Social media shapes new world order
A protester stands in front of a burning barricade during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011. Five years ago thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding the end of the 30-year reign of President Mubarak as Egypt became the second ...
Jail for sex attacker who used social media to prey on girls as young as 13 - Manchester Evening NewsManchester Evening News
Jail for sex attacker who used social media to prey on girls as young as 13
Manchester Evening News
“I would ask everyone to be aware of the dangers of communicating with anyone they don't know on social media." Share. ByPaul Britton. 06:00, 3 DEC 2016; Updated 22:40, 2 DEC 2016. News. UGC - GMP. A Bolton man who groomed young girls through ...
Facebook philanthropy? Social media giant to invest $20mn in affordable housing projects
Facebook has committed to investing $20 million to develop low cost housing, job training and assistance for low-income Silicon Valley residents. This will be some welcome relief to residents who have been pushed out of the Santa Clara Valley area by ...and more »
- Specific rules needed for social media posts
Huntington Herald Dispatch
The recent accusation that a teacher's aide in West Virginia posted racist comments on Facebook has called attention to what is considered unacceptable behavior by an educator. The case also highlights that the state Department of Education should ...
- The Seattle Times
Arrest of black teen in Wallingford sets off social-media storm
The Seattle Times
Sheila Haney, mother to one of the teens present when a black 15-year-old was arrested after a scuffle with a white motorist, posted video of the incident on a since-deleted Facebook post. Shown here is a still from one of the videos. (Facebook ...
Social Media: The Greatest Political Battleground in History
September 20th, 1960: The first televised presidential debate. Politics found itself changed forever. Politicians clamored desperately to take advantage and spread their influence across this new form of media. The primary source of the public's ...
NFL relaxes in-game video, social media rules for teams - ESPN.com
The NFL relaxed its in-game video and social media rules for individual teams on Friday, part of an ongoing evolution of a policy that has drawn protests from ...
The NFL will reportedly relax their social media rules so teams can post more GIFs and videosTechCrunch
The NFL Will Reportedly Step Back its Intense Team Social Media RulesComplex
Report: NFL will loosen some rules for teams posting on social mediaNBCSp
- Social media abuzz with protest tweets
Times of India
Kolkata: Armymen stood their ground at toll plazas but the real war waged on the virtual platform as comments came thick and fast from all quarters — either lampooning the move or justifying the 'routine exercise'. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee was ...and more »
- Charlotte Observer (blog)
Nash Grier conquered social media. But can he win over Hollywood?
Charlotte Observer (blog)
Social media star and independent-film actor Nash Grier is originally from Mooresville. John Melson. Social media star and independent-film actor Nash Grier is originally from Mooresville. John Melson. Actors Nash Grier, left, and actor Will Peltz at ...and more »
- WSOC Charlotte
Social media's impact in Keith Lamont Scott case
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Prosecutors and police said they learned how much of an impact social media has on public perception and the criminal justice process regarding Charlotte's unrest after the officer-involved shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in September.and more »
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to shield Carl Jenkinson from another social media battering by dropping fullback at West ... - Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to shield Carl Jenkinson from another social media battering by dropping fullback at West ...
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- USA TODAY
After a social media break, Selena Gomez still rules Instagram
Do you follow Selena Gomez on Instagram? If you do, congratulations; you just helped her become the No. 1 most followed account with 103 million followers. Gomez holds the title of most-followed account with over 9 million more followers than No. 2 on ...
Selena Gomez on Strength, Burnout and Staying Healthy - Thrive GlobalThrive Global
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- Fox News
Social media site Reddit censors Trump supporters
The social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, has begun censoring one the site's most active communities: supporters of President-elect Donald Trump. The trouble began over the Thanksgiving holiday when Reddit's CEO, Steve ...and more »
Kloee Openshaw on How Social Media Has Empowered Women's Surfing
“I think the key to happiness is being happy with yourself.” Sage words from 19-year-old Kloee Openshaw – an up-and-comer on the female surf scene. When we met on the other side of the pier at the Supergirl Pro in Oceanside, I wasn't sure what to expect.
- Online Athens
UGA research: Narcissistic individuals use social media to self-promote
A new statistical review of 62 studies with over 13,000 individuals found that narcissism has a modest but reliable positive relationship with a range of social media behaviors. The largest effects were with the number of friends/followers narcissists ...and more »
- Economic Times
Demonetisation rules social media, most netizens leaning in favour ...
NEW DELHI: Demonetisation is the talk of the town on social media, accounting for six out of top 10 trending topics between November 8-24, and the digital ...
demonetisation: Demonetisation rules social media, most netizens ...ETtech.comall 1 news articles »
- The Liberty Conservative
Police Using CIA-financed Tool To Monitor Social Media Posts
The Liberty Conservative
In 1949, English author George Orwell published what would go on to be one of his most well-known works, Nineteen Eighty-Four. The story would help shape the term “Orwellian”, which refers to a massive surveillance state as depicted in the novel.
