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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Hackers were able to gain access to people's Microsoft emails accounts by abusing a weakness in the help portal. Microsoft told TechCrunch the hackers could not read users' emails, but Motherboard reports otherwise. Facebook's activist shareholders are making another dramatic bid to oust Mark Zuckerberg and abolish the firm's share structure. Investors will vote on two proposals to overhaul Facebook's governance at the social ne...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Instagram, Microsoft, China, Toronto, San Francisco, Trends, Britain, Ford, New York Times, Muslim

Former West Ham, Liverpool & Chelsea midfielder Yossi Benayoun retires

Yossi Benayoun confirms he’s retired Israeli international Yossi Benayoun – arguably the country’s greatest ever player – has confirmed his retirement on Thursday. Benayoun made his announcement on his Instagram account. The attacking midfielder has quit the game aged 38. During his esteemed career, Benayoun scored 24 goals in 102 appearances for Israel. Benayoun’s final club in his long career was Beitar Jerusalem. Indeed he’s hung up his boots to become the club’s new Sporting Director from t...
Tags: England, Instagram, Israel, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham, Harry Kane, Anfield, Europa League, Napoli, Beitar Jerusalem, Yossi, West Ham Liverpool

Prince Harry takes a stand against poverty, injustice, inequality? Er, no, Fortnite

Addictive social media should be banned says man who just launched a his and hers Instagram account Opinion The game Fortnite should be banned, according to Britain's own Prince Harry, because it "addictive" and "irresponsible."…
Tags: Instagram, Software, Britain, Harry

Leaked Facebook Emails Detail Discussions Over Instagram Labeling Alex Jones as a 'Hate Figure'

An email chain between Facebook and Instagram executives discussing an anti-Semitic post on Alex Jones’ Instagram account and obtained by Business Insider and Britain’s Channel 4 News illustrates the kind of extreme lengths that the company goes to in order to avoid passing judgment on what’s right in front of their…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Britain, Leaks, Hate Speech, Business Insider, Alex Jones

Podcast: How to Reduce the Stress of Social Media

 Social media sites have become a huge part of our lives, enabling us to easily stay in touch with countless friends and family members all over the world. But there’s a dark side to social media, as it also enables negative things like bullying to proliferate. Many people have found that social media creates a huge amount of anxiety in their lives, but don’t feel they can live without it. In this episode, learn some ways to reduce the anxieties associated with social media. ...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Technology, General, Instagram, Cdc, China, America, Social Media, Linkedin, Stress, Bbc, Britain, United States, Fox News, Green Party

Instagram is investigating an Alex Jones post that has stoked anti-Semitic hate in the comments (FB)

Instagram is investigating a post by Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones that has stoked anti-Semitic hate. Jones posted a painting by US artist Mear One, which depicts six suited men sitting around a Monopoly board being held up by four subservient figures. Another version of the painting sparked controversy in Britain last year when politician Jeremy Corbyn described it as "deeply disturbing and anti-Semitic," after initially supporting the artwork. Many of the comments on Jones' post co...
Tags: Google, Facebook, London, Instagram, Russia, US, America, Trends, Britain, Donald Trump, Jones, Jeremy Corbyn, Alex Jones, Corbyn, David Icke, Infowars

Make Yourself at Home at The Palm Beach Casino

Phil Nunn is the Club Director of The Palm Beach Casino and he shares his views and knowledge in an interview by Peter White. The Palm Beach Casino is a stunning place with a distinctive style that creates a sophisticated atmosphere. After undergoing some renovations, The Palm Beach Casino from London lives up to its name, by offering the entertainment of the famous Palm Beach in Florida. The Career So Far Phil Nunn has been at The Palm Beach Casino for two and a half years, starting from 2016...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Florida, UK, England, London, Instagram, Britain, Hotel, Belgium, Mayfair, Ladbrokes, Barnett, Casino, Chesterfield, Barnet

Olympic skateboard hopeful, dance champion, Instagram star & Nike poster girl – all at just 10 years old

Sky Brown surfs, skateboards and dances, and hopes to become Britain's youngest ever summer Olympian at the Tokyo Games next year - when she'll be just 12 years old.
Tags: News, Instagram, Nike, Britain, Tokyo, Brown

