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Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet

The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off wi...

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet

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Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.       ...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Instagram Not To Take Down Deepfake Video Of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
22:16, 06/12/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future” thanks to stolen data. The doctored clip was uploaded to Instagram – which is owned by Facebook – ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook is fact checking the 'drunk Nancy Pelosi' video, but won't remove it Facebook won't remove a viral video that purports to show Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nacy Pelosi slurring her words. Instead, according to a Gizmodo report, the social network will display an article from a third-party...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
00:48, 05/30/2019

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
20:48, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling -Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
03:32, 05/30/2019

Failure to remove altered video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company wittingly enabled Russian election interference....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul...
13:00, 05/02/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
05:16, 06/07/2019

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp: The new updates you need to know about Facebook announced an overhaul of its main mobile app along with changes for Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.        ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Facebook, Instagram delete more accounts linked to Russia Facebook said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service. The company deleted 97 accounts from Russia that focus...
17:48, 05/07/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be ab...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being stored in plain text and easily searchable by thousands of Facebook employees, the company acknowledged ...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger prob...
02:32, 06/07/2019

Facebook And Instagram Ban "Dangerous Individuals" Including Alex Jones Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems "dangerous" including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger......
01:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
16:32, 06/02/2019

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or ARM, or whether it’s software like Google’s Android or Microsoft’s Windows, Huawei...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
14:00, 05/02/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
08:16, 05/25/2019

Creepy deepfake AI lets you put words into someone else's mouth Researchers are showing off a creepy new software that uses machine learning to allow people to add, delete or change the words coming out of someone's mouth....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online Facebook said they will not take down a video of Mark Zuckerberg created using artificial intelligence, called a ‘deepfake.’ The company recently faced backlash for refusing to remove altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Samsung perfected its own deepfake AI, and it’s equal parts amazing and terrifying Imagine using a black and white photo of your great-grandparents to see what their facial expression would have looked like as they speak. That’s the kind of trick current technology can actually make possible. Using artificial intelligence and...
13:16, 05/24/2019

The fight to stay ahead of deepfake videos before the 2020 US election With the 2020 US presidential election looming, political leaders, presidential candidates and the country's intelligence chief are worried about doctored videos being used to mislead voters....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the title of a James Bond film. But deepfakes are becoming more dangerous, and frequently more sexually e...
06:32, 06/15/2019

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Jon Snow apologizes for final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ in viral deepfake video A deepfake video of Jon Snow apologizing for the final season of "Game of Thrones" – saying, “When the Starbucks cup is the smallest mistake, you know you f–ked up,” has gone viral....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

'Deepfake' videos can be generated with a single photo, research paper says A paper written by researchers at Samsung's artificial intelligence center show how 'deepfake' footage can be created with just a single image.        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Meet the Deepfake Zuck, Same as the Flesh Zuck Mark Zuckerberg may be famed for looking and acting like a (slightly damp) synthetic being trying to infiltrate human society, but a team of artists working with advertising company Canny appears to built a software version of the Facebook CEO that c...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

How AI can be used to remove bias in business Salesforce's Architect for Ethical AI Practices sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to enhance business processes and reduce bias....
13:48, 04/28/2019

How to remove hiring bias through gamification What if I told you you’d get your next job by surviving on a deserted island? Or by thwarting a Dothraki invasion? Unfortunately, this isn’t a casting call for Game of Thrones. Gamification is getting ready to save us from that awkward pause after a ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

How to Remove Screws With Stripped Heads It’s a novice carpenter’s worst nightmare: you’re trying to tighten or remove a screw, and you find the head is stripped. You press the screwdriver or drill bit into the head and try to turn, but there’s no friction. Try throwing a little back into y...
19:16, 05/10/2019

“@$#!!” – Virginia Beach to remove “cursing” signs (WAVY) The colorful “no cursing” signs along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront will soon be no more. George Kotarides, president of the Atlantic Avenue Association, says the association has been working for months to ask the city to remove th...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Scientists figure out new way to remove salt from water Brine water produced by the oil and gas industry contains even more dissolved salts than ocean water, and is a growing environmental concern - but scientists have figured out a new way to treat it....
06:16, 05/07/2019

China calls on U.S. to remove extra tariffs Chinese Vice Premier Liu He called on the United States to remove all tariffs on goods from the Asian super power during a trade negotiation in Washington on Friday....
21:00, 05/11/2019

YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform to hate speech and harassment....
11:32, 06/05/2019

A’s Piscotty undergoes surgery to remove melanoma from ear OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty will be out until at least next week after undergoing surgery to remove a melanoma from his right ear. The 28-year-old Piscotty had surgery Thursday after the melanoma on the outer ...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Charges dropped for man who wouldn’t remove obscene sticker LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a Florida man who refused to remove what a deputy considered an obscene sticker from his vehicle’s window. The State Attorney’s Office in Columbia County filed court documents Thurs...
17:00, 05/09/2019

How To Remove Garlic Smell From Utensils And Your Hands After Cooking The smell of garlic may end up sticking to everything it touched, including the chopping board, your hands, the knife, as well as any other utensils that you may have used....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Man arrested, refused to remove obscene sticker from vehicle LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man was jailed after refusing to remove an obscene sticker from his vehicle’s window. A Columbia County Sheriff’s Office report says 23-year-old Dillon Shane Webb was arrested Sunday and ch...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat s...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Florida man arrested after refusing to remove ‘I eat a–’ bumper sticker A man was arrested in Florida for refusing to remove a bumper sticker on his vehicle that read “I eat a–,” a report said on Tuesday. Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was driving a brown Chevrolet truck on Sunday when a deputy noticed the sexu...
21:00, 05/07/2019

How to install the Android Q Beta on a Google Pixel right now (and how to remove it later) Better privacy and accessibility, improved Digital Wellbeing, and Dark Mode – these are just some of the new features coming with Android Q later this year. And if you're like us, you're probably eager to try them out. Alas, it will take a few more m...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman Iran's government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA)....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Dhoni Not To Remove Insignia From Gloves, Have Sought ICC Approval: CoA MS Dhoni was sporting wicket-keeping gloves with what looked like a military insignia during the World Cup 2019 league match with South Africa on June 5....
01:16, 06/07/2019

