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Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Australian MP reported to police over Facebook gun photo

Australian MP reported to police over 'greenie punk' Facebook gun photo

Australian MP reported to police over Facebook gun photo

George Christensen claims the photo was in reference to environmentalists

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Poundland Christmas elf adverts banned for being demeaning and offensive

Poundland Christmas elf adverts banned for being demeaning and offensive

Poundland Christmas elf adverts banned for being demeaning and offensive

The campaign ran on the company's social media and featured an elf in sexualised poses

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Manchester United crush City in social media war as Alexis Sanchez signing eclipses Kevin De Bruyne announcement

Manchester United crush City in social media war with Alexis Sanchez signing

Reaction to United's big reveal dwarfed that of their cross-town rivals

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

The social media giant is asking the Government to provide any information it might have

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged with child porn offences over Facebook sex video in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

The person showed in the content being shared, mainly by teenagers, was 15 years old at the time of recording

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Jo Marney has been the subject of major controversy

Ukip Henry Bolton scandal: Meet Jo Marney, the boarding schoolgirl turned racist glamour model

Meet Jo Marney, the boarding schoolgirl turned racist glamour model

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has split from model Jo Marney after her comments on Meghan Markle

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Michael Hammill was hailed a hero for helping victims of Hurricane Irma

'Hot police officer' in Florida resigns after accusations of anti-Semitic Facebook posts

'Hot police officer' in Florida resigns after claims of anti-Semitic Facebook po

Michael Hamill was well-known as he appeared in a photo which many described as featuring 'hot cops'

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Advertising Standards Authority starts investigation into Poundland over 'naughty elf pictures'

Advertising Standards Authority starts investigation into Poundland over 'naughty elf pictures'

ASA starts investigation into Poundland over 'naughty elf pictures'

The image shows a toy elf holding a teabag over a doll's face

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Beatrix von Storch could also face police charges over the tweet

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Britain First: Forget Twitter, supporters post unusual comments on Facebook

Britain First supporters flood Facebook with bizarre comments after Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen banned from Twitter

Britain First supporters flood Facebook with bizarre comments

Britain First's Facebook page is still active and is mostly posting about its Twitter ban

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

The woman told two Korean customers 'I don’t wanna hear your language' and said 'Oriental, I hate it'

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Charlie Silcox said 'rape is only unconsensual for about 8 seconds...after that...she loves it'

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

'Facebook and social media have a vital role to play in society,' says Netmums associate editor

'Facebook and social media have a vital role to play in society,' says Netmums associate editor

'Facebook and social media have a vital role to play in society,' says editor

Jo Wheatley, the associate editor of Netmums, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the criticism mounting against the use of social media in society.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Stephen Callaghan wrote a letter which said his daughter left for school in 2017 'but when she returned home in the afternoon she was from 1968'

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Man applauded by plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

Man applauded by fellow plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

Man applauded by plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

A white woman allegedly told an African-American he shouldn't be in the priority boarding queue

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Akbar Hamid even threatened the parents of his victim's parents

Akbar Hamid: Birmingham paedophile groomed teenage girl on Facebook and posted sexual images on Instagram

Birmingham paedophile humiliated teen by posting sexual images on Instagram

Akbar Hamid was jailed for nearly six months for his campaign of abuse and intimidation

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

The social media giant has opened its biggest base outside of the United States

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Labour member apologises for suggesting Bristol mayor should be 'horse whipped'

Labour member apologises for suggesting black Bristol mayor should be 'horse whipped'

Labour member apologises for suggesting Bristol mayor should be 'horse whipped'

Operation Black Vote had called for the woman to be suspended from the party over the comments towards Bristol's Mayor

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note

The man's note asked 'where can a lonely pensioner and widower find a place in a small group for Christmas?'

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

American investigative journalism company ProPublica claims Facebook approved adverts which went against their own guidelines

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

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