Instagram removes photo of two men kissing at their wedding | Mail Online
Then I tried to change my username from "TeamRihanna411" to "rihanna" and it was available, it was pure luck. Have you ever talked with any Rihanna fans who were also trying to get the name? Was it competitive? No I haven't talked, in that time there were a lot of fan pages too, and I was one of the first Rihanna fan pages. Nobody even cared about that username since we all knew nobody would get it from that inactive japanese account. But I was always paying attention to it, when they changed their username I got it. Do you know if Rihanna ever tried to get the name back? I tried to contact her via Twitter direct message (she follows me there) but she didn't reply back, also she used to prefer the @badgalriri username which was more creative.
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'I posted this photo of my wedding yesterday and Instagram took it off my album for being "inappropiate", and on gay pride day of all days,' wrote the hairdresser, who has worked with stars including Pink, Emily VanCamp, Bridget Moynahan and Molly Sims. Apple CEO Tim Cook poses smiling for pictures at San Francisco Gay Pride just days after he was accidentally outed as homosexual by a presenter on live TV The post attracted 160 'likes' and prompted dozens of people to re-post it and spread the word. 'Stunning photo,' wrote one friend. 'I don't see anything wrong with two people in love - amazing.' Another person said of the photo removal: 'Outrageous. Love you two! #love #pride #bestcoupleever'. Outcry: After someone apparently flagged the photo as inappropriate, prompting the site to remove it, supermodel Karen Elson was one of the people to jump to the couple's defense Double standard: Many pointed out that Instagram has allowed pictures that are far more inappropriate Even supermodel Karen Elson, who has more than 48,000 followers, jumped to the couple's defense, sharing the photo along with the caption: 'These 2 people just got married and the photo captured the moment, how can you find an expression of love offensive? #allyouneedislove'. 'The photo captured the moment, how can you find an expression of love offensive?' Others pointed out that the site has allowed far more inappropriate pictures. 'Crazy...especially when there's a gazillion half naked selfies on here daily!' commented one person.
Instagram is growing faster than Facebook, Twitter ( TWTR ), and Pinterest. Chinese users might be one of the reasons why Global Web Index reports 23% global growth rate for Instagram. Source: Global Web Index China has 700 million smartphone users. Even if only 10% of those people use Instagram, Facebook already gets a sizeable number of advertising eyeballs for local Chinese advertisers. Ads on Instagram were already proven to be very effective. This fact makes me believe that Facebook can still earn decent advertising money in China even without its core apps. My Recommendation Investors who are hungry for bigger and faster yields should now prioritize Facebook over Google. Zuckerberg has a great China play with Instagram. I was already bullish on Facebook when it was trading below $59.