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16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study

A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boostin...

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study

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Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer....
05:26, 06/05/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Unsecured database exposed millions of Instagram influencers A database containing contact information for millions of Instagram influencers was reportedly found online, exposing info like phone numbers and email addresses for celebrities, influencers and brand accounts. According to TechCrunch, the database w...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
08:13, 06/07/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
07:00, 06/08/2019

Data of Instagram Influencers Leaked, Traced To India: Report Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported......
02:26, 05/21/2019

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
02:52, 07/19/2019

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and an...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Study: Influencers can’t even influence anymore It’s become impossible to scroll through Instagram without seeing a #sponsored post, perfectly staged product photos, or an influencer selling her own bathwater. The industry seemed unstoppable, but a recent study has revealed that influencer engagem...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen found the growing database hosted on Amazon Web Servic...
11:13, 05/21/2019

Fashion and fitness brands are tapping in on sexy Instagram influencers to reach college-age audiences While the bribery scandal may have put Olivia Jade’s career as an influencer in jeopardy, it has put a spotlight on a growing industry, which may be “worth well over $10 billion by 2020."...
17:13, 05/13/2019

The Top 10 Most-Followed Accounts On Instagram Take a look at the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts. The list includes everyone from Queen Bey to Ronaldo to Selena Gomez. But who gets the top spot?...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These upcoming guidelines, which the company told Engadget will start rolling out "soon," are go...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Instagram Will Now Alert Violators Before Deleting Their Accounts Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the platform....
09:39, 07/19/2019

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook’s new report Thursday doesn’t say, though, is how many it also missed. The incr...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
22:26, 05/28/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
15:26, 06/17/2019

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the u...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Facebook, Instagram delete more accounts linked to Russia Facebook said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service. The company deleted 97 accounts from Russia that focus...
00:26, 05/08/2019

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
22:39, 05/24/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
19:39, 05/16/2019

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “activeR...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with...
12:13, 06/17/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, according to new research published Tuesday....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israeli firm Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to an Israeli-based firm due to what it called "inauthentic behaviour" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
09:26, 05/29/2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this month....
02:13, 05/13/2019

CORRECTED-Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behaviour" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parliamentary elections. The social network said Sunday it “removed a number of fake and duplicate ...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caught in the act of creating scores of fake profiles i...
03:52, 05/24/2019

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules on name changing," a spokesman for Facebook in Italy said in an emailed statement....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
19:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
02:39, 05/29/2019

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
19:26, 05/29/2019

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to th...
18:26, 05/24/2019

Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months....
19:39, 05/23/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
01:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
00:52, 05/29/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
03:39, 05/24/2019

Woman arrested for creating multiple fake social media accounts to harass victim A South Carolina woman was arrested Monday for sending someone hundreds of harassing messages online, police said. Columbia resident Kathryn Leigh Witt, 50, faces a charge of first-degree harassment, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED)...
22:26, 07/02/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
19:00, 04/28/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
12:39, 06/15/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
21:39, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Bogus Brexit Murder Plot, Other Lies Planted By Russian Accounts: Study In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favourite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?...
12:39, 06/23/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" information regarding vaccinations. The new policy w...
02:13, 05/10/2019

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
08:13, 06/12/2019

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dropping, a new study claims....
17:39, 05/30/2019

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies planted online by Russian accounts: study In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favorite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies planted online by Russian accounts-study In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favourite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?...
00:13, 06/23/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
09:13, 06/13/2019

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
04:13, 06/02/2019

'Stranger Things 3' has been seen by over 40 million Netflix accounts Remember when it was a big deal that Bright racked up 11 million viewers? That's now quaint by comparison. Netflix has revealed that 40.7 million accounts have watched Stranger Things 3 in the four days since its July 4th premiere, making it t...
05:13, 07/09/2019

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm ...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:00, 06/03/2019

PlayStation accounts for one-quarter of game industry’s $29.4 million TV ad spend in April PlayStation ramped up its marketing in April and ended the month accounting for 26.9% of all gaming-industry ad spend on national broadcast and cable TV.Read More...
16:52, 05/11/2019

Stranger Things 3 Breaks Netflix Records, Watched by Over 40 Million Accounts Stranger Things has broken Netflix viewing records with the global launch of its third season, the streaming giant said in a rare tweet publishing viewing data....
11:00, 07/10/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram: study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram - study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
20:00, 05/20/2019

ISIS still uses Instagram to promote jihad and provoke terror attacks: study ISIS extremists still use Instagram “to promote jihad and incite support for terror attacks on the West,” according to an investigation by British newspaper The Telegraph. However, Instagram maintains terrorists aren’t welcomed on the platform as par...
23:52, 05/13/2019

ISIS still uses Instagram to promote jihad and provoke terror attacks, study says ISIS extremists still use Instagram “to promote jihad and incite support for terror attacks on the West,” according to an investigation by British newspaper The Daily Telegraph. However, Instagram maintains terrorists aren’t welcomed on the platform ...
21:00, 05/13/2019

89 Percent of Indian Consumers Prefer to Do Their Shopping Online: Study Smartphones have also emerged as the most preferred medium for all shopping activities with 89 percent of consumers currently being able to do all the retail activities they want on mobile, showed a......
19:00, 05/31/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
06:39, 06/25/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump....
18:52, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news....
10:00, 07/11/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their...
15:13, 07/19/2019

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promisi...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Fake Police Officials Steal $3.7 Million From Woman In Switzerland Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported......
14:13, 06/26/2019

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line fo...
03:39, 06/21/2019

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protecti...
18:13, 05/21/2019

