Category: Social Media

Horror moment tourists scream ‘SHARK’ at clueless swimmers as predator circles them off Florida beach

THIS is the terrifying moment a shark circles clueless swimmers off a Florida beach as tourists scream for them to get to safety. The deadly predator was spotted lurking in the water at Panama City Beach as hundreds of daytrippers soaked up the sun. The horrifying footage shows the shark swimming just metres away from the two peopleJam Press Vid/@dman2693x It disappeared and then reemerged…

Vlad’s online bot army spewing fake quotes from Lionel Messi, Jennifer Aniston & other celebs in new propaganda campaign

PARANOID Putin’s online bots are shamefully spewing out fake celebrity quotes blasting the West in an attempt to defend the war in Ukraine. Stars like Sir Elton John, Lionel Messi and Jennifer Aniston have all been pictured with a chilling pro-Russian quote in a disastrous attempt to sway the public opinion on the conflict. Bot Blocker/Agentstvo/e2w Kremlin-affiliated bots within the ‘Dvoinik’ network have launched a…

Conjoined twins hit back at trolls after one of them gets married in fairytale wedding to army veteran

CONJOINED twins have hit back at trolls after one of them got married to an army veteran in a fairytale wedding. Reality TV star Abby Hensel and her sister Brittany sent out a message to haters after recently releasing more footage from Abby’s big day. Abby Hensel (left) and her conjoined twin Brittany alongside husband Josh Bowling on her wedding dayFacebook/Heidi Bowling The twins have…

Tragic vid shows ‘world’s saddest bear’ look emaciated after ‘living on bread & veg at skint zoo that can’t afford...

TRAGIC footage has captured the “world’s saddest bear” looking emaciated after living on just bread and vegetables for over a decade. Visitors were left horrified after seeing the plight of the black bear at Jiulongtan Scenic Area Zoo in Panzhou, China. The skinny black bear was seen in its enclosure in a zoo in Panzhou, ChinaAsiaWire The starving bear was barely able to move after…

Sorry Grimace, McDonald’s doesn’t care about your birthday this year

McDonald’s made a huge deal out of Grimace’s birthday in 2023. This year, he didn’t even get a cake. PRNewswire/McDonald’s USA LLC McDonald’s didn’t care about Grimace’s birthday this year. Grimace didn’t get a happy birthday post on the chain’s Instagram or TikTok and his special purple shake hasn’t returned to US menus. Fans are sad. They want to slurp his shake and pretend to…

Gen Zers are starting to tease Gen Alpha tweens, saying they have a ‘blue light stare’

Gen Alpha is poised to be a huge economic force (stock image). Elena Popova/Getty Images Gen Zers are mocking Gen Alpha tweens, saying they are stunted when it comes to socializing. They have coined the term “blue light stare” to describe their reliance on screens.  Experts say these trends reflect deeper issues from the pandemic affecting young generations. Intergenerational teasing seems inevitable. Baby boomers labeled…

Artists are terrified Instagram is stealing their work. They’re turning to hot platform Cara — but it’s not a perfect...

Some artists are leaving Instagram for Cara, but it’s not a perfect transition. Michael Burrell/Getty, photo-lime/Getty, julichka/Getty, Tyler Le/BI Artists are angry at Meta for using their Instagram and Facebook photos to train AI models. They fear Instagram’s Emu could replicate their copyrighted artworks, threatening their jobs. Some artists are moving to Cara, which gained 600,000 users in a week but has had issues. Some…

‘Europe’s most beautiful village’ is so pretty it wants to CHARGE tourists after explosion in Instagram-savvy visitors

THE ‘most beautiful village’ in Europe wants to charge tourists to visit the social media worthy location. Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland boasts idyllic panoramic views, Heidi-style chalets, waterfalls and green pastures and has been a hit with day trippers looking for an Instagram worthy photo opportunity. Lauterbrunnen pictured during autumn has been dubbed Europe’s most beautiful village The village has become inundated with tourists visiting for…

She’s a 27-year-old electrician — and she makes $200,000 a year off social media posts about her job

Lexis Czumak-Abreu is an electrician and social media influencer. Lexis Czumak-Abreu Lexis Czumak-Abreu is a full-time electrician who highlights her work on social media. She’s picked up 2.2 million social media followers since 2022 and makes $200,000 a year from the platforms. More Gen Z Americans are opting for trade jobs over traditional college degrees. Lexis Czumak-Abreu graduated from college with a pre-med degree but…

