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Instagram to let US users report false content

Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false,...

Instagram to let US users report false content

Source: theguardian.com

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Facebook is for inflaming the passions of subscriber...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation.Read More...
05:34, 08/16/2019

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:34, 07/24/2019

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.The platform’s initial refusal to disc...
09:34, 06/08/2019

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fashion and can be high fashion"...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Instagram Head Insists It Doesn't Spy on Users Instagram doesn't snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview....
09:17, 06/26/2019

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
00:34, 06/14/2019

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be able to send......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 developers conference, where it revealed that it will start......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Instagram announces ads will be served to users Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According to Instagram, more than 50% accounts on its socia...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
10:34, 08/16/2019

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the social media platform.The company is rolling out a n...
18:17, 07/09/2019

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
03:51, 07/18/2019

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
19:00, 08/08/2019

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

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform after Business Insider learned that the agency had been collecting massive amounts of data in violation......
06:00, 08/08/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
23:51, 07/03/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in plain text, making it possible for its thousands o...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even if it leads to decreased usage. “We will make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe,” Mosseri told Time in an art...
07:51, 07/09/2019

GE CEO calls Markopolos report 'market manipulation' and 'false' General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Thursday that a report alleging GE was hiding financial problems was "market manipulation – pure and simple."...
20:34, 08/15/2019

Woman accused of false abduction report to appear in court A West Virginia woman is due in court on a charge of falsely reporting to police that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protection. The accounts in the database included those be...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Alabama law to crack down on false service-animal claims: report Alabama residents who falsely claim their pet is a service animal will face criminal charges under a new law set to take effect next month, according to a report....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says report of military base deal with China ‘false’ Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen slammed a recent U.S. news report that his government secretly agreed China could build a naval base in his country....
18:51, 07/22/2019

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday that some users in seven countries will not be...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Adani faces prosecution over allegedly false information in annual report Queensland department of environment to allege that document contained false and misleading information about land disturbancesThe Queensland government has started prosecution proceedings in relation to information in Adani’s annual return for its Carmichael mine.The Queensland government’s departm...
00:17, 07/17/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instag...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Chicago politician arrested for filing false police report gets Smollett judge A Chicago alderman was thrown behind bars this week — charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice — for allegedly filing a false police report against a former fling, cops say. Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno, of the Windy City’s 1st Ward, was scheduled to appear in bond court ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Higuain as a false nine? It's another false dawn for Sarri's Chelsea "Chelsea gave the concept of the \u0027false nine\u0027 formation a new spin at Old Trafford, during 90 long minutes with Gonzalo Higuain in the role. Dan Levene on an experiment which just hasn\u0027t paid off for Maurizio Sarri."...
22:51, 05/02/2019

A fake burglary call and an extramarital affair: Woman arrested for making false report Around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, Millbrook police received a call from a woman who reported a burglary in progress at her home. There was no burglar.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissent....
12:34, 05/24/2019

A news report says right-wing activists made false sexual assault claims against Buttigieg. It’s a charge rooted in homophobia. Internet provocateur Jacob Wohl and lobbyist Jack Burkman allegedly tried to convince young gay Republicans to say Buttigieg sexually assaulted them, the Daily Beast reports....
23:34, 04/30/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Pressured to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share information from their sessions, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
20:00, 08/18/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Forced to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share their confidential information, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
15:34, 08/18/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
09:17, 06/14/2019

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
18:51, 07/15/2019

A marketing firm may have saved your Instagram stories, report If you think your Instagram stories disappear forever after 24 hours ...think again. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
01:51, 08/10/2019

Teen kills herself after polling Instagram followers: report A 16-year-old girl killed herself after sharing an Instagram poll asking followers whether she should die — and 69 percent of them said she should, reports said. Davia Emilia jumped to her death from her home Monday in the eastern Malaysian state of Sarawak after she prompted others on social media ...
21:17, 05/15/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a decline from 41 minutes and predicts it will drop again ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
22:00, 07/03/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
18:34, 08/14/2019

Data of Instagram Influencers Leaked, Traced To India: Report Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported......
04:17, 05/21/2019

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange. It failed t...
13:00, 06/20/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. However, OnePlus is already being forced to put out fires. OnePlus addressed criticism that it’...
00:17, 05/25/2019

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
15:17, 06/03/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Instagram influencer Karaglanova found dead in Moscow apartment: report A striking Russian Instagram influencer was found dead with her throat slit inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment just days ahead of her 25th birthday, according to a report. Ekaterina Karaglanova, who boasted more than 87,000 Instagram followers, was found dead Friday in her rented apartment af...
03:51, 07/31/2019

Gory photo of Bianca Devins’ killing was on Instagram for hours: report Instagram allowed the account that posted a gory image of a slain teenage social media infulencer to stay active for nearly a day — and at one point even put a “sensitive content filter” over the sick picture and continued letting people view it, according to reports and information from...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Russian Instagram Influencer's Body Found In Suitcase At Home: Report A prominent Russian Instagram influencer's body was found stuffed in a suitcase in her rented accommodation in Moscow by her parents, media reports said....
03:51, 07/31/2019

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
17:51, 06/07/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
11:51, 08/14/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reported...
11:34, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherboard about the alleged abuse of power– which...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Global opioid users double amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs is twice as high as previously thought, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.       ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Missing college student MacKenzie Lueck was recently active on Instagram: report Friends of the 23-year-old University of Utah sorority sister who went missing more than a week ago noticed that she was active on Instagram recently — and turned the information over to authorities, according to a new report. MacKenzie Lueck’s personal Instagram page liked a page called “fath...
13:51, 06/28/2019

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at some of your most intimate personal details. And, ac...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter have told the publication that the search giant is getting ready to launch a “dashboard-like” tool on Chrome that would show more detail...
04:51, 05/07/2019

China and India account for most internet users: 2019 internet trends report The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Meeker, the Bond Capital founder and former Klei...
14:34, 06/12/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple and intuitive. It brought features such as full-sc...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
19:17, 08/03/2019

Anorexia, DNA, and false distinctions | Letters All psychiatric conditions are caused by an interaction between a person’s mind and body, writes Peter White. Anorexia is a quite recent phenomenon, writes Declan FlynnWhile it’s welcome news that researchers have found that certain metabolic genes are linked to anorexia nervosa (Anorexia ‘not solel...
01:17, 07/18/2019

'False dawn' for UK economy at start of 2019 A strong start for the UK economy this year - partly caused by Brexit stockpiling - is likely to prove a "false dawn" as uncertainty weighs on growth, according to a leading economic forecaster....
10:17, 04/29/2019

TRUE OR FALSE: The right ways to wear sunscreen Consumer Reports is separating the myths from facts when it comes to the right way to wear sunscreen. According to the report, if a person puts sunscreen on in the morning, then that person is covered all day. This statement is false. Consumer Reports finds there is no such thing as a long-lasting s...
23:51, 05/20/2019

Here, My Friends, Is How You Write a Truly Nuclear False Equivalence If I were to ask you: “Who are ‘the new birthers?’” What might you say? I bet you cannot guess what the actual, published answer to this question is!!!!...
10:52, 08/14/2019

Surgeons dislodge man's false teeth from his voicebox Doctors deduce 72-year-old must have breathed them in during a previous operationA man who turned up in A&E coughing up blood and having difficulty swallowing has surprised doctors who discovered he had false teeth lodged in his larynx.Doctors deduced that the 72-year-old must have breathed them in ...
01:52, 08/13/2019

£165,000 benefits fraudster lived in UK under false identity An illegal immigrant lived in the UK for a decade under a false identity to secure herself a council home and swindle taxpayers out of almost £165,000 in benefits, a court heard....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Trump made 56 false claims last week President Donald Trump made 56 false claims last week, delivering his usual assortment of dishonesty about immigration, his popularity and his record....
03:34, 08/07/2019

