TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:51

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 because the little gir...

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool

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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 Pools. However, people are confused about how swimmers will get in it....
2019-06-08 03:51

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 something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; no...
2019-05-24 08:51

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 skin....
2019-06-03 07:00

Single dad becomes social media star after asking daughter for fashion advice A single father had no idea that asking his 19-year-old daughter for fashion advice was going to change his life. Carli Saville shared the images that her father, Jeff, sent her of different possible outfits for him to wear on a date — and asking for...
2019-07-15 23:34

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 post Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as elect...
2019-05-22 11:51

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-old model is addressing her father's comments. ...
2019-08-07 05:34

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 growth....
2019-07-04 06:34

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 to pessimism. This European Financial Forecast excerpt explains what this enthusiasm means for stocks...
2019-05-29 00:17

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
2019-06-27 18:51

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
2019-08-05 19:51

Why media, especially social media, is vital for Jack Hughes Jarrod Moses, the president of United Entertainment Group, and Jack Hughes discuss how media and social media can help grow Hughes' brand.       ...
2019-07-08 20:17

18-year-old daughter of British tycoon Rachel Clacher found dead in Majorca pool The 18-year-old daughter of a wealthy British entrepreneur has been found dead in a swimming pool after a night out of partying with friends in Majorca, Spain, according to a report. Josie Clacher — daughter of Rachel Clacher, co-founder of the leadi...
2019-08-15 01:51

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona ...
2019-06-19 20:34

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
2019-06-19 17:17

Trump Jr. blasts Nike with photo of Soviet-style shoe design: 'More in line with their views' Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, had a scathing critique of the athletic company Nike after it decided to pull a sneaker bearing a flag used during the American Revolution....
2019-07-03 18:51

Rock star Bret Michaels pledges $10,000 donation in honor of Vandy pitcher's daughter Vanderbilt pitcher Tyler Brown won a national title and learned his 1-year-old daughter will not need another surgery anytime soon while in Omaha.       ...
2019-06-27 20:34

See the First-Ever Photo of Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef's Daughter Lucia Ricky Martin's daughter has him wrapped around her little finger. After much waiting, the Puerto Rican singer is finally sharing the first photo of his beautiful baby girl, Lucia......
2019-08-09 08:34

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 supremacists.        ...
2019-08-02 00:17

| Disturbing photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies. This image might disturb sensitive viewers....
2019-06-27 20:00

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazing how the Fake News Media became ‘crazed’ over the chant ‘send her back’ by a packed Arena (a record)...
2019-07-19 21:00

Graphic photo of drowned father and daughter stirs volatile immigration debate A harrowing photo of a drowned migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter has renewed outrage over the immigration debate.        ...
2019-06-27 19:51

Diane Kruger posts rare photo of Norman Reedus with baby daughter Though they keep their child's identity out of the public eye, Diane Kruger posted an adorable pic of partner Norman Reedus carrying their baby girl.        ...
2019-08-17 21:00

US border: photo of drowned father and daughter highlights migrants’ peril – video report Searing photographs showing a man and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in shallow water along the Mexican bank of the Rio Grande near the US border highlight the perils of the latest migration crisis involving mostly Central Americans fleein...
2019-06-27 22:34

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called ...
2019-07-08 01:51

Norman Reedus Shares Rare Photo of Daughter In Honor of Diane Kruger's 43rd Birthday Norman Reedus and Diane Kruger have themselves an adorably handsy little girl. The notoriously private duo have rarely opened up about their baby girl, who they welcomed in November, but......
2019-07-15 19:17

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
2019-05-28 20:17

Wave Pool Transforms Into Tsunami Pool, Injures Over 40 People A summer day of floating and chilling at Longjing, China’s Yulong Shuiyun Water Amusement Park earlier this week quickly turned dangerous when an oversized wave unexpectedly slammed through the crowded pool. Video from the park is rather quite scary,...
2019-08-01 22:17

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 staunchest supporters of the tax are no longer convinced....
2019-07-20 17:34

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 likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
2019-05-28 22:17

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 a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it mo...
2019-07-13 02:34

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 sweeping the north African country....
2019-06-14 19:17

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 night....
2019-06-17 12:00

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 circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
2019-06-19 23:34

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 movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" with the line "I'm not leavin.'"     ...
2019-07-01 23:00

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 driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
2019-07-05 21:51

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 a break and come......
2019-08-07 22:34

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale She was a high-flying international human right’s lawyer who worked with refugees. Then she was found dead on a beach in East Sussex. What happened in-between is a story of crime and punishment, and a question of how justice works in the social media...
2019-07-06 02:51

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 owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It i...
2019-05-30 18:34

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 Olivera made her first post to her Instagram account. “I am here to share bits of wisdom, tools for w...
2019-08-01 11:01

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 future....
2019-07-08 04:00

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 report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an...
2019-06-03 12:00

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their women's World Cup semi-final....
2019-07-03 02:51

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 Thursday will host a meeting of some of the rightwing internet’s loudest voices – and worst trolls.Donald ...
2019-07-11 20:34

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 circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
2019-06-15 17:17

Social media bots are damaging our democracy Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass shooting, environmental catastrophe or political meltdown...
2019-08-16 13:00

Social media isn't the problem - the side effects of using it are Social media is damaging children's mental health by affecting sleep and exposing them to cyber-bullying, the first major study on the subject has shown....
2019-08-14 05:51

