Thursday, 29 June 2017
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Wildfires’ ‘killer haze’ tracked with Twitter as it spreads

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The Indonesian government is using a tool that mines social media chatter to track deadly smog and monitor the evacuation of local people

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The viral Internet stunts parents should know about

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It's a tale as old as time: We see a lot of people wearing/doing/saying something and we want to try it, too. Back in the day it was saying "Bloody Mary" into a mirror at slumber parties. Today, it means viral social media stunts. Though adults get caught up, too, kids are especially susceptible to peer pressure and FOMO (fear of missing out). To them, what was once a double-dog dare is now a popular YouTuber eating a hot pepper just to see what happens.


How social media affects teens' brains

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Whether you're on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, What's App or Twitter, the way you communicate with friends today is changing.


US woman 'shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt gone wrong'

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A pregnant woman has been charged with killing her boyfriend in what is believed to have been a social media stunt gone wrong.


Mystery Man No More! 5 Things to Know About Rihanna's New Beau, Hassan Jameel

Added: 28.06.2017 20:19 | 6 views | 0 comments

Rihanna was photographed getting hot and heavy with a guy in Spain yesterday, provoking all of us to get into prime social media stalking mode to figure out who it is. We quickly ruled...


Michelle Rodriguez Threatens to Bail on Fast & Furious 9 Over Treatment of Women

Added: 28.06.2017 18:55 | 3 views | 0 comments

Michelle Rodriguez sends out a cryptic message on social media, threatening to walk away from Fast & Furious 9 if they don't treat women better.


Martial rejects reports he will leave Man United

Added: 28.06.2017 16:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Anthony Martial has taken to social media to deny reports he wants to leave Manchester United. The 21-year-old forward joined the club two years ago for £36 million, but has been linked with a move to Arsenal should United sign Alvaro Morata and Ivan Perisic. However, Martial posted on Twitter: "The rumours are false." Les rumeurs sont ...]


TSA screens lobster, upsetting Connecticut fish market owner

Added: 28.06.2017 14:30 | 2 views | 0 comments

The owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is "personally offended" after she saw a photo of a 20-pound lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media.

Twitter detects riots faster than police, study says

Added: 28.06.2017 12:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

The social media service can pick up on crime more than an hour faster than the police do via reports, according to researchers at Cardiff University.

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