Facebook Starts Letting You Add A 7-Second Looping Video As A Profile Pic

Facebook is introducing five big changes to user profiles, but all of them feel like gimmicks to keep the decade old platform relevant. I’m fine with being proven wrong in the coming days if people start using looping video profile pics and the temporary profile pic feature in a creative manner. Regardless, I do look forward to the new mobile design.

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Life in New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans (Sept. 2, 2005) - Four days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, many parts of New Orleans remained flooded. U.S. Navy photo by Gary Nichols
New Orleans (Sept. 2, 2005) – Four days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, many parts of New Orleans remained flooded. U.S. Navy photo by Gary Nichols.

New Yorker writer Thomas Beller interacts with several notable figures who engage in work related to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to explain the contentious and emotional toll of one of the deadliest events in New Orleans.  Continue reading “Life in New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina”