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Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services

The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly...

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services

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Liberal’s ‘social finance’ plan aims to find new ways to deliver social services It's uncharted water for both the government and the organizations it hopes will share hundreds of millions of dollars more, and the early part of th...
00:56 2019-06-13

3 ways you can lose your Social Security benefits Save yourself hassles and regrets by learning more about Social Security and how to get the most out of the program.      &...
06:56 2019-09-14

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are tr...
18:14 2019-05-22

Social services used to build character — now they blame society In the mid-19th century, Charles Loring Brace, the son of a Connecticut school teacher, moved to New York, determined to do something about the wave ...
20:28 2019-09-14

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most pr...
16:56 2019-08-16

Wealth Matters: Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are tr...
14:42 2019-05-21

Trump signs memorandum requiring immigrant sponsors to pay for social services President Trump signed a memorandum Thursday that will enforce a 23-year-old provision requiring sponsors of legal immigrants in the U.S. to reimburs...
23:56 2019-05-23

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism ...
00:14 2019-05-29

Trump unveils sweeping rule targeting immigrants who access social services The rule would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas if they fail to meet high enough income standards or if they receive public assista...
13:56 2019-08-14

White House questions tech giants on ways to predict shootings from social media The technology could serve as an early-warning system for potential attacks, White House officials proposed at the brainstorming session, perhaps com...
06:56 2019-08-10

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.    ...
02:14 2019-08-05

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current sub...
10:56 2019-07-17

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 media companies like Facebook and...
04:28 2019-08-08

Daily on Healthcare: Study: Don't blame underinvestment in social services for high US healthcare spending Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
15:42 2019-08-16

Elizabeth Warren’s Social Security Plan: Raise Benefits by $200 a Month In her latest proposal to redistribute wealth in the United States, Ms. Warren calls for raising taxes on the rich to expand Social Security benefits...
14:14 2019-09-12

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his followe...
08:56 2019-07-04

Olivier Rousteing on his plan for world domination and why he spends 8 hours a day on social media "You probably think I'm drinking champagne with Kim every day in LA..." Olivier Rousteing on why all is not as it seems for the most followed French ...
13:56 2019-08-01

Column: Ex-heads of U.S. Social Security Administration offer plan to fix agency's customer service A worsening customer service crisis at the Social Security Administration has prompted three of its former commissioners to urge the U.S. Congress to...
15:14 2019-06-05

Business group issues wake-up call on China's corporate 'social credit' plan The rollout of China's controversial corporate "social credit system" is well under way and accelerating, a European business lobby in the country sa...
04:56 2019-08-28

Elizabeth Warren unveils Social Security plan to raise benefits by $200 via taxes on high earners Elizabeth Warren proposed a sweeping new plan to increase Social Security benefits by $200 per month and pay for it by raising taxes on high-income e...
23:00 2019-09-12

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which ...
10:14 2019-05-22

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time a...
21:14 2019-07-11

India finance minister ditches 'colonial' briefcase to deliver budget India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to abandon the “colonial” budget briefcase while presenting her maiden budget to parliament, choosi...
20:28 2019-07-05

Trump says he will unveil 'middle-income' tax plan in 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration would unveil a tax overhaul plan aimed at middle-income households next year, amid th...
04:14 2019-09-13

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the clim...
16:42 2019-06-17

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net z...
02:14 2019-07-24

Democratic debate 2019: de Blasio to unveil plan to ‘tax the hell out of the wealthy’ Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to unveil a plan he’ll tout as the “most aggressive wealth tax” during Wednesday night’s Democrati...
02:42 2019-08-01

Pompeo thinks U.S. to unveil Mideast peace plan in coming weeks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he thinks the Trump administration will unveil its much-delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace pla...
20:56 2019-09-06

Sanders to unveil criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison populatio...
18:28 2019-08-18

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pus...
21:28 2019-05-28

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a propos...
17:28 2019-07-03

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an am...
15:56 2019-08-22

Kushner meets with leaders of Jordan, Israel on first day of Mideast tour to unveil peace plan Jared Kushner met with the leaders of Jordan and Israel on Wednesday to outline the administration's Mideast peace plan on the first day of a five-co...
18:56 2019-08-01

Four ways to get the most out of your 529 college savings plan By now, everyone's familiar with the $1.4 trillion student debt crisis. However, many parents aren't familiar with a tool that can curb bor...
15:28 2019-05-29

How to know for sure if Facebook (or any social network) is down 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. In the past...
14:56 2019-07-04

K-pop fans are dedicated, social -- and should be taken seriously The phenomenal success of K-pop and its biggest export bands such as BTS, EXO, Blackpink, MONSTA X and Red Velvet can largely be credited to their hi...
01:56 2019-07-03

What happens when Social Security goes broke? Even though Americans fear Social Security won't be around in the future, isn't going to go belly-up and suddenly stop paying out benefits....
21:28 2019-05-30

Jet Airways' lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier Lenders to Jet Airways agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolut...
21:56 2019-07-19

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has c...
12:56 2019-05-22

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was l...
21:28 2019-05-28

Join This Social Network No One's Ever Heard Of The new social network Sunshine looks like yet another Twitter clone, but it’s an extremely minimalist one. In fact, it has no news feed. Instead, Su...
19:14 2019-08-02

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the s...
20:00 2019-07-20

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government s...
20:42 2019-07-08

Social Security sent out some wrong estimates. What you need to know A very limited number of paper statements that showed estimated benefits in retirement ended up wrong. Here's why and what consumers need to kno...
15:14 2019-08-09

This Social Security scam is just evil The Federal Trade Commission said there’s been a significant surge in scams in which impostors claim they are calling on behalf of a government agenc...
15:42 2019-08-12

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According t...
03:42 2019-07-13

Shoelace Is a New Social Network From Google Shoelace, which comes from Google's in-house incubator Area 120, is aimed at helping people find activities to do and people to do those activities w...
15:00 2019-07-12

Study reveals why we’re more social in the summer Have you ever canceled plans because you were binging a show? More than one in 10 Americans have, according to new research. A study examining the in...
22:56 2019-05-31