- Social media has failed us and the nation
At some point during the process of reporting President-elect Donald Trump for harassment speech on Twitter, I started asking myself questions. Like: When was the exact moment that social media morphed into a failed state? Wasn't there a time when it ...and more »
Social-Media Hype about Diseases and Treatments Does Patients No Favors - Scientific American (blog)Scientific American (blog)
Social-Media Hype about Diseases and Treatments Does Patients No Favors
Scientific American (blog)
As has often been said, with great power comes great responsibility. As we saw in the recent election, social media is a great example of a powerful medium that can change minds and change lives but can also give credibility to false or misguiding ...
- Here And Now
Social Media Buzz: Trevor Noah's Tomi Lahren Interview Gathers Steam03:54
Here And Now
Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” (Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for Comedy Central). "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah had a wide-ranging conversation on his show Wednesday night that has gone viral. His guest was Tomi Lahren ...and more »
- Jakarta Post
Local celebrities support social media campaign for HIV testing
Local celebrities support social media campaign for HIV testing Film actress Atiqah Hasiholan is one of the celebrities participating in the #SayaBerani social media campaign. (UNAIDS Jakarta/File) ...and more »
Proven Strategies To Boost Social Media Shares And Conversions
The goal in this guide is to share five simple ways on how to improve social shares and conversions (clickthroughs), two vital goals in your social media marketing. The advantage about these tips is that you can plan them in advance, therefore, helping ...
Social media in 2017: New trends for the new yearBrafton (blog)
3 Social Media Tips for a Successful Holiday SeasonHuffington Post
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- The Sydney Morning Herald
Russia weaponised social media in US election, company says
The Sydney Morning Herald
Russia's government didn't just hack and leak documents from US political groups during the presidential campaign: It used social media as a weapon to influence perceptions about the election, according to cybersecurity company FireEye Inc. Material ...and more »
Social Media Offers a Massive Collection of Glorious Corporate ...
Awash in fake news and hate speech, social media retains at least one entertaining utility: as a corporate complaints department.and more »
- The Economist (blog)
Social media and the American election
The Economist (blog)
NO ONE, not even the man himself, expected Donald Trump to triumph on election night. There was some disagreement about how much of an underdog he was: the forecasting models most bullish on his chances gave him slightly less than a 30% shot—the ...and more »
- The Providence Journal
Police using social media in investigations, public outreach
The Daily Progress
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island are embracing social media as an effective tool to help solve their investigations and connect with residents. Coventry police Chief Col. John MacDonald tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/2gwYRR1 ...
Social media helps RI police nab robbery suspects, raise public awarenessThe Providence Journalall 3 news articles »
- The Indian Express
Pakistan's new COAS has no social media account: ISPR
The Indian Express
Pakistan army chief, Nawaz Sharif, Qamar Javed Bajwa, US Pakistan, news, In this Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 photo, Pakistan's army senior officer Lt. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa attends a military exercise in Khairpur Tamiwali, Pakistan. (Source: ...
'Incoming Pak army chief has 'zero presence' on social media'Business Standard
Pakistan's army chief-designate has no social media presenceIndia Today
Australian terrorist Neil Prakash may have been tracked by social media posts - The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald
Australian terrorist Neil Prakash may have been tracked by social media posts
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's most wanted terrorist, Neil Prakash, tried to flee Islamic State by sneaking into Turkey but may have been undone by his social media posts, Fairfax Media has learned. An international tug-of-war is looming following his arrest in Turkey a ...and more »
- Herald Sun
Ivanka Trump roasted on social media for celebrating her son's eight month 'birthday'
MUCH like doe-eyed couples in the throws of a new relationship, parents of newborns love to celebrate every month that goes by since their precious cargo was born. But Ivanka Trump has been roasted on social media for celebrating her son Theodore's ...and more »
- The Inquisitr
Top 10 Benefits Of Social Media
Nowadays, the influence of social media on everybody's lives is absolutely overwhelming. Social media has become an inseparable part of our life, and the idea of the world without it seems incomplete to us. With billions of people connecting from ...and more »
- Understanding social media
One reason to detest social media – as if you needed another reason – is the way it is used to blow tiny slights and small incidents into worldwide outrage. When the exaggerated importance of singular incidents is coupled with the growing issue of fake ...and more »
- The Conversation US
Misinformation on social media: Can technology save us?
