California gun traffickers used Snapchat to sell prohibited firearms

A 22-year-old man allegedly used Snapchat to promote prohibited firearms from Nevada to potential customers in California’s Bay area — however was caught once one of his ads reached an undercover Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agent, in keeping with a report.

In one post on the favored social media site, Anthony Reed is seen tapping a lady on the buttocks with the barrel of a gun with a high-capacity magazine, in step with the UK’s Guardian.

Other shows the Nevada man waving a handgun with a 50-round magazine whereas driving an automobile, the news outlet reported.

The feds said Reed, his roommate Rahsaan Faison and Faison’s brother Julaan bought probably hundreds of semi-automatic handguns in Nevada, which doesn’t need background checks or recordkeeping for private-party sales.

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Instagram priest Luis Salazar breaks the mould in Venezuela.

He joins anti-government protests and participates in rallies.
Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past 2 years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mould of the country’s conservative Catholic Church.
Now he has raised his profile more by showing his support for opposition leader Juan Guaido and joining huge anti-government protests dressed in his cassock, offering blessings one moment and running from tear gas the next.

“If the people are on the street, you’ve got to be with the people,” the former male beauty pageant contestant said in his office in eastern Caracas, decorated with a cross and footage of The Virgin Mary. “Since January 23, I started going into the streets to accompany the people.”

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Facebook’s blockchain team is assembling its own mini-PayPal mafia.

The social media giant has employed several former PayPal employees for its mysterious blockchain project.

The inner workings of Facebook Inc.’s blockchain team are still shrouded in secrecy, however it’s staffing up, in line with people familiar with the group. Those people said that its product, which Bloomberg earlier reported will be a sort of cryptocurrency, might be announced as soon as next quarter.

Launched last May, Facebook’s blockchain unit now counts 50 employees. a significant number of those employees—about one in five—used to work at a single company: PayPal Holdings Inc. This quasi-reunion, driven by the group’s leader, former PayPal president David Marcus, is the latest signal of Facebook’s wider ambitions to integrate payments into its platform.

The people Bloomberg spoke to regarding the project asked not to be identified because information about the blockchain team is closely guarded at the social networking giant. Facebook declined to comment on the team organization or its plans.

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Whether you are a small business or a blogger, you need to make an online presence and credibility but with so many competitors out there, it is easier said than done. Even if you have a thoughtful strategy for growing your Instagram followers, it can take a lot of time to increase your visibility. In the social media circle, it has now become a common practice to buy Instagram followers cheap. You will be surprised to know that even brands like Pepsi and Nike have been buying Instagram followers to increase their numbers.

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TikTok is launching a series of online safety videos in its app

On the heels of news that TikTok has reached one billion downloads, the corporate these days is launching a new initiative designed to help inform users concerning online safety, TikTok’s various privacy settings and other controls they can use inside its app, and more. Rather than dumping this data in an in-app FAQ or help documentation, the corporate will release a series of video tutorials that are meant to be engaging and fun, in order to better resemble the other content on TikTok itself.

The safety series, called “You’re in control,” will star TikTok users and make use of popular memes, in-app editing tricks and other effects, just like other TikTok videos do. The videos will appear within the app and be available through the new @tiktoktips account.
The videos will target a range of privacy, safety and well-being settings and other safety-related policies. This includes TikTok’s Community guidelines, how in-app reporting works, plus different settings for protecting your privacy, the way to control comments, settings to manage your screen time and more.

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BLACKPINK’s Lisa is officially the most followed K-pop artist on Instagram

It’s been a very good month for the BLACKPINK girls due to the release of their record-breaking Kill This Love music video, followed by THAT epic Coachella performance.

And currently band member Lisa has another reason to celebrate because she is officially the foremost followed K-pop artist on Instagram.
The group’s beloved main dancer currently has 17.4 million followers, which means she’s simply snatched the crown from EXO’s Chanyeol.

The rest of the BLACKPINK girls also have a large following on their solo accounts, with all of them making into the list of the top 10 most followed K-pop acts on the ‘gram.

Jennie has 15.1 million fans, whereas Rosé has 13.2 million. Jisoo comes just behind her with 12.7 million followers.

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The newest craze on TikTok is people revealing ‘cursed’ images they draw themselves

TikTok has a community obsessed with ‘cursed’ images. Not like the rest of the net, TikTok’s cursed images are sometimes disturbing illustrations instead of eerie photos.

While TikTok has a name as having one of the more wholesome communities on the internet, it isn’t safe from cursed images.
It’s hard to explain what a cursed image (or cursed image) is. At their most cursed, they’re creepy photos with strange, perhaps paranormal content and ominous lighting and colors that inspire dread. In other cases, they merely give off an uneasy vibe.

Cursed images have become a staple on different platforms. They have the identical innate, truncated appeal of a CreepyPasta story or reading the Wikipedia summary for a horror movie. Over the years, accounts like Cursed images on Tumblr, forty one Strange on Twitter, and a dedicated subreddit have popped up to curate cursed images scattered around the net.

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