Why These Social Networks Failed So Badly Sixteen years ago, the sun set on Web 1.0, and we embarked by the light of our smartphones to 24/7 connectivity, down a road paved with corporate blu...
17:28 2019-08-19

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currentl...
18:28 2019-06-14

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its...
21:14 2019-06-05

NFL says 8 social justice organizations getting grants NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL said eight social justice organizations are receiving grants totaling nearly $2 million. The grants are part of a $20 million...
05:14 2019-06-05

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after s...
03:42 2019-09-17

No need yet to abandon German balanced budget over climate plan: finance minister The German government has other potential options for funding a planned climate package before it need consider sacrificing its "black zero" balanced...
14:56 2019-09-16

Abruptly appointed Zambian finance minister to review sales tax plan Zambian President Edgar Lungu abruptly fired his finance minister on Monday, appointing in her place the respected deputy head of the central bank, w...
18:42 2019-07-15

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by p...
12:56 2019-06-03

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of ex...
16:00 2019-07-14

Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers say they’re seeing so much student anxiety that a national union newsletter labels it a “mental health tsun...
09:28 2019-06-07

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram t...
18:14 2019-07-16

'Social jet lag' linked to poorly controlled diabetes (Reuters Health) - Diabetics with irregular sleep schedules that diverge from their internal body clocks may be at increased risk for dangerously hig...
00:56 2019-08-30

Do all seniors pay taxes on their Social Security benefits? Whether you'll be taxed on your benefits in retirement depends on where you live and what your total income looks like.     ...
20:28 2019-08-22

China social media censorship: how does it work? In China, posting banned words on social media can get you in trouble with the authorities. Chinese writer Karoline Kan explains how people try to ge...
12:14 2019-09-02

Doing this one thing with your Social Security could mean losing $100,000 in retirement Americans will lose $111,000 per household by taking Social Security benefits too early into their retirement, rather than using their own savings. ...
08:42 2019-06-28

Here's when you can get full Social Security benefits Social Security supports tens of millions of Americans with benefits that they need to make ends meet in retirement.      &...
16:00 2019-08-06

Who Trump should have invited to his 'social media summit' The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thurs...
19:42 2019-07-11

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out t...
14:28 2019-05-25

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suic...
10:00 2019-08-14

Why Channing Tatum Is Signing Off Social Media Channing Tatum is taking a minute. On Wednesday, the Magic Mike star took to social media--to tell fans he's leaving social media. "I'm gonna tak...
18:14 2019-08-07

Social activity in your 60s may lower dementia risk by 12% One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia...
18:56 2019-08-16

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a...
17:56 2019-07-12

Social media becomes ode to Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the fut...
03:42 2019-07-08

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the disc...
15:14 2019-07-06

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warne...
00:42 2019-05-28

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free...
19:28 2019-07-05

3 things that'll cause your Social Security benefits to go down The average Social Security beneficiary today receives $17,532 a year Here are three things that will cause a reduction to your benefits.  ...
01:28 2019-06-04

Don't Post Your Toddler's Tantrum on Social Media The great thing about parenting during the age of social media is that we have an easy way to connect with others during those isolating early years....
19:42 2019-08-26

Can't wait until 70? This is the next best age to claim Social Security benefits Waiting until 70 to claim retirement benefits is generally best. But if you cannot delay that long, there is another option that's almost as goo...
18:28 2019-08-20

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale She was a high-flying international human right’s lawyer who worked with refugees. Then she was found dead on a beach in East Sussex. What happened i...
18:14 2019-07-05

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But t...
15:56 2019-06-06

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a larg...
03:56 2019-08-20

Increased immigration may be a boon for social security Before you think I’m against immigration, let me state once again my feelings on the issue. I am very much pro-immigration. The US should allow lots ...
10:42 2019-07-16

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The Eur...
19:56 2019-06-06

Social media isn't the problem - the side effects of using it are Social media is damaging children's mental health by affecting sleep and exposing them to cyber-bullying, the first major study on the subject has sh...
06:56 2019-08-14

| 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, researc...
20:14 2019-05-28

Google Can't Quit Trying to Make New Social Networks Google has never made a successful social network, but you have to give the company some credit for never giving up. After the shutdown of platforms ...
17:14 2019-07-11

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their wome...
04:14 2019-07-03

USA carried social and sporting burdens at the World Cup. They won anyway Complacency, attacks from Donald Trump and the battle for equal pay were supposed to catch up with the Americans. They still lifted the trophyThere w...
12:28 2019-07-08

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well...
13:28 2019-06-18

Hackers take down Iranian social security website TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency says hackers took down the website belonging to the country’s non-governmental ...
14:14 2019-05-31

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his own...
20:42 2019-05-30

Turns out it's not baby boomers who have taken the most from Social Security New research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College finds that it was the earliest beneficiaries who received more money than they...
00:56 2019-06-11

Social media for the soul: why are there so many therapists on Instagram? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa ...
14:42 2019-08-01

Social network LinkedIn to add 800 jobs in Ireland Microsoft's Linkedin, a social network for professionals, on Thursday said it would add 800 new jobs to its European headquarters in Dublin, the late...
14:01 2019-06-20

Epic acquires social video app Houseparty Epic, the creator of Fortnite, is acquiring popular video chat app Houseparty. Popular mainly with teens, the three-year old social video app is like...
13:00 2019-06-13

Traumatic injuries linked to later social dysfunction (Reuters Health) - Nearly half of trauma patients, even those without brain injuries, experience social deficits that make it harder for them to inte...
00:14 2019-06-13

That Billie Razor You See All Over Social Media Really Is That Good When it comes to shaving, I am not one to settle for just any kind of razor. I discovered my favorite razor at least 10 years ago, and since then, no...
04:42 2019-09-12

The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it n...
18:00 2019-05-21

Do you have to file for Social Security at full retirement age? Many people don't even know their full retirement age for Social Security purposes. Here's what that number means and what the rules around...
18:00 2019-06-16

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna R...
18:00 2019-07-22

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday ...
01:56 2019-06-17

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circul...
14:42 2019-06-15

Your Social Security checks could get bigger next year. Here's how much One new estimate pegs the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment at 1.6% next year. That means the average benefits would go up by about $23.40 pe...
18:42 2019-09-12

