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Covid19: Unethical Zaobao Journalist Published Story Taken From Instagram Without Permission

A Zaobao journalist known on IG as @songpei published a story on an NTU student who had Covid19, and took pictures from the latter's Instagram story without permission. The journalist had tried to ask the student for an interview about his experience with Covid, but the student declined and rejected him. However, he still went ahead to publish the story with the latter's IG pictures, and even details of his family members.

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Friends Joke About Plans To Get COVID-19 To Avoid Booking Into SAF Camp

Friends Joke About Plans To Get COVID-19 To Avoid Booking Into SAF Camp

An anonymous netizen sent some Instagram stories which contained insensitive remarks made about COVID-19. Their plan was to get themselves quarantined, and allegedly avoid going back to camp throughout their isolation period. One of them about made insensitive remarks about contracting the virus from foreign workers housed in SAF make-shift dormitories.

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Influencer Gets Invited By Sikhs To Sample Their Culture After She Posts Racist Comments Online

Influencer Gets Invited By Sikhs To Sample Their Culture After She Posts Racist Comments Online

The Sikh community themselves, although they felt her comments were uncalled for, instead of calling her out for racism, invited her over to sample their culture by participating in the gurdwara. This they said was so that Sheena Phua could learn more about their traditions by participating. Ms Phua took up the invitation last Saturday, where she had a four hour visit to the Central Sikh Gurdwara in Towner Road.

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ACTIVIST SHARE IMAGE OF MAIDS SLEEPING ON FLOOR, NETIZENS TRADE STORIES ON BAD TREATMENT BY MAID AGENCIES

An activist for foreign worker rights in Singapore posted an Instagram photo of foreign domestic workers, better known locally as maids, sleeping on the cold hard floor of their employment agency to bring awareness of their plight.

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INSTAGRAMMERS SNAPPING PHOTOS OF 38 OXLEY ROAD IN NEW TREND

While the parliamentary debate has left some netizens feeling disappointed for the lack of progress over the disputed 38 Oxley Road house, there is some good that has come out of the whole saga. The old house has now become a new pilgrimage site for trigger happy Instagrammers, who have turned "38 Oxley Road" into one of the most trending search terms on the photo sharing app.

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ITE STUDENT CREATES APP THAT ALLOWS YOU TO RATE PHOTO AS HOT, CUTE AND SEXY

A current ITE student has set up an app that combines elements of Instagram and Facebook, and allows users to upload pictures of themselves and rate them by choosing emoticons. The emoticons consists of such things as "hot", "cute", "wow" and "sexy". The app is called Sbaey - a combination of steady and baey, which is a term of endearment used by youngsters nowadays.

Would you allow your young children to download apps that allows strangers to rate how they look? Won't this create a more stressful environment for the youths of today, where your every photo is scrutinized and open for discussions amongst friends and even total strangers?

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HACKER GROUP WHICH HACKED MALAYSIA AIRLINES CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR FACEBOOK DOWNTIME

Popular internet services were down this morning including Facebook and Instagram. Hacker group The Lizard Squad took credit for the outage. Netizens in turn use Twitter to complain about the downtime but it seems that Twitter experienced problems itself.

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INSTAGRAM REPORTEDLY BLOCKED IN CHINA AMID HONG KONG PROTESTS

The company did not immediately return requests for confirmation. The reports came amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, where many have posted photos and videos, including of Hong Kong police firing tear gas at demonstrators. Many of the photos were labeled with the hash tag "Occupy Central," a phrase that was blocked on Sunday on Weibo, China's version of Twitter. It had been allowed earlier in the day.

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