The sun, found at 6:36 a.m.

[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Facebook Removes 14 Networks for Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in March 2021

Facebook released its coordinated inauthentic behavior report for March 2021, sharing details on 14 networks that were removed, originating from 11 countries. The actions involved a total of 1,167 accounts, 290 Instagram accounts, 255 pages and 34 groups. Details follow on the networks that were removed last month. Albania: 128 accounts, 41 pages, 21 groups...
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We took a walk in the Arboretum today.

Meade caught me wandering off:  I was sticking to close-ups:   [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Report: Sonos and Ikea’s next Symfonisk speaker may double as wall art

Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk line has been pretty popular due to their quirky looks and surprisingly good sound — showing that even lamps can make for good speakers. Now it appears the companies are following up their partnership with an updated table lamp and a new product altogether. According to The Verge, Ikea and Sonos are preparing to launch a speaker that doubles as wall art. Ikea teased the updated Symfonisk speakers on its Instagram account, although it didn’t say what specifically was co...
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Facebook Sure Seems Desperate To Pass This Latest Data Breach Off As Old News For Some Reason

In the aftermath of bombshell reports of a massive data breach that may have compromised the personal information of as many as 533 million users, Facebook has committed absolutely to trying to spin the leak as old news, no big deal, definitely nothing to see here, no need to even think about this too much at all,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Data Breach, Software, Computing, Data Protection, Operating Systems, General Data Protection Regulation, Mike Clark, Internet Privacy, Andy Stone, Liz Bourgeois, Universal Windows Platform Apps

Lawmakers press Instagram for details on its plans for kids

A group of Democratic lawmakers wrote to Mark Zuckerberg this week to press the CEO on his plans to curate a version of Instagram for children. In a hearing last month, Zuckerberg confirmed reporting by Buzzfeed that the company was exploring an age-gated version of its app designed for young users. Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) signed the letter, expressing “serious concerns” about the company’s ability to pro...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Kids, Instagram, Buzzfeed, Congress, Government, Tech, House, Zuckerberg, Democratic, Richard Blumenthal, Ed Markey, Messenger Kids, Kathy Castor D FL

Buyers of the Lost ARKK

Subscribe! Join Downtown Josh Brown and Michael Batnick for another round of What Are Your Thoughts? On this week’s episode, Josh and Michael discuss the biggest topics in investing and finance, including: ►Instagram Is Facebook – What if Instagram financials were broken out or a spinoff was attempted? ►Too Much Supply – About 300 SPACs launched in Q1, raising almost $100 billion (more than all of l...The post Buyers of the Lost ARKK appeared first on The Reformed Broker.
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Rapper Sada Baby used DMX's hospitalization to broadcast ill will towards Lil Nas X

Rapper Sada Baby appeared to insult Lil Nas X in an Instagram story when he posted about the hospitalization of DMX.
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This and That

Another mix of photos in Paris. The full moon came up orange the other day probably due to polution but still beautiful. Here it is right over Montparnasse Tower. Meat delivery. Well, this is unusal. The Dior Shop I think. Seen in a children’s playground by les Halles. Flowers for my birthday. I am old enough to have gotten my second vaccination against Covid on my birthday. I have the antibodies for it too so surely I am covered. I just want to travel aga...
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SAG Awards ‘ Red Carpet Fashion: Phil Dunster’s Dapper Look Includes a Chopard Timepiece!

On Sunday, April 4, 2021 actor Phil Dunster, nominated alongside his Ted Lasso castmates for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series, posed for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards virtual red carpet wearing a timepiece by Chopard.     Notes from Phil Dunster from Instagram: Huge shout out to the entire squadron of people […] The post SAG Awards ‘ Red Carpet Fashion: Phil Dunster’s Dapper Look Includes a Chopard Timepiece! first appeared on
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4 captivating copywriting tips for Instagram

Everyone wants to know the secret to writing the perfect Instagram caption. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula, but we do have game-changing copywriting tips for Instagram that are sure to help boost your engagement. Brand storytelling is a big factor in social media success. Even if a picture is worth a thousand words, the right caption will take your brand’s story to the next level. And it seems like the longer the caption, the better the engagement. Sorry to break it ...
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Go Unafraid (with Bozoma Saint John) – Episode 14 of Professional Troublemaker

This week on Professional Troublemaker, we’re diving back into our archives and re-sharing some of our interviews with epic professional troublemakers. This week, we’re sharing my interview with one of my besties, Bozoma Saint John. Though she’s now the Chief Marketing Officer for Netflix, at the time of this interview Boz had just left Uber and was taking on a new role as Endeavor’s Chief Marketing Officer. We talk about why she must bring unfiltered #NoirPixieDust into boardrooms and how ...
Tags: Apple, Uber, Podcast, Instagram, Netflix, Humor, Pepsico, Boz, Bozoma Saint John, Endeavor, Professional Troublemaker, Bozoma Saint John Though, Pepsi Apple Uber, John Episode

