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An alt-right social media influencer has been charged for his role in voter interference during the 2016 election.

Douglass Mackey, widely known as Ricky Vaughn, was once known as Donald Trump’s most prolific Twitter follower. He was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday while at his home in West Palm Beach, Florida.

According to the department of justice, Mackey conspired with several others to “spread disinformation” about how citizens should vote during the previous election. He used his Twitter account to tell his 58,000 followers that they could vote by merely posting a specific hashtag with the candidate’s name on either Facebook or Twitter or by texting the candidate’s name to a text code. Mackey and four others were also said to have created memes to trick voters.

In November 2016, Mackey allegedly tweeted an image depicting an African American woman standing in front of a sign that read “African Americans for [the Candidate].” The image instructed voters to “avoid the line” and vote from home by texting the candidate’s name to 59925. According to The New York Times, following his misinformation campaign, at least 4,900 phone numbers texted the number trying to vote for Hillary Clinton.

“According to the allegations in the complaint, the defendant exploited a social media platform to infringe one of the most basic and sacred rights guaranteed by the Constitution: the right to vote,” explained Nicholas L. McQuaid, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

Mackey has been charged with conspiracy to violate rights. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison.




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Open Post: Megan Thee Stallion is off the market

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Sorry fellas. After a long dry spell, rapper Megan Thee Stallion has finally found someone to quench her thirst.

According to the gossip blogs, Megan is dating Flint, Michigan rapper BFB Da Packman. He reportedly chased her for months until she finally gave in and agreed to a date.

Packman is best known for his independent singles “Free Joe Exotic”, “Honey Pack” and “Honey Pack Remix.”
 

He also gained internet fame for posting photos of himself working at his day job, wearing his U.S. postal worker uniform.

While Packman does have a day job, his money is far from short. He reportedly owns his own private jet and a fleet of luxury cars.
 

Women everywhere admire the fact that 26-year-old Packman is a hard working brotha who also raps on the side.

Over the weekend, Lizzo shared a video of herself chatting with Packman via Skype. She seemed interested enough to agree to go out on a date with him.

Megan and Packman have one thing in common — their love for food.
 

 

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British Twitter Trending After Meghan Markle Interview With Oprah

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During a two-hour interview with Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle dropped some major bombshells about the royal family, causing a media frenzy in the United Kingdom this morning.

While the interview has yet to air in the UK, Twitter is ablaze with responses from Americans who have already seen it.

Following the interview, British Twitter has been the subject of countless jokes and memes, with the word “British Twitter” also trending.

 




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Twitter Reacts To Burger’s King Tweet “Women Belong in The Kitchen” on International Women’s Day

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Burger King is under fire for tweeting a blatant sexiest comment on International Women’s Day that read: “Women belong in the kitchen.”

Shortly after posting their tweet, they followed up with a series of other tweets clarifying that “If they want to, of course, about 20% of chefs are women” and announcing a scholarship to “assist female Burger King workers in pursuing their culinary dreams.”

On Twitter, many users are taking what intended to be a market ploy personally and are taking issue with the fact that women are, once again, the butt of the joke.




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