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CPD: Attack on mentally disabled man posted on social media

Police say a man from Crystal Lake was abducted, taken to a Chicago apartment, and tortured. The ordeal was recorded, and the video has been widely viewed and shared on social media. | Screenshot Frank Main @FrankMainNews | email Sam Charles @samjcharles | email Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter  Sign-Up Chicago Police detectives are questioning four African-Americans suspected ... Read More »

5 Social Media Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Social media is one of the fastest changing industries out there. Sometimes a cutting-edge technology changes the social game, or an old idea (e.g. virtual reality) gains viral popularly. Either way, the results always have a huge impact and 2017 will be no different. Here are five social media trends that will dominate 2017. Pexels.com 1. Social messaging When people ... Read More »

Kim Kardashian West Returns to Social Media With a Lesson in Image Control

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West with their children, Saint and North, in August. CreditAlo Ceballos/GC Images So Kim Kardashian West is back — on social media, and with an instructive lesson in image management and control of the personal narrative. Oh, how we missed her! In the months since her robbery at gunpoint during Paris Fashion Week in October, ... Read More »

Social media terms and conditions ‘incomprehensible’ to children

Image Caption:Teenagers are spending more time than ever on social media By Tom Cheshire, Technology Correspondent “Incomprehensible” terms and conditions of social networks mean children have little idea what they are signing up to, the Children’s Commissioner has warned. As she publishes a year-long study into children and the internet, Anne Longfield said youngsters were left to “fend for themselves in ... Read More »

30 Top Social Media Sites to Market Your Small Business Locally

The coming of social media has really been the game changer in the way we carry out business marketing and related activities. Their birth has made custom targeting of prospective customers a breeze. It has enhanced our ability to communicate directly with those we seek to reach. However, are all social media websites best for business use? Below we disclose ... Read More »

3 Tips for Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Here are three tips to help you maximize your Social Security benefit amount. It seems like a simple equation. You pay money into Social Security during your working years. You get it back when you retire. And if you hold off past full retirement age, you get more. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The reality is there are 2,728 core ... Read More »

3 Tips for Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Here are three tips to help you maximize your Social Security benefit amount. It seems like a simple equation. You pay money into Social Security during your working years. You get it back when you retire. And if you hold off past full retirement age, you get more. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The reality is there are 2,728 core ... Read More »

Decoding The ‘New Normal’ Of 2016: Social Media, Empathy And Warfare

GETTY IMAGES As the year comes to a close, there are very few things worth celebrating as far as global politics go. This was the year where some very strange things became the “norm”, in part thanks to the very short attention span of the public living in an era of hyper-information fuelled by broadband internet and mobile devices, along ... Read More »

Mohammed Shami hits back at social media trolls for wife’s photo

Mohammed Shami had come under criticism on social media for anti-Islamic behaviour. (Source: Facebook) Mohammed Shami became the latest victim of social media trolls and this is not for his display on the field of play or anything to do with his bowling as the seamer recovers from injury. But he came under the ire of social media trolls for posting ... Read More »

RNC clarifies part of Christmas message after social media criticism

NOW PLAYINGTrump transition entering final weeks Never autoplay videos A Republican National Committee official lashed out at critics after part of a Christmas statement it made Sunday sparked outrage on social media. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus released a three-paragraph statement on the holiday, but it was the first paragraph that drew critics’ attention. “Over two millennia ago, a new hope ... Read More »