The Daily Populous

Thursday March 4th, 2021 day edition

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"I hate it here" began trending on Twitter on Tuesday as Texans reacted to Governor Greg Abbott's announcement that he was lifting the state's mask mandate and opening up businesses to full capacity.

"We must now do more to restore livelihoods and normalcy for Texans by opening Texas 100 percent.

Instead, it is a reminder that each person has a role to play in their own personal safety and the safety of others.

With this executive order, we are ensuring that all businesses and families in Texas have the freedom to determine their own destiny.".

Some Texans responded with anger on Twitter, resulting in the phrase "I hate it here" trending on the social media platform.

Kimmie shared an AP tweet on the mask mandate being lifted, posting: "So much for a 'Pro-lifer.'

greg abbott ending the mask mandate in texas looks different here. »

TCM examines ‘problematic’ film classics in new series

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“We know millions of people love these films,” said TCM host Jacqueline Stewart, who is participating in many of the conversations.

“We’re not saying ‘This is how you should feel about “Pyscho”’ or ‘This is how you should feel about “Gone with the Wind.

Now, how can you love these films if you know that there’s going to be a maid or mammy that shows up?” »

Google to Stop Selling Targeted Ads Based on Browsing History

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Google will stop selling targeted ads based on individuals' browsing histories and won't invest in ad tech that uniquely identifies web users.

Shares of the Mountain View, Calif., unit of Alphabet at last check dropped 1% to $2,043.

Google first said early last year that it would get rid of third-party cookies, which for decades have enabled online ads. »

Biden slams states lifting mask mandates for "Neanderthal thinking"

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States that are relaxing coronavirus restrictions are making "a big mistake," President Biden told reporters on Wednesday, adding: "The last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking.".

Mississippi is lifting its mask mandate for all counties Wednesday, per Gov. Tate Reeves (R).

But CDC director Rochelle Walensky warned states on Monday that "now is not the time" to lift public health restrictions. »