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Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


See Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II pose with great-grandchildren in rare new photo

The royal family's Instagram account released a never-before-seen pic of the late Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II with their great-grandchildren.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Instagram, Usa Today, Elizabeth Ii, Philip, Philip Queen Elizabeth II


Daily Crunch: Coinbase goes public

Coinbase makes an impressive public debut, Dell spins out VMware and Ford announces a new hands-free driving system. This is your Daily Crunch for April 14, 2021. The big story: Coinbase goes public Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase at an opening price of $381 per share, climbing to nearly $430 before closing at $328.28 (giving the company a market capitalization of $85.8 billion). The listing is a major milestone for the cryptocurrency world (with various crypto prices soaring today as well)...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Instagram, US, Tech, Mit, United States, Ford, Ohio, Dell, Ocado, Coinbase, Cryptocurrency, EMC, Vmware, Feedburner


It's the time of year to go to Governor Nelson State Park and see the Dutchman's breeches.

    "Dutchman's breeches is one of many plants whose seeds are spread by ants, a process called myrmecochory. The ants take the seeds to their nest, where they eat the elaiosomes, and put the seeds in their nest debris, where they are protected until they germinate. They also get the added bonus of growing in a medium made richer by the ant nest debris." "Governor Nelson State Park is a 422-acre Wisconsin state park... on the north shore of Lake Mendota. It is named for former Wisconsin Gov...
Tags: Photography, Law, Trees, Wisconsin, Ants, Flowers, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Gaylord Nelson, Nelson State Park, Camp Indianola Orson Welles


About that KGW-TV segment on Portland’s Bike Theft Task Force

Screen grab from interview with KGW host Dan Haggerty. A segment that aired Tuesday night on KGW, Portland’s NBC affiliate station, got a few things wrong about bike theft in Portland. (Note: See update at end of story posted on 4/16.) The Story with Dan Haggerty spent about six minutes on the topic, framed around the assertion that the Portland Police Bureau’s Bike Theft Task Force (BTTF) has been “eliminated” due to recent police budget cutbacks. Unfortunately, the central idea and framing o...
Tags: Media, Instagram, Nbc, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Dan Haggerty, Haggerty, Portland Police Bureau, KGW, Jonathan Maus, Bike Theft, Portland Bike Theft Task Force, PPB, BTTF


KGW got a few things wrong about Portland’s Bike Theft Task Force

Screen grab from interview with KGW host Dan Haggerty. A segment that aired Tuesday night on KGW, Portland’s NBC affiliate station, got a few things wrong about bike theft in Portland. The Story with Dan Haggerty spent about six minutes on the topic, framed around the assertion that the Portland Police Bureau’s Bike Theft Task Force (BTTF) has been “eliminated” due to recent police budget cutbacks. Unfortunately, the central idea and framing of the segment is untrue. The BTTF is alive and was...
Tags: Media, Instagram, Nbc, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Dan Haggerty, Haggerty, Portland Police Bureau, KGW, Jonathan Maus, Bike Theft, Portland Bike Theft Task Force, PPB, BTTF


TikTok funds first episodic public health series ‘VIRAL’ from NowThis

TikTok is taking another step towards directly funding publishers’ content with today’s announcement that it’s financially backing the production of media publisher NowThis’ new series, “VIRAL,” which will feature interviews with public health experts and a live Q&A session focused on answering questions about the pandemic. The partnership represents TikTok’s first-ever funding of an episodic series from a publisher, though TikTok has previously funded creator content. Through TikTok’s Instructi...
Tags: Social, Mobile, Apps, Video, Media, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Public Health, Viral, Interactive, NowThis News, Real-time, Levin, Bristow, Tiktok


Volcanic ash covers St Vincent – in pictures

Three days after La Soufrière volcano began to erupt on St Vincent, the eastern Caribbean island remains under a shower of ash and subject to water restrictions as authorities grow concerned for the safety of those who did not evacuate. Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Volcanoes, St Vincent, Caribbean, St Vincent and the Grenadines


