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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....

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video

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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.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
01:13 2019-06-06

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer star Neymar has denied an accusation of rape, outlined in a police report seen by Reuters, in which an unnamed woman alleges that the sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital....
17:13 2019-06-02

Brazil soccer star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris A woman has accused Brazil soccer player Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, alleging that the world-renowned sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital....
02:39 2019-06-02

Mastercard cancels ad campaign for Brazil soccer star Neymar after rape accusation: report Mastercard has canceled an advertising campaign featuring Brazilian soccer star Neymar, after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel, newspaper O Estado de S.Paulo reported on its website on Thursday....
18:39 2019-06-06

Accuser of Brazil's soccer star Neymar appears in TV interview: 'I was the victim of rape' On same day Neymar suffered an apparent injury, the woman accusing the Brazilian soccer star of rape appeared in a TV interview.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

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        ...
20:52 2019-06-02

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
02:39 2019-06-02

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-Germain forward testified to authorities in the Rio ...
07:13 2019-06-07

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
01:52 2019-06-07

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented the pain caused to him and his family, and shared WhatsApp messages with the alleged victim, including racy photos she sent him....
16:52 2019-06-02

Soccer Star Neymar Denies Rape Accusation and Releases Messages From Accuser A woman, who said she met the soccer star on Instagram, is accusing Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel room last month. He took to Instagram to accuse the woman of extortion....
12:52 2019-06-02

UPDATE 2-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
22:52 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
04:26 2019-06-07

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soccer star to reaffirm her allegations against him....
21:52 2019-06-06

Nike worried about Neymar rape allegation — soccer star denies, claims extortion A woman alleged in an interview with Brazilian SBT TV that Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel room last month. The soccer star has denied the allegation....
02:39 2019-06-07

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
15:13 2019-06-07

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
04:39 2019-06-02

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arrived Tuesday at the police station to continue her deposition with a new lawyer, the fourth to represent her since s...
04:26 2019-06-19

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
09:13 2019-06-06

Brazil coach Tite reserves judgment on Neymar rape accusation Brazilian coach Tite on Monday declined to pass judgment on the rape accusation made against the national soccer side's star Neymar, whose denial of the incendiary allegations have landed him in fresh legal trouble....
22:26 2019-06-03

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in friendly win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
07:00 2019-06-06

Soccer: Neymar ruled out of Copa America after Brazil beat Qatar Brazil's 2-0 friendly win over Asian champions Qatar in Brasilia on Wednesday came at a heavy cost after they lost striker Neymar for this month's Copa America because of an ankle ligament injury....
15:00 2019-06-06

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 Monday."...
14:26 2019-07-14

Video appears to show second Neymar encounter with rape accuser A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of rape attacked him in a Paris hotel room, video purportedly shows. A 45-second clip circulating on social media and WhatsApp groups in Brazil appears to show the Paris Saint-German striker defending himself from his accuser one day after the all...
17:26 2019-06-06

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ne...
13:26 2019-06-03

Brazil new star Everton thinks about future with Neymar back All that 23-year-old striker Everton expected when he joined Brazil's Copa América squad one month ago was to pick up some international experience, but he will return to his club as a key Brazil player in the title winning campaign.       ...
18:39 2019-07-08

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Paris last month, according to a police document in Brazil.The player’s father called the accusation by the unidentifie...
03:26 2019-06-02

Brazilian soccer star Neymar fires back at accusations he raped woman at Paris hotel Brazilian soccer star Neymar fired back Saturday against a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by releasing social media posts and text messages following the alleged attack....
19:39 2019-06-03

'We are the kings’: Brazil fans celebrate winning Copa América without Neymar – video Fans have been celebrating Brazil's ninth Copa América title after the host nation beat Peru 3-1 in the final at the Maracanã Stadium.Following the victory, Seleção supporters insisted it was important to prove they could win a trophy without Neymar, who was ruled out of the tournament due to an ank...
12:26 2019-07-08

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 dick pic-sending creep....
19:13 2019-06-27

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 camera has been rated highly by experts in the field. C...
13:13 2019-06-20

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; now, a Deepfake video can be created from just a sin...
20:39 2019-05-23

‘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, Twitter and YouTube. Her videos were a mixed bag – ...
10:00 2019-07-09

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. Christian Aaron, 19, from Hollywood, Calif., was ...
03:52 2019-06-22

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....
10:13 2019-07-04

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....
08:52 2019-06-23

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 Huawei posed a security threat....
23:13 2019-06-12

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....
13:52 2019-06-05

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....
21:13 2019-06-13

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 across the board....
01:52 2019-05-29

Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home country....
08:26 2019-06-08

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Brazilian station SBT, the woman described herself as ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ney...
07:39 2019-06-02

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
07:52 2019-06-12

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:39 2019-06-07

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:00 2019-06-07

The Neymar Rape Case Has Turned Into A Huge Mess Last Saturday, news broke that a Brazilian woman had filed a police report in which she said soccer superstar Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel last month. Today, Neymar testified in court about a different but related criminal charge he faces because of the intimate photos of the alleged victim he ...
21:00 2019-06-07

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport’s most famous players.The world’s largest sport...
09:52 2019-06-07

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place on May 15 at 8:20 p....
01:26 2019-06-02

Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation Rio de Janeiro's cybercrime police division wants Neymar to testify about a video he published with messages and images allegedly exchanged with the woman who accuses him of raping her in a Paris hotel....
13:39 2019-06-04

Model accusing Neymar of rape testifies to police a second time RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified a second time to police in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, and her lawyer said he may request a face-to-face encounter between the two. Najila Trindade testified earlier this month to Sao Paulo polic...
14:13 2019-06-19

