) has nearly twice as many engagement… https://t.co/GKcrWmqr2O @puiwingtam @jacknicas @bxchen I’m saying their coverage is a valuable reminder of what my brain used to feel like!There’s something charmingly nostalgic about tech reporters live-tweeting an Apple event like we’re in the Before T… https://t.co/Ztm2ezcNGdWhat if the paradigm we're using to think about about tech regulation is all wrong -- but the solution is all arou… https://t.co/qDaHu4IlKc
Retweeted by Kevin RooseThe @nytimes has a new feature called Daily Distortions that documents and debunks viral misinformation spreading o… https://t.co/yjFKte4stq
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10/13
2020
@mayverywellbe @cwarzel We should! The videos are also available (on Twitch and YouTube) after the stream.
10/12
2020

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