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting s...
20:14 2019-05-21

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of Social Democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. Why are...
21:28 2019-06-10

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circul...
19:56 2019-06-19

Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day ...
05:56 2019-07-17

Trump’s housing finance plan will hurt minorities, rural buyers, critics say The administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system would make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners i...
05:28 2019-09-11

Exclusive: Germany eyes fiscal U-turn with new debt to finance climate plan Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior...
21:28 2019-08-08

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black ze...
14:56 2019-09-16

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
16:56 2019-05-28

Denmark's Social Democrats move back into power Social Democrats have taken the most seats in an election centered on issues of immigration, climate and welfare. Left-leaning parties did well, whil...
15:14 2019-06-06

Netflix and chill: how the streaming service could make TV social again If you’re using Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or similar TV streaming services regularly, you’ll likely have felt the tussle betwee...
14:42 2019-08-24

Social media becomes ode to Rose Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the fut...
22:56 2019-07-07

Behind the Screen review – inside the social media sweatshops Sarah T Roberts’s vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation“All...
11:14 2019-08-18

Feds confirm ‘Ice Bae’ is a CBP officer, is free to use social media The US Customs and Border Protection agency has confirmed #IceBae’s status as a CBP officer, telling The Post in an email that it has no problem what...
12:14 2019-07-17

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to...
22:42 2019-07-11

2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM Two people have been charged in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for posting "objectionable comments" on social media against Prime Minister Na...
15:00 2019-09-11

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to ne...
01:14 2019-06-04

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disa...
11:00 2019-07-11

The rise of the CEO as social justice warrior | Jill Priluck Corporations are stepping into the moral vacuum left by Republican officials. But their motives aren’t exactly altruisticFollowing on the heels of JP...
10:00 2019-07-02

Two new Ferrari drop-tops leak out on social media 789bhp 812 Superfast convertible set to be unveiled alongside new F8 Spider, as images from corporate event suggest Ferrari looks set to unveil two ...
13:14 2019-09-06

FBI and Facebook Potentially at Odds Over Social-Media Monitoring An effort by the FBI to more aggressively monitor social media for possible threats sets up a clash with Facebook’s privacy policies and its attempts...
19:56 2019-08-08

80,000-year-old footprints reveal Neanderthal social life Enlarge / These prints (except the one identified as an animal track) were made by Neanderthals who lived in western France 80,000 years ago. (credit...
07:00 2019-09-11

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier wa...
15:56 2019-05-27

Islamophobia fuelled by anonymity on social media, report says Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media and could be curbed if users had to disclose more about their identities, a report for the...
20:00 2019-07-31

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or late...
15:56 2019-05-21

Seeking new physics, scientists borrow from social networks When two protons collide, they release pyrotechnic jets of particles, the details of which can tell scientists something about the nature of physics ...
20:14 2019-07-31

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate...
13:57 2019-07-11

MIT physicists: Social networks could hold the key to finding new particles Enlarge / A collision in the LHC's Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector produces a telltale Higgs boson signature. (credit: Thomas McCauley/Lucas Tay...
19:28 2019-07-31

| 'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, h...
16:00 2019-08-21

Nasdaq CEO’s social media messages land her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhatta...
19:14 2019-05-23

How much you can expect to receive from Social Security if you make $50,000 a year Your Social Security benefits are based on income, the year you were born and the age you decide to start taking money out. So what if you earn a $50...
21:14 2019-09-13

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to tak...
17:42 2019-06-05

Armed man at Missouri Walmart said he was conducting a 'social experiment' Police in Missouri said a heavily-armed man who walked into a Walmart store days after gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart in Texas told police it w...
23:14 2019-08-11

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing somet...
20:56 2019-05-23

Get a call from the Social Security Administration? It could be an imposter scam _____ Con artists tell lies — it’s how they make a living. Calling people and pretending to be with a government agency — IRS, Social Security, ICE, ...
01:42 2019-07-15

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer lo...
22:14 2019-07-31

How the West Got China's Social Credit System Wrong It occupies a spot next to 'Black Mirror' and Big Brother in popular imagination, but China’s social credit project is far more complicated than a si...
22:00 2019-07-31

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online ...
12:56 2019-05-23

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an exp...
10:28 2019-05-28

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’...
01:14 2019-07-09

The Latest: Denmark’s Social Democrats cheer election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The leader of Denmark’s Social Democrat...
00:56 2019-06-06

Syndergaard lowers boom on Indians over social media New York Mets righthander Noah Syndergaard shut down the Cleveland Indians on the field Thursday night and again over social media a few hours later....
19:00 2019-08-23

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 Th...
05:14 2019-06-14

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourW...
08:00 2019-08-23

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the...
18:28 2019-07-15

IT Ministry Said to Not Favour Aadhaar-Social Media Linkage The Information Technology Ministry may not be in favour of linking Aadhaar with social media profiles under the reasoning that it clashes with earli...
09:42 2019-09-14

Google’s taking another crack at building a social network After shutting down failed Google+ in April, the big G is giving this social network thing another go. It’s currently trialing Shoelace, a hyperlocal...
07:28 2019-07-11

As Gucci Tripped on Social Media, Sales Fell The fashion brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms, but the momentum ...
03:28 2019-09-16

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access t...
09:56 2019-05-22

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to...
22:56 2019-06-27

How big biased datasets make social inequalities worse At almost every point in our day, we interact with digital technologies which collect our data. From the moment our smart phones wake us up, to our w...
10:00 2019-07-07

At the Whitney Biennial, Flood Preparation as Social Dance The choreographer Madeline Hollander has devised simple looping steps, with names like “zigzag waltz,” in a piece that meets climate change with ritu...
23:42 2019-09-17

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing...
12:00 2019-05-22

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that too...
02:14 2019-06-03

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and ...
14:56 2019-08-14

Social Security statements could be coming back to your mailbox The Social Security Administration may have to send annual statements via snail mail again. Advocates for the change say not enough people are access...
03:01 2019-06-28

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn&ap...
21:28 2019-05-29

Social Networks Should Design Their Platforms With More Gratitude In Mind The role social networks play in affording a space for hateful and violent content has been put on disturbing display in recent times as these diatri...
17:28 2019-08-06

