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Ex-boyfriend, manager of Indonesian social media star dead at 22

Jul 19, 2017 - 2:54 PM

Oka Mahendra Putra the ex boyfriend and manager of Indonesian social media star Karin Awkarin Novilda died just two days before his 23rd birthday

Oka Mahendra Putra (left) with former girlfriend and Indonesian social media star Karin 'Awkarin' Novilda (right). Photo from Awkarin's Instagram account

Vanity and the creation of the social media celebrity

Jun 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Examine the personalities of most social media celebrities Many have had a history of self promotion hucksterism and even exhibitionism

Personalities around the world mourn Muhammad Ali's passing

Jun 04, 2016 - 10:01 PM

From fellow athletes to celebrities Muhammad Ali is honored around the world

LEGEND LOST. A file picture dated 17 December 2005 shows US boxing legend Muhammad Ali at his daughter Laila's World Championship super-middleweight fight in Berlin, Germany. Photo by JAN WOITAS/EPA

Rappler Hangouts: Being a power player on social media

Jul 02, 2014 - 11:49 AM

How to share your passion on social media and get results

'Shocked' Indian minister urges swift inquiry into wife's death

Jan 20, 2014 - 12:02 PM

Earlier in the week Indian Minister Shashi Tharoor and his late wife Sunanda were embroiled in a Twitter row linking the him to a Pakistani journalist

HAPPIER TIMES. In this photograph taken on March 12, 2012 ex-junior minister for external affairs and Congress Party's Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor (R) with his wife Sunanda Pushkar arrive at parliament for the opening of the budget session in New Delhi. Prakash Singh/AFP/Files

High-profile folks get Facebook 'Verified' badge

May 30, 2013 - 7:56 AM

Facebook began authenticating the pages of famous folks and big brands at the social network on Wednesday

VERIFIED. A screenshot of teen star Selena Gomez's official page on Facebook, showing a "Verified" badge. Facebook screenshot by Rappler