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 this month launched two new features on its platform meant to prevent bullying. One feature asks users...
2019-07-16 09:51

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 suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study publ...
2019-08-14 17:51

| 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, researchers say....
2019-05-28 21:17

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 European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, ...
2019-06-06 20:34

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 there. Whatever business you're in, reaching your customers, clients and readers relies a huge am...
2019-05-25 17:34

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 against complacency both within politics and the media....
2019-05-28 03:51

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 expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
2019-07-14 15:00

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But the Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Dwayne Drayton struck and killed 70-year-old Robert Hensch...
2019-06-06 16:51

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
2019-06-03 10:00

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 messages following the alleged attack        ...
2019-06-02 21:17

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’s Tips: write a “blog post” in a cloud doc and share it with a select group of friends. Inventor and...
2019-06-27 18:51

‘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 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The N...
2019-06-27 19:34

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 effect on Friday....
2019-06-03 00:00

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
2019-05-28 03:34

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't change.        ...
2019-05-30 02:34

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 warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
2019-05-27 14:51

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 an American woman with a broken jaw after she refused to kiss her partner at the urging of a group ...
2019-06-08 18:34

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 in attendance....
2019-07-24 12:34

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 human life is there” used to be the proudest boast of the (mercifully) defunct News of the World. Li...
2019-08-18 10:34

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 social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,....
2019-06-08 04:51

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 Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i...
2019-07-04 07:51

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 connections help win the information wars?...
2019-05-23 13:51

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. Shawn Speagle says he is haunted by his work as a former content moderator for Facebook. “I hav...
2019-06-28 20:17

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 medium....
2019-08-16 16:00

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 extremism watchdog said today....
2019-07-31 19:00

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 future....
2019-07-08 01:00

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 new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that th...
2019-06-28 02:51

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 country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for th...
2019-06-02 02:00

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 at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
2019-06-27 21:17

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 nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated ...
2019-06-04 03:51

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 presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions ...
2019-05-22 11:51

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 on social media....
2019-05-24 23:17

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 frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
2019-07-11 14:00

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 to spice up your Instagram feed, look no further than the highly acclaimed LG G8. Its versatile camer...
2019-06-20 11:34

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, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged,...
2019-07-11 22:17

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, researchers said Tuesday....
2019-05-28 19:34

"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 Huawei executive who defended the Chinese telecom......
2019-06-13 04:00

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, which suggests styles from screenshots and pics of magazines, websites, or social media post...
2019-06-05 21:17

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 a breath, but June marks Pride Month and with that, the celebration gets kicked up a couple decibel...
2019-06-05 20:00

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 Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
2019-05-24 23:34

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 with its recent FTC settlement....
2019-08-09 00:34

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 whatsoever with her newfound fame — and that she can tweet as many photos as she wants. ̶...
2019-07-17 12:17

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 a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
2019-07-11 19:00

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 federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence...
2019-05-23 20:00

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests Indonesia’s top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate...
2019-05-22 09:34

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 disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter....
2019-07-11 05:17

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 “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson avoids putting together his daughter's Barbie house and we get it Dwayne Johnson shared a photo of himself to social media and joked about how he was going to defer the task to mom.        ...
2019-06-19 18:51

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-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for Mr. Trump....
2019-07-10 12:34

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 future....
2019-05-24 20:17

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 the makings of a West Wing pity party....
2019-07-11 17:51

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 conversation....
2019-07-11 18:17

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 large technology companies whose representatives weren’t invited....
2019-07-12 06:17

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 who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his thir...
2019-05-29 21:34

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—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
2019-07-10 14:34

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 slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed. These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem t...
2019-07-17 20:34

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, this time for transforming young, vibrant faces into old, weathered ones. We’re going to look at some ...
2019-07-17 18:34

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 might return to his former club, but his public relations company said he would show up in Paris on ...
2019-07-14 13:00

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, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended ...
2019-05-25 05:00

| 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 platforms at a White House "summit"....
2019-07-11 21:51

"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 a White House "social media summit" that critics......
2019-07-12 12:17

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 really talked about Horseshoe Bend.”...
2019-07-09 17:00

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 am directing my administration to explore all regulatory and legislation solutions to protect free sp...
2019-07-12 07:00

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 with his stolen dog, two days after an emotional appeal from the former Liverpool striker on social med...
2019-07-11 06:51

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 Jackson said she wouldn’t toss President Trump’s former adviser in jail for violating h...
2019-07-16 22:34

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 "Fake News Media" to the Mueller Report, he said it would be "a big and exciting day at the White Ho...
2019-07-12 21:00

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 — cold-turkey.” The 25-year-old had been feeling disenchanted with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Sna...
2019-05-30 01:34

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 summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the wa...
2019-07-12 22:51

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 ineptitude of baby boomers. “A group where we all pretend to be boomers” has racked up more than 241,00...
2019-07-11 00:17

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 frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
2019-07-11 15:51

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! Protecting your kids online may be a challenge. It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends, sl...
2019-05-30 01:00

‘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-by-social media, Qandeel Baloch, was known for the videos and photographs she posted on Facebook, T...
2019-07-09 10:34

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 musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In the midst of the Pitchfork 2019 madness, the crea...
2019-07-24 23:34

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, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
2019-06-07 20:17

