Exhibition explores social media trends
A recently opened exhibition in Bulawayo considers the impact of how social media is assisting users of this technology who are employing it to redefine themselves. The “Profile pic – Alter ego”, exhibition presented by the House of Menka, an arts ...and more »
- The Indian Express
Punjab elections: BJP ropes in Sikh factor to ramp up social media campaign
The Indian Express
According to current social media statistics of four parties, BJP Punjab seems to be lagging behind compared to Aam Aadmi Party and Congress. Written by Divya Goyal | Punjab | Published:January 16, 2017 2:52 am. punjab elections, punjab bjp, bjp, sikh ...and more »
- Huffington Post Canada
Career Tips You Can Gain From Mastering Social Media
Huffington Post Canada
There's no shortage of horror stories over social media costing people their jobs. But if you're smart about it, it can become a powerful tool for boosting your career, or even leading you to a new one. LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and other apps are ...
Missing Child Found; Oakland Police Lieutenant Credits Raiders QB For Social Media Shares - The InquisitrThe Inquisitr
Missing Child Found; Oakland Police Lieutenant Credits Raiders QB For Social Media Shares
With a missing child found the day after he disappeared, one Oakland officer is giving some of the credit to a football player whose share of the information may have helped it reach a larger audience. A citizen who had seen the Amber Alert spotted the ...and more »
- Fox News
Staged mascot fight offends some on social media, prompting apology
This isn't your typical hockey fight. What was supposed to be a simple mock brawl between ice hockey mascots on Thursday turned into a bruising public relations beating for the Minnesota Wild, which was forced to apologize after the skit offended some ...and more »
Regina students help seniors get connected with social media
A group of high school students helped bring seniors up to speed with social media trends at a training session in Regina last week. Grade 12 business students at Campbell Collegiate in Regina guided seniors through the process of setting up Twitter ...
Regina students help seniors get connected with social media - CBC
A group of high school students helped bring seniors up to speed with social media trends at a training session in Regina last week.and more »
Wales and former Cardiff City man Tom Lawrence sends social media into meltdown after latest stunner for Ipswich Town - WalesOnlineWalesOnline
Wales and former Cardiff City man Tom Lawrence sends social media into meltdown after latest stunner for Ipswich Town
Wales international Tom Lawrence sent social media into meltdown after scoring yet another sensational goal for Ipswich Town. The 23-year-old front man is currently enjoying his best campaign in professional football having already made 22 appearances ...and more »
Soldiers Who Complained On Social Media Can Face Tough Action: Sources
New Delhi: The armymen who have voiced their complaints on social media following the huge stir caused by BSF (Border Security Force) man Tej Bahadur Yadav can face serious action, sources have told NDTV. In case they are court-martialed, the ...
Social media video damaged soldiers' morale: Indian army chiefDunyaNews Pakistanall 52 news articles »
- Poughkeepsie Journal
Fakery blooms in social-media era, spelling deep trouble
The American public was enthralled and scientists were shocked because a new super-telescope had detected life on the moon: trees, oceans and humanlike creatures with copper-colored hair and wings. They were described in detail in only one newspaper ...
'Army personnel using social media for grievances will be punished', says General Bipin Rawat - Times of IndiaTimes of India
'Army personnel using social media for grievances will be punished', says General Bipin Rawat
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Two days after a jawan posted a video critical of the Army+ on social media, Army chief general Bipin Rawat+ said if army personnel don't use "proper, specified channels" to air their grievances they will be liable to be punished. "Proper ...
Jawans taking to social media could be punished: Army Chief Bipin RawatEconomic Times
Jawans taking to social media to co
- Austin American-Statesman
Social media coordinator says she was fired from Maryland school after harmless tweet
A social media coordinator for a Maryland public school system says she was fired Friday after sending a relatively harmless tweet correcting a student's spelling. Katie Nash was managing the Twitter feed for the Frederick County Public Schools. On Jan.
