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What Does See Translation Mean On Instagram?

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The Instagram changes that we all thought would ruin the app aren't so bad after all.  The newest change I've noticed is the see translation button.  Comments and profiles are translated automatically according to the language you have your device set on.

If the app doesn't translate a comment or profile it's because they haven't added the language yet.  Check out this post for a tutorial on changing your language settings.

The question may seem to have an obvious answer but for those of us who have been using the photo-sharing app since day 1, it's easy to panic when we notice these sudden changes.  The new feature works on photos and profiles.  I noticed the button on my friend's feed story which was written in Spanish.


Engadget reports that the new feature was added so the company's global audience can better understand each other.  Instagram's 500 million registered users makes the app one of the most popular social networks the mobile web has ev…

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Ervin Randle Wife

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#MrStealYourGrandma is breaking the internet! That's not grey hair those are his wisdom highlights and we love it. The newest Internet sensation is all that and more!


He was recently spotted at the Essence Festival where he spoke to Yolanda Sangweni about his new found fame.


New York Daily News explains that age is just a number and everybody wants his! Taraji P. Henson wanted Billy Dee Williams to play Cookie's father on Empire but we think we've found someone better:

If you're anything like me you're wondering if he's married and it's looking like he is.  He married Ronda F. Vallier on 8/29/1987 yet it looks like they're separated.  Irvin doesn't have any signs of her on his Facebook page and vice versa.


According to Bossip the lady killer is a proud Prairie View A&M graduate.  The marriage record above shows that he was 25-years-old when he got married.  30 years later the Houston educator still looks great! The last random handsome man that b…

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Phi Beta Sigma, Transgender Member Accepted

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Phi Beta Sigma, Transgender Member Accepted Media Take Out reports that the African American fraternity Phi Beta Sigma is allowing a transgender to pledge for the first time ever.  As expected, some of the fraternity's members do not agree with the decision.
The individual was born with female genitalia and is pledging a Graduate Chapter located in Washington, D.C. Some members of the fraternity are attempting to start a campaign to block the person from becoming a member.

The fraternity was founded at Howard University in 1914.  The founding brothers wanted to create a fraternity that exemplified the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship and service.
We all have a story and we shouldn't judge people before we truly know them.  The fraternity is showing that it looks inside people's hearts as opposed to judging them and the decisions they have made.

CBS reports that a transgender student at Boston's Emerson College was surprised to find out that his fraternity raised money…

Love to Drink Wine? ‘Empire’ Season 3 is Looking for YOU

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Project Casting - Casting Calls, Acting Auditions, Movie & TV News for FreeFox’s Empire season 3 is looking for a real wine sommelier in Chicago, Illinois. Empire season 3 is now casting a real wine sommelier. Filming will take place on Friday, July 8th in Barrington, Illinois. Producers are looking for the following talent: 1) REAL WINE SOMMELIER THE LOOK: Female, Caucasian with a European Look, Attractive, Age Range; 30s. […]Love to Drink Wine? ‘Empire’ Season 3 is Looking for YOU
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Is Desiree Ross Related To Diana Ross

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If you haven't seen Oprah's new show Greenleaf, you're missing out! Vulture reports that the show needs more Lady Mae and less teens.  We agree, but the show is still amazing, especially Desiree Ross who plays Sophia, the daughter of Grace (Merle Dandridge).  In the words of Jay-Z, a star is born!


Desiree is not related to Diana.  Similar to the former member of The Supremes, we can't get enough of the talented actress.
Tracee Ellis Ross aka Dr. Rainbow from the ABC comedy series Black-ish is the daughter of Diana Ross.  Rainbow's not the only Dr. in the Ross family.  Her Aunt, Barbara Ross-Lee, is a groundbreaking doctor.  She joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 1984 and has served on numerous committees.

GreenleafBlack America Web reports that the show is a success.  Oprah explains that OWN recently celebrated its best week ever thanks to Greenleaf.  Winfrey plays Mavis McCready in the scripted drama.  this is her first recurring role in 20…

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Casting Call For Chicago Reality Show

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Casting Call For Chicago Reality Show Reality TV is where it's at! If you don't believe us ask the Kardashians.  The "Casting Call" Reality Show is looking for talented actors and actresses.  The show's 4th episode will be released on Facebook on July 12.  
Please contact Faith Diggs, the writer and producer of the show, for additional information.


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10 Myths You Still Believe About Empire

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There have been numerous myths about Empire since the show's first season.  If someone's not leaving then someone's dead according to these unreliable sources.  This article will debunk 10 myths about the show.

Side Note: We can't wait for the premiere of the show's third season. September 21 cannot come soon enough!!

Without further ado, here's a list of 10 myths that you still believe about Empire:
10. The Show Has Been Cancelled
This rumor arose after the show's season finale.  The show has not been cancelled and the third season is set to premier on September 21.

9. Taraji P. Henson And Terrence Howard Fighting On The Set
Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard are not feuding and even posted a video poking fun at the rumor.  Cookie and Lucious are a completely different story!

8. Jay-Z Is Bryshere Y. Gray's Father
This myth reappears once a month.  Hakeem is just as fly as Jay-Z but he's not Blue Ivy's older brother.  Can the Knowles-Carter famil…

DMK Talks Self-Titled EP, Fox's 'Empire' Appearance, Dream Collaboration...

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Is Merle Dandridge Related To Dorothy Dandridge?

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Empire's Grace Gealey isn't the only Grace with loads of talent.  Grace Greenleaf has been trending lately! Episode 6 of the show was unforgettable.  The episode explored two marriages headed for disaster.  My jaw dropped when Charity walked in while Kevin was looking at men on his phone.


If you watched Greenleaf and you're anything like me, you're most likely wondering if Merle Dandridge is related to Dorothy Dandridge.   First, we just knew that Desiree Ross was related to Diana, and now it's Merle's turn.

Merle is not related to Dorothy.  It's easy to see that "Grace" is a veteran in the industry but why haven't you heard of her? It's because she's been on Broadway for the last decade.  The talented actress has starred in plays like Rent and Aida and now she is doing her thing on Oprah's network!


Dorothy Dandridge Dorothy Dandridge was the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.  She …

‘Empire’ Season 3 Chicago Casting Call for Real Nurses

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How To See How Many Views On Instagram Video

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One of the more popular Instagram changes enabled users to see the view count on their video posts.  The number of views is shown below your video.  If only it were that easy.  This is technology we're talking about.


If you are experiencing difficulties seeing your view count, don't panic.  It often takes some time for your view count to actually show up.  Close the app for five minutes and then re-open it.  My view count typically appears after I re-open the app.


If you don't see your view count after you re-open the app, try uninstalling it from your phone and then re-installing it.  Remember, the view count you see only includes the number of views your video has received within the IG app.  The total view count does not include views you've received from other places like views from Instagram via desktop nor views from embedded post.
In additional IG news, Paris Hilton recently liked an image on the photo-sharing app! No big deal, right? Well it was pretty serious…

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