At the Friday Night Café...

... you can write about whatever you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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The Ex-Boyfriend of Blac Chyna’s New Boyfriend Blasts Their Relationship: “You Can Have That Sis”

Blac Chyna just made her new relationship Instagram official and things are already getting very messy. Early Friday (Dec. 11), the reality star took to social media to show off a new mystery man she referred to as “mines.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) But it turns out that man—later identified as the artist “Lil Twin”—may have belonged to someone e...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Nsa, Pop Culture, Jazz, Miami, Ion, Exposed, Sola, Blac Chyna, Put on Blast, Celebrity Relationships, DaBaby, Lil Twin

Former Sacramento After-School Teacher Sentenced For Trying To Arrange Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

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The Company I Keep: How Leonard Lauder Built Estée Lauder

ESTÉE LAUDER founded what would become the Estée Lauder Corporation in 1933 on the conviction that “every woman can be beautiful.” Her ambition was to have a life filled with beautiful things, and that “rested entirely on her ability to sell her skincare products.” The first five chapters of The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty are a must-read for any entrepreneur. Her son, Leonard, details the tenacity, business acumen, salesmanship, and mindset of a superstar businesswoman. Her Uncle John de...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Kids are spending almost 3x as much time on gaming platform Roblox than they are on TikTok, YouTube, or Instagram. Here's why I think Roblox will be a great stock and break from the 'menace economy' of big tech.

Of Roblox's full-time employees, 79% of them are engineers - a higher percentage than Apple, Netflix, or Google. Phil Noble/Reuters Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway writes about the power of companies launching their own platform to amass customers and create what are essentially mini supply and demand ...
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‘Google Has Stifled Competition’: California Joins Federal Antitrust Case Against Search Giant

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) — California is seeking to join the Justice Department in its antitrust lawsuit against Google parent Alphabet Inc., one of the state’s largest businesses. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed the motion to join the case in federal court on Friday. “By using exclusionary business agreements to dominate the market, Google has stifled competition and rigged the advertising market,” Becerra said. We’re moving to join a lawsuit against @Google for violating federal anti...
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ATTN:, Barack Obama Take Instagram Users on a Tour of A Promised Land

ATTN: and former President Barack Obama are joining forces again, this time on a five-part social series to highlight significant moments and themes from Obama's new book, A Promised Land. The series was created and produced by ATTN: in unique formats that are custom-made to be experienced via Instagram's feed, short-form Reels videos and Stories....
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From Instagram to Insistent Goats: Another Life After Social Media Case Study

Not long ago, I received a note from a reader named Shandel who wanted to share her experience with social media. She began by noting that she used to “love” these services: I loved meeting new people and adding them to my friends list. It was a thrill!…I joined a running group and felt super cool to be posting with them and to be tagged in their photos. I was proud of my life and wanted to show it off.” Then, like many, she began to feel “some unrest.” She worried that she was looking at photo...
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A legendary venture-capital firm bought Airbnb shares for $0.01 each in 2009

Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images Airbnb's stock price soared to about $145 during its stock-market debut on Thursday.Sequoia Capital invested $585,000 in the home-rental platform for about 58 million shares in 2009, paying about $0.01 a share, The Information reported.The venture-capital fund has plowed a total of $280 million into Airbnb over the years, giving it a stake worth almost $12 billion at the close on Thursday.Sequoia backed Airbnb when it had only 2,500 listings on its w...
Tags: Instagram, Finance, Trends, Tech, Markets, Intel, Venture Capital, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Sequoia Capital, Sequoia, Seed Funding, Apple Google, Home Rental, KENA BETANCUR, Airbnb IPO

Take holiday photos with Night Sight in Portrait Mode

It’s officially the holiday season, which means I can finally decorate my house—so there are lights everywhere. Usually, I’d have friends and family over to see my setup, but this year I’ll be celebrating with just my household. Instead of gathering in person, my friends, family and I are sending each other digital holiday cards, and I’ll be using Night Sight in Portrait Mode on my new Pixel 5 to get the perfect photo.Night Sight in Portrait Mode is a new feature only on Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel ...
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Practically every major social app has a Stories function now. This is why

Snapchat popularized the idea of ephemeral social media years ago, but now the feature is is popping up in dozens of other platforms. Here's why.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Linkedin, Features, Snapchat, Stories

