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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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Nintendo is apparently going to celebrate the 35th anniversary of its most beloved character by releasing multiple Mario classics on the Switch, including Super Mario Sunshine, which hasn't been available since the GameCube days. And it couldn't come at a better time. Insiders apparently leaked the details to both Eurogamer and VGC. The games won't just be released on the Switch — they'll evidently be remastered as well. The games in question include not only Read More ››
Tue, Mar 31, 2020, Continue reading at the source
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Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Airbnb has further extended its full cancellation policy due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and has set aside $250 million to help pay hosts for missed or canceled bookings, according to a letter sent to Airbnb hosts on Monday, which the company shared with The Verge. CNBC was first to report the news earlier today. Now, guests who had previously booked stays on the platform with Read More ››
Mon, Mar 30, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Hackers are exploiting Zoom's newfound popularity amid coronavirus pandemic
With so many people working from home or looking to connect with family and friends amid the coronavirus pandemic, video conferencing platform Zoom is having a big moment. So of course, this makes Zoom a prime target for hackers looking to take advantage of the service's newfound popularity. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point have noticed a sharp uptick in “Zoom” domain name registrations since people started self-quarantining to combat the coronavirus. Zoom-related domain registrations have skyrocketed Read More ››
Mon, Mar 30, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Uptick in Deliveries As People Stay Home, Avoid Virus
Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Grocery delivery company Instacart said today that a planned work stoppage by its shoppers had “absolutely no impact on Instacart's operations” and claims it sold more groceries over the past 72 hours “than ever before.” “Today, we saw 40 percent more shoppers on the platform compared to the same day and time last week,” the company said in a statement emailed to The Verge. “In Read More ››
Mon, Mar 30, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Now that we're spending more time indoors, we're finding new platforms — and new ways to use old platforms — to stay in touch, whether it's for work or with friends. This is the case with Slack, an instant-messaging platform which functions somewhere in the space between email and text messages. Designed for quick communication, Slack became an important tool for a lot of workplaces well before everyone started working from home. But you can Read More ››
Mon, Mar 30, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Facebook is working on a coronavirus... reaction button?
When Facebook introduced reaction buttons in 2015 that let you respond to a post with a heart or a sad face instead of just a "like," it was a huge improvement. Now, Facebook is working on a puzzling reaction button for the coronavirus era: a Covid-19 themed button. Researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who frequently uncovers social media features in development, first spotted the new feature. Facebook has confirmed to Mashable that it is indeed working on Read More ››
Mon, Mar 30, 2020, Continue reading at the source