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Twitter hides Trump’s tweet glorifying violence

Twitter has hidden a tweet by President Donald Trump from his profile, saying it violates rules about glorifying violence. It did the same hours later when the official White House account tweeted a copy of the president’s words. Instead of being deleted, both tweets can be viewed by clicking on a prominent warning. It says […]

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After flagging Trump’s tweet, Twitter fact checks Chinese government spokesperson

Twitter flagged a tweet written in March by a Chinese government spokesman that suggested the U.S. military brought the novel coronavirus to China, as the social media platform ramps up fact-checking of posts. Twitter posted a blue exclamation mark under a tweet by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, with a comment urging readers to […]

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YouTubers face backlash for giving up adopted autistic toddler

A couple who documented on a popular YouTube channel their life with an autistic toddler adopted from China are facing a backlash after they revealed he had been placed with another family. Myka Stauffer and her husband James, based in Ohio, produced videos about Huxley’s adoption and his challenges. Since 2017 the couple received sponsorship […]

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Heart-breaking video of toddler with his dead mother sparks outcry in India

A heart-wrenching viral video showing a young child with his mother who has passed away at a railway station in India was widely shared on social media on Wednesday. But officials have denied reports that she died of hunger. The video, reportedly shot at Muzaffarpur station in Bihar state, shows the woman’s body on the platform […]

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Viral Video: Earthquake strikes during New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern’s interview

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV interview, and calmly continued with the programme. Ardern, who became prime minister in 2017, is hugely popular in New Zealand for her handling of several crises – a mass shooting […]

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Viral Video: Pilot captures aerial footage of water pouring out from Michigan’s failed dam

A pilot has captured dramatic aerial footage of water pouring out of a lake in Michigan after a dam failure. According to ABC News, the Edenville Dam, along the Tittabawassee River, failed on Tuesday evening in wake of heavy rainfall in the days before. It was one of the two dam failures in the US […]

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India asks TikTok to remove video, account of influencer ‘promoting’ acid attack

As the world practices social distancing, people en masse have taken to various online platforms to keep themselves engaged during lockdown. One such hike has benefitted Chinese company TikTok. But in a recent turn of events, TikTok India has been receiving flak for some people have been promoting ill advised messages. One such case is […]

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Viral Videos: Father and daughter dress up as famous characters to throw trash

A father-daughter duo from Spain have been winning hearts all over the world with their adorable daily walk while they take out trash. Because, the two dress up daily as famous characters for this mundane task. The two used to dress up as famous characters for Halloween, but during the lockdown it became a daily […]

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Commentator conducts Zoom meeting with pet dogs to review their annual performance

The video conferencing app Zoom is an office essential these days. From talking about a company’s weekly progress to the daily performance of the employees, everyone is dependent on video conferencing apps. In such a situation, Scottish sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter has also decided to use the Zoom calls, however, for a completely different reason. […]

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Viral Video: TikTok user ‘pulls new low’ after dumping crate full of cereal and milk on subway floor

A prankster with over 3 million followers on TikTok is in hot water for his latest ‘joke’ – one that involved dumping a crate full of milk and cereal on a New York City subway and leaving. Josh Popkin,known as @fckjoshy to his TikTok followers, is facing massive backlash for the prank that many described […]

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California residents ‘pick goat poop’ after they run riot on San Jose streets

Residents of a neighbourhood in California were left shocked when a herd for nearly 200 goats descended upon their streets on Tuesday this week. Zach Roelands, a 23-year-old living in San Jose, California, filmed a video of the goats storming the neighbourhood in an incident he described as “the craziest thing to happen all quarantine”. […]

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VIRAL VIDEO: Deer chased by leopard crashes through the roof of Mumbai house

Residents of a house in Powai area in Mumbai could not believe their eyes after a spotted deer crashed through the cement sheet roof into their house. Forest officials said on Sunday the deer, possibly chased by a leopard, may have crashed into the house in the Hanuman Tekdi area in the process. Forest officials […]