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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 c...

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

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World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Po...
02:14, 06/08/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook ...
18:56, 05/04/2019

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 somet...
23:00, 05/23/2019

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...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2...
08:42, 05/02/2019

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....
10:14, 05/22/2019

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 ...
22:56, 05/28/2019

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even cl...
18:56, 06/19/2019

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s m...
10:42, 06/19/2019

India-Based Photo Journalist Arrested For Trespassing During Lanka Blasts An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged...
03:42, 05/03/2019

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets dad-shamed for appearing to duck father-daughter time Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was dad-shamed for a Monday Instagram post that appeared to show him opting out of helping his daughter build a Barbie hous...
11:56, 06/19/2019

Mom shares heartbreaking final photo of ‘healthy’ daughter as warning A grieving mother has shared the last family photo that includes her seemingly healthy baby taken just hours before the infant died from an undetecte...
12:14, 05/04/2019

Shocking photo of drowned father and daughter highlights migrants' border peril The toddler’s arm was still draped around her father’s neck after bodies were found in the Rio Grande as they sought asylumWarning: contains graphic ...
02:42, 06/26/2019

Graphic photo of drowned father and daughter stirs volatile immigration debate A harrowing photo of a drowned migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter has renewed outrage over the immigration debate.     ...
02:56, 06/26/2019

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who...
18:56, 05/28/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increa...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Chip Gaines runs half marathon, crosses finish line with daughter Ella and son Crew in adorable photo Chip Gaines ran a half marathon over the weekend and was even helped across the finish line by his 11-year-old daughter Ella and his 10-month-old son...
04:00, 04/30/2019

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 l...
23:00, 05/28/2019

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 currentl...
17:42, 06/14/2019

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 circul...
19:42, 06/15/2019

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 Eur...
22:00, 06/06/2019

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 own...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.  ...
23:42, 05/16/2019

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 warne...
09:42, 05/28/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it triv...
17:14, 04/30/2019

| 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, researc...
21:28, 05/28/2019

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 circul...
00:56, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and incitin...
11:00, 04/30/2019

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 ...
03:28, 06/17/2019

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 t...
13:42, 05/25/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my ...
11:28, 05/12/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications te...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become ...
19:14, 05/15/2019

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 t...
15:14, 06/06/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upsta...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Singapore Escalates Fight Against Misinformation on Social Media The Southeast Asian nation has passed a law requiring Facebook and other social-media companies to issue corrections for information posted their pla...
17:28, 05/09/2019

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British H...
11:56, 06/13/2019

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 tak...
23:42, 06/05/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions ...
19:14, 05/19/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a sp...
21:42, 05/03/2019

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, researc...
22:28, 05/28/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a sm...
19:14, 05/12/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “dev...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tel...
18:14, 04/29/2019

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 ...
09:28, 05/23/2019

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 Communicatio...
18:14, 05/24/2019

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 ...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that ...
02:14, 05/11/2019

NDA Had "Non-Disclosed Alliance" With Social Media, Says Derek O'Brien TMC leader Derek O'Brien Tuesday attacked social media firm Facebook for allegedly running election campaign for the Bharatiya Janta Party-led Nation...
20:28, 06/25/2019

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poste...
23:14, 05/24/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media messages land her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhatta...
18:42, 05/23/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled pol...
11:28, 05/22/2019

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 ...
20:56, 06/05/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big ...
11:42, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access t...
10:28, 05/22/2019

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 ne...
00:42, 06/04/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an exp...
10:14, 05/28/2019

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 lef...
17:56, 06/08/2019

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 thei...
03:14, 06/08/2019

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 wa...
17:00, 05/27/2019

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 a...
19:42, 06/01/2019

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&ap...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many sta...
03:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artifi...
21:00, 06/25/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to sho...
21:14, 06/02/2019

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 too...
01:28, 06/03/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other maj...
19:00, 05/03/2019

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 ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson avoids putting together his daughter's Barbie house and we get it Dwayne Johnson shared a photo of himself to social media and joked about how he was going to defer the task to mom.       &...
18:42, 06/18/2019

‘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...
15:14, 06/01/2019

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 war...
05:42, 06/08/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, wh...
18:42, 05/04/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life sa...
14:56, 05/07/2019

