Selena Gomez no longer has the Instagram app on her cellphone because scrolling through thousands of hateful comments would made her feel so "depressed".
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The Parkland, Florida community is in mourning after 2 teenage survivors of the Parkland school shooting took their own lives last week. Police say a male student killed himself just days after recent graduate Sydney Aiello took her own life.
NY Times writer Farhad Manjoo published an editorial column on Wednesday titled "Never Tweet." Manjoo suggests that journalists who can’t control their emotions should sign off of Twitter - or post less and lurk more in the aftermath of the Covington Catholic students video hoax scandal.
Supermodel Gigi Hadid was pictured arriving home after her split from boyfriend of 2 years, Zayn Malik. Gigi, 22, had a mental health warning sticker on the back of her smartphone that reads: "Social Media Seriously Harms Your Mental Health".
A former Facebook executive says he regrets his role in creating a social media monster.
Facebook’s first president Sean Parker now says he regrets helping to create a social media platform that is so addictive it "literally changes your relationship with society."
“God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains," Parker said.
Beyonce shocked the Internet last night by posing seductively in a pair of cutoff booty shorts on Instagram.com. The kids weren't ready for a middle aged woman busting out of her booty shorts. It was just tew much. The pics caused quite a stir online as social media users questioned Bey's sanity and wondered where her children were.
Remember when parents taught their children how to read and write and ride bikes? Times have changed. Now every child over the age of 4 has a smartphone and takes an average of 150 selfies a day with it. I'm not making that up. Google it.
This teenage mom was teaching her adorable son how to take selfies when the unthinkable happened. View the shocking video after the break.
…that she is spending the rest of 2016 offline. That's right, the attention-starved mother of one will not update her social media accounts -- including Instagram or SnapChat -- until 2017.
A 19-year-old woman's plot to murder her family was revealed when the 'hitman' she hired turned out to be her own aunt.
Tuscaloosa police arrested Marissa Williams and charged her with trying to enlist a hitman on Facebook to murder her family. She is being held on $30,000 bond, The NY Post reports.
A medical expert is cautioning social media users about the potential mental health risks associated with having an addiction to taking Selfies.
The Guardian Liberty Voice reports that Danny Bowman was diagnosed with body dysmorphic disorder after he became suicidal due to his addiction taking hundreds of selfies a day.
President Obama doesn't care for the influence that narcissistic celebrities have on today's youth. In a recent interview with Amazon.com, Obama said negative influences such as Kim Kardashian and Kanye West didn't distract him from his pursuit of the American dream when he was a kid. Obama blamed today's confluence of narcissistic, self-obssessed traits on the influence of Kim and Kanye and reality TV shows.
Troubled singer Rihanna made a terrible mistake on Twitter.com early this morning when she sent out a tweet indicating that Nelson Mandela was dead. Thinking that Rihanna had advanced knowledge of his death, the media scrambled to confirm the death -- only to learn it wasn't true.
Paul Baier is a good dad. That's why he plans to pay his daughter $200 to deactivate her Facebook page -- probably so she can reconnect with Life before it's too late.
Baier's daughter, Rachel, was 14 years (and 5 months) when she signed a contract with her dad on Feb. 4. The contract, which will be finalized on June 26 and is posted on Baier's blog, gives Baier full control of Rachel's Facebook page in addition to her password so he can deactivate the account.