The Hill (blog)
Feds taking social media passwords at the border sets a bad precedent
The Hill (blog)
The Trump administration's plan to require visitors to the United States to hand over their social-media passwords is, when all is said and done, unlikely to catch any more potentially bad actors than we already do. Unfortunately, what it is likely to ...
New York Times staff, social media accounts push back against new opinion columnist Bret Stephens' first op-ed - SalonSalon
New York Times staff, social media accounts push back against new opinion columnist Bret Stephens' first op-ed
Conservative columnist Bret Stephens ignited a firestorm Friday when his debut op-ed for the New York Times tried to conflate pollsters' confidence in Hillary Clinton winning the election to climate scientists' assurances that global warming is a ...and more »
Winnipeg workshop teaches how to overcome perfection in a social media-fuelled world
In a world of photo filters and Facebook, many people put pressure on themselves to be perfect and present a flawless image to the world. But that can have a major impact on our mental and physical health, according to research. A Winnipeg counsellor ...and more »
Widodo urges social media use to encourage leadership among youth
Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo holds a newsconference at the International Media Center for the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit. (Photo by JULLIANE LOVE DE JESUS/INQUIRER.net). Indonesian President Joko ...and more »
- The Boston Globe
The disaster of Fyre Festival played out on social media for all to see
The Boston Globe
screenshot via twitter. The organizers of the Fyre Festival promised ''two transformative weekends'' on a ''remote and private'' island in the Bahamas that was ''once owned by Pablo Escobar.'' Kendall Jenner promoted it on Instagram. Ja Rule was one of ...
Fyre Festival co-creator claims social media pics not from the festMetroall 531 news articles »
Social media plea saves neighbourhood hardware store... for now
Pollock's Hardware Co-op has faced financial challenges, especially at the South Osborne location in Winnipeg. (Instagram). Listen 10:13. more stories from this episode. BLOG: CBC Radio host shares three tricks she uses to manage her money · Social ...
- Times Now
In Kashmir Valley, social media becomes a battleground
Srinagar: An unprecedented ban on Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter in the Kashmir Valley has highlighted social media's role in energising an insurgency that has roiled the disputed Himalayan region for decades. Authorities in the Kashmir valley this ...
India: Kashmir social media ban criticisedBBC News
Indian Government Bans 22 Social Media Platforms in Kashmir including Facebook, WhatsAppGlobal Voices Online
- Toronto Star
Thrill-seeking in the age of social media: DiManno
It's not clear why Marisa Lazo went up a construction crane. Maybe she's an adventuress. Roofers and urban climbers are part of an extreme selfie subculture. (Tom Ryaboi / Barcroft Media/Landov). By Rosie DiManno Columnist. Sat., April 29, 2017. Here ...and more »
- The Filipino Times (press release)
Social Media 101: What not to share online
The Filipino Times (press release)
The online world has been a mix of boon and bane, with other saying technology is but a tool. Users are ultimately the ones deciding whether or not the Internet can be a force of good or evil in their lives. Privacy and bullying issues have surfaced as ...and more »
- Jakarta Post
Tourism Ministry to hold gathering with social media influencers, bloggers
There's no denying that bloggers, YouTubers and social media influencers are the new power brokers in the media industry. “We call them media endorsers; they are stars in their own rights, have a huge following and actively engage with their followers ...
- Dallas Cowboys Change NFL Draft Room Phone Number After Social Media Leak
According to Todd Archer of ESPN.com, Dallas executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team had to change its draft room's phone number Thursday after it leaked on social media. Jones said the Cowboys received phone calls from the public after ...
- Times of India
'Aging star' rues social media's 'enclosure of judgment'
Times of India
VANCOUVER: There was none of that K-K-K-Kiran stuff that he stammered through in 'Darr'. There was no fear, and no second and third take. No dubbing or ad-libbing. Shah Rukh Khan simply hit it out of the park. Aced it. Wowed everyone. Of course he ...and more »
- Toronto Star
Yik Yak social media is shutting down
The social media app will start wrapping up over the next week, Yik Yak said in a blog post Friday. The app attracted its share of controversy. The Yik Yak app, lower, left, enables users (known as “Yakkers”), within an eight-kilometre radius, to post ...and more »
Gardaí dealing with avalanche of social media complaints claim 'unnecessary obstacles' put in the way by ... - Irish IndependentIrish Independent
Gardaí dealing with avalanche of social media complaints claim 'unnecessary obstacles' put in the way by ...