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...
19:00, 06/01/2019

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 h...
02:28, 06/08/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:28, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombi...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a si...
17:56, 04/30/2019

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...
05:28, 06/05/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social med...
08:42, 05/06/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their expe...
00:00, 05/05/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global overs...
15:42, 05/10/2019

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 — ...
04:56, 05/30/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in th...
18:00, 05/09/2019

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 ...
02:42, 06/03/2019

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...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram fo...
15:56, 05/09/2019

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 ...
21:56, 06/11/2019

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, footbal...
20:14, 06/13/2019

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, ...
01:14, 05/25/2019

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, ste...
20:00, 06/07/2019

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 ...
23:14, 06/02/2019

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!...
18:56, 05/29/2019

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 fut...
18:56, 05/24/2019

Florida man who tried to pawn his baby off, claims it was a social media prank 43 year-old Brian Slocum entered the shop carrying his infant son into a local pawn shop and asking the pawn shop owner if he could pawn his baby. &...
20:14, 05/09/2019

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, ...
02:56, 06/12/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easte...
18:42, 05/13/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Dona...
01:00, 05/01/2019

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 yea...
01:00, 05/30/2019

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 ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

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 of...
05:00, 06/20/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement ...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended o...
00:42, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artifi...
21:14, 06/25/2019

TikTok maker’s new app is another shot in the Chinese social media battle ByteDance, the world’s most valuable startup and the company behind popular apps like TikTok, has released a new app: Feiliao (飞聊). Or, if you transl...
14:56, 05/20/2019

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...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media ...
04:28, 05/14/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks fro...
17:28, 05/15/2019

Social media bots no longer need to hide to be effective, says Facebook Internet bots are a touchy subject these days, especially when it comes to social media. How many of that celebrity's Twitter followers are real...
17:42, 06/25/2019

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 ar...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Patients’ social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should...
14:14, 06/25/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a chall...
06:14, 05/17/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted...
17:42, 05/15/2019

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 presenti...
20:28, 06/20/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct b...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, ...
04:14, 05/13/2019

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 ...
07:42, 05/22/2019

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 ...
12:42, 06/21/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Brit...
09:00, 04/30/2019

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 health...
20:28, 05/22/2019

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 so...
15:42, 06/17/2019

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 business...
13:42, 06/24/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false inf...
17:56, 05/13/2019

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 pres...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source...
09:28, 04/30/2019

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 inv...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the fi...
20:42, 04/29/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manip...
20:28, 04/29/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Repub...
02:14, 05/12/2019

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 i...
21:28, 06/20/2019

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 organizati...
11:42, 06/06/2019

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 i...
19:56, 06/20/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and...
01:14, 05/07/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto ...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expe...
11:56, 05/02/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Insta...
12:00, 05/16/2019

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 t...
23:14, 06/21/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on ...
06:56, 05/14/2019

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...
17:14, 06/11/2019

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 Ma...
15:14, 06/09/2019

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 Virgi...
09:28, 06/03/2019

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 h...
13:28, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between grou...
01:28, 05/06/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital commu...
03:00, 05/17/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook,...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the faciliti...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be d...
22:42, 05/15/2019

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 ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing. ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

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...
00:56, 06/11/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's T...
15:42, 05/03/2019

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reason...
12:14, 05/02/2019

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...
01:00, 06/06/2019

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 purcha...
23:42, 06/15/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a lon...
08:28, 05/05/2019

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...
07:00, 06/18/2019

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 201...
15:42, 06/05/2019

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 hel...
14:56, 05/20/2019

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 hel...
17:28, 05/20/2019

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 wrat...
10:14, 05/23/2019

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...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watchin...
23:56, 05/04/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platform...
23:56, 05/04/2019

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 off...
14:00, 05/22/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several...
03:42, 05/11/2019

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 re...
17:00, 06/14/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping power to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful c...
12:00, 05/10/2019

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 i...
11:42, 05/23/2019

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...
03:56, 06/05/2019

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… ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

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 onli...
21:56, 05/30/2019

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' priv...
23:00, 05/27/2019

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 communic...
16:28, 06/03/2019

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 s...
22:42, 06/04/2019

Selena Gomez Reveals How Social Media Made Her Feel Depressed Selena Gomez has 152 million followers on Instagram and was even the most followed person on the platform at a point in time. However, the 26-year-ol...
18:42, 06/12/2019

