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Parkland Survivors Call Out Media For Ignoring Gun Violence In Black Communities

"We have to use our white privilege” to help elevate those most affected by gun violence, one student survivor said.<p>A group of students who survived last month’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, slammed the media for not dedicating enough coverage to gun violence in black …

Engineer of Florida Bridge Reported Cracks Days Before Collapse

MIAMI — An engineer reported cracks on a newly installed pedestrian bridge two days before it collapsed on a busy roadway here, killing at least six people, state officials said on Friday.<p>The report, by the lead engineer with the company in charge of the bridge’s design, was made in a voice mail …

Florida

This Entrepreneur Used Social Media to Build an International Brand. Here Are 5 Things You Can Learn From Him

Mitch Jackson leveraged the power of social media and live streaming to take his brand from local to international. Here's what you can learn from it.<p>When you hear the word 'law', a lot of things come to mind. More than likely, none of those things are the phrase 'social media', but that didn't …

40 million slaves in the world, finds new report

<b>London (CNN) —</b> More than 40 million people were estimated to be victims of modern slavery in 2016 -- and one in four of those were children.<p>Those are the findings of a new report produced by the International Labor Organization (ILO), a U.N. agency focusing on labor rights, and the Walk Free …

These 6 Gremlins Are Quietly Eating Away at the Bull Market in Stocks

<i>Here are Jim Cramer's top thoughts on some of the biggest stories of the week over on RealMoney.</i><p>Why do we always stall out after we've developed a …

Amazon's Prime Day: What to expect this year

Amazon's annual day of deals is just around the corner.<p>On July 10, the site will kick off Prime Day -- the yearly promotion in which Amazon slashes prices on a wide, sometimes comical, variety of items for its Prime membership customers.<p>Prime Day has proved a massive sales day for Amazon. And the …

eCommerce

The Unstoppable Brutality of Facebook Live

As Facebook employees welcomed guests to F8, the company’s annual developers conference, on Tuesday, police scoured at least five states for a man …

Violence On Social Media: Examining The Latest Facebook Killing and How It Affects Victims and Viewers

Social media gives everyday citizens the power to shed light on pressing issues that may not initially garner mainstream media attention, whether …

After 'Facebook killing,' social media confronts its dark side

Can civility survive on an unfiltered internet? Is it a sad-but-inevitable feature of our connected world that we’ll occasionally witness the worst …

Social Media

Facebook Live will always have a dark side

Even with strict regulations, little can be done to prevent broadcasts of violent crimes.<p>Steve Stephens, the Ohio man who fatally shot 74-year-old …

A French journalist is bringing fact checks to millions using Facebook Live and his own two feet

Julien Pain was tired of preaching to the choir.<p>After spending several years debunking viral fakes for France 24's Les Observateurs, Pain was on the …

Facebook Live murder: The law needs to be equipped to tackle live-streamed criminal activities- Technology News, Firstpost

<i>By Asheeta Regidi</i><p>Facebook Live, Periscope and Instagram have enabled a new form of communication — live streaming. Though intended as a fun way to …

Woman Arrested in Fla. After Posting Facebook Live Video From Chuck E. Cheese’s

A woman in Polk County, Fla., is now behind bars thanks in part to the Facebook Live video she streamed from Chuck E. Cheese’s.<p>According to WFLA, …

New York robbery suspect broadcasts on Facebook Live then falls to his death

Man falls 11 storeys after trying to evade police by rappelling down building using bedsheet.<p>A New York robbery suspect died broadcasting his final …

F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform.<p>— Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook F8 conference 2017<p>Facebook’s F8 conference was once again …

Social Media

Murdoch Versus YouTube And Facebook -- It's So On!

As News Corp readies its programmatic platform, the onslaught against Facebook and Google has been never-ending. Every day or so for the past month …

This Model Broadcast A Facebook Live Video About Being Raped By Her Two Friends

"Please do not associate my story with a violent gang that is predominantly run by Australians and not Africans."<p><i>Warning: this story contains descriptions of sexual assault and rape.</i><p>Mornyang began streaming a Facebook Live video on Tuesday in which she detailed the lead-up to the assault she said …

Facebook Live

Facebook for Local Business: Creative Ways to Grow

Is your local business on Facebook? Wondering how to market your business more effectively? To explore how to use Facebook in creative ways, I …

The plus side of tech companies being horrible in a crisis

This week has been a bit like 2017 in a nutshell: We’ve seen three major examples of how Silicon Valley responds to a crisis.<p>First, a murder was …

Angry Muslim-American flashes guns, warns Christians to be ‘terrified’

Ehab Jaber, a Muslim man living in South Dakota, caused an uproar when he recorded himself online showing off several firearms and making threatening …

Gogglebox legend Baasit Siddiqui is doing a Facebook Live of his London Marathon run

If running 26.2 miles wasn’t hard enough, Gogglebox star Baasit Siddiqui has decided to Facebook Live his whole ordeal.<p>The TV star, known for …

London Marathon

How Facebook became a home to psychopaths | John Naughton

The man who shot dead an innocent 74-year-old, then posted his confession on Facebook Live, points up a worrying trend on social media<p>The old adage “be careful what you wish for” comes to mind. A while back, Facebook launched Facebook Live, a service that enables its users to broadcast live video …

Cord cutting isn’t about saving money – it’s about having choices

When cord cutting naysayers try to argue that killing your cable TV subscription is a bad idea, they often point out that you won’t save money if you …

Cord-Cutting

17 Tricks To Help You Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

One hour of food prep on Sunday = healthy eating so easy you don’t even think about it.<p>BuzzFeed Life reached out to Abby Langer, RD, a registered dietitian and owner of Abby Langer Nutrition. She heartily endorses this style of plan-ahead-to-be-lazy kind of healthy eating, and gave some suggestions …

Healthy Eating

Disney’s New 3D Printer Prototype Makes Huggable Things Out Of Fabric Instead Of Hard Plastic

We’ve seen lots and lots of 3D printers over the last few years, and they almost all have one thing in common: the objects they print are hard* and mostly rigid.<p><i>(* well, except for this printer that prints edible objects out of mulched bananas…)</i><p>What if you wanted to print something soft instead? …