Remove Gmail's Clutter With the Chrome Extension 'Simplify' Chrome: Sometimes, the very best hacks are the simplest. And it’s no surprise that the Chrome extension Simplify is one of my new favorites, because it takes all the clutter baked into Gmail and Thanos-snaps it into oblivion....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Trustees vote to remove actress' name from school theater A university in Ohio will remove from a campus theater the last name of an actress who starred in "The Birth of a Nation," considered one of the most racist movies ever made....
14:32, 05/04/2019

We Must Remove Mark Jackson From NBA Broadcasts Post-Haste There is the constant travel and the dreary tape-eating research and the broader long-season ennui and the oppressive non-negotiable formalwear, and all of that is unpleasant. All the bleak hotel club sandwiches and the time away from family and peri...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Authorities remove 178 cats from suburban Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say animal control officers have removed 178 cats from a suburban Detroit home where the animals were found living in what was described as deplorable conditions. The Oakland County Animal Shelter & ...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
11:00, 06/13/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help launch an abortive uprising, then sought refuge at ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about what's ahead at lightweight....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Losing-Ass Rockets, At Long Last, Please Remove Yourselves To The Fraud Bin Immediately I’m sure most Rockets fans are lovely people. The Rockets have a fine basketball organization, as creative and nimble and determined as any in the NBA. And James Harden genuinely is one of the most unstoppable offensive players in modern basketball h...
00:32, 05/11/2019

Yankees remove two deputies from clubhouse for seeking autographs Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was approached for autographs by two officers on Wednesday before the team's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Trustees vote to remove actress’ name from school theater A university in Ohio will remove the last name of an actress who starred in “The Birth of a Nation,” considered one of the most racist movies ever made, from a campus theater...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
16:32, 05/11/2019

Algerians rally for 11th week to remove elite from power Tens of thousands of Algerians rallied for an 11th straight week Friday to maintain pressure on the old guard in government to leave office a month after the country's president of two decades was forced to resign....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Government to remove Grenfell-style cladding on 170 tower blocks across UK Unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be removed at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
02:16, 05/09/2019

Surgeons Opened Her Skull To Remove Tumor. Instead, They Found A Tapeworm Doctors had broken the disheartening news to Rachel Palma, explaining that the lesion on her brain was suspected to be a tumor, and her scans suggested that it was cancerous....
20:16, 06/06/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites....
11:16, 06/05/2019

Occidental tweaks $38 billion Anadarko bid to remove shareholder vote Occidental Petroleum Corp increased the cash component of its $38 billion bid to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Sunday, removing a requirement for any deal to receive the approval of Occidental's shareholders....
19:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Occidental tweaks $38 bln Anadarko bid to remove shareholder vote Occidental Petroleum Corp increased the cash component of its $38 billion bid to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Sunday, removing a requirement for any deal to receive the approval of Occidental's shareholders....
22:48, 05/05/2019

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeatedly harassing him with derogatory, anti-gay, and racist statements, which Maza says resulted in hordes...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Masood Azhar's Ban Shows Global Commitment To Remove Terrorism In Pak: US The designation of Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN demonstrates the international commitment to rooting out terrorism in Pakistan and bringing security and......
23:32, 05/01/2019

India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
11:00, 06/01/2019

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
15:00, 06/08/2019

In Huawei Case, Prosecutors Ask Judge to Remove Lead Lawyer In a bank fraud case against the Chinese telecom giant, the government said James M. Cole had a conflict of interest from his time as deputy attorney general....
18:16, 05/10/2019

Texas Teacher Fired Over Tweets Asking Trump to ‘Remove’ Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
09:16, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to rem...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Phillies remove Odubel Herrera stadium banners after arrest The Philadelphia Phillies have begun to remove banners at Citizens Bank Park that feature Odubel Herrera after the outfielder's arrest on a domestic violence charge last month....
10:16, 06/07/2019

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen's key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port....
15:00, 06/12/2019

GOP leaders: Economy helped remove kids from TennCare rolls NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Republican elected officials in Tennessee say their state’s improved economy is partly why at least 128,000 children were cut from its low-income health insurance programs over the past two years. However, Democrats ...
14:00, 06/12/2019

'We Want YouTube to Remove Crowder': Googlers Gear Up to Protest at Pride Events YouTube dug a great big hole for itself earlier this week when its PR bungled its response to the ongoing harassment of a journalist by a far-right pundit. Internally, the backlash from employees at its parent company is growing as LGBTQ and allied w...
22:00, 06/07/2019

India’s government steps in after ICC asks MS Dhoni to remove army insignia • Minister urges country’s cricket board to resolve issue• Dhoni wore insignia on his gloves in World Cup gameThe International Cricket Council has asked India’s MS Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, prompting New Delhi t...
09:00, 06/07/2019

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
13:00, 06/01/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Joy Behar slams ‘unpatriotic’ Trump, says GOP supporters should remove ‘those flag pins’ “The View” co-host Joy Behar said on Monday that Republicans who support President Trump should take off “those Flag pins” because the president’s behavior regarding Russian meddling is “unpatriotic.”...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove vulgar sticker has charges dropped A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove a vulgar car sticker that read, “I eat a—,“ had the charges against him dropped Thursday, officials said....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Rajasthan Congress Dissent Goes Public With "Remove Ashok Gehlot" Call Rajasthan Congress lawmaker has gone public with his call for a leadership change and the removal of Ashok Gehlot as Chief Minister, adding to the veteran's troubles after a national election rout......
09:00, 06/05/2019

Barr spars with Feinstein over Trump's alleged push to remove Mueller The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over President Trump’s alleged efforts to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the investigation into Russian interference in the...
10:00, 05/01/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
18:32, 06/12/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
10:32, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
04:16, 06/01/2019

Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list U.S. footwear companies, including Nike Inc and Under Armour, on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to remove footwear from the proposed tariffs list on goods imported from China....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed only after it has reached an advanced stage, with many tumors spread throughout the abdomen. Most patients undergo surgery to remove as many of these tumors as possible, but because some are so small and widespread...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ called super from jail to remove crime scene stickers The Ivy League grad on trial for shooting dead his father, allegedly in a dispute over his weekly allowance being cut, called his super from jail to have him remove crime scene stickers from his apartment door, according to Tuesday’s testimony. Prose...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Indian authorities begin mission to remove bodies of missing climbers from mountainside Indian authorities began a helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, a government official said....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Parlee Beach water-monitoring changes remove automatic ‘no swimming’ advisories after rainfall Dr. Jennifer Russell says there's no direct correlation between rainfall and higher bacteria levels and that Parlee Beach Provincial Park has "very, very good water quality."...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Apple, Google Remove Three Dating Apps FTC Said Could Expose Minors to Sexual Predators The Federal Trade Commission on Monday said that Apple and Google had removed three dating apps from their respective app stores after—yikes—the agency found they allowed children under the age of 13 to sign up, collected data on them in likely viola...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Samsung puts the screws to iFixit, makes it remove the Galaxy Fold teardown Samsung apparently doesn't take kindly to iFixit's disassembly of an unreleased smartphone. [credit: iFixit ] Samsung Galaxy Fold Samsun...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Freeland renews push to remove steel, aluminum tariffs during Washington trip Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is bound for Washington to meet with Trump trade czar Robert Lighthizer in a renewed push to get punitive steel and aluminum tariffs lifted....
14:16, 05/14/2019

Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles According to the Federal Trade Commission, three dating apps from Ukraine-based company Wildec LLC failed to block users under the age of 13 from using the app....
10:48, 05/07/2019

Etihad to offer wireless streaming, remove screens from narrow-body fleet Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will offer wirelessly streamed movies and television shows to passengers on mainly short-haul flights as it removes entertainment screens from its Airbus A320 narrow-body fleet....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using hate speech within 60 days, Riot Games would take ac...
20:00, 05/15/2019

YouTube will remove more white supremacist and hoax videos, a more aggressive stance on hate speech Youtube will remove false videos alleging that major events like the Holocaust didn’t happen, as well as a broad array of content by white supremacists and others in a move to more aggressively crack down hate speech....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one area of GTA 5 that was pretty poor....
07:00, 06/15/2019

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
07:16, 06/05/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
03:48, 06/06/2019

Here are the Instagram changes coming your way Instagram looks like it will keep its spot as one of the top photo-sharing social networks in the world thanks to a slew of new updates announced today at Facebook's F8 Conference.The biggest update is for creators who want to share their fashio...
15:00, 04/30/2019

The Top 10 Most-Followed Accounts On Instagram Take a look at the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts. The list includes everyone from Queen Bey to Ronaldo to Selena Gomez. But who gets the top spot?...
06:32, 05/03/2019

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer....
18:16, 06/04/2019

Instagram doesn’t like you anymore Have you ever posted a picture to Instagram and then deleted it because it didn’t get enough likes? If you won’t admit to it, many other people will. Instagram is well aware of the pervasive narcissism on its platform, and now it’s trying to get us a...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is;...
12:48, 05/24/2019

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it a...
05:48, 06/15/2019

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
18:48, 06/04/2019

Here’s why Instagram will hide ‘likes’ Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said the change is designed to minimize the stress of posting online, where users can fixate on how many likes their videos draw....
13:48, 05/01/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
14:16, 06/12/2019

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
08:00, 05/29/2019

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
05:48, 05/18/2019

Neymar given three-match ban for Instagram rant Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar has been banned from European club competition for three matches as punishment for a Instagram post criticizing match officials in charge of the French club's defeat to Manchester United in March....
13:32, 04/28/2019

Instagram will soon let you appeal post takedowns While Instagram has made it easy for users to report posts that may violate its policies, there hasn't been a way for people to contest those decisions. But that will be changing soon. In a media briefing in New York City, the company said it is...
10:00, 05/07/2019

'Eva Stories': Remembering the Holocaust with Instagram An Instagram story about 13-year-old Eva Heymann, a Hungarian Jew who was murdered in Auschwitz, has gone viral. The creators want to bring Holocaust remembrance to a social media generation, but not all are pleased....
11:48, 05/02/2019

A Holocaust diary is reborn on Instagram The diary of Eva Heyman begins innocently enough. It is her thirteenth birthday, and she writes about her dreams of becoming a journalist and marrying an Englishman....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Gaming Instagram for fun & profit in expose Social media's credibility took another hit this week with Mueller report, latest Facebook apology and new expose on how easy it is to game Instagram        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to ...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Get ready for even more third-party AR filters on Instagram Amidst announcements of a new Messenger, a new Facebook app and new VR headsets, the company snuck in a quieter, less flashier update: it's now allowing creators to make and publish their own AR effects and filters on Instagram. Right now, the o...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a...
19:32, 04/30/2019

How to Instagram Natural Wonders Without Being a Dick In March, the mountains of Lake Elsinore, California experienced its annual bloom of fiery-orange poppies—and Instagram users flocked there, cameras and smartphones in hand, and fucked it all up....
10:32, 05/10/2019

Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app Instagram will be closing the doors on its standalone messaging app, Direct, within the next month. A message confirming the planned closure is being displayed to users in the Direct for Instagram app, and was first spotted by social media indus...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Instagram Will Soon Let You Appeal Post Takedowns From App Instagram is planning to let users appeal a takedown of controversial content and allow them to request a review of any content that was taken down, all from within the app....
07:16, 05/08/2019

Instagram's Newest Star Is ... a Tree? Tentree's Instagram post about planting trees has gone viral. But as with any celebrity’s carefully orchestrated photo, the reality is much more complicated....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely...
19:48, 05/13/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opport...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Dr Keith Wolverson: Petition launched to 'save' doctor who asked patient to remove niqab A petition to "save the reputation" of a doctor who asked a Muslim woman to remove her veil so he could hear her during a consultation has been signed by more than 2,000 people....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Turn Your iPhone Into An Instagram-Ready 360 4K Camera For $160 360 cameras were an expensive novelty not that long ago, and you could argue that they’re still a novelty, but at least they’re an affordable one.Read more......
09:48, 05/02/2019

