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White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

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White House questions tech giants on ways to predict shootings from social media The technology could serve as an early-warning system for potential attacks, White House officials proposed at the brainstorming session, perhaps com...
16:00 2019-08-10

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech...
14:45 2019-07-10

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the st...
19:45 2019-07-02

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded ...
16:15 2019-07-12

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
20:00 2019-08-10

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook...
19:15 2019-06-27

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to ...
23:45 2019-07-12

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online ...
01:00 2019-07-12

Trolls won't fix social media. Who Trump should have invited to the White House The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thurs...
01:30 2019-07-12

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’...
04:15 2019-07-19

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on...
18:45 2019-07-11

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived ...
12:00 2019-07-11

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he d...
03:15 2019-07-12

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not bee...
15:15 2019-07-08

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at le...
19:45 2019-07-08

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they cal...
19:00 2019-07-11

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet his prominent online personalities and vent his ...
14:15 2019-07-11

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter s...
19:30 2019-07-07

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
05:30 2019-07-11

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of ...
06:45 2019-07-09

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 e...
07:45 2019-07-10

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating a...
02:15 2019-07-03

White House summit on social media gave a boost to key Trump supporters. They used it to attack Mueller. The bemoaning of social media suppression has proved to be an incredible marketing opportunity — and a route to stardom — for Trump’s right-wing prov...
06:45 2019-07-25

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “...
23:45 2019-07-07

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several en...
15:30 2019-08-06

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, a...
06:45 2019-07-12

Social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content WASHINGTON – Google, Facebook and Twitter will testify next week before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent co...
22:45 2019-09-12

India Driving More Revenue per User for Social Media Firms: Forrester As user growth on various social media platforms in the key global markets slows down, India is helping social media players clock more revenue per u...
00:15 2019-08-27

U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove vio...
20:45 2019-09-11

Social media suffers whiplash as Trump mixes threats with a plea for help in shootings President Trump has claimed for months that Silicon Valley giants are biased against conservatives, threatening antitrust investigations and fuming t...
07:45 2019-08-14

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 30 people died in attacks in Texas and...
18:30 2019-08-05

Trump Blames the Media for White Supremacist Mass Shootings Donald Trump’s response to the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH had already been callous and utterly vapid, but on Monday mornin...
16:15 2019-08-05

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for governm...
20:30 2019-08-01

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremac...
04:15 2019-08-02

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for infor...
21:15 2019-09-13

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against l...
09:45 2019-07-12

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to b...
22:45 2019-08-05

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online pl...
16:15 2019-09-13

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...
00:45 2019-06-06

White House to propose expedited death penalty for perpetrators of mass shootings U.S. Attorney General William Barr has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder, a White Hous...
18:15 2019-09-02

White House deflects blame for shootings by linking Democrats with attacks – live White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley dismissed any notion that Trump was responsible for intensifying racist sentiments in the countrySign up for th...
21:30 2019-08-06

DOJ sends gun legislation package to White House as debate rages over mass shootings The Department of Justice has sent a package of possible legislative proposals on gun violence to the White House, a person familiar with the matter ...
21:45 2019-09-05

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, ...
03:15 2019-06-13

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his followe...
11:30 2019-07-04

'I've had people saying they're going to come to my house' - Declan Rice reveals social media abuse "Declan Rice has opened up on the extent of the abuse he received after switching his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to Englan...
22:15 2019-09-10

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.  &#...
09:15 2019-06-15

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle t...
00:15 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle t...
02:30 2019-07-16

White House hopeful Warren would expand Social Security retirement benefits U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Thursday that if elected to the White House, she would expand Social Security, the retirement program administe...
15:15 2019-09-12

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as par...
04:45 2019-08-15

U.S.'s Pompeo, Mnuchin, Bolton to brief media on Tuesday: White House U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House national security adviser John Bolton will hold a media briefi...
19:45 2019-09-10

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of th...
05:45 2019-06-12

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from V...
20:45 2019-08-12

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered th...
17:00 2019-06-17

Why quitting tech and social media is harder than quitting cigarettes We go digital to bank, invest, shop, socialize. In an age of too much tech and social media, how do we unplug from the Matrix and break bad habits? ...
13:45 2019-08-12

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: Reuters US officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Mond...
03:45 2019-07-20

White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss eco...
05:15 2019-07-20

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Mo...
01:45 2019-07-20

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -source U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Mo...
07:30 2019-07-20

U.S. tech cos asking White House to speed up Huawei exemptions process: Kudlow U.S. telecommunications companies are pushing the Trump administration to move quickly on applications seeking exemptions to Huawei's blacklisting, W...
16:00 2019-07-23

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between lead...
20:15 2019-05-31

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will ...
01:30 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales t...
07:30 2019-07-20

