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James Norman

James Norman

Why Banning Phones In Restaurants Is A Great Idea

3 min read

A few weekends ago I was sitting with my partner at one of our favourite St Kilda cafes. We couldn't help but notice the scene at the table next to us.

World

World

Facebook Needs Independent Ethical Oversight: UK Lawmakers

2 min read

Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news, the abuse of users’ data and the bullying of smaller firms, British lawmakers said on Monday.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

Y Bad Grammer Is Probs The Best Lifestyle Change U Can Make

2 min read

Bad grammar used to give me the irrits.

World

World

U.S. Negotiating Multi Billion-Dollar Fine With Facebook: Report

1 min read

The U.S. government and Facebook Inc. are negotiating a settlement over the company’s privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

National

National

Sliding Into Someone's DMs Is How We're Dating In 2019

5 min read

Two years and one month before American singer Nick Jonas married actress Priyanka Chopra in one of the most lavish wedding ceremonies of 2018, he slid into her Twitter DMs.

Lana Hirschowitz

Lana Hirschowitz

This New Period Emoji Is Bloody Ridiculous. Period.

3 min read

There is always much excitement when new emojis are released (🎉🎩😍) and the latest emoji update set for release in April is no different.

Life

Life

Cadbury Just Announced That Their Family Blocks Are Shrinking And People Are Raging

1 min read

Confectionary giant Cadbury has sent fans into meltdown after it announced that the popular family block of chocolate will be reduced in size by 20 grams.

Life

Life

At A Pinch This New Emoji Will Make You Think Twice Before Sending A D**k Pic

2 min read

A new emoji of a hand making a suggestive pinching gesture has been revealed and Twitter is ready to use it in the most savage way.

Tech

Tech

Why Your Favourite Instagram Meme Page Got Shamed As 'Thieves'

4 min read

Online comedy account FuckJerry is linked to both the world record egg and Fyre Festival, so why has the account lost hundreds of thousands of followers this week?

Good News

Good News

Watch: A Beautiful Moment Between A Homeless Man And A Non-Verbal Little Girl

1 min read

A sweet moment shared between a young South Carolina girl and a homeless man has captured the hearts of millions.

World

World

The #FrozenPants Challenge, The Lighter Side To The Extreme Cold Snap

3 min read

Americans are freezing in extreme cold weather, but frozen pants have littered front yards across the U.S., as people entertain themselves during the cold snap.

Tech

Tech

Apparently Quitting Facebook Makes You Happier And Less Politically Extreme

2 min read

As Facebook celebrates 15 years of virtual companionship, a new study has tracked how the social media behemoth has gone from being a friend to a frenemy that makes users less happy and more politically extreme.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Allegedly Stalking Nine Women Over 15 Years

1 min read

A man who allegedly stalked nine Gold Coast women over 15 years is due to appear in court accused of lurking outside their homes and degrading and frightening them on social media.

Crime

Crime

Victorian Man Jailed For Stalking On Instagram

2 min read

A Melbourne woman has been forced to move home after a "sadistic" Instagram stalker bombarded her with messages because she rejected his advances.

Features

Features

Ginger Gorman Takes On The Online Bullies

2 min read

Trolling and harassment impacts 39 percent of Aussies

Updated

Updated

Instagram Down: App Experiences Worldwide Outage

1 min read

Instagram briefly went down around the globe mid-morning on Tuesday.

Life

Life

People Addicted To Social Media Have This In Common With Drug Addicts

3 min read

According to a new study the decision-making attributes of excessive social media users has been likened to those of drug addicts and gamblers.

World

World

Twitter Admits Private Messages Could Have Been Public For Years

1 min read

For more than four years, private tweets may have been made public due to a glitch.

National

National

The Job Where Abuse, Anxiety, And Being 'On' All The Time Is The Norm

4 min read

When Angelle Gullet's CEO made a surprise TV appearance one Saturday morning to say "some really awful things", it was Gullet's job to clean up the mess.

