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Take Two: Gina Rodriguez Issues Second Apology to ‘Community of Color’ for Saying N-Word in Instagram Video

The best apology is corrected behavior, they say. But in actress Gina Rodriguez’s case, she’s hoping an iOS press release will do the trick. The Jane the Virgin star took to Instagram once again Tuesday night to address a video she posted earlier that day where, while singing along to the Fugees’ “Ready or Not,” […]

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‘I Love Lauryn Hill’: Gina Rodriguez Is Very Sorry You’re Mad at Her for Saying the N-Word in Instagram Video

Here we all were, minding our own business on a Tuesday, eating our late lunches and trying to stay hydrated when Gina Rodriguez had to start some shit. The Jane the Virgin star, whose comments about race in the past two years have raised many an eyebrow and rolled many an eye, posted an Instagram […]

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Ryan Reynolds Teases His Recent Meeting With Marvel Studios To (Presumably) Discuss ‘Deadpool 3’

Deadpool 2 slashes its way into theaters everywhere on May 18th, 2018. Its PG-13 revamp, Once Upon a Deadpool, came several months later on December 12th. Since then, however, Disney‘s massive purchase of 20th Century Fox has gone through, effectively returning the cinematic licensing of the famed “Merc with a Mouth,” the X-Men, the Fantastic […]

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Stop me if you’ve heard this before. The US government wants a major tech company to stop the deployment of strong, end-to-end encryption in the name of “public safety.” Is this Crypto Wars 3 or 4? Much like Fast and Furious sequels, I can’t recall which one we’re at, and they all kinda look the […]

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Really, Sis? Woman Risks Her Own Circle of Life in Dance With a Real ‘Lion King’ at NYC’s Bronx Zoo

Photo: iStock In what would seem to be the very definition of a stupid human trick, a woman was captured on Instagram video engaging in a dance with possible death when she jumped an enclosure at New York’s Bronx Zoo and decided to shake her tail feather with a full-grown lion. Herman Reynoso was visiting […]

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Pitch launches in private beta and raises $30 million to be the presentation tool for ‘generation Slack’

Pitch, a collaborative presentation software startup founded in stealth last year by the creators of the now Microsoft-owned Wunderlist, has raised $30 million in fresh funding and formally launched its product in private beta. The series B round was led by Thrive Capital, with participation from some notable angel investors, including Instagram founders Kevin Systrom […]

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Instagram’s launch notifier alerts you the moment a product drops

Instagram’s aggressive push into ecommerce shows no sign of reversing. This morning, the Facebook subsidiary announced the launch of a new feature that notifies users when upcoming products become available. Via a new product launch sticker in Instagram Stories and a product launch tag in feed, users can set reminders for a product’s launch date, […]

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Jennifer Garner Nerded Out About The ‘Friends’ Anniversary With Legos In An Instagram Post

The 25th anniversary of Friends officially hits Sunday, commemorating the airing of the deathless show’s very first episode on September 22, 1994. And while the last month and change has seen an avalanche of nostalgia pieces and even the occasional “Is this problematic?” hand-wringing, it may be a safe bet that the winner for nerdiest […]

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Instagram Is Finally Going After Diet Ads — An Explainer

In the 90s, there was Slimfast. In the early 2000s, Anna Nicole Smith yelled with glee, “Trimspa, baby!” And today, Instagram influencers rave about the tummy tea that helped them lose 10 pounds overnight. As culture writ large changes and evolves, diet culture, in turn, finds new ways to reinvent itself. And its latest reinvention […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Just Turned Himself into a Congressional Piñata

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. WASHINGTON — After spending the last few years on an apology tour for various scandals, Mark Zuckerberg is now allowing some of his loudest critics to take their swings at him preemptively. In a series of rapid-fire meetings starting Wednesday night, the […]

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