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The Vatican is getting closer to solving the mystery of who 'liked' a bikini model's photo from Pope Francis' official Instagram account.

It's doubtful that the head of the Catholic Church 'liked' the naughty photo himself.

It's more likely that a Vatican official forgot to log out of the Pope's account before logging into his own page to browse the IG profiles of scantily clad models.

A sharp-eyed Twitter user spotted the Pope's 'like' and the post went viral on social media.

Barstool Sports captioned the freaky photo: "Pope Francis is horny as hell."

While Pope Francis is staying out of the controversy, Brazilian model Natalia is enjoying her newfound fame. It's not everyday that the Pope gives an Instagram escort his blessing.

"At least I'm going to heaven," Natalia joked.
 

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Lil Wayne and his on-again, off-again girlfriend Denise Bidot have apparently rekindled their romance and put the breakup rumors to rest. The two are following each other again on Instagram.

Blogger The Jasmine Brand reports the two are following each other after Denise abruptly dumped the "Lollipop" rapper for supporting President Donald Trump's re-election.

In her Instagram stories, a disappointed Bidot implied she split from the dreadlocked rapper over his political affiliations.

"Sometimes love just isn't enough," she wrote. They also unfollowed each other on Instagram. She was the only person Wayne followed until this past weekend when his follow count rolled back to zero.

A source said Denise was "shocked" when she saw Wayne posing with Trump in an official White House photo before the elections.

Blogger B. Scott also confirmed Denise broke up with Weezy and unfollowed him on Instagram.

The mom-of-one later deleted her Instagram, tweeting "Over it."

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Travis Scott can't take a joke. The mumble rapper deactivated his Instagram account after fans mocked his Halloween costume.

The 29-year-old Taurus fled Instagram late Sunday night after fans created memes of his costume and laughed at him, according to ComicBook.com.

Travis dressed up as the DC Comics hero and showed off the Michael Keaton-inspired costume, which was brown, while he posed next to his brown vehicles.

The detailed costume didn't get the response the hitmaker had hoped for, with many fans compared the costume more to a cockroach than the caped crusader.

While many think he deleted his page because of the costume, others speculated that Travis stepped back from the platform to release new music.
 

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A 26-year-old man is behind bars after kidnapping an 11-year-old girl he met on Instagram.com. In text messages, Keith Green told the girl to pack her bags without her name or initials on them.

According to Crime Online, he told her they would have to "lay low" for six or seven years until she was of legal age.

He also told her he was "risking his life to be with her," according to the police report.

The arrest report said Green intended to tell people the girl was his niece and that he gained custody of her after her parents died.

The text messages were deleted before police could read them, but the girl's mother told police she viewed the messages.

Green used Instagram to groom the girl, and the warrant said deputies used a photo posted to the girl's Instagram account to identify him.

The girl has been returned to her mother, according to WEAR TV.

Green will be extradited back to Orange County. He faces charges of kidnapping, interference with custody, and luring or enticing a child.

About 58% 0f children under age 16 have their own social media accounts, according to a recent study.

Parental advocacy groups are lobbying lawmakers to fine social media outlets that allow children to register accounts. Measures that social media outlets can take to restrict children on social media includes a button that users can press to alert them that a child has an account.

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Rapper Boosie Badazz sent a desperate message to Mark Zuckerberg after his Instagram page was banned this week.

Instagram bloggers who followed his account claim his IG was banned for constantly promoting suggestive photos from his OnlyFans account.

"They just took my Instagram," the 37-year-old said, addressing Instagram owner Zuckerberg in a video on Thursday. "Mark Zuckinburger, I need to talk to you. Bosses need to talk to bosses [sic]. I don't know what I did but I need my Instagram back. I don't even know what I did! But this is how I feed my family. Mark, do not do this to 2020. Do not take Boosie off Instagram! We need to talk, Mark."

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In February, Boosie was banned from a Planet Fitness gym in Georgia after he and his son disparaged Dwyane Wade's transgender child, Zaya Wade.

In May 2020, Boosie was heavily criticized for another deleted video in which he described hiring adult sex workers to service his teenage son and nephew. At the time he said p0rnography was more appropriate for children to watch than "cartoons with two men kissing.

Watch Boosie's desperate plea to Zuckerberg below.
 

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Lena Waithe is helping to pay the bills of Instagram users during the ongoing coronavirus lockdowns in America.

During an appearance on The Late Show with James Corden on Monday, the Emmy-winning screenwriter said she's been giving money to people on Instagram in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Waithe is giving money directly to people who need it through an app rather than donating to the political organization, since none of the hundreds of millions of dollars BLM has received in donations is going to Black communities.

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The 36-year-old Chicago native says giving money to Instagram users is a "humbling" experience.

"When the cameras leave and when the dust settles, Hillman Helps will still be here," she said, referencing her company, Hillman Grad Productions. "I'm a big believer in community, I'm a big believer in tribe."

Waithe noted she paid out almost $50,000 from her own bank account.

"We've literally just been going through the Instagram and people asking us for certain amounts and they're not asking for a lot," she said.

"It really has been a humbling and inspiring experience for me to talk to these people and to communicate with them. We've been able to help some folks out and it's been a beautiful thing."