CNN journalist arrested outside of the Russian prison where Alexei Navalny is being held and was hospitalized

An employee of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service stands with a service dog outside Penal Colony No 2 in the town of Pokrov, some 85 km east of Moscow, where convicted opposition activist Alexei Navalny is serving his sentence. Getty Images A CNN reporter was arrested outside the penal colony where Alexei Navalny is being held. A number of people were arrested amid protests demanding Navalny receive proper medical care. Navalny's lawyer said the Kremlin critic is "seriously ill....
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Vladimir Putin, Cbs News, Germany, Russia, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Alec Luhn

Dave Grohl to publish memoir, The Storyteller

First autobiography from Foo Fighters and Nirvana musician will chart ‘all the experiences I’ve had in my life – incredible, difficult, funny and emotional’Dave Grohl has announced the publication of his first memoir, entitled The Storyteller.The Foo Fighters frontman and Nirvana drummer wrote the book during the pandemic when his band were unable to tour, and after he began posting short stories from his career on Instagram. “I soon found that the reward I felt every time I posted a story was t...
Tags: Books, Music, Instagram, Foo Fighters, US news, Culture, Pop and rock, Dave Grohl, Autobiography and memoir, Nirvana, Grohl

We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #44

Instagram launches Remix on ReelsLast week we reported on Snap’s next moves in developing a Remix feature. Well, it looks as though Instagram is also following suit, releasing the feature on Reels. Remix lets you record your Reels video alongside a video from another user, similar to TikTok’s Duets feature. Remix on Instagram is already in public testing, so a lucky few may have already gained access. To use the new feature, tap on the three-dot menu on a Reel and select the new “Remix this Reel...
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Facebook’s Kustomer buy could face EU probe after merger referral

The European Union may investigate Facebook’s $1BN acquisition of customer service platform Kustomer after concerns were referred to it under EU merger rules. A spokeswoman for the Commission confirmed it received a request to refer the proposed acquisition from Austria under Article 22 of the EU’s Merger Regulation — a mechanism which allows Member States to flag a proposed transaction that’s not notifiable under national filing thresholds (e.g. because the turnover of one of the companies is t...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Facebook, Europe, Instagram, Privacy, Social Media, Tech, Eu, European Union, Austria, Healthcare, Commission, European Commission, Data Protection, Fitbit

TikTok adds auto captions to make videos accessible to hard of hearing and deaf

TikTok this morning announced the launch of a new feature designed to make its app accessible to people who are hard of hearing or deaf. The company is today debuting auto captions — a feature that, when enabled, will automatically transcribe the speech from a video so viewers can read what’s being said in the video as an alternative to listening. Initially, auto captions will support American English and Japanese, with additional languages coming in the months ahead, TikTok says. To use auto ca...
Tags: Social, Apps, Instagram, Siri, Tech, Accessibility, Deaf, Text-to-speech, YouTube Facebook, Captions, Transcription, Mobile Applications, Subtitles, Tiktok

Catherine Zeta-Jones reveals glamorous transformation in new photos - and fans react

Catherine Zeta-Jones looked mesmerising in her latest Instagram post as she shared some...
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Tess Daly shares rare photo of her daughters enjoying Easter weekend

Tess Daly took to Instagram on Sunday to share a glimpse into her sunny Easter weekend...
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Brighton-based MPB snaps up $69M to build out its used camera equipment marketplace

Used-goods marketplaces, an online staple since the beginning of the internet as we know it, have really come into their own during the Covid-19 pandemic: they’ve been a place for people clearing out their domestic spaces to list items that they have that are still in good shape, making some money in the process; and for buyers, they are a resource for finding items at a time when shopping in person and spending money in uncertain economic times have both fallen out of favor. Today, MPB — a popu...
Tags: Ecommerce, Europe, Photography, London, Youtube, Ebay, Germany, Berlin, Funding, US, Tech, Spain, Cameras, Brooklyn, Brighton, Circular Economy

Navalny says he's continuing hunger strike despite a high temperature and bad cough

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is continuing his hunger strike despite having a high temperature and a bad cough, according to a post shared by his team on his official Instagram account.
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'They are living maps': how Richard Mosse captured environmental damage in the Amazon

In a new set of photos, environmental degradation in the Amazon is explored to shine light on ‘a hideously complex story’In his 20s, Irish photographer Richard Mosse made his first foray into photojournalism by capturing postwar Balkan nations. This experience led to a realisation that the medium was inadequately suited to capture complex, layered narratives. “You have to put the thing in front of the camera, and when that thing is an abstraction, far bigger than a human figure, it’s very diffic...
Tags: Amazon, Art, Europe, Photography, Environment, Culture, Art and design, Trees and forests, Deforestation, Amazon Rainforest, DR Congo, Richard Mosse

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