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India Cracks Down on Social Media Posts Criticizing Its Pandemic Response Amid Brutal Second Wave

India’s government reportedly ordered Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to censor dozens of posts criticizing the administration’s response to the pandemic, arguing that they were misleading or could hinder emergency response efforts. The crackdown comes amid an unprecedented surge in covid-19 cases and deaths in India…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Instagram, India, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Text Messaging, Trumpism, Facebook Instagram and Twitter, South of Market San Francisco, Universal Windows Platform Apps


It’s hard to stop posting photos of trees in bloom, normal I guess after a long winter. I guess mostly it’s just nice that I can get out and wander around. A nice little park filled with cherry trees. It’s behind the Institut de France seen here sticking up above the trees. A little statue there. Note the vine growing up on the building in the background. Of course, with all of these trees blossoming you will have to eventually clean up nature’s confetti.
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Real-estate agents are finding success by turning to TikTok: 'It doesn't seem to matter if the place is $2,000 or $600,000'

Skye Gould/Insider Real-estate agents and brands alike are leveraging TikTok for sales and rentals amid the pandemic. Insider spoke to real-estate agents about how the platform has changed their business. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the wake of the pandemic forcing their business online, some real-estate agents took to an unlikely platform - TikTok. Cash Jordan, a New York City-based agent, has over 600,000 followers on the platform and 14.2 million likes. In the p...
Tags: New York, Instagram, New York City, Trends, Jordan, Perry, Sutton, Corcoran, Tiktok, TikTok YouTube, Annabelle Williams, Madison Sutton, Madison Raye Sutton, Sydney Perry, TikTok Sutton

Emma and Matt Willis share rare photo of children on family day out

Emma Willis took to Instagram at the weekend to share a sweet behind-the-scenes glimpse of...
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 The official sunrise time this morning was 5:59. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Meet the miniaturist whose tiny homes are a delight

Carmen Mazarrasa builds exquisite doll’s houses where she can control everything – except when the mice decide to move in…At moments of unrest I open Instagram and scroll impatiently until I see what I need to see, and then I exhale, a gleeful loosening. What I am looking for is something recognisable – a plant, a pencil, a chair, a bowl of dumplings – shrunk to a fraction of its size. How to describe the pleasure, the sweet, squealy pleasure of studying a miniature iPhone, suitable only for a b...
Tags: Design, Instagram, Etsy, Ebay, Culture, Art and design, Architectural Digest, Carmen Mazarrasa

Model’s ‘hands off my hijab’ post sparks protest over France’s proposed ban

Rawdah Mohamed, whose Instagram selfie went viral, says she wants to fight ‘deeply rooted stereotypes’A Somali-Norwegian model whose Instagram post criticising a proposed ban on the hijab in France went viral has said she wants to fight “deeply rooted stereotypes” against Muslim women.Rawdah Mohamed posted a selfie on Instagram with “hands off my hijab” written on her hand, starting a campaign that has been trending on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Media, Instagram, France, Religion, Women, Advertising, Life and style, World news, Feminism, Islam, Twitter Instagram, Rawdah Mohamed

Love in an old climate: posters celebrate the joy of sex in later life

Relate charity hopes intimate shots by Rankin will shatter taboos about physical intimacy among older peopleIt is intended to start a conversation, but a new campaign on the joys of sex and intimacy in later life may also stop the traffic.Five naked, or nearly naked, couples and a woman have been photographed by Rankin, and his images are accompanied by words that challenge stereotypes of sexual desire and activity in later years. The posters will be displayed on billboards across the country fr...
Tags: Photography, Sex, Life and style, Society, UK News, Charities, Older people, Rankin

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