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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about ‘SNL’: Taylor Swift shows off her voice with performances of ‘Lover’ and ‘False God’ As musical guest on “SNL,” Taylor Swift played “Lover” on piano and sang with a sax player for “False God.” Post to Facebook Sent! A link …

It ain’t easy being green — unless you’re Taylor Swift playing a technicolor piano on Saturday Night Live. No stranger to the SNL stage, Swift — who made her first appearance on the late night mainstay in 2009, and returned for her fifth round on Saturday (Oct. 5) — opted for a simple yet stunning starter. From her …

The political split between left and right, we’ve been told, is being overtaken by an emerging realignment. “The struggle between the open and closed visions of society may well be the most important political contest in the world right now,” according to The Economist. Fareed Zakaria has argued that we’ve entered “a new ideological era, …

On average, we spend nearly two and a half hours on social media each day. These platforms have become our main source for staying up to date, with a Pew Research survey estimating that 62% of U.S. adults reference social media as their means of staying informed. The way we use social media to stay current comes …

What do we really know about the digital world we inhabit? As the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single idea: the belief that our existence is understandable through code, and better data will help us build a better world. In reality, however, it …

Image copyright Gillian Murphy Image caption Volunteers were told a made-up story about campaign posters being destroyed after having been found to have been funded by an American A study into false memories highlights the risks of “fake news” spreading via social media. Volunteers were shown fabricated news reports in the week before Ireland’s 2018 …

A Staffordshire farmer has been sentenced to 27 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, for breaking TB rules and keeping inaccurate records. John Sadler, 53, of Cannock Road, Great Wyrley, was sentenced at Stafford Crown Court on Monday (19 August) after pleading guilty to failing to dispose of animal carcasses and failing to register …

Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses. Results rated as false are removed from places where users seek out new content, such as Instagram’s “explore” tab and hashtag search results. Facebook has 54 fact-checking …

Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh, sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-bridge, police said on Wednesday. The victims – who include two women – were targeted by angry mobs over the rumours, spread mostly on Facebook, that …

Fact check: Trump’s Orlando rally featured more than 15 false claims over 76 minutes  CNN Watch: President Trump debuts Hillary Clinton impression during Florida campaign rally  Fox News Five keys to Trump re-election bid  CNN Trump launches 2020 campaign forward by looking back at old fights, lauding successes  Miami Herald Trump’s Orlando Rally Shows He’s Running Out of New …