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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a basket as Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) looks on during Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph roasts LeBron — babies miss the point, get mad online

Stephen Curry is a two-time NBA MVP, a two-time NBA Champion, a…

 

Kathy Griffin brings her stand up act to the Masonic on Jan. 21. (Courtesy photo)

No celebrity is off limits for Kathy Griffin

Promoting her new book “Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins,“ the veteran comic known…

 

Greg Gopman in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Greg Gopman, derided for tech entitlement in SF, hired then fired from Twitter

In 2013, Greg Gopman, founder of "AngelHack," became infamous for his long-winded…

 

Karly Hay, the newly crowned Miss Teen USA, reportedly has tweeted the n-word in the past. (twitter.com/MissTeenUSA)

Scoop: Miss Teen USA Karly Hay dropped the n-word on Twitter

Karly Hay, the former Miss Texas Teen USA and the newly crowned…

Karly Hay, the newly crowned Miss Teen USA, reportedly has tweeted the n-word in the past. (twitter.com/MissTeenUSA)
An online magazine opinion piece attributed to Lt. Gov. Gavin News contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s essay, posts lack citations

SACRAMENTO — An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor…

An online magazine opinion piece attributed to Lt. Gov. Gavin News contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
In this July file photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters." In a series of posts Monday, Jones said she had been pummeled with racist tweets. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Leslie Jones fights back against the Twitter hate

Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, “Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones…

In this July file photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters." In a series of posts Monday, Jones said she had been pummeled with racist tweets. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
This frame grab made from a video posted on YouTube on July 10 shows Gavin Eugene Long speaking as his online persona Cosmo Setepenra. Long killed law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday. (YouTube via AP)

Killer of Baton Rouge law officers a man of mixed messages

BATON ROUGE, La. — Gavin Long was a man of mixed messages.…

This frame grab made from a video posted on YouTube on July 10 shows Gavin Eugene Long speaking as his online persona Cosmo Setepenra. Long killed law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday. (YouTube via AP)
After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift took to Instagram to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Taylor Swift considers legal action against Kim Kardashian, Kanye West

Taylor Swift is reportedly considering legal action against Kim Kardashian and Kanye…

After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the infamous line in his "Famous" song, Swift took to Instagram to defend herself and says audio proves she's right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
A tax on technology companies that could go before San Francisco voters in November is expected to generate $120 million annually. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Voters may be asked to tax SF tech companies

San Francisco five years ago lured technology companies like Twitter to the…

A tax on technology companies that could go before San Francisco voters in November is expected to generate $120 million annually. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Twitter app on an iPhone in San Jose. Twitter reports financial results Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Twitter’s destiny: staying small? Not so fast, say investors

NEW YORK — Twitter gets lots of grief from investors because it…

Twitter app on an iPhone in San Jose. Twitter reports financial results Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
California jurors beware: Commenting about a case on social media or researching it on the Internet may soon cost you as much as $1,500. (Spencer Weiner/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)

California jurors misusing the Internet could face fines

Jurors who threaten to derail trials by researching them on Google or…

California jurors beware: Commenting about a case on social media or researching it on the Internet may soon cost you as much as $1,500. (Spencer Weiner/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games. When the league negotiated its latest deal for Thursdays, it decided to sell the streaming rights separately for an "over the top" broadcast.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

NFL picks Twitter to stream Thursday night games

NEW YORK — The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday…

The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games. When the league negotiated its latest deal for Thursdays, it decided to sell the streaming rights separately for an "over the top" broadcast.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
A bicyclist moves past cars stuck in traffic along Florida Avenue in the Shaw neighborhood, in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Subway safety shutdown makes for a very long day in capital

WASHINGTON — An unprecedented 29-hour safety shutdown of subways in the nation's…

A bicyclist moves past cars stuck in traffic along Florida Avenue in the Shaw neighborhood, in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the…

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Twitter says that four executives are leaving the company. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, above, posted Monday that Alex Roetter, Skip Schipper, Katie Stanton and Kevin Weil are exiting the company.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Twitter parts with 4 key execs in latest sign of turmoil

Four of Twitter's key executives are leaving the company in an exodus…

Twitter says that four executives are leaving the company. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, above, posted Monday that Alex Roetter, Skip Schipper, Katie Stanton and Kevin Weil are exiting the company.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Twitter revises policy banning threats and abuse

Twitter has revised its rules of conduct to emphasize that it prohibits…

Fake market research Twitter accounts allegedly created by James Alan Craig to manipulate U.S. stocks (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)

Scottish man indicted in SF for allegedly using Twitter to manipulate stocks

With a pair of phony Twitter accounts and fewer than two dozen…

Fake market research Twitter accounts allegedly created by James Alan Craig to manipulate U.S. stocks (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)
The Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a project to demolish a former theater and replace it with 90 residential units. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Residential complex to replace century-old theater on Market Street

Some 90 new homes are destined along Market Street at a vacant, century-old theater…

The Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a project to demolish a former theater and replace it with 90 residential units. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Twitter Chairman and co-founder Jack Dorsey, co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams and, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo pose for a group photo after their company's IPO began trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.   (Richard Drew/AP, 2013)

Report: Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to be CEO for 2nd time

Twitter may be about to end its three-month search for a new…

Twitter Chairman and co-founder Jack Dorsey, co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams and, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo pose for a group photo after their company's IPO began trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.   (Richard Drew/AP, 2013)
This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)

In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man ‘waiting to go BOOM’

Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman…

This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)