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."  ...
05:28, 05/27/2019

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 an...
05:42, 05/26/2019

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 ...
13:56, 05/25/2019

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 succe...
20:00, 06/12/2019

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 R...
21:14, 06/12/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s calle...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Georgetown PD Launches Social Media Campaign To Lock Car Doors, Remove Valuables GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) -It’s 9 p.m. Do you know where your weapons are? Georgetown police have launched a nightly social media campaign in an...
20:14, 06/25/2019

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 socia...
06:14, 06/07/2019

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. T...
00:00, 06/06/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’...
05:28, 05/16/2019

Facebook’s Nick Clegg discusses social media and internet regulation in Berlin BERLIN - Nick Clegg, Head of Global Affairs at Facebook and Britain’s former deputy prime minister, gives a speech about regulation of social media a...
23:14, 06/24/2019

Thailand's ruling powers 'increasingly paranoid' about social media: Pravit Rojanaphruk Five years after the military junta took power in Thailand, new cyber laws may worsen the ruling party's crackdown on freedom of expression. DW spoke...
12:56, 06/24/2019

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.       &...
15:00, 06/03/2019

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...
23:14, 06/05/2019

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.R...
00:42, 05/24/2019

Angel’s comic-book revival pits the vampire against a social media monster It’s been 20 years since Buffy’s vampire boyfriend got his own spin-off show, Angel, expanding the scope of Joss Whedon’s TV universe while cementing...
00:14, 06/26/2019

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 h...
15:28, 06/03/2019

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 lo...
15:14, 06/24/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subject...
05:56, 05/16/2019

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 Ind...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Leeds’ tawdry Twitter beef with Derby is actually social media done right | Paul MacInnes It may look petty but this online antagonism shows how football clubs have become relatively savvy online operators after their faltering first steps...
19:42, 05/28/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night&rs...
05:42, 05/20/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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, ...
09:42, 06/18/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive image...
15:28, 05/01/2019

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 t...
13:28, 05/25/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing...
03:00, 05/20/2019

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 ...
13:28, 05/25/2019

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. ...
11:42, 06/13/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State War...
12:28, 05/01/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establish...
17:28, 04/29/2019

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 wil...
04:56, 06/14/2019

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 S...
07:28, 06/14/2019

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 agreeme...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media ...
07:42, 05/17/2019

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...
15:14, 06/23/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has foun...
14:42, 05/31/2019

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 pe...
07:56, 06/23/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president twe...
19:28, 04/28/2019

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&rsqu...
01:56, 06/21/2019

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 soci...
23:14, 05/23/2019

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. Pres...
02:42, 05/29/2019

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 Weekl...
03:42, 05/02/2019

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...
01:14, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques an...
05:56, 05/13/2019

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 ...
21:28, 05/21/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to 27 years for killing woman, 18, then ordering pizza and posting on social media A New Jersey man was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison after prosecutors say he killed an 18-year-old woman then ordered a pizza and posted vi...
20:42, 05/17/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was wide...
13:14, 05/13/2019

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez to run as vice presidential candidate in 2019 election: social media Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will run as a vice presidential candidate in national elections later this year, the country's divisive fo...
15:14, 05/18/2019

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. Pres...
04:14, 05/29/2019

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...
21:00, 06/03/2019

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 Ja...
12:56, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on ...
07:56, 05/13/2019

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 inte...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

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, ...
23:42, 06/12/2019

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 revea...
09:28, 06/19/2019

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office — a...
18:56, 06/19/2019

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 voic...
17:28, 06/20/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring ...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her m...
12:56, 04/30/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of l...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theori...
14:42, 05/04/2019

Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s baby is here! 'Bachelor' alum shares photo of daughter Alessi "This was first time she laid eyes on me and I’m forever changed Alessi Ren Luyendyk," he captioned the shot.       ...
14:56, 05/30/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off t...
22:28, 04/29/2019

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 ...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Pampers to install 5,000 changing stations in men's rooms after viral social media post sparks outrage Pampers announced a new initiative this week that aims at installing 5,000 baby changing tables in men’s rooms across the country after a viral socia...
19:14, 06/12/2019

