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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

"For those who get severe cases, like me, it"s been hell": New York coronavirus patient"s Twitter thread shows how serious COVID-19 can be

BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images A New York legal recruiter tested positive for the new coronavirus and shared his experience on social media. David Lat said he was experiencing severe symptoms of COVID-19, the illnes.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

"But for those who get severe cases, like me, it"s been hell": New York coronavirus patient"s Twitter thread shows how serious it can be

BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images A New York legal recruiter tested positive for the new coronavirus and shared his experience on social media. David Lat explained he was .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 18th, 2020

A member of the gang suspected of hacking Jack Dorsey"s Twitter has been arrested

Getty A former member of a hacker group the "Chuckling Squad," which has claimed responsibility for taking over notable social media profiles, was reportedly arrested.  Mothe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 24th, 2019

A member of the gang suspected of hacking Jack Dorsey Twitter has been arrested

Getty A former member of a hacker group the "Chuckling Squad," which has claimed responsibility for taking over notable social media profiles, was reportedly arrested.  Mothe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 24th, 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

Trump Deletes "White Power" Tweet After Public Outrage

President Donald Trump shared a video on Sunday, showing supporters chanting "white power" on Twitter Inc.'s (NYSE: TWTR) social media platform. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 29th, 2020

Facebook content moderators have reportedly been ordered to watch more child abuse just weeks after the company settled a lawsuit with thousands who developed PTSD on the job

Alex Wong/Getty Images Facebook content moderators employed by Accenture have been ordered to review an extra 48 minutes of child abuse per day, T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2020

11 writers, activists, and thinkers to follow on Twitter and Instagram so you can diversify your feeds and expand your worldview

Scott Angelheart/NBC/Getty Images Social media curation, by and large, is triggered by algorithms that ultimately display content.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2020

Foreign actors and extremist groups are using disinformation on Twitter and other social networks to further inflame the protests across America, experts say (TWTR)

Leon Neal/Getty Images Experts say Americans are being manipulated on social media by fake posts about u.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 2nd, 2020

Trump is going to war with social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. Here"s everything that"s happened so far. (FB, TWTR)

y Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images President Donald Trump is calling for the repeal of a law that enables social media companies to maintain open forums without being held legally re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2020

White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino says Twitter is "full of s***" after company flags Trump"s tweet for "glorifying violence"

Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The White House's Director of Social Media Dan Scavino accused Twitter of being a platform to facilitate unrest and called the platform "full of s---" on Friday morning.  He also accused the c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2020

Facebook and Twitter blocked videos from Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro for coronavirus misinformation

Andressa Anholete/Getty Images Facebook and Twitter have removed videos of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro endorsing the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment. Social media companies have been r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

Nurses share photos of the great coronavirus equipment shortage, showing empty closets, torn face masks, and paper bags where they"re keeping gear overnight

Anonymous source to Business Insider Nurses have shared photos that depict the mask and equipment shortage that hospitals across the country are facing. Images both posted on social media and shared with Business Insider show nurses storing disposabl.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMar 25th, 2020

Britney Spears" son reportedly said she might quit music. He promised more details in exchange for more Instagram followers, and it shows just how much social media is defining Gen Z.

Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers via Getty Images Britney Spears' son claimed on Instagram Live she might quit music, reported US Weekly. He reportedly said he would "reveal all".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 5th, 2020

Janelle Monáe appeared to come out as non-binary in a Twitter post

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue Janelle Monáe wrote "#IAmNonBinary" in a tweet on Friday, and Monáe's fans are applauding the star for coming out on social media.  The "Hidden Figures" actor and musician.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2020

20 stunning photos of places in the US you didn"t know existed

Ropelato Photography/EarthScapes/Getty Images Social media has become a huge tool in helping travelers find inspiration for their next trip — but .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

Hackers used Mariah Carey"s Twitter account to post racist slurs, to troll Eminem, and share a string of gibberish

Photo b: Todd Williamson / Getty Images Mariah Carey's Twitter account appeared to have been hacked on December 31. The social media chan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 1st, 2020

Paramore"s Hayley Williams says she plans to release solo music in January

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Hayley Williams of Paramore has announced that she'll be releasing solo music in 2020. She shared the news through social media on Friday and said fans can expect t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 29th, 2019

A viral video of social media star Brother Nature allegedly being assaulted by a Miami drug dealer uncovers the darker aspects of internet fame

Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Karmagawa, Screenshot Twitter/@JoshPescatore Social media s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2019

Shoppers are lighting up social media over Bath & Body Works "Candle Day," which posters say crashed the chain"s website

Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Bath & Body Works' annual Candle Day sale lit up Twitter on Saturday. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2019