Tag Archives: Stories

Top German Journalist Admits To Faking Stories For Years

Claas Relotius was named German Reporter of the Year for a story about a young Syrian boy this month Frankfurt am Main, Germany:  Germany’s respected news weekly Der Spiegel stunned the media world on Wednesday by revealing that one of its award-winning reporters had for years falsified stories. Claas Relotius “made up stories and invented protagonists” in at… Read More »

Instagram Will Reportedly Get These Five New Features for Stories and Posts

Instagram, the world’s most popular image-sharing social network, is reportedly planning to add several new functional features to its interface as it looks to up the ante against Snapchat. These new features might include a new video call feature, Stories reactions – similar to the ones on Facebook, a new Slow-Mo mode for Stories, a Mute button to remove certain profiles from… Read More »

Sexual Abuse Stories From Around The World Pour Out On Social Media

Celebrities and everyday people continued flooding social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse. The massive global response was triggered by the allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of rape and abuse dating back decades. People shared stories and offered… Read More »

Instagram Stories Now up to 250 Million Daily Users, Increasing Pressure on Snap Inc.

Facebook’s assault on Snapchat continues. This week, Facebook has announced that Instagram Stories is now being used by more than 250 million people every day, far eclipsing Snapchat, which has 166 million total users. The data also indicates that the Stories format is growing in popularity on Instagram – as noted by TechCrunch, Stories’ growth rate is actually picking up… Read More »