Cyclone Fani hits Indian coast, a million people evacuated A powerful cyclone lashed coastal areas of eastern India on Friday with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph), but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Israel Aerospace signs $50 million follow-up deal with Indian navy State-owned defense contractor Israel Aerospace Industries said on Wednesday it signed a $50 million follow-up contract to provide complementary missile systems to the Indian navy and India's MDL Shipyard....
09:26, 07/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands, population 600, marine scientists found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrus...
16:13, 05/16/2019

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies...
12:26, 06/19/2019

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Called “Agent Smith,” the malware has been found to exploit known vulnerabilities in Android to replace legitimate installed app...
15:52, 07/10/2019

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
04:26, 06/20/2019

Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Robots To Take Over 20 Million Jobs, Worsening Inequality: Study Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while boosting overall economic output, a new study shows....
04:26, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Effects of ‘secondhand drinking’ hurt 53 million Americans: study Forget secondhand smoke. Now you have to worry about the secondhand drinking. One fifth of adults — or an estimated 53 million people in the United States — suffer from other people’s boozing annually, making this “a significant public health i...
23:39, 07/01/2019

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
01:39, 06/20/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
18:39, 04/28/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
10:26, 05/03/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Study Argues Million-Year-Old Cannibals Took Advantage of the Easy Calories Research scientists have discovered that almost one million years ago an ancient human relative, Homo antecessor, ate humans “in preference” to other animals. Inhabiting hunting planes in what is today Spain some 900,000 years ago, Homo antecessor hu...
18:26, 05/12/2019

1 Indian, 3 Indian-Origin Persons Killed In US' Cincinnati: Sushma Swaraj An Indian national and three persons of Indian-origin have been killed in Cincinnati in the US and the matter is being investigated by police there, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said......
00:13, 05/01/2019

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
09:39, 07/12/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent wa...
22:39, 06/07/2019

Ice cream truck owner fed up with requests from influencers A Los Angeles ice cream truck owner fed up with requests for free product from social media influencers put up a sign bearing his new policy: "Influencers Pay Double."...
21:39, 07/05/2019

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on half-organic, half-algorithm-driven growth and ign...
12:13, 05/28/2019

This Ice-Cream Truck Is Taking A Stand By Asking 'Influencers' To Pay Double Joe Nicchi, the founder of CVT Soft Serve ice-cream truck in LA said that he is 'sick' of people asking for freebies. He made it official that he didn't want 'influencers' asking for free ice-creams......
13:39, 07/04/2019

The vigilante shaming influencers for bad behavior in national parks The Instagram account Public Lands Hate You is part of a trend shaming irresponsible behavior on America’s public landsWhen California exploded in a “super bloom” of flowers this spring, Instagram exploded with it, as hordes of selfie-taking tourists...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Sexy college influencers are cashing in like Olivia Jade Olivia Jade Giannulli infamously said that she didn’t “really care about school” — though she certainly used her college experience as a marketing tool. Before becoming the poster child for the college-scamming scandal, which may see her parents, act...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
00:52, 06/21/2019

I’m off to have a baby, and I’m taking no tips from the new pregnancy influencers | Hadley Freeman Where once just not vomiting in my hair was enough, now I’m supposed to wonder how cute my bump looks in my lingerie selfiesBy the time you read this I will be days away from having a baby taken out of my body – something that, even as I stare down t...
00:13, 06/16/2019

LA ice cream truck owner doesn’t care for social media influencers No amount of influence can buy you even an ice cream cone at this Los Angeles hot spot. The owner of popular City of Angels ice cream truck CVT Soft Serve got so fed up by so-called “influencers” asking for free treats in exchange for Ins...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
08:39, 06/16/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.       ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

'Black Mirror' short promo films will star Latinx influencers You don't have to wait until June 5th to get your next fix of Black Mirror -- although it might not be what you were expecting. Netflix has announced a trio of Little Black Mirror short promo films with thematic links to the technology-gone-wron...
08:00, 05/25/2019

The Influencer Marketing Report: Research, strategy & platforms for leveraging social media influencers This is a preview of the Influencer Marketing (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the top platforms, as well as strategies for social media influencer marketing, click here. Current subscribers can read the ...
12:26, 07/08/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
09:26, 05/11/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts happens to be. Just remove the app from your phone and get on with your life, right? Well, not quite...
21:39, 07/10/2019

Should You Switch Bank Accounts for the Rewards? Signup bonuses are so common for new bank accounts that I can almost guarantee you got one the last time you opened a checking account. It’s typical to get a small cash reward for setting up direct deposit or putting a certain amount of cash in your ...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Mexico freezes ex-oil official’s bank accounts MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have frozen the bank accounts of Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexico’s state-owned oil company. The Financial Intelligence Unit said Monday that “there were various transactions with funds that ...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Facebook Deletes More Accounts Linked To Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service....
21:00, 05/06/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:39, 06/13/2019

Hackers target Office 365 business accounts New research from Barracuda has revealed that account takeover attacks are one of the fastest growing email security threats as hackers set their sights on Microsoft Office 365 accounts.The IT security company recently analyzed account takeover attac...
22:52, 05/03/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
18:52, 06/12/2019

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hijacked by an unknown entity, most people probably picture something like this: a faceless man hunche...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
10:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook removes accounts used to distribute malware since 2014 Facebook has shut down more than 30 accounts that were found to be spreading Remote Access Trojans (RATs) through malicious links that claimed to inform users about the ongoing political crisis in Libya. Dubbed ‘Operation Tripoli,’ the large-scale ca...
18:13, 07/02/2019

