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From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media

The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media

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Tom Brady, Baker Mayfield rock out at 2019 Kentucky Derby Tom Brady sure looks giddy to be back at The Kentucky Derby. The Super Bowl-winner raced to Churchill Downs this weekend after skipping last year’s Running of the Roses, and added some new faces to his annual Patriots-filled entourage. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield joined the cre...
09:51, 05/04/2019

Tom Brady, Danny Amendola duel in silly $100K bet at Kentucky Derby No naysayers here. While chaos still clouded Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, Tom Brady and his former go-to wide receiver Danny Amendola decided to wager some more at night. The premise was simple: Hit a tiny sign with a miniature football, from about half a football field away in a parking lot, an...
03:34, 05/06/2019

Tom Brady and Danny Amendola made a casual $100K bet over a throw after the Kentucky Derby Danny Amendola, Tom Brady's former Patriots teammate, bet the QB he could hit a target with a tiny football.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Fair or foul? Watch the stunning ending of the 2019 Kentucky Derby Country House was ruled the winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby after a controversial finish with Maximum Security. Check out the replay.        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House won't run in Preakness, ending Triple Crown shot Country House, the longshot who was awarded victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby following the disqualification of Maximum Security, will not run in the Preakness Stakes on May 18 in Baltimore....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Wild reactions after Country House wins Kentucky Derby on Maximum Security disqualification The sports world was buzzing after the controversial disqualification of Maximum Security, which awarded the Kentucky Derby to Country House.        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is everywhere. I’ve long identified as someone who c...
12:17, 05/12/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged....
19:34, 06/25/2019

Leeds’ tawdry Twitter beef with Derby is actually social media done right | Paul MacInnes It may look petty but this online antagonism shows how football clubs have become relatively savvy online operators after their faltering first steps a decade agoIf you, like many people right now, are yearning for common courtesy, a sense of civility in these stricken times, a balm that might heal ...
20:17, 05/28/2019

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 follower growth....
14:51, 07/04/2019

Derby 2019: Game Winner New Favorite In Kentucky Derby Coady Photo/Oaklawn Park via Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The new favorite enters the Kentucky Derby seeking his first win of 2019 and tops several contenders on modest winning streaks that could factor large in the sport’s marquee race. Game Winner is now the favorite to win Saturd...
13:17, 05/03/2019

A Kentucky man collects droppings from the 1997 Kentucky Derby winner “Silver Charm” and sells it for charity (WLEX) – There are many who want a piece of Kentucky Derby history, and one artist has found an interesting way to sell it. Artist Coleman Larkin has gathered droppings from the 1997 Kentucky Derby Winner Silver Charm, and he is selling them in jars. Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Preside...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Kentucky Derby finish headed to court; Derby's beaten favorite headed to Preakness Kentucky racing officials have denied an appeal of the Kentucky Derby disqualification of Maximum Security; beaten Derby favorite Improbable headed for Preakness Stakes....
05:00, 05/08/2019

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 to pessimism. This European Financial Forecast excerpt explains what this enthusiasm means for stocks across the board....
23:00, 05/28/2019

How to Bet on the Kentucky Derby From Anywhere I love to gamble on big events. Be it how long the national anthem will last during the Super Bowl or which character will take the Iron Throne, for me there’s something watching an event is more exciting if I have a chance to win something, even if that “win” is only $5....
15:17, 05/02/2019

What to Watch at the Kentucky Derby The Kentucky Derby is supposed to be a difficult race to handicap, but lately the favorites have been the best bet. Will the streak continue this year?...
22:51, 05/04/2019

The 145th Kentucky Derby – live! Three-year-old thoroughbreds to run for $3m purse at 6.50pm ETBob Baffert looks to tie Ben Jones for most trainer wins in Derby historyDerby favorite Omaha Beach to miss race with entrapped epiglottisTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 11.39pm BST The University of Louisville marching band and...
00:51, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby FAQ: What's next and other burning questions Still have questions about Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and wonder what happens next on the Triple Crown trail? Here's a handy guide....
03:17, 05/07/2019

Horses Running In Kentucky Derby 145 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is expected to take off around 6:50 p.m. There have to been two horses to scratch thus far, leaving 19 in the race. Click here to see their names and current odds....
21:17, 05/04/2019

Kentucky Derby DQ costs bettors around $9M When Maximum Security was disqualified after crossing the line first in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, it cost those who bet on him approximately $9 million, according to statistics provided by online horse racing site TwinSpires.com....
03:17, 05/05/2019

How to Watch the 145th Kentucky Derby The Kentucky Derby is today. Dubbed “the greatest two minutes in sports” the 145th edition of the annual horse race officially kicks off at 6:46pm ET today in Louisville, Kentucky....
21:34, 05/04/2019

The secret to getting a ride in the Kentucky Derby The world's best jockeys will lead the way in this week's Kentucky Derby, but getting there takes some luck and a plugged-in agent.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs on Saturday will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the famed track, another type of horse race will have politicians vying for attention — and perhaps cash to support their camp...
09:51, 05/04/2019

How to bet and (hopefully) win money at the 2019 Kentucky Derby Here's everything you need to know before placing your bets so you can (hopefully) win some money on the 2019 Kentucky Derby.        ...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Are 20 horses too many for the Kentucky Derby? It depends on who you ask Since 23 horses competed in the 1974 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, the field has been capped at 20. Is that too many?        ...
20:17, 05/10/2019

At Kentucky Derby, ‘Sometimes You Win and You Lose All in the Same Race’ A year like no other in horse racing became even more unsettling for the sport when the Derby champion was disqualified. What happens next is anybody’s guess....
23:51, 05/05/2019

How to bet and win money (hopefully) at the 2019 Kentucky Derby The 2019 Kentucky Derby is almost here, so here's everything you need to know before placing your bets so you can (hopefully) win some money.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Kentucky Derby: 5 underdog horses who could win the Run for the Roses The favorite has won the Kentucky Derby the last six races. But what if that doesn't happen this year? What other horses in the field have potential to steal it?        ...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security crosses 1st at Kentucky Derby Favorite Maximum Security crossed the line first in the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs. An objection has been filed and the result is not yet official....
01:17, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby gambler turns $8 into $78K with ‘miracle’ bet The shocking disqualification in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby left one man $78,000 richer after a measly $8 bet – nothing short of “a miracle,” according to a Las Vegas sportsbook manager. The unidentified gambler – a regular at The Mirage who watched the big race with his mother – won in a big way wit...
19:34, 05/06/2019

What in the world happened at the 2019 Kentucky Derby? In the 145-year history of the Kentucky Derby, Saturday's result was a first. What happened, why was the apparent winner disqualified and what were the stakes?...
08:51, 05/05/2019

A Recap of the Weather for Kentucky Oaks and Derby 145 This Derby weekend was one for the ages. From that finish to the rain to all the traditions at the Downs. I can’t really comment on the finish of the Derby, I’ll leave that to our sports team, but I can comment on the rain. Derby weekend began and ended with heavy rain. Sheets of rain ca...
06:51, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019: Stars hit the red carpet Ahead of the horse race, plenty of stars walked the red carpet, including Anna Nicole Smith's 12-year-old daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead and more.        ...
01:17, 05/05/2019

Baffert has 3 chances to win Kentucky Derby and tie record LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert not only has the Kentucky Derby favorite, but two other horses capable of giving him a share of history. Game Winner is the 9-2 favorite for Saturday’s 145th running at Churchill Downs after opening Tuesday as the 5-1 second choice behind Omaha Beach, who was...
09:51, 05/04/2019

Kentucky Derby: What was lost on Maximum Security This Kentucky Derby was costly for Maximum Security bettors. How costly? Try $9 million dollars. Maximum Security, who closed as one of the favorites at 9-2, looked like he was the victor when he crossed the finish line first, but an objection was filed accusing the colt of interfering with other ho...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby Evolves From 90 Minutes To 5 Hours For NBC (AP)– When Rob Hyland worked his first Kentucky Derby for NBC in 2001, it was a 90-minute show with a handful reporters and only one race — the Derby — was aired. Hyland, the coordinating producer of NBC’s horse racing coverage, now is at the helm of 15 hours of coverage over three days....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Kentucky Derby excitement ramps up on race day The energy is palpable on Derby Day as horses saddle up to compete in the 145th Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby in Louisville and Fox News host Janice Dean is on the ground experiencing “one of the greatest moments in sports.”...
19:51, 05/04/2019

