A Bangladeshi bride who posted a picture of herself on social media wearing her grandmother's cotton sari with no make-up or jewellery has sparked a debate about the high expense of weddings in the impoverished country.
Transgender soldier Chelsea Manning, the ex-army intelligence analyst jailed for giving classified information to WikiLeaks, has turned heads by posing in a red one-piece bathing suit for the September issue of Vogue.
Shares of Snap Inc, owner of the Snapchat messaging app, had their busiest trading day in two and a half months in a volatile session on Monday, as early investors could sell their shares for the first time.
Quarterly results from Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc provided fresh evidence this week that the digital advertising market is effectively a duopoly, a dynamic with deep implications for two of Silicon Valley's titans.
Facebook surpassed quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Wednesday as the social media giant found more ways to attract advertisers to its mobile app and Facebook News Feed, sending its shares to an all-time high.
Facebook is in early talks with several news publishers about how its site can better support subscription business models, the company's head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, said in a statement on Wednesday.