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a ...
11:26, 07/17/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in H2 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Get this VPN deal and bag 12 free one-month accounts to give to your friends As far as VPN deals and promotions go, this one is definitely unique. Instead of giving you something for free, PureVPN is helping you score a few brownie points with your friends and family to make you look like the hero of the day...confused? Let u...
17:26, 05/23/2019

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
12:00, 06/17/2019

SBI Savings Accounts For Minors: Interest Rate And Other Details The interest rate on Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan is similar to savings bank account. For savings deposits balance less than Rs. 1 lakh, SBI offers an interest rate of 3.5 per cent per annum...
00:39, 06/03/2019

Plastic accounts for 60% of litter in English and Welsh canals More than half a million plastic items reach oceans from waterway network each yearAbandoned plastics now account for 59% of the litter found in canals in England and Wales, according to new research which also reveals that more than half a million p...
07:52, 06/05/2019

100 Amazon Seller Accounts Got Phished, Breached, and Robbed Last year, around 100 Amazon seller accounts were reportedly breached by cyber criminals, who funneled money they stole from from Amazon loans and customer sales into their own accounts.Read more......
22:00, 05/09/2019

Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly Advocates say the state-based accounts, which let disabled people work and save money without risking the loss of government aid, could help millions of people....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended in the previous six months....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Three important retirement savings accounts you should know about: IRAs, 401(k)s, and HSAs Want to set yourself up for a solid financial future? Then familiarize yourself with your retirement savings options.        ...
05:13, 05/19/2019

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
07:00, 07/09/2019

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
21:13, 06/13/2019

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened ...
07:26, 07/19/2019

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins...
01:13, 06/14/2019

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
08:13, 06/12/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
00:52, 05/23/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
17:52, 05/20/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:13, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Nubank to start operations in Argentina, eyes 16 mln without accounts Brazil's Nubank said it will start operations in Argentina, aiming to win millions of clients who do not have access to the traditional banking system there, the fintech firm said on Wednesday....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
12:13, 05/30/2019

Man busted using password-breaking software to hack women’s accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s Facebook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts — all of which were password-protected — using password breaking software....
21:39, 07/12/2019

Huge goof by Google drains Fi subscribers' bank accounts When is a 50% sale not a 50% sale? The answer is when Google accidentally screws it up. Last month we told you that hybrid MVNO Google Fi celebrated its fourth birthday by holding a one-day half off sale on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. According to th...
04:52, 05/06/2019

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledg...
02:39, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered health insurance plan....
04:52, 06/15/2019

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
07:39, 05/26/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in second half 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
00:13, 05/10/2019

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interferen...
22:26, 06/13/2019

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says accounts 'improperly' frozen by government Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, said on Monday that the Finance Ministry's Financial Intelligence Unit had "improperly" frozen its bank accounts....
23:52, 05/27/2019

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
20:52, 06/06/2019

Budget 2019: How Cash Withdrawal From Bank Accounts Can Attract 2% Tax In the Union Budget for 2019-20, the government has proposed to impose a TDS or tax deduction at source of 2 per cent if an individual or an entity withdraws Rs 1 crore or more from a bank account in......
11:52, 07/08/2019

Man uses password breaking software to hack women's online accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s digital accounts, all of which were password protected, according to a statement this week from Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Accounts posing as Dominic Raab and Liam Fox among Twitter takedowns MoD, DExEU and DHSC lodged complaints requesting removal of fake accounts pretending to be associated with governmentTwitter accounts masquerading as official outlets for Dominic Raab and Liam Fox were revealed as among those the UK government succee...
00:39, 07/15/2019

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
23:26, 07/14/2019

Banks Levy These Charges For Insufficient Balance In Savings Accounts Bank account balance: Banks - from SBI to HDFC Bank to ICICI Bank - levy a penalty to the tune of Rs 5 to Rs 600 (excluding taxes) for insufficient average of balances in a month - known as average......
19:26, 05/06/2019

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
22:13, 06/27/2019

New Windows 10 build silences Cortana, brings passwordless accounts The latest Insider build of Windows 10, 18309, expands the use of a thing that Microsoft has recently introduced: passwordless Microsoft accounts. It's now possible to create a Microsoft account that uses a one-time code delivered over SMS as its pri...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Make Twitter a More Pleasant Place By Muting Notifications From Some Accounts Twitter can be a wonderful place to connect with people from around the world. It can also be a great place for bots and garbage accounts to spam you with tweets you wish you hadn’t seen in the first place....
05:52, 07/15/2019

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping sites were accessed by hackers from April 23 to May 10....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Removed Over 1.6 Lakh Terror-Promoting Accounts In 6 Months, Says Twitter Twitter suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism in the July-December 2018 period, saying there's a steady decrease in terrorist groups trying to use the platform owing to its......
10:39, 05/10/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
04:39, 07/16/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
20:26, 04/30/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
11:13, 05/25/2019

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
00:39, 05/29/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Bank managers said no....
21:13, 05/19/2019

Twitter apologizes for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
22:26, 07/03/2019

RPT-Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
13:52, 06/02/2019

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
13:52, 06/02/2019

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
00:13, 06/11/2019

SBI, India Post Offer These Maturity Options For Fixed Deposit Accounts The rate of return on term or fixed deposit varies from 5.75 per cent to 7.8 per cent for the general public, and 6.25-7.80 per cent for senior citizens. India Post - which operates a network of more......
12:39, 04/29/2019

