An influencer has revealed he’s earned a staggering £44,000 in just 18 months after being paid to nap his way around the world in luxurious hotels.    Alex Shannon, 35, who was born in London but is now based in Los Angeles, launched his Instagram account @followthenap over a... Read more
Saudi Beauty Vlogger Sarah Al-Wadaani posted a photo on Instagram revealing that she had her lips injected with fillers, including a new plastic surgery at the level of her mouth. Sarah appeared to be expressing her remorse for having her lips filled, as she did not expect she would... Read more
JERUSALEM — Facebook suspended a chatbot operated by the official account of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday for violating hate speech rules after it sent a message saying that Israel’s Arab politicians “want to destroy us all.” The message, which went out in the name of a Netanyahu... Read more
A fashion influencer has come under fire for a caption which diminished the heartbreaking effect of 9/11. Xenia Tchoumi, 32, posted a photo of herself reclining against the New York City skyline – with One World Trade Center visible in the background – accompanied by the words ‘Making it... Read more
A Palestinian student from Lebanon who was set to begin his freshman year at Harvard was denied entry to the United States after immigration officials objected to his friends’ social media posts, he said this week, prompting furor among free-speech advocates. The student, Ismail B. Ajjawi, 17, landed at... Read more
Video of Muslim man praying in the aisle of an airplane causing inconvenience and then attacking the flight attendant has been circulating the internet. The video shows a Muslim man who chose the airplane’s aisle a place to perform his religious duty despite the fact that he blocked the aisle... Read more
After introducing the screen lock feature for iOS beta users more than three months ago, WhatsApp has now started rolling out a similar feature called “Fingerprint lock” for Android beta users, the media reported. When this feature is enabled, users will have to use fingerprint to open WhatsApp. But... Read more
Facebook Admits it Listened to Users’ Audio Messages to Improve its Voice Recognition Systems
Facebook recently agreed to pay a record $5bn fine to settle a US Federal Trade Commission data privacy inquiry Facebook has admitted it uses an external company to listen to audio messages sent between users in an attempt to improve its voice recognition systems. According to a... Read more
A social media war broke out between Saudi and Emirati supporters over the weekend, exposing a major rift in the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The Twitter arguments started after UAE-backed separatists took over the southern port city of Aden, and even drew in senior Emirati figures, including Dubai’s... Read more
Facebook is Prepping the Launch of a ‘News Tab’
Facebook is prepping the launch of a “news tab” that could see media outlets paid millions of dollars in exchange for their content. News of the plan first appeared in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday and was later confirmed by Facebook to CNBC, though the social networking giant... Read more