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Sara Bareilles Reveals She Had Coronavirus, But Has ‘Fully Recovered’

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles revealed on Thursday that she had contracted coronavirus, but has since made a full recovery. In a video on her Instagram story, she told her followers the news while going out for a walk after a therapy session. “I had it, just so you know. I’m fully recovered, just so you know,” […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Sara Bareilles, Waitress, Coronavirus

Rapper YNW Melly Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Prison

Rapper YNW Melly, who was charged with two counts of first-degree murder last year, has contracted coronavirus while in Florida’s Broward County Jail. The 20-year-old’s Twitter and Instagram accounts posted the news on Thursday afternoon. “Melly has tested positive for COVID-19 while awaiting his trial in Broward County Jail. He’ll be filing a motion for […]
Tags: Florida, News, Instagram, Broward County, Melly, Broward County Jail, YNW Melly, Coronavirus

13 more people died from coronavirus in LA County; total now 78

Another 13 people have died in Los Angeles County, health officials said Thursday, April 2, marking the fourth consecutive day the number of new confirmed deaths has been higher than the day before. In all, 78 people in L.A. County have died from COVID-19. The county has seen 4,045 individuals test positive — including 534 new cases  — out of more than 23,300 people who have been tested so far. The county’s Thursday update included 139 cases in Long Beach and 37 in Pasadena. Both cities operate ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Lausd, Pasadena, Eric Garcetti, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gavin Newsom, Health And Human Services, Los Angeles County, Ferrer

Instagram Changes Wording on Questions Sticker After Suggestion on Twitter

Ask, and ye shall receive: A mere 12 hours after Airbnb Experiences global head of marketing Musa Tariq suggested changing the default text in Instagram's questions sticker from, "Ask me a question," to, "How can I help," with the coronavirus pandemic in mind, the change was made. Tariq said in a tweet Wednesday evening, "I...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, Tariq, Musa Tariq, Social Pro Daily, Coronavirus

In Lockdown: The show must go on

The world is changing in significant ways and marketers need to understand and navigate the new landscape. In our In Lockdown series, our Research & Insight teams from around the world delve into different sectors and trends, and share their learnings. Here, Insights Analyst Oriol Fernandez examines shifts in the entertainment industry. Only one year ago, Captain Marvel was about to become the first movie to break the $1B dollars barrier at the cinema. Avengers: Endgame became the top grossing m...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spotify, UK, Hollywood, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Entertainment, France, China, Disney, Social Media, Seo, Spain

National Geographic Uses Instagram Live to Share Perspectives on Covid-19

National Geographic is using Instagram Live to hold discussions with photographers and filmmakers covering the coronavirus pandemic. The series of videos--a collaborative effort between Nat Geo's mobile storytelling team and Instagram--quietly began debuting on the publisher's Instagram account last week but will officially premiere Thursday (April 2) at 11:30 a.m. ET with Academy Award-winning filmmaker...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, National Geographic, Nat Geo, Social Pro Daily, Coronavirus

Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams on ‘Save With Stories,’ Helping Children During Coronavirus Quarantine

Jennifer Garner and Amy Adams are opening their contact lists for their new endeavor to help children during the coronavirus pandemic. Not long after the U.S. came to a screeching halt because of COVID-19, the two superstars launched “SaveWithStories,” an Instagram account that features celebrities and other notable figures reading children’s books. The line-up already […]
Tags: Health, News, Instagram, Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams, Save The Children, No Kid Hungry, Coronavirus, Jennifer Garner Amy Adams

Colin Trevorrow Shares New Jurassic World: Dominion Image

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Colin Trevorrow continues work on Jurassic World: Dominion in new image Following the temporary production suspension on Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Dominion in Hawaii, director Colin Trevorrow took to Instagram to share a new image from the highly-anticipated third installment to the Jurassic World franchise, revealing that his work on the film continues at home despite its filming hiatus. Dominion had only started its shooting at the end of February for its sch...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Hawaii, Jurassic World, Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Scott, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Giacchino, Dominion, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, ComingSoon, Movie News, Derek Connolly

