At the Ice Breakers Café...

... don't crash on the rocks. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Ice, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

Around Paris

A mix of photos taken around Paris, as usual. I saw this fitting sunset the morning I found out a friend of mine died back in the States. A side entrance for employees into the Louvre Museum. A fountain in the Palais Royal. The water doesn’t run in the winter. A side entrance into the garden. Outdoor art installation. Spring is here! As are many in the world, we are practicing isolation. They will now give you a ticket if you are outside unless you h...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Netflix, Paris, Spring, States, Louvre, Sheldon, Louvre Museum, Palais Royal, Architecutre

Japanese social distancing by the sea

With seemingly the whole world now implementing social distancing, self isolation and even full-on lockdowns, life in Japan inexplicably continues as normal, with no real measures in place whatsoever. Of course school closures were announced at the end of last month, with museums, concerts etc. quickly following suit. Sporting events have also been cancelled, or played behind closed doors, with one notable example being sumo, which now approaching the end of its spring tournament, has provided a...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Japan

US military asks troops to stop smashing the 'REPLY TO ALL' button on emails, bans YouTube and Netflix because of bandwidth strain during coronavirus

The US Navy and Marine Corps' computer network, the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), is experiencing an "increase in users who are teleworking/social distancing" and it's putting a strain on the military's IT. Navy officials offered guidance on reducing bandwidth loads, including limiting file attachments in emails, and to "Limit use of REPLY TO ALL when responding to group emails." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As the US military continues to instruct swaths of troops...
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YouTube launches dedicated COVID-19 home page section

In an effort to ensure that the latest updates related to COVID-19 are as visible as possible, YouTube announced today that they’re launching a dedicated hub on the YouTube home page for stories related to the coronavirus outbreak. For YouTube, the dedicated shelf is a means of promoting “authoritative content” to users. In the U.S., most of these videos appear to be from national publications. It will be rolling out in 16 countries with more on the way, according to the company’s tweet. The ...
Tags: Health, TC, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Tech, Instagram YouTube, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty house for TikTok stars is closing temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic

Rihanna's new TikTok collab house, Fenty Beauty House, is temporarily closing out of caution due to the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesperson for the brand told Business Insider.  Rihanna announced the new TikTok creator hub earlier this month during a launch party.  Collab houses, like Sway LA or Hype House, are a popular trend among influencers, and a way for these stars to create content together. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Rihanna's TikTok creator hub, Fenty Beauty...
Tags: Instagram, Rihanna, La, Sway, Trends, House, Business Insider, Instagram YouTube, Fenty Beauty, Tiktok, TikTok Instagram YouTube, Sway LA, Fenty Beauty House, Business Insider Rihanna, TikTok Rihanna, TalentX Entertainment

Charities aiding hospitality workers

For many people around the country, this COVID-19 era is dark times. Restaurants and bars nationwide have laid off hourly employees. Hotels, airlines, buses, and other travel-related fields are surely not far behind. And only time will tell how far-reaching this month’s economic consequences may be. Organizations all over the nation are trying to help people who have lost their jobs or are otherwise struggling financially, and all are accepting donations. That means you, assuming you’re cash...
Tags: Travel, New York, Instagram, Groupon, New York City, Atlanta, Miami, All, Jameson, Parker Quinn, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus crisis, Coronavirus Layoffs, Hospitality Workers, Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Lisa Faulkner shares family member's difficult supermarket experience during COVID-19 pandemic

Lisa Faulkner took to Instagram on Thursday to share an important story. The former...
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Howard Stern announces return to the air amid coronavirus outbreak

Howard Stern used his wife Beth Stern's Instagram to make a major announcement.
Tags: Instagram, Cnn, Howard Stern, Beth Stern

Watch the Ailey Dancers Take to Instagram to Perform From REVELATIONS

The New York Times has reportedthat theAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater has come together virtually for a recent project, a dance posted to Instagram to bring joy and movement to everyone while remaining safe, healthy, and at home. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Instagram, Theatre, New York Times, BWW News Desk, Ailey American Dance Theater

Leading Thoughts for March 19, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Erik Larson commenting on Winston Churchill’s belief that leaders should make people feel “loftier, stronger, and, above all, more courageous:” “Recognizing that confidence and fearlessness were attitudes that could be adopted and taught by example, Churchill issued a directive to all ministers to put on a strong positive front. ‘In these dark days th...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Leadership, Instagram, Winston Churchill, Churchill, Erik Larson, Jared Diamond, Leading Thoughts

Tori Spelling dragged for posting photo of daughter wearing Cheetos and calling her “McQuisha”

