Jennea Bivens, left, talks with her year-old daughter, Ayrial Miller, about the contacts in her Snapchat social media account while sitting on the couch in their Chicago apartment, Monday, June 18, Bivens uses a monitoring app to track and limit her daughter's phone use, but says there's no replacement for a face-to-face conversation, especially about social media. In a statement from Snap, the company claims viewership of its existing shows has tripled this year. Earlier this year, Instagram said more than million people used its Stories feature. This amount is nearly twice that of Snapchat's million daily active users it reported at the end of the second quarter. Snap has made inroads into video advertising but still has a small slice of the overall market.
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Viral video shows Florida deputy punching black teen in the head
Relatives of Laquan McDonald, killed in , call ruling step backwards for black community's fight for justice. The October killing of year-old McDonald, which was captured on police video, triggered months of protests and became emblematic of long-standing police abuse in Chicago, the country's third-largest city. In casting off the prosecution's entire case, the judge seemed to accept many of the same defence arguments that were rejected in October by jurors who convicted officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder and aggravated battery. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, facing up to 20 years in prison for the second-degree murder conviction and up to 30 years for each of the 16 counts of aggravated battery, one for each shot he fired at McDonald, who was carrying a knife.
McDonalds employee filmed screaming at black teens to get out with gunman outside (VIDEO)
McDonalds is this what you stand for? There should be no reason that a man pulled out a gun on children just trying to order their food. The two exchanged words and the man began swearing. Feeling threatened, the girls called their male friends over to the line. The video begins with the man apparently pulling a gun — while the weapon is not visible, the teens shout and scatter — and then backing out of the McDonalds.
Charges have been laid after a large brawl in Carlingwood involving over 40 teenagers, say Ottawa police. A video posted to Reddit shows a single police officer confronting a group of teenagers, apparently on the front lawn of a residential property. An unidentified Ottawa police officer appears to grab one of the teenagers, leading to a violent altercation in which several punches are exchanged.