Hurricane Nate hits Alabama with heavy rain, strong winds
08 October 2017 | 3:30 pm
Social media video captures heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Nate as it hit Alabama Saturday evening. The Category 1 storm is weakening as it moves inland Sunday morning.
8 Jan 2021
Social media influencer Esther Jimenez underwent a difficult survival process following a 'devil's acid' attack that was thrown at her face before social networks changed her life helping her become an influencer and motivator for thousands of followers.
7 Jan 2021
The outgoing US president has been "indefinitely" banned from Facebook and is temporarily banned from tweeting to his over 88 million followers after a night of violence in Washington.
20 Jan 2021
As a sexual minority within a conservative religion, LGBT Muslims in South Asia are supporting each other on social media platforms in a climate of fear and discrimination.
27 Feb 2021
Girls in Uganda can tell you a thing or two about the really awkward and uncomfortable encounters that social media can throw up. #GirlZOffMute reporter Mubuuke Brandlyn, aged 13, asked girls in Kampala about the odd, obscene and unwanted posts they've had to swipe away from real quick on their favorite platforms. #DWAfrica #77Percent
12 Apr 2021
Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, and Bubba Watson take to social media to congratulate Masters winner Hideki Matsuyama
17 Apr 2021
Social media posts by Russian lawmaker Leonid Slutsky are being boosted with likes paid for on promotional sites. This also appears to be the case with other Russian political accounts, as DW has discovered.
13 May 2021
What started as a social media campaign under the #FixTheCountry is turning into a full-fledged movement by predominantly young Ghanaians calling for better living conditions.
17 May 2021
British heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has promised to smash compatriot Anthony Joshua in a video published on Twitter on Sunday (May 16) that confirms their world title unification fight in Saudi Arabia on August 14.
29 May 2021
The Indian government has slammed the posts as "completely false," with officials concerned that the term "Indian variant" could hurt the country's reputation.
28 May 2021
Social media companies would be slapped with large fines if they "de-platform" political candidates in the US state. Big tech firms and activists oppose the law.
5 Jun 2021
Their stage? A working-class area of Havana. Their showcase? Instagram and Facebook. Thanks to social media, a troupe of young Cubans has caught the eye of several stars abroad with their choreography mixing hip hop, reggaeton and salsa.
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As experts gather at a UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing an "ocean emergency". In Australia, the Great Barrier Reef recently suffered another mass bleaching event, just months after a UNESCO committee recommended the World Heritage Site be listed as "in danger". The country's new left-leaning Labor government has promised to tackle global warming, but the reef's future hangs in the balance as long as Australia remains one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels.
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The leader of Scotland's government said Scotland was "ripped" out of the EU as she outlined a possible route to Scottish independence, including a referendum late next year.
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A snakebite to the farm owner led German police to finding more than 110 snakes. The woman who was poisoned is in a critical condition in hospital.
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The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.
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Spiking food prices caused by the war in Ukraine are threatening to push more people to the brink of starvation. If G7 countries don't deliver on aid, poorer nations might turn elsewhere.
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South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 young people found inside a popular tavern in the coastal town of East London, provincial health officials and the presidency said on Sunday.