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    Former Fordham University student Austin Tong is suing the school for banning him from the campus and from participating in any extracurricular activities affiliated with the school. In short ... The school banned Tong, a Chinese immigrant, from the campus and its associated activities after sharing a photo of himself holding a legally owned gun on Instagram to honor the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre. The school also took issue with a post that was apparently critical of the Black Lives Matter movement. Now he's filling a lawsuit against the school for a violation of First Amendment rights. You can read more about Tong's Instagram posts here. What are the details? ...
    The Trust Index team fact checks questionable information circulating on social media and in our communities. Use the form below to share what you feel is suspicious. Our team of trained fact-checkers will review the claims and respond, as possible. Due to volume, we can’t respond to everyone, but we use all shared information to track trends and find the best places to intercede with reporting and stories. Can’t see the form? Try here. Questions? Contact dblock@grahammedia.com Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
    THE things most likely to put a smile on people’s faces include seeing loved ones, having a lie in - and getting likes on social media. A poll of 2,000 adults also found 28 per cent can't help but grin when they see a dog on a walk and 39 per cent enjoy waking up to sunshine. 1People find getting social media likes make them happyCredit: Alamy More than half said seeing others smile improves their mood and a compliment from a stranger makes 41 per cent happy. The research also found applying make-up perfectly and wearing bright coloured lipstick also results in a smile. Charlotte Knight, founder and CEO of Ciate London, which commissioned the research, said: “It’s great...
    On this week’s Monday Night Raw, Shane McMahon returned to WWE programming to announce a segment called “Raw Underground.” The recently launched project, however, appears to have gotten polarizing reactions from people within the industry, including a number of Impact Wrestling personalities who commented on the segment in a series of tweets on Tuesday. As quoted by Wrestling Inc., the discussion started when announcer Josh Mathews replied to a tweet from Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo, who was then in the middle of an exchange with one of the company’s recent signees, former NXT superstar Kimber Lee. “This one might need to be settled on #IMPACTUNDERGROUND Jk Jk,” he tweeted. Not long after, another WWE alumnus, Karl Anderson, expressed his apparent...
    Conor McGregor vowed to remain active in the octagon after his sensational return against Donald Cerrone, earlier this year at UFC 246. However, ‘The Notorious’ one took his fans by surprise after announcing his retirement in the wake of UFC 250. Later, McGregor cited boredom as one of the reasons behind his decision to hang his gloves up. Despite that, he has been constantly teasing his return against several big names. While UFC fans still expect him to act on it, Dana White has ruled out McGregor’s potential return anytime this year. To add some twist to the tale, Nate Diaz has also denounced McGregor recently, following Dana White’s statement. READ MORE- Dana White Responds to Conor McGregor Hinting a...
    Despite how many times you hear “what goes on the internet, stays on the internet” some people just don’t learn. Deleting a photo doesn’t make it go away, yet infamous Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. seems to think otherwise. Again, Falwell has deleted something on social media—but this time not because of its obvious racism, but its bizarre nature. The photo posted on Falwell’s Instagram was captured and shared to Twitter by Houston Chronicle reporter Robert Downen before it was deleted. In it, Falwell can be seen holding what looks like an alcoholic drink in addition to wearing his pants unzipped with his shirt pulled up next to an unidentified woman. The caption reads “I promise that’s just...
    Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Kelly Stafford and Matthew Stafford are not happy with the NFL right now.Matthew Stafford had a false positive for COVID-19 and his wife Kelly Stafford was not thrilled. The NFL isn’t supposed to release the names of players who test positive for the coronavirus without a player’s permission, yet the league is still doing it anyway. Stafford’s false positive was followed by three straight negative tests. The wife of the Detroit Lions starting quarterback took to social media to defend her husband and call out of the NFL for revealing incorrect information. Matthew Stafford’s wife, Kelly, says shes not happy with the NFL for releasing info about a positive test before...
    Herman Cain, former chairman and chief executive officer of Godfather's Pizza.Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Herman Cain had been put on a ventilator and was at times unconscious during his final weeks hospitalized with the coronavirus, a top aide and friend of Cain's told CNBC. The new details come less than a week after the former Republican presidential candidate succumbed to his illness. Cain, who was a vocal advocate for President Donald Trump, is among the most well-known people in the U.S. to have died from Covid-19. More than 156,000 people have died due to the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University. Dan Calabrese, who announced Cain's passing shortly after his death last Thursday morning, offered a glimpse at Cain's...
    Getty Eagles rookie safety K'Von Wallace (12) is using social media to make a difference. The first thing that stands out about K’Von Wallace — aside from his compact Tonka truck frame — is his crazed commitment to social media. He’s always on it, constantly interacting with fans and inspiring people. Wallace, the Eagles’ fourth-round pick out of Clemson, feels it is part of his social responsibility to allow those outside the NFL bubble to see the inner sanctum. He shares fun videos of locker room dances and private exchanges saying goodbye to friends and family. Almost nothing is off-limits and Wallace isn’t averse to some humble boasting as well. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound safety frequently posts highlight videos...
    Getty Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Baker Mayfield has heard all of the noise coming into his third, essential season within the NFL with the Cleveland Browns and has a message for all those that are doubting him. Mayfield shared the message on Instagram on Monday, calling out those that have been vocal of their criticism. “Preserve speaking that speak,” Mayfield wrote. “I would like the identical power y’all had happening.” ‌ Mayfield has been identified to feed off the power of being disliked or doubted. He’s achieved it at each cease of his soccer profession and located resounding success. Nevertheless, he’s coming off a depressing second season within the NFL the...
    Getty Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Baker Mayfield has heard all the noise entering his third, crucial season in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns and has a message for all those who are doubting him. Mayfield shared the message on Instagram on Monday, calling out those who have been vocal in their criticism. “Keep talking that talk,” Mayfield wrote. “I want the same energy y’all had going on.” ‌ Mayfield has been known to feed off the energy of being disliked or doubted. He’s done it at every stop of his football career and found resounding success. However, he is coming off a miserable second season in the NFL where he passed for 3,827 yards,...
    DUGGAR fans had their worries put to rest on Sunday when Kendra and Joe Duggar returned to social media. The pair had not appeared in any pictures on any social accounts since earlier in 2020 and, despite the pair not being prolific online, their absence had fans wondering if all was well. 6 The pair have returned to social mediaCredit: Instagram Luckily, the pair returned with a cute new picture of daughter Addison and two-year-old son Garrett, captioning the sweet pictures: "Our world." Kendra was missing from a recent picture shared by matriarch Michelle Duggar of all the girls at Joy-Anna's baby shower, leaving one fan asking: "Haven’t seen Kendra in a while! Is she alright?" "She’s doing great!" the...