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 ti...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Israel Folau sacked over social media posts after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia $4m contract terminated for breaching code of conductPlayer ‘saddened’ by decision but is ‘considering options’Israel Folau’s rugby career appears ov...
12:42, 05/17/2019

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 v...
20:42, 05/29/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the pla...
08:14, 05/17/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's T...
04:14, 05/03/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she allegedly was discovered dead...
15:56, 05/03/2019

LPGA star plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, “To read some of the hurtful things being said to m...
16:56, 05/01/2019

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.  &#...
04:28, 06/15/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the comp...
08:28, 05/11/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Chelsea Flower Show 2019: Duchess of Cambridge says children should use social media less as she tours gardens The Duchess of Cambridge today said children need to be encouraged to connect more with nature and less with social media as she toured Chelsea Flowe...
14:56, 05/20/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to m...
03:28, 05/01/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in pa...
00:42, 05/15/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media pl...
23:14, 05/06/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit...
18:56, 05/10/2019

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 D...
07:14, 06/15/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments followi...
04:42, 05/01/2019

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 ...
00:42, 06/14/2019

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, Wh...
12:28, 06/12/2019

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 o...
20:56, 06/13/2019

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. Pres...
23:28, 05/28/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) ...
05:28, 05/09/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris...
16:00, 05/16/2019

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, pr...
02:28, 06/02/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that h...
00:14, 05/05/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted En...
20:42, 05/03/2019

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 ...
07:14, 06/14/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-s...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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 am...
22:14, 06/20/2019

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 expecti...
00:42, 06/21/2019

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, s...
23:42, 06/24/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has s...
10:56, 04/30/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007. ...
12:56, 05/06/2019

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. ...
02:42, 05/27/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. ...
21:28, 04/30/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper...
18:14, 04/28/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue an apology after Imam who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on BBC debate Viewers today called on BBC bosses to issue an apology after "disturbing" social media posts were unearthed from an Imam who made an appearance on th...
10:56, 06/19/2019

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 r...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) will slash into horror with Jigsaw Killer in ‘Saw’ reboot Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane univer...
22:56, 05/16/2019

'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.     ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

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 s...
23:28, 05/20/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
03:42, 05/02/2019

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's...
20:42, 05/22/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) to reboot 'Saw' franchise and star with Jigsaw Killer Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane univer...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists exp...
15:56, 05/29/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the ...
04:42, 06/18/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media...
09:14, 05/26/2019

Thursday: Not a Pool Day So far this week has been cooler than normal for mid-June. A whole new level of cool is about to blow in. It’s going to feel more like mid- to ...
19:42, 06/12/2019

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Kimono Cover-Ups for the Beach or Pool We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
13:28, 05/24/2019

Why lilos are moving from the pool to our wardrobes From pizza lilos to unicorn rubber rings, novelty inflatables are a festival fixture. But now we’re entering the age of balloon coutureIt seems to me...
00:28, 06/12/2019

And then there were three - Japan's shrinking pool of imperial heirs Now that Japan has a new emperor, Naruhito, its imperial family will be left with just three heirs to the throne - one of whom is 83 - a situation li...
04:56, 05/01/2019

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Bu...
21:56, 06/07/2019

The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016. Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before ...
00:28, 06/19/2019

Pee in the pool: survey reveals disturbing trends (WDIV) A new survey finds 40 percent of adults admit they’ve gone to the bathroom in a swimming pool, but that’s not the worst informatio...
22:28, 05/21/2019

NBA, NBCA aim to develop 'level' coaching pool The NBA and NBCA want to better train, prepare and identify coaches among groups that are underrepresented, including women, minorities and those of ...
21:28, 05/14/2019

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and bag...
18:00, 06/18/2019

The 12 most popular pool floats of summer 2019 Whether you're lounging at the beach or by the pool, these popular floats from brands like Intex and Funboy will ensure a splashing good time. ...
23:56, 06/07/2019

Stop Everything You're Doing and Buy This Giant Duck Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t own a pool or you don’t know anyone who has a pool. This $10 float is something everyone needs to look at and then impulse ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

When investing in a property, do you repair a pool or demo it? In the Washington area, existing pools rarely bring a higher sales price, so investors must weigh which cost is more beneficial: renovating the pool,...
17:56, 06/10/2019