The stars of It: Chapter Two are being haunted by red balloons on Instagram Beep beep, Pennywise-heads, the first trailer for It: Chapter Two is coming tomorrow. While you’ll have to wait until then to see a mere fraction of the second installment in Andy Muschetti’s two-part adaptation of It, cool dad Stephen King is over o...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Samsung is making a vertical TV for all your Instagram Stories Continuing the trend of creating new form factor screens, Samsung has announced a new TV for the South Korean market called 'The Sero' that can swivel to display videos vertically, similar to how you watch content on your phone. The Se...
13:16, 04/29/2019

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
09:32, 06/15/2019

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a master class in post-breakup behavior....
11:32, 06/12/2019

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more tha...
21:48, 06/06/2019

Streetkid visions: Russia's Instagram star Former opioid addict Dmitry Markov posts evocative images of everyday Russian life on Instagram. Addiction, he says, ‘might be very useful for a photographer’ Continue reading......
06:00, 05/01/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
08:00, 05/10/2019

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker."...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These upcoming guidelines, which the company told Engadget will start rolling out "soon," are go...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Instagram is testing more tools to combat bullying At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced it's working on more tools to stop and prevent bullying. The changes will include things like nudges -- if you make an aggressive comment, Instagram will warn you to tone it down a bit. The platform...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Instagram just gained three new features, redesigned Stories UI Over 500 million Instagram users now use Stories on a daily basis to freely express themselves and check in on the lives of friends, family, and influencers. Today, with the goal of keeping these users hooked, some additional features have been annou...
03:32, 05/02/2019

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to UndergroundStyles.us, where the chrome Lexanis nev...
09:16, 05/13/2019

I dropped out of school and got 750K Instagram followers Charlotte D’Alessio wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. She never imagined she would become a Cinderella-story social-media star, or sign a big modeling contract, or date fashion-world royalty Presley Gerber (the son of Cindy Crawford)....
06:16, 05/02/2019

Instagram is killing its dedicated Direct messaging app It looks like Instagram is killing its standalone Direct messaging app and laying it to rest very soon. Social media consultant Matt Navarra and a few reviewers on the application's Google Play page have reported getting a notification that says...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Instagram Is Doing an Anti-Vaxxer Hashtag Purge It takes mere moments to find thousands of Instagram posts from anti-vaxxers, but users spouting straight up bullshit about vaccinations on the photo-sharing platform are going to have a trickier time circulating their misinformation.Read more......
16:32, 05/09/2019

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
04:48, 05/11/2019

Instagram's standalone Direct app is 'going away', but its core feature will live on Facebook has a habit of frequently testing changes (both big and small) for its extensive library of crazy popular social networking services, but while most new features added to Instagram tend to stick, enriching the app's functionality or expandin...
06:32, 05/16/2019

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the u...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Teenage girl kills herself 'after Instagram poll' in Malaysia Police investigating after she asked her followers to choose death or life and 69% voted for deathA 16 year-old girl has reportedly killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should die or not, a...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Tiny cocktails are the latest bar trend flooding Instagram Honey, they shrunk your cocktails. Tiny tipples — complete with miniature garnishes and ever-so-slight buzzes — are becoming the itsy-bitsy menu stars at local bars. At East Village gastropub Boulton and Watt, four teensy cocktails — $7 and 1 ¹/₂ oun...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Unsecured database exposed millions of Instagram influencers A database containing contact information for millions of Instagram influencers was reportedly found online, exposing info like phone numbers and email addresses for celebrities, influencers and brand accounts. According to TechCrunch, the database w...
13:16, 05/20/2019

‘Hi! My name’s Eva’: A teenage Holocaust victim’s diary comes to life on Instagram The account titled Eva Stories garnered a million followers within 24 hours of going live Wednesday evening, the beginning of Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel....
21:32, 05/02/2019

Instagram Copies TikTok and Snapchat Once Again for IGTV Redesign Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design for IGTV within its main app and the standalone IGTV app. The design seems inspired by the app's biggest rivals, TikTok and Snapchat....
04:48, 05/21/2019

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watchin...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even broader audience.The Explore tab of Instagram &#x...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Diane Keaton on Poms, Instagram, and confronting mortality Diane Keaton stars in the new comedy Poms, the story of a woman who “moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.” Ahead of its release on Friday, we sat down with Keaton to talk about the film, her Ins...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Chimpanzee Goes Viral For Using Instagram Like A Pro, Video Stuns People A video that has stunned the Internet shows a chimpanzee using Instagram like a total pro - navigating the photo and video sharing app with complete ease....
12:32, 04/28/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stuff. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of crap out...
07:16, 05/06/2019

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fernanda Flores earlier this year,......
09:48, 06/13/2019

How to make posting Instagram hashtag clusters a breeze If you want to expand your Instagram engagement, you have to use a lot of hashtags. Posting them can be a pain, but we show you a way to post an entire cluster with one tap....
09:16, 05/13/2019

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 m...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Amber Valletta on How Instagram Has Changed Modeling for Good A “like-dislike” relationship with social media—it creates both trolls and opportunities, she said—colors L.A.-based supermodel Amber Valletta’s hopes for her industry....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Explore tab that will feature personalized Stories recommendations. You won't have to track down...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.        ...
13:32, 05/09/2019

