A judge has ordered Marquel Carter, who goes by his viral internet persona “Plainpotatoess,” to avoid several individuals and 20 local businesses in the Mount Vernon, Canton and Federal Hill neighborhoods.
Merriam-Webster added “hot take” to its dictionary in June 2018. Its definition: a quickly produced, strongly worded, and often deliberately provocative or sensational opinion or reaction. In other words, an opinion without much thought given to it in order to get people to pay attention to you.
A Baltimore man with the online persona "Plainpotatoess" has been charged with more than 20 counts of harassment and trespassing stemming from incidents that allegedly occurred while he was filming videos to go on his viral social media accounts, according to police and city officials.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a Twitter account, bearing the name of a county police sergeant, that has posted messages advocacy groups called “outrageous” and “blatantly racist.”
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is shutting down Maryland state park-specific social media accounts and merging them with the Maryland State Park accounts, according to a DNR official. Followers of those Twitter accounts aren't happy about it.
On the Amazon series, Jack Ryan, who has Baltimore roots, allowed his dinner date to attempt to open the shell of the crab with a mallet instead of using the homegrown technique which requires mostly, if not only, bare hands.
The week before the book’s debut, Mckesson chatted with the Sun about topics as varied as the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, his troubled but improving relationship with his mother and how he’d reform city police and school departments.
The Twitter account of Ben Jealous, the Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, "liked" a vulgar tweet that criticized police and mocked #BlueLivesMatter. The campaign reversed the "like" and said Jealous had nothing to do with it.
Major League Baseball is taking steps to ensure its message of inclusion overcomes the recent bad publicity, while the Orioles have separate procedures to review and monitor players' public social media posts.
A Twitter account @BaltimoreIsWhr invited people to join a flash mob and to post using the hashtag #BlacksAgainstHillary, according to an indictment of 12 Russian agents for hacking Hillary Clintons presidential campaign.
As the person behind the Twitter account of UMBC Athletics, Zach Seidel’s quick-witted sass garnered scores of admirers during the Friday night basketball game when he shot back at those who doubted the team’s chances in the NCAA men’s tournament.
#MyBmore isn’t a traditional marketing campaign but rather a grassroots social media effort encouraging Baltimoreans to rally on behalf of their city by posting photos, videos and stories on Instagram, Twitter and other apps or sites using a common hashtag.
President Donald J. Trump appeared to confirm Friday that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice and seemed to use a social media posting to criticize Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.