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 birth as independent states. There have been wars, skirmishes, bad-natured exchanges, and prolonged dip...
2019-06-14 16:34

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 said Tuesday night....
2019-06-05 04:51

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 Unified School District. TUSD says Tucson Police Department did “an immediate investigation” Wednes...
2019-08-09 11:00

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
2019-05-21 19:51

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 08:34

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 social media....
2019-06-17 16:17

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 investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in several states posting racist and ...
2019-06-20 02:51

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 official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’ comments about expecting officers to be fired ove...
2019-06-20 05:17

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 said in a media press release, that after an investigation regarding a Snapchat conversation, it foun...
2019-08-06 19:00

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 middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown....
2019-05-22 00:51

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 enormous challenges, experts say....
2019-08-06 13:00

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 on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the...
2019-06-14 14:51

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 never sleeps. It’s mid-June and you should be outside being wholesome: fishing with your dad, runni...
2019-06-13 18:17

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 her birthday in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday, and decided on a party inspired by the 2018 horror film ...
2019-06-08 00:34

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 warnings about the vape products.Read more......
2019-06-08 05:17

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 banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
2019-05-21 15:01

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 final days....
2019-06-06 22:00

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 allegedly making "objectionable comments" on......
2019-06-11 20:00

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 being bullied...
2019-08-14 01:51

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 devoted fan base and has been home to angry posts from celebrities like Taylor Swift. It angered ma...
2019-08-13 21:17

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 the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
2019-06-11 20:51

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, if you wanted to reconnect with a long-lost friend, you’d have to go full detective to find their con...
2019-06-11 21:17

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.       ...
2019-08-13 02:51

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 media from people who think he's "THAT Epstein."...
2019-08-13 02:17

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 presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
2019-06-20 21:17

'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 to Russian officials....
2019-08-02 00:34

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 healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
2019-05-22 21:01

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 spending on Snap, Facebook and Instagram aims to hook their users. Privacy advocates and parents are takin...
2019-06-29 11:17

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....
2019-06-21 03:17

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 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman said he was shocked to see printouts of his client...
2019-06-27 20:34

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 famous TV villa....
2019-07-25 09:51

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 following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on th...
2019-06-28 09:51

‘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 delivering their message....
2019-06-01 15:51

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 numbers....
2019-06-01 18:34

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 result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
2019-06-03 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 result in legal action, hardening a government......
2019-06-03 03:34

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 presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
2019-05-22 17:00

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 #YogaDay2019 trend at the top spots on Twitter,......
2019-06-21 11:34

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 taken an interest in me – a pleasant consequence of exhausting the full spectrum of her disappointm...
2019-07-12 20:00

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 of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of sorts advocating for the decentralization of R...
2019-07-02 22:17

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 05:00

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 Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
2019-06-09 13:00

‘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 extreme in their views....
2019-07-12 18:51

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 frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
2019-07-11 23:00

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 official The King Of Queens Twitter account rearing its head last month to comment on Game Of Thrones...
2019-06-28 20:00

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside Trump'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 the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democ...
2019-07-03 16:17

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 Serve got so fed up by so-called “influencers” asking for free treats in exchange for Ins...
2019-07-04 09:01

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' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
2019-05-27 15:34

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 Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
2019-07-02 17:17

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 heights. After Adams’ website, Natural News, had its page suspended by Facebook in June for violating ...
2019-07-12 23:51

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 17:51

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 has since apologized for....
2019-06-08 11:17

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 Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
2019-07-13 23:34

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 Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
2019-07-02 12:34

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 online....
2019-05-31 02:51

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 into a brief shouting match with a White House reporter in the Rose Garden. Gorka, a former adviser to ...
2019-07-12 02:17

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 on his tweets, slamming the media for reporting on his spelling and grammar errors, and a flurry of o...
2019-07-12 01:34

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 organizations, will collect data from students' social media accounts to create an "Early Alert Tool." If ...
2019-06-06 10:00

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 insensitive at best, and bigoted at worst....
2019-06-20 21:17

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 securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
2019-06-05 01:17

‘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 Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of th...
2019-07-11 17:17

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 anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
2019-07-11 16:51

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 slogans....
2019-07-03 08:17

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 Virginia church. ...
2019-06-03 09:17

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 communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariff...
2019-06-03 13:34

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 buy $19,000 worth of Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana bags and a trip to Hawaii, prosecutors said Friday....
2019-06-22 00:17

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 social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:34

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 helpless pet — after outraged social media users saw a video of the attack online, authorities...
2019-06-05 04:00

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 still dead when this play opens. A wrapped-up body is dragged on stage and dumped in a grave. This ...
2019-07-09 17:00

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 Thursday for what’s being billed as a “social media summit” to discuss anti-conservative bias by big tech c...
2019-07-11 20:17

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 singer is sharing less these......
2019-06-12 20:17

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 success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a s...
2019-06-12 21:17

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 now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been circula...
2019-06-12 22:51

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… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to...
2019-06-05 23:17

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 18:17

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 review said....
2019-06-14 16:00

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 purchases on Saturday....
2019-06-16 02:00

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 invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
2019-07-08 15:00

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 as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
2019-06-16 07:00

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
2019-06-14 08:17

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, with an average of $976.78, up from last year’s $942.17....
2019-08-02 05:17

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, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
2019-05-24 23:34