The Queen posted on Instagram

She might not be posting beach selfies and hot dog legs, but the Queen has finally jumped on the Instagram bandwagon. On Thursday, she posted her first-ever photo on Instagram after a visit to London’s Science Museum. There, she viewed a letter written to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert from Charles Babbage, the world’s first computer engineer. Perhaps inspired by Babbage’s historic technological contributions, the Queen took to Instagram to commemorate the visit. ...
Tags: Travel, London, Instagram, Yosemite, Britain, Queen, Royal Family, Victoria, Liz, All, Queen Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Albert, Babbage, Science Museum, Charles Babbage

Judge Amy Berman Jackson imposes gag order on Roger Stone, can no longer speak publicly about the investigation or case

Longtime Donald Trump ally and right-wing political operative Roger Stone was ordered to appear with his lawyers in the courtroom of Judge Amy Berman Jackson today, to show cause as to why Stone shouldn't lose his liberty (or at least be gagged) over his ill-advised Instagram threat post. Judge Jackson ordered that Roger Stone is prohibited from making any public statements about his case, the investigation, or any participants in the investigation. "Period." He will be allowed to solicit fu...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Instagram, US, Britain, Celtic, Beltway, Jackson, Donald Trump, Insta, Roger Stone, Eakin, Roger, Stone, Mueller

Roger Stone testifies in Judge Amy Berman Jackson's court over Instagram 'crosshairs' post

Longtime Donald Trump ally and right-wing political operative Roger Stone was ordered to appear with his lawyers in the courtroom of Judge Amy Berman Jackson today, to show cause as to why Stone shouldn't lose his liberty (or at least be gagged) over his ill-advised Instagram threat post. Below: Tweets from the courtroom today, as Roger Stone testified. Jackson begins by entering the insta post on the record. She asks his lawyer Bruce Rogow if her media contact order should be modified. Rogow...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Instagram, US, Britain, Celtic, Jackson, Donald Trump, Insta, Roger Stone, Eakin, Roger, Stone, Ryan J Reilly, Bruce Rogow

Solo Female Travel in Europe: Complete Travel and Safety Guide

Kate in Copenhagen Looking to travel solo in Europe? You’ve come to the right place! My name is Kate and I teach women how to travel the world safely on their own. While I’m American and I travel all over the world, I’ve spent the most time in Europe. Several years, when you add it all up. I have traveled to every single country in Europe and have lived in two of them (Italy and the UK). This continent has given me so many happy travel memories and I want you to have them, too. And yet…you have...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, London, Featured, Sweden, Instagram, Greece, Australia, France, Scotland, China, Germany, Berlin Wall, Russia, Berlin

Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide

LONDON (AP) — Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life. Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said Thursday evening the platform is making a series of changes […]
Tags: Business, Technology, London, News, Instagram, Ap, Britain, Nation, Adam Mosseri

Slavery in Britain: the photographer documenting the streets where people have been held

About 13,000 people are kept in slavery in the UK. Amy Romer’s book The Dark Figure* reveals the terrifying ordinariness of the sites of their captivityIn 2013, a 22-year-old Hungarian woman responded to an online ad for a babysitting job in London and, after a telephone interview, was offered the post. When she arrived in Budapest to travel to London, she was met by three men who confiscated her mobile, drove her to Slovakia and forced her on to a coach bound for Manchester.There was no babysit...
Tags: Photography, London, UK News, World news, Budapest, Britain, Art and design, Manchester, Slavery, Slovakia, Amy Romer, Cunliffe Street Chorley

Call for end to social media abuse of Duchesses Meghan, Kate

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s press is urging social media users to tone down inappropriate criticism of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge. Palace officials have been seeking help from Instagram to monitor and remove offensive comments. Aides have been spending hours each week moderating comments on the official Palace Instagram […]
Tags: London, News, Instagram, Ap, Britain, Nation, Catherine, Meghan Kate, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex, Cambridge Palace