World

World

Why Are Chinese Actors Getting Their Earrings Blurred Out?

1 min read

Men with earrings are having their accessories blurred out on camera. It's reportedly due to the jewelry on men being at odds with the Chinese government's view of masculinity.

Life

Life

It Speaks! The Egg That Beat Kylie Jenner's Instagram Record Reveals All

2 min read

The humble chicken egg that cracked Jenner's record-breaking Instagram post has spoken to 10 daily about the social media take-down of the century.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Hailey Baldwin Reveals Insecurity Struggle: "I’m Hurting"

1 min read

Hailey Baldwin/Bieber has opened up about her struggles to fans over social media, vowing to be "more authentic" in 2019.

Politics

Politics

Trump Printed Out A Game Of Thrones Meme For A Big Meeting

2 min read

In the middle of a US government shutdown, Donald Trump brought something into a meeting for show-and-tell.

Crime

Crime

Motorway Facebook Stunt 'Stupidest Thing' Police Have Ever Seen

2 min read

A car hurtling the wrong way down a busy motorway has been filmed in what police are calling the “stupidest thing” they’ve ever seen.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Your End Of Year Social Media Post Is Missing One Vital Thing

4 min read

You’re about to see them flood your social media feeds: those ‘summing up my year’ statuses. They’ve become a thing.

Life

Life

Instagram's Latest Update Has Left Users Traumatised

1 min read

The feature in question is horizontal scrolling, forcing users to navigate their Instagram feed in much the same way as they watch Instagram stories.

Views

Views

Why You Shouldn't Correct People's Grammar

4 min read

Hands up if you’ve ever corrected someone’s spelling, punctuation or grammar.

Good News

Good News

Here Are 11 Chunky Animals To Help You Get Through The Day

1 min read

Bubble butt, bubble bubble bubble butt.

World

World

Walmart Teen's F-Bomb Laden Resignation On Loud Speaker

1 min read

A teenage employee used Walmart's store intercom to not only quit, but bag out the company and its managers along the way.

Michael Grose

Michael Grose

Was The Ohio Girl's Dad Right To Punish Her On Social Media?

4 min read

Childhood bullying is an insidious behaviour that thrives on secrecy and adult acquiescence.

Lisa Portolan

Lisa Portolan

11 Trends Of 2018 To Kick To The Kerb Next Year

4 min read

Popular culture -- it’s fun, but if you don’t watch out it will suck you right in and spit you out like a tornado.

World

World

Trump's 'Smocking Gun' And His Magnitude Of Other Twitter Faux Pas

1 min read

US President Donald Trump has made another mistake on his favourite social media platform.

Lisa Portolan

Lisa Portolan

Should You Kiss Your Kids On The Lips?

3 min read

It's a controversial topic.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Hailey Bieber Opens Up About Instagram Anxiety

1 min read

Hailey Bieber has written candidly about the anxiety she experiences as a result of social media.

Movies

Movies

People Reveal Plot Points They'd Like To Change In Movies

1 min read

After comedian Sopan Deb asked Twitter users what plot point they'd want to change in movies, he received some amazing answers.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Just A Bunch Of Funny Posts About Tumblr's Porn Ban

2 min read

Tumblr's CEO Jeff D’Onofrio has announced that from December 17, the blogging platform will enforce a complete ban on adult content.

World

World

Alt-Right Activist Chains Herself To Twitter HQ Over Account Suspension

1 min read

Laura Loomer, whose Twitter account was suspended for 'hate speech', handcuffed herself to Twitter HQ in New York in protest at her treatment by the social media giant.

Arias

Arias

Someone Needs To Do Something Wild At The ARIAs This Year

2 min read

It's November once again, and you (probably) know what that means: It's ARIA Awards time!

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

All The Places Smartphones Should Be Banned Besides Schools

5 min read

“They say there’s no substitute for reality,” Tom Ballard says in one his standup routines. “But then I look up from my phone to see a dog defecating in the park, and I beg to differ.”

