Indian pilots lack sleep as social media use keeps them up – Air Force Chief

In the war for a good night’s sleep, India’s top air force official has called for the service to develop a system to assess how well rested their pilots are before they fly. “Long hours” on social media are to blame. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights,” Air Chief […]

‘Scum will pay for their words!’: Khabib in social media skirmish with Russian rap stars

While verbal skirmishes are common in MMA, Russian UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is preparing to face Conor McGregor in October, has become involved in an explosive social media exchange with Russian rap artists. The unlikely conflict with the rappers originates in an Instagram post by Nurmagomedov in the middle of August. Back then, the […]

DOJ: We will examine social media firms that “may be hurting competition”

Enlarge / Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg (left) and Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey testify during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing concerning foreign influence operations’ use of social media platforms, on Capitol Hill, September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) In the wake of testimony before a Senate committee hearing […]

Colin Kaepernick has already donated more than $1 million of his NFL earnings to social justice charities

Norm Hall/Getty Images When Colin Kaepernick found himself without a job in the NFL, he turned his focus to activism, donating time and money to a wide variety of causes. In just over a year, Kaepernick donated over $ 1 million to various charities, ranging in causes from social justice to education. While Kaepernick has now […]

Instagram DOWN – Social network not working as outage hits hundreds of users

Instagram users are facing a night without access to the popular social media app as it appears to be down and not working. Problems seem to have started at around 9.45pm tonight with hundreds of reports across the UK and many parts of Europe. Independent website monitor, Down Detector, is showing a surge of issues with […]

UK broadcasters urge the government to create a social media watchdog

A smorgasbord of TV broadcasters, mobile network and internet service providers has urged the UK government to strengthen its oversight of social media companies. In a letter to The Sunday Telegraph, executives from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, as well as Sky, BT and TalkTalk, called for a new, independent regulator to help tackle […]

Trump: ‘We won’t let’ discrimination of conservatives on social media happen

US President Donald Trump has spoken out about censorship against conservatives on social media, saying it is a “very dangerous thing” and calling for everyone to be allowed to participate in the online conversation. “Social media is totally discriminating against Republican/conservative voices. Speaking loudly and clearly for the Trump administration, we won’t let that happen. […]

‘Social Distortion’ punk band frontman attacks Trump supporter during live show (VIDEO)

Dramatic video footage has captured the moment the lead singer of the punk rock band ‘Social Distortion’ allegedly attacked a supporter of US President Donald Trump during a live performance. Local man Tim Hildebrand says the violent confrontation took place after frontman Mike Ness started bad-mouthing Trump at a concert in the Ace of Spades […]