London To Get 360-Degree Infinity Pool - But How Do You Enter It? Ever wondered what swimming in a '360-degree' infinity pool would feel like? London might soon get the world's first one - and if the concept picture...
13:42, 06/07/2019

Mess-Free Snacks You Can Serve At Your Pool Party If you have to throw a party during summers, a pool-side party is the ideal way to do it. We have curated some snacks ideas that you can use to serve...
17:28, 06/11/2019

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every fo...
23:56, 06/07/2019

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a re...
05:42, 06/18/2019

Florida driver accidentally drives into a pool, report says A driver in Sarasota, Fla., accidentally hit the gas instead of breaks on Thursday and ended up finding a parking spot on the bottom of a residential...
11:28, 06/24/2019

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool ma...
01:14, 06/07/2019

London will soon be home to the world’s most frightening hotel pool Have you ever visited a hotel and thought to yourself “Boy, this place would be so much better if the entire roof was a pool”? Well, if y...
16:42, 06/08/2019

The Game Of Thrones dead pool is caught between The Great War and The Last War As the dust and ashes of “The Long Night” settle, as the forces at Winterfell assess their victory and its casualties and prepare for the journey sou...
20:42, 05/03/2019

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this floa...
00:00, 05/25/2019

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set i...
01:42, 05/29/2019

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimm...
08:28, 06/12/2019

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at i...
00:14, 05/21/2019

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court p...
22:56, 06/16/2019

Police say too much chlorine sickens dozens at Utah pool PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Police say a “freak accident” at a northern Utah pool sickened dozens with chlorine gas Tuesday. About 50 peo...
10:14, 06/05/2019

Man charged with sexually assaulting 3 teens at YMCA pool WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with sexually assaulting three teenage girls in the pool area of YMCA in downtown Wichita...
17:56, 05/14/2019

Pool Slides: They're Not Just for Swim Team Practice Anymore The year is 1994. Keanu Reeves is the biggest box office heartthrob on the planet, Donald Trump is saying stupid shit on TV, and pool slides are the ...
04:56, 06/15/2019

Florida Man Fires Gun at Teens Enjoying Community Pool Last week (April 23) Ormond Beach police arrested 66-year-old Richard Marcelle , a Board member of The Village community HOA, after he fired a gun to...
23:28, 05/05/2019

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at...
13:14, 05/29/2019

You can soon swim in a rooftop pool overlooking the runway at JFK Airport TWA Hotel, opening May 15, will include a rooftop pool overlooking JFK Airport open to guests and non-guests alike.       &...
19:28, 04/29/2019

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool...
02:42, 06/04/2019

The Last War brings a bonanza of Game Of Thrones dead pool odds The final season of Game Of Thrones promised two major confrontations: Between the living and the dead, and between whatever was left of the living a...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically ...
04:28, 06/08/2019

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- ...
02:28, 05/17/2019

Man beat uncle to death with baseball bat over game of pool: cops An Ohio man enraged over a game of pool beat his uncle to death with a baseball bat, police said. Cameron Blake Goodrich, 34, was arrested late Tuesd...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest...
12:28, 06/12/2019

Body camera shows police kick mom out of pool for breastfeeding She was kicked out of a Texas City public pool for breastfeeding and the officer's comments were caught on body camera.     ...
01:56, 06/12/2019

The views aren’t even the craziest thing about this 360-degree infinity pool Just getting into this pool is enough to make you feel like James Bond. Designs for what could be the world’s first rooftop infinity pool, with...
04:00, 06/07/2019

"You Have To Be Covered": Woman Breastfeeding Baby Asked To Leave Pool A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers ...
06:28, 06/12/2019

Rooftop pool? Notre Dame proposals defy traditionalists Designs from architects around world also suggest glass, crystal and metal spiresAn architecture firm has proposed replacing the roof of Notre Dame C...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking ...
22:42, 05/29/2019

Lifesaver: Pool safety classes continued at Lighthouse YMCA TUCSON – The fourth pool safety class of the season kicked off Thursday. For more information, watch the video below. For more information abo...
04:00, 06/07/2019

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, service branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
04:28, 06/21/2019

‘Pool doctor’ molested countless children for decades, investigation confirms A late Manhattan pediatrician molested an untold number of young patients over the course of decades, an investigation into his conduct has concluded...
21:56, 05/23/2019

