At the Sunrise Café...

 ... you can write about whatever you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

Fernández shared baby news just days before his death

null null null Baseball With the death of José Fernández, the world lost more than...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Miami, Marlins, Miami Marlins, Mendoza, Fernandez, Jose Fernandez, 上海419论坛花千网, 上海千花网论坛官网x, Carla Mendoza

Scenery and sounds from the Japanese Alps on the cusp of autumn

Landscape photography isn’t something I generally do, but when recently out of the city with someone who does, it would have been silly not to try, and sillier still considering the scenery on display. Below then are my efforts, the results of which are very different from the usual photos seen on Tokyo Times. Basically the Japanese Alps basking in just about the last of the summer sun, along with the sounds and serenity of some rice fields in the valley below. document.createElement('...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Tokyo, Japanese Alps

WMC: Poland, Sacopee Valley, Lake Region @ Fryeburg Academy 2021

Boys 5k Run Place Name Team Time 1 Jake Twigg Poland 18:30 2 Domenic Antonelli Poland 18:30 3 Nolan Garey Poland 19:19 4 Johny Bsuilak Poland 19:23 5 Arthur Baptista Fryeburg 19:50 6 Giovanni Warren Poland 19:57 7 Riley Dax Poland 22:31 8 Tory Davis Poland 22:35 9 Anthony Warren Poland 22:41 10 Issac Twombly-Wiser Fryeburg 22:47 11 Andrew Irwin Fryeburg 22:48 12 Chris Kwon Fryeburg 24:59 13 Chase Drozdowski Sacopee Valley 25:40 14 Lucas Frechette Poland 25:45 15 James Lougee Frye...
Tags: Photos, Sport, Running, Poland, WMC, Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg, Sacopee Valley, Poland Sacopee Valley Lake, Jake Twigg Poland, Domenic Antonelli Poland, Nolan Garey Poland, Johny Bsuilak Poland, Arthur Baptista Fryeburg, Giovanni Warren Poland, Riley Dax Poland

Facebook pauses the whole"Instagram for kids" idea

Instagram is no longer working on a version of its app designed for kids under 13. The decision comes after a Wall Street Journal report that revealed company documents acknowledging the app's negative effect on teen girls. Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, explained the move in a blog post: "While we stand by the need to develop this experience, we've decided to pause this project. — Read the rest
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Instagram, Social Media, Wall Street Journal, Adam Mosseri

High School Voter Registration Week aims to get LA County students into political participation

LOS ANGELES — Student volunteers will be hosting in-person and online voter-registration drives at high schools in Los Angeles County and in nearly two dozen other states as part of High School Voter Registration Week, a civics organization announced Monday. In conjunction with the effort, The Civics Center also introduced the L.A. County Future Voter Scorecard Campaign, measuring the effectiveness of school districts in the county in improving low youth voter registration rates. “High School Vo...
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#BMF Premiere: Kash Doll Tiddays Tremendously In Screen-Sizzling Scene, Tantalizes Thirsty Twitter

We compiled the funniest, wildest and messiest reactions to Kash Doll's screen-sizzling sex scene in the "BMF" series premere
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Top Stories this PM: Senate GOP to vote for a US default; Laundrie's family call cops on Dog the Bounty Hunter

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:R. Kelly is found guilty. The jury reached a verdict of guilty in the trial of R. Kelly. The R&B singer was found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking in the Brooklyn trial. More than 40 witnesses had testified about Kelly, including women and men, who described how he directed them to have sex with him and each other. Kelly could be sent to prison...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Senate, US, America, Newsletter, Trends, Brooklyn, House, Mitch McConnell, Tokyo, Fox News, Wall Street Journal, R Kelly, Simone Biles

How 'Shang-Chi' became the biggest movie in the US this year - and why it's trailing at the global box office

Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi. Marvel Studios "Shang-Chi" is now this year's biggest movie in the US with $196 million since its release. It was released exclusively to theaters and has sustained strong online engagement. But it hasn't been approved for release in China, which has hindered its global box office. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" is officially the year's biggest movie in the US. The latest Marvel movie sur...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, China, Disney, US, Trends, Nato, Box Office, Scarlett Johansson, North America, University Of Virginia, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kong

Instagram Pauses Efforts to Develop Stand-Alone Instagram Kids App

Things are not quite a "Teenage Dream" at Instagram, as the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network kicked off the work week by putting its Instagram Kids stand-alone application on hold and issuing its rebuttal to a damning story earlier this month in The Wall Street Journal. On hold Instagram confirmed in March that it was...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Advertising, Platforms, Social Pro Daily, Instagram Kids

Facebook's own research showed Instagram to be toxic for teens, which it denies - then it pulled Instagram Kids anyway

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Instagram makes teen girls feel worse about themselves, Facebook researchers reportedly found. Facebook repudiated the findings of its own research in a blog post published over the weekend. Then, Instagram announced it is pausing work on its Instagram Kids app. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook has spent the past week doing damage control after a series of Wall Street Journal reports revealed damning ev...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Teens, Trends, Research, Analysis, Nick Clegg, Wall Street Journal, Journal, WSJ, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Adam Mosseri, Mosseri, Notably Facebook

Ex-Tottenham star Aurier provides bemused response to club’s defeat to Arsenal

 Former Tottenham defender Serge Aurier has taken to social media, to reveal his altogether bemused response to the club’s showing versus Arsenal. Arsenal 3-1 Tottenham Nuno Espirito Santo of course guided Spurs into their latest North London Derby clash on Sunday, the first of the Portuguese’s stint in the English capital.The Lilywhites entered proceedings nothing short of desperate for a positive result, having seen their positive opening to the campaign come crashing down in successive 3-0 de...
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It’s A #RHOA Wrap: Cynthia Bailey Announces Her Departure From ‘The Real Housewives Of Atlanta’

A #RHOA veteran is closing the curtain on her time on the Bravo show. Cynthia Bailey announced today, Monday, September, 27 that she's leaving the Real Housewives of Atlanta after over a decade on the reality TV franchise. "After much thought and consideration, I have made the very difficult and heartfelt decision not to return for the next season of Real Housewives of Atlanta," Bailey captioned a picture announcing her exit.
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Sunrise with birds and a dog and, no, that's not my Cane's cup (and not my canid).

6:48: 6:50:  6:53:34: 6:53:44: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Dog, Photography, Law, Birds, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

TikTok Reaches 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

TikTok announced in a blog post today that 1 billion people use TikTok every month. From a report: That means that on this big rock in space that we call home, about one in seven-and-a-half people are regularly watching short-form videos of dancing, dangerous "milk crate challenges" and even actual educational content. For context, Facebook said that in June it had 2.9 billion monthly active users, up 7% year over year. But TikTok's growth is rapid -- this new user data marks a 45% increase in m...
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Riddick 4 Is 'Closer Than You Think,' According To Vin Diesel

The Riddick franchise is a lot like its main character: rough around the edges, complex, hard to pin down and, most importantly, a survivor. Case in point, star Vin Diesel's recent Instagram post where he continues to bang the drum for a supposedly forthcoming new installment in the series after an already 8-year gap and counting:Incredible meeting today, thanks team you know who you are... Let's just say Furia maybe closer than you think. #RiddickAfter decent returns compared to a moderate budg...
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Instagram Kids put on ice after backlash from lawmakers and child safety groups

Instagram is pausing plans to build a kids’ version of the app after a fierce backlash from lawmakers, child safety groups, and parents. Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, announced the move in a blog post published Monday: While we stand by the need to develop this experience, we’ve decided to pause this project. This will give us time to work with parents, experts, policymakers and regulators, to listen to their concerns, and to demonstrate the value and importance of this project for younge...
Tags: Startups, Instagram, Tech, Insider, Adam Mosseri, Instagram Kids