Former FBI interpreter arrested for false statements and obstruction A Virginia man who worked as an FBI interpreter in counterterrorism cases, and whose sons were also investigated by U.S. authorities, has been arrested and charged with federal crimes, the Justice Department said in a statement on Monday....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Man pleads guilty to filing false Tucson tax returns File photo of a tax return and twenty dollar bills. TUCSON – A man pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for people who live in Tucson. Tyron Kemp, 30, grew up in Tucson. He moved to St. Louis in 2013. He used names and information of people he knew in Tucson to file 37 false tax returns withou...
18:51, 05/21/2019

Knox accuses media of having built false story around her ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox has accused the media of having built a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. The American former exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case returned to Italy for the first time since an appeals court acquitt...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Tucson tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for false returns TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assisting in the preparation and filing of false federal income tax returns, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Joseph Michael Vosberg, 59, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the filing of false federal tax returns. According t...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Sir Cliff: People still think 'no smoke without fire' over false sex claim Sir Cliff Richard said people still believe there is "no smoke without fire" after he was wrongly accused of sexual assault as he called for a change in the law to protect those facing false allegations....
14:00, 07/01/2019

Cisco whistleblower gets first False Claims payout over cybersecurity Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to settle a whistleblower’s claim that it improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments, marking the first payout on a False Claims Act case brought over failure to meet cybersecurity standards....
03:17, 08/01/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Two arrested after providing false ID near Naco Port of Entry TUCSON – A man and a woman from Colorado were arrested Tuesday after the two provided false identification at the commercial entry of the Naco Port of Entry. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the RV of the two was pulled over near the Naco Port of Entry Tuesday. After authori...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Bangladesh: eight lynched over false rumours of child sacrifices Police use loudspeakers to counter online reports that children were being killed for bridge-building projectEight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh, sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-b...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Novartis C.E.O. Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the F.D.A. Responding to the agency’s stern rebuke, Vas Narasimhan, the company’s executive, tried to reassure investors that Novartis did not intentionally deceive the F.D.A. while seeking approval for its $2.1 million gene therapy....
21:00, 08/07/2019

USA men's team hit back at US Soccer's 'false accounting' in equal-pay suit US women’s team involved in lawsuit with bosses over equal payUS Soccer releases its analysis as tension mounts between sidesMen’s team releases statement in support of USWNT’s complaintThe United States men’s national soccer team released a statement through their players’ union on Tuesday disputin...
02:51, 07/31/2019

Woman swallows false teeth that chomped her esophagus: lawsuit A Queens grandma swallowed four of her false teeth — and they ended up biting through her esophagus, a new lawsuit says. Eighty-three-year-old Chong Nan Woo was enjoying life, living independently in an apartment in Bellerose, when she accidentally ingested her bottom front incisors while taking her...
02:17, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
19:51, 06/28/2019

Eknath Khadse Hits Out At Political Detractors Over "False" Allegation Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse Tuesday turned emotional in the Legislative Assembly while taking a swipe at his political detractors for raising "false" allegations of land grab against him......
11:17, 07/03/2019

Kedarnath, Badrinath Shifting Due To High Footfall? False, Says Scientist Rumours of a shift in the position of Kedarnath and Badrinath temples due to high footfall of pilgrims are false, said Dr Sushil Kumar, Scientist, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Uttarakhand......
20:34, 06/29/2019

USMNT Rips U.S. Soccer's "False Accounting" And Odd Claims About Equal Pay Last night, U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro dropped a letter and accompanying fact sheet supporting a claim that his federation invests more heavily in women’s soccer than men’s. Immediately afterwards, the USWNT called bullshit on Cordeiro’s selective numbers and creative accounting, and toda...
20:51, 07/30/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg accuses NRA of creating ‘false God’ out of guns Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday compared guns to a “false God” as he called out the gun lobby in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
21:51, 08/04/2019

"False News", Siddaramaiah On Reports He Instigated Karnataka Lawmakers Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today rubbished reports he had instigated the rebels to resign and destabilise the coalition government headed by HD......
16:51, 07/25/2019

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June 15)        ...
16:34, 06/15/2019

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
08:17, 07/19/2019

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is good for stocks, and vice versa. Here's what EWI's r...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Tory treasurer cleared of false campaign spending claims Scotland Yard has dropped a case against a former treasurer of the Conservative Party accused of making false declarations about the party's 2015 election campaign in key marginals, the Standard has learned....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Surgery mishap: False teeth stuck in throat for eight days A pensioner spent eight days with his dentures - made up of a metal plate and three front teeth - stuck in his throat after he had surgery, it has emerged....
15:51, 08/13/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial for French influence in Europe....
18:51, 05/07/2019

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer has “used his position to sell the president's fals...
21:17, 05/28/2019

Lawyer accused of Equinox lewdness: steamy ads led to ‘false’ claim Steven Hammond says in a $10 million defamation suit, that a hyper-sexualized Equinox campaign emboldened a gym employee to falsely accuse him of pleasuring himself in front of him in the steam room....
00:34, 05/21/2019

There Is Too Much 'Boy' Content If you are anything like me, an otherwise casual consumer of popular media, then you are also likely perplexed and feeling gaslit by the current torrent of television shows and movies with BOY in the title. I’m going to tell you the difference between the three (THAT I KNOW OF) pieces of pop culture...
11:34, 08/08/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people...
10:51, 06/06/2019

U.S. Army colonel says Hyten made false statements about sexually assaulting her A U.S. Army Colonel on Tuesday maintained the sexual assault accusations she had leveled against President Donald Trump's nominee for second-highest ranking military officer, and accused General John Hyten of making false statements in front of a Senate panel earlier in the day when he denied the c...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Amash unloads on AG Barr in new tweetstorm: Sold the 'president's false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., tweeted a series of complaints about Attorney General William Barr, accusing him of repeatedly misrepresenting facts in the Russia investigation....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Iran's Claim Of Capturing CIA Spies "Totally False", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency....
22:00, 07/22/2019

The bond market recession signal freaking the markets out could be a false positive The nature of this yield curve inversion may make it not the recession indicator it has been in the past, says equity strategist Tom Lee of Fundstrat....
01:17, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Cohen links Trump’s lawyer to false tower date WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House intelligence committee’s transcripts of interviews with President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former fixer told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney who sugges...
04:34, 05/21/2019

False start to flashes of a star: Has Aaron Pico learned how to fight? Aaron Pico was once considered the best prospect in MMA. Then he lost his debut in 24 seconds. Returning to the site of his first loss, Pico details his plan to getting back on track....
15:51, 06/13/2019

Fact check: Trump’s false claims about Rep. Ilhan Omar Donald Trump falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is.        ...
19:17, 07/18/2019

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her role in it....
00:17, 06/12/2019

Suketu Mehta: ‘The migration debate is driven by populists – they can tell a false story well’ The Pulitzer finalist’s latest book is an ‘immigrant’s manifesto’. He talks about creating a media storm and why he wants to get on Fox NewsSuketu Mehta is tucking into a vegetarian lunch in one of his favourite Thai restaurants in New York’s Jackson Heights district and looking back in – and on – t...
16:00, 08/17/2019

Cyprus 'false rape claim' case adjourned as lawyer quits A lawyer representing a British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was gang raped has withdrawn from the case because of a "serious disagreement" with his client....
03:34, 08/08/2019

HHS Secretary: Congress must act on border crisis, blasts 'false narrative' about shelters Congress must act to fix the crisis at the southern border and "false narratives" about the Department of Health and Human Services' work must stop, according to Secretary Alex Azar....
08:34, 06/25/2019

Thank You for the Content Slop, HBO In a finale that can best be described as going out with a muffled sigh, Game of Thrones heaved its way across the finish line last night. And it ended with a handful of twists that everyone hated! Let’s mount this dragon, shall we?...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Indore Boy Thrashed, Made To Lick Toilet To Give False Evidence To Police A teenage boy was stripped, thrashed and made to lick the toilet in a horrific incident in Indore in Madhya Pradesh that was captured on camera by one of the attackers. According to state police, the......
14:00, 08/08/2019

