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Facebook Just Blocked the #VaccinesKill Hashtag Two Years Too Late

At least two years after it would have been politically prudent to do so, Facebook moved to block content under the #VaccinesKill hashtag on Wednesday. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Hashtag, Software, Computing, Biden, Operating Systems, Jen Psaki, Fake News, Video Software, Pseudohistory, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Covid 19 Misinformation


Instagram Is Rolling Out a Sensitive Content Control Option

Seeking to give users ever-increasing control over their scrolling experiences, Instagram on Tuesday unveiled plans to debut a Sensitive Content Control option that will allow users to better control which content appears in their Explore feeds.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, News Feed, Operating Systems, World Wide Web, Mobile Software, Video Software, Blog Hosting Services, Technology Internet, Privacy Concerns With Facebook, Privacy Concerns With Social Networking Services


Meet Oliver Daemen, the Dutch teenager who just flew on Jeff Bezos' spaceflight and became the youngest person ever to reach space

Oliver Daemen. Blue Origin Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands, just flew on Jeff Bezos' spaceflight. Daemen was Blue Origin's first paying customer and replaced the anonymous auction winner. Daemen has a pilots license, is fascinated by space, and will go to college for physics this fall. See more stories on Insider's business page. Oliver Daemen just made history as the youngest person to travel to space.On Tuesday, the Dutch teen joined Amazon and Blue Origin ...
Tags: Space, Science, Instagram, Trends, Netherlands, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Cnbc, Oliver, Blue Origin, Mark, Bezos, Max Verstappen, New Shepard, Amazon and Blue Origin, Tech Insider


Just 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 conspiracy theories online, study finds. JFK's anti-vaxxer nephew is one of the 'disinformation dozen.'

The disinformation dozen, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Jr, are twelve anti-vaxxers who play leading roles in spreading digital misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. Getty Images 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 disinformation shared online, according to a new study. The CCDH found that 65% of anti-vaccine posts on Facebook and Twitter could be attributed to the "disinformation dozen." The disinformation dozen includes a bodybuilder, a wellness blogger, and JFK&...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Technology, News, Instagram, Trends, News UK, Conspiracy Theorists, Jfk, Misinformation, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Anti-vaxxers, Kelly Brogan, Coronavirus


‘Anonymous’ Mobile Advertising IDs Aren’t So Anonymous, And They Are Everywhere

A new investigation from Motherboard shows that the anonymous marketing IDs assigned to smartphone users are not nearly as anonymous as they seem. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Instagram, Software, Operating Systems, Ring, Terms Of Service, FullContact, Internet Privacy, Zach Edwards, Technology Internet


Fleets* Is Dead (*Fleets Was Twitter's Answer to Instagram Stories Which Was Instagram's Answer to Snapchat Which Was Silicon Valley's Answer to Dick Pics)

Twitter announced on Wednesday that it is killing its Fleets feature, which I honestly forgot existed. The news will matter to the minuscule gaggle of insufferable Twitter superusers who posted Fleets and literally no one else. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Snapchat, Instant Messaging, Software, Computing, Stories, Dick, Operating Systems, Vertical Video, Dick Pics, Snap Inc, Video On Demand Services, Brandi Levy


Jeff Bezos wishes Richard Branson 'a successful and safe' flight ahead of his journey to the edge of space

Jeff Bezos (left) and Richard Branson (right) may be in a very tight space race. Alex Wong/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Jeff Bezos on Saturday wished Richard Branson well ahead of his historic edge of space flight. Branson is set to make history on Sunday by becoming the first founder of a space company to launch to the edge of space. Bezos also plans to make his own space trip nine days after Branson's. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon founder a...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Instagram, Nbc, Trends, Tesla, Earth, Virgin Galactic, New York Times, Noaa, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Smith


Instagram Is Pivoting To Video

Like so many media companies before it, Instagram is gearing up for a sweeping embrace of video as its content of choice, the platform’s head, Adam Mosseri, announced on Wednesday. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Youtube, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Video Hosting, Internet Celebrity, Adam Mosseri, Video Software, Tiktok, Social Networking Services, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet


This is the highest-resolution image of atoms ever seen

This is an image of the atoms in a praseodymium orthoscandate crystal, zoomed in 100 million times. It's the highest resolution image of atoms that humans have ever seen. Using an algorithm-powered technique called ptychography, the Cornell University researchers were able to achieve a resolution triple that of the latest generation of electron microscope. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Photography, Science, News, Physics, Cornell University, Microscopy, Atoms, Small World


The Nikon Z FC Is a Slick Mirrorless Cam With a Stylish Retro Design

Just because a camera has a bunch of fancy new-age tech doesn’t mean it has to look that way, so today Nikon is announcing its latest retro-inspired mirrorless camera in the $960 Z FC. Read more...
Tags: Science, Companies, Cameras, Nikon, Lenses, Kit Lens, Nikon F Mount, Live Preview Digital Cameras, Lens Mounts, Nikon D3100


