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Spiderwebs and bubbles: Get inspired with these simple tips on taking magical winter photos

What better time to grab a camera and head for the outdoors than in the dead of winter? Even the simplest "props," like bubbles and spiderwebs, are transformed into spectacular photo subjects with just a little frost and patience, as shown in yet another stunning video by photographer Jens of Another Perspective. — Read the rest
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Get inspired with these simple tips on taking magical wintertime photos

What better time to grab a camera and head for the outdoors than in the dead of winter? Even the simplest "props," like bubbles and spiderwebs, are transformed into spectacular photo subjects with just a little frost and patience, as shown in yet another stunning video by photographer Jens of Another Perspective. — Read the rest
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In India, over 18.8 million content items were “actioned” proactively on Facebook in October: Meta

As per the report released on Wednesday, the over 18.8 million content pieces actioned by Facebook during October included content related to spam, violent and graphic content, adult nudity and sexual activity, and hate speech. Child Endangerment – Nudity and Physical Abuse category saw 212,200 content pieces being actioned, while Child Endangerment – Sexual Exploitation saw 597,600 pieces and Violence and Incitement 317,000 pieces being actioned. For Instagram, about 3.07 million pieces of con...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Instagram, India


Meta expands crypto and blockchain advertisement eligibility on Facebook and Insta

The company said it will allow many more crypto and blockchain advertisements on Facebook and Instagram due to expanded eligibility terms. Only a narrow segment of crypto companies was able to advertise on Facebook because the platform recognized a small number of regulatory licenses. Facebook rebranded to Meta in October to reflect its growing ambitions beyond traditional social media. [Via]
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Instagram, Meta, Cryptocurrency, Insta


Miramax Survives Copyright Dispute Over 'Pulp Fiction' Poster Initiated By Opportunistic Photographer (techdirt)

The iconic film Pulp Fiction appears to be a hot topic of conversation lately. We recently discussed Miramax's laughable lawsuit against Quentin Tarantino over his plan to offer NFTs for certain unreleased and unused portions of the film's drafted scripts, alongside the director's audio commentary revealing his thought processes and "secrets" surrounding the screenplay. While that whole thing is currently making Miramax look very confused as to intellectual property laws, there was recently a la...
Tags: News, Instagram, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino, Miramax, Timothy Geigner, Zahedi, Firooz Zahedi


Debt collectors are allowed to DM you on social media now

New rules lay out how debt collectors can contact debtors on social media.Isabel Pavia/Getty Images New rules came into effect Tuesday governing how debt collectors can contact debtors. The rules lay out how debt collectors can contact debtors using social media. All messages must be private and the collector must identify themselves straight away. New rules governing how US debt collectors can make contact with debtors came into force on Tuesday, including precise guidelines on using social ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Instagram, Finance, US, Trends, Social Media, Debt, Cnbc, Debt Collectors, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB, New York Federal Reserve, Tech Insider, Debtors


Sony’s Airpeak S1 drone goes on sale, though it ain’t cheap

Sony has started taking orders for the Airpeak S1 drone that it hopes will prove a hit with professional filmmakers and photographers.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Drones, Sony, Airpeak S1


Meta reverses policy that blocked people from searching for Kyle Rittenhouse on Facebook and Instagram

Kyle Rittenhouse at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 17, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.Sean Krajacic/Pool via Getty Images Facebook, now Meta, blocked users from searching for Kyle Rittenhouse or praising him in August 2020. The company confirmed to the BBC it has now reversed its policy on searching for Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse fatally shot two men and injured a third in August 2020. A jury acquitted him last month. Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has reversed a policy i...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Shooting, Trends, Bbc, Meta, Kenosha, Rittenhouse, Fishman, Kenosha Wisconsin, Brian Fishman, Tech Insider, Getty Images Facebook, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Kenosha County Courthouse


New The Munsters Movie Image Is All About Preparing A Coffin For Grandpa Munster

Rob Zombie's "The Munsters" began filming in Budapest in early November 2021. Can you imagine a better mashup than a renowned horror director taking on an iconic goofy monster TV series? Today, Zombie posted a pic of cast member Daniel Roebuck as Grandpa Munster on Instagram. In the shot, Roebuck is getting measured for his custom coffin. "The Munsters" cast includes Jeff Daniel Phillips as Herman Munster, Sheri Moon Zombie as Lily Munster, and of course, Roebuck as Grandpa. Zombie is a lifelong...
Tags: Movies, News, Instagram, Youtube, Budapest, House, Rob Zombie, Kevin, Roebuck, Al Lewis, Lily Munster, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Daniel Roebuck, Herman Munster Sheri Moon Zombie, BJ Colangelo, Rod Herman


Miramax Prevails In Copyright Battle Over Pulp Fiction Poster

The image of Uma Thurman in the poster for "Pulp Fiction," lounging in black bob hair as her character, Mia Wallace — with a gun, cigarettes, and pulpy reading material — is one of the most iconic movie marketing images of all time. It's also been the subject of a lawsuit and copyright battle between Miramax Films and Firooz Zahedi, the photographer who snapped the picture of Thurman featured in that poster. Now, a judge has ruled in favor of Miramax.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zahedi s...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Instagram, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino, Miramax, Instagram Post, Thurman, Mia Wallace, Miramax Films, Zahedi, Firooz Zahedi, Zhedi


