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The Pope is still enjoying a one-way Twitter beef with Trump

It's been a busy few weeks since President Donald Trump was inaugurated but that hasn't kept one of our favorite feuds, between Trump and Pope Francis, from rolling on. SEE ALSO: Throwback Thursday: Donald Trump vs Pope Francis edition Admittedly,...Show More Summary

The Atlanta Hawks Twitter account doesn't want to hear your trade suggestions

The NBA trade deadline is less than 48 hours away, leaving basketball executives scrambling and trade rumors swirling, many of them on Twitter. And it seems many fans think the folks running NBA team social media accounts somehow have a say in what trades are consummated. Show More Summary

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump'

When the artist behind the classic Barack Obama "Hope" poster released an array of beautiful new images honoring diversity ahead of Trump's inauguration, they quickly became icons of a more welcoming country. However, administratorsShow More Summary

A tech company just gave walking meme Ken Bone a job as 'chief people officer'

With a perfectly corny, safely politically neutral ad about politics, undecided voter Ken Bone is still squeezing out the last drops of internet fame. Bone, in case you forgot, was the man who shot to internet celeb status during the second presidential debate last fall. Show More Summary

Rural working men are finding wellbeing on grassroots Facebook pages

Luke Baker has worked in the most remote reaches of Australia and Papua New Guinea, but leaving his family is always a painful rupture. But Facebook is helping in surprising ways. Now based in Bundaberg, Queensland, he was sent to mining...Show More Summary

Libraries are fighting back hard against Trump's America

Perhaps libraries and President Donald Trump were destined to be enemies.  The president has made it known that he's not a man of books. Libraries, meanwhile, are filled with many more books than people. The president has made it known he's not a fan of immigration. Show More Summary

8 things you can do instead of watch Milo beg for attention

Milo Yiannopoulos just wants you to listen to him — somewhere, anywhere.  You were supposed to listen to him at what would no doubt have been an eyebrow-raising speech at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference. You were supposed to listen to him through his book, Dangerous. Show More Summary

Scottish publisher trolls Milo Yiannopoulos in the most epic way

Simon & Schuster has finally pulled Milo Yiannopoulos' book deal after a video emerged showing the alt-right troll and Breitbart editor defending and advocating for sexual relationships between 13-year-olds and adults.  SEE ALSO: Milo...Show More Summary

Loaded dude crowdsources his Valentine's date, takes out 'best five girls' for lavish dinner

You can call it bizarre, funny, silly or simply sensational.  A man from Gurgaon in India crowdsourced his Valentine dates via Facebook by showing off his wealth, his Audi car and a promise to gift an iPhone 7.  Surprisingly, he wasShow More Summary

Twitter can't get over this English cricketer who was sold for $2 million at the IPL auctions

The Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions were held in Bangalore on Monday. For the uninitiated, IPL is a Twenty20 cricket tournament held in India in April-May and draws players from across the globe in a month-long extravaganza.  This...Show More Summary

Swedish newspaper trolls Trump in the most epic way

So many people are trolling President Trump after he alluded to a terrorism attack in Sweden that never happened.  SEE ALSO: Sweden's deputy PM is trolling Trump so hard with this picture "You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Show More Summary

The US wants to check Chinese visitors' social media profiles

The U.S. border control is seeking to check Chinese visitors' social media profiles. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to publish a proposal asking travellers from China to disclose what social media platforms they use,Show More Summary

French video trolling Trump has a cock in it, because of course it does

France has finally joined the list of countries in Europe trolling the U.S. president with a spoof tourism video narrated in the voice of Donald Trump. SEE ALSO: Europe is trolling the hell out of Trump one hilarious video at a time The...Show More Summary

Twitter's new anti-abuse measure stops notifications for threads started by people you've blocked

Twitter's number one priority in the last couple of months has been combatting abuse on the platform.  In November, the company launched a set of measures to get rid of trolls, including a "mute" button that helps users filter out unwanted conversations. Show More Summary

Twitter is dragging Trump for this photo of his 'diverse' staff

Donald Trump's activity on Twitter makes headlines for all sorts of reasons. The latest post raising eyebrows is a photo op in the Oval Office.  SEE ALSO: The one photo that shows exactly why women are fighting Trump After signing legislation...Show More Summary

The Chelsea Clinton guide to taking down Trump on Twitter

While Hillary Clinton lays relatively low and Michelle Obama kicks back in an island paradise, Chelsea Clinton has become a relentless, vocal critic of President Trump and his policies.  With a signature mix of mild sarcasm and exasperation,...Show More Summary

YouTuber creates 20-foot tornado fire that's as mesmerizing as it is dangerous

Playing with fire is probably not the best idea, but what if you do it in a super cool way? Like make a giant 20-foot tall spiral of flames trapped inside a huge metal cage that spins around continuously? Well if you had that idea, sorry,...Show More Summary

Tiny kitten livestream from tiny house is what you need right meow

If your secret life dream, like ours, is to binge-watch a reality show with a bunch of cats, here's your treat. SEE ALSO: Chelsea Handler blames Trump's presidency on the Kardashians Keeping Up with the Kattarshians — kudos to whoever...Show More Summary

Reddit's new 'popular' front page excludes Trump-obsessed community

Reddit's new front page is all about popular posts — but it really depends on how you define "popular."  On Wednesday, social news site Reddit introduced a new version of its front page; more precisely, the front page that shows to new visitors who aren't logged into Reddit. Show More Summary

Live-streaming is no longer for foreigners in China

Live streaming is taking off in China, but foreigners won't be able to join in the fun. Foreigners are reporting having their accounts suspended on big streaming platforms, where popular users are raking in big bucks through virtualShow More Summary

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