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Post Instagram to WordPress? No, Pressgram!

There are more than 71 million Wordpress blogs in the world. If you have a Wordpress blog and want to post an Instagram image to the site from your phone, you really can’t. But now you can Pressgram.

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How to make a YouTube GIF in seconds

If you were somewhat coherent in the late 80s and early 90s, then you’ve probably seen a GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format) graphic on the web. It’s the animated graphic that looks like it’s from said period and just loops, and loops and loops into eternity. The GIF (pronounced ‘jiff’, …

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News from around the Tech World

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. TikTok this week introduced new controls that allow parents to control their children's time on the app. This new mode would allow a parent to monitor their teenager via their own accounts, restricting what they can see, how much time they can spend on the app, and who can Read More ››
Fri, Feb 21, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Image: Quibi Quibi's apps are now available for preorder on the App Store and Play Store, and they give a look at how the mobile streaming app might actually work when it launches on April 6th (via TechCrunch). Based on the renders in the listings, Quibi seems like it looks and feels like, well, a streaming video app. You can check out all of the available renders in the gallery below: Quibi tells The Verge that Read More ››
Fri, Feb 21, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Google is cracking down on apps on the Google Play Store with the most obnoxious ads. The company today announced it had removed ‘nearly 600' apps from the Play Store – banning them from monetizing ads too – for their disruptive advertisements. Specifically, Google says that “disruptive” ads are those that are displayed to users in “unexpected ways” such as when ads show up when you're not actually using the device, or if you get Read More ››
Fri, Feb 21, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Relax. Self-driving cars are smart enough to see past some tricky electrical tape.
A little electrical tape has caused quite the stir. This week, McAfee security researchers released 18 months worth of research that demonstrates the ease with which a "smart" autonomous vehicle can be tricked into misreading and accelerating past speed limits. The finding that some strategically placed black tape on a speed limit sign could trip up a smart car equipped with Mobileye cameras (used for advanced driving systems) to go 85 mph instead of the 35 Read More ››
Fri, Feb 21, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Look out, influencers: Your #ads are in danger
There are 11.5 million posts tagged as an #ad on Instagram. Soon, the government agency in charge of regulating advertising will decide on whether that three character hashtag and its ilk are enough to inform followers that what they're ingesting is sponsored content. On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is publishing a ...More about Advertising, Influencers, Tech, Web Culture, and Politics Read More ››
Thu, Feb 20, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate In Las Vegas Ahead Of Nevada Caucuses
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images As platforms prepare for the upcoming 2020 election season, Twitter and Facebook are divided on whether a video posted by the Mike Bloomberg presidential campaign would violate their policies on manipulated media. On Thursday, Bloomberg's 2020 presidential campaign posted a video to Twitter that was edited to make it appear as though there was a long, embarrassing silence from Bloomberg's Democratic opponents after he mentioned that he was the Read More ››
Thu, Feb 20, 2020, Continue reading at the source