Sheera Frenkel, Nicholas Confessore, Cecilia Kang, Matthew Rosenberg and Jack Nicas, The New York Times, Nov. 14, 2018; original article contains additional photographs and links
See also John Brown, “Don't we all love Facebook? (updated, 10/14, 2018), Notes and Essays [Re a Facebook message that informed yours truly, a former Senior US Foreign Service diplomat focusing on public diplomacy, that “Someone reported you for impersonation,”
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thereby, evidently, my being kicked off Facebook, which actually turned out to be a mental liberation in disguise! (I did provide the required proofs of my identity to Facebook, but never got a reply from “them” (i.e., the Algorithm?).
Image from article, with caption: Facebook has gone on the attack as one scandal after another — Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — has led to a congressional and consumer backlash
Sheryl Sandberg was seething.
Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, top exe..
Ashlea Halpern, afar.com, 2.11.2019
Photo by Yongkiet Jitwattanatam/ShutterstockLanding a job abroad is a great way to combine work and adventure.
Beyond backpacking, bartending, and busking, these are some of the most popular professions for the exploration-obsessed.
Some people love travel so much, they make it their job. Pilots and hotel general managers are among the highest-profile occupations within the tourism sector, but there are countless other travel-intensive gigs that don’t fall squarely within the industry (polar scientists, wildlife photographers, touring magicians, and Doctors Without Borders among them). Other ways to merge work with travel include becoming a traveling nurse, volunteering with the Peace Corps, or finding a job as a tour guide, yoga teacher, or scuba instructor. Here, we look at seven of the most common travel jobs—plus the ups, the downs, and resources for pursuing them.Flight attendantIf this is the first job that springs to mind when you picture a c..
“Wave goodbye to all those followers, Modi.” Reuters/Amit Dave Since January 2012, Dr Manmohan Singh, the outgoing prime minister of India, has regaled the 1.24 million followers of the prime minister’s official account on Twitter with blurry photographs, links to turgid Press Information Bureau releases, and festive tidings. No more. Today, in one of the final acts of the
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Deadline: 31 December 2019The U.S. Embassy New Delhi Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State, is currently inviting applicants for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS India invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and India through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives. Examples of PAS Small Grants Program include, but are not limited to:U.S. experts conducting speaking tours/public talks, roundtable discussions, workshops, etc.;Academic and professional lectures and seminars;Cultural and arts programs/workshops/ performances and exhibitions;Development of initiatives aimed at maintainin..
From 15th Jan to 28th Feb 2016 London, Brighton, Reading, Birmingham, Halifax, Norwich, Forest Row, Oxford and Leamington Spa Since it started eight years ago Serbian Month has grown in size, spread and impact, an impressive development not only of individual organizations, but also the Serbian community in whole. This is undoubtedly the