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Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend?

When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child...

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend?

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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...
15:32, 08/08/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artific...
10:32, 06/25/2019

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...
15:00, 05/27/2019

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...
17:32, 06/03/2019

‘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...
01:48, 05/28/2019

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 ...
20:48, 06/27/2019

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...
12:48, 05/28/2019

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...
16:16, 06/02/2019

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...
16:32, 05/29/2019

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...
19:48, 06/28/2019

| '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...
09:00, 08/20/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell...
10:32, 04/29/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions f...
11:32, 05/19/2019

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email ad...
11:16, 06/01/2019

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...
16:48, 06/01/2019

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’...
11:16, 06/27/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands 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...
05:16, 05/24/2019

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster...
17:32, 05/24/2019

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...
12:00, 05/23/2019

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...
06:32, 05/24/2019

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...
07:32, 05/23/2019

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...
02:48, 07/24/2019

‘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...
21:48, 06/25/2019

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...
03:00, 07/17/2019

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...
10:00, 06/05/2019

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 ...
13:16, 07/31/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a sma...
09:16, 05/12/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “deva...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on app...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook a...
17:32, 05/04/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life sat...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who...
12:16, 05/04/2019

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...
13:32, 07/24/2019

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 ...
12:32, 06/01/2019

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...
06:00, 06/14/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their exper...
15:32, 05/04/2019

‘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 ...
07:48, 06/01/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the futu...
12:00, 05/24/2019

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...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Vox pop superstar is a social media darling decades on | Lucy Siegle The BBC’s lady in red broke the internet thanks to her witty and easy eloquenceUnexpectedly last week, a 42-year-old BBC Two vox pop featuring an East...
09:16, 08/03/2019

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...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Mueller testimony got more social media buzz than ‘Game of Thrones’ Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony may have been a bust, but his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidenti...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Contact Lens Start-Up, Big on Social Media, May Be Bad for Eyes, Doctors Say The company, Hubble, offers customers contact lens subscriptions at low monthly prices. Critics say it bypasses eye care professionals, doesn’t proper...
05:48, 07/27/2019

‘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...
02:00, 07/09/2019

'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...
12:16, 08/01/2019

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...
09:32, 06/17/2019

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...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social medi...
02:00, 05/06/2019

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...
11:16, 07/08/2019

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 ...
10:16, 07/09/2019

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...
15:32, 05/29/2019

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...
00:48, 07/25/2019

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.      ...
04:16, 08/13/2019

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...
01:16, 05/30/2019

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...
19:16, 07/10/2019

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...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from...
10:00, 05/15/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversi...
08:00, 05/10/2019

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...
10:32, 06/11/2019

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, according to Tucson...
19:00, 08/08/2019

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...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Even Judges Have To Face Brunt Of Social Media, Says Supreme Court Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested for...
12:32, 06/11/2019

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...
17:00, 07/12/2019

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...
22:48, 07/11/2019

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...
00:48, 06/12/2019

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 ...
12:16, 07/12/2019

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 ...
10:16, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, a...
20:16, 05/12/2019

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...
16:32, 06/07/2019

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...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it ha...
04:16, 05/13/2019

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...
20:32, 07/15/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media u...
20:48, 05/13/2019

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 ...
13:32, 07/14/2019

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berman...
12:32, 07/16/2019

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 supporters of President Trump who say they face censorship by left-tilt...
05:00, 07/10/2019

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...
11:32, 07/17/2019

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 ...
23:48, 06/02/2019

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...
12:01, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-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 ...
07:00, 07/11/2019

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...
23:16, 06/02/2019

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...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram fol...
06:32, 05/09/2019

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...
14:48, 06/02/2019

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...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Daniel Sturridge reunited with stolen dog after social media appeal • Sturridge had asked for Lucci’s return after LA break-in• Former Liverpool striker posts video thanking publicDaniel Sturridge has been reunited wit...
00:32, 07/11/2019

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...
09:32, 07/11/2019

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...
02:16, 08/06/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

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...
12:32, 07/17/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the...
10:16, 05/09/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement t...
16:48, 05/16/2019

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...
04:48, 08/06/2019

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...
17:32, 08/12/2019

| 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...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by...
01:32, 05/17/2019