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook...
19:28 2019-06-27

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to sho...
20:56 2019-06-02

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. Howeve...
04:00 2019-07-12

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which lef...
20:28 2019-06-08

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poste...
02:00 2019-05-25

Billy Vunipola says his social media will not be a World Cup distraction • Saracens forward made comments supportive of Israel Folau• ‘I have made my position clear,’ he says at England campBilly Vunipola has no plans to s...
23:42 2019-07-16

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that “social robots” used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more pos...
19:28 2019-06-27

Forget Social Media and Start a Blog in a Google Doc When social media leaves me exhausted, I always feel better by switching to one-on-one or group chats. But I never thought of this method, via Gareth...
18:42 2019-06-27

| Social animal Nadal longs for pre-online days Rafael Nadal admitted he prefers the tennis environment of a decade and a half ago, when players actually had more human contact and less online time...
23:28 2019-08-04

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement ...
15:00 2019-07-24

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which require...
19:56 2019-06-27

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and thei...
06:28 2019-06-08

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.     ...
19:28 2019-06-07

Floyd and Pacquiao trade words on social media Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao traded words on social media on Tuesday. Pacquiao won the WBA welterweight title on Saturday with Mayweather ...
07:14 2019-07-24

Check social media: A good step to better know who's coming into the US The United States ought to know who is coming into the country. The government ought to make sure that nobody is getting a visa, a green card, or cit...
20:28 2019-08-30

The price of a cup of coffee may be the answer to fixing Social Security Can Social Security's solvency be extended through a plan that includes payroll tax hikes that amount to less than a cup of coffee? Supporters o...
00:28 2019-08-18

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel'...
21:14 2019-06-20

Girlboss launches its first-ever social network, a ‘LinkedIn’ for women Not only is LinkedIn painfully boring, but it often feels like a sausage party filled with senior level white men. And research backs this up: in 201...
15:28 2019-07-03

Sling adds social TV and movie viewing to its Oculus Go app If you can't be with your buddies to yell at the screen at the same time during a game or watch a movie together, Sling has a new social watchin...
01:00 2019-06-07

'I have to put my phone in the wardrobe': how do authors deal with social media? Matt Haig, Danez Smith, Ayòbámi Adébáyò and other writers on staying focused and their top tips for switching offZadie Smith “can’t stand the phones”...
12:56 2019-09-16

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the ...
12:56 2019-06-03

Be a social media star with the LG G8's powerful camera tools Advertorial by LG: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimerIf you're looking for the best camera ...
11:42 2019-06-20

How these financial advisors are using social media to grow their business What's a tweet worth? Used properly, social media can help advisors establish credibility, build networks and catch the attention of potential c...
16:00 2019-09-10

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British H...
04:56 2019-06-13

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of th...
01:00 2019-07-04

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one anoth...
14:39 2019-05-21

Billions needed now for adult social care say peers An extra £8bn a year is needed to bring the adult social care system back up to an acceptable standard - that's according to the House of Lords ...
05:28 2019-07-04

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. ...
01:00 2019-06-29

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
15:42 2019-05-24

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the ...
01:00 2019-06-02

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many sta...
00:00 2019-05-29

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
12:56 2019-08-16

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against l...
02:14 2019-07-12

"No Time To Think": Gujarat Cop, Social Media Hero For Rescuing Children The Gujarat police constable who saved the lives of two children from rising flood waters by carrying them on his shoulder for 1.5 kilometres, said t...
10:00 2019-08-12

Verizon Sells Early Social-Media Darling Tumblr NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress. Tumblr is known for it...
07:14 2019-08-13

Poor guy also named Jeffrey Epstein gets hammered on social media A publicist for Disney who shares the same name as the dead convicted pedophile has been getting hammered with nasty comments and mentions on social ...
03:42 2019-08-13

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I ...
05:00 2019-07-12

California show explores Warhol’s social, tech foreshadowing SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A retrospective of Andy Warhol’s work on display in San Francisco captures his use of artwork to create public personas fo...
17:28 2019-05-25

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’ was a celebration of conspiracy theorists President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday morning by doing what he does best: tweeting. Amid a sea of missives, which ranged from attacks on the...
20:14 2019-07-12

Verizon sells off early social media darling Tumblr Verizon acquired Tumblr through its purchase of Yahoo, which bought the social media platform for $1.1 billion in 2013.     ...
03:42 2019-08-13

Love Island stars to get social media 'survival kit' so they don't break law Love Island contestants are to be given a "survival kit" to help them adhere to rules surrounding social media and advertising once they leave the fa...
09:56 2019-07-25

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending coul...
18:00 2019-08-12

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musi...
21:42 2019-07-24

Verizon sells Tumblr just two years after acquiring social network Web services company Automattic, best known for running Wordpress.com, acquired TumblrSale price was not disclosed, but reports have put it at under ...
03:42 2019-08-13

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, a...
08:42 2019-07-12

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to ...
23:14 2019-07-12

Don’t rely on Social Security for future retirement plans: advisers Your retirement years won’t be very golden if they’re primarily funded by Social Security. That’s what retirement plan advisers are telling clients, ...
11:28 2019-08-04

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an electio...
11:14 2019-06-02

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chi...
23:28 2019-05-29

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a j...
05:14 2019-06-03

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several en...
18:42 2019-08-06

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone...
18:28 2019-06-01

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could ...
07:00 2019-06-03

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair...
07:14 2019-06-03

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to ...
23:42 2019-05-28

Faulty social media post causes concerns in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A false social media post implying a school shooting caused concern at a Sierra Vista School Monday. Sierra Vista Police ...
08:00 2019-08-06

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report...
22:00 2019-07-16

Healthy social life could ward off dementia, study shows Being socially active in 50s and 60s linked to lower risk of illness later in life, researchers sayBeing socially active in your 50s and 60s may help...
23:00 2019-08-02

They are going to leave Facebook: A chat with social networkers Revolution Populi Famed Yale professor David Gelernter and investment banker Rob Rosenthal field questions about Revolution Populi, their startup effort to build a blo...
22:56 2019-07-16

