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Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 26, 2021

The pandemic has motivated many who have been isolated at home or unable to leave their senior communities to learn something they may have resisted until now: how to buy groceries and more online.

Chanel Releases AI Lipscanner App

Chanel Releases AI Lipscanner App

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 24, 2021

Chanel is taking advantage of the latest AI technology with a groundbreaking new app that will assist users in finding that right shade of lipstick.

Latest Apple iOS Update Includes Several New LGBTQ Emojis

Latest Apple iOS Update Includes Several New LGBTQ Emojis

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 23, 2021

Apple has just rolled out 217 new emojis in the most recent iOS 14.5 update, with a plethora of LGBTQ-inclusive additions.

The Do's and Don'ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

The Do's and Don'ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

By Chaseedaw Giles | Feb 23, 2021

It might engender envy, even outrage, especially if the person posting seems to have cut the line to get a COVID vaccine. But what if the intention was to encourage others to also get the shot? Does that make it OK?

Watch: ABC News Doc About OnlyFans Hits Hulu

Watch: ABC News Doc About OnlyFans Hits Hulu

Feb 17, 2021

ABC News has a new documentary about the website/app OnlyFans, a subscription service that is primarily used by adult entertainment performers, and it is now hit Hulu.

Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

By Miranda Green | Feb 16, 2021

Websites and apps have only compounded the frustration for many people seeking vaccines for themselves or loved ones but can't secure an appointment no matter how hard they try.

The Superspreaders Behind Top COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

The Superspreaders Behind Top COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

By David Klepper, Farnoush Amiri, and Beatrice Dupuy | Feb 15, 2021

College professors with no evidence or training in virology were touted as experts. Anonymous social media users posed as high-level intelligence officials. Governments amplified claims for their own motives.

Brazil Carnival Goes Online with Street Parties Banned

Brazil Carnival Goes Online with Street Parties Banned

By Marcelo Silva de Sousa and Diarlei Rodrigues | Feb 15, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Rio to shut down its famed festival and threaten legal action against those who defy the ban to party. So groups turned to online events for their backers.

Google-Owned YouTube Can Exclude Non-Binary Viewers From Advertising

Google-Owned YouTube Can Exclude Non-Binary Viewers From Advertising

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 13, 2021

Employers and landlords have been able to hide advertisements from non-binary people on Google's advertising system.

Professor Quits after Posing as Female Immigrant on Twitter

Professor Quits after Posing as Female Immigrant on Twitter

By Michael Casey | Feb 13, 2021

A white, male University of New Hampshire chemistry professor has resigned after being accused of posing as a female immigrant of color on Twitter to make racist and sexist comments.

FitForever: The Must-Have Fitness App That Takes At-Home Workouts to a New Level

FitForever: The Must-Have Fitness App That Takes At-Home Workouts to a New Level

SPONSORED CONTENT | Feb 8, 2021

Designed by top U.S. doctors and biomechanics experts, the at-home fitness program FitForever offers customized, video-based plans to build a healthy, pain-free body that doesn't break down.

No Internet, No Vaccine: How Lack of Access Has Limited Availability for Minorities

No Internet, No Vaccine: How Lack of Access Has Limited Availability for Minorities

Feb 8, 2021

Racial and ethnic minority communities that lack internet access have been left behind in the race to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The average monthly cost of internet access, about US$70, can be out of reach for those who can barely afford groceries.

Queer Performers Find OnlyFans Success in Anti-LGBTQ Nigeria

Queer Performers Find OnlyFans Success in Anti-LGBTQ Nigeria

Feb 7, 2021

The Internet is proving profitable for an emerging number of queer Nigerians who are turning to OnlyFans to post and profit off of explicit content.

Twitter Limits Access to Turkish Minister's LGBTQ Tweet

Twitter Limits Access to Turkish Minister's LGBTQ Tweet

Feb 3, 2021

Twitter on Tuesday limited access to a tweet by Turkey's interior minister, who referred to students protesting the appointment of a government loyalist to head their university, as "LGBT perverts."

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos May Step Down Without Stepping Away

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos May Step Down Without Stepping Away

By Joseph Pisani and Michael Liedtke | Feb 3, 2021

Even after stepping aside as CEO, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos appears likely to keep identifying new frontiers for the world's dominant e-commerce company. His successor, meanwhile, gets to deal with escalating efforts to curtail its power.

How E-Counseling Platform BetterHelp is Reaching the LGBTQ Community

How E-Counseling Platform BetterHelp is Reaching the LGBTQ Community

SPONSORED CONTENT | Feb 2, 2021

BetterHelp, the world's largest e-counseling service, along with its LGBTQ platform PrideCounseling.com, has leveraged groundbreaking technology with a roster of nearly 16,000 licensed therapists ready to help those in need.

Online Casino Games: The Fun It Brings

Online Casino Games: The Fun It Brings

SPONSORED CONTENT | Feb 1, 2021

The digital space is not limited to opportunities and employment. It has created an unprecedented opportunity for millions of individuals in the world to grow rich while enjoying online casino games.

Silver is the New GameStop: Price Boosted by Online Movement

Silver is the New GameStop: Price Boosted by Online Movement

Feb 1, 2021

The price of silver is rallying as the online trading movement fuelling the rise of unloved shares like GameStop took a shine to the precious metal.

Fight The Man: What GameStop's Surge Says About Online Mobs

Fight The Man: What GameStop's Surge Says About Online Mobs

By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O'Brien | Jan 31, 2021

It's a fable for our times: Small-time investors band together to take down greedy Wall Street hedge funds using the stock of a troubled video-game store.

Gay Dad Discovers an Innovative Way to Celebrate Fatherhood

Gay Dad Discovers an Innovative Way to Celebrate Fatherhood

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 30, 2021

The Keepster app enables users to back up messages and turn those memories into a modern-day keepsake.

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