School social media director fired after correcting student's...Austin American-Statesmanall 24 news articles »
- Yahoo News
Le Pen follows Trump's lead on social media bombardment
Paris (AFP) - Domination of social media was a key weapon in Donald Trump's rise to the US presidency, and now France's far-right leader, Marine Le Pen, is looking to follow suit, analysts say. Le Pen has more than a million followers on both Twitter ...and more »
Government needs stricter social-media rules
In April 2011, the state's news agency, the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), published its social-media guidelines. The stated purpose of these guidelines was to create awareness across government about the opportunities ...
- Daily News & Analysis
Pushed to depression, thanks to social media
Daily News & Analysis
“I used to start my day by logging into social media platforms,” says Tammana Singh*, a Delhi-based professional working with a MNC. It was 2013, and Singh would enjoy the prolonged chat sessions, the 'likes' and 'comments', her eyes glued to the phone ...
Why are people leaving social media in their millions? Because Facebook and Twitter make you sadHerald Scotland
Social media hea
- The Boston Globe
Boston police scrap plans for social media combing software
BOSTON – Boston's police commissioner is backing off plans to purchase high-tech software designed to comb social media for criminal activity. William Evans on Friday released a statement saying he's instead asking his team to consider re-drafting the ...
Boston Police end plans to buy software used to scan social media for criminal activityMassLive.com
Police decision to pull back on social media m
- Alternative Press
Trent Reznor points blame at social media for...
In an interview with Yahoo about his score for the movie Patriot's Day, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor had some harsh words for artists trying to create music in today's world. He claims that social media is the result of many artists playing it safe ...
Trent Reznor says social media has created 'formulaic vegan restaurant patron-type shit' musicNME.com
Trent Reznor says the “toxic environment” of s
Complaints Describe Border Agents Interrogating Muslim Americans, Asking for Social Media Accounts - The InterceptThe Intercept
Complaints Describe Border Agents Interrogating Muslim Americans, Asking for Social Media Accounts
Customs and Border Protection agents have been invasively questioning Muslim-Americans at U.S. border crossings about their political and religious beliefs, asking for their social media information, and demanding passwords to open mobile phones, ...and more »
- Merkel Coalition Seeks to Punish Social Media for Hate Speech ...
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government plans to fine social media networks such as Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. if they fail to combat hate speech, as German ...and more »
What a teen's recent livestreamed suicide reveals about mental health and social media
On Dec. 30, Katelyn Nicole Davis turned on the livestreaming app Live.me at her home in Cedartown, Georgia, and broadcast her own suicide. As that video spread across the internet and social media, it demonstrated how quickly technology can turn casual ...
Girl, 12, streams her own suicide on Facebook Live for 20 minutes after being 'sexually abused by a relative' – and ...The Sun
Social media, valuable property are killing live music venues
It's a refrain heard in cities across Canada: small but influential live music venues are struggling and closing. Toronto's The Hoxton and Hugh's Room, and The Carleton in Halifax are among the latest victims of the trend, joining Vancouver's Railway ...
Social media startup CultureSphere sues HCL, alleges misuse of ...
Acquisition talks fall through all the time, but a new lawsuit from social media startup CultureSphere accuses global IT company HCL of something more serious..and more »
Social media startup CultureSphere sues HCL, alleges misuse of confidential information - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Social media startup CultureSphere sues HCL, alleges misuse of confidential information
Acquisition talks fall through all the time, but a new lawsuit from social media startup CultureSphere accuses global IT company HCL of something more serious — using those talks as a way to get access to confidential information for use in a ...and more »
- The social media we deserve
FT Alphaville (registration)
Emily Parker, author of the book Now I Know Who My Comrades Are, joined us this week to discuss her latest article, Why we can't fix Twitter. Here's an excerpt: Imagine that a Silicon Valley start-up created an online discussion platform precisely to ...
Will the last person to leave social media please turn off the light?
After the early, exciting expository years of the Internet – the Age of Jennicam where the web was supposed to act as confessional and stage – things changed swiftly. This new medium was a revelation, a gift of freedom that we all took for granted ...