Ghostbusters Afterlife Gave Ivan Reitman A Stealthy Cameo That You Almost Certainly Missed

"Ghostbusters: Afterlife" hit theaters on November 19, 2021, and it's chock full of nostalgia. The film is directed by Jason Reitman, son of Ivan Reitman, director of the first two films in the franchise. Jason Reitman just posted a behind-the-scenes shot on Instagram from a cameo he had his dad do, and there is no way you would know where it was unless you check this out. Here is the info for the film in case you haven't seen it yet:From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman comes th...
Tags: Movies, News, Instagram, Netflix, Bill Murray, Jason Reitman, Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Peter Venkman, Tully, Reitman, Bob Gunton, Ivan Reitman, Slimer, Gil Kenan


Recently returned astronaut shares stunning photos of Earth

An astronaut who recently returned from the ISS is continuing to share new and amazing images of Earth that he captured during his six-month mission.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Earth, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet


Earth-based astronaut shares more stunning photos of our planet

An astronaut who recently returned from the ISS is continuing to share new and amazing images of Earth that he captured during his six-month mission.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet


Scott Hutchison Memorial Bench Unveiled In Frightened Rabbit Frontman’s Hometown

A memorial bench dedicated to late Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison was unveiled in his hometown of Selkirk, Scotland over the weekend. Using crowdfunding money left over from a different bench that was constructed in Kelvingrove Park a couple years ago, this new bench was designed and built by three young carpenters, as the band’s Instagram account explains. “This beautiful piece will sit at the loch side in Selkirk for family, friends and fans to find a moment of peace,” reads their ...
Tags: Music, News, Instagram, Scotland, Scott Hutchison, Frightened Rabbit, Kelvingrove Park, Scott Hutchison Memorial Bench


The Tragic Truth Behind The Seth Rollins Fan Altercation On Monday Night RAW

"You know it's fake, right?" has been said time and time again to wrestling fans by people who don't realize we're in it for the costumed soap opera dramatics and muscle ballet, but the conflict on this week's episode of Monday Night RAW at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York was very, very real. Following Seth Rollins' match with Finn Balor, he headed up the ramp toward the backstage area when a fan rushed him from the stands, attempted a spear, and took him to the ground. Rollins defende...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Instagram, John Cena, Spencer, Barclays Center, Brooklyn New York, Rollins, Lopez, Greensboro NC, Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, Elisah Spencer, New York Daily News Spencer, Rollins Spencer


Madonna slams Instagram for removing photos

Madonna has hit out at Instagram for removing photos from her page because part of her nipple was showing.
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Instagram chief Adam Mosseri, to testify before US Congress amid probes on platform’s impact on young users

Adam Mosseri, the Head of Instagram, will be testifying before the US Congress as criticism mounts over concerns related to the safety of young users on the platform. The Instagram chief highlighted a series of features and updates that the Meta-owned photo-sharing platform has introduced for the safety of young users, emphasizing parental controls apart from changes such as making young teens’ accounts private by default and restricting the kinds of ads they see. The platform has been under th...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Instagram, Meta, US Congress, Adam Mosseri, Frances Haugen


Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is to testify before Congress for the first time, as lawmakers seek answers on child safety

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for WIRED Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is to testify before Congress for the first time, on child safety, the NYT reports. His scheduled appearance comes after a backlash over internal research leaked by the Facebook whistleblower. The research found that Instagram made body image issues worse for one in three teen girls. Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is to appear before Congress for the first time, to answer questions about child safety on ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Children, Congress, Trends, Mental Health, New York Times, The Times, Meta, Times, Richard Blumenthal, Adam, Blumenthal, Tech Insider


Instagram head to testify in Senate hearing about the platform's impact on kids

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, is set to testify in a Senate subcommittee hearing in early December about the platform's potentially harmful impact on younger users following months of scrutiny on the issue.
Tags: News, Instagram, Senate, Stories, Adam Mosseri


Inventing Anna Teaser: The Viral Conwoman Gets A Juicy Netflix Series From Shonda Rhimes

"Who the hell is Anna Delvey?" The teaser for the latest Netflix-Shonda Rhimes teamup opens on a big question, which requires at least one whole miniseries to unpack. The answer is months away from revealing itself, though, as "Inventing Anna" isn't due until February 2022. Until then, Netflix is tiding over the hype with a flashy teaser trailer, showing off Julia Garner's ("Ozark," "The Assistant") transformation into the famous German fraudster who took the New York social scene by storm."Inve...
Tags: New York, Television, Movies, Shonda Rhimes, News, Instagram, Netflix, Trailers, Anna, Jackie, New York Magazine, Garner, Vivian, Anna Deavere Smith, Jessica Pressler, Pressler


Cosmetics company Lush says it's shutting down its Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat accounts because of the Facebook whistleblower

