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amazon uses facial recognition on earth day: your daily distraction... you're welcome

amazon uses facial recognition on earth day: your daily distraction... you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #284 • View online

“Dr. Alexander Tayler has stepped down as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica and will resume his former position as Chief Data Officer.”
- Cambridge Analytica, in a statement. 
Why on Earth would you put the guy responsible for mishandling data in the position of Chief Data Officer?!
SmugMug Acquires Flickr: Can They Make Social Great Again? | Truly Social With Tara Hunt
Big news over the weekend! The photo hosting platform, SmugMug bought Flickr. In this episode of Truly Social With Tara Hunt, she reveals her optimism for the future of the platform. Since being bought by Yahoo, the “web 2.0” era Flickr has become a bit of a ghost town, but is that all set to change with Don MacAskill at the helm? We certainly hope so!
We believe in you, Don!
We believe in you, Don!
Memewatch: Earth Day Memes
It was #EarthDay over the weekend. As you already know, with big events, come big memes. To that end, Romper has put together a list of top Earth Day memes for you to enjoy (retrospectively, of course). 
Earth Day works best when you planet ahead.
Earth Day works best when you planet ahead.
Amazon: Social Issues At Forefront?
As Amazon searches for a new HQ, it appears that LGBTQ rights could be a major factor in where Amazon chooses to nest. It’s refreshing to see a huge corporation like Amazon not scared of alienating right-wingers in favour of what is right. 
Delivering more than your parcels.
Delivering more than your parcels.
Facebook: Facial Recognition Coming To Europe?
Certain users in the EU have been getting notifications regarding facial recognition. We’d totally trust Facebook with our faces. After all, they handled our data fantastically…
UPDATE: This was apparently a bug… sure it was.
Wear your masks, folks.
Wear your masks, folks.
Has’t a most wondrous Talketh Liketh Shakespeare Day from all of us h’re at Truly Social!
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