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Blogging Platform Medium Takes A Firmer Stance On Harassment And Revenge Porn

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eBay kills same-day delivery service

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eBay is adjusting to its recent divorce with a pair of shears in hand.

The online marketplace announced it was ditching its same-day local delivery service along with several of its outlying apps on Monday as the company slims down its operations and channels its energies back to its core business of selling things online.

The end of the eBay Now delivery option doesn’t come as a shock: The…

Blogging Platform Medium Takes A Firmer Stance On Harassment And Revenge Porn

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Blogging Platform Medium Takes A Firmer Stance On Harassment And Revenge Porn

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New ‘Gawker grows up’ memo promises big changes

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“Gawker’s growing up.”

That’s the message of a memo sent by Gawker Founder Nick Denton to his staff on Sunday as the company continues to react to a controversy that resulted in the resignation of the company’s executive editor and Gawker.com’s editor in chief. Gawker’s Max Read and Tommy Craggs resigned after a story they published about a gay porn escort was abruptly removed from the site, arguing that the deletion was done under pressure from the site’s business executives

The deleted…

A day in the incredibly popular life of YouTube star Lilly Singh

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Lilly Singh has a relaxed swagger to her gait. It’s a little bit up and down and side to side, her long hair swaying beneath a floral, flat-brim cap that says “#SELFIE.” She walks as if she’s not flanked by security guards and surrounded by adoring fans on the floor of the Anaheim Convention Center

But she is. This is Vidcon and Singh, 26, is among the most popular Internet stars of the moment. Having just finished an interview at a booth on the floor of the convention (her fourth of eight…

A day in the incredibly popular life of YouTube star Lilly Singh

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Lilly Singh has a relaxed swagger to her gait. It’s a little bit up and down and side to side, her long hair swaying beneath a floral, flat-brim cap that says “#SELFIE.” She walks as if she’s not flanked by security guards and surrounded by adoring fans on the floor of the Anaheim Convention Center

But she is. This is Vidcon and Singh, 26, is among the most popular Internet stars of the moment. Having just finished an interview at a booth on the floor of the convention (her fourth of eight…

Amazon’s new rival Jet.com is the ‘Costco of the Internet’

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Jet.com has finally taken off, and price battles of epic proportion are just around the corner.

Fueled by gobs of venture capital cash and bloated hype to match, the e-commerce startup launched this week to $1 million in first-day sales after a limited three-month trial run

The company amassed an unprecedented $220 million in investor funds before luring a single customer, thanks mostly to the star power of its founder, its novel pricing software and a gutsy scheme to rattle Amazon.

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#Curvy forced Instagram to rethink how it polices hashtags

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Curvy girls are no longer banned from Instagram, thanks to new technology implemented by the social media platform.

After the hashtag “curvy” was banned earlier this month from being searched on the site, Instagram is using new, automated systems designed to keep the hashtag “clean” of porn and nudity, a spokesperson told Mashable.

“We’re unblocking it, but we are also unblocking it in ways so the content’s going to be able to stay clean on the hashtag,” he said.

No one would bat an eye if you wore these ’90s dELiA*s clothes today

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We are a bunch of millennials living in the ‘90s

dELiA’s was the one store you dragged your mom to at the mall and the one catalog you anxiously waited at your mailbox for. Fans became less interested with the clothing brand over the years but were devastated when the company announced its doors were closing last November. Saying goodbye was like losing a childhood friend

But oh, happy daysdELiA’s is being revived online on…