In photos: The fantastic hats of the Kentucky Derby Fantastical, creative hats are a tradition at the annual Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at some of the most interesting looks styled from feathers, flowers, ribbons and more over the past 18 years. The 2019 Run for Roses is May 4....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Kentucky Derby preparations dodge wet weather With just a week to go, Kentucky Derby trainers work to get their horses on schedule amid some wet weather; Churchill Downs and Belmont Park open their seasons; much more racing action plus new inductees to the Racing Hall of Fame....
18:51, 04/28/2019

The Kentucky Derby Proves That Even The Losers Get Lucky Sometimes Horse racing had replay before everybody else. But that side of the allegedly perpetually declining sport was never in the spotlight so much as it was Saturday, when Churchill Downs stewards took their time before taking a Kentucky Derby win away from Maximum Security on a foul claim....
00:51, 05/07/2019

Trainer of DQ’d Kentucky Derby winner still has questions The trainer of the disqualified Kentucky Derby winner has gotten the roses after all. Five days after Maximum Security won the Derby, then got disqualified for interference and placed 17th, a fan from North Carolina sent a dozen red roses to trainer Jason Servis at his Monmouth Park barn in New Jers...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Controversy swirls over Kentucky Derby finish Country House elevated to victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby as stewards take down the first-place finisher for the first time in the 145-year history of the race....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Haikal scratched from the Kentucky Derby field Haikal has an abscess in his front left hoof and joins Omaha Beach as two Kentucky Derby contenders that have been scratched from the field.        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Trump Says Kentucky Derby Ruling Was ‘Not a Good One’ The president tweeted that to disqualify the first-place finisher and name a different winner could happen “only in these days of political correctness.”...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby bettor turns $8 wager into big pay day A Las Vegas bettor turned an $8 wager on the Kentucky Derby into $78,000 at The Mirage on Saturday after Country House was declared the winner, according to the casino’s sportsbook manager....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019: The lapsed fan's guide Haven't followed horse racing since last year's Triple Crown and need a crash course before Saturday's Kentucky Derby? Don't worry. We've got you covered....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Expert picks on who will win the 2019 Kentucky Derby Who will win the Kentucky Derby? Who is the long shot to watch? USA TODAY Network experts make their picks on who will win the 2019 Kentucky Derby.        ...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Which Kentucky Derby horses are the experts picking to win? Kentucky Derby experts, top horse racing bettors and other notable figures in Louisville go on the record with predictions for the Run for the Roses.        ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Why the Kentucky Derby is responsible for bourbon boom around the world Bourbon has made a comeback in recent years as the industry has strengthened ties with the Kentucky Derby.        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

What happens in the Kentucky Derby now that favorite Omaha Beach has been scratched? With morning line favorite Omaha Beach being scratched with an entrapped epiglottis, it changes the entire outlook for Saturday's Kentucky Derby.        ...
05:34, 05/02/2019

Baffert takes aim at record-tying 6th Kentucky Derby win Bob Baffert has 3 chances to make history in the Kentucky Derby. A victory by any of his 3 horses would give him a record-tying 6th Derby win        ...
21:34, 05/01/2019

If you're betting on the Kentucky Derby, look to this under-the-radar horse SportsPulse: Dan Wolken explains why the wise guys are looking at this horse as a serious threat to win the Kentucky Derby.        ...
05:34, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House out of Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in this month's Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Pimlico Race Course said on Tuesday, ruling out the prospect of a Triple Crown this year....
05:17, 05/08/2019

Kentucky Derby payouts: The 2019 winner will be getting a fortune When it comes to the 2019 Kentucky Derby, it pays to be a winner. The top five finishers will bring home some serious bank, splitting the majority of a $3 million purse – up $1 million from the prize total that stood from 2005-2018. That’s a lot of moolah getting spread around to the fastest.....
23:17, 05/04/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019 picks: Why Gray Magician is best value bet at 29-1 It’s the first Saturday in May, so here we go with the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Maybe it’s seemed easy the last six years as the post-time favorite has won the Run for the Roses. But if you’re just going to play the favorites, this isn’t the Derby preview for......
23:17, 05/04/2019

Favorite Omaha Beach ruled out of Kentucky Derby Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach has been scratched from Saturday's first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown because of a respiratory disease, race organizers said Wednesday on Twitter....
17:17, 05/02/2019

Nogales grad Bob Baffert talks about Kentucky Derby TUCSON – Nogales High School and University of Arizona Alum Bob Baffert is excited about this weekend’s Kentucky Derby (which will air on NBC). The two-time, Triple-Crown-Winning-trainer appeared on Wednesday’s News 4 Tucson sportscast:...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Why Kentucky Derby disqualified Maximum Security in stunner At this point, the dragged-out 20-minute review will be more remembered than the actual two-minute race. Here’s how NBC’s Mike Tirico explained the moment and reasoning for Saturday’s stunning Kentucky Derby reversal in which Maximum Security — who crossed the finish line first, was disqualified — h...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in the Preakness Stakes, trainer Bill Mott told the Daily Racing Forum on Tuesday, meaning that there will be no Triple Crown winner this year....
00:34, 05/08/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two other horse in an abrupt fashion....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Kentucky Derby horses get final pre-race workouts The field for Saturday's Kentucky Derby gets final workouts, stragglers head for Churchill Downs; results of major weekend stakes races around the country....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Kentucky Derby field shrinks to 19, wet track forecast The field for Saturday's Kentucky Derby shrank to 19 Friday with the scratch of Haikal as forecasters called for the third straight year of a wet track on Derby Day in Louisville....
18:17, 05/03/2019

The Big Wet President Blames Kentucky Derby Result On PC Police Given the fact that Donald Trump could probably name every host of Fox & Friends in chronological order before he could name one Supreme Court justice he didn’t nominate, it should come as no surprise that our doughboy president chose to weigh in on the video replay controversy at the Kentucky D...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Country House wins Kentucky Derby after favorite DQ'd Country House was declared the winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday when Maximum Security became the first horse in the history of the race to be disqualified after crossing the line first....
08:17, 05/05/2019

Trainer of DQ'd Kentucky Derby winner still has questions Trainer Jason Servis says he's come to terms with Maximum Security's Kentucky Derby disqualification but still has questions about what he says was a bad call        ...
00:34, 05/10/2019

Kentucky Derby to kick off under cloud of horse deaths Saturday marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs — but this year’s race will set off under a cloud of controversy originating at a track some 2,000 miles away. Twenty-three thoroughbreds have died since Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park, the California track that’s considere...
01:17, 05/04/2019

The Kentucky Derby Was Decided By Some Video Replay Bullshit For a brief moment on Saturday, Luis Saez felt an immense happiness that can only overcome someone that has achieved one of the greatest accomplishments of their life. He had won the Kentucky Derby with his horse, Maximum Security, by one-and-a-half lengths and spoke about how the victory was a drea...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby shocker: Country House wins via DQ Maximum Security becomes first Kentucky Derby winner disqualified for interference in race's 145-year history; Country House elevated into winner's circle        ...
18:51, 05/05/2019

Ranking the 20 horses in the field for the 2019 Kentucky Derby The 20 horses expected to run in the Kentucky Derby. Trainer, jockey and owner information, plus news, notes and videos of their final prep race.        ...
02:34, 04/30/2019

Kentucky Derby weekend had lots of top-quality action As usual, the Kentucky Derby took focus from some top-shelf action in other racing divisions, including a spectacular week on the turf for trainer Chad Brown...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Mike Francesa: I predicted Kentucky Derby disaster Mike Francesa is usually in the wrong. But on this Saturday, May 4 ,2019 — mark it down — he may be right. And he won’t let you forget it, “I said it to my wife as soon [as I saw it],” the gasbag told WFAN peer Kim Jones, via Francesa chronicler @BackAftaThis. “I ...
03:51, 05/05/2019

Tom Brady ranking sparks Kurt Warner-Chris Simms media war The NFL’s season of ridiculous takes is in full swing, and Chris Simms is leading the pack. Simms ranked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — yes, six-time Super Bowl-winning Tom Brady, who won his most recent championship in February — ninth on his top-40 NFL quarterbacks list last we...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Horse racing: Appeal over Kentucky Derby disqualification denied An appeal filed by the owner of Maximum Security, the horse that finished first in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday but was later disqualified for interference, was denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday....
03:00, 05/07/2019

