Summer Walker Confirms Pregnancy With London on Da Track’s Baby (PHOTOS)

Summer Walker is pregnant with her first child. The 24-year-old singer-songwriter took to Instagram Friday (Nov. 20) to confirm speculation that she’s pregnant with her boyfriend London on Da Track’s baby. In the post, she’s clearly rocking a growing baby bump, which she cradles with her hand, and she captioned the post with a bunch of angel emojis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Summ...
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Vatican asks Instagram to investigate Pope account's lingerie model 'like'

The Vatican is seeking an explanation from Instagram, after the official account of Pope Francis liked a photograph of a lingerie-clad Brazilian model.
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Vatican, Instagram investigating Pope's account liking lingerie model post

The Vatican has called on Instagram to assist in an investigation after Pope Francis’s official account liked an image of a Brazilian...
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The Few, the Tired, the Open Source Coders

Reader shanen shares a report (and offers this commentary): When the open source concept emerged in the '90s, it was conceived as a bold new form of communal labor: digital barn raisings. If you made your code open source, dozens or even hundreds of programmers would chip in to improve it. Many hands would make light work. Everyone would feel ownership. Now, it's true that open source has, overall, been a wild success. Every startup, when creating its own software services or products, relies on...
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Vatican asks Instagram to get to the bottom of Pope account's lingerie model 'like'

The Vatican is seeking an explanation from Instagram, after the official account of Pope Francis liked a photograph of a lingerie-clad Brazilian model.
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Hollywood’s haunting stories fuel Instagram star Carla Valderrama’s new book

Like countless hopefuls before her, Carla Valderrama headed to Hollywood fueled by a dream, only to crash headlong into reality upon arrival. For Valderrama, acting was the dream that brought her south from Seattle in 2011. The reality was months of crashing on friends’ couches after she arrived. She survived through odd jobs and acting classes, auditions and the friendship of those she met through improv comedy work at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Marie Callender’s Whole Pie-To-Go Sale con...
Tags: Books, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Instagram, Disney, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Yale, Seattle, Mom, Garfield, Joan Collins

Rebekah Vardy wins in first stage of Coleen Rooney libel action

Judge rules Instagram post could be read as an allegation and not meant as ‘reasonable grounds to suspect’Coleen Rooney’s Instagram post about the suspected source of leaks of private information in the so-called “Wagatha Christie” row “clearly identified” Rebekah Vardy as having “secretly informed the Sun newspaper of Ms Rooney’s private posts and stories”, a judge ruled on Friday.In a victory for Vardy that sets the parameters for her libel action, Mr Justice Warby rejected the contention that...
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Extract from ‘The Journey: New Positions in African Photography’ — an introduction

A new book examines the great flourishing of photography across the African continent The post Extract from ‘The Journey: New Positions in African Photography’ — an introduction appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Warning to 'Instagram hikers' after rescues at UK site of plane wreck

Peak District team urge visitors to ‘eerie landscape’ to better prepare for poor weatherIll-prepared “Instagram hikers” have been warned against heading into the Peak District hills to take photos by the eerie wreckage of a plane after mountain rescue volunteers were called out twice in one day to assist them.The crash site at Higher Shelf Stones, on moorland between Manchester and Sheffield, contains large sections of a US military plane that plunged into a ridge in fog in 1948, killing all 13 ...
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At the Daybreak Café...

... talk about whatever you like. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Extract from ‘The Journey’: Responses to the archive

This sequence of texts was written in response to various photographs of Nigeria made between 1920 and 1929 that form part of the Colonial Office photographic collection The post Extract from ‘The Journey’: Responses to the archive appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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The Portfolio: Mário Macilau

Mozambican photographer Mário Macilau uses performance and play to expand the meaning of his work The post The Portfolio: Mário Macilau appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Facebook services saw most disruptions in India in first half of 2020

In the first half of 2020, there were 42 instances when Facebook services were disrupted in India, totalling for a total of 38 weeks, 3 days, and 19 hours. Most of these disruptions were in Jammu and Kashmir, followed by West Bengal. This information was revealed as part of Facebook’s transparency report for the first half of 2020. This isn’t a surprising trend, given how trigger happy the Indian government has been with issuing internet shutdown orders — Jammu and Kashmir for instance was subje...
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Facebook Sues Operator Who Reportedly Scraped 100,000 Instagram Accounts for Clone Sites

Facebook filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a website owner who allegedly operated a network of Instagram clone sites using information from more than 100,000 public profiles. This complaint marks the social media giant’s latest crackdown on organizations both large and small for violating its terms of service. Read more...
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