Federal Judge Tosses Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By the FTC Against Facebook and Instagram

A federal judge on Monday dismissed an antitrust complaint brought by the Federal Trade Commission against Facebook, claiming that the evidence presented by the agency had not sufficiently proven that the social media giant held monopoly power over other social media platforms.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Federal Trade Commission, Facebook Inc, Ken Buck, Big Tech, Competition Law, James E Boasberg, Technology Internet, Lawsuits Involving Facebook


Cops Want More of Our Social Media Data Than Ever Before

Law enforcement doesn’t have much trouble getting access to data from social media companies. In fact, over the first half of last year, authorities in the US made close to 118,000 requests for user information from tech companies—a number that’s more than twice the number of requests thrown at these companies since…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Media, Instagram, Microsoft, US, Social Media, Software, Computing, Apple Id, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Transparency Report, Internet Privacy, Social Information Processing, Technology Internet


It's Time to Treat Social Media Like the Climate Crisis, Researchers Argue

Mark Zuckerberg needs to hand over the keys, a team of researchers argues. In a new paper published in the peer-reviewed journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), a diverse group makes the case that the social media problem rises to the level of urgency that…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Misinformation, Deception, United States of America, Steve Bannon, Social Information Processing, Its Time


Here's What's in the Six Antitrust Bills That Could Finally Break Up Big Tech

After two years of investigations and a 30-hour debating session on the House floor, the US House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to pass a sweeping six-bill package collectively meant to reign in Big Tech’s massive market power. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Technology, Instagram, US, Companies, Netflix, House, Computing, App Store, Hakeem Jeffries, United Airlines, Expedia


Updates From Stranger Things Season 4, Evil Dead Rise, and More

Paul Rudd says production’s begun on Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania. American Horror Story taps Neal McDonough for a major role. Plus, behind the scenes on F9, and Orphan star Isabelle Fuhrman teases the film’s spooky scope. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Films, Evil, It, Julia Davis, Kevin Bacon, Batman, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Elijah Wood, Stryker, Joel Mchale, Chris Mckay, Evil Dead, Emily


The Big Oil Instagram Influencers Are Here

Cherrie Lynn Almonte is an influencer with 192,000 Instagram followers and a bio that includes the phrase “Travel | Lifestyle | Good vibes.” Her posts follow standard travel-influencer protocols, with perfectly framed photos of stunning vistas and cityscapes, lots of saturated colors, and geolocations for most shots…Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, ExxonMobil, Companies, Software, Royal Dutch Shell, Shell, Chevron, Criminal Minds, Exxon, Sponsored Post, Internet Celebrity, Jennifer Hudson, Joshua Tree


Bars With Vaccine Requirements Are Being Flooded With Negative Reviews: Report

With the weather heating up, hot vax summer is in full swing. Unfortunately, that also means anti-vaxxers are back on their faux-self-righteous bullshit, and they’ve reportedly been review-bombing bars that attempt to isolate vaccinated customers from unvaccinated ones.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Instagram, Bars, Software, Yelp, South of Market San Francisco, Vaccine Hesitancy, Marshall Smith, Noorie Malik, Geosocial Networking, Richard Knapp, Restaurant Guides


Facebook and Instagram Are Rolling Out (More) Financial Incentives for Influencers

If you thought the deal couldn’t possibly get sweeter for the influencers that flock to Facebook and Instagram to simultaneously bolster their social media followings and line their pockets, think again: On Tuesday, both platforms announced that they’ll be stepping up their respective games in the coming weeks by…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Networks, Social Media, Software, Computing, News Media, Operating Systems, Internet Celebrity, Social Information Processing, Technology Internet


Does Tim Cook Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Skills With a Spear?

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page is having an extremely normal one, read: Mark’s latest gladiatorial displays to the mighty riff of Audioslave. As you can see, he is capable of firing bow and arrow and throwing a javelin—or a spear of some sort. Also, yesterday he dropped whatever still-intact public pretense might…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Tim Cook, Computing, App Store, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Mark


Trump Suspended From Facebook for at Least 2 Years

Facebook announced on Friday that Donald Trump’s accounts on the company’s platforms—which includes the former president’s Instagram account—are going to be suspended for a full two years. At the end of that two-year gap, the company will “look to experts to assess whether the risk to public safety has receded,”…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Articles, Social Media, Software, Nick Clegg, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Oversight Board, QAnon, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Social Media Use By Donald Trump, Trump Suspended From Facebook


Instagram to Change Stories Algorithm After Staff Raised Concerns About Reach of Pro-Palestinian Content

Instagram is making a change to its algorithm after employees raised concerns over the reach of pro-Palestinian content in light of the recent deadly confrontation between Israel and Palestine. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Buzzfeed, Israel, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Video Software, Andy Stone, QAnon, Palestine Read


