Rob Price, provided by Published 4:40 pm CDT, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Facebook's new group-video-watching feature, Watch Party, is proving wildly popular with pirates. It's designed to let Facebook users watch a video on the platform all at the same time, letting them comment and react as it plays. But Business Insider found that pirates were also using it to host movie marathons and binge-watch classic TV series on the social network, in an apparent circumvention of copyright law. Everything from Oscar nominees like "Her" to reruns of Gordon Ramsay cooking shows and "Mean Girls" are being shared using the feature, we found. It adds a social aspect to piracy, letting users chat, joke, and connect with one another as they improperly consume copyrighted content on Facebook. After Business Insider reached out for comment, Facebook took down several of the Watch Party groups we looked into for this story. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s new Watch Party video-streaming feature is wildly popular with pirates, who use it to run illicit movie marathons (FB)
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By Madalyn Mendoza, mySanAntonio.com Published 2:12 pm CDT, Thursday, October 4, 2018 Huebel's, a popular neon-lit watering hole in Smithville, was used in the movies "Hope Floats" and "Doonby." Huebel's, a popular neon-lit watering hole in Smithville, was used in the movies "Hope Floats" and "Doonby." Photo: Cody Duty, Staff Huebel's Bier Garden used in the movies Hope Floats and Doonby is seen Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Smithville. ( Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle ) Huebel's Bier Garden used in the movies Hope Floats and Doonby is seen Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Smithville. ( Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle ) Photo: Cody Duty, Staff A flag telling visitors the movie "Hope Floats" was filmed in Smithville, blows in the wind in downtown Smithville on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. A flag telling visitors the movie "Hope Floats" was filmed in … [Read more...] about ‘Hope Floats’ fans can watch the movie in the same Texas town where it was filmed
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by BySteven Lee Myers Sept. 13, 2018 BEIJING — Fan Bingbing is arguably the most famous actress in China, a prolific star who has made the leap to international fame with roles in the “Iron Man” and “X-Men” franchises. She appeared in Cannes in May to promote a coming spy blockbuster with Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz and Lupita Nyong’o. She has more than 62 million followers on China’s equivalent of Twitter, Weibo, and appears in ads for products around the world — from vitamins in Australia to lipstick by Guerlain, the clothes of Montblanc and the diamonds of De Beers. Now she is missing. Ms. Fan, who turns 37 on Sunday, has dropped out of public view for more than three months — the victim of a sudden and … [Read more...] about What Happened to Fan Bingbing, China’s Most Famous Actress?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Economy Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByPatricia Cohen Sept. 7, 2018 The Labor Department will release the hiring and unemployment figures for August at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The monthly report provides one of the better snapshots of the state of the American economy. Here’s what to watch for: • Wall Street analysts expect the report to show that job creation picked up last month, with employers adding 190,000 jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics initially estimated that 157,000 new jobs were created in July, a figure likely to be revised. Over the last year, monthly job growth has averaged 200,000. • Unemployment is expected to tick down to 3.8 percent from the 3.9 percent reported for July. • Average hourly earnings are expected to increase 0.2 percent, down from 0.3 percent in July, putting the … [Read more...] about Jobs Report for August: What to Watch For