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  • Amber Rose Posts Rare Makeup-Free Selfie -- See the Pic!

    The 33-year-old model was bare faced and glowing in a new snap posted to Instagram on Sunday.

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  • German AfD rightist triggers fury for assailing Holocaust memorial

    By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) has triggered outrage on social media for verbally attacking Berlin's Holocaust and saying that Germany must rewrite its history books to focus more on its own victims. The AfD's anti-immigrant rhetoric has won support among Germans worried about the influx of more than a million migrants in the last two years. "Germans are the only people in the world who plant a monument of shame in the capital," Bjoern Hoecke, the AfD's leader in the eastern state of Thuringia, said in a widely reported speech to young members of the party.

    Reuters
  • Kristin Cavallari's NFL Husband Was Body Shamed on Social Media — and She Addressed It with Grace

    Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler seem just fine, despite the internet’s body shaming. Such is the case with Jay Cutler, quarterback for the Chicago Bears. The 33-year-old was on vacation with his wife, reality star and philanthropist Kristin Cavallari, in Mexico recently.

    Yahoo Style
  • Women’s March Drops Anti-Choice Partner After Outcry. Who Are the New Wave Feminists?

    The Texas-based "prolife feminist” group New Wave Feminists was briefly listed as a partner, which Women’s March on Washington organizers called an “error.” “The Women’s March’s platform is pro-choice, and that has been our stance from day one,” noted the public statement blasted out on social media on Monday.

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  • Matt Light: Social media posts from Antonio Brown part of his swagger

    Matt Light talks with Toucher and Rich about the Antonio Brown Facebook Live video, and whether Bill Belichick warns players before the season to not even think about doing something like this.

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  • Teenage Bollywood actor faces vicious social media abuse and no one knows why

