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Is Victoria Beckham DELETING negative Instagram comments from her profile?

Is Victoria Beckham DELETING negative Instagram comments from her profile?

Entertainment
Getty VICTORIA BECKHAM INSTAGRAM: Has the Spice Girl been deleting negative comments from fans? The fashion designer has come under fire on numerous occasions over her decision to use "gaunt" models in her ad campaigns.Earlier this year, Victoria sparked a fan frenzy for all the wrong reasons when she posted a series of images promoting her VB Eyewear Collection.The 44-year-old was accused of promoting an unrealistic body type, with viewers voicing concern over the body image of model Giedre Dukauskaite, 29.Commenting on the post, one fan raged: "This girl is go emaciated looking. Really, Victoria, this is not a good image for young girls."And just two days ago, Victoria received a similar reaction when she posted a camp...
Book excerpt: Jaron Lanier's 'Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts'

Book excerpt: Jaron Lanier's 'Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts'

Technology
Excerpted from "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now" by Jaron Lanier. Published with permission. ARGUMENT ONE - YOU ARE LOSING YOUR FREE WILL WELCOME TO THE CAGE THAT GOES EVERYWHERE WITH YOU Something entirely new is happening in the world. Just in the last five or ten years, nearly everyone started to carry a little device called a smartphone on their person all the time that’s suitable for algorithmic behavior modification. A lot of us are also using related devices called smart speakers on our kitchen counters or in our car dashboards. We’re being tracked and mea- sured constantly, and receiving engineered feedback all the time. We’re being hypnotized little by little by technicians we can’t see, for purposes we don’t know. ...