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Meet The Network Of Guys Making Thousands Of Dollars Tweeting As “Common White Girls”

The Twitter illuminati that made "Alex From Target" an overnight sensation can drive millions of clicks with a simple retweet.<p>Cameron Asa is a 21-year-old communications major at the University of Tennessee. He's also the owner of Tweet Like A Girl, a Twitter account with 1.2 million followers.<p>Asa …

Pittsburgh restaurant receives death threats in 'anti-Israel messages' furore

A Pittsburgh restaurant which caused a stir by printing what critics called “anti-Israel messages” on its food wrappers has closed after receiving death threats.<p>According to its mission statement Conflict Kitchen, in the collegiate Oakland neighbourhood, “only serves cuisine from countries with …

​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera

Facebook has removed Poke and Facebook camera, two apps that were essentially clones of other successful apps, from the iOS App Store, the company confirmed Friday.<p>The removals, first noticed by The Verge, occurred nearly two years after Facebook introduced the apps. Poke was a rival to popular …

17th-century Hand-Painted Art Book Reminds Us of Pantone

Once upon a time—even before there existed a system called Pantone—artists were obsessed with categorizing color.<p>So much so that in 1692, one artist named A. Boogert—about whom not much seems to be known—undertook the task of writing a book on how to mix watercolors. Written in Dutch, the book now …

Mozilla reassurance: Firefox new-tab page won't be plastered with logos

<b>Note:</b> <i>This story originally reported that Mozilla is dropping its plan for sponsored content altogether. That's not the case. The headline and the story have been corrected to clarify.</i><p>Mozilla is updating a plan to put ads on the windows that show when Firefox users launch a new browser tab, …

Software

Facebook Really Is Building The Metaverse

Facebook paid $2 billion for a virtual-reality headset maker. Now we learn why: The social network wants to build the first billion-person game.<p>A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody …

Gaming art for your new Twitter header: The ’10s

Twitter’s new look resembles Facebook’s, but this not a bad thing. Now you can display bigger, more interesting header images. We have a vast selection of neat video game pictures that cover 50 years of our favorite pastime. We’re releasing seven days’ worth of artwork, each with a different theme, …

The World's Most Popular Beaches, According To Pinterest Users

Australia also had multiple sandy stretches in the top 10 ranking.<p>The visual discovery site introduced Place Pins — which let users mark their favorite places with images on a map — less than six months ago, but already has nearly one billion pins on over 100,000 Place Boards.<p>Pinterest mined these …

Los Angeles

Nigeria kidnap: David Cameron joins 'Bring Back Our Girls' campaign

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/1075000/1075765_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534770472_a516f1cd749aa96bae618697162f19e8<p><b>Prime Minister David Cameron has promised Britain "will do what we can" to help find more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.</b><p>He made the …

Africa