Facebook Just Blocked the #VaccinesKill Hashtag Two Years Too Late

At least two years after it would have been politically prudent to do so, Facebook moved to block content under the #VaccinesKill hashtag on Wednesday. Read more...
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Serial Swatter Who Caused Death Gets Five Years In Prison

A 18-year-old Tennessee man who helped set in motion a fraudulent distress call to police that lead to the death of a 60-year-old grandfather in 2020 was sentenced to 60 months in prison today. Krebs on Security reports: Shane Sonderman, of Lauderdale County, Tenn. admitted to conspiring with a group of criminals that's been "swatting" and harassing people for months in a bid to coerce targets into giving up their valuable Twitter and Instagram usernames. At Sonderman's sentencing hearing today,...
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i’m charmed by…

… birthday flowers given to me by caring coworkers.It’s going to be a great year.Soundtrack: Walking on the moon, by Roseaux, Aloe Blacc click here to preorder the lightmaker's manifesto click here to join the make light community
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Sharmadean Reid is 1 of 10 Black female entrepreneurs in the UK this past decade who's raised VC. Her business aims to empower entrepreneurial women.

Sharmadean Reid Sharmadean Reid Sharmadean Reid, is the founder of female-centric business publication The Stack World. The company is on track to hit 10,000 paying subscribers in the next year and calls Audrey Gelman an investor. This is part of Insider's series Star, Rising which highlights early-stage companies and entrepreneurs that are gaining popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Sharmadean ReidAge: 37 Location: London, England Business: Peruse s...
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Instagram Adds Translations for Text in Instagram Stories

Text in Instagram Stories can now be translated into more than 90 languages for users worldwide. Instagram said the feature, which began rolling out Wednesday (July 21), will enable brands and creators to more easily connect with family, followers and friends globally, while users can enjoy more content from brands and creators across the world....
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Instagram Stories Gains Built-In Text Translation Feature

Instagram today updated its Instagram Stories feature with a new translate option that is designed to automatically translate text in a Story. Instagram Stories are Instagram's ephemeral content posting option, with each Story vanishing after 24 hours. Automatic translation is able to translate text into more than 90 languages, but there is no audio translation option. In any Story that has a language that is not the user's native language, there will be a "See Translation" banner that can b...
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Tumblr debuts Post+, a subscription service for Gen Z creators

As Twitter launches Super Follows, YouTube adds , and Instagram embraces e-commerce, the social media sphere is heating up with new ways for creators to make a living. Now, Tumblr is joining the fray with Post+, the platform’s first attempt at allowing users to monetize their content. Post+ is debuting today in limited beta for an exclusive selection of creators in the US, who were hand-picked by Tumblr. Like Twitter’s Super Follows, Tumblr’s Post+ lets creators choose what content they want to...
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Zebra raises $1.1M in a pre-seed round for messaging that pairs photos with voice chat

A new voice-based social app that cites Clubhouse as its biggest inspiration offers a playful new way to stay in touch with close friends and family. Zebra leaves video out of the equation altogether, inviting users to snap on-the-fly photos and send them off paired with casual voice updates. Zebra focuses on asynchronous sharing, but it also lets users call one another if they’re both already hanging out on the app. The result is a fun and casual way to stay in touch for anyone who doesn’t feel...
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Messenger From Facebook: How to Use the Space Jam: A New Legacy Chat Theme

Messenger From Facebook is celebrating the premiere of Space Jam: A New Legacy with a new chat theme that adds Bugs Bunny to a conversation's background. This chat theme is also available in the Instagram mobile application. Here's how to use the Space Jam: A New Legacy chat theme in the Messenger app. Note: These...
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Instagram: How to Use the Space Jam: A New Legacy Chat Theme

Instagram has a new chat theme celebrating the premiere of the film Space Jam: A New Legacy. When users activate this theme on a conversation, the chat's background will be changed to a silhouette of Bugs Bunny with pastel colors. Here's how to use the Space Jam: A New Legacy chat theme in the Instagram...
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Escalate & Evolve : A blueprint for career + life with Ben Uyeda

Ben Uyeda stepped away from the award-winning architecture firm he co-founded, as well as an Ivy League teaching position, to develop media companies that deliver affordable designs to the masses. In the last four years, Ben’s design ideas have reached more than 50 million people and the free designs he gives away are being built on six different continents. Despite the populist and affordable nature of his work, Ben’s designs have been featured in an exhibition and workshop at the Vitra Furnitu...
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How to Share Full 30-second Reels on Instagram Story

While the default time limit for Reels is 15 seconds, you can extend the recording time limit up to 30 seconds. On the other hand, a single Instagram Story video can only be 15 seconds long. This means that if you add a reel (longer than 15 seconds in length) to your Instagram story, only […] The post appeared first on WebTrickz.
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Tip Number 15 for People New to Lightroom Classic

OK, back with one last tip I would tell someone new to Lightroom Classic, and that is … Tip #15: Use Export Presets One of the main reasons we bring photos into Lightroom Classic is so that we can send them out (looking better than they came in) in a variety of file formats, color spaces, and sizes. I don’t generally keep my exported copies and prefer instead to re-export new copies as needed on a case by case basis. Depending on your workflow, you may have certain regular types of expor...
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Digital audiences swell, but there may be trouble ahead

Social media user growth continues, but policy changes may impact marketers’ ability to take full advantage. Despite the rapid increases in digital adoption and use that we’ve seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago, the latest update in the Global Digital Reports series reveals that digital growth rates remain elevated as we move into the second half of 2021. Our Digital 2021 July Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with Hootsuite and We A...
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Split city: Michael Schmidt’s Berlin – in pictures

From schoolchildren to squatters and punks, Michael Schmidt captured the people and buildings of his native Berlin – as well as its unique atmosphere in the shadow of the Wall. Now, a retrospective at the Jeu de Paume in Paris offers a complete overview of his groundbreaking images, taken between 1965 and 2014 Continue reading...
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