social media

Columbus High student charged with making school-shooting threats in viral video   11%

A Christopher Columbus High School student was arrested Friday after making a music video suggesting a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and two rival schools on the social media … Click to Continue »


Want a happy, fulfilling life? Author of Ikigai tells you how   6%


Spanish author Francesc Miralles discusses the book that’s flooding our social media feed, and shares the Japanese secret to a long and happy life.


Want to have a happy life? Francesc Miralles, author of Ikigai tells you how   1%


Spanish author Francesc Miralles discusses the book that’s flooding our social media feeds.


TV audience for Emmy awards dives to all-time low but social media likes it   51%

The U.S. television audience for the Emmy Awards show, celebrating the best of television, slumped to 6.9 million viewers, its lowest ever level, but the show was a hit on social media.


Israel Folau: Sacked Australia player to make rugby league return for Tonga  


Former rugby union international will return to rugby league after being sacked earlier this year for expressing homophobic views on social media


Neymar ban: PSG stars Champions League suspension reduced to two matches after CAS ruling   1%


The Brazilian abused officials on social media after PSG's exit to Man United last season


I tried the Light Phone for a week could I survive on just texts and calls?   1%


If you spend hours a day staring at your phone screen for social media, games and reading, a new no-frills device could help nudge you back to the real world

For years, I have had a screensaver on my iPhone that says READ A BOOK INSTEAD. It hasn’t worked.

I used my phone for an average of 4 hours and 2 minutes a day last week, picking it up 103 times a day. That’s about once every 10 minutes while I am awake. And for what? Pokémon Go (yes, I am addicted), social networking and reading – in that order. And when I’m not on my phone, I am on my laptop.

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Riyadh police arrest man who repeatedly hit his infant in a viral video   3%


A man filmed repeatedly hitting his infant daughter in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after the footage went viral on social media. Police in Riyadh said he was identified as a Palestinian resident of


Facebook and ACCC's Rod Sims face off over anti-competitive claims  

Competition czar Rod Sims has criticised Facebook over its claims that the 18-month long digital platforms inquiry found no evidence of anti-competitive conduct by the social media giant.


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.


YouTube forced to apologize & reverse verification reforms after user uprising threatens bottom line   24%


YouTube is reversing course – and apologizing profusely – after an attempt to strip popular channels of their verification checks nearly triggered an uprising. Management listening to the users - is this a social media first?
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Indonesia haze causes sky to turn blood red   3%

Pictures and videos of the phenomenon went viral on social media over the weekend.


Why 'hypebeasts' have fallen for Asian streetwear   1%

Asian street fashion is growing in popularity around the world, helped by fashion bloggers and social media.


Algeria protests: how disinformation spread on social media   3%

How social media became an information battleground for anti-government protesters and Algeria's rulers.


States try to combat election interference as Washington deadlocks   -4%


After a presidential campaign in which foreign operatives used social media to manipulate voters, the states try to cobble together their own solutions


Obama's not quite right about TV   8%


During a tech event in San Francisco last week, former President Obama offered some advice on how to govern in the Oval Office. "Make sure you have a team with a diversity of opinion sitting around you. The other thing that's helpful is not watching TV or reading social media. These are two things I would advise, if you're our president, not to do," he said. "It creates a lot of noise and clouds your judgment." Obama went on to explain that worrying about polls, or the opinions of certain people, could "sway your decision-making in an unhealthy way."


FBI uncovers bomb threats made by US Army soldier   1%


A US Army private was arrested by the FBI for sharing bomb-making instructions over social media as well as targeting several organizations with bomb threats. CNN's Jessica Schneider reports.


Celina has a cute reply to Shreyas' post   9%


On the past Sunday, Daughters day was celebrated across the world. Not just the layman but our B-town celebs too shared pictures and emotional post for their daughters on social media and made their daughters feel special on the day. While some shared a throwback pictures of their grown-up daughters, some just shared the real-time glimpses of their adorable munchkin


Varun poses with the girls of 'Coolie No. 1'   1%


Varun Dhawan is currently working on his upcoming film 'Coolie No. 1' which is helmed by his filmmaker-father, David Dhawan. The actor has been sharing pictures from the sets of the film on his social media.


Suhana Khan's gorgeous sun-kissed pictures   22%


Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan's daughter Suhana Khan is living it up in New York. Thanks to her fan clubs on social media who keep us treating with some fabulous pictures of this star kid. Suhana is in the U.S to pursue her higher studies and enrolled in a degree program in New York City.


Sen. Paula Simons hit with $500K lawsuit for reposting column about Serenity case   1%


CBC News has obtained a statement of claim filed in court in Wetaskiwin, Alta., against Sen. Paula Simons. The former caregivers of a four-year-old girl named Serenity, who died of head trauma in 2014, allege Simons republished defamatory information about the case on social media.


Neymar's Champions League ban for online abuse of officials cut to 2 games   -48%


Neymar's ban from the Champions League for insulting match officials on social media was cut Tuesday to two group games.


Pressed by Public Outcry, Russia Releases Jailed Actor   -3%


A widely seen video contradicted the assault case against Pavel Ustinov. The resulting outrage showed the growing power of social media.


#Bookstagram: Why finding a new read has never been easier   22%

In today's show we look at the literary phenomenon "bookstagram". It's a magical land on social media where bookworms such as the actress Reese Witherspoon and presenter Oprah Winfrey post their latest novel recommendations.