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Flickr's top 25 images of 2020: all rights reserved

Leticia Roncero, Community Manager at Flickr, shared the platform's top 25 images of 2020. Since they are all marked "all rights reserved," here's a great puppy photo from Pexels. It has 13.4 million views and is free to use under Creative Commons (CC0). — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Photography, News, Creative Commons, Flickr, Pixabay, Pexels, Leticia Roncero


At the Sunrise Café...

  ... you can talk about whatever you want.  And please think of supporting this blog by doing your shopping through the Althouse portal to Amazon, which is always right there in the sidebar. Thanks! [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Althouse


Wannabe Instagram Star Stabbed Her Mom & Cut Her Heart Out While She Was Still Alive, Then Showered & Went Out on a Date With Her Boyfriend

A young medical student and wannabe Instagram star has been arrested and charged with murder after police say she stabbed her mother and then cut out her heart and other internal organs while she was still alive. Police said 21-year-old Anna Leikovic from the European country of Moldova used a kitchen knife in the barbaric attack, which saw her not only cutting out her mother’s heart, but also her lungs and intestines, all while she was still breathing. After committing the heinous crime, author...
Tags: Wtf, Murder, Crime, News, Instagram, Germany, Stabbing, World news, Jazz, Anna, Moldova, Brutal, Trending, Vladimir, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Really


27 beautiful coffee table books to give as holiday gifts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Unlike the dog-eared, beaten-down tomes inhabiting the bookshelves of a home, coffee table books are a more refined species.They have license over the prime tabletop real estate, and are typically used as both an accent piece, a personal thesis statement, and entertainment for guests patiently waiting for their host to emerge from some other room.Coffee table books hav...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Photography, Florida, New York, China, US, Trends, Bbc, Features, Gifts, Reading List, Beijing, United States, Bob Dylan


‘Lizzie McGuire’ Reboot Scrapped At Disney+

Hilary Duff has revealed that the reboot of Lizzie McGuire is not moving forward at Disney+. The actor took to Instagram to say the...
Tags: Instagram, Disney, Hilary Duff, Lizzie McGuire


Google faces its 3rd major antitrust lawsuit as Texas and other states take the company to court over its ad practices

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan /Getty Images A coalition of states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google over the company's ad practices on Wednesday. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a Facebook post that Google "used its monopolistic powers to control pricing" and "engage in market collusions to rig auctions" for online ad sales. The Department of Justice brought an antitrust case against Google in October, and a separate group of states plans to file a lawsuit as ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, Texas, News, Enterprise, Instagram, Colorado, California, US, Trends, Markets, Washington Dc, Lawsuits, Antitrust, Nebraska


Can Influencers’ Failure to Disclose Sponsorship Constitute False Advertising?–EIS v. WOW Tech (Guest Blog Post)

by guest blogger Prof. Alexandra J. Roberts This decision has everything—from sex toys with proprietary air pulse technology to Instagram influencers and Amazon astroturfing to illicit meetings inside the sauna of a well-known Las Vegas hotel.  Most exciting for this guest blogger, it appears to be the first published decision concluding that an influencer’s failure to disclose material benefit qualifies as a false or misleading representation of fact under the Lanham Act. Background Plaintiff E...
Tags: Amazon, Utah, Instagram, Law, California, Marketing, US, Patents, Michigan, Las Vegas, Delaware, Ftc, Blue Cross, Eis, Eric, PTO


Google faces its third major antitrust lawsuit as Texas and other states take the company to court over its ad practices

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai Justin Sullivan /Getty Images A coalition of states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google over the company's ad practices on Wednesday. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a Facebook post that Google "used its monopolistic powers to control pricing" and "engage in market collusions to rig auctions" for online ad sales. The lawsuit comes on the heels of an antitrust case brought against Google by the DOJ in October, and another one that a separate gr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, Texas, News, Enterprise, Instagram, Colorado, California, US, Trends, Markets, Washington Dc, Lawsuits, Antitrust, Nebraska


REVIEW: Marmite Peanut Butter (U.K.)

