GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-05, 13:26

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale

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Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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 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

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

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

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

| '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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

‘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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
2019-08-01, 22:52

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the sta...
2019-07-02, 14:39

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

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

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

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

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

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

Egyptian Soccer Player Kicked Off National Team After Getting Exposed As A Sex Pest On Social Media The Egyptian national soccer team, currently competing in the African Cup of Nations, announced today that they have booted midfielder Amr Warda out o...
2019-06-27, 13:26

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

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

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

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

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

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.  ...
2019-06-15, 04:13

White House summit on social media gave a boost to key Trump supporters. They used it to attack Mueller. The bemoaning of social media suppression has proved to be an incredible marketing opportunity — and a route to stardom — for Trump’s right-wing provo...
2019-07-24, 18:26

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long tim...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Teen girl brutally killed before photos of her body posted on social media, New York police say The brutal killing of 17-year-old Bianca Devins is drawing international attention after her alleged killer shared images of the slaying online. ...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Acting DHS chief launches probe into 'disturbing & inexcusable' Border Patrol social media posts Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that he has launched an “immediate investigation” into what he called “disturbing & ...
2019-07-03, 12:13

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such con...
2019-07-25, 01:39

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group d...
2019-05-25, 10:00

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy grou...
2019-07-12, 19:39

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's re...
2019-07-09, 14:39

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part...
2019-08-14, 22:39

Britney Spears flaunts body in zebra bikini, hits back at social-media haters The 37-year-old star took to Instagram to broadcast a carefree image – and to send a message confirming that she's the one posting those vi...
2019-05-29, 12:39

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

How Brexit party won Euro elections on social media – simple, negative messages to older voters Analysis highlights key to success of Farage party and identifies dozens of pro-Brexit bot accountsThe Brexit party used simple messaging, an active s...
2019-06-29, 17:52

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from dissem...
2019-07-10, 16:00

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating ag...
2019-07-02, 23:26

Ryan Adams Back on Social Media After Sexual Misconduct Allegations and Mandy Moore's Accusations Ryan Adams has returned to social media and is speaking out about "believing women," months after he went on a hiatus amid allegations of sexual misco...
2019-07-21, 18:52

My hot sauce is turning pale. Is it safe to use? This is the current state of a hot sauce sitting at my desk. I forgot about it for a few months and only came across while clearing away some books. T...
2019-06-20, 17:26

A Police Union Is Telling Cops to Use the Punisher's Logo Amid an Investigation Into Racist Social Media Posts Earlier this year, a group of St. Louis police officers were put on administrative leave after their racist social media posts were resurfaced, prompt...
2019-07-15, 20:13

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, pre...
2019-06-01, 19:39

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “...
2019-07-07, 12:00

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: 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, 16:00

AR IN SOCIAL MEDIA: How immersive experiences drive sales, improve customer engagement, and boost awareness (FB, SNAP) This is a preview of the AR in Social Media research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and al...
2019-07-15, 16:26

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific fl...
2019-07-02, 08:01

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The De...
2019-06-15, 03:39

George Conway mocks concerns over publishing donors after wife Kellyanne decries practice on social media Attorney George Conway, the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, created an awkward scene on social media Wednesday when he mocked a conce...
2019-08-07, 15:00

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

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of...
2019-06-13, 14:00

Celtics star Jayson Tatum chided on social media after his beloved Blues beat Bruins in Stanley Cup Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum celebrated the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday on social media and immediately r...
2019-06-13, 11:13

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, Wha...
2019-06-12, 08:13

Macy's pulls portion control plates after social media users claim they support eating disorders Macy’s vowed to remove a set of dinner plates from all stores after receiving backlash on social media from users who claimed the design promoted body...
2019-07-23, 13:39

Roger Stone avoids jail, banned from major social media after judge rules he breached gag order Stone, 66, a notorious Republican political operative who has described himself as a "dirty trickster," had previously been dressed down by the judge ...
2019-07-16, 13:39

‘Honey Boo Boo’ pretends to snort cocaine live on social media amid Mama June Shannon’s drug troubles Honey Boo Boo pretended to prepare and inhale a line of cocaine on her Instagram Live on Thursday, despite her mother Mama June struggling with drug a...
2019-08-02, 17:13

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has f...
2019-06-14, 01:26

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: 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, 16:00

Pale rosé isn't better – and nine other pink wine myths debunked It’s all sweet, it’s only for summer or ought to be cheap ... the prejudices about rosé wine endure, but we really should know betterRed wine gives yo...
2019-06-13, 09:13

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse According to Variety, Amazon and the BBC are moving forward with a two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel The Pale Horse, with Leonora...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Kinzinger: Trump's Iran call will 'pale in comparison' to next response Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that Iran can expect the president to act differently if another inciden...
2019-06-21, 22:26

