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Facebook to Allow Paid Political Messages That Aren’t Ads

(SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook decided Friday to allow a type of paid political message that had sidestepped many of the social network’s rules governing political ads. Its policy change comes days after presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg exploited a loophole to run such humorous messages promoting his campaign on the accounts of popular Instagram personalities followed by millions of younger people. Bloomberg’s use of the loophole and Facebook’s policy change in response underscore difficul...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Russia, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Social Media, Bloomberg, Associated Press, Jerry, Federal Election Commission, Mike Bloomberg, Seitz, Onetime, Ellen L Weintraub, Sabrina Singh

View from Japan: How brands can make the most of Tokyo 2020 on social

There are now less than six months to go until the Tokyo Olympics. The city is wrapping up its preparations for the games, and with excitement building, sponsors and other advertisers can expect to witness huge passion from the Japanese people when it comes to the event. The sporting lead up has helped build this sense of anticipation. The recent Rugby World Cup in Japan was a bigger hit than expected among the local population. As the tournament went on, we saw enthusiasm grow to fever pitch le...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Japan, Instagram, Russia, Sports, Social Media, Seo, Aig, Olympics, New Zealand, Tokyo, Nbc Universal, Thought Leadership, Twitter Instagram, YouTube Instagram

Controversy rages over Trump interference in Roger Stone case – live updates

Attorney general to testify before congress Chuck Schumer warns of ‘crisis in the rule of law in America’Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 11.48am GMT The New York Times reports on the Instagram posts by leading meme-makers that Mike Bloomberg has bought.The self-deprecating and somewhat meta posts pretend to be screenshots of messages from the former New York mayor to the memestagrammers asking them to make memes that make him look cool. 10.56am GM...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Congress, Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, House, New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Breitbart, Roger Stone, Chuck Schumer, Mike Bloomberg

Dozens of Facebook pages linked to Russian and Iranian propaganda efforts were shuttered in the company's latest effort to combat misinformation (FB)

Facebook removed dozens of accounts and Pages originating in Russia and Iran, the social media giant announced on Wednesday morning.  The accounts and Pages were engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior on behalf of a government or foreign actor," Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher wrote in a blog post. In the case of the Russian accounts and Pages that were banned, Facebook found digital footprints tracing back to Russian military intelligence services.  Visit Business I...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Russia, US, Trends, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Middle East, Crimea, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg, Trump, Georgetown University, Bosworth

Climbing Out Windows, Breaking Door Locks: 3 People Reportedly Escape Coronavirus Quarantines in Russia

(MOSCOW) — One patient jumped out of a hospital window to escape her quarantine and another managed to break out by disabling an electronic lock. Two Russian women who were kept in isolation for possible infection by a new virus say they fled from their hospitals, one with her son, this month because of uncooperative doctors, poor conditions and fear they would become infected. Russian health authorities haven’t commented on their complaints. The incidents occurred amid the outbreak of the ...
Tags: News, Instagram, China, Russia, Uncategorized, Moscow, Associated Press, St Petersburg, Samara, St Petersburg Russia, Jinping, Hainan, Rospotrebnadzor Russia, Fontanka, Onetime, Guzel

Ballerina And Flowers A Photo Series About The Resemblance Of The Two Elegances

Yulia Artemyeva, a photographer from Nizhny Novgorod, in her series of black and white photographs “Ballerina and Flowers” compares two embodiments of fragility and gracefulness. Comparison of women with flowers is not a new motif in European and Asian culture. Nature creates perfect forms that inspire artists. In this series of photographs, the author captured a moment when the... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Flowers, Nizhny Novgorod, Ballerina, Yulia Artemyeva

Abandoned Russia: Stunning Urbex Photography By Alexei Polyakov

Outstanding abandoned places in Russia by Alexei Polyakov, a gifted self-taught photographer, and urbex explorer from Saint Petersburg. Alexei focuses mainly on abandoned, landscape, and drone photography. More: Instagram h/t: Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Abandoned, Aerial, Alexei Polyakov, Saint Petersburg Alexei

Russian Cosmonaut Shares Amazing Photos Of Our Earth Taken From Space

Fyodor Yurchikhin has flown to space three times (2002, 2007, 2010) and managed to take amazing pictures from there. The Russian cosmonaut was also a commander of spaceship “Soyuz” that brought him, Douglas Willock and Shennon Walker to the earth. Some of his shots are presented right here. More: Roscosmos Golden horizon New York A huge iceberg Kamchatka volcanoes, Russia Fish-shaped island London...
Tags: Photography, Space, New York, Design, Russia, Earth, Kamchatka, Above, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Douglas Willock, Shennon Walker, Roscosmos Golden

