At the Creature-of-the-Day Café...

... you can look through any window.I checked the photographs of all 870 insects of Wisconsin, then double-checked a separate page of dragonflies of Wisconsin and wasps of Wisconsin, and I found nothing with wings like that a red spot on its thorax/abdomen, so I cannot tell you what it is. I know when I saw it, I jumped up, grabbed my camera, and yelled, "It's the murder hornet," and for that, I will encourage you to use the Althouse Portal to Amazon. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse...
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Wisconsin, Ann Althouse, Insect Politics

Did Instagram Just Say It's Rewriting Online Copyright?

In one fell swoop, Facebook may have changed its mind about how the online news media will operate from here on out. Undermining a now age-old assumption, Facebook told Ars Technica on Thursday that embedding from Instagram may not shield news organizations from freely cross-posting on their sites. A spokesperson said:Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Ars Technica, Quick Quick Gulp The Tea

Marketing Your Guitars - Tips to Increase Sales

The first few months of the year 2020 have been challenging to say the least. Between the wildfires in Australia, Twitter wars that could have ended in actual wars, and a pandemic, people are fearing the worst.In the economy, fear causes more damage than a financial crisis as you don’t know when or if the current situation will get better. This translates into people not being willing to spend their money on anything else than the basics, which also leads to the stagnation of the production, inc...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Australia, Advertising, Article, Sylvia S

69 influencers revealed their top revenue sources and it shows the variety of ways social-media stars can earn money in 2020

Influencers listed brand sponsorships, paid advertising, and affiliate marketing as their top sources of revenue in a survey of 69 digital stars by the platform's results were gathered at the start of 2020, before major events like the coronavirus pandemic had transformed the consumer and media landscapes. But its results show how a diversification of the influencer economy has helped creators continue to earn money during an economic downturn.  Click here to sign up...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, New York, Instagram, Buzzfeed, Youtube, Trends, Walmart, New York Times, Victoria, Ralph Lauren, Teespring, Patreon, Business Insider, Nyu

The rise of ‘swipe-up’ activism on Instagram

Pre-written email campaigns are exploding across Instagram
Tags: News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Instagram Stories, Pre-written Emails, Swipe Up Link

More than 950 brands participated in ‘Blackout Tuesday’ on Instagram, plus the latest jobs numbers in context: Datacenter Weekly

Welcome to Ad Age Datacenter Weekly, our data-obsessed newsletter for marketing and media professionals. Reading this online? Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox here. ‘Stunning’ in more ways than one “The U.S economy rebounded with surprising strength last month as businesses began to reopen from the coronavirus lockdown. U.S. employers added 2.5 million jobs in May, and the unemployment rate fell to 13.3%,” NPR reports. “It was a stunning turnaround from April, when the U.S. lost...
Tags: Hbo, Instagram, California, Advertising, Bayern Munich, Fox News, Npr, Cnbc, Iab, Trump, Mercedes Benz, Jim Cramer, National League of Cities, George Slefo, Catherine Wolf, Kevin Brown Bradley Johnson

Quickly Remove Backgrounds From Your Pictures With This App

iOS: It’s easy to find guides on blurring or removing photo backgrounds online, but almost all of them require a desktop and image editing software. iOS users, however, can do it right on their phones using the PhotoRoom app.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Photography, Lifehacks, Photoediting

A restaurant and a café are trying to be open on State Street — despite boarded up windows and with the help of some slap-dash painting.

Photographed by me yesterday... Look closely — it cries: WE'RE OPEN... The word "PEACE" is right next to a fist... [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Restaurants, Starbucks, Butterflies, Madison, State Street, Murals, Ann Althouse, Racial Politics

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian just quit the company's board in a 'long overdue' move to do the right thing, distancing himself from a site famous for racist content

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian has stepped down from the company board, he announced Friday. Ohanian, who is married to tennis star Serena Williams, said that he is urging the company to fill his seat with a black candidate. The venture capitalist said he would be using the future gains of his Reddit stock to serve the black community, beginning with a $1 million pledge to Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp. "I believe resignation can actually be an act of leadership from people in powe...
Tags: Instagram, US, Colin Kaepernick, Trends, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams, Steve Huffman, Floyd, Huffman, Ohanian, George Floyd

These Ballet Dancers Are Calling Out Inequity At Their Companies

“Over the past few years, calls for the ballet world to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive have become a regular rallying cry. Most of the public complaints, however, have been about general, systemic problems throughout the field. But this week, as our entire country is reckoning with the devastating effects of racial injustice on the Black community, a handful of dancers have taken to Instagram to directly call out the problems they’ve seen in their own companies.” – Dance Magazine ...
Tags: Art, Instagram, Dance

I Removed Photos From an iOS Album and Now They're Gone Forever?

I love a good scavenger hunt—just not when the object of the search is “photos I wanted to keep on my device forever, but that I now can’t find.” While your phone should be pretty smart about what happens when you remove photos from folders or delete folders or batches of photos, sometimes the entire process can be a…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Ipad, Photos, Lifehacks, Icloud

You could get sued for embedding Instagram posts without permission

If you have a news site or blog, with articles that have embedded Instagram posts, the post owner can sue you for breaching copyright. Shocking, right? Embedding social media posts such as tweets is a common practice, and usually, companies provide a royalty-free license to use these posts through their embed APIs. However, Instagram‘s posts might not have that kind of protection. Earlier this week, Judge Katherine Failla, dismissed an appeal from Newsweek to drop lawsuits from photographer Elli...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Ars Technica, Newsweek, Elliot McGucken, Katherine Failla

'Success, struggle and survival': Black founders speak out powerfully on the fight against everyday racism in the UK

The death of George Floyd and the subsequent demands for justice have forced individuals and organizations around the world to demonstrate their commitment to racial equality. According to Atomico's State of European Tech 2019 report, less than 1% of founders on the continent identify as black, African or Caribbean.  Six of the UK's most successful black entrepreneurs revealed how they built successful businesses, how they continue to battle racism, and shared ideas on how to make the world a ...
Tags: UK, London, Instagram, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Bob Marley, Stephen Lawrence, Martin Luther King, Brexit, East London, Atomico, City Hall, Sadiq Khan, Gianni, NII

How Fujifilm instant cameras are helping patients and nurses to connect

They're enabling medical staff on Covid wards to show patients comforting smiles
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Fujifilm, Instant Cameras, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intax

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