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    Bernie’s mitten maker marvels over 15 minutes of fame

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:22pm on January 24, 2021

    Jennifer Ellis has never met Bernie Sanders but she is enjoying a taste of his celebrity as the woman behind the mittens that gave the...

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    Italy probes ‘TikTok challenge’ death of 10-year-old girl

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 08:36pm on January 22, 2021

    Italian prosecutors have opened a probe into the accidental death of a 10-year-old girl who allegedly took part in a ‘blackout challenge’ on the video-sharing...

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    Turkish messaging app BiP booms in Bangladesh

    New Age Online | Updated at 06:46pm on January 17, 2021

    Turkish messaging app BiP ranked the top of the users’ list in Bangladesh amid the concerns about privacy protection on WhatsApp. BiP currently holds the...

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    Prince Harry, Meghan quit social media

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:15pm on January 10, 2021

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have quit social media after growing disillusioned by the ‘hate’ they have found on sites like Facebook and Twitter, a...

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    Mexican leader slams social media over Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 10:39pm on January 08, 2021

    Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday criticised what he called social media ‘censorship’ of Donald Trump in response to posts accused of inflaming...

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    Facebook, Messenger and Instagram all crash

    Online Desk | Updated at 05:58pm on December 10, 2020

    Users across the world reported problems with Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger on Thursday — some of the most popular social media apps around the world...

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    Social media brought down barriers between musicians and music lovers

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:11pm on December 05, 2020

    Popular singer-composer Imran Mahmudul said that social media has brought down barriers between musicians and music lovers by making it easy for the latter to...

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    Meteor sighting lights up Japan social media

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 09:55pm on November 30, 2020

    A fireball spotted falling from the night sky over parts of western and central Japan has lit up social media, with users sharing images of...

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    Bangladesh seeks information about 371 Facebook accounts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:14pm on November 20, 2020

    The government’s requests to Facebook for users’ information along with blocking content rose by 153 per cent year-on-year in the January-June period this year with...

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    TikTok gets reprieve as US holds off on enforcing ban

    | Updated at 09:55pm on November 13, 2020

    The US government announced Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok, saying it would comply with a court order in favour of...