Last week, Instagram introduced its new Stories feature, which lets users post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. It’s just like Snapchat! Except that, thanks to a new Google Chrome extension from developer Alec Garcia, you can view those stories from a web browser, and not just the first-party app. … [Read more...] about Someone Figured Out How to See Instagram Stories in a Browser, and That’s a Problem
At the end of March, Facebook rolled out a feature for “stories” — short-term video posts that delete after a set period of time — on its main app. It is, as you probably guessed by the name, cribbed almost entirely from Snapchat, and follows Facebook-owned Instagram’s addition of Snapchat-style Stories in 2016. Which means right now, your phone is witness to the social-media equivalent of Oprah yelling, “You get stories, and you get stories, EVERYBODY GETS STORIES!” And because you can’t get away with ripping off a mega-popular app like Snapchat that easily, people started to turn Facebook’s less-than-innovative, new feature into a pretty good internet gag. Which is maybe bad news for Facebook, but great news for anybody who likes a meme and a laugh at Mark Zuckerberg’s expense. … [Read more...] about What Else Besides Facebook Will Have Stories in 2017?
Hadden was indicted in 2014 by a grand jury on multiple felony sex charges. In 2016, Hadden reached an agreement with Manhattan prosecutors that allowed him to avoid prison time by pleading guilty to one felony of criminal sexual act in the third degree and one misdemeanor of forcible touching, surrendering his medical license and registering as a level one sex offender. … [Read more...] about Evelyn Yang shares sexual assault survivor story at Women’s March and says theme is ‘very personal’
The Saturday morning panel is a prelude to the 31st Annual PGA Awards at The Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The event included producers of all 10 films nominated for the Darryl F. Zanuck Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures — Pippa Harris for “1917,” Jenno Topping for “Ford v. Ferrari,” Carthew Neal for “Jojo Rabbit,” Emma Tillinger Koskoff for “Joker,” Ram Bergman for “Knives Out,” Amy Pascal for “Little Women,” David Heyman who is double nominated for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Marriage Story” and Bong Joon Ho for “Parasite.” … [Read more...] about Netflix Praised by ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Marriage Story’ Filmmakers at Producers Guild Panel
A man leaving the Milford RMV office recently hit two parked cars, but police were able to figure out his license plate number. … [Read more...] about More Pot Shops; Officer Dies; RMV Hit-And-Run: Patch Top Stories