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White...
16:30 2019-05-21

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to...
22:00 2019-08-07

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and ...
22:30 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and ...
23:45 2019-07-22

Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc...
21:15 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc...
21:30 2019-07-22

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 ...
01:45 2019-05-29

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban Chinese officials told the companies there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the mee...
09:15 2019-06-08

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here&#...
21:15 2019-07-10

China issues 5G licenses to four firms: state media China's industry ministry granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, the state...
05:45 2019-06-06

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social moo...
01:45 2019-06-21

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effect...
01:00 2019-08-09

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for...
19:45 2019-06-14

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in ...
11:15 2019-07-24

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is l...
06:45 2019-07-24

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against t...
00:30 2019-08-07

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants know...
01:45 2019-06-05

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the pane...
05:15 2019-09-17

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key ...
04:30 2019-08-08

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instru...
23:30 2019-06-04

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel R...
20:15 2019-08-26

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be ...
20:15 2019-06-04

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Commi...
07:15 2019-09-17

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to ans...
04:15 2019-09-17

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
04:45 2019-06-05

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to p...
19:15 2019-06-27

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics la...
00:30 2019-07-16

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of feder...
23:45 2019-07-01

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into Pre...
23:15 2019-08-26

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his ...
16:45 2019-05-21

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about spe...
00:15 2019-05-22

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearbo...
05:15 2019-08-27

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats b...
12:45 2019-06-19

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodatio...
06:30 2019-07-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House a...
01:30 2019-06-20

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exempti...
05:45 2019-06-20

Tech war with US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says VC The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own ...
04:45 2019-07-02

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban...
07:00 2019-06-09

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
09:45 2019-05-27

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This ...
06:30 2019-06-13

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech fi...
21:15 2019-06-12

U.S. FTC chief says prepared to break up big tech firms - Bloomberg U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said...
23:15 2019-08-13

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax ...
10:15 2019-07-12

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according t...
07:45 2019-08-21

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figu...
10:45 2019-08-21

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $...
12:30 2019-06-10

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's off...
04:00 2019-05-22

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unpreceden...
17:30 2019-08-08

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and I...
21:15 2019-08-19

| Double shootings heighten fears of 'white terrorism' in US Armed with assault rifles and clad in combat gear, two white men methodically gunned down nearly 30 people over the weekend, underscoring fears that ...
00:45 2019-08-06

US Government Questions Tech Companies on Ways to Predict Shootings Top officials in the Trump administration expressed interest in tools that might anticipate mass shootings or predict attackers by scanning social me...
21:30 2019-08-10

After shootings, tech companies pressured to pull plug on 8chan Critics pressed Twitter and other tech companies to shun online message board 8chan on Monday, after it was used by a mass shooter to announce an at...
11:00 2019-08-06

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people...
03:15 2019-08-20

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tens...
10:00 2019-06-22

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
06:00 2019-05-27

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards ...
18:30 2019-06-10

Timex joins firms seeking to block tech’s ill effects How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to ...
08:45 2019-08-12

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a repor...
18:15 2019-06-14

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into ...
03:45 2019-08-21

U.S. assures support to American tech firms in India in letter The United States ambassador to India has written to top American technology firms assuring them of support for a level playing field in India, a let...
08:15 2019-08-20

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, the...
04:00 2019-07-12

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
17:45 2019-07-15

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
21:00 2019-06-21

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad ant...
02:00 2019-07-24

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
00:15 2019-06-11

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
15:30 2019-05-23

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT-finmin Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Muly...
05:45 2019-09-04

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
01:45 2019-08-14

Obama condemns white nationalism in response to mass shootings Former president Barack Obama on Monday responded to the back-to-back mass shootings that have rocked the country — calling for tougher gun law...
06:45 2019-08-06

Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to ...
14:45 2019-08-06

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed...
05:30 2019-06-12

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT - finance minister Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mu...
05:45 2019-09-04

Tech firms want Congress to pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact soon The joint letter, signed by Internet Association, the Semiconductor Industry Association and other trade groups, said the new trilateral agreement wo...
03:15 2019-09-10

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
06:15 2019-06-29

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
03:15 2019-06-29

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has ...
15:30 2019-06-04

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the compan...
23:45 2019-06-20

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of info...
05:45 2019-09-01

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr)...
16:30 2019-05-21

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfe...
08:30 2019-05-27

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
03:45 2019-06-10

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
12:00 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a repor...
16:30 2019-06-14

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in a...
00:15 2019-06-28

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year fro...
16:45 2019-07-05

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “la...
22:30 2019-07-23

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc , Alphabet's Google , Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednes...
08:15 2019-09-05

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive pra...
00:15 2019-07-24

U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let ...
21:15 2019-09-09

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an i...
21:00 2019-06-18

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market pow...
20:15 2019-09-09