Tori Spelling says she’s “truly sorry” for posting a photo to her Instagram Story of her young daughter dressed in a costume and calling her “McQuisha.” The frequent guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race shared a photo of her eight-year-old daughter Hattie in wearing a green handkerchief on her head and Cheetos for fingernails. “Days kept inside we have to get creative,” Spelling wrote. “Hattie has become McQuisha in her Cheeto extension nails!” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-g...
Tags: Instagram, Life, Lifestyle, Racism, Apology, Tori Spelling, Spelling, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Martin, McDermott, Rupaul, Vanessa Hudgens, Hattie, Eric Haywood, Instagram Story

Gal Gadot, Mark Ruffalo, Amy Adams & More Sing John Lennon’s Imagine

Gal Gadot, Mark Ruffalo, Amy Adams & More Sing John Lennon’s Imagine You may have already seen Gal Gadot’s Instagram video that the Wonder Woman star posted yesterday featuring a long-list of celebrities singing John Lennon’s 1971 “Imagine,” as the video currently has over 4.5 million views.   View this post on Instagram   We are in this together, we will get through it together. Let’s imagine together. Sing with us Al...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Cdc, John Lennon, Italy, Conan, Lennon, Extras, Gal Gadot, Maya Rudolph, Gadot, Karwai Tang Getty, Coronavirus, Gal Gadot Mark Ruffalo Amy Adams, WeAreOne KristenWiig JamieDornan

Warriors' Damion Lee shows off new talent during coronavirus stoppage

Not a bad time to hone a new talent, as Lee demonstrated via Instagram on Tuesday.
Tags: News, Instagram, Sports, Lee, Damion Lee

How YouTube and Instagram stars are adapting their businesses as the coronavirus impacts the influencer-marketing industry

Welcome to this week's Influencer Dashboard newsletter! This is Amanda Perelli, writing to you from my desk at home, and here's an update on what's new in the business of influencers and creators. First off, I'm lucky enough to be able to work from home, and I hope all of you are healthy and staying safe!  This week, my colleague Dan Whateley and I caught up with several creators across YouTube and Instagram, along with industry experts, on how they are adjusting their businesses to continue to...
Tags: Google, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Nbc, Jimmy Fallon, Youtube, Trends, David White, The New York Times, Ken Burns, Wall Street Journal, Esports, Cruz, Usc, Anderson, Sapphire

An influencer-marketing agency estimated how 'dramatically' the price of sponsored posts on Instagram and other platforms will fall in the near term

The average price for a sponsored post on social media is expected to drop between 15% and 25% in the near term, according to a new report from the influencer-marketing firm Izea.  The global economy is signaling that it's heading for a recession, which has historically driven down sponsored content rates in the influencer-marketing industry. During the last recession, the average cost of a sponsored post fell by 62.7% between 2008 and 2010, according to Izea's data. Click here for more BI Pri...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Ken Burns, Izea, MediaKix, Anish Dalal, Christina Vidal

An influencer-marketing agency made a 68-page report on how the coronavirus could change the industry. Here are the 5 key takeaways.

Instagram influencers and YouTube creators who earn money through sponsorships are facing a decline in business because of the coronavirus outbreak.  In a recent report, Izea, a company that connects marketers with influencers, studied the impact the coronavirus pandemic could have on the influencer-marketing industry.  The report found that despite increased social-media usage, the prices paid per post on all social media may fall dramatically in the short term and continue to drop, depending...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, US, Trends, Izea, Instagram and Youtube, ROI Izea

VIDEO: Kevin Bacon Encourages Followers to Socially-Distance, Using Hashtag #IStayHomeFor

Kevin Bacon took to Instagram to encourage people to practice social distancing. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Gal Gadot Gathers Celeb Friends to Sing 'Imagine'

Gal Gadot and her celebrity friends took to Instagram to share a video of themselves singing Imagine by John Lennon. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Instagram, John Lennon, Theatre, Gal Gadot, BWW News Desk

A.I. can now add the northern lights or the moon to your photos in Luminar 4.2

The update includes tools to fix shiny skin and wide-angle portrait distortion
Tags: Photography, Trends, Computing, LUMINAR, Artificial Intelligence In Photography, Skylum, Skylum Luminar

Gal Gadot And Famous Pals Sing ‘Imagine’ In Coronavirus Outreach

Natalie Portman, Mark Ruffalo, Will Ferrell and others join the Instagram video because "we're all in this together."
Tags: News, Instagram, Natalie Portman Mark Ruffalo Will Ferrell

To All the Snowmen We’ve Made Together

One collector’s obsession with photographs of winter’s most ephemeral friend.
Tags: Photography, News, Eric, Snow and Snowstorms, Surfacing 2019, Oglander

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