Germany’s Social Democrats leader resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after poor elect...
15:00 2019-06-02

I've seen the future and it's Norwich: the energy-saving, social housing revolution The 100 homes on Goldsmith Street aren’t just smart and modern. They may be the most energy-efficient houses ever built in the UK. Could this be the ...
22:14 2019-07-16

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could ...
22:14 2019-06-02

Social stress tied to lower bone density after menopause Older women who are under a lot of social strain may be more likely to develop brittle, fracture-prone bones after menopause than their counterparts ...
02:14 2019-08-06

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly ...
22:56 2019-06-02

TPD to hold ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents “Meet Susan… a 42 year old man posing as a 15 year old girl online.” Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Attention parents!...
18:56 2019-05-29

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this yea...
01:00 2019-05-30

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to an...
17:00 2019-06-01

The Social Network's sad "Creep" cover has so many terrible trailers to answer for As people whose jobs often involve the watching, contemplation of, and even occasional toleration of a truly unhealthy number of movie trailers, we h...
05:14 2019-08-02

Government Tightens Corporate Social Responsibility Norms For Companies Ms Sitharaman said that the government is strengthening the enforcement provisions that enable the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to ensur...
20:56 2019-07-31

Social media becomes oppressive reminder of mortality thanks to new FaceApp filter FaceApp, the ever-viral app from a Russian tech company that definitely isn’t using your photos for nefarious purposes, is making the rounds again, t...
19:56 2019-07-17

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place...
04:42 2019-07-15

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead...
16:56 2019-05-30

Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post "Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward...
12:42 2019-07-14

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School How much of what you learned in school do you still remember? Even more importantly, how much of it do you actually use on a daily basis? Though we m...
16:28 2019-07-13

Armed man who caused panic at Missouri Walmart says it was a 'social experiment' Dmitriy Andreychenko walked into a Walmart in Missouri equipped with body armor, a handgun and a rifle less than a week after a gunman killed 22 peop...
14:28 2019-08-11

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, w...
20:42 2019-05-26

Social Security Administration imposes hiring freeze with some exceptions The goal of the freeze is to “marshal all resources to improve public service,” suggesting a shift of money and positions to customer service operati...
18:00 2019-08-09

Two men charged with drop-kicking and killing cat in social media video One man is accused of kicking the cat, and the other of taking the video. They are charged with killing and torturing an animal.    &...
13:14 2019-08-09

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — ...
03:28 2019-05-30

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for...
15:00 2019-06-01

'She repeatedly insulted me': Man 'confesses' to killing social media star A man arrested over the murder of a social media star whose body was found in a suitcase with her throat slit has confessed to her murder, according ...
20:42 2019-08-01

Single dad becomes social media star after asking daughter for fashion advice A single father had no idea that asking his 19-year-old daughter for fashion advice was going to change his life. Carli Saville shared the images tha...
05:42 2019-07-16

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet sli...
22:56 2019-07-17

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period t...
20:14 2019-08-08

Vox pop superstar is a social media darling decades on | Lucy Siegle The BBC’s lady in red broke the internet thanks to her witty and easy eloquenceUnexpectedly last week, a 42-year-old BBC Two vox pop featuring an Eas...
17:56 2019-08-03

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, according to Tucso...
09:14 2019-08-09

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for ...
19:28 2019-05-26

It's "Big Red Flags" for 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's Laura After a Fight With Aladin Over Social Media It's Laura's last days in America before she travels to Qatar to be with her husband Aladin in 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, and things are fine, rig...
22:00 2019-07-08

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its...
21:28 2019-06-06

Social Security Expansion Being Debated Would Raise Payroll Taxes House Democrats are debating whether to advance a significant expansion of Social Security that would extend the program’s solvency and increase bene...
05:00 2019-09-12

Is Facebook thinking about charging money for access to its social network? The morning of August 7th was a morning like any other. The only thing special happening in the tech world on that day was the Galaxy Note 10 Unpacke...
18:56 2019-08-29

NDP boots B.C. candidate just before writ drops over social media posts Dock Currie, NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, took to Facebook on Wednesday morning to say the party had asked for him to withdraw his ca...
20:14 2019-09-11

Model's skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled w...
06:00 2019-08-31

New bill would help slain NYPD cop’s ‘miracle baby’ get Social Security The widow of a fallen NYPD cop is seeking Social Security benefits for their toddler daughter — who was conceived three years after his murder. Pai X...
00:28 2019-09-11

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union of...
06:14 2019-06-20

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing pres...
16:28 2019-05-22

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the health...
21:28 2019-05-22

Warren, on debate day, proposes Social Security boost of $200 per month Declaring that “it’s getting harder to save enough for a decent retirement,” Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday unve...
17:56 2019-09-12

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended o...
15:56 2019-05-21

Denmark’s Social Democrats on Track to Return to Power After PM Concedes (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — The Social Democrats emerged as Denmark’s biggest party in elections Wednesday, with preliminary results indicati...
06:00 2019-06-06

Pitcher discovered on social media lands chance with A's Nathan Patterson never made the varsity baseball team in high school back home in Kansas, and now he is pitching in the Oakland Athletics organizatio...
09:28 2019-08-26

Hunt and Johnson clash over social care as voting begins Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson clashed over social care at a hustings event as ballots began to arrive for party members to elect the new prime minist...
09:14 2019-07-05

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining. ...
20:42 2019-09-12

China's Potential New Trade Weapon: Corporate Social Credits Foreigners worry that Beijing will use its developing corporate “social credit” system as a weapon against international companies amid the U.S.-Chin...
09:14 2019-08-28

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to mak...
13:56 2019-06-11

‘We’re at War’: A Covert Social Media Campaign Boosts Military Rulers After protesters were killed in Sudan, an obscure Egyptian company ramped up a covert influence operation that spanned the Middle East and North Afri...
14:00 2019-09-06

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners se...
11:14 2019-08-31

| Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse Frank Lampard refused to single out individuals for blame after his Chelsea side let a two-goal lead slip to be held by Sheffield United at Stamford ...
04:14 2019-09-01

Man raped six girls at home after luring them on social media: cops A depraved 19-year-old Missouri man lured six underage girls as young as 13 to his home, where he raped them, authorities said. Dominic Salvatore Yoc...
18:00 2019-09-10