    President Donald Trump says he is on board with Microsoft buying the US arm of TikTok but they need to have the deal sorted by September 15 or the popular social app will be banned.  Trump's comments on Monday came as Microsoft added $77 billion in market value less than 24 hours after confirming it was in talks to by the US portion of the popular Chinese-owned video app.  Shares in Microsoft jumped nearly four percent on Monday, bringing the company's total market value to more than $1.6 trillion.  During a White House meeting, Trump said he didn't mind if the US tech giant purchased the social media app after having a 'great conversation' with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Trump said...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission will take public comment for 45 days on a petition filed by the Trump administration seeking new transparency rules in how social media companies moderate content, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday. Pai rejected calls from Democrats that he summarily dismiss the petition without public comment. The decision came after President Donald Trump directed the Commerce Department to file the petition after Twitter in May warned readers to fact-check his posts about unsubstantiated claims of fraud in mail-in voting. (Reporting by David Shepardson; editing by Jonathan Oatis) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    Women have slammed men for making them feel 'embarrassed' about breastfeeding in public.  Women from around the world shared stories of how they were told it is 'indecent' to nurse their babies because breasts are designed 'for men's sexual pleasure'.  It comes after research by UK-based firm Tommee Tippee found a staggering 16 per cent of mothers had received unwanted sexual attention while breastfeeding in public. A sixth of the 1,000 women survey told how they had been 'eyed up by someone they didn't know'. Meanwhile 8 per cent reported receiving 'lewd comments'.  Women from around the world shared stories of how they were told it is 'indecent' to nurse their babies because breasts are designed 'for men's sexual...
    By ELIAS MESERET, Asscoiated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians in the capital are celebrating progress in the construction of the country’s dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy over its filling. In joyful demonstrations urged by posts on social media and apparently endorsed by the government, tens of thousands of residents flooded the streets of the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon, waving Ethiopia's flag and holding up posters. People in cars honked their horns, others whistled, played loud music, and danced in public spaces to mark the occasion. Ethiopia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Demeke Mekonnen, called on the public to rally behind the dam and support the completion of its construction. “Today is a date...
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians in the capital are celebrating progress in the construction of the country’s dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy over its filling. In joyful demonstrations urged by posts on social media and apparently endorsed by the government, tens of thousands of residents flooded the streets of the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon, waving Ethiopia’s flag and holding up posters. People in cars honked their horns, others whistled, played loud music, and danced in public spaces to mark the occasion. Ethiopia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Demeke Mekonnen, called on the public to rally behind the dam and support the completion of its construction. “Today is a date in which we...
    Facebook is accomplishing its mission of connecting the world, but under that noble goal lies some evil taking advantage of the platform, including ISIS using it to fund its worldwide terrorist network. They do it by giving ancient artifact looters in Syria a forum to market, connect, review, and sell historical pieces throughout the world on Facebook, experts told The Atlantic. "Facebook is how our community has stayed connected during the war, but at the same time, it’s also helped destroy it," Adnan Al Mohamad, a onetime archaeologist at Aleppos Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums in the Department of Excavation, told The Atlantic. "For Syrians, this is real life, not an online life. Smuggling and trafficking these artifacts is a war...
    With everyone following social distancing norms, social media has become all the more important in people’s lives, helping them stay connected. But at the same time, actor Rashami Desai feels that it’s sad that these platforms are becoming toxic by the day. “Healthy criticism, expressing your opinion is good, but I really don’t understand the trolling, hurling abuses, threats and even using bad language. If you can’t inspire anyone, let’s not make it a dirty place,”. Rashami Desai Ditches Her Mercedes Plan to Maintain Lockdown Lifestyle and It’s Quite a Practical Idea!. “Especially during this pandemic, our mental state is already in bad shape. So, such negativity can affect someone’s life, career and spoil their mental health,” she adds. Is Rashami...
    White House Trade adviser Peter Navarro warned of the dangers of TikTok, explaining in a Saturday appearance on 'Justice with Judge Jeanine' why President Trump may potentially ban the social media app. "Every time you sign up for TikTok, all your information is potentially going right back to the Chinese Communist Party. The Chinese military and the Chinese government, they can use this social these social media apps to steal your personal information, your business information and also the judge," Navarro told host Jeanine Pirro. "They use these social media apps to track you and surveil you and monitor your movements." "So President Trump looked at this," Navarro added. "Secretary Pompeo is waxing eloquent on it as well. This is a...
    NEW YORK -- Nike's latest viral ad is garnering praise online for its message of inclusiveness and perseverance at a time when organized sports have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.The video, called "You Can't Stop Us," features a split screen stitching together footage of Black, White, Asian and Muslim athletes. Since it launched on Thursday, it has been viewed 20 million times on Twitter alone.It had been viewed more than 11 million times on YouTube as of Friday afternoon, and many people applauded its themes of diversity, social justice and collectivism."We're never alone, and that is our strength," says the ad's narrator, women's soccer star and equal-pay activist Meghan Rapinoe. "Because when we're doubted, we'll play as one. When...
    Facebook has challenged YouTube by adding licensed music videos to its social media platform. The Mark Zuckerberg-owned firm recently partnered with a number of major music companies for the new feature, including Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music Group. The clips will be added to Facebook Watch, as well as the artists’ pages, allowing users to share, comment and react to – just like any other video on the site. However, the move would allow Facebook to push even more video advertisements on its platform. Facebook has challenged YouTube by adding licensed music videos to its social media platform. The clips will be added to Facebook Watch, as well as the artists’ pages, allowing users to share, comment and...
    A famous YouTuber with over ten million followers is looking for an assistant — but her incredible list of demands has left thousands of Twitter users horrified. The unidentified influencer, who is based in Los Angeles, shared the job posting for a personal assistant on EntertainmentCareers.net this week, promising $25 to $30 an hour for the 'part-time' job — wherein the assistant needs to be on-site eight hours a day and on-call 24/7. The influencer demands that the future assistant be responsible not just for helping create content, but also cooking, cleaning, and chauffeuring — all while showing no emotion and not seeming 'driven by fame.'  Demanding: An unidentified influencer, who is based in Los Angeles, shared a job posting...