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
13:15 2019-07-03

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
12:00 2019-06-09

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According t...
01:00 2019-07-13

Why Jennifer Aniston Says No to Social Media As Jennifer Aniston put it to InStyle, "I know when I'm comfortable with something [or someone], and I know when I'm not." While the star was talki...
18:15 2019-09-04

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...
23:30 2019-05-28

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...
22:45 2019-06-14

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the s...
02:15 2019-07-21

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn’t Propose Gun Laws After Shootings President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and...
18:00 2019-08-05

Police thwarted six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman kille...
18:45 2019-08-21

Police thwarted at least six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman kille...
01:45 2019-08-22

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants...
15:15 2019-08-23

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, the...
09:30 2019-07-12

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S...
03:45 2019-08-03

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 ...
23:45 2019-06-16

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their wome...
01:30 2019-07-03

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a larg...
15:45 2019-08-20

That Billie Razor You See All Over Social Media Really Is That Good When it comes to shaving, I am not one to settle for just any kind of razor. I discovered my favorite razor at least 10 years ago, and since then, no...
01:15 2019-09-12

Don't Post Your Toddler's Tantrum on Social Media The great thing about parenting during the age of social media is that we have an easy way to connect with others during those isolating early years....
19:45 2019-08-26

| 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...
03:15 2019-05-29

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...
22:15 2019-06-15

Social media becomes ode to Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the fut...
00:15 2019-07-08

Social media isn't the problem - the side effects of using it are Social media is damaging children's mental health by affecting sleep and exposing them to cyber-bullying, the first major study on the subject has sh...
07:15 2019-08-14

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free...
19:15 2019-07-05

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...
15:45 2019-05-25

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs US President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them...
11:45 2019-07-12

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...
00:30 2019-05-28

China social media censorship: how does it work? In China, posting banned words on social media can get you in trouble with the authorities. Chinese writer Karoline Kan explains how people try to ge...
15:15 2019-09-02

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a repo...
13:30 2019-06-03

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suic...
01:15 2019-08-14

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale She was a high-flying international human right’s lawyer who worked with refugees. Then she was found dead on a beach in East Sussex. What happened i...
18:45 2019-07-05

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...
19:15 2019-05-30

Romesh Ranganathan: do tell me what you think happened, Mr Social Media Know-all People claim to know more about what really happened than the people who were thereI have just returned from filming A League Of Their Own in Spain, ...
09:45 2019-09-14

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram t...
08:45 2019-07-16

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of ex...
16:00 2019-07-14

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...
22:30 2019-06-19

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet President Donald Trump on Monday called for urgent action to prevent gun violence and said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supr...
21:00 2019-08-05

China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a brui...
17:15 2019-08-13

Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capi...
18:15 2019-09-12

‘This is your job, not ours’: O’Rourke campaign, stung by Twitter smear, implores tech firms to erase disinformation Letters addressed to Twitter, Facebook and Google come after a conspiracy theory targeting the Democratic presidential candidate spread on social med...
17:45 2019-09-06

U.S. House panel opens probe into e-cigarette firms The U.S. House Energy and Commerce said on Wednesday it is launching a probe into the four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers, seeking information on...
23:15 2019-08-21

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. ...
20:30 2019-06-28

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...
00:45 2019-06-03

Behind the Screen review – inside the social media sweatshops Sarah T Roberts’s vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation“All...
14:45 2019-08-18

‘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...
05:30 2019-05-28

FBI and Facebook Potentially at Odds Over Social-Media Monitoring An effort by the FBI to more aggressively monitor social media for possible threats sets up a clash with Facebook’s privacy policies and its attempts...
19:30 2019-08-08

IT Ministry Said to Not Favour Aadhaar-Social Media Linkage The Information Technology Ministry may not be in favour of linking Aadhaar with social media profiles under the reasoning that it clashes with earli...
10:15 2019-09-14

Social media becomes ode to Rose Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the fut...
22:45 2019-07-07

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 ...
02:30 2019-06-02

Islamophobia fuelled by anonymity on social media, report says Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media and could be curbed if users had to disclose more about their identities, a report for the...
18:30 2019-07-31

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...
23:45 2019-05-29

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which require...
08:45 2019-06-28

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...
19:30 2019-06-01

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...
19:15 2019-05-27

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 ...
23:00 2019-06-20

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourW...
09:15 2019-08-23

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 ...
10:15 2019-05-23

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly ...
20:45 2019-06-02

'I have to put my phone in the wardrobe': how do authors deal with social media? Matt Haig, Danez Smith, Ayòbámi Adébáyò and other writers on staying focused and their top tips for switching offZadie Smith “can’t stand the phones”...
13:15 2019-09-16

