Puerto Rico’s December 12-18, 2016 political week in tweets
Trump Secures Presidency Following Electoral College Vote
BREAKING: Electoral College makes Donald Trump's presidential election official. https://t.co/sLSGmKmTcQ pic.twitter.com/ZLKyCxNYPH
— CNN (@CNN) December 19, 2016
Following the completion of Electoral College voting on Monday, Donald Trump officially became the 45th President of the United States. The voting by the Electoral College came after Trump lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton but won the electoral vote.
Facebook, Twitter, and Google Sued by Families of Orlando Nightclub Shooting
Exclusive: Families of Orlando nightclub shooting victims sue Facebook, Twitter and Google https://t.co/PpedJWOM0H via @aoreilly84 pic.twitter.com/eKi2ZNnxuJ
— Fox News (@FoxNews) December 19, 2016
Over six months after the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando was hit by a terrorist attack, the families of the 49 victims who were killed have filed civil lawsuits against tech giants Google, Facebook, and Twitter.
San Juan Restaurant Shooting Injures 8
#Breaking 8 injured in shooting at popular restaurant in Puerto Rico Read More : https://t.co/DpH4M6kdmS
— PoliticsNext (@PoliticsNext) December 19, 2016
At El Rex early Monday morning in San Juan, a shooting occurred that injured 8 people, with 2 in critical condition. A local festival to celebrate the holidays was happening in the Santurce neighborhood when the shooting occurred.
Puerto Rico’s Landfills Experience Environmental Issues During Economic Crisis
Even waste management is seeing issues because of the economic crisis in #PuertoRico. https://t.co/Dg5uA2CbyS pic.twitter.com/YLIaG8VeZK
— Pasquines (@Pasquines_US) December 13, 2016
Thanks to many of the recent economic issues in Puerto Rico, the various landfills around the island are seeing unsafe levels in waste pile-up. In September, the EPA released a plan to close some landfills and initiate new compost/recycle procedures for the people of the island.
New Google Chrome Extensions Expands Your Political Bubble
Find out if you're in a bubble with this handy Google Chrome extension. https://t.co/4GceV6G1sG pic.twitter.com/Rv9OcWrxr0
— Pasquines (@Pasquines_US) December 15, 2016
PolitEcho, a new extension of Google Chrome, is now allowing users to expand and visualize the political views of their friends and colleagues. The software does an extensive analysis of your Facebook feed and then proceeds to share with you the similarities and differences between your views on politics and the views of your friends.
Recent Poll Shows 55% of Americans Bothered By Possible Russian Interference
Poll: 55% of Americans are bothered by Russian election hacking https://t.co/4GVf0oMLO8 pic.twitter.com/AqcgG2Pv3y
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) December 18, 2016
Following Donald Trump’s pick of Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state and his winning of the electoral college, a recent poll by NBC and the Wall Street Journal shows 55% of Americans are in some way bothered by the possible interference of Russia on the U.S. presidential election.