A federal judge just blocked President Trump's nationwide TikTok ban, citing the administration's 'hypothetical' national security concerns

Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images; Clancy Morgan/Business Insider A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump's nationwide ban on the video sharing app TikTok, saying that the administration's phrasing for the national security concerns the app posed was "hypothetical." The ban, which Trump originally issued in August, was intended to go into effect on November 12. The judge's block of the ban is the latest development in the Trump administration's mission to ban TikTok from the US market o...
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Five Nice Things

After Siobhan O’Connor wrote about a game she plays with a friend called Five Nice Things — which she called “a less-corny name for a gratitude exercise” — my friend Michael Sippey shared his five nice things. And since I need a reminder about some of the good things in my life right now, I’ll share mine with you. Friends. Like many of you, I’ve had to tighten my circle of friends during the pandemic just out of the necessity of not enough time/energy. That’s been hard, but the few friends that...
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The Senate's Section 230 Clown Show, Trump's Twitter Password, and Impending Doom

It’s heeeereeeee: the 2020 elections are just four days away, which means the next 100-plus hours may be the longest of your life. Given the results of the election are unlikely to emerge on November 3 and the current presidential administration has made clear it intends to claim victory no matter what happens, it…Read more...
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Facebook, Instagram Continue Pre-Election Tweaks to Thwart Misinformation

Facebook revealed more tweaks to its processes aimed at preventing the spread of misinformation on the social network and Instagram prior to Tuesday's election, as well as quelling the influence of conspiracy theory QAnon. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday that civic groups would be removed from Facebook's groups recommendations,...
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47 thoughtful gifts to give your wife

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. A dainty pair of earrings with a personal touch make a thoughtful gift. AUrate You don't need to spend a crazy amount of money or plan an extravagant gesture to show your wife you appreciate her. When it comes to gifting, putting a little extra thought into your gift goes a long way. We made a list of 47 thoughtful gifts for your wife that speak to all different kinds of interests and cover all diff...
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Facebook says it will limit the use of the 'Save our Children' hashtag, but not 'Save the Children,' after QAnon co-opted the anti-trafficking movement

People march during a "Save the Children" rally outside the Capitol building on August 22, 2020 in St Paul, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Facebook will limit the use of the QAnon conspiracy theory's "Save our Children" hashtag, the company said Friday.  A Facebook spokesperson told Insider that the company will be surfacing "credible child safety resources" when users search for "saveourchildren" on the platform.  QAnon's pivot from an extreme conspiracy theory to anti-traffickin...
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Ivanka Trump says she is 'unapologetically' anti-abortion

White House Senior Adviser Ivanka Trump introduces her father U.S. President Donald Trump to deliver his acceptance speech as the 2020 Republican presidential nominee during the final event of the Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, on August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Ivanka Trump said she is "pro-life, and unapologetically so" in an interview with RealClearPolitics published Thursday. Trump was once touted as the "liberal hope" who many...
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CS Interview: Mark Webber & Teresa Palmer on The Place of No Words

Mark Webber & Teresa Palmer Discuss The Place of No Words If you’re looking for a genuinely moving, heartfelt movie experience, check out Mark Webber’s The Place of No Words, a film that toes the line between fantasy and reality as it reflects on life, death and everything in-between. The film is now available to purchase or rent on streaming platforms and to commemorate the occasion, sat down with Webber (who also stars in the film) and co-star Teressa Palmer, who discussed t...
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Jose Mourinho: Why the Tottenham boss is the best thing on Instagram right now

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has been posting some amazing content on his social media accounts recently.
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How To Do Your Makeup For Zoom

Zoom meetings are now the new normal and it’s to the point where we wonder why we ever bothered to leave the house just for a meeting – especially when the weather is cold and driving can... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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A Guide to Understanding Ad Policies and Restrictions on Social Media

Social media networks have gained a lot of criticism over the years for what they deem inappropriate or flag as an asset that doesn’t comply with their ad policies and content guidelines. Just earlier this month, The Seed Company by EW Gaze shared how Facebook deemed an image of onions overtly sexualized and restricted their ad from running. Sometimes these are pretty hilarious, but these restrictions are in place for the right reasons… to protect users. With over 13 years of experien...
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Instagram disables the 'Recent' tab on hashtag pages to stop the spread of misinformation around Election Day

Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Instagram has disabled the "Recent" tab from hashtag pages for US users to prevent the spread of misinformation ahead of Election Day. The tab shows the latest posts that have used a particular hashtag. It was disabled Thursday, Instagram said. "We're doing this to reduce the real-time spread of potentially harmful content that could pop up around the election," the company tweeted.  Facebook, which owns Instagram, and Twitter have already la...
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Key takeaways from Facebook’s earnings call: Ad revenues grow despite boycott, WhatsApp integration into messaging ecosystem imminent

Facebook managed to post record revenues in spite of the significant criticism it has faced all over the world, including in the form of ad boycotts in its home country. Revenue was up 22% through the quarter ended September 30, 2020 at $21.47 billion, while net income increased 29% to $7.85 billion year-over-year. The company also announced that it is considering integrating WhatsApp into the messaging ecosystem of Messenger and Instagram, although this isn’t the first time he’s made this claim...
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Happy Halloween! (But first, beware of Devil's Night...)

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Tweets and Photos: Arsenal players react to beating Dundalk

Arsenal recorded a 3-0 win over Irish side Dundalk in last night’s Europa League game. The Gunners looked set to be held at 0-0 at the break,... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Japan’s taboo-breaking tattoo fans – in pictures

A growing tribe in Japan are defying deeply held prejudices linking tattoos with crime, turning their bodies into palettes of colour with elaborate designs, often featuring characters from traditional fables Continue reading...
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