DMS provider DealerBuilt failed to prevent data breach on 12.5M consumer accounts, FTC says Iowa DMS provider DealerBuilt in 2016 failed to protect vast amounts of its customers' data, leading to a breach that allowed a hacker to gain access to the personal information of about 12.5 million consumers stored by 130 dealership clients, the Fe...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to keep private savings accounts as part of the text of the government's pension reform bill....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Cryptocurrency boss funneled client money to personal accounts before his death, investigators say Controversy continues to swirl around Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX following the sudden death of its founder last year, which left customers unable to access more than $160 million in funds....
23:39, 06/25/2019

The Kardashian-Jenners’ social media accounts, once an asset to their show, have finally eclipsed it "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" aired part of the Khloé Kardashian/Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson drama, but we’ve already gotten a comprehensive look at both sides of the story....
14:26, 06/24/2019

Twitter ‘accidentally’ blocked accounts of China dissidents ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter has apologized after it suspended hundreds of accounts that were critical of the Chinese government, merely days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4. The microblogging service said it suspended “a number o...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Police looking into University of Utah student's social media, 'dating accounts' after disappearance Salt Lake City police said Tuesday that investigators are taking a further look into the “social media” and “dating accounts” of the missing University of Utah student who disappeared last week after being dropped off in a local park early one mornin...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
16:13, 07/13/2019

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—s...
17:52, 05/24/2019

Amazon Says 'Extensive' Fraud Allowed Cybercriminals to Siphon Cash From Seller Accounts UK legal documents obtained by Bloomberg show that e-commerce titan Amazon fell prey to “extensive” fraud that allowed cybercriminals to obtain access to around 100 seller accounts and transfer cash into their bank accounts, with the company confirm...
16:39, 05/09/2019

4 Swiss Accounts Of Nirav Modi, Sister Purvi Worth Over 280 Crores Seized The Enforcement Directorate today seized four Swiss bank accounts belonging to fugitive Nirav Modi and his sister, Purvi Modi. The four accounts together hold over Rs 280 crore...
11:26, 06/27/2019

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts....
17:39, 06/18/2019

This bank is ditching fees amid the rise of cheap checking accounts from fintech upstarts Customer penalties are a significant source of revenue for the financial industry: The ten biggest banks collected more than $11 billion in overdraft fees in 2017, according to the FDIC....
15:13, 06/17/2019

Even as Goldman Sachs and Ally Bank cut deposit rates, high-yield savings accounts still pay As the probability of a rate cut increases, banks will start to lower deposit rates offered to consumers. Goldman Sachs and Ally Financial have already done so....
16:00, 07/05/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
21:00, 05/04/2019

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
21:13, 06/02/2019

5 Best Indian Drinks Recipes | Easy Indian Drinks Recipes Indian Drinks Recipe: Find here the best of Indian drinks recipes, right from Jal jeera, kanji to thandai and lassi. With key ingredients and step by step process of each, these recipes would be easy......
09:13, 05/03/2019

7 Best Indian Starters Recipes | Easy Indian Starters Recipes Indian Starters Recipes: Find here a list of our best Indian Starters Recipes that you can now easily prepare at home. Complete with key ingredients and a step by step process, you can prepare dahi......
14:39, 05/06/2019

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrency, a recent report found....
00:26, 06/21/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
10:52, 05/02/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
00:52, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
00:52, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
10:52, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
00:52, 05/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Here are the Instagram changes coming your way Instagram looks like it will keep its spot as one of the top photo-sharing social networks in the world thanks to a slew of new updates announced today at Facebook's F8 Conference.The biggest update is for creators who want to share their fashio...
20:52, 04/30/2019

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended Both the Iowa and Iowa State football Twitter accounts were suspended on Saturday, showing messages that implied they had violated Twitter rules.        ...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform: a warning when you try to post an abusive comment, and a ‘Restrict’ function to limit another person’s interaction with you. Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, said...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Here’s why Instagram will hide ‘likes’ Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said the change is designed to minimize the stress of posting online, where users can fixate on how many likes their videos draw....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
02:52, 06/05/2019

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it a...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Instagram just said you’re going to start seeing even more ads, which we didn’t think was possible Not that this should surprise anyone, but you’re about to start seeing more ads on Instagram now that the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new place it’s going to start slotting them in. Very soon, the company announced to...
21:52, 06/26/2019

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is;...
23:13, 05/24/2019

Instagram doesn’t like you anymore Have you ever posted a picture to Instagram and then deleted it because it didn’t get enough likes? If you won’t admit to it, many other people will. Instagram is well aware of the pervasive narcissism on its platform, and now it’s trying to get us a...
19:39, 05/03/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even offer a chance to appeal the ban. The company said ap...
13:52, 07/19/2019

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
21:52, 07/03/2019

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone ...
21:13, 07/08/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
00:52, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
08:00, 05/03/2019

10 Things To Know About SBI Minimum Balance Rules, Zero Balance Accounts SBI minimum balance rules: Customers having a regular savings bank account in SBI branches located in metro and urban areas are required to maintain a monthly average balance of Rs 3,000, according to......
12:52, 06/26/2019

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
11:26, 07/10/2019

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Social platforms like Instagram walk a fine line between bein...
18:26, 07/01/2019

Gaming Instagram for fun & profit in expose Social media's credibility took another hit this week with Mueller report, latest Facebook apology and new expose on how easy it is to game Instagram        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app Instagram will be closing the doors on its standalone messaging app, Direct, within the next month. A message confirming the planned closure is being displayed to users in the Direct for Instagram app, and was first spotted by social media indus...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Neymar given three-match ban for Instagram rant Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar has been banned from European club competition for three matches as punishment for a Instagram post criticizing match officials in charge of the French club's defeat to Manchester United in March....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If ...
11:13, 07/19/2019

