GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-01, 22:52

Hacker Accused of Capital One Breach Threatened to 'Shoot Up' Social Media Company, Prosecutors Say

The individual suspected of being behind the massive Capital One data breach that compromised the data of an estimated 106,000 million people has been accused i...

Hacker Accused of Capital One Breach Threatened to 'Shoot Up' Social Media Company, Prosecutors Say

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Paige Thompson, accused Capital One hacker, threatened to ‘shoot up’ social media company: report The Capital One hacking suspect recently threatened to “shoot up” a social media company, according to a report. Paige Thompson, 33, made the threat a...
2019-08-01, 15:39

Suspect in Capital One breach threatened to 'shoot up' California social media company, feds say Prosecutors say the Seattle software engineer arrested over the hacking of Capital One repeatedly boasted about the hack and has threatened to “shoot ...
2019-08-01, 12:00

Alleged Seattle hacker arrested in Capital One breach, boasted on social media: report Authorities claim a Seattle software engineer was responsible for the hacking of Capital One and obtained the personal data of over 100 million people...
2019-07-31, 13:26

Prosecutors say accused Capital One hacker had stolen data from 30 other companies in her bedroom Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washing...
2019-08-14, 21:39

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.    &...
2019-08-16, 06:26

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot mi...
2019-07-18, 13:39

Capital One data breach shows why it shouldn't be a tech company that does banking What's in your wallet? Banks hold even more sensitive information than most tech outfits. But many financial institutions don’t seem to car...
2019-08-08, 06:39

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court i...
2019-08-14, 21:39

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich trolls social media user after criticism over nude photo shoot Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich had a run-in with a troll on social media and then took his clap back to a new level during his game against t...
2019-08-28, 16:13

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that succes...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. The...
2019-05-22, 05:52

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, accordi...
2019-08-11, 06:26

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the ...
2019-06-03, 12:39

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower...
2019-07-04, 00:26

How the Capital One Hacker Stole Data From the Cloud The woman who allegedly pulled off one of the largest-ever bank-data heists appeared to have exploited a vulnerability in the cloud that security expe...
2019-08-04, 19:13

Capital One: hacker stole data of over 100m Americans FBI has arrested individual who obtained names, addresses, phone numbers and birth dates of people in US and CanadaA hacker gained access to personal ...
2019-07-31, 11:39

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.    &...
2019-08-16, 06:26

Ohio Man Threatened to Shoot Federal Agents, Authorities Say The F.B.I. found AR-15-style rifles and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition at a home in Boardman where Justin Olsen was living, according to a court fi...
2019-08-14, 05:00

Worker threatened to ‘shoot everyone’ at Atlanta Braves’ stadium: warrant A man who worked at Atlanta Braves stadium threatened to “shoot everyone there” and blow up the 41,000-seat ballpark, authorities said. Jamar Antonio ...
2019-08-08, 15:52

Hacker ID’d as former Amazon employee steals data of 106 million people from Capital One Enlarge (credit: Tdorante10) A systems engineer identified in media reports as a former Amazon employee has been arrested on charges that she hacked...
2019-07-31, 12:13

The FBI tracked down the alleged Capital One hacker online. The suspect left a digital trail. Paige Thompson's extensive online identity includes a Twitter account chronicling mental-health worries and the GitHub account where she discussed the...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as h...
2019-06-13, 17:00

Arrest Warrant Issued For DeMarcus Cousins After Ex-Girlfriend Says He Threatened To Shoot Her In The Head The Mobile Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins this afternoon on a third-degree harassing communications...
2019-08-29, 18:39

He threatened to bomb, shoot up Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot up its first-ever black commencement...
2019-07-18, 22:26

He threatened to bomb, shoot Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot its first-ever black commencement. ...
2019-07-18, 13:26

Worker threatened to ‘blow up’ Atlanta Braves’ stadium, ‘shoot everyone there,’ arrest warrant says An employee of the Atlanta Braves’ stadium, SunTrust Park, was arrested Saturday after allegedly arguing with his boss and threatening to “blow up” th...
2019-08-07, 21:13

US jury indicts suspected Capital One hacker on wire fraud, data theft charges A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp ...
2019-08-29, 01:26

U.S. jury indicts suspected Capital One hacker on wire fraud, data theft charges A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp ...
2019-08-29, 02:26

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism t...
2019-05-28, 16:52

Has Capital One Notified You About Its Data Breach? If you’re a Capital One customer, odds are good that you’re probably wrapped up in the company’s recent data breach—one that affected 106 million peop...
2019-07-31, 17:13

Man arrested on charges he threatened to 'shoot up' Planned Parenthood in Washington, D.C. A Tennessee man was arrested after an FBI investigation revealed he threatened to "shoot up" a D.C. Planned Parenthood facility.    &#...
2019-08-21, 22:00

Capital One data breach fallout: How to protect yourself You can stop companies from sharing your credit history with a few clicks. Other tips: check bank statements, and change passwords immediately.  ...
2019-07-31, 12:00

Capital One Breach Highlights Shortfalls of Encryption The Capital One data theft raises questions about companies’ reliance on security practices that fail to fully protect sensitive information from hack...
2019-08-02, 15:26

What you need to know about Capital One data breach affecting more than 100 million customers Consumers find themselves confronted with another data breach, this time involving Capital One. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself....
2019-07-31, 12:00

The Capital One Hack: Life in the Time of Breach Fatigue With so many data breaches happening at both financial and consumers companies, many are becoming apathetic. What should consumers do when they’re fee...
2019-08-03, 09:52

Capital One Breach Highlights Dangers of Insider Threats The breach disclosed by Capital One this week highlights an uncomfortable truth: It’s almost impossible to stop a determined hacker with inside knowle...
2019-07-31, 16:39

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage se...
2019-08-01, 18:52

Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities.  ...
2019-07-31, 12:00

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she ob...
2019-08-20, 22:13

UniCredit Investigating Data Breach Possibly Related to Capital One Italian bank UniCredit is investigating the possibility of a data breach that the lender believes could be related to a similar hacking incident at Ca...
2019-07-31, 12:00

What to Do When a Company Lies about a Data Breach Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX pla...
2019-08-05, 14:26

Capital One data breach: Amazon Web Services is backbone for Netflix, NASA and others AWS provides the server and backup cloud services for many top firms, from Netflix, Samsung and GE to the Dept. of Defense, state of Arizona and NASA....
2019-07-31, 12:00

The massive Capital One data breach may have affected Ford, Vodafone, and other companies REUTERS/ Brendan McDermid A massive data breach at Capital One exposed the personal information of 106 million customers. It looks like Capital One m...
2019-07-31, 22:13

