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Ben Simmons shouts out Australian legend 'egg boy' on his sneakers

The now famous teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian politician certainly has some high profile fans.Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons paid tribute to the 17-year-old kid known as "egg boy," by writing the teen's name on his yellow shoes before the game against the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday.SEE ALSO: Teen eggs politician. Now he's being offered free tickets to concerts for life.The team's mental performance coach, Paddy Steinfort, posted the image of Simmons' ...
Tags: News, Instagram, Disney, Philadelphia, Melbourne, Charlotte Hornets, Peter Gordon, Christchurch, Charlotte, Simmons, Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden, Will Connolly, Paddy Steinfort, Tom Steinfort, Ben Mallis

Facebook says the original New Zealand shooter video was viewed about 4,000 times before removal

Facebook released new figures about its attempts to stop the spread of videos after a shooter livestreamed his attacks on two Christchurch, New Zealand mosques last Friday, killing 50 people. In a blog post, Facebook vice president and deputy general counsel Chris Sonderby said that the video was viewed less than 200 times during the live broadcast, during which no users reported the video. Including views during the live broadcast, the video was viewed about 4,000 times before it was removed...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Instagram, Tech, New Zealand, Violence, Christchurch, Facebook Live, Facebook It, Christchurch New Zealand, Moderation, Chris Sonderby, Sonderby

YouTube's human moderators couldn't stem the deluge of Christchurch massacre videos, so YouTube benched them

YouTube said videos of the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were being uploaded at an "unprecedented" speed last Friday. YouTube's Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan told The Washington Post that his team removed human moderators, instead letting AI unilaterally block videos. Even then not everything was caught, as users got around the machine by adding watermarks, cutting together clips, or in some cases even animating people in the video. Mohan said YouTube's processe...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Bloomberg, New Zealand, The Washington Post, Christchurch, Mohan, Sarah Frier, Christchurch New Zealand, Neal Mohan, On Sunday Facebook, Post YouTube, Washington Post YouTube

New Zealand shooting: Brenton Tarrant charged after 50 killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch

New Zealand shooting: 49 killed across two mosques​ PM Jacinda Ardern vows to change gun laws Suspect appears in court charged with murder Everything we know about the shooter Brenton Tarrant The victims: Afghan refugee viewed country as 'slice of paradise' Tech giants told 'enough is enough' after shooting live-streamed  Everything we know so far about the Christchurch attacks The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder on S...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, UK, London, News, Instagram, Wales, Australia, White House, India, US, Afghanistan, Hungary, West, Canada

49 Dead and Dozens Wounded in New Zealand Terror Attacks That Were Livestreamed on Facebook

At least 49 people are dead and dozens more have been seriously wounded during multiple terror attacks today in Christchurch, New Zealand. The attacker used several long guns to target Muslims in the country and had what police described as explosive devices. One series of attacks was livestreamed on Facebook for 17…Read more...
Tags: Scribd, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Guns, Australia, Youtube, Terrorism, New Zealand, Reddit, Mosque, Donald Trump, Terrorists, Gun Violence, Christchurch

Social media platforms say they are taking action to remove New Zealand shooting content

Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter said on Friday they would take down content involving mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people and wounded more than 20. A suspected gunman broadcast live footage on Facebook of the attack on one mosque in the city of Christchurch, mirroring the carnage played out in video games, after publishing a "manifesto" in which he denounced immigrants. "Police alerted us to a video on Facebook shortly after the livestream comme...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Instagram, New Zealand, Christchurch

Where to travel this December

For a lot of people , traveling in December means stuffing too many Christmas presents into a too-small suitcase and braving the airport masses to spend the holidays at home. But once in a while, we need a year off from the family chaos and opt to spend the holidays in some far-flung location. For those times, the world offers a litany of destinations where you can relax on a beach, bask in colorful Christmas lights, or trek through the snow to see the aurora borealis. So if you’re not going h...
Tags: Travel, Google, Hong Kong, Europe, Cook, London, Travel Planning, Instagram, Germany, America, Los Angeles, Vienna, Munich, Hawaii, Middle East, Dubai

The best things to do in New Zealand, according an Instagram star who visited 50 countries in 2 years

Taylor Gleason may only be 21 years old, but he's already seen more of the world than most people ever will.  The young adventure-seeker has traveled to a whopping 65 countries, documenting it all — in classic millennial fashion — on an Instagram account that has amassed an impressive 65,800 followers.  Of all of the places he's been to, though, New Zealand stands out to Gleason as an exceptionally cool destination. Beautiful scenery, laid-back locals, and endless adrenaline-infused activities a...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Antarctica, New Zealand, Christchurch, Queenstown, GLEASON

Month 54: Travel Summary and Statistics

Iorana from Tahiti! What. A. Month. I don’t even know where to begin. Over the past four weeks, I continued to stuff my face with delicious brunches in Melbourne, took myself offline to spend time with Dave’s family in New Zealand, and kicked things into high gear with a solo trip to the mind-blowingly beautiful Cook Islands. Aitutaki is PARADISE! Swoon. I wrote a lot about my time in Melbourne in last month’s summary, so I’ll kick off this one with my trip to New Zealand. I think I must have...
Tags: Instagram, Los Angeles, Dave, Mexico City, New Zealand, South Pacific, Melbourne, Annie, Mailchimp, Christchurch, Auckland, Fiji, Oaxaca, Cook Islands, South Island, Monthly Summaries

AirAsiaX is Flying to New Zealand Again 2016

AirAsiaX is Flying to New Zealand Again 2016 There are many hints that AirAsiaX will be flying back to New Zealand. The hiring of local staffs in Auckland as well as Instagram posts from a few months ago. It is official AirAsia X is returning to New Zealand with flights from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland via Gold Coast from March according to We tried to log on the AirAsia website and it is still unable to b...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Instagram, Australia, Kuala Lumpur, New Zealand, Places, Airlines, Headline, Middle Earth, Macau, Christchurch, Auckland, Airasia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements

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