Facebook Deletes Pages That Were Secretly Controlled by a Russian Propaganda Network

Facebook has deleted hundreds of pages linked to the Kremlin-backed propaganda network known as Sputnik. The pages, allegedly operated by Sputnik employees, were made to look like they were coming from outside of Russia. The Facebook pages helped spread propaganda about NATO and European politics, among many other…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Social Media, Nato, Crimea, Sputnik, Ira, Kremlin, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Internet Research Agency, President Trump

The Next Level of Influence: 30 Essential Influencer Marketing Statistics

Pop Quiz: When influencer marketing is done right, who wins? a) Your brand b) The influencers c) Your audience d) All of the above In case you missed the last few classes, the answer is D. In the ideal influencer marketing engagement, your brand gets a boost in credibility, authority, and exposure to a new audience. The influencer gets a cool content asset to promote, association with other thought leaders, and is able to grow their influence in their niche. And the audience gets awesome con...
Tags: Instagram, Seo, Online Marketing, Digital Strategy, Lee Odden, Rani Mani Adobe, Zine Onalytica, Traackr Altimeter Group Influence, Social Influence Enablement, Aim for Content Co Creation Not Sponsorship

NASA Probe Snaps Selfie of Earth from 71 Million Miles Away

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, selfies are a byproduct of the sheer ubiquity of cameras. And part of the reason for this ubiquity is that optical technology has advanced so much – and become so much cheaper in the process – over the past two decades that it is astounding. Image from NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/Lockheed Martin Space. Of course, one area where optical technology has really delivered some non-selfie dividends for humanity is in outer space where we receive photographs of a history-...
Tags: Photography, News, Nasa, Earth, Bennu

2018's Award-Winning Ocean Art Photos Will Transport You to Another Planet

In the sapphire-to-stygian waters that cover 70 percent of Earth’s surface, fish school in iridescent sheets, whales sing mournful tunes, and jellyfish bloom like wildflowers. The ocean is a teeming mystery that most of us rarely dip our toes in. Thankfully, underwater photographers are working to bring portraits of…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Earth, Image Cache, Oceans, Marine Biology, Underwater Photography, Sometimes Earth Is Just Hella Pretty

Snap’s outgoing CFO reportedly went around Evan Spiegel’s back to ask for more money but failed

Snap's CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company after trying to ask for more money behind CEO Evan Spiegel's back, Bloomberg reports. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Stone appealed directly to the board for a raise, which he was denied. Stone was only in the job for eight months, but will stay on until Snap's Q4 earnings call in February. Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, revealed on Tuesday that it was losing its chief financial officer Tim Stone after just eight mont...
Tags: Apple, Instagram, Trends, Bloomberg, Snapchat, Imran Khan, SEC, Evan Spiegel, Khan, Snap, Stone, SPIEGEL, Bobby Murphy, Tim Stone, Jared Grusd, Jeremi Gorman

SXSW Adds Keynote, Featured Speakers For 2019

SXSW is just weeks away and the organizers have announced a slate of additions to the Keynote and Featured Speaker lineup for the 2019 event. The updated list of Keynote speakers announced for the event includes Endeavor Chief Marketing Officer Bozoma Saint John, director, actress, producer and activist Olivia Wilde, and the addition of Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger to a conversation with Kevin Systrom and Josh Constine. Contributors who have joined the Featured Speakers list for 2019...
Tags: Travis Vanderzanden, Music, Instagram, Neil Gaiman, United States, Jeffrey Katzenberg, John, Olivia Wilde, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Cameron Crowe, Vox Media, Sxsw, Priscilla Chan, Tim Ferriss, Bruce Houghton

Channel Zero Canceled After Four Seasons at SYFY

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Channel Zero canceled after four seasons at SYFY SYFY’s Channel Zero is officially off the air. Showrunner Nick Antosca posted to Instagram confirming that the anthology series would not be moving forward at the cable network. Channel Zero first premiered back in late 2016. The most recent season, Channel Zero: The Dream Door, premiered last year. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB....
Tags: TV, Movies, Instagram, Syfy, House, TV News, Jeff Russo, ComingSoon, Nick Antosca, Syfy Syfy, Evan Katz, Channel Zero, Antosca, Charlotte Bywater, BEGIN SLIDESHOW Channel Zero, Craig Macneill Steven Piet Arkasha Stevenson