Neymar questioned after posting images of his rape accuser online Brazilian footballer Neymar has given testimony at a Rio de Janeiro police station in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
03:52 2019-06-08

| Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off Brazil should be gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought....
07:26 2019-06-13

Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case A 26-year-old model who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified to Sao Paulo police for about six hours Friday, days after giving two television interviews detailing her allegations....
02:00 2019-06-08

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
03:13 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
10:26 2019-06-08

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, has been raped."...
19:26 2019-06-08

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
18:13 2019-05-28

Neymar Accused Of Raping A Woman In Paris A Brazilian police document obtained by the Associated Press says Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in Paris last month....
05:39 2019-06-02

Neymar Denies Rape Accusation, Releases Texts And Nude Photos Sent Between Him And Alleged Victim Hours after allegations that Neymar raped a Brazilian woman in Paris came to light, the soccer superstar posted a video on social media in which he denied the accusations and claimed that the woman had tried to extort him....
20:13 2019-06-02

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
23:13 2019-06-07

Willian will replace Neymar in Brazil's Copa America lineup Chelsea's Willian has been announced as the injury replacement for Neymar on Brazil's Copa America squad, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Friday....
02:00 2019-06-08

No Neymar, No Problem As Brazil Begin New Copa America Reign Yet as this year's Copa campaign unfolded, Brazil demonstrated that it might have finally cast off the longstanding criticisms of "Neymar-dependency."...
10:00 2019-07-09

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Brazil’s friendly match BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil striker Neymar has left a friendly match against Qatar in tears after twisting an ankle during a hard tackle in the first minutes of the match. Neymar left the field on his own Wednesday night and was replaced by Everton after Richarlison gave Brazil its first goal at ...
04:39 2019-06-06

Brazil authorities put freeze on Neymar mansions amid tax dispute Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar's off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his mansions and other properties amid a long-running tax dispute, local media reported Monday....
18:52 2019-06-17

Brazil's Neymar ruled out of Copa América with ankle injury Forward suffers injury in friendly against QatarBrazil hosting tournament starting on 14 JuneThe Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa América with an ankle ligament injury. The 27-year-old suffered the setback in the first half of the Seleção’s 2-0 friendly win over Qatar on Wednesda...
10:00 2019-06-06

Brazil break free from the Neymar imbalance to win Copa América | Jonathan Wilson The Brazil coach, Tite, was finally able to play his form of pressing game without the PSG forward and it led to a first major trophy in 12 yearsBrazil winning a Copa América at home cannot be said to be a surprise. They have hosted the tournament five times now and, after beating Peru 3-1 in the fi...
15:00 2019-07-08

| Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America in a victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten....
13:26 2019-06-15

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy ahead of Copa America amid disciplinary troubles Neymar has been replaced as captain of the Brazil for next month's Copa America by Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
11:52 2019-05-28

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
12:39 2019-07-14

Gambia's ex-president Jammeh accused of rape Three women have accused Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, of carrying out a series of rapes and sexual assaults while in power, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International, a group that advocates for crime victims....
19:00 2019-06-27

Rape-Accused In Goa, On Way To Court, Escapes From Police Custody A man accused of raping a British woman in Goa, Friday escaped from police custody while he was being brought to a court in Margao town from the Central Jail at Colvale in North Goa....
20:26 2019-06-28

Woman Who Accused Karan Oberoi Of Rape Attacked In Mumbai The woman who accused Karan Oberoi of raping her was attacked with a sharp object by the two men at around 6:30 am this morning and has been injured, her advocate said....
16:13 2019-05-25

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker "To Thank Him" For Poll Win BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
16:00 2019-06-05

Ex-Florida officer accused of rape gets 2 months in plea deal TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida police officer accused of sexually assaulting a female driver during a traffic stop will spend two months in jail as part of a plea deal after two mistrials. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that 44-year-old Vincent Crump pleaded no contest Friday to aggravated a...
07:00 2019-07-13

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography production and rape of a minor....
22:13 2019-06-05

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
19:52 2019-06-19

Teen accused of rape was from a ‘good family,’ said U.S. judge in overturned ruling In the now-reversed decision, a judge argued that the teen accused of rape should not be tried as an adult because he came from a good family and scored high in school....
18:13 2019-07-03

Teen accused of rape deserves leniency because of his 'good family', judge says Boy, 16, allegedly raped girl while recording incident on phoneNew Jersey judge praised suspect’s ‘very high’ academic scoresA judge suggested that a teenage boy accused of raping a drunk girl at a party should be treated leniently because he came from “a good family”, and cast doubt on whether such...
22:26 2019-07-03

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where they can feel at ease and talk about their experi...
18:26 2019-06-12

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....
19:26 2019-06-14

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....
01:26 2019-05-29

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 monitor......
01:26 2019-07-13

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
10:39 2019-05-30

Mr. Olympia winner Shawn ‘Flexatron’ Rhoden accused of rape by fellow bodybuilder Bodybuilding star and Mr. Olympia winner Shawn Rhoden — aka “Flexatron” — has been charged with first-degree rape in Utah, according to cops. The 44-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting a female bodybuilder inside of a Courtyard Marriott hotel room back in October. He h...
00:39 2019-07-13

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Dutch rape survivor Noa Pothoven died after asking to be euthanized. But the media were wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized.        ...
01:26 2019-06-07

Soccer: Brazil's Marta will not start Jamaica game - coach Brazil forward Marta will not start her team's opening game against Jamaica at the women's World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday....
16:26 2019-06-08

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....
05:39 2019-05-28

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....
18:26 2019-07-05

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....
13:13 2019-06-15

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs US President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
11:26 2019-07-12

