Internets Mommy Blogging

Austrian Teenager Suing Parents Over Baby Pictures Posted On Social Media

An 18 year old woman in Austria is suing her parents for posting “embarrassing” photos of her as a baby and child to their facebook accounts.

They knew no shame and no limit – and didn’t care whether it was a picture of me sitting on the toilet or lying naked in my cot – every stage was photographed and then made public…

The photos included diaper changes, potty training, and other childhood events. The parents have refused to remove the photos, because the father feels “since he took the photos he has the right to publish the images”.

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Instagram Now Lets The Thirsties Block Comments

Bloggers and Instagram thirsties are making panty pudding over a new feature which allows them to block comments containing certain keywords. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom said in a blog post

[W]e need to promote a culture where everyone feels safe to be themselves without criticism or harassment.

Which is awesome in most contexts such as LGBTQ and abortion rights, or ending racism, or preventing schoolkids from being dunked in toilets just for having braces, or even actual sustained targeted instagram harassment. But let’s be honest – in this case it probably means instagram will turn into a neverending episode of “You Can Do Anything!”.

So I guess prepare for instagram to be even more of a circlejerk hugpuddle. Yawn.

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Internets Lifestyle Blogging

imogene + willie Founders Being Accused Of Fraud

imogene + willie, the selvedge denim darlings of the Nashville instagram hipster set, seems to be having some problems with their finances. Investors accuse the Eddmensons of using company money to “support a lavish lifestyle of personal indulgence” rather than “developing a wholesale business”.

In court papers, Celia Hughes, Imogene + Willie’s former chief financial officer, said the company’s accounting books contained many “red flags.”…She cited a $10,000 motorcycle, spa trips and home renovations such as a new bath, doors, furnishings and window treatments as examples of the Eddmensons’ mismanagement of company funds.

Matt Eddmenson’s personal instagram does feature a lot of motorcycles, so who knows. Anyway, apparently the latest financial statements show “61 percent of Imogene + Willie’s roughly $224,000 in bills are 90 days past due” and Robert Lamey and Paige Heid, the largest creditors of the company, are trying to force the company into chapter 11 bankruptcy  ”using an involuntary petition”.

So maybe pretty soon Jordana and Bleubird will have to find a new brand of status jeans run by a new hipster couple they can glom onto and instagram tag.

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Internets Mommy Blogging

Tiffany Continues To Serve Up Her Daughter To The Internet

Tiffany, the wooooorst, is taking her instagram stage momming to a new level. She posted new special pictures today and Kinsley’s fans went wild.

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This type of thing has been going on for a while with this instagram mom, so I’m not sure what she thought she was doing posting nudes of her daughter. But as she’s said in the past, she will post what she wants.

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RIP in Peace Gawker

I never thought I would see the day.

After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week…Nick Denton, the company’s outgoing CEO, informed current staffers of the site’s fate on Thursday afternoon, just hours before a bankruptcy court in Manhattan will decide whether to approve Univision’s bid for Gawker Media’s other assets.

Evidently Gawker.com is dunzo, and the staffers are being dispersed to “other editorial roles, either at one of the other six sites or elsewhere within Univision”.

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Internets no1curr

How Dare Twitter Not Verify Lynette’s Account

Lynette Young, apparently important and famous, is having a nice little “don’t you know who I am” huff on twitter.

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Yes twitter, that bon mot graveyard for the 40 somethings who refuse to figure out snapchat, has denied her request for the Verified Badge that everyone on social media drools over. Despite having a whopping 14,000 followers and namedropping Biz Stone, Ms. Literally One Of The First was unable to get that ego validating blue checkmark. Can you believe this? Can nothing be done to right this injustice?

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Healthy Living Blogging Internets

Fat Guy Across America Would Like To Sell A Children’s Book

Eric Hites, the fat guy who said he would ride his bicycle across America but instead fiddlefarted around for a year before returning home, has announced that he and his little garden gnome wife are trying to produce a children’s book.

Age range will be for any range as you can read it to a toddler and they can enjoy the colorful pictures and the words are simple yet be good for a first Grader.

Instead of spending the past 30 days getting real jobs, going to fitness boot camp, or riding daily like he claimed, Eric has instead opted to grift money for a binding machine so he and his all-but-illiterate wife can ‘write’ a book for kids.

Of course they are also selling bike chain key rings because everybody wants a piece of the fat guy adventure!

Order a key-ring with chain from Fat guy’s bike to help with the journey and to be a part of the journey. Soon he will be leaving from Dallas, Texas to complete his journey across America. Be a part of it today by supporting the ride!

Hasn’t the internet been ‘supporting the ride’ for like, 18 months? How about Eric supporting his own ride now? Ya know, with an actual job?

