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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

World Boxing Champion says sorry after offering woman drugs if she punched a passer-by

World Boxing Champion says sorry after offering woman drugs if she punched a passer-by

World Boxing Champion says sorry after offering woman drugs

Police are investigating a video which appears to show the world boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders offering a woman drugs.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Labour MP Lucy Powell has drafted a bill proposing to hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and hateful or extremist content posted by users

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

How 'mental health memes' on Instagram are helping sufferers

How 'mental health memes' on Instagram are helping sufferers

How 'mental health memes' on Instagram are helping sufferers

Instagram is often blamed for making users feel inadequate when they see aspirational or unattainable images, but a community of mental health sufferers are creating images others relate to

Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

'No doubt @gregwebsteruk thought it amusing to call for my beheading on this thread. I do not' said Ms Abbott

Diane Abbott reports light sabre 'beheading' tweet to Met Police

Diane Abbott reports light sabre 'beheading' tweet to Met Police

The Shadow Home Secretary has been a frequent victim of abuse on social media

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Facebook has come under fire in recent weeks over data and privacy issues

Cambridge University criticises Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook data claims

Cambridge University criticises Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook data claims

University wrote to CEO last month but is 'yet to receive a response'

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Facebook co-founder, chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg appearing on Capitol Hill

Facebook to probe 'tens of thousands' of apps – Zuckerberg

Facebook to probe 'tens of thousands' of apps – Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg described as one of modern era's 'greatest entrepreneurs' but Facebook had 'moved too fast and broken too many things'

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Researchers believe the study's findings should encourage more variety in emojis

Emojis successful in representing diversity – study

Emojis successful in representing diversity – study

University of Edinburgh study sampled one billion tweets

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak quitting Facebook

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak quitting Facebook

Apple co-founder closes his account

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

'Nanny state full of PC snowflakes' - Sugar tax sparks anger

'Nanny state full of PC snowflakes' - Sugar tax sparks anger

'Nanny state full of PC snowflakes' - Sugar tax sparks anger

Some believe the sugar tax isn't the right step to take in the fight against obesity

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Tinder users have been hit by login issues amid Facebook privacy changes

Tinder users hit by login issues amid Facebook privacy changes

Tinder users hit by login issues amid Facebook privacy changes

Tinder users unable to log into dating app frustrated following changes to how Facebook links with the service

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Labour MP Naz Shah 'deletes unfortunate tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela'

Labour MP Naz Shah deletes unfortunate tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Labour MP Naz Shah deletes unfortunate tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The MP reportedly included a quote which referenced killing people

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

'Mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

'The mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

'Mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

George Galloway believes Jeremy Corbyn is under siege, as the anti-Semitism row continues

The anti-Semitism row in the Labour Party continued with a Sunday Times report

Anti-Semitism: 'Corbyn's lack of action makes it look like approval'

Anti-Semitism: 'Corbyn's lack of action makes it look like approval'

Richard Angell said Jeremy Corbyn should be messaging anti-Semites and telling them 'you don't speak for me'

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Students driving teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

Students forcing teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

Students forcing teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

A union leader has warned students are attempting to embarrass and humiliate

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'Jeremy Corbyn ran rings round Theresa May' - Prime Minister criticised for response to mental heath at PMQs

'Jeremy Corbyn ran rings round Theresa May' - PM criticised over mental heath services

Theresa May criticised for response to mental heath at PMQs

Theresa May was asked about mental health services by Jeremy Corbyn

'If it's so sunny and liberal in California, why can't Mark Zuckerberg answer business questions?', says Damian Collins

Damian Collins: 'If it's so liberal in California, why can't Mark Zuckerberg answer business questions?'

