Articles with the tag facebook

U.N. Calls on Facebook, Twitter to Join Fight Against Terrorism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Internet and social media companies should respond to the exploitation of their services by radical Islamist groups, a U.N. panel said on Wednesday. The panel’s report calls on companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google to do whatever possible to curb the “increasingly horrific propaganda” groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS/ISIL post to their sites. […]

No Charges for Texas Woman Who Killed Pet Cat With Bow

Warning: This article contains graphic imagery. BRENHAM, United States (CNN) — The Brenham, Texas woman who shot a domestic cat through the head with an arrow, and subsequently posted about it on Facebook, will not be charged with any crime, CNN reports. On Wednesday, a grand jury decided not to indict Dr. Kristen Lindsey. They […]

Meet the Guy Who Wowed the Internet with His Cover of ‘Beat It’ [Interview]

MADRID, Spain (SND) – Two days ago, composer and guitar teacher Miguel Rivera uploaded his solo acoustic performance of Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ to YouTube. It quickly went viral after being posted to reddit’s /r/videos. Since we initially reported on the story, Rivera’s music video has garnered an additional 510,000 views. The video, in which Rivera plays all […]

Women Steal 131 Pairs Of Panties, Tells Facebook To Stop Talking About It

People have been caught stealing some pretty weird things, but one Georgia woman really takes the cake… or the undergarments. Julia Marie Jones was caught at a Jasper, Georgia Wal-Mart trying to steal 131 pairs of panties. She tried to hide the merchandise in her purse and shopping bags, but wasn’t able to make it […]

Facebook Stalkers Rejoice Over New Feature

Facebook recently announced a new algorithm that will make it a little easy to be a social media creeper. The formula is based on how long users spend on certain profiles, posts, photos and comments. Facebook will then calculate the time spent and start pushing that kind of content to your feed. The social media […]

GIFs Finally Work On Facebook, Let’s Pick Out Your First Post

Thanks to the social media gods! You can now post GIFs to Facebook. Since 2013, we have been using a workaround created by Giphy to share GIF on Facebook. Giphy allowed the GIFs to show up as videos on the popular social media site, but now Facebook supports actual GIFs! Sharing your favorite GIF is […]

Single Mom Fired Over Facebook Post

Be careful what you post to social media. That post or tweet can go a lot farther than you might think. One Texas woman is learning that the hard way. Single mother, Kaitlyn Walls had landed a much needed job at a local daycare. As most of us would do, she shared the news on […]

Artist Draws Penises Around Potholes To Get Them Fixed

Well, that’s one way to get their attention. One mystery street artist has had enough of troublesome potholes in his neighborhood, so he came up with a clever way to get the city’s attention. Known only as “Wanksy”, the street artist says the potholes weren’t getting fixed until the road became unusable. Wanksy began spraypainting […]