"Man Who Killed and Ate the Spirit Raccoon," "Spirit Horses on Horse Hill," "Flying Skull," "Big Beaver," "Girl Whose Lover Went to War"...

... "Rattlesnake Myth," "Wakanda Loses Lake," "Wakanda Annoyed by Rabbit," "Thunderbird Roost," and "Girl Who Married a Sky Man" — Native American myths named on this map of Lake Mendota, drawn in 1948 by a student of a University of Wisconsin professor, to go with his booklet "Lake Mendota Indian Legends."I first saw the map at "Daily diversion: See how Madison's lakes changed changed since 19th century, in photos" (Wisconsin State Journal).And 's the booklet!Lake Mendota was called Wonk-sheck...
Tags: Photography, Law, Mythology, Wisconsin, Sunrise, Native Americans, Madison, University Of Wisconsin, Manitou, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Rattlesnake Myth Wakanda

Facebook now allows users in the US & Canada to export photos and videos to Google Photos

Facebook is today rolling out a tool that will allow users in the U.S. and Canada to export their Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos. This data portability tool was first introduced in Ireland in December, and has since been made available to other international markets. To use the feature, Facebook users will need to click on “Settings,” followed by “Your Facebook Information,” then “Transfer a Copy of Your Photos and Videos.” Facebook will ask you to verify your password to confirm yo...
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Oreo: #stayhomestayplayful

OREO is bringing a touch of playfulness to our current times in a new social media campaign created by Digitas UK called The OREO Playbook. In a series of posts across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, OREO is aiming to give people ideas of playful and accessible activities that will help brighten up the nationwide lockdown....
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How the coronavirus is changing the influencer business, according to marketers and top Instagram and YouTube stars

Marketers and digital creators are adjusting to rapid changes in the influencer-marketing industry as the coronavirus continues to spread globally. As with most businesses in the ad industry, professionals are trimming budgets, canceling events, and looking for alternative revenue streams. Business Insider spoke to influencer-marketing professionals across the industry to better understand how they are adjusting their businesses to continue to earn a living during the coronavirus pandemic and ...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, Bali, Youtube, Digital, Trends, Walmart, Toyota, Victoria, Ralph Lauren, Klear, Influence Central, Izea, Oneika Raymond, Macy, JANSPORT

Leading Thoughts for April 30, 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. Astronaut Chris Hadfield on the power of knowing what could go wrong: “In order to stay calm in a high-stress, high-stakes situation, all you really need is knowledge. … Feeling ready to do something doesn’t mean feeling certain you’ll succeed, though of course that’s what you’re hoping to do. Truly being ready means understanding what could go wrong—...
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‘Space Jam 2’ Title Revealed by LeBron James

Everybody get up, it’s time to slam now because “Space Jam 2” has an official title, thanks to NBA superstar LeBron James. On Thursday, the Lakers player posted a video of himself wearing a hat on his Instagram with the logo of “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” the apparent title of the Looney Tunes sequel. […]
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At the Arb Café...

You can talk all night... ... and do any shopping you might have through the Althouse Portal to Amazon. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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LeadershipNow 140: April 2020 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2020 that you don't want to miss: What Post-Recession Winners Know And Do via @KotterInc Map Your Most Strategic Relationships As Your Guide from Now to Next by @davidnour How to Get Support You Need When Your Boss is Overwhelmed via @letsgrowleaders Give Without Expecting Something in Return by @FSonnenberg 20 Ways Leaders Can Take Care of Their Mental State Daily by @SteveGutzler How to Be a Better Leader as Your Responsibilities Scale by Karin Hu...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Mel Brooks, Larry David, Marc Andreessen, Carl Reiner, LeadershipNow 140, Karin Hurt, Danielle Grant, Jim Barry, Navigating High Stress Times, Leadership Challenge Navigating Times of Crisis

More defunct Japanese vending machines

Back in February, I wrote this to accompany a series of photographs depicting some long-defunct vending machines: “Japan is well known for its vending machines. With good reason too, as despite the ever-increasing number of convenience stores, the vending machine is still ubiquitous. Yet seeing one that’s no longer operational, let alone left to rot, is surprisingly rare.” The ubiquity of such machines, of course, is most definitely still true, but the rarity of busted and forlorn looking exampl...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Japan, Food And Drink

Facebook and Google got hit hard by the coronavirus, but their massive ad businesses will come out stronger in the end