#RHOP Recap: Candiace And Mia’s Messy ‘Low Budget’ Blowup & THIS Nicki Minaj-Approved Moment 

Candiace and Mia went back and forth on the latest episode of The Real Housewives of Potomac during a "reasonably shady" pow wow and a certain celebrity tuned in. On Sunday's egregiously entertaining episode of #RHOP, Gizelle and Robyn hosted a gathering at Gizelle's "home" and played a game of "reasonable or shady" to celebrate their Reasonably Shady podcast. During the game, Gizelle alleged that it was "wack" of Wendy to tell Candiace that Mia was gossiping with Candiace's mother Ms. Dor...
Tags: Reality TV, News, Instagram, Nicki Minaj, Jazz, Viral Video, Mia, Dorothy, Chris, Robyn, Potomac, Wendy, Rhop, SMH, Multi, For Your Information

Facebook pauses work on Instagram Kids after teen mental health concerns

Move follows WSJ revelations that Facebook-commissioned research showed Instagram could affect girls’ mental healthFacebook has halted work on its Instagram Kids project after revelations about the photo-sharing app’s impact on teen mental health.Instagram said it was “pausing” work in order to address concerns raised by parents, experts and regulators. The move follows revelations in the Wall Street Journal that Facebook had commissioned research showing Instagram could affect girls’ mental hea...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, US news, Mental Health, Body Image, Health & wellbeing, Young People

A fine art photographer has taken daily selfies since 1982

Fine art photographer Nancy Floyd has been photographing herself almost daily since 1982. From those images, she's curated a selection of 2,500 photos in a collection titled Weathering Time. Now published as a book, the project is a stunning meditation on life, time, and also technology. — Read the rest
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The statue of Hans Christian Heg, restored to its place of honor at the Wisconsin Capitol.

Photographed by me, this morning.  Click the "Hans Christian Heg" tag to scroll through many posts about this statue, which was torn down by protesters last summer and put back up this week. Keep going all the way back to 2011 and you'll find 3 different posts — March 2nd, March 13th, and March 21st— with my video showing Meade addressing vandalism to the statue during the "Wisconsin Uprising" (when taking over a Capitol building was celebrated by people of the left). [Author: norepl...
Tags: Photography, Law, Protests, Wisconsin, Capitol, Meade, Ann Althouse, Wisconsin Capitol, Destruction Of Art, Hans Christian Heg, Wisconsin protesting

Instagram says it's putting a hold on its 'Instagram Kids' project for under-13s, citing backlash

Instagram head Adam Mosseri. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for WIRED Instagram announced Monday it's pausing its project to build an Instagram for under-13s. Instagram head Adam Mosseri said the project, Instagram Kids, leaked too early. He also cited public backlash following a report on research into Instagram's effect on teenage girls. See more stories on Insider's business page. Instagram is putting a hold on its project to build a special version of its platform for under-...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Kids, News, Instagram, Washington, US, Trends, Tech News, Teenagers, Nick Clegg, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Tweens, Democratic, Facebook Instagram

Kelly Price Finally Speaks Out Following Reported Disappearance, Says She ‘Died’ And Came Back During COVID Battle

Following her interview, the singer took to Instagram to thank fans for their concern throughout this entire debacle.
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Facebook Halts Plans for ‘Instagram Kids’ App After Backlash

Facebook is tabling “Instagram Kids” for now — but at the same time, Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, says that launching an app for kids under 13 is still “the right thing to do.” News of the Instagram Kids project came earlier this year, and it was swiftly bashed from several quarters. Critics included more […]
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Dancing with the Stars' pro Cheryl Burke reveals breakthrough Covid diagnosis ahead of show

In an emotional Instagram video, Burke said she felt like she was letting her dance partner, Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby, down.
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Cheryl Burke Gets Emotional as She Reveals Positive COVID-19 Test Ahead of New 'DWTS' Taping

The 'Dancing With the Stars' pro opened up on Instagram about her recent health news.
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