Instagram will drop ads into your Explore feed Ads are infiltrating seemingly every aspect of Instagram, and that now includes the Explore feed. The social network plans to roll out ads to Explore's photos and videos over the course of the "next few months." They'll function much like...
19:00, 06/26/2019

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:39, 05/18/2019

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a huge fan of Instagram accounts posting lengthy strings of Stories each day. It clogs my feed, makes it...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Instagram's Newest Star Is ... a Tree? Tentree's Instagram post about planting trees has gone viral. But as with any celebrity’s carefully orchestrated photo, the reality is much more complicated....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Instagram, PlayStation Network Hit With Outages An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStation Network (PSN) also met with errors....
09:52, 06/14/2019

How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could never dream of and selling products that you suddenly need to have. Here’s how to use it so you feel b...
18:39, 07/01/2019

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
20:13, 07/17/2019

A Holocaust diary is reborn on Instagram The diary of Eva Heyman begins innocently enough. It is her thirteenth birthday, and she writes about her dreams of becoming a journalist and marrying an Englishman....
19:00, 05/02/2019

How to Instagram Natural Wonders Without Being a Dick In March, the mountains of Lake Elsinore, California experienced its annual bloom of fiery-orange poppies—and Instagram users flocked there, cameras and smartphones in hand, and fucked it all up....
19:26, 05/10/2019

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outage...
20:00, 07/03/2019

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
19:26, 05/29/2019

The New Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino Is Perfect for Your Instagram Behold: the newest drink to end up on your Instagram feed. Starbucks has unveiled its lasted confection just as summer kicks into high gear. Introducing the Tie-Dye Frappuccino, a......
23:13, 07/10/2019

Instagram will soon let you appeal post takedowns While Instagram has made it easy for users to report posts that may violate its policies, there hasn't been a way for people to contest those decisions. But that will be changing soon. In a media briefing in New York City, the company said it is...
17:26, 05/07/2019

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to ...
20:52, 06/09/2019

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will also allow it to disable accounts with a cert...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
23:39, 07/08/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely...
05:52, 05/14/2019

How to recover your hacked Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through ...
08:52, 06/18/2019

Instagram Will Soon Let You Appeal Post Takedowns From App Instagram is planning to let users appeal a takedown of controversial content and allow them to request a review of any content that was taken down, all from within the app....
15:26, 05/08/2019

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic...
20:39, 07/02/2019

'Eva Stories': Remembering the Holocaust with Instagram An Instagram story about 13-year-old Eva Heymann, a Hungarian Jew who was murdered in Auschwitz, has gone viral. The creators want to bring Holocaust remembrance to a social media generation, but not all are pleased....
23:52, 05/02/2019

Get ready for even more third-party AR filters on Instagram Amidst announcements of a new Messenger, a new Facebook app and new VR headsets, the company snuck in a quieter, less flashier update: it's now allowing creators to make and publish their own AR effects and filters on Instagram. Right now, the o...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview. The reason for the meeting? Some discussion about fake money....
22:13, 04/29/2019

These Fake Butters Are Good, Actually The 90s were a dark time for fats, but I remember it being particularly bleak for butter. A sinister bottle of “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” spray was a persistent presence in my childhood kitchen, and I used the milky-yellow liquid both as a coo...
23:39, 04/28/2019

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it also comes in tubes, complete with sausage-like cas...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Instagram Expands Ads to Explore Feeds Instagram said Wednesday it planned to launch advertising on its Explore page, expanding marketing opportunities on the Facebook-owned, visual-focused social network....
11:52, 06/27/2019

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors...
21:13, 07/08/2019

Instagram just gained three new features, redesigned Stories UI Over 500 million Instagram users now use Stories on a daily basis to freely express themselves and check in on the lives of friends, family, and influencers. Today, with the goal of keeping these users hooked, some additional features have been annou...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
14:39, 05/10/2019

I dropped out of school and got 750K Instagram followers Charlotte D’Alessio wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. She never imagined she would become a Cinderella-story social-media star, or sign a big modeling contract, or date fashion-world royalty Presley Gerber (the son of Cindy Crawford)....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com....
07:39, 07/04/2019

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying...
10:39, 06/12/2019

Samsung is making a vertical TV for all your Instagram Stories Continuing the trend of creating new form factor screens, Samsung has announced a new TV for the South Korean market called 'The Sero' that can swivel to display videos vertically, similar to how you watch content on your phone. The Se...
05:13, 04/30/2019

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker."...
10:26, 06/05/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a master class in post-breakup behavior....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Use This App to Find the Perfect Instagram Shot When You're Traveling In San Francisco, it started with The Museum of Ice Cream, a “museum” downtown where for $38 dollars you can snap selfies of yourself next to a unicorn or submerged in sprinkles in the building’s “sprinkle pool.”...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Instagram is killing its dedicated Direct messaging app It looks like Instagram is killing its standalone Direct messaging app and laying it to rest very soon. Social media consultant Matt Navarra and a few reviewers on the application's Google Play page have reported getting a notification that says...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp: The new updates you need to know about Facebook announced an overhaul of its main mobile app along with changes for Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.        ...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Instagram Moves on Online Bullying With Pop-Up Warning Instagram on Monday announced new features aimed at curbing online bullying on its platform, including a warning to people as they are preparing to post abusive remarks....
07:26, 07/09/2019