'Mark Zuckerberg is the beating heart of Facebook and needs to give evidence'

MP Damian Collins said high profile people usually recognise it's damaging to their reputation to refuse to appear in front of MPs

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear at Parliamentary inquiry on fake news

Facebook: Zuckerberg refuses to appear at UK fake news inquiry

Facebook: Zuckerberg refuses to appear at UK fake news inquiry

A letter claims he has asked one of his deputies to attend in his place

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Bataclan survivor Jesse Hughes criticises students calling for US gun control

Bataclan survivor Jesse Hughes criticises students calling for US gun control

Bataclan survivor Jesse Hughes criticises students calling for US gun control

The frontman of Eagles of Death Metal posted several images online before deleting some

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

National Puppy Day: Two stolen puppies finally returned home

National Puppy Day: Stolen puppies returned home

National Puppy Day: Stolen puppies returned home

The Jack Russell puppies are said to be traumatised and allegedly left without food and water

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

London United: 'We will never forget' victims of the Westminster terror attack one year on

London United, one year on: 'We will never forget' victims of the Westminster terror attack

'We will never forget' victims of the Westminster terror attack one year on

Today marks a year since the Westminster terror attack, in which five people lost their lives

The Facebook chief said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica (CA) to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data

Facebook: Zuckerberg 'sorry' for breach of trust

Facebook: Zuckerberg 'sorry' for breach of trust

The Facebook chief said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica (CA) to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

'As low as you can get' - Sky Sports faces calls to sack Jamie Carragher over spitting

'As low as you can get' - Sky Sports faces calls to sack Jamie Carragher over spitting

Sky Sports faces calls to sack Jamie Carragher

A video has been released showing the former footballer spitting at a 14-year-old girl

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

A police officer in Australia has said he regrets the type of language used on the account

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Charles Wooley asked the Prime Minister about the conception of her baby and called her attractive

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

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

'Sexist' company rejects woman from job because it 'needed a man'

'Sexist' company rejects female job applicant because it 'needed a man'

'Sexist' company rejects female job applicant because it 'needed a man'

Carla Forcada says she was insulted by Spanish PR agency Impulsa Comunicacion

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

'Teenagers buying Xanax online is almost unpoliceable', says drugs charity Addaction

'Teenagers buying Xanax online is almost unpoliceable', says drugs charity Addaction

Teenagers buying Xanax online is almost unpoliceable, says drugs charity

Neil Coles from Addaction says many Xanax pills sold on social media are fake

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Heathrow apologises after 'white-skinned pigs' discriminate against Chinese duty-free shoppers

Heathrow apologises to Chinese students after being labelled 'white-skinned pigs'

Heathrow apologises to Chinese students after being labelled 'white pigs'

Chinese shoppers were asked to pay more than other shoppers in order to gain a voucher

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Republican candidate suspended from Twitter after posting 'racist' Meghan Markle photo

Republican candidate suspended from Twitter after posting racist Meghan Markle photo

Republican suspended from Twitter after posting racist Meghan Markle photo

Paul Nehlen has been told to 'get a life' by Meghan Markle's co-star Patrick J Adams

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Student told to 'dial down the feminism' creates amazing artwork in response

Student told to 'dial down the feminism' creates amazing artwork in response

Student told to 'dial down the feminism' creates amazing artwork in response

Many have praised the student for her work and asked for it to be available on a t-shirt

Man used different social media accounts to send obscene content to young girls

Yorkshire paedophile ridiculed for 'inept' attempt to hide his crimes

Yorkshire paedophile ridiculed for 'inept' attempt to hide his crimes

The man was on bail when he used the different accounts in an attempt to hide what he was doing from police

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Lana Del Rey pauses performance to talk about 'attempted kidnapping'

Lana Del Rey pauses performance to talk about 'attempted kidnapping'

Lana Del Rey pauses performance to talk about 'attempted kidnapping'

The singer tearfully told the crowd she was 'a little bit nervous'

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

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

The school has warned students who were involved in creating the image that they face 'serious consequences'

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet towards MP David Davies

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet towards MP David Davies

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet

MP David Davies had claimed anyone who has male genitalia is 'definitely not a woman'

