1. Facebook users around the globe can now do more than “like” a post. They can love it, laugh at it or feel angered by it. The social network rolled out “Reactions” – an extension of the “Like” button – worldwide yesterday. IG had some updates of their own. Videos are now measured by views instead of likes. (Reuters)
2. Tinder released a list of the top 15 most “right-swiped” jobs for men and women. According to the list the sexies job for a man is pilot and woman is physical therapist. Did your occupation make the list? Top 5 for Men – 1) Pilot 2) Founder / Entrepreneur 3) Fire Fighter 4) Doctor 5) TV / Radio Personality Top 5 for Women – 1) Physical therapist 2) Interior designer 3) Founder/ entrepeneur 4) PR/ communications 5) Teacher Full list can be found on Buzz Feed.
3. Bangor native will audition for a chance to appear on ‘The Voice.’ 20-year-old Isabelle Jonason has made it past the initial video audition process and will go to New York City to sing in front of a panel who will decide whether she will move on for the chance to audition in front of judges Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Adam Levine. (BP)
4. There was a ‘Noise Downtown’ meeting at Portland City Hall yesterday. About 25 people, most of them downtown businessmen and women, attended. The end goal is to strike a balance between protecting the rights of overnight guests at downtown hotels who say they’ve been disturbed by late-night noise against the rights of Old Port bars and nightclubs that generate loud noise – especially around the 1 a.m. closing time. Topics discussed included the regulation of outdoor speakers and having police take noise complaints more seriously.(PH)
5. Maine Yoga Fest in cooperation w/ Evo Rock & Fitness and Allagash are holding a 90 minute yoga workshop followed by a 60 minute Allagash social hour this Sunday. Tickets are $25 and a portion of proceeds will benefit Preble Street Teen Center. Just after 9:30 Evo and Allagash will be in studio w/ more details about the event.
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