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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Down Worldwide After DNS Records Vanish; Employees Badges Reportedly Not Working .

Update (1507ET): Facebook appears to have more than DNS issues, as NYT’s Sheera Frenkel reports: “Was just on phone with someone who works for FB who described employees unable to enter buildings this morning to begin to evaluate extent of outage because their badges weren’t working to access doors.”  Was just on phone with someone who…

Instagram blocks results for “natural immunity” hashtag .

Instagram has blocked the results page for the use of the hashtag #naturalimmunity. When the hashtag is selected, Instagram says, “This hashtag is hidden,” and that “Posts for #naturalimmunity have been limited because the community has reported some content that may not meet Instagram’s Community Guidelines.” Many posts using the hashtag were centered around stories…

Roger Waters Says He Told Mark Zuckerberg to ‘F-ck Off’ When He Asked to Use ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ in Instagram Ad

Roger Waters told the crowd at a recent Free Assange event that he told Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to “f-ck of” when the Big Tech giant asked to use a Pink Floyd song in an ad for Instagram. Waters is a longtime and outspoken supporter of Assange and press freedom. According to the iconic musician, Zuckerberg…

Vatican Investigates How Pope Francis’ Instagram ‘Liked’ Brazilian Model’s Booty Pic

First Ted Cruz, then Fort Bragg Army Base’s Twitter account, and now Pope Francis: Vatican officials say they are investigating how it was that the Supreme Pontiff’s Instagram account “liked” a racy photograph of a Brazilian bikini model. The Vatican admitted that the unintentional “like” did occur of the image which is clearly sexually suggestive…