What Berwick Rangers going viral tells football clubs about social media Bayern Munich and Roma are not the only clubs gaining fans online – as Berwick, Motherwell and Celtic showed last seasonBy Simon Meehan for Nutmeg magazineIt’s 4.50pm on a cold, blustery Saturday in March and I am at the in-laws’ house on the south c...
2019-07-17 18:17

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 that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-09 22:00

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 media sites....
2019-07-17 01:51

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 he’s been romantically or sexually involved with over the years—including songwriter Phoebe Bridgers...
2019-07-20 21:51

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 official election results....
2019-05-25 13:34

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 stay off social media during the forthcoming World Cup in Japan despite the controversy sparked by his...
2019-07-17 00:17

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 would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
2019-05-23 11:17

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 of the storm....
2019-05-23 13:34

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 of social media....
2019-05-21 15:17

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 of social media....
2019-05-22 00:51

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 will receive an official warning from the sport’s world governing body, Fina, after the Olympic cham...
2019-07-23 04:34

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 holes...
2019-05-21 21:00

Judge blocks Trump ex-adviser Stone from social media post A federal judge on Tuesday barred U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, from making any posts on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag order by discussing his case on social media....
2019-07-16 19:17

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 calls an “interpretation” on American fare. Ebb & Flow, his new waterfront cafe near the One°15 Bro...
2019-07-20 00:00

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 result....
2019-07-31 17:51

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 in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past w...
2019-05-26 20:34

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, you can get a huge break on a Stencil Unlimited subscription, including one year of their service a...
2019-08-12 04:51

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 posts on Facebook groups....
2019-07-16 11:34

'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 Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube for their attention. Some are really not fans of Facebook....
2019-07-31 17:51

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 Fandom and Best Cast on Social......
2019-07-20 02:01

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, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
2019-06-18 16:51

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 23:51

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 House has invited a number of social media pundits and Republican lawmakers to discuss “opportunities...
2019-07-11 13:17

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 about a potential presidential run. ...
2019-06-05 05:51

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, or Latin American immigrants....
2019-08-09 16:00

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister Assam police arrested a member of the ruling BJP's social media team on Thursday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal through posts on private social......
2019-06-14 08:17

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 social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial reco...
2019-05-24 00:34

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 18:17

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. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
2019-06-05 20:17

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 have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
2019-06-14 06:01

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 former No. 1 draft pick's physique....
2019-07-31 20:17

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.Read More...
2019-05-24 02:51

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 to explaining the political divide....
2019-07-10 14:34

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 of a shirtless, sculpted mystery man. “Thursday night…,” the single council speaker wrote on h...
2019-08-09 22:34

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 said....
2019-07-08 03:17

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 Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
2019-05-23 03:51

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 media including a claim that Remainers were planning to kill Boris Johnson and that the novichok use...
2019-06-23 02:34

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 people....
2019-06-23 08:34

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 13:17

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 wealthy city-state's government requested the removal of content it said could fan racial tension....
2019-08-02 10:00

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 WhatsApp....
2019-07-01 08:17

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 fashion designer on Instagram...
2019-08-01 23:17

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 for the Internet Censorship Act” would revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996...
2019-06-29 17:34

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 high heels at work....
2019-06-03 16:34

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 agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
2019-05-23 03:51

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 between Mack Horton and his Chinese rival, Sun Yang, has been avoided with the Australian failing to qua...
2019-07-23 11:17

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 the shirt bearing anti-Semitic and racist messages. The German sportswear goliath launched its #DareTo...
2019-07-03 00:51

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 Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
2019-05-22 02:51

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’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
2019-06-21 03:01

Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after govt complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the wealthy city-state's government requested the removal of content it said could fan racial tension....
2019-08-02 10:00

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 instant stardom on social media for his austere......
2019-05-31 14:51

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 and "will always stand with with Muslim Canadians."...
2019-08-04 18:51

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-Semitic tweets....
2019-07-02 18:34

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 look at both sides of the story....
2019-06-28 00:51

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, according to reports...
2019-08-11 10:34

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 discrimination and suppression on the internet....
2019-07-11 20:34

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 not as important, or as powerful, as Social Media" and criticizing what he said was unfairness by som...
2019-07-11 19:00

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. “Holy s–t…I think I’m coming down with a case of undocumentation,” w...
2019-07-16 06:00

Judge bans Trump ex-adviser Stone from making social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on his Instagram account....
2019-07-16 20:00

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 as behaving like a schoolchild unable to follow simple orders, after prosecutors accused him of viola...
2019-07-17 13:34

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 in Texas this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from Texas A&M, and previously attended Kinkaid High School, was drivin...
2019-07-16 22:34

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 official election results....
2019-05-25 14:17

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 the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but...
2019-07-17 13:17

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 keep quiet....
2019-07-16 23:34

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 internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
2019-07-12 10:34

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 weekend's 2019 Tony......
2019-06-10 22:00

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 the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
2019-05-25 10:51

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 night, a report said. Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara on Tuesday revealed the possible mo...
2019-07-17 04:34

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 a decade agoIf you, like many people right now, are yearning for common courtesy, a sense of civilit...
2019-05-28 19:51

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 media without her permission — a possible violation of her online privacy. The Paris Saint-Ge...
2019-06-07 07:34

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 what Collin Kartchner had to say on Monday, August 12:...
2019-08-13 07:51