Day in the life of a Kentucky Derby horse: Workouts, peppermints and a bath Routine is important for a Kentucky Derby horse, but it's a pretty nice life. A typical day includes workouts, a bath and lots of peppermints.        ...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Maximum Security owners sue for $1.86m winner's share from Kentucky Derby Horse was disqualified from race earlier this monthOwners hope to have result of Derby reversedThe owners of Maximum Security have sued to reverse the horse’s disqualification from the Kentucky Derby earlier this month. They are also seeking the $1.86m winner’s share of the $3m purse, including $186...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Shock as 65-1 shot wins Kentucky Derby after controversial ruling A 65-1 shot has won America's famous Kentucky Derby after the horse that finished first was disqualified for interference - the first time that has happened in the race's 145-year history....
14:17, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security owner blasts Kentucky Derby: They know they messed up LOUISVILLE — Reaction ranged from anger and confusion to complaints about the stewards’ conduct after a horse that crossed the finish line first failed to win the Kentucky Derby for the only time in the 145-year history of the nation’s most prestigious race. Stewards upheld the objections of t...
21:00, 05/05/2019

How the 1st place horse, Maximum Security, lost at the Kentucky Derby Country House, a longshot who placed second, won the Kentucky Derby after officials determined that Maximum Security had committed an interference foul....
20:51, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019: Haikal becomes latest horse to scratch The Kentucky Derby lost another horse Friday when Haikal was scratched because of an infection in his left front foot. That leaves the field at 19. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, Haikal was being treated for an abscess and didn’t train Thursday or Friday. That left McLaughlin no choice but to s...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019 predictions: Win, place, show picks Saturday is the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby, and here are The Post’s staff picks in the Run for the Roses: Vic Cangialosi Maximum Security: Unbeaten colt should secure his spot near or on the lead with Omaha Beach out. Can he get the distance with Bob Baffert’s threesome pressing? Yes. Roads...
23:17, 05/04/2019

Beyond the Kentucky Derby: 10 great places to watch horse racing Horse racing’s biggest day is the Kentucky Derby at Louisville’s Churchill Downs. But travelers can cheer on a favorite filly at other tracks around the country.        ...
23:17, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Maximum Security Early Kentucky Derby Favorite LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday’s 145th running of the Kentucky Derby (all times local): 2 p.m. Maximum Security is the 9-2 favorite in early wagering for Saturday’s 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The Florida Derby winner is 4-0 in his brief career....
21:17, 05/04/2019

Two jockeys had a dream come true at the Kentucky Derby. One turned into a nightmare Luis Saez and Flavien Prat each said he had a dream come true on Saturday, but only one jockey actually did.        ...
18:51, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security returns to the races for first time since Kentucky Derby DQ Maximum Security, disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby, returns to action in Sunday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park while older horses slug it out in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on Saturday....
20:17, 06/14/2019

How much will Kentucky Derby foul limit Maximum Security’s value? It’s complicated. Experts say the unprecedented overturned result in Saturday’s race will likely prove costly for the disqualified thoroughbred’s stud fees and stallion value. But, owing to a number of unusual factors, all is not lost....
07:17, 05/08/2019

Earnhardt Jr. added to NBC Sports' Kentucky Derby team Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s role with NBC Sports continues to expand as the retired NASCAR driver will be part of the network's Kentucky Derby broadcast team        ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Ten years after long-shot Kentucky Derby win, Mine That Bird still seems like a UFO The gelding came out of nowhere to win the Run for the Roses at 50-1 odds before fading into retirement, not on a verdant Kentucky farm but in a land of unexplained phenomena: Roswell, N.M....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Initial Kentucky Derby DQ led to failed 4-year legal odyssey Dancer’s Image crossed the finish line first in the 1968 Kentucky Derby, only to become the first horse ever disqualified days later as the result of a positive drug test. It was the start of a four-year legal odyssey by owner Peter Fuller, who spent $250,000 — the equivalent of $1.52 million ...
00:51, 05/09/2019

The Kentucky Derby decision was a bad one. Country House never had a chance of winning. While Maximum Security may a veered off course, officials should disqualify a horse only when a foul has affected the outcome, or is particularly egregious....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Maximum Security survives Kentucky Derby deja vu to win Haskell OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security captured the $1 million Haskell Invitational and, unlike the Kentucky Derby, survived a steward’s inquiry Saturday night. It capped a long day that included a major delay triggered by intense heat and safety concerns for the horses and riders that led to the cancel...
10:34, 07/21/2019

Maximum Security owners suing to restore Kentucky Derby win FRANKFORT, Ky. — The owners of Maximum Security have sued the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and race stewards, seeking to reverse the horse’s disqualification for interference as Kentucky Derby winner and restoration of purse money. The lawsuit filed by Gary and Mary West on Tuesday in U.S....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Country House team: Kentucky Derby shocker ‘bittersweet’ LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maximum Security became the first winner disqualified for interference in the Kentucky Derby, leading to an agonizing wait and an eventual stunning reversal that made 65-1 shot Country House the winner Saturday. Country House finished second in the slop before an objection was rais...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Meet Jon Court, 58, soon the oldest Kentucky Derby jockey in history There are 55 years between them, but Jon Court and Long Range Toddy have been a strong match entering Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Court will make history, becoming the oldest jockey to ride in the Derby at 58 years old, as Long Range Toddy has 30-to-1 odds to win the first leg of the Triple Cro...
22:51, 05/03/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby: Post time, odds, TV channel Everything you need to know about the 145th annual Kentucky Derby, set for Saturday, May 4 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.        ...
17:34, 05/04/2019

Country House shockingly isn’t the biggest Kentucky Derby upset ever Highest payoffs for winners of the Kentucky Derby since $2 mutuel bets began in 1911 with winner, year and price: Donerail, 1913: $184.90 Country House, 2019: $132.40 Mine That Bird, 2009: $103.20 Giacomo, 2005: $102.60 Gallahadian, 1940: $72.40 Charismatic, 1999: $64.60 Proud Clarion, 1967: $62.20 ...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Country House’s trainer goes on apology tour after Kentucky Derby win Country House trainer Bill Mott should be celebrating the biggest victory of his life with Saturday’s Kentucky Derby — but instead finds himself on an unexpected apology tour. “I feel terrible that I have to apologize for winning,” Mott, 65, told The Washington Post on Sunday of his 65-to-1 lo...
03:34, 05/06/2019

Kentucky Derby result just the latest in string of 'tainted triumphs' Saturday's historic disqualification of Kentucky Derby first-place finisher Maximum Security resulted in a "Run for the Roses" victory for second-place finisher Country House -- and an anticlimax that will likely be debated for decades....
09:00, 05/05/2019

In photos: Horses, trainers prep for Saturday's Kentucky Derby Kentucky Derby hopefuls gallop on the track during early morning training as they prepare for the 145th Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Final preparations are going on all week for the Derby on May 4, 2019....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach will not race Saturday Morning line favorite Omaha Beach will not race in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday due to an entrapped epiglottis.        ...
05:34, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House comes from lineage of champions Kentucky Derby winner Country House comes from a line of champions and is the son of Preakness champion Lookin At Lucky.        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security’s Appeal of Kentucky Derby Disqualification Is Denied Just hours after the objection was filed, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission rejected it, saying that the disqualification was not subject to appeal....
06:34, 05/07/2019

How to watch the 2019 Kentucky Derby: live stream the race from anywhere The history, the horses, the hopeful betters - it must be Derby day! The 'Run for the Roses' is back at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky this weekend. This year marks the 145th annual Kentucky Derby, widely known as the most bet-upon horse racing event in the calendar.But betting...
13:51, 05/02/2019

In photos: Country House wins controversial Kentucky Derby Country House was declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby during the 145th Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on May 4, 2019. Maximum Security was the first horse to cross the finish line, but was ultimately disqualified....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Controversial finishes like the Kentucky Derby's are a grand old tradition in motorsports From Lee Petty protesting a victory by his own son Richard (and winning) to results that aren't official for days, the racing world knows all about debated finishes....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield rips media for 'click bait' stories about his own Daniel Jones criticism Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield blasted reporters Tuesday after he said a GQ magazine profile misrepresented his comments about New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones, turning the remarks from what Mayfield claims was a more nuanced point about the NFL draft into simple "click bait" fodder....
18:34, 08/21/2019