"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...
03:45 2019-06-13

Check social media: A good step to better know who's coming into the US The United States ought to know who is coming into the country. The government ought to make sure that nobody is getting a visa, a green card, or cit...
02:45 2019-08-31

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of th...
03:15 2019-07-04

As Gucci Tripped on Social Media, Sales Fell The fashion brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms, but the momentum ...
00:45 2019-09-16

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...
23:45 2019-05-24

| 'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, h...
16:45 2019-08-20

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...
20:15 2019-06-05

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 ...
20:45 2019-05-23

Feds confirm ‘Ice Bae’ is a CBP officer, is free to use social media The US Customs and Border Protection agency has confirmed #IceBae’s status as a CBP officer, telling The Post in an email that it has no proble...
14:15 2019-07-17

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to...
17:30 2019-07-11

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...
13:01 2019-05-22

How these financial advisors are using social media to grow their business What's a tweet worth? Used properly, social media can help advisors establish credibility, build networks and catch the attention of potential c...
17:15 2019-09-10

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands 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...
20:15 2019-05-23

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. Howeve...
22:01 2019-07-11

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...
04:30 2019-06-08

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...
08:30 2019-06-04

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to...
01:15 2019-06-28

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...
06:45 2019-06-09

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...
17:00 2019-05-28

Floyd and Pacquiao trade words on social media Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao traded words on social media on Tuesday. Pacquiao won the WBA welterweight title on Saturday with Mayweather ...
07:30 2019-07-24

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disa...
04:30 2019-07-11

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...
18:15 2019-05-24

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...
12:01 2019-05-24

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate...
16:15 2019-07-11

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
12:45 2019-08-16

Trump condemns 'racism, bigotry and white supremacy' in speech after mass shootings kill 29 Americans are "outraged and sickened by this monstrous evil, the cruelty, the hatred, the malice, the bloodshed and the terror," Trump said in the ro...
16:45 2019-08-05

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that kille...
16:45 2019-08-05

Trump Pretends He Cares About Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in Laughably Hollow Speech On Monday morning, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the White House about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton which was so at odds with e...
19:15 2019-08-05

U.S. House targets convergence of mass shootings, hate crimes A month after a white gunman targeting Latinos killed 22 people in El Paso, the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider new legis...
13:45 2019-08-30

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
14:45 2019-05-22

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked...
05:45 2019-08-22

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies respons...
17:00 2019-07-11

NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020 The 2020 US presidential election will serve as the ultimate test for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to prove they can combat fake ...
06:45 2019-09-06

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...
18:30 2019-06-06

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...
03:45 2019-06-21

Maguire calls for social media companies to verify users Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has called on social media companies to require users to verify their identities after teammate Paul Pogba w...
18:15 2019-08-20

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I ...
06:45 2019-07-12

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...
08:15 2019-06-20

Two men charged with drop-kicking and killing cat in social media video One man is accused of kicking the cat, and the other of taking the video. They are charged with killing and torturing an animal.    &...
09:30 2019-08-09

Man raped six girls at home after luring them on social media: cops A depraved 19-year-old Missouri man lured six underage girls as young as 13 to his home, where he raped them, authorities said. Dominic Salvatore Yoc...
19:15 2019-09-10

Homeland Security details social media collection from immigrants The Department of Homeland Security has explained how it will demand social media info from asylum from newcomers to the US beyond visa applicants. ...
15:45 2019-09-08

‘We’re at War’: A Covert Social Media Campaign Boosts Military Rulers After protesters were killed in Sudan, an obscure Egyptian company ramped up a covert influence operation that spanned the Middle East and North Afri...
22:15 2019-09-06

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...
23:15 2019-06-07

Faulty social media post causes concerns in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A false social media post implying a school shooting caused concern at a Sierra Vista School Monday. Sierra Vista Police ...
12:30 2019-08-06

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, ...
09:15 2019-05-25

It's "Big Red Flags" for 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's Laura After a Fight With Aladin Over Social Media It's Laura's last days in America before she travels to Qatar to be with her husband Aladin in 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, and things are fine, rig...
20:45 2019-07-08

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...
04:45 2019-06-21

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 ...
09:45 2019-06-21

Jawline: behind the social media documentary about short-lived fame In a compelling new film, a 16-year-old small town boy becomes a star thanks to livestreaming and an ever-changing new world opens upSometime between...
14:15 2019-08-23

‘You’ll miss me when I’m gone’: the murder of social media star Qandeel Baloch Her risque videos blazed a trail for viral fame in Pakistan. But the price she paid for popularity was death. By Sanam MaherPakistan’s first celebrit...
09:00 2019-07-09

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...
07:45 2019-06-08

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details o...
09:15 2019-09-08