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 that his Twitter following would otherwise be well above 62 million....
2019-08-14 07:17

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 05:51

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 government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
2019-06-06 00:17

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 frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly squelching conservative voices, according to reports. “The...
2019-07-11 16:51

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. Called Extras, the feed allows users to view trailers, photos, and news from upcoming and existi...
2019-06-07 11:51

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 Thursday....
2019-07-19 04:00

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 the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 06:17

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 slurs is raising concerns that the platform isn’t serious about policing hate posts....
2019-07-15 19:34

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-conservative bias on social media....
2019-07-06 22:34

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 between the two....
2019-07-17 02:17

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 man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
2019-05-21 22:17

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has placed the blame of the US' latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 29 people died in attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-05 17:34

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 voices. But even if they were, the First Amendment doesn’t apply to social media companies, and a video f...
2019-06-20 17:51

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 social.       ...
2019-07-24 16:00

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 earlier....
2019-07-01 19:00

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
2019-05-27 08:00

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 of their AFCON squad after several women revealed evidence of Warda being a DM-sliding, unsolicited d...
2019-06-27 19:17

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 ongoing threats on social media.    ...
2019-06-27 19:17

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 allegation....
2019-06-03 17:51

Hacker Accused of Capital One Breach Threatened to 'Shoot Up' Social Media Company, Prosecutors Say The individual suspected of being behind the massive Capital One data breach that compromised the data of an estimated 106,000 million people has been accused in a court filing of threatening to “shoot up” a California-based social media company and ...
2019-08-02 06:17

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 stage for even more scrutiny....
2019-07-02 22:34

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 the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 05:34

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 up” a California social media company....
2019-08-01 16:01

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 in what appears to be one of the biggest breaches of a big bank in history....
2019-07-31 17:51

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.       ...
2019-07-23 01:17

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 few people could convincingly explain why....
2019-07-17 09:51

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, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether...
2019-06-13 01:17

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 bias.Read More...
2019-07-09 06:17

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 election campaign....
2019-07-10 02:51

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 deleted on the eve of a court hearing into his sacking by Rugby Australia.The former Wallaby’s Twitter...
2019-08-12 12:51

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 51" movement went viral on Facebook. ...
2019-07-15 19:34

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 15:17

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 influencers. Peer and social media influences on children…       ...
2019-08-09 14:00

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 arrested Friday....
2019-08-11 10:34

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 bid.       ...
2019-07-09 00:51

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 intervention as a last resort....
2019-05-30 04:34

‘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” gathering of mostly conservative groups. Trump tweeted Thursday morning against social media...
2019-07-11 16:34

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 Witt, 50, faces a charge of first-degree harassment, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED)...
2019-07-03 00:51

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 — after a national research project accused them of making racist and anti-Muslim social media pos...
2019-06-19 16:34

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 compiling information from across social sites to identify attacks before they happen...
2019-08-10 02:00

The Influencer Marketing Report: Research, strategy & platforms for leveraging social media influencers This is a preview of the Influencer Marketing (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the top platforms, as well as strategies for social media influencer marketing, click here. Current subscribers can read the ...
2019-07-08 17:34

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 revealed “racially-charged social media posts of current and retired city police.”...
2019-06-19 10:51

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. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
2019-05-29 01:34

Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s baby is here! 'Bachelor' alum shares photo of daughter Alessi "This was first time she laid eyes on me and I’m forever changed Alessi Ren Luyendyk," he captioned the shot.        ...
2019-05-31 09:00

Pampers to install 5,000 changing stations in men's rooms after viral social media post sparks outrage Pampers announced a new initiative this week that aims at installing 5,000 baby changing tables in men’s rooms across the country after a viral social media post last year sparked outrage among fathers....
2019-06-12 19:51

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 of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
2019-08-14 23:51

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 07:51

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 videos.        ...
2019-05-29 18:34

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 social media presence and a “overwhelmingly negative” attack to win the online battle before the Euro...
2019-06-30 06:00

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 against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several c...
2019-07-03 00:51

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 against the unidentified company in May and it reported it to Seattle police, CBS News reported, citi...
2019-08-01 21:51

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 disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
2019-07-11 01:51

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 time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
2019-06-05 20:00

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 group, tweeted out last month. It wasn’t alone.Read more......
2019-07-12 23:51

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 dedicated to a diet....
2019-05-25 16:51

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 & inexcusable” social media posts from Border Patrol agents that purportedly included graphic and vulg...
2019-07-03 17:34

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 provocateurs....
2019-07-25 04:34

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-election.       ...
2019-07-10 01:00

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 misconduct and emotional abuse. In......
2019-07-21 21:51

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 08:51

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 content should remain online — and protect the firms’ reputations....
2019-07-25 07:51

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 shaming and eating disorders....
2019-07-23 13:00

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, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under t...
2019-06-02 03:34

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. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
2019-05-28 21:34

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 received criticism from fans....
2019-06-13 17:17

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 all Apps & Platforms industry research reports. Augmented reality's (AR's) ability to link our digita...
2019-07-15 10:51

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 flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new rep...
2019-07-02 13:00

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 “a blatantly anti-Semitic” illustration to a Social Media Summit at the White House. Artist Ben...
2019-07-08 00:51

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, prompting the police department to launch an investigation into them. Now, the head of St. Louis’ police u...
2019-07-16 16:00

