Friday, 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: social media

Gayle teases birthday boy Shehzad with cheeky message

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LONDON: West Indies hitting machine Chris Gayle took a jibe at Pakistan’s opening batsman and birthday boy Ahmed Shehzad on social media. The bad boy of cricket Chris Gayle sent his wishes to Shehzad as he approaches to become the quickest to 5,000 runs, the 26 years old is only ...

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Online abuse silences women and girls, fuels violence, survey shows

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LONDON: Pervasive online abuse and harassment pressure women and girls into censoring themselves on social media and fuel gender-based discrimination and violence, rights groups said. About one in four women in Britain, the United States and six other countries said in a survey they had experienced online abuse or harassment. ...

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British official urges social media companies to block militant content

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LONDON: Britain’s top internal security official is pressing social media companies to devise automatic systems to spot and block violent militant messaging before it is posted on their networks. Amber Rudd, home secretary in the conservative British government led by Prime Minister Theresa May, told an audience at New America, ...

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Me Too: Alyssa elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

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NEW YORK: Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ...

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Kendall Jenner, named Fashion Icon Of The Decade

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LONDON: Ten years ago, model Kendall Jenner was 11 years old. Next week, she will be named Fashion Icon of the Decade. Jenner, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, will receive the honor on September 8 at New York Fashion Week. It is handed out by the Front Row. Jenner is ...

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Frankie Bridge: social media trolls are cowards

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LONDON: British singer Frankie Bridge has argued that social media trolls are ‘’cowards’’. Frankie Bridge believes social media trolls are ‘’cowards’’. The 28-year-old singer has previously been subjected to harsh criticism on social media platforms like Twitter, and Frankie believes the general public is unaware of the severity of the ...

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Brutal lynching in India: Murder Of BodyBuilder Naveed Pathan

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A disturbing video of an Indian Muslim man being brutally lynched by 11 people armed with swords and sticks in Maharashtra state has gone viral on social media and prompted a debate on the victim’s identity. According to reports in Indian media, the victim, whom police identified as Rafiquddin, allegedly a ...

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Hilary Duff house burgled

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PARIS: The star posted images from her vacation while thieves broke into her Californian home. Celebrities are often targets for burglary with their expensive homes, cars and possessions – especially if they are avid social media users. Hilary Duff became the latest victim of robbery after she had been posting ...

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Clashes as Indian Kashmir marks key anniversary

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SRINAGAR: Government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protesters in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader’s death. Thousands of troops have fanned out across Indian-administered Kashmir, where authorities have imposed a widespread curfew and cut off ...

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Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas trolled by former skipper John Terry

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PARIS: When Cesc Fabregas posted a romantic snap of himself and his partner Danielle Semaan on social media earlier this week, he probably wasn’t expecting to get trolled by a Chelsea legend. The Spanish midfielder has taken to warmer climates to enjoy a hard-earned end of season break with his ...

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