Deepfake video app Avatarify, which processes on-phone, plans digital watermark for videos

Making deepfake videos used to be hard. Now all you need is a smartphone. Avatarify, a startup that allows people to make deepfake videos directly on their phone rather than in the cloud, is soaring up the app charts after being used by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham. However, the problem with many deepfake videos is that there is no digital watermark to determine that the video has been tampered with. Avatarify says it will soon launch a digital watermark to prevent this from happening. R...
Tags: Python, TC, Apps, Europe, Instagram, Samsung, Tech, Smartphone, Snapchat, Artificial Intelligence, Software, United States, Venture Capital, Moscow, Victoria Beckham, App Store


Deepfake video app Avatarify, which process on-phone, plans digital watermark for videos

Making deepfake videos used to be hard. Now all you need is a smartphone. Avatarify, a startup that allows people to make deepfake videos directly on their phone rather than in the cloud, is soaring up the app charts after being used by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham. However, the problem with many deepfake videos is that there is no digital watermark to determine that the video has been tampered with. So Avatarify says it will soon launch a digital watermark to prevent this from happening...
Tags: Python, TC, Apps, Europe, Instagram, Samsung, Tech, Smartphone, Snapchat, Artificial Intelligence, Software, United States, Venture Capital, Moscow, Victoria Beckham, App Store


Ex-Navy SEAL and ultramarathoner David Goggins is the toughest man on the planet. His latest challenge: persuading the world to suffer on purpose.

Brandon Rogers/US Navy; @davidgoggins/Twitter; Marianne Ayala/Insider Everywhere Devin Featherstone goes, David Goggins follows. It starts in the morning when Featherstone opens his eyes and catches Goggins' thousand-yard stare from the book jacket of "Can't Hurt Me," Goggins' memoir, on his nightstand.Throughout the day, Featherstone, 36, a firefighter and an avid runner in Calgary, Alberta, ingests YouTube videos and podcast clips of the former Navy SEAL and ultramarathone...
Tags: Motivation, Utah, Leadership, Instagram, Maryland, Microsoft, Navy, Youtube, New York City, Trends, Strategy, Social Media, Tony Robbins, Cisco, Hawaii, New York Times


Instagram reveals mixed results from its experiment hiding 'likes,' and will now test letting users decide whether to keep them

Instagram. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Instagram is testing the option to allow users to either see or hide "likes." Users can decide if they want to remove all likes, hide likes on their own posts, or make no change. Instagram began testing the removal of likes in 2019 and accidentally rolled this feature out again in March. See more stories on Insider's business page. Instagram is now testing the option to allow users to decide if they want to see or hide "likes." So...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Likes, Influencers, Facebook Instagram, Instagram Facebook, Canada Australia, Tech Insider, Thomas Trutschel Photothek, Getty Images Instagram, Brittany Chang, Like count


Instagram, Facebook users could soon hide ‘like’ counts

By Barbara Ortutay | The Associated Press The tiny red hearts that appear under Instagram photos of kids, kittens and sandwiches can be a source of stress for many users, an insidious way of measuring self-worth and popularity. Now Facebook says it’s going to test out — again — an option for users to hide those “like” counts to see if it can reduce the pressure of being on social media. Instagram, which Facebook owns, will soon allow a small group of random users to decide whether or not they wa...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Technology, Instagram, Uncategorized, Sport, Social-media, Soccer, Instagram Facebook, Facebook Comments, BARBARA ORTUTAY, Donald Melania Trump


Ex-Navy SEAL and ultramarathoner David Goggins is the toughest man on the planet. His latest challenge: convincing the world to suffer on purpose.