    Rhea Chakraborty has been at the thick of a scandal. Her boyfriend, popular actor, Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide on June 14. So far, Rhea was facing a trial by social media users. Two days back, Sushant’s father Mr KK Singh lodged an FIR against her in Bihar. He alleged that Rhea withdrew an overwhelming amount of money form his son’s bank account, put him on meds amongst other things. Rhea has been silent. The actress has now released a video, where she says that truth will prevail. Sushant Singh Rajput Never Texted Ankita Lokhande About His Relationship with Rhea Chakraborty. The new video is going viral on social media. Rhea is dressed in a white salwar kameez. She...
    Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke Jamal James vs. Thomas Dulorme rescheduled for August 8 in Los Angeles Hate Cleaning The Toilet? Never Scrub Another Toilet Again Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/8 SLIDES © Courtesy of Mindy Kaling/Instagram Adult acne is normal — even if you’re a celebrity! And like Us, stars have a steady supply of pimple patches and acne-targeting treatments in their vanities. Stars Without Makeup: See Stars Going Makeup-Free and Loving It! Read article Over the years, we’ve seen more and more celebs normalizing their skin struggles on social media. That includes big-name influencers like...
    Live updates - Fauci says China is not a ‘threat’ to COVID-19 vaccine development 10,000 Employees of This Food Giant Have Contracted COVID-19 Khamzat Chimaev brings out the catchphrases as he targets Conor McGregor on social media © Provided by Blue Corner Khamzat Chimaev loves a catchphrase, so it seems. The Chechen-born Swede has made a huge impact inside the cage, with his dominant victories over John Phillips and Rhys McKee in the space of just 10 days making him the talk of “UFC Fight Island.” But now Chimaev (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has started skirmishing with Conor McGregor online, and he’s starting to have some fun doing it. It all started when McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) posted...
    That ain’t humorous. Comic Nikki Glaser revealed that as somebody in restoration for an consuming dysfunction she’s needed to mute Jennifer Lopez from her social media feeds, throughout Wednesday’s episode of “Higher Along with Maria Menounos.” “She’s somebody I’ve to mute always as a result of I’m so triggered by how a lot she works and the way a lot she all the time appears to be like nice when she’s doing the whole lot that she’s doing and she or he’s so multi-talented. I actually must mute her,” the comedian, 36, stated. She added as Menounos stated that Lopez, 51, was once her profession idol by way of how busy she is, “It’s so unhealthy for me when...
    That ain’t funny. Comedian Nikki Glaser revealed that as someone in recovery for an eating disorder she’s had to mute Jennifer Lopez from her social media feeds, during Wednesday’s episode of “Better Together with Maria Menounos.” “She’s someone I have to mute constantly because I am so triggered by how much she works and how much she always looks great when she’s doing everything that she’s doing and she’s so multi-talented. I really have to mute her,” the comic, 36, said. She added as Menounos said that Lopez, 51, used to be her career idol in terms of how busy she is, “It’s so unhealthy for me when she’s doing these cleanses and diets. It’s very triggering and I’m...
    On the same day that the funeral of iconic civil rights leader and Georgia Representative John Lewis was held, Joe Biden — the former Vice President and presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party — once again endorsed a voting rights bill that was recently renamed in honor of the late congressman. Biden pushed the bill H.R. 4, once known as the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 and now called the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act, via his Twitter account on Thursday. In the tweet, he took aim at Senate Republicans, calling upon them to make good on the words they have offered in the wake of Lewis’ death by passing the bill, which previously cleared the House...
    That ain’t funny. Comedian Nikki Glaser revealed that as someone in recovery for an eating disorder she’s had to mute Jennifer Lopez from her social media feeds, during Wednesday’s episode of “Better Together with Maria Menounos.” “She’s someone I have to mute constantly because I am so triggered by how much she works and how much she always looks great when she’s doing everything that she’s doing and she’s so multi-talented. I really have to mute her,” the comic, 36, said. She added as Menounos said that Lopez, 51, used to be her career idol in terms of how busy she is, “It’s so unhealthy for me when she’s doing these cleanses and diets. It’s very triggering and I’m not...
    Kellyanne Conway's daughter Claudia has asked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘adopt her' after returning to Twitter Wednesday evening.   The 15-year-old told her followers she 'got her phone back' two weeks after her parents 'banned' her from social media. She added: 'probably wont have it for long though considering i’m about to revolutionize twitter brb.'  Claudia had said that her parents were forcing her to delete social media after a series of outspoken posts in which she criticized Donald Trump. Her mother is counselor to Trump, while her father George Conway is a repeated critic of the President.  After asking Democrat AOC to 'adopt' her, Claudia, whose Twitter bio now reads 'vote', tweeted Thursday: 'currently CRYING because @AOC follows me. the PEAK of my existence....
    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Joe Kelly was suspended for eight games Wednesday for throwing at and mocking Houston Astros players. Fans and even some players expressed their outrage with the league’s decision to suspend Kelly. Many saw Kelly’s throws toward Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa as retaliation for the Astros’ cheating scandal during the 2017 season. No active Astros players were suspended over the scandal. DODGERS' JOE KELLY SUSPENDED 8 GAMES FOR BUZZING, MOCKING ASTROS It’s worth noting that Kelly was on the Boston Red Sox during the 2017 and 2018 seasons. The Red Sox defeated the Astros in the 2018 American League Championships Series on the way to their own World Series title. Boston was also penalized for its...
    The article has been harshly criticized for its lack of objectivity and its male bias Female doctors have flooded social networks with pictures of themselves in bikinis and swimsuits after the Journal of Vascular Surgery will publish an article that many rated offensive and sexist. The scientific journal warned young surgeons about posting “non-professional” photos showing “inappropriate clothing” on social media. The reaction to the study, which was led by men, was immediate. The response was so fierce that they withdrew the article, CNN reported. “It is 2020, it is not 1920,” said the doctor. Victoria Dooley. “To tell women what they should and should not do on social networks today and at our age, for me, is worthlessThat is...
    A Wesleyan College student was reinstated Tuesday after she was previously expelled over alleged racist social media posts. The Georgia women’s college decided to reverse its June decision to expel the student after a board of students and faculty determined she didn’t make the post while enrolled, the school said in a statement. “Today, we retract and repudiate the statement that this student posted racist content to her social media in early June while enrolled at Wesleyan,” the school said in its statement. It continued: “On July 10, the board ruled in the student’s favor, overturning the expulsion effective immediately. In connection with the student’s appeal, we received new information showing that the student did not post racist content while...
