Facebook user Scott-Dani Pappalardo destroyed his AR-15 assault rifle by sawing it in half. His video has been viewed over 15 million times.
Social media users responded with a cacophony of "reflective" memes, comments and thoughts on President's Day, taunting Donald Trump over his first year in office.
"His implosion will be spectacular. It's starting," one Twitter user wrote.
"Someone is insecure and it isn't Oprah," one Twitter user wrote.
The app changed its design recently to tackle fake news, sparking widespread anger.
Tinder is tackling abusive and unwanted messages from men by enabling women to make first contact with matches.
"This sounds like something from the Great Depression, not 2018," Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tweeted.
"That looks bad, plane and simple," Google engineer Erik Haddad tweeted.
"Surprise, the lying liar @realDonaldTrump lied again," one Twitter user wrote.
Twitter users roasted White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over her "ridiculous" and "bullsh*it" defence of Trump's response to the Rob Porter scandal.
The social media reach of state-run Russian news networks eclipsed that of the largest Leave campaigns in the run up to the Brexit referendum.
A new report shows that Facebook will lose 2 million users aged 24 or younger this year. Snapchat will gain 1.9 million users of the same age. People over 65 will prefer Facebook.
Not content with nabbing the idea of "Stories" in the first place, Instagram is now trialling alerts for screenshots.
"Could he have said anything worse?" one Twitter user asked.
"We have a President of the United States whose "style of learning" doesn't include reading. We are officially an idiocracy," one Twitter user said.
Facebook users might soon be able to "downvote" content they find offensive, misleading or off-topic.
London commuters outraged by smear on women's votes martyr at Colliers Wood station on centenary of equality campaign's success.
"Someone stop him please," one Twitter user wrote.
Man finds book that his mother read to him as a child - but only thanks to the kindness of an independent bookstore owner.
"The stupid is strong with this one," one Twitter user wrote.