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Warren: Trump is ‘a danger to democracy’

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a critic of Facebook and other tech giants, on Thursday called Donald Trump “a danger to democracy” and applauded a decision by Facebook’s Oversight Board to uphold the company’s ban on th…

Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/552120-warren-trump-is-a-danger-to-democracy
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alexander Bolton

Do you live in a UFO hotspot? Check out this UFO sightings map

The UFO Sightings Map lists over 80,000 records of UFO sightings in the United States from 1910–2014. Historic UFO sightings are marked in yellow on the map and contain detailed reports about the incident. Just click on the spot you’re curious about, and you can learn more about the UFO sighting. — Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/05/01/do-you-live-in-a-ufo-hotspot-check-out-this-ufo-sightings-map.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=do-you-live-in-a-ufo-hotspot-check-out-this-ufo-sightings-map
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Popkin

What Is a Vlog, and Why Is Everyone on YouTube Vlogging?

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Vlog. Vlogger. Vlogging. These are terms that have become common in our modern YouTube world. But what does it actually mean to be a “vlogger?” Where did the term “vlog” come from? Let’s do a deep dive into this phenomenon.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/723192/what-is-a-vlog-and-why-is-everyone-on-youtube-vlogging/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

MyPillow CEO’s new social media site fails to launch on time with no explanation given

Conservatives who were excited to be among the first to participate on Mike “MyPillow” Lindell’s social media platform, Frank, expressed their disappointment when it failed to go live on the appointed hour.

From Newsweek:

As the hours passed and Thursday turned to Friday morning, some Telegram followers of Lindell’s verified Telegram channel were left puzzled.

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Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/04/16/mypillow-ceos-new-social-media-site-fails-to-launch-on-time-with-no-explanation-given.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mypillow-ceos-new-social-media-site-fails-to-launch-on-time-with-no-explanation-given
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mark Frauenfelder

Marjorie Taylor Greene Temporarily Suspended by Twitter as Congress Considers Expulsion

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, commonly known as the QAnon Congresswoman, was temporarily suspended from Twitter on Friday. The social media crackdown coincided with the introduction of a resolution to expel the congresswoman from Georgia from the House, but Twitter claims its enforcement was an error.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/marjorie-taylor-greene-temporarily-suspended-by-twitter-1846513862
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rhett Jones

Watch how TV news reporters go on camera from home, including bloopers

CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter looks at how the pandemic has changed news television and resulted in a slew of delightful bloopers live from reporters’ remote studios, aka their living rooms, bedrooms, and closets. (Goofs begin around 2:12 in the video above.)

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/03/08/watch-how-tv-news-reporters-go-on-camera-from-home-including-bloopers.html
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Pescovitz

How Zoom is changing American Sign Language

As the pandemic has driven adoption and (over)use of videoconferencing software like Zoom, it’s required changes in American Sign Language. From Scientific American:

One adaptation arises as a result of a video meeting’s limited frame size. “The signing space is expansive,” says Michael Skyer, a senior lecturer of deaf education at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/03/01/how-zoom-is-changing-american-sign-language.html
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Pescovitz

A Classic Tale of Two Prep School Friends Who Founded the Uber of Hangover IV Drips Then Somehow Started Covid-19 Testing for Cities

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Shortly before Thanksgiving, the Hoboken, New Jersey city council held an emergency meeting to vote on covid-19 testing contracts, the kind of event that was doubtlessly being replicated in Zoom conference rooms around the county. Hospitalizations in the state were the highest they’d been in six months. The local…

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Source: https://jezebel.com/a-classic-tale-of-two-prep-school-friends-who-founded-t-1846280271
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Molly Osberg on Jezebel, shared by Marina Galperina to Gizmodo

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