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...
11:16, 07/11/2019

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...
17:48, 08/13/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipu...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombin...
14:00, 04/30/2019

"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...
20:00, 07/11/2019

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial inve...
18:16, 06/19/2019

Social media bots no longer need to hide to be effective, says Facebook Internet bots are a touchy subject these days, especially when it comes to social media. How many of that celebrity's Twitter followers are real ...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challe...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Patients’ social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should ...
07:16, 06/25/2019

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...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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...
16:00, 06/20/2019

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....
15:48, 06/20/2019

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 wit...
17:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union off...
23:32, 06/19/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Brita...
03:16, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesse...
01:32, 06/24/2019

Maguire calls for social media companies to verify users Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has called on social media companies to require users to verify their identities after teammate Paul Pogba wa...
08:32, 08/20/2019

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...
09:32, 06/29/2019

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 #...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the fir...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donal...
18:00, 04/30/2019

The White House may host a social media summit next month The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meet...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sig...
20:16, 04/30/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
18:32, 04/30/2019

Gunman Mocked US Food Festival On Social Media Before Mass Shooting A 19-year-old has been identified as the gunman in the latest mass shooting in the United States, a rampage which left three dead including two childr...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Read This: An illuminating visit to the social media graveyards of canceled 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...
12:16, 06/28/2019

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...
08:00, 05/20/2019

‘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...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilitie...
14:32, 04/28/2019

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...
13:16, 05/30/2019

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...
06:00, 07/11/2019

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...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms...
15:16, 05/04/2019

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...
14:00, 06/04/2019

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...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto w...
18:16, 05/02/2019

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 ...
11:00, 07/02/2019

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 ...
21:48, 06/04/2019

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...
04:16, 07/16/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

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....
10:48, 06/10/2019

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...
17:16, 07/12/2019

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...
05:16, 08/20/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching...
16:00, 05/04/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing. ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

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...
10:16, 08/02/2019

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...
22:16, 07/03/2019

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...
08:00, 07/11/2019

‘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 ...
09:16, 07/11/2019

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...
05:00, 06/18/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on h...
02:32, 05/14/2019

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...
20:00, 07/11/2019

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...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he de...
20:00, 07/11/2019

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...
07:00, 06/03/2019

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 ̵...
12:48, 06/12/2019

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...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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...
11:48, 06/12/2019

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...
15:00, 07/11/2019

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...
16:16, 07/11/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of offi...
03:32, 05/22/2019

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...
08:48, 06/03/2019

'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...
01:48, 07/31/2019

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...
14:16, 06/20/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/11/2019

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...
14:16, 07/19/2019

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...
19:48, 07/02/2019

German NGO captain seeks to block Salvini's social media accounts The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will ask magistrates to block Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's social media accounts because he ...
10:32, 07/11/2019

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...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military exped...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons...
04:32, 05/02/2019

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,...
13:16, 05/24/2019

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 ...
14:32, 07/20/2019

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...
11:48, 07/11/2019

Mack Horton targeted on social media as he is warned over Sun Yang snub World governing body reprimands Horton and Swimming Australia, as swimmer’s Instagram account is flooded with abuseSwimming Australia and Mack Horton ...
20:16, 07/22/2019

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...
14:48, 08/09/2019

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...
20:16, 05/25/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and ...
09:00, 05/06/2019

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...
06:00, 07/09/2019

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...
10:00, 08/22/2019

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...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio says he prefers pupusas over tacos -- and social media goes loco Leonardo DiCaprio caused a stir on social media Saturday when he disclosed in an interview with the cast of “Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood” that he ...
02:16, 07/28/2019

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...
20:48, 07/16/2019

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...
02:00, 07/02/2019

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...
18:48, 06/07/2019

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...
16:16, 06/15/2019

RPT-Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two...
22:00, 05/22/2019

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...
13:16, 07/16/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long...
00:16, 05/05/2019

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...
09:00, 07/02/2019

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...
07:32, 05/25/2019

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...
01:00, 06/16/2019

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...
16:32, 06/05/2019

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...
08:16, 07/30/2019

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...
06:32, 05/23/2019

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...
03:00, 05/23/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