Instagram: How to Use the Level Tool in Stories

Instagram appears to be testing a "Level" tool in Instagram Stories, which will help you ensure that you're holding your device straight before taking a photo or video. If you're one of the Instagram users with access to this feature, our guide will show you how it works. Note: These screenshots were captured in the...
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A legendary venture-capital firm bought Airbnb shares for 1 cent each in 2009

The Airbnb logo is displayed on the Nasdaq digital billboard in Times Square in New York on December 10, 2020. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images Airbnb's stock price soared to about $145 during its stock-market debut on Thursday.Sequoia Capital invested $585,000 in the home-rental platform for around 58 million shares in 2009, paying about 1 cent a share, The Information reported.The venture-capital fund has plowed a total of $280 million into Airbnb over the years, giving it a sta...
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10 books on leadership, strategy, and innovation to inspire you to start 2021 off right

These books can help you learn how to cope with the pandemic. Seb Oliver/Getty Images If you're seeking guidance during the pandemic, you might want to pick up these 10 books on leadership, strategy, and innovation.  The authors dive deep into ethics, long-term strategies, experimentation, and case studies to show you everything you need to know about running a company, supporting a culture that works, and churning out great ideas.  Other titles divulge secrets of major tech players, inclu...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Microsoft, Aaron Sorkin, US, America, Trends, Taiwan, Netflix, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Travis Kalanick, Oxford University, Meyer

Twitter app code indicates that live video broadcasting app Periscope may get shut down

Twitter has been doubling down on video services within its app, building out Twitter Live and recently launching Fleets so that users can share more moving media alongside their pithy 180-word observations, links and still photos. But in the process, it appears that it may also be streamlining its bigger stable of services. Code in the Twitter app indicates that Periscope — the live video broadcasting app that launched a thousand fluttering hearts — may be headed into retirement. Date and ot...
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Big Horn Armory (BHA) Announces 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

Big Horn Armory 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Cody, Wyo. ( – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has launched a special 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway to celebrate the season of giving. Entrants will have the opportunity to win great prizes from BHA every night for twelve nights, starting on Dec. 13 and concluding on Dec. 24, 2020. Prizes include a BHA logo hat, t-shirt, AR500 five and nine-round magazines, sling, scabbard, butt cuff, or so...
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Airbnb hires Droga5 as shares surge on IPO, Disney+ debuts movies: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  Airbnb hires Droga5 Airbnb, whose shares soared yesterday on its first day of public trading, also has a new lead creative agency. Ad Age’s Lindsay Rittenhouse reveals that the vacation rental f...
Tags: Facebook, Hbo, Instagram, Advertising, Disney, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Nike, Unilever, Nba, Santa Claus, Airbnb, Boulder, Warner, Pixar, Denver

Famed footballer cuts ties with Huawei over AI ‘Uighur alert’

Football star Antoine Griezmann has ended his sponsorship deal with Huawei over the Chinese tech giant’s reported testing of a facial recognition system that can detect members of the persecuted Uighur ethnic group. The France and Barcelona forward explained his decision in an Instagram post on Thursday.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Antoine Griezmann (@antogriezmann) “Following strong suspicions that Huawei has contributed to the development of a ‘Uighur alert’ thanks to faci...
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Masked Horses: photographs by Tim Flach

Wildlife photographer Tim Flach’s series Masked Horses speaks to the role of the horse as a companion to humankind over the ages. A disguise, or a protection the images reflect on our current pandemic. Flach’s animal photographs have often been likened to classical portraiture and his portraits of horses wearing gas masks, head protectors, equine inhalers and blindfolds are both captivating and disturbingTim Flach’s photographs are at Gallery Eight in Mayfair in December Continue reading...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

The Airbnb logo is displayed on the Nasdaq digital billboard in Times Square in New York on December 10, 2020. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Event alert: Join us Thursday, December 17 at 3 p.m. ET for a panel discussion on how to get hired in VC...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Mitch McConnell for opposing $1,200 stimulus checks in Instagram live session

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over his opposition to stimulus checks on an Instagram livestream on Thursday night.  Ocasio-Cortez has repeatedly called for a $1,200 direct payment to be included in the relief bill Congress is aiming to pass during the lame-duck session. The freshman congresswoman also argued that Republicans ...
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