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12 Influencers Who Went Too Far And Got Shamed For It

It has become fashionable to hate on influencers, and people are seemingly calling them out at every opportunity. From distasteful antics at Chernobyl to swimming in pools of toxic chemical trash, these symptoms of a narcissistic generation do seem to go out of their style to advertise their idiocy- it appears that there is little …

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YouTube to reduce conspiracy hypothesi the recommendations set out in the UK

YouTube is expanding an experimental tweak to its recommendation engine that’s intended to reduce the amplification of conspiracy theories to the UK market. In January, the video-sharing platform said it was making changes in the US to limit the spread of conspiracy hypothesi content, such as junk science and bogus claims about historical events — …

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UK Internet attitudes study discovers public support for social media regulation

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, the ICO — a quantitative study to be published annually which they’re calling the Online Nation report. The new structure hints at the direction of travel for online the rules in the …

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I Illustrate Bizarre And Funny Things I Overhear People Say( 17 New Pics)

In the past few years, drawing scenes from dialogues I overhear is increasingly becoming my style of combining my love of satirical cartoons and creating an showed day capsule of this strange time we live in. Having lived in Los Angeles for the past few years, I’ve witnessed tendencies come and go. Hipster mustaches were …

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Burger King’s vegetarian ‘Impossible Whopper’ to be sold nationwide

People online are always get mad about food they do not feel is attained correctly — the more egregious the crime, the more heated the discourse. This attains sense: Food is both highly personal and highly political, and beloved dishes are constantly being misinterpreted and bastardized beyond recognition.( Remember the peas in the guacamole ?) …

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All the outrage that’s fit to print: from Jennifer Lawrence to yoga gasps | Arwa Mahdawi

Ive rounded up a few issues the internet got upset about this week to ensure you remain as woke as humanly possible Did you enjoy Black Panther? Have you derived great joy from the elation that the film has elicited? Did the wonder of Wakanda give you some small reprieve from the political hell that …

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How Flat Tummy Co gamed Instagram to sell girls the unattainable ideal

Appetite suppressant lollipops and detox teas have been promoted by the companys hand-selected celebrities and Instagram models ” Got Cravings ?” asked the billboard from its perch above a Times Square pizzeria.” Girl, Tell Them To #SUCKIT “. The image was arresting: a pretty young woman sucking an” craving suppressant” lollipop splashed across a canvas …

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‘ It’s genuine, you are aware ?’: why the online influencer industry is going’ authentic’

The long read: Calamity such as Fyre Festival have tarnished the boom business of YouTube and Instagram starrings. Now the industrys top tastemakers have a new scheme: keeping it real In a central London hair salon last December, the manner influencer Victoria Magrath( @inthefrow) mingled among a few of her 849,000 Instagram adherents. Magrath- tall, …

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Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But theres growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isnt healthy The mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer working for the Zenith Radio Corporation in Chicago. It was one of the four buttons on …

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