Worried About the Capital One Data Breach? Do These 4 Things to Make Sure Your Information Is Secure A Seattle woman was arrested Monday in connection with a massive Capital One data breach affecting 100 million people in the U.S. and 6 million people...
2019-07-31, 11:52

Italy's UniCredit says carrying out own probe in relation to Capital One data breach Italy's biggest bank by assets UniCredit said on Wednesday it was carrying out its own investigation in relation to a major data breach at capital one...
2019-07-31, 12:13

Teen girl accused of threatening to ‘shoot 400 people for fun’ at ex-school A troubled teenage girl from Oklahoma was accused Monday of threatening to “shoot 400 people for fun” at her former high school — an...
2019-09-17, 01:00

American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political ki...
2019-05-25, 12:26

New York Attorney General Letitia James opens probe into Capital One breach New York Attorney General Letitia James said Tuesday she will open a probe into the massive Capital One credit card breach. About 100 million American...
2019-07-31, 12:13

UniCredit says no evidence of any customer data breach after Capital One case-memo to staff UniCredit has found no evidence so far of any customer data having been accessed or compromised in relation to a major data breach at Capital One Fin...
2019-08-01, 15:00

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and...
2019-08-23, 06:52

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before rial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and...
2019-08-23, 02:52

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit...
2019-07-31, 13:39

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate...
2019-05-28, 16:00

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday ann...
2019-06-06, 16:26

Imprisoned American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political ki...
2019-05-25, 08:52

Capital One data breach exposes info of 106M customers, applicants; suspect arrested Capital One Financial Corp., the fifth-largest U.S. credit-card issuer, said Monday that a hacker accessed the personal information of approximately 1...
2019-07-31, 13:26

Over 100 million credit card applicants at risk in Capital One breach, Seattle woman arrested A former software engineer from Seattle has been arrested in connection with a massive data breach that potentially puts over 100 million Capital One ...
2019-07-31, 13:13

Oklahoma teen accused of threatening school shooting, wanting to shoot ‘400 people for fun’ By Elisha Fieldstadt An 18-year-old Oklahoma woman was arrested Monday with an AK-47 after she allegedly threatened to shoot “400 people for fun...
2019-09-17, 18:00

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arr...
2019-07-31, 13:13

Trump doubles down on claim Dorian threatened Alabama, slams media mockery President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his claim that Hurricane Dorian’s path had threatened Alabama, despite weather officials pushing back, and...
2019-09-05, 10:00

Brazil Judge Holds Mining Company Liable for Damages of Deadly Dam Breach The ruling represented the first time the mining giant Vale has been formally held responsible for a disaster that unleashed a wave of toxic mud and k...
2019-07-10, 12:52

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer los...
2019-07-31, 19:26

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremaci...
2019-08-01, 18:39

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Ro...
2019-06-18, 17:13

U.S. prosecutors weigh death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter The case of Robert Bowers, the man accused of massacring 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue last year was set to return to a federal cou...
2019-05-23, 07:26

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbe...
2019-07-31, 12:26

Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from Ca...
2019-08-14, 18:52

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news webs...
2019-06-20, 02:13

Texas prosecutors to seek death penalty for MMA fighter Cedric Marks, accused of two murders Marks was indicted for the slayings of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, two friends who were killed on Jan. 3 in Killeen, Texas.  &#...
2019-08-13, 22:26

U.S. prosecutors say ex-Trump adviser Stone violated court-imposed media gag order Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a court-imposed media gag orde...
2019-06-21, 03:39

NFL partners with Jay-Z company Roc Nation to advise on music, social activism The NFL and Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and businessman Jay-Z, have partnered to collaborate on social activism and music....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently...
2019-06-14, 14:39

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the st...
2019-07-20, 14:26

Why Jennifer Aniston Says No to Social Media As Jennifer Aniston put it to InStyle, "I know when I'm comfortable with something [or someone], and I know when I'm not." While the star was talkin...
2019-09-04, 14:39

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was li...
2019-05-28, 19:00

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to...
2019-07-12, 18:52

Don't Post Your Toddler's Tantrum on Social Media The great thing about parenting during the age of social media is that we have an easy way to connect with others during those isolating early years. ...
2019-08-26, 16:39

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out th...
2019-05-25, 08:13

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owne...
2019-05-30, 12:26

Who Trump should have invited to his 'social media summit' The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thursd...
2019-07-11, 14:00

Thompson says on social media he is staying with Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson says on social media he is staying put with the Golden State Warriors, using a movie clip of Leonardo DiCaprio in the mov...
2019-07-01, 20:00

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, research...
2019-05-28, 17:00

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their women...
2019-07-02, 20:52

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs US President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them ...
2019-07-12, 06:39

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of exp...
2019-07-14, 09:00

China social media censorship: how does it work? In China, posting banned words on social media can get you in trouble with the authorities. Chinese writer Karoline Kan explains how people try to get...
2019-09-02, 06:26

That Billie Razor You See All Over Social Media Really Is That Good When it comes to shaving, I am not one to settle for just any kind of razor. I discovered my favorite razor at least 10 years ago, and since then, not...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned...
2019-05-28, 05:39

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram th...
2019-07-15, 19:52

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circula...
2019-06-15, 14:26

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale She was a high-flying international human right’s lawyer who worked with refugees. Then she was found dead on a beach in East Sussex. What happened in...
2019-07-05, 13:26

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suici...
2019-08-14, 04:13

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a large...
2019-08-19, 22:39

Why Channing Tatum Is Signing Off Social Media Channing Tatum is taking a minute. On Wednesday, the Magic Mike star took to social media--to tell fans he's leaving social media. "I'm gonna take...
2019-08-07, 16:00

Social media for the soul: why are there so many therapists on Instagram? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa O...
2019-08-01, 09:39

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a repor...
2019-06-03, 07:13

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The Euro...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But the Florida H...
2019-06-06, 15:39

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free ...
2019-07-05, 16:26

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday n...
2019-06-16, 21:39

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circula...
2019-06-19, 21:00

Social media becomes ode to Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the futu...
2019-07-07, 16:26

FBI investigates payroll company accused of stiffing $35M from small businesses The FBI and the New York State Department of Labor confirmed this week they are investigating allegations that a widely-used payroll company diverted ...
2019-09-13, 14:13

Company accused of illegally dumping waste into sewer system FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) – A Mesa environmental services company’s owner and three employees are accused of illegally dumping thousands ...
2019-08-04, 13:00

FBI and Facebook Potentially at Odds Over Social-Media Monitoring An effort by the FBI to more aggressively monitor social media for threats sets up a clash with Facebook’s privacy policies and its attempts to comply...
2019-08-08, 17:26

