Half-naked Instagram influencers at Chernobyl site anger Hull teacher.

A teacher from Hull has hit out at half-naked Instagram stars flocking to the location of nuclear disaster. Sam Cooke visited the dark tourism site of Pripyat, Ukraine, which was devastated by a nuclear reactor meltdown over 30 years ago. But, following the critically acclaimed Chernobyl series on Sky Atlantic documenting the disaster, scantily clad Instagram influencers have been criticized for taking sexy selfies at the location. Snaps of a half-naked woman in a G-string and hazmet suit posing at the disaster site which emerged online recently […]

Millions of Instagram influencers had their contact information scraped and exposed.

A massive database containing contact information of millions of Instagram influencers, celebrities and brand accounts has been found online. The database, hosted by Amazon web Services, was left exposed and without a password allowing anyone to look inside. At the time of writing, the database had over 49 million records — however was growing by the hour. From a short review of the info, each record contained public information scraped from influencer Instagram accounts, as well as their bio, profile image, the number of followers they have, if they’re verified […]

Affiliates program for social media

Affiliate marketing for social media is a popular way to drive sales and generate significant online revenue. Particularly profitable to both brands and affiliate marketers, the new push towards less traditional marketing tactics is worth trying. Social media has fundamentally changed the way in which affiliate marketers connect with their audience. Before Facebook, Twitter and […]

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook after Christchurch terror attacks were livestreamed

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has defended the company’s actions after terror attacks, including the mosque attacks in Christchurch, were livestreamed on the social media site.Zuckerberg stressed the company has to work harder to “amplify the good things that people do and to mitigate and remove as much of the negative as possible”, he said in an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC News. Facebook was extremely criticized after the shooting in Christchurch was livestreamed […]

Facebook and Instagram suffer most severe outage ever

Facebook appears to be recovering from a more than 14-hour disruption to all of its products that left them mostly inaccessible across the globe.The company’s main social network, its two messaging apps and image-sharing site Instagram were all affected. Facebook has yet to offer an explanation for the outage.The last time Facebook had a disruption of this magnitude was in 2008, when the site had […]