    ATLANTA – It’s not often that a sheriff’s office shares a Facebook post praising inmates but that’s exactly what happened Tuesday in Georgia. The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office shared a story about a deputy who suffered a medical emergency while supervising a jail housing unit and was saved by three inmates. Neither the deputy nor the inmate’s names were released in the post. According to the post, the inmates noticed the deputy “appeared to be feeling poorly as he conducted his security procedures in the housing unit.” The inmates in the unit were all locked in their cells but kept an eye on the deputy as he returned to his desk where they witnessed him lose consciousness, fall to the...
    Dodgers right-hander Joe Kelly started quite the kerfuffle Tuesday night when he threw in the vicinity of Astros stars Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa. Tensions were already high because of the history between the teams — Los Angeles says Houston stole its 2017 title — and Kelly’s pitches took the beef to another level. As Kelly walked off the mound following his sixth-inning appearance, he mocked Correa for being upset at him. Social media, which eagerly watched the feud develop, ate up his reaction. MORE: Why the Braves gave up on Mike Foltynewicz The Dodgers won the game 5-2. Here are some of the best Twitter reactions to Kelly’s facial expressions: Joe Kelly almost single-handedly ended the Dodgers...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police and protesters clashed in the streets of New York City on Tuesday after an arrest that some say looked more like a kidnapping. Video posted to social media is sparking outrage and more distrust of the NYPD. Mike Laster, of Brooklyn, has been protesting all over the country since the death of George Floyd in May. He says Tuesday night a large group had peacefully set up to march and feed the homeless in a park at Second Avenue and 25th Street when police on bikes showed up and things got out of hand. “They grabbed a transgender woman and they threw her down,” Laster said. “I tried to separate myself from an officer and...
    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish lawmakers were making their final speeches Tuesday before voting on a bill that would give the government greater powers to regulate social media, in what human rights groups and the opposition have decried as a violation of free expression online. The new legislation would require major social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to keep representative offices in Turkey to deal with complaints against content on their platforms. Failure to remove content deemed offensive could result in steep fines, advertising bans and bandwidth reductions that would make social media networks very slow for users. The government says the measures are needed to combat cybercrime, and will protect people from slander while safeguarding their right to...
    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish lawmakers were making their final speeches Tuesday before voting on a bill that would give the government greater powers to regulate social media, in what human rights groups and the opposition have decried as a violation of free expression online. The new legislation would require major social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to keep representative offices in Turkey to deal with complaints against content on their platforms. Failure to remove content deemed offensive could result in steep fines, advertising bans and bandwidth reductions that would make social media networks very slow for users. The government says the measures are needed to combat cybercrime, and will protect people from slander while safeguarding their right to...
    A Los Angeles city councilman shared on social media messages reading, “F--- federal police,” and, “F--- Trump.” Mike Bonin, a Democrat, posted his support of protesters in Portland, Oregon, on his Instagram story, which contained expletives aimed at the president and law enforcement officials, according to FOX 11 Los Angeles’s Bill Melugin. Posted on the Instagram of L.A. City Councilmam @MikeBoninLA pic.twitter.com/7wBsbWiMuZ— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) July 26, 2020 Bonin responded to the outrage over his post on Monday in a Twitter thread. “The manufactured outrage machine is in overdrive because I reposted a flyer on Instagram earlier today for a @BLMLA protest against the federal secret police in Portland. The flyer said ‘Fuck Trump,’” Bonin tweeted. The Instagram...
    In this screengrab, Bill Gates speaks during All In WA: A Concert For COVID-19 Relief on June 24, 2020 in Washington.Getty Images Billionaire Bill Gates told CNBC that misinformation has a tendency to spread faster than the truth on social media services. "When you let people communicate, you have to deal with the fact that certain incorrect things that are very titillating can spread very rapidly compared to the truth. And we've always seen that with vaccines," Gates said in an interview with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin that aired Tuesday on "Squawk Box."  Facts travel slowly on social media compared with "negative" misinformation, which makes it difficult for companies like Facebook and Twitter to strike a balance, Gates said. "To the degree...
    DONALD Trump has accused Twitter of “illegally’ promoting trends which portray him in a bad light.  The president, who is locked in a growing feud with the social media platform, said it looked “for anything they can find, make it as bad as possible, and blow it up”. 3In the past Donald Trump has accused Twitter of being biased Credit: AFP or licensors 3 In May, Twitter put warnings and fact checks on two of Trump's posts about mail-in voting, saying the tweets contained “potentially misleading information”. Reacting to this, Trump threatened to “close down' social media outlets he claims are "silencing conservative voices”. Now, with hashtags trending such as #TrumpleThinSkin and #ThePresidentIsACrybaby, the president hit back. He tweeted: “So...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration petitioned the Federal Communications Commision on Monday to clarify regulations on the extent to which federal law provides protection for social media's content moderation decisions. In late May, U.S. President Donald Trump directed a Commerce Department agency to file the petition within 60 days. FCC spokesman Brian Hart said the agency "will carefully review the petition." (Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Sandra Maler) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    ROSEVILLE, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – The Roseville Police Department issued a news release Monday stating social media reports of a man being beaten to death inside a grocery store are false. “The Roseville Police Department has investigated these claims and found them to be false,” the department stated in the release. It happened July 17 at 10:15 a.m. at a Kroger located on 13 Mile Road, east of Little Mack. The Roseville Fire Department was dispatched to the location on a report of a man having a seizure. “The police were not requested because this was a medical run and law enforcement was not required,” the department stated. The 47-year-old Detroit man was later pronounced dead at a local hospital....
    Kanye West is seemingly trying to put his recent public outbursts on social media behind him and move forward with wife Kim Kardashian. A source told People magazine that the rapper, 43, "definitely understands that he upset Kim. He feels very bad about it. It's obvious that he still loves Kim." The insider added that West "seems much more relaxed and chilled out for the past couple of days" and has "regrets about sharing such private details" about his reality TV star wife, 39. West took to Twitter on Saturday and issued an apology to Kardashian, days after he revealed he had considered divorcing her. KIM KARDASHIAN 'MOST UPSET' OVER KANYE WEST'S CLAIM THAT HER MOM KRIS JENNER CAN'T SEE THEIR KIDS:...
    These doctors’ orders are to rock what you’ve got. Medical professionals are sharing their favorite swimsuit shots online through the empowering #MedBikini challenge, after a medical journal suggested that young surgeons who post such photos could be perceived as “potentially unprofessional” in a controversial article. In a now-retracted piece from its August issue, the Journal of Vascular Surgery published a study titled “Prevalence of unprofessional social media content among young vascular surgeons,” which sought to “evaluate the extent of unprofessional social media among recent vascular surgery fellows and residents.” The study argued that such “publicly available social media content” may affect future patients’ choice of physician or medical facility. CORONAVIRUS NURSE MAKES SEMI-FINALS IN BEAUTY COMPETITION Specifically, this “potentially unprofessional”...