CIA joins Instagram with a staged photo of Haspel’s desk One of the government’s most secretive agencies came out of the cold Thursday morning by joining Instagram. The Central Intelligence Agency posted a photo of a cluttered desk at the spy agency, with the text, “I spy with my little eye…”...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Self-taught makeup artist discusses Instagram stardom A self-taught makeup artist who uses her body as a canvas to transform into bizarre and terrifying creatures has become an Instagram star after going viral....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Instagram influencer: I was groped, nearly kidnapped in Dominican Republic An Instagram influencer known for traveling around the world with her husband said she was nearly abducted and sexually assaulted during their trip to the Dominican Republic. Cora Smith — who, with her hubby Jay, runs the Instagram account The_...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Jr. rages against Instagram for ‘deleting’ photo Donald Trump Jr. blamed the “social media gods” at Instagram for allegedly deleting a photo of himself with an injured US Army veteran. The photo of Trump Jr. and Sgt. Omar “Crispy” Avila was taken last week at the National Rifle Association conventi...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (FB) Shutterstock Instagram compiles a list of topics it thinks you're interested in inside the Instagram app itself, which is used to show you relevant ads. You can check the list for yourself with just a few taps into some of the Instagram app's deepe...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers....
09:32, 06/07/2019

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
10:16, 06/07/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
07:32, 06/08/2019

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
09:16, 06/08/2019

JoJo Siwa Disables Instagram Comments Over "Mean" Posts JoJo Siwa is saying goodbye to social media comments. With more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 8 million followers on Instagram, the 15-year-old star of Dance Moms......
07:48, 05/06/2019

Jewish teen's Holocaust doom dramatized on Instagram Hoping to enliven fading Holocaust memories, Israeli entrepreneurs have dramatized the plight of a Jewish teenager murdered by the Nazis by imagining her documenting her final months over social media....
12:16, 04/30/2019

Donald Glover’s ‘Dusty Ass’ Adidas ads are cracking up Instagram Donald Glover stays busy. On the heels of his headlining performance at Coachella last week along with the recent release of his much-hyped indie flick “Guava Island,” co-starring alongside Rihanna, the ubiquitous actor-writer-musician ma...
06:16, 05/02/2019

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. These images actually understate the broader stigma of being a bipolar mother — the stories that I hear d...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab that the streaming giant has added as part of a test with a subset of its massive user base. The new fee...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they want to display song lyrics on screen and will give them the ability to edit the text style, animation a...
17:00, 06/06/2019

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and an obsession with architectural pattern....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Would It Be Better If You Couldn’t See How Many Likes a Photo Got? Instagram is Testing to Find Out Instagram will soon be testing a version of the app that hides from the news feed the number of likes that photos and videos have received—a move that reflects the social platform’s attempt to make itself a less pressurized environment fo...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 developers conference, where it revealed that it will s...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months.Data scientist and business consultant David Stier discovered that th...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore section....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hate crime, a claim later refuted by police....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" information regarding vaccinations. The new policy w...
17:32, 05/09/2019

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.       ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

How Taylor Swift’s ME! video killed Instagram’s kooky aesthetic With its pastel colours and fluffy clouds, Swift’s video feels out of step with the online shift back to realityNearly 10 years into a world with Instagram, its cutesy, kooky perfection is now a mainstream aesthetic. Take Taylor Swift’s ME! video, fo...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Netflix is testing a new ‘Extras’ discovery feed that apes Instagram In an effort to keep up with the kids, Netflix is currently testing a new 'Extras' feed in its app that offers Instagram-style content, the service confirmed via Variety. The best upcoming TV shows and movies on NetflixWhich Netflix plan is...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an Instagram post about her ex that she......
11:16, 06/10/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartpho...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He...
01:32, 06/16/2019

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again ...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focu...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hilarious captions for it....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Netflix Tests Instagram-Like 'Extras' Scrollable Feed on Android, iOS Netflix is testing a new "Extras" tab in its mobile app on Android and iOS, which features an Instagram-like scrollable feed of its original series and movies....
00:32, 06/06/2019

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and movies. The feature also encourages users to shar...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Girl kills herself after Instagram poll to decide between life or death Authorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was found to have taken her own life after starting an Instagram poll asking users to vote for life or death. ...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot.        ...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram: study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
10:48, 05/20/2019

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays wh...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Data of Instagram Influencers Leaked, Traced To India: Report Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported......
17:16, 05/20/2019

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Japanese PM shows off beaver door-knocker from Canada on Instagram In a video posted Thursday to his official Instagram account, Shinzo Abe installs the folksy souvenir at the entrance of his lakeside villa outside Tokyo....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Peek-a-boob bikini trend makes a splash on Instagram FASHION Nova have released a peek-a-boob bikini that's taken Instagram by storm. Demi Rose Mawby and Suelyn Medeiros are among those to try the trend....
18:16, 05/15/2019

Outrage after Instagram model smashes nose off Poland statue One Instagram model has been slammed on social media for defacing a 200-year-old statue in Poland, reportedly in hopes of gaining more followers. In recent days, influencer Julia Slonska has been blasted for a 6-second video in which she knocks the n...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and an...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Russian spy Maria Butina begs for cash in Instagram video Maria Butina — the Russian secret agent convicted of gathering intelligence on the National Rifle Association and other US groups — has been begging for cash on social media to help pay for her legal costs. The gun rights activist posted ...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Jennifer Lopez flaunts toned abs, athletic physique in Instagram photo Jennifer Lopez is proof that age is just a number.The 49-year-old actress took to Instagram this week to share a photo of herself wearing leggings and a bra, showing off her toned abs and arms....
11:48, 05/18/2019

Rich Kids of Instagram don sexy bikinis as they travel the world by yacht THE Rich Kids of Instagram have been sharing yacht pictures online. Liz Turner, Gabby Epstein and Caroline Vreeland are among those to post sexy snaps....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
19:16, 05/28/2019

From his room with a view, UN chief takes to Instagram with an eye on hope and a brighter future United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has long highlighted the importance of young people in addressing the challenges confronting the world. And on 4 May, he took a page from their book and opened an Instagram account, reinforcing his ro...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.        ...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee Take Their Relationship To New Level: They're Instagram Official Jenna Dewan has found zen in boyfriend Steve Kazee. And now, she's sharing her happiness with the world. Earlier today, the actress took to Instagram to post an inspirational message......
16:16, 06/05/2019