- A Modern Guide to Social Media Content Marketing, Part 1: Introduction
This is the first installment in a five-part series of articles focusing on best practices to up your content marketing game on the “big four” platforms: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Stay tuned for future installments and share your own ...and more »
- The Indian Express
Why #JusticeForJishnu is trending on social media platforms in Kerala
The Indian Express
The death of Jishnu Pranoy has also led to a ripple effect in the state with students coming out with horrific stories of torture and harassment at the hands of private college managements. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:January 13, 2017 ...and more »
Come directly to us for complaints rather than through social media, Army chief tells troops - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Come directly to us for complaints rather than through social media, Army chief tells troops
The Indian Express
The Army Chief's remarks come after a BSF constable took to social media to voice his complaint on the poor quality of food being served to the troops. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 13, 2017 2:53 pm. army chief, indian army ...
Soldiers must use grievance boxes, not social media for complaints: Army chief Bipin RawatHindustan Times
Flurry State of the Mobile report: Social media, messaging apps usage grew by 394 percent in 2016 - Tech2Tech2
Flurry State of the Mobile report: Social media, messaging apps usage grew by 394 percent in 2016
Flurry, an analytics platform for apps from the Yahoo Developer Network has released its annual State of the Mobile report for 2016 and has some interesting insights. Flurry has been doing this since the last eight years. The mobile app usage has grown ...and more »
- Kenya: Govt to Monitor Social Media During Elections
Kenya will not shut down the Internet during the election period unless the situation gets out of hand, officials said Thursday. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) chairman, Mr Ben Gituku said that the government would only take action if it ...and more »
Nikki Goldstein says being loved up on social media could be sign relationship is failing - Daily MailDaily Mail
Nikki Goldstein says being loved up on social media could be sign relationship is failing
According to a sexologist, the couples who make us cringe the most on social media might be the ones who are soon to split. Nikki Goldstein claims those who appear the most attached and interested in promoting their relationship online are often ...
Laquan McDonald Special Prosecutor Subpoenaed Officers' Social Media Accounts, Records Show - NBC ChicagoNBC Chicago
Laquan McDonald Special Prosecutor Subpoenaed Officers' Social Media Accounts, Records Show
A stunning amount of information is being demanded from the Chicago Police Department from the special prosecutor in the Laquan McDonald case, records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates show. (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017). A stunning amount of ...and more »
- Financial Times
From Russia with bluff: social media strategy sows confusion
In a viral video circulating online, a man wearing a fur hat emblazoned with the Soviet army logo is filmed joking around in a room of the upmarket Moscow hotel at the centre of lurid claims about US president-elect Donald Trump.and more »
- Independent Online
Zim data tariff sparks social media frenzy
Harare - Heated debates and outcries over Zimbabwe's new mobile data prices have prompted a new wave of negotiations between operators and the government over a possible review of the fees, although this could take longer to resolve, with the ICT ...
Zimbabwe telecoms hike draws charges of social media crackdownReuters Africa
Of Masiyiwa, Data Tariffs and Social Media SanityZimEye - Zimbabwe Newsall 20 news ar
Mayawati's Elephant Takes Social Media Leap. Online Blitz Coming Soon
Former Chief Minister Mayawati, who once kept a safe distance from social media insisting that her main voters are not online, is embracing digital ahead of the February-March polls in Uttar Pradesh. Her birthday on January 15 (Sunday) has given the ...and more »
- NBC Connecticut
Monroe Students Outraged Over Classmate's Social Media Posts
A Masuk High School student has created a petition asking for the removal of a classmate over what he calls a "social media attack" on special needs and African American students. Outrage over a high school student's social media post is causing ...
Student suspended after offensive social media posts in MonroeFOX 61
Masuk Student Suspended Over Social Media PostsPatch.comall 5 news articles &
- The Sydney Morning Herald
Politics are just too important for social media
The Sydney Morning Herald
After watching the news sector decline for years, we find our politics drowning, really, in lies, distortions, propaganda and accusations now, of "fake news". Only the rise of a Twitter demagogue such as Donald Trump has jolted some of the global ...
Trump victory prompts Americans to block each other on social mediaNewsOK.comall 4 news articles »
- CBS 8 San Diego
New LA Chargers logo shredded on social media
Ouch! The NFL's San Diego -- err, make that Los Angeles -- Chargers unveiled their new logo on Twitter, shortly after making the team relocation to Los Angeles official on Thursday. The design was almost immediately sacked by fans and the media alike.