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
10:26, 06/20/2019

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
21:52, 07/10/2019

When will I be famous? Oscar the whippet’s bid for Instagram fame Petfluencers rule the internet. Can Emma Beddington transform her gloomy pet into a social media sensation?Grumpy Cat, the internet’s favourite seemingly furious feline, died in May, to a global outpouring of sadness, an emotion she would presumably ...
09:52, 07/14/2019

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts abou...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends and followers to start conversations from within Stories by tapping on a new icon above a story.With t...
01:26, 07/03/2019

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more tha...
04:39, 06/07/2019

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the perfect time to read our review. In other news, Fac...
22:13, 07/04/2019

Instagram Head Insists It Doesn't Spy on Users Instagram doesn't snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Streetkid visions: Russia's Instagram star Former opioid addict Dmitry Markov posts evocative images of everyday Russian life on Instagram. Addiction, he says, ‘might be very useful for a photographer’ Continue reading......
14:26, 05/01/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
14:39, 06/07/2019

Instagram introduces two new anti-bullying features Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and allow victims to secretly block their tormentors....
12:52, 07/09/2019

Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers’ Shoes People consume news in many ways, which is why Anna Dubenko’s job — editor of off-platform strategy — takes her to platforms where others go for a break from theirs....
16:52, 06/19/2019

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
15:52, 06/15/2019

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features Instagram is rolling out new features to help combat cyberbullying, as the social-media company and its parent, Facebook Inc., FB -0.33% work to quell criticism related to harassment on their platforms....
16:13, 07/09/2019

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Had your Instagram account hacked? Getting it back is now less of a headache Having your Instagram hijacked can be a nightmare – you try to log in, only to find that your username, profile picture and bio have been changed – but thankfully the photo-sharing service is now making it easier to get everything back ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Instagram adds Donation stickers for nonprofits It's going to be much easier to raise money on Instagram for your favorite nonprofits starting today -- if you're in the US, that is. The Facebook-owned platform has introduced a Donation sticker for Stories, and it even directly links to n...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
02:39, 07/19/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
01:39, 06/14/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to UndergroundStyles.us, where the chrome Lexanis nev...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
22:39, 06/14/2019

Instagram is testing more tools to combat bullying At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced it's working on more tools to stop and prevent bullying. The changes will include things like nudges -- if you make an aggressive comment, Instagram will warn you to tone it down a bit. The platform...
23:00, 04/30/2019

The stars of It: Chapter Two are being haunted by red balloons on Instagram Beep beep, Pennywise-heads, the first trailer for It: Chapter Two is coming tomorrow. While you’ll have to wait until then to see a mere fraction of the second installment in Andy Muschetti’s two-part adaptation of It, cool dad Stephen King is over o...
20:39, 05/08/2019

This App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location By aggregating data from geotagged posts and stories, Who's in Town can paint a detailed picture of the habits and haunts of anyone with a Instagram account....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Instagram Is Doing an Anti-Vaxxer Hashtag Purge It takes mere moments to find thousands of Instagram posts from anti-vaxxers, but users spouting straight up bullshit about vaccinations on the photo-sharing platform are going to have a trickier time circulating their misinformation.Read more......
03:52, 05/10/2019

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expan...
11:26, 07/18/2019

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currentl...
23:39, 07/18/2019

For our future, more Indian immigrants, please If, like me, you believe that the U.S. needs to welcome immigrants on a sustainable basis, you should support a greater U.S. government priority on the immigration of skilled Indian citizens to the United States....
03:00, 07/16/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientif...
10:13, 07/14/2019

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel like we know what we’re getting, we turn to user reviews—something any Amazon shopper is well acquainte...
03:39, 05/07/2019

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel lineup each year by an order of magnitude or even more. Pixel phones also aren’t the most pow...
16:52, 06/10/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 years in prison....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The New York Times that she regrets only the way she w...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
18:39, 05/05/2019

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves t...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore section....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Anthony Davis found out about Lakers trade on Instagram When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram.       ...
23:39, 07/13/2019

Instagram will warn about account takedowns, add new appeals process Instagram is boosting its content moderation appeals process and adding a new alert that will warn users who violate rules when their account is close to being deleted....
21:39, 07/19/2019

Amber Valletta on How Instagram Has Changed Modeling for Good A “like-dislike” relationship with social media—it creates both trolls and opportunities, she said—colors L.A.-based supermodel Amber Valletta’s hopes for her industry....
18:39, 05/03/2019

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
21:52, 05/31/2019

CIA joins Instagram with a staged photo of Haspel’s desk One of the government’s most secretive agencies came out of the cold Thursday morning by joining Instagram. The Central Intelligence Agency posted a photo of a cluttered desk at the spy agency, with the text, “I spy with my little eye…”...
18:26, 04/28/2019

How to make posting Instagram hashtag clusters a breeze If you want to expand your Instagram engagement, you have to use a lot of hashtags. Posting them can be a pain, but we show you a way to post an entire cluster with one tap....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
21:52, 05/06/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
21:00, 05/30/2019

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fernanda Flores earlier this year,......
18:52, 06/13/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stuff. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of crap out...
15:39, 05/06/2019

Self-taught makeup artist discusses Instagram stardom A self-taught makeup artist who uses her body as a canvas to transform into bizarre and terrifying creatures has become an Instagram star after going viral....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Instagram influencer staged 'surprise' engagement weekend Marissa Fuchs posted photos of disbelief, but marketers were sent itinerary months beforeA public proposal is a risky thing to attempt. For every couple whose love for each other is perfectly in tune, there is a partner who has woefully misjudged the...
20:13, 06/21/2019

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watchin...
02:39, 06/14/2019