Student at elite school smeared as racist over Instagram post: suit A Manhattan couple is suing the elite Spence School, saying the Upper East Side all-girls academy bought into a “Mean Girls”-like scheme by a pair of classmates to brand their daughter a racist, humiliating her in front of her entire grad...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Great Jones Cookware: High-End Performance Meets Instagram-Ready Looks I know we all cook the majority of our food in Instant Pots now, but you still need to pull out regular cookware on occasion, and no, I’m not counting that nonstick egg pan you bought in college that’s flaking off carcinogens into your omelettes ever...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Snooping Through the Instagram of Beyoncé's Latest Enemy, NBA Wife Nicole Curran After an unknown woman with a Chanel lambskin crossbody and knockoffs of those Balenciaga thigh-highs leaned across Beyoncé last night, I immediately began digging for information on her online footprint. It’s where the good dirt is....
11:16, 06/06/2019

Irina Shayk's Sexy, Post-Split Instagram Is Instantly Iconic Bradley who? Just days after Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk's called it quits, the Russian model took to Instagram yesterday to share a sexy shot of her clad in a cheeky Intimissimi......
07:48, 06/11/2019

Teen sheds 10 STONE after finding weight loss inspiration on Instagram THIS teenager was inspired to change her lifestyle when she saw weight loss transformation snaps on Instagram. Here's how the super-slimmer shed 10st....
18:16, 05/21/2019

Couples hang off railway carriages in death-defying Instagram trend TOURISTS have been warned not to take risky pictures as they travel through Ella, Sri Lanka. This hasn't stopped many from sharing death-defying snaps....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Nick Foles' wife, Tori, announces on Instagram that she had a miscarriage On Tuesday, the Jaguars said Nick Foles would be skipping OTAs for "a personal reason." On Wednesday, we learned the sad reason for Foles' absence.        ...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Ocasio-Cortez shares panicked reaction to DC tornado warning on Instagram Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez livestreamed on Instagram her panicked reaction to a tornado warning in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon. The Bronx Democrat shared video of a downpour shot from her House office in Capitol Hill. “Guys,...
02:48, 05/24/2019

A star NFL player is stepping away from the game. His team found out from his Instagram post. After Telvin Smith announced that he "must take time away from the game and get my world in order," the Jacksonville Jaguars said, "We need to have a conversation with Telvin to understand the situation and the circumstances."...
07:16, 05/10/2019

Malaysian Teen Allegedly Jumped To Death After Running Instagram Poll Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should take......
07:00, 05/15/2019

Fans Defend Hardik Pandya After Racist Jibe From Instagram User When television actress Krystle D'Souza put up a picture with Hardik Pandya, one Instagram user overstepped his mark and directed a racist comment towards the cricketer....
06:16, 05/06/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards and displayed interesting tidbits about various songs, sourced from the Genius platform. Now, Spotify...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfriend Victor Cruz. Whether......
17:00, 06/13/2019

ISIS still uses Instagram to promote jihad and provoke terror attacks, study says ISIS extremists still use Instagram “to promote jihad and incite support for terror attacks on the West,” according to an investigation by British newspaper The Daily Telegraph. However, Instagram maintains terrorists aren’t welcomed on the platform ...
11:48, 05/13/2019

ISIS still uses Instagram to promote jihad and provoke terror attacks: study ISIS extremists still use Instagram “to promote jihad and incite support for terror attacks on the West,” according to an investigation by British newspaper The Telegraph. However, Instagram maintains terrorists aren’t welcomed on the platform as par...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Instagram stars risk wardrobe malfunctions in string lingerie trend INSTAGRAM babes Lena the Plug and Stacia Samaya are among those to try this Dolls Kill lingerie. The kinky undies look like Kim Kardashian's Chanel bikini....
06:00, 05/14/2019

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise....
11:16, 05/29/2019

Tori Spelling remembers dad on his birthday, reminds Instagram crowd he was a TV titan The "Beverly Hills, 90210" alum remembered her father on what would have been his 95th birthday calling him, "my hero."        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. They posted the dangerous-looking shot on May 2 on ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Joe Jonas Plays Perfect Instagram Husband for Sophie Turner on the Red Carpet Chasing happiness...and the perfect red carpet photo. On Monday night, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner seemingly found both at the Los Angeles premiere of the Jonas Brothers' new......
10:32, 06/04/2019

Darius Slay says on Instagram Live that he will not attend Detroit Lions minicamp Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay indicated Monday on Instagram Live that he will not be attending the Detroit Lions' minicamp this week.        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged...
04:48, 06/03/2019

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
15:32, 06/01/2019

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the mountain could “prove fatal” in the days before he lost his life while descending. Robin ...
01:16, 05/27/2019

DeAndre Hopkins’ Instagram flooded with model Kardelen Toprak’s pictures after hack DeAndre Hopkins is the latest victim of an Instagram hack, as the Texans receiver’s feed was filled with photos of a model on Wednesday. Now under the alias of “Kardelen,” the page features a collection of images of the brunette, in...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen found the growing database hosted on Amazon Web Servic...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protecti...
09:32, 05/21/2019

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon displaying Irving in a Lakers jersey, adding fuel to the fire that ESPN’s Brian Windhorst started T...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read,...
11:16, 06/06/2019

Lady Gaga's Ex Christian Carino Just Liked Irina Shayk's Sexy Instagram Photo Well, well, well. Look what we have here! Earlier this week, Irina Shayk took to social media and turned up the heat in a sexy post-split Instagram shot. Surrounded by lush......
11:48, 06/11/2019

Alexis Sanchez hits back at critics in Instagram apology to Man United fans Alexis Sanchez has denied accusations of unprofessional behaviour at Manchester United, but has apologised to fans following the club's disappointing season....
15:48, 05/12/2019

Instagram models swimming with sharks: Bikini babes pose in JAW-DROPPING pics TWO photographers take stunning snaps of models and sharks. The travel bloggers have attracted 300,000 followers on their France and Jesse Instagram page....
02:48, 05/25/2019

