At the Headless Snowman Café...

 ... you can talk about whatever you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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The saddest of Tokyo smiles

There were numerous drafts of this, but none of them felt appropriate, or managed to capture the horribly poignant nature of that jarring English phrase. Then it dawned on me that the words in the photograph said something, but at the same time had absolutely zero substance, and that seemed entirely fitting considering how the problem of poverty is almost always approached.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Tokyo

Trump wants back on Facebook and Instagram, appeals suspension to Facebook Oversight Board

The Facebook Oversight Board, which will decide whether Donald Trump's suspension should be lifted, received an appeal on behalf of the former president.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Facebook, Usa, News, Instagram, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Facebook Oversight Board

B Corps are businesses committed to using their profit for good - these 15 make products we love

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cotopaxi B Corps are businesses graded on their efforts to create an inclusive, sustainable economy.These companies treat "good business" as an idea that includes both profit and purpose. Below, we rounded up the B Corps we love shopping at most, including Patagonia, , and Prose.As history can attest, well-meaning government and nonprofits aren't enough on their own to fix every societal issue. Even wit...
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Streamlabs launches a ‘link in bio’ website builder that includes tipping

A number of online creators and influencers have adopted mobile-friendly “link in bio” websites, like Linktree, to point their fans to their social profiles or other content they want to promote. Today, live streaming software company Streamlabs launched its own product in this market with its new mobile website builder Willow. Its tool differentiates itself from others in this space by integrating a tipping feature directly on the landing page. “Link in bio” websites have grown in popularity be...
Tags: TC, Instagram, Tech, Paypal, Willow, Streamlabs, Linktree, Willow Because Willow, George Kurdin Streamlabs

Vanessa Bryant Slams Rapper Meek Mill Over ‘Insensitive’ Lyrics About Her Late Husband, Kobe Bryant

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Tags: Instagram, Cbs, Philadelphia, Kobe Bryant, Meek Mill, Don, Vanessa, Meek, Kobe, Vanessa Bryant, Instagram Meek, Around the Nation, Kobe Vanessa

National Geographic, NASA Team Up on Perseverance Rover AR Instagram Experience

Why watch the Perseverance rover on Mars when you can be the Perseverance rover on Mars? National Geographic teamed up with NASA on a new augmented reality experience on Instagram, available via the @natgeo account. Nat Geo said in a statement, "Through this new activation, Instagram users can expect to truly become one with the...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, Nasa, Artificial Intelligence, Mars, National Geographic, Nat Geo, Social Pro Daily, National Geographic NASA

James Gunn May Have Another DC Project After Suicide Squad & Peacemaker

BEGIN SLIDESHOW James Gunn Might Have Another DC Project in Works After The Suicide Squad & Peacemaker During a Q&A session on Instagram, director James Gunn was asked if he is currently working on other DC projects following Warner Bros.’ The Suicide Squad and HBO Max’s Peacemaker. Gunn seemingly confirmed his involvement in a potential new DC project by teasingly answering with “Maybe just a little. One toe dipped in.”  Understandably, he wasn’t able to give out further details about t...
Tags: TV, Movies, Instagram, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, John Cena, Margot, Gunn, Peter Safran, ComingSoon, DCEU, Dc News, HBO Max

Start Your Vlogging Career With 40% off a Taotronics 12" Ring Light

TaoTronics 12" Selfie Ring Light | $30 | Amazon | Promo code KJXNAZRK + $10 Clip Coupon Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Science, Technology, Bluetooth, Selfie, Narcissism, Internet Culture, Science and Technology, Tripod, Portrait Photography, Coupon, Human Interest, Ring Flash, Technology Internet, KJXNAZRK

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[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Snow, Sunrise, Ann Althouse

6 Ways Brands Can Use Social Selling to Win Customers

Most of us are spending far more time at home in the wake of the pandemic.  While some of us are tackling projects around the house, homeschooling kids, and trying to work a full-time job, there’s one other activity that takes up a good portion of our time these days — and it’s social media.  According to a recent study, social media usage grew by 50 percent in early March , when most states first enacted their stay at home orders.  Social media usage is at an all-time high, with site...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Sales, Linkedin, Reddit, Don, Joe Pulizzi, Content Marketing Institute, James Van Der Beek, Kimberly Brook, Oberlo, Ways Brands Can Use Social Selling, Social Media Influencers Selling, Runners Athletics, Combine Social Selling

Nude selfies: are they now art?

