Myanmar coup: Military leaders block Twitter and Instagram

Users had flocked to the two sites to protest against Monday's coup after Facebook was blocked.
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Daily Crunch: Myanmar blocks Twitter and Instagram

Myanmar’s government extends its internet crackdown, Microsoft’s lobbying arm blacklists presidential election objectors and Dublin’s Frontline Ventures raises a new fund. This is your Daily Crunch for February 5, 2021. The big story: Myanmar blocks Twitter and Instagram The military government in Myanmar recently told telecom operators and internet service providers to block access to Facebook. Now it’s doing the same thing to Twitter and Instagram. This comes after the military staged a coup...
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Myanmar blocks Twitter and Instagram

Myanmar further expanded its internet crackdown, ordering a block of Twitter and Instagram days after the country's military seized power in a coup.
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The best photo-editing apps for Android and iOS

From simple filters to light leaks and effects, step up your smartphone photography with these 8 apps
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Simon Pegg Confirms Production Resumption of Mission: Impossible 7

Simon Pegg confirms production resumption of Mission: Impossible 7 After hitting a bumpy path over the holiday season with some crew members breaking pandemic protocols, the highly-anticipated Mission: Impossible 7 seems to be back on track as star Simon Pegg has taken to Instagram and Twitter to confirm he’s back at work on the sequel and teasing the look of the central spies in the film! The post can be viewed below! RELATED: Exclusive: Angela Bassett Confirms Return for More Mission: Imp...
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Best cheap camera deals for February 2021

Amateur and professional photographers to take advantage of digital camera deals and bundle offers that pop up fairly often. Read on for our up-to-date list of the best camera deals for 2021.
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On the road, making a living on the web

In this post: Matt Kepnes, the founder of “Nomadic Matt,” talks about how he became a travel blogger and built his business on the web. Matt Kepnes was just 23 in 2004 when he took his first overseas vacation to Costa Rica. For someone else, this would have been a brief break from a corporate job. But to Matt, this trip — followed by a second overseas trip to Thailand — set him on the road to pursuing his newfound passion for travel full time.In July 2006, Matt set out on an adventure around ...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Thailand, New York Times, Madagascar, Costa Rica, Matt, Matt Kepnes, Oaxaca Mexico, Nomadic Matt, Nomadic Network, Web Creators, Justin Juul

The Portfolio: Geoff Dyer

In this extract from But Beautiful, the writer Geoff Dyer reflects on how photographs ‘work on you’ The post The Portfolio: Geoff Dyer appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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UK Influencers Are Not Longer Allowed to Use Filters in Promotional Posts Will The US Follow?

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that UK influencers are not allowed to use filters on promotional, ad, and sponsored material they post on Instagram. This basically means if influencers or celebrities are teaming up with brands to promote and review products on Instagram they are no longer allow to exaggerate the claims of the product using a filter. Say if a celebrity is the UK is given a lip plumper and paid to post about it on Instagram and proceeds to use Facetune to m...
Tags: UK, Instagram, US, Beauty, United Kingdom, Advertising Standards Authority, Asa, Advertising Standards Authority ASA, Beauty News, Sasha Pallari

Instagram is realizing it's not so easy to knock off TikTok

It took less than six months for Instagram's Snapchat clone to catch up to its rival's audience size and be credited with stunting Snapchat's user growth just as the company prepared to make its Wall Street debut in 2017.
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Myanmar coup protesters – in pictures

At least 30 people have been detained over pot-banging protests against a military coup as demonstrations gather pace Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Protest, World news, South and Central Asia, Myanmar

"It’s so hard to fit old First Amendment principles into the social media era. This is one of those areas of law that needs to evolve."

Said Greg H. Greubel, a staff attorney at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, quoted in "Students Punished for ‘Vulgar’ Social Media Posts Are Fighting Back/A lawsuit against the University of Tennessee questions when schools can discipline students because of their online speech" (NYT). According to court papers, the [University of Tennessee pharmacy school's] professional conduct committee, composed of nine faculty members and three students, cited several examples it considered...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Education, Law, Free Speech, University of Tennessee, Cardi, Ann Althouse, Dirty Words, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Greg H Greubel, Kimberly -RSB- Diei, Ms Diei

Pictures: Indian Air Force Rafale, Chinook and Apache at Aero India 2021

Aero India 2021 began on the 3rd of February and on display were three of the Indian armed forces latest additions, the Dassault Rafale EH, Boeing CH-47F Chinook and the Boeing AH-64E Apache. Dassault Rafale EH There are five Dassault Rafales at the show, these aircraft are part of the 36 aircraft order placed by … >>> To read the full story click on the headline above.
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Confinement: photographic responses to the pandemic

Prix Pictet, the world’s leading prize for photography and sustainability, gathered responses to Covid-19 by 43 artists from 20 nations. A featured collaboration of four photographers with the Guardian, in the summer of 2020, draws on themes of isolation, confinement and political instability, and includes laureates and shortlisted photographers from the prize’s eight editions Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Art and design, Coronavirus, COVID, Prix Pictet

Unexpected Leadership Lessons that Mobsters Can Teach Lawful Leaders

LEADERSHIP is a broad term, and it applies to those who you might not have a positive perception of — including mobsters. We discovered through a rigorous analysis applying 70 years of Nobel-prize winning economics that Mobsters have leadership teams and structures that enable their success despite continuous efforts to disrupt them. Many of these crime syndicates have survived over a hundred years despite enormous law enforcement resources devoted to their daily demise. How is that possible wh...
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