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Facebook Scraps “Instagram Kids” As Backlash Intensifies

Facebook Scraps “Instagram Kids” As Backlash Intensifies

After being asked by a cadre of 40 state attorneys general to abandon the project (on the grounds it would be bad for psychological development and also create a ‘predator’s paradise’), Facebook’s Instagram announced Monday in a blog post that it has finally abandoned its ill-fated “Instagram Kids” service which was supposed to create a parallel version of the service for children under the age of 13. In a statement released on its blog, Instagram said it was “pausing” Instagram Kids, but firmly intended to return to it later after working with lawmakers and the public to help them understand why this type of product is necessary.

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Sealy Drug Bust Results in Two Arrests and Seizures

Sealy Drug Bust Results in Two Arrests and Seizures

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office, Sealy PD and members of the HIDTA Task Force conducted a narcotics operation in the 2300 block of Hwy 36 in Sealy, TX.  The operation resulted in the arrest of two and seizure of 166 grams of methamphetamine, counterfeit United States currency, and a loaded 12 gauge shotgun. The defendants were arrested on multiple charges including Manufacturer/Delivery of a controlled substance, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of counterfeit currency.

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