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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Facebook introduces new 'fake news' fact checker

Facebook introduces new 'fake news' fact checker

Facebook introduces new 'fake news' fact checker

The new feature will flag up disputed content to users

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

The American retail corporation 'in no way' condoned the stunt which saw two men on horses ride into the store

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Thief found by police after he gets stuck in jewellery shop window

Thief found by police after getting stuck in jewellery shop window

Thief found by police after getting stuck in jewellery shop window

Police shared a photo online of a man who made a hole in a window in order to escape from a jewellery shop, however found out too late that his hips would not fit through

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Female bodybuilder apologises after body shaming woman in gym

Female bodybuilder apologises for fat-shaming woman in London gym

Female bodybuilder apologises for fat-shaming woman in London gym

Diana Andrews uploaded images to Snapchat claiming another woman in a gym had 'love handles' and would be ordering burgers to eat later

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Child pornography: 'Facebook has lost the plot, websites need independent supervision', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Facebook has lost the plot' on child pornography, says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Child pornography: 'Websites can't be trusted, they need supervision'

Chairman of the Commons media committee Damian Collins has criticised Facebook for the handling of reports about sexualised child images on the website

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

The senator from Massachusetts was declined the floor in the debate around the nomination of Jeff Sessions, and Twitter support for her is growing

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Facebook 'takes two weeks' to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide online, however reports claim it took Facebook two weeks to remove the video from their site

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Facebook: Network to roll out 'fake news tool' in Germany

Facebook: Network to roll out 'fake news tool' in Germany

Facebook: Network to roll out 'fake news tool' in Germany

The tool will help users to flag up fabricated news stories

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Hayden Cross: 'People need to accept nature is varied', says charity trustee

At least one in 100 Britons are potentially transgender, charity trustee tells Julia

'At least one in 100 Britons are potentially transgender'

Bernard Reed, who serves as trustee for the Gender Identity Research and Education Society, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the young man from Gloucester who is four months pregnant

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Families of Pulse nightclub victims sue Google, Facebook and Twitter over Isis propaganda

Pulse nightclub families sue Google, Facebook and Twitter for inspiring Omar Mateen with Isis propaganda

Families of Pulse nightclub victims sue Google, Facebook and Twitter

Three families of victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre have launched a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter, over the spread of Isis propaganda

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Women speaks out after cruel meme circulates on the internet

Woman suffering rare disease speaks out after being ridiculed by internet meme

Woman suffering rare disease speaks out after being ridiculed by internet meme

Lizzie Velásquez, a motivational speaker born with a rare disease which stops her from maintaining body fat, spoke out after finding a hurtful image on the web

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Facebook launches live 360 degree videos

Facebook launches live 360-degree videos

Facebook launches live 360-degree videos

Facebook is set to improve its live broadcasting feature by adding the option to stream 360-degree videos live. The first video will be published by National Geographic

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Two teenage girls arrested in New York over Facebook viral attack video

Facebook fight video: Two teenage girls arrested in New York for attack on 62-year-old man

Two teenage girls arrested in New York for attack on Facebook attack video

Footage filmed on a mobile phone showed a group of teenagers involved in a confrontation with a 62-year-old man in Syracuse

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Twitter users troll Azaelia Banks after Russell Crowe clash

Twitter users troll Azealia Banks after Russell Crowe clash

Twitter users troll Azealia Banks after Russell Crowe clash

The rapper and the actor reportedly clashed at a party Crowe was holding in Beverly Hills

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Justin Bieber and Amy Schumer the most dangerous online searches

Amy Schumer, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus: The most dangerous online searches revealed

Amy Schumer and Justin Bieber top list of most dangerous web searches

Searching for your favourite celebrity could land you with a computer virus, new research shows

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg donation: 'There will always be new diseases', says biologist

'Mark Zuckerberg will fail in his disease crusade - he can't beat nature'

'Zuckerberg's disease crusade will fail - there'll always be new ones to fight'

Evolutionary biologist Simon Watt explains why the Facebook founder won't achieve his aims

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to donate $3bn to cure disease

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donating $3bn to rid the world of disease

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donating $3bn to rid the world of disease

The founder of Facebook and his wife Priscilla Chan will invest in research conducted by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to eliminate disease

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Clowns lurking in woods spark child abduction fears in Georgia

Clowns lurking in woods spark child abduction fears in Georgia

Officers in the city of LaFrange claim several people have reported clowns roaming around trying to talk to children

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

A researcher from the University of California in Los Angeles has explained the results of her study and 'reward circuitry' on talkRADIO.

Winning money, eating chocolate… using Facebook - research discovers why 'likes' matter to online teens

Winning money, eating chocolate… using Facebook - why 'likes' matter to teens

Lauren Sherman, from the University of California, has carried out a study on social media