Check out these awesome Earth photos taken by a current ISS astronaut

Check out this stunning collection of Earth images captured by current International Space Station astronaut Thomas Pesquet.
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LAPD officer accused of sharing Valentine’s Day message mocking George Floyd’s death could be fired, chief says

The Los Angeles Police Department officer accused of sharing an image of a mock Valentine’s Day card making light of George Floyd’s death is going before a disciplinary panel and could be fired, the chief said Tuesday, May 18. Chief Michel Moore said he recommended the officer’s firing when he sent the case to the department’s Board of Rights. “For removal, yes,” Moore said when L.A. Police Commission President Eileen Decker asked for clarification. The officer’s identity has not been made publi...
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Badvertising: Lessons from the Creative World

DIRECTED at the folks in advertising, Badvertising: An Exposé of Insipid, Insufferable, Ineffective Advertising contains lessons for all of us. Credited with some of the best advertising copy ever produced, Jim Morris has taken his experience in advertising and exposed in a series of essays the Agents of Stupidity that derail the process of creating, targeting, and evaluating advertising. These same Agents of Stupidity hold leaders in all contexts back in a time when the clear thinking that lea...
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Instagram to Host First-Ever Creator Week

Instagram will host its first ever Creator Week June 8 through 10, bringing virtual professional development programs for aspiring and emerging creators on Facebook and Instagram designed to help them build their careers, support their wellbeing and connect with peers. Parallel events will be taking place in France and other markets in Europe, the Middle...
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Skittish is what you’d get if you crossed Animal Crossing with Clubhouse

If the Instagram ads feel like they’re closing in and you can’t bring yourself to toggle your Zoom camera on these days, you’re far from alone. Well into 2021, many of the social apps and virtual chat tools that kept the world connected during the pandemic feel more exhausting than the real-life interactions they’re meant to simulate. But what if hanging out online was… not miserable? That’s the idea behind Skittish, a virtual browser-based event platform from XOXO co-founder Andy Baio. Skittish...
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In Google’s new world, your phone camera is for way more than taking photos

Now that you’re OK asking Google Assistant to order toilet paper, Google wants you to use your phone’s camera for asking about everything from rashes to hiking boots.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Google I/O 2021

Instagram-savvy agents share how to spin gold on the platform

Real estate Instagram pros who spoke at Inman Connect Now on Tuesday stressed that agents should be authentic on the platform, and not worry too much about creating a ton of industry-specific content.
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Radio, Select, The Agency, Agent Brand, Katie Kossev, Seth O'byrne, Farrah Brittany, Inman Connect Now, Connect Now, Inman_events, Erica Collica, How To Grow Instagram

South inundated after torrential rain sparks flooding

[vemba-video id=”weather/2021/05/18/daily-weather-forecast-flash-flood-rain-severe-storms-hail-wind-tornado-lake-charles-louisiana.cnn”] By Jason Hanna and Amanda Jackson | CNN Water rescues were underway Tuesday in Louisiana’s capital region after torrential rain that started a day earlier caused dangerous flash flooding in parts of that state and southeastern Texas. More rain is expected through Thursday in the south-central US, setting up moderate risks of further flooding in central Texas, s...
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B Corps are businesses committed to using their profit for good - these 16 make products we love

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. United by Blue B Corps are businesses graded on their efforts to create an inclusive, sustainable economy. These companies treat "good business" as an idea that includes both profit and purpose. Below, we rounded up the B Corps we love shopping at most, including Patagonia, Allbirds, and Prose. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky As history can attest, well-meaning government and nonprofits aren't ...
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Pinterest introduces Idea Pins, a video-first feature aimed at creators

Pinterest is expanding further into the creator community with today’s launch of a video-first feature called “Idea Pins,” aimed at creators who want to tell their stories using video, music, creative editing tools and more. The feature feels a lot like Pinterest’s own take on TikTok, mixed with Stories, as the new Pins allow creators to record and edit creative videos with up to 20 pages of content, using tools like voiceover recording, background music, transitions and other interactive elemen...
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Your photos, your memories, your way

We capture photos and videos so we can look back and remember. But having all your photos — of loved ones, screenshots, selfies — mixed together makes it hard to rediscover important moments. In fact, most of the 4 trillion photos stored in Google Photos are never viewed. To make it easier to look back, we’re using AI to power new features that resurface meaningful moments and bring your memories to life — while giving you control over what you relive.  New types of memories, personalized to...
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Google Photos now shows more of the photos you want, fewer of the ones you don’t

Google has enhanced Google Photos to show you pictures you may have forgotten -- and added a way to hide away the ones you'd rather others didn't see at all.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Google+ Photos, Google I/O 2021

Demi Moore’s daughter Tallulah Willis says she ‘punished’ herself 'for not looking like my mom'

The 27-year-old took to Instagram on Saturday and opened up about the physical insecurities she dealt with over the years.
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Instagram to Host Its First Creator Week, an Invitation-Only Series of Events

Instagram has set a three-day program dubbed Creator Week — the social-media platform’s first professional development event series designed to help creators grow their followings and make more money. The first-ever Instagram Creator Week will run June 8-10, with a series of virtual streaming sessions. Those will be accessible by invitation only, with about 5,000 […]
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How biased algorithms and moderation are censoring activists on social media

Following Red Dress Day on May 5, a day aimed to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Indigenous activists and supporters of the campaign found posts about MMIWG had disappeared from their Instagram accounts. In response, Instagram released a tweet saying that this was “a widespread global technical issue not related to any particular topic,” followed by an apology explaining that the platform “experienced a technical bug, which impacted millions of people...
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Unearth Who You Are (with Sarah Jakes Roberts) – Episode 20 of Professional Troublemaker

This week on Professional Troublemaker, I’m talking with businesswoman, motivational speaker, pastor, and bestselling author Sarah Jakes Roberts. Sarah is the daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes and pastors a dynamic community of artists and professionals in Hollywood alongside her husband, Touré Roberts. During our conversation, Sarah shares the adversities she’s had to overcome that eventually led her to who she is today. We are talking teen pregnancy, a run-in with the po...
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Google sees fault in camera algorithms, vows to improve skin tone representation

Google's strength in photography is well-known, but that power isn't perfect. It's now focusing on ensuring its algorithms properly represent all skin tones.
Tags: Google, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Google Pixel, Google I/O 2021

Google Photos shows more of the photos you want, and fewer of the ones you don’t

Google has enhanced Google Photos to show you pictures you may have forgotten -- and added a way to hide away the ones you'd rather others didn't see at all.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Google+ Photos, Google I/O 2021

9-1-1's Jennifer Love Hewitt Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 3 With Brian Hallisay

I Know What You Did Last Summer star Jennifer Love Hewitt announced on Instagram that she is expecting another baby. Get the details on...
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