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
21:13, 07/11/2019

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months.Data scientist and business consultant David Stier discovered that th...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues with picture, video and audio messaging faced by users on several of its services Facebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media plat...
23:39, 07/03/2019

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 m...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Chimpanzee Goes Viral For Using Instagram Like A Pro, Video Stuns People A video that has stunned the Internet shows a chimpanzee using Instagram like a total pro - navigating the photo and video sharing app with complete ease....
19:26, 04/28/2019

JoJo Siwa Disables Instagram Comments Over "Mean" Posts JoJo Siwa is saying goodbye to social media comments. With more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 8 million followers on Instagram, the 15-year-old star of Dance Moms......
16:39, 05/06/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.        ...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Donald Glover’s ‘Dusty Ass’ Adidas ads are cracking up Instagram Donald Glover stays busy. On the heels of his headlining performance at Coachella last week along with the recent release of his much-hyped indie flick “Guava Island,” co-starring alongside Rihanna, the ubiquitous actor-writer-musician ma...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Big floppy hats are the new peek-a-boob trend on Instagram Babes are grasping at straw — to cover their naked bodies. Recently, Kylie Jenner, who is currently blasting millions of feeds with Turks and Caicos content in celebration of her Kylie Skin launch, posted a super shady vacation photo, and it lo...
02:39, 07/18/2019

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts in Canada as a test. The design change meant that...
05:39, 07/18/2019

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. These images actually understate the broader stigma of being a bipolar mother — the stories that I hear d...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Explore tab that will feature personalized Stories recommendations. You won't have to track down...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Instagram will start sending you a warning if you leave a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said the company is willing to "make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe."...
21:26, 07/08/2019

Instagram Copies TikTok and Snapchat Once Again for IGTV Redesign Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design for IGTV within its main app and the standalone IGTV app. The design seems inspired by the app's biggest rivals, TikTok and Snapchat....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Teenage girl kills herself 'after Instagram poll' in Malaysia Police investigating after she asked her followers to choose death or life and 69% voted for deathA 16 year-old girl has reportedly killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should die or not, a...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers....
18:00, 06/07/2019

TikTok Appears to Be Experimenting With a Bunch of Instagram-Like Features TikTok, the wildly popular short-form video platform, appears to be testing a whole host of new features that seem to take a few cues from Instagram.Read more......
05:39, 07/20/2019

New WhatsApp feature will let you share your status on Facebook and Instagram Facebook is testing a new feature that will let you share your WhatsApp status directly to Facebook and Instagram with a tap of a button.The feature is being rolled out right now, so if you're interested, you can join the beta program for Androi...
14:52, 06/27/2019

Instagram's standalone Direct app is 'going away', but its core feature will live on Facebook has a habit of frequently testing changes (both big and small) for its extensive library of crazy popular social networking services, but while most new features added to Instagram tend to stick, enriching the app's functionality or expandin...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning off...
04:00, 07/09/2019

Brett Favre’s Instagram hacked with return to NFL post Brett Favre isn’t returning this time around. The legendary quarterback blamed a hack for a short-lived Instagram post on his official account that indicated he would be returning to the gridiron in 2020. “A true champion sticks to his or her c...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Tiny cocktails are the latest bar trend flooding Instagram Honey, they shrunk your cocktails. Tiny tipples — complete with miniature garnishes and ever-so-slight buzzes — are becoming the itsy-bitsy menu stars at local bars. At East Village gastropub Boulton and Watt, four teensy cocktails — $7 and 1 ¹/₂ oun...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Instagram announces ads will be served to users Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab that the streaming giant has added as part of a test with a subset of its massive user base. The new fee...
02:00, 06/06/2019

Diane Keaton on Poms, Instagram, and confronting mortality Diane Keaton stars in the new comedy Poms, the story of a woman who “moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.” Ahead of its release on Friday, we sat down with Keaton to talk about the film, her Ins...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (FB) Shutterstock Instagram compiles a list of topics it thinks you're interested in inside the Instagram app itself, which is used to show you relevant ads. You can check the list for yourself with just a few taps into some of the Instagram app's deepe...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they want to display song lyrics on screen and will give them the ability to edit the text style, animation a...
22:52, 06/06/2019

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and an obsession with architectural pattern....
02:13, 06/07/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Jr. rages against Instagram for ‘deleting’ photo Donald Trump Jr. blamed the “social media gods” at Instagram for allegedly deleting a photo of himself with an injured US Army veteran. The photo of Trump Jr. and Sgt. Omar “Crispy” Avila was taken last week at the National Rifle Association conventi...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
20:26, 06/07/2019

Badgley Mischka designers host Instagram series From travel tips to what to wear to a wedding, designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka of Badgley Mischka star in their own Instagram series, "Q&A with M&J." (July 8)        ...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Tom Brady owns Max Kellerman again with ‘cliff’ Instagram post If there is one thing that Tom Brady enjoys the most — besides winning Super Bowls — it’s proving his doubters wrong. ESPN “First Take” host Max Kellerman has repeatedly insisted that Brady is “falling off a cliff” since July of 2016, and...
18:00, 06/28/2019

‘Hi! My name’s Eva’: A teenage Holocaust victim’s diary comes to life on Instagram The account titled Eva Stories garnered a million followers within 24 hours of going live Wednesday evening, the beginning of Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel....
22:26, 05/02/2019