A TikTok ban isn’t enough — Congress must act to get children away from social media

Social media is horrendously broken. Bad actors are exploiting it while the platforms turn a blind eye. Our children are suffering — and our leaders won’t do anything serious about it. The House recently cooked up a legally dubious bill to force TikTok’s owners to sell the company or face its delisting from app stores if it isn’t quickly sold. It’s a bad bill with good…

Watch moment beachgoer wrestles with shark before grabbing it by TAIL & hurling it back into sea

SHOCKING footage shows a beachgoer wrestling with a shark as he grabs it by the tail and drags it back into the sea. The shark was accidentally hooked on a fishing rod and pulled out of the water in New Jersey, US. Instagram / sjn_uncensored A man is seen dragging a shark by the tail[/caption] Instagram / sjn_uncensored The beast is seen wiggling and looks…

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…

Linda Yaccarino’s right-hand man is leaving after a year at X

Linda Yaccarino was named the chief executive of X, formerly known as Twitter, in May 2023. Jerod Harris via Getty Images; Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images. Joe Benarroch, head of business operations at X, is leaving the company after one year. Benarroch was a close advisor to CEO Linda Yaccarino, previously working together at NBCUniversal. He is known as a hard-charging executive and his style…

Moment ‘bouncer at top Costa del Sol beach club slaps women before another guard tries to snatch Brit witness’s phone’

THIS is the shocking moment a man understood to be a bouncer slaps two women at a top Costa del Sol beach club. The mad ordeal unfolded at Nao Pool Club in Marbella as a mob of revellers and horrified onlookers spilled into the car park. Solarpix A man believed to be a security guard was seen slapping two women in a car park[/caption] Solarpix…

People are going wild over a seemingly basic California house on the market for $2 million

This home in Palo Alto’s Barron Park neighborhood is listed for sale at $2 million. Courtesy of Olivia McNally/ McNally and Associates A dated-looking 1950s-era home in tech billionaire hot spot Palo Alto is listed for $2 million. Its listing agent posted a video tour that shocked people, who said its look didn’t match its price. The agent said the ask is typical for the…

I climbed Mount Everest with no experience & 3 weeks of training – ANYONE can do it but make sure...

AN AMBITIOUS office worker has revealed his top tips on how to defeat the daunting Mount Everest with hardly any training or experience. Neel Parekh made the taxing journey up the world’s tallest mountain and claims anyone can do it if they’re brave enough and clever with what they bring with toilet paper being a must have item. Neel and his wife made the gruelling…

‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary said he wants to crowdfund buying TikTok

Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian investor and “Shark Tank” host. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Kevin O’Leary said on Tuesday that he wants to crowdfund buying TikTok.  The move comes after US lawmakers agreed on a plan to ban Chinese-owned TikTok unless it is sold. Other potential buyers include former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and Steven Mnuchin. Kevin O’Leary has put himself on…

I spent £12k to become a dog but now I want to be a DIFFERENT animal – it turns out...

A DOG lover who spent more than £12,000 turning himself into a shetland sheepdog has decided he wants to be a different animal. Known only as Toco, the man spent two million Yen – which equates to £12,480 – on a lifelike costume to fulfil his fantasy of living on all fours. Jam Press Vid/@toco.ev Toco spent two million Yen – which equates to £12,480…

Conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel share new heartwarming pics from fairytale wedding to army veteran Josh Bowling

CONJOINED sisters Abby and Brittany Hensel have shown off new pictures from Abby’s fairytale wedding day to army veteran Josh Bowling. Abby, 34, kept her marriage to new hubby Josh back in 2021 private for years but new heartwarming snaps shared by the twins show them looking glam in a beautiful bridal dress. The latest pictures from Abby Hensel and Josh Bowling’s wedding have been…

Scarlett Johansson brought receipts to the OpenAI controversy

Welcome back to TechCrunch’s Week in Review — TechCrunch’s newsletter recapping the week’s biggest news. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. OpenAI announced this week that it’s removing Sky, one of the voices used by its new GPT-4o model, after users found it sounded eerily similar to Scarlett Johansson’s AI character […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Massive QUEUE on Mount Everest could have triggered ice collapse that left Brit climber & sherpa missing feared dead