Pep Guardiola slams 'false' criticism Manchester City is in China to 'win wallets' – video Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has hit back at the 'false' suggestion that the club had disrespected China on their pre-season tour.As the team left for Hong Kong, an article was published by the state-run news agency Xinhua accusing the English champions of having an 'arrogant' approach duri...
13:34, 07/23/2019

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found instant stardom on social media for his austere......
14:17, 05/31/2019

Guardiola hits back at ‘false’ criticism of Manchester City’s conduct in China • City were described as arrogant and disrespectful• ‘It’s far away from the reality,’ says managerPep Guardiola has hit back at claims that Manchester City were arrogant and disrespectful during their pre-season visit to China.An editorial published by China’s state-run news agency Xinhua criticise...
13:34, 07/23/2019

Trump sets stage for 2020 fight with false claims and recycled attacks President kicked off his bid with lies, attacks on the press and claims a Democrat president would ‘shut down your free speech’Donald Trump has set the stage for the nastiest US presidential race in modern times with a campaign rally that recycled old themes and stoked resentment towards Democrats a...
12:17, 06/19/2019

Metro Bank shares fall as embattled lender denies 'false rumours' Shares in embattled lender Metro Bank have come under renewed pressure after a statement over the weekend that its plans to raise £350m in fresh capital were "well advanced"....
15:34, 05/13/2019

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows According to a new study, the overwhelming consensus among climate researchers is obscured by media coverage in the United States, which lends too much weight to those who are skeptical of climate change....
10:34, 08/15/2019

James Harden douses Chris Paul beef narrative: ‘False talk’ James Harden has had enough. The Rockets star hit back at reports that he and Chris Paul had a rift and that their relationship was “unsalvageable.” “It was a lot of false talk,” Harden told reporters Saturday. “Obviously as teammates, as competitors, you argue on the c...
21:17, 07/21/2019

Fact check: Trump's Orlando rally featured more than 15 false claims over 76 minutes President Donald Trump kicked off his formal reelection campaign Tuesday night with a rally in Orlando. His 76-minute speech featured more than 15 false statements, many of them ones that he's repeated frequently in the past....
06:00, 06/20/2019

OITNB explores the (slim) possibility and (false) promise of hope in a broken system Perhaps the single uniting thesis of each season of Orange Is The New Black is that a system that is supposed to rehabilitate these women has instead systematically broken them. There is no way to be whole as an inmate at Litchfield: whether it’s the detainees stripped of their humanity, or the inma...
20:17, 07/28/2019

Cyprus court adjourns Brit teen’s false rape case for 1 week The lawyer for a British teen who faces a public nuisance charge after recanting allegations that she was raped by a dozen Israeli teenagers at a Cyprus resort says his client will have a court appearance next month...
16:51, 07/30/2019

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer representing three executives in a $90 million suit. “I’m not surprised that he denied it,” Davida Perry said Thursday in a press briefing formally announcing ...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Tom Homan: Democrats, liberal media pushing 'false narrative' on border enforcement Following the release of a Fox News poll revealing that 50 percent of voters believe the Trump administration has "gone too far" in the enforcement of immigration laws, former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan said that group is "misinformed."...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Rep. Doug Collins: Robert Mueller's Russia investigation based on 'false premises' President Trump is frustrated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation which was based on “false premises,” House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said on Monday....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg 'rags to riches' story is false, brother-in-law tells Laura Ingraham Pastor Rhyan Glezman, brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg, said Thursday evening that the “rags to riches” narrative in a newspaper profile about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and his husband is a lie....
10:17, 05/31/2019

Lawyer for British woman who made false rape claim suggests she is a victim of a ‘more serious’ crime A lawyer for a 19-year-old British woman arrested for falsely claiming a dozen Israeli teens gang-raped her in Cyprus has suggested his client is a victim of a “more serious” crime....
00:17, 08/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump's attorney asked him to give false testimony Michael Cohen privately told lawmakers earlier this year that Jay Sekulow, President Donald Trump's current attorney, asked him to falsely testify to Congress that negotiations to build a Trump Tower Moscow ended on January 31, 2016, according to a person familiar with Cohen's closed-door interview....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Man City: Pep Guardiola says reports claiming the club has shown 'utter disrespect' in China are false Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says reports claiming the club has shown "utter disrespect" on their tour of Asia is "far away from the reality"....
11:34, 07/23/2019

Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants relating to bonds it had issued in 2017 on behalf of commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta....
14:17, 07/07/2019

Right-wing activists accused of orchestrating false sexual assault allegations against Pete Buttigieg A pair of notorious right-wing activists are facing accusations of orchestrating a plan for a man to falsely claim he was sexually assaulted by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg....
17:51, 04/30/2019

House Intel chair Schiff accuses GOP of 'whataboutism' and false equivalency on Steele dossier It was ridiculous to compare the Democratic funding of the Steele dossier to a potential conspiracy between President Trump's campaign and the Russian government, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., suggested on Wednesday....
02:51, 06/20/2019

Schiff says he'll send a criminal referral to DOJ for Erik Prince over alleged false statements to Congress House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said that he will send a criminal referral Tuesday to the Justice Department for Erik Prince, whom he alleged gave false testimony to his panel over his 2016 meeting with a Russian banker with ties to President Vladimir Putin in Seychelles....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database launched last year....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Brian Banks biopic puts spotlight on false rape allegations and the lives it destroys A promising high school football star, Brian Banks lost 11 years of his life after being wrongfully accused of rape by a fellow Long Beach Poly student in 2002 and persuaded to plead no contest in a California court at just 17 years old....
20:17, 08/09/2019

False reports of a shooting at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami sent attendees sprinting for safety Screenshot / Twitter Chaos erupted at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami Friday night after reports of an active shooter. Attendees of the hip-hop festival posted videos to Twitter showing other concertgoers running for safety. Just after 11 p.m., the organizers of the festival tweeted that there h...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Trump pick for Pentagon post calls sexual assault claim 'completely false' The Air Force general picked by President Donald Trump to become the second-highest ranking U.S. military officer on Tuesday vehemently denied sexual assault allegations against him at his confirmation hearing, and received a strong endorsement from a senator who said she was raped while serving in ...
03:17, 07/31/2019

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European soccer governing body UEFA's financial control body....
13:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. military landlord filed false maintenance logs, earning bonuses, Reuters finds A unit of UK infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty plc falsified housing maintenance records at a major U.S. military base to help it maximize fees earned from the Department of Defense, a Reuters investigation found....
19:17, 06/18/2019

With “Dead Lift,” false flags and fake news infect the final season of iZombie I know it’s only been two episodes, but I’m already struggling to understand what iZombie is trying to do with this final season. Not in terms of the bigger picture and how it’s all end but specifically why it’s doubling down on the parts of the show that make it look even less like its original for...
05:00, 05/10/2019

David Price: ‘I’m quite content to be the B-side’ David Price on the Dave Allen phenomenon and why this is the biggest fight of his career The post David Price: ‘I’m quite content to be the B-side’ appeared first on Boxing News....
20:17, 05/01/2019

MAD Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content Starting with issue No. 10, which goes on sale in October, the humor magazine will be available only in comic-book stores and will also be mailed directly to subscribers....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Best content marketing tools of 2019 Marketing is at heart about communications, but communications requires a message, or content, that you can reach out to consumers with.In the old days this could be as simple as a slogan on a poster, but these days with the profusion of digital media there are so many different ways to connect with...
06:00, 07/05/2019

NRA to stop producing new content for NRATV The National Rifle Association will no longer produce new material for NRATV — a move that coincides with the end of their business ties with long-term advertising firm Ackerman McQueen, according to a report. The development, reported by the New York Times, was considered inevitable as the re...
11:34, 06/26/2019

HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi We're still some way away from getting compact VR headsets that tap into cloud VR services via 5G, but for now, HTC has cooked up something that will let standalone 6DoF kits take advantage of a PC's processing power. In early Q4 this year, the Vive......
08:17, 08/04/2019

Amanda Knox sobs during speech on return to Italy, accuses media of building false story Amanda Knox broke down in tears during a criminal justice festival in Italy on Saturday as she accused the media of depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence....
20:17, 06/15/2019

Democrats peddling 'false' Trump narrative to make up for fact they 'blew this last election:' Sean Spicer Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Party are trying to signify a false narrative about the Trump administration....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier this......
19:51, 05/13/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads with religious content, explaining to sellers that a "policy update" reportedly banned promos for products......
20:00, 05/11/2019

The cord cutting conundrum: What consumers won’t pay for content You’ll subscribe to seven or eight different services, you’ll pay over a hundred bucks a month when you’d budgeted twenty, and you’ll like it. That prediction has never been right....
12:51, 08/01/2019

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues....
13:00, 06/13/2019

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
17:51, 05/26/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), a creative agency, talked about how technology aids brands and creators at TNW2019 conference today. Hegarty said that 90 percent of content around...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Netflix just released its first ever top 10 list of most-watched content As part of a gradual shift toward more transparency, Netflix made good today on a pledge to investors that it would start being less stingy with its proprietary and closely held viewership data. Which is why the streaming giant has released its first Top 10 list of most-watched content on the platfo...
01:51, 05/10/2019

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to be taught.  I was a complete noob to the world of c...
03:17, 07/01/2019

Time magazine to put sponsored content on cover Time magazine is running a sponsored cover on the issue dated July 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, marking a rare commercial intrusion onto a cover of the venerable magazine. In small type, the cover carries the commercial message, “Brought to you by Jimmy D...
08:34, 07/19/2019

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
07:34, 05/22/2019

Crack the code behind creating engaging content with this $11 course Have you ever heard of a marketing funnel? While it serves a different principle than the funnels you have in your kitchen or garage, its purpose is basically the same. It’s all about the simple steps can turn a complete stranger into a valued customer, from attracting awareness to building a relati...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Stephanie Pratt Reignites Heidi Montag and Lauren Conrad's False Sex Tape Feud: ''You Awful Human Being'' Cue the "You Know What You Did" gifs. With MTV's The Hills: New Beginnings already in full-force, fans of the original reality TV series are feeling deeply nostalgic over the......
06:00, 07/24/2019

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
17:34, 06/19/2019

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
21:34, 05/14/2019

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
12:51, 06/16/2019

Snap is raising $1 billion to invest in content, AR, and possible acquisitions Snap said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features, and may buy other companies.Read More...
10:00, 08/07/2019

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO’s own GoT prequel series which has just started f...
02:17, 06/28/2019

Tata Sky Android App Will Now Offer Personalised Content Recommendations Tata Sky has released an updated version of its live TV app in the Google Play Store with support for personalised recommendations and ability to add multiple profiles....
23:51, 05/03/2019

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
13:51, 06/17/2019

| Not content: Pep eyes 4 targets in £200m City spree Not content with winning back to back Premier League titles, Pep Guardiola is reportedly targeting as many as four new faces in a £200m Manchester City spending spree....
12:51, 05/14/2019

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
01:51, 06/06/2019

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday said cooperation in ...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Patreon continues to crack down on NSFW content creators Earlier this month, crowdfunding site Patreon cracked down on its NSFW content policy. The site banned erotic accounts where hypnosis “is used as a coercion mechanic for nonconsensual” sexual interaction because of alleged pressure from its payment partners. Existing on Patreon gave us the opportuni...
11:17, 06/27/2019

Caesars Entertainment, ESPN tie-up for sports betting content U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was tying up with Walt Disney Co's ESPN for content and news related to sports betting....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itself — we all know the service, for example, as...
13:51, 07/23/2019

Fujifilm to open new content experience center in London From its retina-punishing Instax cameras and handsome X-series models through to its high-end GFX medium-format monsters, Fujifilm certainly has a product portfolio wide enough to entice photographers from all corners.And now the company will be bringing them all together in a new home, with the lau...
23:34, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Content Moderators Are Waging a Quiet Battle The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees....
14:51, 05/09/2019

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio apps were censored by China’s central internet regulator.Read more......
09:34, 07/02/2019

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
17:17, 07/03/2019

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Content Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it out....
04:51, 07/01/2019

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and video-on...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended in the previous six months....
22:17, 05/09/2019

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, North Korea’s state-r...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Twitter Suspended 166,153 Accounts for Terrorism Content in H2 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year....
15:17, 05/10/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These......
23:51, 07/15/2019

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition will offer 20 years of content for $20 After the massive success that was Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, it's no surprise that developer Forgotten Empires has chosen to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary by releasing a remastered version of Age of Empires II. What we didn't expect, however, was just how much ...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
21:51, 05/13/2019

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rights holders can slap strikes or even seize revenue generated by videos after filing a claim, often before the YouTuber even has a chance to respond.Rea...
19:34, 08/16/2019

Arsenal boss Unai Emery's faith in perfect double act pays off after Arsene Wenger false promises Unai Emery stands on the brink of guiding Arsenal back into the Champions League chiefly by doing something Arsene Wenger often promised but rarely followed through on....
12:00, 05/10/2019

National Beverage craters after a new lawsuit alleges the company made false claims about chemicals in LaCroix cans (FIZZ) National Beverage Corp. shares slid on the news that a lawsuit has been filed against its beverage company LaCroix. The lawsuit claims the president of National Beverage planned to prematurely state LaCroix cans were BPA free. National Beverage denied the claims. This is the second lawsuit filed a...
09:17, 06/12/2019

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some......
23:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
18:34, 06/27/2019

Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
05:51, 05/15/2019

Russian lawmakers seek to stamp out banned content in emails Russian lawmakers floated draft legislation on Tuesday that would prohibit email service providers from circulating messages containing banned content and also require email accounts to be linked to their user's mobile phone number....
20:51, 07/23/2019

Google Says It Spends Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars On Content Review Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on......
22:00, 05/02/2019

CBS misses revenue estimates on weak content licensing, distribution TV broadcaster and media company CBS Corp fell short of analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue on Thursday, hit by a drop in content licensing and distribution sales....
22:51, 05/02/2019

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
18:51, 05/21/2019

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network said Wednesday that it is instituting a new “one s...
07:34, 05/16/2019

Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline Social giant Facebook will spend millions on research to develop ways to prevent users from utilizing its livestream feature for nefarious purposes, like the gunman who broadcast an attack on two mosques in New Zealand....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
05:51, 07/02/2019

YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface 'quality family content' YouTube has quietly made some changes to its algorithm in July, and according to Bloomberg, it led to a significant decrease in views for a number of creators. A spokesperson for the platform told the publication that it rolls out "hundreds of change......
23:17, 08/02/2019

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove harmful c......
23:17, 08/02/2019

Cloudflare terminates 8chan as customer on 'hate-filled' content - CEO U.S. cyber security firm Cloudflare on Monday said the company will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
08:17, 08/05/2019

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well....
12:34, 05/29/2019

If Needed, Will Decide On Regulating Online Content: Prakash Javadekar The government is aware of concerns raised over the content on online platforms like Netflix and Hotstar and if needed will take a decision on its regulation only after consultation with stakeholders,......
05:17, 07/19/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014. The workers categorize items according to five “dimensions,” as Facebook calls them. Thes...
20:51, 05/06/2019

BJP Sent Notice For "Airing Poll-Related Content" On NaMo TV: Offiical The chief electoral officer of Delhi has sent a notice to the BJP for "airing election-related content" on NaMo TV even after the silence period began, a senior official said Saturday....
18:34, 05/11/2019

