Social Media

While Twitter can be a platform for dialogue and community, it has gained a reputation for being a space where misogynistic trolls roam free — tweeting their hatred at will.  SEE ALSO: 11 times Emma Watson was the hero we all needed In a time where feminist discourse has never been greater or more important, […]

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Ever since the National Park Service’s main Twitter account appeared to “go rogue” on President Donald Trump’s inauguration day, people have been using the department and its various park-specific social media accounts as a rallying point in the anti-Trump resistance.  However, according to emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, that’s not the […]

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A woman in Mumbai is being hailed a hero on Twitter after reportedly jumping on a leopard to rescue her little son from its claws. The incident is believed to have taken place in northern Mumbai in an area bordering a forest-park.  The animal leaped out of a dense thicket at around 9pm local time. […]

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I’m a millennial and I can’t stop oversharing about my sex life. And, while I hate to point the finger, I blame social media. I first realised I was a sexual oversharer during a pretty uncomfortable moment with a new housemate — someone I barely knew, but was trying to get to know. As I […]

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The people are coming together, and they’re using creativity and social media to be heard. A new initiative called The People’s Campaign is raising money on GoFundMe to travel to 15 states across the U.S. that are “overcoming injustice, but are no longer in the national spotlight.” The campaign hopes to combine digital storytelling and […]

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Australia’s The Daily Telegraph kicked up a storm on social media by anointing Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli “the Donald Trump of world sport.” In a scathing piece last evening, the newspaper accused Kohli of destroying the spirit of the game in the on-going series between India and Australia. SEE ALSO: Apple’s iOS 10.3 is […]

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Condom manufacturer Durex stirred up the Indian web this morning with a tweet announcing its entry into a new product category — denim jeans. Yes, you read that right. #DurexJeans is now a thing.  SEE ALSO: Durex App Promises Discreet Condom Delivery on Demand The jeans launch later this week and are being endorsed by […]

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An elitist, racist dating app is making waves in Singapore — and its founder is defending it vehemently. Herbert Eng is calling his app HighBlood. It promises to filter people based on “accountant-verified information” covering income, profession, and university education. SEE ALSO: Teen creates Facebook page to spotlight immigrants’ weekly achievements A week ago, it […]

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FBI investigations may come and go, but tweets? Tweets are forever. Kellyanne Conway can surely attest to this, seeing as how one of her tweets from October 2016 — back when she was criticizing Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server — has recently come back to haunt her. FBI Director James Comey confirmed […]

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During the U.S. presidential elections, James “Jim” Dowson, a far-right millionaire with hardline Ulster Unionist views, threw his weight behind the campaign to elect Donald Trump.  Dowson was linked to a series of websites, including the Patriotic News Agency, that published pro-Trump hoaxes and anti-Hillary conspiracy theories, according to the New York Times.  SEE ALSO: […]

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A man who allegedly sent a tweet to a reporter that triggered a seizure was arrested and charged by the FBI last week and on Monday he was charged with more crimes by the Dallas district attorney. John Rivello, 29, was arrested Friday by the FBI in connection with sending a strobing GIF in a […]

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No one likes losing things. Especially when you’ve worked on them every single day for a year and a half. But that’s the reality college student Amy Strawser is currently facing, as she lost a 571 day “Snapstreak” with her sister on Snapchat.  SEE ALSO: What teens want Snapchat to spend its Wall Street fortune […]

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Being Instagram famous isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, even when you’re a super-famous celebrity. In a new Vogue interview, singer and actress Selena Gomez, who is also the most-followed person on Instagram with 113 million followers, confessed she is no longer in control of her own Instagram account. SEE ALSO: 12 awesome Instagram […]

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