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....
22:13 2019-07-07

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....
05:00 2019-06-17

| 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....
01:26 2019-05-29

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....
02:26 2019-07-03

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 Henschel as he stood beside his disabled vehicle on Feb....
15:26 2019-06-06

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 applicant, you can choose to not declare that you...
12:00 2019-06-03

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, the darknet and encryption are helping small gangs...
21:39 2019-06-06

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 is with great sadness that we tell you that Leo has...
18:52 2019-05-30

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 era. Simone Burns, who is also known as Simone O’...
20:13 2019-07-05

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....
21:52 2019-06-19

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......
19:13 2019-07-14

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 amount on the ubiquity of social media sites.But the...
12:52 2019-05-25

NJ judge slammed for pointing out accused teen's ‘good family' in rape case: report A New Jersey family court judge was reprimanded by an appeals court panel last month for refusing to try a 16-year-old boy accused of raping an intoxicated girl and sharing video of the alleged assault with friends as an adult because he was “from a good family,” and Eagle scout and attended an “exc...
11:00 2019-07-03

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on Saturday she had picked up a hamstring injury in training....
08:26 2019-05-26

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February...
03:52 2019-06-12

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence was her response to an upset businessman who mess...
23:13 2019-05-23

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 Press reported Sunday.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

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....
23:13 2019-07-07

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 have seen a video of a babysitter choking a toddler t...
05:39 2019-06-29

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....
02:13 2019-07-11

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....
13:00 2019-07-11

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 engineer Star Simpson calls it “lazy blogging”; i...
20:00 2019-06-27

‘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 New Republic is looking for an editor to oversee a ...
20:00 2019-06-27

How Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Got His Start on Social Media When Mario Dedivanovic began assisting other makeup professionals in 2000, online makeup tutorials didn’t exist. Today, he has 6.5 million followers on Instagram and his popularity on social media is emblematic of the shifting distribution channels for defining and selling beauty....
10:26 2019-05-23

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 posts. It launched for select users on iOS and Android...
21:13 2019-06-05

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....
21:26 2019-06-27

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......
01:13 2019-07-04

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 on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night w...
11:52 2019-05-22

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....
16:13 2019-05-24

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?...
17:13 2019-05-23

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....
17:13 2019-05-28

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,......
04:00 2019-06-08

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 the more time users spend on Facebook, the worse the...
02:26 2019-06-28

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 of hooligans, has spawned a litany of homophobic.....
19:26 2019-06-08

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, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
22:13 2019-07-11

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....
18:00 2019-05-27

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.        ...
21:13 2019-05-29

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 the pas......
00:13 2019-06-02

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 decibels....
19:52 2019-06-05

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors. In...
20:00 2019-06-01

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 see at......
22:13 2019-07-11

Trump applauds far-right provocateurs during 'social media summit’ Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe and activist Charlie Kirk attended the event, but no representatives from social media firmsDonald Trump used a White House conference on social media to applaud far-right provocateurs, even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views.The White H...
04:00 2019-07-12

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....
10:52 2019-06-03

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....
00:13 2019-06-03

'The Daily Show' Seeks New Audiences Through Social Media “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said the late-night comedy show’s aggressive embrace of social media is increasing its audience among women and minorities and expanding its reach overseas....
09:26 2019-05-22

Mackenzie Lueck murder suspect previously accused of rape, banned from Utah State campus The man charged with murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was previously accused of raping a coworker, who reportedly didn't press charges but wanted the incident recorded "in case he did the same thing to someone else."...
18:52 2019-07-03

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two more counts of rape involving a hitchhiker and ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Brazil soccer team fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener South America's soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America's opening match in Sao Paulo.       ...
14:00 2019-06-28

Soccer: Cristiane scores hat-trick as Brazil sink Jamaica for perfect start Brazil's Cristiane scored a hat-trick as the former finalists sealed a superb 3-0 victory over women's World Cup debutants Jamaica on Sunday to kick off their campaign in style....
19:00 2019-06-09

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 girl wasn’t clothed....
07:39 2019-06-12

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, running through fields of wheat or looking interested a...
21:26 2019-06-13

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....
18:39 2019-05-24

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 diplomatic standoffs.Before their clash this weekend ...
14:39 2019-06-14

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, slang terms, social media and gaming. Tucson Police ...
06:52 2019-05-30

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....
03:39 2019-07-12

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 contact details. But nowadays? You just need to whack...
18:26 2019-06-11

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 “The Nun” — an installment within the popular “Con...
23:13 2019-06-07

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,......
05:39 2019-06-12

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’s social media accounts and posts in an immigr...
18:52 2019-06-27

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet....
10:00 2019-06-24

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 claims made on the packaging, new research suggests...
21:13 2019-05-22

‘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....
15:52 2019-06-01

Trolls won't fix social media. Who Trump should have invited to the White House 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 Trump’s so-called “Social Media Summit” was announ...
04:00 2019-07-12

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 third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
22:39 2019-05-29

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 Snapchat for awhile. So he deleted the apps, intendin...
02:13 2019-05-30

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......
05:52 2019-06-03

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 social media. The clashes began Tuesday night when s...
11:52 2019-05-22

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 anti-Muslim comments on social media. Ross said he...
02:26 2019-06-20

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....
07:39 2019-06-03

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 over social media posts are “premature and irre...
04:52 2019-06-20

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 media.The 29-year-old, without a club after being rel...
23:52 2019-07-10

| 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"....
20:13 2019-07-11

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....
02:52 2019-06-03

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 241,000 members since its creation, in May, by two 20-ye...
22:26 2019-07-10

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......
06:13 2019-06-08

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....
17:00 2019-07-11

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. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
00:39 2019-05-22