Calculate How Many Books You Could Read If You Quit Social Media A new calculator from Omni Calculator shows you how many books you could read in one year, if you checked them instead of checking social media. Enter...
2019-08-09, 12:26

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. S...
2019-06-28, 17:13

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their...
2019-06-08, 01:13

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which left...
2019-06-08, 12:13

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However...
2019-07-11, 17:13

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British Hu...
2019-06-12, 23:26

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online c...
2019-05-23, 11:52

Nasdaq CEO’s social media messages land her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing someth...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disap...
2019-07-10, 21:00

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate ...
2019-07-11, 07:26

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to ...
2019-07-11, 12:13

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communication...
2019-05-24, 12:39

Islamophobia fuelled by anonymity on social media, report says Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media and could be curbed if users had to disclose more about their identities, a report for the ...
2019-07-31, 15:26

How these financial advisors are using social media to grow their business What's a tweet worth? Used properly, social media can help advisors establish credibility, build networks and catch the attention of potential cl...
2019-09-11, 05:52

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier war...
2019-05-27, 08:39

| 'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, he...
2019-08-20, 15:13

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took...
2019-06-02, 17:52

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly m...
2019-06-02, 14:39

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn&apo...
2019-05-29, 16:13

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the c...
2019-06-01, 23:52

Feds confirm ‘Ice Bae’ is a CBP officer, is free to use social media The US Customs and Border Protection agency has confirmed #IceBae’s status as a CBP officer, telling The Post in an email that it has no problem...
2019-07-17, 03:26

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe...
2019-08-23, 03:13

Syndergaard lowers boom on Indians over social media New York Mets righthander Noah Syndergaard shut down the Cleveland Indians on the field Thursday night and again over social media a few hours later....
2019-08-23, 16:39

Be a social media star with the LG G8's powerful camera tools Advertorial by LG: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimerIf you're looking for the best camera t...
2019-06-20, 08:00

Check social media: A good step to better know who's coming into the US The United States ought to know who is coming into the country. The government ought to make sure that nobody is getting a visa, a green card, or citi...
2019-08-30, 16:39

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star...
2019-05-28, 18:39

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nea...
2019-06-04, 12:26

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to ...
2019-06-27, 21:00

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expe...
2019-05-28, 05:00

Floyd and Pacquiao trade words on social media Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao traded words on social media on Tuesday. Pacquiao won the WBA welterweight title on Saturday with Mayweather i...
2019-07-24, 06:00

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, research...
2019-05-28, 10:01

Forget Social Media and Start a Blog in a Google Doc When social media leaves me exhausted, I always feel better by switching to one-on-one or group chats. But I never thought of this method, via Gareth’...
2019-06-27, 14:39

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook ...
2019-06-27, 14:13

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to take...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the mediu...
2019-08-16, 07:13

Behind the Screen review – inside the social media sweatshops Sarah T Roberts’s vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation“All ...
2019-08-18, 03:00

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which required...
2019-06-27, 14:13

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the...
2019-07-03, 19:39

Social media becomes ode to Rose Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the futu...
2019-07-08, 05:26

As Gucci Tripped on Social Media, Sales Fell The fashion brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms, but the momentum r...
2019-09-16, 02:13

2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM Two people have been charged in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for posting "objectionable comments" on social media against Prime Minister Nar...
2019-09-11, 10:26

"Being Aggressive On Social Media Not Enough": Sonia Gandhi To Congress Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday addressed a meeting of senior party leaders to discuss ways to counter the BJP-led central government on "...
2019-09-12, 13:39

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to...
2019-05-22, 03:39

IT Ministry Said to Not Favour Aadhaar-Social Media Linkage The Information Technology Ministry may not be in favour of linking Aadhaar with social media profiles under the reasoning that it clashes with earlie...
2019-09-14, 19:39

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing ...
2019-05-22, 05:52

'I have to put my phone in the wardrobe': how do authors deal with social media? Matt Haig, Danez Smith, Ayòbámi Adébáyò and other writers on staying focused and their top tips for switching offZadie Smith “can’t stand the phones”....
2019-09-16, 04:52

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made p...
2019-05-21, 12:39

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
2019-06-20, 19:52

Trump Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Right-Wing Social Media Trolls A White House gathering on Thursday illuminates the influence of President Trump’s Twitter fans within the political establishment. But it also has th...
2019-07-11, 11:39

Verizon sells off early social media darling Tumblr Verizon acquired Tumblr through its purchase of Yahoo, which bought the social media platform for $1.1 billion in 2013.      ...
2019-08-12, 22:26

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in t...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Homeland Security details social media collection from immigrants The Department of Homeland Security has explained how it will demand social media info from asylum from newcomers to the US beyond visa applicants. A...
2019-09-08, 11:00

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events aro...
2019-05-21, 08:38

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details of...
2019-09-07, 22:13

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began followi...
2019-06-28, 05:13

‘You’ll miss me when I’m gone’: the murder of social media star Qandeel Baloch Her risque videos blazed a trail for viral fame in Pakistan. But the price she paid for popularity was death. By Sanam MaherPakistan’s first celebrity...
2019-07-09, 03:52

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online p...
2019-07-11, 15:13

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several eno...
2019-08-06, 05:52

On International Yoga Day, Some Exercise Their Funny Bone On Social Media International Yoga Day 2019 is today, June 21, and most of India seems to be celebrating the day with enthusiasm. But as #InternationalDayOfYoga and #...
2019-06-21, 07:52

Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post "Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward ...
2019-07-14, 06:39

"No Time To Think": Gujarat Cop, Social Media Hero For Rescuing Children The Gujarat police constable who saved the lives of two children from rising flood waters by carrying them on his shoulder for 1.5 kilometres, said to...
2019-08-12, 06:39

Love Island stars to get social media 'survival kit' so they don't break law Love Island contestants are to be given a "survival kit" to help them adhere to rules surrounding social media and advertising once they leave the fam...
2019-07-25, 01:26

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the m...
2019-05-21, 19:39

Faulty social media post causes concerns in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A false social media post implying a school shooting caused concern at a Sierra Vista School Monday. Sierra Vista Police s...
2019-08-06, 02:52

The Fiver | Teenage YouTubers and apparent social media parodies Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Just like New York City and the poor woman that lives in the flat above Weird Uncle Fiver, football...
2019-06-13, 16:39

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’ was a celebration of conspiracy theorists President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday morning by doing what he does best: tweeting. Amid a sea of missives, which ranged from attacks on the ...
2019-07-12, 18:52

'She repeatedly insulted me': Man 'confesses' to killing social media star A man arrested over the murder of a social media star whose body was found in a suitcase with her throat slit has confessed to her murder, according t...
2019-08-01, 12:39