Photographer Captures Rare Ethereal Heavenly Clouds In Siberia

Svetlana Kazina recently captured a series of stunning iridescent clouds above Belukha mountain, which is Siberia’s highest peak (4,506 metres/14,783ft). Svetlana lives in the Altai Mountains which is a mountain range in Central and East Asia where Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan come together. More: Instagram, Facebook h/t: diyphotography Cloud iridescence or irisation is a colorful... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Clouds, Nature, Siberia, Kazakhstan, East Asia, Svetlana, Instagram Facebook, Altai Mountains, Svetlana Kazina, Belukha, Russia China Mongolia

Why the Soviets Doctored Their Most Iconic World War II Victory Photo, “Raising a Flag Over the Reichstag”

No photograph symbolizes American victory more recognizably than Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize-winning Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, it shows six U.S. Marines raising their country's flag during the battle — a bloody one even by the standards of the Second World War — for control of that Japanese island. The Soviet Union had an equivalent image: Yevgeny Khaldei's  Raising a Flag over the Reichstag , which shows a Russian soldier raising the Soviet flag on ...
Tags: Google, Photography, College, Germany, Russia, Berlin, History, Red Army, Vox, Joseph Stalin, Seoul, Stalin, Soviet Union, Facebook Twitter, Lowndes, Colin Marshall

The Attacks on Bernie Are Further Proof That ‘Victim’ Hillary Is Not Good at This

A Hillary Clinton hot take is in the headlines again: According to her, “nobody likes” presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders.Earlier this week, The Hollywood Reporter published an interview with Clinton, a promotional piece for the upcoming Hulu documentary about her political career, in which the former secretary of state was asked about a statement she’d made during the documentary.The interviewer, Lacey Rose, asked:> In the doc, you’re brutally honest on Sanders: “He was in Congress f...
Tags: News, Instagram, Obama, Congress, Politico, Russia, Dnc, Hillary Clinton, Ivy League, Hulu, Donald Trump, Hillary, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, James Comey, Trump

Russian comedian who dissed Putin flees country

Aleksandr Dolgopolov, a 25-year-old Russian comedian, made some jokes about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Christianity during a stand-up performance last year. Dolgopolov says he has now fled Russia over fears for his safety. In a show he did at amall bar in St Petersburg 12 months ago, Dolgopolov joked about Putin and his supporters: "Our population has split into two camps. On one hand there are those who support Putin; on the other, there are those who can read, write, and reach log...
Tags: Post, Politics, Comedy, News, Instagram, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Censorship, World news, BBC News, Christianity, Moscow, St Petersburg, Dolgopolov, Interior Ministry

5 Huge Marketing Campaigns Gone Wrong (+ How To Ensure Yours Goes Right)

This article has been contributed by Tom Simpkins. Marketing campaigns are some of the best ways to get the word out about your company, a product, or even just a message. Whether you’re aiming to make your brand iconic or simply trying to make a joke out of the competition, a marketing campaign can be a powerful tool. Campaigns can go viral, become beloved, even integrate into the zeitgeist; but they can do so either in a good way or a bad way. Sometimes your marketing message can fall on deaf ...
Tags: UK, Design, London, Campaigns, Instagram, Microsoft, Australia, Boston, Russia, Advertising, Marketing, US, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, Herb

Before And After: How The Russian Army Changes Soldiers

Thinner, wiser, hairier… Photographer Yuriy Chichkov took pictures of army conscripts immediately after call-up and a month before demobilization. Here are the results. Portrait photography has always been a special interest of Yuriy Chichkov. Russian and international celebrities, athletes, and politicians captured through his lens have graced the covers of leading Russian magazines. “. Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Army, Soldiers, Portraits, Yuriy Chichkov

Blackface at the Ballet Highlights a Global Divide on Race

“In the United States the use of dark makeup evokes the painful legacy of racism and minstrel shows, in which performers darkened their skin with burnt cork to play characters that perpetuated racist stereotypes about African-Americans. But while the practice is increasingly rare in North America … it persists in parts of Europe and Russia.” And a recent Instagram post by Misty Copeland, showing Bolshoi Ballet dancers in dark makeup for a performance of La Bayadère, “[has] led to weeks of debat...
Tags: Art, Europe, Instagram, Russia, Uncategorized, United States, Misty Copeland, North America, Bolshoi Ballet, SJ, 12.23.19