All men, women, and dragons must die: The final Game Of Thrones dead-pool odds It all comes down to this: On Sunday, May 20, Game Of Thrones will all be over, but for the cries of fans who feel betrayed by the abrupt turns of se...
20:00, 05/17/2019

4 Children Electrocuted After Live Wire Falls Into Pool In Uttar Pradesh In a tragic accident, four children were electrocuted to death when a live wire snapped and fell into a tube well pool in which they were bathing. Th...
07:28, 06/22/2019

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black...
22:28, 05/28/2019

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Minnesota’s Coffey to skip senior season, stay in draft pool MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota scoring leader Amir Coffey will skip his senior season and stay in the NBA draft pool. Coffey’s agent, Javon Phill...
06:14, 05/30/2019

Citi closes CitiCross 'dark pool' amid equities unit review A unit of Citigroup Inc has shut down one of its private stock trading venues, often referred to as dark pools, as part of a broader review of the ba...
20:42, 05/06/2019

Throw the Most Obnoxious Bachelorette Party With This Giant Diamond Ring Pool Float Do you have countless bachelorette parties to attend this summer? Don’t go empty-handed- bring a giant inflatable diamond ring pool float. Whether yo...
05:14, 05/10/2019

Kylie Jenner Wears Pink Bikini as She and Stormi Celebrate BFF's Birthday by the Pool A day after an early Handmaid's Tale-themed party, Kylie Jenner's birthday celebrations for BFF Anastasia "Stassie" Karanikolaou continued throughout...
04:28, 06/10/2019

According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a potential war with Iran, to which he responded, “...
23:14, 05/13/2019

Erik Karlsson agrees to extension with San Jose Sharks, making free-agency pool a little less glamorous NHL defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an extension with the San Jose Sharks, putting a dent in the intrigue surrounding the league's free-agency p...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Pump malfunction overloads pool with chlorine, sends dozens to hospital with bloody noses, vomiting About 50 people were treated at a hospital for bloody noses and vomiting after a pump malfunctioned and overloaded a community pool in Utah with chlo...
16:42, 06/05/2019

Dramatic video shows 10-year-old Georgia girl rescuing toddler sister from nearly drowning in pool Dramatic footage released last week shows a Georgia toddler nearly drowning in a pool earlier this month before her 10-year-old jumped into action an...
17:42, 06/03/2019

Don’t keep debt around like it’s a Pet Rock For many people, their debt has matured into a faithful companion that has been hanging around for years. Here are some things to consider before rai...
03:14, 05/18/2019

How to Rock the Rocketman Look IRL We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
13:42, 05/31/2019

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s ...
20:56, 06/13/2019

Are you man enough to rock a James Bond romper? Bond is back. After causing a stir last fall with a capsule of swim trunks featuring the suavest secret agent in history, Orlebar Brown is now expand...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Chris Rock wants to torture us with another Saw sequel Hot on the heels of comic luminaries Danny McBride and David Gordon Green reigniting the Halloween franchise comes a Saw reboot from, of all people, ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

100 most popular rock bands of all time These are the 100 most popular rock bands of all time based on Wikipedia page views, Facebook “likes” and Spotify popularity.  ...
21:14, 04/28/2019

Between The Rock and Vin Diesel is a very hard place The world of Fast and Furious is a deeply serious one, if the social media outpourings of its stars is anything to go byIt is never without pleasure ...
01:56, 05/03/2019

I can go for that: five essential yacht rock classics Katie Puckrick’s new TV doc reappraises the smooth, sad and seedy side of the maligned genre. Here she reveals the best tracksModern Toss on yacht ro...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
23:14, 06/18/2019

Loved-up couples rock Met Gala Kim and Kanye, Priyanka and Nick, Joe and Sophie, and Miley and Liam were just some of the most high profile couples at the Met Gala. (May 7)  ...
13:42, 05/07/2019

Blazers to Rock With Denim Shorts We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Best waterproof headphones 2019: the best swimming headphones to take in the pool Splish, splash, are you dripping with cash? Waterproof headphones are an absolute must if you're a regular swimmer, letting you add some tunes t...
12:28, 04/29/2019