    After their loss against the Mavericks a few days ago, the Los Angeles Lakers won their first scrimmage. They defeated Orlando Magic with a score of 119-112. Kyle Kuzma was the top scorer in the game, followed by LeBron James. Anthony Davis had to walk off after the first half after being poked in the eye. J.R. Smith was one of the first two new Lakers’ guards to be pulled off the bench. He replaced Dion Waiters’ spot in the rotation from the previous game.  The top Lakers stats were: Kyle Kuzma: 25 points, 7 rebounds LeBron James: 20 points, 7 assists Anthony Davis: 9 points,10 rebounds JaVale McGee: 8 points, 5 rebounds Alex Caruso: 3 points, 2 assists...
    Princess Anne has said she would not go on Twitter 'even if you paid me'. Her swipe at the use of social networking sites came as she discussed the pitfalls of trying to work through the lockdown. Anne said she took part in virtual meetings online through the video-call app Zoom when public outings were banned but felt it was no substitute for face-to-face meetings. Princess Anne's swipe at the use of social networking sites came as she discussed the pitfalls of trying to work through the lockdown 'With online technology... being in touch is one thing but it's not quite the same,' she said. 'The ability to meet people, that's what makes the difference. 'I mean, I know what...
    Tamil actress Vijayalakshmi uploaded a shocking video on her Facebook account stating that it would be her last video and has decided to end her life by consuming tablets. As per reports, the actress has now been admitted to a private hospital after she allegedly tried to die by suicide. In the video posted by the Tamil actress, she also cited harassment by followers of Seeman and Hari Nadar as the primary reason that drove her to take the extreme step. Vijayalakshmi also added that her death should be an eye-opener and appealed to her fans not to let Seeman and Hari Nadar getaway. As per the video shared by the actress on her Facebook account, she said, “This...
    UFC fans have been going wild for Swedish fighter Khazmat Chimaev after he won his second fight in 10 days. Chimaev, who achieved the two recent wins across different weight classes, made light work of Rhys McKee with a first round stoppage after he picked up the Northern Irish fighter, carried him towards his own corner and started going to work on him in the opening round. His monstrous showing in the welterweight fight earned him 'performance of the night'. Just ten days prior, Chimaev executed another first-round knockout on John Phillips in the middleweight division.  Fans are going wild for Swedish fighter Khamzat Chimaev after his second win in ten days Many are comparing Chimaev to lightweight...
    The television veteran used Twitter to share special messages to his friends before he signed off for good three years before his death. Regis Philbin was not active on social media in his final years, but the beloved television host’s last few posts were special. Philbin, who passed away at age 88 on July 25, had nearly 35,000 Twitter followers, and he was still entertaining them well into his 80s. By late 2017, he had slowed down on social media, but his final posts were gems. The Live With Regis and Kelly star’s last retweet came in October 2017 when he reposted a photo of him in the studio for the New York radio staple, The Jim & Sam Show....
    Doctors are posting selfies posing in bikinis with beers in their hands amid a backlash against a 'sexist' study by male researchers that claimed medics look 'unprofessional' sharing such images on social media.  Female medical professionals have been flooding social media with snaps of themselves in their swimwear, lounging in pools and enjoying a cocktail or a beer under the hashtag #MedBikini in outrage over the research published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. The offending study concluded that photos where doctors are wearing 'inappropriate/offensive attire' such as swimsuits, are holding or consuming alcohol or that include 'controversial political comments' are 'potentially unprofessional' and could impact whether patients choose them as doctors.  The medical community hit back at the research, carried out by...
    Radio host Mark Levin and others on Twitter slammed White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci over a photo of him sitting next to two other people at a baseball game with his face uncovered. “Looks like Dr. Fauci forget [sic] to actually use his face mask while watching the Kaepernickers playing baseball,” Levin tweeted along with the photo from WTOP News showing Fauci at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the opening of the 2020 Major League Baseball season. “I’m sure the media will question him about it. After all, as he says, we’re in this together and everyone needs to obey the the [sic] science.” Looks like Dr....
    Too sizzling to deal with! Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos don’t maintain again in the case of sharing their relationship on social media. Whether or not they’re defending one another within the presence of trolls or holding issues spicy by way of a bit web flirting, the couple have greater than 20 years of marriage below their belts for a cause. The previous All My Kids costars, who tied the knot in Could 1996, have lengthy been open in regards to the ins and outs of their romance, however social media gave them a brand new outlet to share their attractive partnership with the world. “We like one another, in order that helps!” Ripa completely instructed Us Weekly in November 2018. The sensation...
    A Georgia teacher resigned after he made comments on a social media post of a man kneeling on a child's neck that was reminiscent of George Floyd's murder. Brian Papin, who taught special education for the Dekalb County School District near Atlanta, was being investigated after his comments were reported to the district's administrators, a spokeswoman told Dailymail.com Friday.    'Again! Your (sic) doing it wrong!' Papin wrote on the social media post with the image. 'One knee on center of the back one on the neck and lean into it until death! You saw the video!', he added, in reference to footage taken by a bystander of Floyd's slaying. 'Get it right or stop f****** around!' Papin also remarked in...
    Twitter/EmilySCasey/EMSandMessyBuns Former medical students, medical residents, and EMTs are sharing their bikini selfies in protest of a study that called such imagery "unprofessional." Doctors and other medical professionals are calling the study "disturbing" and using the hashtag #MedBikini to show how harmful the study's conclusions could be. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A study quietly published months ago, that called female doctors "provocative," "unprofessional," and "inappropriate" for posting bikini photos on their social media, is regaining attention and causing a stir on Twitter. The paper, published on December 25, 2019 in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, looked at the social media accounts of 480 recent vascular-surgery graduates between 2016 and 2018. The researchers created fake social...
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A day after saying social media users would need to obtain a license before posting videos, Malaysia's government abruptly abandoned the move, which critics said could have undermined freedom of expression. Expanding a decades old-law on video production, Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said on Thursday that licenses were needed for videos to be published on social and traditional media platforms. In a statement on Friday, Saifuddin said the cabinet had decided against that move. "Social media users are free to use existing platforms such as TikTok, YouTube and the like, including producing and uploading videos as normal without the need to apply for a license or fear of persecution by FINAS," Saifuddin said, referring...
