Facebook Is Making a Change Zuckerberg Says Will Decrease Engagement

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Facebook Is Making a Change Zuckerberg Says Will Decrease Engagement

On the other hand, the update will supposedly put less emphasis on videos from publishers and Pages that had “a cannibalistic effect of sort” on time spent on Facebook. And time spent watching videos meant less time scrolling and fewer ad impressions. That trend was very noticeable in Facebook's
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Michael Wolff source: He printed a third-hand story I told him that I got from someone on a beach

Author and New Yorker reporter Susan Orlean told me that she was “flabbergasted” when she turned in a manuscript for her first book and learned that her publisher did not plan to check her work. But she said she has come to understand that “publishers simply can't do it.” “I mean, to properly fact-check
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Hopkins Happenings and Meetings — Jan. 13, 2018

Light of Chance Breathe Youth Arts Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday, from 3:30-6 p.m., Rosenwald-Smith Multi-Cultural Center, 208 N. Kentucky Ave., Madisonville. Youth in grades 5-12 can engage in free creative arts workshops, which include music, dance, visual arts and creative writing.
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Basic Fit – APTO Fullwidth Header + Skins – APTO Multiple publishers

Richmedia – Basic Fit – APTO Fullwidth Header + Skins – APTO Multiple publishers. Disxt. The Netherlands; France; Belgium; html5; Awareness; APTO; Multiple publishers; Sports; Consumer. Richmedia – Basic Fit – APTO Fullwidth Header + Skins – APTO Multiple publishers.
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People Happy Trump Was Golfing During Hawaii Missile 'State Exercise' Alarm: 'Thank God He …

While plenty of social media posts show folks expressing anger that Trump is once again on the golf course, others are expressing relief that Trump wasn't allegedly near nuclear codes at the time. With Trump's mental health at the center of controversy, Twitter users are writing that with Trump being on
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Ex-high school classmate arrested in death of UPenn student

Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, is being detained on suspicion of homicide in the death of Blaze Bernstein the Orange County Sheriff's Department announced Friday. They both attended Orange County School of the Arts, a school noted for creative writing, the Daily Pennsylvanian reported. Bernstein's
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Kenyan Family Seeks Help to Ferry Body of Kin Found Dead in the US

Patricia Miswa died in her hostel room under unclear circumstances, months after leaving Kenya to pursue a Masters degree in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota in August, 2017. Calls to her went unanswered, prompting her mother to contact the management of the hostel where she was
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Peterborough professional development company to move to Seacoast

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Peterborough professional development company to move to Seacoast

PETERBOROUGH — A company that's had roots in town since it began in the mid-1980s is moving to Portsmouth in April. Staff Development for Educators, which provides professional development services for teachers, will share a space with its sister company, Stenhouse Publishers. SDE employs
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These authors risk the wrath of readers to keep book franchises alive

“To start with, there's the chance you'll fall short of the standard set by the late author,” Peter Cannon, a senior editor at Publishers Weekly, told The Post. Such was the case with Margaret Mitchell's classic, “Gone With the Wind.” Many decades later, the sequel “Scarlett” sold well but was a critical failure.
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Bondi Harvest's Mexican salsa verde eggs recipe

… Mexican salsa verde eggs recipe. The clean-living chefs' new cookbook is filled with healthy and delicious versions of family-friendly recipes. Bondi Harvest mexican salsa verde eggs. Dip crusty bread into freshly baked Mexican salsa verde eggs. Photograph: Rob Palmer/HarperCollins Publishers.
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Comic Store in Your Future: Looking Back at the Past Year

As a store owner in Ankeny, Iowa, when I read the Previews book and can predict with 100% accuracy which titles will be cancelled within a year, what are the publishers with more staff, more money, and more years in the industry thinking? Less of Marvel getting in their own way. The lenticular covers
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Climber details rocky roads, relationships

Jan Redford's End of the Rope: Braving Mountains, Marriage and Motherhood, will be published in April by Random House in Canada. It tells the story of “a rash young climber bouncing from mountain to mountain and relationship to relationship… losing the love of her life in a climbing accident” and
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The Price of Self Publishing on

I have been very grateful for CreateSpace, but was pretty shocked to find that the price for self publishing had risen from about $3 per book on my last book to $8 per book between two books I published. That means when I sell a book, I only receive anything I charge over $8. It is very difficult to make
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Primary Wave to Purchase Blue Mountain Publishing, Home to Bob Marley's Catalog