Lockdown has triggered a boom in the exchange of intimate shots – and now a new book called Sending Nudes is celebrating the pleasures and perils of baring all to the cameraHave you ever sent a nude selfie? The question draws a thick red line between generations, throwing one side into a panic while the other just laughs. And yet, as far back as 2009, that fount of moral wisdom, Kanye West, was advising how to stay safe. “When you take the picture cut off your face / And cover up the tattoo by t...
Tags: Books, Photography, UK, Sex, Relationships, Poetry, Women, Social Media, Life and style, Kanye West, Dating, Culture, Men, Short Stories, Online Dating, Jamie Foxx

Be The Queen (with Elsa Majimbo) – Episode 8 of Professional Troublemaker

This week on Professional Troublemaker, I’m talking to 15x chess champion, professional bragger, comedian, and social media sensation Elsa Majimbo. Pre-global pandemic, Elsa was a journalism student with just over seven thousand followers. Fast forward a few viral videos later, and Elsa is out here with a Fenty endorsement and other major corporate partnerships, taking meetings with actors and musicians she’s looked up to for years, releasing her own ASMR song about snacks on Apple Music an...
Tags: Elsa, Podcast, Instagram, Humor, Asmr, Fenty, Elsa Majimbo, Professional Troublemaker

The cofounder of clothing brand Faherty says the company had its best year yet thanks to a diversified supply chain and the art of storytelling

Alex Faherty Courtesy of Faherty Alex Faherty is the cofounder of the clothing brand Faherty.  The company weathered the pandemic due to its diversified business model.  It also went on a hiring spree to bring on writers who could develop the storytelling of the brand.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In 2020, clothing brand Faherty had a standout year, according to its twin cofounders Alex and Mike Faherty. Alex credits one thing that helped keep his company afloat...
Tags: Asia, Nordstrom, New York, Instagram, Matthew Mcconaughey, New York City, US, Trends, United States, Manhattan, Venice, Neil Patrick Harris, Kerry, Alex, Hamptons, Barney

Capital scenes: London's third lockdown – in pictures

Photographer Jill Mead has been capturing scenes on the streets of London during the latest lockdown – from the security staff guarding empty offices, to night-time boxers, a virtual carnival performer, influencers on Bond Street and a home hairdressing session Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, London, UK News, Coronavirus, Jill Mead

Instagram Announces New Features to Help Support Users Affected By Eating Disorders

Instagram is launching new features to help support users on its platform who may be affected by negative body image or an eating disorder, the company has announced. Previously, Instagram had limited its policy to obscuring content that may trigger users suffering from an eating disorder, but the new policy adds to this by aiming to surface more expert-backed resources when people search for content related to the issues. While we don't allow content that promotes or encourages self-harm a...
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UCLA athlete dismissed from team after racist comments, outcry among students

UCLA athlete Chris Weiland was dismissed Monday from the cross country and track & field team after video of him making racist, sexist and homophobic comments surfaced across social media platforms Sunday. Weiland, a Rancho Cucamonga High graduate, was heard talking to his mother on the phone during the video while making the remarks. “When first learning of this a few months ago, I was disgusted and immediately suspended him indefinitely from the team,” said Avery Anderson, UCLA’s Director of T...
Tags: Instagram, Oregon, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Cross Country, College sports, Anderson, Ucla, Bruins, Tucson, Naomi Osaka, Weiland, Jennifer Brady, Dorian Thompson Robinson, Michaela Onyenwere

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