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How not to invite someone over for a hookup via Grindr

As we approach Valentine’s Day, now seems as good a time as any to remind everyone to be kind and respectful to others online. A Twitter user has prompted many comments after sharing a Grindr message he received. The man messaging him was inviting him over for sex. However, it was how the invitation was worded that has prompted raised eyebrows. Danny Whitehead (@danielswhi) is based in Scunthorpe in England. On Sunday, the 35-year-old was hanging out with a friend in a hotel. They both received...
Tags: England, London, Life, Lifestyle, Nottingham, Hull, Grindr, Scunthorpe, Helsinki, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Danny, Blocked, Danny Whitehead

Here’s a small way to start building your resistance to Y Combinator rejections

 Who loves a good niche? We sure as hell do. And we also love niche products that address those niche problems — especially tech niches. So here we are, with Today in Good Niche Things. This time it’s a small little thing on the internet that sends you a rejection letter from Y Combinator before you even had a chance to apply to Y Combinator. It, instead, will send you a… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Mobile, Tech, Rejection, Sadness, Blocked, Okay Things

Prisoner of yourself / Prisonniers de la même idée?

THE ORIGINAL? Padre Hurtado Foundation – 2011 Headline : “You are the key” / Source : Agency : Prolam Young & Rubicam Santiago (Chile) LESS ORIGINAL DiaTribe child obesity – 2017 Source : Cannes SHORTLIST Agency : Area23 (USA) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Social, Drunk, Children, Advertising, Environmental, Jail, Child, Non-profit, Cage, Enfant, Cages, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Blocked, Locked, Prisonnier

WhatsApp is now blocked in China

China has blocked WhatsApp, according to a latest report from the New York Times. The popular messaging app has joined other major apps like Facebook and Instagram that are censored by the Chinese government. The report stated that WhatsApp had been “broadly disrupted in China.”  Over the last few months, there were a number of WhatsApp … Continue reading "WhatsApp is now blocked in China"
Tags: Facebook, China, Blogging, Whatsapp, New York Times, Blocked

Community Planning Gone Wrong

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Tags: Power, Radio, House, Just For Fun, Driveway, Pole, Blocked rapist jailed for life as judge raises concerns about safety of dating websites

Former company director Jason Lawrance sentenced for raping or assaulting seven women he met through country's biggest lonely hearts site [Author: Gordon Rayner]
Tags: Court, Website, Dating, Rape, Messages,, Gordon Rayner, Blocked, Jason Lawrance, Abusive

Judge raises concerns about safety of dating websites after man rapes five women he met on

Jason Lawrance contacted thousands of women online and committed seven sex attacks, including three within months of getting married to someone he met via [Author: Agency]
Tags: Court, Website, Dating, Rape, Messages,, Agency, Blocked, Jason Lawrance, Abusive rapist: 'Sexual predator' guilty of attacking five women from dating site

Jason Lawrance contacted thousands of women online and committed three sex attacks months after getting married to someone he met via the site [Author: Agency]
Tags: Court, Website, Dating, Rape, Messages,, Agency, Blocked, Jason Lawrance, Abusive

Chinese Ships Have Taken Over an Atoll in the South China Sea, Reports Say

Filipino fishermen say they have been chased away by Chinese ships
Tags: China, Uncategorized, Philippines, Jackson, Ships, Control, South China Sea, Fishermen, Blocked, Atoll, Quirino

How Did Facebook Create and Deploy Its Friends Day Videos?

How did Facebook pull off its Friends Day videos that sparked so much conversation last week? Software engineer Peter Lai and technical program manager Nancy Lu explained the process of creating and deploying Facebook’s Friends Day videos in a blog post, saying that the three challenges they faced were curating photos for each user, rendering them into videos and making sure those videos appeared atop users’ News Feeds on the social network’s 12th birthday, Feb. 4. Lai and Lu detailed Facebook’s...
Tags: Photos, Videos, Facebook, Storage, Memory, Likes, Infrastructure, News Feed, Efficiency, Breakups, Tagging, Cpus, Comments, Bandwidth, Servers, Lai