Maximum Security's owners file lawsuit over Kentucky Derby result Maximum Security’s owners on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over the result of the Kentucky Derby, which left the horse disqualified....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Game Winner becomes new Kentucky Derby favorite after Omaha Beach scratched Omaha Beach's Wednesday scratch means Bob Baffert has the top three favorites in the Kentucky Derby, led by Game Winner.        ...
05:34, 05/02/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby odds, field, complete betting guide An inside look at how the 145th Kentucky Derby will shape up: 1. War of Will (15-1) Trainer: Mark Casse Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione Current form: Won the Rebel by a measured two lengths to make it three straight. But gate issues and a wide trip resulted in his first loss on dirt in the Louisiana.......
22:51, 05/03/2019

Report: Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in Preakness Country House, who won Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security was disqualified, will not race at the Preakness later this month, according to a report.        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched with a throat problem Omaha Beach, the morning-line favorite for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, was scratched from the field after a throat issue was detected; Bodexpress moves into the race, jockey Mike Smith left without a mount....
15:17, 05/02/2019

Maximum Security owners file lawsuit to restore Kentucky Derby win Gary and Mary West, owners of Maximum Security, filed a lawsuit to restore win after jockey Luiz Saez's controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual Angel, Secret Street, Derby Treasure, Noise Mandate, Amboseli. There will be no statues built at Santa Anita Park in memory of those six thoroughbreds, ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Maximum Security out of Preakness; owner blasts ‘greedy’ Kentucky Derby There’s not going to be a rematch at The Preakness Stakes. Gary West, the owner of Maximum Security, told the “Today” show Monday morning he will not run his horse in two weeks at Pimlico after the disqualification on Saturday cost him the Kentucky Derby. “There’s no Tr...
19:34, 05/06/2019

Life Remains Normal For Kentucky Derby Winner Country House LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House isn’t a racing rock star just yet. If not for the garland of roses draped across the white saw horse outside Bill Mott’s stable at Churchill Downs or the sign beside his stall that reads 2019 Kentucky Derby winner, it might be ha...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Kentucky Derby may lose a second contender; Haikal's status is in question Haikal is dealing with an abscess in his front left hoof, and his status is in doubt for Kentucky Derby. Omaha Beach was scratched Wednesday night.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Horse racing: Collmus ready to call Kentucky Derby without wife Larry Collmus has called American horse racing's Triple Crown for NBC since 2011, but he is probably best known for what would have remained an obscure race if not for a confluence of factors that set in motion what became a viral video....
22:17, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Derby appeal filed by Maximum Security owners is denied Appeal of the 2019 Kentucky Derby filed with the state's horse racing commission, says attorney for Maximum Security's owners Gary and Mary West.        ...
08:34, 05/07/2019

How Maximum Security's Kentucky Derby disqualification affects his stud value Maximum Security wasn't supposed to be this good, and that could impact his breeding value far more than the Kentucky Derby controversy.        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Maximum Security jockey suspended for 15 days for Kentucky Derby interference The jockey responsible for causing interference that resulted in Maximum Security’s historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner was suspended for 15 days....
18:00, 05/14/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” “The Kentuky Derby decision was not a good one,&...
02:17, 05/06/2019

Country House Wins Kentucky Derby After Maximum Security Is Disqualified Country House, a 65-to-1 long shot, was declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby after the post-time favorite, Maximum Security, was disqualified in the 145th running of the race....
02:17, 05/05/2019

Trump blasts Kentucky Derby decision to disqualify Maximum Security ​President Trump on Sunday blamed “political correctness​” for ​a controversial decision ​at the Kentucky Derby that led to the disqualification of the apparent winner in favor of a 65-to-1 long shot. ​”​The Kentuky Derby decision was not a good one. It was a rough and tumble race ...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Internet explodes over Country House’s chaotic 2019 Kentucky Derby win Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in the 145th Kentucky Derby, but he was not the winner. And the internet acted accordingly. The would-be winner was taken down by the stewards for obstruction, which occurred near the end of the race. Country House, a 65-1 shot, was moved from second to...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Trainer still furious about Maximum Security DQ in Kentucky Derby; Belmont Stakes next? Jason Servis is still furious about Maximum Security's Kentucky Derby disqualification and he's trying to move forward with Belmont Stakes plans.        ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Maximum Security owners ask judge to reinstate Kentucky Derby victory The owners of the horse that was named winner of the Kentucky Derby only to have the title taken back minutes later have asked a federal judge to reinstate the victory, according to a published report. Gary and Mary West say the stewards of the fabled competition broke their own rules in disqualifyi...
16:51, 06/01/2019

Jockey Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks another horse Jockey Luis Saez -- who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby -- found himself in the middle of another blocking controversy on Friday.       ...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Appeal To Overturn Kentucky Derby Outcome Filed In US District Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Counsel for the owners of disqualified Derby horse Maximum Security has filed a motion to reverse the Stewards’ decision and restore the horse’s championship. Attorneys for Gary and Mary West are asking the court to restore Maximum Security’s origina...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Kentucky Derby: Country House wins after Maximum Security disqualified Country House wins the 2019 Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security becomes the first victor in the race's 145-year history to be disqualified on the day....
14:34, 05/05/2019

TwinSpires will refund some win bets on Maximum Security after controversial Kentucky Derby Some bettors who laid money down on Maximum Security to win in the Kentucky Derby could be eligible for a refund from TwinSpires.com.        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security ran like a ‘drunk driver’ at the Kentucky Derby, rival trainer says The trainer of War of Will accused Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez of improperly blocking horses both headed into the far turn and during the home stretch....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Here are the Kentucky Derby payouts after Country House's shocking victory Country House made history at the Kentucky Derby as the second-largest long shot to win the Run for the Roses. Check out the payouts from the race.        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualified Country House was declared the winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday when Maximum Security became the first horse in the history of the race to be disqualified after crossing the line first....
02:17, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to skip Preakness Stakes The second leg of the Triple Crown will feature neither the declared winner nor Maximum Security, who crossed the finish line first but was disqualified....
22:17, 05/07/2019

Maximum Security owner denies impeding Kentucky Derby winner The owner of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security on Sunday denied his horse had interfered with the declared winner and said it was unlikely the horse would run in the May 18 Preakness, the second leg of U.S. racing's Triple Crown....
23:34, 05/05/2019

Disqualified Kentucky Derby Jockey Hit With Suspension For "Failure To Control His Mount" While disgraced horse Maximum Security seeks justice in the courts following his disqualification in the Kentucky Derby for unruly racing, his jockey, a man named Luis Saez, has been suspended by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for “failure to control his mount and make the proper effort to ma...
11:17, 05/14/2019

Contenders for 2020 Kentucky Derby in action in weekend horse racing Top-level 2-year-old action from coast to coast and in between in weekend horse racing should point out some contenders for the Breeders' Cup juvenile races and the 2020 Kentucky Derby and Oaks; Yoshida favored to repeat...
02:17, 08/31/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in Preakness due to illness Country House, who won the Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security was disqualified, will not race at the Preakness later this month due to illness.        ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on political correctness.An explanation of the historic inq...
19:17, 05/05/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby live stream: how to watch today's race from anywhere All eyes are on Churchill Downs today - it's time for the 2019 Kentucky Derby. This year marks the 145th annual Run for the Roses, widely known as the most bet-upon horse racing event in the calendar.But betting is no fun unless you're watching along (or, to be fair, winning) and we'r...
23:34, 05/04/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, blocking the path of other horses. The race offici...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Preakness Stakes will take place without Kentucky Derby winner for the first time in 23 years Following a dramatic 145th Kentucky Derby on May 4, horses will compete for the “middle jewel” in the second leg of the Triple Crown race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD, but it’s an unusual circumstance for this years race....
06:51, 05/19/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days of political correctness."...
21:34, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security threatens legal action after ‘egregious’ Kentucky Derby DQ LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards’ disqualification of his horse’s Kentucky Derby victory as “egregious” and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal. “I think this is the most egregious disqualificati...
17:34, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security's owners file appeal over Kentucky Derby disqualification Appeal of the 2019 Kentucky Derby filed with the state's horse racing commission, says attorney for Maximum Security's owners Gary and Mary West.        ...
23:34, 05/06/2019

War of Will trainer expresses outrage over Maximum Security owner's Kentucky Derby remarks The trainer of one of the horse’s involved in the Kentucky Derby controversy that led to the disqualification of Maximum Security and made Country House the winner expressed his anger Tuesday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

