Facebook rejected over 2 MILLION ads for trying to ‘obstruct voting’

Facebook rejected more than two million ads for trying to ‘obstruct voting’ in the upcoming US presidential election, the company announced. Some 2.2 million ads submitted to both Facebook and Instagram between March and September 2020 were blocked before they could run. Warnings were attached to an additional 150 million native posts and at least … Read more

Kim Kardashian joined by Jamie Foxx, Leo DiCaprio and more stars in Facebook and Instagram boycott

A host of stars have joined Kim Kardashian West in vowing to ‘freeze’ their Instagram and Facebook accounts on Wednesday, claiming the platforms allow for hate, propaganda and misinformation to spread.  The likes of actors Ashton Kutcher, Olivia Wilde, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Sacha Baron Cohen, Michael B. Jordan and Jennifer Lawrence said they will ditch Mark … Read more

Facebook’s Reality Labs share pioneering AR audio technology work

Facebook has been going all in on augmented reality but the company isn’t just focused on what we see.  In a post, the social media firm peeled back the curtain on Facebook Reality Labs’ pioneering work developing audio-enhancing technology. Their goal is to perfect ‘audio presence,’ where sounds from speakers, headphones or other devices are … Read more

Mum reveals how she keeps her home impeccably tidy with $7 trays, stylish labels and $5 storage rack

Carefully arranged linen closets, neatly presented pantries and labelled storage containers in every room are the keys to an impeccably tidy home, according to one Australian mother. The woman offered a glimpse inside her immaculately organised house in photos posted in a interior design group on Facebook, where she thanked members for sharing tips that … Read more

Dramatic video shows Coast Guard Watch opening fire on 8-foot shark amid crew’s swim time

Dramatic footage has captured the moment a Coast Guard Watch opened fire on an eight-foot shark when it swam into the midst of the crew’s swim time in the Pacific, sending shipmates into a panic as they scrambled to get out of the sea to safety.   Maritime Enforcement Specialist 1st Class Cintron, designated shark watch … Read more

Facebook slams Apple’s move to limit targeted advertising in iOS 14

Facebook claims privacy changes in the next version of Apple’s mobile operating system will cripple app makers’ ability to make money from targeted advertising. iOS 14, which will be released in the autumn, will require apps to ask users for permission to collect and share data using Apple’s device identifier. Facebook and other ad networks … Read more

Coast Guard Watch shoots 8-FOOT SHARK near swimmers

A Coast Guard Watch opened fire on an eight-foot shark when it closed in on 40 crew members enjoying a swim call in the Pacific.    Maritime Enforcement Specialist 1st Class Cintron, designated shark watch on board the US Coast Guard Cutter Kimball, fired shots at the Long-Fin Mako or Pelagic Thresher shark Wednesday when it was spotted … Read more

Facebook hiring ‘attempts to influence UK Government policy’

Facebook is accused of trying to influence Government policies by poaching Whitehall officials who have worked in online regulation with big money jobs The social media giant has reportedly poached 10 former officials recently It is facing questions over issues including online hate and the tax it pays  MP Damian Collins: ‘They are doing this … Read more

Portland protester, 25, is on the run and begging for money after kicking unconscious a truck driver

 Marquise ‘Keese’ Love, 25, is on the run from police and allegedly posting to Snapchat looking for money A Black Lives Matter protester on the run from cops after being ‘positively identified’ as the man who kicked a truck driver in the face in Portland on Sunday is begging for cash. Police are searching for … Read more

Facebook restricts news outlets connected to political entities

Facebook is banning US news outlets with ‘direct meaningful ties’ to political groups from its News tab, as well as claiming news exemptions from the site’s advertising rules.  These publishers are now required to undergo an authorization process and have a ‘Paid for by’ disclaimer when running ads about social issues, elections or politics.  Such organizations … Read more

Men who take off trainers ‘proposal shamed’ on social media

I SHOE! Snaps of boyfriends taking off their trainers before proposing to avoid ugly creases spark debate – with critics saying it shows they care MORE about their looks than their partner A British woman blasted men who remove their pricey trainers when proposing Posting on Facebook, Hannah Legg said men shouldn’t worry about creases … Read more

Cuban business owner decries BLM’s ‘mafia tactics’ after letter

Cuban restaurant owner in Louisville decries BLM’s ‘mafia tactics’ after receiving a letter with a list of diversity demands that he was told to meet or risk social media shaming, a public boycott or having his storefront ‘f***** with’ Dozens of businesses in Louisville, Kentucky, received letters from BLM protesters on July 24  The protesters … Read more

Amazon, Apple and Facebook shares soar amid pandemic

The £170bn tech boom: Bumper figures send shares in Amazon, Apple and Facebook soaring…but Google dives Huge rally saw Apple shares soar to record highs of more than $412 each Bonanza on Wall Street added £5.3billion to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ personal fortune By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:56 BST, 31 July … Read more