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, r...
2019-05-24, 20:00

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presentin...
2019-06-20, 12:39

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warn...
2019-06-08, 02:39

TikTok's Videos Are Goofy. Its Strategy to Dominate Social Media Is Serious. China’s first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its addictive video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance’s enormous ad spendi...
2019-06-29, 04:39

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against la...
2019-07-11, 23:13

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I a...
2019-07-11, 23:26

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, at...
2019-07-12, 05:13

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone ...
2019-06-01, 17:13

Jawline: behind the social media documentary about short-lived fame In a compelling new film, a 16-year-old small town boy becomes a star thanks to livestreaming and an ever-changing new world opens upSometime between ...
2019-08-23, 14:13

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for ...
2019-06-01, 14:39

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour• ...
2019-09-17, 00:39

NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020 The 2020 US presidential election will serve as the ultimate test for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to prove they can combat fake n...
2019-09-05, 22:52

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show...
2019-06-02, 16:13

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to s...
2019-07-12, 16:26

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, step...
2019-06-07, 13:13

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair ...
2019-06-03, 03:39

NFL quarterbacks have strange conversation about outer space on social media Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s strange question about outer space roped Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs into the conver...
2019-07-11, 14:13

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized be...
2019-06-12, 04:26

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, i...
2019-06-11, 15:13

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could r...
2019-06-03, 00:39

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could r...
2019-06-02, 18:13

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated he...
2019-06-07, 19:26

‘We’re at War’: A Covert Social Media Campaign Boosts Military Rulers After protesters were killed in Sudan, an obscure Egyptian company ramped up a covert influence operation that spanned the Middle East and North Afric...
2019-09-06, 06:26

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presi...
2019-05-22, 06:39

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents o...
2019-06-14, 09:13

Verizon Sells Early Social-Media Darling Tumblr NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress. Tumblr is known for its...
2019-08-13, 12:00

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners see...
2019-08-31, 07:39

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet slig...
2019-07-17, 13:13

Lack of sleep is more of a problem for teen girls than social media Parents shouldn’t worry about how much time teens are spending on social media as long as they are getting plenty of sleep and exercise and aren’t bei...
2019-08-13, 19:52

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin ...
2019-06-05, 00:00

| Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse Frank Lampard refused to single out individuals for blame after his Chelsea side let a two-goal lead slip to be held by Sheffield United at Stamford B...
2019-08-31, 18:00

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—...
2019-07-10, 08:39

It's "Big Red Flags" for 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's Laura After a Fight With Aladin Over Social Media It's Laura's last days in America before she travels to Qatar to be with her husband Aladin in 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, and things are fine, righ...
2019-07-08, 13:52

Model's skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled wi...
2019-08-30, 17:00

Single dad becomes social media star after asking daughter for fashion advice A single father had no idea that asking his 19-year-old daughter for fashion advice was going to change his life. Carli Saville shared the images that...
2019-07-15, 18:13

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — c...
2019-05-29, 22:01

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one ...
2019-07-09, 12:01

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthi...
2019-05-22, 17:26

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or...
2019-05-21, 09:39

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year...
2019-05-29, 22:01

Two men charged with drop-kicking and killing cat in social media video One man is accused of kicking the cat, and the other of taking the video. They are charged with killing and torturing an animal.    &#...
2019-08-09, 03:13

Social media becomes oppressive reminder of mortality thanks to new FaceApp filter FaceApp, the ever-viral app from a Russian tech company that definitely isn’t using your photos for nefarious purposes, is making the rounds again, th...
2019-07-17, 13:52

NDP boots B.C. candidate just before writ drops over social media posts Dock Currie, NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, took to Facebook on Wednesday morning to say the party had asked for him to withdraw his can...
2019-09-11, 15:26

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their bir...
2019-06-14, 11:00

Poor guy also named Jeffrey Epstein gets hammered on social media A publicist for Disney who shares the same name as the dead convicted pedophile has been getting hammered with nasty comments and mentions on social m...
2019-08-13, 02:39

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News ...
2019-06-27, 18:39

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its ...
2019-06-06, 12:39

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through soc...
2019-06-17, 09:52

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining. ...
2019-09-12, 13:39

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat Google Maps TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, accordi...
2019-08-08, 13:26

TPD to hold ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents “Meet Susan… a 42 year old man posing as a 15 year old girl online.” Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Attention parents! ...
2019-05-29, 11:01

The dumbest things baby boomers do on social media, according to millennials Millennials are striking back. Tired of being dissed by their elders, 20- and 30-somethings are taking to meta Facebook groups to mock the digital ine...
2019-07-10, 17:26

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the music...
2019-07-24, 18:01

Ford Models chairman accused of plunging company into debt with ‘reckless’ spending Josee Neron, a former VP of Operations, says Chairman Gerald Banks spent money in a "frivolous and reckless manner for years" — using company funds to...
2019-09-13, 21:13

Media company theScore expands sportsbook with Penn National deal Digital sports media company theScore Inc. struck a 20-year agreement with casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc to provide access to sports bettin...
2019-07-31, 20:13

New Media chair Michael Reed shrugs off company’s stock flop New Media Investment chair and CEO Michael Reed told The Post he’s not concerned the stock has fallen by almost 25 percent since signing a deal to buy...
2019-08-16, 09:39

I used to sneer at pictures of cats on social media but I’ve moved on | Coco Khan I waste hours looking at pets online and thought I’d learned to be tolerant of other people’s posting foiblesIt has been a while since my Auntie B has...
2019-07-12, 09:52

'Only social media can create something that stupid' - Pochettino slams exit rumours "Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed the \"stupid rumours\" that he could quit the club after their shaky start to the Premier L...
2019-08-30, 18:39

Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich launch heats up social media A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried c...
2019-08-23, 18:39

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in...
2019-06-20, 12:39

Indian court rejects the idea of linking social media accounts with IDs Earlier this week, The Madras High Court in India ruled against any possibility of linking Aadhaar or any government ID with social media accounts. Ju...
2019-08-23, 09:13

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for Best Fandom and Cast on Social Media And we're off! Voting has officially begun for the 2019 E! TV Scoop Awards, and we're starting with what's traditionally a pretty big race: Best Fand...
2019-07-19, 18:13

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises Fear of Reprisals The spread of graphic imagery of killings in a war that reaches so deep into local communities threatens to fuel vengeance beyond any U.S.-Taliban dea...
2019-09-04, 06:39