    She's sixteen, talented, newly famous. And unfortunately, facing vile abuse on social media.  Zaira Wasim, the young actor who dazzled audiences with her flawless debut in Dangal — India's highest-grossing film ever — posted an inexplicable "confession/apology" on Facebook last night.  And then, she deleted it in no time.  SEE ALSO: 'Dangal' becomes the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time Not before screenshots had been taken though.  Shocking open letter by #Dangal actress @zairawasim apologizing for her work. Was she harassed and threatened by the extremists in #Kashmir? pic.twitter.com/cHl2HhkzA2 — Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) January 16, 2017 Her note reeks of fear and coercion. And sadly, submission too. She says she is "sorry for what I did" and wants to "make it very clear that I do not want anyone to follow in my foot steps or even consider me as a role model."  What has she "done"? No one knows. Yet. But there's enough conjecture.  Going by the comments surfacing on social media, she's either being bullied for meeting Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister (CM) Mehbooba Mufti or being criticized for her supposedly "un-Islamic" act of joining films.  Scores of abusive comments have flooded her Facebook page.  This is the filth people filled up the comments section with, on a Facebook post about #Dangal star @zairawasim meeting @MehboobaMufti pic.twitter.com/CEM60KrXo9 — Swati Goel Sharma (@swati_gs) January 16, 2017 She's apparently being vilified for this meeting with the state CM.  Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today meets young Kashmiri girl @ZairaWasim who is playing the role of Aamir khan's dangal. pic.twitter.com/Bsa6SVar0C — Srinagar Times (@SrinagarTimes_) January 14, 2017 However, there's a silver lining. Almost.  The hate comments have been outnumbered by the empathetic ones. All sections of Indian society from politicians and media-persons to film personalities and sportsmen, and of course, the masses have come out in loud support of the Kashmiri actor.  Noted among them is a comment from former Jammu & Kashmir CM and Mufti's political rival, Omar Abdullah.  I've a problem with @MehboobaMufti trying to userp other peoples success to cover up her own failures but why punish/troll people she meets? — Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) January 16, 2017 Support from the film industry has been noticeable too, with Dangal 's lead actor Aamir Khan releasing a Twitter statement this afternoon, appealing "everyone to leave her alone".  pic.twitter.com/Ynu3VvdRs0 — Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) January 17, 2017 Some veteran actors have insisted that Wasim is their "role model". Dear @zairawasim! Ur apology letter is sad but full of courage. It exposes d cowardice of people who made u write it.But u r my #RoleModel. pic.twitter.com/fCF2zlzvzC — Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 16, 2017 And some others have reminded her that she didn't need to apologize. Those who shout AZADI from the roof tops don't give an iota of AZADI to others .Poor Zaira Waseem had to apologies for her success Shame !! — Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) January 16, 2017 #ZairaWasim u dont need 2 apologise 2 faceless losers. They r narrow minded cowards. U ARE a role model for ALL young girls & u shud b proud — Swara Bhaskar (@ReallySwara) January 16, 2017 The youths of #Kashmir should come out on the streets & and announce that we don't want to be stone throwers but achievers like @zairawasim — Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) January 16, 2017 "Leave her alone." Yes, please! She is Sixteen, Going on Seventeen.. & this is the Sound of Bullying. So very CRUEL what @zairawasim has been put through. LEAVE HER ALONE — barkha dutt (@BDUTT) January 16, 2017 This Indian poet recalled a similar incident from 2013 when an all-girl band in Kashmir had been issued a fatwa for playing music .   Chilled to the bone, also, by the cadences of @zairawasim's 'apology': it reads like a heretic's forced recantation in mediaeval Europe. — Ranjit Hoskote (@ranjithoskote) January 16, 2017 Thinking of #ZairaWasim, I think also of Pragaash, the Srinagar girl band that was silenced in 2013. Women suffer more in the culture wars. pic.twitter.com/TuXu7MCeu0 — Ranjit Hoskote (@ranjithoskote) January 16, 2017 Sportspeople, including Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat, whose role Wasim essayed in Dangal , have voiced their support and concern. #ZairaWasim we are proud of you dear don't worry and stand strong  pic.twitter.com/6bHQZHXou9 — geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) January 16, 2017 Men will be men. Insecure 2 see a girl like @zairawasim get wings. Sadly we think "Maahri Choriyan AAJ B Choron se kum hain." @aamir_khan — Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) January 17, 2017 Mass support continues to pour in as people tweet with the hashtag #StandWithZaira.  #ZairaWasim you don't owe it to anyone. You have made all of us proud by your sheer talent & hard work. You need not to be apologetic. Bravo pic.twitter.com/QiMgTblFkq — Mubassir Latifi مبصر (@Mubassir_Latifi) January 16, 2017 It must take extra courage to go after a 16 year old debutante. @zairawasim, you're awesome and don't let this get to you — Tanmay Bhat (@thetanmay) January 16, 2017 Shocking & unfair that 16-year-old Dangal actor Zaira Wasim forced to apologise by trolls. She met the CM, not Hafiz Saeed! #StandWithZaira — Sayoni Aiyar (@sayoniaiyar) January 16, 2017 Why should a talent be suppressed, abused, trolled and made to apologise. On @zairawasim some answers I need from kashmiris. #Kashmir pic.twitter.com/3RFsScAnU7 — Sajid Yousuf (@sajid_Yousuf_) January 16, 2017 Zaira Wasim is a talented young girl to who has brought laurels to her community. She ought to be celebrated not demeaned #StandWithZaira — Shakir Mir (@shakirmir) January 16, 2017 BONUS: Facebook stalkers confess their dark secrets

    Mashable
  • Photos: SRK launches Karan Johar’s biography 'An Unsuitable Boy' (45 photos)

    Filmmaker Karan Johar's autobiography “An Unsuitable Boy” has been creating waves on social media since its release. The book is filled with Johar's candid confessions about everything - whether it's his sexual orientation or his fallout with former BFF Kajol. These are a few confessions from the memoir. “An Unstoppable Boy” was launched by Karan’s best buddy Shah Rukh Khan. Gauri Khan was present at the event as well. (Story – Business of Cinema; photo credits – Yogen Shah) For more stories, please visit – in.style.yahoo.com  

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  • Taxstone Arrested for His Alleged Role in the Irving Plaza Shooting Involving Troy Ave

    Hip-hop social media personality and podcaster Taxstone of Taxseason was reportedly arrested Monday morning for his alleged role in the 2016 T.I. concert shooting at Irving Plaza that left one man dead and three victims injured, including Troy Ave. The rapper sustained a gunshot wound to the leg during the May 2016 ordeal while his bodyguard and friend Ronald McPhatter was shot and killed. Tax, real name Daryl Campbell, was reportedly cuffed and arrested in Brooklyn by U.S. Marshals New York and New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force and NYPD without incident, according to NBC. Police were also seeking Taxstone concerning the Irving Plaza concert shooting.