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says a person is most powerful when staying true to themselves and encouraged others to adop...
05:56, 06/18/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit in the fiscal year ended Ma...
19:42, 05/14/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another s...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Zoo euthanizes flamingo hit by rock thrown by child BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Officials at a zoo in Illinois had to euthanize a flamingo after it was struck by a rock thrown by a child. Director Jay Tet...
14:28, 05/22/2019

Breakfast Wraps Recalled Due To Possible Rock Contamination WASHINGTON (USDA)– Ruiz Foods Products Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (...
14:42, 06/17/2019

The Pet Rock of the Future Is a $75 Wireless Meditation Pebble Do you ever feel like you need to collapse? Overwhelmed with the pace of life, work and social obligations, and the flurry of apocalyptic news notifi...
23:28, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Levee fails in North Little Rock PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 10:55 p.m. The National Weather Service in Little Rock says a l...
06:28, 06/01/2019

Lenny Kravitz: Rock star with a camera Musician Lenny Kravitz took time out from his "Raise Vibration" concert tour to open his photography exhibition, called "Drifter," at the Leica Galle...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Trump Brain Status: 'Dumb as a Rock' President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, calling him “dumb as a rock” after reports Tillerson c...
15:42, 05/23/2019

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at t...
11:42, 05/24/2019

Adam Lambert shops like a rock star When Adam Lambert and Queen opened this year’s Oscars ceremony with an electrifying performance, the star-studded audience leapt to their feet and un...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accesso...
22:14, 05/02/2019

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the anima...
23:42, 05/25/2019

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have...
12:28, 06/18/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A r...
19:42, 05/22/2019

Communities hit by gas blasts get $80M to fix infrastructure ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three ...
20:28, 05/07/2019

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of ye...
15:28, 05/24/2019

Racism accusations rock esports team Echo Fox Former NBA star Rick Fox is leaving the esports team he owns, Echo Fox, after accusing a shareholder of an "abhorrent display of pure racism" and mak...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Elliot Roberts, Manager of Rock Stars, Is Dead at 76 He guided the careers of Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Tracy Chapman but was best known for his many years with Neil You...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Ro...
20:00, 05/17/2019

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
19:42, 06/01/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Sup...
12:00, 05/02/2019

The Rock and Under Armour cook up true wireless earbuds The tag team partners of Dwanye Johnson and Under Armour have teamed up again for a new product in their collaborative line. the activewear company a...
21:14, 05/31/2019

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat wa...
19:14, 05/31/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute human...
06:14, 05/13/2019

A T-shirt shopping trip with rock singer James Bay NEW YORK (AP) — When shopping at a vintage shop in New York City with hundreds of music T-shirts plastered around the walls, British singer James Bay...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock set to reboot Saw franchise with 'twisted' new film The comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to take the gory horror series to a ‘really intense’ new placeChris Rock is set to reboot the $1bn Saw fran...
18:14, 05/16/2019

Rock n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew dead at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a S...
20:42, 06/23/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the f...
15:56, 05/14/2019

Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early yearsThe first ever official document...
15:42, 05/08/2019

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian st...
16:28, 06/02/2019

Lucas Glover’s journey from rock bottom to PGA renaissance It was a familiar sound as rain pelted down on the tent and Lucas Glover sat inside on the grounds of Bethpage State Park and talked golf. But it has...
10:42, 05/14/2019

The Rock’s new Under Armour sports headphones sell out in 72 hours As the old joke goes, enough of you smelled what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was cooking – specifically, his new branded sport hea...
01:28, 06/05/2019

Abuse Allegations Rock Vienna Ballet School “The students who were subject to physical or emotional abuse have our deepest sympathy,” the ballet academy of the Vienna State Opera said in a stat...
17:14, 04/30/2019

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adven...
15:14, 06/14/2019

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing roc...
05:14, 05/23/2019

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on th...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. Bu...
12:28, 06/25/2019

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods ha...
01:00, 06/18/2019

My Rock Climbing Obsession Means I Need an Affordable Off-Roader! What Car Should I Buy? Erin has caught that rock climbing bug and wants a better car for when she’s not on the pavement, and one that can haul her gear and help her spend t...
22:00, 05/09/2019

11 Killed, 25 Injured as Explosions Rock Somalia’s Capital MOGADISHU, Somalia — A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead, the country’s police chief said Saturda...
02:56, 06/16/2019

