Scammer Servie Will Ban Anyone From Instagram For $60

Scammers are abusing Instagram's protections against suicide, self-harm, and impersonation to purposefully target and ban Instagram accounts at will, with some people even advertising professionalized ban-as-a-service offerings so anyone can harass or censor others, according to screenshots, interviews, and other material reviewed by Motherboard. From the report: It appears that in some cases, the same scammers who offer ban-as-a-service also offer or are at least connected to services to restor...
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Things Finally Turning Around? Nikon Releases Improved Financials for the First Quarter

We haven’t had any good news to report from Nikon in quite some time. That just changed as the company released its first-quarter financials and things are looking good across the board. The major... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The sunrise at 6:01.

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august break: bicycle

There’s a reason I don’t ride bikes.(For Susannah’s August Break.) click to preorder the lightmaker's manifesto
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Bryan Adams photographs Cher, Grimes and Iggy Pop for Pirelli calendar

Jennifer Hudson, St Vincent and other music stars also feature in touring-themed photoshoots conceived by rocker-photographerImages of recording artists including Cher, Iggy Pop, Jennifer Hudson and Grimes will feature in one of the world’s best known photographic commissions.For the 2022 Pirelli calendar, the rock star and photographer Bryan Adams has captured superstar singers as if they were touring – precisely what they have been unable to do for more than a year. Continue reading...
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How to get Instagram dark mode on iPhone, iPad, or Android

When enabled, Instagram dark mode dims your screen by turning the background from white to black. zoranm/Getty Images You can get Instagram dark mode on your iPhone, iPad, or Android by updating your device settings. There's no in-app setting to turn on Instagram dark mode - the app will mirror your device's settings. You'll need at least iOS 13 or Android 10 to enable Instagram dark mode. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Turning on dark mode chan...
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TikTok Now the Most Popular Mobile Video App

With more than 660 million downloads in 2020, TikTok has emerged as the most popular mobile video platform. This finding was unveiled by Finbold, providers of opinion and highlights to help people keep their finances in check. TikTok is the Most Popular Mobile Video App in 2021 that in 2020, TikTok had more than 660.12 million downloads on Apple App Store and Google Play, making it the most popular video app of the year, globally. Trailing TikTok in the popularity stakes was Signapore’s Lik...
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Twitter Spaces now let you invite co-hosts

Fleets weren’t long for this world, but Twitter’s product teams aren’t slowing down on bringing new stuff to Spaces, the company’s own take on audio rooms. Twitter introduced Spaces in a limited test last year, expanding the Clubhouse copycat feature more broadly to anyone with at least 600 followers in May. Now, Twitter is giving Space hosts the ability to add two co-hosts, who they can rope in through an invite system. Spaces will allow one main host, two additional co-hosts and up to 10 speak...
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[New report] Exploring Social Media’s Growing Commerce Ambitions

As social media takes a more central role in people's lives as a way to connect and share, it has become arguably the most important channel for retailers and brands to raise awareness and drive action. As these tight knit communities grow in both influence and size, their evolution has seen them go from places to participate in conversations and build a following into marketing channels and de facto front doors to the wider online experience. More recently, however, the addition of new commerce...
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Apple Music Artists Can Now Share Milestones With Fans

Apple today announced a new Apple Music for Artists feature called Shareable Milestones, which is designed to allow ‌Apple Music‌ artists to share key milestones and successes with their fans on social media. The ‌Apple Music‌ for Artists feature generates automatic milestones for artists of all sizes, which artists can highlight on social media networks. Milestones include new highs and all-time bests across Plays and Shazams, and inclusion in ‌Apple Music‌'s curated playlists. Artists will...
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Catherine Zeta-Jones looks as sensational as ever in black mini dress 

Catherine Zeta-Jones left fans stunned after she took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a...
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Viral Atlanta Tik Tok shows $3000 robot that could replace the need for rideshares and public scooters

Piaggio Fast Forward Footage of a mobility-service robot, Gita, made the rounds on Instagram and Tik Tok last week. Gita's is designed to carry things for its owners and gain an edge in the "sidewalk robotics" market. Despite its high price, Gita's technology could change the transportation and disability-service space. See more stories on Insider's business page. People were boggled at a viral Tik Tok, with over 2.5 million views as of Thursday, showing a woman being followed...
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This 29-year-old founder built a nonprofit that uses art for social change. He just received funding from tech billionaire Chris Larsen.

