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Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Dmitry Peskov refuted the Facebook allegations today (September 22)

Russia denies placing political ads on Facebook during US election

Russia denies placing political ads on Facebook during US election

Kremlin denies earlier claims regarding social media meddling

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ryanair to hold annual general meeting amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

Ryanair to hold annual general meeting amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

Ryanair to hold AGM amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

The company recently shelved a number of daily flights, causing disruption for customers

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

British Army to be questioned over recruiting soldiers who liked nazism on social media

British Army facing scrutiny over recruiting soldiers who liked nazi page on social media

British Army faces scrutiny over recruiting soldiers who liked nazism online

The army could face questioning after it emerged several troops were accepted after expressing racist views online

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Man jailed for a year after being convicted for sharing terrorist material on social media

Camden man Medhi Bira jailed for a year for sharing terrorist material on social media

Camden man jailed for sharing terrorist material on social media

Mehdi Bira had been found guilty of two counts of dissemination of terrorist material

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Frenchman catches enormous tuna and surfs to shore off Atlantic beach

French surfer lassoes 100kg tuna and somehow drags it to shore

French surfer lassoes 100kg tuna and somehow drags it to shore

Philippe de Lepervanche managed to lasso the 100-kilo fish and bring it to shore

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Republican representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program, calls it 'suicide'

Republican Representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program, calls it 'suicide'

Republican Representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program

Steve King called for the US President to end the program immediately

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive' in heated row

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive' in heated row

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive'

L'Oreal transgender model Munroe Bergdorf was fired for saying 'all white people' are racist on Facebook

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Apple, Facebook, and a number of other corporations had urged the president not to discard the program, which protects around 800,000 workers from deportation

BBC claims Isis agent tried to get undercover reporter to stage attack on London Bridge in 2016

Isis agent 'tried to get undercover reporter to stage London Bridge attack in 2016'

Isis 'tried to get undercover reporter to stage London Bridge attack in 2016'

The reporter was reportedly encouraged by an Isis operative to attack London Bridge

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports on comments calling white people "racist"

Transgender L'Oreal model Monroe Bergdorf sacked after reports she called all white people racist

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports she called all white people racis

Munroe Bergdorf is thought to have made the comments on Facebook shortly after the incident in Charlottesville

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Muslim man ordered to lead India's Independence Day celebrations to prove his patriotism

India Independence Day: Muslim man ordered to lead celebrations to prove he's not a traitor

Muslim man ordered to lead Indian indenpedence celebrations to prove patriotism

Dilnawaz Alam was accused of posting pro-Pakistan material on Facebook

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Police in Peru open investigation into multiple rape broadcast on Facebook

Rapists assault 15-year-old girl and broadcast it on Facebook

Rapists assault 15-year-old girl and broadcast it on Facebook

The footage was put onto the social network on Thursday last week

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

It is thought that Shaun Davidson used a fork and bucket to tunnel out of Kerobokan jail in Bali

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Swedish Armed Forces mark pride with rainbow laced military boots

Swedish army marks gay pride with rainbow-laced military boots

Swedish army marks gay pride with rainbow-laced military boots

A Facebook post showing the boots is one of the most popular on the army's page

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law hosts 'real news' programme on Facebook

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law hosts 'real news' programme on Facebook

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law hosts 'real news' programme on Facebook

The video of Lara Trump - who is married to the US President's first-born son Eric - appeared on social media

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terrorism

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terror

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terror

The Home Secretary is in California for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Research claims targeted advertising on social media does influence voters

Theresa May take note: New research shows voters are swayed by targeted ads

Theresa May take note: New research shows voters are swayed by targeted ads

The Online Privacy Foundation says it is concerned that people's biases are being manipulated

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Russian intelligence claimed to have used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron

Russian intelligence 'used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron's campaign'

Russian intelligence 'used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron's campaign'

Reuters reports intelligence officials created roughly 24 fake profiles to spy on associates of the French President during his campaign

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Pro-Palestine group mock Radiohead by reworking lyrics to 'Creep'

Pro-Palestine group mock Radiohead by reworking lyrics to 'Creep'

Pro-Palestine group mock Radiohead by reworking lyrics to 'Creep'

Radiohead have a long history of performing in Israel, and the video appears to mock their upcoming performance in Tel Aviv

WATCH: Yorkshire rugby fans perform their own haka in New Zealand

WATCH: Yorkshire rugby fans perform their own haka in New Zealand

WATCH: Yorkshire rugby fans perform their own haka in New Zealand

Supporters of the Lions started the performance in a busy street as many looked on

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps: The racist aristocrat for whom Gina Miller scandal is nothing new

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps: The racist aristocrat for whom Gina Miller scandal is nothing new

Gina Miller scandal is nothing new for racist aristocrat Rhodri Colwyn Philipps

Aristocrat Rhodri Colwyn Philipps has been jailed for writing a Facebook post calling for Gina Miller to be run over - but it's just another addition to his depressing rap sheet

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Nude women interrupt Woody Allen's recital in Hamburg, calling him a paedophile

Topless feminists attack Woody Allen's recital in Hamburg and launch paedophile allegations

Nude women interrupt Woody Allen recital and hurl paedophile accusations at him

The American actor and musician had been in Germany to perform a Woody Allen and New Orleans Jazz Band concert

Swedish police chief says she feels 'great shame' as she criticises asylum policy in viral Facebook post

Swedish police chief says she feels 'great shame' as she criticises asylum policy in viral Facebook post

