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'See you on the grass': Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surge...   -8%

Roger Federer made the announcement on his social media handle that he is set to undergo knee surgery which will keep him out of the game for considerable time.

Syrian father teaches daughter to laugh at bomb explosions to make her less afraid   3%

Video of father and daughter receives more than two million views on social media

Roger Federer to miss French Open in four-month injury layoff after knee surgery   39%

Federer underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee on Wednesday and revealed on social media that the operation was successful

Stormzy becomes first person to receive Greggs black card   46%

'I have peaked this is brilliant,' Stormzy says as he shares video unveiling Greggs 'Concierge' card on social media

Stormzys Twitter and Instagram accounts deleted   -6%

Rapper has vanished from all social media after tweeting about his Greggs black card

Danny Cipriani shares emotional message about Caroline Flack video   16%

The rugby player Danny Cipriani has posted a heartfelt message on social media about his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack, saying he 'felt safe with her'. 

Flack, presenter of ITV's Love Island, took her own life and was found dead at her east London home on 15 February. Cipriani said she tried to call him in the days before she died and that he would release a voice message from her

In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email or In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is 13 11 14. Other international helplines can be found at

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Children, teens fall prey to online ads of harmful products: UN study   11%

Children and adolescents are being bombarded with ads on social media promoting harmful products from fast food to tobacco and alcohol, according to a United Nations-backed report on Wednesday that

Celebrities add support to fundraiser for bullied Australian boy Quaden Bayles   1%

Devastated after again being targeted at school for his dwarfism, a sobbing Quaden Bayles repeatedly told his mother that he wanted to die.The 9-year-old Australian’s deep distress went viral on social media after his mother, Yarraka Bayles, posted a six-minute video clip.“This is what bullying is doing and I want people to know how much this is hurting us as a family,” she says in the video, which has been viewed more than 25 million times since it was posted on February 18.“This is the impact…

Africa: Legislating Africa's Digital Economy - Rwanda Commits to Protect Personal Data and Uganda to License Digital Platform Drivers   3%

[Balancing Act] London -African countries have some tough choices to make about legislating the new digital economy. Africa's "big men" have often seemed to want to choke off social media with taxes, leaving the suspicion that they don't like too many people getting to express themselves. Russell Southwood looks at two recent pieces of proposed legislation (in Rwanda and Uganda) and sees how they measure up.

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.

Bloomberg's campaign prompts Facebook to reverse its ad policy   1%

Michael Bloomberg found loopholes around Facebook's political ad bans to promote his presidential campaign on social media. In response, Facebook has redefined its political ad policy. But what's the difference between an ad and "branded content"?

Call for investigation over MP Fay Jones' canned water tweet   1%

Fay Jones received £10,000 from a water company she later praised on social media.

Instagram influencers pranking the internet:   1%

An Instagram influencer has faked a holiday to Bali to show followers not to believe everything they see on social media. But how does it compare to these other epic social media pranks?

Harvey Weinstein stays at hospital for 'chest pain' a day after his sexual assault conviction   26%

More than 80 women have accused Weinstein of sexual assault, and Weinstein has denied all of the accusations and said any sexual encounters were consensual. The allegations helped fuel the #MeToo movement on social media in 2017, which inspired more women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.

Mr India : Will Ali be able to do justice?   10%

Ever since 'Bharat' filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar announced that he is all set to remake the 1987 cult classic 'Mr India' as a trilogy, social media has been buzzing with news revolving around it

HBD Shahid: Kiara's special wish for co-star   1%

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is celebrating his 39th birthday today and wishes from his friends from Bollywood have been pouring in since morning. A while back, his ‘Shaandaar’ co-star Alia Bhatt wished him on social media.

The EUs outsize influence on global tech   1%

UCLA caves on facial recognition — Bloomberg’s next social media move

How to Be an Expatriate in 2020   31%

Thanks to leaps in technology, social media and the expanded mobile economy, more people are leaving home for good. Here’s how they do it.