How to stop ‘Time to Walk’ episodes from automatically downloading to your Apple Watch

Don’t worry, you weren’t the only one who saw Shawn Mendes’ face randomly appear on their Apple Watch. Image: apple By Brenda Stolyar2021-01-25 23:49:06 UTC If you have an Apple Fitness+ subscription, you might’ve been startled to see singer Shawn Mendes’ face appear in the Workout app on your Apple Watch today. (It’s okay, I felt the same way whenever Camila Cabello would randomly emerge from a corner of the

Twitter launches crowdsourced fact-checking portal 'Birdwatch'

Who will birdwatch the birdwatchers? Image: leon neal / Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2021-01-25 19:52:44 UTC Up in the crow’s nest of the internet, Twitter users will soon be able to call “misinformation ahead”! Twitter announced a new crowdsourced fact-checking initiative called “Birdwatch” Monday. The idea is that everyday Twitter users will be able to add contextual notes to tweets they think are misleading or contain misinformation.  The company said

Lips is a new social network where sexual expression is welcome

Image: lips By Anna Iovine2021-01-25 18:24:00 UTC There are fewer and fewer places for sex workers, sex educators, and adult content creators to find a home online.  Lips, a new social network geared towards free sexual expression, aims to provide that space. Founder Annie Brown and her team want users — sex workers, erotic artists, queer people, activists, and more — to post without fear of censorship or harassment.  It’s

Apple sued to remove Telegram from App Store over anti-Semitic posts

People are flocking to Telegram, but one former U.S. ambassador and his anti-extremism nonprofit want Apple to kick it out of the App Store. Image: Pavlo Gonchar / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Image By Brittany Levine Beckman2021-01-18 22:17:02 UTC Telegram’s star is on the rise, but as the secure messaging app used by protest organizers, political dissidents, revenge porn seekers, and white supremacists alike gets even more popular,

Where to find photography classes online

Image: JAKE RYAN / PEXELS All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Andy Moser2021-01-18 20:00:00 UTC When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet. Photography is an invaluable medium that

On Martin Luther King Day, we should honor Coretta Scott King too

“Today is not merely a holiday, but a true holy day which honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the best possible way.” Image: Bettmann / Contributor via getty images By Alison Foreman2021-01-18 19:54:20 UTC There wouldn’t be a Martin Luther King Day without Coretta Scott King.  That’s not only because the wife of the late civil rights legend led the initiative to have King’s birthday

Virgin Orbit air-launched a rocket from a soaring Boeing 747

There’s a major new player in the space launch  game, resuscitating the almost ancient method of launching rockets from planes. Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit successfully released a payload of 10 cubesats – small research satellites – into orbit, paving the way for future commercial missions. Go to Source Author:Nikolay Nikolov Powered by WPeMatico

How to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day from home

Support Black-led organizations and honor the civil rights leader’s legacy this year, even if you can’t leave your house. Image: Getty Images By Chase DiBenedetto2021-01-18 12:00:00 UTC The third Monday in January has returned to remind us of the legacy of one of our nation’s greatest civil rights leaders at a time when we need it most.  Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federally recognized day of service,

Facebook vows to remove all 'Stop the Steal' posts, but just look at what happened last time

Facebook plans to ban the phrase “stop the steal” on its platform in the wake of the storming of the Capitol. Image: Jon Cherry/Getty Images By Matt Binder2021-01-11 23:20:27 UTC Facebook would like to stop “Stop the Steal,” this time for real. In a statement posted on Monday, the company announced that in preparation for Inauguration Day, it would take down any posts on Facebook or Instagram that use the