One lady is making an attempt to strain Google to bury revenge porn


A federal invoice that may drive third-social gathering web sites similar to Google to take away revenge porn can also strain the search big to change its algorithm so such photographs and movies are almost unattainable to seek out

At the least, that is what Mary Anne Franks, who helped draft the federal regulation, is hoping. Franks started drafting legal guidelines towards revenge porn in 2013, 4 years after she met Holly Jacobs, a sufferer of revenge porn who can also be on a mission to make it unlawful. Franks and Jacobs at the moment are executives on the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, which goals to construct legal guidelines to stop cyber harassment.

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Boston College held a magical seminar to show intercourse ed to college students


Boston College college students simply obtained fortunate — they usually did not even want any Felix Felicis.

Graduate interns Michelle Goode and Jamie Klufts concocted the magical concept to include references from Harry Potter to show sex schooling to college students. Goode and Klufts held the seminar on Thursday as a part of "Frisky February," a protected intercourse schooling challenge at BU.

In line with the Facebook event, eighty college students attended the ninety-minute seminar. The occasion was prefaced with the query, "Ever marvel what it might be like if Hogwarts taught Sexual Schooling?" Dialogue subjects included consensual intercourse and sexually transmitted infections (STI). Read more...

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15 methods you are in all probability misusing social media


Fb was based in 2004, Twitter in 2006. Even Instagram's been round for nearly 5 years. So you possibly can't say these things is new anymore.

For some unusual cause, nevertheless, extra entrepreneurs and types than not are nonetheless struggling to make heads or tails of social media. Whether or not they're surprisingly misinformed or simply plain misplaced, they're losing their time and lacking the boat. They're failing to benefit from what may be the most important revolution in communications because the printing press.

To say that is unlucky can be an understatement.

In any case, accomplished proper, social media advertising is usually a massive recreation changer. It may be an extremely efficient solution to appeal to the eye of your audience, interact with them, and curry their favor. Far too many go into it with out doing their homework, although, their false assumptions and inexperience undermining any probability they've for a profitable social media program. Read more...

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SeaWorld seems to be forward to advertising marketing campaign amid dreary attendance report


After a bleak 2014 monetary report, SeaWorld is looking forward to a advertising marketing campaign that the corporate hopes will rescue its sinking popularity.

Attendance at SeaWorld parks dropped by 1 million guests from 2013 to 2014, in line with the corporate's fourth-quarter and full-year report.

Annual attendance — at 22.four million — was the bottom since 2010. Within the fourth quarter of 2014, attendance was four.four million, in comparison with four.5 million in the identical interval of 2013. Income was additionally down, from $272 million in 2013 to $264.5 million in 2014. Read more...

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YC-Backed YesGraph Raises A Million To Construct A Higher Referral System For Cellular Apps

cockpit When launching a brand new shopper software, particularly these within the social area, many builders as we speak depend on an invitation mechanism that has the app’s preliminary consumer base reaching out and recommending the app to their pals. However right now, these invite techniques are sometimes pretty primary – they hook up with a telephone’s tackle guide after which drive the consumer to sift via their tons of… Read More

The Gown Debate Was Dumb, However Did It Make Us Dumber?

thedress Should you have been offline between, say, 7pm and 10pm Japanese final night time, boy, issues should have appeared actual bizarre whenever you logged again onto Twitter. Regardless of what you may need heard, BuzzFeed didn't invent the optical phantasm. “The Gown,” because it instantly turned recognized, is however one in an extended line of pictures that trick the attention and the mind. Read More

He’ll be king at some point, however Prince William truly needed to be an astronaut


LONDON — What's higher than outranking all different people within the realm? Travelling to area, apparently.

Prince William was revealing a few of his childhood ambitions throughout a visit to Japan the place he met astronaut Soichi Noguchi, who spent 177 days within the Worldwide Area Station.

“Once I was youthful, I dreamed of being an astronaut, however I additionally needed to be a policeman or a firebreather. Which may have been a bit various," the future monarch reportedly said


Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (center), with Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi (left).

Picture: EPA JOHN STILLWELL

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Tesla Mannequin S has a hidden James Bond mode


We already knew that Tesla CEO Elon Musk loves James Bond's Lotus Esprit submarine automotive from The Spy Who Beloved Me

In any case, he bought the thing

However apparently, he beloved it sufficient so as to add a Lotus-themed Easter egg to the Tesla Model S sedan. Drivers can pull up a display on the sprint that makes it appear as if the automotive is in "submarine" mode

To rework your automotive into the Lotus Esprit — or, at the very least, fake it's one — maintain down the "T" emblem on the prime of automotive display. Enter "007" into the popup login. Hit the "suspension" tab, and voilà: Read more...

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At the very least eight lifeless after capturing spree in small Missouri city


A capturing spree gripped the small Missouri city of Tyrone Thursday night time, leaving no less than eight individuals lifeless, together with the gunman, native authorities stated.

A Missouri State Freeway Patrol officer confirmed to the Houston Herald that the alleged shooter is a 36-yr-previous man who has but to be named. Police discovered a ninth physique of an aged lady who seems to have died from pure causes throughout their investigation, based on CBS.

A number of killings beneath investigation in southern Missouri

— CBS Night Information (@CBSEveningNews) February 27, 2015

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Lego settles #TheDress debate: Why not each?


Lego is constructing a case for gown unity.

On Friday morning, because the blue (or white) mud settled on #TheDress debate, Lego hopped in on the dialog with some sensible phrases.

Might we not let #TheDress divide us. (Although everyone knows it was blue and black.)

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