We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #431

Celebrity influencers commit to post transparency The practice of how influencers make clear whether their endorsements on social media are paid-for has been subject to much debate. Now, in a move towards greater transparency, 16 celebrities are pre-empting action from Britain’s competition watchdog by formally committing to state clearly if they have been paid or received any gifts or loans of products that they endorse. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a guide for inf...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, UK, Pinterest, Instagram, Nbc, Youtube, US, Seo, Linkedin, Netflix, Britain, Birmingham, Mashup, Adweek, Frank

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Google is likely to end its efforts to build a censored search engine for China, the Intercept reported. Google had originally planned to launch its censored search engine, known as "Project Dragonfly," between January and April 2019. Some SpaceX investors are reportedly concerned Elon Musk is using their money for his Boring Company venture. The Boring Company is set to open its first completed tunnel on Tuesday, but some inve...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Instagram, Senate, China, Trends, Britain, NHS, Berkeley, Senate Intelligence Committee, Alexa, Samsung Galaxy Note, Blippar, Forbes

A Week In London On A $63,516 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an accountant working in banking who makes $63,516 per year and spends some of her money this week on Massaman curry.Editor's note: All prices have been converted to U.S. dollars.Occupation: Accountant Industry: BankingAge: 27Location: London, England...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Asia, Spotify, Europe, Fashion, Music, Japan, UK, London, Instagram, America, Netflix, Britain, House, Portugal

Happy Thanksgiving

So here's a little conundrum. You could be forgiven for thinking that the big holiday this week is a thing called "Black Friday," and that we're in the middle of something incongruously called "Black Friday Week." (What?) But the holiday is actually Thanksgiving. Yet one of the things I'll be thankful for is if some of you use my links for, well...your black friday shopping tomorrow. Kinda circular, then—you see how that goes? On the one hand I'm critical of the confusing of greed with gratitud...
Tags: Photography, UK, Britain, United States, Hereford, Cape Cod, News And Occasions, Michael Johnston, Mike, Michael C Johnston, Amazon US, Amazon Canada, Amazon UKAmazon Germany, Charles Lucy, Dibby, Tim Farnham

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James McClean responds to FA investigation over his Instagram comments

More controversy for McClean Stoke City player James McClean has responded to claims the FA are investigating his Instagram comments. McClean has always refused to wear the poppy. Every year it seems he gets a huge amount of abuse for his personal views. McClean has never tried to force anyone else not to wear a poppy. However, some people seem to think McClean should be forced to wear a poppy. It also seems many think he should keep his views to himself. McClean himself has always refused to d...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Premier League, Stoke City, Serbia, Fa, Middlesbrough, Nemanja Matic, James Mcclean, McClean, PST Manchester United, Vrelo, McClean Stoke City, PST Poppy

Nemanja Matic explains why he didn’t wear a poppy on his Man United shirt

Matic didn’t wear the poppy When Nemanja Matic decided not to wear a poppy on his shirt this weekend, many people wondered why. Manchester United noted he was abstaining from wearing the poppy for ‘personal reasons’. Now, after getting many questions and abuse on social media, Matic has explained why.   View this post on Instagram   I recognise fully why people wear poppies, I totally respect everyone’s right to do so an...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Serbia, Champions League, Juventus, Jose Mourinho, Chris Smalling, Crystal Palace, Selhurst Park, Middlesbrough, United

Stoke’s James McClean under threat of FA charge after Middlesbrough

Stoke’s James McClean & his post Middlesbrough Instagram post The issue of James McClean not wearing a poppy popped up again this weekend. McClean was a late sub in Stoke City’s 0-0 draw with Middlesbrough in the Championship. As McClean headed towards the tunnel after the match, a group of fans hurled abuse at the Northern Ireland midfielder. Just look at the intolerance and hatred on display all because James McClean refuses to wear a poppy. — Crimes of Britain (@c...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Premier League, Stoke City, Northern Ireland, Fa, Times, Middlesbrough, United, Roberto Firmino, Nemanja Matic, James Mcclean, McClean, Middlesbrough Instagram

