Category Archives: SOCIAL MEDIA

BOY, 12, ACCIDENTALLY SHOT DEAD GIRL LIVE ON FACEBOOK

It happened on Tuesday afternoon in Santa Rosa de Calchines, about 40 km from Santa Fe.

Facebook gun death

A 12-year-old boy has accidentally killed a girl of the same age while filming with a shotgun on Facebook Live in Argentina.

Local reports say the girl was shot in the face by the boy, who was said to be using a shotgun belonging to his father.

There were reportedly two other youngsters there at the time of the tragedy, with one of them filming.

Police are said to be investigating the death of the girl, named locally as Georgina Magali Vega, but treating it as an accident.

The killing is not the first to be streamed live on the social network’s streaming service.

Wuttisan Wongtalay with his daughter © Other Wuttisan Wongtalay with his daughter

Last month in Thailand, Wuttisan Wongtalay filmed himself murdering his 11-month-old daughter live on the site, before killing himself.

 

-Sky News

PHOTO: © Other Facebook gun death

CYBER ATTACKS: BE WARNED, DON’T OPEN UNKNOWN EMAILS, UPDATE SOFTWARE TO AVOID BEING A HACKED

CAPE TOWN — South Africans have been warned not to open any unknown emails and to urgently update their security software as a global cyber ransom attack spread on Friday.

Friday’s global cyber-attack has affected more than 200 000 victims in 150 countries and regions, Europol chief Rob Wainwright Read more

GOOD TIMES: OPERA NAMES CHELSEA’S STAR VICTOR MOSES BRAND AMBASSADOR

PRESS RELEASE

Opera is kicking off a partnership with football professional Victor Moses, Chelsea starter and Nigerian national team star player. Moses will be the brand ambassador of Opera Mini, the most popular browser in Africa. Starting today, Moses will be featured in the new Opera Mini TV commercial as well as a range of Read more

WHATSAPP OFFLINE FOR SEVERAL HOURS IN SOME PART OF THE WORLD… KNOW WHY

WhatsApp users around the world were unable to use the messaging service for several hours on Wednesday.

 

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CAPE TOWN – Reports that there were problems with the app, which has more than 1.2 billion users globally, first began to appear at about 20:00 GMT.

WhatsApp said in a brief statement that it was “aware of the issue and Read more