At the House-at-Pooh-Corner Café...

... maybe you'll write something utterly charming.I took the photograph this morning at sunrise, as I was entering my running trail. It looks as though a child lost the book somewhere on the trail and whoever found it put it on that rock in the hope that it would find its way if not to the home of the child who lost it to some other child's home.At first I thought Christopher Robin was humiliating Pooh, but I think he's knighting him. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Books, Photography, Law, House, Christopher Robin, Ann Althouse, A.A. Milne, Pooh Corner Café

GoPro's new Hero9 Black gets a boost in image quality and battery life, making it a powerful camera that's fun and easy to use

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The GoPro Hero9 Black has an upgraded sensor that lets it shoot 5K video and 20-megapixel photos. It also has a larger battery and a front LCD to preview what you're shooting. Les Shu/Business Insider The Hero9 Black is GoPro's newest flagship camera, capable of shooting videos up to 5K and photos up to 20 megapixels.The resolution increase was made possible with a new 23.6-megapixel sensor — th...
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Facebook took down a Chinese disinformation network that spread propaganda across Southeast Asia and the US

Facebook signs are seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Reuters Facebook said in a blog post Tuesday that it had removed two coordinated disinformation campaigns, one from China and another from the Philippines. The network focused mostly on regional political issues and "gained almost no following" in the US, according to Facebook. "The operation’s success in audience building was mixed," Graphika, a social m...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Politics, Instagram, China, Russia, Southeast Asia, US, Trends, Taiwan, United States, Philippines, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, US Navy, Trump

Social networks are doing a voter registration blitz this week

With the most uncertain election in modern American history fast approaching, social networks are doing a final big push to get their users registered to vote. The efforts align with National Voter Registration Day, which punctuates ongoing efforts from companies like Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat to get people to the polls, whether IRL or through mail-in voting. Snapchat, which says it has helped 750,000 U.S. users get registered to vote, announced new voter-focused programming with an eclecti...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Obama, US, Social Media, Tech, Snapchat, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chrissy Teigen, Snoop Dogg, Peter Hamby, Facebook Instagram, Twitter Facebook, Facebook Facebook

30% of agents plan to decrease ad spend on Zillow,

Curaytor co-founders say agents are starting to realize they "do not need a middleman" and can go to direct to consumers.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Radio, Video Ads, Agent, Zillow, Trulia, Branding, Retargeting, Chris Smith, Geotargeting, Select,, Ad Spending,

Chinese propaganda network on Facebook used AI-generated faces

Facebook removed two networks of fake accounts spreading government propaganda on the platform Tuesday, one originating in China and one in the Philippines. In its latest report on this kind of coordinated campaign, the company says it took down 155 Facebook accounts, 11 pages, 9 groups and 7 Instagram accounts connected to the Chinese activity and 57 accounts, 31 Pages and 20 Instagram accounts for the activity in the Philippines. Both operations broke Facebook’s rules against “coordinated i...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Hong Kong, Instagram, China, Southeast Asia, Tech, Taiwan, Philippines, Trump, South China Sea, Misinformation, Rodrigo Duterte, Gan, Communist Party of the Philippines, Fujian province

Despite a rough year for digital media, Blavity and The Shade Room are thriving

Last week at TechCrunch Disrupt, TechCrunch media and advertising reporter Anthony Ha sat down with Blavity CEO Morgan DeBaun and The Shade Room CEO Angelica Nwandu to chat about their respective media companies, 2020 in the media world and how they view a recent conversation inside of media to hire and retain more diverse workforces. Blavity is a network of online publications focused on Black audiences across verticals like politics, travel and technology. To date, the company has raised $9.4 ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Media, Instagram, Tech, Techcrunch Disrupt, Anthony Ha, The Shade Room, Morgan Debaun, Blavity, Shade Room, Angelica Nwandu, Ha Nwandu

Web Creator Spotlight | Abby Mills

“Where did she find that outfit?!” is something you’ll probably think within minutes of meeting Abby Mills, the blogger behind the vintage fashion and lifestyle blog Clothes & Pizza. The next thing that pops into your head might be “she literally has the coolest tattoos I’ve ever seen.” Abby Mills is a style icon, but that’s only part of the picture. She’s also a CEO, photographer, model, copywriter, accountant and salesperson all rolled into one.Which is really just to say … she’s a web creator...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Susan, Abby, Web Creators, Justin Juul, Abby Mills

14 unique Airbnb escapes in New York's Hudson Valley

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb As New York continues phased reopenings following the novel coronavirus, many city dwellers are seeking a weekend getaway to enjoy nature, escape the crowds, and savor fall foliage.Airbnb private vacation rentals are ideal for such a trip because they remove interactions with other guests, which promotes social distancing.We combed Airbnb for cozy listings in New York's Hudson Valley to incl...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, New York, Instagram, West Point, Cdc, New York City, Trends, Features, Brooklyn, Maine, Connecticut, Keurig, Airbnb, Kingston, Nina Simone

Ikea’s latest ad campaign features a CGI influencer

The Instagram influencer known as Imma posted herself 'living' in her Ikea-decorated apartment.
Tags: News, Instagram, Trends, Ikea, Cgi, Influencers, Imma, Instagram influencers, CGI influencer

