Trump is banned, but can a revamp save Twitter from itself?

With the ex-president gone, the site is launching a flurry of new features – yet its reputation for abuse may endureIn January, Twitter committed what was at first glance a massive act of self-sabotage: it gave its star attraction, Donald Trump, a lifetime ban. This brought to an end a five-year faustian relationship between the two; some observers wondered if the platform would wither without him, yet, to many, Trump was Twitter’s problem writ large.If YouTube has creators and Instagram has inf...
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Reese Witherspoon takes to Instagram to celebrate her 'sweet hubby' of 10 years

Witherspoon celebrated her anniversary with husband, Jim Toth, in a heartfelt post on Instagram this week.
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5 apps and social media platforms you should be using to connect with clients

Apps like Slack and Vox provide instant access to clients. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Tiffani Purdy is the CEO of New Paradigm Biz Bestie and a marketing and sales strategist. While most people rely on email marketing, Purdy suggests finding new ways to connect with your clients. She uses Slack, Facebook Groups, and Telegram to share content with clients and grow her business. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the last 20-plus years, email has become the standard f...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Facebook Groups, Vox, Telegram, Slack, Social Media Advertising, Nordic, Facebook Group, Purdy, Contributor

Neo-Nazi groups are using Instagram to recruit young teenagers, experts warn. Memes are being used to entice them.

Memes are being used to draw in teenagers to neo-Nazi groups, experts told Insider. Getty Images Instagram is a fertile ground for extremist propaganda, experts told Insider. Neo-Nazi groups are using the social media platform to recruit teenagers, the experts said. Parents are now being advised to spot far-right messaging to protect their kids. See more stories on Insider's business page. "My kids have had a pretty progressive upbringing," Joanna Schroeder told Insider. "So it was pre...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, UK, Texas, Technology, Instagram, California, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Social Media, Memes, News UK, Internet Safety, Nazi, Doge

10 ways to market your book if you really don’t like marketing

You know that you need to market your book. But what if you really, really, don’t like marketing? You became a writer to write, after all – not to sell. Reading Time: 8 minutes Do you feel that writing is what you’re good at – and marketing isn’t? It’s true that writing is your primary task. It’s natural to want to play to your strengths and focus on what you love doing – without the inconvenience of having to having to find an audience for it. But it’s also true that you won’t last l...
Tags: Twitter, Books, Instagram, Cornwall, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Ana White, Mel Robbins, Liz Fenwick, Jonathan Hoban

Weekend Cooking: Come On Over by Jeff Mauro

Have you heard of Jeff Mauro? He made his name as the “Sandwich King” on the Food Network and currently hosts the show The Kitchen on the same network. His new cookbook, Come On Over will be published by William Morrow in April. (Thanks to William Morrow for the review copy of the cookbook.) As you can tell from the title, this cookbook is all about entertaining—but don’t think hoity-toity. The gatherings Mauro likes are those that involve family and close friends. Each chapter focuses on a dif...
Tags: Books, Instagram, Abram, Diane, Tina, Mauro, William Morrow, Jeff Mauro, Beth F, Jackie McGuinness, Crispy Broccoli, Greek Lemon Chicken, Black Bean and Roasted Tomato Soup

‘Virtual meetings aren’t going anywhere soon’: how to put your best Zoom face forward

Has a year of video calls made you self-conscious? Don’t turn your camera off: just relax and deploy a few of these beauty tipsThought we were a nation of narcissists pre-Covid? Well, a global pandemic has taken things to a whole new level. It’s safe to say nobody planned to spend quite so much of the past year staring at their own grainy reflection, but with everything from weddings to work meetings forced online, our bid to stay connected with others has meant being constantly confronted with ...
Tags: Fashion, Technology, Instagram, Life and style, Beauty, Zoom, Coronavirus

Review of My Handheld Vacuum

My Shark handheld vacuum is something I bought for myself during Black Friday sales this past year. I’ve shown it on our Instagram a few times, and every time, I get loads of comments and questions about it! I honestly had no idea anyone would really care about (what my grandma would call) a dust-buster. But I was sold on the product after seeing Mrs. Hinch use hers over and over again on her Instagram, so I guess the joke’s on me. Ha. Here’s what I love about my handheld vacuum: -Easy to use a...
Tags: Instagram, Home Decor, Window Shopping, Favorite Things, Emma Chapman

2021 Neighborhood Ohanami Offerings

Click here to see the VAoJ cherry blossoms through the years. [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
Tags: Photography, Anthropology, Photo Essay, Neighborhood, Cherry Blossoms, Sakura, Ohanami

No. 1 Sierra Canyon football hands Oaks Christian first-ever shutout 

Sierra Canyon Daniel Duran passes against Oaks Christian Friday, March 26, 2021. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer) Oaks Christian’s Mathias Malaki-Donaldson reacts after stopping Sierra Canyon on downs Friday, March 26, 2021. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Sierra Canyon’s Jason Jones goes for a touchdown against Oaks Christian Friday, March 26, 2021. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributi...
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