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Explainer: Anger Among Iranians Over Long-Term Deal With China   11%

A 25-year agreement that Iran is negotiating with China has led to controversy and accusations that Tehran is giving too much away. Iranian officials have not released details of the agreement, but text described as the "final draft" is circulating on social media.

'It's like an agenda and a witch-hunt are on': Novak Djokovic on Adria Tour cri...   1%

Images and videos of the players hugging at the net, playing basketball together and partying at the tournament were posted on social media.

It can be accused of being lowbrow: Museums are looking for a new audience with TikTok   1%

The Uffizi in Florence, Italy, is trying to shake off any ideas of being the 'dusty home of Renaissance art' and taking to social media to attract a younger audience, writes Alex Marshall

The data is in: men are too fragile to wear Covid-19 masks. Grow up, guys | Priya Elan   3%

New studies show that men are worried masks are not masculine. Are masks becoming the ‘condoms of the face’?

Last week, our social media feeds were flooded by the image of Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, telling US senators that the country was “going in the wrong direction”. The image had a vivid, layered power. Not only did it feel like a national death knell, but Fauci’s appearance – in an imperial-red face mask emblazoned with the insignia of baseball’s Washington Nationals – seemed to signal another culture war. Fauci was making a comment about how to maintain one’s masculinity while wearing a face mask.

Related: 'We don't live in a communist country!': battle over masks rages in Texas

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Oscars voting bodys invitation to Iranian director Narges Abyar sparks criticism   3%

The Oscars voting body’s invitation to an Iranian director has drawn criticism on social media among Iranian users who say the director is closely affiliated with the Iranian regime.The Academy of

TikTok Could Become Latest Victim of US War on Chinese Competition   10%

A potential US ban on TikTok comes amid a rise in anti-China warmongering that suggests the move has more to do with re-establishing American dominance over social media than concerns over privacy.

The post TikTok Could Become Latest Victim of US War on Chinese Competition appeared first on MintPress News.

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.

5 arrested in shooting death of rapper Pop Smoke in Hollywood Hills   3%

Authorities said they believe Pop Smoke posted his location on social media and that is how his assailants found him.

Opinion: What a wonderful world it would be ... if Facebook stopped running political ads   7%

The social media giant is reportedly considering banning campaign ads before the November election. It's almost too much to hope for.

In Russia, drawing a woman's body can get you arrested   -10%

Yulia Tsvetkova is unsure about her future. She has been criminally charged with the "production and dissemination of pornographic materials," after sharing stylized depictions of vaginas on social media. The resident of a remote city in Russia's Far East, she was released from house arrest on March 16 after four months, but is still under strict travel restrictions and faces up to six years in jail.

Wells Fargo tells employees to delete TikTok from their company devices   3%

Wells Fargo has banned the social media app TikTok from company devices amid what it says are concerns about security.

Friends and colleagues remember Naya Rivera   1%

Naya Rivera's friends, former cast members and fellow performers have taken to social media following news of the 33-year-old "Glee" star's death to pay tribute to a talent gone too soon.

Chhabra remembers SSR: Ek mahina ho gaya   10%

Today, it’s been a month since Sushant Singh Rajput left for his heavenly abode. His good friend and director Mukesh Chhabra has taken to social media to remember the late actor.

Sutapa's note to Irrfan: Yaad tumhari aati   11%

Fans of ace actor Irrfan Khan are still to come to terms with his passing away. The late actor's son Babil Khan and wifey Sutapa Sikdar keep sharing lovely moments of him on social media. Recently, Sutapa took to her Instagram handle to share a special post for her husband.

Big B thanks his well-wishers on Instagram   37%

Amitabh Bachchan is on the road to recovery, after he was tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. The actor has been admitted to a city hospital and continues to connect with fans through social media. The actor penned a beautiful note, expressing his gratitude to all the fans and celebrities who have been praying for his speedy recovery.

Crowded Alberta beach sparks COVID-19 concern, online outcry   1%

A packed weekend gathering of people at an Alberta beach has sparked COVID-19 concerns from residents and politicians, as pictures of the scene generating critical comments on social media.

Telefilm Canada investigating allegations of misconduct against employee   3%

Film funding body Telefilm Canada says it has launched an investigation into allegations of misconduct made against an unnamed employee, with the probe coming after allegations surfaced on social media about the conduct of feature film executive Dan Lyon.

Texas ramps up Google ad scrutiny   3%

Parler to talk competition in social media — Amazon satellite plan gains support

Ford gambles ahead of Bronco debut by going dark on Facebook ads   21%

After investing billions of dollars in the all-new Ford Bronco, the company confirmed plans to keep its commitment to not buy social media advertising.


Gemma Corrells Pandemic Diary: Just Like Her Normal Diary   16%

The illustrator spends time with her pugs and counteracts social media with calm reality TV.

Russell Westbrook Says He Tested Positive for the Coronavirus   3%

Westbrook, the Houston Rockets guard, said he was “feeling well” in a post on social media on Monday.

Ryan Babel's Career Never Fit in 140 Characters.   6%

Ryan Babel, one of the first high-profile soccer players to use social media, has spent his career being defined by everything but his play.

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus   26%

The Broadway actor’s battle with the coronavirus was followed closely by many as his wife chronicled his experience on social media.

Amid demonstrations against gang violence and corruption in Haiti, a pastor publishes videos with gang members   16%

In Haiti, videos of a pastor posing with weapons, which appeared online near the end of June, quickly gained traction on social media. The man was identified as 34-year-old Jean Gonzales Jamison Théodore, better known as “Pastor Berger Moderne” [which translates to Modern Shepherd]. In several of the videos, he is accompanied by several well-known gang members in Port-au-Prince.