Girl Arrested in Iran for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram

Girl Arrested in Iran for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram

A lady in Iran recognized as Maedeh Hojabri, who was arrested for posting movies of herself dancing on InstagramScreenshot: Instagram Authorities in Iran arrested 4 women and girls final week for posting movies of themselves dancing on Instagram. Only one of many ladies, 17-year-old gymnast Maedeh Hojabri, has been recognized. State TV in Iran aired […]

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Pity the Tech B-List

Egypt Sentences Lebanese Tourist to eight Years in Prison for Facebook Video

An Egyptian courtroom sentenced a Lebanese vacationer to eight years in jail on Saturday after she posted a video tirade on her Facebook web page that Egyptian authorities claimed had insulted the nation and its chief. The news website Ahram reported that Mona el-Mazbouh was initially handed an 11-year sentence and a nice after she […]

Facebook Stock Hits All-Time Record High Despite Ongoing Screw-Ups

Facebook Stock Hits All-Time Record High Despite Ongoing Screw-Ups

Photo: AP Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, through which the social media big gave entry to the info of up to 87 million users to an app partnered with an ultra-sketchy election information agency, nonetheless isn’t completely resolved, with information breaking this week investigators from four agencies are trying into Facebook’s conduct. But all of the […]

Opinion

Opinion

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump was profoundly affected by watching his older brother, Freddy, die from alcoholism at 43. He proselytized in opposition to ingesting and smoking, warning his children away from these vices. Even together with his casinos, Trump wasn’t a gambler, both, saying he’d reasonably personal slot machines than play them. And but, in […]

Oprah, Is That You? On Social Media, the Answer Is Often No.

Oprah, Is That You? On Social Media, the Answer Is Often No.

To get a way of the size of the issue, The New York Times commissioned an evaluation to tally the variety of impersonators throughout social media for the 10 most adopted individuals on Instagram, together with Beyoncé and Taylor Swift. The evaluation, performed by Social Impostor, a agency that protects celebrities’ names on-line, discovered almost […]

Twitter is Suspending More Than One Million Accounts Per Day in Latest Purge

Twitter is Suspending More Than One Million Accounts Per Day in Latest Purge

In this picture illustration, a thumbprint is displayed on a cell phone as the brand for the Twitter social media community is projected onto a display on August 09, 2017 in London, England.Photo: Getty Apparently sick of being criticized by everybody from US Congress to Seth Rogan for not doing sufficient to purge its platform […]

The Week in Tech: Facebook Is Disinvited From July Fourth Barbecues

The Week in Tech: Facebook Is Disinvited From July Fourth Barbecues

Each week, know-how reporters and columnists from The New York Times evaluation the week’s news, providing evaluation and possibly a joke or two about an important developments within the tech business. Want this text in your inbox? Sign up here. Hello, readers! I’m Dai Wakabayashi, a know-how reporter in San Francisco. It’s my flip to […]

ISIS May Be Waning, but Global Threats of Terrorism Continue to Spread

ISIS May Be Waning, however Global Threats of Terrorism Continue to Spread

The group’s motivations for the assaults stay unknown. It has made no public statements, nor has it claimed credit score for the assaults. But army and intelligence officers mentioned it was probably shaped in response to the acute poverty in Mozambique’s solely predominantly Muslim area. “We are at an inflection point in the broader campaign […]