Facebook will change video ranking to prioritize original content Facebook wants to make it easier for filmmakers to grow their audiences and for viewers to connect with content creators. To do so, over the coming months, Facebook will change how it ranks videos. It will give more weight to videos based on their or......
20:51, 05/06/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in revenue” and others reporting similar issues on seller forums, CNBC reported this weekend.Read more......
02:00, 05/12/2019

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year....
01:00, 08/09/2019

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content Four recent studies examined claims appearing on the packaging of food items. They compared the claims with reality and found a significant mismatch....
13:51, 05/13/2019

YouTube Makes It Easier to Control Recommendations, Discover New Content YouTube is making a few helpful changes to the platform that will allow users to stop recommendations from a particular channel, ease content discovery, and more....
11:00, 06/27/2019

Fifteen minutes of prestige: how Hollywood went long on short content Short-form content has graduated from YouTube to attracting big stars, big studios and big Hollywood backing. Is watching in snippets the future of TV?State of the Union opens in a bar, where Tom (Chris O’Dowd) and Louise (Rosamund Pike) hash out an agenda for their marital therapy session over drin...
10:51, 05/14/2019

Cloudflare terminates 8chan account over ‘hate-filled’ content Cloudflare will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum before killing 20 people at a Walmart store.Read More...
15:34, 08/05/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
21:51, 06/18/2019

Google Database of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
15:17, 07/17/2019

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in second half 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary: “In a perfect world, we would just craft.”...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Cloudflare Terminates 8chan as Customer Over 'Hate-Filled' Content Cloudflare said it will terminate 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
11:00, 08/05/2019

Custodians of the Internet, book review: Content moderation under the microscope How do you moderate content on platforms of the scale of YouTube or Facebook? Tarleton Gillespie lays out the options and highlights the impact of 'Web 2.0' on society....
15:51, 05/10/2019

A New Study Claims Facebook Is Unknowingly Generating Terror Content A new study released on Thursday shows that terrorist groups are active on Facebook and the social media company may be unwittingly generating terrorist content. A five-month study by the National Whistleblowers Center analyzed the pages of 3,000 members that had connections to terrorist organizatio...
16:34, 05/10/2019

SuperData: Millennials spend average of $112 a month on gaming content Millennials spend an average of $112 a month on gaming content. That is more than any other age group, including the Gen X and Gen Z demographics.Read More...
15:34, 06/06/2019

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for sharing what was considered anobjectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the......
12:00, 06/09/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be enabled and configured for existing users, though peo...
00:00, 06/05/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
04:17, 06/06/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The company announced in a blogpost on Wednesday that i...
02:34, 08/15/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
07:34, 04/29/2019

6 foolproof content creation tips to boost your marketing strategy Buzzwords like ‘content marketing’, ‘content creation strategy’, and ‘content is king’ mean a lot more to businesses today than they did a few years ago. In the modern, fast-paced, and highly competitive corporate stratosphere, content marketing has become more than just a technique to gain a compet...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
17:00, 07/08/2019

New laws could force Netflix and YouTube to create more Australian content Streaming services make a hefty number of dollarydoos in Australia, with Netflix boasting 11 million Aussie subscribers according to the latest market research from Roy Morgan. However, despite these impressive numbers, the US giant has only poured a small amount of that money back into the loc...
08:17, 07/29/2019

Walmart's Plan to Decimate Netflix Is Reportedly 'Shoppable Content' Walmart has big plans to bring you the family-friendly original content you never asked for on its streaming service—but it also reportedly wants to get you to buy stuff while you’re watching.Read more......
00:17, 04/30/2019

Ford Is Content to Give the Fusion a Long, Painful Death The Ford Fusion sedan, like all of Ford’s small cars aside from the rough, tough, still-selling Mustang, is fighting its inevitable death by inching along on a slow, indefinite conveyor belt that Ford will eventually decide to unplug. Slow and indefinite that planned death will be, too, as made evid...
22:00, 06/06/2019

8chan owner Jim Watkins faces grilling on extremist content The House Committee on Homeland Security subpoenaed Jim Watkins, the owner of the far-right internet message board 8chan, as part of a probe into the social media site’s connections to extremists. “In recent years, violent extremist content has proliferated on both large and small social media platf...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list media moguls and tech tycoons for yet another round....
08:34, 07/09/2019

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content Planning to start your own YouTube channel or make some tutorials? Having a mic with good sound recording quality is essential for creating such videos. It is pretty common that as soon as the viewers hear the poor sound, they skip the video. If you are new to recording videos/audios, it is good to ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
18:34, 08/16/2019

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
13:17, 06/04/2019

Facebook raises wages, improves conditions for contract content moderators Facebook announced that it'll bump the wages of contractors hired by vendors and provide new wellness tools and resources for content moderators.Read More...
00:17, 05/14/2019

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video games, but they're all part of the entertainment indus...
06:34, 06/07/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities. At the time, he and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use machine learning to focus on areas like facial recognition, targeted ads, language translation,...
08:51, 05/18/2019

Google tweaks algorithm to show less porn when searching for ‘lesbian’ content Finding porn online is astonishingly easy, as I’m sure you’re already aware. But even innocent terms like “school girl” can often bring up more sexually explicit outfits than image of girls actually at school. Just last month, if you were to type ‘lesbian’ into Google, you’d be faced with a wall of ...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Canada teams up with tech giants to counter extremist content online Canada announced funding and other initiatives on Wednesday to counter violent extremist content online by teaming with major technology companies Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Alphabet's Google....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Myst's universe to unfold across TV series, movies, and, apparently, "unscripted content" Paging Mia Farrow: Deadline reports that Myst, the iconic 1993 PC game you probably quit after being stumped by the first puzzle, will be expanded into a “multi-platform universe including film, scripted, and unscripted television content.” Yes, we’re as confused as you are regarding the “unscripted...
19:51, 06/26/2019

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you will be able to do so on July 30th, while the phys...
21:34, 06/26/2019

New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said the “call to action” would include “specific expectations on governments and internet companies,” but not new regulations....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Snap debuts dual-camera Spectacles 3 glasses to create 3D AR content The maker of Snapchat has revealed its third-generation camera wearable, now with dual cameras for 3D AR capture and a much steeper price tag than before.Read More...
18:17, 08/13/2019

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism ov...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Mediaset to move pay-TV content to video streaming app after losing customers: source Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset plans to close its pay-TV channels and move their content to a video streaming service after losing 80 percent of its paying clients in six months, a source close to the matter said....
21:51, 04/29/2019

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and abhorrent violent content online.This proposal com...
03:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Cloudflare terminates 8chan as customer on 'hate-filled' content - CEO U.S. cyber security firm Cloudflare on Monday said it would terminate online message board 8chan as a customer after a gunman used the messaging forum prior to killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
13:34, 08/05/2019

Akamai beats, raises forecast on cybersecurity, content delivery demand Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue and profit on Tuesday, and raised its forecast for the full-year, as it sees more demand for its cybersecurity services and traditional business of helping speed up content delivery on the web....
01:51, 05/01/2019

Apex Legends Is Losing Steam, Highlighting Questions of Content and Crunch Those latest tweaks, as well as previous patches, have reportedly come at a steep cost in terms of a gruelling work schedule for the game's developers at Epic/...
10:17, 05/07/2019

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

Akamai raises forecast on cloud security, content delivery demand Akamai Technologies Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for second-quarter results and raised full-year forecast on Tuesday, boosted by strong demand for its cloud security services and growth in its traditional business of speeding up media content delivery through the web....
11:51, 07/31/2019

"Anti-RSS" Content In Delhi University Syllabus: BJP-Linked Student Body The BJP-linked student body ABVP or Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and a member of the Delhi University's academic council have alleged that there were "anti-RSS" topics in the university's......
08:34, 07/17/2019

The Division 2 PATCH NOTES: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
14:51, 05/14/2019