Primary Wave is purchasing Blue Mountain Publishing, which was launched by Island Records founder Chris Blackwell in 1962 and is home to the songs by Bob Marley, U2, Toots and the Maytals, Free, John Martyn and others, two sources tell Variety. Terms of the deal were not clear at press time,
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Condé Nast Crafts Rules to Protect Models From Harassment

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Condé Nast Crafts Rules to Protect Models From Harassment

Condé Nast, publisher of some of the glossiest magazines in the world, is changing the way it does business. Prompted by the sexual harassment outcry that has enveloped fashion and other industries, Condé Nast said it began working in late October on a code of conduct that will go into effect this
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Accessing the past in print: Bossard to offer digital newspapers online

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Accessing the past in print: Bossard to offer digital newspapers online

We're very appreciative of the (Ohio Valley Publishing) publisher (Bud Hunt) for giving the library permission,” said Saunders. … (Editor's note: Due to the formation of Ohio Valley Publishing, many articles which ran in the Tribune but originated from its sister papers, The Daily Sentinel and Point Pleasant
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Hasbro Confirms Expiration of Its Publishing Contract With Activision for Transformers

In a rare move, Transformers creator Hasbro has confirmed to IGN that its publishing contract with Activision has expired. However, the company did not comment on what the future holds for the games on consoles and PC. IGN reports that Transformers games are still up and running on mobile devices.
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Our View: Tariffs will make it more costly for us to deliver the news to you

“If this decision is allowed to stand, it will result in significant long-term cost increases for our company,” said Bradley M. Harmon, president of the GateHouse Media Central U.S. Publishing. The Rockford Register Star and The Journal-Standard of Freeport are among 21 daily and 55 weekly newspapers
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Primary Wave Acquires Share of Bob Marley's Music Catalog

The New York Times reports that Blackwell signed a $50 million deal that gives Primary Wave an 80 percent share of Island Records founder Chris Blackwell's two publishing catalog — Marley's songs and Blue Mountain Music. Blue Mountain's catalog includes songs from Marley, Toots and the Maytals,
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Stand off over Garda abuse figures; CSO in deep investigation of quality of Pulse crime records

A standoff between the Central Statistics Office and An Garda Síochána over the recording of domestic abuse incidents continues, writes Security CorrespondentCormac O'Keeffe. The CSO is conducting a detailed examination this year of the recording of domestic abuse incidents by gardaí to determine
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Facebook Couldn't Handle News. Maybe It Never Wanted To.

When news broke on Thursday evening of Facebook's dramatic overhaul of its News Feed, the worlds of media and publishing erupted. But inside Facebook, the reaction was markedly different — indifference. “No one cares about feed changes,” a current Facebook employee told BuzzFeed News.
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A Comic Store In Your Future – Looking Back at the Past Year

Websites that do not pay the publishers whose material they publish online. People using online sites to read published material for free that are in no way authorized by the publisher need to finally be ended. How come there haven't been laws passed to end this? Because at times it takes a lot to get
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MPA Student Membership

If you don't at least have a basic idea of music publishing, what it is, why it is necessary and where it comes into play, you are at risk of leaving money on the table. The MPA Student Membership allows you access to the music publishing community and the music industry as a whole, and like most things
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Cedar Fort Publishing and Media Posts the Operation Candy Bomber Game At Kickstarter

(MENAFN Editorial) Springville, UT (January 13, 2018) Cedar Ford Publishing and Media has posted a project on Kickstarter seeking support from game enthusiasts for the Game. It is a co-operative board game that offers a wide range of ways to play and the game also offers the opportunity for gamers
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Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Post Basically Cost Him $3 Billion Friday

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Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Post Basically Cost Him $3 Billion Friday

In short: more posts from friends and family, less reach for publishers and brands. Now, it seems that announcement might have cost Zuckerberg roughly $3 billion, personally–as a result of the effect it had on Facebook's share price Friday. (It dropped 4.47%, to $179.37; trading won't resume until next
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The bookseller's report card

He also has a better understanding of publishing history than, say, a retailer of new titles. To share his thoughts is to better appreciate — in this time of giant retailers (primarily Amazon), algorithmic recommendations and download/print on demand options — the role played by runners. It is to be in
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An Introductory Composition Course ONLINE – BY Beverly Ingram

Get now : http://fisrtmagazine.biz/?book=0521539145 [PDF] DOWNLOAD From Writing to Composing: An Introductory Composition Course,From Writing to Composing: An Introductory Composition Course ebook download,From Writing to Composing: An Introductory Composition Course pdf online
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Facebook's Adam Mosseri on Why You'll See Less Video, More From Friends