Brandon Rogers/US Navy; @davidgoggins/Twitter; Marianne Ayala/Insider Everywhere Devin Featherstone goes, David Goggins follows. It starts in the morning when Featherstone opens his eyes and catches Goggins' thousand-yard stare from the book jacket of "Can't Hurt Me," Goggins' memoir, on his nightstand.Throughout the day, Featherstone, 36, a firefighter and an avid runner in Calgary, Alberta, ingests YouTube videos and podcast clips of the former Navy SEAL and ultramarathone...
Tags: Motivation, Utah, Leadership, Instagram, Maryland, Microsoft, Navy, Youtube, New York City, Trends, Strategy, Social Media, Tony Robbins, Cisco, Hawaii, New York Times


Instagram’s new test lets you choose if you want to hide ‘Likes,’ Facebook test to follow

Instagram today will begin a new test around hiding Like counts on users’ posts, following its experiments in this area which first began in 2019. This time, however, Instagram is not enabling or disabling the feature for more users. Instead, it will begin to explore a new option where users get to decide what works best for them — either choosing to see the Like counts on others’ posts, or not. Users will also be able to turn off Like counts on their own posts, if they choose. Facebook addition...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Social Media, Likes, Tech, Social Network, Social Software, Influencers, Social Apps, Like Button, Dispo, Minutiae Vero Dayflash Oggl


Instagram: How to Request Verification

Instagram features a profile verification system that adds a checkmark icon to profiles used by prominent companies and individuals. This checkmark allows users to safely interact with "real" accounts, rather than potential imposters. Instagram allows users to request verification for their account if they are a notable public figure or celebrity, or they represent a...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, Platforms, Social Pro Daily


Vogue Williams' daring jumpsuit is so bright - and we're obsessed

Vogue Williams took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a photo of her wearing a bright...
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Christie Brinkley's idyllic second home is nothing short of paradise

At first glance of Christie Brinkley's sun-drenched Instagram feed, you would think the...
Tags: Instagram, Christie Brinkley


Ex-Navy SEAL and ultramarathoner David Goggins is the toughest man on the planet. He wants you to love suffering as much as he does.

Brandon Rogers/US Navy; @davidgoggins/Twitter; Marianne Ayala/Insider Everywhere Devin Featherstone goes, David Goggins follows. It starts in the morning when Featherstone opens his eyes and catches Goggins' thousand-yard stare from the book jacket of "Can't Hurt Me," Goggins' memoir, on his nightstand.Throughout the day, Featherstone, 36, a firefighter and an avid runner in Calgary, Alberta, ingests YouTube videos and podcast clips of the former Navy SEAL and ultramarathone...
Tags: Motivation, Utah, Leadership, Instagram, Maryland, Microsoft, Navy, Youtube, New York City, Trends, Strategy, Social Media, Tony Robbins, Cisco, Hawaii, New York Times


3 reasons Instagram isn’t working for you (and what to do)

To effectively increase your brand awareness and position yourself as the go-to authority in your market, watch out for these common Instagram turn-offs and avoid them yourself.
Tags: Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Lead Generation, Social Media Strategy, Select, Back To Basics, Theme-month-202104, Stefanie Lugo


Tesla used wild horses to lure candidates out to its Nevada factory, but animal advocates say its presence there actually harms the animals

Wild mustangs run unwittingly into hidden corrals/Bureau of Land Management traps during a gather east of Fallon, Nev. Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Tesla is touting wild horses as a perk of working at its Gigafactory in Nevada. But Tesla's presence, along with increased development in the area, may be harming the horses and their habitat. There are nearly 50,000 wild horses in the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk's push to o...
Tags: Elon Musk, Instagram, Washington Post, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, The Times, Nevada, Musk, Gigafactory, Bureau of Land Management, University of Nevada, Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, Wild Horses, Twitter Elon Musk, Melina Mara


John Travolta shares heartbreaking new post along with poignant family photo

John Travolta has taken to Instagram to share a beautiful black-and-white snapshot of his...
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Subway to Studio 54: a bygone New York – in pictures

Skaters, dancers, hustlers, boxers … Swiss photographer Willy Spiller prowled the streets of the Big Apple from 1977 to 1985, capturing characters from all walks of life Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Photography, New York, World news, US news, Culture, Art and design, Exhibitions, Willy Spiller



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