10 Breeders' Cup qualifiers, first '20 Kentucky Derby trial mark weekend horse racing Breeders' Cup qualifying races from Ireland to Canada to Kentucky and the first official prep for the 2020 Kentucky Derby hightlight weekend horse racing around the globe....
22:34, 09/13/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security was robbed at Kentucky Derby, yet another black eye in horse racing History will say Country House won Kentucky Derby. Anyone who watched will know that Maximum Security was robbed as horse racing took another hit.        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security’s owner mulling Kentucky Derby appeal and Preakness appearance LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The next stop in the chase for the Triple Crown is the Preakness, though both Maximum Security and Country House remain noncommittal for the May 18 race following Maximum Security’s disqualification from the Kentucky Derby. Owner Gary West said Sunday he is unsure whether to enter ...
19:34, 05/06/2019

‘The worst thing you can do is rush’: Inside the strangest 22 minutes in Kentucky Derby history. Three Churchill Downs stewards answered two phone calls from jockeys placing objections, beginning a period of unprecedented uncertainty at horse racing’s biggest event....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Stop the Kentucky Derby fighting and work for solutions to fix horse racing Instead of fighting over the Kentucky Derby, maybe the only good that can come of this mess would be looking for solutions to racing's biggest issues.        ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Kentucky Derby shuts down Maximum Security appeal, owner strikes back LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission didn’t take long to deny the appeal of Maximum Security’s disqualification as Kentucky Derby winner for interference, saying hours after it was filed Monday that the stewards’ decision is not subject to appeal. The commission&...
03:00, 05/07/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby horses, updated odds, analysis and start time Omaha Beach was scratched Wednesday making Game Winner, a Bob Baffert horse, the morning-line favorite. Another horse, Haikal, scratched on Friday. And Mike Smith will now ride No. 10 Cutting Humor....
16:17, 05/03/2019

Horse racing: Wide open Kentucky Derby awaits after favorite scratched The Kentucky Derby is the first step toward Triple Crown glory and this year's "Run for the Roses" is more wide open than it has been in years after race favorite Omaha Beach was scratched due to injury....
10:51, 05/04/2019

Maximum Security owner challenges four Kentucky Derby contenders to $20 million rematch Maximum Security owner Gary West is challenging four other Kentucky Derby horse owners to another race, with $20 million on the line.        ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Joey Fatone, Michelle Williams and More Stars Attend 2019 Kentucky Derby The Kentucky Derby may be nicknamed "the greatest two minutes in sports," but the conversation surrounding the outfits and hats at the annual race lasts way more than that. The......
07:00, 05/05/2019

Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn Birkhead, 12, Returns to Kentucky Derby Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielyn Birkhead, now age 12, has returned to the Kentucky Derby with her dad. On Friday, the tween attended the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve......
17:17, 05/04/2019

Jeff Bezos, richest man in the world, was a surprise guest at this Kentucky Derby party Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Tom Brady, party; Travis Tritt, NYSYNC's Joey Fatone, Eddie Montgomery perform at Barnstable Brown gala ahead of Kentucky Derby.        ...
17:34, 05/04/2019

Anderson Cooper denies he's 'on the left,' then rips Trump for tweeting about Kentucky Derby CNN anchor Anderson Cooper denied on Monday night that he's "on the left," but later slammed President Donald Trump for weighing in on the Kentucky Derby. ...
14:34, 05/07/2019

After Kentucky Derby uproar, its players fade into quiet routine of horse racing On a routine Thursday at Belmont Park, a few of those involved in one of the most unusual day’s in the sport’s history were plying their trade in near anonymity....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019: How to watch, horses, post time, odds and weather The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports are upon us. The 2019 Kentucky Derby takes place on Saturday, the first step in the chase to horse racing’s vaunted Triple Crown. Betting favorite Omaha Beach and contender Haikal are no longer running, adding some unpredictability into the field for the 145th...
23:17, 05/04/2019

Owner of disqualified horse Maximum Security to appeal Kentucky Derby result: NBC The owner of Maximum Security, the horse that finished first in the 145th Kentucky Derby on Saturday but was disqualified, said he would file an appeal with the state racing commission in an interview on NBC's "Today" show on Monday....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to Kentucky Derby rivals The owner of Maximum Security on Friday issued a multimillion-dollar bet to the owners of four race horses who benefited from his horse’s disqualification from this year’s Kentucky Derby....
03:17, 05/18/2019

Country House wins 2019 Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualification LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race’s 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country House was declared the winner. Country House finished second in the slop befo...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach to miss race with entrapped epiglottis Omaha Beach to miss Kentucky Derby with respiratory issueDark bay colt on three-race winning streak was 4-1 favorite Omaha Beach, the morning-line favorite for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, will be scratched due to an entrapped epiglottis, trainer Richard Mandella said Wednesday.The stunning blow to th...
01:17, 05/02/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby draw, horses, odds, analysis and start time Omaha Beach is the morning-line favorite at 4-1; Bob Baffert, the Hall of Fame trainer of the past two Triple Crown winners, has three horses entered....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Kentucky Derby result leaves Maximum Security's owner 'in total disbelief' The shocking decision to overturn Maximum Security’s win at the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday left one of the horse’s co-owners in “disbelief.”...
17:51, 05/06/2019

Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualified in stunner Country House declared race winner after jockey objectionMaximum Security is first winner to be DQ’d for interferenceCountry House wins 145th Kentucky Derby – as it happenedFor the only time in the 145-year history of the Kentucky Derby, the first horse across the finish line was disqualified for a ...
04:34, 05/05/2019

Check out the Kentucky Derby 2019 post position draw, jockeys, odds Post positions, odds and entries for the full field for the 2019 Kentucky Derby set for Saturday, May 4, at Churchill Downs in Louisville.        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Kentucky Derby wide-open race after Omaha Beach defection Five-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert may have edge with Game Winner, but says ''it's whoever gets the trip'' among field that looks even.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Derby didn’t figure to have a Triple Crown threat. Now it’s lost its best story. A day after they scratched race favorite Omaha Beach, Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and owner Rick Porter mourned their last, best chance at their first Derby win....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Horse racing-Owner of disqualified Maximum Security to appeal Kentucky Derby result: NBC The owner of Maximum Security, the horse that finished first in the 145th Kentucky Derby on Saturday but was disqualified, said he would file an appeal with the state racing commission in an interview on NBC's "Today" show on Monday....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez suspended over controversial Kentucky Derby finish Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has suspend Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez for 15 racing days for interfering with riders in the Kentucky Derby.        ...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Taking pictures at the Kentucky Derby is a snap for horse racing world's top photographer At some point just before 7 p.m. Saturday, as the horses in the Kentucky Derby enter the stretch, horse racing's top photographer must make a decision        ...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Expect soggy Kentucky Derby as Saturday's forecast calls for rain, thunderstorms Race fans might want to bet on mudders for the Kentucky Derby, as the forecast calls for rain and chance of thunderstorms Saturday at Churchill Downs.        ...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Maximum Security's owners ask court to summarily declare it winner of Kentucky Derby In a motion for summary judgment, Gary and Mary West have asked a federal judge to summarily declare Maximum Security the Derby winner.        ...
10:17, 06/01/2019

Harden lifts Rockets to OT win…Bruins, Sharks get 1-goal wins…DQ highlights Kentucky Derby HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden poured in 41 points and the Houston Rockets pulled within 2-1 in the NBA’s Western Conference semifinals by downing the Golden State Warriors, 126-121 in overtime. Eric Gordon added a playoff career-high 30 points with a playoff-best seven 3-pointers for Houston. Th...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Late Kentucky Derby scratch a cruel fate for Omaha Beach's connections Omaha Beach is the third morning-line favorite to be scratched from the Kentucky Derby during this decade.        ...
05:34, 05/02/2019

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Longines Race of the Week: Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualified "Country House claimed the 2019 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, USA, after Maximum Security became the first winner in the race\u0027s 145-year history to be disqualified on the day."...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby mount on Cutting Humor Mike Smith became available Wednesday when Omaha Beach was scratched; he will replace Corey Lanerie on Cutting Humor.        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Report: Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test weeks before the Kentucky Derby According to a report from the New York Times, Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test in the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby.       ...
06:00, 09/12/2019