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 safety of their own home, while targeting people ...
18:13 2019-06-14

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....
19:39 2019-06-20

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 speech and the free speech rights of all Americans —...
05:13 2019-07-12

"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......
05:26 2019-07-12

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 the big screen, according to a report....
12:00 2019-06-28

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....
03:01 2019-05-22

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....
17:39 2019-07-11

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....
19:52 2019-06-01

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
14:00 2019-07-10

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......
20:00 2019-07-12

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....
20:26 2019-06-07

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....
09:13 2019-06-05

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 his approach to reporters. Why does he feel itR...
06:39 2019-05-25

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....
20:52 2019-06-06

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 way social media sites moderate content....
00:52 2019-07-13

TikTok's Videos Are Goofy. Its Strategy to Dominate Social Media Is Serious. China’s first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its addictive video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance’s enormous ad spending on Snap, Facebook and Instagram aims to hook their users. Privacy advocates and parents are taking notice....
11:52 2019-06-29

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,......
11:52 2019-06-21

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....
18:01 2019-06-17

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....
03:39 2019-06-21

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.”...
17:26 2019-07-09

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
07:52 2019-06-18

President Trump Insists He Could've Won Without Social Media During Morning Toilet Tweets President Donald Trump insisted in a tweet this morning that he could’ve won the presidency in 2016 without the help of social media. But Trump immediately contradicted himself, sending out a series of follow-up tweets claiming that he doesn’t need the mainstream media and that social media is much ...
16:26 2019-07-11

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....
23:00 2019-06-04

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.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

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 other grievances about socialism, antifa, and much,...
01:26 2019-07-12

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 show off how resilient their faces were against t...
16:39 2019-06-05

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 Trump, was sitting near the front row with several...
01:52 2019-07-12

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...
17:39 2019-05-21

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
03:13 2019-07-12

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....
15:26 2019-06-05

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 circulating online, accusing him of hiring the peop...
20:39 2019-06-12

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....
19:13 2019-06-20

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....
01:39 2019-07-03

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 succe......
11:26 2019-06-06

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 “Big Social Media.” He is asking for digit...
21:00 2019-07-02

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....
16:13 2019-06-30

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....
17:00 2019-05-25

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....
12:26 2019-07-11

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....
14:00 2019-06-08

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into panic. The student who police say is responsible pled “not guilty” to the crime but we’ve learned that she might be changing that plea...
14:26 2019-06-18

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....
21:26 2019-06-20

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 tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
12:52 2019-06-03

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 said Monday. Viewers of the clip from as far away...
06:39 2019-06-05

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....
20:52 2019-07-13

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
01:26 2019-06-06

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....
17:13 2019-05-27

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. ...
14:26 2019-06-03

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 Instagram promotion — that he’s now charg...
02:00 2019-07-04

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....
22:26 2019-05-30

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....
16:13 2019-05-24

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-22

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 disappointment. I have survived her pressure about my lack of...
19:26 2019-07-12

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 social video app popular with teens.Read more......
22:13 2019-06-12

‘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 the 2020 election....
18:01 2019-07-11

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....
23:39 2019-06-15

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....
22:13 2019-07-11

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
06:39 2019-06-14

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, the less social we are becoming.” He warned...
14:52 2019-06-09

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable post against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
17:26 2019-06-11

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....
18:52 2019-07-02

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......
11:00 2019-06-16

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....
20:01 2019-05-21

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....
16:39 2019-07-08

Read This: An illuminating visit to the social media graveyards of cancelled TV shows Usually, when a TV series is cancelled, its social media accounts die right along with it. That’s not always the case, though, as is evidence by the official The King Of Queens Twitter account rearing its head last month to comment on Game Of Thrones....
00:39 2019-06-29

German NGO captain seeks to block Salvini's social media accounts The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will ask magistrates to block Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's social media accounts because he has used them to spread hate, her lawyer said on Thursday....
19:52 2019-07-11

‘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....
18:52 2019-07-12

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....
16:13 2019-06-14

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,......
12:13 2019-05-23

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 week on Judge Michael Kwan’s actions. Kwan, who has...
02:13 2019-05-26

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner review – social media storm lit up Royal Court, LondonJasmine Lee-Jones’s play follows an online battle about the Instagram star and tackles racism, misogyny and colourismThe lights are still dead when this play opens. A wrapped-up body is dragged on stage and dumped in a grave. This is not the outright murder it seems but the acting...
13:39 2019-07-09

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."        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

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....
20:52 2019-05-21

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 the company’s spam policies, Adams likened the sus...
23:52 2019-07-12

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....
02:26 2019-06-08

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....
12:26 2019-05-23

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....
15:13 2019-05-25

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....
20:00 2019-06-27

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with Pre...
13:52 2019-07-08

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.        ...
01:39 2019-06-21

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 "an interactive user service" from legal liability...
00:52 2019-06-06

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 and require large tech platforms such as Facebook...
12:00 2019-06-29

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....
19:39 2019-07-02

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....
07:52 2019-07-01

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 used in the Salisbury attack came from the Real IRA, ...
23:26 2019-06-22

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....
23:00 2019-07-10

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....
18:26 2019-07-07

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” content...
18:52 2019-06-18

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The post Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:26 2019-07-01

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 Pinterest censorship scandal....
02:13 2019-06-14

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 if it works as intended.Read more......
22:26 2019-06-05

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....
15:13 2019-05-25

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 some firms....
18:26 2019-07-11

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...
03:13 2019-05-24

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 White House will be hosting a very big and very i...
21:00 2019-07-11

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....
19:13 2019-07-11

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 records....
23:13 2019-05-23

