* Growing incidence of online abuse and threat bring to the fore how abuse and rape threats are increasingly going online. * Threats are being used as a tool to silence women, and even men, who speak out against issues or are perceived to be anti-national.
The hashtag, which appears to have started several days ago, has exploded. But in addition to being extremely time-consuming for anyone who takes part and providing some beautiful images for anyone paying attention, what’s it all about?
The clip is from the 2014 All India Bakchod (AIB) roast in which Johar is mocking the dark skin colour of the comedian Ashish Shakya. The reference is to Zahara Marley, who was adopted by Jolie.
Bollywood lyricist, scriptwriter and activist, Varun Grover recently created a buzz on social media after he shared a picture of him with his cat, where his nails were painted. On his part, Grover wrote how not wearing nail paint seems to be one of the final frontiers of masculinity. “Long hair, ear studs, sensitivity, have all been accepted by men as unisex, but nail paint is still crossing a line,” Grover wrote.
A woman, who gets regular deliveries from Amazon, was surprised by her husband for her birthday with a custom-made cake in the shape of a delivery box.
The photo, which seems to depict Jesus wearing a cassock with his arms outstretched, was compared by some social media users to the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.
YouTube is the second biggest social media platform in the world with millions of people from around the world logging in to watch their favourite videos. In India, using YouTube as a career option is a relatively new idea, but it seems to be catching on quickly. Comedy is something that always sells and Amit Bhadana knows exactly how to sell it.
An adorable picture put up by American Singer Pink, where she and her children are seen enjoying a day out with a pelican, went horribly wrong after trolls started to target them. Pointing out to the fact that her son was not wearing a diaper, trolls even slammed the singer for circumcising her son. Pink, who is a regular on Instagram and often posts her family pictures, hit back at them, “’There’s something seriously wrong with a lot of you out there. ...
Smartphone usage can cause stress and anxiety because we are expected to be constantly connected. Although convenient, smartphones can overwhelm its user with the demand for constant connectivity. Back when mobile phones used to be a source for communication than entertainment, it was only a few with whom we interacted on a daily basis.
A post that is going viral on various social media platforms quotes Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan as saying, “I’ll leave the country if Pakistanis artists are banned.” This has been shared on many Facebook pages, and by several users, and has also appeared on Twitter. The relations between India and Pakistan have deteriorated drastically ever since the Pulwama attack in which more than 40 CRPF jawans were killed. In the wake of the dreadful attack, All India Cine Workers Association announced a total ban on Pakistani actors and artists working in the Indian film industry on February 18, 2019.
More than a million posts of people taking part in the challenge have appeared on the platform Weibo in the last two weeks
The constant barrage of perfectly filtered photos that appear on Instagram are bound to knock many people’s self-esteem, while obsessively checking your Twitter feed just before bed could be contributing towards poor quality of sleep. Here are six ways that social media could be negatively affecting your mental health without you even realising.
Radhika Apte was recently slut-shamed by trolls for wearing a bikini and posing with her husband during a holiday in Goa. Not one to bow down, though, the spunky actress gave it back to the trolls by asking a very pertinent question, “Do people expect me to wear a saree on the beach?” Radhika joins a long list of actresses who have been subject to abuses by internet trolls for wearing what they wish to, where they wish to. Actors constantly update their social media profiles and put up pictures.
When Mack Brown first saw Jacqueline Laurean Yates on his friend’s Instagram, he was captivated. He tried to get her attention, eventually DM'ing her to ask her out, and the rest is history.
One of the more prominent messages seen during Wednesday's nationwide school walkout was #MSDStrong, which was emblazoned on maroon T-shirts. So where did everyone get their apparel for a good cause?
A wink picturised on a Mapilla song from Kerala made a hitherto unknown girl from Thrissur, Priya Prakash Varrier, an overnight sensation. Priya even had a fatwa issued against her, while an FIR was filed against the song, which is sung by Muslims from North Kerala, for hurting Muslim sentiments.
It was an ordinary day at Walmart for Erika Burch, who was picking up some groceries for her kids when she saw something out of the ordinary. “She [was] begging him to stop! She was saying ‘please stop, I promise I won’t do it again please stop!’” wrote Burch in a Facebook post that has since gone viral.
This photo, posted to Reddit on Friday, has been viewed more than 3.9 million times in just a few days. The photograph, taken on Thursday, was shot by 25-year-old Eumine Choi in Queens, New York. Choi posted the image to Reddit on Friday night with the caption, “Hope the son just grows up to realize how lucky he is… Pay it forward.” Later that night, another Reddit user reposted the image with the simple caption, “Dads.” That photo has since gotten more than 3.9 million views.
Tess Holliday posed naked and posted the image to her Instagram. Photo: @TessHolliday/Instagram The woman behind #effyourbeautystandards has just given the middle finger to her haters yet again. Tess Holliday, the first size 22 model to be signed to an agency, posed naked and posted the image to Instagram. “My relationship with my body is a journey, not a destination.
Kylie Jenner on the cover of Galore’s October issue. According to Kylie Jenner, she’s the Peter Pan of the social media era: she really didn’t — and still doesn’t — want to grow up. “The reality is that I don’t even want to be 18. The reality star sat for controversial photographer Terry Richardson—before she was an adult. Wearing Balmain and Moschino in a cover story titled “Kylie Jenner is All Grown Up: The Face of Generation Bombshell,” the Snapchat savant bared quite a bit for Richardson, who might be famous for capturing Kate Upton’s “Cat Daddy” dance and shooting a slew of celebrities from Kylie’s sister Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrus to Jennifer Aniston and Pharrell Williams, but is notorious for the even longer list of sexual abuse allegations that have been levied against him for years. In 2010, Danish model Rie Rasmussen confronted Richardson in Paris, accusing him of taking advantage of young women because of his position of power in the fashion industry.
Jessica Simpson and Tracee Ellis Ross posing together. Photo: @traceeellisross/Instagram Can you see the resemblance? On Saturday, Tracee Ellis Ross posted a photo to Instagram of herself posing with Jessica Simpson on a staircase. She captioned the image #sisters.
Photo: @themarcjacobs/Instagram So was Marc Jacobs playing everyone the whole time? The designer, a social media newbie who adopted the tools—and its many benefits—very quickly, recently exposed his nether region to his thousands of Instagram followers when he accidentally posted a naked selfie instead of sending a direct message with the caption "It’s yours to try!“ Now, the fashion maven is going to make a quick buck off his snafu with T-shirts baring the quote. At the time of the incident, Jacobs unapologetically responded, “Yeah. I accidentally posted a pic of my bare ass and took it down.
“I’d wear any of these outfits btw,” Dunham wrote in the caption. Photo: @lenadunham/Instagram Lena Dunham has a message for her followers: don’t mess. The writer, director, and star of Girls recently deleted an Instagram she posted of herself wearing boyfriend Jack Antonoff’s underwear. In a separate image, a photo of a magazine spread featuring Marisa Tomei, Regina King, Carrie Fisher, Michelle Dockery, and Dunham, she explained her reasoning behind removing the snap. “Just an FYI, I don’t delete because I’m ashamed of my body — I delete because certain pics become hot beds for negativity,” she wrote. “You think I want a teenager visiting my page and seeing a zillion comments about how fat I am? After paparazzi took a picture of the Lenny Letter co-founder on a jog, she shared the sweaty and makeup-free image. “This fills me with pride,” she said. Additionally, Joshua Ostrovsky, better known as the Fat Jewish, tweeted in 2013, “Watching Lena Dunham’s nude scenes in “Girls” marks the first time i’ve ever considered switching back to a low-definition television.” Dunham then.