Category: Social

11-year-old boy dies after social media challenge

An 11-year-old died while taking part in a social media challenge online, his mother has said. Da’Vorius Christopher ‘Chi-Chi’ Gray of Lyman, South Carolina, was found dead in his home after playing games called ‘hangman’ and ‘pass out challenge’. His mother, Latrice Hurst, blamed online influences for the death and called for stricter supervision of children on the

Instagram changes: What is about to happen to app’s feed, and why everyone wants you to turn on mobile notifications

Instagram’s feed is about to completely change. But there’s no reason to panic, or actually do anything at all. The site has announced that it will introduce an “algorithmic timeline” rather than sorting its posts chronologically. Instagram announced the change weeks ago, but a rumour just caught on that it was about to be turned