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Just ONE HOUR of social media a day is enough to ruin your sleeping pattern, study warns 

24/01/18 10:37

24/01/18 10:31

Tracey Taundry, 33, updated her Facebook profile picture to show a pink ribbon emblazoned with the words 'Mylee RIP' in her first public tribute to her little girl.

24/01/18 10:28

Perth man Kami Wenolds should have paid more attention to the old adage 'look before you leap' after he was rushed to hospital when he jumped from a jetty and cut his leg open.

24/01/18 10:22

France will also pour more money into bilingual schools for children of English-speaking bankers and create a hotline to help them navigate the country's education system.

24/01/18 10:11

She is the Wildlife Warrior who boasts more than 1.8 million followers on Twitter and Instagram.   

24/01/18 00:44

An anonymous woman's online search for a sperm donor has been mocked by critics who claimed the detailed advert sounded more like a dating profile.

23/01/18 19:11

Flicks aim to give CGI artists and code writers the tools to make sure videos in apps run smoothly. The new unit of time was unveiled by Facebook's California-based subsidiary Oculus VR.

23/01/18 14:43

Tonya Harding's ex, Jeff Gillooly (inset) has posted online about the attack on Nancy Kerrigan (main) for which the Oregon man was jailed - and has made comments about the film I, Tonya, now in theaters

23/01/18 14:29

The French President spoke in English as he schmoozed with bosses from firms including JP Morgan, Google and Facebook at the famous chateau.

23/01/18 12:44

He was the INXS rocker whose tragic death more than 20 years ago shocked the world.

23/01/18 11:51

Zayna Leigh wrote a moving message for Mylee Billingham on a Facebook page for a church near to where the little girl was found in in Brownhills, Walsall.

23/01/18 11:24

Abdulrahman Alcharbati (pictured), of Sunderland, is accused of posted several propaganda videos, including those of executions and children being brainwashed to fight.

22/01/18 19:35

Facebook warned that it could offer no assurance that social media was good for democracy, but it said it was trying what it could to stop alleged meddling in elections by Russia or anyone else.

22/01/18 18:18

Daniel Black sued Clarke for having deputies detain and question him at the Milwaukee airport on January 15, 2017, but Clarke's taunting social media posts remain the focus of the case.

22/01/18 02:40

A casting director has paid a heart-breaking tribute to former Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt, 28, as she clings to life in hospital two weeks after a Boxing Day crash which killed her family.

20/01/18 01:28

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement on Facebook, saying she is expecting a child with her partner, television host Clarke Gayford.

19/01/18 17:36

The man posted an image of the meal to Facebook on Thursday night, complaining about the quality of food served to a woman who was 30 weeks pregnant at a Melbourne hospital.

19/01/18 13:03

Users from across the globe reported that the keyboard in Facebook Messenger's iOS app repeatedly froze, making conversations difficult.

19/01/18 12:12

Facebook staff say that reports form Turkey that Mark Zuckerberg has bought an 'apocalypse proof' super vessel that can withstand climatic extremes are wholly inaccurate and untrue.

19/01/18 05:35

Insensitive social media users have taken to a Queensland online 'whinge' group to mock and make light of the recent suicide of Amy 'Dolly' Everett, who took her life on January 3.

18/01/18 22:03

The woman posted the images to a Facebook group, leading to outrage from fellow parents who have since labelled her as a 'child abuser'.

18/01/18 21:59

The 33-year-old Facebook founder shared a photo of himself and wife Priscilla Chan seeing off their oldest daughter Max, two.

18/01/18 20:44

A silver sedan can be seen pausing at a stop sign on an Australian street as the glare of the sunset reflects on the windshield just moments before it slammed into a truck.

18/01/18 18:40

In a fiery Facebook post, Yann LeCun, director at the social media giant's New York city AI research centre, claimed Sophia is a 'sophisticated puppet' that is not as intelligent as it seems.

18/01/18 18:17

Judges rejected a move to overturn the suspended sentence handed to Farhana Ahmed from north-west London, who called for terrorists to attack the west on Facebook.

18/01/18 17:56

Watch Party could make watching videos more intimate as comments will not get lost, according to Palo Alto-based Facebook engineer Fidji Simo who announced the new feature.

18/01/18 14:17

The massive 3.5 metre monster is the second shark to be reeled in from George's River in Revesby in Sydney's west in two months.

18/01/18 12:32

I'm A Celebrity...Get me out Of here! fans have speculated that AFL great Jason Akermanis will head into the jungle after the show posted a cryptic clue on facebook

17/01/18 22:44

Students at a school in Puerto Rico erupted into cheers when power returned after 112 days without it since Hurricane Maria left the island in the dark, and the moment was caught on emotional video.