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...
18:30 2019-06-07

| PFA urge social media platforms to protects stars from abuse The Professional Footballers' Association has called on social media companies to ensure Premier League stars get better protection from racist abuse...
04:45 2019-09-05

Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post "Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward...
13:45 2019-07-14

Single dad becomes social media star after asking daughter for fashion advice A single father had no idea that asking his 19-year-old daughter for fashion advice was going to change his life. Carli Saville shared the images tha...
03:30 2019-07-16

Model's skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled w...
02:15 2019-08-31

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News...
01:15 2019-06-28

NFL quarterbacks have strange conversation about outer space on social media Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s strange question about outer space roped Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs into the conve...
20:45 2019-07-11

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their bi...
17:15 2019-06-14

Trump Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Right-Wing Social Media Trolls A White House gathering on Thursday illuminates the influence of President Trump’s Twitter fans within the political establishment. But it also has t...
19:45 2019-07-11

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 b...
07:45 2019-06-12

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 ...
05:15 2019-06-12

Lack of sleep is more of a problem for teen girls than social media Parents shouldn’t worry about how much time teens are spending on social media as long as they are getting plenty of sleep and exercise and aren’t be...
10:15 2019-08-14

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 ...
02:30 2019-06-15

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berma...
01:15 2019-07-17

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining. ...
19:45 2019-09-12

Daniel Sturridge reunited with stolen dog after social media appeal • Sturridge had asked for Lucci’s return after LA break-in• Former Liverpool striker posts video thanking publicDaniel Sturridge has been reunited wi...
02:15 2019-07-11

The dumbest things baby boomers do on social media, according to millennials Millennials are striking back. Tired of being dissed by their elders, 20- and 30-somethings are taking to meta Facebook groups to mock the digital in...
01:15 2019-07-11

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet sli...
19:45 2019-07-17

Even Judges Have To Face Brunt Of Social Media, Says Supreme Court Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested fo...
19:30 2019-06-11

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, ...
18:15 2019-06-11

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...
17:45 2019-05-21

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...
08:15 2019-06-03

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour•...
20:45 2019-09-16

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners se...
22:15 2019-08-31

Vox pop superstar is a social media darling decades on | Lucy Siegle The BBC’s lady in red broke the internet thanks to her witty and easy eloquenceUnexpectedly last week, a 42-year-old BBC Two vox pop featuring an Eas...
18:15 2019-08-03

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’ was a celebration of conspiracy theorists President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday morning by doing what he does best: tweeting. Amid a sea of missives, which ranged from attacks on the...
21:15 2019-07-12

"No Time To Think": Gujarat Cop, Social Media Hero For Rescuing Children The Gujarat police constable who saved the lives of two children from rising flood waters by carrying them on his shoulder for 1.5 kilometres, said t...
10:15 2019-08-12

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...
17:45 2019-06-01

‘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...
16:01 2019-06-01

| Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse Frank Lampard refused to single out individuals for blame after his Chelsea side let a two-goal lead slip to be held by Sheffield United at Stamford ...
01:15 2019-09-01

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim 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...
22:45 2019-06-02

Poor guy also named Jeffrey Epstein gets hammered on social media A publicist for Disney who shares the same name as the dead convicted pedophile has been getting hammered with nasty comments and mentions on social ...
01:45 2019-08-13

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 ...
23:45 2019-06-02

Verizon sells off early social media darling Tumblr Verizon acquired Tumblr through its purchase of Yahoo, which bought the social media platform for $1.1 billion in 2013.     ...
04:15 2019-08-13

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 ...
02:45 2019-06-03

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...
16:30 2019-05-21

TikTok's Videos Are Goofy. Its Strategy to Dominate Social Media Is Serious. China’s first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its addictive video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance’s enormous ad spend...
02:15 2019-06-30

'She repeatedly insulted me': Man 'confesses' to killing social media star A man arrested over the murder of a social media star whose body was found in a suitcase with her throat slit has confessed to her murder, according ...
23:45 2019-08-01

Verizon Sells Early Social-Media Darling Tumblr NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress. Tumblr is known for it...
18:45 2019-08-13

Social media becomes oppressive reminder of mortality thanks to new FaceApp filter FaceApp, the ever-viral app from a Russian tech company that definitely isn’t using your photos for nefarious purposes, is making the rounds again, t...
21:30 2019-07-17

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 ...
02:15 2019-05-22

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 — ...
03:45 2019-05-30

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musi...
00:15 2019-07-25

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!...
23:45 2019-05-29

NDP boots B.C. candidate just before writ drops over social media posts Dock Currie, NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, took to Facebook on Wednesday morning to say the party had asked for him to withdraw his ca...
07:15 2019-09-12

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat Google Maps TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, accord...
22:30 2019-08-08

