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Twitter and Facebook Take Down Trump Campaign’s Tribute Video to George Floyd for Copyright Infringement

Apparently, Twitter and Facebook take copyright infringement seriously, even if the entity infringing is President Donald Trump’s campaign. The platforms recently took down a tribute video to George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck in Minneapolis.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Minneapolis, Youtube, Donald Trump, George Floyd, Facebook Take Down Trump Campaign


At the Sunrise Café...

... you can talk 'til dawn.That photo was taken at 5:19 this morning — actual sunrise time, 5:18 — so please think of using the Althouse Portal to Amazon if you are doing any shopping. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


Instagram Just Threw Users of Its Embedding API Under the Bus (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Instagram does not provide users of its embedding API a copyright license to display embedded images on other websites, the company said in a Thursday email to Ars Technica. The announcement could come as an unwelcome surprise to users who believed that embedding images, rather than hosting them directly, provides insulation against copyright claims. "While our terms allow us to grant a sub-license, we do not grant one for our embeds API," a...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Ars Technica, Newsweek, Ars, BeauHD, Elliot McGucken, McGucken, Ars Technica Instagram, Katherine Failla


Facebook Purges Nearly 200 Accounts Linked to Hate Groups and Schemes to Infiltrate Protests

Facebook has purged nearly 200 accounts on its social media platforms associated with white supremacy groups, some of which pushed members to grab their weapons and crash protests against police brutality, according to a weekend Associated Press report.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Conservative, Racism, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Racists, Facebook Purges, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests


An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector

Choosing this path would create work for many while also building the infrastructure that the country needs The post An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Energy, Taxes, Opinion, Wealth, Renewable Energy, Economy, Pensions, Inheritance, Greenhouse Gases, Naomi Klein, Exchange, Public Transport, Corporate Tax, Public Sector, Pic, Openaccess


Justice Smith Comes Out as Queer, Voices Support for Black Queer and Trans Lives

Actor Justice Smith took to his Instagram to show his solidarity and support for Black queer lives and Black trans lives while also coming out as queer. Smith, who has appeared in “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,” “The Get Down” and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” shared that he and “Queen Sugar” actor Nicholas Ashe are a couple. […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Actors, Smith, Queen Sugar, Justice Smith, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Nicholas Ashe, Trans Lives, Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, Queer Voices Support for Black Queer


10 Quibi insiders describe working on shows for the video startup, which raised $1.8 billion and has become a media punching bag after a sluggish launch

Quibi's sluggish growth since its April debut has made it the butt of some media jokes: "Yes, Quibi still exists," cracked the headline of a June Marketplace episode. Business Insider got the inside story of how people who have developed or worked on shows for Quibi feel about the service post-launch. Most of the people said it showed promise and was producing high-quality programming, but were disappointed with the initial response. "I genuinely thought it would do better," one person said. "...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Instagram, Disney, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Punk, Jeffrey Katzenberg, The New York Times, Hulu, Wall Street Journal, Reno, Alan Wolk, Chrissy


Ghibli Museum Photography Book Review

Adored by animation fans all over the world, Ghibli Studio’s anime films have captured the imagination of both children and adults alike with its captivating stories and endearing characters. The Ghibli Museum, located in Mitaka, Tokyo is a wonderful extension of these films. The brainchild of director Miyazaki Hayao, the museum’s slogan is “Let’s get lost together” ( 迷子になろうよ、いっしょに ), derived from the man’s vision for visitors to immerse themselves in his imagination and film work. This hard ...
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Japan, Book Reviews, Animation, Tokyo, Anime, Totoro, Amazon UK, Mitaka, Toshio Suzuki, Art Book Review, Japanese art book, Ghibli, Ponyo, Yoshida Noboru


OSS Partners with Barrett on DoD 6mm ARC Program

The Barrett REC7 carbine, now available in 6mm ARC. IMG Barrett Firearms U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-OSS Suppressors LLC is proud to have partnered with Barrett Firearms Manufacturing on their United States Department of Defense contract for the 6mm ARC program. OSS provided a variant of the HX-QD 762 suppressor – with OSS’s patented and proven Flow-Through® technology – that combined with Barrett’s proven REC7 DI gas gun and Hornady® Manufacturing’s potent 6mm ARC cartridge, delivers a consisten...
Tags: Instagram, Guns, United States, State Department, Oss, Barrett, United States Department of Defense, Firearm News, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, QMS, Oss Suppressors, OSS Suppressors LLC, John Spurrier, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc Barrett, OSS Partners


