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Amid rising backlash from users, Meta, the parent company of Instagram, will be rolling back a test version of the popular photo-sharing app that featured more recommended content while boxing out posts from accounts that users actually followed. Instagram head Adam Mosseri first announced the walk-back on the Platformer tech newsletter on Thursday, saying the
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TORONTO — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are headed to the Toronto International Film Festival to present their streaming documentary series, “Gutsy.” The former candidate for U.S. president and her daughter will participate in a TIFF industry conference, one of several in-conversation events held around the festival’s film programming. “Gutsy,” based on the Clintons’
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Shahs of Sunset‘s Mike Shouhed is facing 14 criminal charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident involving his fiancée Paulina Ben-Cohen. Shouhed, 43, was charged with several misdemeanours on July 20, including eight counts of domestic violence, battery and unlawfully attempting to dissuade a victim from making a report. The television star is also facing six
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When Oxford English Dictionary (OED) reached out to do a collaboration with esteemed historian, literary critic, and public educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. to better reflect Black people’s contributions in the dictionary, the project morphed into a completely separate and important project. Now, with the help of several grants and Gates Jr. leading as editor-in-chief,
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Hot on the heels of Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige’s sweeping Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2022, one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most anticipated Phase 6 projects now has its director. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Destin Daniel Cretton, director of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, will helm Avengers:
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The Ryan Gosling spy caper is already greenlit for the full cinematic universe treatment. By Grant Rindner July 26, 2022 Ryan Gosling in The Gray Man.Courtesy of Paul Abell via Netflix. Despite a mixed-to-scathing critical response, Netflix appears to be going all in on the Gray Man Cinematic Universe.The beleaguered streaming service, which spent approximately
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At first glance, there’s not much in the instrumental construct of B.B. Cole’s Outgrowing Ourselves that feels different from what you’d hear in most mainstream country music. There’s a lot of guitar twang, a gentle piano harmony here and there, and a pastoral sensibility in Cole’s lyrics that makes every song feel like a drive down an
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Taylor Swift‘s decision to reclaim her musical canon by re-recording her first five albums is clearly paying off, garnering her a handful of MTV Video Music Award nominations for the 10-minute version of her song “All Too Well.” On Tuesday, MTV revealed this year’s list of nominees, featuring musical artists whose “cultural impact” and work
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