17/01/18 19:48

Braylynn Lawhon, the five-year-old Florida girl battling brain cancer, has died. Her story went viral after her mother posted a photo showing her terminally-ill father crying as he said goodbye to her.

17/01/18 19:11

Dying five-year-old, Braylynn Lawhon, of Florida was dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast by her nurse just days before the sweet girl lost her battle to an aggressive form of cancer.

17/01/18 18:24

Facebook is to expand its investigation into whether Russian agents attempted to influence the Brexit vote, the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has said.

17/01/18 16:24

Prawit Wongsuwan has been under pressure since December when the 'CSI LA' Facebook page began to catalogue timepieces worn by Thailand's deputy prime minister.

17/01/18 13:39

Aniko Lipcsei, a mother of two, discovered a Christmas wishlist letter to Santa Claus by a little boy called 'Patrick' tied to a purple balloon that fell out of the sky and into her garden in Hungary

17/01/18 11:01

The 45-year-old actress has posted two episodes of the 'Pretend Cooking Show' so far, making honey white bread and English muffins.

17/01/18 10:23

A heartbroken New Zealand father-of-two has shared the gory details of his relationship breakdown to social media, including texts between his partner of 10 years and her new boyfriend from CrossFit.

17/01/18 10:17

Tech insiders Sandy Parakilas (center), Roger McNamee (left), and Tristan Harris (right), said Facebook cares more about making money than about user safety.

16/01/18 17:04

Mother Audrey Roloff, 24, from Oregon, shared a clip of husband Jeremy tickling their daughter Ember on her Facebook page but was slammed by parents who said tickling infants was 'torture'.

16/01/18 14:57

Redmond-based Microsoft released details of a brain control interface that decodes electric signals from the brain to launch and operate apps and web browsers.

16/01/18 03:29

Serena Williams feels childbirth 'made me stronger.' The 36-year-old tennis star was plagued by health problems when she welcomed daughter Alexis Jr. into the world four months ago.

16/01/18 01:33

Jessica Falkholt is clinging to life in hospital five days after her life support was swithced off following a horror crash in NSW - as fans show their support for the Home and Away star.

15/01/18 23:45

The mother of a girl who was gang-raped at 13 by classmates from her Melbourne high school before committing suicide has penned a powerful message to Dolly Everett's family.

15/01/18 19:36

Stage Coach has criticised the 'unacceptable and extremely dangerous' behaviour of four youngsters caught on camera riding on the outside of a moving Aldershot bus.

15/01/18 19:33

Danish police say the 1,004 children and teenagers charged with sharing the explicit videos are living all across the country, including Greenland, which is an autonomous territory.

15/01/18 17:49

This is the moment when all commuters try to get on board a bus at the same time for seats in Hong Kong. Footage posted online showed none of them were able to move an inch to get on the bus.

15/01/18 16:54

Drug dealers are openly using Facebook to target children, a probe has found. Scores of criminals are freely touting for business on the site and other social media giants including Instagram.

15/01/18 14:49

A former teacher of teenage suicide victim Amy 'Dolly' Everett has taken aim at social media companies, saying they must do more to protect children.

15/01/18 04:06

Home and Away star Jessica Falkholt continues to cling to life nearly four days after her life support was turned off following a horrific crash on the New South Wales south coast on Boxing Day.

14/01/18 23:58

A vile Instagram 'hate page' has been dedicated to a close friend of bullied Akubra girl Amy 'Dolly' Everett  who committed suicide aged 14. Northern Territory teen Katelyn Simpson is a cyber target.

14/01/18 22:06

Just days after the tragic death of Amy 'Dolly' Everett, a young family friend in Darwin, Katelyn Simpson, 15, has been targeted with a barrage of sickening messages from an online bully.

14/01/18 15:43

Victoria Beckham, 43, has been hit with a barrage of complaints on her Facebook and Instagram pages after she shared two shots of model Giedre Dukauskaite wearing a pair of oversized glasses.

14/01/18 14:09

Popular Australian Aboriginal activist Facebook page Blackfulla Revolution was hacked and temporarily taken down in what its owners claim was a racist attack.

14/01/18 14:08

A mysterious box of old World War II photographs and documents from a family who escaped Nazi Germany were left at a Bondi door step and a woman is looking to find their family.