Banksy supports Black Lives Matter with latest artwork

People of colour are being failed by the system, says graffiti artist in Instagram postBanksy has shown his support for the Black Lives Matter movement, saying “people of colour are being failed by the system”.The graffiti artist wrote in an Instagram post: “At first I thought I should just shut up and listen to black people about this issue. But why would I do that? It’s not their problem, it’s mine. Continue reading...
Tags: Instagram, Protest, UK News, World news, US news, Culture, Art and design, Bristol, Banksy, Black Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd


Fortunes are growing for Instagram’s best and brightest. Here’s what it takes to succeed

TLDR: This six-course package of Instagram marketing training explains who to gather over 10,000 followers, grow a brand and maybe even become an Instagram influencer yourself. Give it up for the ‘Gram. Because while Twitter and older sibling Facebook battle through seemingly endless streams of controversy and scrutiny, Instagram marches merrily forward. Just days ago, the social giant announced they’d soon be cutting in creators for part of the revenue on ads run on IGTV, Instagram’s long-form ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Offers, IGTV Instagram


SARS created the perfect storm that changed how China shopped forever. Experts say the coronavirus could do the same for the US.

Experts say the 2003 SARS epidemic played a valuable role in shaping consumer shopping habits and highlighting how valuable online shopping could be, which ultimately helped to propel China's e-commerce market forward.  In 2003, e-commerce was still in its infancy in China but in the decade that followed, it grew at a rapid pace, overtaking the US in 2013.  In the past few months, parallels have been drawn between the impact that SARS had on China and the impact that coronavirus is having on t...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, London, Instagram, Ebay, China, US, Trends, Walmart, Paypal, Beijing, Alibaba, Andreessen Horowitz, Morgan Stanley, Rebecca Minkoff


Sarah, Duchess of York, shares intimate look into living room at Royal Lodge

Sarah, Duchess of York, took to Instagram on Saturday to announce another installment of...
Tags: Instagram, Sarah Duchess of York, Royal Lodge


Quibi insiders describe what it's like working on shows for the video startup, which raised $1.8 billion and has become a media punching bag after a sluggish launch

Quibi's sluggish growth since its April debut has made it the butt of some media jokes: "Yes, Quibi still exists," cracked the headline of a June Marketplace episode. Business Insider got the inside story of how people who have developed or worked on shows for Quibi feel about the service post-launch. Most of the people said it showed promise and was producing high-quality programming, but were disappointed with the initial response. "I genuinely thought it would do better," one person said. "...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Instagram, Disney, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Punk, Jeffrey Katzenberg, The New York Times, Hulu, Wall Street Journal, Reno, Alan Wolk, Chrissy


ImJustBait: One of Britain's biggest influencers speaks out on Black Lives Matter and racism in the UK

Anthony 'Antz' Robb has gained millions of followers on social media for his razor-sharp mix of memes, music, and viral video clips. The global influencer market is currently valued at around $8 billion, a figure that looks set to rise over the next few years.  The death of George Floyd has sparked protests and even led to violence at demonstrations all over the United States and the rest of the world. Robb, 22, told Business Insider about his own experiences of racism in the UK and the impact...
Tags: UK, London, Instagram, US, Trends, Atlantic, Britain, United States, Black Lives Matter, Anthony, Floyd, Robb, Antz, Anthony Antz Robb, Anthony Robb, George Floyd


One of Britain's biggest influencers, ImJustBait, speaks out on Black Lives Matter and racism in the UK

Anthony 'Antz' Robb has gained millions of followers on social media for his razor-sharp mix of memes, music, and viral video clips. The global influencer market is currently valued at around $8 billion, a figure that looks set to rise over the next few years.  The death of George Floyd has sparked protests and even led to violence at demonstrations all over the United States and the rest of the world. Robb, 22, told Business Insider about his own experiences of racism in the UK and the impact...
Tags: UK, London, Instagram, US, Trends, Atlantic, Britain, United States, Black Lives Matter, Anthony, Floyd, Robb, Antz, Anthony Antz Robb, Anthony Robb, George Floyd



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