Bath products in display in a Lush cosmetics shop in London.REUTERS/Neil Hall Lush announced it will shut down its Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat accounts. The cosmetics company said the harms of social media are going "largely ignored." Lush's UK operation announced in 2019 it would shut down some social media, but returned in 2020. Trendy cosmetics company Lush has announced it's quitting social media just as the holiday season kicks off.In a press release issued last wee...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, UK, London, News, Instagram, Youtube, US, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Retail, Lush, Tech Insider, Haugen, Mark Constantine


Linda Evangelista says CoolSculpting left her disfigured. Five women say it happened to them too

A doctor holds the instrument used in CoolSculpting.Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images CoolSculpting has been sold as a quick and easy route to a slimmer silhouette. Supermodel Linda Evangelista filed a lawsuit in September saying CoolSculpting left her disfigured due to an adverse reaction known as PAH. Sometimes called the "stick of butter effect," PAH may be more common than people think. Insider talked to women who experienced it.  For the last decade, CoolSculpting has been m...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, Science, News, Instagram, Medicine, Obesity, California, Trends, Body Image, Fat, Plastic Surgery, Khloe Kardashian, Diana, Fda


Astounding forced perspective photographs

We've all tried fun forced perspective photographs to give the illusion that we're holding up the St. Louis Gateway Arch or crushing someone's head between our fingers, but Lisbon, Portugal-based photographer Hugo Suíssas elevates the technique to fine art. "What inspires me in life as an artist is to know that art and ideas are able to produce miracles," Suíssas has said. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Photography, News, Lisbon Portugal, St Louis Gateway Arch, Hugo Suíssas, Suíssas


Your Instagram and Facebook Messenger chats aren't going to be encrypted like WhatsApp until 2023, Meta says

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Facebook, now Meta, announced in 2019 it would end-to-end encrypt messages on all its platforms. But it won't now finish doing this until 2023, its global safety chief told The Sunday Telegraph. Meta has faced political pressure to provide law enforcement with ways to evade encryption. Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, won't finish making your chats on Facebook Messenger and Instagram end-to-end encrypted until 2023, according t...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, News, Instagram, Privacy, Trends, Whatsapp, End-to-end Encryption, Facebook Messenger, Davis, Meta, The Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Priti Patel, Tech Insider


How to Showcase Your Open House on Facebook and Instagram Live

Facebook Live is a tool that connects broadcasters to their fans to enable real-time broadcasting, empowering the world to create, share and connect around live moments. The interactive elements of Facebook Live help broadcasters receive real-time feedback from their fans, and create a social viewing experience for fans to engage with one another and directly with the broadcaster. Facebook Live stays relevant and useful beyond real-time viewing as well, with content posting to Facebook as video-...
Tags: Facebook, Feature, Technology, News, Instagram, Marketing, Business Planning, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Radio, Agent, Facebook Live, Latest News, Industry News, Best Practices, Success Tips


Facebook to test news feed controls to make it easier to customize content

Facebook is testing new ways to make it easier for users and businesses to customize their Facebook News Feed experience. For its business customers, Facebook is planning to expand the Topic Exclusion controls for the News Feed test to a limited number of advertisers that run ads in English. Meta considers the Topic Exclusion controls as a bridge product and is planning to test out a new content-based suitability control, which will help them address concerns that advertisers have of their ads ...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Instagram, Facebook News Feed


Legendary photographer Mick Rock, "the man who shot the '70s," RIP

Legendary music photographer Mick Rock, known as "the man who shot the 70s," has died at age 72. Rock captured iconic images of Lou Reed, Queen, Debbie Harry, the Ramones, Iggy Pop, Ozzy Osbourne, Joan Jett, and, of course, David Bowie, including directing Bowie's videos for "Space Odyssey," "Life on Mars," "Jean Genie," and "John, I'm Only Dancing." — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Photography, Video, Music, News, David Bowie, Photographers, John, Lou Reed, Bowie, Mick Rock, Space Odyssey Life


Music Industry Moves: Shavone Charles to Lead Diversity and Inclusion Communications at TikTok

Shavone Charles has joined TikTok in the newly created role of head of diversity and inclusion communications. Based in Los Angeles, Charles will lead all diversity and inclusion communications initiatives globally and will oversee multicultural campaigns for TikTok. Prior to joining the tech platform, Charles held key positions at Twitter and Instagram in the music […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Charles, Bravado, TikTok Prior, Shavone Charles, Ciive Davis, Inclusion Communications, Los Angeles Charles


Instagram plans to put an end to the Threads app

If you liked this feature, then don’t worry as it seems that the same will also be made available in the original Instagram app when the company plans to shut down Threads, as per a report It should be noted that Instagram will drop its support for Threads by the end of December. While Instagram hasn’t revealed the exact reason behind shutting Threads, the company’s spokesperson did say that the platform is now focusing on improving the experience of Instagram users. [ ]
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State attorneys general launch investigation into Instagram's impact on kids

A bipartisan group of 10 state attorneys general have launched an investigation into Meta, the social media company formerly known as Facebook, focused on the potential harms of its Instagram platform on children and teens.
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Stories



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