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 pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
2019-06-14 10:01

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, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to...
2019-06-12 11:17

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 for his public remarks about the federal criminal case in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-16 20:34

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 Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
2019-06-14 22:51

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 concern that his wife had been highlighting on her Twitter feed....
2019-08-08 00:00

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck draw social media side-eye for upcoming rape, revenge-themed film 'The Last Duel' Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are collaborating with Ridley Scott on the upcoming "The Last Duel," and the project is already rubbing some fans the wrong way....
2019-07-23 18:34

‘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 addiction....
2019-08-03 00:17

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 found....
2019-06-14 13:34

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-Cortez should be shot. Officer Charlie Rispoli’s Facebook post said, “This vile idiot needs a round ...
2019-07-23 13:51

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 expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
2019-06-21 05:17

'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 continue to share photos of her stepdaughter's death even after original posts were taken down on s...
2019-07-17 09:34

The sexiest man alive? For The Rock, it's The Rock Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, star of "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw," has his opinion on who the sexiest man alive is.        ...
2019-08-01 06:00

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 Twitter. President Trump has repeatedly accused tech giants and social media companies of anti-Trump...
2019-08-08 03:34

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, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
2019-06-27 21:34

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 social media users challenge "media gatekeepers" to bring the truth to the American people." (July 11) ...
2019-07-12 06:51

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 groups.       ...
2019-08-06 03:51

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 02:17

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.        ...
2019-07-20 08:00

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 22:00

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.”       ...
2019-08-08 14:00

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 the myriad problems that arise solely because they exist. Every so often, one of them will pat them...
2019-07-11 02:00

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 15:17

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 Bachelorette.'        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

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 Cup defeat....
2019-08-16 17:00

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 released from her suffering....
2019-06-05 13:17

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 12:34

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 appeared on BBC Tory leaders' debate to ask candidates their view on Islamophobia...
2019-06-19 18:00

EasyJet clarifies backless seat viral photo, asks passenger to remove photo from Twitter A photo of a woman sitting in a backless seat on a recent EasyJet flight has gone viral ‒ though the airline insists the seat wasn't in operation.       ...
2019-08-08 01:00

'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.        ...
2019-06-06 00:51

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 social media rant....
2019-05-21 16:51

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 perfection.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

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 in 2019.        ...
2019-08-05 01:17

'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 what they're saying.        ...
2019-05-22 21:51

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 voyage has been rough....
2019-06-13 01:01

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 explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
2019-05-29 18:00

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 subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramp...
2019-07-17 09:34

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 magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
2019-06-18 02:34

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 Forum 2019....
2019-05-26 09:51

Please, Stop Shitting in the Pool Oh America, is there anything we love to do more than dip our diarrhea-filled bums into recreational sources of water? Apparently not! Because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is once again warning sick people to please keep their liter...
2019-07-02 10:34

Too Cool For The Pool Thursday Summer warmth is on hiatus Thursday! We’ll see unseasonably cool highs in the mid to upper 60s- Lexington’s average high in mid to late April. The Great Lakes low that’s ushering in our June chill will also keep a gusty W/NW wind cr...
2019-06-13 12:34

How an Artist Throws a Pool Party Mickalene Thomas and her partner, Racquel Chevremont, invited fellow members of a new collective of queer black women to their house for margaritas and zip-lining....
2019-08-01 00:51

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, the CDC released a report encouraging Americans to use caution when taking advantage of public pools b...
2019-07-02 00:34

Why lilos are moving from the pool to our wardrobes From pizza lilos to unicorn rubber rings, novelty inflatables are a festival fixture. But now we’re entering the age of balloon coutureIt seems to me that 2019’s inflatable culture is a classic millennial story: twenty- and thirtysomethings harking b...
2019-06-11 20:17

Toddler nearly drowns in northside pool TUCSON – A two-year-old child is recovering after nearly drowning Sunday night. Rural Metro firefighters say the child was found face down in a backyard pool near the area of 1st Avenue and Ina Road. Firefighters say family members immediately ...
2019-08-12 05:51

Kimono Cover-Ups for the Beach or Pool We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-24 13:17

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
2019-06-10 12:34

| Currie Cup could still swell Rassie's Bok pool There is somehow still enough quality to certain teams to suggest the Currie Cup will keep Bok coach Rassie Erasmus more than a bit interested, says Rob Houwing....
2019-07-11 18:51

| Tough Day 1 heats in the pool for Team SA The South African swimming team at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea endured a tough start to their campaign in Day 1's heats....
2019-07-21 13:34

The 12 most popular pool floats of summer 2019 Whether you're lounging at the beach or by the pool, these popular floats from brands like Intex and Funboy will ensure a splashing good time.       ...
2019-06-08 02:17

Cape Cod’s pool business going swimmingly — thanks to sharks Rampant shark sightings and closures of popular Massachusetts beaches are leading a growing number of Cape Cod residents to build backyard pools, according to reports. With at least 42 shark sightings tallied on Cape Cod even since just Aug. 1, local...
2019-08-16 21:00

Pee in the pool: survey reveals disturbing trends (WDIV) A new survey finds 40 percent of adults admit they’ve gone to the bathroom in a swimming pool, but that’s not the worst information uncovered. Americans will soon head to the pool as Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer s...
2019-05-22 00:51