Drake takes Warriors trolling to Instagram with ‘Stephen Curry hair lint’ Did you think Drake would leave the trolling at courtside? After the Raptors’ 118-109 win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the rapper posted a video on Instagram of him jawing with Stephen Curry. That video included a shot of Drak...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Jussie Smollett shares first Instagram post since alleged attack during Pride month Jussie Smollett returned to Instagram for the first time since January, when he claimed to be a victim of a hate crime that police called a "hoax."        ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Wonders if Trump Will Start Badgering Instagram Next “What’s next?” Noah said after the president asked why he’d lost Twitter followers. “He’s going to complain to Instagram because his thirst traps aren’t blowing up?”...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Instagram hiding its likes is no bad thing, but people will find a way round it | Rebecca Nicholson Taking away the little red heart does little to protect users – the culture of validation is too deeply entrenched to be killed offI used to love Instagram. Amid the family politics and local gossip of Facebook and the unpredictable snark of Twitter,...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Fashion and fitness brands are tapping in on sexy Instagram influencers to reach college-age audiences While the bribery scandal may have put Olivia Jade’s career as an influencer in jeopardy, it has put a spotlight on a growing industry, which may be “worth well over $10 billion by 2020."...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Young people, scrolling their friends' Instagram feeds, feel pressure to overspend The images on Facebook and Instagram feeds put pressure on millennials and others to spend more than they can afford.        ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Halle Berry posts bubble bath picture on Instagram, reviews book on US border Halle Berry took to Instagram Sunday to post a positive review of Francisco Cantú’s book, “The Line Becomes a River,” in a steamy bathtub picture after apparently needing to relax to take it all in....
04:00, 06/03/2019

Lady Gaga’s ex Christian Carino 'likes' Irina Shayk’s sexy Instagram picture Days after her split from Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk shared a sexy swimsuit snap on Instagram -- and it appears Lady Gaga's ex-fiancé has taken notice of the picture. ...
17:48, 06/11/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Wife of Warriors owner gets death threats, disables Instagram after viral Beyoncé moment Nicole Curran, wife of Golden State Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob, was in tears and had to disable her Instagram account after Beyonce fans started sending her death threats for having a conversation with Jay-Z, according to ESPN....
21:48, 06/06/2019

Britney Spears masters new yoga pose, dances with stuffed python in latest Instagram posts Britney Spears showed off her flexibility and danced with a stuffed python in work out inspired posts shared with her nearly 22 million Instagram followers late Monday and early Tuesday....
02:16, 06/04/2019

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump....
09:16, 05/21/2019

‘Modern Family' star Ariel Winter poses in just a towel on Instagram, stunning fans: 'So obsessed!' “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter flaunted her body in a new Instagram post on Tuesday, just weeks after the star opened up about her recent weight loss and revealed her slimmer figure was due to a change in her antidepressant medication....
08:48, 05/01/2019

WNBA star Liz Cambage posts angry Instagram messages as trade rumors swirl: 'You never cared about me' WNBA star Liz Cambage posted a series of somber messages on her Instagram on Wednesday following reports that the Dallas Wings were trading her to the Las Vegas Aces days before the start of the season....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith's generous gesture at More...
01:16, 05/21/2019

'Game of Thrones's' John Bradley West shared his first rehearsal schedule on Instagram to commemorate the series' last episode Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images John Bradley West, who plays Samwell Tarly on HBO's "Game of Thrones," marked the end of the series Sunday by posting his first-day schedule. In his post, he noted how he met people in the first week that would change...
20:48, 05/19/2019

An unbeaten boxer represented by Mark Wahlberg has issued an Instagram warning to Conor McGregor: 'Don't call out my manager' Instagram / Regis Prograis Conor McGregor has been warned by the unbeaten boxer Regis Prograis to quit threatening his manager Mark Wahlberg. McGregor had previously challenged Wahlberg to a fight for the Hollywood actor's UFC shares. Prograis has s...
01:16, 06/16/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Gemma Whelan breastfeeds in character, draws praise for epic Instagram photo When she’s not filming epic scenes on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” actress Gemma Whelan — who portrays the fiercely confident Yara Greyjoy of the Iron Islands on the show — is busy fulfilling her duties as a mom....
11:16, 04/30/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27, was arrested on May 1 and charged with two count...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Nicole Kidman on her 'unpopular' parenting policies, raising her kids without Instagram Nicole Kidman says she's raising her kids to attend church and she does not allow them to have cell phones or use Instagram        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Aaron Ramsey posts emotional farewell to Arsenal fans on Instagram: 'Thank you for everything' Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has thanked fans in an emotional Instagram post after it was confirmed he would not play for the Gunners again because of a hamstring injury....
10:32, 05/01/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey shares emotional Instagram post after Episode 5 "And now her watch has ended, " joked Lena Headey after her villainous queen Cersei in "Game of Thrones" was killed in the siege of King's Landing.        ...
08:16, 05/14/2019

'We stand with you': Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry celebrate Pride Month with Instagram post Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry shared a message on their Instagram Saturday celebrating the start of June, which is LGBT Pride Month.        ...
18:16, 06/01/2019

Amy Schumer reveals she's 'still pregnant' with cheeky Instagram post The 37-year-old actress has been open about the health struggles she's encountered during her first pregnancy.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to install a “Facebook Research” VPN on their phones, Facebook found itself having to defend w...
15:16, 06/11/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

The Morning After: Facebook's new look Welcome back. Facebook's big annual event kicked off yesterday with a lengthy keynote and lots of talk of privacy, features to find your secret crush (no, really) and a new-look social network. F8 runs for a few more days, so expect more stories...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it. Yet it is desperately required: every day, patients in the U.S. need about 30,...
15:48, 06/12/2019

|Facebook’sZuckerbergbuildshiswifeaglowing‘sleepbox’ Mark Zuckerberg says he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots arenR...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on the way to its social network, and how it’s working to address privacy and security. But Faceb...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
18:32, 06/13/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
09:16, 05/01/2019

