A quick check of Google News this morning maybe explains why SÃƒÂ©golÃƒÂ¨ne Royal’s speech yesterday was 100% in French. Searching Google News – French Version – for ‘SÃƒÂ©golÃƒÂ¨ne Royal’ gives more than 20 articles about her speech in Porto, with titles such as ‘SÃƒÂ©golÃƒÂ¨ne Royal ovationnÃƒÂ©e au Portugal’ – do the search here. Compare that to the English version of Google news – not a single article appears. Try the search here. Trying a search for PES Porto or PES Congress in Google News does not give any better results.
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Good demonstration of why "ugh, I can't believe #BadThing is trending, Twitter is a cesspool" is a bad response to #BadThing trending, especially if you have a biggish platform https://twitter.com/oneunderscore__/status/1217473106144571393
FASCINATING data here about #NeverWarren, the No. 1 trend in the United States right now.
The top three tweets about the hashtag in the world—from @johnpavlovitz, @mehdirhasan, @deetwocents—all denounce people using it.
The algorithm is generating an opposite reality. 4
I can’t see how they won’t pass it. Yes there’ll be some chuntering about citizens’ rights. But they won’t reject I reckon.
I gather the EU Parliament will be voting on the WA on Wednesday January 29th - assuming it has been passed by the UK Parliament by then. So, what happens if the EU don't pass the WA? #ToryBrexit
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