Category Archives: social media

The Extreme Reading Challenge [Video/Photos]

Will you dare to join? ‘The ERC refers to people who push themselves out of their literary comfort by ploughing through numerous novels or any literary material available. ‘According to Metro, Phyllis Rose, an American author, literary critic, essayist, biographer, … Continue reading

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Know Your Device Rights While Travelling

‘You’ve left the plane and collected your luggage, and the last thing you want to do is submit to a customs search. Getting your souvenirs and taxable items out is a hassle, but nothing like the stomach churning thought of … Continue reading

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Trolling of Zelda Williams Triggers Suspension of Twitter and Facebook Accounts

Robin Williams’ daughter swears off social media after trolls trash her Twitter ‘Although most of the world expressed its condolences and well-wishes to the daughter of Robin Williams, cruel posts by trolls on her Twitter account has forced her to … Continue reading

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The Live-Tweeting of Michael Brown’s Killing [photos]

Warning: foul language ‘Just after 12 p.m. local time in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, a Twitter user and St. Louis-area rapper named Thee Pharoah tweeted that he saw someone die. ‘He then tweeted a photo of Michael … Continue reading

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Smuggling People with Social Media

eCoyotes: The Central American people smugglers who ‘Like’ Facebook ‘When Alan Villeda began smuggling people from Honduras to the United States in 1998, he could only communicate with customers via patchy phone calls. These days, he is a word-of-mouth success … Continue reading

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Facebook Gets Famous Dog a Rich Owner [Video]

Labrador walks 30 miles to family who rejected her; gets adopted by heiress ‘The recently-famous aging black Labrador walked 30 miles back to his Kansas family and then left on a private jet to her new home in Florida. ‘Formerly … Continue reading

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Why Twitter Should Love Asia Most

Twitter Has More Users in Asia Than North America (And That Gap is Getting Wider) ‘Slightly less than a quarter of all Twitter users – about 60 million profiles – are based in the U.S., a number which was risen … Continue reading

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