Jumanji Sequel Welcomes Danny Glover to the Jungle

Jumanji sequel welcomes Danny Glover to the jungle Sony’s Jumanji 3 continues to welcome Hollywood icons past and present to the jungle. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the film’s most recent addition is none other than Danny Glover, who joins Danny DeVito and Awkwafina — not to mention the original cast — in the anticipated sequel. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptSta...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Instagram, Dwayne Johnson, Sony, Johnson, Mel Gibson, Jack Black, Jumanji, Danny DeVito, Glover, Jake Kasdan, Danny Glover, OG, ComingSoon, Lethal Weapon

Conquering the 5 Misconceptions that Hold Leaders Back

THERE ARE THINGS we believe that when we really think about them, we might find that they are not helpful. We might think of them as blind spots that adversely affect our leadership effectiveness. In What Are Your Blind Spots? Jim Haudan and Rich Berens hope to help you uncover five common leadership blind spots by exposing the underlying assumptions behind the consequences we see played out over and over again in all types of organizations. This is how they lay it out: Leadership Blind Spot ...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Leadership Development, Stephen Denning, Jim Haudan, Rich Berens

Helping teens root out misinformation and get media savvy

Editor’s Note: Katy Byron is the Editor and Program Manager of MediaWise at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. MediaWise is part of the Google News Initiative and is a funded partnership between The Poynter Institute, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG), the Local Media Association (LMA) and the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). Mediawise aims to teach one million students how to discern fact from fiction online by 2020.Misinformation is nothing ...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Education, Kansas, Red Cross, Houston, John Green, Jason Derulo, St Petersburg Florida, Memorial High School, YouTube Instagram Facebook, Google News Initiative, Stanford History Education Group, MediaWise, Katy Byron, Poynter Institute for Media Studies MediaWise

Netflix's 'Fyre' director hits back at Hulu's 'whitewashing' criticism and says the Fyre Festival founder wanted $125,000 for an interview

Netflix's "Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened" director Chris Smith talked to Business Insider about the one-year process to make a documentary about the doomed Fyre Festival. "Fyre" is one of two documentaries out this week that look at the festival. The other is Hulu's "Fyre Fraud." Smith defended his movie's objectivity, despite Hulu's claims that the movie isn't objective because of the involvement of Jerry Media, which handled social media for the Fyre Festival. Smith also said ...
Tags: Instagram, Colin Kaepernick, Trends, Netflix, Fema, Jim Carrey, Smith, Hulu, Bahamas, Andy King, Andy, Billy, Travis Scott, Chris Smith, Pablo Escobar, McFarland

You Won't Recognize Your Favorite Beauty Influencers in Their 10-Year Challenges

At the beginning of a new year, it's normal for people to reflect on their lives and think about how far they've come. In 2019, many people have been participating in the 10-Year Challenge across social media, in which someone posts a current photo of themselves next to a picture from a decade ago. Some of the most jaw-dropping changes have been from beauty influencers, whose entire careers are based off how they make themselves look. Ahead, you'll see images of your favorite YouTube and Instag...
Tags: Instagram, Beauty, Kandee Johnson, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Beauty Trends, Patrick Starrr, Celebrity Beauty Instagram

Nomibis: A Vintage Shop in Reims, France, Shoppable on Instagram

A flea market in France you can shop on Instagram? Julie recently spotted Nomibis, run by Fabienne Nominé and companion Pascal Bisson, who first opened a shop in the city of Reims, France (once the site of the coronations of the French kings), but ten years later discovered that they could sell things more artfully and more quickly on Instagram. Now they use their own Reims home to style their found “antiques and eccentricities,” then post them on their Instagram feed (@nomibis) and on their web...
Tags: Books, Instagram, France, Maine, French, Bay Area, Julie, Antiques & Vintage, Shopper's Diary, Design Travel, Reims France, French Style, Marston House, Elsie Green, Vinalhaven, Nomibis

Popdose Single Premiere: The Lines Between Beth // James Get “Blurry”

Beth // James is an indie folk pop duo from Austin, Texas, a city where one can imagine 70 percent of the population is a member of an indie folk pop duo or group. Popdose first introduced loyal readers to the heavenly harmonies of Mikaela Beth Kahn (vocals, piano) and Jordan James Burchill (vocals, guitar) in early 2017 when we featured their ‘Lion Eyes’ single in our round up of the year’s most promising new artists. We caught up with them at the end of the year to take a preview of their 2018...
Tags: Music, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Texas, Kacey Musgraves, Instagram, La, Austin, Netflix, Jordan, Spike Lee, Bill Simmons, Popdose Interviews, Austin Texas, Spike