Love Island stars to get social media 'survival kit' so they don't break law Love Island contestants are to be given a "survival kit" to help them adhere to rules surrounding social media and advertising once they leave the fa...
10:15 2019-07-25

Players in England want racist social media accounts deleted Footballers in England are asking social media companies to permanently delete accounts after a single racist post and commit greater resources to id...
20:15 2019-09-04

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...
15:45 2019-05-22

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...
17:45 2019-06-17

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...
08:45 2019-06-05

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...
01:45 2019-05-23

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one...
03:45 2019-07-10

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...
21:30 2019-05-29

Pitcher discovered on social media lands chance with A's Nathan Patterson never made the varsity baseball team in high school back home in Kansas, and now he is pitching in the Oakland Athletics organizatio...
18:45 2019-08-26

Leaked Memo Reveals GOP Strategy for Mass Shootings: Minimize White Supremacy, Blame Left In an attempt to control the narrative around mass shootings in the United States, a leaked memo reveals the GOP’s strategy in doing so: Point the fi...
19:45 2019-08-19

Trump condemns ‘white supremacy,’ calls for mental health and gun reforms after double mass shootings President Trump called Monday for reforms at the intersection of mental health and gun laws -- including so-called "red flag laws" to take guns from ...
21:00 2019-08-05

8chan owner vows changes in House testimony over links to mass shootings 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the si...
08:15 2019-09-06

UPDATE 2-E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked...
23:15 2019-08-21

UPDATE 4-E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked...
04:45 2019-08-22

Furnishing college dorm rooms is big business thanks to social media pressure The National Retail Federation expects 2019 to have the highest back-to-college spending it’s recorded since it started tracking spending in 2003, wi...
03:00 2019-08-02

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises Fear of Reprisals The spread of graphic imagery of killings in a war that reaches so deep into local communities threatens to fuel vengeance beyond any U.S.-Taliban de...
13:15 2019-09-04

Mack Horton targeted on social media as he is warned over Sun Yang snub World governing body reprimands Horton and Swimming Australia, as swimmer’s Instagram account is flooded with abuseSwimming Australia and Mack Horton...
02:15 2019-07-23

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 — an...
22:30 2019-06-12

Andrew Yang's no-tie look sparks social media frenzy during Democratic debate Presidential candidate Andrew Yang stirred up a response on social media during the Democratic debate Thursday night when it was quickly evident he w...
04:15 2019-06-28

François Payard bakes a ‘Froot Loops’ cake for the age of social media Pastry chef François Payard, known for the fine French desserts he once created for KarVer and his own eponymous patisserie, has baked-up something h...
01:30 2019-07-20

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement ...
01:15 2019-07-12

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...
08:15 2019-06-18

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...
12:30 2019-06-03

Trump’s Social Media Summit nearly descends into brawl in Rose Garden It was a fracas at the White House! President Trump’s Social Media Summit on Thursday almost descended into a brawl when Sebastian Gorka got in...
01:30 2019-07-12

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...
18:30 2019-06-12

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...
19:15 2019-06-10

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Mo...
12:15 2019-08-20

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was releas...
08:15 2019-06-14

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...
20:30 2019-06-12

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...
12:15 2019-05-23

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...
12:00 2019-06-06

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 ...
13:45 2019-05-25

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...
19:15 2019-06-20

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...
14:38 2019-05-21

US says it plans to create fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers can now use fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants seeking visas, green cards an...
22:15 2019-08-31

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...
21:15 2019-06-20

Chelsea's Lampard urges social media action after more racist abuse "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard called on social media firms to register their users in order to stamp out racist comments after defender Kurt Zouma b...
20:15 2019-08-31

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled w...
17:45 2019-08-22

Social media blocks satirical video in Singapore after government complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-sta...
19:15 2019-08-02

Read This: An illuminating visit to the social media graveyards of cancelled TV shows Usually, when a TV series is cancelled, its social media accounts die right along with it. That’s not always the case, though, as is evidence by the ...
20:45 2019-06-28

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."  ...
06:00 2019-05-27

Stencil handles your social media graphics work without the learning curve, and it’s almost $100 off With resources like Stencil Unlimited, you can start assembling professional grade graphics and social media images in a matter of minutes. Right now...
17:45 2019-08-11

RPT-Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell tw...
05:30 2019-05-23

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them ar...
22:45 2019-07-12

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...
15:01 2019-05-21

LA ice cream truck owner doesn’t care for social media influencers No amount of influence can buy you even an ice cream cone at this Los Angeles hot spot. The owner of popular City of Angels ice cream truck CVT Soft ...
05:45 2019-07-04

