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The real meaning of all those emoji in Twitter handles

Emoji have become Twitter's very own digital bumper stickers or laptop decorations. The tiny images next to your handle are yet another way to express yourself online. SEE ALSO: U.S. visa applicants may have to hand over their social...Show More Summary

How to be cool on Instagram and Snapchat, according to teens

Sure, you might think your Instagram of your smashed avocado toast and soy latte is totally hip. But in the world of teens, you're basically a massive loser. Sorry.  SEE ALSO: Devastated Snapchatters talk about the heartbreak of losing a Snapstreak after hundreds of days Being cool is an art form and few of us know how to truly master it. Show More Summary

Some genius is adding googly eyes to rusty street objects in Bulgaria

Post-socialist cities like Sofia in Bulgaria, aren't known for their architectural diversity. They tend to be a bit monotonous. And rusty. Very rusty.  SEE ALSO: This city has no monuments to women so an artist did a colourful shake-up But...Show More Summary

You used to call Trump on his cellphone

Trump know when that hotline bling, that can only mean one thing.  BREAKING: President Trump has been urging world leaders to call him on his cellphone, raising security and secrecy concerns. — AP Politics (@AP_Politics) May 31, 2017 Ever...Show More Summary

Kathy Griffin's bloody Trump photo gets the internet to agree on something

Republicans and Democrats agree: Kathy Griffin did something disgusting.  Griffin — who you might know from, um, Suddenly Susan and reality shows I guess?— posed in a blue dress with the fake, decapitated head of Donald Trump in a photo.  SEE ALSO: Trump’s strangest moments overseas: Steak, swords, and one orb to rule them all It's gross. Show More Summary

Ukraine tweeting a 'Simpsons' GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics

Twitter is obviously the place to be for anyone (or any nation) looking to pack a political punch in the 21st century. So on Tuesday the official Twitter account for Ukraine decided that tweeting a Simpsons GIF at Russia's Foreign Affairs...Show More Summary

Popular Chinese lesbian dating app, Rela, suddenly goes offline

Rela (??), a popular lesbian dating app from China, has suddenly gone dark. People are speculating that the app has been blocked by the country's notorious content censors, after its participation in an LGBTQ awareness event in Shanghai...Show More Summary

Ariana Grande's mom shares heartwarming message on Memorial Day

Ariana Grande's mom has a few words of support for fans and victim's of last week's terror attack.  The explosion outside of the pop star's concert in Manchester, England, killed 22 people and injured more than 60.  Afterwards, Ariana tweeted out that she would return to Manchester to put on a benefit concert for those affected by the attack. Show More Summary

Facebook is valiantly trying but failing to moderate hate speech in some languages

Efforts by Facebook to moderate content in one of its fastest-growing countries has evidently not been easy. Like what it's doing in many other markets, the social media giant is trying to stem content deemed hateful in Myanmar.  SEE...Show More Summary

How to Not Suck at Instagram

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Shiba Inu dog: Yes, fidget spinners 'are' evil

It turns out that dogs (of course) know that fidget spinners are the work of the devil, and one brave Shiba Inu had no problem making her feelings known in a video posted on Instagram this week.  SEE ALSO: Shiba Inu Cashier Wants toShow More Summary

White House staff wants to vet Trump's tweets —good luck with that

President Donald Trump's tweets cause crises so often we're all just like, "Oh hey, there goes Donny T again, haha," as some company he doesn't like takes a stock hit or he suggests that maybe he records people who come to the Oval Office. Show More Summary

The only app on Donald Trump's iPhone is Twitter

Maybe this is one of those things we shouldn't be so surprised about but — President Donald Trump reportedly has a phone dedicated solely to tweeting. SEE ALSO: The real losers in Trump's NASA budget are kids and the Earth Yep, you read the right. Show More Summary

People are sharing their amazing love stories after Taiwan's same-sex marriage ruling

In a landmark development on Wednesday (May 24), Taiwan's top court issued a ruling that would pave the way for the island to become the first territory in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage.  10 of the top court's 14 judges voted to rule that marriage should not be restricted to a man and a woman. Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling slams Fox contributor in the wake of the Manchester attack

Tributes and vigils have been taking place across the world in the days following Monday's bomb attack in Manchester.  The Eiffel Tower went dark on Tuesday to honour the victims. This is something that's been done before in the wake of previous terror attacks. Show More Summary

Sean Hannity is desperate for your retweets

For a moment, it seemed like the Sean Hannity conspiracy train had come to a halt.  The Fox News host announced on his show Tuesday night that he would stop talking about the debunked claim that murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich had leaked...Show More Summary

Want to score a second date? Order the fried chicken and a bloody Mary

Just when you thought fried chicken couldn't get any better, it turns out it's the ideal first date food. Seriously, this is the best dating news we've had in a long time. It comes from a newly released survey from the dating app Hinge. Show More Summary

People are pretending to have 'missing friends' after the Manchester attack

Social media trolls are spreading fake pictures of "missing friends" in an apparent bid to attract retweets in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack that killed 22 people.  An image of 12-year-old Australian girl was used on Twitter...Show More Summary

Ariana Grande shares heartbreaking message on social media after tragic concert

The pain was apparent in Ariana Grande's words early Tuesday morning.  Only a few hours after an explosion rocked her concert in Manchester, England, Grande reached out to fans with a heartfelt message on Twitter.  Here's her tweet, sent out just before 4 a.m. Show More Summary

Despite Facebook's push, AI isn't ready to moderate disturbing content

Artificial intelligence is the way of the future. When it comes to Facebook's content moderation, however, we are still very much in the present. The almost 2 billion-user strong social media giant is working at a furious pace to change...Show More Summary

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