House committee asks 8chan owner to testify over extremist content Politicians are still determined to investigate 8chan's role in fueling extremism even though the site is effectively out of commission. The House's Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have sent a letter to 8cha......
07:34, 08/07/2019

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review: letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
22:51, 05/02/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” content...
20:17, 06/18/2019

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
04:51, 06/11/2019

Democrat O'Rourke accuses Trump White House of dictating Fox News content U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke attacked the close ties between Republican President Donald Trump and Fox News on Sunday, saying the White House has "free rein, almost" over what is broadcast on the cable television network....
02:17, 04/29/2019

Marvel’s Avengers devs talk end-game content, monetization, gigantic villains and more We sat down with Noah Hughes, Studio Creative Director of Marvel's Avengers to attempt to pin down the genre and features of this tantalizing hybrid....
08:17, 07/18/2019

FX loads up on some hot documentary content, including projects about Tupac Shakur, hip-hop, and true crime FX is keeping it real, in terms of content, as the network has announced five new docuseries and a feature-length documentary project. The docs touch on a variety of subjects, from true crime (of course) to the LGBTQ community, Tupac and Afeni Shakur, and women in comedy. FX sent out an official pre...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, harass, or intimidate” a victim went into effect o...
09:34, 07/02/2019

Mexico's Pemex cannot comply with reduced sulfur content rule -company document Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, cannot currently comply with a new rule requiring less sulfur content for motor diesel, according to a document showing its business plan and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
02:51, 07/17/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of 51 Muslims at mosque in the country in March, the New York Times reported on Sunday.Read more......
01:51, 05/13/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
08:34, 05/16/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to favor close friends and ‘worthwhile’ content Facebook’s biggest money-spinner is its News Feed, and the company has announced yet another key change to the algorithm. In a fresh announcement, the social network said that it’s leveraging new signals such as user surveys to prioritize posts from close friends and content you might find worthwhil...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
20:17, 05/29/2019

USA on edge: Mass-shooting false alarms has a 'hidden cost' for police, community With the nation on edge after two recent mass shootings, false alarms are on the rise. And they carry costs for emergency responders and the community        ...
20:17, 08/13/2019

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has produced new combinations of streaming video program...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Review: Flawless fighting marred by tedious grinding and content gating NetherRealm's latest game has a very strong core - one of the best fighting games of the generation! - but design choices outside of combat have left us cold....
15:17, 05/02/2019

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after online backlash. In an Editor's Note, The New Republic said it regretted publishing the piece, which contained "inappropriate and invasive ...
01:51, 07/14/2019

Anno 1800 DLC release date: When does Sunken Treasures Season Pass Content go live? Blue Byte and Ubisoft have started to reveal more information about Game Update 4 for Anno 1800 ahead of its launch later this month - here's what you need to know....
09:00, 07/23/2019

‘Fortnite’ competitor ‘Apex Legends’ is losing steam, highlighting questions of content and crunch Epic Games is facing scrutiny following a report of the extreme hours of labor required to sustain content updates for "Fortnite." Meanwhile a lack of such content appears to be costing "Apex Legends" players, while Respawn Entertainment says it is prioritizing its developers' working conditions....
23:34, 05/06/2019

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE.” But only one of the videos is tr...
16:34, 05/24/2019

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
21:34, 05/27/2019

Smash Bros Ultimate DLC: Banjo-Kazooie, Joker, and all the post-launch content coming this year Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the biggest, and possibly the best, Smash Bros fighting game to grace our Nintendo consoles. Half a year on from its release, you'd be forgiven for thinking the Smash Bros train has slowed, but not so: with regular Smash Bros Ultimate DLC making its way to the game,...
18:51, 06/13/2019

Tech industry slams GOP senator's bill that would hold companies liable for user-posted content Tech trade organizations on Wednesday lashed back at a newly proposed bill by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would fundamentally alter the business models of tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube....
20:17, 06/19/2019

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somewhat less-known but slowly growing platform has jus...
03:34, 07/11/2019

This List Of Decorative Placemats Is A Testament To Our Restraint At A Time When Literally Any ‘Game Of Thrones’ Content Whatsoever Would Go Viral The internet is obsessed with Game Of Thrones, and with the long-awaited series finale airing tonight, we could post pretty much anything at all about the show and get tens of millions of valuable page views. However, we are steadfastly committed to unique, original content at ClickHole, and we refu...
20:17, 05/19/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of content reviewers. Visit Business Insider's homepa...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
06:17, 08/13/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report on the crash of Ethopian Airlines flight 302 in Mar...
00:17, 04/29/2019

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky said in his testimony to the House Judiciary antit...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Here are the Instagram changes coming your way Instagram looks like it will keep its spot as one of the top photo-sharing social networks in the world thanks to a slew of new updates announced today at Facebook's F8 Conference.The biggest update is for creators who want to share their fashion choices with followers. No more dropping product...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Should Instagram Get Rid of 'Likes'? The popular platform is threatening to stop tallying hearts, which might improve users’ mental health—but thwart influencers. We argue both sides of the debate....
21:00, 07/25/2019

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
17:34, 05/22/2019

If you don't have a therapist, can Instagram help? 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...
00:51, 08/02/2019

The Top 10 Most-Followed Accounts On Instagram Take a look at the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts. The list includes everyone from Queen Bey to Ronaldo to Selena Gomez. But who gets the top spot?...
22:00, 05/03/2019

For Honor E3 2019 NEWS: Will Ubisoft Announce New Content? UK Ubisoft Stream Start Times UBISOFT will be taking to the stage later today for its E3 2019 press conference. Amidst those big game announcements, can we expect a For Honor update?...
15:51, 06/10/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opportunity for racists, homophobes and elected official...
21:51, 06/05/2019

Instagram just said you’re going to start seeing even more ads, which we didn’t think was possible Not that this should surprise anyone, but you’re about to start seeing more ads on Instagram now that the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new place it’s going to start slotting them in. Very soon, the company announced today, you’ll start seeing ads show up within ...
20:51, 06/26/2019

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it all, and your followers love you for it. Or maybe y...
02:17, 06/15/2019

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone — he still does not know who — had sta...
21:34, 07/08/2019

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
03:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down (again) Facebook still can't avoid widespread outages, it seems. Numerous reports have surfaced of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp being unavailable to various degrees on the morning of August 4th. The failure doesn't appear to have been as dramatic as it......
01:17, 08/05/2019

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer....
02:17, 06/05/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even offer a chance to appeal the ban. The company said appeals will be available for posts that are removed...
14:34, 07/19/2019

Here’s why Instagram will hide ‘likes’ Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said the change is designed to minimize the stress of posting online, where users can fixate on how many likes their videos draw....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform: a warning when you try to post an abusive comment, and a ‘Restrict’ function to limit another person’s interaction with you. Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, said the AI-powered warning feature has stopped some p...
07:34, 07/09/2019

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is; how many likes they plan to get,” says Vict...
22:51, 05/24/2019

Instagram doesn’t like you anymore Have you ever posted a picture to Instagram and then deleted it because it didn’t get enough likes? If you won’t admit to it, many other people will. Instagram is well aware of the pervasive narcissism on its platform, and now it’s trying to get us all to calm down....
03:17, 05/04/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
11:00, 06/13/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:34, 06/12/2019

Coach Jill Ellis content to get off US women’s soccer 'roller coaster' after Victory Tour Jill Ellis, the most successful head coach in USWNT history, seems quite content to get off this merry-go-round on her own terms.       ...
05:17, 08/03/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Social platforms like Instagram walk a fine line between being handy and consuming your whole life. Whether you...
15:34, 07/01/2019

Instagram will drop ads into your Explore feed Ads are infiltrating seemingly every aspect of Instagram, and that now includes the Explore feed. The social network plans to roll out ads to Explore's photos and videos over the course of the "next few months." They'll function much like the ads i......
20:00, 06/26/2019

Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app Instagram will be closing the doors on its standalone messaging app, Direct, within the next month. A message confirming the planned closure is being displayed to users in the Direct for Instagram app, and was first spotted by social media industry commentator Matt Navarra in the Dutch version ...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular servic......
11:17, 08/03/2019

Facebook Adding Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook is attaching its name to Instagram and WhatsApp in a rebranding decision aimed at further unifying the company’s apps that had been cultivated as separate consumer services....
11:17, 08/03/2019

15 destinations Instagram has helped ruin martin-dm/Getty Images Instagram has always been a great place to find travel inspiration, displaying photos of hidden paradises around the world. But once Instagram photos attract enough attention, the locations that get geotagged can be overrun by tourists trying to snap similar shots. These 15 t...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Instagram Will Soon Let You Appeal Post Takedowns From App Instagram is planning to let users appeal a takedown of controversial content and allow them to request a review of any content that was taken down, all from within the app....
15:34, 05/08/2019

How to post on Instagram from your phone or a Mac computer Getty Images It's easy to post on Instagram from your phone using the Instagram app, where you can upload and edit photos or videos. You can also post on Instagram from a Mac computer using Safari with the below steps, though it requires a change in your browser's settings. Visit Business Insid...
03:00, 07/24/2019

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons,” he told CBS’ Gay...
03:51, 07/03/2019

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
06:17, 08/04/2019

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outages apparently started as early as 8:04 am EDT, and ...
20:51, 07/03/2019

'Eva Stories': Remembering the Holocaust with Instagram An Instagram story about 13-year-old Eva Heymann, a Hungarian Jew who was murdered in Auschwitz, has gone viral. The creators want to bring Holocaust remembrance to a social media generation, but not all are pleased....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a......
00:17, 05/01/2019

How to Instagram Natural Wonders Without Being a Dick In March, the mountains of Lake Elsinore, California experienced its annual bloom of fiery-orange poppies—and Instagram users flocked there, cameras and smartphones in hand, and fucked it all up....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Instagram's Changes Could Leave Influencers Heartbroken Instagram influencers are akin to huge businesses, but Facebook’s moves to decrease social pressure and improve users’ happiness threaten to upend social-media celebrities’ business models and could boomerang to hurt Facebook itself....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Women are getting jaw shots to look like their Instagram filters Filter — or filler? The hot new ask at celebrity dermatologist Amy Wechsler’s office is jawline contouring with filler, so people can mimic the Kim Kardashian-esque look of Instagram and Snapchat filters in real life. “I’m doing 20 a week now,” Laura Dyer, a board-certified PA and injection speciali...
20:34, 07/26/2019

Instagram, PlayStation Network Hit With Outages An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStation Network (PSN) also met with errors....
08:51, 06/14/2019

How to (selectively) hide Instagram Stories like a pro Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram Stories are a handy way of sharing fleeting moments from your life without immortalizing them on your feed. But sometimes you might want to shield those...
16:51, 08/09/2019

Instagram will soon let you appeal post takedowns While Instagram has made it easy for users to report posts that may violate its policies, there hasn't been a way for people to contest those decisions. But that will be changing soon. In a media briefing in New York City, the company said it is goin......
17:34, 05/07/2019

How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could never dream of and selling products that you suddenly need to have. Here’s how to use it so you feel better, not worse, after checking your feed....
00:17, 07/02/2019

A Holocaust diary is reborn on Instagram The diary of Eva Heyman begins innocently enough. It is her thirteenth birthday, and she writes about her dreams of becoming a journalist and marrying an Englishman....
00:51, 05/03/2019

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
17:17, 07/17/2019

Instagram's Newest Star Is ... a Tree? Tentree's Instagram post about planting trees has gone viral. But as with any celebrity’s carefully orchestrated photo, the reality is much more complicated....
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a huge fan of Instagram accounts posting lengthy strings of Stories each day. It clogs my feed, makes it tougher to scroll back and forth between Stories,...
15:17, 07/12/2019

How to recover your hacked Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through choppy customer support, or calling for assistance...
07:51, 06/18/2019

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:34, 05/18/2019

Facebook is changing the name of Instagram and WhatsApp Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps. Soon, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will become “WhatsApp from Facebook.”The re-br...
01:51, 08/03/2019

Get ready for even more third-party AR filters on Instagram Amidst announcements of a new Messenger, a new Facebook app and new VR headsets, the company snuck in a quieter, less flashier update: it's now allowing creators to make and publish their own AR effects and filters on Instagram. Right now, the only I......
09:00, 05/02/2019

‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for summer 2019. Continue reading......
17:17, 07/31/2019

Neymar given three-match ban for Instagram rant Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar has been banned from European club competition for three matches as punishment for a Instagram post criticizing match officials in charge of the French club's defeat to Manchester United in March....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
07:34, 08/17/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely scrollable permanent feed in favor of content tha...
04:34, 05/14/2019

Gaming Instagram for fun & profit in expose Social media's credibility took another hit this week with Mueller report, latest Facebook apology and new expose on how easy it is to game Instagram        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will also allow it to disable accounts with a certain n......
03:51, 07/19/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know that it’s not all what it seems. The Atlantic’s Tay...
22:34, 06/12/2019

Former bad boy Skeet Ulrich is the sweetest Instagram dad ever In the ’90s, Skeet Ulrich often played the unrepentant bad boy in movies like The Craft and Scream, like a Teen Beat version of Johnny Depp. Since then, Ulrich has transitioned into a solid TV career with series like Jericho, Law And Order: L.A., and, of course Riverdale, in which he plays the pops ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to what you might do with the app TikTok....
01:00, 06/10/2019

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
08:34, 05/02/2019

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
16:34, 07/03/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
01:34, 04/29/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
07:51, 06/19/2019

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
14:34, 07/16/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera system. Complaints about the triple camera setup on th...
00:00, 05/28/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
03:34, 06/12/2019

US may soften ban on Huawei to help existing users The Trump administration might ease its Huawei trade ban... if ever so slightly. A Commerce Department spokeswoman told Reuters in a statement that it might soon grant Huawei a temporary license to "prevent the interruption" of service for existing......
22:17, 05/18/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
13:51, 05/24/2019

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Apple’s iPhone and Mac App Stores are down for some users According to Apple’s System Status page on its site, several of its major services are currently experiencing outages. The mobile App Store, Mac App Store, and iTunes Store are all affected, and Apple says that the issues arose at 4:40 ET this morning. That said, reports of the outages have on...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier....
17:34, 04/29/2019

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
00:17, 06/12/2019

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
05:17, 07/10/2019

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep user information secure, but if you used your Flip...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package now have to pay $10 per month for the Sports Extra channel bundle instead of the previous $5. Existing custom......
22:00, 07/01/2019

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere reported not being able to access the platform.The company is not saying how widespread the outage is. ...
22:34, 07/11/2019

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
22:00, 06/17/2019

WhatsApp was breached: Here's what users need to do Facebook's WhatsApp urges users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app after a report says users are vulnerable to malicious spyware.        ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Why are more women than ever applying to be Miss England in the age of Instagram? Despite widespread derision of beauty pageants – and the potential to become a model or influencer through social media – applications have risen to 20,000, as aspiring contestants attempt to show a more modern side to the faded glamour contestOn a humid July night in Newcastle upon Tyne, the launch...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expanding that......
09:17, 07/18/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
13:51, 06/07/2019

Use This App to Find the Perfect Instagram Shot When You're Traveling In San Francisco, it started with The Museum of Ice Cream, a “museum” downtown where for $38 dollars you can snap selfies of yourself next to a unicorn or submerged in sprinkles in the building’s “sprinkle pool.”...
22:51, 06/22/2019

Samsung is making a vertical TV for all your Instagram Stories Continuing the trend of creating new form factor screens, Samsung has announced a new TV for the South Korean market called 'The Sero' that can swivel to display videos vertically, similar to how you watch content on your phone. The Sero, a close cousin to Samsung's Serif and The...
05:51, 04/30/2019

