Teen Sues Apple for $1 Billion Over Alleged Facial Recognition That Led to Arrest

A teen in New York could be $1 billion richer if everything goes his way in a court case against Apple in which he alleges their facial recognition software led to his wrongful arrest for a series of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Facebook revenue surges despite estimated $3 billion fine from FTC

Facebook's first-quarter revenue rose a better-than-projected 26 percent, underscoring the strength of the largest social-media company’s advertising business in spite of regulatory threats and privacy concerns. However, the company also said it set aside $3 billion in the quarter related to an ongoing privacy investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which hasn’t yet been resolved. Sales rose to $15.1 billion, the company said Wednesday in a statement. Facebook’s namesake social ne...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, New York, Instagram, Advertising, Ftc, U S Federal Trade Commission, Debra Aho Williamson

You might hate it, but Facebook Stories now has 500M users

You might think it’s redundant with Instagram Stories, or just don’t want to see high school friends’ boring lives, but ephemeral Snapchat-style Stories now have 500 million daily users across Facebook and Messenger. WhatsApp’s Stories feature Status has 500 million dailies too, and Instagram hit that milestone three months ago. That’s impressive because it means one-third of Facebook’s 1.56 billion daily users are posting or watching Stories each day, up from zero when Facebook launched t...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Tech, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Facebook Ads, Sheryl Sandberg, Ftc, Facebook earnings, Instagram Stories

Horseshoe Bend entrance fee

Following the trend of other tourist destinations imposing a special tax for visitors, Horseshoe Bend in Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is now introducing an entrance fee. Concerns about overcrowding and conservation have led to the new rule at the popular photo site — a dramatic rock formation where the Colorado River takes a sharp U-shaped turn. Now, to access the overlook, all visitors will be required to pay to park in a designated parking lot near a newly built entrance station. T...
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Best restaurants in Trastevere, Rome

Trastevere , located just south of Vatican City in central Rome, is the kind of neighborhood that embodies all of the charming little things you expect to find in Italy. Here, cobblestone streets play host to cheese and prosciutto shops where mammas shop for goods to prepare lunch while locals and expats laugh, argue, and drink pinot grigio in streetside cafes and restaurants. This is where you can still find Rome’s old social scene, clinging to its bohemian roots no matter how hip and modern ...
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ScHoolboy Q Talks Music, Depression, Golf & ’10 Essentials’ In ‘GQ’

With his new album CrasH Talk only days away, ScHoolboy Q is the latest artist to be featured in GQ. For the profile, the TDE MC takes the publication to the Calabasas Country Club for a round of golf. The feature details Q’s rise to rap stardom and the three-year break since his last album, The Blank Face LP. During that down time, the father opens up on getting into golf, and it providing patience. “I’d be in the house smoking weed, just waiting to go to the studio every day. That’s not a g...
Tags: Photos, Fashion, Interviews, Jazz, Behind The Scenes, Schoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Hussle, Calabasas Country Club, Baby Continue, Savage YG Ty Dolla Sign, Kid Cudi YG 21 Savage Ty Dolla

Ciara Sparks “Raw Beauty” Challenge With Make Up Free #Beautymarks Selfie… (PHOTOS)

Ciara shed the makeup and snatched her wig recently to embrace her God given beautymarks. The songstress shared the au naturel photo above via Instagram, stating: No makeup. No extensions. Vulnerable. My Beauty Marks and all. The real me.. and I love it. Finally embracing myself fully! It feels good. ⠀ ⠀ Csquad! Join me in my #BeautyMarks journey and upload your rawest selfies Women around the globe accepted CiCi’s social media challenge. Check out a few raw selfies from Ciara #beautymarks ha...
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The best photo printers for 2019

Printed photos are experiencing a revival at the moment, but you don’t need to go to a special lab. Here’s our favorite options for making quality prints, from pocket-sized printers to wide-format photo printers capable of spitting out a panorama. The post The best photo printers for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Computing, Printing, Epson, Buying Guides, FujiFilm Instax, Zink, Best Of Everything, LifePrint, Printer Reviews

Why You Should Look for Controlled Conditions to Practice Photography

Getting to know your camera is one of the keys to becoming a confident and competent photographer. If you have to take your eye away from the viewfinder, you probably still need to keep practicing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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"Confetti Nails" Are Huge For Spring — & Taylor Swift Is On Board