London To Get 360-Degree Infinity Pool - But How Do You Enter It? Ever wondered what swimming in a '360-degree' infinity pool would feel like? London might soon get the world's first one - and if the concept pictures are anything to go by, it would be a breathtaking......
2019-06-07 19:34

When investing in a property, do you repair a pool or demo it? In the Washington area, existing pools rarely bring a higher sales price, so investors must weigh which cost is more beneficial: renovating the pool, or getting rid of it altogether....
2019-06-10 19:51

The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016. Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before the endorsement....
2019-06-19 06:34

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Buster Keaton approached the Life magazine film critic Robert E Sherwood, to write a script set on an u...
2019-06-07 22:51

U.S. makes splash in pool to get past 200 medals at Pan Ams Led by another productive day in the pool, the United States sailed through the 200 total medal barrier at the Pan Am Games on Thursday and warned there was more to come....
2019-08-09 12:34

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and c...
2019-06-18 18:00

Put Non-Slip Bathtub Stickers in Your Kiddie Pool Even if you hold their little hands or caution them to stand up slowly, toddlers are still going to be slipping and sliding all around their baby pools this summer....
2019-06-29 00:17

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end up being the case, thanks to Valve’s Dota 2....
2019-06-29 02:51

Manhattan man drowns in Fire Island restaurant pool A Manhattan man was found dead in a Fire Island swimming pool in an apparent drowning, Suffolk County police said Friday. Officers were called to the Canteen eatery at Fire Island Pines around 7 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. That’s where eme...
2019-07-06 02:34

Keep Kids Safe in the Pool With a Life Jacket Party I hate to be a summer scrooge, but it’s time to declare that pool parties with lots of kids are typically just not safe. Parents can get distracted (it’s a party, after all) or misjudge their children’s swimming capabilities or feel a false sense of ...
2019-07-10 05:17

Pool Slides: They're Not Just for Swim Team Practice Anymore The year is 1994. Keanu Reeves is the biggest box office heartthrob on the planet, Donald Trump is saying stupid shit on TV, and pool slides are the epitome of style for an entire generation....
2019-06-15 02:00

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, ...
2019-07-18 03:17

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little ...
2019-05-25 03:51

Florida driver accidentally drives into a pool, report says A driver in Sarasota, Fla., accidentally hit the gas instead of breaks on Thursday and ended up finding a parking spot on the bottom of a residential pool, reports said....
2019-06-24 10:17

London will soon be home to the world’s most frightening hotel pool Have you ever visited a hotel and thought to yourself “Boy, this place would be so much better if the entire roof was a pool”? Well, if you happen to live in the United Kingdom, today is your lucky day! Compass Pools, a UK-based pool make...
2019-06-09 00:00

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court papers show....
2019-06-16 21:00

Mess-Free Snacks You Can Serve At Your Pool Party If you have to throw a party during summers, a pool-side party is the ideal way to do it. We have curated some snacks ideas that you can use to serve some delectable meals to your guests....
2019-06-11 16:00

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a report said. The suspect, 35-year-old Christopher William Monnin, allegedly broke into a number of home...
2019-06-18 01:51

Baby alligator found in Long Island pool A Long Island family made a jaw-dropping discovery Saturday when they found a baby alligator trying to beat the heat in their backyard pool. Bayport resident Joe Baron says he went out to check the pool filter around 7:30 p.m. when he stumbled on the...
2019-07-21 22:00

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story h...
2019-06-07 02:01

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimming League. Although Coughlin never formally retired, she hasn’t competed since the 2016 U.S. O...
2019-06-12 05:00

Autistic Kentucky boy dies after entering neighbor’s pool FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — Police in northern Kentucky say an 11-year-old autistic boy has died after being found submerged in a neighbor’s pool. Boone County sheriff’s Lt. Philip Ridgell says in a news release Madou Ba’s death is believe...
2019-06-30 19:00

Restaurateur flips Brooklyn townhouse after adding a pool Restaurateur Stratis Morfogen and his wife, Filipa Fino, a former editor at Vogue, have sold their Bed-Stuy home for $2.7 million. The house at 663 Putnam Ave. — which now has a pool in the backyard — first went on the market last December for $3.75 ...
2019-07-04 06:01

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
2019-05-29 03:34

ColossalCon 2019, aka Cosplay's Great Pool Party Once again ColossalCon looks like it was one of the biggest and best cosplay shows on the calendar, continuing its tradition of combining a regular convention with a massive pool party and outdoor nature shots....
2019-07-02 08:34

Scott Disick's Pool Gets a Modern Revamp: See the Stunning Before & After! Luxury home renovation is what Scott Disick does for a living, but the real estate professional still makes time for personal projects--especially when he's feeling......
2019-08-19 09:00

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
2019-05-29 11:51

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle ...
2019-05-21 17:00

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every four days. As a consequence, drownings are on the up....
2019-06-07 21:17

Swimming: Scott returns to pool after podium controversy Britain's Duncan Scott said he was unaware he had been issued a warning by swimming's governing body FINA over his refusal to shake Sun Yang's hand at the medal ceremony for the 200 freestyle on Tuesday....
2019-07-24 08:17

3-year-old boy nearly drowns in pool at Staten Island home A 3-year-old boy nearly drowned in a pool at a Staten Island house on Friday evening, police said. The boy slipped into the pool at about 8:35 p.m. at the house on Cromwell Circle near Fairview Place in Todt Hill, according to police. FDNY medics res...
2019-08-10 16:34

