Romelu Lukaku calls for players’ racism summit with social media giants | Chelsea- Tempemail

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku feels there is a need for football to adopt “stronger positions” than just taking the knee, calling for a players’ summit with social media companies, governments and stakeholders to help combat online racism. Earlier this week, the Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso explained his decision to stop Continue Reading

Social media abuse of plus-sized models encourages women to be more abusive, researchers find- Tempemail

Women are more likely to leave a negative comment on a social media image of a plus-sized model if the image has already received negative comments, a new study has found. Researchers conducted an experiment among 92 female Australian university students who were shown four Facebook photos of plus-sized models. Continue Reading

Tell us: what pro- or anti-vaccination content have you seen on social media? | Social media- Tempemail

We would like to hear about any content related to Covid-19 vaccination that you have seen on social media platforms including TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Have you used any social media to find information on vaccines? Have you come across any useful information or potential misinformation? Share your Continue Reading

Amy Hart says there is ‘no point’ in reporting social media trolls because platforms don’t take action- Tempemail

A former Love Island contestant has told a government inquiry that social media companies are not doing enough to combat trolling. Amy Hart, who appeared on the fifth season of Love Island in 2019, said she no longer reports abusive comments on social media platforms because she doesn’t believe anything Continue Reading

Britney Spears ‘taking a break’ from social media after engagement | Britney Spears- Tempemail

Britney Spears has announced she is “taking a break” from social media following her engagement to her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. The singer caused some confusion on Tuesday when fans noticed her Instagram account had disappeared, initially leading some to believe it had been deactivated. But Spears later clarified she had Continue Reading

Lana Del Rey announces she’s quitting all social media: ‘I’m going to keep my circle a little bit closer’- Tempemail

Lana Del Rey has announced that she will deactivate all her social media accounts after today (12 September). The singer-songwriter, real name Elizabeth Grant, gave fans the news in a video, saying the decision was made because other “jobs” she is involved in require “privacy and transparency”. “Hi guys, I Continue Reading

FA executive accuses social media firms of using hate as ‘golden goose’ | Social media- Tempemail

A Football Association executive accused social media companies of treating hate as a “golden goose” as the former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand revealed how members of his family would “disintegrate” over the online abuse he has suffered. Edleen John, the director of corporate affairs and co-partner for Continue Reading

Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop | Los Angeles- Tempemail

The Los Angeles police department (LAPD) has directed its officers to collect the social media information of every civilian they interview, including individuals who are not arrested or accused of a crime, according to records shared with the Guardian. Copies of the “field interview cards” that police complete when they Continue Reading

Social media giants increase global child safety after UK regulations introduced | Social media- Tempemail

TikTok has turned off notifications for children past bedtime, Instagram has disabled targeted adverts for under-18s entirely and YouTube has turned off autoplay for teen users: moves seemingly triggered by Britain introducing a new set of regulations aimed at protecting children online. On Thursday, the UK introduced a new set Continue Reading