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary war...
06:14 2019-06-08

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election...
07:28 2019-06-21

NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020 The 2020 US presidential election will serve as the ultimate test for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to prove they can combat fake ...
05:28 2019-09-06

On International Yoga Day, Some Exercise Their Funny Bone On Social Media International Yoga Day 2019 is today, June 21, and most of India seems to be celebrating the day with enthusiasm. But as #InternationalDayOfYoga and ...
12:42 2019-06-21

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details o...
02:56 2019-09-08

Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all The Social Security program is approaching insolvency, and the demographic to be hit hardest by any reduction in benefits will be women, who tend to ...
18:42 2019-06-27

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News...
18:42 2019-06-27

Homeland Security details social media collection from immigrants The Department of Homeland Security has explained how it will demand social media info from asylum from newcomers to the US beyond visa applicants. ...
00:00 2019-09-09

How to change your Fitbit Charge 2 band for different looks, whether you're going to work, a social event, or the gym Fitbit You can change your Fitbit Charge 2 band to create different looks that will be better suited for certain activities. The classic Fitbit C...
06:14 2019-09-05

| PFA urge social media platforms to protects stars from abuse The Professional Footballers' Association has called on social media companies to ensure Premier League stars get better protection from racist abuse...
00:56 2019-09-05

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the ...
00:28 2019-05-22

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, ste...
18:56 2019-06-07

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began follow...
12:42 2019-06-28

Women and minorities receive less from Social Security. Politicians are looking to change that Congressional Democrats took to the Hill on Wednesday in the latest push for Social Security reform. Their mission: to help get women and minorities ...
03:01 2019-06-28

Experts urge EU to ban AI-designed social credit ranking systems An advisory group to the European Union has suggested that the body bans systems of rating individuals automatically. In its latest report, the EU�...
00:00 2019-06-28

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenti...
18:00 2019-06-20

Players in England want racist social media accounts deleted Footballers in England are asking social media companies to permanently delete accounts after a single racist post and commit greater resources to id...
19:42 2019-09-04

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated h...
04:14 2019-06-08

Social worker banned from work after pursuing abuse victim for sex A social worker who repeatedly called and messaged a vulnerable domestic abuse victim to tell her he was looking for a girlfriend has been suspended ...
18:14 2019-09-09

NFL quarterbacks have strange conversation about outer space on social media Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s strange question about outer space roped Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs into the conve...
16:42 2019-07-11

Trump Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Right-Wing Social Media Trolls A White House gathering on Thursday illuminates the influence of President Trump’s Twitter fans within the political establishment. But it also has t...
17:14 2019-07-11

TikTok's Videos Are Goofy. Its Strategy to Dominate Social Media Is Serious. China’s first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its addictive video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance’s enormous ad spend...
12:14 2019-06-29

The Fiver | Teenage YouTubers and apparent social media parodies Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Just like New York City and the poor woman that lives in the flat above Weird Uncle Fiver, footbal...
19:56 2019-06-13

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized b...
10:42 2019-06-12

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in ...
23:42 2019-06-11

Maguire calls for social media companies to verify users Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has called on social media companies to require users to verify their identities after teammate Paul Pogba w...
17:42 2019-08-20

Daniel Sturridge reunited with stolen dog after social media appeal • Sturridge had asked for Lucci’s return after LA break-in• Former Liverpool striker posts video thanking publicDaniel Sturridge has been reunited wi...
03:42 2019-07-11

The dumbest things baby boomers do on social media, according to millennials Millennials are striking back. Tired of being dissed by their elders, 20- and 30-somethings are taking to meta Facebook groups to mock the digital in...
23:56 2019-07-10

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour•...
16:28 2019-09-16

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin...
07:14 2019-06-05

Uttarakhand Police Joins TikTok To Promote Safety, Social Causes The Uttarakhand Police Department has joined the popular Chinese short-form video platform as it looks to "connect" with the general public at a very...
16:28 2019-08-16

Lack of sleep is more of a problem for teen girls than social media Parents shouldn’t worry about how much time teens are spending on social media as long as they are getting plenty of sleep and exercise and aren’t be...
01:42 2019-08-14

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events ar...
14:33 2019-05-21

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech...
13:42 2019-07-10

Google is testing an online social network for offline meetups Google can't resist the urge to create another social network even after the Google+ shutdown for everyday users. The company's experiment...
22:42 2019-07-11

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the fut...
19:00 2019-05-24

Soccer- Roma's 'social' service reunites missing boy with family Henrikh Mkhitaryan's close-season transfer to AS Roma has made a lasting impact off the pitch, helping a missing Kenyan boy reunite with his family t...
20:56 2019-09-17

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online ...
20:56 2019-07-11

Discord promotes Nitro subscriptions with social server boosting Discord Nitro server boosting is a new way for groups to unlock more features for their community. It's part of Discord's subscription service.Read M...
05:42 2019-06-05

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older w...
17:56 2019-07-10

Even Judges Have To Face Brunt Of Social Media, Says Supreme Court Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested fo...
19:42 2019-06-11

Dolphins owner Ross steps down from social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stepped down from the NFL's committee on social justice at the behest of players, according to former Philadelphia ...
17:28 2019-08-21

Miami Dolphins owner steps down from the NFL's social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee after he was criticized for hosting a fundraiser for Presi...
02:56 2019-08-23

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, ...
00:42 2019-05-25

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents ...
15:42 2019-06-14

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, ...
18:56 2019-06-11

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their bi...
16:28 2019-06-14

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one...
21:42 2019-07-09

‘You’ll miss me when I’m gone’: the murder of social media star Qandeel Baloch Her risque videos blazed a trail for viral fame in Pakistan. But the price she paid for popularity was death. By Sanam MaherPakistan’s first celebrit...
12:28 2019-07-09

Russian social network launches dating app to rival Tinder Russian social network Vkontakte, owned by internet group Mail.Ru, has launched a dating app to rival popular similar services such as Tinder, Vkonta...
11:42 2019-09-13

