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Instagram might remove ‘Likes’ feature

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Many young people seek praise and validation on social media. Instagram is now considering making the platform “less pressurized.” Likes, which are used to signal approval, could be hidden in an upcoming update. Read more…

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Instagram might remove ‘Likes’ feature

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Many young people seek praise and validation on social media. Instagram is now considering making the platform “less pressurized.” Likes, which are used to signal approval, could be hidden in an upcoming update. Read more…

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‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

Delightful Sandra Oh finds her confidence in ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue

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Sandra Oh has a hard time accepting a compliment (blame being Canadian) despite reaching new levels of success (Killing Eve is excellent, go watch it), including a hosting gig on Saturday Night Live.

During Oh’s SNL monologue, Leslie Jones helps her work through an inability to receive praise and gain an American sense of natural confidence.   Read more…

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Delightful Sandra Oh finds her confidence in ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue

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Sandra Oh has a hard time accepting a compliment (blame being Canadian) despite reaching new levels of success (Killing Eve is excellent, go watch it), including a hosting gig on Saturday Night Live.

During Oh’s SNL monologue, Leslie Jones helps her work through an inability to receive praise and gain an American sense of natural confidence.   Read more…

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Facebook bans four armed rebel groups in Myanmar

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Facebook is continuing to clamp down on users in Myanmar who are using the service to further ethnic violence in the country.

In a blog post on Tuesday, Facebook announced that it has banned four rebel groups in Myanmar from the service. The groups, which Facebook designates as “dangerous organizations,” are the Arakan Army (AA), the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), Kachin Independence Army (KIA)  and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

In addition to the…

Facebook bans four armed rebel groups in Myanmar

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Facebook is continuing to clamp down on users in Myanmar who are using the service to further ethnic violence in the country.

In a blog post on Tuesday, Facebook announced that it has banned four rebel groups in Myanmar from the service. The groups, which Facebook designates as “dangerous organizations,” are the Arakan Army (AA), the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), Kachin Independence Army (KIA)  and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

In addition to the…

That ‘scary time for boys’ viral anthem gets a performance on Jimmy Kimmel

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That viral anthem for all of the scared men and boys has gone all the way to Jimmy Kimmel Live.

On Monday, musician and dance teacher Lynzy Lab, who works at Texas State University, tweeted a video of herself singing her clever, timely skewering of Donald Trump’s misguided claim that it’s a “very scary time for young men in America.”

The song, called “A Scary Time,” went viral, clocking up 11.2 million views on Twitter and 121K retweets, along with high praise from the likes of Mark…