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The Real Reason Ravelry’s Ban on White Supremacy Is Surprising

You’d be forgiven for assuming the knitting community is basically white. The craft conjures images of Jane Austen-era women doing needle art at home, older (white) women in rocking chairs, and, more recently, left-leaning “stitch-and-bitch,” pussy-hat knitting women, also mostly white. And then there are the barriers to entry. Aside from the fact that it […]

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Starting an Instagram Clique Fixed My Fear of Group Friendships

This Is Fine. is a weekly newsletter from VICE about the highly personal tactics people use to make the world feel less harrowing. In this edition, novelist Lauren Mechling (whose new book, How Could She, comes out tomorrow) writes about how her phobia of friend groups became less harrowing when she…made an Instagram account devoted […]

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Is Travel Influencing Still Authentic When Your Parents Foot The Bill?

UPROXX / Unsplash With Instagram influencers, how the sausage gets made is a poorly-kept secret. Most people know, at this point, that Instagram personalities don’t fund their own lifestyles but rather get help through brand partnerships, whether or not those partnerships are clearly stated. After all, traveling the world, wearing brand-new clothes, idling in picture-perfect […]

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germans ermičs creates technicolor glass cabin for instagram at cannes lions 2019

latvian artist germans ermičs has created a technicolor pavilion for instagram that brings the social network’s rainbow gradient to life. the glass cabin is a collaboration between the two on the occasion of the cannes lions international festival of creativity. images courtesy of germans ermičs set on the french riviera, the 50sqm structure marks the […]

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The Mother Of 6ix9ine’s Child Makes Fun Of The Rapper On Father’s Day

Getty Image Sara Molina, mother of Tekashi 6ix9ine‘s daughter, has been very vocal about her distaste for the rapper. So much that she recently dissed the rapper once again on Instagram for Father’s Day. Molina posted a video with comedian CominaHarrr that makes fun of her ex. “Dam Comina Harrr I’m so sorry 4 mistaken […]

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Bill Cosby Called Himself ‘America’s Dad’ and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie

Photo: Matt Rourke (AP Photo) Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.” Nah, bruh. We threw that baby out with the bathwater. America’s Dad wouldn’t be serving time in prison for sexual […]

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Director Todd Phillips Confirms The Rating For His Upcoming ‘Joker’ Movie

WARNER BROS. On Sunday, Joker director Todd Phillips shared a new image of Joaquin Phoenix in character as the iconic Batman villain in his upcoming film. Best known for The Hangover trilogy and War Dogs, Phillips has frequently posted teasing images and videos to his official Instagram account to get DC Comics fans excited for […]

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The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

On Tuesday, Motherboard reported that a group of artists and machine learning engineers posted a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg to Instagram, making it look like he gave an ominous speech about the power the social network gets from collecting user data. According to Facebook, the video was flagged by two of its fact checking partners, […]

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doctored video of mark zuckerberg demonstrates the dangerous power of deepfake content

a deepfake video of mark zuckerberg that was uploaded to instagram earlier this week is raising concerns over content of this nature. the video is meant to appear as a legitimate news program and shows the facebook founder delivering a sinister speech about the social network. deepfake is a technique for creating digitally altered content […]

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A ‘Deepfake’ Of Mark Zuckerberg May Force Facebook To Question Its Non-Removal Policy

The other week Facebook came under fire when they refused to remove a doctored video of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, which made her appear drunk and out-of-it, that had been shared by many right-wing figures, including the president of the United States. It was only a matter of time before some jokester tested […]

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We Will Have It, Oh! In Rare Show of Unity, Internet Throws Drawers at Winston Duke’s Squat Form

Winston Duke at the American Express Platinum House on April 14, 2019 in Palm Springs, California. Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images for American Express) We have watched and listened for the human mountains! We have watched with lust as your thigh meat advancements have been overseen by The Root staff, who scoffs at having chill. […]

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We Will Have It, Oh! In Rare Show of Unity, Internet Throws Draws at Winston Duke’s Squat Form

Winston Duke at the American Express Platinum House on April 14, 2019 in Palm Springs, California. Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images for American Express) We have watched and listened for the human mountains! We have watched with lust as your thigh meat advancements have been overseen by The Root staff, who scoffs at having chill. […]

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Marlon Wayans Defends 19-Year-Old Daughter Against Homophobic Internet Trolls: ‘Love Her for Her, Not What I Want Her to Be’

Photo: Tommaso Boddi (Getty Images) To kick off Pride month, Marlon Wayans took to Instagram to deliver a touching tribute to his 19-year-old daughter Amai. “Happy pride 🌈 to my pride and joy,” he wrote. “I wouldn’t change one effing thing about you. Love you to the moon around the sun through the galaxies and […]

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spencer tunick takes nude installation to facebook and instagram’s new york HQ

artist spencer tunick has staged more than 75 large-scale installations comprising hundreds or thousands of nude participants in both urban and natural settings across the globe. however, in order to share his art on instagram and facebook, he is tasked with meticulously censoring himself by individually blurring each and every nipple and, even when he […]

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R9 Lives: Rihanna Shows ‘Behind the Scenes’ Proof That Her New Album Is Coming

Rihanna surprises her fans at the opening of the FENTY Pop Up Store on May 24, 2019 in Paris, France.Photo: Kristy Sparow (Getty Images for FENTY) Rihanna is dropping clues that her much-anticipated new album is in the (work, work, work, work, work) works. Over the weekend, Rih posted a quick teaser video to her […]

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Lil Yachty Had McDonalds Delivered To Him At A Fancy Dinner After Seeing The Gourmet Menu

Getty Image Lil Yachty may have expensive grills on his teeth, but that doesn’t mean he has expensive taste. The “Yacht Club” rapper was in attendance at a birthday party for his record label Quality Control‘s CEO Pierre “Pee” Thomas. When the young rapper decided nothing there was to his taste, however, he opened up […]

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A New Behind-The-Scenes ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Photo Reveals A Touching Iron Man Moment

Marvel Studios CAUTION: Avengers: Endgame came out over a month ago, but just in case, this post contains spoilers. In 2013’s Iron Man 3, hardcore Marvel Comics fans were treated to a healthy bit of servicing when Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts briefly donned the Mark 42 armor during a rather explosive scene. It was considering […]

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