'When I close my eyes, those images haunt me': Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people...
2019-07-17, 04:39

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expectin...
2019-06-20, 20:52

A Louisiana police department is investigating after a social media post from one of its officers pointed at U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is creating controversy (WDSU) A Louisiana police officer is under an internal investigation after suggesting on social media that Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-...
2019-07-23, 02:00

Pogo Stick Sharing Micro Mobility Startup Cangoroo Is Truly Beyond the Pale If you needed any further proof that we live in hell and everything is meaningless, there is a new tech-less pogo-stick-sharing micro mobility startu...
2019-06-02, 23:13

Kaya Scodelario, Rufus Sewell to star in the BBC's 'Pale Horse' miniseries "Crawl" actress Kaya Scodelario and "The Man In The High Castle" actor Rufus Sewell are to star in the miniseries, "The Pale Horse," the BBC announced...
2019-07-31, 11:52

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social media companies like Facebook and ...
2019-08-07, 20:00

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, sa...
2019-06-27, 12:39

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for th...
2019-07-03, 07:26

Trump hails social media, slams 'fake news' Donald Trump says social media allows messages to be sent directly to the people without going through the "fake news filter." The president says soci...
2019-07-12, 00:26

Miss Michigan stripped of title over 'offensive' social media posts Kathy Zhu received an email Thursday dismissing her as a Miss World America pageant participant and revoking her Miss Michigan World America title. &...
2019-07-19, 17:52

Opinion: Don't blame or shame Tate Martell on social media. It's not his fault. How did we get to the point where a college kid being less great at sports than he thinks is reason for the social media mobs to come after him? ...
2019-08-13, 14:00

A 'direct correlation' between rise of hate on social media and attacks, says SPLC Longtime advocacy group says lack of meaningful moderation allows a free-for-all on social media for white supremacy, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim g...
2019-08-06, 00:39

Images of stars on social media 'risk fuelling copycat cosmetic procedures' Looking at images of cosmetically enhanced celebrities on social media risks encouraging young women to have similar procedures, according to a scient...
2019-08-22, 10:26

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better. &...
2019-05-26, 19:13

Everything Social Media Giants Banned in 2019 (That They Should've Banned Ages Ago) One of the more frequent annoyances of our modern world is the endless defenses social media platforms make to sidestep their responsibilities to curb...
2019-07-10, 17:13

Why having a 'textdoor neighbor' is trending on social media Some on social media seem to be texting their number neighbor or “text door neighbor.”      ...
2019-08-07, 18:26

Why quitting tech and social media is harder than quitting cigarettes We go digital to bank, invest, shop, socialize. In an age of too much tech and social media, how do we unplug from the Matrix and break bad habits? &...
2019-08-12, 08:00

Sarah Hyland is engaged to 'Bachelorette' alum Wells Adams after meeting on social media 'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland took to Instagram Tuesday to announce her engagement to Wells Adams, a radio DJ who competed on 'The ...
2019-07-18, 05:26

Frank Lampard 'disgusted' by Tammy Abraham abuse as Chelsea boss criticises social media platforms Frank Lampard today launched a scathing attack on social media platforms over the "disgusting" abuse Tammy Abraham received after Chelsea's Uefa Super...
2019-08-16, 11:13

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be re...
2019-06-05, 09:39

On YouTube or Instagram? Here's what it takes to make money as social media 'influencer' You could turn the time you spend on YouTube and Facebook into real money. ViralNation spells out how much you could make.     &#...
2019-07-10, 07:39

BBC bosses called on to issue apology after Imam Abdullah Patel who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on Tory leadership debate Tweets on women and Israel by imam who appeared on BBC debate exposed Imam Abdullah Patel suspended from school where he is named as deputy head He ap...
2019-06-19, 11:13

Why debt forgiveness isn’t so easy Dear John: With all this talk about writing off student debt, no one mentions the tax consequences of the forgiven debt. Will that be forgiven too? M....
2019-07-21, 02:01

How to get over vacation shaming Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us why we should ignore vacation shaming and take the trip we have wanted to take.     &#...
2019-07-23, 10:39

Meghan McCain announces social media break in a tribute to her 'hero,' late father John McCain Meghan McCain is remembering her late father John McCain on the day before the anniversary of his death. She also announces a social media break. ...
2019-08-24, 14:52

'Punch a guy so hard he poops himself': Police under fire for 'shameful' social media posts The Plain View Project shows police officers referring to minorities as animals and shared pictures that are anti-Islam.     ...
2019-06-05, 19:52

Forgiveness at New Zealand's service for terror victims At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and it...
2019-06-22, 00:26

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a so...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Ruby Rose on 'Batwoman' and social media: People can 'attack you when you're in your bedroom' Ruby Rose, who is promoting her role as a lesbian Jewish 'Batwoman' on CW, explains that she is afraid for what social media does to teens i...
2019-08-04, 20:26

Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself' Jen Flint wrote about a day at the pool where she saw a mom taking photos for social media and worried about mom's comparing themselves to perfec...
2019-06-27, 17:00

Teachers sue Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program A New York City Public School teacher has joined public employees from across the country in a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her...
2019-07-11, 22:26

Kamala Harris has a student debt forgiveness plan, but it's complicated Borrowers will have a lot of boxes to check before they can get the $20,000 in student debt forgiveness on the table in Kamala Harris' newly rele...
2019-07-31, 15:00

Trump to grant student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday to automatically cancel the student loan debt of disabled veterans. More than 25,000 service m...
2019-08-21, 16:52

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tension...
2019-06-02, 11:52

Trump Orders Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans The directive came after 51 attorneys general criticized the federal Education Department for cumbersome eligibility rules for disabled veterans to el...
2019-08-22, 01:39

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's ...
2019-05-22, 07:52

Fat-shaming plates yanked from Macy’s after online backlash Pass the salt, these dinner plates are pretty tasteless. Macy’s yanked a series of dishes that feature arbitrary “portion control” circles from their ...
2019-07-22, 19:39

Climate of guilt: Flight shaming takes off Sweden Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand and her family board the first of many trains on a vacation around northern Europe. They are part of a growing movement ...
2019-06-20, 06:26

Watch: Man Apologises To Sarfaraz Ahmed After Fat-Shaming Him In UK Mall An unidentified man, whose video of fat-shaming Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed had went viral on social media, has issued an apology to the 32-year-o...
2019-06-22, 02:52

Pregnant meteorologist takes on body-shaming trolls One meteorologist in Ohio won’t let viewers rain on her pregnancy with unsolicited critiques of her body. Ashlee Baracy, 34, of WBNS in Columbus is gi...
2019-07-08, 14:52

Conservative Parkland student dropped by Harvard asks for forgiveness: 'I wish I could take it back' The conservative Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist who was dropped by Harvard University after a bevy of offensive remarks ...
2019-06-18, 00:00

2020 Dems making big, costly promises on student loan forgiveness The Democratic presidential candidates' costly plans for universal health care dominated the recent Detroit debates -- but their plans for tackling th...
2019-08-12, 03:00

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program...
2019-07-11, 11:13

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by C...
2019-06-28, 12:00

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's ...
2019-05-22, 15:00

England’s Phil Neville accuses Cameroon of ‘shaming football’ • ‘I’ve never seen circumstances like that on a football pitch’• Neville confirms that Toni Duggan was deliberately spat onOn an evening when Phil Nev...
2019-06-23, 18:13

Woman ‘horrified’ by gym’s body-shaming promo email to former customers Talk about gym-timidation. One woman was left “horrified” to receive a body-shaming promotional email from a Connecticut location of Anytime Fitness g...
2019-06-14, 18:52

Was A Priest Pushed Off Stage For Fat-Shaming? Truth Behind Viral Video A video that has gone viral online, collecting millions of views, shows a woman pushing a priest off a stage. The video was shared on Twitter by a use...
2019-07-23, 06:13

#couscousforcomment: the hashtag shaming Instagrammers who demand free food Chefs around the world are fed up with so-called social media influencers offering ‘exposure’ – and they’re biting backOne day in April Duncan Welgemo...
2019-07-12, 16:39

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Educatio...
2019-07-11, 14:26

Holocaust survivor who preached forgiveness, despite being tortured alongside her twin by the Nazis, dies Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor died Thursday morning in Krakow, Poland, just miles from the Auschwitz concentration camp.     &...
2019-07-04, 16:13

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ...
2019-06-27, 13:13

‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reach...
2019-07-08, 16:26

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly ...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Macy’s pulls plates with ‘toxic message’ after after customers call them out for fat shaming Alie Ward/Twitter via TODAY By Julie Pennell, TODAY A collection of plates intended as a humorous way to help people dining at home with portion contr...
2019-07-23, 11:52

Tom Homan blasts 'disgusting' NYT op-ed that calls for public shaming of border agents Former ICE Director Tom Homan called out a "disgusting" New York Times op-ed that called for the public shaming of Border Patrol agents, telling "Fox ...
2019-07-01, 10:26

Cosmetic surgery billboard faces backlash over ‘disgusting’ body shaming A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman with the phrase "Keep our beaches beautiful" has sparked outcry this week for what some see a...
2019-07-18, 12:52

Liberal’s ‘social finance’ plan aims to find new ways to deliver social services It's uncharted water for both the government and the organizations it hopes will share hundreds of millions of dollars more, and the early part of the...
2019-06-12, 18:52

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was mak...
2019-07-10, 17:13

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migr...
2019-07-01, 09:00

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shove...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Author says losing book deal after shaming transit worker made her suicidal A Jordanian American author who lost her book deal after calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing a book publisher for $13.4 million in...
2019-06-10, 11:26