This Chrome extension makes you ponder your mortality while wasting time on social media Despite fearing death, humans have always been weirdly obsessed with anticipating their final day on earth. Now in the digital age, this morbid fascination with predicting death has taken form in digital death clocks. Death countdown tools are often used as a joke, but some financial institutions, h...
11:26 2019-07-09

Trump follows up social media summit by attacking Paul Ryan on Twitter – live President called Ryan a ‘lame duck failure’ after the former House speaker said the nation had grown ‘numb’ to Trump in the book American CarnageSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.39pm BST Donald Trump, the first president to routinely bully critics on social media, followed up ...
15:13 2019-07-12

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....
05:13 2019-07-10

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 existing Netflix shows. Best Netflix series this monthTh...
12:26 2019-06-07

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......
06:39 2019-06-14

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......
01:26 2019-06-11

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.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
13:26 2019-07-12

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....
23:26 2019-06-03

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 indexes based on SMA’s social media metrics. ...
23:26 2019-05-21

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 market momentum based on Social Market Analytics’ (SMA...
23:26 2019-05-21

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 designed to capitalize on short-term market momentum ba...
22:13 2019-05-21

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 Tuesday....
01:00 2019-05-29

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 #DareToCreate campaign on Monday to market the shirt for ...
00:39 2019-07-03

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: Tesla's Elon Musk reaches deal with SEC over Twitter...
23:00 2019-05-21

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....
01:00 2019-07-10

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......
08:52 2019-05-27

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....
17:52 2019-07-15

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. ...
16:39 2019-07-15

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.       ...
08:52 2019-07-09

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 report here. BI Intelligence The concept of a bra...
14:13 2019-07-08

‘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 companies, the press and his Democratic rivals, w...
16:52 2019-07-11

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....
18:01 2019-07-01

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....
05:52 2019-05-30

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.    ...
22:00 2019-06-27

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.”...
05:00 2019-06-19

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 Tuesday....
01:13 2019-05-29

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...
01:39 2019-07-09

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....
03:00 2019-07-07

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 from President Trump’s latest rally in Florida show...
16:39 2019-06-20

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....
18:52 2019-07-02

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), said in a news release. Witt used multiple fake ...
20:26 2019-07-02

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
17:52 2019-06-08

Platini: 'It hurts,' soccer star says of police questioning After a day of police questioning centering on his former role as a top decision-maker in soccer, Michel Platini was released from custody without charge in the early hours of Wednesday and said he found the experience painful given "everything I've done" in the sport....
15:39 2019-06-19

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
23:26 2019-06-21

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassmentMira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Police release new video of suspect in Stuy Town attempted rape Authorities have released new video of the man suspected of choking a woman unconscious and trying to sexually assault her in Manhattan. The footage, released late Tuesday by police, shows the suspect inside a nearby subway station around the time of the June 29 attack, cops said. He’s seen in...
20:52 2019-07-03

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow II faces critical choice as his rape trial continues Attorney for Kellen Winslow II addresses whether the former NFL tight end will take the witness stand in rape trial. He says it is too early.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Rapper Nipsey Hussle and accused killer talked about snitching before shooting: media Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man accused of killing him talked about "snitching" before the rap star was shot dead, according to court documents released Thursday, media reports said....
12:13 2019-06-28

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....
17:39 2019-05-25

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.        ...
18:26 2019-05-29

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......
23:52 2019-07-12

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 conservative voices.Read more......
04:26 2019-07-03

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 European elections, according to a new analysis of the...
23:26 2019-06-29

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.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

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 somewhat less-known but slowly growing platform has jus...
20:26 2019-07-10

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.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

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 vulgar jokes about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N....
18:13 2019-07-03

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....
19:52 2019-06-05

US soccer star accepts House invitation after clash with Trump (NBC News) — U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe likely won’t be visiting the White House anytime soon but that doesn’t mean she won’t be in Washington. On Friday evening, after Rapinoe scored two goals and led her team to victory over France in t...
18:52 2019-06-29

U.S. soccer star Allie Long robbed of wedding ring, key to NYC United States Women's National Team soccer star Allie Long said her wedding ring, cash and her key to New York City were stolen from her hotel room during the team's victory celebrations....
18:13 2019-07-12

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
22:01 2019-07-12

Christian views may have kept star player off US women’s soccer team, some say As the U.S. women’s World Cup champions continue to celebrate their recent triumph, some observers are wondering whether a top-tier American player was left off the team because of her religious views....
07:52 2019-07-11

J.J. Watt announces engagement to soccer star Kealia Ohai Houston Texans star J.J. Watt announced on Sunday night that he is engaged to longtime girlfriend and women’s soccer player Kealia Ohai. Watt, 30, shared the news on social media with pictures of the happy couple, including one image of him on bended knee. “I’m the luckiest man in the world. #...
16:13 2019-05-27

English soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s stolen dog returned After being separated for a day, soccer star Daniel Sturridge has reunited with his dog. Sturridge, who last played for Champions League winners Liverpool, posted in a series of Instagram videos on Tuesday that someone had broken into his Los Angeles home and stolen Lucci, his beloved Pomeranian. On...
00:00 2019-07-12

Epic acquires social video app Houseparty Epic, the creator of Fortnite, is acquiring popular video chat app Houseparty. Popular mainly with teens, the three-year old social video app is like a mix of Snapchat and FaceTime. It allows group chats of up to eight users and private conversations......
10:39 2019-06-13

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 digital and physical worlds is transforming the way bran...
09:26 2019-07-15

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 election protests rock capital appeared first on LEX18....
11:52 2019-05-22

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 be an instruction from Liberian authorities in a ...
10:26 2019-06-12

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 report from the Wall Street Journal. The company slat...
05:00 2019-07-03

