12 Influencers Who Went Too Far And Got Shamed For It

Society has a way of reigning in bad behavior, however, and the current trend of ‘shaming’ those influencers who go too far seems to be having an effect. Bored Panda has collected a list of times when people decided that enough was enough, and set the limit as to how low the bar of self-obsession can go. #2 Woman Stomped All Over The Plants In This Conservatory For Instagram Shots Despite Staff Repeatedly Asking Her To Stop This woman, in her quest to show off to maximum effect on her social media, stomped all over the plants in this Conservatory despite staff repeatedly asking her to stop. According to Rainy_Day_May, who uploaded the pic on Reddit, “She was asked by multiple people …

US lawmakers hammer Facebook exec over Libra’s threat to privacy

House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol Hill Facebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a combative hearing that highlighted deep skepticism over the tech firms possibly entering the banking world following a slew of privacy scandals. Members of the US House financial services committee grilled the questioned Facebook on Tuesday about similar matters. Though some members praised the company for taking steps to innovate, the tone of the hearing was overwhelmingly hostile, and it was clear Facebook does not yet have a clear path to Libras launch. I dont think you should launch Libra at …

Trump’s far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitators Donald Trumps so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began. Just as a rogues gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitators gathered at the White House for a collective airing of grievances, Twitter experienced @whitehouse, @briankarem calling him a “punk.” then someone remarked that gorka could “kick your punk ass.” again, this happened… in the rose garden.vid from pic.twitter.com/F88NX4lWk7 exchanging words, Gorka stormed over to Karem as if a fight was about to break out. Youre not a journalist, youre a punk! he shouted. The Secret Service intervened. Twitters bias Daniel …

Guy Says Hes Sick Of Women Complimenting Each Other, Prompts Them To Fill His Thread With Compliments

Social media is known for its ability to make some people feel insecure and ruin their confidence. And not only because many of us don’t feel good enough when we scroll through the airbrushed galleries of the people we follow. It’s also because there are many people who tear each other down with unnecessary rude and hurtful comments. Last year a man named Lewis expressed his opinion about women complimenting to each other on Instagram daizuboy bo0tyclap It’s hard to deny how heartwarming it is to see strangers complimenting each other instead of trashing one another on social media. But it turns out, not everyone is a fan of that. daizuboy ElysianaHarken Last year, a man named Lewis voiced his …

Black People Asked White People About Things They Dont Understand About Them And Actually Received Frank Answers

A few years back, when social media was in its infancy and people were thinking about its potential to change the world, we imagined all the ways that it would help to bring us together. Easy and instant communication with people from all over the planet would surely break down the artificial borders constructed between us, and lead to greater cultural exchange, mutual understanding and a shared humanity that could help us to solve the bigger global problems that affect us all. Sadly, it hasn’t quite worked out that way. Sure, there are some great examples of social media being a force for the common good, but ultimately we are a tribal species, and we seem to prefer segregating ourselves …

Elon Musk’s lawyers say tweet did not violate court order

Financial regulators said a tweet from the Tesla chief executive violated a September fraud settlement The conceded last month that Musks tweet was not pre-approved. But the tweet Musk fired off after the markets closed merely restated prior disclosures on electric car production volumes, the lawyers wrote on Monday, did not disclose material information and did not alter the mix of data available to investors. The settlement between Musk, Tesla and the SEC resolved an SEC lawsuit over claims Musk had made on Twitter last year that he had funding secured to take Tesla private at $420 per share. As part of that settlement, Musk stepped down as the companys chairman and he and Tesla agreed to pay $20m each …