September 16, 2015 7:14 AM Facebook: 'Dislike' Button Not For Trolling
Mark Zuckerberg says the new tool will allow the website's users to "express empathy" with their friends. Facebook is working on a 'dislike' button, its founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced, after years of resisting popular demand for such a tool. During a question-and-answer session at the social network's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, he revealed 13
September 10, 2015 11:03 AM LinkedIn sexism row: Charlotte Proudman says lawyer used site 'like Tinder'
A row has erupted over a "sexist" LinkedIn message received by a 27-year-old barrister. It's after Charlotte Proudman sent an invitation to a senior partner at a law firm who responded by commenting on her "stunning" profile picture. Alexander Carter-Silk, 57, a partner at Brown Rudnick, replied to say she "won the prize" for the best photo 16
August 31, 2015 5:01 AM Trump and Corbyn: Polar opposites, so much in common Add to ..
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, for whom there are only two kinds of people in the world, would probably lump Jeremy Corbyn in with the losers. The front-runner to lead Britain’s Labour Party lives like a pauper, wears socks with sandals and would nationalize anything that moves. Despite their apparent incompatibility, however, these 12
June 26, 2015 9:40 AM 'Ramadan Mubarak' sticker spotted on PIGS in BLANKETS in ham-fisted howler
A MAN was confused to see a supermarket sign wishing customers a happy Ramadan – on a freezer stocked full of 'pigs in blankets'. GAFFE: The Ramadan Mubarak sticker was on the door of a fridge stocked with pigs in blankets [TWITTER @SHOAIBMKHAN] Human Rights lawyer Shoaib Khan called out the Morrisons store for the massive gaffe after he spotted the sticker 19
June 12, 2015 2:04 AM Why did Twitter boss Dick Costolo stand down?
For a social network that only allows very brief messages, we perhaps shouldn't be surprised that some users had a short attention span. And it's because of this Dick Costolo is stepping down. The 51-year-old announced he'll no longer be Twitter's chief executive as of next month. He achieved a lot in his five-year tenure - Twitter, now a public company 101 83
June 11, 2015 7:21 PM Eleanor Hawkins ‘sorry’ for naked mountain prank in Malaysia
A British graduate blamed for triggering an earthquake by posing naked and allegedly urinating on a sacred mountain knows what she did was “stupid and disrespectful and is very sorry for the offence that she has caused”, her father said. Eleanor Hawkins, 23, is among a group of Western backpackers who have been arrested after photos emerged of them allegedly 7
May 31, 2015 9:54 PM Muslims react to comments left on story about Mosque burning down
Young Muslims have been reading out some of the vile comments posted on a news story about a Mosque’s day care centre burning down. Reminiscent of the Mean Tweets on Jimmy Kemmel Live, (YouTube it now, if you have not seen it yet) the project, by Peace House, aims to show some of the racist trolling aimed at American Muslims. Most of the people featured 11
May 7, 2015 12:35 PM Manchester United fans troll Liverpool over transfer of Memphis Depay
Manchester United fans have turned their attention from being delighted at the signing of PSV Eindhoven star Memphis Depay to trolling Liverpool fans who thought they would sign him. The Red Devils confirmed the signing of the Dutch winger today saying that they would complete the £24.4milllion transfer subject to a medical. Liverpool fans had high hopes 9
April 26, 2015 5:09 PM What is Periscope and How is It a Game-Changer?
Periscope, the new live broadcast app from Twitter rapidly launched in response to the booming Meerkat, allows you to record anything on your phone and publish it in real-time for anyone to watch. Anything to anyone. I decided to give it a go. The first person I watched played the piano. It was beautiful. From Hamburg in Germany his fingers raced across 15
April 24, 2015 3:04 PM Android spotted micturating all over Apple in Google Maps
Golden shower for fruit-bitten icon An Android logo has turned up in a far-flung corner of Pakistan on Google Maps, and it seems to be urinating on an Apple logo, for as yet reasons unknown. The image can be found at these co-ordinates. Register staff were able to access it at the time of publication. While vulgarity is a subjective matter, the image 9