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...
16:45 2019-06-05

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinforma...
08:15 2019-09-07

I used to sneer at pictures of cats on social media but I’ve moved on | Coco Khan I waste hours looking at pets online and thought I’d learned to be tolerant of other people’s posting foiblesIt has been a while since my Auntie B ha...
16:30 2019-07-12

'Only social media can create something that stupid' - Pochettino slams exit rumours "Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed the \"stupid rumours\" that he could quit the club after their shaky start to the Premier ...
17:15 2019-08-30

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...
03:45 2019-06-22

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 ...
14:45 2019-05-21

Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment In the same week that Ross Perot died, the aftershocks of his assault on the two-party system could be seen in internal quarrels involving President ...
03:00 2019-07-14

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...
05:15 2019-05-26

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty h...
23:45 2019-07-12

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… ...
03:45 2019-06-06

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...
22:15 2019-05-30

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women...
18:30 2019-07-20

Winnipeg Conservative candidate steps down over ‘discriminatory’ social media posts On just the second day of the federal election campaign, a Conservative candidate from Winnipeg is stepping down over what the party calls discrimina...
03:45 2019-09-13

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Wa...
09:30 2019-07-02

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...
14:30 2019-06-08

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...
20:15 2019-06-14

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and F...
22:45 2019-07-02

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration...
23:15 2019-07-02

Police chief hits back at home secretary in row over social media job A police chief has hit back at the home secretary - amid a row over his force advertising for a social media role with a higher starting salary than ...
02:45 2019-08-28

Palestinian Harvard student says he was barred from US over friends' social media posts Ismail Ajjawi, 17, was detained for hours at Boston airport and his visa was eventually cancelledA Palestinian teenager admitted to Harvard said he w...
05:15 2019-08-28

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...
07:30 2019-06-08

New York Times sparks social media jokes over bedbugs memo The New York Times sent out an alert Monday warning that bedbugs were spotted in its newsroom — triggering hilarity on social media. According to an ...
21:15 2019-08-27

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social ...
10:15 2019-07-17

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for Best Fandom and Cast on Social Media And we're off! Voting has officially begun for the 2019 E! TV Scoop Awards, and we're starting with what's traditionally a pretty big race: Best Fan...
05:01 2019-07-20

Adidas social media campaign backfires after racist and offensive tweets Adidas newest social media campaign was met with widespread backlash after the sports brand accidentally tweeted racist and offensive phrases and slo...
16:15 2019-07-03

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...
12:30 2019-05-22

Vegetarian’s Subway order after a night of drinking gets mocked on social media A vegetarian’s sandwich order at Subway was so sparse that even her own server had to laugh — before she shared it on social media to mor...
11:15 2019-09-10

'Facebook is at the point of no return': What teenagers love and hate about social media Gen Z — from babies being born now up to the age of around 22 — use WhatsApp for communicating with their parents and are courted by the likes of Sna...
18:30 2019-07-31

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner review – social media storm lit up Royal Court, LondonJasmine Lee-Jones’s play follows an online battle about the Instagram star and tackles racism, misogyny and colourismThe lights ar...
14:15 2019-07-09

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...
23:15 2019-06-15

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...
20:30 2019-06-04

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...
16:15 2019-06-11

Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich launch heats up social media A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried ...
07:15 2019-08-24

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fir...
04:45 2019-08-24

Harvard student deported based on friends' social media posts If you thought the US' decision to screen social network posts for visa applicants risked giving innocent people the boot, you guessed correctly...
08:45 2019-08-28

German NGO captain seeks to block Salvini's social media accounts The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will ask magistrates to block Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's social media accounts because he...
19:00 2019-07-11

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate s...
23:15 2019-08-24

Judge blocks Trump ex-adviser Stone from social media post A federal judge on Tuesday barred U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, from making any posts on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram ...
19:30 2019-07-16

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...
18:15 2019-05-24

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...
22:15 2019-06-09

Pinterest's new vaccine search will offer something rare on social media: facts Users looking for medical advice will get results from major public health groups in an effort to combat misinformationWhen Pinterest realized in 201...
00:45 2019-08-29

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory ...
08:30 2019-07-16

Harvard Freshman Deported From Airport Over Friends' Social Media Posts Ismail Ajjawi touched down at Boston Logan International Airport on Friday night, prepared to begin his freshman year at Harvard University. The 17-y...
12:45 2019-08-28

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...
08:30 2019-05-28

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...
12:45 2019-06-03

Indian court rejects the idea of linking social media accounts with IDs Earlier this week, The Madras High Court in India ruled against any possibility of linking Aadhaar or any government ID with social media accounts. J...
17:45 2019-08-23

Browsing social media is not always free. Looking at Instagram or Pinterest could cost you big-time It's not just kids who are susceptible to social media peer pressure. Parents, too, can fall victim — and actually have gone into debt as a resu...
20:45 2019-07-31

