Can we stop calling everything we disagree with “Fake news” already?

OK, we get it, Fake News has taken off as a buzzword and everyone is talking about the Fake News problem. But seriously, can we stop with the childish pretending that all news outlets are “fake news”? It isn’t funny. And it definitely isn’t helpful. The term “Fake News” has a very real meaning and […]

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INACCURATE: SHOCK VIDEO: BLACK MOB VICIOUSLY BEATS WHITE TRUMP VOTER

I’ve seen this video posted many times on Facebook now, so it seems to have become popular as a retort to the innumerable reports of racial violence at the hands of Trump supporters. The version which has come through the rbutr platform is from InfoWars and uses the taunting from the bystanders filming the assault as evidence that […]

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Millions of people fleeing America for Canada

No, there aren’t. This isn’t happening, and the article by the Global Sun is just another deadpan satirical article by a fake news site which way too many people are taking way too seriously. rbutr user Byron Clark added this rebuttal early today, using a Snopes article as the rebuttal. The Snopes response very simply pointed […]

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Responding to “The Problems With rbutr”

I was very excited to see that someone had taken the time to write a blog post explaining everything that is wrong with rbutr. It means we are starting to get enough attention for people to care enough to dislike us! I was however sad to see that every concern and criticism laid at our […]

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The Internet Is Broken! A short animation about rbutr

I just finished making this! Please share it!

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Rebuttals of an Academic Nature – Economic Growth and Public Debt

Often when talking to people about rbutr they make the comment that it would be incredibly useful to have rebuttals easily locatable in the academic research realm. That academics and students would find it incredibly useful to help them find counter-arguments to papers they are reading. We have always agreed with this analysis and looked […]

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Social Discourse Since the Colorado Shooting

Since the terrible tragedy the other night where James Holmes opened fire in a movie cinema in Colorado all sorts of social commentators have opened up and shared their opinions and thoughts and retaliations on the subject. For the first time though, we are able to follow not only those initial highly public comments, but […]

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Blog Comments Work Better than rbutr…Well, except for…

Dave Copeland´s review of rbutr in the ReadWriteWeb website concluded that rbutr doesn’t measure up to Blog Comments as a means for discussion, or conveying dissent to an expressed opinion. Happy as I ever am to engage in a debate, it is probably of no surprise that I am going to have to disagree with Dave’s […]

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