Kentucky Derby loser Maximum Security's owners: 'Proper hearing' will reinstate horse as winner The owners of Maximum Security – who finished first but was later disqualified from the Kentucky Derby over the weekend – continued to fight back on Thursday, saying that as they consider their legal options, they feel a fair hearing would ultimately lead to their horse being reinstated as the victo...
06:17, 05/10/2019

The scene at the Kentucky Derby as Maximun Security is disqualified as the winner and Country House takes the crown In a development unprecedented in the race’s 145-year history, the apparent winner was disqualified for interference, leaving Country House as the second-longest shot ever to win the event....
05:34, 05/05/2019

Report: Triple Crown Winner Justify Failed Drug Test Ahead Of Kentucky Derby Explosive news out of the world of horse racing today: Justify, the colt that ruined the mystique of one of sports’ all-time legendary feats last summer, reportedly tested positive for a performance enhancing substance in the weeks ahead of the Kentucky Derby. Under the rules in place at the time, J...
04:34, 09/12/2019

Justify failed drug test weeks before winning Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown: report Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test in California just two months before he ran in the Kentucky Derby, which should have disqualified him from the race, according to a report....
12:00, 09/12/2019

Maximum Security owner plans Kentucky Derby appeal, says disqualified horse won't run in Preakness Gary West appeared on NBC's 'Today' show Monday morning, two days after his horse Maximum Security was disqualified from the 2019 Kentucky Derby.        ...
19:34, 05/06/2019

Spring thunderstorms, rain, dampen weekend weather outlook for Kentucky Derby and meteor shower viewing Thunderstorm forecast targets southern Plains, wet weather threat dampens outlook for Eta Aquarid meteor shower viewing.        ...
16:17, 05/03/2019

Rapper Meek Mill pleads guilty to gun charge, ending decade-long court fight: media Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill's decade-long court fight that turned him into an advocate for criminal justice reform ended on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to a gun charge and prosecutors dropped all other charges against him, local media reported....
19:00, 08/27/2019

A Very Brady Renovation Reunites the Brady Bunch Cast for A Seriously Nostalgic Reno Show The Brady Bunch is going home on HGTV. A Very Brady Renovation is coming to the network, and it's not just any old home renovation show. After the actual house used for exterior......
06:17, 07/26/2019

Happy Birthday, Tom Brady! See All the Cutest Family Moments From the Brady Bunch If anyone has had a championship year, it's Tom Brady. The Patriots quarterback, who turns 42 today, added yet another Super Bowl ring to his collection (he has now earned six) and......
16:17, 08/03/2019

Could a court overturn Maximum Security's DQ in Kentucky Derby? Don't bet on it, lawyers say Maximum Security was disqualified at the 2019 Kentucky Derby. The horse's owner made an appeal but it was swiftly denied. Could a court overrule it?        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Preakness odds: Beaten Kentucky Derby favorite Improbable again made favorite With the top three finishers from the Kentucky Derby taking a pass, the beaten favorite from that race, Improbable, is the morning-line favorite for Saturday's Preakness from gate No. 4....
12:17, 05/16/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Considering that it represents nearly half the popul...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security could yield maximum payout at Kentucky Derby Maximum Security, who is 4-for-4 in his career, has been largely overlooked in the week-long build-up to the Kentucky Derby. That’s not a surprise.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Top-level races from coast to coast surround Kentucky Derby and Oaks Former Derby contenders, Breeders' Cup winners and runners with experience from Dubai to Royal Ascot enliven top-shelf racing around the USA on Kentucky Derby weekend....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Opinion: As Kentucky Derby week starts, here's what the drug Lasix does, why it's controversial A diuretic called furosemide — commonly known around the racetrack as Lasix — is administered to the vast majority of Thoroughbreds.        ...
17:51, 04/29/2019

Why Panama is known for best jockeys in world: 'Dream for us is the same — to race in the Kentucky Derby' Panama has produced the top riders in the world, including four who've won the Kentucky Derby. A look inside the country's famed jockey school.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Maximum Security jockey appeals 'unduly harsh' Kentucky Derby suspension Jockey Luis Saez's appeal says the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's decision in the 2019 Kentucky Derby was not supported by "substantial evidence."        ...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Country House's Kentucky Derby win ranks among biggest upsets in race's history Country House's 2019 Kentucky Derby win is one of the race's biggest upsets ever, with Donerail's win standing as the only horse with longer odds to win        ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Maximum Security owner: Churchill Downs 'greedy' for allowing 20 horses in Kentucky Derby Maximum Security owner Gary West believes Churchill Downs allows too many horses to run in the Kentucky Derby, saying "it’s like a rodeo out there."        ...
19:34, 05/06/2019

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 staunchest supporters of the tax are no longer convinced....
18:34, 07/20/2019

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 currently sweeping the north African country....
17:17, 06/14/2019

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 likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
22:17, 05/28/2019

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 to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it monitor......
00:34, 07/13/2019

Blaze at Kentucky whiskey warehouse threatens 45,000 barrels of bourbon -media Kentucky firefighters were battling a massive blaze at a Jim Beam bourbon warehouse on Wednesday morning, which put at risk some 45,000 barrels of the whiskey, local media reported....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Spoilers! 'Detective Pikachu' Ryan Reynolds explains that wild 'Pokemon' ending 'Pokemon: Detective Pikachu' may have left viewers shocked. We asked Ryan Reynolds and director Rob Letterman about the movie's unexpected ending.        ...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Kurt Busch wins NASCAR Cup race at Kentucky after a wild overtime battle with Kyle Busch Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch put on a show, but it was elder brother Kurt who won the race and gave Chevrolet its first Cup Series win at Kentucky.       ...
09:00, 07/14/2019

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 shown....
05:17, 08/14/2019

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 driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
21:51, 07/05/2019

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 suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study published this spring, for example, found that social ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

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 future....
00:51, 07/08/2019

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 in-between is a story of crime and punishment, and a question of how justice works in the social media era. Simone Burns, who is also known as Simone O’...
23:34, 07/05/2019

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs US President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
11:34, 07/12/2019

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 warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
06:51, 05/28/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
19:51, 05/28/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
18:17, 04/30/2019

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 get around the censors....
17:34, 09/02/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
17:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:00, 04/30/2019

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 Thursday will host a meeting of some of the rightwing internet’s loudest voices – and worst trolls.Donald Trump’s so-called “Social Media Summit” was announ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

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 owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It is with great sadness that we tell you that Leo has...
19:00, 05/30/2019

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 the Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Dwayne Drayton struck and killed 70-year-old Robert Henschel as he stood beside his disabled vehicle on Feb....
15:51, 06/06/2019

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 European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small gangs...
20:17, 06/06/2019

There Was a Big Fight About Sex Toys and Social Media on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way There have been many fights sparked by random happenings on 90 Day Fiancé--never forget the fight Jesse and Darcey had over cutting steak--but things reached another level on 90 Day......
08:51, 07/30/2019

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, nothing else has come close to comparing... until I started using the Billie razor....
06:00, 09/12/2019

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. The years during which the days are long but the nights are longer, someone is always physically hanging on you, and even something as simple as getti...
23:00, 08/26/2019

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 circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
02:34, 06/20/2019

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 large majority said it was important to follow current events. However, half got the news from Youtube. While 54-percent got it from other social media pla...
17:34, 08/20/2019

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 there. Whatever business you're in, reaching your customers, clients and readers relies a huge amount on the ubiquity of social media sites.But the...
13:00, 05/25/2019

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 circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
12:51, 06/15/2019

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 night....
00:51, 06/17/2019

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 this month launched two new features on its platform meant to prevent bullying. One feature asks users who try to post offensive comments to reconsider ...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Romesh Ranganathan: do tell me what you think happened, Mr Social Media Know-all People claim to know more about what really happened than the people who were thereI have just returned from filming A League Of Their Own in Spain, where I became involved in the tomato-throwing festival in Buñol, in which thousands of people throw thousands of tomatoes at each other for an hour, t...
11:17, 09/14/2019

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 take a break and come......
18:00, 08/07/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
19:51, 05/16/2019

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 Olivera made her first post to her Instagram account. “I am here to share bits of wisdom, tools for well-being, and reflection on topics related to sel...
09:51, 08/01/2019

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 women's World Cup semi-final....
01:00, 07/03/2019

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 expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
18:34, 07/14/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
15:51, 05/17/2019

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 star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and has also been featured on “Little Big Shots....
01:34, 05/29/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
21:17, 04/29/2019

