Saturday August 18, 2018

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

College grads can’t find work despite strong jobs report

According to the government’s unadjusted data, there were 56,771,000 Americans at least 25 years old in the workforce in July who had finished college — compared with 57,260,000 this past February. That’s a drop of 489,000 jobs for America’s most educated. So who is getting all the jobs? This will kill the parents writing those tuition checks, but the winners are “high school graduates, no college, 25 years and over.”  More…

Social media is making children regress to mentality of three-year-olds

Social media and video games are creating a generation of children with the mental and emotional immaturity of three-year-olds, one of Britain’s most eminent brain scientists has warned.  More…

Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested, caused chaos all week

An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week at a national park, officials said Friday.  More…

Woman pushed away by royal guard, She crossed the line to pose for photos

Papa John’s stock dips on report that founder John Schnatter used n-word

Papa John’s founder and chairman John Schnatter allegedly made racist comments during a May conference call in which he said “Colonel Sanders called blacks n—–s” and never faced a backlash, according to Forbes, which first reported the incident.  More…

Nearly half of social media users deleted one account in the past year

Social media users are becoming more private. A lack of trust in websites like Twitter and Facebook has prompted 40 percent of people with social media accounts to delete at least one of them in the past year.  More…

Jerry Seinfeld thinks Roseanne Barr shouldn’t have been fired

Jerry Seinfeld has some thoughts about “Roseanne” and its former leading lady Roseanne Barr. “I didn’t see why it was necessary to fire her,” Seinfeld told “Entertainment Tonight.” “Why would you murder someone who’s committing suicide?”  More…

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition.  More…

Samuel L. Jackson under fire for alleged homophobic tweet

Tough-talking actor Samuel L. Jackson wished President Donald Trump a happy birthday on Friday, but the Twitterverse took exception to the perceived anti-gay slurs in the message and laid their vengeance upon him.  More…

Baby climbs closed and unclimbable pool ladder

Four in 10 people have deleted social media account in the past year

There is a serious lack of trust in social media such as Facebook and Twitter and consumers expect brands that advertise on such platforms to urgently find solutions, according to research published Monday. Privacy concerns and the circulation of fake news are contributing to people’s distrust of content on social platforms.  More…

Miss America competition now seeking fat, ugly girls

Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on their looks, the organization announced Tuesday. “We’ve heard from a lot of young women who say, ‘We’d love to be a part of your program but we don’t want to be out there in high heels and a swimsuit.’  More…

I wrote a negative Yelp review — and it made my life a nightmare

Yelp reviewers, beware. A Manhattan woman who gave one-star reviews on Yelp and ZocDoc to a Kips Bay gynecologist has spent nearly $20,000 defending herself against a defamation suit filed by the physician, according to her and court papers. And the litigation has only just started.  More…

Mystery high school pooper revealed as superintendent

This “Pooperintendent of Schools” is getting a lot of crap after he was caught in the act. Police in New Jersey on the hunt for a mystery pooper at Holmdel High School set up surveillance that led them Monday to superintendent Thomas Traglini.  More…

Town & Country apologizes to Monica Lewinsky for event snub

Town & Country magazine apologized Thursday to Monica Lewinsky for uninviting her to an event after former President Bill Clinton joined the guest list.  More…