Mo Ghoneim Lane Dorsey Mo Ghoneim is the founder of nonprofit Arts Help, which seeks to highlight underrepresented artists. It recently got $5 million in funding from billionaire Chris Larsen to address the climate crisis. To Insider, Ghoneim talks what it takes to launch a nonprofit and the mission that drives him. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Mo Ghoneim was just 16 years old when he wrote his first television show - a pilot in which teenagers discuss issues im...
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Leading Thoughts for August 5, 2021

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. John Maxwell on how adversity introduces us to ourselves: “Adversity always gets our attention. We can’t ignore it. It causes us to stop and look at our situation. And at ourselves if we have the courage. Adversity creates an opportunity for self-discovery. As the great Egyptian leader Anwar el-Sadat said, ‘Great suffering builds up a human being and ...
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Disney+’s Amy Adams-Led Sequel Disenchanted Wraps Production

Disenchanted director Adam Shankman took to Instagram to confirm that production on the long-awaited fantasy sequel has finally been completed, after more than two months of filming in Ireland. In his post, which features a new set photo featuring the filmmaker and returning lead star Amy Adams, he also went on to reveal that the film is currently slated to make its debut in 2022.   View this post on Instagram  ...
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How creators can get paid from YouTube's $100 million 'Shorts Fund'

YouTube Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:How to get paid from YouTube's $100 million Shorts FundWhy an esports org is jumping into mobile gamingHow Sephora chooses influencers for its paid ambassador programHow Riot Games is using costreaming to bring new viewers to esportsAnd more including how a Funko ...
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Cent, the platform that Jack Dorsey used to sell his first tweet as an NFT, raises $3M

Cent was founded in 2017 as an ad-free creator network that allows users to offer each other crypto rewards for good posts and comments — it’s like gifting awards on Reddit, but with Ethereum. But in late 2020, Cent’s small, San Fransisco-based team created Valuables, an NFT market for tweets, and by March, the small blockchain startup was thrown a serendipitous curveball. “We just wrapped up for the day, and I was about to go eat dinner, and all these people started texting me,” remembers CEO C...
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Cyprus’s haunting new underwater sculpture park – in pictures

Musan, a gallery of sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor exploring our relationship with nature, has opened off Ayia Napa Continue reading...
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Gary Lineker shares rare photo of son Angus - and everyone is saying the same thing!

Gary Lineker has taken to Instagram with a rare photo of his son Angus - the youngest of...
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The August 2021 Issue of Photoshop User Is Now Available!

The August 2021 issue of Photoshop User is now live on the KelbyOne site and KelbyOne Mags for iOS and Android. In this issue, take control of local adjustments in Lightroom to fashion beautiful images, explore the new features in the popular DxO Nik Collection plug-ins, use blend modes and adjustment layers in Photoshop to quickly control contrast, a close-up look at Super Resolution in Lightroom Classic, create a glitch effect in Photoshop, and so much more! This issue’s cov...
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Social Icons Block from Gutenberg vs Social Icons Widget & Block by WPZOOM – an in-depth comparison

If you’re looking to add social icons to your WordPress website, you need to find a good social icons block or widget. The default social icons block from the WordPress block editor can do the job but it looks pretty bland and makes your website look generic. Ideally, you want a robust WordPress social icons block for your website that lets you display social icons in a professional way. In this article, we’ll compare the advantages of using the Social Icons Widget & Block by WPZOOM versus u...
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Nicole Kidman stuns in low-cut sheer dress as she begins major countdown

The countdown is officially on! Nicole Kidman took to Instagram on Thursday ahead of the...
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French President Macron: Third COVID Vaccine Doses Likely for Elderly and Vulnerable

PARIS (Reuters) -French President Emmanuel Macron said on his Instagram account on Thursday that it was likely that the elderly and vulnerable...
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Have Watch Enthusiasts Lost Their Sense Of Adventure? Or Is The Hype Surrounding Brands Like Rolex and Patek Philippe Giving Us Tunnel Vision?

After seeing two new-in-box green Patek Philippe Nautili lying side by side on an Instagram post last week, a question (well, actually a few questions…) popped into my head: have watch enthusiasts lost their sense of adventure? My gut feeling points to “yes” as the answer.  But to truly get to the bottom of this […] Visit Have Watch Enthusiasts Lost Their Sense Of Adventure? Or Is The Hype Surrounding Brands Like Rolex and Patek Philippe Giving Us Tunnel Vision? to read the full article.
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