    SAN ANTONIO – A man is now behind bars after sharing child pornography on social media, according to Kirby Police Department. Timothy Smith, 47, was arrested Thursday morning at his apartment and is charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. Officials were first made aware of the incident after a tip of child pornography being uploaded onto social media was called into the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children. They then informed the Attorney General’s Office, who then alerted the Kirby police. Along with Thursday’s arrest, police said computers were taken in as evidence in the case. RELATED: Man dragged, choked 2-year-old child because he wasn’t potty trained, police say Copyright 2020 by KSAT...
    Justice Department to Probe Its Response to Unrest: Protest Wrap Panera Bread Will Require Masks In All Of Its Locations Gwyneth Paltrow on Limiting Her Kids Social Media Use: I Try to Keep Them Out of the Public Eye Gwyneth Paltrow is sharing her philosophy on parenting — and that includes limiting social media use for her two teenagers. © gwyneth paltrow/instagram Gwyneth Paltrow with kids Apple and Moses "I won't let them be public on any social media or anything like that, I try to keep them out of the public eye as much as possible," Paltrow shared on Rob Lowe's Literally! With Rob Lowe podcast this week. Paltrow, 47, shares daughter Apple, 16, and Moses, 14, with ex...
    THIS has been a season we will never forget. In terms of football and racism, everybody has seen the discrimination and abuse, including England’s game in Bulgaria and increasingly online. 3Palace star Zaha is one of those players subjected to sickening racismCredit: Rex Features For society, the death of George Floyd made me depressed. Then you add coronavirus and the financial implications across football and it becomes a worrying time. But there are always things that give hope, like the way football has reacted to Covid-19, with so many clubs doing amazing work in their communities. Marcus Rashford’s success with school meals is another and the way football — and players in particular — have responded to Black Lives Matter....
    A man police believe is responsible for kneeling on a baby’s neck while posing for a picture posted on social media with a pro-Black Lives Matter message is in custody, and charges have been filed. Isaiah Jackson, a 20-year-old black man, is believed to be responsible for kneeling on the white baby’s neck in a social media post that went viral earlier this week. He was booked for a probation violation, and further felony charges are currently pending, according to WHIO-TV 7. Twitter The case against Jackson, who has an extensive criminal record, has been presented to the prosecutor's office, which will in turn “provide a determination on the scope and breadth of the felony charges” he will face,...
    A 20-year-old Ohio man has been arrested after he was pictured pressing his knee against a crying child's neck in a scene that evokes the slaying of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  Isaiah Jackson was taken into custody by the Clark County Sheriff's Office on a parole violation this week and is facing possible felony charges for the image which circulated on social media with a caption 'BLM now MF', in a reference to the Black Lives Matter Movement.   Investigators located Jackson Tuesday after they said they were notified about the image circulating online.  The Clark County Sheriff's Office in Ohio says the man in a social media post pressing his knee against a young child's neck (pictured) is Isaiah...
    One Direction was formed in 2010. Theo Wargo/Getty Images One Direction celebrated their 10th anniversary by sharing emotional posts on social media. The band was formed in July 2010 on "The X Factor" and was originally comprised of five members: Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and Zayn Malik (who left the group in early 2015, months before the band's hiatus was announced).  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. One Direction celebrated their 10th anniversary on Thursday with moving posts on social media.  The British-Irish band was formed in 2010 through the UK reality TV show "The X Factor." Originally comprised of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and Zayn Malik, the group became a global hit. They...
    A Georgia man wanted by cops in connection to an undercover drug operation is taunting officers on social media, daring them to “come get and get me bi**h,” video shows. William Reeves Durga, 21, of LaGrange, posted a TikTok video Tuesday including a screenshot of a Facebook post from July 2 by LaGrange police asking for information about his whereabouts. “Come and get me bi**h,” a caption reads in the video, which features a shirtless, smiling and dancing Durga along with music blaring in the background. As of early Thursday, the footage on Durga’s account @lildvrtyy had been viewed more than 3.4 million times. Police said Durga is being sought in connection to an ongoing Georgia Bureau of Investigation undercover...
    UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently out of a potential action. And he has vowed to remain inactive until and unless UFC offers him the deserving pay. However, that doesn’t mean Jones has stopped garnering attention. Since his skirmish with UFC administrators, Jones has often teased his exit from the promotion. And also teased a potential matchup against Mike Tyson a few months ago. While the possible matchup ended as a mere social media banter, Jon Jones is back again with his internet antics. Jones, 33 newly posted a cryptic message on social media. And fans are busily wondering its reason. However, it might just be a tribute towards Hollywood actress Halle Berry who is spotted on Jon Jones’s...
    Chuck Todd faced an onslaught of criticism from many on the left after offering a brief line of faint praise for President Donald Trump. The MSNBC anchor said that the president had "turned a corner" on masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus after Trump approved of masks during a media briefing. Critics of the president on social media turned on Todd and attacked him for daring to make the otherwise unremarkable observation. Chuck Todd, going full Chuck Todd: "At least on the mask front, the president has turned a corner." https://t.co/1yaDONH44x — Justin Baragona (@Justin Baragona)1595458878.0 Justin Baragona of the Daily Beast posted the video of Todd's comments. "I don't think...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — PNC Park will not host the Toronto Blue Jays this season after all. But Canadian baseball fans were pleased with the potential welcome while it lasted. Some fans were so pleased with the Pirates’ and PNC Parks’ efforts that they opened their wallets to say thank you. Life-long Jays fan Emily Martin, from Canada, told KDKA Wednesday morning that she tweeted at her fellow fans, asking them to donate to Pittsburgh charities as a sign of gratitude. Hey Jays fans!I think we should collectively do something nice for the city of Pittsburg for giving our team a home, and basically taking on 2x the risk.As a thank-you, Im going to donate to a Pittsburgh food bank. I...
    Greg Gutfeld took on social media Wednesday in the wake of a new study that finds Facebook and Snapchat's "heaviest users" tend to be more "cruel" than people in the real world. "It's true, people who use social media the most are the worst people in the universe. A new study tracking Snapchat and Facebook use found that the heaviest users tend to enjoy upsetting and embarrassing other people and are motivated by cruelty and personal gain," Gutfeld said on "The Five." "Sounds about right. When I get off social media, I rarely feel better than I did when I got on it. Perhaps it's because we not only run into creeps more frequently there, we also can't control the...
    It’s true: people who use social media the most are the worst people in the universe. A new study tracking Snapchat and Facebook use found that the heaviest users tend to enjoy upsetting and embarrassing other people, and are motivated by cruelty and personal gain. Sounds about right. When I get off social media, I rarely feel better than I did when I got on it. Perhaps it's because we not only run into creeps more frequently there, we also can’t control such encounters. Or maybe I'm the creep! I do believe I'm a better person here than there. GUTFELD ON PORTLAND'S 50 DAYS OF VIOLENCE This leads to the good news: the outside world is indeed a better place than...