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mas...
2019-06-09, 09:39

Pinterest's new vaccine search will offer something rare on social media: facts Users looking for medical advice will get results from major public health groups in an effort to combat misinformationWhen Pinterest realized in 2018...
2019-08-29, 01:26

Winnipeg Conservative candidate steps down over ‘discriminatory’ social media posts On just the second day of the federal election campaign, a Conservative candidate from Winnipeg is stepping down over what the party calls discriminat...
2019-09-12, 22:52

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social m...
2019-07-16, 15:26

Billy Vunipola will not forsake social media in World Cup despite Folau furore • Saracens forward made comments supportive of Israel Folau• ‘I have made my position clear,’ he says at England campBilly Vunipola has no plans to st...
2019-07-16, 18:13

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory p...
2019-07-16, 04:13

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fire...
2019-08-23, 21:26

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner review – social media storm lit up Royal Court, LondonJasmine Lee-Jones’s play follows an online battle about the Instagram star and tackles racism, misogyny and colourismThe lights are...
2019-07-09, 08:52

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission rev...
2019-06-14, 10:00

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate sp...
2019-08-24, 13:39

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and...
2019-05-25, 21:13

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are...
2019-07-12, 13:00

Top Court Asks If Centre Plans Aadhaar Verification For Social Media The Supreme Court on Friday asked the central government to explain if it is considering any move to link social media accounts with its unique identi...
2019-09-13, 09:52

'Facebook is at the point of no return': What teenagers love and hate about social media Gen Z — from babies being born now up to the age of around 22 — use WhatsApp for communicating with their parents and are courted by the likes of Snap...
2019-07-31, 22:13

Harvard Freshman Deported From Airport Over Friends' Social Media Posts Ismail Ajjawi touched down at Boston Logan International Airport on Friday night, prepared to begin his freshman year at Harvard University. The 17-ye...
2019-08-27, 23:13

Palestinian Harvard student says he was barred from US over friends' social media posts Ismail Ajjawi, 17, was detained for hours at Boston airport and his visa was eventually cancelledA Palestinian teenager admitted to Harvard said he wa...
2019-08-27, 22:52

Harvard student deported based on friends' social media posts If you thought the US' decision to screen social network posts for visa applicants risked giving innocent people the boot, you guessed correctly....
2019-08-27, 20:52

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate onlin...
2019-05-30, 21:26

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online pla...
2019-09-13, 09:52

Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment In the same week that Ross Perot died, the aftershocks of his assault on the two-party system could be seen in internal quarrels involving President T...
2019-07-13, 14:39

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable ...
2019-06-11, 10:39

Andrew Yang's no-tie look sparks social media frenzy during Democratic debate Presidential candidate Andrew Yang stirred up a response on social media during the Democratic debate Thursday night when it was quickly evident he wa...
2019-06-27, 23:00

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' priva...
2019-05-27, 08:00

Police chief hits back at home secretary in row over social media job A police chief has hit back at the home secretary - amid a row over his force advertising for a social media role with a higher starting salary than s...
2019-08-28, 00:52

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty he...
2019-07-12, 14:39

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform....
2019-06-10, 13:39

US says it plans to create fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers can now use fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants seeking visas, green cards and...
2019-08-31, 08:52

Read This: An illuminating visit to the social media graveyards of cancelled TV shows Usually, when a TV series is cancelled, its social media accounts die right along with it. That’s not always the case, though, as is evidence by the o...
2019-06-28, 16:13

St. Louis, Philadelphia police involved in review of social media posts Police departments in Philadelphia and St. Louis are investigating more than 100 officers over complaints about social media posts that critics say is...
2019-06-20, 23:13

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Chelsea's Lampard urges social media action after more racist abuse "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard called on social media firms to register their users in order to stamp out racist comments after defender Kurt Zouma be...
2019-08-31, 19:39

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used to...
2019-06-22, 03:26

J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."  ...
2019-05-27, 07:13

India Driving More Revenue per User for Social Media Firms: Forrester As user growth on various social media platforms in the key global markets slows down, India is helping social media players clock more revenue per us...
2019-08-26, 22:26

New York Times sparks social media jokes over bedbugs memo The New York Times sent out an alert Monday warning that bedbugs were spotted in its newsroom — triggering hilarity on social media. According to an i...
2019-08-27, 02:00

François Payard bakes a ‘Froot Loops’ cake for the age of social media Pastry chef François Payard, known for the fine French desserts he once created for KarVer and his own eponymous patisserie, has baked-up something he...
2019-07-19, 22:26

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the ...
2019-06-05, 01:39

U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove viol...
2019-09-11, 15:00

Adidas social media campaign backfires after racist and offensive tweets Adidas newest social media campaign was met with widespread backlash after the sports brand accidentally tweeted racist and offensive phrases and slog...
2019-07-02, 18:52

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a ...
2019-06-05, 19:26

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… w...
2019-06-05, 09:52

President Trump Insists He Could've Won Without Social Media During Morning Toilet Tweets President Donald Trump insisted in a tweet this morning that he could’ve won the presidency in 2016 without the help of social media. But Trump immedi...
2019-07-11, 08:26

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on ...
2019-07-11, 09:13

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into pa...
2019-06-18, 05:39

Social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content WASHINGTON – Google, Facebook and Twitter will testify next week before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent con...
2019-09-12, 21:13

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital a...
2019-06-16, 03:13

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Mon...
2019-08-20, 20:52

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virgin...
2019-06-03, 08:52

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communica...
2019-06-03, 08:26

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017...
2019-06-05, 11:13

Furnishing college dorm rooms is big business thanks to social media pressure The National Retail Federation expects 2019 to have the highest back-to-college spending it’s recorded since it started tracking spending in 2003, wit...
2019-08-01, 17:52

Archdiocese warns of scammer posing as Cardinal Dolan on social media An unholy actor has been impersonating the Archbishop of New York on social media. Timothy Cardinal Dolan on Monday warned about a rogue account using...
2019-09-18, 08:52

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — and...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help...
2019-05-21, 11:26

'I've had people saying they're going to come to my house' - Declan Rice reveals social media abuse "Declan Rice has opened up on the extent of the abuse he received after switching his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England...
2019-09-10, 05:00

Social media blocks satirical video in Singapore after government complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-stat...
2019-08-02, 15:39

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been...
2019-07-08, 15:52

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizatio...
2019-06-06, 05:13

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Was...
2019-07-02, 05:13

Selena Gomez Reveals How Social Media Made Her Feel Depressed Selena Gomez has 152 million followers on Instagram and was even the most followed person on the platform at a point in time. However, the 26-year-old...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath...
2019-05-23, 08:52

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million se...
2019-06-04, 15:26