Swedish police chief criticises asylum policy in viral Facebook post

Alvsborg police chief Lena Matthijs felt she had to speak out after seeing a girl in tears about being deported

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Gina Miller says she felt  violated by aristocrat who 'called for her to be run over'

Gina Miller says she felt violated by aristocrat who 'called for her to be run over'

Gina Miller says she felt violated by aristocrat 'who called for her injury'

The Fourth Viscount St Davids, Rhodri Colwyn Philipps, allegedly offered a bounty for anyone who would run over the 'bloody troublesome immigrant'

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Inside Jeremy Corbyn’s social media miracle

Inside Jeremy Corbyn’s social media miracle

Corbyn's team pioneered a truly revolutionary approach to social media. And, sorry Tories, it can't be copied

James Murray 'Murr' on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

James 'Murr' Murray on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

James 'Murr' Murray on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

The star of the American hidden camera show swung by the studio to chat to our host

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Video of 15-year-old girl being raped uploaded to Facebook

Video of 15-year-old girl being raped uploaded to Facebook

Video of 15-year-old girl being raped uploaded to Facebook

A 15-year-old girl was raped in a hotel room after talking to a man on Facebook and being convinced to meet him

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Grenfell Tower: holidays and trips organised for victims and emergency service workers

Grenfell Tower: Holidays and trips organised for victims and emergency service workers

Grenfell Tower: Holidays and trips organised for victims and emergency services

Two friends from Ilfracombe campaigned on Facebook for people to donate holidays to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Man carrying three machetes on London bus arrested by armed police

Man carrying three machetes on London bus arrested by armed police

Man carrying three machetes on London bus arrested by armed police

The incident is not believed to be related to terrorism

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Into the 'rainbow village' - Indonesia hamlet becomes tourist sensation

Into the 'rainbow village' - Indonesia hamlet becomes tourist sensation

Into the 'rainbow village' - Indonesia hamlet becomes tourist sensation

The Wonosari neighbourhood in the city of Semarang has been made over into a vision of colour

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Facebook is trying to draw lines which can't be drawn without context', says Open Rights Group

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

The Guardian has revealed Facebook's internal rulebook on censoring content

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Drunk driver caught after car automatically calls police after crash

Drunk driver caught after car calls police

Drunk driver caught after car calls police

The incident happened in County Antrim in Northern Ireland

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Man blames car crash on spider above his head

Man blames car crash on spider sitting above his head

Man blames car crash on spider sitting above his head

A man claims he drove his car into a ditch because he saw a spider sitting on the sun visor above his head

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Facebook says fake profiles were created to influence US election

Facebook says fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook admits fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook has released a report which discusses how foreign governments use the platform

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Doctors treating world's heaviest woman quit in protest over lying allegations

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty's family say the doctors took credit for helping her achieve a weight loss she supposedly hasn't achieved

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mother used fake Facebook account to post extremist propaganda, court hears

Mother used fake Facebook account to post extremist propaganda, court hears

Mother used fake Facebook account to post extremist propaganda, court hears

The woman is also accused of sending money to bank accounts knowing that it may be used for terrorism

Wife of the man who killed their child and himself not angry at Facebook over live video

Wife of man who streamed their baby's murder on Facebook Live says she's not angry with social media site

Wife of man who killed their child and himself not angry at Facebook over video

Chiranut Trairat's husband, Wuttisan Wongtalay, killed their 11-month old baby daughter and himself on a live stream on the network

Reports claim Twitter has blocked the Government from potential counter-terror sources

Twitter blocks Government anti-terror spies - reports

Twitter blocks Government anti-terror spies - reports

The Daily Telegraph is claiming the social network has blocked the Government from accessing terrorism-related information

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Thai man kills his baby and himself during a Facebook Live stream

Thai man kills his baby and himself during a Facebook Live stream

Thai man kills his baby and himself during a Facebook live stream

Facebook sent condolences to the family for the incident and removed the content after it went viral on the network

Wikitribune - the plan and theory for Jimmy Wales's outlet to combat fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

The American entrepreneur's initiative to fight fake news has been officially launched with a crowdfunding intiative

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

BREAKING: Cleveland Facebook killer Steve Stephens found dead in car

Cleveland Facebook killer Steve Stephens found dead in car

Stephens reportedly killed himself in Ford Focus

Killing in Cleveland prompts Facebook review of video content

Cleveland granddad murder video prompts Facebook content review

Cleveland granddad murder video prompts Facebook content review

Steve Stephens filmed the moment he shot dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin in Ohio and posted the video to Facebook

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Borussia Dortmund to resume play after bus explosions

Borussia Dortmund to resume Monaco Champions League tie this afternoon after bus explosions

Borussia Dortmund to resume Champions League tie this afternoon after bus blast

One player was taken to hospital with injuries after the team bus was caught up in three explosions

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was the Labour Party's choice not to expel the former London Mayor the right decision?

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was Labour's non-expulsion the right decision?

Was Labour's choice not to expel the Ken Livingstone the right decision?

The former London Mayor narrowly avoided expulsion from the party, one year after his comments sparked one of the worst political storms to affect Labour in decades

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to understand risks of opening up encryption', says tech specialist Tom Cheesewright

Whatsapp Terror Row: 'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to realise risk of opening up encryption'

'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to realise risk of opening up encryption'

Tech specialist Tom Cheesewright spoke to James Max about the risks the Home Secretary is creating if security services are able to bypass WhatsApp encryption

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

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