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends and followers to start conversations from within Stories by tapping on a new icon above a story.With the new sticker option, Instagram users can request...
00:34, 07/03/2019

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one. Ellen DeGeneres takes the cake for the most fake followers: 58 percent of the talk show host’s 74.4 million followers on Instagram are bots, ac...
20:51, 08/09/2019

The Morning After: Instagram's 'huge booty' issue Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Today's big news will be the Galaxy Note 10, so tune in to our liveblog from Samsung's event at 4PM ET to get all the details. Until then, we're digging into Disney's bundle for cord-cutters, the Apple credit ca......
17:00, 08/07/2019

Instagram adds Donation stickers for nonprofits It's going to be much easier to raise money on Instagram for your favorite nonprofits starting today -- if you're in the US, that is. The Facebook-owned platform has introduced a Donation sticker for Stories, and it even directly links to nonprofit g......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Instagram Will Now Alert Violators Before Deleting Their Accounts Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the platform....
10:00, 07/19/2019

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a master class in post-breakup behavior....
20:00, 06/12/2019

The stars of It: Chapter Two are being haunted by red balloons on Instagram Beep beep, Pennywise-heads, the first trailer for It: Chapter Two is coming tomorrow. While you’ll have to wait until then to see a mere fraction of the second installment in Andy Muschetti’s two-part adaptation of It, cool dad Stephen King is over on Twitter straight-up bragging about how he’s alre...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
07:00, 07/19/2019

Facebook's Instagram Expands Ads to Explore Feeds Instagram said Wednesday it planned to launch advertising on its Explore page, expanding marketing opportunities on the Facebook-owned, visual-focused social network....
11:00, 06/27/2019

US briefing: Trump condemned and Instagram murder Wednesday’s top story: House denounces president’s attack on congresswomen. Plus, why moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces.Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:17, 07/17/2019

Instagram Is Doing an Anti-Vaxxer Hashtag Purge It takes mere moments to find thousands of Instagram posts from anti-vaxxers, but users spouting straight up bullshit about vaccinations on the photo-sharing platform are going to have a trickier time circulating their misinformation.Read more......
23:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook Will Attach Its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp, for Some Reason Incredible. Despite a seemingly endless wave of ongoing public relations crises for Facebook, the social media giant appears prepared to foist its baggage onto two of its considerably less troubled subsidiaries—WhatsApp and Instagram—by attaching its name to their companies.Read more......
07:51, 08/03/2019

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to UndergroundStyles.us, where the chrome Lexanis never stop shining....
18:34, 05/13/2019

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc......
15:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
11:51, 08/03/2019

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying, “Imagine this for a second: One man, with total ...
14:34, 06/12/2019

Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features Instagram is rolling out new features to help combat cyberbullying, as the social-media company and its parent, Facebook Inc., FB -0.33% work to quell criticism related to harassment on their platforms....
17:51, 07/09/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These upcoming guidelines, which the company told Engadget will start rolling out "soon," are go......
07:34, 05/09/2019

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts about mental health. In exploring his reasons for thes...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Here's Why Brad Pitt Isn't Joining Instagram Anytime Soon If there's one thing missing on Instagram, it may just be Mr. Brad Pitt. Scroll through the social media site and you'll quickly discover that his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood......
03:17, 07/24/2019

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
00:00, 07/11/2019

Instagram is killing its dedicated Direct messaging app It looks like Instagram is killing its standalone Direct messaging app and laying it to rest very soon. Social media consultant Matt Navarra and a few reviewers on the application's Google Play page have reported getting a notification that says Inst......
15:00, 05/16/2019

Instagram’s 'huge booty' problem keeps getting worse There isn't a day when I don't come across comments from bots on Instagram. They're all over the place. But there's nothing they love more than to spam high-profile pages with millions of followers. Whether it's LeBron James, Kim Kardashian, ESPN or......
22:00, 08/06/2019

This App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location By aggregating data from geotagged posts and stories, Who's in Town can paint a detailed picture of the habits and haunts of anyone with a Instagram account....
22:51, 07/19/2019

Zendaya just can't live down her old, embarrassing Instagram photos Zendaya grew up on Disney Channel and has since given us one of the best songs from The Greatest Showman and a memorable turn as MJ in Spider-Man: Far From Home and its sequel. She now stars in HBO’s saucy Euphoria, which just wrapped its intense first season. What you might not know, though, is th...
22:51, 08/09/2019

Instagram is testing more tools to combat bullying At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced it's working on more tools to stop and prevent bullying. The changes will include things like nudges -- if you make an aggressive comment, Instagram will warn you to tone it down a bit. The platform will......
00:17, 05/01/2019

FTC may be investigating Facebook's deals for Instagram and WhatsApp The Federal Trade Commission is said to be looking into Facebook's purchases of other companies like Instagram and WhatsApp as part of an antitrust investigation. The agency is looking to find out whether Facebook was trying to snuff out potential co......
23:17, 08/02/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul......
21:34, 05/02/2019

Streetkid visions: Russia's Instagram star Former opioid addict Dmitry Markov posts evocative images of everyday Russian life on Instagram. Addiction, he says, ‘might be very useful for a photographer’ Continue reading......
16:00, 05/01/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy was a cigar-puffing, hard hat-wearing general cont...
02:17, 06/15/2019

When will I be famous? Oscar the whippet’s bid for Instagram fame Petfluencers rule the internet. Can Emma Beddington transform her gloomy pet into a social media sensation?Grumpy Cat, the internet’s favourite seemingly furious feline, died in May, to a global outpouring of sadness, an emotion she would presumably have appreciated. The demise of the creature whose...
09:34, 07/14/2019

Instagram just gained three new features, redesigned Stories UI Over 500 million Instagram users now use Stories on a daily basis to freely express themselves and check in on the lives of friends, family, and influencers. Today, with the goal of keeping these users hooked, some additional features have been announced.Redesigned Stories UI and new 'Create' modeUn...
15:17, 05/02/2019

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
03:00, 06/07/2019

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker."...
10:17, 06/05/2019

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

I dropped out of school and got 750K Instagram followers Charlotte D’Alessio wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. She never imagined she would become a Cinderella-story social-media star, or sign a big modeling contract, or date fashion-world royalty Presley Gerber (the son of Cindy Crawford)....
13:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers’ Shoes People consume news in many ways, which is why Anna Dubenko’s job — editor of off-platform strategy — takes her to platforms where others go for a break from theirs....
16:17, 06/19/2019

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors — ranging from identity attacks to betrayal...
21:34, 07/08/2019

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com....
06:34, 07/04/2019

Turn Your iPhone Into An Instagram-Ready 360 4K Camera For $160 360 cameras were an expensive novelty not that long ago, and you could argue that they’re still a novelty, but at least they’re an affordable one.Read more......
16:00, 05/02/2019

Instagram introduces two new anti-bullying features Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and allow victims to secretly block their tormentors....
12:34, 07/09/2019

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
17:34, 06/20/2019

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the perfect time to read our review. In other news, Facebook......
13:34, 07/04/2019

Had your Instagram account hacked? Getting it back is now less of a headache Having your Instagram hijacked can be a nightmare – you try to log in, only to find that your username, profile picture and bio have been changed – but thankfully the photo-sharing service is now making it easier to get everything back under control.It's currently testing a new re...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp: The new updates you need to know about Facebook announced an overhaul of its main mobile app along with changes for Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.        ...
16:51, 05/01/2019

Video: F U, Instagram — here’s how to delete or deactivate your account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Ugh, Instagram. I remember when the social network was fun, when it was just filled with cool pictures and didn’t know anyone on there. Now? Barely an hour goes b...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas......
11:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Google may let users limit tracking in Chrome Google might not be done tightening privacy controls. Wall Street Journal contacts claim that the search firm is poised to launch a "dashboard-like" element in Chrome that would not only show more detail about tracking cookies, but give you options......
20:51, 05/06/2019