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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

Locals have now set up a Facebook group to discuss who the 'mincemeat phantom' may be

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

It is claimed Ashley Bennett decided to run for the Atlantic County freeholder seat because she was so infuriated by John Carman

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

The teacher had asked a guest speaker to come into the school and had given out information on sexual orientation and gender identity

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

It is claimed at least 22 events in America were actually organised by Russian operatives

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and HuffPost's New Activists series

The transgender activist spoke candidly on the Badass Womens' Hour

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

'We have a right to know if there was interference from fake news in EU referendum and election' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum'

The Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the decision to write to Facebook's founder asking for evidence Russia had interfered in UK democratic process

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

British man fighting against Islamic State in Syria dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis alongside Kurdish Militia dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis in Syria dies while clearing landmines

Jac Holmes had been fighting the terror group with Kurdish militia since 2015

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa: Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa was imprisoned when he was 17 in the wake of the 'Day of Rage' protests in 2013

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

Brexit: Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

The Prime Minister has reassured EU nationals they will not have to leave post-Brexit

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Suit company under fire for 'sexist' adverts featuring naked men and clothed women

Suit company under fire for 'sexist' adverts featuring naked men and clothed women

Suit company under fire for 'sexist' adverts featuring naked men

Suitsupply is about to launch a sister company in New York named Suistudio and is advertising it with its #NotDressingMen campaign

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors he met online

Women's football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors

Women's football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors

The football coach allegedly filmed some of the abuse

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Racist Dove advert: 'White executives who just didn’t get it probably approved this'

Dove racism row: 'Clueless white executives probably approved this'

Dove racism row: 'Clueless white executives probably approved this'

Simon Woolley, director of Operation Black Vote, says a black person would have easily spotted how dodgy the Dove advert was

Dove apologises after advert showing black woman is dubbed 'racist'

Dove apologises after advert showing black woman is dubbed 'racist'

Dove apologises after advert showing black woman is dubbed 'racist'

The advert on Facebook showed a black woman turning white after she uses the company's products

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Denmark ministry websites hacked following post featuring offensive cartoon

Danish immigration website hacked after minister posts 'terrorist' Prophet Mohammed cartoon

Danish government websites hacked after post featuring Prophet Mohammed cartoon

Immigration minister Inger Stojberg posted a controversial Prophet Mohammed cartoon online before the attack

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

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