True Art Must Excite! Novosibirsk Authorities Have Refused To Remake The Skating Rink, Which Is Nicknamed “Phallic Symbol Of The City”

The City Hall of Novosibirsk (Russia) has no plans to change the New Year skating rink built on the city square near the Opera and Ballet Theater. More: Facebook Last weekend, photographer Slava Stepanov posted on Facebook a view of the main tree, skating rink and ice town of Novosibirsk taken from a bird’s-eye view. After that, users in social networks began to joke that the rink is similar... Source
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Design, Russia, Rink, Novosibirsk, Facebook Last, Skate, City Hall of Novosibirsk Russia, Slava Stepanov

Simple & Difficult Russia: Photo Collection Of Anna Skladmann

Just found some interesting pictures from a personal photography collection of Anna Skladmann, a German photographer that lives and works between New York and Moscow. During travelling and living in Russia, Anna made a few series of photos which show us simple and the same time difficult life of Russian young and adult people. More: Anna Skladmann, Instagram 1991 This series of portraits depicts... Source
Tags: Daily, Photography, New York, Design, Life, Russia, People, Culture, Moscow, Anna, Anna Skladmann

Russian Female Hockey Players Took Off Their Clothes For The New Year’s 2020 Calendar

Zhanna Chernenko/KHL The Women’s Hockey League presents a limited calendar for 2020: it is based on a symbiosis of delicate femininity and seasons, recreated with the help of seasonal floral symbols. The visual code of the calendar symbolizes that each season and its symbols complement the appearance and character of a woman. More than a thousand flowers and compositions were used as props... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Women, Calendar, Hockey, Women s Hockey League, Zhanna Chernenko

Beto O'Rourke has a post-presidential run beard, and Ted Cruz loves it

It's a well-documented fact that modern presidents cannot have beards.So after dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, former Texas congressmember Beto O'Rourke has grown a beard as a presumed symbol of his electoral freedom. And Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), the Republican who beat O'Rourke in a battle for Cruz's Senate seat last year, thinks it's pretty cool.O'Rourke has been hinting at the beginnings of a beard throughout a few Instagram posts, but it really got attenti...
Tags: Texas, News, Instagram, Senate, Russia, Ted Cruz, Biden, Cruz, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Rourke, Beto O Rourke, O Rourke, Sen Ted Cruz R Texas the Republican

A Matter Of Trust: The Mystery Soul Of ‘Inner’ Russia In Wonderful And Sentimental Photographs Of Vugar Mamedzade

Modern Russia as seen by photographer from Orenburg, Russia, Vugar Mamedzade. His works have special atmosphere. The author says that he makes photos when he feels the moment, when he “has a nerve”. According to him, it’s important to be self-confident, honest and impudent in a good way. His photos are about life, they can be happy, emotional and very sad. More: Source
Tags: Daily, Photography, Design, Life, Russia, Street, Orenburg Russia

Instagram Won’t Pull These Racist, Violent, Russian-Inspired Accounts

American racists are reusing some of the ugliest elements of Russia’s election interference operation.Memes published by some of the worst Kremlin-backed trolls of the 2016 campaign are being echoed online by American neo-Confederates. The Russian accounts, overseen by the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA), have since been taken down. But American parrot accounts running some of the same racist crap—and worse—are still live on Instagram, an investigation by The Daily Beast and the Atlantic ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Obama, Russia, America, Georgia, Hillary Clinton, United States, Islam, Ira, Louisiana, Kremlin, Hillary, Senate Intelligence Committee, Trump

This Week in Photography: Understanding China

  Part 1. The Intro   Consider yourself warned. We’re going deep today. I’m writing on Thanksgiving, you’re reading on Black Friday, and these are highly-loaded days in America. In their honor, today, we’re doing a proper examination of these perilous, political times in the United States and China, Earth’s dueling super-powers. For my American analysis, you already know I’ve got the goods, as I’ve been spewing on about American politics since Rob gave me this platform. (Or, more accurately, sin...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Photography, England, Guantanamo Bay, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Mexico, China, Iraq, Russia, US, America, Afghanistan, David, United States