ICP wants coronavirus photos

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is compiling photographs of the pandemic, and wants to source those images from people around the world. The idea behind the project is to connect everyone’s separate pandemic experiences, and create archives of this era for future generations. So far, selected images have included a nearly empty subway car, deserted streets, people social distancing in the metro, a young child in self-isolation looking out the window of her home, and more. ...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Instagram, New York Times, ICP, All, International Center of Photography, Lubell, Coronavirus, COVID-19, International Center of Photography ICP, Int l Center of Photography, Mark Lubell, ICP Instagram

Cardi B Was Instagram’s Video Queen of the Quarantine in March

Cardi B is the Instagram viral-video queen the internet apparently needs during the coronavirus pandemic. While Kylie Jenner dominated Instagram in 2019, Cardi B took over in March: Five of the top 10 most-viewed videos on the platform last month came from the outspoken rapper and entertainer, as tracked by Pex, an L.A.-based video and […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Kylie Jenner, Cardi B, Cardi, Pex, Coronavirus

Indoor adventure Instagram trend

Visiting the great outdoors during a lockdown might not be impossible, but it’s certainly more complicated. Many parks and trails are closed, and we’re highly discouraged from adventuring too far from home on trails that may attract too many people. As the weather warms, sitting indoors will get tougher and tougher as we crave an outdoor experience. One outdoor Instagram influencer is proposing a solution: indoor adventures. Erin Sullivan is creating the #OurGreatIndoors challenge, inviting f...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Arizona, All, Sullivan, Antelope Canyon, Erin Sullivan, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Self-isolation, Indoor Adventure Scenes, Instagram Challenge, Outdoor Influencer

Meet the quarantined street photographers documenting life in ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

Since the 19th century, photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson and Joel Meyerowitz have been tirelessly roaming around to photograph life on the streets. Camera strapped in hand, these artists devoted thousands of hours seeking for beauty and meaning in the banalities of daily life. Although the proliferation of camera tech has drastically changed the landscape of street photography in the digital age, the tradition is continued by thousands of enthusiasts photographers who are still pushing t...
Tags: Startups, Photography, Henri Cartier Bresson, Joel Meyerowitz, Coronavirus

Leslie Jordan trying to avoid going stir crazy is all of us right now

(Images: @thelesliejordan | Instagram) Like so man of us right now, the gay, comic actor Leslie Jordan, 64, is social distancing himself from others. Normally based in Los Angeles, he’s returned to his home town of Chattanooga, Tennessee, to self-isolate himself with his elderly mother. To help pass the time, he’s been posting humorous videos to his Instagram each day – revealing everything from how his mom is embroidering tea towels to pass the time, to experiences in the 70s taking drugs wi...
Tags: Hollywood, Instagram, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Tennessee, Jordan, Betty White, Memphis, Chattanooga, White, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Leslie Jordan, CHATTANOOGA Tennessee, Gloria Estefan

Lisa Rinna Teases ‘Shocking’ New ‘Real Housewives’ Season

Even amid a pandemic, “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Rinna is continuing to hustle while she’s hunkered down at home with her husband, Harry Hamlin, and daughters, Delilah Belle and Amelia. In an interview on “Variety Live” via Instagram, the 56-year-old reality TV guru and home shopping maven said that although she’s taking […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Bravo, Beverly Hills, Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, Lisa Rinna, Harry Hamlin, Delilah Belle, Coronavirus

Beverly Hills’ famed Nate’n Al Delicatessen shutting permanently amid coronavirus pandemic closures