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....
21:13 2019-06-13

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 Garrison, whose work often display alt-right them...
22:52 2019-07-07

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 Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

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 the Trump administration....
23:00 2019-06-01

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
21:39 2019-06-14

Swamp soccer: footballers battle it out in mud for World Cup spot – video Dozens of footballers have taken part in the Russian Swamp football cup near Saint Petersburg to earn a place in the Swamp Soccer World Cup. The contest, which was officially started in 1998, was inspired by Finland's top cross-country skiers using natural swamps to train during the summer. Teams co...
20:26 2019-06-27

Analysis: Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial quickly gets to graphic testimony from first accuser Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

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....
08:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

Relative of Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort $5m from NFL star Man accused of attempting to extort $5m from All-Pro safetyMathieu is entering his seventh NFL season and first with KCA relative of Tyrann ‘Honey Badger’ Mathieu has been accused of trying to extort $5m from the Kansas City Chiefs safety.ESPN reported that Geourvon Keinell Sears, 21, allegedly thre...
19:52 2019-05-22

Soccer Star Allie Long's Wedding Ring Stolen in Hotel Burglary After attending the 2019 ESPYS in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Allie Long returned to her hotel and discovered that her room had been burglarized. The midfielder for the U.S. Women's......
19:26 2019-07-12

Suspect arrested in soccer star Emiliano Sala’s fatal plane crash A 64-year-old UK man was arrested in connection with the plane crash that killed Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala, according to a report. Dorset police announced the North Yorkshire man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, BBC reported. His name was not immedi...
22:13 2019-06-19

Ex-soccer star Hope Solo reveals painful details of miscarriage with twins In a magazine interview, former USWNT goalkeeper Hope Solo revealed that she was "hours from dying" after a 2018 miscarriage with twins.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

That's the Tea! Sophie Turner Interrupts Honeymoon to Defend Soccer Star Alex Morgan Sophie Turner has interrupted her honeymoon with Joe Jonas to deliver an important message, a message of support for U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan. On Tuesday, the women's team forward......
21:26 2019-07-05

Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe's 'Biggest, Baddest, Coolest' Tech Toys The co-captain of the U.S. women’s national team—out to win its fourth World Cup this summer—on her perfectionist quest for sneakers and her monster Tesla....
23:00 2019-05-29

US soccer star Carli Lloyd sent message to critics with golf-clap celebration Carli Lloyd knocked in the first of her two goals to help the U.S. defeat Chile on Sunday and after the first one, she celebrated with a resounding golf clap....
22:39 2019-06-17

Thief steals soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s dog – an Instagram famous Pomeranian Someone broke into the home of British soccer player Daniel Sturridge and decided to swipe his beloved Pomeranian — and he’s not taking it too well. “I’ll pay anything,” repeated Sturridge in a series of Instagram videos, which were posted on his page early Tuesday. ...
01:13 2019-07-10

Italian soccer star scores country’s first hat trick at Women’s World Cup in 5-0 win over Jamaica Italian striker Cristiana Gieralli made history on Friday when she scored her country’s first hat trick – three goals – at a Women’s World Cup tournament....
23:52 2019-06-14

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
18:39 2019-06-08

US women's soccer star Rose Lavelle dressed up as Mia Hamm for school project Rose Lavelle scored a key goal during the U.S. victory over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday and her grammar school took notice....
21:52 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Infantino not aware of women getting less TV exposure in soccer FIFA President Gianni Infantino has vowed to look further into television exposure of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The competition in France starts on Friday....
07:13 2019-06-06

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
19:13 2019-06-27

Philadelphia Police Department puts 72 officers on desk duty amid investigation into anti-Muslim social media posts Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed Wednesday that seventy-two Philadelphia police officers were placed on administrative duty amid an internal investigation into alleged racist, inappropriate and anti-Muslim social media posts made by officers on the force....
23:13 2019-06-20

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
14:00 2019-07-08

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
16:39 2019-06-21

Former US women's soccer star Abby Wambach says World Cup win gives team leverage in equal pay fight Former U.S. women’s soccer star Abby Wambach said Wednesday the team winning the World Cup over the Netherlands gives them leverage in their fight over equal pay with the U.S. Soccer Federation....
18:26 2019-07-11

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline any White House invite after World Cup U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan is getting ready to help defend her team’s World Cup title in France next month and if the Americans should win again, she said she’s prepared to decline a possible invitation to visit President Trump at the White House....
18:00 2019-05-23

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe preemptively declines White House invite: 'I have no interest' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe became another player on the U.S. women’s team who preemptively opted out of visiting the White House should the team win the upcoming World Cup in France....
18:39 2019-05-30

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan covers 'Time,' will decline possible White House invite United States Women's National Team soccer star Alex Morgan is featured on the cover of 'Time' magazine ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. She said she won't go to the White House if the team wins gold in France....
01:01 2019-05-24

Retired soccer star Abby Wambach to be inducted into Hall of Fame: 'It means that I'm officially a has-been' Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach – one of the most prolific soccer players in the world with a record 184 goals in 256 international appearances – has been selected for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame....
03:00 2019-05-27

2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer star Jozy Altidore are engaged 2017 U.S. Open tennis champion Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged. The couple announced the news Monday on Twitter.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

"I May Be Killed, But Want To Return": IMA Scam Accused Releases Video Nearly two weeks after news of the multi-crore IMA Jewels scam first broke, company founder Mansoor Khan today released a video message telling Bengaluru commissioner Alok Kumar that he was willing to......
02:26 2019-06-24

Women's World Cup soccer: How to watch USA vs. Netherlands, betting odds The United States Women's National Team is one win away from capturing its fourth Women's World Cup title. The U.S. plays the Netherlands in the final Sunday in Lyon, France....
10:39 2019-07-06