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebo...
13:16, 05/02/2019

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with what Facebook is calling the "FB5" version, is no...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook announced a lot at F8: here's what's set to change In an age where a small number of tech giants own huge swathes of social media and digital services (Google, Apple, Facebook, and the like), even a single conference event from one such company can have wide repercussions for the way we consume media...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs and Communications VP Nick Clegg has published an opinion piece in the New York Times criticizing Hug...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Facebook Wants to Know Which Friends You Want to Fuck Remember back in ye olde days when you would poke that cute friend of yours on Facebook? Well, at its yearly F8 conference today, Facebook announced it’s bringing that weird fuck-y energy back to the platform with a new feature called Secret Crush. R...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the site’s new Blood Donation notifications feature could help lives. Soon, Facebook users in severa...
09:16, 06/12/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Facebook Gets New Look, Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
14:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced today some changes that are being made to its flagship app. The new focus of the Facebook app will b...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook knows everywhere you go — here's how to stop it from tracking you Facebook keeps a copy of your location no matter where you go, even if you don't open the app. But you can stop it from logging your location and delete all of your data. Here's how....
09:16, 04/30/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company strives to reduce abusive content and the scrutiny resulting from it....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 keynote at 1PM ET Facebook's annual F8 developer conference keynote is upon us at 1PM Eastern, and that means a lot of news whether or not you're a coder. This year, the company is not only outlining the future of social networking and technologies like VR ...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
21:16, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook gives first look at its promised overhaul Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and introduced new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts senator and fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren in calling for antitrust authorities to look at a possible ...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Get Information on Facebook Advertisers With These Tools We hear a lot about the problem of Facebook ads—whether it’s about user information being tracked for targeted ads, or fishy groups using ads to spread misinformation. Just look at the effects on our political landscape: we have voters and politician...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook HAMPTON, N.H. — Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an interview on Monday with The Associated Press, the...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
13:32, 05/08/2019

All the important stuff from Facebook’s F8 keynote Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its annual developer's conference today and announced several updates to its main social network as well as Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. Privacy seems to be the name of the game this year, as Faceboo...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out to me. Boy, one piece sure sounded similar to something I wrote last November. It was the one by Chris...
23:32, 05/11/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that...
17:48, 06/11/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations....
09:32, 05/04/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming Facebook will stop users who have recently posted terrorist propaganda from broadcasting live video, the most concrete response to pressure after the feature was used in the deadly New Zealand mosque attack....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, our own mortality is even more inevitable than Facebook’s decline. Researchers are now looking at th...
13:32, 04/29/2019

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The company, which faces an FTC fine of $3 billion to $5 billion for allegedly using members' personal data ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing people to send payments through messaging apps....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
15:48, 06/07/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019 After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on community and privacy.Zuckerberg made the announcements during Facebook's F8 event that was held today near the co...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook brings ticketing for events The social network looks to make it easier for small businesses and creators to organize events and get people to show up, via tickets.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019.Of these new jobs, 100 will be dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook Portal will be available outside the US this fall (updated) Facebook's Portal video chat devices are about to become much easier to find, not to mention more useful. The company has announced that it will make both Portal and Portal+ available outside of the US, starting with Canada this June and followi...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Facebook claims that 2019 will be a "transition year" f...
03:32, 05/02/2019

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech com...
12:00, 06/03/2019

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
13:32, 06/03/2019

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
04:16, 05/28/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
13:16, 04/28/2019

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and why) she did it....
15:16, 06/03/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Here’s what Facebook announced at its F8 developer keynote As Facebook continues to weather a string of legal battles and harsh criticism for its never-ending privacy disasters and a generally lackadaisical attitude towards consumer data, the social networking site kicked off its annual F8 annual developer c...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
09:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quiet....
08:00, 05/31/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, an...
03:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
06:00, 05/02/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
14:48, 04/30/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
00:16, 05/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
17:32, 06/07/2019

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options to monetize their mobile games. Developers can now display in-app "rewarded video" ads and advertise....
09:16, 05/29/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Facebook has a three-part plan for making AI more 'inclusive' Facebook kicked off the second day of F8 2019, its annual developers conference, with a keynote about the technologies it uses to combat abuse on its platform. As the company detailed last year, artificial intelligence is key to keeping its apps and....
16:32, 05/01/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasingly impossible to quench the big tech’s thirst for ...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to chang...
10:48, 06/04/2019

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
17:32, 05/29/2019

Facebook breakup would be solution of last resort: EU's Vestager A break-up of U.S. social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday....
21:32, 05/17/2019

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB) beginning Tuesday, May 29. Susquehanna Securities will serve as the Designated Primary Market Maker...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for ...
17:16, 05/30/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
11:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
08:32, 05/16/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
11:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
06:00, 05/03/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a ...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Facebook plans to unveil new Portal models this fall. Bosworth has made the...
23:16, 06/10/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook ha...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Facebook launches PyTorch 1.1 with TensorBoard support Facebook's AI team introduced version 1.1 of deep learning framework PyTorch today with improved JIT compiler speed and native TensorBoard support.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
14:16, 04/30/2019

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two episodes since premiering in mid-April with Lax, a Las Vegas native. He’s racked up over 5 billion v...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
15:16, 06/08/2019

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Later in the day, the company was denied again in court, as Reuters reports that....
06:48, 06/01/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
15:48, 05/01/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related services such as its WhatsApp messaging function....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
22:32, 05/21/2019

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-found...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 2019 keynote in 13 minutes Facebook's F8 developer conferences tend to be chock-full of news, and that's truer than ever for 2019. The company's opening keynote brought major changes to just about every corner of Facebook's universe, including a site redesi...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook’s core social networking app, but also other se...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Gene...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people ...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people ...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s Dating app wants to connect you with your secret crush If you've ever wanted to let Facebook know who your romantic crush is -- and no, "poking" doesn't count -- soon you'll have the chance to do just that. Today, at its F8 2019 developers conference, the company announced Secret Crush, a ...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the rest of the competition when it comes to daily use on...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
05:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police...
17:32, 05/22/2019

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Inst...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain technology to verify its content and keep a check on fake news....
06:48, 05/28/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. The social media giant has tried to cut down on extremist content....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
14:00, 05/28/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
15:32, 04/30/2019

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
08:00, 06/07/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
22:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
21:16, 05/02/2019