Jawline: behind the social media documentary about short-lived fame In a compelling new film, a 16-year-old small town boy becomes a star thanks to livestreaming and an ever-changing new world opens upSometime between...
11:42 2019-08-23

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through so...
15:28 2019-06-17

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used t...
02:42 2019-06-22

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purcha...
04:14 2019-06-16

Sen. Ernst says lawmakers should discuss fixing Social Security ‘behind closed doors’ Liberal opponents criticized the senator from Iowa for telling people at a recent town hall that members of Congress should discuss the issue private...
01:28 2019-09-06

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission re...
17:42 2019-06-14

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable...
16:56 2019-06-11

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz R...
20:56 2019-06-12

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Ma...
12:42 2019-06-09

What Berwick Rangers going viral tells football clubs about social media Bayern Munich and Roma are not the only clubs gaining fans online – as Berwick, Motherwell and Celtic showed last seasonBy Simon Meehan for Nutmeg ma...
14:56 2019-07-17

St. Louis, Philadelphia police involved in review of social media posts Police departments in Philadelphia and St. Louis are investigating more than 100 officers over complaints about social media posts that critics say i...
21:42 2019-06-20

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital ...
09:42 2019-06-16

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into p...
12:00 2019-06-18

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle...
08:14 2019-06-18

She tried to steal a newborn by impersonating a social worker, police say. She wound up in jail. A woman allegedly impersonated a social worker to try to take a 1-week-old away from the mother, police say. She was charged with attempted kidnappin...
07:56 2019-06-11

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women...
18:56 2019-07-20

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the sm...
22:56 2019-06-13

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republi...
11:56 2019-06-11

François Payard bakes a ‘Froot Loops’ cake for the age of social media Pastry chef François Payard, known for the fine French desserts he once created for KarVer and his own eponymous patisserie, has baked-up something h...
00:56 2019-07-20

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for Best Fandom and Cast on Social Media And we're off! Voting has officially begun for the 2019 E! TV Scoop Awards, and we're starting with what's traditionally a pretty big race: Best Fan...
00:42 2019-07-20

Mack Horton targeted on social media as he is warned over Sun Yang snub World governing body reprimands Horton and Swimming Australia, as swimmer’s Instagram account is flooded with abuseSwimming Australia and Mack Horton...
00:56 2019-07-23

Inside the Social Network: Facebook’s Difficult Year review – thumbs down! As if bewitched by their level of access, the BBC ditched critical distance, rolled over and let out one giant cheer for the global techno-oligarchy....
03:42 2019-07-17

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position i...
18:28 2019-06-20

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform...
18:56 2019-06-10

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he d...
03:14 2019-07-12

Social stress linked to bone density loss in postmenopausal women Postmenopausal women with high social stress and poor relationships may be at higher risk of bone fractures due to stress hormones lowering bone dens...
05:14 2019-07-10

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner review – social media storm lit up Royal Court, LondonJasmine Lee-Jones’s play follows an online battle about the Instagram star and tackles racism, misogyny and colourismThe lights ar...
15:14 2019-07-09

British naturalist warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning th...
14:42 2019-07-09

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 201...
00:14 2019-06-06

For third-party apps that use social login, Sign In with Apple will be mandatory, not optional Third party apps that already use a social log-in service like Sign In with Facebook or Sign In with Google, supporting the new Sign In with Apple wi...
12:28 2019-06-04

Czech Social Democrats stick to minister nominee in government dispute The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture ministe...
18:42 2019-07-15

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a...
01:28 2019-06-06

Selena Gomez Reveals How Social Media Made Her Feel Depressed Selena Gomez has 152 million followers on Instagram and was even the most followed person on the platform at a point in time. However, the 26-year-ol...
18:00 2019-06-12

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not bee...
14:00 2019-07-08

Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment In the same week that Ross Perot died, the aftershocks of his assault on the two-party system could be seen in internal quarrels involving President ...
21:56 2019-07-13

David Attenborough warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning th...
15:56 2019-07-10

Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints Tesla is known to be sensitive about leaks, but that might have serious consequences for employees who just want to discuss workplace problems. Blin...
22:42 2019-06-04

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement ...
00:00 2019-07-12

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million s...
01:28 2019-06-05

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived ...
18:14 2019-07-11

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them ar...
18:56 2019-07-12

President Trump Insists He Could've Won Without Social Media During Morning Toilet Tweets President Donald Trump insisted in a tweet this morning that he could’ve won the presidency in 2016 without the help of social media. But Trump immed...
16:42 2019-07-11

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty h...
21:28 2019-07-12

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on...
15:01 2019-07-11

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… ...
16:42 2019-06-05

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizati...
10:42 2019-06-06

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (S...
17:14 2019-07-05

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940.  ...
17:14 2019-07-04

Trump’s Social Media Summit nearly descends into brawl in Rose Garden It was a fracas at the White House! President Trump’s Social Media Summit on Thursday almost descended into a brawl when Sebastian Gorka got in...
01:42 2019-07-12

Read This: An illuminating visit to the social media graveyards of canceled TV shows Usually, when a TV series is cancelled, its social media accounts die right along with it. That’s not always the case, though, as is evidence by the ...
20:00 2019-06-28

I used to sneer at pictures of cats on social media but I’ve moved on | Coco Khan I waste hours looking at pets online and thought I’d learned to be tolerant of other people’s posting foiblesIt has been a while since my Auntie B ha...
17:00 2019-07-12

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social ...
21:28 2019-07-16

World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Po...
03:28 2019-06-08

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democra...
20:56 2019-06-27

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that succe...
20:28 2019-06-12

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewa...
19:56 2019-07-15

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that h...
19:42 2019-06-08

Most Social Democrats to back von der Leyen as commission president: party sources Two-thirds of the European Parliament's Social Democratic members will vote in favor of Ursula von der Leyen's appointment to succeed Jean-Claude Jun...
19:14 2019-07-16

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Wa...
15:56 2019-06-30

Czech Social Democrats dig in heels over minister nominee, threatening government The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture ministe...
19:56 2019-07-15

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- t...
08:00 2019-07-04

LA ice cream truck owner doesn’t care for social media influencers No amount of influence can buy you even an ice cream cone at this Los Angeles hot spot. The owner of popular City of Angels ice cream truck CVT Soft ...
07:00 2019-07-04

