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  • Trump scored the debate's most retweeted tweet with a 2012 climate theory

    Twitter exploded with commentary as the presidential candidates sparred in their first debate — and one of them dominated the social media conversation with the most retweeted tweet. Unfortunately, however, most of the retweets were probably ironic. SEE ALSO: Trump's debate sniffles are louder than…

    Mashable
  • German minister sets March deadline for fight against online hate

    Justice Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday the German government could take legal action against Facebook and other social media groups if they do not intensify their fight against illegal hate speech or Islamist "terror phantasies". Maas said Facebook, Twitter and Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc,…

    Reuters
  • Selena Gomez First to Reach 100 Million Instagram Followers

    Selena Gomez is currently taking a break from social media and the spotlight, but Selenators never sleep. For proof, look at Gomez’s Instagram account, which just became the first one ever to hit the 100 million follower mark thanks to a campaign by fans to put her over the top. Though Selena…

    Billboard
  • 16 Actually Secret Menu Items in San Francisco

    With the proliferation of food blogs, publications, and social media, nothing in the restaurant world is secret anymore — in fact, unearthing them is Eater's entire mission. From several takes on burgers to stuffed fried chicken, they're all dishes with a sense of whimsy and decadence, as though…

    Eater San Francisco
  • Technology ETFs Are Making a Strong Comeback

    After falling out of favor along with other growth stocks at the start of a volatile year, technology sector-related exchange traded funds have outperformed in recent months. Technology companies have ...

    ETF Trends
  • Jordanians protest after writer shot dead

    Almost 200 protesters gathered in front of the Prime Ministry in Amman on Monday (September 26), speaking out against violence and extremism after a prominent writer was shot dead. The writer, Nahed Hatter, was killed on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of…

    Reuters
  • An end to fashion elitism? Not in Milan

    Social media are being credited with democratising the landscape of fashion in London and New York. Via Montenapoleone, home to the flagship stores of the cream of Italian design, is where the conceptual currency of the catwalks is converted into hard cash. Window-shopping with a friend, local Lila…

    AFP
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    Local reaction to Clinton, Trump first presidential debate

    People on social media followed the presidential debate very closely with opinions from all sides of the political spectrum.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • No presidential debate has been easier to watch than last night's

    The 2016 presidential election cycle has seen more than its fair share of firsts, mostly thanks to its colorful cast of characters. Instead, the non-partisan, non-profit Commission on Presidential Debates runs the show and hands out sets of keys to whoever wants them. Depending on whom you ask,…

    Ethan Wolff-Mann
  • Jordanians protest writer's assassination, demand government resignation

    By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Protesters in Jordan demanded that the government resign on Monday for its failure to protect a Christian writer shot dead outside a court where he was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. Hundreds of…

    Reuters
  • Investors Are Watching Facebook Inc (FB) and These 4 Stocks This Week

    If you're tired of chewing on central-bank policy, rest easy -- corporate earnings are slowly starting to ramp back up, and this week has a small but enticing lineup of blue chips revealing their latest financial pictures. But while the spotlight will largely be on a handful of big-name consumer…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • LVMH's digital drive takes time despite Apple hire

    When LVMH hired former Apple music executive Ian Rogers to craft a digital strategy, investors may have hoped for some quick results. Almost a year later, aside from drafting in more digitally-savvy people and taking part in a technology start-up fair, his impact on the world's biggest luxury goods…

    Reuters
  • Hillary Clinton Zings Donald Trump for Saying Debate Microphone "Didn't Work"

    "Anybody who complains about the microphone is not having a good night."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Cramer on how Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff sees Twitter differently

    Jim Cramer said Benioff sees Twitter's utility differently following a report that said Salesforce may be interested in buying the social platform.

    CNBC.com
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    Social media reaction to the first presidential debate

    Social media has played a huge role in this presidential election, and reaction from the debate Monday night is abundant.

    WABC – NY
  • Social media stormed with real (and fake) photos of ominous clouds in Austin, Texas

    Caption Close Before taking cover from the rains that barreled into Austin and surrounding areas Sunday afternoon, residents pointed their phones to the dark sky for Armageddon-like photos that produced their own social media storm. Photos on Instagram and Twitter reveal different vantage points of…

    San Antonio Express-News
  • Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV debate ratings record as 84 million watch

    By Jill Serjeant and Lisa Richwine NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump drew 84 million U.S. television viewers, a record for such an event and numbers rarely seen on TV in the age of digital streaming and social…

    Reuters