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Internets WTF

Healthy Happier Bear Is Uplifting Someone

Ashley, of the Healthy Happier Bear blog, wants to share a powerful message with you.

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Internets WTF

Jennifer Mayers Doesn’t Understand Why People Are Mean To Her On Twitter

Jennifer Mayers, the blogger who claims to be “Spreading Positivity through Jesus Christ”, is expressing confusion over why twitter is being so hateful towards her. After all, she’s just expressing her #truth.

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And of course her blog is full of wonderful commentary about America and advice on how to not be killed by police like Alton Sterling.

This is why I do not associate with poor people or blacks.  I treasure my life, and I simply refuse to put myself into these types of situations around people who have no regard for the law or the GODLY way of life.

I’m assuming this is all some kind of elaborate satire, so I’ll leave you with this #brave tweet.

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Well ok then.

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Internets Vlogging

YouTuber Charged With False Report In Alleged Hate Crime Attack

Calum Mcswiggan, who runs a youtube channel for “LGBT+ Lifestyle”, claimed a few days ago via an instagram post that he was the victim of a brutal, possibly homophobia fueled attack.

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But the police are telling a different story.

…the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that Mr. McSwiggan had no visible injuries and that it could not substantiate his account. The sheriff’s department said he had been taken into custody after deputies saw him vandalizing a car, and provided a booking photo in which no facial injuries could be seen…[he] was later seen hitting himself with the handle and receiver of a pay phone at the jail and was taken to a hospital…

Mcswiggan claims on his facebook page that he did not lie, he WAS attacked.

I have spent my whole adult life campaigning for LGBT+ equality and did not take this attack lightly. I can not say for 100% that this was because I was gay but I can’t think of any other justification for this random attack…Many people are trying to discredit my story but …[j]ust because there were no visible marks on my face does not mean I was not attacked. Being accused of being a liar and being called a disgrace to the LGBT+ community, a community I’ve dedicated my life to, is more painful than any hate crime could ever be.

He has since been charged with “a misdemeanor count of false report of a criminal offense”.

 

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Healthy Living Blogging Internets

Fitting It All In Has Found The Viral Boyfriend Of Every Blogger’s Dreams

Clare, not some obese binge eater, has allegedly been seeing a new guy lately. According to him, he’s handsome, and educated, and makes six figures.

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He also apparently likes to go nutburgers on women on dating apps.

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Connor has since disappeared from social media. No word on whether Clare intends to continue dating the pseudo-MRA brofail.

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Internets WTF

Amanda Lauren Is Glad You’re Dead

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Amanda Lauren, bridesmaid dress expert, had a post published yesterday on XOJane in which she explains why she is glad her former friend died. Some reasons included not being the kind of adult Amanda felt she should be.

…something about her mindset that had had just stopped evolving after high school. Her apartment was always filthy and her bedroom had clothing strewn about everywhere. She didn’t take pride in her home or respect her own property…She also didn’t have real boyfriends or go out on dates. While dating in L.A. is hard, I feel like she probably had no concept of how to be in a relationship.

Other reasons included her Facebook feed not being up to Amanda’s standards.

While most Facebook posts, at least in my feed, are pictures of engagements, weddings, vacations, children, pets and links, her page felt like the diary of a fourteen-year-old girl with an eating disorder from a Lifetime movie circa 1993…She also frequently posted about how she was mentioned on entertainment shows, talking about the status of her relationships with various celebrities.

Her friend was also apparently a “cam girl” and “there were basically nude clips and pictures all her over her page”. But mainly, Amanda seems glad she died because her friend was mentally ill.

It sounds horrible to say, but her death wasn’t a tragedy, her life was…Schizoaffective disorder robbed her of reaching her potential…She was alone and terribly unhappy when died…This girl had nothing to live for.

Amanda wrapped up her post with this wonderful feel good conclusion.

She would have either been institutionalized or a major burden on her family. There was just no way she would have survived on her own. Drowning to death was relatively painless compared to what she had to endure in life.

Truly a touching tribute to a former friend struggling with mental illness. The post is now marked ‘Anonymous’.

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Monica Will Copy Your Videos

Jaime Primak Sullivan, uploads videos on Facebook, recently discovered something very weird.

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What she found was some random apparent wannabe Facebook blogger reciting her video content in her own video. Word for word. The woman, Monica Dominguez Alvarez, is shown in an edited video next to Jaime’s original as she tearfully tries to pass off some kind of ‘it gets better’ pep talk as her own.

 

Obviously Monica responded in a mature, apologetic manner. LOL JK of course she didn’t. She immediately began posting about how women should support each other before finally turning to pure bravado.

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Jaime’s supporters are telling her to fire off cease and desist letters and report the videos, but is there even anything that can really be done about something like this? Other than public shaming, of course.

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