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory ...
11:28 2019-07-16

Adidas social media campaign backfires after racist and offensive tweets Adidas newest social media campaign was met with widespread backlash after the sports brand accidentally tweeted racist and offensive phrases and slo...
08:14 2019-07-03

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration...
19:42 2019-07-02

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and F...
17:00 2019-07-02

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 mln in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by l...
15:28 2019-07-01

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communic...
11:42 2019-06-03

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angel...
13:28 2019-06-02

From private bank client to farmer: a Chinese model of social lending Financial services group CreditEase runs an app through which its private banking clients can be connected to needy women farmers in China’s rural in...
21:00 2019-05-21

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
22:56 2019-08-09

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' priv...
17:42 2019-05-27

J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."  ...
10:01 2019-05-27

US says it plans to create fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers can now use fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants seeking visas, green cards an...
10:00 2019-08-31

Stencil handles your social media graphics work without the learning curve, and it’s almost $100 off With resources like Stencil Unlimited, you can start assembling professional grade graphics and social media images in a matter of minutes. Right now...
05:14 2019-08-12

'Only social media can create something that stupid' - Pochettino slams exit rumours "Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed the \"stupid rumours\" that he could quit the club after their shaky start to the Premier ...
20:56 2019-08-30

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online an...
04:56 2019-05-26

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes "Parasite", a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cann...
02:28 2019-05-26

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of ...
13:56 2019-05-25

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying i...
12:56 2019-05-23

Atlanta woman has an antidote for burnout - napping for self-care and social justice Nap Ministry, founded by Atlanta's Tricia Hersey, provides a safe space for rest and self care. Naps, she says, are a form of social justice. &...
11:00 2019-09-01

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of off...
13:42 2019-05-22

Export coal emissions: consider the social impacts, don't just account for them | Georgina Woods The mining lobby wants downstream emissions to be irrelevant but their impact on farmers is already real and far-reachingTwelve years ago, in New Sou...
13:42 2019-08-29

Vegetarian’s Subway order after a night of drinking gets mocked on social media A vegetarian’s sandwich order at Subway was so sparse that even her own server had to laugh — before she shared it on social media to mor...
13:28 2019-09-10

'I've had people saying they're going to come to my house' - Declan Rice reveals social media abuse "Declan Rice has opened up on the extent of the abuse he received after switching his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to Englan...
11:14 2019-09-10

Chelsea's Lampard urges social media action after more racist abuse "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard called on social media firms to register their users in order to stamp out racist comments after defender Kurt Zouma b...
05:28 2019-09-01

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinforma...
03:14 2019-09-07

Who wants to see Seann William Scott as a social worker-turned-serial killer? Seann William Scott is often the best part of whatever movie he’s in, so we’re going to go ahead and be optimistic about Bloodline, a new Blumhouse t...
18:42 2019-08-07

Consider survivor benefits, life expectancy when collecting Social Security checks Not everyone's an expert on Social Security. But planning ahead and understanding survivor benefits can avoid budget disaster after a spouse&apo...
19:00 2019-08-07

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to d...
19:28 2019-05-28

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises Fear of Reprisals The spread of graphic imagery of killings in a war that reaches so deep into local communities threatens to fuel vengeance beyond any U.S.-Taliban de...
15:00 2019-09-04

NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl halftime entertainment, social justice initiative The deal, which extends to other league entertainment events throughout the season, does not contain a provision for Jay-Z to perform at the Super Bo...
00:00 2019-08-14

China's corporate social credit system spooks European companies China's system of collating "reputation" scores for both individuals and companies in a monumental database has been in the offing for years but Euro...
00:28 2019-08-29

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles...
18:14 2019-05-24

India Driving More Revenue per User for Social Media Firms: Forrester As user growth on various social media platforms in the key global markets slows down, India is helping social media players clock more revenue per u...
23:00 2019-08-26

Netflix thriller 'Clickbait' will explore the dark side of social networks Netflix isn't leaning solely on Black Mirror to comment on the perils of the digital age. The company has snapped up Clickbait, a thriller seri...
06:56 2019-08-26

RPT-Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell tw...
05:56 2019-05-23

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate s...
19:42 2019-08-24

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fir...
07:56 2019-08-24

Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich launch heats up social media A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried ...
06:42 2019-08-24

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled w...
07:42 2019-08-23

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrat...
10:42 2019-05-23

Indian court rejects the idea of linking social media accounts with IDs Earlier this week, The Madras High Court in India ruled against any possibility of linking Aadhaar or any government ID with social media accounts. J...
22:42 2019-08-23

Social-Media Sites Delicately Foster Online Life After Death Social-media giants are increasingly grappling with how to handle accounts of users who have died. LinkedIn is designing a plan to accommodate relati...
18:56 2019-08-20

New York Times sparks social media jokes over bedbugs memo The New York Times sent out an alert Monday warning that bedbugs were spotted in its newsroom — triggering hilarity on social media. According to an ...
07:00 2019-08-27

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe. ...
20:14 2019-05-23

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma ...
21:14 2019-05-22

Pinterest's new vaccine search will offer something rare on social media: facts Users looking for medical advice will get results from major public health groups in an effort to combat misinformationWhen Pinterest realized in 201...
22:56 2019-08-28

Insta360’s tiny new GO stabilized camera could be game-changer for social video Insta360 has quickly established itself as the leader in 360-degree video capture, at least for the consumer market, and its new GO stabilized camer...
21:14 2019-08-28

Harvard Freshman Deported From Airport Over Friends' Social Media Posts Ismail Ajjawi touched down at Boston Logan International Airport on Friday night, prepared to begin his freshman year at Harvard University. The 17-y...
15:14 2019-08-28

Archdiocese warns of scammer posing as Cardinal Dolan on social media An unholy actor has been impersonating the Archbishop of New York on social media. Timothy Cardinal Dolan on Monday warned about a rogue account usin...
06:56 2019-09-18

Harvard student deported based on friends' social media posts If you thought the US' decision to screen social network posts for visa applicants risked giving innocent people the boot, you guessed correctly...
10:56 2019-08-28