Stunning Photographs From ISU Grand Prix Of Figure Skating 2019

Natalia Kaliszek and Maksym Spodyriev of Poland compete in the Ice Dance – Free Dance during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup at Megasport Arena on November 16, 2019 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Maxim Shemetov/Reuters) Alexandra Trusova of Russia competes in the Ladies Free Skating during day 2 of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup at Megasport Arena on November... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Sport, Dance, Ice, Poland, Moscow Russia, Maxim Shemetov Reuters, Alexandra Trusova, Megasport Arena, Natalia Kaliszek, Maksym Spodyriev

Memers respond to “trysexual” Roger Stone being found guilty on everything

One of Donald Trump’s most loyal henchmen, Roger Stone, was found guilty today of lying to Congress and obstructing an investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. After deliberating for eight hours, a jury determined that 67-year-old Stone, who helped popularize the chant “Lock her up!” directed at Hillary Clinton during the campaign, was guilty of one count of witness tampering, one count of obstructing an official proceeding, and five counts of making false sta...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Instagram, Congress, Russia, Lifestyle, Hillary Clinton, Memes, Donald Trump, Guilty, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Roger Stone, Stone, Robert Mueller, Naturally Twitter

Digital Trends Live: Blizzard apologizes, TikTok’s smartphone, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Riley Winn discuss the top stories in tech, including Blizzard's apology, TikTok's smartphone plans, Instagram-caused yoga injuries, MIT’s robot cubes, and more.
Tags: Wearables, Instagram, Russia, Trends, Mit, Blizzard, Health & Fitness, Greg Nibler, Tiktok, Riley Winn, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live

The thing about Facebook and political advertising

As you have probably heard (if you are working in the media), there has been a lot of noise around political advertising on social media channels. It started when Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook (in case you didn't know ;)) said that they were that were misleading, not even if they clearly promoted lies.This created a lot of angry debates, and justly so. Despite what you think about free speech, the simple fact that Zuckerberg went out and told politicians "Hey, you are free to lie on Facebook!"...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Europe, UK, Instagram, Congress, Russia, India, BJP, US, Eu, Iran, Blogging, Chicago

Appeals Court Rejects Roger Stone Bid To Loosen The Gag Order In His Case

It looks like Roger Stone will have to stay off Instagram for at least a little bit longer. An appeals court on Tuesday rejected the request by Stone and his family to loosen the gag order that had been imposed in his case. After Stone repeatedly ran afoul of her rules about his public remarks, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson banned him from using social media and also prohibited him from using his family and friends as proxy spokespeople. Stone and his family tried to get around Jacks...
Tags: News, Instagram, Obama, Congress, Russia, Fbi, Jackson, Appeals Court, Tierney Sneed, Roger Stone, Stone, Robert Mueller, Amy Berman Jackson, Mueller Investigation

Toyota: Toyota Push The Limit

CHALLENGE Toyota is rough, tough, and unbeatable. A dream brand in Russia, but … disconnected from young people.Yes, they know Toyota is reliable, but yawn, its boring. We had to change their minds. APPROACH Toyota as a brand is all about challenges. The young love nothing more than a challenge, and the more extreme the challenge the better. So, Toyota and Youth share this in common … but how to bring it alive? SOLUTION TOYOTA PUSH THE LIMI...
Tags: Instagram, Russia, Advertising, Toyota, Limit, VK Grew

Facebook is 15 years old. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding CEO Mark Zuckerberg (FB)

Facebook turned 15 years old earlier this year, marking the anniversary of Mark Zuckerberg launching the social network on February 4, 2004. As Facebook CEO, Zuckerberg has been the face of the social network through its massive growth, as well as its many controversies. We've created a timeline outlining Zuckerberg's trajectory, from growing up in a New York City suburb to defending Facebook as it's hit with scandal after scandal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Through s...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Ipo, Russia, New York City, US, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Harvard, United States

Christopher Herwig’s Photographs of Soviet Train Stations

From Kyivska’s Kharkiv Metro to Moscow’s Tulskaya stop, Christopher Herwig photographs Soviet-era train stations all over Ukraine, Russia, Georgia and beyond. The project (and now book) follows his previous endeavor photographing bus stations, and the result is quite stunning. Whether featuring opulent chandeliers and luxurious marble or mosaics celebrating hard work, each subterranean scene is a peek behind what was the Iron Curtain. See more …
Tags: Photography, Design, Subways, Trains, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Cities, Culture, Architecture, Communism, Moscow, Photographs, Photographer, Photo Series, Christopher Herwig

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