Ever since she started promoting who-knows-what, Taylor Swift has done a total 180 ° from "Reputation" Taylor 's dark lipstick and gothy wardrobe to a pastel-colored, flower-covered version of herself. The singer is taking us back to her "Speak Now" days, and just in time for spring — because as much as we liked seeing Swift go edgy and mysterious for a bit, the more inspiration we can get for the season ahead, the better.We're already eyeing the star's choice in nail art — namely, the glitter ...
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How to Use Instagram's New Quiz Stickers in Your Stories

Two years ago Instagram added support for polls within Instagram Stories. Today it took that feature a step further with the introduction of a new “Quiz” feature that allows you to pose multiple choice questions to your friends in your Stories.Read more...
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LIVE: Facebook expects to be hit with $3-5 billion fine by the FTC, as it beats Wall Street's revenue expectations for Q1 (FB)

Facebook expects to be fined up to $5 billion by US regulators. The social network announced its Q1 2019 financial results on Wednesday, and beat analysts' expectations on revenues. It also announced that it was setting aside $3 billion for what is expected to be a record-breaking, multi-billion dollar settlement with the FTC over privacy issues. Facebook has set aside $3 billion in anticipation of an expected record-breaking, multi-billion dollar fine from US regulators. On Wednesday, the Ca...
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LIVE: Facebook announces Q1 2019 earnings (FB)

Facebook announces its Q1 2019 earnings after markets close on Wednesday. The California social networking giant has been beset by scandals for the past two years, from Cambridge Analytica's misappropriation of users' data to the platform's role in spreading hate speech that fueled genocide in Myanmar. But that hasn't halted its steady growth, and as of Wednesday its stock was hovering around $183 a share, below its all-time highs of $218 in July 2018, but well above the $123 mark it was langui...
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The Future Favors Creativity. Debbie Millman Interviews Chase Jarvis on Design Matters

Today I’m sitting down with one of my favorite humans, but in a twist of fate, the tables are turned. I’m in the hot seat – being interviewed by my dear friend and design-industry legend, Debbie Millman. Debbie Millman is chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC…and she has an insane track record going back decades: she’s the author of 6 books including “How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer,” and a prolific design writer in outlets like NYT, Fast Company...
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How to create realistic Avengers-style disintegration effect in Photoshop

Are you a fan of The Avengers? If you are, you’re gonna love this tutorial by Colin Smith of PhotoshopCAFE. In this 12-minute video, he’ll teach you how to create the awesome disintegration effect from The Avengers (Infinity War and Endgame). 1. Cutout When you open the image, cut out the subject using your preferred […] The post How to create realistic Avengers-style disintegration effect in Photoshop appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Manipulation, Avengers, The Avengers, Photoshop Tutorial, Image Manipulation, Colin Smith, Photo Manipulation, PhotoshopCAFE

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk set to be named PFA Player of the Year

The award remains in Liverpool Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk will be named PFA Player of the Year on Thursday, beating Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling to the award. Many have ran out of words to describe Van Dijk this season. The Dutch defender signed for Liverpool during January 2018 in a record deal at the time. While there were certainly questions over the fee, Van Dijk has gone on to answer them time and time again. That’s because he’s been one of Liverpool’s best players, if not the best d...
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NFL Taps Instagram to Feature Photos of 2019 Draftees and Let Fans Shop for Their Draft Hats (EXCLUSIVE)

The NFL is hoping fans tuning in to the 2019 draft will also be thumbing through Instagram — where they’ll be able to buy the official draft-day hats donned by the top collegiate players picked in the first round. The league is teaming with Instagram to create a first-of-its-kind digital shopping experience for the NFL […]
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Zeiss announces Otus 100mmf/1.4, a full-frame manual focus lens with “medium-format quality”

Zeiss has just announced the Otus 100mm f/1.4, a manual focus lens for full frame cameras that promises the look and quality of the medium format. This lens joins the 28mm f/1.4, 55mm f/1.4, and the 85mm f/1.4 and just like those, it promises exceptional image quality, and most likely a high price tag to […] The post Zeiss announces Otus 100mmf/1.4, a full-frame manual focus lens with “medium-format quality” appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Do You Want To Know Something That Can Get Super Annoying…This Composition Rule

Yep hearing about the Rule Of Thirds yet again… it can get super annoying to hear the same old information that you’ve read over and over again! That's why this is about going BEYOND the Rule of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Spurs striker celebrates return from 20-month exile

Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen has been giving his reaction to his return to the first-team fold after a 20-month absence. The Netherlands... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Strange and lovely music video generated from user-contributed imagery is a music video for Rotterdam artist Jo Goes Hunting in which the hyperdelic landscape in the video is generated by photos contributed by visitors to the site. "The video is made by Moniker in conjunction with Neuhaus, a temporary academy for more-than-human knowledge at Het Nieuwe Instituut." (via Waxy)
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The Hidden Meaning Behind Sansa Stark's Necklace on Game of Thrones

Any true Game of Thrones fan knows to fully understand the plot, you have to dive a little deeper than simply tuning in on Sunday nights. We're accustomed to scouring Reddit post-episode to see what experts think, watching HBO's After The Episode explanations, and stalking social media for hints — the latter of which brings us to today's dirt.Last Sunday night, millions tuned in for episode two of six, where Arya got it on for the first time, Daenerys discovered the truth about Jon Snow Aegon...
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Champion Taps Instagram-Favorite Designer For A Whimsical Urban Outfitters Collab

If you’ve ever ended up in the discovery section of Instagram, you’ve probably been taken by the sight of an eye-catching, joyful, candy-colored Susan Alexandra beaded bag. The New York-based designer has amassed an army of devotees that buy up her handmade beaded jewelry, hair accessories, and handbags for the unique combination of kook and sophistication, and we’ve spotted many an influencer accessorizing with the designer’s unmissable flair. Her investment pieces are normally available at tr...
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Instagram Introduces Quiz Stickers by @MattGSouthern

Instagram has officially launched quiz stickers which allow users to create multiple-choice questions for their followers to answer.The post Instagram Introduces Quiz Stickers by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: News, Instagram, Seo raises $17M to equip online retailers with AI smarts, a U.S/India startup that develops an AI platform to help online retailers work more efficiently and sell more, has announced a $17 million Series B round. The investment is led by Falcon Edge Capital with participation from Japan’s Global Brain and existing backer Sequoia Capital India. Parent company Mad Street Den was founded in 2014 and it raised $1.5 million a year later, Sequoia then bought into the business via an undisclosed deal in 2016. is described as an “AI brand” fr...
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Q2 Digital Statshot 2019: TikTok peaks, Snapchat grows, and we can’t stop talking

It’s only been three months since I published our first round of Digital 2019 reports here on TNW, but our new Q2 Global Digital Statshot – produced in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – shows that the connected world has already changed considerably during that time. You’ll find all the latest charts in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my analysis of all the key trends. Highlights this quarter include some surprise numbers for Instagram and Snapchat, a new entry in our ra...
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Here are some macro photography ideas you can shoot at home right now

I believe most of you know your home like the back of your hand. Because of this, it may seem like there’s nothing interesting left to shoot when you’re at home. However, this video from COOPH will change your mind. Even if you know every corner of your place, there are still many photographic opportunities […] The post Here are some macro photography ideas you can shoot at home right now appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Reader’s Lens | Rows on rows of red tulips

Photographer: Blaine Amidon Photo taken: April 12, 2019, in the Skagit Valley near Mount Vernon Photographer’s description: “During a break between rainstorms I was able to drive to the Skagit Valley and get a few shots. The clouds broke up nicely for me to get this shot. The red tulips really popped out against the scattered clouds and […]
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REM's Michael Stipe on his 37,000 photos – of stars, lovers and Kurt Cobain's hands

Photography has been a lifelong passion for the singer. He talks us through his finest shots, from a sleeping River Phoenix to ‘his queer grandfather’ William Burroughs‘It was dismissed as a hobby, which was a bit diminishing,” says Michael Stipe. “It meant a lot more to me than that.”He’s talking about his photography and the way the media ignored it during his time as the frontman of REM. There is, admittedly, something amusing about his gripe: there he was, playing shows to packed stadiums, h...
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Is Your Organization Digitally Mature?

WE’RE not in Kansas anymore. Unlike Dorothy in the movie version of the Wizard of Oz, there’s no going back. Many companies experience digital disruption in the same way as the tornado in the Wizard of Oz—swept up by forces beyond their control. But the story is not about the tornado, but how they made their way through the strange new world they found themselves in. In the same way, digital disruption is not about the technology as much as it is about how companies can make their way through t...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Australia, Digital, Kansas, Dorothy, Digital Maturity, General Business, New Zealand Banking Group ANZ, Garth Andrus, Gerald Kane Anh Phillips Jonathan Copulsky

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