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. Shawn Speagle says he is haunted by his work as a former content moderator for Facebook. “I have seen a video of a babysitter choking a toddler t...
01:00, 06/29/2019

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 reversed when Gucci brought out a sweater likened to blackface....
00:51, 09/16/2019

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 clients. Here's how....
15:51, 09/10/2019

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't change.        ...
23:34, 05/29/2019

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 connections help win the information wars?...
14:34, 05/23/2019

'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”. Nick Laird pointedly owns a phone that’s not smart. Brett Easton Ellis despises Instagram as “that fake place” while Jonathan Coe has said he finds b...
10:51, 09/16/2019

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 the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i......
21:00, 07/03/2019

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 country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for the pas......
04:34, 06/02/2019

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 poster on social media....
02:51, 05/25/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands 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 Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence was her response to an upset businessman who mess...
22:17, 05/23/2019

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 presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night w...
11:00, 05/22/2019

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 warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
16:00, 05/27/2019

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 new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that the more time users spend on Facebook, the worse the...
00:17, 06/28/2019

‘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 expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British mountaineer who has scaled Mount Everest, K2 and ...
04:34, 05/28/2019

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 to comply with its recent FTC settlement....
19:34, 08/08/2019

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, researchers said Tuesday....
15:51, 05/28/2019

"Being Aggressive On Social Media Not Enough": Sonia Gandhi To Congress Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday addressed a meeting of senior party leaders to discuss ways to counter the BJP-led central government on "economic and social" issues affecting the country....
17:34, 09/12/2019

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 whatsoever with her newfound fame — and that she can tweet as many photos as she wants. “CBP does not restrict employees from participati...
08:34, 07/17/2019

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 to spice up your Instagram feed, look no further than the highly acclaimed LG G8. Its versatile camera has been rated highly by experts in the field. C...
12:51, 06/20/2019

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 Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for my generation”.The singer and actor, who with more...
14:51, 05/15/2019

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’s Tips: write a “blog post” in a cloud doc and share it with a select group of friends. Inventor and engineer Star Simpson calls it “lazy blogging”; i...
19:17, 06/27/2019

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 earlier judgements on privacy and use of the biometric......
10:17, 09/14/2019

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 something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; now, a Deepfake video can be created from just a sin...
23:00, 05/23/2019

'The Daily Show' Seeks New Audiences Through Social Media “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said the late-night comedy show’s aggressive embrace of social media is increasing its audience among women and minorities and expanding its reach overseas....
10:17, 05/22/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis, the numbers don't look as appealing as revenue d...
18:51, 05/03/2019

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. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
00:51, 07/12/2019

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 left an American woman with a broken jaw after she refused to kiss her partner at the urging of a group of hooligans, has spawned a litany of homophobic.....
19:34, 06/08/2019

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 frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
17:00, 07/11/2019

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 their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,......
04:34, 06/08/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
10:00, 05/11/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
19:51, 05/19/2019

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 take a breath, but June marks Pride Month and with that, the celebration gets kicked up a couple decibels....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, which suggests styles from screenshots and pics of magazines, websites, or social media posts. It launched for select users on iOS and Android...
21:17, 06/05/2019

NDA Had "Non-Disclosed Alliance" With Social Media, Says Derek O'Brien TMC leader Derek O'Brien Tuesday attacked social media firm Facebook for allegedly running election campaign for the Bharatiya Janta Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)....
19:34, 06/25/2019

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 a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might see at......
16:51, 07/11/2019

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 extremism watchdog said today....
20:17, 07/31/2019

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 SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zuboff, an “electronic text”. Social media platforms...
10:00, 08/23/2019

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....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a survey of 23 countries.More than four in five Britons...
14:17, 05/03/2019

| '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, he quickly took out his smartphone to capture the moment....
17:34, 08/20/2019

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 disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter....
06:00, 07/11/2019

"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 Huawei executive who defended the Chinese telecom......
03:51, 06/13/2019

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 human life is there” used to be the proudest boast of the (mercifully) defunct News of the World. Like everything else in that organ, it wasn’t true: ...
10:51, 08/18/2019

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 medium....
02:34, 08/16/2019

‘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 required 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The New Republic is looking for an editor to oversee a ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

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 nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated Press reported Sunday.Read more......
03:17, 06/04/2019

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 at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
21:00, 06/26/2019

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 took effect on Friday....
00:00, 06/03/2019

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 show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack. The Paris Saint-Germain star arrived by helicopter Sunday at the ground where Brazil...
20:17, 06/02/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
06:17, 05/11/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
19:17, 05/12/2019

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 citizenship through fraud....
11:51, 08/31/2019

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 future....
22:34, 07/07/2019

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 in attendance....
10:51, 07/24/2019

Kentucky For Kentucky Selling Preserved Kentucky Fried Chicken Drumsticks LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– If you love Kentucky Fried Chicken, but hate the fact that you can’t preserve it for the rest of your life, well you’re in luck! From the store that brought you preserved Derby Turds comes preserved Kentucky friend drumsticks. Whit Hiler, part owner of Kent...
02:17, 06/13/2019

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 musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In the midst of the Pitchfork 2019 madness, the creator of blissfully intimate pop music checked in wi...
13:00, 07/25/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it has taken such a step since Easter attacks killed more than 250 people. The Information Department says the ...
14:34, 05/13/2019

‘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 celebrity-by-social media, Qandeel Baloch, was known for the videos and photographs she posted on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Her videos were a mixed bag – ...
11:17, 07/09/2019

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 famous TV villa....
08:51, 07/25/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
16:00, 05/09/2019

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she wouldn’t toss President Trump’s former adviser in jail for violating her order, saying that holding a contempt hearing w...
21:34, 07/16/2019

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 am directing my administration to explore all regulatory and legislation solutions to protect free speech and the free speech rights of all Americans —...
04:51, 07/12/2019

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 ineptitude of baby boomers. “A group where we all pretend to be boomers” has racked up more than 241,000 members since its creation, in May, by two 20-ye...
04:00, 07/11/2019

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—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
15:00, 07/10/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
04:17, 05/13/2019

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 large technology companies whose representatives weren’t invited....
05:00, 07/12/2019

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 with his stolen dog, two days after an emotional appeal from the former Liverpool striker on social media.The 29-year-old, without a club after being rel...
03:34, 07/11/2019

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 really talked about Horseshoe Bend.”...
03:17, 07/10/2019

"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, at a White House "social media summit" that critics......
05:51, 07/12/2019

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 that her father, Jeff, sent her of different possible outfits for him to wear on a date — and asking for advice. The adorable exchange quickly caught soci...
06:34, 07/16/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his strict, cake-loving teacher Mr. Ratburn is tying the k...
08:17, 05/14/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Mueller testimony got more social media buzz than ‘Game of Thrones’ Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony may have been a bust, but his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race generated more buzz than “Game of Thrones” and the Super Bowl, according to a new report. The release of Mueller’s report th...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Contact Lens Start-Up, Big on Social Media, May Be Bad for Eyes, Doctors Say The company, Hubble, offers customers contact lens subscriptions at low monthly prices. Critics say it bypasses eye care professionals, doesn’t properly vet prescriptions and takes advantage of federal regulations to the detriment of consumers....
13:17, 07/27/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social media has only a small negative effect on how happy ...
02:51, 05/08/2019

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 conversation....
18:00, 07/11/2019

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 the makings of a West Wing pity party....
17:34, 07/11/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
17:51, 05/13/2019

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 summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content....
23:34, 07/12/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
10:17, 05/06/2019

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, right? Uh, wrong. "I got......
21:34, 07/08/2019

| 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 platforms at a White House "summit"....
22:00, 07/11/2019

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 "Fake News Media" to the Mueller Report, he said it would be "a big and exciting day at the White Ho......
23:17, 07/12/2019

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 might return to his former club, but his public relations company said he would show up in Paris on Monday."...
10:34, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 1-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 frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
15:17, 07/11/2019

'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 to Russian officials....
17:17, 08/01/2019

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 slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed. These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem to explode in popularity all at once. Microsoft had...
20:00, 07/17/2019

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, this time for transforming young, vibrant faces into old, weathered ones. We’re going to look at some and laugh, but not before reminding you everything...
18:34, 07/17/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I realized that these beautiful jeweled objects have ...
16:34, 05/09/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,313 people have viewed his campaign page created on ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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 final days....
22:00, 06/06/2019

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 with bullying over her complexion....
21:51, 08/30/2019

| 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 Bridge....
21:17, 08/31/2019

