Facebook has announced that effective in January, they are going to suppress posts that seem too promotional on Facebook pages – unless, of course, it is a paid sponsored post. Warns Facebook “Pages that post promotional creative should expect their organic distribution to fall significantly over time.”
Here is what is going on around the Sony hack tied to Sony’s ‘The Interview’ movie, and the The Interview threat from the Sony hackers. The Interview, with a Christmas release date, sees Seth Rogen and James Franco’s characters going to North Korea to interview North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and convinced by the CIA to take the opportunity to kill Kim Jong Un. Ahead of its release, hackers hacked into Sony, grabbed all sorts of private employee and corporate data, including copies of the movie and other unreleased movies including Annie, Mr. Turner, Fury, and Still Alice, and then issued the following threat, including allusions to 9/11.
You know that your Mac comes with all sorts of cool fonts – Apple fonts and otherwise – but where can you see a list of all of your fonts, with samples? Why, you can see examples of all of your fonts right on your Mac, with Apple FontBook, which is on your Mac right now!
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Some are calling it Ubergate. Still others call it the reason they will no longer use the Uber service (fortunately there are alternatives to Uber, like Lyft in the U.S., and Hailo in the UK and Ireland). First there was Uber’s ‘Rides of Glory’ (i.e. rides of shame), then came the alleged threat of an “opposition research plan” against journalists to spend $1 million to dig up information on “your personal lives, your families.” And thus #Ubergate was born.
Early today the Senate declassified and made public the Senate Select Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program (or, as some are calling it, the Bush Cheney CIA Torture Report). We know that many of you will be looking for the CIA torture methods report online, and so, we are giving it to you here.