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K-Pop fans are mourning the death of 28-year-old singer Goo Hara on Sunday. The former member of South Korean girl group KARA took her own life 6 months after a previous suicide attempt.

Hara's body was found around 6 p.m. local time on Sunday in the exclusive Gangnam area of Seoul, South Korea. A close friend of Hara's said she battled "severe depression" due to negative online comments.

S. Korea police say Hara left a handwritten, "pessimistic" note on her living room table. Hara left a final "goodbye" on Instagram.com before she took her own life. Hara also said "goodbye" to fans on Instagram after her first suicide attempt.

During her recovery Hara apologized to her fans for worrying them. "I am sorry for causing a commotion and concern," she told Sankei Sports.

"In terms of health, I am recovering," she added. "I had been in agony over a number of overlapping issues."

Hara, who often spoke out about online bullying in the past, launched an anti-cyberbullying campaign after her first suicide attempt. She pleaded with her fans to leave more positive comments on her timelines. She vowed to ignore the negativity going forward.

"From now on, I will steel my heart and try to show up healthy," she said.

Social media is linked to a dramatic increase in youth and young adult suicide rates and a hike in mental illness diagnoses.

The news of Hara's death comes days after Twitter tech support announced the microblogging platform is offering users the option of hiding replies to spare their feelings.

The "hide replies" feature is available to all users across mobile and desktop platforms. The new feature has been both hailed and criticized as "radical" and "controversial".

Critics noted that a blue popup and an icon alerts users to the hidden replies - and simply clicking the popup reveals the hidden replies to any user.

Critics worry that the new feature could encourage trolls to retaliate against Twitter users for hiding their replies.

One Twitter user wrote: "I wonder if this pop up makes people more likely to pay attention to hidden replies than if they were never hidden in the first place".

Another user tweeted, "What is the point of people hiding unwanted tweet replies if twitter fills the screen with a giant pop-up calling attention to the fact that there are replies they have hidden".

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50 Cent fired back at claims he bullied Power co-star Naturi Naughton's appearance on social media. According to The Blast, the 44-year-old troll reposted a side-by-side meme of Naughton next to Goro from Mortal Kombat. He wrote, "who the f—k did this, POWER is #1."

Naturi took offense to the meme and she responded to the rapper, whose Instagram account was shuttered after multiple complaints by users who say he is mentally abusive.

"Did we have a fight and I not know about it? So confused," she wrote. Naturi added:

"There's so much I wanna say but... You don't even have an Instagram account so... why waste my characters or come out of my CHARACTER! But do pick up a copy of my upcoming book: #whatNOTtoDoWhenYoureABoss ????? #ImNotACharacter #IAmARealPerson #IAmAWoman #IAmABlackWoman."


 

Loose Change responded to a fan who defended him against allegations that he bullied Naturi. "I thought u was sticking up for her or did I read wrong" the fan wrote. To which 5 Dimes replied, "I was sticking up for her, they just went and made some sh-t up."

Small Change is on his last leg on Twitter.com as well. My sources say he has already been warned to tone down his harassing tweets on the micromanaging platform.

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50 Cent has been banned from Instagram.com following his comments on an IG meme posted by Snoop Dogg mocking fellow rapper T.I.

Pocket change was banned from the social media network after he commented on Snoop's meme which mocked T.I.'s comments about accompanying his daughter, Deyjah Harris, to a gynecologist.

T.I. made the comment in a podcast that has since been deleted.

In response to a question about having the "sex talk" with his 18-year-old daughter, T.I. joked, "Not only have we had the conversation, we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen."

Despite the fact that T.I. was only joking, the story went viral and drew rebukes and condemnation from fellow celebrities and fans.

In response to Snoop's meme mocking T.I., 50 Cent wrote, "Yeah man, what the fuck was T.I. talking about. LOL."
 

Fiddy's Instagram page has since been deactivated without explanation.

The last time Instagram dropped the hammer on the rap troll was when he leaked an image of Teairra Mari from her sex tape. Teairra complained and Fiddy's IG page was deleted.

Teairra ultimately lost a revenge porn lawsuit and 50 Cent was awarded legal fees. His IG account was also reinstated.

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In response to complaints by Kanye West and others, Instagram has banned sexually suggestive emojis, including the eggplant and the peach, which resemble parts of the human anatomy.

The eggplant emoji has been used to suggest an erect phallus, while the peach resembles a woman's buttocks. The water drops resemble ejaculation.

Instagram bosses say users on their platforms can no longer use those emojis - even to cover up genitals on photos.

The emojis can still be used in captions, but not to convey sexually suggestive content or ask for anything sexual. The changes will cut down on sex workers plying their trade on the social media platform.

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The new changes have been implemented in Facebook's Sexual Solicitation Community Standards which took effect on October 24. Sex workers will no longer be allowed to advertise their services on Instagram or Facebook.

Users who are not sex workers still can't use the emojis in their photo posts. The changes have sparked fury online.

One user wrote:

"Facebook's about to start banning people for smutty art and butt shots. They still won't ban Nazis and TERFs because 'free speech,' but god help you if you use an eggplant emoji."

Kanye West complained that social media entices men like him to stray from their marriages by hosting free photos of half naked women.