10 winners of a Milky Way photo contest show our galaxy lighting up the sky

A close-up look at the Milky Way from a telescope. NASA/JPL-Caltech On a clear night, the Milky Way forms a brilliant, multicolored arch in the sky. Capture the Atlas' "Milky Way Photographer of the Year" winners caught this spectacle on camera. See more stories on Insider's business page. You don't need a telescope to see the Milky Way, but our galaxy isn't always visible in the night sky.Photographers usually have to wait for the perfect moment - before sunrise, when the ...
Tags: Utah, Photography, Space, Science, News, Indonesia, Australia, US, Trends, Spain, Earth, Features, Atlas, Chile, Southern Cross, New South Wales


‘If you zoom in it’s not too bad’: our underwhelming super blood moon pictures

The super moon is notoriously hard to photograph but that doesn’t stop everyone trying. Guardian Australia’s picture editor Carly Earl asked staff to share the worst picture they took on Wednesday night and explain what inspired, or possessed, them to shoot itSupermoon pictures from around the world (the good ones) Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Space, Science, Australia, Australia news, Culture, Art and design, The moon, Guardian Australia, Carly Earl


Super blood moon and lunar eclipse light up skies around the globe – in pictures

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincided with a supermoon. The reddish-orange colour of the super ‘blood’ moon was the result of all the sunrises and sunsets in Earth’s atmosphere projected on to the surface of the eclipsed moon. It captured viewers from China to California, Turkey to Canberra.• Video: the lunar phenomenon around the world Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Space, Science, China, Earth, Culture, Art and design, Canberra, The moon, California Turkey


Hacktivist Targets Citizen, Leaking Crime App's Scraped Data to the Dark Web

“Fuck snitches, fuck Citizen, fuck Andrew Frame and remember, kids: Cops are not your friends,” someone on the dark web recently wrote. That same person claims to have scraped and leaked data from the aforementioned crime reporting app—including information about some 1.7 million public safety “incidents” recorded and…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Software, Hacking, Computing, Citizen, Hacktivism, Operating Systems, Ring, Andrew Frame, Parler, Crime Mapping, Technology Internet, Law Enforcement In The United States


How to take a good photograph of May’s lunar eclipse and super blood moon with a phone or camera

Guardian Australia picture editor Carly Earl explains the dos and don’ts of taking photos of the supermoonTotal lunar eclipse 2021: when and how to view the super blood moon across Australia tonightLunar eclipse will bring cosmic show across Pacific on WednesdayWith a super blood moon rising on Wednesday, many people will pull out their mobile phones to try and get an Instagram-worthy photograph of May’s total lunar eclipse and full moon, but unfortunately the moon is really challenging to get a...
Tags: Photography, Astronomy, Space, Science, Australia, The moon, Pacific, Carly Earl


May super blood moon 2021: how to take a good photograph of the lunar eclipse with a phone or camera

Guardian Australia picture editor Carly Earl explains the dos and don’ts of taking photos of the supermoonTotal lunar eclipse 2021: when and how to view the super blood moon across Australia tonightLunar eclipse will bring cosmic show across Pacific on WednesdayWith a super blood moon rising on Wednesday, many people will pull out their mobile phones to try and get an Instagram-worthy photograph of May’s total lunar eclipse and full moon, but unfortunately the moon is really challenging to get a...
Tags: Photography, Astronomy, Space, Science, Australia, The moon, Pacific, Carly Earl


'Zombie fires' smolder under the snow during the winter then rise from the dead come spring. They may get far more common.

The 25,000-acre Bogus Creek Fire in Alaska's Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, June 7, 2015. Matt Snyder/Alaska Division of Forestry via AP Most wildfires die out by winter. But "zombie fires" can smolder underground then reignite in spring. Research suggests more zombie fires survive after hotter summers, so they may become more common. Zombie fires happen in northern boreal forests, where the flames feed on peat deep in the soil. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Photos, Science, News, Russia, Environment, Fire, San Francisco, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Canada, Alaska, Arctic, Siberia, North America


Clubhouse Announces That Its App Will Be Available on Android Worldwide by Friday

Faced with plummeting app downloads on iOS in recent months, Clubhouse has one thing to say: Hello, Android. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Elon Musk, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, Tesla, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Software


28-Year-Old Woman Infiltrates High School to Beef Up Her Instagram and Seriously, WTF?

Surely there are easier ways to pad your following on Instagram than trespassing on high school grounds while disguised as a teenager. That apparently did not occur to a 28-year-old Florida woman who was arrested after infiltrating a school in Miami-Dade County for the Gram on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Instagram, Education, Software, Drew Barrymore, Miami, Steve Buscemi, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Miami Dade County, WSVN, David Arquette, Carnival Cruise Lines, Xxxtentacion, Video Software



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