Tattered shops in old Tokyo

Suitably weatherworn old shops on a windy Tokyo day.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Tokyo

A dim sunrise — at 7:15.

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Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

Instagram’s Playback takes on Spotify’s 2021 recap feature

Instagram joins Spotify with its own yearly recap feature, dubbed Playback. It's available through New Year's Eve.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Spotify, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media

Pele says expects to be out of hospital in ‘a few days’

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football great Pele downplayed his latest health issue Thursday after he was hospitalized to undergo chemotherapy for a colon tumor, saying he would be there for just “a few days.” “I have been having small chemotherapy sessions as part of my treatment. Today I’m at Albert Einstein (hospital) doing the last session of 2021,” the 81-year-old legend wrote on Instagram. “I wanted to share this achievement with you. After all, every little victory is a reason to celebrat...
Tags: Sweden, Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Pele, Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo, Afp, Don, Edson Arantes, Nascimento Pele

Superhero Bits: Andy Serkis Wants To Direct Venom 3, New Look At Peacemaker & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Florence Pugh got banned from Instagram over "Hawkeye" posts.Andy Serkis wants to direct "Venom 3."A "Fantastic Four" star is open to returning in the MCU.A new "Peacemaker" ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Television, Movies, News, Instagram, Disney, Andy Serkis, Sony, Anne Hathaway, Batman, James Gunn, Tom Hardy, Florence, Amy Pascal, Marvel Studios, Hawkeye

Leading Thoughts for December 9, 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. Michael Dell on success: “Success is not a straight line up. It’s fail, learn, try again, then (you hope) succeed. How successful you are is really a function of how well you deal with failure—and how much you learn from it. Many people don’t reach their greatest potential because they fear failure. In avoiding failure, they deprive themselves of a gr...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Michael Dell, Gary Vaynerchuk, Leading Thoughts

Instagram launches Playback so you can relive your favorite Stories from 2021

Instagram is getting in on the year-in-review trend with Playback, a feature that will let you relive your Stories from 2021. Instagram will share a curated Playback of 10 Stories for each user,...
Tags: Instagram, Playback

A poem and a list, so no Google Photos Memories are missed

'Twas a few weeks before the New Year and all through the land,people were looking back at the time that had spanned.They looked at photos and videos that they hold dear,from this week, last month and year after year.With Google Photos, built just for you,your memories can come back to life anew.So here is a list of five ways to look back,from your home screen, a smart display — or all in the app.1. With the Google Photos Memories widget on Android and iOS, you can see your Memories right on you...
Tags: Photos, Google Photos, Google Photos Memories, Niv Govindaraju

Weird and wonderful vintage snapshots from Christmas past

Vernacular photography collector Robert E. Jackson turned his magic eye on Christmas past to curate a weird and wonderful selection of vintage snapshots from around the tree. See them all: "Mid-Century Snapshots of Joy and Plenty"
Tags: Post, Photography, News, Holidays, Photographs, Snapshots, Robert E Jackson

Swipe-up no more! Say Hello to Link Stickers

Instagram Stories are hugely popular, but until recently, only large accounts could drive people to a website link using the “Swipe Up” feature. That’s now changed. Let’s dive into the way things used to be, and then share how to use the new “Link Stickers” feature that is available to everyone. BEFORE: Swipe Up One-third of Instagram’s most viewed stories are created by brands and/or verified accounts. The Swipe Up feature was clearly designed so that with Instagram stories, business or...
Tags: Instagram, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Instagram Marketing, Instagram Step

GC Aesthetics: Boobstickers

Even today, during summer, social media is full of topless bias: hate comments, harassment, Instagram's censorship... To fight against this, GC Aesthetics created The Boobstickers: Instagram stickers to protest against Instagram’s censorship and other forms of topless bias. Video of GC Aesthtetics-boobstickers
Tags: Instagram, Advertising

What we learned from Instagram head’s Congress testimony

Adam Mosseri, who took over Instagram in 2018, appeared in front of Congress for the first time last night. The company came under major scrutiny after a series of reports from the Wall Street Journal published earlier this year highlighted the firm’s negligence toward teen mental health. Ex-Meta employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen said last month Instagram was “more dangerous than other forms of social media.” All of this led to lawmakers being concerned about the social media firm’s lack...
Tags: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Wall Street Journal, Richard Blumenthal, Adam Mosseri, Plugged, Frances Haugen

10 things in tech you need to know today

Hi there. We've got more updates on the AWS outage, and Elon Musk officially sold his last remaining home (next step, colonize Mars). Let's dive in.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app – click here for iOS and here for Android. Amazon's yard marshalls in the UK are facing a big pay cut.Ronny Hartmann/picture alliance via Getty Images 1. The AWS outage could lead to shipping delays ahead of the holidays. The massive Amazon Web Services outage on Tue...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, UK, New York, London, Instagram, America, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Earth, New York Times, Nba

And Just Like That review – Sex and the City sequel has a mouthful of teething troubles

Carrie and co are back and having excruciating ‘learning experiences’ to haul themselves into modern times. But there are reasons to be hopeful!Warning: this review contains spoilers from the first episode of And Just Like That.The first 20 minutes of the long-anticipated, much-hyped reboot of Sex and the City, And Just Like That (Sky Comedy/HBO Max), are terrible. The Manhattan streets are alive with the sound of crowbars jimmying more exposition into the dialogue than Carrie’s closet has shoes...
Tags: London, Television, Instagram, Culture, Television & radio, Manhattan, Miranda, Samantha, Charlotte, Sarah Jessica Parker, Carrie, Kim Cattrall, Michael Patrick King, HBO Max

The holiday gift guide real estate agents actually want you to shop

Struggling to come up with gift ideas for the real estate agent in your life? Inman has you covered.
Tags: Photos, Audiobooks, Photography, Technology, Education, Smartwatch, Marketing, Radio, Holiday Gift Guide, Agent, Driving, Laptop, Digital Camera, Portals, Online Course, Inman Connect New York

Meta bans businesses run by Myanmar's military from Facebook

Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, is further clamping down on content linked to Myanmar's military amid pressure to step up safety controls in the country.
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Cnn, Myanmar

Instagram to reinstate a feature that everyone misses

Instagram says it's planning to reinstate a feature it ditched five years ago that lets you view posts in chronological order.
Tags: Mobile, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media

2 Teens Accused Of Making Threats On Instagram Against Laguna Creek High

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Two teens in Elk Grove were arrested and cited Wednesday for allegedly making threats against their school over social media. On Tuesday, authorities investigated threats made over Instagram against Laguna Creek High School. Then on Wednesday, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Resource Team identified a 16-year-old male student and a 16-year-old female student at the school as the ones who allegedly made the threats, which were made on Instagram, according to a statement fro...
Tags: News, Instagram, Local, Syndicated Local, Social Media, Elk Grove, Sacramento County Sheriff 's Office, Laguna Creek High School, Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers, Instagram Against Laguna Creek High, Sacramento County Sheriff s Office Resource Team

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