Music

Music

Jack & Jack On Their Journey From Vine Stars To Pop Stars

2 min read

10 daily caught up with pop-rap duo Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson during their recent whirlwind trip to Australia.

Views

Views

China's Scary Social Credits System Should Have Us All Very Concerned

3 min read

When George Orwell’s disturbing play '1984' hit the big screen staring John Hurt, it whipped conspiracy theorists of the day into a lather, sending sales of tinfoil hats and ‘make your own bug detector kits’ skyrocketing.

Life

Life

FYI: Instagram Is Changing Your Profile Page

2 min read

But will fans of the 'Gram LIKE it?

Career

Career

Want To Be An Influencer? Now You Can Get An Internship For That

2 min read

Selfie your way to stardom.

Views

Views

I Was Facebook Shamed And What The Actual F***?

2 min read

I am old. And I am juvenile. What's your point?

Life

Life

Mummy Blogger Complains Her Son Doesn't Get As Many Instagram Likes As Her Other Children

2 min read

How far is too far for likes?

Life

Life

Vine Is Coming Back But Not As You Know It

2 min read

The internet's fave video-sharing app is back from the dead ... kinda.

Role Model

Role Model

Meet The Swimsuit Model Whose Career Only Took Off After She Gained 10kg

3 min read

Everyday we're bombarded with stories documenting someone's weight loss success. You know the kind: "I lost 5kg and I've never been happier".

Tech

Tech

Alt-Right Social Media Site Linked To Suspected Synagogue Shooter Shut Down

6 min read

The difference between 'free speech' and 'hate speech' has sparked a firestorm in the US.

National

National

ScoMo Isn't The Only Politician To Get Trolled By Their Own Website

5 min read

The ongoing battle of politicians versus the world wide web gives us a lot of laughs, costs a lot of jobs and of course sparks multiple firestorms of controversy.

National

National

Lifeline Launches Twitter DM Chatbot To Make It Easier To Seek Help

2 min read

In the evolving Twittersphere, a new chatbot is hoping to kickstart and advance conversations around mental health. 

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Why The Song And Dance About Who Taylor Swift Is Voting For?

7 min read

As we muddle through what can only be described as an endurance of celebrity obsession, there are few details about our biggest stars that elude us -- or the tabloids.

Life

Life

Help! I Accidentally Liked An Old Instagram Post!

3 min read

When Insta-stalking goes wrong, very wrong, it can be mortifying.

World

World

Selfie Sacrifice: Hundreds Die Worldwide Taking Selfies

4 min read

The lengths that people will go to for the perfect, Instagram-worthy selfie are wild, right?

Politics

Politics

Facebook Deletes Fraser Anning Over 'Hate Speech' Complaint

2 min read

Former One Nation senator has been removed from Facebook after his video was deemed 'hate speech'.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Selena Gomez Is Logging Off For Awhile

1 min read

Selena Gomez is doing what most of us struggle with on the daily -- logging off social media.

World

World

Man Mocked Online For Shaving On Train Urges People Not To Judge

1 min read

"My life is all screwed up. That's the reason I was shaving on the train."

Health

Health

The Mute Photographer: How Her Photos Do The Talking

5 min read

El Earl says she's not autistic, she's not rude, but she grapples with a serious social anxiety which stops her from talking.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jennifer Lawrence Is Secretly Lurking On Social Media

1 min read

"I’m a voyeur: I watch, I don’t speak."

Life

Life

#NicoleFromLastNight Is The Modern Love Story We Need

2 min read

But not for the reason you think.

Views

Views

Don't Be A Zucker For Facebook's Claims It Will Clean Up Its Act

2 min read

Facebook’s business model demands that it continue to attract users that share personal information.

Sport

Sport

NRL World Pays Tribute To 'Future Immortal' Johnathan Thurston

2 min read

"We are so proud of you".