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....
00:26 2019-06-21

Muslim soccer star Mohamed Salah credited with reducing Islamophobia in Liverpool since joining club Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah had a hand in helping the Reds with the Champions League over the weekend, but a recent study showed the Egyptian phenom is doing more off the pitch....
20:26 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup: US soccer star Tobin Heath asked odd question ahead of France match Whether it’s on the pitch or at the podium, U.S. women’s soccer star Tobin Heath is on top of her game even when an odd question may have thrown her off....
16:39 2019-06-28

Kevin Sorbo accused of sexual harassment by former co-star Haley Webb Earlier this week, former Hercules actor-turned-conservative and religious movie strawman Kevin Sorbo drew attention to himself online, criticizing the forces of feminism for refusing to speak out in support of soon-to-be-departing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A great many people criti...
07:39 2019-06-22

Video Shows Naked Man Being Thrashed In Meghalaya, 1 Accused Identified Meghalaya Police on Wednesday said that they have identified one of the assailants in a disturbing viral video showing some youths relentlessly hitting a naked man in a village in Meghalaya's South......
20:52 2019-06-05

"Will Return To India In 24 Hours": IMA Jewels Scam Accused In New Video Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in a multi-crore IMA Jewels scam, has said on Monday he will return to India within 24 hours, calling his decision to leave the country "a big mistake". He also......
18:00 2019-07-15

Watch Live: U.S. women's soccer team parade in NYC 'Canyon of Heroes' The U.S. women's soccer team will be honored along New York City's "Canyon of Heroes" Wednesday morning during a ticker tape parade, three days after beating the Netherlands to capture the World Cup title....
17:39 2019-07-10

Gold Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every soccer match online from anywhere Held every two years, the CONCACAF Gold Cup pits the best international soccer teams from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean against each other. But regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting a 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup live stream will ensure you don’t...
23:13 2019-06-18

'Value it more': Marta's impassioned plea to Brazil at Women's World Cup – video An emotional Marta bid farewell to another unsuccessful World Cup campaign with a challenge to Brazil's future stars: work harder and do more if you want to win. With tears in her eyes after the 2-1 extra-time defeat to hosts France, the woman considered by many to be the greatest ever to play the g...
20:26 2019-06-27

Jeffrey Epstein: how US media – with one star exception – whitewashed the story The Miami Herald exposed a vast criminal network and a government cover-up – but why the silence elsewhere?When Julie K Brown of the Miami Herald approached a former police chief of Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017, hoping to get him to open up about his investigation of the child sex crimes for which t...
08:26 2019-07-13

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 published a statement Sunday, outlining its new policy...
19:52 2019-06-27

How to watch Bethesda’s E3 media briefing Bethesda E3 2019 media briefing is live, and you can watch by clicking play right here. Catch the latest from Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein, and more.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

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)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democratic committee leaders were threatening subpoenas...
08:26 2019-07-03

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
18:00 2019-06-08

Suspect in Trump star vandalism now accused of stealing Marilyn Monroe statue A man who was arrested last year for vandalizing President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was taken into custody Friday for allegedly stealing a Marilyn Monroe statue in Hollywood....
14:39 2019-06-22

Video shows man accused of attacking girlfriend, smashing free of handcuffs Wild footage shows shirtless Esteban Mallorca Tebaldi, 32, cracking the cuffs over his knee just once and shaking them off as officers try to detain him....
00:39 2019-07-02

Watch: Alligator with soccer ball stuck in mouth rescued in South Carolina A pair of wildlife trappers were called to a South Carolina retention pond for an unusual rescue involving an alligator with a soccer ball stuck in its mouth....
22:39 2019-07-09

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.        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

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 themselves on the back for doing the Absolute Bare Min...
23:39 2019-07-10

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
16:00 2019-06-10

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surgery. ...
00:26 2019-06-12

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
09:26 2019-06-18

New Chrome media controls will let you easily play and pause video in any tab Google is working on a Chrome feature that should have been long available to users, and that’s media controls that will let you immediately deal with annoying videos that play automatically on websites or manage playback of videos you want to watch. The global controls should work on any webp...
13:26 2019-07-08

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape....
12:13 2019-06-05

Wrist-slap for watch ‘vixen’ accused of drugging, robbing men She’s gone from wrist-watch to wrist-slap. A woman who’s been repeatedly accused of drugging men, then walking off with their pricey watches won’t pay a penny back or serve a day in jail for her three Manhattan cases, The Post has learned. Instead, Ocsetta Tinsley, 22, will serve j...
03:52 2019-06-22

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Phoenix mayor apologizes after video shows police pointing gun on family accused of shoplifting Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego issued a statement about the viral video where police are seen pointing guns and yelling threats at a black family.        ...
18:39 2019-06-17

Brick Tied To Differently-Abled Teen's Private Part, Accused Share Video The relatives of a 16-year-old mentally challenged boy allegedly punished him by hanging a brick from his private part in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (May 26)....
11:52 2019-05-29

Brazil star Gabriel Jesus admits he needs to grow up after throwing tantrum at Copa America Final Gabriel Jesus has apologised and admitted he needs to grow up after throwing a huge tantrum following his red card during Brazil's Copa America triumph....
20:39 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Woman accused of throwing snake at driver, stealing car and then crashing it Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina....
08:39 2019-07-11

Watch: Gabriel Jesus leads Brazil over Peru, gets sent off at Copa America Gabriel Jesus scored a goal and assisted another before being sent off the field with a red card during a 3-1 win against Peru in Sunday's 2019 Copa America final....
15:13 2019-07-08