MASSIVE queues up the world’s biggest mountain could have led to the disappearance of a Brit climber, it has been claimed. Footage appears to show hundreds of climbers slowly making their way up the Hillary Step, a nearly vertical rock face near the top of Mount Everest at around 26,000 feet. @everester.raj / Instagram Hundreds of climbers can be seen making a painfully slow way up the…

X should bring back stars, not hide ‘Likes’

Elon Musk’s X is preparing to make “Likes” private on the social network, in a change that could potentially confuse users over the difference between something they’ve favorited and something they’ve bookmarked. According to new posts by company employees, the decision to hide “Likes” is meant to incentivize engagement, by allowing people to favorite content […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Bodybuilder Igor Galvao ‘beat wife to death & told docs she fell cleaning home’… before he posted sick tribute online

A BRAZILIAN bodybuilder who allegedly beat her wife to death and claimed she accidentally fell has now been arrested. Brutal Igor Porto Galvao beat her wife Marcela Luise so badly that she went into a coma – and had to be admitted to an intensive unit. Newsflash Igor Porto Galvao posing with her wife Marcela Luise after winning a bodybuilding competition[/caption] The bodybuilder has now…

Disturbing clip shows Hezbollah terror supporter offering to put explosives on baby and send him to Israel as human bomb

DISTURBING footage shows the moment a Hezbollah terrorist supporter offers to put explosives on a baby and send him to Israel. The disgraced brute, believed to be the boy’s dad, said it would be his “pleasure” to “sacrifice” the child if secretary general Hassan Nasrallah wanted to use him as a human bomb in Tel Aviv. A disturbing clip shows a Hezbollah terror supporter offering…

Country music star Ana Paula Vieira, 27, killed in horror head-on crash with boyfriend hours after performing final gig

BRAZILIAN country music star Ana Paula Vieira has been killed alongside her boyfriend in a horrifying head-on crash. The 27-year-old was driving home with her partner Marcelo Stocco, 32, after performing her final gig in Cacoal when they collided with a tractor-trailer – leaving the car mangled at the side of the highway. Instagram Brazilian country music singer Ana Paula Vieira has been killed alongside…

5 key strategies for getting and negotiating brand deals as a college athlete, including how to price sponsored posts

USC basketball player Bronny James. Christian Petersen/Getty Images Rachel Maeng Brown is a former NCAA rower who now works with student-athletes at her firm Gen Agency. The agency has provided NIL education and consulting to college athletes, collectives, and schools. Brown shared a presentation with five strategies to help athletes price and negotiate brand deals. Knowing your worth is a struggle many college athletes face…

5 key slides from a presentation on how college athletes negotiate NIL brand deals, including a formula for pricing sponsored...

USC basketball player Bronny James. Christian Petersen/Getty Images Rachel Maeng Brown is a former NCAA rower who now works with student-athletes at her firm Gen Agency. The agency has provided NIL education and consulting to college athletes, collectives, and schools. Brown shared a presentation with five strategies to help athletes price and negotiate brand deals. Knowing your worth is a struggle many college athletes face…

Think Pieces Poppin’! Drake & Kendrick Lamar’s Fans Go HAM Over New Diss Records

Drake and Kendrick dropped diss records back to back on Friday (May 3), and the internet is in shambles, especially their fans! As previously reported, Kendrick finally released ‘6:16 in LA’ on May 4 in response to Drake’s ‘Push Ups’ and ‘Taylor Made Freestyle.’ Later that night, after trolling on social media, Drake released ‘Family Matters.’ Less than an hour later, Kendrick followed up with…

Saudi fitness influencer Manahel al-Otaib jailed for 11 years after going shopping in ‘indecent clothes’

A SAUDI-Arabian fitness influencer has been jailed for 11 years after she went shopping in an outfit which was deemed inappropriate. Manahel al-Otaibi was handed the jail sentence in January but details of the shocking case have only just emerged. Handout A Saudi Arabian fitness influencer was jailed for 11 years[/caption] Handout Saudi Arabia accused Manahel al-Otaibi of ‘terrorist offences’ but human rights groups disagree[/caption]…

NYC park couple shock onlookers by ‘having sex under blanket’ as viral video triggers TikTok storm

A VIRAL video of a couple “having sex under a blanket” in a popular New York City park has triggered widespread outrage on TikTok. The clip appeared to show two people “moving erratically” under a blanket in Battery Park – which was at the time filled with people. A viral TikTok video shows a crowded park in New York CityTikTok Between the parkgoers, including children,…