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...
06:32, 06/08/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital commun...
15:48, 05/16/2019

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...
16:48, 06/21/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Tu...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be da...
15:32, 05/15/2019

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...
15:32, 07/13/2019

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...
08:16, 06/09/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

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...
16:00, 06/20/2019

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...
14:48, 08/01/2019

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...
09:16, 06/14/2019

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...
07:32, 06/05/2019

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."  ...
03:48, 05/27/2019

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...
12:32, 05/27/2019

Wealthy parents in Singapore are buying penthouses for their kids as taxes rise, and it mirrors a change in luxury real estate happening on the other side of the world Flickr/nlann In March of 2019, Singapore was ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for the sixth year in a row. In an effort to avo...
20:48, 07/31/2019

Nike launches pricey kids' shoes subscription service, calls it a 'parent's best friend' Nike's new children's subscription service doesn't come cheap with prices ranging from $20 to $50 a month. But there's already a w...
22:48, 08/12/2019

For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time---So Parents Fight Back To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfette...
06:48, 07/23/2019

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...
14:48, 06/29/2019

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...
16:16, 08/10/2019

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...
09:16, 07/02/2019

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...
09:32, 06/03/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitt...
18:16, 05/15/2019

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 ...
17:16, 06/05/2019

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 ...
14:16, 08/09/2019

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...
12:48, 07/16/2019

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.       &#...
05:32, 06/03/2019

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.  &#...
08:32, 08/20/2019

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...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Trump follows up social media summit by attacking Paul Ryan on Twitter – live President called Ryan a ‘lame duck failure’ after the former House speaker said the nation had grown ‘numb’ to Trump in the book American CarnageSign ...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warr...
05:00, 05/01/2019

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...
10:48, 08/09/2019

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.&#...
03:48, 06/07/2019

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...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets....
18:16, 06/30/2019

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...
18:16, 07/02/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family p...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called...
20:32, 05/15/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’r...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien...
12:32, 07/16/2019

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 ...
23:16, 06/10/2019

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...
15:32, 06/20/2019

Adidas' social media campaign backfires, sending out anti-Semitic tweets A social media campaign celebrating Adidas' new gear for the Arsenal soccer team in London went awry Monday, with the retailer sending out anti-S...
10:48, 07/02/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjecte...
20:32, 05/15/2019

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...
21:00, 07/18/2019

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...
07:32, 08/20/2019

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...
03:48, 07/12/2019

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 ...
00:16, 07/01/2019

Alec Baldwin’s daughter, Ireland, told him to ‘get over’ her racy social media posts When Ireland Baldwin posted a cheeky photo of herself to Instagram last month, it quickly prompted her dad Alec Baldwin to respond. Now, the 23-year-o...
18:00, 08/06/2019

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...
23:48, 05/01/2019

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...
23:48, 06/06/2019

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...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and...
21:32, 05/12/2019

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...
02:48, 07/17/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' directors shocked by their own success at the box office, credit social media As “Avengers: Endgame” continues to dominate at the box office, directors Joe and Anthony Russo are in awe and crediting social media with the film’s ...
08:48, 04/30/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive images...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Social Media Street Safety campaign encourages roadway users to be safe LEX TV YouTube LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The City of Lexington is launching a social media campaign to encourage all roadway users to get aroun...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-...
21:48, 05/06/2019

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...
21:00, 07/09/2019

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...
09:48, 06/18/2019

Angel’s comic-book revival pits the vampire against a social media monster It’s been 20 years since Buffy’s vampire boyfriend got his own spin-off show, Angel, expanding the scope of Joss Whedon’s TV universe while cementing ...
12:48, 06/25/2019

Georgetown PD Launches Social Media Campaign To Lock Car Doors, Remove Valuables GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) -It’s 9 p.m. Do you know where your weapons are? Georgetown police have launched a nightly social media campaign in an ...
10:48, 06/25/2019

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...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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 ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

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...
23:48, 08/13/2019

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....
10:48, 07/10/2019

Social media sites block satirical rap 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...
03:16, 08/02/2019

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 ...
21:16, 06/13/2019

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...
17:00, 05/28/2019

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...
17:32, 06/13/2019

'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 ...
04:00, 08/21/2019