Facebook and Google's first-quarter revenue took a hit from advertisers pulling spend amid the coronavirus, but ad buyers say they'll come out stronger long term. Facebook reported $17.74 billion in first-quarter revenue, up 18% year-over-year, but average ad prices dropped 16% in the quarter. Google reported $33.7 billion in advertising revenue during the first quarter and was particularly hit by brand advertising dollars in categories like travel. Ad buyers have said that post-pandemic, peop...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Washington State, Alphabet, Ruth Porat, Levine, SMB, Hippo, McCann Worldgroup, Alex Schultz, Craig Atkinson, Wpromote, Mothner

Travel 2

Can you believe it’s May 1st? April was so long and I think May will be the same as the confinement continues. More travel photos from trips through the years. I loved this church in the old section of Berlin. I loved Berlin too. This was a church in northern Spain when we did the Camino. In Pamploma. A delightful church door with overgrown trees in Stow on the Wold, England. Rousillon in Provence. Mont St Michel in Normandy.
Tags: Travel, Photos, Berlin, Spain, Mont St Michel, Pamploma, Rousillon, Stow on the Wold, Wold England Rousillon, Provence Mont St Michel

LeBron James Reveals Space Jam 2 Title & Logo!

LeBron James reveals Space Jam 2 title & logo! It’s been nearly a year since we last heard any new word on the upcoming Space Jam sequel and now star LeBron James (Trainwreck) has taken to Instagram to reveal the official logo and new title for the film, Space Jam: A New Legacy! Check out the video below! RELATED: Malcolm D. Lee Tapped as Replacement Director for Space Jam 2   View this post on Instagram   2021. A ...
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Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Thursday April 29

As some US states begin to reopen non-essential businesses, the National Retail Federation has announced Operation Open Doors, which provides guidelines and assistance for brands trying to bring their brick-and-mortar stores back into operation during the pandemic. The NRF separated retailers’ priorities into four areas: health and safety, people and personnel, logistics and supply chain and litigation and liability, and has resources available online to help with each. But the group stressed t...
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How this startup built and exited to Twitter in 1,219 days

By the summer of 2016, Marie Outtier had spent eight years as a consultant advising media agencies and martech companies on marketing growth strategy. Pierre-Jean “PJ” Camillieri started as a music software engineer before joining one of Apple’s consumer electronics divisions. Inspired by Siri, he left to start Timista, a smart lifestyle assistant. When the two joined forces to co-found, the combination was potent — one was a consummate marketer, the other, a specialist in machine le...
Tags: Apple, Google, Social, Work, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, Instagram, Events, Siri, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Aiden

Agents should be authentic, lean on technology during pandemic

The pandemic makes it more important than ever for agents to rely on things like social media, though they should strive to be themselves while creating content.
Tags: Facebook, Real Estate, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, Radio, Agent, Select, Pandemic, Spacio, Vuse, Craig Rowe, Boxbrownie, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Virtual Open House

TikTok surpasses 2 billion downloads and sets a record for app installs in a single quarter

TikTok has surpassed 2 billion all-time global downloads across iOS and Android devices, . The accomplishment comes on the back of a record-setting Q1: TikTok saw 315 million installs, which Sensor Tower reports is the most downloads any app has ever had in a single quarter. Social platforms across the board have seen a surge in popularity in recent months, as people under coronavirus-related lockdown adjust to staying at home and find new ways to connect with others. Visit Business Insider's...
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Ben Shephard's wife treats him to lockdown haircut – and his face is priceless

Ben Shephard took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal that his wife Annie had treated him to...
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20 ‘Daredevils’ Cited Over Past 2 Weeks For Trespassing At Foresthill Bridge

AUBURN (CBS13) — Deputies say they are seeing a spike in daredevils trespassing at the Foresthill Bridge to take videos for Instagram and TikTok. In less than two weeks, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office says they have caught and cited 20 people for trespassing at the bridge. The sheriff’s office says most of the people cited have been young adults. “We’ve seen the videos on Instagram and TikTok, and some people think it’s ‘cool’ to showcase themselves trespassing in action, believing it’s a...
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Social media platforms back off misinformation crackdown after Trump touts quack cures

At The New York Times, Sheera Frenkel and Davey Alba report that Trump's remarks about hydrochloroquine, injecting disinfectant and light therapy have made a sham of Facebook, Twitter and other sites' new policies against spreading medical misinformation. Promotion of quack remedies for Covid-19 has exploded on their platforms more broadly as a result, with little apparent effort to moderate or remove them. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have declined to remove Mr. Trump’s statements posted onlin...
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The Leadership Work-from-Home Playbook

