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Facebook is cracking down on scammers who trick its ad regulators

Image: Stephen Lam/ Getty Images Facebook is taking aim at scammers who use bait-and-switch tricks to sneak sketchy ads past its inspectors. Hackers have long been able to bypass the social network’s principles against ads for things like diet capsules, pornography, and gambling through business practices called “cloaking.” Cloaked ads are made to link to a different page when clicked by the company’s vetting team. SEE ALSO: Facebook and Google…

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‘Home Alone’ Actor John Heard Dies

Heard’s body was found in a Palo Alto, California hotel room where he was retrieving from a recent surgery, according to TMZ, which was first to report the news. Days earlier, Heard reportedly underwent” minor back surgery” at Stanford Medical Center. The cause of death remains unknown. Gabriel Olsen via Getty Images The veteran actor’s extensive job includes celebrated roles in some of the most beloved movies of the 1980…

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This Jerry Seinfeld/Kesha Shade Has Some Rich History!

After the awkwardness that was The 63 -year-old drove the phase home on Tuesday with a Twitter pic in which he stands in front of a mural of the moment in Melbourne, Australia — and hugs someone else! Ch-ch-check it out( below )! Me and my Administrator of three decades, @georgeshapiro enjoying Melbourne. pic.twitter.com/ nqz1Vy 0rqe Jerry Seinfeld (@ JerrySeinfeld) August 8, 2017 That isn’t just any someone he’s embrace…

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Netflix CEO let Peter Thiel know damn well what he thought of Donald Trump

The battle of the Valley Titans: Reed Hastings, left, and Peter Thiel, right.Image: Mashable composite: Left,  Masatoshi Okauchi/REX/Shutterstock; Right,  Jim Lo Scalzo/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Remember those heady days of August 2016, just a year ago before the Trump presidency had us genuinely wondering how to prepare for a nuclear attack? SEE ALSO: Mark Zuckerberg says ‘diversity’ is why Peter Thiel should remain on Facebook’s board That happened to be when Silicon Valley…

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This Week In Pop Culture (8/04/17)

8/ 04/2017: ESPN And NBC Are Fulfilling Our Dreams( Minus The Good Parts ) By Daniel Dockery Despite how great the finale of a TV show is a possibility, we unavoidably want more. Deep down, we dream of a new season of Breaking Bad in which Cyborg Bryan Cranston returns to make mecha meth and get even more revenge on those kids that made fun of his son in the…

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Pornhub’s first original film is an XXX ‘Full House’ parody

Pornhub is establishing their own collect of original movies( similar to Netflix Originals and lots of other streaming content, but, you are familiar, with porn) called PHub Originals. Their first project? Full Holes , a charade of the iconic ‘9 0s TV evidence Full House . Thats rightan endearing tale about a widowed parent trying to raise his three daughters alongside his best friend and brother-in-law is now being retold…

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What to expect from the 2016 Capcom Cup this weekend

Capcom Cup 2015 Winner, Ryota “Kazunoko” Inoue | Photo Credit: Michael Martin/ Red Bull eSports Image: redbull.com The most anticipated Street Fighter V rivalry of the year Capcom Cup kicks off on Friday. There, 32 upper-class SFV players will combat for their share of the $350,000 prize pool the largest yet. Players from all over “the worlds” ought to have competing year-round in Capcom Pro Tour a series of smaller…

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‘Fear the Walking Dead’ just said goodbye to a major character

'The Walking Dead' would never dare to do this.Image: amc This recap contains spoilers for the Season 3 premiere of Fear the Walking Dead. The zombie drought is officially over. Fear the Walking Dead has returned, and with it a very different vision of the apocalypse than its parent series, The Walking Dead. Granted, like its predecessor, Fear the Walking Dead brings death, destruction and hoards of the living dead…

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From Del Boys cap to Steve Martins arrow what happened to the comedy trademark?

Comedians once embraced a signature quip or look, so why have such tropes fallen out of favour? Imagine a museum devoted to the iconography of comedy. There would be glass cases containing Del Boys flat cap, Suits you, sir You stupid boy I dont BELIEVE it. We love what we might call comedy trademarks because they sum up everything we like about our favourite comedians and comic characters. Simon Mayhew-Archer,…

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Is ‘female health’ inclusive enough? Apps try to figure out the most accessible language

Period apps are starting to figure out what language to use.Image: bob al-greene/mashable Last month, the startup Clue tried an experiment. “Help us evolve language around gender and menstrual health,” the period-tracking app’s account tweeted. “We’re testing ‘fem@le health’ instead of ‘female health’ to be more inclusive of our whole audience: women and people with cycles. Thoughts?” “I want us to find language that works and I want us to…

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