Chargers move to LA, new logo garners mixed reactions on social mediaLA Daily News
Fans take to social media with reactions to Chargers moveCBS 8 San Diego
'LAzy', 'LAme': Social M
Girl, 12, streams her own suicide on Facebook Live for 20 minutes after being 'sexually abused by a relative' – and ... - The SunThe Sun
Girl, 12, streams her own suicide on Facebook Live for 20 minutes after being 'sexually abused by a relative' – and ...
A HORRIFIC video of a 12-year-old girl hanging herself after alleging she was abused by a relative has been streamed across the internet on social media. The video has gone viral and is now being replayed on Facebook and other websites – and cops say ...
Schoolgirl streams own suicide live on social mediaTen Eyewitness Newsall 53 news articles&
John Cena And Why His Kenny Omega Social Media Posts Mean Nothing
John Cena is playing with the internet again, and because it's John Cena, the internet is taking the bait. Cena has posted a series of crypic messages on Instagram hinting that possible free agent and international star Kenny Omega—who recently ...and more »
Do Social Media Platforms Really Care About Online Abuse?
Activists protest against the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl in Brazil last year – videos and images of the assault were posted to social media and circulated widely, revictimizing the woman. (MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/Getty Images). It has been a sad ...and more »
86% of U.S. Adults Aged 18-29 Are Social Media Users (Report ...
69 percent of U.S. adults are now social media users, according to the latest data from Pew Research Center. Pew found that 86 percent of those aged 18 ...and more »
Social media rallies to save Obamacare, one tweet at a time
A late-night push to start the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has people on Twitter fighting back Thursday. On Facebook, people are excited for a new season of "Better Call Saul" and Woody Harrelson joining the Star Wars ...
Social media didn't invent extravagant celebrity grieving – it's been with us since the ancient Egyptians - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Social media didn't invent extravagant celebrity grieving – it's been with us since the ancient Egyptians
So wrote one of the great English poets of love and death, John Donne, in his poem "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning". Today, after a year in which it seemed the reaper had his most high-profile harvest of the "virtuous" (and unvirtuous, too) in ...
- Times of India
Fifth Pakistani social media activist reported missing
Times of India
ISLAMABAD: A fifth Pakistani rights activist has gone missing, his colleagues said Thursday, as the United Nations raised concerns over shrinking freedoms for campaigners. Samar Abbas, a middle-aged IT worker and head of the anti-militancy Civil ...and more »
#TrumpPressConference sets worldwide social media afire
In his first news conference since the Nov. 8 election, President-elect Donald Trump set social media ablaze on Wednesday with remarks including harsh criticism of the press and a defense of his goal to improve ties with Russia. The session, held in ...
'The greatest job producer God ever created': Social media reacts to Trump's press conferenceCTV News
These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To RussiaBuzzFeed
Obama's right: Social media has damaged our democracy - Mashable
It's time to get out of our bubbles, and save our democracy.
The “great sorting”: In his farewell address, Barack Obama names the danger in our social media filtersQuartz
President Obama Warns Social Media Is Becoming a Threat to DemocracyVanity Fair
Obama's social media posts published as searchable archiveNaked Securityall 813 news articles »
From MySpace To Spotify: How Musicians Use Social Media
The ability to follow celebrities has always been my least favorite feature on Twitter. Don't get me wrong. It might work for some people. But for me, it was never more than an annoyance because of how hard Twitter pushes celebrity accounts that you ...
Russell Wilson is social media's most valuable US athlete
The most popular -- and valued athletes -- on social media? Names like basketball god LeBron James, golf star Rory McIlroy or brash UFC pottymouth brawler Colin McGregor might come to mind. Sure, they're on the list, but they aren't No. 1. That ...
These Were The Most Valuable Athletes On Social Media In 2016HotNewHipHopall 8 news articles »
We Hear: Samsung Moves Global Social Media Duties from Big Spaceship to R/GA
Details on this development remain somewhat vague, but electronics giant Samsung no longer counts Brooklyn-based Big Spaceship as its global social media agency of record. Multiple parties have told us that the business went to R/GA in late 2016 ...