14/01/18 14:05

This is the moment police officers rescue two distressed dogs locked in a Queensland car on a scorching hot day, as police say it's 'frustrating people aren't getting the message'.

13/01/18 22:51

Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to prioritize posts from family and friends over brand-driven content on Facebook’s News Feed has cost him a small fortune, it was reported on Saturday.

13/01/18 16:54

Facebook could be facing lawsuits from 'revenge porn' victims, warns a lawyer. This comes as a 14-year-old settled a case with Facebook in Belfast when naked photos of her were posted on the site.

13/01/18 13:38

Australian mummy blogger Constance Hall has taken to Facebook to reassure fans that her "baby is perfect," after a recent scare.

13/01/18 12:45

A Melbourne taxi driver has been caught on camera refusing a fare from an elderly man who was believed to be having a stroke at Melbourne Airport on Thursday night.

12/01/18 21:49

Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday that Facebook would change the filter for the News Feed to prioritize what friends and family share, while reducing the amount of non-advertising content from brands.

12/01/18 17:48

Facebook, based in San Francisco, California, outlines how it would connect users by matching similarities in the photos they upload in a newly found patent.

12/01/18 14:24

Far-right Melbourne nationalist group True Blue Crew have announced they will be 'taking a stand on the streets' in response to African gangs.

12/01/18 11:21

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the global changes will transform Facebook's focus to help users have 'more meaningful social interactions' on the site.

12/01/18 10:29

Free software created by experts in San Francisco tracks every person Facebook suggests you might know to help you find out how the platform uses your personal information.

12/01/18 09:11

Mother Terry Mango, of Stockholm, Sweden, whose son Liam, five, is at the centre of the H&M race row, dismissed the 'unnecessary' uproar over the image, telling critics to 'get over it'.

12/01/18 04:41

Dave Anei shared the video on Facebook showing a man threatening to 'rip his head off' and bashing on his front screen door in Brisbane on Thursday.

12/01/18 00:19

Lawyers acting on behalf of the girl, from Northern Ireland, launched High Court proceedings after her photo was allegedly posted on Facebook several times.

11/01/18 22:40

The 36-year-old Suits actress has officially said goodbye to her online followers after shutting down her Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts this week.

11/01/18 19:04

Facebook, based in San Francisco, is set to release a video chat gadget called 'Portal' that features a laptop-sized touchscreen and smart camera technology boosted by artificial intelligence.

11/01/18 18:48

A Rome family court dealing with the mother's divorce from the teen's father, ruled in the 16-year-old's favour and she must also remove all information and photos of her son on Facebook.

11/01/18 16:45

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Bill Ripley, 46, and Moses Brinkley, 61, from Bean, Kent, posted graphic videos of the birds pulling out mouthfuls of feathers and pecking each other in the eyes.

11/01/18 16:24

Kayliee Lorenzo, 25, from Birmingham, has been picking out matching outfits for daughters Miya-Lei, four, and Renayah, six, since shortly after the youngest was born.

11/01/18 15:01

Anna Del Rey, of Michigan, was accused of 'pretending to be a vegan' after she shared a recipe for tofurkey online. When she told a vegan she still ate meat, the anonymous person was furious.

11/01/18 13:52

Kyle Elliott, 18, from County Antrim in Northern Ireland, took 'fake blues' pills after buying them online. A week later he deliberately overdosed on his own medication and nearly died.

11/01/18 12:29

Florida mother Ally Parker, whose five-year-old daughter is fighting a losing battle against an aggressive form of brain cancer, uploaded a gut-wrenching photo to Facebook.

11/01/18 12:05

Chocolate fans rushed to Tesco supermarkets to pick up cut-price 900g tins, which normally have an RRP of £6. Bargain hunters shared photos of huge shelves just containing the chocolates.

11/01/18 11:57

She's the highly-esteemed Weekend Sunrise personality who has travelled the globe to report on breaking stories over the past decade.

11/01/18 04:38

The 31-year-old reality star shared on social media that she was feeling 'numb' on Wednesday on what was supposed to be her due date.

11/01/18 01:39

Andrew Gamez-Heath, from Lincoln, took a test as a precaution at the start of a new relationship. Many of his friends didn't even know he was gay when he wrote the post which was shared thousands of times.

10/01/18 23:43

The Australian Federal Police are investigating after a Facebook page, Australians Filming Police, called for the beheading of officers, offering a 'reward for police heads on sticks' on Saturday.

10/01/18 21:22

Momentum chairman Jon Lansman has ordered Momentum Youth and Students (MYS) to hand over the passwords to their Facebook account, which has nearly 5,000 followers.

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