California show explores Warhol’s social, tech foreshadowing SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A retrospective of Andy Warhol’s work on display in San Francisco captures his use of artwork to create public personas fo...
17:30 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate s...
00:15 2019-08-25

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The post Free agent Kevin Durant says on so...
01:30 2019-07-01

Olivier Rousteing on his plan for world domination and why he spends 8 hours a day on social media "You probably think I'm drinking champagne with Kim every day in LA..." Olivier Rousteing on why all is not as it seems for the most followed French ...
16:15 2019-08-01

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...
10:15 2019-06-23

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...
21:45 2019-06-05

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...
00:00 2019-06-23

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...
12:45 2019-06-03

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.       &...
13:30 2019-06-03

Vulgar Videos Made on Chinese Social Media Apps Now Infiltrate WhatsApp The titillating videos made on Chinese social media apps have now found a bigger mobile-based messaging medium to corrupt young minds: Facebook-owned...
10:15 2019-07-01

Palestinian Harvard Freshman Allegedly Barred From U.S. Over Friends' Social Media Posts Palestinian teenager Ismail Ajjawi claims he was detained and eventually barred from entering the United States by immigration officials who stopped ...
16:45 2019-08-27

Josh Hawley’s Section 230 amendment would only make social media censorship worse Earlier this month, freshman Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced legislation that would undermine the internet as we know it. Hawley’s “Ending Suppor...
14:45 2019-06-29

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...
05:15 2019-06-28

Social Media Users Entranced, Concerned by Chinese Face-Swapping Deepfake App (Bloomberg) — Chinese face-swap app Zao rocketed to the top of app store charts over the weekend, but user delight at the prospect of becoming ...
17:15 2019-09-04

Adidas' social media campaign backfires, sending out anti-Semitic tweets A social media campaign celebrating Adidas' new gear for the Arsenal soccer team in London went awry Monday, with the retailer sending out anti-...
18:15 2019-07-02

Former top NFL pick shows up at Cleveland Browns camp, stuns fans on social media Former NFL quarterback Tim Couch appeared at Cleveland Browns training camp over the weekend and social media began to get hot and bothered by the fo...
23:15 2019-07-31

Harvard Student Says He Was Denied Entry to the U.S. Over His Friends’ Political Opinions on Social Media A 17-year-old Palestinian student set to start his freshman year at Harvard says he had his visa revoked and was sent back to Lebanon because an immi...
03:15 2019-08-29

Adidas social media campaign for new Arsenal jersey hijacked by Twitter trolls Adidas kicked off a humiliating social media campaign to promote its new jersey for a British soccer team – by inadvertently tweeting out images of t...
02:30 2019-07-03

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...
02:45 2019-05-29

The Fiver | Shearer, Owen and a major ruction on Social Media Disgrace Twitter Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!We’d all like to bring back the 90s. The Fiver was only a twinkle in a web developer’s eye back th...
17:15 2019-09-03

Israel Folau argues social media posts 'substantially unrelated' to rugby Statement of claim argues contract termination by Rugby Australia an ‘unreasonable’ restraint of tradeThe former Wallabies player Israel Folau has sa...
09:15 2019-08-29

Wrestler Geeta Phogat Announces Pregnancy On Social Media, Wishes Pour In Wrestler Geeta Phogat, who won India's first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2010, announced that she is pregnant on Monday with a touching p...
17:15 2019-09-03

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...
00:45 2019-06-21

'Come off social media': Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. ‘I’ve lost total...
20:45 2019-08-20

Who has the best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and Wendy's are clucking on social media A week after Popeyes first nationwide chicken sandwich was released, the fast-food chain started a Twitter feud with competitor Chick-fil-A.  &...
06:45 2019-08-20

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...
04:45 2019-06-14

Gareth Southgate offers help to Declan Rice over abusive social media posts England manager supports midfielder and his family after online threats over switch of allegiance from IrelandGareth Southgate has offered support to...
00:15 2019-09-10

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him t...
03:15 2019-07-17

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in r...
16:45 2019-08-21

Gucci's Social-Media Status Fell, and Its North American Sales Dropped The Gucci brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms—but when it brought ...
20:15 2019-09-15

UPDATE 2-Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrati...
22:15 2019-07-11

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...
21:30 2019-05-21

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...
07:45 2019-06-07

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 ...
14:01 2019-05-25

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse onli...
04:15 2019-08-21

Social media falls in love with video of toddler ‘besties’ spotting each other on the street This is precious. A pair of toddler “besties” spotted each other on a New York City street — and immediately rushed toward each oth...
08:45 2019-09-10

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton becomes the butt of social media jokes with pregame outfit Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was at the receiving end of a ton of jokes for the outfit he wore prior to his game against the Tampa Bay Bu...
20:45 2019-09-13