People use social media to advocate for better treatment of immigrants in France after the World Cup win.
@KhaledBeydoun, calling for better treatment of African and Muslim immigrants in France after France beat Croatia to win the World Cup on Sunday. A majority of the players on the French team are immigrants or the children of immigrants. “You can’t celebrate and cheer immigrants and minorities on the football field and vilify them everywhere else off of it. In France and beyond,” @KhaledBeydoun also tweeted.
Elon Musk throws a Twitter tantrum, calls cave rescue diver a “pedo.”
@jpodhoretz, criticizing Elon Musk for his Twitter tantrum over the weekend. British cave diver Vern Unsworth, who helped rescue the Thai boys, said in an interview with CNN that the mini-submarine Musk sent to aide the rescue was a “PR stunt” with “absolutely no chance of working.” Musk retaliated. He tweeted that he never saw Unsworth when he was at the cave site, challenged him to prove his involvement by showing video of the rescue, and called Unsworth a “pedo.” Musk’s tweets have since been deleted.
Serena Williams’ husband pays tribute to her after Wimbledon loss.
“We just wanted her to survive — 10 months later, she’s in the Wimbledon final. Serena Williams will be holding a trophy again soon — she’s got the greatest one waiting at home for her.”
Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams’ husband, honoring his wife in an Instagram post after her loss to Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. Wimbledon was Williams’ fourth tournament since giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia last September. Williams had life-threatening complications after the birth.
Plane Bae issues anonymous statement about unwanted viral attention.
“I have been doxxed, shamed, insulted and harassed. … I did not ask for and do not seek attention. #PlaneBae is not a romance — it is a digital-age cautionary tale about privacy, identity, ethics and consent.”
The woman in the viral #PlaneBae story, in a statement published by Business Insider about how the attention has affected her life. Rosey Blair, the Twitter user who posted a thread about the woman and her seatmate meeting on a plane with their faces blurred out, apologized.