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 seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
21:51, 08/31/2019

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 said Tuesday night....
07:00, 06/05/2019

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 skin....
07:00, 06/03/2019

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 result in legal action, hardening a government......
01:17, 06/03/2019

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 messages following the alleged attack, and police have turned up at a training session to investigate...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
02:00, 05/01/2019

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 candidacy....
01:34, 09/12/2019

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 her birthday in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday, and decided on a party inspired by the 2018 horror film “The Nun” — an installment within the popular “Con...
00:17, 06/08/2019

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 warnings about the vape products.Read more......
04:17, 06/08/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
10:00, 05/17/2019

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, football never sleeps. It’s mid-June and you should be outside being wholesome: fishing with your dad, running through fields of wheat or looking interested a...
21:17, 06/13/2019

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, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
18:51, 06/07/2019

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 organization after being discovered on social media       ...
17:00, 08/26/2019

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 because the little girl wasn’t clothed....
11:00, 06/12/2019

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 the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
00:34, 06/12/2019

Increased protection for endangered otters after social media craze Countries vote overwhelmingly to place two species on Cites appendix I, where trade is bannedA trade ban is looming for two endangered otter species after 100 countries voted to increase protections following a social media-fuelled craze for acquiring the mammals as pets.A majority of parties to the...
20:00, 08/26/2019

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, if you wanted to reconnect with a long-lost friend, you’d have to go full detective to find their contact details. But nowadays? You just need to whack...
18:00, 06/11/2019

| 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....
06:34, 09/05/2019

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 result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
22:17, 06/02/2019

‘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 Africa....
14:34, 09/06/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st......
23:00, 04/29/2019

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 Yocco, of Florissant, is being sought by St. Louis County police on multiple counts of rape and assault after six girls told investigators that he enticed...
20:18, 09/10/2019

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 middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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 around the country....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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.       ...
19:00, 09/12/2019

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 presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night when s...
12:34, 05/22/2019

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, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended his approach to reporters. Why does he feel itR...
09:17, 05/25/2019

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 future....
20:34, 05/24/2019

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 healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health claims made on the packaging, new research suggests...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
04:17, 04/30/2019

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 — cold-turkey.” The 25-year-old had been feeling disenchanted with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat for awhile. So he deleted the apps, intendin...
07:17, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
11:17, 04/30/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:51, 04/30/2019

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 of their presence on social media, CNN reported on Friday....
15:34, 09/08/2019

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 or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itself spun up a website last week for people to report...
09:17, 05/21/2019

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. A notice in the Federal Register makes clear that officials will ask for social network data in seven......
19:00, 09/08/2019

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 numbers....
20:17, 06/01/2019

‘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 delivering their message....
16:51, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that they could be targeted by the same group in possible...
16:17, 04/30/2019

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! Protecting your kids online may be a challenge. It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends, slang terms, social media and gaming. Tucson Police ...
11:51, 05/30/2019

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 year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
07:17, 05/30/2019

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• Read the text version here Continue reading......
18:34, 09/16/2019

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 said in a media press release, that after an investigation regarding a Snapchat conversation, it found that there was no threat to the safety of Buena ...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media plat...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Social media bots no longer need to hide to be effective, says Facebook Internet bots are a touchy subject these days, especially when it comes to social media. How many of that celebrity's Twitter followers are real people, and how many are fake? Who in the comments section of that Facebook post has a genuine opinion to share, and who is just trying to send a deba...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
19:34, 05/04/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
10:51, 04/30/2019

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 being bullied...
05:51, 08/14/2019

Patients’ social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should measure or about what the outcome should be. Patients often enrol in the trial seeking access to experimental drugs while physicians usually have gues...
16:51, 06/25/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products on the Internet....
16:34, 06/24/2019

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 its devoted fan base and has been home to angry posts from celebrities like Taylor Swift. It angered many users last year when it banned porn and “...
06:17, 08/13/2019

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 #YogaDay2019 trend at the top spots on Twitter,......
10:00, 06/21/2019

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 media from people who think he's "THAT Epstein."...
12:51, 08/13/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
20:34, 05/15/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington Daily Times reported Friday that the cast and crew of the forthcoming “Jumanji” sequel ...
23:17, 05/04/2019

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 enormous challenges, experts say....
18:34, 08/06/2019

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat Google Maps TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, according to Tucson Unified School District. TUSD says Tucson Police Department did “an immediate investigation” Wednesday night. “At this point, there is no...
19:34, 08/08/2019

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.        ...
07:34, 08/09/2019

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 spending on Snap, Facebook and Instagram aims to hook their users. Privacy advocates and parents are taking notice....
10:51, 06/29/2019

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 following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on the big screen, according to a report....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
17:17, 05/15/2019

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 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman said he was shocked to see printouts of his client’s social media accounts and posts in an immigr...
14:00, 06/27/2019

The White House may host a social media summit next month The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities and challeng......
03:00, 06/27/2019

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.       ...
04:17, 08/13/2019

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....
10:00, 06/21/2019

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 presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
01:51, 06/21/2019

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in several states posting racist and anti-Muslim comments on social media. Ross said he...
00:51, 06/20/2019

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 on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the safety of their own home, while targeting people ...
19:51, 06/14/2019

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 social media....
19:00, 06/17/2019

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 2016 and 2017 – a distinct period, if you follow the rapid hot and colds of social media platforms – 16-year-old Austyn Tester filmed a video just for...
10:00, 08/23/2019

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 birth as independent states. There have been wars, skirmishes, bad-natured exchanges, and prolonged diplomatic standoffs.Before their clash this weekend ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

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 Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
16:00, 06/30/2019

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 Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
22:51, 07/13/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in the near future. Rouse, of course, gives no informa...
04:34, 05/14/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
21:17, 06/14/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping power to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
12:00, 05/10/2019

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 been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Read This: An illuminating visit to the social media graveyards of cancelled 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 official The King Of Queens Twitter account rearing its head last month to comment on Game Of Thrones....
22:34, 06/28/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other words, you’d be taking care of those pesky Insta...
22:34, 05/16/2019

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 — and now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been circulating online, accusing him of hiring the peop...
21:00, 06/12/2019

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-old singer is sharing less these......
19:00, 06/12/2019

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 heights. After Adams’ website, Natural News, had its page suspended by Facebook in June for violating the company’s spam policies, Adams likened the sus...
20:17, 07/12/2019

‘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 Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of the 2020 election....
14:51, 07/11/2019

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 has taken an interest in me – a pleasant consequence of exhausting the full spectrum of her disappointment. I have survived her pressure about my lack of...
19:00, 07/12/2019

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."        ...
14:34, 05/27/2019

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 success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a social video app popular with teens.Read more......
02:00, 06/13/2019

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 it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
11:00, 05/23/2019

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 Serve got so fed up by so-called “influencers” asking for free treats in exchange for Instagram promotion — that he’s now charg...
13:17, 07/04/2019

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 media sites....
21:17, 07/16/2019

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 wrath of the storm....
15:17, 05/23/2019

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, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:34, 05/24/2019

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 slogans....
01:34, 07/03/2019

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 official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/22/2019

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 official election results....
13:00, 05/25/2019

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 of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of sorts advocating for the decentralization of “Big Social Media.” He is asking for digit...
19:51, 07/02/2019

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 and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past week on Judge Michael Kwan’s actions. Kwan, who has...
03:00, 05/26/2019

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
07:17, 06/14/2019

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' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
13:51, 05/27/2019

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 Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
17:51, 07/02/2019

‘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 are extreme in their views....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate online....
23:17, 05/30/2019

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 purchases on Saturday....
09:00, 06/16/2019

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 communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
14:34, 05/20/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
14:17, 05/20/2019

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 securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
23:17, 06/04/2019

German NGO captain seeks to block Salvini's social media accounts The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will ask magistrates to block Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's social media accounts because he has used them to spread hate, her lawyer said on Thursday....
19:51, 07/11/2019

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 to buy $19,000 worth of Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana bags and a trip to Hawaii, prosecutors said Friday. Christian Aaron, 19, from Hollywood, Calif., was ...
02:51, 06/22/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Instagram....
10:00, 05/16/2019

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… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to show off how resilient their faces were against t...
16:51, 06/05/2019

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 is insensitive at best, and bigoted at worst....
00:51, 06/21/2019

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 2017....
17:17, 06/05/2019