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
16:26, 06/08/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be ab...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Jewish teen's Holocaust doom dramatized on Instagram Hoping to enliven fading Holocaust memories, Israeli entrepreneurs have dramatized the plight of a Jewish teenager murdered by the Nazis by imagining her documenting her final months over social media....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the so...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Would It Be Better If You Couldn’t See How Many Likes a Photo Got? Instagram is Testing to Find Out Instagram will soon be testing a version of the app that hides from the news feed the number of likes that photos and videos have received—a move that reflects the social platform’s attempt to make itself a less pressurized environment fo...
09:39, 05/01/2019

Tamil Nadu Man Finds Bug To Hack Into Any Instagram Account, Gets $30,000 Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram....
18:26, 07/18/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even broader audience.The Explore tab of Instagram &#x...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Teen kills herself after polling Instagram followers: report A 16-year-old girl killed herself after sharing an Instagram poll asking followers whether she should die — and 69 percent of them said she should, reports said. Davia Emilia jumped to her death from her home Monday in the eastern Malaysian state of ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 developers conference, where it revealed that it will s...
23:00, 04/30/2019

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against A...
00:52, 05/03/2019

All You Need To Know About Indian Railways Vikalp Scheme IRCTC booking today: The Vikalp scheme is applicable for those holding train ticket bookings with a "waiting" status. Individuals remaining fully wait-listed after charting are considered for......
12:52, 05/17/2019

Indian migrants say Italy needs them despite rise of far-right Indian migrants working near Rome say Italy's far-right politicians may talk about curbing immigration but they say the European nation cannot manage without their cheap labor....
16:52, 05/24/2019

Indian farmers use sun to help water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
11:52, 06/17/2019

Indian Bank Defrauded by Another Borrower The Indian bank that fell victim to one of the country’s biggest banking scams said that another borrowers had defrauded it of half a billion dollars....
22:39, 07/07/2019

An Indian village has many more twins than can be explained One in eleven people in a village in India is a twin. Though nobody knows the underlying causes, cousin marriage and disease epidemics have now been ruled out...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Facebook that manufacture misleading Amazon product r...
15:00, 05/01/2019

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
21:13, 06/26/2019

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a new entry to the list: ball fakes only possible w...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
19:00, 06/15/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
05:00, 06/12/2019

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
12:26, 06/06/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
20:52, 06/19/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty mobile games or Fortnite events now, so it’s a bit sad that we can no longer come back from the the...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsUrban myths – alligators in the sewers etc – used to be very popular and some were gruesomely en...
15:39, 07/09/2019

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I...
07:26, 05/11/2019

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturday night after seeing a teenage boy tied to a chair and covered in what looked like blood along Gambl...
05:52, 05/07/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and password without checking that the URL is correct (or t...
22:13, 04/29/2019

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of th...
09:39, 07/04/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did. These fakes are blurring the lines between fact and fiction in journalism like never before....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead of their real smartphones...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook ha...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
15:13, 06/24/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
00:52, 05/29/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various......
08:39, 07/10/2019

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service...
22:00, 07/14/2019

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, this convincing beef faker launched to shock and aw...
03:39, 06/05/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fake news. Just because a story is online, doesn’t me...
11:52, 04/30/2019

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelligently edit objects inside them. While this could ...
20:39, 07/01/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on t...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Outrage after Instagram model smashes nose off Poland statue One Instagram model has been slammed on social media for defacing a 200-year-old statue in Poland, reportedly in hopes of gaining more followers. In recent days, influencer Julia Slonska has been blasted for a 6-second video in which she knocks the n...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an Instagram post about her ex that she......
18:52, 06/10/2019

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hate crime, a claim later refuted by police....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He...
11:00, 06/16/2019

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again ...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focu...
01:39, 06/16/2019

Girl kills herself after Instagram poll to decide between life or death Authorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was found to have taken her own life after starting an Instagram poll asking users to vote for life or death. ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartpho...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger prob...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one really talked about Horseshoe Bend.”...
18:52, 07/09/2019

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering...
14:52, 06/17/2019

Russian spy Maria Butina begs for cash in Instagram video Maria Butina — the Russian secret agent convicted of gathering intelligence on the National Rifle Association and other US groups — has been begging for cash on social media to help pay for her legal costs. The gun rights activist posted ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
11:52, 07/19/2019

Japanese PM shows off beaver door-knocker from Canada on Instagram In a video posted Thursday to his official Instagram account, Shinzo Abe installs the folksy souvenir at the entrance of his lakeside villa outside Tokyo....
20:39, 05/02/2019

Padres behind 'laid-back' Manny Machado after Instagram rant San Diego Padres players and manager Andy Green told UPI they stand behind Manny Machado after he alluded to a double-standard in Major League Baseball's player punishment, despite his reputation as a dirty player....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Facebook And Instagram Ban "Dangerous Individuals" Including Alex Jones Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems "dangerous" including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:26, 07/04/2019

Peek-a-boob bikini trend makes a splash on Instagram FASHION Nova have released a peek-a-boob bikini that's taken Instagram by storm. Demi Rose Mawby and Suelyn Medeiros are among those to try the trend....
06:52, 05/16/2019

Man Slashed Throat Of Teen Popular On Instagram, Took Selfie With Body Police arrived at the gruesome scene Sunday morning, alerted by frantic calls from users on the messaging app Discord. What police heard in those calls was horrifying: Someone had uploaded an image of......
18:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe. According to The Independent, some Whats...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Instagram influencer painted rosy picture of DR despite being groped, nearly kidnapped An Instagram influencer known for traveling around the world with her husband said she was nearly abducted and sexually assaulted during their trip to the Dominican Republic. Cora Smith — who, with her hubby, Jay, runs the Instagram account The_Great...
16:39, 06/12/2019