Celebrity

Celebrity

Happy National Dog Day From These Famous Fur Babies And Their Famous Parents

2 min read

To celebrate National Dog Day, we scoured the internet for the best puppers and their famous parents.... and it wasn't easy.

News

News

The Terrifying New Cyber Trend That Targets Kids

5 min read

There is a new type of cyber bullying that will send a chill down your spine. Here's how to protect your kids.

Lisa Portolan

Lisa Portolan

What's Behind The Rise Of The Buminfluencer?

3 min read

The bottom line: it's positively cheeky.

Views

Views

I’m So Glad Social Media Didn’t Exist When I Was A Teen

4 min read

If social media had been around in the '80s all the dumb things I did in my youth would be alive and kicking today.

Views

Views

We Shouldn't Be Free To Air Racist Bile On TV

4 min read

It has been an ugly week in Australian media.

Lisa Portolan

Lisa Portolan

The Response To My Theories About Dick Pics Was Very Fanny

3 min read

“Imagine if we were to startle them going in fanny-first?"

Lisa Portolan

Lisa Portolan

I'm Trying To Get A Firm Grasp Of Why People Send Dick Pics

4 min read

Its origins go back centuries.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Instagram Can Now Tell You How Much Time You're Wasting On Instagram

1 min read

Be afraid, be very afraid.

Views

Views

While Workplaces Test Dismissal Laws, It’s Women Who Will Suffer

4 min read

This week Australia’s outrage machine has been (justifiably) directed toward Cricket Australia.

National

National

People Are Losing Their Minds Over Coles' "Piss Weak" Plastic Bag Backflip

3 min read

"Coles has caved to the whingers"

Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

My Name's Tanya And I'm An Addict

3 min read

I’m not being ironic or exaggerating. I wish.

Music

Music

M.I.A's Paper Planes Is The New Meme In Town, Y'all

1 min read

All I wanna do is be up on the latest memes before the normies destroy them.

National

National

Government Spends Big On Instagram Influencers

2 min read

There's a government inquiry underway, but did the government completely miss the mark?

Celebrity

Celebrity

Miley Cyrus Just Deleted Every Single Photo On Her Instagram

1 min read

Those cute snaps with Liam? Gone.

Views

Views

Keep It In The Bedroom, This Is Just Not Footy, It Makes Me Sick

2 min read

Have you seen this disgusting photograph of Billy Slater passionately kissing his wife Nicole after Queensland won the final State of Origin game on Wednesday night?

News

News

Another Blow To Facebook As They Attempt To Win Back Trust

2 min read

Facebook's 'fake news' billboards messages altered by vandals.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Instagram Has Revealed Yet Another Awesome Feature

2 min read

And it won't let you miss a beat.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

How To Not Let Social Media Destroy Your Career

3 min read

And build a better online presence.

Views

Views

How Hollywood Can Change The Horror Show Of US Politics

7 min read

American democracy is increasingly resembling a celebrity reality show.

Meshel Laurie

Meshel Laurie

Why I Have To Switch Off To Stories On Suicide

3 min read

The media won't protect our fragile minds, so we must protect ourselves.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Ginger-Haired Emoji Finally Has Arrived

2 min read

And it's about time, quite frankly.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Blake Lively Is Lame, So Says Blake Lively

2 min read

Here’s to Mrs Ryan Reynolds for keeping it real one 'gram at a time.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Australian Kids Are Being Coerced Into Making Online Porn

3 min read

A fast-flourishing porn industry is targeting pre-teens and finding a multi-billion dollar market on the Dark Web, new research shows.

News

News

Facebook Reveals Just How Good It Is At Moderating The Content We See

4 min read

In a first-of-its-kind report, Facebook has revealed it's far better at policing content containing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and even terrorist propaganda than it is at weeding out hate speech.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

The Best Instagram Pets To Follow

4 min read

Say hello to your new obsession.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Blake Lively Deleted Her Entire Instagram And Followed 36 Women Called Emily Nelson

1 min read

Don't worry, it's just for publicity.