Tag Archives: Social Media

California bar shooter said on social media he was bored during Horrific Attack

The Marine Corps veteran who slaughtered 12 people at a California club posted on social media that he was bored during the horrific attack, law enforcement officials said Friday. Ian David Long, 28, posted on an unspecified social media platform that he wasn’t crazy — just bored, NBC News reported. He also wrote that he knew his mental

Twitter deleted more than 10K accounts and urged users not to vote

Twitter deleted more than 10K accounts and urged users not to vote

WASHINGTON — Twitter deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s US election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company. “We took action on relevant accounts and activity on Twitter,” a Twitter spokesman said in an

Philippines Girl going viral for her Halloween Costume

A little girl in the Philippines is going viral for her spectacularly spooky Halloween costume. The 2-year-old, named Maya, from Southbay Village, went trick-or-treating dressed up in a flowered dress carrying her own bloodied severed head on a plate. Maya’s mom, Krystal Hwang, shared images and a video of her daughter in the custom-made costume

Facebook Sketches the future by reducing news feeds

Facebook Sketches the future by reducing news feeds

FOR MOST OF the past year, Mark Zuckerberg has been trying to convince the world that Facebook was fast becoming a very different company—one that accepted its enormous role shaping public opinion worldwide and would spend what it took to exercise its power responsibly. Many still have trouble believing him, and it’s easy to understand why. Every time it seems as

Social network used by suspected suicides returns to plots

Social network used by suspected suicides returns to plots

The social media network Gab — which was used by the suspected shooter in Saturday’s synagogue rampage — is expected to be back online this weekend after GoDaddy stopped hosting their site. “Spoke with our engineering team and new hosting provider. A conservative estimate is getting http://Gab.com back online by this weekend,” the site posted on Twitter. “Our

Facebook has confirmed that it is developing an augmented reality glasses

Facebook has confirmed it’s working on a pair of augmented reality glasses. The sci-fi goggles would let you see virtual objects in the real world — as if they were actually there. The social network’s AR chief Ficus Kirkpatrick told TechCrunch: “Yeah! Well of course we’re working on it.” He went on: “We are building hardware products.

Instagram’s 2 Founders have quit after clashing with Mark Zuckerberg

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The two founders of Instagram have quit and are leaving the Facebook-owned company after reportedly clashing with Mark Zuckerberg over the future direction of the popular photo app. There has been reported tension between Zuckerberg and Instagram creators Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger for some time, with the pair resigning and due to leave the

Kelly Marie Tran Respond To Social Media Harassment

Kelly Marie Tran Respond To Social Media Harassment 21

Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram posts this summer in response to online harassment. Here she speaks out for the first time. It wasn’t their words, it’s that I started to believe them. Their words seemed to confirm what growing up as a woman and a person of color already taught me: that I Kelly