The Big Problem With Spotify Wrapped

For some, Black Friday ushers in the holiday season. But for others, it’s when they open Spotify on a late autumn day and see that their Spotify Wrapped is available. It’s the opening salvo of year-in-review content—and perhaps the most personal, bringing with it the opportunity to relive summer hits or cringe at the cumulative minutes spent … Read more

“Sad and depressed” Fishtopher the cat gets adopted after his profile goes viral

Fishtopher the cat was said to be “sad and depressed” as he waited for the day he would be adopted. But then, a photo of the feline exhibiting what is perhaps the world’s most pitiful look went viral, and now, the tabby cat has found his new home.  Fishtopher, a 5-year-old domestic short hair and … Read more

Balenciaga sues production company over outrage-inducing ad campaign featuring children

French fashion brand Balenciaga has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the production company it hired to make an advertising campaign that drew widespread condemnation.  The ads, which ran on Instagram, depicted children holding teddy bear bags outfitted in what appeared to be bondage gear and included documents that resembled a court ruling about child … Read more

Meta appoints Sandhya Devanathan as India Vice President amid massive layoffs

Mark Zuckerberg-led Meta has appointed Sandhya Devanathan as the Vice President of its India vertical – Meta India. She will take over from January 1, 2023, and will report to Meta APAC Vice President Dan Neary. Devanathan will move back to India and lead the company’s organisation and strategy in the country. She will focus … Read more

Meta launches ‘Instagram explore home’ ads placement feature: report

Meta has announced the ‘Instagram Explore home’ advertising space through the Instagram Marketing API, allowing marketers to run ads, a report has revealed. The platform on October 4, 2022, briefed, “Businesses can now place ads in the survey house, the grid that people see when they first arrive at the survey bar.” Also read: How … Read more

Iran actor Taraneh Alidoosti boldly posts selfie without headscarf in solidarity with protesters

One of Iran‘s most prominent actors on Wednesday posted an image of herself on social media without the headscarf mandatory for women in the Islamic republic. Taraneh Alidoosti’s apparent act of defiance comes as weeks of protests have rocked the country since the death of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman died in mid-September … Read more

Send disappearing messages on Instagram with vanish mode; here’s how to enable it- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 07, 2022 18:49:25 IST An exciting feature of Instagram called vanish mode allows its users to send disappearing messages. With the use of this mode, people can make their sent text disappear from the chat window right after the recipient leaves the chat or disables the function. Though it is quite an amazing … Read more

11/6/2022: Angry in America, Buses from the Border, Ready or Not

11/6/2022: Angry in America, Buses from the Border, Ready or Not – CBS News Watch CBS News Social media and political polarization in America; The migrant situation in New York City; What prepping looks like in 2022. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now … Read more

Social media and political polarization in America | 60 Minutes

Social media and political polarization in America | 60 Minutes – CBS News Watch CBS News The co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology tells Bill Whitaker social media companies are profiting off Americans’ online anger. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn … Read more