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and Fa...
2019-07-02, 16:39

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it...
2019-05-23, 10:52

Vegetarian’s Subway order after a night of drinking gets mocked on social media A vegetarian’s sandwich order at Subway was so sparse that even her own server had to laugh — before she shared it on social media to more...
2019-09-09, 19:26

Stencil handles your social media graphics work without the learning curve, and it’s almost $100 off With resources like Stencil Unlimited, you can start assembling professional grade graphics and social media images in a matter of minutes. Right now,...
2019-08-11, 10:26

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinformat...
2019-09-06, 21:52

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement o...
2019-07-11, 20:52

Trump’s Social Media Summit nearly descends into brawl in Rose Garden It was a fracas at the White House! President Trump’s Social Media Summit on Thursday almost descended into a brawl when Sebastian Gorka got int...
2019-07-11, 19:39

LA ice cream truck owner doesn’t care for social media influencers No amount of influence can buy you even an ice cream cone at this Los Angeles hot spot. The owner of popular City of Angels ice cream truck CVT Soft S...
2019-07-04, 04:00

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustratio...
2019-07-11, 16:39

Browsing social media is not always free. Looking at Instagram or Pinterest could cost you big-time It's not just kids who are susceptible to social media peer pressure. Parents, too, can fall victim — and actually have gone into debt as a resul...
2019-07-31, 15:00

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black h...
2019-05-21, 17:13

World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Poo...
2019-06-08, 00:52

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women ...
2019-07-21, 00:00

China boosts soft power in Pakistan via film and social media In a small office at the Pakistani Television Corporation (PTV) headquarters in Islamabad, producers are preparing to air a video interview of a Pakis...
2019-09-11, 05:26

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend th...
2019-08-09, 17:39

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he...
2019-06-08, 07:13

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchas...
2019-06-15, 19:26

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled wi...
2019-08-22, 18:26

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles,...
2019-05-24, 12:39

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration ...
2019-07-02, 20:52

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived a...
2019-07-11, 08:13

Vietnam's social media crowd swells with new entrant to take on Facebook, Google A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google with a new ...
2019-09-17, 06:39

White House hosts social media summit with conservative firebrands The White House has invited well-known conservative social media figures, including some controversial voices, to meet with President Trump on Thursda...
2019-07-11, 13:26

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of o...
2019-05-25, 09:13

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle ...
2019-06-18, 01:01

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want to move his trial out of New York City because they say jurors may face 'intimidation' and 'pressure' in the media capital Lawyers of disgraced former mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, who's public exposure by over 50 women as an alleged sexual predator sparked the #MeToo mo...
2019-08-25, 17:52

US teen accused of murdering Italian cop lashes out at media One of two American teenagers accused of murdering an Italian police officer claims the "facts" of his case have been "unfairly misrepresented" by the...
2019-09-08, 20:39

Media company used an ingenious method to catch Google copying its work "red-handed" Have you ever done a Google Search for the lyrics to a specific song? A company called Genius Media Group wants you to click the link from Search to i...
2019-06-17, 14:00

The Kardashian-Jenners’ social media accounts, once an asset to their show, have finally eclipsed it "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" aired part of the Khloé Kardashian/Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson drama, but we’ve already gotten a comprehensive loo...
2019-06-27, 12:52

Maria Folau: Netball star will not be punished for social media support of husband Netball star Maria Folau will not be punished for social media support for sacked rugby player husband Israel Folau, who claimed "hell awaits" gay peo...
2019-06-23, 06:52

Trump slams 'washed-up psycho' Bette Midler as the two clash via social media Actress Bette Midler gave a half-baked apology for circulating a fake quote on Sunday that she alleged President Trump gave to People Magazine in 1998...
2019-06-05, 02:00

Social media suffers whiplash as Trump mixes threats with a plea for help in shootings President Trump has claimed for months that Silicon Valley giants are biased against conservatives, threatening antitrust investigations and fuming th...
2019-08-14, 00:13

The Fiver | Shearer, Owen and a major ruction on Social Media Disgrace Twitter Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!We’d all like to bring back the 90s. The Fiver was only a twinkle in a web developer’s eye back the...
2019-09-04, 02:52

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister In his social media posts BJP IT cell member Nitu Bora had claimed the party's government in the state was unable to protect indigenous Assamese from ...
2019-06-13, 23:39

Israel Folau argues social media posts 'substantially unrelated' to rugby Statement of claim argues contract termination by Rugby Australia an ‘unreasonable’ restraint of tradeThe former Wallabies player Israel Folau has sai...
2019-08-29, 08:13

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him a...
2019-07-16, 15:39

Second Mack Horton-Sun Yang clash avoided as social media abuse flows Australian swimmer places eighth in 800m freestyle heatHorton bombarded with abuse from China after protestA potentially explosive second meeting betw...
2019-07-23, 07:26

Bam Margera arrested for trespassing days after social media plea for Dr. Phil's help About a week after reportedly pleading for help from Dr. Phil on Instagram, "Jackass" star Bam Margera was arrested for trespassing.   ...
2019-08-15, 02:13

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to...
2019-07-16, 15:52

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, w...
2019-06-18, 04:52

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. Th...
2019-06-05, 14:52

Gucci's Social-Media Status Fell, and Its North American Sales Dropped The Gucci brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms—but when it brought o...
2019-09-15, 06:26

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social ...
2019-06-23, 09:52

Harvard Student Says He Was Denied Entry to the U.S. Over His Friends’ Political Opinions on Social Media A 17-year-old Palestinian student set to start his freshman year at Harvard says he had his visa revoked and was sent back to Lebanon because an immig...
2019-08-28, 19:00

Judge bans Trump ex-adviser Stone from making social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media after prosecutors...
2019-07-16, 14:26

Noah Centineo's Blonde Facial Hair Sparks a Social Media Frenzy Noah Centineo is blonde! Well, his at least his facial hair is. The To All the Boys I've Loved Before actor has fans in frenzy over his new blonde be...
2019-09-17, 19:13

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack Jussie Smollett has made his return to social media. On Monday morning, the Empire star took to Instagram where he shared a memorable clip from this ...
2019-06-10, 15:52

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using...
2019-07-17, 07:13

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer&rsquo...
2019-06-20, 16:39

UPDATE 1-Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online pla...
2019-09-13, 11:00

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thurs...
2019-07-18, 23:00

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate sp...
2019-08-24, 23:52

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High...
2019-08-21, 00:39

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found...
2019-05-31, 07:52

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at lea...
2019-07-08, 10:39

Boyfriend may have murdered social media star Bianca Devins in jealous rampage: DA The boyfriend of social media star Bianca Devins may have flipped out when she kissed another man while attending a concert in Queens on Saturday nigh...
2019-07-16, 22:01

