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Using Zapier to pull Instagram updates to micro.blog

Zapping Instagram pics to Micro.blog by Carl Rustung (Carl Rustung) I recently did a little site update. The biggest change was connecting it to my Micro.blog and syndicating the posts here. Micro.blog, in turn, picked up my Instagram posts, routing them over here as well. This was done using a cool, little service called OwnYourGram. Though a brilliant (and free!) initiative, it didn’t work very well. It was hard to keep track of just when it would reroute my pics,…

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Far-Right Extremists Banned from Instagram and Facebook

Instagram and Facebook Ban Far-Right Extremists In an effort to contain misinformation and extremism that have spread across the platforms, Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, have banned Alex Jones, Infowars, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Paul Nehlen under their policies against dangerous individuals and organizations. They also banned the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who has repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements. Infowars is subject to the strictest ban. Facebook and Instagram will remove any content containing…

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Social Media Account Deletions

Goodbye Facebook, Goodbye Google+ by Ryan Barrett (snarfed.org) I deleted all of my Facebook posts last week. I deleted my Google+ posts too. They were pretty much all here on my web site too, so nothing was truly lost, but I still feel a bit lighter, somehow. I deleted my Google+, Tumblr, EyeEm, mastodon.social, and 500px accounts last year. I was not using these accounts at all so I didn't feel a loss. Google+ was shutting down anyway. Like Ryan,…

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