As a leader, whether in business, in government or in a nonprofit, you have spent your whole life working in glass-and-concrete buildings, each day with a familiar rhythm and texture: The thrumming elevators whisking you between floors; the sanctum of your office shielding you from distractions; the bustle in the lobby; the aroma of the food court; the smile from a security guard, a receptionist or a co-worker. Guess what: Your life not only has changed – it will be changed for far longer than y...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Instagram, Management, Right Now, State, Constance Connie Hubbell, The Hubbell Group Inc, On Twitter @hubbellgroup Working

Facebook Reaches 3 Billion People Each Month

Source: StatistaFacebook reported its first quarter earnings on Wednesday, largely shrugging off concerns over its ad-centric business model amid the COVID-19 crisis. In fact, advertising revenue was up 17 percent year-over-year, partly because the effects of the pandemic only became apparent towards the end of the quarter. “We experienced a significant reduction in the demand for advertising, as well as a related decline in the pricing of our ads, over the last three weeks of the first quarter ...
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Romeo Beckham shares peek into Cotswolds bedroom and it looks like a woodland cabin

Romeo Beckham took to Instagram on Wednesday to show off his new bright green Champion...
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Making money from Instagram livestreams, inside the invite-only app Community, and social-media guidelines for brands during a health crisis

Welcome back to this week's Influencer Dashboard newsletter! This is Amanda Perelli, writing to you from home, and here's an update on what's new in the business of influencers and creators. This week, my colleague Dan Whateley dove into the world of sponsored livestreaming, particularly on Instagram.  "A ton of people are going live right now," said Elena Taber, a lifestyle influencer with 108,000 Instagram followers. "I've done it once or twice on my own channel, and then I teamed up with a ...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, New York Times, Fullscreen, Oscar, Community, Caa, Ashton Kutcher, Mailchimp, Klear, Dan, Hollywood Reporter, Weissman, Taber, Michael Sugar, Neeko

Facebook Updates in Lieu of F8 2020

Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8, was supposed to be held next week but was canceled several months ago due to COVID-19. In place of Facebook’s biggest annual event, Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook leaders will be doing a series of updates throughout the year. The first of these rolled out earlier this week via a 36-minute live stream by Zuckerberg. Below, we’ve broken down the latest updates as well as key takeaways to help inform your social marketing strategy. Key Takeway...
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VaynerMedia London Launches “Waiting” – A Unicef PSA for Vaccination Against Childhood Diseases

UNICEF WIW 16x9 from VaynerMedia London on Vimeo.VaynerMedia London has created a new PSA for UNICEF to coincide with World Immunisation Week 2020. It was created by the agency following a competitive global pitch for the project and follows VaynerMedia’s long-standing work with UNICEF on fundraising.Each year, UNICEF highlights the importance of vaccinations and their role in keeping preventable diseases at bay. It partners with governments, NGOs, other UN agencies and the private sector to im...
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6 Simple Rules and Tips for Visual Storytelling in Marketing

The human brain absorbs visual information 600 times faster than sounds and smells. People also remember pictures with logical connections between them 65% better than text. But how do you make the visual information generated by your brand even more effective? Some visual storytelling tips will help you with this. Visual Storytelling Tips Let’s take a dive into these 6 simple visual storytelling tips: 1. Choose your Goal and Metrics Aimless marketing leads only to budget losses. So don’t l...
Tags: Instagram, Sales, Cta, Will Eisner, Marketing Tips, DepositPhotos, Power of Visual Storytelling, Metrics Aimless, Facebook Stories However, Morgan Sandler Graphic Storytelling, Ekaterina Walter Image

While at Home, Let’s Color the World

With the coronavirus confining people to their homes, coloring books for both children and adults have experienced a renewed popularity. Here are some pages inspired by a few of our favorite travel photos.
Tags: Photography, News, Australia, National Parks, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Leading Hotels of the World, Travel and Vacations, Monuments and Seashores, Quarantines, Los Cabos (Mexico, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

VIDEO: Nick Pitera Performs on BroadwaySF's Instagram Live

Artist, musician, and BroadwaySF superfan Nick Pitera recently took over BroadwaySF's Instagram account [Author: Stage Tube]
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6 Best Instagram Automation Tools

As the need for businesses to manage their time effectively is higher than ever before, an increasingly high number of businesses are making use of Instagram automation tools. These tools… Read more » The post 6 Best Instagram Automation Tools appeared first on
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How the coronavirus pandemic has impacted Facebook; app usage, ad revenue, and the road ahead

Lockdowns across the world are driving people to the Facebook family of services, which saw a “record number of people” using them. 3 billion people are logging on its central app, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger every month. This represents roughly 2/3rd of the world’s online population.   Messaging volumes have increased by over 50% in places hit […] ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Messenger, News, Instagram, Social Media, Whatsapp, Earnings, Coronavirus, Earnings Mar20

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