The #10YearChallenge Is Harder on Women Than You Think

One of the first internet challenges to go viral this year on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter is #HowHardDidAgingHitYou, or the #10YearChallenge. The challenge requires users to share a photo from 10 years ago side-by-side with a current photo. Millennials and Gen-Zers have participated with gusto - mostly because their decade-old picture is of awkward pubescence or wide-eyed youth, and though they are older, they are still "young." But this activity is likely a lot less fun for older women - ...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Instagram, Amy Schumer, Religion, Aging, Tech, US news, Feminism, Facebook Instagram, Roxane Gay, Yann Moix

Two Guardians Return for Avengers: Endgame Reshoots

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Two Guardians return for Avengers: Endgame reshoots Guardians of the Galaxy stars Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillan may have confirmed they’re back on set for Avengers: Endgame reshoots. Saldana took to Instagram to reveal a video timelapse of Gamora’s green makeup removal with the caption  “Adios Gamora… for now at least!”  Check out their full posts below (Via CBR). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptA...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Avengers, Zoe Saldana, Saldana, Karen Gillan, Nick Fury Samuel L Jackson, ComingSoon, Movie News, Marvel Movie News, Gamora, Peter Parker Spider Man Tom Holland, Stephen Strange Benedict Cumberbatch

Get Inspired By The Community This Week At Light Stalking

As always, we want to say a big warm hello to all of the new members we got this week – yep all 210 of you! Wow, that really is a lot! A lot has been happening this week on the forum, we have seen so much activity from you all that it is just awesome. So we hope to see you around the “ Introduce Yourself “, “ General Chit Chat ” and, of course, “ Shark Tank ” forums.   This week we had a weekly challenge with the theme of Favourites . This was Tersha ‘s magnificent idea and ...
Tags: Photography, Dave, Graham, Ed, Kent, Shark Tank, Erik, Tom, Lenny, Antonio, Federico, Bhushan, John Thompson, Bruce Gordon, Bobbie, Cool Photos & Photographers

The Art of the Personal Project: Liz Von Hoene

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this thread, I’ll include a link to each personal project with the artist statement so you can see more of the project. Please note: This thread is not affiliated with any company; I’m just featuring projects that I find.  Please DO NOT send me your work.  I do n...
Tags: Photography, La, Personal Project, Suzanne Sease, The Martin Agency, Kaplan Thaler Capital One Best, Liz Von Hoene, Mimi Haddon

A look at Birdies, the popular slipper shoe startup that just raised $8 million more from investors

Bianca Gates is a first-generation American, her parents having immigrated to the U.S. from Latin America. As such, she says, after waitressing her way through college at UC Irvine, she was expected to get a safe job with a 401(k) plan and to live with her parents until she was married. Things haven’t gone exactly that way, but one can imagine Gates’s parents feeling pretty satisfied with their daughter’s trajectory nevertheless. The reason: Gates, along with cofounder Marisa Sharkey, are the co...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Stanford, China, Sacramento, San Francisco, Tech, Mtv, Venture Capital, Manhattan, Harry, Latin America, Gates, Viacom

Black-and-white cartoon chapel

Whether you’re getting married , renewing your vows, or just want to take advantage of a can’t-miss Instagram backdrop, this black-and-white wedding chapel is the perfect photo opportunity. The “Til Death Do Us Part” installation, opening Friday at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort, was conceived by designer and visual artist Joshua Vides. This 800-square-foot cartoon-like chapel was inspired by his “Reality to Idea” series, and it encourages couples already considering getting married in Las Veg...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Weddings, Las Vegas, Scotch, All, Apex Social Club, Joshua Vides, Wedding Locations, Moët Chandon Moët Ice Imperial Black White, Vetri Cucina

A Look at Filtering

The word “filter” often gets used to describe the edits and adjustments made to our photos, but in Lightroom the real meaning has to do with how you can filter the data stored in the catalog to help you in your workflow. In my next series of posts I’m going to dig into getting the most out of these easily overlooked, yet extremely powerful functions hidden in plain sight. We’ll start with the most obvious, but there’s more hidden here and there within the Library module. The Library Filter Bar ...
Tags: Photography, Hdr, Lightroom, Library Filter

