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Twitter Fails Test Of Its Own 'Zero Tolerance' Policy on Hate Speech 4

Twitter Fails Test Of Its Own ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy on Hate Speech

More than 40 million tweets were posted during Donald Trump’s inauguration, a good number of them hate-filled. Yet, Twitter failed its “zero tolerance” policy on hate speech over and over again, including on this repulsive, Nazi-inspired anti-Semitic image. I posted the Tweet while watching the anointing of our country’s first fascist regime; it made me weep for us all....
Meryl Streep Claim 'We're All From Africa' Ignites Social Media Storm (vid) 8

Meryl Streep Claim ‘We’re All From Africa’ Ignites Social Media Storm (vid)

Meryl Streep is being called on the carpet, and it isn’t red. The three-time Oscar winner was responding to a question about the all-white makeup of the international film jury at the Berlin Film Festival. Her comments touched off a social media backlash today (Feb. 11). The subject of national origin today is a cultural flash point. The lack of diversity in Hollywood has been a hot button issue for years. ...
Fitness App Puts Nutrition Coaching And Diet Advice At Your Fingertips 10

Fitness App Puts Nutrition Coaching And Diet Advice At Your Fingertips

You can have a personal nutrition coach and dietitian at your fingertips with a photo-based fitness app for your smartphone called Nomful. Designed by 20-something entrepreneurs Thomas Gorczynski and Sean Crowe, Nomful can connect you with leading weight loss and nutrition coaches around the country to help you reach your fitness goals, whether it’s six-pack abs or managing diabetes....
Kate Upton, a Creature of Social Media, Defines Selfie Era (photos) 12

Kate Upton, a Creature of Social Media, Defines Selfie Era (photos)

Kate Upton hardly invented the “selfie,” no telling who did that. But she’s helped define it with her beyond breath-taking sexuality and her amazing sense of humor. No wonder everyone is doing what used to be the domain of self-promoting reality stars like Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Tila Tequila. But now just about every media celebrity, musical artist, Young Hollywood starlet and high-fashion model is in on the trend....