Under the new regime, Facebook says users will see more content from friends and family, and less from brands and publishers. The new algorithm also will favor content that draws a lot of comments over posts that are popular, but don't elicit comments. Fred Vogelstein sat down with Adam Mosseri,
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The State Of Moto Publishing, According to Bonnier Motorcycle Group

Brave New World is the title of a 1932 novel by Aldous Huxley with a dystopian view of a hypothetical future society that is disoriented by new ways of being. This has some parallels to the motorcycle publishing industry, especially in the medium of printed magazines. The Bonnier Motorcycle Group is the
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“The Question in the Mirror”: A Conversation with David St. John

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“The Question in the Mirror”: A Conversation with David St. John

I INTERVIEWED the poet David St. John, my friend of several years, shortly after the death of writer Sam Shepard. Shepard's death influenced my reading of St. John's latest book, The Last Troubadour: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins), not only for the similarities between the two writers' origins
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McLEOD: How to be a writer, if you must

We were the only non-writers in the room. We sat in the back, the way back, behind 25 other wannabe authors. My friend JoAnn and I signed up for the “How to Get Your Book Published” class believing we actually had a prayer. Yet as we heard about the other students' magazine pieces, short stories
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The Surprising Ways Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Keeps His Marriage Strong

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Her husband will totally clear his schedule in order to read her manuscripts and give her detailed feedback. Bezos attended Princeton University, where she studied under famed author Toni Morrison. She was “one of the best students I've ever had in my creative-writing classes … really one of the best,”
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Sam Choy's Kai Lanai passes inspection

Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Oahu Publishing Inc. or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the
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Mary Burns named president of Uhrichsville's Barbour Publishing

UHRICHSVILLE Barbour Publishing Chief Executive Officer Timothy Martins has announced the promotion of Mary Burns to the position of president and chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1. Martins, who served as Barbour's president for more than 20 years, will remain active with the company as
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Old Second National Bank Of Aurora Has Upped Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA …

Numis Securities maintained Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) rating on Wednesday, July 13. Numis Securities has “Hold” rating and GBX 185 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Peel Hunt. The rating was maintained by Investec with “Buy” on Tuesday, October
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Hearst plans to lay off 145 at Pa. publisher

EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) — Hearst Magazines plans to lay off 145 employees at the Pennsylvania publisher that owns Men's Health and Runner's World. Hearst announced the planned layoffs at Rodale Press on Tuesday and notified borough officials and the state labor department in a letter dated Thursday.
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Facebook roils content publishers with decision to reorganise newsfeed

That is bad news for publishers relying on Facebook to deliver eyeballs. An increased proportion of user-generated content could also be a concern for advertisers, who worry their commercial pitches could end up alongside controversial material, a problem YouTube has been contending with as
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Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

The successful candidate for this position will combine two distinct areas of knowledge: of Navajo culture and tradition in its complexity; along with a knowledge of creative writing, creative writing programs and of modern publishing as it relates to creative writing. The creative writing program at NTU
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Literature transcends barriers at book fair

Although the stall, located in Pavilion 7, is a bit difficult to find and its name, Children's Books Publishers, is a little misleading, book lovers are managing to reach it by asking officials and guards. Most of the hundreds of visitors are students, especially those researching about modern Urdu literature.
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This Shorewood Teen Founded an International Creative Writing Nonprofit All Before College

Coming into its fifth year, the organization brings creative writing workshops to kids ages 8-12 in 12 U.S. cities and eight countries and employs only teenagers. Now a senior at Shorewood High School, Eder is its fearless leader. Despite its national and international growth, Kid's Tales workshops still
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What is Creative Writing?

Creative Writing is writing that comes from the heart. It's opposite, I suppose, would be technical writing, where you're writing to sell a product or provide instruction. The only thing you sell with creative writing is your vision, whether it's a vision of a crazy outer space planet in another dimension or a vision
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USTR Adopts AAP Recommendations for 2017 Notorious Market Report

Washington, DC; January 12, 2018 – The Association of American Publishers (AAP) commends the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) for its 2017 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Report of “Notorious Markets” released today. The report highlights online and physical piracy markets and
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Facebook is trying to prove it's not a media company by dropping the guillotine on a bunch of …

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Facebook announced a change to its News Feed algorithm that will keep posts from news publishers and brands out of your feed. The move will likely cut off traffic to many news sites that rely on Facebook users to stay alive. Facebook has repeatedly refused to admit it's a media company. Now that
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Information session on avoiding predatory publishers

