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Word on Wearside Investigation: Mother calls for Sleeping Beauty to be banned from younger classes as it gives the wrong message about consent

Word on Wearside Investigation: Mother calls for Sleeping Beauty to be banned from younger classes as it gives the wrong message about consent

A mother has asked for Sleeping Beauty to be removed from younger children’s classes at her son’s primary school as it promotes “inappropriate” sexual behaviour. Sarah Hall, from Northumberland Park, raised the issue after her six-year-old brought home a book version of the fairytale. Sarah was worried about the message that the […]

In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 photo taken in New York, Julie Zhuo, product design director at Facebook, demonstrates the new emoji-like stickers customers will be able to press in addition to the like button. Facebook's Like button is getting some company, as the company rolls out alternatives worldwide after testing in a few countries. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Lack Of Likes For Facebook Changes

People of Sunderland have given a thumbs down to the latest changes on Facebook. The popular social networking site had on Wednesday introduced a new line of ‘reaction’ emoticons, allowing users to express emotions rather than the standard ‘like’ button. These include ‘love’, ‘haha’, ‘wow’, ‘sad’ and ‘angry’. Many have […]