Gardaí say they are inundated with complaints relating to social media and claim they are getting very little help from their own management or the internet companies. Officers in regular units say anything up to 20pc of cases referred to them involve ...and more »
Selena Gomez Opens Up About Her Feelings on Social Media
Selena Gomez may be the Queen of Instagram, but it also turns out she has some mixed feelings about social media. The 24-year-old might delete the Instagram app weekly, but she does think it's important for her to bring good into the world through her ...and more »
- Toronto Star
Sajjan's battles wage on social media
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's climb down after taking credit for planning a major offensive more than a decade ago in Afghanistan stirs social media mocking. Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, centre, arrives at the Indian Ministry of ...and more »
VOCM - Store Turns to Social Media to Identify Liquor Thief
A convenience store in Bishop's Falls has taken to social media in hopes of finding a liquor thief. Krista's Clover Farm in Bishop's Falls in central Newfoundland ...and more »
Starbucks says social-media success of Unicorn Frappuccino sets stage for Frappuccino Happy Hour - MarketWatchMarketWatch
Starbucks says social-media success of Unicorn Frappuccino sets stage for Frappuccino Happy Hour
Love it or hate it, Starbucks Corp. executives say the Unicorn Frappuccino was an “Instagrammable success” that “drove significant traffic” and provides a springboard for the Frappuccino Happy Hour launching next week. “As I look to the third quarter, ...
Starbucks has mastered social media with the Unicorn FrappuccinoBusiness Insider
What You Need To Know Now About Cybersecurity And Social Media
Ten years ago, Facebook claimed 20 million users. Now, that number has blown up to nearly 2 billion. For comparison's sake, the United States population currently sits around 300 million people. While some of the personal pitfalls associated with ...and more »
- CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Social Media Sex Scandal Rocks Albany High
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
ALBANY (CBS SF) — The discovery of an Instagram account containing sexually explicit pictures of Albany High students was being investigated by police, according to a letter sent to parents on Thursday afternoon. The letter by Interim Principal Ron ...and more »
- The Globe and Mail
Social-media giants can afford to police their platforms — and so they should
The Globe and Mail
Do social-media providers bear a responsibility to police their own content? Or are their platforms just public spaces and, as such, as blameless as the air into which obscenities are shouted? Long a point of fascination for media nerds everywhere ...
Improvements to Rights Manager | Facebook MediaFacebook Mediaall 31 news articles »
Most Teens Take a Voluntary Week-Long Break From Social Media
(NEW YORK) — The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media — the bulk of them voluntarily, a new survey found . The poll, from The Associated ...
Teenagers are taking breaks from social media —but are you?Mashable
Grounding your kids from social media doesn't do much — and could hurt themWashin
India bans social media in Kashmir for one month
Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned 22 social media sites including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter in an effort to calm tensions in the disputed region. The government said Wednesday that the one-month ban was necessary for public ...
The utter uselessness of banning social media in KashmirHindustan Times
Facebook, Twitter, other social media banned in KashmirAljazeera.com
India blocks social
- The Daily Cardinal
How to get the most out of social media for your small business
The Standard (press release)
There is no doubt we are in the age of social media. It is a step up from the age of information. The age of social media can be described as less rigid, more comfortable and with very extensive reach. Its also very interactive, which means it provides ...
Social media should play a less significant role in search for job candidatesThe Daily Cardinalall 8 news articles »
- Stars and Stripes
New social media rules won't stop scandals, tech expert says
Stars and Stripes
New rules for servicemembers posting on social media make sense but they won't stop scandals, according to a technology expert. The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps are cracking down on things servicemembers might be tempted to post online ...
Khattar takes to social media: Haryana CM to interact with people on Twitter, Facebook - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Khattar takes to social media: Haryana CM to interact with people on Twitter, Facebook
Use Twitter or the Facebook route if you want to have access to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar to get your grievances resolved. All you have to do is tag the CM's official Twitter handle while airing the grievance or seeking help. Khattar ...and more »
Chinese social media agog over French presidential favourite Emmanuel Macron's marriage to older woman - South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post
Chinese social media agog over French presidential favourite Emmanuel Macron's marriage to older woman
South China Morning Post
Emmanuel Macron is tipped to become the youngest president of France, but social media in China is more abuzz over his marriage to a woman nearly 25 years his senior. Macron, 39, won the most votes in the first round of the French presidential poll on ...and more »
- E! Online
Serena Williams Admits She Accidentally Announced Her Pregnancy News on Social Media
The tennis legend admitted during her Ted Talk with Gayle King that she didn't mean for her pregnancy announcement photo to hit social media—but accidents happen! "I asked you about that picture and you said nobody was supposed to see that picture.and more »
- No Gathering Social Media Handles from Chinese Visitors
EFF has joined a coalition effort, led by Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), to oppose the federal government's proposal to scrutinize the social media activities of Chinese visitors. Specifically, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seeks ...
- With Social Media and Machine Learning, Opportunities Abound
The Arkanas Traveller
Big data is hot right now, as we're accumulating data more rapidly than ever before. Just pause for a moment to consider how many daily posts you make to Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook. Now multiply that times the millions of people across the world ...
Artist Leah Schrager Proliferates Sex Positive Feminist Selfies Through Social Media
Artist Leah Schrager entered public discourse in rather splendid fashion when she revealed herself to be "the Naked Therapist" in 2014. Her former alter-ego, Sarah White (or the Naked Therapist), provided just as you'd probably suspect, a kind of ...
New rules could be coming for how councillors behave on social media
Guelph City Councilors may have to watch their behaviour on social media in the future. Integrity commissioner Robert Swayze made his annual report to council Monday night and said that there could be revisions coming to council's Code of Conduct that ...