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  • The 2018 Ford Mustang comes galloping into view

    With a little help from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Ford on Tuesday officially took the wraps off what could be the company's best pony car yet. As well as being a Ford ambassador, Johnson is also one of social media's biggest stars and he used his influence across Facebook, Instagram and YouTube to launch the new car digitally. "Tapping Mustang's enormous fan base, we're bringing the new Mustang straight to the people -- and introducing the new car across multiple social media channels, reaching millions," said Joe Hinrichs, president of The Americas.

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  • AP FACT CHECK: TV personality Sherri Shepherd isn't dead

    Sherri Shepherd is alive despite a story shared on social media claiming the television personality suffered a fatal heart attack last month.

    Associated Press
  • Google, Twitter and Facebook may face UK parliament grilling over 'fake news'

    Technology giants Google, Twitter and Facebook may be hauled before a UK parliamentary committee later this year to explain what measures are in place to combat the spread of so-called "fake news."

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  • An NFL player went on Facebook Live from the locker room and nothing good happened

    Yesterday after the Steelers upset the Chiefs in an AFC playoff game, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown decided to go on Facebook Live from the locker room to celebrate with his fans. And the fans loved it – he went live for 17 minutes and had almost 900,000 views within just a few hours, before the video was deleted.A player using...

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  • Lee Greenwood Says Performers May Regret Passing on Chance to Perform at Inauguration

    Lee Greenwood, who will perform at inaugural events this week for President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, suggested that those who turn down the chance will later regret missing the opportunity. He said that he had not heard that Jennifer Holliday, announced as a performer at the opening concert at the Lincoln Memorial... Read more »

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  • NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers players support Mike Tomlin, Antonio Brown in wake of social media fail

    Antonio Brown drew criticism for live streaming coach Mike Tomlin's post-game talk from the locker room after the Steelers beat the Chiefs.

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  • Fraudsters use sham UK charity appeals to steal money via emails, social media

    By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fraudsters have been using social media and emails to trick British corporations and members of the public to donate money to fake charity appeals, the UK's charity regulator said on Tuesday. In one case, emails purporting to be from Migrant Helpline - a genuine charity supporting migrants - were sent to individuals and businesses with a link containing malware to steal banking details, the Charity Commission said. The emails contained details of a bogus donation to Syrian families and invited recipients to clink on a link to retrieve more information about their donation, Migrant Helpline said in a warning posted on its website.

    Reuters
  • Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany

    BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - Facebook is stepping up efforts to head off tougher regulation by Germany, a fierce critic of the social media network operator, saying on Monday it would do more to combat fake news as its chief operating officer met with officials in Berlin. Top German lawmakers are planning legislation this year to force Facebook to remove "hate speech" from its web pages within 24 hours or face fines, a push that could force the social mediagiant to bear more responsibility for content posted by users. Germany's strict libel and slander laws are meant to protect citizens by making it a crime to defame others.

    Reuters
  • Classmates Outraged Over Student`s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Blackface Post

    A social media post made by an Oklahoma State University student has many on campus outraged.

    Tribune
  • Mariah Carey performed flawlessly at a wedding, and made a crazy amount of money in the process

    Although the chatter surrounding her disastrous New Year’s Eve performance seemingly refuses to die down, Mariah Carey has left the dreaded incident…

    Hello Giggles
  • Nancy Dubuc Discusses Canned 'KKK' Series, Says Scientology is Harassing Her Over Leah Remini Show

    "We're very proud of her," she says of 'Scientology and the Aftermath ' star Leah Remini. "It's a courageous thing to do."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Pakistani right cries 'blasphemy' to muzzle progressives

    A virulent social media campaign to paint five disappeared Pakistani activists as blasphemers deserving execution has spotlighted how right-wing efforts to muzzle liberal voices using the country's draconian laws have found a powerful new platform online. The five men had stood against religious intolerance and at times criticised Pakistan's military, with several of them running progressive Facebook pages. "There are people trying to label these missing bloggers blasphemers.

    AFP