Polaroid Flashback? Meet the Kodak SMILE Printer

It’s been a long while since the days of Polaroid and instafilm’s dominance over an industry since turned to the much-quicker method of smartphones with cameras. But that doesn’t mean that makers aren’t still giving the instant film market a shot, Kodak being among them. Image via Kodak. Revealed at CES 2019, the SMILE printer from Kodak uses some pretty cool tech underpinning it. A printer that uses “zero ink” technology, the Kodak SMILE joins products from others such as Canon and the aforem...
Tags: Photography, News, Kodak, Fujifilm, Polaroid, Canon, Instax, Bay, Zink, Polaroid Zink, Photography Bay, Kodak Instant Print Companion

7 tips to take your architectural photography to the next level

Architectural photography is something that many of us try at some point in our photographic lives. I certainly have, on a number of occasions, although the results have never really been that good. No doubt I’ll give it another go the next time I find myself in some beautiful town or city. But this time, […] The post 7 tips to take your architectural photography to the next level appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Architecture, Cooph, Architectural, Architecture Photography, Cooperative of Photography

Face the Year Ahead with a Healthy Skin Care Routine

Post sponsored by Mirum. Opinions are 100% my own. I cannot believe that the new year is here already. With the new year, comes a lot of new changes.I am not one to make resolutions, I make overall healthy changes, for good. I plan to face the year ahead and top of mind for me is skin care. I spend a lot o...
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Travel photographers, beware of this international scam that tricked 100 people so far

There are all sorts of scams targeted at photographers. But there has recently been a new one that has reportedly tricked at least 100 people so far. It’s targeted particularly at travel photographers and Instagram influencers. It doesn’t only involve losing thousands of dollars, but potentially being in danger and manipulated in a foreign country, […] The post Travel photographers, beware of this international scam that tricked 100 people so far appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Scam, Travel Photographer, Internet Scam, Photography Scam

Gay party under fire over leaked doc banning “women, skinny boys, boys with bad skin”

Poof Doof is a popular gay circuit party in Melbourne that bills itself "a gay club for homos" and "Melbourne's favorite gay rave."
Tags: Photography, Life, Lifestyle, Melbourne, Discrimination, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Poof Doof

Yes, you can update your Godox firmware on the mac, and here’s how to do it

As good as Godox equipment can be, it has one fatal flaw which puts many photographers off using their equipment. There’s no easy, native way to update the firmware on a Mac. And firmware updates do come fairly regularly for their various models of flashes and triggers. It’s a question I see pop up regularly […] The post Yes, you can update your Godox firmware on the mac, and here’s how to do it appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Apple, Photography, Mac, Tutorials, Macbook Pro, Firmware, Firmware Update, Godox

Olympus teaser shares glimpse of OM-D camera that’s good for more than sports

Is Olympus about to release a new mirrorless camera geared toward sports photographers? The latest teaser offers a glimpse of an upcoming OM-D camera set to launch on January 24, and by the looks of the teasers, it's capable for landscapes, too. The post Olympus teaser shares glimpse of OM-D camera that’s good for more than sports appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Olympus, OM D, Micro Four Thirds Camera, Product Teasers

"I have so many more part-related questions, but I’ll limit it to just a few for the sake of my word count (and your time)..."

"Do you think about where you part your hair, or do you just allow your hair to fall where it may, willy nilly? Do you agree with my mom that middle parts are 'less flattering'?..."From "How, When and Why Did Middle Parts Become Cool?" by Harling Ross (at Man Repeller).For the record, her mom's position was: "I’m just saying, I’ve always heard the philosophy that wearing your part in the middle emphasizes the asymmetries of your face, which is why side parts are more flattering. And I believe th...
Tags: Fashion, Instagram, Law, Shoes, Hairstyles, Aesthetics, Ann Althouse, Harling Ross, Menocore

Haiti's isolated and forgotten village – in pictures

Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in south-east Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave. As well as health services or electricity, Boucan Ferdinand also lost its only road to the nearest town, Bois Negresse, in devastating floods in 2004. Some of its residents have left for the capital, Port-au-Prince, while others cling onto a precarious life. Many have crossed illegally into the more prosperous neighbouring Dominican Rep...
Tags: Photography, Americas, World news, News photography, Haiti, Port Au Prince, Hispaniola, Dominican Republic Continue, south east Haiti, Boucan Ferdinand, Bois Negresse

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