Bebe Rexha doesn't let body-shaming comments get to her, with help from Demi Lovato Bebe Rexha clapped back at her social media trolls for body shaming and gained support from body-positive singer Demi Lovato.     ...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Kaitlyn Bristowe Fiercely Defends Bachelorette Hannah Brown Against Slut-Shaming Kaitlyn Bristowe is sticking up for her fellow Bachelorette Hannah Brown. The season 11 star came to the Alabama native's defense on Tuesday after a ...
2019-07-03, 11:52

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesd...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Sen. Bernie Sanders pushes free college and student debt forgiveness — and finds the field crowded Since Sanders emphasized the issues in his first presidential run, many Democrats have embraced similar proposals, potentially diluting support for hi...
2019-08-24, 12:00

Books of The Times: ‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the ...
2019-05-21, 20:39

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to...
2019-06-10, 06:13

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life...
2019-06-14, 00:13

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.    ...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Dean Unglert Slams Blake Horstmann for "Slut Shaming" Amid Caelynn Miller-Keyes Drama When it comes to the drama between Caelynn Miller-Keys and Blake Horstmann, Dean Unglert has taken a side. While appearing on the latest episode of i...
2019-08-09, 08:52

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subs...
2019-07-17, 04:39

German priest causes church walkout as preaches for predator priest forgiveness The cleric said he wanted to tell parishioners about the biblically important meaning of forgiveness. He regretted that predator priests were labelled...
2019-07-05, 01:52

New documentary 'Emanuel' reveals the power of forgiveness after Charleston church massacre The documentary 'Emanuel' follows the stories of forgiveness that emerged out of a heinous hate crime in a Charleston church.   &...
2019-06-17, 21:13

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists expl...
2019-05-29, 10:52

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the m...
2019-06-17, 23:26

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media ...
2019-05-26, 05:00

Stop shaming pregnant women about caffeine. 'One cup of coffee is perfectly OK' One pregnant woman said she had her coffee thrown away by a customer. But a little caffeine is OK for moms-to-be. Doctors agree.    &#...
2019-06-04, 10:13

F45 Training apologises over 'body shaming' email which asked customers if they are 'feeling fat and fugly' A popular fitness chain has apologised over claims of "body shaming" after sending an email to customers asking if they were "feeling fat and fugly"....
2019-07-19, 01:26

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormou...
2019-07-01, 12:00

How to know for sure if Facebook (or any social network) is down Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In the past ...
2019-07-04, 06:26

What happens when Social Security goes broke? Even though Americans fear Social Security won't be around in the future, isn't going to go belly-up and suddenly stop paying out benefits. ...
2019-05-30, 09:13

K-pop fans are dedicated, social -- and should be taken seriously The phenomenal success of K-pop and its biggest export bands such as BTS, EXO, Blackpink, MONSTA X and Red Velvet can largely be credited to their hig...
2019-07-02, 23:39

Shoelace Is a New Social Network From Google Shoelace, which comes from Google's in-house incubator Area 120, is aimed at helping people find activities to do and people to do those activities wi...
2019-07-12, 06:39

K-pop fans are creative, dedicated and social-- we should take them seriously The phenomenal success of K-pop and its biggest export bands such as BTS, EXO, Blackpink, MONSTA X and Red Velvet can largely be credited to their hig...
2019-07-02, 14:39

Why These Social Networks Failed So Badly Sixteen years ago, the sun set on Web 1.0, and we embarked by the light of our smartphones to 24/7 connectivity, down a road paved with corporate blun...
2019-08-19, 11:26

This Social Security scam is just evil The Federal Trade Commission said there’s been a significant surge in scams in which impostors claim they are calling on behalf of a government agency...
2019-08-12, 10:52

Google is building a new social network Google is building a new social network, named Shoelace, which it claims will "supercharge your social life".Mere months after shutting down Google+, ...
2019-07-12, 06:26

Social Security sent out some wrong estimates. What you need to know A very limited number of paper statements that showed estimated benefits in retirement ended up wrong. Here's why and what consumers need to know...
2019-08-09, 10:00

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government sh...
2019-07-08, 15:26

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has cl...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Join This Social Network No One's Ever Heard Of The new social network Sunshine looks like yet another Twitter clone, but it’s an extremely minimalist one. In fact, it has no news feed. Instead, Sun...
2019-08-02, 15:52

Study reveals why we’re more social in the summer Have you ever canceled plans because you were binging a show? More than one in 10 Americans have, according to new research. A study examining the int...
2019-05-31, 13:39

NFL says 8 social justice organizations getting grants NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL said eight social justice organizations are receiving grants totaling nearly $2 million. The grants are part of a $20 million ...
2019-06-05, 00:26