How Link in Bio became the new online real estate for the creator economy

In the past few months I’ve been writing on VC Cafe about various aspects of the Creator Economy. From the definition of what is the creator economy and what are its main challenges, who are the creators and how they make money and 5 advancements powering the future of content creation. But underneath all that, there’s a seemingly simple infrastructure challenge that is has become a big opportunity for startups – the link in bio page. It all starts with identity Creators come from diffe...
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Jason Little discusses The Vagina, his NSFW webcomic

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Devil's Lake.

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Counting On fans say the same thing as Jessa Duggar reveals daughter's messy activity

Jessa Seewald took to Instagram to share an adorable picture of her youngest daughter Ivy...
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Garcetti aims to give thousands to COVID-stung businesses. Owners call it ‘a drop in the bucket’

Camila Perry, paints tables as she gets ready to open an outdoor patio at The North End, a Hollywood bar she owns with two other women, as Los Angeles County moves to the less-restrictive orange tier on Monday, April 5, 2021. Bars that do not serve food will be able to reopen only patios in this latest wave of eased restrictions. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) In his annual State of the City speech, Mayor Eric Garcetti suggested multiple programs to speed up economi...
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Calculate How Many Followers You'll Need to Be a Full-Time Influencer

I remember the feeling when one of my Instagram posts received a couple hundred likes: “This is my career now—I’m an influencer.” Sadly, I have yet to reach those dizzying heights again, not that it matters: A few viral posts do not a full-time influencer career make. To really earn money from social media, an…Read more...
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The 5 best sun shirts for men for added UPF protection while spending time outdoors

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While sunscreen keeps sunburns and cancerous skin cells at bay, the best prevention is to wear a sun shirt. Sun shirts have UPF protection which is designed to protect against the sun's harmful UV rays. Our top pick, the Hanes Cool Dri, is affordable, durable, and comes in a variety of colors to match anyone's style. Sun shirts have never really been an interest where the style-savvy are concerned. They're sporty, synthetic, and generally emblazone...
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Jamie Oliver surprises fans with incredible new accessory

Jamie Oliver took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a look at an incredible Italian loaf...
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Watch 400+ Documentaries from German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle: Art Forgery, Fashion Photography, the Mona Lisa, and More

You’re certainly familiar with Nouvelle Vague, the “French new wave” that shook up world cinema in the mid-2oth century. You’ve probably also heard of Hallyu, the “Korean wave” of pop music and television dramas (and, increasingly, films) now crashing across not just Asia but the West. As for Deutsche Welle, literally the “German wave,” you may know the term better in its abbreviated form: DW, the brand of Germany’s public international broadcaster. Here on Open Culture we’ve previously ...
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Solange Knowles with her hair clips in: Carlota Guerrero’s best photograph

‘This was used as the cover of A Seat at the Table. We left her clips in to show vulnerability – but she still wanted to have a strong gaze, to look people in the eye’Gallery: the style-setting photography of Carlota GuerreroIn 2016, Solange Knowles’s manager contacted me on Instagram, asking if I wanted to art direct her new album, A Seat at the Table. I was working in Barcelona at the time, and had no idea I had that type of reach. It was my first big international commission. Related: The ...
Tags: Photography, Music, Instagram, Women, Barcelona, Life and style, Culture, Art and design, Pop and rock, Solange Knowles, Carlota Guerrero

Carol Vorderman returns 'home' to Wales - and her balcony views are unreal

Carol Vorderman stunned her Instagram followers earlier this week when she shared a picture...
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Rachel Bilson says she and Rami Malek are 'good' after Instagram throwback photo fiasco

Actress Rachel Bilson on Tuesday said that Rami Malek has reconnected with her weeks after she mentioned he had previously asked her to...
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Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2021 – winners

Category winners in the awards recognising the art and diversity of food photography Continue reading...
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First female west coast Marines graduate at Camp Pendleton – in pictures

After Congress ordered the US Marine Corps to fully integrate women into its west coast training battalions, the first 53 female recruits have become Marines Continue reading...
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The FBI Way: The Seven C’s of Excellence

THE Federal Bureau of Investigation is a respected American institution that had its beginnings in 1908. Its 100-plus years of exceptional performance, the former head of counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi says, is attributed to the organizational code that demanded internal excellence at all times, from everyone. He calls it the FBI Way. In The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau’s Code of Excellence, Figliuzzi organizes and explains that code and how it is maintained as The Seven C’s. These seven val...
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Lana Del Rey Reveals New Album, ‘Blue Banisters,’ Due July 4

Lana Del Rey has revealed that a new album, titled “Blue Banisters,” is coming July 4. In posts to her Instagram and Twitter accounts on Tuesday night, Del Rey wrote, “Blue Banisters. Album out July 4,” alongside what looks to be the album artwork. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lana Del […]
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