Almost 60 tornado reports as killer storms rock Midwest A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said. &...
16:42, 05/22/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
20:56, 05/28/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far right Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character h...
03:14, 05/08/2019

TCU scores 14 in 4th inning, blasts Oklahoma 15-3 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU’s tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed Oklahoma 15-3 in ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

| Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy' The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy...
20:42, 06/03/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover t...
23:28, 05/07/2019

Lil Wayne, beckoned again by the rock gods, announces tour with Blink-182 Ah, fuck. Lil Wayne, riding high on the release of last year’s Tha Carter V, just announced a co-headlining tour with pop-punk stalwarts (and Fyre Fe...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has hilarious reaction to getting own 'Jeopardy!' category Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may be an international movie star whose films have grossed billions of dollars worldwide, but he was still honored when “J...
02:42, 06/24/2019

Clashes rock Venezuela as Guaido urges opposition uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó takes to the streets in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

French village offering reward for deciphering ‘mystery’ rock Calling all history buffs: A French village is offering a reward to anyone who can decipher an unusual inscription on a centuries-old rock located on...
18:56, 05/13/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days o...
15:56, 06/01/2019

Tom Brady, Baker Mayfield rock out at 2019 Kentucky Derby Tom Brady sure looks giddy to be back at The Kentucky Derby. The Super Bowl-winner raced to Churchill Downs this weekend after skipping last yearR...
11:14, 05/04/2019

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries...
01:56, 06/05/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is the ultimate family man and here are the quotes that prove it When Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson isn't leaping from buildings or beating up bad guys in his blockbuster films, he's spending lots of quality time being...
11:14, 06/25/2019

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts...
00:00, 06/02/2019

Dr John: the voodoo-fuelled showman who beat his own path through rock The trailblazer who injected New Orleans R&B with sinister psychedelia will live on as an icon of curdled idealismFor a few years after the Summer of...
17:42, 06/07/2019

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentar...
04:42, 06/07/2019

Eagles review – soaring return for rock's slick cowboys Wembley Stadium, LondonNo amount of polish can help their less inspired material, but there are moments when the country-rockers sound heavenlyTheir ...
14:14, 06/24/2019

Dave Bartholomew: a giant who taught the world to rock'n'roll The man who discovered Fats Domino has died aged 100, leaving over 4,000 songwriting credits and a fantastic legacyDave Bartholomew has died in New O...
20:14, 06/24/2019

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap f...
23:56, 06/22/2019

Flamingo euthanized after elementary school student hits it with rock A flamingo at an Illinois zoo was euthanized after an elementary school student threw a rock into the wading bird’s exhibit this week — a...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of m...
18:28, 06/12/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central Unit...
18:56, 05/01/2019

Woman Finds Comfort In Ice Swimming After Rock Climbing Accident Gilly McArthur was rock climbing in Utah in 2013 when she slipped and fell down 30-feet. Though the 47-year-old recovered from her injuries, she stil...
17:14, 04/29/2019

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight ...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradit...
01:00, 05/24/2019

From loud to loudest: The A.V. Club’s favorite queer rock of 2019 (so far) Rock’s never lacked for queer visibility, though that depends, of course, on what one calls “rock.” We get it. It’s a big word. A fluid word. Maybe i...
18:14, 06/17/2019

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tre...
19:00, 05/23/2019

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds ...
08:28, 06/17/2019

Flamingo euthanized after child injures it throwing rock into zoo exhibit The bird was euthanized Monday at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, in what zoo Director Jay Tetzloff called "a truly unfortunate accident." ...
19:14, 05/22/2019

On Silent Alarm, Bloc Party said hello and goodbye to indie rock The arc of music history is long, allowing us to find new favorites in the past or imagine a time when some currently under-appreciated gem will find...
18:14, 05/08/2019

Bill Hader reflects on The Rock launching him through a damn window From his time on SNL to his numerous film roles to creating and starring in the Peabody Award-winning Barry, there’s plenty you could ask Bill Hader....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) ...
15:28, 05/02/2019

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponen...
14:56, 06/01/2019

Laura Ingraham blasts UK 'communist' protesters On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized the contingent of communists who showed up in London to prot...
05:28, 06/05/2019