Facebook VP Suggests a Fix: a Prompt Urging Teen Instagram Users to 'Take a Break'

"Facebook is trying to mend its reputation in the wake of whisleblower Frances Haugen's testimony," reports Engadget, "and that includes promises of features lessening the potential harm for teens." CNN and Reuters report that Facebook Global Affairs VP Nick Clegg promised Instagram would introduce a "take a break" feature that encouraged teens to simply stop using the social network for a while. Clegg didn't say when it would be ready, but this was clearly meant to reduce addiction and other...
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October 9, 2021 | St. Joseph’s College Standish, ME 4084 HOST: St. Joseph’s College DIRECTOR: Tom Dann TIMING: Split-Time Race Management

October 9, 2021 | St. Joseph’s College Standish, ME 4084 HOST: St. Joseph’s College DIRECTOR: Tom Dann TIMING: Split-Time Race Management Results
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Large portions of the military remain unvaccinated despite looming deadlines and COVID-19 deaths

Portions of the military remain unvaccinated as the varying deadlines for each branch approach. Jon Cherry/Stringer Large swaths of the military remain unvaccinated as the varying deadlines for each branch approach, per the Washington Post. Some branches have the same vaccination deadline but significant disparities in vaccination progress. A group of service members represented by former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell are suing the Pentagon over the mandate. Despite looming vaccination deadl...
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DWTS: Cheryl Burke & Cody Rigsby Reunite Following COVID-19 Diagnosis

Cheryl Burke and Cody Rigsby have reunited inside the Dancing With The Stars rehearsal studio following their COVID-19 diagnosis. Within the last two weeks, both Cheryl and Cody tested positive for COVID-19, forcing them to rehearsal and perform virtually and individually. In doing so, they were allowed to remain in the competition despite not being physically present for the live shows. Cheryl was the first to test positive between the dancing duo. Just days before the second live show of...
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Facebook exec Nick Clegg said he couldn't give a 'yes or no answer' on whether its algorithms boosted insurrection sentiments ahead of Jan. 6 riot

20 January 2020, Bavaria, Munich: Nick Clegg, Head of Policy at Facebook, speaks on stage during the DLD (Digital Life Design) innovation conference. Clegg has defended the decision to stick to advertising with political content, unlike Twitter and Google. Lino Mirgeler A Facebook executive told CNN he couldn't give "a yes or no answer" when asked whether its algorithms amplified pro-insurrection voices leading up to January 6. A Facebook whistleblower testified before Congress last we...
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Rowing at daybreak.

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Facebook exec Nick Clegg called Big Tobacco comparisons 'extremely misleading' but said the company needs to be 'held to account' after whistleblower testimony

Facebook executive Nick Clegg defended Facebook amid mounting scrutiny during an appearance on ABC News' "This Week.". ABC News/This Week Facebook executive Nick Clegg on Sunday defended the company against comparisons to Big Tobacco. The social-media giant has been under intense scrutiny after a former employee publicly criticized the company. While he defended the company, Clegg admitted Facebook needed to be "held to account." Nick Clegg, who works as the vice president for global...
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'A battle on its own': Shannen Doherty opens up about hair loss during her cancer treatment

"Beverly Hills, 90210" alum Shannen Doherty took to Instagram to share some of the more intimate details of her journey with breast cancer.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Beautiful obsession: a 20-year mission in waters of Lake Tanganyika

Marine photographer Angel Fitor first saw endangered cichlids in a pet shop. Now his award-winning images could help save these fishLake Tanganyika is the world’s longest freshwater lake. It stretches for more than 400 miles across central Africa and provides a home for some of the planet’s most extraordinary aquatic creatures. But this remarkable refuge – and its inhabitants – are under threat.Pesticide runoffs from farms, sewage and overexploitation by collectors for the ornamental fish trade ...
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Central Maine Striders Fall Classic 10k Sun October 10, 2021

Set 1 Courtesy of David Colby Young See Central Maine Striders
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