Jeff Bezos is about to open a tuition-free preschool called the Bezos Academy where 'the child will be the customer'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Getty Images Jeff Bezos is weeks away from opening the first Bezos Academy, a tuition-free preschool for underserved kids.  Bezos shared a photo of one of the classrooms on his Instagram page, announcing that the school, which is located in Des Moines, Washington, will open on October 19. Bezos Academy is the first of many Montessori-inspired schools where "the child will be the customer." The schools are part of Bezos' Day 1 Academies Fund, which he announced in 201...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, Washington, Trends, Tech, Nashville, Jeff Bezos, Philanthropy, Alexa, Preschool, Bezos, Tech Insider, Des Moines Washington, Avery Hartmans, Des Moines WA, Bezos Academy

The 4 Stages of Managing E-commerce Product Information and Content

Small business owners usually don’t fear growth, especially not during a pandemic. Retail, manufacturing, and consumer goods brands that have either scaled their e-commerce or pivoted online during COVID have reason to be hopeful and confident. But the growing pains of e-commerce should not be underestimated. Having served e-commerce brands with numerous product lines, regions, and sales channels, I can tell you this: it gets complicated. Small business owners who fail to anticipate the challeng...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, Instagram, Sales & Marketing, Indiegogo, Right Now, Jake Athey

Get ready, it's coming: The Equinox and the way Joe Biden can bring Barack Obama back as President of the United States before winter ends!

Here's this morning's sunrise, photographed at 6:50: The actual sunrise time was 6:45, but more interesting than that is that The Equinox is coming at 8:30 CDT this morning.But if politics interests you more than nature, you'll want to hang on for my wonderful plan for Joe Biden to bring back our friend, the pleasantest President, Barack Obama. And don't worry about Kamala Harris. I have a wonderful place for her. Explanation coming in my next post, but go ahead and speculate, and you'll see it...
Tags: Photography, Law, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Sunrise, Biden, Kamala Harris, Equinox, Ann Althouse, Obama the ex-President

Facebook: How to View the Voting Information Center

Facebook added a Voting Information Center to Instagram and the flagship Facebook mobile application in August. Users can visit this menu to check their voter registration status, learn about registering to vote and more. Our guide will show you how to access the Voting Information Center in the Facebook app. Note: These screenshots were captured...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, Voting Information Center

5 Ways to Build a Model Portfolio

Are you thinking about becoming a professional model? It can be an amazing career if you play it right and with the rise of sites like Instagram and Ticktock, you don’t even need the backing of a big modeling agency to launch your career. You can start uploading … The post 5 Ways to Build a Model Portfolio appeared first on Pop Culture Tees.
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Facebook warns of plugging services in EU if regulators suspend data transfers

Facebook has told Ireland’s Data Protection Commission that it cannot see how it can continue operating in the European Union if regulators’ proposal to suspend overseas data transfers between the EU and United States is implemented. In the event that Facebook becomes subject to a complete suspension of the transfer of users’ data to the US, it is not clear “how, in those circumstances, it could continue to provide the Facebook and Instagram services in the EU”, Facebook said in a regulatory fil...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, News, Instagram, Privacy, US, Eu, European Union, United States, Ireland, Commission, Court of Justice, SCC, DPC, European Union CJEU

Name it

Just let it out.  Something. Call it something. What comes to mind?   Just Wake Up The Beauty of Another Day Become a Sun Not Exactly a Phoenix but Rising All the Same Wake the Beast She Needs New Wings Rest in the chaos and Rise with the Sun The Spirit September's Bitch Naming things is a tool I use to mark the moment. Again and again.  It helps me hold the change of mind. Story is that. One mind and then another. Reacting to a chain of events. How it seems to happen. I could build 9 s...
Tags: Crafts, Instagram, Microsoft, Stories, Phoenix, Cloth is like self, continuing aka Just Going, Naming Things, The Beast-spirit, Dream/thought Catching

Facebook said it might stop operating in Europe if the EU suspends all data transfers to the US

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Facebook warned it may stop operating its core app and Instagram in Europe if it's forced to suspend transfers of EU data back to the US. In a court filing on the decision, Facebook said it has 410 million monthly active users in Europe. Facebook's legal fight with Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) stems from a preliminary order issued earlier this month by the DPC questioning the legal validity of the mechanism Facebook curre...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Instagram, US, Trends, Eu, Ireland, EU US, DPC, Irish High Court, Business Post, Tech Insider, Europe Legal, Data Transfer, U.S

Literal Street Art

Back in late March I posted about my new Instagram account, @literal_street art. Here’s another group of photos, where I take photos of what literally I see on the street and sidewalks. Some of these I have not put on my Instagram account yet, so you are seeing them here first.   [Author: richard nahem]
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Instagram, Gardens, Parks, Richard Nahem

David Tennant's wife reveals son Wilfred has cut off his long hair! PHOTO

Georgia Tennant was a very proud mama this week. The actress took to Instagram to share...
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Nicole Kidman welcomes a new addition to her family!

Nicole Kidman has expanded her family! The Australian actress took to Instagram this week...
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AOC rallies liberals over supreme court battle: ‘This is not the time to give up’

New York congresswoman emerges as one of the high-profile faces of the Democratic response on ways to thwart Republicans’ plansNew York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has emerged as one of the high-profile faces of the Democratic response to Republicans’ plan to quickly seat a new, conservative supreme court justice.Ocasio-Cortez, one of the most prominent champions of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, was quick to offer a rallying cry to supporters discouraged by the late-Justic...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Senate, Brooklyn, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democratic, Aoc, Democratic Party, Ginsburg, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, The New York, Matt House

Are your eyes playing tricks? The early work of Olivo Barbieri – in pictures

The Italian photographer shot the everyday – from cars in the suburbs to stacks of watermelons. Yet somehow his images make you question reality... Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, Books, Photography, Society, World news, Culture, Art and design, Italy, Exhibitions, Olivo Barbieri, Art and design books

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