By STEVEN HERBERT, City News Service BEVERLY HILLS – The Nate’n Al delicatessen will close permanently on Sunday, March 29, after being in business on North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills since 1945 with a clientele including many entertainment industry legends. Like all California restaurants, Nate’n Al has been barred from having customers dine at its establishment following local and state stay-at-home orders issued earlier this month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Nate’n Al will take o...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, News, Instagram, California, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Larry King, City Hall, Irving Azoff, John Mirisch, Gregory Peck, Sammy Cortino, Wolfgang, Nate

How the coronavirus is impacting the camera industry

Some camera gear -- new and old-- is delayed, while repairs are also suspended
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Features, Photography Industry, Fujifilm X-T4, Coronavirus, Nikon D6, COVID-19

Former Angels star Jim Edmonds goes to hospital for coronavirus testing

Jim Edmonds, who began his big-league career with the Angels, wrote on social media on Saturday that he is being tested for the coronavirus. “Held off as long as I could,” Edmonds wrote on Instagram, captioning a photo of him wearing a surgical mask. “Thought I was tough enough to get through. This virus is no joke. #gethealthy” He later posted that he was no longer in the hospital and was awaiting test results. Edmonds, 49, had done some broadcasting with the St. Louis Cardinals in recent seaso...
Tags: Instagram, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Los-angeles-angels, St Louis Cardinals, Edmonds, Jim Edmonds, Former Angels, Coronavirus, Real Housewives of Orange County Edmonds, Cardinals Edmonds, San Diego Padres Chicago Cubs Milwaukee Brewers

Former Angels star Jim Edmonds in hospital for coronavirus testing

Jim Edmonds, who began his big-league career with the Angels, wrote on social media on Saturday that he is being tested for the coronavirus. “Held off as long as I could,” Edmonds wrote on Instagram, captioning a photo of him wearing a surgical mask. “Thought I was tough enough to get through. This virus is no joke. #gethealthy” Edmonds, 49, had done some broadcasting with the St. Louis Cardinals in recent seasons, including this spring. He had also become a reality television star via the “Real...
Tags: Instagram, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Los-angeles-angels, St Louis Cardinals, Edmonds, Jim Edmonds, Coronavirus, Real Housewives of Orange County Edmonds, Cardinals Edmonds, San Diego Padres Chicago Cubs Milwaukee Brewers

Thoughts from Amalfi during Coronavirus

Over the past 13 years, I’ve written a lot about the Amalfi Coast. About beautiful beaches, about my favorite hikes through quiet villages, about food, about the people, and really most everything in between. Plot twist. So here I sit at my tiny desk inside our small house right in the historic center of Amalfi. Thankfully, I can see a few lemon trees and the bright bursts of purple as the bougainvillea in the neighbor’s garden starts to bloom. We have a little balcony off the bedroom that overl...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Usa, Instagram, Lifestyle, America, Rome, Paris, Italy, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Campania, Amalfi, Positano, Nicki, Coronavirus

This Week in Apps: Apple launches a COVID-19 app, the outbreak’s impact on social and video apps and more

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry saw a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s “State of Mobile” annual report. People are now spending 3 hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies h...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Social, Gaming, Apps, Instagram, Cdc, Tech, Smartphones, Monetization, Growth, App Annie, Extra Crunch, Coronavirus

Self-isolating comedians are pivoting from stand-up to Instagram

Comedians are flocking to Instagram as coronavirus shutters venues across the country
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Comedians, Coronavirus, COVID-19

How self-isolating comedians are pivoting from stand-up to Instagram

Comedians are flocking to Instagram as coronavirus shutters venues across the country
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Comedians, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Watchmen Cast Become the Washmen in New PSA!

