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Kangana Ranaut finally reveals why she is not on social media

MUMBAI: Actress Kangana Ranaut says she is not on social media because she finds it very consuming. Kangana expressed her thought on social media when she became part of TV show "Vh1 Inside Access", a statement to IANS said. "I am not on social media for many reasons and one …

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The danger of hate speech on social media

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before the US Congress offers important lessons for social media users around the world, not least in the Middle East and North Africa. Zuckerberg made the significant admission that, for all its efforts, Facebook — the world's largest social network … Read More

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Why this expert says parents need to protect kids from social media

For nearly three decades, Paul Davis advised executives on a variety of information technology issues. More recently, however, he's taken to showing schools the potential dangers of social networking. "If you talk to most IT-cyber professionals, they don't have many of these challenges at home because … Read More

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Malema sets social media on fire with #WinnieMandelaFuneral speech

JOHANNESBURG – All eyes and ears were on Julius Malema at the funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her funeral in Soweto on Saturday. And he certainly set the podium on fire with his daring speech. Malema spoke fondly about his Mama Winnie and then vented detractors, enemies and even … Read …

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Humboldt Broncos bus crash: RCMP monitoring social media

Saskatchewan RCMP say they are keeping an eye on social media in the aftermath of the Humboldt Broncos team bus crash, but are not aware of any threats against the driver of the semi tractor-trailer involved in the collision. Sixteen people have died and another 13 were injured, some severely, …

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Peter Capaldi reveals why he’s not on social media

“I don't take any notice of it,” Capaldi said to The Australian when questioned about social media. “Some of the younger actors are quite happy to expose themselves to how they are going down on social media. But I don't think it is a good thing because it is not …

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Fake videos on social media about strikes against Syria

Following US, French and British airstrikes on three Syrian targets on Saturday, a lot of pictures and videos are being shared on social media allegedly showing the attacks. However, as with other events such as mass shootings or other major events, a lot of misinformation are being circulated, including … Read …

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Handbag hashtag turns tables on misogynist social media conversation

When does posting a photo on social media of something you use on a daily basis represent more than simply sharing a slice of your life with your followers? It's a question that took on new relevance last week as hundreds of social media users posted images of their handbags …

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Kathua Rape Fallout: Assam, Bihar Cops Bust Fake News

While the police confirmed details of the crime they denied that the image being shared on social media was that of the survivor. BOOM did a Google Reverse Image Search of the photo which did not yield any results. However, we have reason to believe it is not the same …

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Moscow Slams French Report on “Syrian Chemical Weapons” Based on Social Media

"The pretext for the attack, according to the statements made by US officials and the so called secret report recently published by French intelligence agencies, were mass media and social media publications," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. She also remarked that while mass … Read More