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What the haunting Netflix documentary reveals on social media

The new Netflix documentation The social dilemma Ironically, it’s been picking up a lot on social media. While we need to have conversations about the long-term impacts of apps like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter on society, perhaps it is best to hold these conversations by analogy. The film sheds light on the devious and manipulative ways these social media websites …

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CNN shamed Trump’s “big crowd”, “little social distancing” at the WH event marking the historic Middle East peace deal

CNN appeared to bury the lead by sounding the alarm at the White House event commemorating the historic peace agreement between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, oh the “large crowd” and “little social distance” . On Tuesday, President Trump joined Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu, United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and Bahraini Foreign Minister …

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Tyra Banks, host of Dancing with the Stars, was featured on social media to replace Tom Bergeron

Tyra Banks first took the stage as the host of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” Monday night, and fans were less than delighted with her performance. In July, the network announced that the former host of America’s Next Top Model was being called in for season 29 of the reality dance competition to replace the suddenly ousted hosts Tom Bergeron …

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Eric Reid calls NFL’s use of Colin Kaepernick “diabolical” in social justice video

Eric Reid on Monday called the NFL’s campaign for social justice this season “half-hearted at best,” and the use of Colin Kaepernick’s video kneeling while the quarterback remains unsigned, “devilish”. Free Agents Safety tweeted that Commissioner Roger Goodell “felt comfortable” and said he was “wrong” not to listen to players about social injustice, “as if his mere acknowledgment reconciles his …

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Social security may run out of money sooner than expected

Last month, America’s premier social program, Social Security, celebrated its 85th anniversary since it was signed. Today it is a program that serves more than 64 million people each month, of whom over 7 in 10 are retirees. Of these retirees, 15.3 million are single-handedly dragged over the federal poverty line by their social security income. In other words, social …

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Social Capital SPAC, led by billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya, is in advanced talks to merge with Opendoor, the report said

Reuters Opendoor is in advanced talks to enter into a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II, a “blank check” company (SPAC) led by billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya, is going public, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Opendoor is a real estate company that buys houses direct from sellers, makes some improvements to the houses, and then resells them. Although the deal …

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NASCAR driver Mike Wallace banned for offensive social media post

NASCAR driver Mike Wallace has been banned from posting on social media for violating sports members’ behavioral guidelines. Chris Graythen / Getty Images The 61-year-old Wallace has made over 800 starts in NASCAR’s top 3 series and has competed in the Xfinity series for the first time since 2015 as a part-time driver. He participated in three street course events. …

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