Tools & Craft #113: Thomas Chippendale, Furniture Marketing Genius

For many contemporary furniture makers, Instagram may serve the twin needs of inspiration and self-promotion.Whatever did the talented and ambitious do before #instafurniture, #interiordesign, #maker, #furnituregallery, and the like? I had occasion to mull over this topic at the current Metropolitan Museum exhibit, "Chippendale's Director: The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker."Thomas Chippendale (1718–1779) is often hailed as Britain's greatest furniture maker. As someone who often che...
Tags: England, Design, London, Instagram, Britain, Brooklyn, West Yorkshire, Philadelphia, Metropolitan Museum, Joel, Chippendale, Joel Moskowitz, Tools for Working Wood, Gramercy Tools, Tools & Craft, Thomas Chippendale Furniture Marketing Genius

GCHQ uses Instagram to 'open up world of espionage' to public

UK intelligence hub opens account on app its has used to capture citizens’ metadataAfter years of secretly hoovering up metadata about millions of citizens, Britain’s spy agency has made its public foray into one of the growing sources for such information by opening its own Instagram account.GCHQ’s account on the photo-sharing site claims the agency will provide a glimpse into its secret world. Its first post acknowledges GCHQ’s institutional suspicion about openness by including a photograph o...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, UK, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Gchq, UK News, Surveillance, Cybercrime, Britain, Edward Snowden, MI5, MI6

20 Instagram Accounts To Follow For All Things Beauty This LFW

Instagram is the preferred social-media format of fashion and beauty creatives, and it's not hard to imagine why: The visually-focused platform gives purveyors of popular culture a wide scope to inspire and be inspired. And, although most of what you'll find while you scroll through your feed has its own creative value, there's a handful of artists, models, and critics that become the center of focus once fashion month rolls around.Even before the latest graphic-eyeliner trend is seen on every ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Instagram, Nick Jonas, Interview, Patrick Demarchelier, Rihanna, Britain, Kate Moss, Diana, Vivienne Westwood, Victoria, Ralph Lauren, Annie Leibovitz

Photo series: Britain, 2018

Last summer, I returned to the UK for the first time in four years — the longest I’ve ever gone without a visit since arriving in Japan just over two decades ago. A period of time that in different ways was traumatic for both me, and the country of my birth. Changes and experiences that made the photographs I took while visiting seem somehow poignant, or at the very least slightly symbolic. The resultant series, along with more of an explanation, can be seen here. This year, however, things were...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Japan, UK, Britain

Facebook shuts down fake pro-Corbyn and anti-Brexit accounts linked to Iran 

Facebook has removed fake pro-Corbyn and anti-Brexit accounts linked to Iran amid a purge of hundreds of pages falsely posing as news organisations or grassroots activists in Britain. Fake accounts called “The British Left” and “Free Scotland 2014” were among a list of 652 pages, groups and accounts shut down by the social media company, which found they were “distinct campaigns” for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour”. On Wednesday, Facebook published extracts from the accounts which included p...
Tags: Facebook, UK, News, Instagram, US, Iran, Britain, Middle East, Fireeye, Boris Johnson, Latin America, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Mark Zuckerberg Facebook, Steve Bannon Donald Trump

The Grainy and Grisly History of Crime Photography

Judicial photography dates back to Belgium in the 1840’s when the earliest known photographs of criminals were taken within prisons by prison officials. In Switzerland, 1852, Carl Durheim was commissioned by Attorney General Jacob Amiet, and tasked with taking photographs of arrested vagrants in Bern. During this period, judicial photography was used by local authorities to document individuals who travelled, and were unknown to local police.In the 1850’s, prison officials in Britain began exper...
Tags: Europe, Books, Photography, New York Post, England, New York, Technology, Featured, Crime, Law, Wales, France, Police, China, India, Kodak

Instagram and YouTube stars are being investigated for not declaring when they're paid to promote brands

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority is investigating celebrities and social media stars for not labeling paid promotions on platforms like Instagram and YouTube. The competition authority has written to a number of stars it suspects of wrongdoing and could name and shame them before the end of the year. It is not, at this stage, talking to the social media platforms about whether they are doing enough to stamp out the practice. Britain's Competition and Markets Authority has launched ...
Tags: UK, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Britain, Advertising Standards Authority, Competition And Markets Authority, Millie Mackintosh, George Lusty

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