Outrage as Blac Chyna announces plans to sell skin-lightening cream
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November 23, 2018 - 1:31 pm
By Aanu Adeoye, CNN (CNN) -- American reality TV star Blac Chyna is facing a social media backlash after announcing plans to sell a skin-lightening cream. In a post on her Instagram page, she said she had partnered with a beauty line called Whitenicious to launch a face cream in Lagos, Nigeria's...
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Snooki expecting
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November 23, 2018 - 10:15 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is extra thankful this year. The "Jersey Shore" star used Thanksgiving to share the news that she and husband Jionni LaValle are expecting their third child. The couple married in 2014 and are already the parents of a 6-year-old son,...
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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
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Melony Roy
November 20, 2018 - 11:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Facebook and Instagram users have reporters issues accessing their accounts Tuesday morning. Facebook posted on Twitter that it is aware of the issues "the Facebook family of apps" is experiencing and is working to resolve them as soon as possible. DownDetector...
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October 12, 2018 - 7:31 pm
By Mochamad Andri and Helen Regan, CNN (CNN) -- Indonesian police say they have broken up a child trafficking operation that was allegedly buying and selling babies on Instagram. Four people were arrested, including a 22-year-old mother and 29-year-old suspected broker in Indonesia's second largest...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, Matty Nev Luby holds up her phone in front of a ring light she uses to lip-sync with the smartphone app, in Wethersfield, Conn.
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October 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
By Matt O'Brien and Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writers WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-...
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A seal slaps a kayaker with an octopus.
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September 27, 2018 - 8:34 am
By Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) -- Well, that was a slap in the face. An Instagram user has uploaded video that shows a seal swimming up from the depths, armed with an octopus, which it flings across the face of an unsuspecting kayaker. 新しい @gopro #Hero7Black で衝撃映像撮れた----...
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In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, file photo, Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram, prepares for an announcement about IGTV in San Francisco.
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September 25, 2018 - 12:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Chief Executive Kevin Systrom said in a statement late Monday that he and Mike Krieger, Instagram's chief technical officer, plan to leave the company in the next few...
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From left: Upper Darby School Superintendent Daniel Nerelli, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood and Assistant School Superintendent Dan McGarry at a press conference.
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September 06, 2018 - 2:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police have arrested a teenager for allegedly making threats against Upper Darby High School. Police quietly opened an investigation in late June after being told that someone posted this message on Instagram: "On September 7 I will shoot up Upper...
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Melony Roy
August 28, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Instagram has begun rolling out the ability for its users to request verification badges. The company says the blue verified badge is an important way for users to know that the account they are interacting with is the authentic presence of a notable public figure,...
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Facebook takes down 652 pages
August 22, 2018 - 9:58 am
By Heather Kelly, Julia Horowitz, Donie O'Sullivan (CNN Money) -- Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it identified as part of coordinated disinformation campaigns that originated in Iran and targeted countries around the world. It also found a number of new pages connected to...
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