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Investigators reportedly served search warrants on Gab and Twitter to find out if an arrested neo-Nazi shared child abuse images on social media

Reuters Social media sites Gab and Twitter were handed search warrants last month after a white supremacist was arrested on suspicion of possessing child abuse images. A Colo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

Delta, Coke apologize for napkins promoting "old school" flirtation with "plane crush"

Minnesota's most dominant airline and Coca-Cola have apologized for a marketing miss, following social media criticism related to napkins with flirtatious messages that were handed out to passengers. Travelers have shared images on Twitter of Die.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Kanye West calls social media apps like Facebook and Instagram "modern-day cigarettes," says his conversations with Mark Zuckerberg were "completely different" than his talks with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, his favorite founder

Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images Radio host Zane Lowe interviewed singer Kanye West on Apple Music. W.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2019

Twitter plunges 19% after missing Wall Street"s revenue and profit forecasts

Kimberly White/Getty Images Twitter's shares plunged 19% in early trading on Thursday after its third-quarter revenue and earnings missed Wall Street's forecasts. The social-media giant revealed a 9% rise in revenue to $824 million and a sharp dro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 24th, 2019

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works

Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social med.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2019

WSJ: More Government Scrutiny Coming For Big Tech Companies

The big tech companies that dominate internet search, online shopping and social media will come under more scrutiny with the Justice Department reportedly broadening a government investigation into the sector. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 23rd, 2019

An Arizona man reportedly told police he fatally stabbed a teenager because the boy"s rap music made him feel "unsafe"

Peoria Police Department/Facebook Michael Paul Adams was arrested and charged with killing a 17-year-old boy at a Circle K in Peoria, Arizona on Thursday.  Multiple news outlets and social media posts named t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2019

Twitter shares jump, ascribes growth to fight against abuse

Shares in Twitter Inc jumped 13 percent on Tuesday after the social media company reported quarterly revenue above analyst estimates, which executives said was the result of weeding out spam and abusive posts and targeting ads better......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2019

The Margin: Notre Dame’s main towers saved as fire engulfs the Paris cathedral

Images and videos were being widely shared across social media as the blaze intensified......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

The Margin: Notre Dame’s spire collapses as fire and smoke engulf the Paris cathedral

Images and videos were being widely shared across social media as the blaze intensified......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

The Margin: Notre-Dame’s spire collapses as fire and smoke engulf the Paris cathedral

Images and videos were being widely shared across social media as the blaze intensified......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Mindy Kaling reacts to a meme that implied she was ugly on "The Office" — and you"d think Kelly Kapoor took over her account

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images There is currently a meme making its rounds on social media that plays on the phrase, "If you can't handle me at my worst, you don't deserve me at my best." A Twitter user recently used photos of Mindy Kaling for the meme, comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2018

Social media stocks are sinking as GOP lawmakers consider new regulation

AP Images Social media stocks are down Friday. Some GOP lawmakers are pondering whether social media companies censor conservative opinions, which they believe would call for legislation. Twitter is getting hit the hardest.  Social.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2018

"Star Wars" star John Boyega slammed fans who harassed co-star Kelly Marie Tran and reportedly drove her off of social media

Jesse Grant/Getty Images Last week, "The Last Jedi" star Kelly Marie Tran left Instagram, reportedly after being bullied by fans who didn’t like her character. Now, costar John Boyega is standing up fo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

18 sweet posts celebrities shared on social media for Father"s Day

Chrissy Teigen/Instagram It's Father's Day, and social media feeds everywhere are full of posts celebrating dads.  Plenty of celebrities are taking to Twitter and Instagram to show appreciation for fathers they know, t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 17th, 2018

Twitter Acquires Anti-Abuse Startup Smyte to Curb Hate on Its Platform

Smyte is designed to identify and prevent harassment and spam. Twitter has agreed to purchase Smyte, a technology company focused on providing tools to thwart online harassment, the social media giant announced Thursday morn.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 21st, 2018

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban shared throwbacks for their 12th anniversary and they"ll melt your heart

Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Lincoln Center Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban took to social media to celebrate their 12th anniversary. Urban shared a throwback photo of himself playing the piano wh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2018

85 Percent of Republicans Say Facebook, Twitter Censor Conservative Political Opinions

Seventy-two percent of Americans on either side of the aisle say they think it is likely that social media companies “intentionally censor political viewpoints that those companies find objectionable.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 28th, 2018

Ariana Grande says she"s following fiancé Pete Davidson off social media: "It can be so toxic"

Jesse Grant/Getty Images for iHeartMedia After fans noticed that Ariana Grande was active on Snapchat again on Monday, the singer took to Twitter to explain that she's going to spend less time on Instagram and Twitter. G.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

Trump blasts Twitter, accusing the social media company of "shadow banning" prominent Republicans (TWTR)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Trump accused Twitter of "discriminatory and illegal" practices on Thursday morning. The accusations stem from a Vice News report this week that alleges Twitter "shadow b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

The royal family paid special tribute to Meghan Markle on her first birthday as a duchess

Pool/Getty Images Meghan Markle turned 37 on Saturday.  To mark her first birthday as the Duchess of Sussex, the royal family has shared sweet messages to their social media accounts.  Meghan Markle is spending .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2018