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Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Williams’ daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called “cruel and unnecessary” messages sent to her following her father’s death. Zelda Williams, 25, wrote that […]

08/13/2014

Wedding photo of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West posted on Kardashian's Instagram account.

‘Kimye’ wedding photo sets record on Instagram

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, dubbed “Kimye” by pop culture, have set a new Instagram record for number of likes with their wedding photo. The couple got married last weekend in Florence, Italy, and Kardashian […]

05/30/2014

FILE - This Dec. 6, 2013 file image posted on his official Instagram account shows Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, third from right, talking with hikers in the Tochal mountain area north of Tehran, Iran. The caption for the post reads, "what makes hiking even more pleasant at Tochal are the many women and men who stop to say hi and share their dreams & concerns." A court in Iran has ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked in the Islamic Republic over privacy concerns, the semiofficial Mehr news agency reported Friday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Office of Hassan Rouhani via Instagram, File)

Report: Iran court orders Instagram blocked

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, a semiofficial news agency reported Friday, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in […]

05/23/2014

Actor James Franco (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, file)

Franco calls his selfies ‘intimate,’ not inappropriate

NEW YORK (AP) — James Franco says his recent Instagram postings of him in bed — alone or not — are his way of sharing a “very kind of intimate portrait” of himself and to […]

04/24/2014

Man's Instagram account proves his residence to the IRS.

‘Selfies’ to avoid IRS problem become an Instagram sensation

Andy Jarvis, an architect from Philadelphia, travels so much to New York City for work that he thought it prudent to rent an apartment near his firm’s New York City location. Sounds logical, right? It […]

03/19/2014

Colorado soldier accused of avoiding flag salute

DENVER (AP) — A photo posted on Instagram that appeared to show a soldier deliberately avoiding saluting the flag touched off a military investigation and a storm of criticism. Base officials issued a statement Wednesday […]

02/26/2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Facebook buying messaging app WhatsApp for $16B

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition. The world’s biggest social networking company said Wednesday that […]

02/19/2014

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Instagram launches direct messaging feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Instagram is launching a new feature that lets users share photos and videos with up to 15 people rather than everyone who follows them on the popular photo-sharing app. Called Instagram […]

12/12/2013

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, talks to Nick Young before an NBA preseason basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Ontario, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Kobe progresses, but still weeks away from playing

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Although Kobe Bryant is making steady progress in his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, he’s still a few weeks away from playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant is […]

10/09/2013

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Starbucks pick-up turns into viral Instagram video

It’s not uncommon for someone to pick up another person in line at Starbucks. If we’re being honest, who hasn’t felt especially generous or swoon-able while anticipating a warm pumpkin spice latte? A man at […]

10/09/2013

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