- National Geographic
How Social Media Saved One of the World's Last Sumatran Rhinos
The female rhino Puntung was treated for an injury in a daring mission.and more »
Timmies slammed on social media ahead of entrance into UK
Iconic Canadian coffee colossus Tim Hortons is being battered like a bag of day-olds on social media as it prepares to enter the British market. The company is opening its first store in Glasgow in May before rolling out stores across the rest of the ...and more »
How to Create a Killer Social Media Bio
Some say the social media bio is the window into the soul. Or is it the eyes? I don't remember; let's just go with the bio. On social media, all anyone cares about is how hot people are. They are programs designed for superficiality. Amidst this war of ...and more »
Social Media Is the New Education
If you've been through college, you know how much emphasis professors put on research papers and tests. You need to research and study important topics throughout your college career in preparation for… what? Our college professors are some of the ...
What is FaceApp? How to use the latest social media photo app craze
You may have seen the name FaceApp appear on a series of strange photos in your social media feeds. This is the new must download app that can entirely change your look with the press of a button. FaceApp can create some hilarious photos of yourself, ...
This latest social media photo app craze has taken over the internetGeo News, Pakistanall 37 news articles »
- East Bay Times
Sharp-eyed social media user helps Antioch neighbor find stolen car
East Bay Times
ANTIOCH — Magic Hampton's sister reported the theft of her 2006 Toyota Camry to the police when it disappeared last week, but it was a social media network and a sharp-eyed neighbor that helped her get it back. A screenshot show the Nextdoor ...
- Runner's World
Social Media Makes Running Contagious
You'll be surprised where you catch the running bug. Get ready to rethink your #fitspiration. By K. Aleisha Fetters Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10:49 am. group of social runners. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images. There really is something to your fitness ...
'Paedophile hunters' arrested by police as officers begin crackdown ...
A pair of so-called "paedophile hunters" have been arrested by police as officers begin a crackdown on social media vigilantes.and more »
Allergan Facebook initiative shows the risks of social media for pharma marketers - Econsultancy (blog)Allergan Facebook initiative shows the risks of social media for pharma marketers
To help reinvigorate sales of its 13 year-old dry eye treatment Restasis in the face of competition from a new drug, pharma giant Allergan turned to the world's largest social network, Facebook. The company, with the help of its agencies, launched a ...
Democratizing Fame Through Social Media
Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen and Bo Burnham were all “discovered” after videos they uploaded to YouTube went viral. Bieber alone has sold more than 15 million albums globally—and we can safely say that the rise of social media has taken the concept ...
- Fast Company
What Shea Moisture Learned (So Far!) From Its Social Media Disaster
Sundial Brands co-founder and CEO Richelieu Dennis talks about the controversial ad, the social fall-out, lessons the brand has learned so far from the experience, and more. What Shea Moisture Learned (So Far!) From Its Social Media Disaster. By Jeff ...
Shea Moisture Apologizes After Social Media Backlash over White Actresses in AdBreitbart News
Shea Moisture pulls an ad after getting hammered on soci
- Hamilton Spectator
Emma Watson: Social media has made celebrities relatable
The 'Beauty and the Beast' actress has claimed that popular websites such as Facebook and Instagram have allowed everyday people to experience a low-level of fame in their own right. She shared: "I feel like it's becoming so much more relatable because ...
Emma Watson Explains How She Navigates the 'Minefield' That Is Social MediaTIME
Emma Watson says social media is 'incredibly dangerous'RTE.ie
Hackers flood Isis social media accounts with gay porn
Online commenters have praised an anonymous hacker's efforts to disrupt the Islamic State militant group's social media accounts by filling them with gay porn.
Hacker replaces ISIS content with porn - CNN VideoCNNall 21 news articles »
Less than half of Alberta businesses use social media: ATB study
WATCH ABOVE: The results of a study by ATB may be surprising to some. It found less than half of Alberta businesses use social media. Emily Mertz takes a closer look at the findings. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial ...
Small businesses shunning social mediaMetroNews Canadaall 2 news articles »
- Social Media Marketing Service Backer Flood Reaches 1000 Customers
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 24, 2017 / The founders of Backer Flood, a social media marketing service for crowdfunders, are pleased to announce that they have just reached an impressive milestone: 1,000 customers. To learn more about ...
Social Media Posts Could Be Used Against People in Insurance Claims, Says 4AutoInsuranceQuote - Yahoo FinanceSocial Media Posts Could Be Used Against People in Insurance Claims, Says 4AutoInsuranceQuote
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 24, 2017 / 4AutoInsuranceQuote, a company that offers free auto insurance rate comparisons, has just posted an interesting article on their website that may inspire people to be more careful about what they post on ...
Why Strong Social Media Presence Is A Must For Businesses In 2017
Well, you must agree with me that social media has changed the way we do things. Ten years ago, communication was not as advanced as it is today. Various social media platforms have compressed the variables of distance and time. For example, now you ...and more »
Social Media Erupts in Tributes to Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Who Died... In 2014
Have you seen all the heartfelt remembrances of Gabriel García Márquez, best known for his novel One Hundred Years of Solitude? Yes, Márquez is dead. But for some reason a lot of people on social media think he died sometime in the past week.