Muslim students return to pool a year after told to leave WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A group of Muslim students have returned to a Delaware public pool a year after they were asked to leave because of their cotton garments. The News Journal reports the group went back to the Wilmington pool Thursday. Darul-Ama...
2019-06-29 20:34

Disability not a barrier: At a time of low unemployment, employers tap a new talent pool Low unemployment, heightened advocacy and a new study make hiring people with disabilities the next front in the effort to diversify the workplace       ...
2019-08-12 15:17

Top PGA Tour players spurn $10 million bonus pool money A $10 million bonus pool for the top PGA Tour players over the regular season has not been enough to attract any of the top seven to this week's Wyndham Championship....
2019-08-01 02:00

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
2019-05-30 04:51

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
2019-07-10 18:51

Body camera shows police kick mom out of pool for breastfeeding She was kicked out of a Texas City public pool for breastfeeding and the officer's comments were caught on body camera.        ...
2019-06-12 02:17

$2.8M Brooklyn house has heart-shaped pool, wild history Bay Ridge is for lovers — at least this home at 8514 Narrows Ave. is. This property, on the market for $2.8 million, comes with a heart-shaped pool. The house is part of an original property owned in the 1920s by an eccentric socialite, Gertrude Lint...
2019-06-27 19:34

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- local baboons....
2019-05-21 16:00

Man beat uncle to death with baseball bat over game of pool: cops An Ohio man enraged over a game of pool beat his uncle to death with a baseball bat, police said. Cameron Blake Goodrich, 34, was arrested late Tuesday after his uncle, Dino Goodrich, 59, was found unresponsive by cops on the garage floor of a home t...
2019-06-06 20:34

"You Have To Be Covered": Woman Breastfeeding Baby Asked To Leave Pool A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers over her right to nurse her baby....
2019-06-12 12:17

4 Children, While Bathing, Electrocuted After Live Wire Falls Into Pool Four children were electrocuted when a live wire snapped and fell into a tube well pool in which they were bathing. The incident took place on Friday evening in Petiyan village in Uttar Pradesh's......
2019-06-22 08:34

Bear makes repeated visits to Florida rec center pool Residents of a Florida city are being warned to keep an eye out for a black bear that made two visits to a recreation center pool, including once when it was occupied....
2019-07-01 19:00

'Mindhunter' wades back into crowded pool of serial killer TV Serial killers will be all over TV this weekend, which isn't particularly unusual these days. Yet the latest mini-wave devoted to the most sordid murderers -- including the return of Netflix's "Mindhunter" -- underscores the tension between feeding f...
2019-08-18 03:34

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool....
2019-06-04 01:34

Lifesaver: Pool safety classes continued at Lighthouse YMCA TUCSON – The fourth pool safety class of the season kicked off Thursday. For more information, watch the video below. For more information about News 4 Tucson Lifesaver campaign, click here....
2019-06-07 06:17

Australia's Jack to 'fight' doping charge and return to pool Australian swimmer Shayna Jack said on Friday she would fight to clear her name in the wake of a positive drug test that embarrassed the nation's swim team at the recent world championships....
2019-08-02 18:34

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Friday the new access to th...
2019-06-08 00:17

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest heard....
2019-06-12 13:00

The views aren’t even the craziest thing about this 360-degree infinity pool Just getting into this pool is enough to make you feel like James Bond. Designs for what could be the world’s first rooftop infinity pool, with 360-degree views of the London skyline, were unveiled this week by UK-based manufacturer Compass Poo...
2019-06-07 02:17

44 People Injured After Freak ‘Tsunami’ at a Wave Pool in China Dozens of people were injured Tuesday when a “tsunami pool” in China malfunctioned, sending a massive wave crashing down on swimmers, according to local media reports. Visitors to the wave pool at Yulong Shuiyun Water Amusement Park in Lo...
2019-08-01 23:34

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 enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01 18:00

Teen electrocuted on Guatemala trip by live wire in hotel pool A vacationing Tennessee teen was killed and his sister injured by a live electrical wire that was for some reason left in a Guatemala hotel swimming pool. Seth Washam, 18, was on an academic study program in the country Thursday with his older sister...
2019-07-23 16:17

Some NYers furious after public pool opening delayed as temps soar The Big Apple is turning into a baked apple. Summer may be a week away, but temperatures are skyrocketing — with the mercury hitting 89 degrees on Thursday and propelling New Yorkers to the nearest body of water. But city-dwellers hoping to coo...
2019-06-28 07:17

Minnesota’s Coffey to skip senior season, stay in draft pool MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota scoring leader Amir Coffey will skip his senior season and stay in the NBA draft pool. Coffey’s agent, Javon Phillips, confirmed the decision Wednesday night, the deadline for players to withdraw from the draft and ...
2019-05-30 06:17

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Throw a Pre-Wedding Pool Party in France Feeling cool by the pool! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's wedding weekend has arrived, and they're spending time with their loved ones ahead of their special day. The Jonas Brothers......
2019-06-28 02:51

Ryan Lochte returns to the pool after suspension as he tries to qualify for Japan 2020 Ryan Lochte emphatically proclaimed “I’m back!” on Wednesday as he returned to the pool after a 14-month suspension as he tries to make it to the Olympic Games – his fifth - in Japan next summer....
2019-08-01 17:00