    In an incident, that seems to have been pulled out of a badly scripted Hollywood film, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had to post a movie recommendation on his social media as one of the demands of an armed man, who had taken 13 people hostage on a bus. As per a report by The New York Times between the hostage-taker and the Ukrainian officials lasted for 12 hours, during which the criminal made eccentric demands. Another one of his demands included that Ukrainian officials members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church should release statements on social media calling themselves terrorists. The demand that has stunned the world was the one where the hostage-taker, identified as 44-year-old Maksym Kryvosh, demanded that the President should endorse...
    Getty CHICAGO, IL – NOVEMBER 18: Akiem Hicks #96 of the Chicago Bears sacks Kirk Cousins #eight of the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Area on November 18, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Vikings 25-20. (Photograph by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Photographs) Kirk Cousins has his justifiable share of critics and social media trolls, and a few took to Tik Tok, a video social media platform, to poke enjoyable on the Minnesota Vikings quarterback. The Vikings account shared a video of Cousins throwing a go in coaching camp, proposing a problem to duet the video. Followers had been anticipated to submit split-screen movies of themselves catching a go the go from Cousins,...
    Getty CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Akiem Hicks #96 of the Chicago Bears sacks Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on November 18, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Vikings 25-20. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins has his fair share of critics and social media trolls, and some took to Tik Tok, a video social media platform, to poke fun at the Minnesota Vikings quarterback. The Vikings account shared a video of Cousins throwing a pass in training camp, proposing a challenge to duet the video. Fans were expected to submit split-screen videos of themselves catching a pass the pass from Cousins, but one fan’s take on the challenge has...
    A former University of Calgary basketball manager has been arrested after getting caught on video spitting on an Asian woman and calling her a racist slur, according to reports. Justin Williams was charged with assault after the disturbing video was posted on Instagram, showing him ride past Jessica Lau, 27, at a local park Saturday and spitting at her in an unprovoked attack, then mouthing the slur as he pedaled off. The scene was captured by Braeden Riehl, Lau’s boyfriend, who was filming her as she wheeled along on a skateboard when it happened, according to meaww.com. “Whoa, what the f—k dude?” Riehl is heard saying. Lau then took to social media to track down the racist culprit. “Please share...
    A former College of Calgary basketball supervisor has been arrested after getting caught on video spitting on an Asian lady and calling her a racist slur, in response to reviews. Justin Williams was charged with assault after the disturbing video was posted on Instagram, displaying him journey previous Jessica Lau, 27, at a neighborhood park Saturday and spitting at her in an unprovoked assault, then mouthing the slur as he pedaled off. The scene was captured by Braeden Riehl, Lau’s boyfriend, who was filming her as she wheeled alongside on a skateboard when it occurred, in response to meaww.com. “Whoa, what the f—ok dude?” Riehl is heard saying. Lau then took to social media to trace down the racist offender....
    SAN ANTONIO – Update June 21: City officials have identified the firefighter who was terminated as Lauran Bienek. Bienek, who was assigned to the Fire Suppression Division, worked with the department since 2009. Bienek was fired for commenting on a Facebook post “concerning using a vehicle to ‘plow’ through protesters,” according to suspension records. Original story: A 10-year veteran with the San Antonio Fire Department was fired Thursday after posting a racially derogatory comment on social media. The employee, who was not named in the fire department’s news release, is accused of posting a racially derogatory comment and image on social media “as well as an incendiary and threatening comment regarding recent protests.” Firefighter spokesperson Joe Arrington would...
    JOFRA ARCHER has revealed he suffered racial abuse following his five-day ban for breaking cricket’s coronavirus protocols. England’s fast bowler is set to return for the Third Test against the West Indies, which starts at Old Trafford on Friday after two negative Covid-19 results. 1Jofra Archer has forwarded his complaints to the ECBCredit: PA:Press Association But he has alerted the ECB to the vile abuse he has received on social media. Archer, 25, said: “Some of the abuse I have taken over the past few days on Instagram has been racist and I have decided enough is enough. “I will not allow anything to pass, so I have forwarded my complaints to the ECB and that will go through the...
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish president's ruling party is submitting draft legislation to parliament that would enable the government to tighten its grip on social media, an official said Friday. The opposition fears the legislation will lead to greater censorship in the country. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has greatly concentrated powers into his own hands during 17 years in office, vowed this month to bring social media platforms under control following a series of tweets that allegedly insulted his daughter and son-in-law after they announced the birth of their fourth child on Twitter. At least 11 people were detained for questioning over the tweets. The nine-article draft legislation would force social media companies with more than 1 million...
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish president’s ruling party is submitting draft legislation to parliament that would enable the government to tighten its grip on social media, an official said Friday. The opposition fears the legislation will lead to greater censorship in the country. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has greatly concentrated powers into his own hands during 17 years in office, vowed this month to bring social media platforms under control following a series of tweets that allegedly insulted his daughter and son-in-law after they announced the birth of their fourth child on Twitter. At least 11 people were detained for questioning over the tweets. The nine-article draft legislation would force social media companies with more than 1...
    Dozens of moms formed a human shield to protect protesters from officers outside a federal courthouse in Portland How to disinfect without damaging your things or your health Erin Brockovich Producer Sues Academy to Demand Vote on Proposed Social Media Plan © TheWrap Michael Shamberg "Erin Brockovich" producer Michael Shamberg has filed a lawsuit against the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences saying the board violated its bylaws when they did not allow for a vote on his proposal for a revised social media strategy. Shamberg, who is a tenured AMPAS member who also unsuccessfully ran for a board seat back in June, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court and accused the Academy's board of...
    By Poppy McPherson and Karen Lema (Reuters) - Tensions between the United States and China over the South China Sea have erupted into a war of words on social media, in what analysts see as a change in U.S. strategy amid a burgeoning superpower rivalry in Southeast Asia. After Washington last week hardened its position by explicitly rejecting Chinese maritime claims in the South China Sea, U.S. embassies in the region produced an unprecedented flurry of op-eds and statements criticising Beijing's actions. China's response was fiery, accusing Washington of "defaming China with untrue words so as to mislead the public" in the region. "We are a battleground now," Renato de Castro, an analyst with the Albert Del Rosario Institute for...
