Ariana Grande hates her new waxwork model

89.7 Bay favourite Ariana Grande has said ‘Thank You, Next’ to her latest waxwork. The singer, 25, was honoured by Madame Tussauds London but her loyal fans have been left unimpressed, claiming ‘it looks nothing like her’. And it appears that Ariana agrees, posting ‘I just wanna talk’ on an Instagram post about the new waxwork. […]

10 of the greatest Grumpy Cat memes ever

The world is mourning an internet legend. Grumpy Cat, the feline whose dour expression launched countless memes, died from complications related to a urinary tract infection. She was 7 years old. Grumpy, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, first rose to internet glory in 2012. Tabatha, Bryan and Chrytal, the pet’s owners, said that she […]

Ariana Grande sued for posting photos of herself

Ariana Grande is being sued after she allegedly used a photographer’s pictures of her on social media without his permission. Robert Barbera from New York has filed a lawsuit against the singer’s company, claiming the star violated copyright infringements when she posted two of his photos on Instagram last year. In her post, Ariana spliced […]

Urgent warning issued to WhatsApp users: here’s what to do

WhatsApp users have been urged to update their app immediately after it was hit by one of the worst security bugs ever seen. The flaw allows the app to be attacked by just leaving a missed call. Once hit, your smartphone is compromised without you even knowing it. The technology to use the attack appears […]

Most dieting blogs on social media ‘give bad advice’

Slimmers should not trust weight loss and diet advice on social media blogs, according to scientists. They found just one in nine of the most popular sites gave accurate information. Health experts claimed that social media bloggers often ‘offer inaccurate or biased diet advice’. Some touted opinion as fact and failed to provide evidence for […]

Facebook ‘likes’ could be blocked for children

Social media platforms such as Facebook and Snapchat could turn off their ‘like’ function for children in a bid to keep young people safe online. New guidelines have been suggested to protect youngsters on the internet. But while some have praised it as a step to avoid ‘tragic’ consequences, the draft code has not been […]

Lush quits Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Cosmetics chain Lush is closing down its social media accounts this week after growing ‘tired of fighting with algorithms’. The firm, which sells natural and handmade soaps, bath bombs and beauty products, tweeted the announcement and asked followers to call, email or message via its website instead. Lush has nearly 1.2 million followers across Instagram, […]

Justin sorry for ‘disgusting’ April Fools’ Day prank

Justin Bieber has apologised for an ‘insensitive’ April Fools’ Day joke claiming that wife Hailey was pregnant. The singer tricked fans into thinking he was about to become a father by sharing an ultrasound with his 107 million Instagram followers. Justin, 25, also posted pictures of his 22-year-old wife undergoing a medical exam, further fuelling […]

Justin Bieber shares emotional message on Instagram

Justin Bieber has shared an emotional message with his fans on Instagram. He revealed he will be taking a break from music for a while. The Sorry singer, 25, wrote: ‘Music is very important to me but nothing comes before my family and my health.’ He shared a lengthy message to his 106 million Instagram […]

Facebook blames ‘database overload’ as it suffers most severe outage ever

Facebook appears to be recovering from a more than 14-hour disruption to all of its products that left them mostly inaccessible across the world. The company’s main social network, its two messaging apps and image-sharing site Instagram were all affected. Social media users in parts of the US, Europe, South America and Japan were worst […]

The Queen posts on Instagram for the first time

The Queen has proved she is in touch with the touch screen by sharing her first ever Instagram post. The head of the Commonwealth, 92, shared an archive image with 4.6 million followers of the Royal Family’s Instagram account The Queen passed the social media milestone during a visit to the Science Museum in London. Rather than opting for a […]

WATCH: Conor McGregor drops hints he’ll visit Malta soon

Conor McGregor has taken to social media for the second time in two days to post about Malta. The MMA star shared an Instagram video of his very own Carnival float after it appeared on the streets of Valletta at the weekend. The Irish fighting legend gave a huge shout out to his Maltese fans […]

Ariana Grande becomes the new queen of Instagram

Ariana Grande has overtaken Selena Gomez to become the most followed woman on Instagram. The 89.7 Bay favourite – who was recently announced as the headline act for Manchester Pride – edged in front of her rival as she reached 146.3 million followers, with Gomez languishing behind with 146.2 million. Ariana, 25, is still some […]

Cardi B quits Instagram after rant against her critics

Cardi B has quit Instagram after launching a foul-mouthed rant against trolls who attacked her success at the 2019 Grammy Awards. The rapper, 26, made history when she became the first female to win the Best Rap Album category. But she was later taunted by cruel online trolls who hit out at her win, as […]

Instagram vows to delete all ‘graphic’ self-harm images

Instagram has pledged to remove all graphic images of self-harm from its social media platform. The move comes after the father of 14-year-old Molly Russell, who took her own life in 2017, said Instagram had “helped kill” his daughter. Molly’s family discovered she had been viewing graphic images of self-harm on the site prior to […]

Parents urged to ban children’s phones at bedtime

Families should ban mobile phones at bedtime, according to one of Europe’s top doctors. The guidance has been published by Scotland’s chief medical officer Dr Catherine Calderwood. She said social media use was disrupting children’s sleep and phones should be left outside the bedroom at night. Dr Calderwood said youngsters are waking up to read […]