Social Media

Humble, kind and fair: Can curling cure our troubled world?

Feb 16, 2018

Some fret that the world is falling apart. Curling is here to tell you otherwise.

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

Shani Davis skips opening ceremony after losing coin toss

Feb 10, 2018

Speedskater Shani Davis didn't attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics after losing a coin flip to carry the U.S. flag and lead American athletes into the stadium

Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

Feb 10, 2018

Olympians in Pyeongchang are treading carefully to avoid falling foul of rules that limit what they can post on social feeds about sponsors that aren't partners of the games. But change could be on the horizon, with the IOC facing pressure from regulators

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer

Mercedes in China apologizes for quoting Dalai Lama abroad

Feb 6, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has apologized in China for quoting the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who is reviled by Beijing, in a social media post abroad

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

Behind South Korea's chip boom, worries over future

Jan 31, 2018

The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating huge wealth but also deep unease in South Korea

China tries to quell protests over failed investment scheme

Jan 24, 2018

Police in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing police say they have detained 11 people for setting up social media accounts to organize protests over the collapse of an investment scheme that took as much as $4.7 billion from depositors

North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Jan 16, 2018

North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic"

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