Instagram says it’s looking at new ways to discourage users from focusing on their physical appearance after a report published by The Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook researchers found that the photo-sharing platform is toxic for teen girls.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar spoke to one of the teens mentioned in the WSJ’s report.
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was arrested and released on interim bail for making casteist remarks during an Instagram live. The complaint was filed in Hansi by lawyer and activist, Rajat Kalsan.
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Facebook VP Nick Clegg tells Brian Stelter that the social media firm will continue conducting internal research to understand the effects of its platforms, even after an embarrassing leak of research to the Wall Street Journal.
Renee DiResta and Yael Eisenstat discuss the Wall Street Journal’s “Facebook Files” series. “Lawmakers on both sides see there are real problems, but there’s no real consensus what to do about them,” DiResta says. Eisenstat says “it’s time for the government to step up and protect the public.”
Social media creates ‘An unrealistic portrait of [people’s] lives,’ says author Jean Twenge; Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horwitz says Facebook was ‘very aware’ its products could have harmful effects on users, but hasn’t done anything to fix it.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal tells Brian Stelter the “drumbeat of disclosures” about Facebook are strengthening the case for reform. He says the company is “unable to police itself,” and its assertions about supporting regulation are “the height of disingenuousness.”
Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been imprisoned in Iran for five years and counting, has gone on hunger strike for the second time. Sat outside the Foreign Office, he says he has "completely" lost faith in the government's approach to having his wife freed. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Essex Police say eight men are in custody after two "teenage boys" were murdered and a third injured in the Essex town of Brentwood. They believe it was most likely a "targeted attack" and the two groups were known to each other Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
King's College epidemiologist Professor Tim Spector says he is concerned about the UK's "state of complacency" relying on our vaccine status when "everything else" is going wrong. He says that the UK should bring in simple measures rather than waiting for NHS to be overwhelmed. He also argues the main concern with travel currently is getting on a plane with Brits due to high-rate infection. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Drama on the House floor developed when Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Liz Cheney (R-WY) as the House was voting on the criminal contempt resolution against Steve Bannon. Rep. Raskin recounts the event to CNN’s Briana Keilar.
Capitol police officer Michael Fanone was brutally beaten during the January 6 insurrection on the Capitol. He joins CNN’s Brianna Keilar to discuss Trump supporters who believe conspiracy theories that the attack was not orchestrated by Trump supporters.
CNN’s Brian Stelter and Brianna Keilar say it’s striking Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto would say that the Covid-19 vaccination saved his life while the network’s prime time hosts speak out against mandates.
Einstein the talking parrot is enjoying fresh air and sunshine on his screen porch when he decides to attack and eat the video camera. He perches on top of the camera saying "Up!" until his owner comes..