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A novel approach to French family history

She is American-born, but has lived in the UK since the 1980s where she first worked in publishing and then studied Creative Writing under novelists Malcolm Bradbury and Rose Tremain at the University of East Anglia before becoming a writer herself. Her most famous novel is Girl with a Pearl Earring,
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Primary Wave to Purchase Blue Mountain Publishing, Home to Bob Marley's Catalog (EXCLUSIVE)

Primary Wave is purchasing Blue Mountain Publishing, which was launched by Island Records founder Chris Blackwell in 1962 and is home to the songs by Bob Marley, U2, Toots and the Maytals, Free, John Martyn and others, two sources tell Variety. Terms of the deal were not clear at press time.
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Everything You Need to Know About Publishing Your Own Book

Similarly, it is now easier than ever for aspiring writers to self publish their books, whether they are fiction or non-fiction. For a long time, many writers considered self publishing as an act of desperation, a last resort when the usual publishing channels weren't open. This is a misperception however,
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Stamford Comic shop's journey comes to an end

In 2009, Disney bought Marvel, one of the big comic book publishers aside from DC, responsible for characters like Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, and others. Yacko said the acquisition resulted in a strain on retailers. “The big companies don't help the small mom-and-pop community stores,” he said.
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Bookmarks: Coming (literary) attractions for 2018

Mott, a Columbus County native who attended both Cape Fear Community College and the University of North Carolina Wilmington (where he earned BFA and MFA degrees in creative writing), scored with his debut novel “The Returned,” which became both a New York Times best-seller and the
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Buying a Piece of Bob Marley's Song Catalog, and His Enduring Legacy

“Basic publishing is absolutely important, but it's not very exciting,” said Mr. Blackwell, who speaks in a slow, soft British accent but carries two cellphones that chirp constantly. “But now it is the music business. Record companies used to manufacture, and that was the difference between a record
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Kern Singh

Biography. Dr. Kern Singh is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, Co-Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush, and Founder and President of the Minimally Invasive Spine Study Group. He has an international reputation in the field of minimally invasive
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News Live: A helicopter with ONGC employees on board has gone missing, says report

1 on The New York Times' best sellers list, according to a CNN tweet. Jan 13, 12:29 PM (IST). Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is reportedly holding a meeting right now with the Chairman & Members of the 15th Finance Commission at his office in North Block. Jan 13, 12:13 PM (IST). Five wrestlers, who
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Try these delightful books with a very Norfolk flavour

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Try these delightful books with a very Norfolk flavour

They included publishers, writers, book sellers and buyers, unstinting supporters of specific authors and local heritage enthusiasts from Bunwell shining a light on do-it-yourself production of a massive second volume on the history of their south Norfolk village. It was clear from calls and letters received
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The Trump Effect: Six Euphemisms for Conduct Unbecoming a President

Mr. Reich has written 14 books, including the best-sellers Aftershock, The Work of Nations, Beyond Outrage and most recently Saving Capitalism. He is also a founding editor of The American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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Jasper Morrison designs shelf that grows with your book collection

Jasper Morrison has teamed up with publisher Penguin to create a shelf that clamps books together and expands to accommodate a growing collection. Morrison's idea for the portable book shelf, which is named Huddle after the collective noun for a group of Penguins, came about after furniture brand
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Thinking Weirdly with China Miéville

Ben de Bruyn's intriguing, though slightly underdeveloped, essay examines the way that creative writing functions within Miéville's novels, and highlights how Miéville's novels inherently critique the institutionalization of academic creative writing programs. De Bruyn's essay draws attention to a key
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Albert Rhoton

Biography. Dr. Albert L. Rhoton, internationally recognized as the father of microscopic neurosurgery, worked as staff at the Mayo Clinic and became Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Florida in 1972. Dr. Rhoton served as President of the American
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Author to shed new light on X+Y=Z Preacher

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Author to shed new light on X+Y=Z Preacher

Huntsville author William P. Drake gathered whatever copies he could from Saunders' descendants, publishing a more complete history of the Sleeping Preacher in 1981. According to Historical Society Vice President Jackie Leonard, some First Presbyterian members had caught word that Reeves,
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Josh Ritter returns with stormy new album

After 20 years of writing songs, did you discover a new voice with “Gathering”? “Yeah, or just being dissatisfied with the character that was before, you know. You do all sorts of things, change over the course of our lives. Our tastes change, our relationships change. All sorts of things change; I think it's
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