UW Found A Volleyball Star's Sexual Assault Allegation "Extremely Credible" But Let The Accused Official Leave Without Consequence According to a report from the Seattle Times, former University of Washington volleyball star Cassandra Strickland filed a sexual assault claim against former senior associate athletic director Roy Shick in late 2017. Shick left UW before the investigation into said claim concluded, and though the p...
00:13 2019-06-13

WNBA star Natasha Cloud, Washington Mystics hold media blackout after shooting at DC school WNBA star Natasha Cloud led the Washington Mystics on a media blackout Friday to draw attention to gun violence that occurred at a Washington D.C. elementary school....
22:39 2019-06-17

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
09:26 2019-07-12

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada....
15:39 2019-05-21

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.       ...
11:13 2019-07-10

Australia vs Brazil live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia need to bounce back quickly to avoid an early exit from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, after a shock 2-1 loss to Italy. Can they get back on track against the samba stars? Read on to find out how you can catch a Australia vs Brazil live stream from anywhere around the world wit...
03:13 2019-06-14

Brazil vs Peru live stream: how to watch Copa América final 2019 online from anywhere It's not quite David and Goliath for the 2019 Copa América final, but anybody can see that the legendary Brazil are favorite on home turf tonight. Against all the odds, outsiders Peru have made it to their first Copa America final since 1975. The showdown at the Maracana will see them face...
21:52 2019-07-07

Watch: Trump and Theresa May talk to the media in London as Brexit fight rages The presser came three days before May was set to resign as the U.K.'s prime minister after a tumultuous three years trying to follow through on Britain's 2016 Brexit vote to back out of the European Union....
14:39 2019-06-04

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

Watch: Brazil beats Argentina, Lionel Messi falls short of Copa America title Lionel Messi has once again failed to win a major international title, this time watching his Argentina squad fall 2-0 to Brazil at the 2019 Copa America....
13:00 2019-07-03

Brazil vs Argentina live stream: how to watch the Copa América 2019 semi-final online from anywhere It's been a contrasting 2019 Copa América for the two biggest rivals in South America. Brazil will be reasonably satisfied with their showing so far, reaching the last four for the first time since 2007. Argentina on the other hand, struggled through the group phase and labored to unconvin...
00:13 2019-07-03

Brazil vs Paraguay live stream: how to watch the Copa América 2019 quarter-final online from anywhere There's an added edge to this, the first quarter-final of Copa América 2019. Tournament hosts will be looking to make amends against Paraguay - opponents that have beaten them on penalties at this stage on the previous two occasions they've reached the knockout phase. Can the samba st...
23:26 2019-06-27

'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.        ...
23:39 2019-06-05

Alabama tops list of 10 story lines to watch for this week's SEC Football Media Days The SEC's annual four-day talk show renews Monday, when the conference's media days begin in Hoover, Alabama. Here are 10 storylines to monitor.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Watch the first teaser for CBS' 'Star Trek: Picard' series CBS has offered the first real peek at its upcoming Star Trek: Picard series with a minute-long teaser trailer. It doesn't offer much in the way of detail beyond a look at some vineyards, a case of Chateau Picard wine and a noticeably older Jean-Luc......
19:52 2019-05-23

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

Watch: Katy Perry tries to move on in 'Never Really Over' video Katy Perry checks herself into a wellness center in hopes of forgetting about a past love in the music video for her latest single titled "Never Really Over."...
20:52 2019-05-31

Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend slams 'adolescent boy' Donald Trump for criticising US soccer star US soccer star Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend has blasted Donald Trump after he criticised her partner for saying she would not go to the White House if she won the World Cup....
11:00 2019-07-03

'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s ex-girlfriend arrested, accused of battering him Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s ex-girlfriend will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge alleging she attacked him at a Las Vegas club on New Year’s Eve.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

YouTube star Etika's death ruled a suicide, nearly a week after his concerning video New York Police confirmed Etika, whose real name is Desmond Amofah, was found dead Monday, nearly a week after he went missing.        ...
00:13 2019-06-28

VIDEO: Guitarist plays 'Star-Spangled Banner' while overlooking Grand Canyon A guitarist originally from Atlanta recently posted on Instagram his performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which was filmed while he overlooked Grand Canyon National Park....
09:00 2019-07-07

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.        ...
20:39 2019-06-27

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet the HyQReal, a robot dog that was able to successfu...
05:52 2019-05-24

Watch Never-Before-Released Video From Cult of the Dead Cow's Def Con 7 Reveal When I was a little kid, there’s nothing I wanted more than to be a hacker. Of course, my 12-year-old brain’s perception of what it meant to be a hacker was horribly skewed by movies like The Lawnmower Man, Tron, and tabletop RPGs like Shadowrun. (If only, right?)Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

Here's probably the most entertaining video about toxic fandoms you'll watch today If you’re a fan of chaotic videos with extremely enthusiastic guys in it, you probably like internet videos. Nobody, though, does loud and enthusiastic better than @KirkDeveyck and @JulienKbg. Together, they make up Marvel Fans United, an effort that somehow makes the MCU and its myriad discussion p...
01:00 2019-07-11

Video: Three things to watch in the 2019 Canadian GP in Montreal The Canadian Grand Prix often serves up a thrilling race, but will Mercedes bring a new specification engine to retain its stranglehold on Formula 1 in 2019?...
17:13 2019-06-06

High school football star shot dead by friend over video game dispute A Florida football player was shot dead by a longtime friend this week during a spat over a video game, according to a new report. Joshua Ancrum, 17, was killed inside his pal’s Miami Gardens home Tuesday afternoon when the gaming dispute between the teens got heated, WPLG Local 10 reported. H...
21:13 2019-05-23