    9News's Kyle Clark is arguably the biggest star in Denver TV news right now — so much so that his announcement last month about being on furlough for a week caused a major stir in the local media scene. But that buzz was quiet compared to the one that arose when Clark announced late on Friday, July 17, that he would be leaving the airwaves again for an extended stretch — at least until next month. What's the story? According to Clark, corresponding via email, "I’m stepping away from the news and social media grind for a little bit to spend more time with my family." More details will have to wait for now — and a knowledgeable source suggests...
    Kanye West has said that he is at peace if wife Kim Kardashian chooses to divorce him over his abortion claims at his first presidential rally in South Carolina on Sunday. During his bizarre speech, the tearful rapper, 43, revealed that he and Kim, 39, considered aborting daughter North, now seven.  His unscripted speech, which came two weeks after he announced his unlikely bid for president, has since left his wife and her family 'shocked beyond words', according to TMZ.   During his speech West said the couple were agonising whether to have a child in 2013 when God reached out to him in Paris. He told the crowd: 'I almost killed my daughter!'  His first rally: Kanye West has said he is at...
    Social media is becoming one toxic place with each passing day. Social media bullying and toxic commenting has become a huge problem and at a time like this, with the coronavirus crisis forcing many into isolation, it is even more important than before to make social media a positive medium. Recently, actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra took to Instagram to share a post on the importance of making social media a place a healthier community. The actress shared a long post saying nobody’s life is perfect as she mentioned, “Most are dealing with their own issues.. So, don’t let social media trick you into believing all that you see, and don’t allow it to play with your mind & emotions.”Shilpa Shetty...
    It has been three years since the American singer – songwriter Chester Bennington, the lead vocalist of Linkin Park, has passed away. He was one of the most loved singers and his sudden demise was a huge shock to his family and all his fans across the globe. Chester, who was only 41-year-old, had reportedly died by suicide at his home in Palos Verdes, California, on July 20, 2017. Today on this third death anniversary, fans are remembering Linkin Park’s frontman by sharing some of his pictures of his performances from concerts and many other events. Adam Schlesinger Demise: Celebs Condole the Death of ‘Fountains of Wayne’ Member, After He Passes Away Due to Coronavirus. There are many who...
    A group of NFL players launched a coordinated Twitter attack blasting the league’s response to the coronavirus, on Sunday. In a series of tweets, the players, Drew Brees, Russell Wilson, J.J. Watt, and Stefon Diggs, questioned the NFL’s plans to move forward despite the coronavirus. But, adding the hashtag, #WeWantToPlay, the players obviously wanted to let the league know they don’t necessarily want the season canceled. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees pleaded with the league saying, “we need hope.” “We need Football! We need sports! We need hope! The NFL’s unwillingness to follow the recommendations of their own medical experts will prevent that. If the NFL doesn’t do their part to keep players healthy there is no football in...
    A bride's unusual choice of engagement ring has been mocked online - with many comparing it to a traffic light or piece of toy Lego. The anonymous woman, from Texas, shared snaps of the sparkler - which features three eye-catching round stones mounted on a 2cm-long rectangle band - to Facebook group That's It, I'm Ring Shaming.  While posting photos of the controversial piece of jewelry, she questioned whether it looked more like a traffic light or a boom box - but others instead suggested it drew comparisons to a piece of Lego.  'I didn’t know LEGO had a jewelry line,' wrote one, while a second joked: 'It looks like a traffic signal and it’s on red, maybe you should STOP.' A...
    Washington, DC (CNN)For the second time on Saturday, a Republican senator is apologizing for mistaking the late Rep. Elijah Cummings for Rep. John Lewis in a social media post.Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan's office said they made a mistake after a Facebook post honoring Lewis, the late Georgia congressman, included a picture of Sullivan with Cummings, the Maryland congressman who died in October of 2019, in front of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. "Senator Sullivan's staff made a mistake trying to honor an American legend," a spokesperson for his office told CNN.The post, which was shared by various users on Twitter, showed a screen grab of the Alaska senator's Facebook post in which he wrote, "It was...
    From Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, SRK to Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, here’s a checklist of the most followed celebrities on micro-blogging web-site Twitter. Twitter – the micro-blogging site is a area which not just support you link with the environment and know about the massive taking place all around, but it is also a platform to convey our ideas on a hot subject matter or just about anything we appear across. Interestingly, just like any other social media system, Twitter also witnesses a wonderful existence of Bollywood celebs. A number of Bollywood stars have their account on the micro-blogging web site and also enjoys a substantial supporter subsequent on the system from people throughout the planet. These celebs...
    Houston Rockets guard James Harden is facing significant backlash on the Internet after a picture of him wearing a ‘Thin Blue Line’ mask was tweeted from the Rockets account. The ‘Thin Blue Line’ mask is worn primarily by those seeking to express support for law enforcement. Mask Up
    Cesaro took a shot at the company on Twitter this week, suggesting that he’s unhappy about his current position as an enhancement talent in the company. As documented by Sportskeeda, the superstar was responding to a poll on WWE’s Twitter page asking fans which wrestler they think is most underrated. Several social media users mentioned Cesaro in the comments section, which prompted the Friday Night SmackDown superstar to ask, “Did you get the answer you were looking for?” The social media poll might have been used as a way to see which wrestlers the people want to see more of. If that’s the case, perhaps Cesaro will be given some long-overdue attention moving forward. The promotion often claims to listen...
    Nick Cannon used the location 'heaven' to post two concerning messages on social media after receiving backlash from the black community for apologizing for his anti-Semitic remarks.  In the early hours of this morning, Cannon posted two messages, one on his Instagram and the other on his twitter.  The post on his Instagram, which was location tagged as 'heaven', read: 'I hurt an entire community and it pained me to my core, I thought it couldn't get any worse. 'Then I watched my own community turn on me and call me a sell-out for apologizing.  'Goodnight. Enjoy Earth.' Social media users were concerned at the location Cannon chose and the content of the post, with one urging him to call...
    Amitabh Bachchan was recently tested positive for COVID-19. The news broke and sent the entire nation into the state of panic and sadness. However, he soon was admitted and is now getting treated for coronavirus infection and reportedly recovering quickly too. Amid this, the mega-star has been on a tweeting spree. He has been posting some spiritual messages for his followers. Amitabh Bachchan Expresses His Devotional Side With His Latest Post Amidst COVID-19 Recovery. Also, the 77-year-old actor has been consistently stumbling upon the good wishes for his speedy recovery. He earlier thanked his fans but now again to the micro-blogging site to acknowledge their care for him. “I receive all your blessings and love and prayers for our...