In the last years of the 19th century, Justus von Liebig, inventor of Marmite, looked into an empty beer barrel, saw the yeast gunk there, and thought, “Yeah, Imma gonna eat that.” More than a century later, Unilever has released a new spread that combines Justus’ salty yeast extract with another culinary innovation of the late 19th century: peanut butter. I have to ask, who is this product for? Peanut butter isn’t very popular in the Marmite-loving United Kingdom, and the peanut butter-loving ...
Tags: Reviews, Instagram, Shopping, Unilever, Tesco, United States, United Kingdom, Wisconsin, Justus, Marmite, Imma, U.K, Justus von Liebig, Marmite Peanut Butter U K


Facebook is reportedly looking to take on TaskRabbit by allowing people to book gig workers for home repair or freelance jobs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Paley Center on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 in New York. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan The Information reported Facebook is building a team that would build a services feature, connecting users to freelancers for home repair jobs and other small tasks. The TaskRabbit-like services tool would live on Facebook Marketplace, a place users can sell or exchange goods to one another, according to the report.  The company introduced Marketplace in 2016 and amassed 800...
Tags: Amazon, Freelancing, Facebook, Lyft, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Technology, News, Instagram, California, Trends, Information, Jeff Bezos, Shopify, Gig Economy, Taskrabbit


Wordless Wednesday: A Snowball’s Chance in Texas

The post Wordless Wednesday: A Snowball’s Chance in Texas appeared first on BitterSweet.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Texas, Winter, Children, Holiday, Snow, Baking, Portraits, Joy


Peter Andre shares heartbreaking post on Instagram – fans reach out

Peter Andre has been comforted by his fans after posting a heart-rending post on Instagram....
Tags: Instagram, Peter Andre


Australia sues Facebook over its use of Onavo to snoop

Yet more trouble brewing for Facebook: Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is suing the tech giant over its use, in 2016 and 2017, of the Onavo VPN app to spy on users for commercial purposes. The ACCC’s case accuses Facebook of false, misleading or deceptive conduct toward thousands of Australian consumers, after it had promoted the Onavo Protect app — saying it would keep users personal activity data private, protected and secret and not use it for any other purpose, w...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Lawsuit, UK, Instagram, Australia, Germany, US, Tech, Antitrust, Vpn, Ftc, Fco, Sims, ACCC, Rod Sims


Facebook relaunches Instagram Lite app, begins test in India

Facebook is working to bring back the Instagram Lite app, months after it shut down the light version offering worldwide. The social conglomerate said on Wednesday that it is testing the revamped Instagram Lite app in India, where it hopes to “gain valuable insights” about the new offering before “a global rollout” of the app later. The revamped Instagram Lite app weighs less than 2MB and delivers a “fast, reliable, and responsive” experience of the social service. The Android app supports...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Instagram, India, Tech, Whatsapp, Bose, Facebook Lite, App Annie, Shah, Reliance, Abhijit Bose, Ajit Mohan


Facebook launches revamped Instagram Lite app in India

Facebook is working to bring back the Instagram Lite app, months after it shut down the light version offering worldwide. The social conglomerate said on Wednesday that it is testing the revamped Instagram Lite app in India, where it hopes to “gain valuable insights” about the new offering before “a global rollout” of the app later. The revamped Instagram Lite app weighs less than 2MB and delivers a “fast, reliable, and responsive” experience of the social service. The Android app supports...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Instagram, India, Tech, Whatsapp, Bose, Facebook Lite, App Annie, Shah, Reliance, Abhijit Bose, Ajit Mohan


Indian farmers' protests – in pictures

Tens of thousands of protesting Indian farmers are camping along at least five major highways on the outskirts of New Delhi and have said they won’t leave until the government rolls back new laws on agricultural reform that they say will drive down crop prices and devastate their earnings Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, India, World news, South and Central Asia, News photography, New Delhi


'Art is not a spectator sport': the confounding work of Victor Burgin – in pictures

The British artist’s groundbreaking 1986 book Between was inspired by psychoanalysis, post-structuralism and a rejection of art as mere commerce. Yet it contains themes common to us all Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Photography, Society, Culture, Art and design, Society books, Victor Burgin


Instagram introduces its 2MB lite app in India

Instagram is introducing its lite app in India today in test mode on Android. The app is sized under 2MB to cater to phones that have memory and size constraints. Vishal Shah, VP of Instagram made this announcement at the Facebook Fuel for India virtual event. Earlier in May, Facebook killed the earlier version of the Instagram lite app and said that a new iteration is in the works. In September, a new version of Instagram lite came to the fore. However, this is the first time the company’s offi...
Tags: Startups, Instagram, India, Vishal Shah, Plugged, Facebook Fuel for India



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