Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg did the right thing when he announced Wednesday that Facebook plans to hire 3,000 people to review reports of objectionable content, including live video that might contain horrible scenes of murder and suicide.  SEE ALSO: How to protect yourself when live video of suicide spreads on social media The company may have wanted […]

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Teens and young adults often put a stark spotlight on their struggles by writing candidly about them on social media. SEE ALSO: Sheryl Sandberg bears her heart and soul in ‘Option B’ Though plenty of critics respond to this behavior with a dramatic eye roll and accusations of narcissism, there’s something much more complex happening […]

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A WhatsApp group admin in India has courted trouble for circulating morphed images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 30-year-old man was reportedly arrested in the state of Karnataka, and later released on bail.  SEE ALSO: WhatsApp is changing how people grow and buy food in India As strange as it may sound, two Indian […]

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Some pictures tell a story better than a thousand words.  SEE ALSO: Protester in viral photo embraces woman she defended from Islamophobic abuse This photograph of a girl scout named Lucie face-to-face with a neo-Nazi member in Brno, Czech Republic, is so iconic that it already got 61,000 points on Reddit.  Image: siccnezz1/reddit The girl, […]

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An Instagram post by the Singapore government has sparked outrage, after asking netizens if the process of childbirth was worse than going through military service. SEE ALSO: U.S. Military Seeks Sixth Sense Training Gov.sg, the Singapore government’s official website, raised eyebrows after it promoted an upcoming movie on military service with the caption: “Women go […]

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Sorry, Kendrick. The pope is the greatest rapper alive.  On Saturday, His Holiness was on a flight from Cairo to Rome, where he warned about the devastating effects of a war with North Korea.  A serious topic, for sure. But the internet was too distracted by the above photo to care about the message. Francis: […]

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The thrill of social media is often the possibility of surprise. It’s fun to log on and see which viral videos, political rants, news stories, and baby pictures your friends and family have shared. SEE ALSO: ’13 Reasons Why’ proves that good intentions aren’t enough when it comes to portraying suicide What we don’t expect […]

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