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over 'inauthentic behavior' Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipul...
2019-08-22, 18:52

Stopping America's next hate-crime killers on social media is no easy task The pattern is clear: Hate-filled manifestos posted on websites populated by white supremacists, followed by gun attacks against blacks, Jews, Muslims...
2019-08-09, 18:52

REFILE-Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich launch heats up social media A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried c...
2019-08-24, 01:52

Swastika Ride Shut Down at German Amusement Park After Going Viral on Social Media A new ride at a German amusement park recently raised quite a few eyebrows on social media for its bizarre design. Now the ride, called the Adlerflu...
2019-08-22, 08:52

Corey Johnson arouses social media debate with racy Instagram post City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Corey Johnson sparked a Twitter tempest Friday morning after posting a photo on social media around midnight ...
2019-08-09, 14:52

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear hi...
2019-06-03, 09:13

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse onlin...
2019-08-20, 19:13

Jamal Adams makes social media statement as Jets losses mount Jamal Adams is appearing to take out his Jets frustration on social media. The star safety has removed the Jets from his Twitter and Instagram bios an...
2019-09-17, 12:39

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited ...
2019-06-06, 06:52

Teaching parents how social media plays a role in their children’s mental health TUCSON – A behavioral health activist is encouraging kids to get off their phones in order to help their brains. Watch below to hear more about ...
2019-08-13, 08:00

FBI proposal outlines plans for large-scale collection of social media data The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is planning to step up its efforts to monitor social media platforms more aggressively in order to detect po...
2019-08-13, 06:52

FBI proposal outlines plans for large scale collection of social media data The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is planning to step up its efforts to monitor social media platforms more aggressively in order to detect po...
2019-08-13, 04:52

Who has the best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and Wendy's are clucking on social media A week after Popeyes first nationwide chicken sandwich was released, the fast-food chain started a Twitter feud with competitor Chick-fil-A.  &#...
2019-08-20, 01:13

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called f...
2019-08-20, 10:39

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton becomes the butt of social media jokes with pregame outfit Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was at the receiving end of a ton of jokes for the outfit he wore prior to his game against the Tampa Bay Buc...
2019-09-13, 07:39

'Come off social media': Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. ‘I’ve lost total ...
2019-08-20, 14:52

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in re...
2019-08-20, 15:13

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.       &#...
2019-06-03, 13:00

Netflix testing social media-style news feed called Extras Netflix is trialling a news feed feature as part of its mobile app, with selected users being chosen as part of the streaming platform's tests.&#...
2019-06-07, 05:13

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social...
2019-06-07, 06:52

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news a...
2019-08-22, 10:26

Meet ‘Ice Bae’: Latina Border Patrol officer taking social media by storm A female Border Patrol officer has gone viral — with social media users dubbing the woman #IceBae — on account of her dolled-up appearance...
2019-07-15, 23:52

Leeds’ tawdry Twitter beef with Derby is actually social media done right | Paul MacInnes It may look petty but this online antagonism shows how football clubs have become relatively savvy online operators after their faltering first steps ...
2019-05-28, 15:52

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to th...
2019-05-25, 04:39

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will...
2019-06-13, 20:39

Adidas' social media campaign backfires, sending out anti-Semitic tweets A social media campaign celebrating the launch of Adidas' new gear for the Arsenal soccer team in London went array Monday, with the retailer...
2019-07-02, 11:39

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle th...
2019-07-15, 19:13

Former top NFL pick shows up at Cleveland Browns camp, stuns fans on social media Former NFL quarterback Tim Couch appeared at Cleveland Browns training camp over the weekend and social media began to get hot and bothered by the for...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical. &...
2019-06-13, 06:39

Muslim group calls on Conservative candidate to step down over social media posts In a statement to Global on Friday, Melek didn't deny sharing any specific messages on social media, but said she does not support conversion therapy ...
2019-08-04, 19:39

Family feuds and social media spats: Hong Kong's generational divide Young people in Hong Kong today feel priced out of the city. Their parents' generation grew up in a relative land of opportunity. That goes a long way...
2019-07-10, 00:52

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly...
2019-05-21, 22:01

Investigators probing social media posts of couple who died on Fiji trip Investigators are looking at social media posts from a young Texas couple’s dream vacation to Fiji as they investigate a mysterious ailment that...
2019-07-02, 10:00

Southgate offers Declan Rice support over social media threats and abuse Midfielder received threats after switch in allegianceManager: ‘I think it’s possible to have tighter controls’Gareth Southgate has offered support to...
2019-09-10, 04:00

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of o...
2019-05-25, 10:13

Social media falls in love with video of toddler ‘besties’ spotting each other on the street This is precious. A pair of toddler “besties” spotted each other on a New York City street — and immediately rushed toward each othe...
2019-09-10, 01:26

Vulgar Videos Made on Chinese Social Media Apps Now Infiltrate WhatsApp The titillating videos made on Chinese social media apps have now found a bigger mobile-based messaging medium to corrupt young minds: Facebook-owned ...
2019-07-01, 01:52

Olivier Rousteing on his plan for world domination and why he spends 8 hours a day on social media "You probably think I'm drinking champagne with Kim every day in LA..." Olivier Rousteing on why all is not as it seems for the most followed French f...
2019-08-01, 10:01

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Inde...
2019-05-22, 01:26

Adidas social media campaign for new Arsenal jersey hijacked by Twitter trolls Adidas kicked off a humiliating social media campaign to promote its new jersey for a British soccer team – by inadvertently tweeting out images of th...
2019-07-02, 18:00

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter sa...
2019-07-07, 11:52

Josh Hawley’s Section 230 amendment would only make social media censorship worse Earlier this month, freshman Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced legislation that would undermine the internet as we know it. Hawley’s “Ending Support...
2019-06-29, 08:00

Trump invites far-right internet figures to discuss bias at ‘social media summit’ Attending Thursday’s event will be Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe, and activists Bill Mitchell and Charlie Kirk, but no social mediaThe White H...
2019-07-11, 05:39

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across socia...
2019-05-23, 18:39

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet prominent online personalities and vent his frust...
2019-07-11, 11:13

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded i...
2019-07-12, 05:00

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is n...
2019-07-11, 11:52

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call...
2019-07-11, 13:52

Social Media Users Entranced, Concerned by Chinese Face-Swapping Deepfake App (Bloomberg) — Chinese face-swap app Zao rocketed to the top of app store charts over the weekend, but user delight at the prospect of becoming i...
2019-09-04, 12:52