The Conversation US
Sharing election hashtags: Dots are Twitter accounts; lines show retweeting; larger dots are retweeted more. Red dots are likely bots; blue ones are likely humans. Clayton Davis, CC BY-ND. Misinformation on social media: Can technology save us?and more »
Securing social media presence from cyber threats
There are several families in need that are introduced in the MycentralJersey.com annual Wish Book. Paul Grzella. Bernstein-smart-phone-tips.jpg. Jeff Bernstein (Photo: ~Courtesy of Jeff Bernstein). Over the last 10 years, internet-based social ...and more »
Here's how social media responded to the Seattle Sounders' historic win
The Seattle Sounders booked their ticket to the MLS Cup Final on Sunday, and the moment did not go unnoticed on social media. Take a look at just some of the reaction from current and former Sounders players, Seattle and Washington civic leaders, ...and more »
How social media has changed the way we eat | Stuff.co.nz
A few scant years ago you could safely sit down to brunch with your mates with not a single picture being snapped. Even in the first several years of social media ...and more »
How social media has changed the way we eat
A few scant years ago you could safely sit down to brunch with your mates with not a single picture being snapped. Even in the first several years of social media taking over our lives, photographing your food was still a bit of a social taboo ...and more »
- How social media giants can preserve their position
Sir, Starting to tackle the fake news problem plaguing social media, especially Facebook, is straightforward (“The harsh truth about fake news”, The Big Read, November 22). This is simply to have Facebook and the others advertise the problem on TV.
- The Guardian
Big football clubs take on Facebook with new social media network
Gareth Bale is among the more than 150 players who have signed partnership deals with Dugout.com. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA. Mark Sweney · @marksweney · email. Sunday 27 November 2016 19.01 EST Last modified on Sunday 27 November 2016 ...and more »
- False information on social media
With the explosion of information on the internet, can you really trust news shared on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter? Do you check the authenticity of every news post you read? A majority eight of ten Gulf News poll respondents said ...and more »
- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Social media and cheating can go hand in hand
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Dreamstime, TNS - TNS Experts say social networks have made it easier for people who are inclined to cheat on their significant other to do so with partners both familiar and previously unknown. (Dreamstime) ORG XMIT: 1193148. Text size. comment. share.
Does using social media make you more likely to cheat?Detroit Free Press
Social media users are more likely to cheat, say expertsYahoo7 Beall 3 news
- NBC 6 South Florida
Social Media Reacts to Castro's Death With Mixed Emotions
NBC 6 South Florida
MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 26: Miami residents celebrate the death of Fidel Castro on November 26, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Cuba's current President and younger brother of Fidel, Raul Castro, announced in a brief TV appearance that Fidel Castro had died at ...
Tributes to Castro flood Chinese social mediaThe Hindu
#Trudeaueulogies: Justin Trudeau's warm tribute to Fidel Castro mocked on social mediaT
- Voice of America
Cameroon Taking Steps to Control Social Media
Voice of America
Social media use has risen sharply in Cameroon, as have the government's efforts to control it. Our story begins at a church in Limbe, in southwestern Cameroon. These church members are praying for three men. A military court ruled against the three ...
What's right and wrong about quitting social media
Within the last few years, social media platforms have become a bigger part of our everyday lives. In fact, researchers are finding that we are increasingly devoting more time to social media apps. Social media platforms take up nearly two hours of our ...
Here's what's right and wrong about quitting social mediaCanon City Daily Recordall 3 news articles »
- How social media is shaking the world
As the technology industry came to grips with the reality of a presidential election that did not go its way, many in Silicon Valley landed on the idea that widespread misinformation spread online was a primary factor in the race's outcome. In response ...
Ab Fab star 'hates' social media
ABSOLUTELY Fabulous creator Jennifer Saunders has warned that social media is making girls “ill”. The star, 58, hit out at what she dubbed the Kim Kardashian “automaton” look. She told the Mail on Sunday's Event magazine: “I hate the way it makes girls ...
Jennifer Saunders warns that social media is making young women illThe Sydney Morning Heraldall 13 news articles »
Law In The Age Of Social Media - Forbes
The breadth and impact of social media can scarcely be exaggerated. In less than a decade, it has disrupted journalism, influenced global politics, and altered ...and more »
Trump fan disrupts Delta flight, causes social media stir
This appears to have made for an awkward flight. A Donald Trump fan caused a stir by yelling at someone on flight to Pennsylvania from Atlanta, disrupting fellow travelers. Emma Baum captured the incident on video, causing a social media stir. "Didn't ...and more »
- Digital Trends
Beware of new image files you didn't download: They may launch 'Locky' ransomware
If you see a new image or graphic file on your computer that you don't recall downloading, do not open it. The Locky ransomware program has moved on from MS Office Word to Facebook and LinkedIn vulnerabilities, and is now putting files on your computer ...and more »
- Hindustan Times
MP police arrest student for social media post lampooning CM Chouhan
A student was arrested by Madhy Pradesh police for social media posts on demonetisation and attacking chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. (Representative picture). Madhya Pradesh police arrested a 19-year-old engineering student for a social media ...and more »
- Business Standard
'Incoming Pak army chief has 'zero presence' on social media'
In an unusual move, Pakistan's military today said army chief designate General Qamar Javed Bajwa has "zero presence" on social media and any accounts under his name are fake. "#COAS designate Gen Qamar Bajwa has zero presence on social media.
Gen Bajwa has no social media account: ISPRPakistan Today
ISPR Responds to the Fake Social Media Account News of Gen Qamar BajwaPhoneWorld Magazine (press re