Watchmen Cast Become the Washmen in New PSA! At this point, a new season of HBO’s Watchmen probably isn’t happening, at least not with Damon Lindelof at the helm. Lindelof confirmed earlier this year that he was officially bowing out of the series. Regardless, that hasn’t stopped him from revisiting the show for a special PSA to address the novel coronavirus pandemic. In order to encourage good hygiene during this stressful time, Lindelof rounded up several Watchmen cast members for a short v...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, TV, Movies, Instagram, Cdc, Smart, Fbi, TV News, Damon Lindelof, Trent Reznor, Red Scare, Vickers, Laurie, Ingram, Atticus Ross

Meghan and Harry secretly move to L.A. ahead of coronavirus lockdown, reports say

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made their move to leave Canada and settle permanently in Los Angeles before the border between Canada and the United States was shut last Friday, according to reports. The Sun first reported that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex took a private flight from British Columbia to the Los Angeles area sometime before Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump closed the border between the two countries. They are now, like other Californias, shelteri...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Celebrities, News, Instagram, California, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, The Sun, Sun, Prince Charles, Kate Middleton

Instagram: How to Use the Stay Home Sticker in Stories

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Instagram added a Stay Home sticker for Instagram Stories. Users can place this sticker on their Stories posts for a chance to have those posts featured in the Stay Home Story that appears at the top of users' feeds. Here's how to add the Stay Home sticker to Stories...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, Coronavirus

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Alaska gives glamour tips for quarantine before Digital Drag Fest

After the global spread of the novel coronavirus forced the cancellation of RuPaul’s DragCon, which was set for May 1-3 in Los Angeles, and the bars and clubs shut down in West Hollywood, drag queens and other LGBTQ artists quickly adapted to streaming content to help save their livelihood. “We don’t miss a beat, honey,” Los Angeles-based drag performer Alaska, who was runner-up on season five of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and winner of the second season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” said during ...
Tags: Instagram, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Jeremy, Jesse Eisenberg, West Hollywood, Rupaul, Kenny Rogers, Sherry Vine, Clairol, Marcel Marceau, Magnus Hastings

With coronavirus-prompted distance learning, teens cope with social isolation, new stressors

A cluster of friends high-fived and chatted at the entrance to Reseda Charter High on Wednesday morning, standing rather close to one another at a time when public health officials caution against breaching 6 feet with anyone outside your household. They stood in a line that snaked around the block to pick up school-issued laptops for remote instruction. It’s been nearly two weeks since schools in Southern California and across the nation shuttered, hoping to hamper spread of the coronavirus pan...
Tags: News, Instagram, Education, Cdc, Sport, Soccer, Chromebook, Lausd, Orange County, Facetime, Chromebooks, Usc, Tesoro, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Wilson

Coronavirus isolation fuels surge in mental health posts on Instagram

People are sharing their struggles amid the growing pandemic
Tags: News, Instagram, Entertainment, Trends, Social Media, Mental Health, Coronavirus

‘We Need Waaaaay More Of This’: FedEx Worker Shares ‘Thoughtful’ Care Package For Delivery Drivers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (CBS Local) — FedEx workers are the usually ones leaving packages on our porches, so it came as a bit of a surprise when a driver found a box left for couriers on a front porch in Glendale, Arizona. The cardboard package left for UPS, FedEx, USPS, and Amazon delivery drivers was filled with water bottles, Gatorade, cans of soup and rolls of toilet paper. The demand for delivery services has increased drastically as the coronavirus pandemic keeps many Americans homebound. Amazon s...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, Uncategorized, UPS, Usps, Offbeat, Andrews, Glendale Arizona, Local TV, Buckeye Arizona, Talkers, Coronavirus, GLENDALE Ariz CBS Local FedEx, Tadashi Andrews

California Man Accused Of Hawking Fake Coronavirus Cure Arrested

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the medication, federal prosecutors said. Keith Lawrence Middlebrook told his 2.4 million Instagram followers that his company would return hundreds of millions of dollars in profit, the U.S Department of Justice said in a statement Wednesday. Middlebrook claimed he had developed pills that wo...
Tags: News, Instagram, California, California News, Los Angeles, Ap, Fbi, Johnson, Scam, Southern California, U S Department of Justice, Middlebrook, Earvin Magic Johnson, Nick Hanna, Coronavirus, Keith Lawrence Middlebrook

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