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
2019-07-10, 11:52

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreemen...
2019-05-22, 01:26

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
2019-05-28, 19:39

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Re...
2019-05-24, 02:13

Manchester City accused of being ‘disrespectful’ by Chinese state media • Xinhua news agency says tour was ‘commercial obligation’• City played matches in Shanghai and NanjingManchester City have been accused of being “dis...
2019-07-22, 12:52

Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger wi Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger with Gannett—a merger that Gatehouse’s CEO said woul...
2019-08-28, 11:26

‘So Great Looking and Smart.’ President Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House “Social Media Summit...
2019-07-11, 11:39

Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao spar on social media, stirring up rematch hype As boxing fans called for a rematch of a blockbuster 2015 bout, Mayweather took credit for Pacquiao's popularity. It continued from there on soci...
2019-07-24, 11:13

Woman uses social media to find owner of wedding pictures found in thrift shop A woman who purchased a lunch bag from a California thrift shop made an unexpected discovery: a USB drive containing photos from a wedding nine years ...
2019-07-01, 21:00

Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged 'racially charged social media posts' The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently reveal...
2019-06-18, 23:39

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office R...
2019-06-19, 10:26

Texas shooting that killed girl, 9, stemmed from rapper feud on social media, police say A social media argument between two rappers upset about "diss tracks" led to a shooting at the wrong Texas apartment on Wednesday -- resulting in the ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Israel Folau's social media accounts deleted before Rugby Australia court hearing Instagram and Twitter pages unavailable on MondayFormer Wallaby is seeking $10m in damages Israel Folau’s social media accounts appear to have been de...
2019-08-12, 06:13

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the m...
2019-05-21, 15:52

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of b...
2019-07-08, 21:26

Twitter exec: ‘Jail,’ ‘impeachment’ for Trump, calls social media chief ‘racist d--k’ A senior Twitter manager who has called for jailing and impeaching President Trump and slammed the White House social media chief with four-letter slu...
2019-07-15, 10:39

Area 51 expert on social media campaign to 'storm' top-secret site: Military won't let anyone get close An author and expert on Area 51 said the U.S. military will never let civilians anywhere near the mysterious Air Force-run site after the "Storm Area ...
2019-07-15, 11:39

Social media personality ‘Real Tarzann’ arrested on burglary, battery charges in Florida A Florida man known on social media as "The Real Tarzann" for his apparent connection with wild animals is facing battery charges after he was arreste...
2019-08-11, 06:26

Palestinian Harvard freshman, 17, allegedly blocked from entering US over friends' social media posts Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student living in Lebanon had big plans to study medicine this fall at Harvard University but claims he was b...
2019-08-28, 23:26

Making sense of chaos? Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but fe...
2019-07-17, 02:52

Incoming Harvard student Ismail Ajjawi: I was deported over friends’ social media posts An incoming Harvard University freshman was booted back to his home in Lebanon when he tried to enter the U.S. — and blamed his deportation on ...
2019-08-28, 13:52

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection ...
2019-07-08, 19:13

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, H...
2019-06-12, 17:52

Social Media Sites Reportedly Blocked a Satirical Rap Video at the Singapore Government’s Request Facebook and YouTube appear to have blocked access to a satirical rap video after the Singaporean government allegedly requested its removal over fear...
2019-08-02, 10:52

Back-to-School Shopping: Kids Influenced by Social Media Push Parents to Overspend Kids pushing their parents for the coolest in back-to-school gear is a late-summer tradition, and today, youngsters have some backup: social media inf...
2019-08-09, 10:00

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in attacks in Texas and ...
2019-08-06, 00:13

Man charged with murder of Bianca Devins posted photos of her body on social media, authorities say Brandon Clark, 21, was charged late Monday with second-degree murder in the death of Bianca Devins, 17.        ...
2019-07-16, 13:13

UPDATE 3-Microsoft's Brad Smith: Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that U.S. tech companies will change how they moderate online platforms in ...
2019-09-13, 17:13

Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media post that he has had surgery on ruptured Achilles OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media post that he has had surgery on ruptured Achilles. The post Warriors star Kevin...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Missouri mayor resigns, to leave state due to ongoing threats made on social media A Missouri mayor resigned Monday after only a year in the position and is poised to move his family out of state “in a matter of days” as a result of ...
2019-06-27, 13:26

Black NHL star told to 'stick to basketball' in 'racially motivated' social media comment San Jose Sharks star Evander Kane claims he was subjected to what he called a “racially motivated” comment after he was told on Instagram to “stick to...
2019-08-29, 13:13

President Trump's Designated Protest Zones Are the Perfect Analogy For 'Censorship' on Social Media President Donald Trump has often complained that America’s largest social media companies, like Facebook and Twitter, are censoring conservative voice...
2019-06-20, 08:26

Turkey Vows to Tackle Violence After Woman’s Killing Sparks Social Media Backlash Turkey’s ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter...
2019-08-23, 19:26

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
2019-05-28, 21:39

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 el...
2019-07-09, 19:00

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Jan...
2019-05-27, 03:13

White House questions tech giants on ways to predict shootings from social media The technology could serve as an early-warning system for potential attacks, White House officials proposed at the brainstorming session, perhaps comp...
2019-08-09, 21:13

AOC, Trump join list of celebs and social media stars as 'most influential people on the internet' While Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump differ vastly in their political views, a new ranking highlights some common ground b...
2019-07-16, 20:00

Woman arrested for creating multiple fake social media accounts to harass victim A South Carolina woman was arrested Monday for sending someone hundreds of harassing messages online, police said. Columbia resident Kathryn Leigh Wit...
2019-07-02, 18:13

Le'Veon Bell delivers impassioned rant to call out social media haters The New York Jets running back took to Instagram on Sunday to call out people who think he should only think and care about football.   ...
2019-07-22, 18:39

PGA Tour golfer Jonathan Byrd takes to social media seeking kidney donor for his mom PGA Tour golfer Jonathan Byrd took to social media Monday night in hopes of finding an organ donor for his mother, Jo, who is battling kidney disease....
2019-08-13, 13:39

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government inter...
2019-05-29, 22:00

The Influencer Marketing Report: Research, strategy & platforms for leveraging social media influencers This is a preview of the Influencer Marketing (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the top platforms, as wel...
2019-07-08, 06:26

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservativ...
2019-07-06, 16:13

Notre Dame African-American mascot responds to racist social media criticism Samuel Jackson, Notre Dame's new leprechaun mascot, took to Twitter to answer social media criticism, hoping to use "negative energy" in good way...
2019-09-04, 20:00

Australian social media influencers detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone Two Australian social media influencers have been detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone, according to a source with knowledge of the...
2019-09-12, 08:39

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle th...
2019-07-15, 19:39