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Student 'stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend she met on Tinder'

Student stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend 'she met on Tinder'

Student stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend 'she met on Tinder'

Molly McLaren was in a relationship with Joshua Stimpson for seven months before splitting up

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time', says Saira Khan

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time', says Saira Khan

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time'

Saira Khan has said people shouldn't' have the ability to go back far into your social media history

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Singer Ciara under fire for post suggesting women should marry to 'level up'

US superstar Ciara under fire for post suggesting women should marry to 'level up'

Singer Ciara under fire for post suggesting women should marry to 'level up'

Ciara posted a video on Instagram showing Pastor John Gray giving a sermon in 2016

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

New European sexism row: 'I feel insulted on behalf of female writers', says editor

New European sexism row: 'I feel insulted on behalf of female writers', says anti-Brexit editor

New European sexism: 'I feel insulted on behalf of female writers', says editor

The editor of The New European says criticism shows ignorance around how creating a newspaper works

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

High school students criticised for 'disgusting' Instagram post on Martin Luther King Jr Day

High school students criticised for n-word Instagram post on Martin Luther King Jr Day

US students criticised for n-word Instagram post on Martin Luther King Jr Day

One of the girls has reportedly been sacked from her job over the matter

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

'Corrupt and morally wrong' - Many question Government capabilities for Brexit following Carillion collapse

'Corrupt and morally wrong' - Many question Government capabilities for Brexit following Carillion collapse

Government critics say Carillion crisis means we can't trust them on Brexit

Carillion has many contracts with the Government

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

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Strictly Come Dancing: Alexandra Burke reveals she's 'mentally scarred' by trolls

Strictly Come Dancing: Alexandra Burke reveals she's 'mentally scarred' by trolls

Alexandra Burke reveals she's 'mentally scarred' by trolls after Strictly

Alexandra Burke was accused of being 'fake' when she cried on Strictly Come Dancing

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The hearing panel found gross misconduct proven and Coughlan was dismissed without notice

Andrew Coughlan: London police officer sacked over inappropriate chat with 15-year-old girl

London police officer sacked over online chat with 15-year-old girl

Coughlan sacked for gross misconduct

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

McLaughlan was jailed for eight years today

Brett Ashley McLaughlan: Social media predator jailed for raping 12-year-old girl

Social media predator jailed for raping 12-year-old girl

Brett Ashley McLaughlan was also found guilty of rape following trial

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

Logan Paul: The YouTuber who rose to fame through Vine

Logan Paul: The YouTuber whose 'suicide video' appears to have killed his career

The YouTuber whose 'suicide video' appears to have killed his career

Logan Paul has come under fierce criticism after posting a video of an apparent suicide victim

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

YouTuber apologises for 'sickening' video of 'suicide victim'

Logan Paul: YouTuber apologises for 'suicide victim' video after Aaron Paul, Sophie Turner criticism

YouTuber apologises for 'sickening' video of 'suicide victim'

Logan Paul has been criticised by many including actress Sophie Turner and actor Aaron Paul

Friday, December 29, 2017

Friday, December 29, 2017

Donald Trump is a committed climate change sceptic

Donald Trump mocks global warming predictions - but ignores New York fire disaster

Donald Trump mocks global warming predictions as temperatures drop

Trump has sent a tweet saying America could use some 'good old global warming'

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The interview was filmed at the Invictus Games in September

Barack Obama avoids naming Donald Trump in interview with Prince Harry

Barack Obama avoids naming Donald Trump in interview with Prince Harry

Obama said social media poses a major threat to social harmony

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Lecturer receives backlash after researching racist origins of Jingle Bells

Lecturer receives right-wing backlash after finding out Jingle Bells has racist origins

Lecturer receives right-wing backlash in Jingle Bells racism row

Kyna Hamill's research claims the song was first performed by someone in blackface

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