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Friends of Brit teenager Jay Slater missing in Tenerife for 5 days SLAM trolls hacking his Instagram account

LAST night missing Jay Slater’s mum was left devastated after being hit with hundreds of vile messages from conspiracy theorists online. Hurtful messages from trolls on social media has stopped Debbie Duncan from publicly appealing for information about her missing son. Jay Slater’s mum was left devastated after being hit with hundreds of vile messages British teenager Jay went missing during a holiday in TenerifeSolarpix…

Stop letting governments request social media censorship in secret

Governments around the world routinely request global social media and search platforms to remove content. This can be a positive thing if the content in question is clearly harmful. But it can be nefarious if the content is simply inconvenient or disagreeable to a government’s viewpoint on a particular current news topic. Unfortunately, when governments around the world request or demand censorship, they do so…

Missing Brit kayaker Bren Orton, 29, found dead after vanishing in Swiss river as tributes paid to ‘incredible human’

A MISSING Brit kayaker has been found dead in Switzerland after vanishing last month. Bren Orton, 29, was feared dead after disappearing under the Melezza River in Ticino on May 16. Bren Orton, 29, vanished while kayaking in Switzerland Instagram Bren’s body was found in Lake Maggiore – between Switzerland and Italy[/caption] A two-week search was launched for Bren after he went missing A desperate…

Former Facebook engineer says coding with an AI copilot is like working with a ‘demigod’

A former Facebook executive says coding alongside an AI copilot is a “mind meld.” Anadolu/Getty Images A former Facebook executive says coding alongside an AI copilot is a “mind meld.” Aditya Agarwal described the copilot coding experience in a Thursday post on X. “The lines between the creator and the tool will blur,” he wrote. A former Facebook director is praising AI’s prowess, likening the technology’s co-pilot…

Explorer finds terrifying ‘baby alien’ skeleton inside cave & now keeps it in a box as he’s ‘terrified of touching...

AN EXPLORER has made an out of this world discovery after finding a mysterious “baby alien” skeleton deep inside a dark and dirty cave. Edu Survivencia made the fascinating find but has kept it in a box ever since after claiming “it isn’t human” and is far too terrifying to touch. Jam Press The mummified ‘baby alien’ has left thousands debating over exactly what it…

How online sleuths saved ‘ghosted’ wife of runaway Brit TV chef a FORTUNE in divorce costs after tracking him down

THE ‘ghosted’ wife of a Brit TV chef has saved herself a fortune in divorce costs thanks to online sleuths who tracked down her missing hubby.  Ashley Maguire claimed her partner, Charles Withers, had completely vanished while she was pregnant with their second child in a Facebook post that has since gone viral. X Ashley Maguire pictured with her husband Charles Withers who she claims…

People online took less than 24 hours to find a man accused of ghosting his pregnant wife. The law seems...

Internet sleuths can find almost anyone (stock image). Sean Anthony Eddy/Getty Images Internet sleuths took less than 24 hours to find a man who seemingly ghosted his family. It reveals a culture of online justice, where individuals who’ve wronged others are hunted down. Experts warn that digital justice can overstep, yet legal rulings seem to support the practice. It’s been a big week for internet…

Heartwarming moment woman kidnapped as a child is reunited with her family 52 YEARS after she was snatched from her...

THIS is the heartwarming moment a woman who was kidnapped as a child is reunited with her family an incredible 52 years after she was first abducted. Aura Guerrero León was just a four-year-old girl when she was snatched from the streets of Bogota, Colombia in 1972. Jam Press The moment Aura Guerrero León was reunited with her family 52 years after being kidnapped as…

Who is Chopped Chef Charles Withers and when did he marry Ashley McGuire?

FAMOUS Chopped Chef Charles Withers has been accused of “ghosting” his wife and babies a year ago. His wife Ashley McGuire claims the TV star left their family and disappeared “without a trace“. X Charlie Withers has caused a stir online after being accused of ‘abandoning his family’[/caption] Who is Chopped Chef Charles Withers? Charles Withers is a recognisable chef from London. He gained popularity…

British TV chef Charles Withers ‘ghosts’ wife and kids for a year after changing name & vanishing ‘without a trace’

A BRITISH chef has been accused of “ghosting” his wife and two children after changing his name and vanishing “without a trace”. Ashley McGuire was left heartbroken after she claims TV star lover Charles Withers abandoned their family a year ago – only for him to be found in 24-hours by part-time social media detectives. Ashley McGuire has claimed her TV star lover Charles Withers…

Cruel hunter parades tortured wolf with TAPE around its mouth before taking wounded animal to bar & finally killing it

A CRUEL hunter allegedly paraded a tortured wolf around a bar before he took it outside and killed it with his gun. The terrified creature appears in a sickening image cowering with sunken eyes and its mouth taped tightly shut. A hunter allegedly tortured and then paraded a wolf around a bar before he killed it A family member appeared to make a Facebook post…

Americans lost over $1 million last year falling for online puppy adoption scams, largely on Facebook Marketplace

Puppies in a cage for sale at the sprawling Chatuchak market. Getty Images Americans were scammed out of over $1 million in online puppy frauds last year. One North Carolina grandmother said she lost her life savings on a Facebook pet scam. The FTC advises pet seekers to stick with local shelters and be wary of unusual payment requests. A shocking number of Americans are…

Facebook’s Oculus acquisition turns 10

Every year, Time Magazine issues a list of the 200 best inventions of the past 12 months. Frankly, I don’t know how the editors do it. The dirty secret of this job is that true, game-changing inventions rarely cross your desk. In fact, you’re extraordinarily lucky if you average one a year. Oculus’ Rift prototype […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

A boomer who moved from California to Florida started a Facebook group to help friends make similar moves. 300,000 members...

Terry Gilliam leads a Facebook group called Leaving California. Terry Gilliam After moving from California to Florida, Terry Gilliam set up Facebook groups to help others move. Gilliam’s Facebook groups, Leaving California and Life After California, have nearly 300,000 members. Many are moving to Florida, Texas, and Tennessee for cheaper living costs and political freedom. A few years ago, Terry Gilliam, 64, packed his bags,…

You can buy an endangered monkey on Facebook in 20 minutes

A squirrel monkey victim of wild trafficking is seen in its cage at URRAS in Bogota, Colombia. Juancho Torres via Getty Images Facebook has battled a wildlife trafficking problem on its platform for nearly a decade. Despite efforts to moderate sales of endangered animals and ivory, sellers are easy to spot. It took BI 20 minutes to find endangered squirrel monkeys and other exotic species…

Brit man dies in ‘tragic accident’ just two weeks after ‘dream move’ to Australia as heartbroken family pay tribute

A BRIT man has died in a tragic accident just two weeks after starting his “dream life” in Australia. Luke Beaufils from Ashford, Kent, moved to Sydney after taking a new job offer. Gofundme Luke Beaufils moved to Australia just two weeks ago[/caption] Luke’s sister Abigail Beaufils shared the news ina fundraising campaign on GoFundMe. She wrote: “Unfortunately on Sunday, a tragic accident led to…