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5 habits of stupid people that smart people dont have   -1%


• Spending more than 2 hours on social media per day could make you feel isolated• Obama's casual off-duty style could be sending an important message• These 4 things could trigger the next crisis in Europe


Borat praises Donald Trump on Twitter ahead of new film   11%


De facto first look at sequel appears on social media, with Kazakh presenter praising president’s performance in debate

A parody Twitter account styled to represent the government of Kazakhstan but apparently in promotion of the forthcoming Borat sequel, has praised Donald Trump’s performance in the recent US presidential debate.

“Congratulation to great friend of the Kazakh people @realDonaldTrump for winning debate today!” it read. “Impressive and amazing result for a strong premier who always put America and Kazakhstan first!”

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Russia is spreading lies about Covid vaccines, says UK military chief   26%


Head of armed forces says both China and Russia trying to undermine cohesion in west

Russia is seeking to destabilise countries around the world by sowing disinformation about coronavirus vaccines that is shared rapidly across social media, the head of the armed forces has warned.

Gen Sir Nick Carter, the chief of defence staff, said the propaganda tactic reflected a strategy of “political warfare” aggressively undertaken by Beijing as well as Moscow “designed to undermine cohesion” across the west.

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Presidential Debate Debacle Leaves Americans Feeling Angry and Uninformed   -6%

Americans are taking to social media to express disdain over the first presidential debate, with one poll finding that 69% of viewers felt annoyed by it and only 17 percent felt informed.

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German state suspects intelligence staff of far-right activity   3%

The suspects worked as part of a team that monitored right-wing extremism online in North Rhine-Westphalia. But they reportedly shared and posted anti-Islam or xenophobic content on chat groups and social media.


Duterte warns Facebook against blocking Philippine government messages after fake accounts removed   1%


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned that Facebook could not stop him from promoting the objectives of his government, telling the social media giant that they should talk about its purpose in his country.“Facebook, listen to me,” Duterte said in a late-night televised address on Monday. “We allow you to operate here hoping that you could help us. Now, if government cannot espouse or advocate something which is for the good of the people, then what is your purpose here in my country?…


Trump vs Biden: what to expect in first 2020 presidential debate  


After months of trading barbs through social media, speeches, TV ads and two nominating conventions, US President Donald Trump and former vice-president Joe Biden will meet face to face – and at least two metres apart – on Tuesday for the first presidential debate.The presidential race has been stable for the last few months, with polls showing Biden ahead. Though it’s unclear what would change voters’ minds at this point in the race, the debate will give both Biden, 77, and Trump, 74, a chance…


Low on likes? Here are 7 of Houston's most Instagram-worthy spaces   24%

Many of our restaurants, buildings and murals are becoming nationally known for the sheer fact that us Houstonians can't stop posting about them on social media. If you're bringing someone to town and need a picture for digital posterity, here are Houston's most Instagram-worthy backdrops.


Israeli food makers break the rules in marketing to the young   19%

Social media have created new, potent opportunities to pitch soft drinks, snacks and desserts.


Facebook bans ads that seek to delegitimise US elections   1%

The social media giant says it would prohibit ads questioning outcome of election results on its platforms.


US 2020 election: Social media's nightmare scenario   1%

Potential election chaos will play out on social media, and Big Tech is worried.


Chargers cornerback Chris Harris to miss at least a month with foot injury   4%


Chargers cornerback Chris Harris Jr. confirmed on social media Tuesday that he would miss at least a month because of a foot injury suffered against Carolina.


Biden campaign and Facebook get in public spat on debate day   12%


With President Donald Trump's election campaign repeatedly sharing misinformation on social media, the Biden campaign wrote to Facebook on the eve of the first presidential debate calling on the company to take action against Trump.


Kishan trolled for Y+ security from UP govt   1%


BJP MP Ravi Kishan was accorded with Y+ category security after he received death threats following his comments on the Bollywood-drug nexus. However, he was trolled on social media for the same.


Celebs condemn Balrampur gang-rape incident   23%


Bollywood celebs have taken to their social media handles to strongly react to Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur gangrape incident. According to reports, a 22-year-old girl was raped in the Gaisari village of Balrampur on Tuesday. The family rushed her to a nearby hospital, but she died on the way.


John-Chrissy lose baby;Celebs offer sympathy   37%


Holywood personalities from Kim Kardashian West to Viola Davis, Hailey Bieber, Channing Tatum, Charlie Puth, Paris Hilton, Jesse Tyler, Ruby Rose, among many others took to social media to offer their condolences to John Legend and Chrissy Teigen.


John legend-Chrissy's baby no more   3%


Chrissy Teigen and John Legend took to their social media handles to share a heartbreaking post about their son, who could not survive complications during the pregnancy.


Amazon Unveils Drone That Films Inside Your Home. What Could Go Wrong?   18%


On social media, people had some concerns about the Ring Always Home Cam. To put it mildly.


What Went Viral This Week   12%

Ruth Bader Ginsburg obituaries, reports of missing children and stories from a right-wing satire site made up the week’s most highly engaged stories on social media.


Social Media Companies Brace For Post-Election Threats   17%

With so many people voting by mail, experts warn final results of the 2020 election may be delayed — opening the door for misinformation on social media. What are the platforms doing to prepare?